The Sex Pistols – Never Mind The Bollocks… Here’s The Sex Pistols

Contrary to what some people might believe, The Sex Pistols did not actually invent Punk, although they definitely helped popularize it. And while not the greatest of musicians, the band was at least partly responsible for an entire generation of kids who wanted to make a whole lot of unlistenable noise of their own. Not… Read More The Sex Pistols – Never Mind The Bollocks… Here’s The Sex Pistols

Star Spangled Banger – Star Spangled Banger

Star Spangled Banger was a progressive–rock outfit who released just one self-titled album in 1973 for the Havoc label based in Melbourne. Formed the previous year by John Brownrigg (vocals, guitar), Ron Walters (vocals, piano, organ) and Paul Doo (drums), it was decided, due to Brownriggs’ family commitments, that the band would remain a studio project only,… Read More Star Spangled Banger – Star Spangled Banger

Big Brother & The Holding Company (Featuring Janis Joplin)

When a young Janis Joplin hitched her way to San Francisco in the early ‘60s, she sang with numerous local groups, before returning to her native Texas in 1966, disillusioned and pondering on a life of domesticity. She briefly rehearsed with The 13th Floor Elevators, then soon made her way back to California, this time joining Big… Read More Big Brother & The Holding Company (Featuring Janis Joplin)