Alvin Gibbs

Being converted from the Beatles to the Stones very early in his musical discoveries was just the start of a journey for a young Alvin Gibbs, eventually establishing himself as a pillar of the community, the Punk Rock community. Alvin is best known for his driving bass guitar next to Charlie Harper's vocals in the …

Charlie Harper

Charlie Harper is not just a well-respected figure in the Punk music scene, he is thee figure in Punk music. Elevated to the legendary status by his peers as well as his audience he is the living blueprint for the movement, surviving for over 40 years in a touring band his reputation is unquestionable. The …

Rebellion 2018 Review

Reminiscent of the exhausted marathon runners with legs barely taking their weight and trying to reach the finish line, lovers of Punk music from all around the world made their weary way home from their own marathon that is the 4-day musical highlight of the year, Rebellion Festival 2018. Nursing bumps, bruises, hangovers and cases …

Gaye Black (Advert)

The emergence of Punk in the mid 70s ignited changes not only in music but throughout industry and society in general, remnants from the movement are seen in clothes, design, as well as the DIY movement of journalism, Record labels and promotion etc. A huge change was also evident in that women grasped the platform …

Chaos 8

Chaos 8 initially got together in North East England around 2012, gathering in a 5 piece band for the task ahead of making loud powerful music with razor-sharp lyrics. The band has a hard edge-driven beat that gets under your skin, complementing the higher pitch of lead vocalist Beki who prowls the stage delivering all …

HiFi Spitfires 

2008 Steve Straughan picked up a guitar and mic then quickly recruited a bass player and drummer to form the aerodynamic force that is the HiFi Spitfires, before long they had their first release  "The 11th Hour"  out into the punk domain.   With two full albums and substantial touring experience throughout the UK and Europe behind them, …

Darrell Bath Q&A

Ten-Midnight met up with a guitarist who has created a reputation for himself while playing with some distinguished company over the years (UK Subs, CryBabys, Dogs D'amour, Ian Hunter, Nikki Sudden and the Vibrators to name a few) and now flying solo as Darrell Bath. 10-12: What made you pick up a guitar in those early years, …