mardi 15 décembre 2009

Hate Force: back for more


First, the band was named Oncle Slam and they put out an LP on Jungle Hop International in 1989. After the complain of a american band they have changed their named in Hate Force in 1990/91. They have signed for an new LP with JHI, and after the bankrout of this label the french wellknowed label New Rose have put out the record in 1991. They played many gigs in europe with Gorilla Biscuit, Youth of Today, etc.....

Members were:
Spontex......................Drums, vocals
Laurent......................Bass
Thierry.......................Guitar

Back For More

jeudi 12 novembre 2009

Ausweis + Puppa Leslie: dub action

Yes it is an other record of reggae music!
Auweis was a well known french post-punk band. The band was born in 1981 in Paris. They was influenced by Killing Joke, 1919, Dead Kennedys, Peyr, Daf, Ruts, TC Matic, The Buzzcocks, The Clash, Basement 5, Big Black, Stiff Little Fingers....In 1987 they wanted to turn their music to the english dub, in the same time they met Puppa Leslie. He was a young reggae pioneer. They had collaborated during two year and put out this mini-album. Their last show in 1988 was mixed by Mad Professor. Puppa Leslie died (was killed?) in may 1999.
You can find information about Ausweis here.

Dub Action

samedi 7 novembre 2009

Catch 22 - L'affront national 12"

Catch 22 was a 1988 project for Joe Hell from Oberkampf. The band has only released this 12" and 7" with the same title but without the 3rd track. The other members are Arto Skee from Beurk's Band et P'tit Chong from Der Kaiser.

L'affront National

vendredi 16 octobre 2009

ORIGINAL DISEASE: 1rst e.p.

Original Disease was born in Pontarlier in 1986. Some members were involved in Final Blast and in Virus. In 1988 Samedi Soir/Dimanche Matin have proposed to them to record this 7". This e.p. was mixed by Kid Bravo and Eric Débris both figures of the french punk scene. In 1995 a LP will be out with a more metalic sound.

Members were:
Johan......................drums
Olivier.....................bass
Laurent...................guitar
Bobs.........................guitar
François..................voice

download

lundi 7 septembre 2009

BURNING HEADS/MARSHES: split 7"


Another split 7" with the Burning Heads. This time it's the Erase Yer Head split single series n°8 with the Marshes.
The Marshes is a band from Northampton. They began in june 1994. Their first LP was out in 1995. They have toured in Europe in the summer of 1996, in the same time they had recorded their 2nd LP. In 1997 they had signed with Dr Strange records and put out another LP. After a few time off, they returned in 2000 to release their final LP.

The Marshes were:
Colin Sears (from Dag Nasty)..........drums
Emil Busi.............................................bass & vocals
Steven Wardlaw................................guitar

Split EP

lundi 24 août 2009

BURNING HEADS/THOMPSON ROLLETS: split 7"




Burning Heads is the very wellknown french punk band.
Thompson Rollet was from Perigueux in the south of France. They have began in 1986 and have stop in 1993 after a LP, 1 7" and 3 split 7". Some titles appear on some samplers. A CD has been produced in 2009 with all their titles + a booklet. They was influenced by the 60's, australian rock and punk.

split 7"

mercredi 1 juillet 2009

BURNING HEADS/NRA: split 7"



For Burning Heads see below.

NRA is a dutch band from Amsterdam. They have began in 1989 and their 1rst lp "is it for real?"was put out in 1991. In 1997 Virgin was interrested to put out their 4rth LP, 30 minutes of energy but this LP is not well distributed by Virgin and the band had problem with the major. After this experience NRA return to indies like De Konkurel or Dialektik.... This 7" came in white vinyl and is a collaboration beetween Diabolik records and Pakalolo records.

split ep



lundi 15 juin 2009

BURNING HEADS - Wise guy


Burning Heads were founded in 1988. Thomas on drums is an ex-Komintern Sect, a well known french punk band of the 80's. Their gigs made them quickly well-known in france and after in Europe. Their 1rst LP "Burning Heads" have been registred by Donnel Cameron (Bad Religion, Rancid,....) have came out in 1992. In the shame time Burning Heads became a reference in the french hardcore scene. "Dive" the 2nd LP have been registred by Jack Endino came out in 1994. In 1998 and 1999 Burning Heads have put out two Lp on Epitaph Europe ("Be one with the flames" and "Escape"). Those records contain some reggae influences as some great bands of the first punk generation. Remember Clash, Ruts, etc.... In the same vein they have put out "Opposite" in 2001. After this record Phil had left the band and he was replaced by Fonfon. 2003 have seen the first LP with the new line-up "Taranto".
In 2004 they have created their own label: Opposite prod. Since this time they have put out three LPs:"BHASS Project"(coprod. with Yelen), "Badtime for human kind" and "Opposite2". 2009 will see a new punk LP and maybe a split album with the Adolescent.

Wise guy

mardi 26 mai 2009

VIETNAM RAFALE - Asile tropical


The only thing i know about them is that they came from Versailles and that this record came out in 1982.

