A Poor Excuse label promo cd’s

A Poor Excuse is the newest label promoted in Romania by Mpty Zine

„A Poor Excuse is a label and booking agency that delivers more than music. We deliver impressions on albums and on stage. A Poor Excuse are working with several acts within the  Irish, Punkrock, Folk, Rock n Roll, Hardcore, Thrash, Rockabilly, SKA and Troubadour genres.”


Sir Reg has surprised me since the first audition, a Celtic punk as mother’s home (in Irleand of course), maybe for the fact that the singer is Irish.Band was known as The Barcrawlers and played a good piece of time by various Irish pub sites in Scandinavia. This Is Sir Reg is their new material that will make your appetite for beer and whiskey, but good to listen with friends Friday night. The band has a lot of influential names such as Pogues, Cash, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly and The Dubliniers with catchy choruses, violin, Banjos and appetite for dancing.


Always War succesfully complete the hardcore scene form Sweeden. The band was formed in 2007 inspired by bands like: Agnostic Front, Madball, Cro Mags or Merauder. Vengeance Prevail is the new material released from A Poor Excuse, a powerfull mix of hardcore and metal with some punk elements. This album has everything from energy, to hate, mosh pit parts, hardcore attitude in your face, and full of force, from old to new school all with love. You will certain not regret if you’ll try these guys. Recommend: These Are The Ways.


Move on you mother fuckers, these guys will smash you on the ground. Bad Dreams Always brings 8 tracks of pure hate and anger, they make a brutal hatecore since 1988. In the early 1990’s these guys were one of the most popular bands in the underground sweedish scene, with a sound reminiscent of S.O.D. and D.R.I. they bring energy and aggressiveness to the full. 20 Centuries Of Hate it’s the latest relase,a crazy, hateful, with a strong social message album, full of rage. After 20 years of activity BDA have enough force to make you destroy everything. I recommend: The Bible.


Damien is a Swedish group formed somewhere in 1999. The band has a border vision on music, they have a solid musical background and have influences from melodic metal, punk, blues, rock n roll and jazz. Kings Of Rock, Queen Of Roll brings 5 tracks with an exceptional voice from Michelle (the lead singer), and has been released in the fall of 2010 at their own label: Grammofoninstitutet and has been promoted by a very succesful video for the song We Are The Kids. Currently the band is in studio for the first full lenght, which be released sometime in early 2012, and of course take their time for some concerts in Sweedn and Germany. A lot of influences and a lot of good music with feeling.


Mother Misery formed in 2004 in Sweeden and Standing Alone is the latest album, 11 tracks of musical maturity for the band in all ways from instrumental to lyrics. I’m not into heavy rock but this album rocks.The band brought some influences from Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters and others like but they have their own originality. Standing Alone has sold very well in the first 6 weeks of release and Mother Misery are a very well appreciated rock band in Sweeden. It’s a plus for the band and they are one the right way.

thanks to Patricia (APX booking/label) and to the bands. all cd’s are promoted in Romania by MPTY ZINE

playlist Not Broken In Spirit (28 iulie 2011)

In fiecare joi si duminica de la 22.30 pe 3 Ceasuri Rele. O ora de punk, ska, oi si hc cu Mirceone

1. Always War – these are the ways (2:34)
2. Atarassiagrop – Un’altra domenica (3:36)
3. Bluekilla – Bluekilla Siempre Sera Banda De Ska (feat. Haracio Blanco) (2:54)
4. Broilers – Wie weit wir gehen (2:59)
5. Face to Face – It’s Not All About You (3:02)
6. Manu Chao – Mr. Bobby (2:44)
7. Pipes And Pints – City By The Sea (2:27)
8. The Real Mckenzies – Bugger Off (3:32)
9. Sir Reg – arrive on st. patrick’s day (3:16)
10. Trade Unions – Cuori Rossi (2:54)
11. Rezurex – Black Sunday (4:12)
12. Rancid – Brews (2:06)
13. Paddy And The Rats – Ugly Drunken Woman (3:47)
14. Lionheart – Pure Anger (3:19)
15. Los Fastidios – Hooligirl (2:15)
16. Bouncing Souls – Private Radio (2:12)
17. Give ‘Em Hell – When This Ship Goes Down (3:10)
18. Looptroop Rockers – This Music Sounds Better at Night (3:44)

PO BOX romanian tour / SUMMER OF PUNK III

PO BOX (ska-punk-Franta) vor ajunge in Romania alaturi de Nina School (punk-Franta)

21 iulie in Cluj-Irish and Music Pub de la ora 21.00 biletul 10 lei

22 iulie in Bucuresti club Underworld in cadrul SUMMER OF PUNK III alaturi de:  Los Pogos, Just Another Lie, Recycle Bin

Comunicat de presa SUMMER OF PUNK III

Festivalul „Summer of Punk” revine in Underworld!

Vineri 22 Iulie si Sambata 23 Iulie

La a treia editie. Care se intampla o data la 2 ani.

