BLOGS WE FREQUENT
Ex-Radio Birdman, Soul Movers guitarist and solo artist
Ken blogs, you read.
Via WMFU and the Lakeside Lounge ingood ol' NYC
Sons of the Dolls
Sons of the Dolls have impeccable taste in music
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone is a good place to be
Kimmer is an Ann Arbor girl
Next Biig Thing
Next Big Thing with Lindsay Hutton
Dennis “Machine Gun” Thompson’s home on the web
Garageland likes the real sounds
Garage Punk 66
Garage Punk 66 sometimes gets a little contemporary
Roya has her finger on the pulse of contemporary punk
Last Tram Home
TJ Honeysuckle keeps watch in Melbourne
Mailing list for the King of the Fuzz Surf Guitar.
A novel idea. Like an undeground Big Brother, you listen to the MP3s
on this mailing list and vote off the ones you don't like.
Great magazine, fair to middling list noteworthy for its musical diversity.
Mega community of trash culture/60s punk-minded people.
Exactly what it says - for live or commercially unavailable music.
Discussion about one of Oz's great bands, now past tense.
Australian punk, garage and pop inspired by the world's best label, Citadel.
Australia's powerpop godfather (ex-DM3, Stems.)
Mostly Cyril-orientated (latter day) list for Groovies fans.
Brian Boes' diverse list of psych-garage inspired origins.
Kopper has launched this resource and if they served Crown Lager it'd
be even more like home. Forums for every relevant musical sub-set, including
list for the Melbourne singer-guitarist.
The MC5-1967 mailing list. Kick 'em out!
Ex-Rationals and Sonics Rendezvous Band member, now leading Powertrane.
All things Stooges and Ig-related.
Inspired by the scandalous NY punk book of the same name.
Slavishly devoted and fun-loving Hoodoo Gurus fans.
Pop on Top
Alerts for updates to Neal McCabe's excellent Australian-based Garage
and Pop site.
What it says it is.
Fuck With The Dragons
Small group of fans of San Diego's wonderful Dragons.
Blistering Michigan rock and roll.
Glam-trash, Thunderesque punk rock, hosted by Bro Col of Vicious Kitten
Keeping the legacy of Roky Erickson alive with an extensive trading
Sydney's enduring and engagingly dark singer-pianist has his own mailing
Fans of ex-Heartbreakers guitarist Walter "Waldo" Lure.
Bitter-sweet Rock Action from Brisvegas. Watch these guys - they should
Interesting sounding up-and-coming Sydney pop-rock band. Check out their
Allan and the Arrows
Fuzz surf guitar exponent and veteran of a thousand soundtracks
You need to ask?
Aussie surf-beat legends return.
Great fan site outlining the histories of these Melbourne punk bands.
Raw garage rock from France, featuring Francois (ex Fixed up)
Chuck Berry meets the Stooges. Amped-up Rock Action from the Midwest.
Geelong wah-wah kings. Get their double best-of.
Brisbane punk-rockabilly stuff.
Blue Oyster Cult
The official site, with merch and all...
Bossbeat and the Rayguns
Quirky garage stuff from Sydney.
Stew Cunningham's late but inspired band. Who else could make a song
about socks sound so great?
Sure 'nuff, n' yes, I do.
Sublime Sydney powerpop
Site for the one-man musical industry that is Simon Drew Vanilla Chainsaws,
Greg Brady Overdrive, Chainsaw Men, Bad Ass Roadshow.)
Dead Boy not running scared.
Raise your glasses to Yob Rock.
Sydneysiders who've been around since 1994. Think of Snuff or
Leatherface with a bit of Bodyjar and Greenday and you'll get the idea.
Gregg Kostelich (of Get Hip) plays in this great band.
Heartbreakers-inspired rawk from New Zealand.
Punk glam to kick your arse.
Lo-fi search-and-destroy garage punks from Brisvegas.
Rob Younger-produced album from this Wollongong band.
The Next Big Thing. They WILL save rock and roll.
