Radiator Hospital and Martha are touring the UK in November and we’ve teamed up with Bad Uncle to bring them to Manchester and we’re really excited for it. Continue reading
Hi all, in case you were not aware, the sad news has come about that the Ducie Bridge will be no more from the end of August. The Co-Operative who own the building have sold it to some other company who want to flatten it and turn it into offices, or luxury flats or a fucking Starbucks. Another venue gone, it’s pretty heartbreaking.
Ducie Bridge was going to be a great venue for Manchfester after asserting itself as the new home of DIY punk rock shows in Manchester over the last few months. This does mean that we’re now looking for a new venue, but rest assured that IT WILL 100% BE GOING AHEAD. Stay tuned and grab your tickets if you haven’t yet from here.
Cornish punk rockers Bangers have just put out their third full-length album “Bird”, with some brilliant artwork to boot. The album is 10 tracks of darker, heavier Bangers bangers with early standout tracks along the lines of “Mannequin” and “I Don’t Feel Like I’ll Ever Be Clean Again”.
“Mannequin” is a personal favourite due to the brilliant story told throughout where the character in the song is replaced in his life by a “souless, faceless mannequin” and copes with everything just fine. You can stream the album in full below through their bandcamp and buy the record from Specialist Subject Records.
Couldn’t just have the ten bands for £10 could we?! Of course not. As usual, we’ve decided to throw a few more incredible bands into the mix from all over the country (and a bit of the world).
Let’s go back in time to 2009 and my first ever trip to The Fest in Florida, accompanied by my brother and a few friends. Anyone who’s ever attend The Fest will be aware of its friendly nature and the ease of talking to almost anybody else who’s there.
My brother and I were in the Holiday Inn elevator with a few other people and there was a guy holding a CD and a t-shirt, so naturally I started being nosey and asking him what band was on the merch, he turned it round and said “Red City Radio”. Continue reading