Punk trailblazer Marty Thau dies

Legendary New York punk rock forefather, label head and manager, Marty Thau, has passed away, sources close to the ex-New York Dolls manager say. He was aged 75.

French label launches exclusive Singles Club

pitsharkMighty little French label Pitshark continues to punch above its weight. Not content with issuing exclusive vinyl releases from the likes of the Stooges, Radio Birdman and the New Christs, it’s about to launch a Singles Club with a year’s worth of 7” records in bi-monthly waves.

"Yummy" re-issue in home stretch

punchbowlThe exhaustive program of bonus-packed re-issues by Australia’s favourite pop-punk shit-stirrers the Hard-Ons continues unabated with 1990’s “Yummy” getting the treatment.

HITS announce new album "Hikikomori"

Hits-shirt.jpgThe chaotic, unpredictable and, dare we say it, dangerous thing that is Brisbane band HITS have announced that their long-awaited second album is on its way on Queensland label Conquest Of Noise in April. 

Misfits slinger releases solo debut, threatens tour

Straight off the back of his old band’s December Australian tour, ex-Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein has released his solo debut “Abominator” to bloodthirsty horror-punk fans across Australia, ahead of plans to tour here sometime this year.