Going ahead in leaps and bounds, now it's reactivated.
Back playing live, tentatively planning a studio album.
Maybe the best girl-garage band in Australia.
Great psychedelic collective from Bozeman, Montana, driven by a true
gentleman in Bay Area veteran, Ron Sanchez.
Truly great Heartbreakers/Stones-styled rock out of San Diego.
Anglo-Australian band playing Stooges/Birdman-inspired rock outta ..um...Liverpool.
True to the spirit of this seminal Cleveland band.
You can't keep a good Deviant down...
Shake Some Action!
Cyril Jordan's own site.
More demented garage rock from near the Arctic circle. Time to testify,
Garage psych and related to the Mutated Noddies.
You know Vox guitars and fuzz pedals are a perfect match. New album
on the way.
Brisbane's up-and-coming exponents of guitar groove.
R.I.P. Great Australian noise from rock prodigies who have gone on to
Bored, the Powder Monkeys and the Yes Men.
Self-crowned Kings of Rock.
Girlie pop from Sydney. Who's that ugly bastard on drums?
Updated site for this Texan band with all the right influences.
Official site for Sydney's enduring and undeniably great Hard Ons.
Official home of more guitar solos than you can poke a tuning fork at.
He belonged to the Blank Generation.
New site and still the best rock out of France in many a year.
Great site for the late, great Sydney band (pity about the pop-ups)
Euro-punks meet Detroit legend Scott Morgan. R.I.P.
and dark music from this Aussie chanteuse, formerly of the Wet Taxis
but now solo.
Cult Detroit band from the '80s.
Roky Erickson meets the Cramps at Dean Martin's penthouse. Cool Sydney
Brisbane four-piece powerpop band on Rhythm Ace Records.
Cool punk action out of San Francisco.
Jerry Spider Gang
Funny name, fine band. Punk from France.
Former Road Vulture, now transplanted from NYC to LA. Vicious Kitten
and 13th Street Records artist.
Dark blues from Sydney.
Newish and excellent website for iconic guitarist and solo artist.
Back up and running after a year in limbo.
I-94 Bar writer and troubadour.
Inspiration for many a Sydney fuzz band in the '80s.
Oldschool punk from Detroit. Free MP3s.
Updated: From Italy, via Detroit and Sydney and they kick out
serious jams. Get MP3s here.
Stooges tribute band from the UK, not to be confused with The Loose
Green-haired monsters of Sydney wrestling rock and roll
Great site focussing on the career of an even greater guitarist and
gentleman to boot.
Television man. Beautiful site.
Thunders/Stones raunch with a Parisian twist.
Ann Arbor punk rock with surf, psych and sci-fi leanings.
Perth's most high-octane, hard-rocking, Sonics Rendezvous-influenced
You thought the Ramones were American? These guys are from Melbourne,
Ex-P76 and Jericho mainman goes solo.
In your face like only French punk-psych can be.
Seminal South Coast punk from Wollongong (south of Sydney)
Rock Action from Hamburg, Germany. Say Guten Tag to Thomas Zink, Oz
music enthusiast and true gentleman.
Turn Up Your Radio!
Best site for the Five we've seen. It's outta France.
MC5/Future Now Films
Future Now Films are putting out a movie. Time to testify. Buy the T-shirt,
finance the release.
R.I.P. Great Sydney band.
Garage gods. The anti-Beatles. They hate you.
Big guitar groove rock sound from Wollongong.
Tough rocking garage pop from Greater NYC.
Official site for the Powertrane and Solution and ex Sonic's Rendezvous
Band, Hydroimatics and Rationals member.
Not the veteran Detroit punk combo, but from Scandinavia
Seminal Wollongong rockers, kicking it out since 1983.
Superior rock from Melbourne with an ear-catching pop edge in the mould
of the Sunnyboys.
Back room of the Johnny Thunders Cyber Lounge where it's too much, too
Artist, performance artist. Ex-Destroy All Monsters, Dark Carnival.
