40 years after its release, ‘London Calling’ still stands as the album that signposted a departure from the restrictions and solipsism of first-wave punk.
On their third album ‘Acts Of Fear And Love’, Slaves update their template and produce their most emotionally honest and thorough work to date.
Key progenitors of no-wave and synth-punk, New York duo Suicide made their confrontational and divisive appearance on the city’s underground scene 40 years ago.
Seething with a creativity and artfulness that set it miles apart from British punk in 1977, Wire’s debut album ‘Pink Flag’ remains a totem for indie culture.
1977 was an incendiary year for music – here is a track-by-track guide to 20 essential punk and new-wave singles released that year!
Bully’s latest effort is passable, but rarely stirs up the same visceral punk rock fun of their debut.
One of the most commercially successful albums of first-wave British punk, The Stranglers’ debut ‘Rattus Norvegicus’ turns 40 years old.