Many UK based steampunks will be familiar with Rob Bracewell from A Splendid Day Out (ASDO). He’s one of the three organisers of ASDO in Morecambe (click this link for the Steampunk Journal report). ASDO has grown to become one … Continue reading Steampunks Pledge Support for Event Organiser
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
Llanfyllin is a small town in North Wales. Easily accessible from the M56, it’s home to the Llanfyllin Workhouse. Originally a workhouse for inmates, it was opened in 1837 and operated until 1930. It was taken over until 1983 when it closed it’s doors after operating as a care home. Following a very short stint as an outdoor pursuits centre, it remained closed until 2008 when local residents attained full ownership and transformed it into a Community Centre. Continue reading “Phoenix Alternative Festival report”
Friday 28th July 2017 saw the opening of the second Whitby Steampunk Weekend and Steampunk Journal made the delightful journey to one of the most beautiful parts of the country to be there.
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Who could forget Whitby Steampunk Weekend back in February? I certainly couldn’t, so I was really keen to ensure that I got there this time round. If not so that just once I could witness Whitby when it’s not freezing … Continue reading Steampunk Journal at Whitby Steampunk Weekend
Sandbach Steampunk Market visit
April 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of when the word steampunk first appeared in print form in a note to Locus magazine by author KW Jeter. You will have no doubt noticed that to celebrate we’ve been throwing things at readers for the past month. Not content with doing only that, Phoebe has been visiting the huge International Steampunk Symposium. I, on the other hand, decided to do something a little quieter and opted for the very first Sandbach Steampunk Market.
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It’s a real hassle, as an Editor of Steampunk Journal, being invited to parties, being special guest.. So many people, so many parties… I was, however, more than happy to be involved with the first showing of theVaudeville Evening … Continue reading A Vaudeville Evening at Whitby Steampunk Weekend
Victor & The Bully have smashed onto the British steampunk scene in the last few years with a raucous live show and an album so tight it hangs teabags on the washing line. Beloved by all, the London boys sat … Continue reading Interview with Victor & The Bully
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”