Birdman box set just a shot away

rb-logoThe planned Radio Birdman CD box set of previously released albums paid with bonus material from the vaults is now tracking for a late July release, it has been announced. 

Cheetah Chrome takes to the streets

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It’s an entirely name-worthy pairing: Los Angeles’ best punk rock and roll band, The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs, are teaming with Dead Boys guitar legend Cheetah Chrome to hit the road in the USA.

Rolling Stones not On Fire for now

The Human Riff is on hold. The Rolling Stones have postponed the Australian and New Zealand leg of their 14 ON FIRE tour following the tragic death of Mick Jagger's girlfriend L’Wren Scott. 

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.