Dec 25, 2011

The Ravers - (It's Gonna Be A) Punk Rock Christmas

Originally recorded by The Ravers back in 1977.

Let's 'avit!
Its gonna to be
A punk rock christmas this year,
Even santa's gonna be
A Sex Pistol for a day
All those christmas trees swinging safety pins from their leaves

It's gonna be
A punk rock christmas this year

Farah Fawcett will change her hairstyle for a day,
The Queen will sing
Anarchy In The UK
and old Mick Jagger will adopt
A strangler's swagger
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah baby

Rick Wakeman will take up the electric guitar, ha
And Johnny Ramone will get a sled for a car,
There's a group called The Damned, they say
Who play the four wise men in a play, in a play, IN A PLAY!!

It's gonna be, haha
A punk rock christmas this year
Even santa's gonna be
A Sex Pistol for a day
All those christmas trees swinging safety pins from their leaves

It's gonna be
A punk rock christmas this year

(Santa) What do you want for christmas,
Little boy?
(Boy) I want a Damned LP
With Eddie & The Hot Rods on the back,
I want a colour TV so I can kick it in
I want an Ace guitar,
And a subscription to Punk Magazine
(Santa) What else do you you want for christmas,
Little boy?
(Boy) I want two copies of God Save The Queen
With a picture sleeve
(Santa) With a picture sleeve?
(Santa) If you're a good little boy
Your wish will come true

We're gonna give ya
A punk rock christmas this year
And I'm gonna give you
A nice sweater all ripped to shreds,
Get mum and dad chic
Get some safety pins for their cheeks
It gonna be
A punk rock christmas this year
A punk rock christmas this year
A punk rock christmas this year
A punk rock christmas this year
A punk rock christmas this year (You know you love me like you do)
A punk rock christmas this year (Whole country's going to the dogs)
A punk rock christmas this year (The only thing that's left)
A punk rock christmas this year (Yeah, a punk rock, rock an roll)

Dec 19, 2011


The legendary greek band Αντί... formed around 1984 in Athens, Greece. Their music can be characterized as synth punk made by two harmoniums, one bass and one drum machine, dressed with social, reactionary lyrics that intend to inform, to remind, to warn and although they are romantic or naive, they are pure and still timely, more than ever. What a pity that only people who speak the greek language can understand them.

Here we have the songs from their first self-released demo cassette from 1985 and one unreleased track called "Τελευταία Μπύρα". The LP pressed in 500 handnumbered copies that will be released the next days, but they are already sold out from the pre-orders!

Fuckin' brilliant sound, highly recommended!

Genre: Synth/Punk
Country: Greece
Year: 2011
Label: Ειρκτή
Size: 100 mb
Bitrate: 320 kbps

  1. Κόντρα
  2. Άνθρωποι Φυτά
  3. Δίχως Πρόσωπο
  4. Υπερασπιστές Δικαιοσύνης
  5. Γενιά Της Αντίδρασης
  6. Τελευταία Μπύρα
  7. Λιποτάκτης
  8. Στρατός - Ελλάδα - Εξουσία
  9. Τα Χοντρά Γουρούνια Της Αγίας Τράπεζας
  10. Καινούριος Τεχνοκράτης
  11. Ίλιγγος

Dec 13, 2011

Stress - Athens Burning I & II

They have just passed 30 years since Stress created the song "Athens Burning" and their message remains, especially these years, more timely than ever. The B-otherSide record label brings to light the unreleased recordings of the first period of Stress, from 1982 to 1985, a total of 9 tracks spread across two different singles, in 500 hand-numbered copies each one, which are already sold out in a few days!

A real greek-punk gem!

Country: Greece
Genre: Punk
Label: B-OtherSide
Year: 2011
Size: 58 mb
Bitrate: 320 kbps


Athens Burning I
  1. Athens Burning
  2. Devil Driver
  3. Χαφιές
  4. Ξέχασες Κιόλας Τη Ζωή Σου
  5. Περιθωριακός
Athens Burning II
  1. Στρατιώτης
  2. Ινδιάνικο
  3. Ο Φόβος
  4. Σκέψου Πριν Είναι Αργά
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Nov 8, 2011

Κοινωνική Ασυμφωνία (Social Disagreement)

Κοινωνική Ασυμφωνία (Social Disagreement) was a punk band formed in November of 1999 in Serres, Greece. They released "Echo Of Disaster" CD in 1999 and appeared on the "When The Exploitation.." compilation with two songs.

