Category Archives: Reviews

RAT SCABIES – P.H.D. (Prison, Hospital, Debt)

July 17, 2018

Cleopatra 2018 No damnation for the wicked: punk lynchpin opens up for personal enterprise – entertaining and engaging. Christopher John Millar, may have been been dabbling with writing since THE DAMNED’s first LP where the drummer-penned “Stab Your Back” introduced … Continue reading

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JENNY DARREN and ROBERT WEBB – Rare Bird In Rock

July 16, 2018

New Music – Green Tree 2018 Picking up the threads, original heartbreaker and piano wizard deliver raw reminiscences from their golden era. Recent star of “Britain’s Got Talent” and subsequent social media sensation, Jenny Darren’s talent hasn’t been a secret … Continue reading

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CYMBELINE – 1965-1971

July 15, 2018

Guerssen 2018 Cul-de-sac of reveries: homespun psychedelia from Sweden on a route from innocence to experience. With a sole ’45 under their belt, released in 1971, this band would hardly deserve a footnote in a Scandinavian rock lore if not … Continue reading

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TRAUMA – As The World Dies

July 14, 2018

Rivet 2018 Soaring from strength to strength, San Fran metal legends observe the sad state of affairs and let it rip. There’s something fascinating about ensembles whose initial lifespan was short yet revival is bountiful. Hung in limbo between 1985 … Continue reading

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THE CURATOR – Where The Stars Will Give Way To The Morning

July 12, 2018

Cromerzone 2018 Inside out and beyond the pale, English musician takes his listener on celestial mindtrip towards matutinal rapture. “When everything‚Äôs done here, then you can go”: emerging at the end of The Curator’s third record, these words are far … Continue reading

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