The Jones “Silver Faces”

Paris rock'n'rollers The JONES are back with a new 13 track album. Opening song "True Love" mixes DR. FEELGOOD to Les DOGS while "Sid Vicous" brings GARY GLITTER and T.REX to mind. The JONES are no newcomers since they played in many bands before, including BAD LOSERS and CHRIS WILSON, so you can expect some... Continue Reading →

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Guttercats “Follow Your Instinct”

Paris' GUTTERCATS are back with a 4th album already. Opener "A Trip Down Memory Lane" displays more pop influences than in their previous works, although you still can hear the obvious GUN CLUB influence. The band also gets darker with "(Beyond The Limits) Before I Die", the guitars still have this cowboy slide feel, and... Continue Reading →

Iron Lizards “Red” EP

First (digital) release of this new band from Paris. "Ladies Night In Hell", and "Midnight Queen" both display strong HELLACOPTERS influences, you'll also find a bit of BACKYARD BABIES in "Garbage City", and early TURBONEGRO sometimes comes to mind (especially in the guitar solos.) These guys also love ZEKE and PETER PAN SPEEDROCK, and you... Continue Reading →

Sindrome “Pop Polaroid”

French synth wave artist Alex Sindrome is an enigma. Dressed in black with full face make-up (almost kabuki here), he released a few albums on his own, but never appears on stage. A ghostly figure walking in a dead city at night, hiding from human non-sense, and reporting it through his lyrics and songs. Synth... Continue Reading →

Radiations “S/T”

For some weird reason, I've just recently found out about this '77 punk influenced band from Paris. Unfortunately, they're not around anymore, and this 9 song vinyl record was released in 2008... In the 00s, the '77 punk revival was mostly happening in the South of France, with the Marseille scene (The HATEPINKS, NEUROTIC SWINGERS,... Continue Reading →

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