Police Bastard – Dead To The World – Digital Release (23rd November 2015)

September 5, 2015

Police Bastard - Dead To The World

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POLICE BASTARD – Dead To The World

Digital Release on Iron Man Records, 23rd November, 2015

(Available to pre-order with 6 advance tracks from 23rd September 2015)

Tracklisting:

1 Thug Nation
2 Mental Slave
3 Sweatin’ Green
4 Mandatory Suicide
5 Death To The Unbelievers
6 Powerless
7 No Security
8 Enslaved
9 Second Skin
10 A Lesson In Human Control
11 Gulf War Syndrome
12 I Crush Worlds
13 Death Of Meaning
14 Dead To The World
15 Second Skin (Remix)
16 Relationshit

Members of Police Bastard on these recordings:


John – Guitar/Vocals
Pid – Vocals on tracks 9 to 12
Dan – Guitar
Dee – Bass
Clive – Drums

Cover Art by Lee Dowling

All songs by Police Bastard except track 4 lyrics by Araya, music by Hanneman and King

Tracks 1 to 5, 9 to 12 recorded at Jigsaw, Peterborough by Tom Savage
Tracks 6 to 8 recorded at Fantom Brothers studio, Tempere, Finland.
Tracks 13 to 15 recorded at Rich Bitch, Birmingham by Greg Chandler.

Tracks 1 to 5 originally released as the Cursed Earth EP on Twisted Chords in 2001.
Tracks 6 to 8 originally released on the Split EP with Unkind on Fight Records in 1999.
Tracks 9 to 12 originally released as the Gulf War Syndrome EP on Ruptured Ambitions in 1998.
Track 13 originally released on the Action Speaks Louder…Than Words compilation LP on Twisted Chords in 2001.
Tracks 14 and 15 are previously unreleased.
Track 16 originally released on the Brum Scum compilation CD in 1998.

Police Bastard – Gig Dates updated 2015

August 20, 2015

“Thought-provoking monologues and confrontational lyrics bring you on a cold, doom-laden journey of perpetual war, psychological mind control and disillusionment.”

Police Bastard – Confined CD (Iron Man) Distributed via Cargo Records

Police Bastard – It’s Good To Hate CD/DVD (Iron Man) Distributed via Cargo Records

Police Bastard Gig Dates:

2015
Aug 21st – The Dolls House, Abertillery, Wales https://www.facebook.com/thedollshousewales
Aug 22nd – The Sitwell Tavern, Derby
Aug 28th – Fuk Reddin Festival, T-Chances, London http://www.reknaw.com
Oct 4th – The Phoenix Bar, High Wycombe
Oct 10th – The Underground, Plymouth Rash Decision, Slug, Sickpig, Boycott The Baptisthttps://www.facebook.com/undergroundvenue
Oct 24th – T-Chances, London with Thatchers Love Child https://www.facebook.com/TChancesUK
Oct 30th – The Moon Club, Cardiff with Grand Collapse, Square Peg, and Poetic Justice
Oct 31st – The Chelsea, Bristol with The Migranes https://www.facebook.com/TheChelseaInnBS5
Nov 20th – The Rainbow, Birmingham with Anti System and Constant State Of Terror
Nov 21st – Stuck on a Name studios, Nottingham with Deviated Instinct
Dec 12th – The Rainbow, Birmingham with Warwound
Dec 27th – The Rainbow, Birmingham with GBH, Drongos For Europe

2016
Feb 27th – The Garage, Swansea
March 26th – The Moon Club, Cardiff with Conflict, Grand Collapse, Liberty, and more
Apr 1st – T-Chances, London with Discharge
Apr 23rd – The Courtyard, Rotherham with Bleed

(For all Police Bastard bookings: mark@ironmanrecords.co.uk)

Police Bastard - Confined CD Front Cover

Police Bastard – Confined – CD Album (Iron Man Records) Distributed by Cargo

Police Bastard - Confined - Terrorizer review by Ian Glasper 2014

“CVLT Nation’s Top 6 Crust Albums 2013: Police Bastard are pretty infamous at this stage, so no need for any introductions with band member links to Doom, Sore Throat, Filthkick, Sensa Yuma etc. Their new album ‘Confined’ sticks to their cynical view of the world mixed with innovative guitar textures and driving industrial intensity. Thought-provoking monologues and confrontational lyrics bring you on a cold, doom-laden journey of perpetual war, psychological mind control, disillusionment and omnipresent bullshit. For a band that has been knocking about on and off for twenty years, they could be forgiven for reverting to the formulaic. However, they rethink and deliver a furious maelstrom of complex dark hardcore, best served cold.” CVLT Nation (Dec 19, 2013)

Police Bastard - Confined Band Photo 2013

“The album starts with “The Curse Of The Cross”, an anti-theistic slice of brutality, which leaves the listener in no doubt that Police Bastard mean business. You even get a quote from Richard Dawkins about teaching the bible as fiction. Musically they give us huge chugging riffs on “Brought To Our Knees”, which tackles the blandness of multi-national companies infecting the high street, set against the backdrop of the widening gap between rich and poor. For those that like their anthems loud and stompy, “Sick Sick System” will no doubt win a seal of approval with its knock about Punk mayhem and catchy refrain, ‘sick sick system, same old bullshit’. Elsewhere on the album, we get subjects as diverse as being captivated by virtual reality (Word Confined) and environmental disaster from the hand of mankind (Cries From The Earth). Album closer “Fortress” sees organised religion attacked once more, and poses the question, how long before it crumbles…..” – Zak, Ryans Gig Guide (Dec 01, 2013)

