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Peter Allison: Most Recent Articles

Gig of a Lifetime: Fun Lovin' Criminals, Dome, Doncaster, 1999
Peter Allison, in our 'Gig of a Lifetime' series, writes of going to see New York hip-hop/alternative rock trio the Fun Lovin' Criminals in 1999 for the first time at the Doncaster Dome
Profile: Dio
Peter Allison examines the early 80's career and influence of heavy metal band Dio, the band of the late Ronnie James Dio, who have had recently had their first three albums, 'Holy Diver','The Last in Line' and 'Sacred Heart', reissued
Alabama 3: Interview
Peter Allison talks to Larry Love from Alabama 3 about his band's hip hop and sample-infused latest album, 'Shoplifting 4 Jesus', and which finds them reflecting angrily on the global economy, digital piracy and the London riots.
Fun Lovin' Criminals: Interview
Peter Allison speaks to iconic hip hop/rock trio the Fun Lovin' Criminals about their fifteen year musical history and new triple live CD, 'Fun, Live, and Criminal’
Fun Lovin' Criminals: Corporation, Sheffield, 4/6/2011
Peter Allison enjoys a flawless set from New York-based hip-hop/rock trio the Fun Lovin' Criminals, who fifteen years into their career continue to mature and to get even better with time

Most Recent Reviews

Huey and the New Yorkers: Say It to My Face - CD
Surprisingly soul-oriented, but also well-crafted debut album from Fun Lovin' Criminals front man Huey Morgan's new side project, Huey and the New Yorkers
Alabama 3: Shoplifting 4 Jesus - CD
Confrontational, yet hopeful new album from the Alabama 3 whose themes include the economic recession, digital piracy and the riots, and which finds them blending reggae and hip hop into their gospel/acid/country sound
Wednesday 13: Calling All Corpses - CD
Unashamed party punk on latest album from former Murderdolls front man Wednesday 12 which finds him returning to his roots with immense style and humour
Karma Heart: Throw Your Heart - CD
Striking heavy rock on debut album from North-East based group, the Karma Heart, who were born out of the ashes of former covers band Remedy
Quireboys: Live in London - CD
Fantastic best of live compilation, recorded at a gig at the Marquee Club in London, from often under-rated glam rockers, the Quireboys

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