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39 Years Ago: THE DAMNED release Friday 13th

39 Years Ago: THE DAMNED release Friday 13th

THE DAMNED released the Friday 13th EP on this day (Friday, 13th November) in 1981. The song "Limit Club" is dedicated to Malcolm Owen - of former touring partners THE RUTS - who had died the previous year. His life was short, he lived it well.
40 Years Ago: BAUHAUS release In the Flat Field

40 Years Ago: BAUHAUS release In the Flat Field

BAUHAUS released their debut album, In the Flat Field, on this day in 1980 through 4AD / Beggars Banquet. We didn't need [critics] and we didn't need labels; we just formed our own force. By the time Beggars Banquet had signed us we already had a large audience...
40 Years Ago: ALTERED IMAGES record their first Peel Session

40 Years Ago: ALTERED IMAGES record their first Peel Session

Photograph: Terry Lott Time for me to step into the cold shower again and listen to another one from Altered Images... ALTERED IMAGES recorded their first of three sessions for John Peel's programme on this day in 1980. Peel had first met the group less than a month...
38 Years Ago: RITUAL release Mind Disease

38 Years Ago: RITUAL release Mind Disease

Great roaring post-punk with an abrasive sax, horror themes, and frantic drumming, especially on "Mind Disease." "Nine" is more arty and hence less effective, but these guys have real potential. For early KILLING JOKE fans. Maximum Rocknroll #3, 1982 RITUAL released the Mind Disease 7" on this day...
35 Years Ago: AMEBIX release Arise!

35 Years Ago: AMEBIX release Arise!

As if a soundtrack for a ultra-bizarre horror treat, AMEBIX scorches down with a deep haunting sound while the guitar and bass churn out some cauldronistic spells of eerie havoc. Vocals are booming and strong, pushing with character, and "Arise" is superbly recorded and shows the improvement of...
42 Years Ago: THE FALL release Bingo-Master's Break-Out!

42 Years Ago: THE FALL release Bingo-Master's Break-Out!

Nobody liked it. It was... out of tune and that. It was good. Stark, sort of. Mark E Smith / The Fall interview, The Independent THE FALL released their first EP, Bingo-Master's Break-Out!, on this day in 1978 through Miles Copeland's Step-Forward Records. Songs were recorded in November...
27 Years Ago: ROT record Cruel Face of Life

27 Years Ago: ROT record Cruel Face of Life

After all these years I still enjoying what we did on this album, I think that "Cruel Face of Life" got the best of us for that time and it was a very important released to ROT, the only thing that still bothering me is that it only...
40 Years Ago: MISFITS record 3 Hits from Hell

40 Years Ago: MISFITS record 3 Hits from Hell

THE MISFITS began recording 3 Hits from Hell on this day in 1980 at Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, New York. Mixing was completed a month later. By that time guitarist Bobby Steele had been replaced by Doyle. Each song was recorded in one take with overdubs added...
30 Years Ago: BASTRO record their second John Peel session

30 Years Ago: BASTRO record their second John Peel session

BASTRO recorded two sessions for John Peel's programme. This, their second, on this day in 1990. First played on the 23rd and repeated in October. Both times the songs were played in a full 12 minute block. BASTRO's second album, Diablo Guapo, was released in 1989. Around the...