Police Bastard - Confined CD Back Cover

“….From Mark Orton‘s cover art through the final song, “Fortress,” Police Bastard have presented an album that uses hardcore’s battering ram approach to push through a series of songs that depict how humanity has destroyed the Earth. Lines such as “We’re sealing our fate” hammer home the idea that mankind has taken the world to the edge of existence, and we’ll all soon perish, should we not change our ways. Thankfully, Confined manages to never lapse into Earth Crisis-like preaching, choosing instead to quote the likes of John Gray‘s Straw Dogs: “Long after the traces of the human animal have disappeared, many of the species it is bent on destroying will still be around, along with others that have yet to spring up. The Earth will forget mankind. The play of life will go on.” While the music is basic hardcore which occasionally aims for bigger sonic targets, the lyrics and presentation are what make Police Bastard worth checking out……” Rock Star Journalist, Rock Star Journalist (Nov 22, 2013)

Tracklisting:

The Curse Of The Cross, Brought To Our Knees, Sick Sick System, Humanimal, Cries From The Earth, Binary Thinker, Words Confined, Bite The Hand, We Are The Dead, Fortress.

The album was Recorded, Mixed, Produced and Mastered by Simon Reeves at Framework Recording Studios.

Police Bastard - Confined Inside CD wallet

Police Bastard Logo 2013

Police Bastard – T-shirts and other items of interest Buy here

IMB6020 Police Bastard – Dead to the world Album (Discography of everything from Gulf War Syndrome onwards with 7 never released new songs. Should be released next…..)

More Police Bastard info here: Police Bastard, Twitter, Facebook

Iron Man Records – a Birmingham based Independent Record Label

July 15, 2015

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Iron Man Records is a Birmingham based independent record label, founded in 1996. The label has released recordings by: P.A.I.N, Police Bastard, John Sinclair, Nightingales, Steve Fly, TC Lethbridge, Dufus, Sensa Yuma, and Last Under The Sun, amongst others.

“Music has no flag, no government, no police. Nobody owns it, nobody controls it. Music crosses all borders of geography, language, culture and belief. Music brings people together…..” – Reasons Why

Iron Man Records is run by a Music Promoter and Tour Manager – Mark Badger and a Script writer and Lawyer with a music background – Kevan Tidy.

Mark Badger founded Birmingham Music Network, in 2000.  Since 1994, Mark has organised more than 1000 gigs around Birmingham as Badger Promotions. Additionally, Mark Badger is an active member of two Birmingham based bands: Last Under The Sun and Police Bastard.

Before joining Iron Man Records, Kevan Tidy was a musician and a songwriter. Kevan has worked as a lawyer for many years and can help aspiring inventors, film makers, writers, and musicians and has worked at all levels.

Iron Man Records offers a number of services from Releasing Music, Tour Management and Online Strategy to Legal Advice. The label works closely with several radio stations, including: Music World Radio and Radio Free Amsterdam to give good new music a chance to be heard.

Iron Man Records is about artistic freedom. The label demonstrates its approach by supporting musicians who have something to say and wish to produce music in their own time, and on their own terms.

– Magdalena Szytko, Birmingham, 2015

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Police Bastard – Gig Dates 2015

January 24, 2015

Police Bastard - Tour Dates Flyer 2015

“Thought-provoking monologues and confrontational lyrics bring you on a cold, doom-laden journey of perpetual war, psychological mind control and disillusionment.”

Police Bastard – Confined CD (Iron Man) Distributed via Cargo Records

Police Bastard – It’s Good To Hate CD/DVD (Iron Man) Distributed via Cargo Records

Police Bastard Gig Dates:
March 19th – The Lughole, Sheffield with Systematik (Canada) https://www.facebook.com/thelughole
March 20th – The Black Bull, Gateshead http://www.theblackbullvenue.co.uk
March 21st – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh (Punk For Pam) with Subhumans, Paranoid Visions, Sick On The Bus, The Vile, Superfast Girlie Show, Thee Overdose, Critikill, Buzzbomb https://www.facebook.com/events/696269723740619/
April 3rd – T-Chances, London with Coitus, Short Bus Window Lickers, The Kadt http://www.reknaw.com
April 4th – Intake Club, Mansfield, Nottingham with Dogflesh, The Septic Psychos, Fear Insight, First Wave, Meansteed https://www.facebook.com/events/1079864568696573/
April 10th – The Dolls House, Abertillery, Gwent with Pizzatramp + State Of Decay https://www.facebook.com/thedollshousewales
April 11th – The Actress and Bishop, Birmingham with ANTHRAX U.K, Hagar the Womb, Lost Cherrees, Hatework Conspiracy, 16 Guns, Burning Flag, and Indecent Assault  http://theactressandbishop.com
May 12th – The Actress and Bishop, Birmingham with Poison Idea http://theactressandbishop.com
June 19th – The Actress and Bishop, Birmingham Anti System, The Vile, Scarred Society, Indecent Assault, and No Laughing Matter http://theactressandbishop.com
Aug 9th – Rebellion Festival, Blackpool http://www.rebellionfestivals.com
Aug 28th – Fuk Reddin Festival, T-Chances, London http://www.reknaw.com
Oct 9th – Fearfest, The Asylum, Birmingham The Stupids, Thirty Six Strategies, and King Of Pigs HC https://www.facebook.com/events/1538353739775580/
Oct 10th – The Underground, Plymouth Rash Decision, Slug, Sickpig, Boycott The Baptist
https://www.facebook.com/undergroundvenue
Oct 23rd – The Actress and Bishop, Birmingham http://theactressandbishop.com
Oct 24th – T-Chances, London with Thatchers Love Child https://www.facebook.com/TChancesUK
(For all Police Bastard bookings: mark@ironmanrecords.co.uk)

