Tag: band

Back in Fàshiön

(Self)-Published by the brilliantly named Brummie Git Press Luke James’s Stairway To Nowhere is out now. He says it’s “the true, unexpurgated, and twisted story (with pictures) of the original line-up of Fàshiön (1978-80)” and who are we to argue…

Rotunda

Those needing a bit of Brum-rooted punk rock could do nowt better than popping along to one of Rotunda’s upcoming gigs: Sound Bar – Nov 2nd The Adam and Eve – Nov 8th Scruffy Murphys – 13th Nov Subside –…

Spot the afro, but where?

This photo is on the back cover of a 2007 compilation of the work of the 60s psych-rock Brummie band ‘Breakthru’ (Adventures Highway). From the liner notes they released one (not self penned) single “Ice Cream Tree” (produced by Mike…

Bull vs Elephant

There’s a painfully slow flash site announcing a Kerrang radio unsigned bands competition — with the chance to play at the Bull Ring. Festibull is going on at the Bull Ring on the 18th and 19th of October — where…

Mistress no more

News reaches us from The Communion (via Russ obviously) that Brum metal legends Mistress have called it a day (this stuff is awash with genre-specific terminology so excuse the copy and paste): Sludge-grind legends Mistress and rock quintet Exploder have…

A night with the Woods, in the Heath

From Friends of the Stars… In the late 1990s in California Dorian Wood decided to track down his worldwide namesakes using the interweb and eventually got in touch with Birmingham-based Dorian Wood. Finding someone who shares your slightly out-of-the-ordinary name on the other…