Magazine clippings I used to cut out of newspapers and the music press back in my youth.
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Rat Scabies

From the pages of Punk Lives Magazine, Rat Scabies suits up for an interview with Mick Mercer.

About 1984.

Out on bail



An assault lands John Lydon in a bit of trouble with the law.

A full round up of the court procedings from Adrian Thrills.

New Musical Express 1980.

Crass



Review for a Crass, Annie Anxiety and Dirt gig in Halifax.


About 1982.

The Beat Wha'ppen?


Arista Records try to secure the U.S. distribution rights for The Beat's second Album "Wha'ppen?"

1981.

Shaming Of The True


Hailing from Toowoomba, QLD, back in the early 80s came The Shaming of the True. Members of the band all lived in Ascot House, a decaying old place which had been divided up into a number of flats.

Members of the band included Will Hogg, Toni Rosser, Ken Hinton and David Whatson.

I recorded this on my sisters old cassette deck sitting on the counter at the famous Dancing Bear Cafe back in 1983. The sound quality isn't too bad considering the age of the tape.

Ascot House Toowoomba in the 80s
The house has been restored check out some shots here.

DOWNLOAD THE GIG HERE

The Clash


An old Clash Poster From U.K. music magazine The Record Mirror.

Now a household name


A bit of promotional material for The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle.

1981.

All The Residents Men


The Residents surface publicly with The Mole Show...
The start of the live era!!

New Musical Express.
1981.

Specials Ghost Town


Lyrics for Ghost Town accompanied with some art by Ralph Steadman.

New Musical Express
1981.

Poison Girls



An interview with The Poison girls from the pages of The New Musical Express.

1981.

The Moral Majority

Jello and the band give us their views on the fading memory of The American Dream.

New Musical Express
1981.

Down in Elizabeth Arcade

A bit of advertising material from some Brizzie fanzine for one of the New Wave clothes shops by the name of "Fantales" that used to be in Elizabeth Arcade back in the early 80s.
The girl in the photo was Janice Jetson, who used to work in the store before moving to Sydney with her band "The Mindsweepers"

1983.

Bloodflowers

The Cure's new album Bloodflowers is out and Robert Smith turns 40.

Brisbane Courier Mail.
2000

Obsession

Budgie from Siouxsie and the Banshees tells of some strange happenings during a recording session at Abbey Road studios.

No1 Magazine.
1985.

The Allniters


After a well deserved break, Sydney Ska band The Allniters reform with a new line up.

Countdown Magazine
1986.

The Triffids - Born Sandy Devotional


The Triffids release their acclaimed album "Born Sandy Devotional"

Countdown Magazine.
1986.

The Boys are back




Jimmy and the Boys are back with a new lineup and a new toned down live show.


Ram Magazine
1980.

Do Re Mi



A support spot with Culture Club...
What next for Sydneysiders Do-Re-Mi?

Countdown Magazine.
1984.

Models Profile



A bit of a Q&A with the members of the Melbourne band the Models from the pages of Countdown Magazine.

1984.