Police Bastard - Confined CD Front Cover

Police Bastard – Confined – CD Album (Iron Man Records) Distributed by Cargo

Police Bastard - Confined - Terrorizer review by Ian Glasper 2014

“CVLT Nation’s Top 6 Crust Albums 2013: Police Bastard are pretty infamous at this stage, so no need for any introductions with band member links to Doom, Sore Throat, Filthkick, Sensa Yuma etc. Their new album ‘Confined’ sticks to their cynical view of the world mixed with innovative guitar textures and driving industrial intensity. Thought-provoking monologues and confrontational lyrics bring you on a cold, doom-laden journey of perpetual war, psychological mind control, disillusionment and omnipresent bullshit. For a band that has been knocking about on and off for twenty years, they could be forgiven for reverting to the formulaic. However, they rethink and deliver a furious maelstrom of complex dark hardcore, best served cold.” CVLT Nation (Dec 19, 2013)

Police Bastard - Confined Band Photo 2013

“The album starts with “The Curse Of The Cross”, an anti-theistic slice of brutality, which leaves the listener in no doubt that Police Bastard mean business. You even get a quote from Richard Dawkins about teaching the bible as fiction. Musically they give us huge chugging riffs on “Brought To Our Knees”, which tackles the blandness of multi-national companies infecting the high street, set against the backdrop of the widening gap between rich and poor. For those that like their anthems loud and stompy, “Sick Sick System” will no doubt win a seal of approval with its knock about Punk mayhem and catchy refrain, ‘sick sick system, same old bullshit’. Elsewhere on the album, we get subjects as diverse as being captivated by virtual reality (Word Confined) and environmental disaster from the hand of mankind (Cries From The Earth). Album closer “Fortress” sees organised religion attacked once more, and poses the question, how long before it crumbles…..” – Zak, Ryans Gig Guide (Dec 01, 2013)

Police Bastard - Confined CD Back Cover

“….From Mark Orton‘s cover art through the final song, “Fortress,” Police Bastard have presented an album that uses hardcore’s battering ram approach to push through a series of songs that depict how humanity has destroyed the Earth. Lines such as “We’re sealing our fate” hammer home the idea that mankind has taken the world to the edge of existence, and we’ll all soon perish, should we not change our ways. Thankfully, Confined manages to never lapse into Earth Crisis-like preaching, choosing instead to quote the likes of John Gray‘s Straw Dogs: “Long after the traces of the human animal have disappeared, many of the species it is bent on destroying will still be around, along with others that have yet to spring up. The Earth will forget mankind. The play of life will go on.” While the music is basic hardcore which occasionally aims for bigger sonic targets, the lyrics and presentation are what make Police Bastard worth checking out……” Rock Star Journalist, Rock Star Journalist (Nov 22, 2013)

Tracklisting:

The Curse Of The Cross, Brought To Our Knees, Sick Sick System, Humanimal, Cries From The Earth, Binary Thinker, Words Confined, Bite The Hand, We Are The Dead, Fortress.

The album was Recorded, Mixed, Produced and Mastered by Simon Reeves at Framework Recording Studios.

Police Bastard - Confined Inside CD wallet

Police Bastard Logo 2013

Police Bastard – T-shirts and other items of interest Buy here

IMB6020 Police Bastard – Dead to the world CD Album (Discography of everything from Gulf War Syndrome onwards with 7 never released new songs. Should be released next…..)

More Police Bastard info here: Police Bastard, Twitter, Facebook

Police Bastard – “It’s Good To Hate” CD distributed by Cargo

September 19, 2014

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Police Bastard – “It’s Good To HATE” distributed by Cargo – October 6th 2014

“Police Bastard – ‘It’s Good To Hate’ CD and DVD Four new tracks and one cover here and its typical Police Bastard…powerful, inspiring, hardcore punk with passionate vocals (incidentally, when did Stu-Pid grow up and come just plain ‘Pid’?!). If any changes are noticeable since their original incarnation, then it’s probably a bit more metal influenced, with the occasional guitar screech and more Doom-esque growls of anguish, but apart from that its good as ever and especially that ‘Pid’ is back on vocals. The cover is The Mob’s ‘I Wish’ which, after the gentle intro, gets the Bastard treatment and it works too. The DVD has footage of the band live, mainly at Birmingham’s Market Tavern, but also from a European outdoor festival and the Kopi squat. It’s good quality (especially the outdoor one) and really makes me long to catch them live again as the last time was way back when 120 Rats was open (Late 90’s). 7/10.” Bald Cactus Issue 28 2011

The release contains a CD featuring four new songs and one cover version with an additional DVD containing live footage collected between 2007 and 2010. The record features the work of founding band members Pid and John Doom doing dual vocals together again for the first time in ten years. The gigs and recordings have also seen the return of Chris Crass, who took over on bass from Trogg in 1994. Seano Porno and Mark Badger from Last Under The Sun have picked up the work of guitars and additional vocals and the drummer is Simon James who also plays in Last Under The Sun and formerly of Rivers Edge. The release is dedicated to Trogg, Police Bastard’s first bass player who passed away in 2008. It was because of Trogg and his enthusiasm to do it all again that Police Bastard started writing, rehearsing, recording and touring again.

