Suicide: A Punk Mass
Posted July 15th, 2015 in ROIR


This unique show at the Barbican last week payed tribute to the proto-punk bands indelible influence on the musical landscape, with Alan Vega and Martin Rev aka Suicide performing classic material, new work and collaborations with some famous fans including Henry Rollins and Bobby Gillespie! Check out the Telegraphs live review here.

We’ve got their classic album Half Alive back in stock on vinyl as well as the legendary 1986 live recording Ghost Riders on vinyl and CD.


Kevin Kinsella Supporting Matisyahu
Posted July 15th, 2015 in ROIR


Kevin Kinsella will join Matisyahu on his run of shows throughout North Carolina and Virginia later this month. List of venues and ticket info available on Kevin’s Facebook page.  You can also catch ROIR artists Dub Trio performing as Matisyahu’s long-time backing band.


Bush Tetras in Boston
Posted July 15th, 2015 in ROIR


The incredible Bush Tetras are heading up to Boston for a special show at the Sinclair in Cambridge on August 8th , 2015. Anyone that caught their NYC show earlier this year will tell you not to miss this!

“Imagine Fugazi led by three women, 10 years earlier, or even better, a female-fronted Gang of Four.” – CMJ


The Raincoats Feature in Diffuser
Posted July 15th, 2015 in ROIR


Diffuser magazine recently published a great feature on influential British post-punk band The Raincoats. They also recently played at The Kitchen Spring Gala honoring Kim Gordon and Dan Graham. Click here to read the article!


New Mekons Shows!
Posted July 15th, 2015 in ROIR


The Mekons are one of the longest-running and most prolific of the first-wave of British punk rock bands of the late 70’s and they are hitting the road more than ever! Their latest US tour starts July 10 in Chicago and will pass through Wisconsin, Ohio, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. For a full list of venues and dates click here.

The ROIR recording New York On The Road 86-87 is available on CD for only $10.00!

“The Mekons are the most revolutionary group in the history of rock ‘n’ roll.” — Lester Bangs