Totalitarian rock and roll from Amsterdam.
Original Kings of Scandi garage rock.
Brisbane's finest now drinking Melbourne dry.
Larry Wallis' home on the Net.
Cleveland's seminal art-punkers' web presence.
featuring Scott Morgan
Preview the forthcoming album, keep up with the news.
Mark and the Mysterians
Nice fan page.
World's forgotten boy.
Pop and the Stooges
Definite place for all your Ig needs.
Hard rockin' shit out of the Geelong school.
Like it sounds.
Pop with panache. Sydney's gift to Spain.
Official band site.
Original New York Dolls guitarist.
Dee Dee Ramone
Top of the pile. Jim Peoples runs the best resource around.
The Official Ramones Web Site run by their artist Arturo Vega
Jari-Pekka's massive Ramones site.
Some great pix.
Ramones 4-Ever is a new site.
One of the granddaddies. Lifestyles of The Ramones.
Great title, great site: The Band That Ate My Brain.
Carbona Corner is another well-established site.
Lyrics and guitar chords to almost every song.
Marky Ramone and the Intruders.
The Official website.
Detroit rock elder statesman and ex-Sonics Rendezvous Band member.
Drummer Bill Figg's site, charting the history of this great garage/blue-eyes
soul band from Michigan.
Reckless punk from some garage in Seattle. Hassle 'em for a demo!
Rockin' Melbourne outfit.
Rock and Roll Animal site. Updated more often than Lou's.
Moribund official home of Lou Reed.
Mr Rock 'n' Roll. R.I.P.
The latest from the High Beam Music stable. Young Turks fromt
Rocking garage punk-pop from Sydney. Grab their album "A Summer
Full of Pussy" on Head Miles.
New album out in Europe now.
Everybody knows this monkey.
Great fan page on the "original" Saints, with assistance from
Sonic's Rendezvous Band
Only official, band-sanctioned website for the illustrious Michigan supergroup.
Damn fine rock and roll from NYC that swings and kicks and all that.
Melbourne band The Specimens - influenced by bands like The Lime Spiders,
The Onyas, The Powder Monkeys, Bored and the Spoilers.
Very cool garage snarl from England, featuring ex-Prisoner/Headcoat
Rather cool site from France
Your favourite well-mannered boys?
Ultra-cool Finish garage rock action.
Energetic Detroit rock band, containing two ex-Junk Monkeys
Australia's best undiscovered band. Sadly, no more...Nik Rieth (Deniz
Tek Group, ex-Celibate Rifles, ex-New Christs) and two talented guitarists
in Leigh Ivin and John Freckleton.
Former Radio Birdman mainman and Citadel solo artist.
Interview by the Diktator.
Great interview in Perfect Sound Forever, which links to a piece
comparing his work to that of Artaud.
and Tom Verlaine
Santadog's wide-ranging resource.
and Tom Verlaine
The Wonder of things that come out of the UK.
and Tom Verlaine
Lean and mean. Just the facts.
Beats us how they get a name like that in Scandinavia, but they cover
the Hitmen's "Tell Tale Heart".
of Our Lives
Neo-psych whatever. Defies pigeonholing.
The drummer Danny Thomas' site.
Former Johnny Thunders sideman, now making his own way.
Thunders Cyber Lounge
Victim of his own legend. Amazing resource but sadly about as active
as JT these days.
Moody and rich music from one of Australia's best kept secrets.
Norway's finest exponents of out-of-the-closet deathpunk and darkness.
Wanna know where Sweden'scurrent wave of noisemakers took their lead?
Try here and the Nomads' site.
Fan page for this underrated Sydney band
Get acquainted with Pure Rock Action.
Hard rockin' Crampsian psychobilly up-and-comers from Sydney
Stephanie Stewart's unofficial resource.
The ultimate resource. Land of the Rusties.
Twenty-five years of off-and-on sublime rock from these Sydney vets.
Fan site. Long overdue.