Bits o’ News – Husker Du reuniting (almost) + AmRep documentary on DVD / AmRep reissues

Lots of good news on the horizon for fans of noise-rock….first up is Husker Du reunion. Well, its not really a reunion, but there are plenty of reasons to jump out of your seat for anyone who have even the passing interest in Du! According to Stereogum, all three original members of Husker Du recently […]

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Album Highlight – Cows – Peacetika (1991)

  What a bunch of sick and mean bastards. Come back Cows, all is forgiven.   How could they play such nonsense…blather such over-exaggerated lower-class rubbish. Girls fucked in the backseat, dirty drunks, complete and utter apathy. And chuggged is a repetitive wall of horrible tuning. Clanked guitars; riffs or rifts of melody then a […]

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Melvins In The News – June ’12 – Freak Puke + Melvins (Lite) Tour Diary and more!

  Freak Puke – the latest from Melvins (or Melvins Lite, rather)- is set to be released tomorrow via Ipecac. The album features a lineup of Melvins mainstays Buzz and Dale, plus Trevor Dunn (Fantomas / Tomahawk). Check out some reviews and live videos by the band. Reviews:  The Rock Father | Bloody Disgusting | Hellride […]

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Unsane Special – Pt. 2 – Covers

Second part of a marathon dedicated to New York band Unsane – a collection of covers by Unsane plus other bands covering material by Unsane.   Unsane Plays Others Ha Ha Ha Original by: Flipper Originally appeared on: Love Canal 7″ (Alternative Tentacles, 1982) / Blow’n Chunks (ROIR, 1984) Cover appears on: This Plan Australian […]

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Unsane In The News – May ’12 – Melvins Cover Alleged, Album Stream, Tour and more!

On March 20th, NYC noise-rock powerhouse Unsane released Wreck – their latest full-length (via Jello Biafra’s label Alternative Tentacles). You can stream the album in its entirety via MetalSucks and/or check out a couple of reviews from Pitchfork, The Needle Drop and Boston Phoenix. The band is currently wrapping up tour with Melvins – the […]

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AmRep Mixtape Pt. 1 – Boss Hog, Cows and more!

To celebrate recent releases from Melvins, Unsane and Feedtime (The Bulls And The Bees, Wreck and The Aberrant Years respectively) as well as upcoming doc The Color Of Noise – here’s a collection of music from one of the best labels around! Historical note: Amphetamine Reptile Records (or AmRep Industries) is a nationally renowned record label which was founded […]

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