Show Report: Punk-A-Palooza: Sweet Jonny plus Supports

October 24, 2017

 

Another Saturday night.... Another offering from the Littlehampton Alternative Rock Society.... So here at The Crown, a small high street pub in the town of Littlehampton, I'm here waiting for the 3 bands that are playing here tonight to start rocking this place... The place is buzzing, fans are gathered, the Littlehampton Alternative Rock Society are in full swing putting this into action...Metal Meyhem Radio are throwing some tunes our way in readiness...

 

 First up we had Glove, a three piece band from right here in LA. They describe themselves as a grunge/rock/punk kinda sound with a lot of energy behind it, pulling inspiration from music they enjoyed growing up to, from 50's rock and roll to the heavier beats of today, you can hear these eclectic undertones throughout their music. The guys energy on stage was impressive from the start, completely at ease with one another the whole set felt well practiced and flowed brilliantly.

 

One of the tracks I enjoyed came from their debut EP 'Kill me, Heroin(e)'. 'I Don't Like It' is a slow paced track with a toe tapping, smooth bass and drum beat and an eerie guitar riff over the top, the lyrics are just as haunting with deep vocals threading their way through the beats. The guitar riff starts to get a bit chunkier as the track goes on, building up to the end when it takes on a heavier feel with a pounding beat and screaming vocals. A really intriguing track that had the crowd moving along with them. The whole set was amazing to watch and listen too, definitely ones to watch out for! ​

 

 

 Next up we had Geezapunx, a 4 piece band hailing from Basingstoke. Describing their sound as slightly political and sticking to the '76 style punk classic sound, its quick, fast and punches hard, keeping the spirit alive. The guys told me during their interview that this was actually gig