CD tracks include: The Lie, God Off, Erosion, Born To Die and a cover of I Wish (Originally written by The Mob)

DVD includes: Keep An Active Mind (2007-2008), Police Bastard Live at 25 Jahre AU Festival, Frankfurt, Germany (2008), Police Bastard Live at Kopi, Berlin, Germany (2010).

The CD tracks were Recorded, mixed, produced and mastered by Simon Reeves at Framework Recording Studios, Musoplex. Simon has worked with the likes of Napalm Death, Cathedral, Meathook Seed, and a host of others from The Cubans, Harpies, and The Nightingales. After a nearly 20 year dedication to new and alternative music in all its many forms, he has become a master at capturing ferocious guitars and brutal sounds. The new recordings are by far the best thing the band has produced to date.

The DVD includes “Keep an Active Mind” a film by Iron Man Records, edited by Anthony J. Hughes, documenting a year in the life of Police Bastard with footage from a show the band organised at The Market Tavern, Birmingham 2007, Steve Ignorant’s “Feeding of the 5,000” aftershow party, London 2007 and a tour of Europe in 2008 organised by Alerta Antifascista. The footage includes some live performances and out takes of the band on tour with a budget you can stick under a glass.

The footage of Police Bastard Live at 25 Jahre AU Festival, Frankfurt and Live at Kopi, Berlin, Germany was filmed, edited and directed by Peter Rhead.

Sleeve Artwork was done by Richard Daborn and photographs were taken by Lucy Pryor

“More great stuff from Iron Man in Birmingham…this was a total surprise, cause I’d not even realised that they had got anything new out, I’d seen em a couple of years before at the after party gig following Steve Ignorant’s Feeding of the 5000 gig (they were awesome then!) but assumed as I’d heard/seen nothing since that they’d split. Well a few weeks after getting this they played at the Old Wharf in Birmingham on a Sunday night, and along with Leatherface, I’d say the best band I’ve seen in 2010. This CD again was recorded a good while ago, but the best things are worth waiting for! 5 new tracks of brutal anarcho punk rock at its best! 4 own songs (like the title “God Off”) and a Mob cover (“I Wish”). Great line-up with (Stu)Pid and Jonny Doom together again on vocals, and 2 folk from Last Under The Sun to beef things up. Awesome! Also includes a live DVD as well.” – Steve, Ripping Thrash, Issue 27, 2011

Iron Man Records – Online Shop

January 28, 2013

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The Iron Man shop sells Punk, Dub, Rock, Metal, Acoustic and Alternative music on CD, Vinyl, DVD, and Video. The shop also stocks books, comic books and rare or hard to find items.

I only sell what I listen to, I like, and I recommend. Every item is brand new and undamaged, no second hand or damaged goods.

Try it, you might like what you find. http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Iron-Man-Shop

Iron Man Records – Online Shop

January 21, 2013

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The Iron Man shop sells Punk, Dub, Rock, Metal, Acoustic and Alternative music on CD, Vinyl, DVD, and Video. The shop also stocks books, comic books and rare or hard to find items.

I only sell what I listen to, I like, and I recommend. Every item is brand new and undamaged, no second hand or damaged goods.

Try it, you might like what you find. http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Iron-Man-Shop

Iron Man Records – Online Shop

January 14, 2013

Iron Man Records - shop a5 advert 150 dpi

The Iron Man shop sells Punk, Dub, Rock, Metal, Acoustic and Alternative music on CD, Vinyl, DVD, and Video. The shop also stocks books, comic books and rare or hard to find items.

I only sell what I listen to, I like, and I recommend. Every item is brand new and undamaged, no second hand or damaged goods.

Try it, you might like what you find. http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Iron-Man-Shop

Police Bastard – "Attrition" European Tour November 2011

November 5, 2011

POLICE BASTARD is the original members Chris Crass, Stu-Pid, & John Doom with Mark, Seano & Simon from Last Under The Sun.

Police Bastard / War//Plague - Attrition (Vinyl LP) 546x546 Cover art

Police Bastard / War//Plague – Attrition (Vinyl LP) was released on Profane Existence May 2011

Side A: Police Bastard – The Lie, Born To Die, Blasphemy Squad (Rudimentary Peni), God Off, Erosion, I Wish (The Mob). Recorded, Mixed, Produced and Mastered by Simon Reeves at Framework Recording Studios, Musoplex, Birmingham between February & December 2009.

Side B: War//Plague – Scene Not Heard, How Will They Reassemble Themselves, Concrete Burns, The Sheep, Rust, Screams Of The Dead. Recorded in the Summer of 2009 in Minneapolis, MN by Amy at Core Source Productions. Mastered by Jack at Enormous Door Studios.

