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 boogasback
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I've had a look on the forums for recent threads on these Genres of music and people that are into them in the UK and didn't find that many recent contributions so just putting it out there that it would be excellent to chat in the main sections of POF with similar type Ladies -Girls that also live for Music -Tattoos- Piercings and maybe just a odd Jack Daniels or 4 .

Some great gigs coming up for me - Might have a look at creating a Rock Metal Punk Goth POF meet - That would be good - Will have a look at that .

I live for music and i think I'm going to look at that right now.

Booga
 ThatGirlNamedAlli
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Posted: 8/29/2016 3:36:33 PM
It would be cool to have some other chats. But that's was music forums are for I guess. I used to go to a couple. I'm still in touch with friends I made there almost 15 years later!

One of my favourite festivals we had here this summer at a stadium near me was a good 10 hours of local punk groups. It was loud, and a lot of fun. 2nd one and I'm sure there will be a third next year.
 WhereforeAndWhyNot
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Posted: 9/3/2016 5:27:05 AM
Boog, you should check out Natalie (see her threads in other sections). Her profile says she's into punk & thrash, etc.
 boogasback
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Posted: 9/11/2016 5:23:51 AM
thank you- will see if she comes up under that usrname- thanks
 Kodanshi
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Posted: 9/23/2016 2:46:40 PM
I'm also into Punk and Metal. Though, I understand you're not looking for men, haha!
 vlad dracul
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Posted: 7/1/2017 4:12:22 AM
Not very often i have praise for the bbc but i have to give them a wee nod for this article below. It's hard to comprehend that something we take for granted led to some being arrested and beaten by the secret police.

Well worth a read on this nice sunny day. Your humble poster is going to his mates 50th this afternoon so much drink will be consumed..........

"Rocking the Stasi
By Chris Bowlby

The rise of Beatlemania in the 1960s brought a scathing response from Walter Ulbricht, the leader of the German Democratic Republic (GDR).

"Do we really have to copy all the rubbish that comes from the West… with all the monotony of their 'Yeah, yeah, yeah,'" he sneered during one of his turgid speeches to the Communist Party faithful.

If there's one story that symbolises GDR paranoia about music - and the tragedy of being a young music fan there - it's the story of a Rolling Stones concert that never happened.

It all began in 1969 with a throwaway comment by a DJ on the radio station RIAS - based in West Berlin but much listened to on the other side of the Berlin Wall.

I met Eckart Mann, then a 16-year-old, at the same spot opposite the Springer building where he'd waited in 1969. He'd heard the rumour, and thought, "Stones, play here. Wow, wow, wow!"

In fact, the Stones never appeared, but the GDR authorities did. As the crowd moved towards the Brandenburg Gate the policed arrived, and Mann was beaten and arrested.

He was convicted of being an "anti-socialist element". In his files I discovered that the head of the Stasi, Erich Mielke, had taken a personal interest in his case. Mann was given two years in prison, then expelled to the West, away from his family.

Another teenager, Alexander Kuehne, was desperate to bring more music into his life in a remote village hours from Berlin. What about getting hold of the latest Western records? As pensioners - not seen as vital to the state - were allowed by the GDR regime to visit the West, he'd give his grandmother shopping lists.

"It didn't go well. She misread The Clash and came back with Johnny Cash - you can still see the pain in Alexander's face as he recalls this "huge nightmare".

I managed to track down Jürgen Breski, then a Stasi officer ordered to monitor and infiltrate the punk scene. He agreed to meet in a discreet corner of a city-centre restaurant and tell me what his bosses had wanted him to do.

"They wanted to bring a kind of socialist lifestyle to the people so we tried to combat anything that didn't belong to that," he says. "The aim was to control 'the scene' as it expanded, to stop it from becoming too well known."

A church also provided the venue for another extraordinary concert, when British music producer Mark Reeder managed to smuggle a West German punk band, Die Toten Hosen, across the Berlin Wall to play a concert.

"I told my friends, 'If I get caught I get thrown out of the country. If you get caught your lives will change because you'll be classed as enemies of the state,'" recalls Reeder. "They said, 'We don't care we'll do it anyway.'"

