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The Unborn: “L’ultimo uomo della Terra” music video

The Unborn’s latest music video – “L’ultimo uomo della Terra” – is a street punk tribute to the post-apocalyptic film “The Last Man On Earth” (1964)

Freddy Krueger vs. a punk girl

A punk rocker girl challenges Freddy Krueger in Chuck Russell’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors” (1987)

The Unborn: “Braineaters” music video

The Unborn’s first music video is an Italian language cover version of the Misfits’ “Braineaters”

“Moonstomp” (2019) by Tim Wells

Reggae, punk rock, skinheads and werewolves: a review of Tim Wells’ “Moonstomp” (2019), a horror pulp novel set in the late Seventies

“Tales of Aggro” (2018) by Matteo Sedazzari

Mods, casuals, ravers and football fans: a review of Matteo Sedazzari’s new novel, “Tales of Aggro” (2018)

An interview with Stewart Home: youth cults, pulps and, of course, Marx

Stewart Home talks about the music and subcultures of the ’70s and early ’80s (skinhead, mod, boot boy, suedehead, punk…), plus politics and witchcraft

An interview with Tim Wells: ranting poetry, subcultures and a bit of horror

The long time ranting poet Tim Wells talks about his cultural influences and his current and past activities, plus skinheads, suedeheads, reggae and pulps

Two post-Redskins interviews with Martin Hewes

Martin Hewes of the ’80s soul band Redskins has a say about “music as a force for change”, Rock Against Racism, The Clash and, of course, skinheads

Jerry Dammers meets a gang of skinheads

Jerry Dammers – the founder of The Specials and 2 Tone Records – meets a gang of young skinheads and has a chat with them