Police Bastard – Attrition Tour November 2011

NOVEMBER
Thursday 10th Nov Friese, Bremen, Germany
Friday 11th Nov AU, Frankfurt,Ggermany
Saturday 12th Nov Liwi, Leipzig, Germany
Sunday 13th Nov Gig Exil, Eberswalde, Germany

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Buy Police Bastard – “Attrition” & “It’s Good to Hate” in the Iron Man Shop here

For More information email mark at ironmanrecords.co.uk

Press kit: http://www.sonicbids.com/policebastard (all fanzine/promoter/press info)

Website: http://www.myspace.com/policebastard1994to2003

Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Police-Bastard/44809514403

Police Bastard – "Attrition" European Tour October & November 2011

September 12, 2011

POLICE BASTARD is the original members Chris Crass, Stu-Pid, & John Doom with Mark, Seano & Simon from Last Under The Sun.

Police Bastard / War//Plague - Attrition (Vinyl LP) 546x546 Cover art

Police Bastard / War//Plague – Attrition (Vinyl LP) was released on Profane Existence May 2011

Side A: Police Bastard – The Lie, Born To Die, Blasphemy Squad (Rudimentary Peni), God Off, Erosion, I Wish (The Mob). Recorded, Mixed, Produced and Mastered by Simon Reeves at Framework Recording Studios, Musoplex, Birmingham between February & December 2009.

Side B: War//Plague – Scene Not Heard, How Will They Reassemble Themselves, Concrete Burns, The Sheep, Rust, Screams Of The Dead. Recorded in the Summer of 2009 in Minneapolis, MN by Amy at Core Source Productions. Mastered by Jack at Enormous Door Studios.

Police Bastard – Attrition Tour 2011

OCTOBER
Thursday 6th Oct Plan Z, Leuven, Belgium Chaos Bar, Plan Z, Weldadigheidsstraat 76, Leuven, Belgium (that’s the name of the place, there’s a bar called the chaosbar in the basement. Just so you won’t be confused)
Friday 7th Oct Kopi, Berlin, Germany
Saturday 8th Oct AJZ Bahndam, Wolfhagener str 11, 42929, Wermelskirchen, Germany.
Sunday 9th October AK44, Giessen, Germany

NOVEMBER
Thursday 10th Nov Friese, Bremen, Germany
Friday 11th Nov AU, Frankfurt,Ggermany
Saturday 12th Nov Liwi, Leipzig, Germany
Sunday 13th Nov Gig Exil, Eberswalde, Germany

Police Bastard - It's Good To Hate 1600x1600

Buy Police Bastard – “Attrition” & “It’s Good to Hate” in the Iron Man Shop here

For More information email mark at ironmanrecords.co.uk

Press kit: http://www.sonicbids.com/policebastard (all fanzine/promoter/press info)

Website: http://www.myspace.com/policebastard1994to2003

Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Police-Bastard/44809514403

Police Bastard – "Attrition" European Tour October & November 2011

September 12, 2011

POLICE BASTARD is the original members Chris Crass, Stu-Pid, & John Doom with Mark, Seano & Simon from Last Under The Sun.

Police Bastard / War//Plague - Attrition (Vinyl LP) 546x546 Cover art

Police Bastard / War//Plague – Attrition (Vinyl LP) was released on Profane Existence May 2011

Side A: Police Bastard – The Lie, Born To Die, Blasphemy Squad (Rudimentary Peni), God Off, Erosion, I Wish (The Mob). Recorded, Mixed, Produced and Mastered by Simon Reeves at Framework Recording Studios, Musoplex, Birmingham between February & December 2009.

Side B: War//Plague – Scene Not Heard, How Will They Reassemble Themselves, Concrete Burns, The Sheep, Rust, Screams Of The Dead. Recorded in the Summer of 2009 in Minneapolis, MN by Amy at Core Source Productions. Mastered by Jack at Enormous Door Studios.

Police Bastard – Attrition Tour 2011

OCTOBER
Thursday 6th Oct Plan Z, Leuven, Belgium Chaos Bar, Plan Z, Weldadigheidsstraat 76, Leuven, Belgium (that’s the name of the place, there’s a bar called the chaosbar in the basement. Just so you won’t be confused)
Friday 7th Oct Kopi, Berlin, Germany
Saturday 8th Oct AJZ Bahndam, Wolfhagener str 11, 42929, Wermelskirchen, Germany.
Sunday 9th October AK44, Giessen, Germany

NOVEMBER
Thursday 10th Nov Friese, Bremen, Germany
Friday 11th Nov AU, Frankfurt,Ggermany
Saturday 12th Nov Liwi, Leipzig, Germany
Sunday 13th Nov Gig Exil, Eberswalde, Germany

Police Bastard - It's Good To Hate 1600x1600

Buy Police Bastard – “Attrition” & “It’s Good to Hate” in the Iron Man Shop here

For More information email mark at ironmanrecords.co.uk

Press kit: http://www.sonicbids.com/policebastard (all fanzine/promoter/press info)

Website: http://www.myspace.com/policebastard1994to2003

Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Police-Bastard/44809514403

CHAOSBAR Crust-Fest 6th-8th October 2011 Belgium

August 25, 2011

CHAOSBAR / PLAN Z Crust-Fest 6th-8th October 2011

FREEDOM IN FIRE KOLLEKTIV & CHAOSCREW PRESENT
3-day benefit-festival in the center of Leuven, Belgium. Thursday 6, Friday 7 and Saturday 8 october 2011

http://freedominfire.blogspot.com/2011/08/chaosbar-crust-festival.html

Thursday 06/10/2011 :

