Sid is dead and Nancy’s not much better in this low-res doc on the Sex Pistols and their disastrous 1978 US tour.
Babylon’s Burning (Westworld Records). Review by Al Pergande.
Anthology - Volume 1 (Westworld Recordings). Review by Carl F Gauze.
One of the eighties’ biggest icons is back - Billy Idol is on tour, and Ink 19 was there to witness the U.S. leg’s first show. Steve Stav attempts to bridge his Idol-worshipping teenage years with the 21st century in his riff-by-riff review.
A serviceable documentary of a working band in creative transition, Door of No Return misses an opportunity to explore the history of one of the most intriguing reggae bands of all time, Steel Pulse.
Carbon/Silicon is the new project from punk rock legends Mick Jones (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite) and Tony James (Generation X). Not even a wicked case of the flu could keep Jen Cray from catching their intimate Orlando show.
Punk Rock Pop Star Billy Idol is touring in support of his comeback album, Devil’s Playground , and Jen Cray has the good news – he still rocks!
Tyranny (TKO). Review by Brian Kruger.
From “Cleveland Rocks” to “All the Young Dudes” to “Once Bitten Twice Shy,” Ian Hunter has been involved in some of the most classic songs in rock history. Gail Worley jumped at a rare chance to talk to this rock n’ roll legend.
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