Yesterday, 10 years completed since 7/11/2001, when their singer Takis was killed in a car accident. That was when the band split-up.

Below you can listen to "Κοινωνικό Απόβλητο" (Social Waste) and "Ηχώ Της Καταστροφής" (Echo Of Disaster). Two favourite songs.

Nov 1, 2011

Babylon's Burning: The Rough 'n' Ready Rise Of Punk Rawk 1973-1978 - Disc 3

This is the third part of the series. Wire, Buzzcocks, The Adverts, X-Ray Spex and more. Click here for part 1 and here for part 2.

Classic stuff!

Genre: Early Punk Rock
Label: Sanctuary
Size: 91 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps


Oct 27, 2011

Πίσσα Και Πούπουλα - 1993 - s/t

Πίσσα Και Πούπουλα (Tar And Feathers) originally formed in 1987 in Thessaloniki, Greece, under the name Τα Παιδιά Της Τερηδόνας. They were playing melodic hardcore/punk. Very good band with qualitive music. They split-up in 1995.

Here we have their same-titled album from 1993.

Genre: Hardcore/Punk
Country: Greece
Label: Wipe Out
Size: 40 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps


Oct 22, 2011

British Troops Shoot Londonderry Rioters (1971)

Young rioters trying to escape from clouds of CS gas released by the troops in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 8th July 1971.

The picture above was taken by the photographer Don McCullin, who is particularly recognized for his war photography and images of urban strife. That was back in 1971 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland when two men killed by the British Army.

Some of the worst violence in the town for three years flared up that afternoon when a crowd of 200 gathered in Lecky Street at the news of an army shooting earlier in the day.

Welder and former boxer Seamus Cusack, 28, died in Letterkenny District Hospital of a gunshot wound. Troops opened fire, initially with rubber bullets and CS gas, but they failed to disperse the crowd. The rioters retaliated by throwing three nail bombs. The army returned fire. One man was shot in the stomach and five soldiers are reported to have been injured by the missiles. The man was dead on arrival at hospital. He was identified as 19-year-old George Desmond Beattie of Donegal Street, Bogside.

There was a lull in the violence after Mr Beattie had been shot and a group of factory girls marched in silence through the area carrying black bags.

This picture was used by Killing Joke for the cover of their debut album in 1980.

Oct 20, 2011

Raxola - 1978 - s/t

In 1976, Yves Kengen had just left the lengendary Bastard and decided to form his own new act. That's when Raxola formed. Much appreciated for their rough pop punk songs and their somewhat socially and politically committed lyrics. They went on a series of gigs and tours with The Kids, The Jam and many others.

Here we have their debut album from 1978, which is now a collector's item. Enjoy!

Genre: Pop Punk/ Power Pop
Country: Belgium
Size: 48 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps


Oct 9, 2011

Crude SS - The System That You Hate...Is The System You Support

Crude S.S. first surfaced in Sweden in the summer of 1982 with their self-released demo. The "S.S." on their name stands for "Society System". They fit in well with the established lot of Swedish hardcore punk of that era. Although their sound was somewhat unique and a bit different from the likes of Anti Cimex, Crudity, Disarm, etc. Always raw, shifting from slow and sludgey to fast and aggressive, coarse vocals and unrefined anger defined the their sound.

They have definitely earned an eternal name for themselves among the international DIY hardcore punk community and have served as siginificant influence for countless bands from all corners of the globe. They propably disbanded around 1986, the year that released the last official compilation album that they appeared on.

With very little available or even existant, in terms of official releases, they are easily one of the most bootlegged bands in international hardcore punk history next to the likes of Mob 47 from Sweden and Confuse from Japan.

Here we have their great "Who'll Survive" EP from 1983, compilation tracks and one live track. Enjoy!

