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VA – A Tribute To The Oppressed: Fuck Fascism Before It Fucks You CD

Fuck Fascism tribute CDFor those of you who don’t know of ’em, The Oppressed are one of the key bands to have taken a stand against the braindead boneheads who’ve dared to try and worm their way into our scene. Totally in touch with their working class and skinhead roots, for almost 30 years they’ve celebrated our culture in a typically no-nonsense fashion. And that’s included facing up to and facing down the fascist scum. While they might not be the […]

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Class War Kids – Haiti Benefit EP

Received in the post today:

Back in June of 2009, the St. John’s-based band Class War Kids recorded several cover songs before going on tour, but it wasn’t until the recent earthquake hit Haiti that it was clear what to do with those recordings. As of January 28, these tracks have been released on an EP entitled Twinkle’s Last Stand. All proceeds from its sale are going to the Batay Ouvriye Haiti Solidarity Network.

“Originally it was going to be a free download EP to say thanks to our friends […]

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Public Service Announcement

My mate Rich stuck this in the comments but I thought it would get a bit more attention here. So if you’re in the southern England area and want a top night out amongst some friendly craggy faces, you could do a lot worse than shuffle into these boozers on the dates shown.

Sunday 2nd March

S.T.E. All Dayer:-

STAATHAAT (Dutch fast/slow rage)
CATHODE (Dutch CATHARSIS meets HIS HERO IS GONE)
THE SHITTY LIMITS
FACEL VEGA
YOU, ME & THE ATOM BOMB
CONSTANT STATE OF […]

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Foxy Has Left The Building

I read this today:

PAUL FOX OF THE RUTS DIES AGED 56

Legendary guitarist, Paul Fox, died at home in Uxbridge at 3AM this morning.

Over the years Paul has performed and recorded with many of the worlds greatest musicians but he will mainly be remembered for his revolutionary punk/dub reggae fusion guitar playing with influential punk band The Ruts.

Paul had been in semi retirement for several years but went back out on the road again in 2006 playing the Ruts music with Foxys Ruts which featured his […]

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Remembering Absent Friends

This Sunday, 21st October, some of the finest bands in the UK underground are gathering to pay tribute to Stig, one of our own who sadly died three years ago. It’s at TJ’s, Clarence Place, Newport in Wales, kick-off from 4 p.m. It’s only a fiver in and all money goes to Stig’s wife and kids.

Stig and Icons Of Filth raised tens of thousands of pounds for those who want a better world, and helped open the eyes of millions more. He was also more than willing to get […]

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