GIG REVIEW – Extinction of Mankind, Cress, Subvision, Zero Again, Vitriolic Response, Wolfbastard @ Star and Garter, Manchester

EOM (photo – phil king)

Smashing the windows of opportunity.  As if live music of a DIY variety wasn’t chaotic enough without the last couple of years snowploughing it to the kerb under a pile of other shit.  But god nose as your dog knows I’ve tried to seize the chances of getting to gigs when they have been presented, and harboured half a hope we were getting back into some form of satisfaction after the summer, but no.  This marvellous lineup of punk looked like a final nail in the coffin of the year as the next one rapidly goes down-hill before its even started.More