The Long Dark Night of the Saxon Patch- An Interview with Steve Hughes.

From the stifling far-western suburbs of Sydney to swaggering and straddling stages around the world as both musician and comedian, Steve Hughes has always been searching for something. As the drummer for Slaughter Lord, Mortal Sin, Presto and Naxzul he helped the burgeoning extreme metal underground find a foothold on these barren shores as it […]

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I have a Dream(cast)

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Japanese launch of the Sega Dreamcast, Sega’s ill-fated parting dream and final glimpse of last gasp, wide eyed, wide screen blue skies. In maudlin celebration, let’s take a look at their last desperate days as a hardware manufacturer and dream of what might have been.  This article was […]

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Too Much Junkie Business – an interview with legendary Heartbreakers guitarist Walter Lure

When the New York Dolls splintered in an explosion of mascara and recrimination it was a prophecy fulfilled. Too much, too soon. But in their wake they left a legion. From Television, to The Ramones, Blondie and their Bowery ilk, there was no lack of fuel to fill that wasted void as the New York […]

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Extracting Wasps from Stings in Flight -An(other) interview with David J Haskins.

Forty years is a long time. Forty times around the sun. Ideas and movements rise and fall, technology transforms us, culture squirms and dances on, splintering and reforming yogic and mercurial as the world becomes scarcely recognisable in the interim. For an album to linger in the public consciousness for such a span it needs […]

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