Punks waiting for after-midnight views of "The Return Of The Living Dead" and "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" at "Αλφαβίλ" cinema in Exarchia, Athens back in the '80s.
Those years and at a "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" view at the same place, coffin bearers appeared outside the cinema doing a stroll! It was Christmas Eve.
Jul 20, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
Όρα Μηδέν was a post-punk band with special sound that formed in 1986 in Patra, Greece. They played live a few times.
Along with Χαοτική Διάσταση (Chaotic Dimension), Petunia Pig, Death Courier and Mayday Overdrive, they were legends at the local underground scene back in the '80s. They split-up in 1999.
Here we have their self-released demo cassette. It was released in 1988. It is very rare so get it!
Size: 44 mb
Bitrate: 192 kbps
- Μόνα Λίζα
- Το Παραμύθι
- Το Καλοκαίρι
- Αφήστε Το Κορμί Μου Ήσυχο
- Θάνατος Στους Ποιητές
- Πιρέλλι Ελλάς Α.Ε.
Jul 14, 2011
Like today, on July 14th 1980, Malcolm Owen, lead singer of The Ruts, was found dead from heroin overdose in the bathroom of his parents' house. He was 26 years old.
Malcolm was a charismatic frontman with brilliant voice and his death was a major blow.
He was heroin user before The Ruts and turned back to it after his wife left him. The irony is that "H-eye" is a song against heroin use. "Dope For Guns" and "Love In Vein (don't want you in my arms no more)" are also anti-drug songs.
In 1981 The Damned wrote a song called "The Limit Club", about their deceased friend which mentions the "velvet claws" that Fox talked about with reference to Owen's heroin addiction.
Jul 13, 2011
Michael Burston (23 October 1949 – 9 July 2011) commonly known by the stage name Würzel, was an english musician and formerly a guitarist of Motörhead from 1984 until 1995. He also had played in the bands Bastard and Warfare.
He died on 9 July 2011. The cause of death was ventricular fibrillation triggered by cardiomyopathy.
Lemmy said: "Wurzel was my friend and my brother and he's never going to laugh with me again or bitch me out or do….anything. And that truly and cosmically SUCKS."
Jul 2, 2011
Moskwa (Moscow in polish) formed in 1983 in Lodz of Poland, a dirty town covered with smoke of the factory chimneys. They are one of the most charismatic punk bands of the Eastern Europe.
Because of the communist censorship, Polish official media refused to call the band "Moskwa", choosing less "dangerous" names of "M-kwa", or the like. Of course the fans knew who was meant by this, and the band themselves never changed their name.
This is their demo recorded in 1986 and released on CD in 2005.
Long live the underground!
Size: 58 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps
Jul 1, 2011
Dezerter originally founded as SS-20 in May of 1981 in Warsaw, Poland and is one of the most popular punk bands in the country.
SS-20 was a secret weapon, a nuclear missile designed by the USSR and by the beginning of 1983 they had to change their original name to Dezerter because of the reaction of the communist authorities. To become less recognizable by regime they often changed name at posters, sometimes written as "De-zerter", sometimes as "The Zerter" - it was cheap and efficient trick to cheat an opponent.
In 1987, they recorded their first professional studio LP called "Kolaboracja".
Label: Metal Mind Records
Size: 63 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps