If you’re based in the UK, it’s extremely likely that you’re familiar with Alice’s Night Circus. The one woman whirlwind has been treading the boards of the UK steampunk scene and can be seen regularly at Ministry of Steampunk events … Continue reading Metamorphose by Alice’s Night Circus album review
Over the past 12 months, Victor Sierra have really upped their game in the UK steampunk scene. They’ve always been there, pottering about in the fringes – popular in mainland Europe and with a steadily growing fanbase in the UK. Since appearing at The Asylum in 2017, they’ve increased their visibility. They are highly active on social media and are performing at more events such as Hebden Bridge Steampunk weekend and Northstar. Victor Sierra consists of three members; Commander Bob, The Legendary Converted Princess and Big Machine. Commander Bob and Converted Princess are co-founders of the group and provide the main bulk of vocals. On Manchurian … Continue reading The Manchurian Pass by Victor Sierra album review
Victor & The Bully are, frankly, a runaway success in the UK steampunk scene and have no signs of slowing down. Now their popularity is beginning to spread over to the USA. Entirely due to their catchy music, unique style and annoying likeability. Their highly anticipated second album dropped into the Steampunk Journal inbox a couple of days ago. We’ve had an exclusive first hearing of the new album in all its polished glory. Of course Matt & Harry have never been shy of showing their fans the music that they make as they complete each track. Go onto their Facebook page, or the more popular … Continue reading The 8th Deadly Sin by Victor & The Bully album review
Steampunk is a very interesting place. People can be whoever they want to be and it creates a universe of incredibly unique characters. The Wattingers easily fall into the category of “incredibly unique”. Based on the families that are typically portrayed in horror films as psychotic hillbillies, driven crazy from solitude and generations of inbreeding. Less so on the latter with the Wattingers I feel, but they have lost none of their grim darkness. The new album Bad Day at Growler’s Rock is interesting. In the way that it seems to have the typical dark vibe that would make you terrified of walking through a forest … Continue reading Bad Day at Growler’s Rock by The Wattingers Album Review
Deathbed Confessions Introduction
Deathbed Confessions is the debut album of Victor & The Bully, who have been around since 2013. During that time they’ve been busy touring around Britain getting their name known on the steampunk circuit. In this review, I’m having a listen to see if it’s worthy of staying in my CD collection.
Deathbed Confessions costs £10 and is available from their BigCartel page here: Victor and The Bully album Continue reading “Victor & The Bully Deathbed Confessions album review”
Introduction Soldiers of the Mark is the fifth album from Canadian crazies New Jacobin Club. The six piece band fronted by founder The Horde have recently returned from their short tour of Britain. This album tells the story of a Hellfire Club that summons demons to scourge the Earth. Soldiers of the Mark is available on 12inch vinyl. It starts at $18 for the black version. there are coloured vinyl options for a slightly higher price. It’s also available on CD for $8.00 to download or $12.00 for the Deluxe CD pack which includes five extra tracks. Overview The fifth album of the Canadian based band … Continue reading New Jacobin Club – Soldiers of the Mark review