Police Bastard (oldschool punk with members of Doom, Sensa Yuma – UK)
Derci Goncalves (grindcore – Brazil)
Nahende Vernichtung (20 years of d-beat’n’roll – BE)
Visions of War (crustpunk – BE)
Cave ne Cadas (crust, first gig! – BE)
+ punkrock / heavy metal afterparty

Friday 07/10/2011 :

Ulrikes Dream (metallic crustpunk – BE)
Cause of Divorce (grindcore – Germany)
Attrito (hcpunk – Italy)
Hostilidades (metallic crustpunk – BE)
Terror Defence (d-beat crust – NL)
Autonoma Paradise and the dreadlocks terror (metalcrust France)
+ karaoke afterparty

Saturday 08/10/2011 :

El Ego (death metal / crust, with members of Ictus – Spain)
Next Victim (dark crust, built on the ashes of Mind Pollution – Poland)
Protest Grotesk (crust’n’roll Germany)
Siphilisation (doommetalcrust with a violin – BE)
Sade (crust – BE)
Deafenestration (crust – BE)
+ maybe one more
+ 90’s / disco / dance afterparty

Political info room :
•12h [MOVIE] Living Utiopia – Anarchism in Spain. Living Utopia is a unique documentary that blends the historical account of the origins and development of the Spanish anarchist movement, and the revolution of 1936 — illustrating an anarchist society in action. Spanish spoken, English subtitles. Duration 1h34min.
•14h [LECTURE] An introduction to anarchism by Anarchy=Order
•15h30 [MOVIE] Breaking the Spell – A look at the 1999 Seattle WTO protests. English spoken, English subtitles. Duration 1h03min
•17h [MOVIE] OP Genova 2001 – L’Ordine Pubblico Durante il G8 – about the protests against the G8 in Genoa in 2001, where Carlo Guiliani, a protestor, got shot by police. English spoken. Duration 42min.
•18h15 [MOVIE] Bold native – A fiction feature film about an animal liberator wanted for domestic terrorism. English spoken. Duration 1h44min.
•20h : Closed.

Vegan food available on Friday and Saturday. Sleeping places available (bring your mats and sleepingbags!!). Bingo, shooterfootball, quiz, cock-a-doodle contest, lectures, (political) movies, … . More information will be announced in the beginning of September. Entrance will be around €6-7 euros each day, €16 for 3 days – tbc!

BENEFIT FOR CYKLOPEN – Social center in Stockholm that was completely build by activists, and completely burned down by neonazi’s. Information about Cyklopen will be available at the fest (if you cant make it to the festival and still want to know anything about it, send us a mail at freedominfire at riseup.net).

PLACE TO BE :
CHAOSBAR / Plan Z
WELDADIGHEIDSSTRAAT 76
LEUVEN
BELGIUM

Police Bastard – European Tour 2011

May 19, 2011

POLICE BASTARD is the original Police Bastard members Chris Crass, Stu-Pid, and John Doom with Mark, Seano and Simon from Last Under The Sun.

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I’m putting Police Bastard Tour Dates together now for a couple of short trips to Europe and the line up will include both Pid (Sensa Yuma) and John (Doom) on vocals

The band would probably be looking at a gig plus a share of the door, plus food and a place to stay. There will be 7 in the travelling party and we will have a full backline with us too.

Police Bastard – “Attrition” Tour 2011

OCTOBER
Thursday 6th Oct Plan Z, Leuven, Belgium Chaos Bar, Plan Z, Weldadigheidsstraat 76, Leuven, Belgium (that’s the name of the place, there’s a bar called the chaosbar in the basement. Just so you won’t be confused)
Friday 7th Oct Kopi, Berlin, Germany
Saturday 8th Oct AJZ Bahndam, Wolfhagener str 11, 42929, Wermelskirchen, Germany. www.ajzbahndamm.de
Sunday 9th October AK44, Giessen, Germany http://ak44.de.vu

NOVEMBER
Thursday 10th Nov Friese, Bremen, Germany http://www.diefriese.de//Friesencrew.html
Friday 11th Nov AU, Frankfurt,Germany
Saturday 12th Nov Liwi, Leipzig, Germany
Sunday 13th Nov Gig EXIL, Am Bahnhof Eisenspalterei, 16225 Eberswalde, Germany http://www.exil-eberswalde.de

then back to Birmingham, England

Police Bastard / War//Plague - Attrition (Vinyl LP) 546x546 Cover art

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Press kit: http://www.sonicbids.com/policebastard (all press info)

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Police Bastard – "It’s Good to Hate" CD (Iron Man Records) Released May 23rd 2010

May 13, 2010

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Police Bastard – “It’s Good To HATE” will be released through Birmingham’s Iron Man Records, May 23rd 2010. The release contains a CD featuring four new songs and one cover version with an additional DVD containing live footage collected between 2007 and 2010. The record features the work of founding band members Pid and John Doom doing dual vocals together again for the first time in ten years. The gigs and recordings have also seen the return of Chris Crass, who took over on bass from Trogg in 1994. Seano Porno and Mark Badger from Last Under The Sun have picked up the work of guitars and additional vocals and the drummer is Simon James who also plays in Last Under The Sun and formerly of Rivers Edge.  The release is dedicated to Trogg, Police Bastard’s first bass player who passed away in 2008. It was because of Trogg and his enthusiasm to do it all again that Police Bastard started writing, rehearsing, recording and touring again.