Campino, lead singer of Die Toten Hosen, remembers how the band disguised themselves to get through border controls between West and East Berlin. "We had to comb our hair, get proper clothes on." He knew why the East German authorities would stop them if they recognised them. "Punk rock didn't officially exist in the East, they didn't want to spread the virus in any form."

Only around 25 could come to the secret concert in an East Berlin church. But "everyone in the room know this was something very special and maybe would never happen again".

He was very impressed, he says, with the way young East Germans created their own cultural space in spite of - or perhaps because of - all the regime's pressure.

"They had a certain kind of pride, a belief. They said, 'You in the West you've got the best clothing, the fashion, all those things. But we've got friendship and we help each other and we're not superficial,'" he says.

Their friendships "meant more because they had to pay a bigger price for everything that went wrong", as he puts it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40447191
 feirene
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Posted: 6/2/2018 5:46:45 PM
Punk here.
Not arsed about finding someone but i love music, mostly emo EDM, punk, light metal, breakdance, and trance.
 CBGB77
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Posted: 6/3/2018 8:26:59 AM
My friends John Holmstrom,Legs McNeal and Tom Hearn founded Punk Magazine in 1976.Here is an interview from 1977

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-1eTjat_Ps

These are photos for the magazine taken by Tom

https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/When-punk-was-just-a-baby-Cheshire-s-Tom-Hearn-11581954.php
 feirene
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Posted: 6/3/2018 9:09:38 AM
I liked that interview, it seemed a little faked although i know the goth scene (and everything in it) still has some snobbery to today so i'm not sure.

Then it led me to decent Billy Idol interview that i didn't see last week when i was watching those, which was nice. Kind of funny the first thing they were discussing was the punk scene in australia just catching on in '77 and saying it started earlier in the UK. then it turned into slagging off Rod Stewart.
 CBGB77
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Posted: 6/3/2018 11:49:30 AM
I liked Rod when he was in The Faces

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umxx2Qjxfww
 feirene
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Posted: 6/3/2018 7:42:00 PM
I never liked him, my auntie was in love with him though (and shakin' stevens). He did sport the rock look though now i think about him, not that i wanted to think about him.

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 CBGB77
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Posted: 6/4/2018 6:32:00 AM
I used to listen to his music when I was in college but that was in the early 7os.Also listened to Bowie,T.Rex,Roxy Music,Slade,New York Dolls and many other band back then.Punk Rock still hadn't been "invented" yet,lol
 feirene
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Posted: 6/4/2018 7:42:53 AM
Don't know why but Rod always gave me a creepy vibe, like he was something to be scared of. Might have just been something as simple as his look didn't fit his music in my eyes.

Love t-rex, used to nick my mums music a lot to listen to (what little she did have i really enjoyed, she also had roxy music and some disco classics).
 vlad dracul
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Posted: 6/12/2018 5:19:43 AM
CBGB
"My friends John Holmstrom,Legs McNeal and Tom Hearn founded Punk Magazine in 1976.Here is an interview from 1977

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-1eTjat_Ps

These are photos for the magazine taken by Tom

https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/When-punk-was-just-a-baby-Cheshire-s-Tom-Hearn-11581954.php"


I remember punk magazine. I used to have a few of them. Was there not a biker called reginald binder or something like that?

And i remember a photo story with richard hell.

And was there also a helen wheels?

It was quite well made.

Over here we had sniffin glue magazine. I used to have them as well. But i think all got lost on my travels.

Legs mcneal was a photographer?

Nice wee blast from the past there.
 CBGB77
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Posted: 6/16/2018 12:08:30 PM

Posted By: Vlad Dracul on 6/12/2018 743 AM
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Message: CBGB

I remember punk magazine. I used to have a few of them. Was there not a biker called reginald binder or something like that?

And i remember a photo story with richard hell.

And was there also a helen wheels?

It was quite well made.

Over here we had sniffin glue magazine. I used to have them as well. But i think all got lost on my travels.

Legs mcneal was a photographer?

Nice wee blast from the past there.


Thanks Vlad,here is a story about Helen Wheels from 1978

https://www.nytimes.com/1978/05/22/archives/rock-helen-wheels-band.html

Legs McNeal and John Holmstrom started Punk Magazine but their photographer was Tom Hearn. I think "Sniffin Glue Magazine" came out after The Ramones first toured The UK.
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