Genre: Hardcore/Punk
Country: Sweden
Label: Lost And Found
Size: 53 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps


Oct 2, 2011

Ex Humans - Demo 1983

Here we have the demo tape of the greek punk band Ex-Humans that they released on Bluurg Records back in 1983.

It is very hard to find, so don't miss it!

Genre: Punk
Country: Greece
Label: Bluurg
Size: 25 mb
Bitrate: 192 kbps


Aug 29, 2011

Death Sentence - Until The End Of The Sentence

Death Sentence was one of the greatest bands of australian underground scene. They formed in the late 1984 and they disbanded around 1993-94. They were playing gigs with local bands like Cosmic Psychos, Permanant Damage, Civil Dissident, Vicious Circle, Deppression and more.

Here we have everything they recorded. Fast music, aggressive lyrics. Enjoy!

Genre: Hardcore/Thrash/Punk
Country: Australia
Label: Burrito Records
Size: 67 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps


Aug 14, 2011

Moderat Likvidation - Never Mind The Bootlegs... Here's The Real Deal

Moderat Likvidation (Moderate liquidation in english) is a swedish hardcore punk band that formed sometime back in 1980 in the suburbs of Malmö in south of the country. The band originally existed between 1980 and 1985, but reunited in 2007. The word "moderate" in the band name refers to the swedish conservative Moderate Party. Members of the band played also for other bands like Black Uniforms, Hjärnsubstans, R.P Savoy.

I should tell you that "Köttahuve" (Meathead) is an anti-nazi song. According to hearsay, the song reached the ears of Dead Kennedys' singer Jello Biafra and that he banned Moderat Likvidation for being Nazis because of the lines "Sieg Heil" in the chorus. But the lyrics are ironic.

There was also a gig in Helsingborg where a bunch of nazi-skinheads showed up and wanted to discuss the song "Köttahuve", which was all about…naziskins. This "discussion" took place in a dark alley after the gig. However, when one member of the band started waving with a Magnum 44 they didn´t wanna "talk" anymore but ran away. They didn't know it was a plugged gun. There was a story about this incident in a local paper, and nobody knew how it got there!? But the outcome was to the punk-rockers satisfaction, cause there were less incidents like this afterwards.

Here we have their 1983 EP, their demo tape from the same year and swedish national radio session. Raw and powerful music!

Genre: Hardcore/Punk
Country: Sweden
Label: Havoc
Size: 63 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps


Aug 11, 2011

Moments of Freedom..

Sunset at Dikella, Alexandroupoli, Greece (2/8/2011)

"3 Days of Freedom" festival at Vergina, Veria, Greece (22-24/7/2011)

Kavourotripes, Chalkidiki, Greece (9/7/2011)

Jul 20, 2011

Back to the pure days..

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 15, 2011

Όρα Μηδέν - Demo Cassette

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!

Genre: Post-Punk
Country: Greece
Year: 1988
Size: 44 mb
Bitrate: 192 kbps

  1. Σάρκα
  2. Μόνα Λίζα
  3. Το Παραμύθι
  4. Το Καλοκαίρι
  5. Αλήθεια
  6. Μελωδίες
  7. Αφήστε Το Κορμί Μου Ήσυχο
  8. Θάνατος Στους Ποιητές
  9. Κόλαση
  10. Πιρέλλι Ελλάς Α.Ε.
  11. Αφιέρωση
  12. Einfuhrung
  13. Οργανικό

Jul 14, 2011

A Tribute To Malcolm Owen

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

R.I.P. Würzel

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 - Nigdy!

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!

Genre: Hardcore/Punk
Country: Poland
Label: Zima
Size: 58 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps


Jul 1, 2011

Dezerter - Kolaboracja

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".

Genre: Punk/Hardcore
Country: Poland
Label: Metal Mind Records
Size: 63 mb
Bitrate: 128 kbps


Jun 30, 2011

Police Brutality

Athens, 29th June 2011. The face of their democracy.

And you fuckin' bastards remember; you can drown an uprising to blood, but whatever we have inside our souls you can never erase it. FUCK OFF!

Playlist: Toxik Ephex - Police Brutality