Judas Priest’s Turbo is one of those LPs like AC/DC’s Fly on The Wall which seems to get universally undeserved … Continue reading Turbo Curious
Tucked away amongst the 1537 apples of my eye are This DJ and I Shot The Sheriff 12″s by Warren G. … Continue reading Warren G Spoilt Everything
In 1989 when I was about 17 Kerrang! (which I followed unquestioningly) published a series of booklets of the Top 100 … Continue reading Start With a Sun and Move on out
Sleep Dopesmoker is not for the faint-hearted. For the uninitiated it is a one-track, 1 hour long monolith of Sabbath-inspired doom. … Continue reading Follow the Smoke Toward the Riff Filled Land
For about a minute at the end of ‘Oh Sandy’, for reasons doubtless best known to the band there is … Continue reading 35 Years Too Late
(I’m) Stranded by the Saints – not many better LPs from 1977 knocking about, not many better punk LPs ever … Continue reading 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-This is Number 8 – 10 !!
What is the most relentlessly sex-obsessed LP in your collection? I hear you all ask, well it’s not Faster Pussycat, or Prince, it’s … Continue reading The Girls Just Think I’m Icky
Here’s one to separate the men from the boys*, The Fall. 35 years plus of wilfull, semi-avant garde, truculent toying … Continue reading Life Just Bounces
In some ways it’s a shame the Pixies (godlike geniuses though they were) pinched the title loudQUIETloud because you could … Continue reading Waiting For The Noise
A new love this time, not an old flame, Jim Jones Revue Burning Your House Down. I bought this album … Continue reading High Horse
Much as it pains me to admit it, there are times when one simply has to lay down the Motörhead, shelve the … Continue reading Enoambient1LP
I’ve had that line running through my head for about two days solid now, after hearing a brief snatch of Pink … Continue reading Bleating And Babbling I Fell On His Neck With a Scream
Ever wanted to hear a funnier Pink Floyd crossed with a politer version of Megadeth? of course you have, step … Continue reading Whither Galactic Cowboys?
I am about to express views which I have forewarned my family may require us all to go into hiding … Continue reading Do You Love Me? Ummm…
Now here’s an album that definitely nowhere near enough people know about, Love/Hate Blackout in the Red Room. I ventured … Continue reading Love / Hate: Conflicted
Proof that it’s not so much that I have an obsessive hobby, but that I am suffering from a rare … Continue reading Parents’ Record Shelves
I won’t keep you long here, there’s no need. Steve Jones Fire & Gasoline does not require lengthy eulogies and … Continue reading Flaming Barbed Wire
Now as regular readers may know I am rather partial to a choice bit of swearing and a good bit … Continue reading Cobwebs up Her What ?!
What a great word Naugahyde is. There’s something very retro and very American about it which transports me straight to a … Continue reading Naugahyde
Rightly, or wrongly I feel very sophisticated and urbane for owning copies of Rachel’s Handwriting and the 12″ remixes of … Continue reading Fox River Evergreen
Heavy metal was a surprisingly conservative genre of music to grow up in, you were taught positively old-fashioned family values. … Continue reading No Sun In The Shadow of The Wizard
So here we go – 1537 reviews a rock LP with no adolescent baggage attached, I never had my heart … Continue reading 1537 – Fest
Hmmm, Shonen Knife Get The Wow, another 12 ” from university days. In truth I never really knew what to … Continue reading Chocolate Streams and Ice Cream Dreams