Asile tropical

Les DESAXES - juste 15 ans (first pressing)


Les Désaxés (the Misfits in english) had began in1981 when Yanick Musy and François Montgaillard's band (boppin' cats) spiltted up. At the beginning Les Désaxés was a trio consisting of Yannick on bass, François on drums and Karim on vocals. The band play their first gig in november 1981 at the Rose Bonbon in Paris. In December of this year, Hervé Zerrouk came on guitar and a few time after Karim left the band and he have been replaced by Pierre Milaikoff. In may 1983 they recorded their first single, in October came out a first pressing of 3.000 copies. This 7" received good press' reviews and national airplay, it was quickly sold-out.


Juste 15 ans

jeudi 14 mai 2009

GUERRE FROIDE s/t (Genetic Music version)


Guerre Froide was born in Amiens in 1980. At the beginning the band was confidential and after its first 12" had became cult. It seem that they have split in 1982 after a tape on Cryogenisation record and a 12" on Stechac records. In 1985 Cryogenisation record put out a live tape named Archives. In 2004, it seem that Genetic Music had bootlegged (? see back ups) the 12". In 2006 the band was reformed by 2 original members (Yves and Fabrice) and a new bass player. They had put out a CD on Brouillard Définitif in 2007. This one was sold out in few weeks.

For this record members were:
Yves Royer.........................voices
Patrick Mallet.....................guitars
Jean-Michel Bayeux..........bass
Gilbert Deffais.....................beat box
Marie-Josée Deffais............Keyboards

Guerre Froide

vendredi 17 avril 2009

NGA miniCD

NGA was the only punk/HXC band from a little town in the north of France. The bass Player was involved in the HXC scene from a long time (he was the owner of a tape label), the others were new comers. This was their only product. A short time after a gig with "the EX" in Amiens, they has split.

NGA was:
Bruno...............drums
Fabien..............guitars
Laurent............guitars & voices
Dany.................Bass

miniCD

vendredi 10 avril 2009

Heimat-los 3x7"




Heimat-los was formed in 1983 through an adds from the guitarplayer Francois. He was contacted by the bassplayer Jean-Claude. For the first practise the drummer Serge was called to help and Jean-Claude came with a punk singer (Norbert) that he has just met in the street. After that they has deceide to form a band. In 1984 they has had a title on the french sampler "1984 the first", and the french label New Wave Records has proposed to them to produce an EP. In 1985 their 1rst EP "schlag!"came out. During this year they has became to tour in different places in France, Belgium and Germany. In 1986 Philippe Roizes from Réseau Alternatif Records gave them the oppotunity of put out an EP with Kromozom 4, 1000 or 1100 were pressed. The last one "Negative Mental Obsession" came out in 1988, in September of this year Heimat-los have splitted.

Schalg!
Split EP
Negative Mental Obsession

mercredi 18 février 2009

OBERKAMPF - couleur sur Paris


Here is a new one from the well known french band. This 12" is the first record of this band. This is an auto production and 5000 were sold in 2 different sleeves (I do not know the difference). It was a big sale for its time(1981). In1983 this record was repressed by Mankin records ,a division of Virgin records. You can find 3 different sleeves of this repressing: black, green and orange.


For this record Oberkampf were:
Joe Hell.................vocals
Pat Kebra.............guitar/vocals
Buck Dali..............bass
Jeannot.................drums

Couleur sur Paris

mercredi 11 février 2009

EDITH NYLON - Johnny Johnny


An other one from this great (IMO) french band. This is their second LP, I Knew them with it and, for me, this is their best. It was put out in 1980. For this record, the members were:

Mylène Khaski.................vocals
Zarko Khaski....................guitar, choirs, bass
Christophe Boutin............guitar
Frédéric Noyé..................keyboards, piano, guitar
Karl Mormet....................guitar
Albert Tauby...................drums
Guest: Mick Jones, vocals for "Johnny Johnny" and Topper Headon, on percussion for "Taiwan".

Johnny Johnny

mercredi 28 janvier 2009

WC3 - musique moderne


WC means "3 in the toilets". They were a band from St Quentin in the north of France.They have began in 1978 for a punk festival in Lesdin. They have produced their 1rst 7" in 1979 on their own label "Vinyl Humide". Their first 12" was a 45 rpm with 6 titles, out in 1981. It would be called "Captain valium" but CBS records fear that the text encourage to commit suicide and fear a trial because Valium was a trade mark. So the title was changed in "Poupée bebop". After that they produced 2 albums: "musique moderne" in 1982 and "la machine infernale" in 1984. 3 singles were took out of each 12": "poupée bebop", "derniers baisers du vautour" and "cadillac" with a Rolling Stone cover (2000 lights years from home). During 1984 Jeannine died and the band stop.
You can find more informations and repressing of their first 7" here.

WC3 was:
Jeannine.....................keyboards/guitar/vocals
Jean-Christophe.......drums
Eric.............................bass
Renaud......................keyboards/guitar/vocals

Moderne musique

jeudi 22 janvier 2009

NUCLEAR DEVICE - 1987 remix


An other 7" by this band. It contains remixes of 3 of their titles. Those titles have been remixed by Kid Bravo. This record was put out in december 1987. It was produced by Bondage records and distributed by New Rose records.

1987 remix

lundi 5 janvier 2009

EDITH NYLON - st


Here is the first 12" by this band. It came out in 1979 on CBS. For more infos about the band see here

Edith Nylon s/t