Vile Assembly – Fattened By the Horrors of War (Album Review)

Quite by chance, I recently stumbled across UK outfit Vile Assembly and I’m sure glad I did. Fresh from some support slots with The Damned – this Liverpool based post-punk unit are picking up tons of positive press and it’s easy to hear why: the songs are solid, well written and importantly for me – … Continue reading Vile Assembly – Fattened By the Horrors of War (Album Review)

Oz rock guitarist Marc Welsh releases new album ‘Superior Firepower’

Marc Welsh has doggedly forged a career in both rock ‘n’ roll and graphic art – and for that he must be admired, for few of his peers from the mid-80s onwards are still out and about pursuing rock ‘n’ roll in earnest  – and those that are do so for the sheer love of … Continue reading Oz rock guitarist Marc Welsh releases new album ‘Superior Firepower’

From The Archives: Sylvain Sylvain S/T (RCA)

Ex-New York Doll Syl’s first solo album is a wonderful exercise in pure pop with no hard edges, but hooks and melodies aplenty. A far cry from the seedy three chord sound of the Dolls, this LP’s chock full of 50’s and 60’s influenced rock n roll pop. Tinkly keyboards and saxophone punctuate most tracks, … Continue reading From The Archives: Sylvain Sylvain S/T (RCA)