We are eggstatic to present Eighth Day Magazine Issue Seventeen! Our second issue of 2020 is a veritable feast of interviews, reviews, articles and much more and is available now in Physical form from our shop, Action Records in Preston, Single Step in Lancaster, Layton Club in Blackpool and Electrical Discount Centre in Blackpool and in eMag form from our shop or here!
Issue Seventeen's cover stars are Lancaster DIY psychedelic punk duo The Lovely Eggs, who welcome us to Eggland and reveal all about their forthcoming sixth album, 'I Am Moron', released in April, in an EXCLUSIVE interview! We have already heard it and can confirm it is their finest work so far!
Meanwhile, Kevin Burke interviews one of the very first UK punk bands, The Boys. Ahead of their appearance at this year's Rebellion Festival, the band give us a fascinating incite into their formation from other London bands such as The Hollywood Brats and London SS and share the finest moments their incredible forty-four history.
Punk fans will also love our interview with Anabollic Steroids, who talk causing a stink since the late seventies, whilst elsewhere, we head stateside to interview New Jersey rocker and hot tip for 2020, Joe Normal and Kevin Burke catches up with Welsh musician Julian Pitt, aka Armstrong.
Just when you think this issue couldn't get any more massive, to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the disappearance of Manic Street Preachers' Richey Edwards, Kevin Burke celebrates his genius and in another exclusive for Eighth Day Magazine, chats to Robin Wynn Evans, who produced their 1990 EP 'New Art Riot' and follow-up single 'Motown Junk'!
And don't say we don't treat you because there is still more! Peter Dennis sharpens up on his Japanese to bring us a piece about all-girl punk trio Shonen Knife and heads to The Playhouse in Northampton to review a solo acoustic performance by Andy Crofts, best known as frontman of psychedelic band The Moons and Paul Weller's keyboardist; we reveal all about Johnny Marr's involvement in the forthcoming James Bond movie 'No Time to Die'; Wayne Reid celebrates gothic rock label Secret Sin Records Ltd and talks to flagship band Angels of Liberty's Scarlet Powers; our man in Plymouth Paul Foden goes bargain hunting for records and books in charity shops; Frenchy brings us the eleventh in his exclusive series of rants; in yet another exclusive, the legendary comic strip Wasted World makes its second appearance and we review Pet Shop Boys' fourteenth album 'Hotspot' and Robert Eggers' psychological horror 'The Lighthouse'!
You can find all this and yet more in Eighth Day Magazine Issue Seventeen, out now in Physical and eMag form!
With love and eggy goodness,
Alice and Scott ("Da Management").
This issue was brought to you by:
Alice Jones-Rodgers: Editor-in-Chief, writer and interviewer
Scott Rodgers: Photographer
Kevin Burke: Writer and interviewer
Paul Foden: Writer and interviewer
Peter Dennis: Writer and interviewer
Wayne Reid: Writer and interviewer
Dan Webster: Wasted World.