The Ruts DC – The Professionals Live at O2 Ritz, Manchester UK

A Punk gig draws me across to Manchester tonight, as The Ruts DC are touring with support from Punk heyday act The Professionals, themselves reformed four years previously, with drummer Paul Cook having formed the band with Steve Jones, following the break up of The Sex Pistols. As support acts go, I could certainly imagine worse! With that in mind, I head across for a more energetic gig than some I’ve partaken in recently, with the two Punk bands known for their raw energy and attitude as strong as ever.Continue reading

Camden Rocks To Take Over London Next Month

Camden Rocks will spread through London next month as two-hundred bands will play across twenty venues from June 2nd on to kick odd the summer Maxïmo Park, Public Image Limited (PiL), Twin Atlantic, Sikth, Mallory Knox, Hacktivist, Pop Will Eat Itself, The Professionals and Crazytown are among the bands confirmed and many more bands to be announced still. Continue reading