weekly updated blog for Oi! – punk – ska – reggae

Grade 2 (England – Oi!)

A few months ago i received some demo recordings from a few guys from England, aged 15-16, who just started an Oi! band. A few months later the band released … Continue reading

July 14, 2014

Surgery Without Research (England – punk)

Surgery Without Research (SWR) were founded in 2000 and since then they released numerous cassettes, CD(r)’s, contributed to several compilations and played a whole bunch of local gigs. The band … Continue reading

May 14, 2014


The Welsh punk veterans Foreign Legion just released a new album and are heading for their thirty years’ existence. Judging by the musical capicities of the band i think Foreign … Continue reading

November 3, 2013

SUBCULTURE (England – Oi!)

Subculture from Cambridge (England) was founded in 1981. After several gigs the band was invited to appear at the Oi! Oi! That’s Y’r Lot LP. Soon the band recorded their … Continue reading

June 24, 2012

HARD SKIN (England – Oi!)

What can i say about this band? If there weren’t over 50.000 Oi!-bands before Hard Skin, then they could easely be described as the founders of good old Oi! Oi! … Continue reading

May 24, 2012

LAST ROUGH CAUSE (England – Oi!)

Last Rough Cause has a history which dates back to the mid 80ies. After an EP and two split LP’s the band called it a day. Last year the band … Continue reading

June 13, 2011

THE WARRIORS (England – Oi!)

The Warriors started back in 1981. Thirty years later they are still around and still one of the finest English Oi! bands. The band is currently more active than ever … Continue reading

June 7, 2011