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Aaron Brown


Peter Murphy

Former Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy talks to Aaron Brown about his new role in 'Twilight' film 'Eclipse', working with Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor and new solo album, 'Ninth'

Dum Dum Girls
Therapy ?

Los Angeles all girl band the Dum Dum Girls combine 60's vocal harmonies with an old school garage punk sound. Aaron Brown speaks to singer Dee Dee at a gig in Manchester about their debut album, 'I Will Be'
Northern Ireland trio Therapy ? have just released their thirteenth album, 'Crooked Timber'. Aaron Brown speaks to bassist Michael McKeegan about it and why his band remain impossible to label
With their debut album due out in September, Aaron Brown chats to much acclaimed Scottish-based indie guitar group Glasvegas at a gig in Manchester about life, their music and their famous influential friends.

Fighting With Wire
Eighties Matchbox B Line Disaster

Derry-based punk trio Fighting With Wire have only just released their debut album, 'Man Vs Monster', after a long delay. Singer Cahir O' Doherty speaks to Aaron Brown about it and their recent deal with Atlantic Records
At a show in Manchester, Aaron Brown speaks to guitarist Geezer from indie guitar group Oceansize about his band's just released third album, 'Frames'
Psychedelic blues punks Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster have had a tough few years, being dropped by their label and losing their guitarist. Aaron brown speaks to frontman Guy McKnight about getting back on the road after a long absence and their soon-to-be-released third album
The former guitarist with the Misfits, and the singer and founding member of the Undead, Bobby Steele is back after years of legal wrangling with a fierily abrasive new album 'Still Undead After All These Years’. He speaks to Aaron Brown

Brides of Neptune
Fighting With Wire

At a gig in Manchester, Aaron Brown chats to local folk/alt country rock band the Brides of Neptune about the band's influences and his love for the obscure
Psychobilly Southern Californian band have just finished touring with Morrisey. Aaron Brown chats to front man Nick 13 about the problems he has had with constant line-up changes, and the group's increasing status in both the United States and Europe
Formed out the ashes of the ill-fated Clearshot, Northern Irish trio Fighting with Wire have toured with the likes of Biffo Clyro and Million Dead. Aaron Brown speaks to singer Cahir O' Doherty about the band's forthcoming album
Dublin hard rockers the Answer channel a classic rock n’ roll vibe that is both fresh and very contemporary. Aaron Brown talks to very worse-for-wear looking singer Cormac Neeson about their forthcoming debut album

Life Of Agony
Bloodhound Gang
Maximo Park

Critically acclaimed hardcore rock band Life of Agony reformed after a four year break in 2003. Aaron Brown talks to guitarist Joey Z about their new fourth album 'Broken Valley' and being back on the road again
Surf obsessed pop punks getAmped are about to release their second album 'Postcards from Hell'. Aaron Brown talks to them at the Manchester Academy about it and why they have become popular in China
Controversial Philadelphia rockers the Bloodhound Gang's satirical sense of humour involves winding up and antagonising as many people as possible. Guitarist Lupus Thunder speaks to Aaron Brown about the band's first album in five years, 'Hefty fine'
Newcastle band Maximo Park's debut album 'A Certain Trigger' has been one of the bestselling albums from a new group this year. Aaron Brown talks to them about their success and acclaim, and instant popularity


Duff McKagan

Aaron Brown finds riveting acclaimed bassist Duff McKagan's candid new documentary film about life in Guns N' Roses and his recovery from drug and alcohol addiction

Depeche Mode
Black Sabbath
Guns And Roses

Aaron Brown is both intrigued and touched new Depeche Mode film, 'The Posters Came from the Walls', which is about the obsessiveness of some of their fans
Aaron Brown examines the original line-up of Black Sabbath's five albums between 1972 and 1978, 'Volume 4', 'Sabbath Bloody Sabbath', 'Sabotage', 'Technical Ecstasy' and 'Never Say Die'. all of which are about to be re-released on CD
Several tracks from Guns 'n' Roses' long delayed and fourteen years in the making 'Chinese Democracy' album have been leaked onto the internet. Long term fan Aaron Brow is disturbed by the results
Aaron Brown finds hardcore veterans the Casualties to be a band playing at their top of the game in a new DVD filmed at a home town gig at the Knitting Factory in New York City

