Magazine clippings I used to cut out of newspapers and the music press back in my youth.
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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Jimmy and the Boys say goodbye


Jimmy and the Boys hit the road and disgust their audience for the very last time at a farewell gig at Selina's night club in Sydney.
A bit of an end of an era to say the least.

RAM Magazine 1982.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Siouxsie and the Banshees


Take a trip back in time with this four page Siouxsie flashback special.

Melody Maker 1986.

Saturday, October 27, 2007

The Church at Sydney Uni


The Church play at Sydney Uni showing the audience how well they can "rock out".

Ram Magazine 1986.

No Nonsense


Melbourne ska band No Nonsense release their 12 inch ep "Around Tuit" and hit the road for an Australian tour.

Juke Magazine 1984.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Painters and Dockers

Melbourne band Painters and Dockers play a transvestite show, now that doesn't happen every day does it?
They were great to see live, I must admit I don't remember all of the gigs I saw (That means I must have had a great time) but I do remember seeing them every time they toured.

Smash Hits 1985.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Hunters and Collectors off to the USA

Hunters and Collectors hold a bit of a farewell gig in Melbourne before heading overseas to try their luck in the USA.

Ram Magazine 1986.

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Go-Betweens - Liberty Belle

The Go-Betweens release Liberty Belle and the Black Diamond Express - a review from Melody Maker Magazine.

1986.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Furious Turtles - live photos




The Furious Turtles (Brisbane's first ska band) live at The Glen Hotel Ska-b-Que and Amyl's Nightspace.
They released one 12"ep but the recordings on it didn't even come close to how good they were live.
These were taken around 1984-1985.

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In God We Trust, Inc.

The Dead Kennedys' ep "In God We Trust, Inc" is released in the UK, so here's a bit of a review from the music mag NME.

1982.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Shane MacGowan


Shane MacGowan gives us an insight into his previous 12 months through the alcoholic haze of a couple of bottles of red.

Record Mirror 1985.

Sunday, October 14, 2007

State Of Emergence

4ZzZ hold a record launch gig for the "State Of Emergence" compilation album at the UQ refectory building.
If my memory is correct the girl in the photo is Janice Jetson from Brisbane band The Mindsweepers.

RAM Magazine 1986.

Friday, October 12, 2007

Flux, Subhumans and Rudimentary Peni


The second wave of punk hit - in the words of GBH it was all Leather, Bristles, Studs and Acne.
Flux of Pink Indians head a bill with The Subhumans and Rudimentary Peni at The Red Lion in Leytonstone.

NME 1982.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Sex Pistols LP cover trial


Things really heat up for The Sex Pistols when the famous LP cover trial kicks off with a shopkeeper charged under the Indecent Advertising Act of 1899.
The cause of all the drama (as we all know) was the cover which used the rude slang word - Bollocks.

1977.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

The Reels - Astonishing Facts

Dave Mason has a bit of a chin wag and tells us a few rarely heard facts about The Reels.
And what did happen to the long lost Reels heavy metal album?

Smash Hits 1986.

Monday, October 8, 2007

Buzzcocks Reform

The Buzzcocks get back together for their first world tour since they split in 1981, which also saw their first trip to Australia.

The Courier Mail 1989.

Saturday, October 6, 2007

The Models story


A history of Melbourne band the Models from 1977 to 1986 as told by Sean Kelly.

Ripped out of the pages of Smash Hits Magazine circa 1986.

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Let's ask The Revillos


The Revillos (one of the best Scottish bands ever, apart from The Rezillos) tell us their likes and dislikes.
If you don't know them head down to your local record store and pick up a copy of 'Rev Up' - you won't be disappointed it's a bloody great album.

New York Rocker 1981.

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Go For It

A bit of promotional material for the Stiff Little Fingers album 'Go For It'.

NME 1981.

The Beat live

A gig review for The Beat and Joe Jackson from the pages of NME 1981.