Category: 2011 happenings

Axemen – Derry Legend (Agitreader review)

Reprinted from: http://agitreader.com/wp2/axemen-derry-legend/ If New Zealand was the world’s WTF scene in the early ’80s and beyond—producing slightly deranged, slightly pop jangle and discordance from a place as isolated as they come—then it was Christchurch’s Axemen who were the island’s leftfield misfits. With Lil’ Stevie McCabe and company, nothing was off limits, not even their […]

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Done and Dusted – Dusted Magazine review of 3 Virgins re-release

Reprinted from: http://dustedmagazine.com/reviews/6567 Normally, when people use the phrase ‘a musician’s musician’, it’s meant to describe some Les Claypool nightmare whose dexterity and technical skill can only be properly appreciated by people who have also dedicated themselves to a life of fretless guitars and sweep arpeggios. That being said: When New Zealand’s Axemen want to […]

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Introducing William 'a girls best friend' Daymond

In the wake of the departure of Bob Brannigan and Mick Elborado’s increasingly angry instability the remaining Axemen  would like to introduce the new beacon of rock’n’roll ardour, the hope of  Axemen Generation Y, the bass-bone connected to the backbone, the rhythm king, a girls best friend… William Daymond. Born in 1984, Daymond injects the […]

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Axemen Aussie Tour 2011 – early dates info

reprinted from: http://www.messandnoise.com/discussions/4305304 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv-iM_1h5uA Australia December 2011 http://tinyurl.com/axemenaustralia2011 10th: Brisbane Negative Guestlist Festival 14th: Newcastle with Cock Safari Bare Grillz 15th: Sydney – Red Rattler with: Alps (Newcastle) XNobbqx (siltbreeze) Mad Nana( Melbourne supergroup) School Girl Report Satanic Rockers( Melbourne/NZ) 17th: Batemans Bay Festival with: Circle Pit, Paul Kidney Experience, Kitchens Floor, School Girl Report, […]

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Snapshot of Top Search Terms on the Blog, to June 2011

Search Views dugong 6,357 switchblade 4,393 fonzie 4,047 humpback whale 2,809 whale 2,636 fingers 2,613 shrunken head 1,736 bonny and clyde 1,413 bloomers 1,187 sea cow 1,155 robert de niro 1,104 bonnie parker 1,040 old telephone 1,030 capitalism a love story 637 coca cola logo 615 humpback whale pictures 598 telepathy 557 kurt cobain diary […]

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Stateside Axemen Spin-off Series Season 1 Comes to a Close

With an episode with the knife-edge cliffhanger to rival the ‘Who Shot JR?’ Dallas episode, the RICHY27ABLE  channel’s first season drew to a close on Tuesday 15 June with the much awaited SEASON FINALE. Playing to tens of viewers stateside and countless on the Worldwide Web the series was universally acclaimed by critics and the […]

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