The Compulsions release “Dirtbag Blues” video

An official release date for COMPULSIONS‘ album Ferocious has yet to be announced, however Carlyle & Co. give their fans a quick sample with a video for “Dirtbag Blues,” an especially raunchy and rowdy new cut from the group’s forthcoming album. “[‘Dirtbag Blues’] is less than a minute long but it’s got enough sex, drugs…

The Dark Clouds “MFP” video (-review by General Labor)

If you come from fabulous wealth and live in some big city, showbiz dynasty, gentrification bubble and take selfies with the name brand bar owners and replacement members of soldout hair metal bands eight days a week, you might incorrectly assume that music scenes have always been dominated exclusively by ultra affluent surgically enhanced twenty…

Doll Hazard “Transatlantic Meltdown”

Chris Damien Doll (TRASHCAN DARLINGS, SUCIDE BOMBERS…) and Sandy Hazard (MCRACKINS, DIRTBAG REPUBLIC) have joined forced to offer us this 10 song album. Chris handled guitar and bass, Sandy took care of the drums, and both shared vocals in order to create this Norway-Canada sleaze rock alliance. The duo met through their love for glam…

16 Ton Rockers “Limited Edition Deluxe”

We’ve been following 16 TON ROCKERS since their first demos. Here they are again, back with a 12 song CD under their arm. While songs like “Pistol A Go Go”, “All The Fucks” “Shake Riot & Roll”, or “On The Other Side Of Midnight” were released before, you’ll also find new songs such as “Limited…

Indonesian Junk “Stars In The Night”

Milwaukee power rock’n’roll trio INDONESIAN JUNK have a cool name (from a CHEAP TRICK song), so that’s a good start! They also have a good album cover photo… What about their music? You’ll hear a bit of JOHNNY THUNDERS when listening to “Stars In The Night”, “Slowdown”, or “On The Run”, and “I’ll Run Away”,…

Kevin K “and The CBGB Years”

The CBGB was KEVIN K‘s own rock’n’roll highschool, a classroom in which students would carefully study the RAMONES, the DEAD BOYS and the NEW YORK DOLLS. This is an 18 song live retrospective CD of Kevin (and his brother Alan) K’s years in New York City’s rock’n’roll temple, from 1984 to 1997. It starts with…

Born Loose “Torn Up Heart” 7″

One of the rawest bands around is back with two new songs on a nice looking piece of orange vinyl (although there’s three different versions available) and a cool old-school collage cover by Rock Rodine. If you’re not familiar with BORN LOOSE, maybe you remember singer Larry May’s former band CANDY SNATCHERS. Larry still has…

Jenkinses “Langered” EP

The JENKINSES from Brussels, Belgium describe themselves as “the best kept secret in rock’n’roll”, and they might be right! The band formed in 2013 with former NERVOUS SHAKES members and have been through different line-ups before offering us this 5 song EP. Opening song “Down” bring the NEW YORK DOLLS and The SEX PISTOLS to…

The Loose Lips “Get Loose…” EP

The LOOSE LIPS, from Long Island, NY are not the same band that released “Talkin’ Trash” in 1999 (LOOSE LIPS) on TKO Records, but they sure share some dirty, trashy rock’n’oll influences. “Heels” opens this 5 song EP in a NEW YORK DOLLS way, before a very British rock “Beautfiful Flower.” You can also hear…

16 Ton Rockers “Shake Riot & Roll/Other Side Of Midnight” (Single)

Swedish rioters 16 TON ROCKERS are back with only two songs, one (“Shake Riot & Roll”) was released before on “Kung-Fu Kicks and Recycled Licks”, and was re-recorded a bit faster, which underlines the CLASH direct line of descent, although you’ll hear a very Johnny Rotten kind of end! “Other Side Of Midnight” is influenced…