CD tracks include: The Lie, God Off, Erosion, Born To Die and a cover of I Wish (Originally written by The Mob)

DVD includes: Keep An Active Mind (2007-2008), Police Bastard Live at 25 Jahre AU Festival, Frankfurt, Germany (2008), Police Bastard Live at Kopi, Berlin, Germany (2010).

The CD tracks were Recorded, mixed, produced and mastered by Simon Reeves at Framework Recording Studios, Musoplex. Simon has worked with the likes of Napalm Death, Cathedral, Meathook Seed, and a host of others from The Cubans, Harpies, and The Nightingales. After a nearly 20 year dedication to new and alternative music in all its many forms, he has become a master at capturing ferocious guitars and brutal sounds. The new recordings are by far the best thing the band has produced to date.

The DVD includes “Keep an Active Mind” a film by Iron Man Records, edited by Anthony J. Hughes, documenting a year in the life of Police Bastard with footage from a show the band organised at The Market Tavern, Birmingham 2007, Steve Ignorant’s “Feeding of the 5,000” aftershow party, London 2007 and a tour of Europe in 2008 organised by Alerta Antifascista. The footage includes some live performances and out takes of the band on tour with a budget you can stick under a glass.

The footage of Police Bastard Live at 25 Jahre AU Festival, Frankfurt and Live at Kopi, Berlin, Germany was filmed, edited and directed by Peter Rhead.

Sleeve Artwork was done by Richard Daborn and photographs were taken by Lucy Pryor

Please Note:  **You can BUY it NOW through the Iron Man Shop**

Label: Iron Man Records
Catalog#: IMB6018
Format: CD and DVD
Country: England
Released: 2010
Genre: Rock
Style: Punk

Members of Police Bastard on this recording are:

Stu-PidVocals (1994-1999) (2006-Present) (Contempt / English Dogs / Sensa Yuma)

John Doom – (Vocals / Guitar 1994-2003) Vocals (It’s Good to Hate) (Doom / Sore Throat / Cain / Spineless /
 Haxan)

Chris CrassBass (1994-1997) (2007-Present)

Mark BadgerGuitar (2007-Present) (Last Under The Sun)

Simon JamesDrums (2008-Present) (Last Under The Sun / Rivers Edge)

Seano Porno Guitar (2007-Present) (Last Under The Sun / Jilted Generation / Depth Charge / Sensa Yuma / DS Sandwich / Freebase / Set Against / Hardcore (That Became Mangled) / The Dangerfields).

Past Members:-
John Doom
– Guitar/Vocals (1994-2003) (Doom/Sore Throat/Cain/Spineless/
Haxan)

Clive – Drums (1994-2003) (Grovelhog/Filthkick/Cain/Spineless/Sensa Yuma)

Trogg – Bass (R.I.P. 1964-2008)
(1994) (2006-2007) (Contempt/The Tenants)

Dee – Bass (1997-2003) (LD50/Endless Torment/Haxan)
, Dan – Guitar (1997-2003) (Spineless)

Gizz Butt – Guitar (2006) (English Dogs/Janus Stark/The Prodigy/The More I See/Doom Day)

Mad Max Evilsen – Drums (2006) (Sensa Yuma)

Si Reeves – Bass (European Tour 2008 & 2010) (Last Under The Sun/Damn Dirty Apes)

Pixie – Drums (2007-2008) (POA/H8 Target/Kaya/Sensa Yuma/Last Under The Sun)

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Last Under The Sun – European Tour May 2010

May 9, 2010

Last Under The Sun will be touring Europe in May 2010. http://www.sonicbids.com/LastUnderTheSun

16th May de Koevoet (with Chaka / Vortex) Ploegstraat 23, Antwerp, Belgium.
The Filthy Mob present: a lazy sunday afternoon-party @’tKrakersHol / de Koevoet w/ Last under the Sun (UK) Chaka (Bra) Vortex(B) deKoevoet ploegstraat 23 Antwerpen, Belgium 2018
http://www.myspace.com/chakaliveandloud
http://www.myspace.com/lastunderthesun
http://www.myspace.com/vortex
http://www.myspace.com/thefilthymobgigs

17th May Gig still wanted either in Belgium, Northern France or Germany

18th May Raumstation, auf der insel 14, 60489 Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
Show on Map Tel: 069/78803420 Web: www.raumstationffm.de

19th May Gig still wanted in Germany

20th May Stumpf, Welfengarten 2c, Hannover, Germany. Show on Map Web: www.myspace.com/stumpfhannover

22nd May The Old Wharf, 21 Oxford St. Digbeth, Birmingham, B55NR, United Kingdom Show on Map Last Under The Sun will be on stage playing at 1pm

Last Under The Sun – “Gone” CD 2010

Tracklisting: Time For Your Leaving / Summers Day / Reversa / Those Who Speak / Painting Is Dead / The Don / The Shed / Lost Yourself / The Trolley Song / Out My Way / No One / Count To Ten / Colin Blakemore / David Icke / Backwards / Captain Of My Soul / Inside out

Last Under The Sun was put together in Birmingham by Mark in 2000. Last Under The Sun played its first gig on 9th October 2001, at Manhattens, Hereford, UK with Eggraid and Redshift. The band is based in Birmingham and plays a mixture of punk and hardcore. The band has played all over the place gigging in England, Wales and Scotland.

In 2004 and again in 2005 the band went to Holland, Belgium, France and Germany with Sensa Yuma.

