Left Turn 4 Records Interview

Give us an introduction, who is involved in Left Turn 4 Records? LT4 was started by myself, Ollie, and Filipe many years ago. We were playing in a band called Little Lights and wanted to self-release an album. I sketched out an idea I had for a label, a label which came in 4 parts [...]

10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN

10 facts about one of the most notorious and influential English rock bands from Liverpool. 1. Over ten years ago Bill Drummond summed up Echo and the Bunnymen’s career as “Lies, deceit, hatred, hotel floors, cocaine dealers, transit vans, acid trips, broken amplifiers, American girls, service stations, loss of innocence, corrupt road crews, missed opportunities, [...]

SLAVES – BEAUTY QUEST

http://youtu.be/kz-bBmvq5wI Anarcho-punk revivalists Slaves remind us all of the futility of seeking beauty with their latest lo fi rock track ‘Beauty Quest’. Catch the two-piece at Reading and Leeds Festival this summer.

BOOK REVIEW: THE FINAL TRUTH BY TERRY RAWLINGS

THE MURDER OF A ROLLING STONE BRIAN JONES: WHO KILLED CHRISTOPHER ROBIN? THE FINAL TRUTH BY TERRY RAWLINGS WITH PAUL SPENDEL (RockBookShop 2014) In 1994 Terry Rawlings penned a book, which revealed the real and widely acknowledged truth behind the death of Brian Jones, original guitarist and founder of The Rolling Stones. In 2005 he [...]

BOOK REVIEW: KILLERS, THE ORIGINS OF IRON MAIDEN: 1975-1983 BY NEIL DANIELS

(SOUNDCHECK BOOKS) Neil Daniels traces Iron Maiden, one of the most popular heavy metal bands on earth, from their humble roots of East London, 1975 right through to the release of Piece of Mind when they were cemented as world-renowned rock stars. Despite this being one of many Iron Maiden books, Killers stands out as [...]

FRIDAY TOMORROW!

http://youtu.be/jnKN0R8aP0U Here's the latest video from Electric River - In Your Name. These guys are managed by Eugene Butcher, Editor in-Chief of Vive Le Rock and Big Cheese Magazines so I predict you will be hearing a lot about them very soon!

KNOW YOUR ACCESSORIES!

CHIPPEWA-Original USA ENGINEER BOOTS Power boots for rockers. Just the same boots as Marlon Brando wore playing the iconic biker gang leader Johnny Strabler in the Wild One. Made in USA, this classic black leather Engineer boot is lightweight and made to last a lifetime. http://www.silvermans.co.uk/tabid/62/MOTORCYCLE/BOOTS/CHIPPEWA+11+ENGINEER+97863/0/SKU/7-202-19289-3684/Default.aspx REPRINT OF THE CLASH ‘NIGHT OF TREASON’ 1976 POSTER [...]