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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Podcast: SPIN RADIO UNDERGROUND: FEAR Live & Cover Versions Special (Spin / Enigma, USA, 1985)


In the mid 80s, SPIN MAGAZINE produced a series of radio promo double lps, every one of them featuring one main artist with a live concert, plus a full radio broadcast. To my knowledge, there are at least four of these double albums around, one with CIRCLE JERKS, one with MINUTEMEN, one with JESUS & […]

TYSONDOG- Eat the Rich 7″ (Neat Records, UK, 1983)


A few words before going on with the newest posting: After a very favorable (and pleasant) bit on this blog in the German «Jungle World» paper, «Good bad Music» with its admin got coverage in the second biggest swiss newspaper. For those of you interested, you may join the facebook group (see the left column): […]

BAMBIS- Play Ramones Cassette (Off Course Records, Switzerland, 1981)


The early Punk scene in Switzerland was not very productive, but what it produced was and is of an often astounding quality. Over the past years, I’ve been trying my best to give these mostly hard to find records some attention. When recently I got in touch with Rolf Brunner, I first didn’t know what […]

CORONER- Death Cult Demo Tape (Rip Records, Switzerland, 1985)


Switzerland’s contribution to the world of Rock’n’Roll could hardly be meeker than it is. One of the few exceptions however is CORONER, a band from Zürich and one that I unfortunately overlooked back in the days. “Death Cult” was released when Thrash Metal was the big thing, with groups like Anthrax, Overkill, Nuclear Assault or […]