In 2008 Last Under The Sun found a new drummer called Simon (ex-Rivers Edge). The band also started working with Pid and Chris and toured Europe as a new line up of Police Bastard.

Last Under The Sun is working on new material and all the rest. The band have been to Europe again as Police Bastard in 2009 and 2010 and hope to release some new recordings as Last under The Sun in coming months. More tours of Europe will follow in 2010.

Some of the bands that Last Under The Sun have played with include: Subhumans, Active Minds, Red Flag 77, Drongos for Europe, Headjam, Bus Station Looonies, Kismet HC, Dufus, Tiny Elvis, Sensa Yuma, Tarantism…..

Video:
In 2009 Nick J. Townsend, Basement Sound Radio’s METAL TIME Festival and Base Studios put a video together for Last Under The Sun – “Bring Me Their Heads” Directed by Martyn Kilvert

Pete Rhead aka Peej put together a video for Last Under The Sun – “Reversa” and “Summers Day” from the album “Gone” which was recorded in 2005 and has used music by Last Under the Sun for a short film called “DIVIDERS.”

Line up since 2000 and others bands played in.

Mark – Guitar and Vocals (2000-present) – Police Bastard / The Hot Tortoise
Si – Bass (2002-present) – Police Bastard / Damn Dirty Apes / Lickavicar / Bear Garden / Lokey
Seano Porno – Guitar (2008-present) – Police Bastard / Jilted Generation / Depth Charge / Sensa Yuma / Dogshit Sandwich / Fatal Impact / Freebase / Set Against / Hardcore (That Became Mangled) / The Dangerfields / Lokey
Simon – Drums (2008-present) – Police Bastard / Rivers Edge / Lokey

Band members since 2000
Damian – Drums (2000-2001) – The Hot Tortoise / Bloodbath Picnic Heroine
Bass – Rhys (2000-2002) – Step Back / Eastfield
Sam – Drums (2001-2002) – Eggraid / Eastfield
Tony – Drums (2002-2003) – Pigfish / Ramons / Intention
Neil – Drums (2003-2006) – Damn Dirty Apes / Lokey / Warlord
Pixie – Drums (2007-2008) – Police Bastard / POA / H8 Target / Kaya / Sensa Yuma

Recordings made so far include:
“All Agents Defect” 30 songs 2001 (Digital Download only Last.fm)
“Windfall” 8 Song Album recorded 2001 released May 2004 (Iron Man Records)
“All Empires Crumble” recorded 2004 released May 2005 (Iron Man Records)
“Gone” recorded Sept 2005 released December 2009 (Iron Man Records)

“Gone” CD Review – Rock Links / Nick J. Townsend’s Monthly Column
“One of the greatest (if not the greatest) bands to come out of England in the past 10 years. That’s a bold statement and yes I made it because I totally believe it too. This band is brutal, hard hitting, powerful, with deep lyrics, genius, talented and amazing live too. I could go on, and I will. The guitars and riffs this band produce are world class and will fuel the hardest stomper. The best of the best at what they do. They are hardcore, they are punk, they are metal, they are a million other great things, Last Under The Sun are the band I want playing at my funeral. I think that says it all really. If a band makes you want to hear them after you are dead then that truly must be the ultimate thing.” – Rock Links / Nick J Townsend’s Monthly Column

Last Under The Sun – “Gone” CD Review – Paul E.D Music World Radio
“You will not get a suntan, but a nice ear blast.

This is not a full throttle hardcore punk album with 25 two second songs.  This is more a roller-coaster of sounds. From short 3 minute songs to 5-6 epic offerings, if you like punk with a more eclectic, ‘off your head’ edge; with quiet electronic element in live instrument form, then check this out.

From subtle songs to ballistic missiles. Starts with Time For Your Leaving then dives into Aphex Twin live band style Painting Is Dead.

The trolley song is what you would expect on the album. The punk/indie cross, thrashing the guitar riffs then to what sounds like like acoustic cuts. Great guitar riffs with vocals from Mark. The song reminds me of The Wedding Present.

If you were expecting straight down the road raw punk, this will take you by surprise. Half of the Police Bastard line up on this album, which is the reason for the crossover sound.

If you want an album to leave you gasping for breath then this is for you.

If you have never heard this band before, think The Wedding Present crossed with Aphex Twin elements and fast guitar work” – Paul E.D Music World Radio (January 2010)

“..it seems only fitting that their debut CDEP be a focused, uncompromising attack on callous warmongers everywhere…. the importance of the message being delivered utterly eclipses the medium that delivers it.” Ian Glasper – Terrorizer Magazine – Issue 132 June 2005

“..a bass and rhythm section as tight as eberneezer scrooge…..Too short by half, this is nonetheless essential and extreme.” Positive Creed fanzine

“..hardcore punk rock in total English style: fast and chaotic and like a fist to the head…..This will fuel you like Crazy.” No Front Teeth Fanzine

“Last Under The Sun are one of the best hardcore bands around they create songs with a clear message and deliver them in crushing and uncompromising style.” Will Munn Rhtyhm and Booze Fanzine

“..great hooks and a furious sense of energy driving the whole thing. This is one of the best punk rock records I’ve heard recently from Britain (Birmingham)” Reason to Believe #10 Fanzine



Last Under The Sun 16th May 2010

Last Under The Sun 18th May 2010 Raumstation Frankfurt Germany

Last Under The Sun - Gone CD Cover artwork 2009

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