Words & Pictures: Adrian Hextall \ MindHex Media 10 years on from ¡Chutzpah!, the last album from The Wildhearts, the band have worked miracles and returned with what may well be THE album of 2019. Renaissance Men offers up The Wildhearts at their very best and the album sits comfortably alongside the classic debut, Fishing […]
As soundchecks go, there’s no half-arsed check of instrumentation, the band run through both old and new material, the latter giving us an insight into what to expect later this year.
The cheer that greeted Backyard Babies guitarist Dregen almost lifted the roof of The Garage. They then proceeded to lay waste to some of the Super$hit 666 songs as well as a storming cover of Motörhead’s ‘Ace of Spades’.
For the first time in years, the Wildhearts’ set was to feature Danny on bass once more during the encores, something that, naturally, had spiked interest in the fans and by the time the band arrived on stage, the crowd were chomping at the bit.
We’re all really proud of how it turned out, even though it’s been a bit of a… it felt like a slight anti-climax, really, if that’s one way of putting it.
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Sneaky inclusion of multiple female vocalists sparks Internet forum frenzy as Hey!Hello! finally release their troubled second album.
With a punk spirit and a take-no-shit attitude Hey! Hello! are an ultra-catchy noise pop group armed with a truck full of great tunes.
As you picture a little ‘crotch pot cooking’ we are reminded of what happened in Cambridge. It was a gig so hot that half of the band members and crew fell ill through dehydration and the following show, a second night at the Portland Arms had to be cancelled.
You may think it difficult to smile and sing along to a song about suicide but we do just that with ‘Do You?’ which has one of the most infectious choruses.