Here’s QUEEN ZEE & THE SASSTONES – Hear What This Kooky Gang Wanna Do For The Rest Of Their Lives…

Sonic havoc that thrills us in a way we want to scream out loud…

Here are…


Who: Queen Zee, Em Dee, Frankie French, Lily ‘bit’ Furious and Courtney H8


Sound: last May I already reviewed here their flamboyant debut single Sissy Fists
and now these Liverpool outlaws return with another, spectacular punk wallop from
their upcoming EP. Adrenalizing, ecstatic and injected with tons of lust for life. Take
your eyeliner, press the button, join the action and I’m sure you’ll play this steamy
banger for the rest of your life. Hallelujah!…

QUEEN ZEE & THE SASSTONES: Website – Facebook – Twitter

‘Eat My Sass’ EP – out 22 September via Nice Swan Records

FOURTEEN KNOCKOUTS! On-Repeat-In-May-2017…

Fourteen knockouts I played on repeat in May!
A stellar mix of groovy vibes and electric havoc
that energized all my senses this past month!
Turn up the volume! Here is the sonic dope…

1/ ‘Sissy Fists’ by QUEEN ZEE AND THE SASSTONES (Liverpool, England)
Wicked band name, mental look and a crushing debut single! Ace stuff!

2/ ‘Governed By Contagions’ by AT THE DRIVE IN (El Paso, Texas, US)
Red-hot post punks back with a stream of adrenaline…
New album: ‘in•ter a•li•a’ – stream here

3/ ‘Hook, Line & Sinker’ by ROYAL BLOOD (Brighton, England)
Two men army on a mission to break down the wall-of-sound…
New album: ‘How Did We Get So Dark?’ – out 16 June – details here

4/ ‘LC Over Lithuania’ by GRUPPI DI PAWLOWSKI (Antwerp, Belgium)
Dark and loud side of multi-faced musician Mauro Pawlowski is back…
New album: In Inhuman Hands‘ – discover the madness here

5/ ‘Beehive‘ by MARK LANEGAN BAND (Washington, US)
Mark Lanegan still – three decades into his career – causes sonic goosebumps!…
New album: Gargoyle‘ – enjoy here

6/ ‘Little Boy Blue’ by MILLIONAIRE (Belgium)
Eccentric artist Tim Van Hamel & Millionaire return after 12 years and groove like hell…
New album:Sciencing‘ – experience it here

7/ ‘Oo La La’ by BETH DITTO (Arkansas, US)
Non-stop party time with the ex-Gossip frontwoman…
Album:Fake Sugar‘ – out 16 June – details here

8/ ‘Get High (No, I Don’t) by MAXIMO PARK (Newcastle Upon Tyne, England)
Highly catchy rocker that will vitalize your limbs from start to finish…
New album: ‘Risk To Exist’ – stream here

9/ ‘School Me’ by THE INTELLIGENCE SERVICE (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Schizophrenic outburst of manic psychedelia – ‘Close the door and turn up the music…’
Debut album:Transgressors’ – catch it here on Bandcamp

10/ ‘Captain’s Dead’ by THE COATHANGERS (Atlanta, Georgia, US)
Amplified garage pop electricity that will excite your body & soul instantly…
New EP: ‘Parasite‘ – play it loud here on Bandcamp

11/ ‘Riff’ by TOTTY (Wollongong, NSW, Australia)
Grunge-fueled stroke with a vibrant flow, energetic vocals and an overall catchy vibe…

12/ ‘Frankie’ by THE COURTNEYS (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Vivacious and irresistible garage pop earworm that sticks after one play…
New album: ‘II’ – jump to it here on Bandcamp

13/ ‘If Before I Wake’ by THE DISTRICTS (Lititz, Pennsylvania, US)
Enthralling and emotional epicness. Welcome back…
New album:Popular Manipulations‘ – out via Fat Possum Records on 11 August

14/ ‘Temporal’ by LAS COBRAS (Canelones Department, Uruguay)
Chill out with this fascinating, psychedelic trance trip…
Debut album:Temporal’ – capture the whole journey here on Bandcamp

See/hear you next week, music junkies…

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 19…


A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven booming tracks I played on repeat these past days
Seven ardent strokes to feed body and soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

1/ ‘What Am I Supposed To Do?‘ by COWBELL (London, UK)
It’s simply impossible to resist this powerful and energizing groove. Cowbell is a thrilling duo inspired by several decades of awesome music from both sides of the Atlantic and
will release their third album ‘Haunted Heart’ on 26 May via Damaged Goods Records
COWBELL: Facebook – Twitter

2/ ‘Whettin My Knife’ by THE GHOST WOLVES (Austin, Texas)
I’m sure this raw, caustic, in your face garage two-piece engine had a threatening grin on their faces when they recorded this poisonous uppercut. Like The Kills getting back to their mean roots. From brand new album ‘Texas Platinum’ – check the heat here on Bandcamp

THE GHOST WOLVES: Facebook – Twitter – Hound Gawd!Records

3/ ‘Sissy Fists’ by QUEEN ZEE & THE SASSTONES (Liverpool, England)
Wicked band name, deranged look and a flaming debut single. Glorious shit! I want more!

QUEEN ZEE & THE SASSTONES: Facebook – Twitter – Nice Swan Records

4/ ‘Mistress X’ by DEAD GURUS (Minneapolis, MN, US)
Mind-blowing psychedelic trip that will infiltrate the dark side of your mind. A haunting cut from their new, fascinating, album ‘Acid Bench‘ – Check the madness here on Bandcamp

DEAD GURUS: Facebook – Twitter – Wrong Way Records

5/ ‘Cause You Could’ by RAVELLAS (Wigan, England)
One of the ardent hammers of these hungry young dogs’ double A-side single. A pounding groove that will activate all your limbs. Rousing score! Hear the other ace track ‘Blush‘ here

RAVELLAS: Facebook – Twitter – You Tube

6/ ‘Save Yourself‘ by BABY BLUE (Melbourne, Australia)
A delightful pop rainbow enriched with exotic guitar lines and infectious harmonies. Feel good fuel for the summer! From the band’s new 5-track EP. Discover here on Bandcamp

BABY BLUE: Website – Facebook – Twitter

7/ ‘Square Peg’ by CLOUD TAPES (New York, NY, US)
A grungy slacker track that sounds like Pavement and Nirvana had a relaxing jam session together. It’s the very first single from upcoming debut album ‘If There Were A Reason,‘…

CLOUD TAPES: Facebook – Twitter –  Website

See/hear you next week, music junkies…