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Asylum late 2009 in pictures

In all ages, asylum, bands, blue note, jersey, live lounge, music on December 3, 2009 at 15:36

These three photos by Mikey Phillips are from a stunning set taken at Metal vs. Punk which can be viewed in Asylum Live Lounge Facebook album. For more information about the photographer and commission enquiries contact m.phillips@live.co.uk

Eddie Laffoley by Mikey Phillips - November 20th 2009

James Andrews by Mikey Phillips - November 20th 2009

Wasted Youth by Mikey Phillips - November 20th 2009

A collection of great photos by Danny Evans from Branchage In The Asylum on October 3rd can be seen at Branchage Film Festival. Click on the image below to view them all.

Branchage In The Asylum by Danny Evans - October 3rd 2009

Here are some more photos from a few of the highlights of the last half of this year.

Crowne - August 28th 2009

Gorey Inbreds - September 18th 2009

Livingstone and Almond by Sebastian Meyer - October 1st 2009

Stephan Metcalfe at Blue Note - October 31st 2009

Esther Rose Parkes at Blue Note - October 31st 2009

General Burg of The Coal Box Generals - October 31st 2009

General Shack of The Coal Box Generals - October 31st 2009

The Coal Box Generals at Blue Note - October 31st 2009

Brutus Stonefist - November 14th 2009

Asylum All Ages – Upped hate

In all ages, asylum, bands, jersey, live lounge, music on November 11, 2009 at 18:42

The last time we did an Asylum All Ages show, Sam Delanoe of Demise Of Sanity advised me that some of their lyrics could be deemed offensive and wanted to be sure it was okay to perform them undiluted. I thought the question was a reasonable courtesy and I told him it was fine. Metal and punk rock is an assault on the senses. It is a kind of art in which disturbances of emotion and devices of terrorising intent are important.

As well as Demise Of Sanity this show on November 20th also features Wasted Youth, Too Many Humans, The Revolt, Clockwork Sodomy and Critical Mass. The theme of the show is Metal vs. Punk.

Two of the bands that are playing at the All Ages show, Clockwork Sodomy and Demise Of Sanity, will be performing for Kenny’s Gig 2009 at Bar Rock on Sunday 15th November. Here’s a link to the poster for that event.

Sam’s question got me wondering, is there anything a band could say within the context of their art that isn’t acceptable?

Critical Mass changed their name for this date. Eddie Laffoley has written about it on the Facebook page for the event. He says, “Apparently we couldn’t play the gig with the name Die Inbred so we had to change it. It wasn’t my idea to change the name, was not appropriate or some bullshit! I mean we’re not condoning incest at all, hence Die Inbred. We change it and they still aren’t fucking happy! They said that Playing With Children and I’d Tap That 3 Year Old sounded too pedophiliac.”

Asylum All Ages – Metal vs. Punk – Friday November 20th 2009

In all ages, asylum, bands, jersey, live lounge, music on October 27, 2009 at 17:17
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Flame war - Poster designed by Sam Delanoe

This is a battle for supremacy between sneering, nihilistic no-wavers on one side and progressive art-metal fanatics on the other. For one night only, each of these two tribes seeks to prove the other should be dispatched to the softcore shitter. Who will win?

All ages welcome.

Wasted Youth
Wasted Youth MySpace

Critical Mass

Too Many Humans
Too Many Humans MySpace

Demise of Sanity
Demise of Sanity Facebook page
Demise of Sanity MySpace

The Revolt
The Revolt MySpace

Clockwork Sodomy
Clockwork Sodomy Facebook page

The show starts at five o’clock. Entry is three Jersey pounds. Strictly no alcohol allowed.

Thanks to La Motte Street for providing equipment.