Live Reviews

Dum Dum Girls
Rob Zombie
White Lies

Aaron Brown at Factory 251 in Manchester finds, despite them coning on an hour and a half late, Californian girl group's garage punk charms winning him over
At the Apollo in Manchester, Aaron Brown enjoys a night of theatrical rock horror from former White Zombie frontman and film director, Rob Zombie, on his first visit to Britain in twelve years
Aaron Brown watches White Lies play a crowd-pleasing set in front of an ecstatic audience to promote their just released second album, 'Ritual', at the Manchester Academy

Favourite Albums

Motley Crue
Faith No More

Aaron Brown examines Motley Crue's hedonistic 1989 album, 'Dr Feelgood', which is about to be re-released in a twentieth anniversary edition
Aaron Brown reexamines Fairth No More's much misunderstood and underacknowledged 1995 album, 'King for a Day, Fool for a Lifetime'


Flogging Molly


Shot over a two year period, Flogging Molly's new DVD 'Whiskey on a Sunday'tells of the history of the American-born Celtic folk punls. Not afraid to explore the flaws of the band, Aaron Brown finds it makes fascinating and illuminating viewing
One of the last great musical gatherings, the American desert festival Coachella regularly attracts 80, 000 music fans. Aaron Brown writes about film director Drew Thomas' beautiful and provocative new film about it which has just been released on DVD


Die Krupps
Pet Shop Boys
Depeche Mode

Impressive reworking by German industrial band Die Krupps of their seminal 1981 debut album ‘Stahlwerksinfonie’
Fabulous dance-influenced thirteenth album from electro giants the Pet Shop Boys, which has been produced by Stuart Price of Les Rythmes Digitales
Fine new single from Liverpudlian band the Hummingbirds, which merges past and present influences
Impressive twelfth album from Depeche Mode, who entering the fourth decade of their career show that they have lost none of their edge

Faith No More
Goldie Lookin' Chain
Therapy ?

Unnecessary double CD Greatest Hits compilation from the already much repackaged Faith No More, released to tie in with their recent reunion and impending world tour
Often lacklustre compilation from American industrial group Filter, the project of ex-Nine Inch Nails guitarist, who unfortunately became more and more disappointing with each new release
Awful comeback album from Welsh hip hop collective, Goldie Lookin' Chain
Typically black humoured rock on thirteenth album from Belfast trio Therapy ?, which proves to be one of their best album in years

Fighting With Wire
Walls Of Jericho

Excellent new downlaod single from dance pioneer Moby which, taken from his recent album 'Last Night', finds him returning to basics
Excitable and unpretentious new single from the Kills, which has been taken from their recent 'Midnight Boom' album
Impressively raw post-hardcore on debut album from hard touring Derry trio, Fighting With Wire
Surprisingly soft-edged, but nevertheless effective new EP from American hardcore act, the Walls of Jericho

Cherry Poppin' Daddies

Experimental, but decent first album in eight years from diverse swing punks, the Cherry Poppin' Daddies
Experimental, hip-hop influenced new single from Moby
Welcome return to form on eighth album from ever-controversial hardcore rockers, Korn
Demanding, but appealing combination of heavy guitars and hell fire atmospherics on reissue of apocalyptic debut album from Dirge


Enjoyable psychobilly from crazy Los-Angeles based Danish group Horrorpops
Strictly-by-numbers new single from ever controversial hardcore rockers, Korn
Strong but sometimes generic fourth album from the multi-million selling Sevendust, who balance extreme cutting edge metal with pop sensibilities
Re-release of Danish psychobilly band from hell Nekromantix's rip-roaring 1994 classic 'Brought Back to Life'

Goldie Lookin Chain
Goldie Lookin Chain
Nasty Idols
Loud 'n' Nasty

Low brow comedy rock from Welsh hip hop rappers Goldie Lookin' Chain
New national anthem for excess from the ever confrontational Goldie Lookin' Chain
Retrospective "Best of" taken from sleazy Swedish rockers Nasty Idols' four studio albums. which will appeal to fans of 80's glam metal
Unpretentious and tongue-in-cheek cock rock from long serving Swedish glam rockers, Loud 'n' Nasty

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