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Album: Sharks – No Gods

March 27th, 2012

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No Gods
Rise Records
19 March 2012

by Tomas Doyle

Ah ha! Here it is then, “The Shape Of Punk To Come”. These four young lads from sunny Royal Leamington Spa known collectively as Sharks are being touted in some quarters as the bright young things of UK punk rock, but can their first full-length, No Gods, really ever hope live up to the weight of expectation that crowds their youthful shoulders?

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Sunday Slaylist: 35 years of singles by The Clash

March 18th, 2012

The Clash Sunday Spotify Slaylist Thrash Hits

On 18 March 1977, The Clash released their first single – ‘White Riot’. While The Clash – or at least the initial line-up of Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Topper Headon – had formed the previous Summer, it was the release that first introduced them to the world at large. That it was released 35 years ago today gives us the perfect opportunity to look back at the works of one of the most – and it could easily be argued the single most – important punk band of all time via a Spotify Slaylist.

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Album: The Gaslight Anthem – The ’59 Sound

August 1st, 2008

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The Gaslight Anthem
The ’59 Sound
SideOneDummy Records
19 August 2008

by Graham Drummond

Like an eccentric Mighty Boosh character, there are some who believe that punk and rock ‘n’ roll cannot be joined in holy matrimony, that the two genres cannot cohabit.

Hailing from New Jersey, leather jacket and flat-cap clad four-piece The Gaslight Anthem combine both with skill with undeniable conviction.

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