Steve McCabe of The Axemen, Part Two Reprinted from: http://boredout305.tumblr.com/post/56105133631/steve-mccabe-of-the-axemen-part-two Part two of Ryan Leach’s Steve McCabe interview. Photos courtesy of Stu Kawowski. Ryan: The Axemen’s membership was always fluctuating. Steve: We had a good range of Christchurch and Dunedin musicians in the band. If you’ve seen our Wikipedia page, you can see all the […]Continue reading
Record review – Scary!!! pt 3 by Kel E. Burnette
Reprinted from Kel E. Burnette’s pronouncement at: http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=191255993910 Note: CD material is available from http://sleekbott.com Artist: Axemen Title: Scary! Part III Label: Siltbreeze Long known underground stars from New Zealand, The Axemen are now gaining some well-deserved notoriety here in the States thanks to one of our finest labels, Siltbreeze. Tom Lax has again exhibited […]Continue reading
Record Review: Axemen – Scary! Pt. III 2xLP (Siltbreeze/Sleekbott)
November 17, 2009 Reprinted from: http://still-single.tumblr.com/ Axemen – Scary! Pt. III 2xLP (Siltbreeze/Sleekbott) So the Axemen finally make it to the United States to tour, and one of the local weeklies lists them as “Axeman.” Figures, right? Nobody who’s in a position to know has influence enough to care. Tom Lax coulda bought a very […]Continue reading
AXEMEN: THE ORDER OF ERRED WAYS
aka SCARY PT. IV an album of unreleased Sleek Bott recordings from the 1983-1985 cache JACKSON CREEK from the THREE VIRGINS sessions, Christchurch, April 1985 OM – STORY OF UNIVERSAL LOVE from the Feast of Flesh rehearsal, Dunedin, March 1984 (not the same version that appears on A SCAR IS BORN); features keyboards by George […]Continue reading
AXEMEN show on WFMU 91.1FM (NYC metro NJ USA) Nov 24th, 3pm – 6pm
The Axemen Tuesday, November 24th, 3pm – 6pm on Brian Turner’s show, http://www.wfmu.org (streaming/archiving) 91.1 fm (NYC metro NJ) 90.1 fm (Catskills/Hudson Valley/PA/WNJ) One of the big touring surprises for 2009 has to be the visit of New Zealand’s legendary Axemen to U.S. shores. The band began in Christchurch in 1981 and stood somewhat aside of […]Continue reading
Scary Motel Tour! coming soon….
Not on the List? Looking to get some great kiwi bands to play at your FANTASTIC SOUTH ISLAND VENUE in LATE SEPTEMBER/EARLY OCTOBER? Contact Us immediately…. Your name could be here tomorrow… POSTER VARIANTS RECEIVED: Tues 4 Aug 09, Stu KawowskiContinue reading
wunderbar REEVIEW PT ONE
The Aesthetics, Stevie McCabe and Bastardwisher =—–Wunderbar 28th July 2009 review by a participant. PART UNO : >>> “Come together – right Now – Over me.” Gen X . The original punks, methinks the youngest of the Exers gotta be something like 33 or something. Ands there’s the ageism already. And thats the last of […]Continue reading
Breaking News: Scary! Part III Re-release July 2009!!
Press Release from Silt Breeze in conjunction with Sleek Bott RE: Axemen – Scary Re-release July 2009 PR Date:May 2009 Axemen-Scary! Part III-dbl lp (SB-119/120) “…you’ll begin to see (& hear)…” “…the Axemen blazed through the 80’s…” “Unlike the hyper punk-charged pastiche of Big Cheap Motel…” The second entry in the Siltbreeze/Axemen / Sleek Bott […]Continue reading