Tale of the Third City

The true, yet untold story of the Ulster Punk scene, revealing the secrets of an era never spoken off, until now! It brings you facts few have ever heard. Finally .....

The 12th January 1978 – the Pound

the first time the Clash played the Ulster Hall was the second time they played Belfast which was actually the third time, in such a short period the band had visited the city.

What a Fucked up world

If the kids of today were to take a long hard look back at the 1970's, they could be easily forgiven for thinking that the world had gone just a little bit mad.

Make you want to spit

Me in the day.

The Tartan Armies

The four years that followed will unquestionably go down in history as being the worst years of the conflict in Northern Ireland. It was; without any shadow of doubt an era . .

Bands Won,t Play No More

This town; A……….ah, is coming like a ghost town; All the clubs have been closed down…..

The Viking

DJ Bill Moore at work at the Viking.

The Peel Show

There I was just turned fifteen years old; full of excitement and looking forward to my adolescence years to begin, when all of a sudden. I found myself faced with ...


Bands of NI


Kyle Lirtch

Interview with Kyle Lirtch ex Rudi manager .Kyle championed Punk Music whilst working at Caroline Music in the mid 70's

Jake Burns

Interview with Jake Burns singer and guitarist, best know as frontman of Stiff Little Fingers (1977–1982, 1987–Present)

Henry Clunes

Interview with Henry Cluney a guitarist who is best known as a former member of the band Stiff Little Fingers to 1983.


Interview with Ruefrex, originally called Roofwrecks, A punk rock band from Belfast, NI, formed in 1977.

Brian Young

Interview with Brian Young of RUDI, Belfast NI's first punk band formed early 75 gigged November 1975.