September 24, 2012

Interview: Beans On Toast (18th May 2012)

August 6, 2012


Disclaimer: This interview was actually done earlier this year in the beer garden of the Adelphi in Preston. For a number of reasons, it’s taken a while to see the light of day. It was a pleasure to chat to Jay (Beans On Toast), and I’m glad this is now out there for people to […]

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Top 20 Albums of 2011 (Part Two)

January 4, 2012


On Monday I took a look at half of my Top 20 Albums of 2011, featuring the likes of Dan Adriano, blink-182 and SHARKS. Today, join me as I finish my countdown with my Top 10 albums of the last year, from Frank Turner and The King Blues to Screeching Weasel and Chuck Ragan. 10. […]

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NOFX Working On New Album

January 4, 2012


Well, colour me excited! After 2011 saw new material from the likes of Dropkick Murphys, The King Blues and Frank Turner, along with new ventures from Dave Hause amongst others, Fat Mike has revealed that NOFX are working on a new record. In an interview with the Phoenix New Times, the punk icon revealed that […]

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Top 20 Albums of 2011 (Part One)

January 2, 2012


So, we’re into 2012, and it’s time for me to reveal my Top 20 Albums of the Year. This first part (20-11) features the likes of Alice Cooper, Alkaline Trio, Jack’s Mannequin and You Me At Six. Let’s kick it off with one of the most anticipated records of the year. 20. blink-182 – Neighborhoods […]

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Interview: Zebrahead’s Matty Lewis

December 15, 2011


During their recent UK tour, Zebrahead guitarist and vocalist Matty Lewis spoke to Alistair McGeorge about life on the road, new album Get Nice, the festival season and much more. -How is it being back in the UK? I’ll be honest with you – it didn’t start raining until we got back in the UK. […]

Album Review: Beans On Toast – Trying To Tell the Truth

December 6, 2011


Trying To Tell The Truth album art

Beans On Toast has returned with his anticipated third album Trying to Tell the Truth, the follow-up to 2010’s Writing On The Wall, Produced by good friend Frank Turner, the album sees Beans On Toast (Jay) move away a little bit from the basic, slightly repetetive, 3-chord nature of his first two records. Thankfully, the […]

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