mercredi 10 décembre 2008

SCRAPS - Apartheid e.p.



Scraps started in the beginning of the 80's as a common punk band. After they were in the crust scene. They had a little success in France but were well known in Belgium, Netherland, etc....They were from Boulogne-sur-Mer the biggest harbour for fish in France. There was nothing to do in this town for punks. When I saw them in Amiens (1985 I think) it was my very first punk gig. Later the singger sung for the belgian band Nations on Fire. This record is the first vinyl from the band and dated from 1986.

Scraps were:

Charogne.....................voices
Gros Boeuf..................guitar
Cécile...........................bass
Crasseux.....................drums

Apartheid e.p.

jeudi 23 octobre 2008

NUCLEAR DEVICE - 45 révolutions par minute



Nuclear Device was a band from Le Mans. They started in 1983. They was involved in the antiracist and social struggle. They was a part of the french alternative movement. Musically they was influenced by reggae, ska, punk and bands like Clash, Redskins and so on. This 12" was recorded at the WW studio. It was put out in 1985. Those titles contain the roots of what Nuclear Device will become but they were more raw. There is something strange with the titles: 3 titles on the sleeve and 4 on the plate.....

Nuclear Device were:

Pascal................Voices
Ki-Ox................Guithar
Charlu...............Bass
Jean-Marc........Sax

45 révolutions par minute

mercredi 24 septembre 2008

NOMED - Troop of death


Nomed is a band from Le Havre. This 12" was put out in 1988 at a time when the trash metal and the hardcore scenes were close. By the way in 1989 Nomed have a title on the "Hardcore Evolution" sample.

Nomed members were:
André Lemesle(RIP)..........Guitar
Jean-Luc..............................Bass/Voices
Patrick..................................Drums

Troop of Death

jeudi 28 août 2008

the BRIGADES 3rd 12"


Costa del dole was put out in 1987 by Negative records.
For this record the Brigades were:
V. Dialectics...........vocals
Cliz..........................guitar + vocals
Chatterton.............bass + vocals
Otelo.......................drums + percussions + noise

Costa del dole lp

mardi 8 juillet 2008

Les THUGS - 1rst ep



Les Thugs was born in Angers in 1983. The band was formed by 2 brothers Eric and Christophe Sourice. At the beginning 5 guys played in the band but quickly the line-up was stabilized with 4 people. Previously, this record was a 4 titles, but the pressing was not good due to the length of the titles. So it was finaly put out with 2 titles by Gougnaf Mouvement. It was recorded by Godefroy de Maupeou in his cellar in 5 days (november 1984). Femme fatale is not a Velvet Underground's cover.

Les Thugs was(are):
Eric Sourice................voices/guitar
Thierry Méannard....guitar
Christophe Sourice....drums
Gérald Chabaut.........bass (Pierre-Yves Sourice since 1988)

Frenetic Dancing 7"

jeudi 19 juin 2008

KICKBACK - 1rst ep


Paris 1990, Fabrice (drums) formed KICKBACK with Patrick(guitars), Marc-Jean(bass) and Stephen(vocals). This band is one of the firsts band influenced by the New York HardCore in France. They toured with Sick Of It All, Madball.....This record was put out in 1991 on their own label, it is the only 7" by Kickback. The line up have changed many time during the years(Bous from Madhouse played guitar for some times), and, today, only Stephen is in the band.

No one get out alive

mardi 20 mai 2008

KRULL - Anguish


Another record of a french hardcore beginner, as Sherwood or Flitox or M.S.T. The band was formed in 1987, the line-up had changed many time until 1988. In october of this year they recorded 12 titles. 5 are on this 7" the others are for others projects with Jungle Hop Records and Autodafé Records. this 7" came out in 1989 on New Wave Records, 1100 were pressed.

Krull was:
Phil............drums
Vincent.....guitars/voices
Chris.........voices
Romek......bass/voices

01-autre monde
02-yuppie
03-ange
04-inexistence
05-anguish

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mercredi 14 mai 2008

SHERWOOD - Liberté



Sherwood was one of the very first french hard-core bands. They was from the Paris era and they was close to Les Cafards. After the split of the band, members have been seen in differents french bands (Flitox, les Gnomes...).Here is the only 12" made by the band.

Sherwood members was:
Phil.......Drums
Teuf.....guitars
Pat.......guitars
Frank..bass
Manu..voices

01-new song
02-bourgeois
03-ouille! ouille! ouille!
04-la bouteille
05-squatt mouvement
06-on est
07-Robin des bois
08-Paris SG
09-l'histoire
10-tromé girl
11-le coq français
12-vacances à Bristol

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jeudi 17 avril 2008

EDITH NYLON - Echo bravo


First named (1977-78) "the Worms" this band has been called Edith Nylon in 1979. After some 12" and 7" the band has recorded this 2xLP in England in 1982. But one week before the release,, the band splitted. This record will never been solded. Edith Nylon was one of the best new-wave french band.

Edith Nylon members was:
Mylène Khaski.......voives & synth
C. Boutin..................guitar
Karl Mormet...........basse then guitar
Aram Kevorkian, Yahn Leker, Frédérique Lemarchand, Philippe Topiol et Rave Abissira.

Echo bravo

lundi 24 mars 2008

The BRIGADES


Riot and dance (45t) - 1982 Rock Radical Records

State Controlled Paranoia (45t) - 1983 Rock Radical Records


I haden't enough time in febreary to put something on. So for this month I put two 7" in the same time. Those 7" are from "the BRIGADES" and are on their own label Rock Radical Records. This label was build by KID BRAVO (1rst guitar player of the band). The 1rst 7" was put out in 1982 and the 2nd in 1983. In 1985 the band split, some members go to build the well known label "Bondages records with Marsu (Berurier Noir's manager), the new line up build "Negative records".

the Brigades was:
*Drums............François (1982-85) /Miguel(1985-89)
*Guitare...........Kid Bravo (1982-1985) /Franck(1985-89)
*Bass.................Chatterton
*Vocals..............V. Dialectics.

Riot and dance
Janis would say

jeudi 31 janvier 2008

RESEAU D'OMBRES: First 7"



Réseau d'Ombre was born in febrary1984 in Laval. The first member was Enst(voices, synthé) who had recuited the 2 other members by classified. Those members Jean-Marc(bass) and Karl(drums) are brothers. This 7" was recorded in 1984. Réseau d'Ombres has started a fund to put out this record. This is their first effort on vinyl after 2 tapes.

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lundi 7 janvier 2008

Clair Obscur 1rst single



Clair Obscur was born in Creil (north of France) in 1981. Their shows mixing music and visual performances were very quickly recognised, and became a reference public and the up and french independant radio stations. In 1983 they had opened for Killing Joke in Paris, the same year they had produced their 1rst single. This single came with insert that you can see here.

Clair Obscur was:*Thierry Damerval............bass*Christophe Demarthe.......vocals*Nicolas Demarthe............guitar

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