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The Undertones: Success from a Scout hut

Still young enough for the “Teenage Kicks”? The Undertones celebrate their 35th  anniversary this year. Photo: Pomona PR

During the ‘70s, punk was it its peak. Everyone wanted to pierce their face, put on some tartan and form a band. The Undertones had their break then, and now they’re back.

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“We’re more fun than an octopus could shake eight sticks at!”


The Smoking Hearts are an upcoming punk band which hope to take the country by storm. Luke Morton caught up with vocalist Rodd Lethal for a chat on the band, touring and space rockets.

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Sonic Boom Six: ‘I just wanted more control over my life’


Ben is the ex guitarist of ska punk band Sonic Boom Six (SB6). He quit the band in late 2009, and is heading off to the U.S this month. He talks to Jack Dobson about going solo, groupies and his musical experiences.

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Spotlight: the Living Daylights

This week Leo Worsdale speaks to the Living Daylights, a Lincoln punk act — perhaps the most successful band to come of the city in recent years.

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Punk is back!

Acid-wash jeans and puffy prom dresses have been sneaking into the high street, and now it’s time for one of the 80s’ biggest trends to make its return. Pull out the safety pins, rip your jeans, and get magical with some mesh.

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