Here’s the latest Disposable Underground music blog newsletter: June 1, 2022

Hello and welcome back. Below is a roundup of what’s new at the Disposable Underground blog and some music news bites from around the web.

New at the Blog  

Death Bells is a cool alternative, indie-type Australian band that has a new album coming out called Between Here & Everywhere. I posted the band’s promotional videos and European tour dates, and since then the band has announced North American dates as well. Check out Death Bells—>

Hard Art, DC 1979 is a photo book about the D.C. punk scene that heavily features Bad Brains. Its second edition came out and was celebrated at an event in April, which was a good time, and I took some pics—> 

Pussy Riot is on tour in Europe and to say the group had to jump through some hoops to kick off the tour is a huge understatement. Being a fan and admirer of what Pussy Riot does, I posted about it—>

Nasum was one of a handful of top-tier grindcore bands, and the last show of its career was captured on DVD. The documentary Blasting Shit to Bits – The Final Show is well done and I reviewed it at the blog—>

The Beatles’s merchandizing arm put out some turntables which might be of interest to collectors. Check them out and beware of sticker shock—>

More Music News

Rip it Up and Start Again is a book about post punk and there’s a documentary short based on it (screen cap above) which is quite entertaining and educational. There’s an interview with the film makers and the full documentary at Dangerous Minds—>

Maryland Deathfest has been going for two decades and the organizers have listed every band that has played the festival from 2003 to 2019. After this past Memorial Day weekend, when the latest edition took place, I’ll be interested to see if they’ll update the list—>

Pistol, the upcoming Sex Pistols bio-series, had its premiere and Youth of Killing Joke reviewed it and described his experience at the event for Louder Than War—>

Recommended Listening

Liquidarlo Celuloide is a Peruvian band that’s got the Killing Joke groove down cold. The bio says the group has a “sound that’s a byproduct of krautrock, no wave, post punk, and dance music.” I’ve been spinning the latest album, Anamnesis—>

Rest In Peace

Trevor Strnad, the singer of The Black Dahlia Murder, died last month apparently of suicide. The band announced the news on Facebook—>

Andy Fletcher, founding member and keyboardist of Depeche Mode, passed away last week. Andrew Dalton has the story at AP—>

Vangelis died last month in a hospital. The composer was famous for his music appearing in CosmosChariots of Fire, and Blade Runner, among other works. Jon Burlingame has the story at Variety—>

Thanks for reading. See you at the blog!


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