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Strength Thru Oi! Fitness Experiment

In 1981, Decca Records released Strength Thru Oi!, a compilation album featuring 22 bands associated with the Oi! offshoot of UK punk rock. The title was reportedly a play on Strength Through Joy, an early LP by the Scottish group the Skids, though some charged curator Gary Bushell with co-opting a popular Nazi slogan. Bushell denied the […]

Feb 07, 2015

Feckin Ejits Greatest Hits (That were never released)

Feckin Ejits Album. The first 100 people to order,and pay for their copy, can send their photo and have your image, a friends, old or new, put onto the sleeve. to be forever enshrined with the Feckin Ejits. Probably the greatest band of the 1980’s, that never made it to vinyl. (the pub got in […]

Jan 27, 2015

Great skinhead Reunion, Brighton England (Deutsch Übersetzung)

Tickets Great Skinhead Reunion 2015 in Brighton/EnglandDas komplette Line-Up und weitere Infos Das Festival-Ticket für 40 Pfund. Das Festival-Armband berechtigt Euch an allen Veranstaltungen und Konzerten an allen drei Festivaltagen teilzunehmen. Ob Ihr das tut, oder Euch nur einiges herauspickt, bleibt ganz Euch überlassen. Da die Veranstaltung im Vorfeld ausverkauft sein wird, gibt es keine […]

Jan 21, 2015

Skinhead and Punk Muslim girls at Malay Oi! festival

A Malaysian fan gesturing at a live band performance during a skinhead meeting in Kuala Lumpur. Hundreds of people turn up to watch skinhead bands from Japan and Thailand performing live at the two-day event. – AFP pic, January 18, 2015.Asian “skinheads” converged in Kuala Lumpur over the weekend for two days of full on […]

Jan 19, 2015

Life on Standby

Life on Standby Alternative Electronic Rock   About Life on Standby? Erin Donnachie: Erin’s interest in Music started at a young age learning piano and later singing in choirs and jazz bands. It was when she was approached by Gianluca and Gavin to join their band that she adapted to becoming a strong rock vocalist. […]

Jan 13, 2015

Sonja Osterrieter, Skira Reed Art

Oi! and Hello there!   My name is Sonja, I’m at the moment 23 years old and come from germany.   So what special thing do I do?   I’m a self-proclaimed “artist”, that means I mainly make drawings. Most of them black and white, everything around the topic “Skinheads” and other things I’m in […]

Dec 19, 2014

Immortal Machinery

“Immortal Machinery were formed in the winter of 2013, fuelled by a desire to make dark, melodic and uncompromising music.    The trio first met at a gig in central London in 2011, and spent the next two years jamming, experimenting and doing occasional bits of session work.   After taking up writing his own […]

Dec 18, 2014

Sex Pistols, Too fat to reform

Photo: Ed Miles/NME John Lydon told an Oxford audience that all religion is “vile, poisonous and idiotic” and spoke of his exposure to paedophile priests as a young boy. The former Sex Pistols and current PiL front man was speaking to an audience of around 300 at Oxford University’s Sheldonian theatre on Monday evening (December […]

Dec 11, 2014

Indonesian punks forced into re-education

  By Karishma VaswaniBBC News, Jakarta   The punks and skinheads were rounded up at a local concert Dozens of young men and women have been detained for being “punk” and disturbing the peace in Aceh, Indonesia’s most devoutly Muslim province. They are being held in a remedial school, where they are undergoing “re-education”. Rights […]

Dec 08, 2014


Here’s MANKIND:  There’s something going on. An emerging scene reacting to the overwhelming EDM rains that floods every single garage here without mercy – wiping out the kids trashy hang-outs where they desperately tries to ruin their lives. Garages are turned into silent aquariums. It is such a perfect clean-up. But hey, the aquarium is […]

Dec 02, 2014