Pe langa Muzica Super Tare (de la Punk si Hardcore la Ska si Rockabilly) o sa avem Distrouri si Mancare Vegetariana!

Incepem in fiecare zi la 19:00. Asa ca veniti devreme pentru ca o sa fie Sold Out destul de repede…

Intrarea e doar 15 lei pe zi… adica 3 lei de trupa!
Toti banii din intrare se duc la trupe, asa ca haideti sa-i sustinem.

-Vineri 22 Iulie

P.O BOX (ska, franta)

NINA SCHOOL (ska/punk, franta)

LOS POGOS (ska/punk, ro)

RECYCLE BIN (punk rock, ro)


-Sambata 23 Iulie

SCORCHED EARTH (hardcore/punk, suedia)

LECSA PUNK (punk rock, hu)

M.E.S (pop punk, belgia)

THE HORNY HORSES (rockabilly, belgia)

Anomalii (punk, ro)

Domination semneaza cu Westcoast Worldwide Records

Westcoast Worldwide Records isi maresc galeria de trupe cu inca un nume. Domination sunt o trupa relativ noua, formata in 2010, in San Jose. La putin timp trupa a devenit destul de apreciata la nivelul scenei underground din California.
Primul material al trupei este un EP ce urmeaza a fi lansat pe data de 30 august 2011 sub numele de „Lifetime Of Suffering”.
„Toata lumea va iubi aceast disc si aceasta trupa” a spus Mike Hood (Hoods)

Westcoast Worldwide Records este promovat de MPTY ZINE pentru Romania

Domination page


One Step Records news

One Step Records prezinta doua noi single-uri semnate: NH3 (ex AMMONIAKA) si JOEBALALLA

click AICI pentru a descarca noul single NH3-Eroi Senza Volto

click AICI pentru a descarca noul single JOEBALALLA-Che Bella Italia

One Step Records sunt prezenti in Romania prin MPTY ZINE!

interview: Voodoo Healers (punk’n’roll from Grecee)

I know Chris for a few years and he’s a really nice guy, with his band Voodoo Healers they make a mix from punk to rock’n’roll made in Grecee. I caught him in a discussion on the net, we talked about music, tzatziki and Zorba and this is what came out. PS. please excuse our english…enjoy it!

MPTY ZINE: Hello Chris, how are you? fun at the beach with Mediteeranean girls?

CHRIS: well i cant tell i m ok but lets say so and so, about beach yes man  i can have my fun, about Mediteeranean girls i dont know, about Greek girls i know a thing or two and my way of fun is not so close to their way.

I know you’ll start a tour in the fall, tell me a few words about it.

Yes we are working on next tour October 2011, it will be probably the biggest tour Greek band ever succeed, previous one i think was also ours,26 or 27 gigs we ll start at 2nd or 3rd of October and we finish at 29th, the band will play in Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary, so far Greek dates are booked, Bulgarians almost all and we are waiting one more answer from Hungary,about Romania we hope to have soon the answers we need, we are planning 5-6 gigs in Romania, truth is this will be first time we gonna play so many shows in Greece, it was hard in the beggining but on the way things worked nice.

You’ve been last year in Romania with Green Goblins, how was the public?

Our previous time in Romania was really great, it was first time for us and for the Goblins as well, i didnt know what to expect, we saw different kind of people to our gigs, most of the audience was really warm.

What is the situation in Greece, i saw on news that you have a shitty situation there with the gouverment…

You are asking me about situation in Greece and what the nets reporting, well it is,  it used to be and it will be too fucking shit, and simple people is responsible for this, we have the politicians we deserve, we have what we vote,  we have the same stupids for years,  maybe faces can change,  and people still support this system, going to elections, voting and supporting this corrupted system, what else can i say.

What Voodoo Healers prepare for the near future, working on something new?

Voodoo Healers besides the upcoming October tour  finishing an album with title ” Dawn Of A Day”,  album will be totally ready late summer,we re gonna have few gigs in Greece till the end of this years supporting Godfathers the  legendary English rock n roll band, and for 2012 target is England , Germany and Finland.

Please make me a top 10 of your favorite bands and artists.

Mircea this question is really tricky but i will try: Stooges, Motor City 5, Motorhead, Rolling Stones, Dr. Feelgood, Ramones, Who, Roky Erickson, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Damned

Choose between Tzatziki and Kebab 🙂

Tzatziki and Kebab are two different things, one fits to another, thats why i choose both

You thought to do a cover version punk’n’roll for Zorba the Greek?


So what do you think about Romania?

Romania i have to say is really beautifull,  the county side ,the mountains the  forests …really  great, i love the idea to spend more days there and meet more people, most of the people we met during previous tour were cool and kind to us, i m looking forward for more.

On Living In A Dogville appear a funny logo from Juicy Pussy Records, it’s your label?

Yes, actually is a label i did for our first release, from the moment that it was almost impossible to find another label to do that for us i did it myself, the logo is an artwork from a friend who offered to draw something, i liked it, its funny as you mention, but only that…

Thank you so much Chris for the answers and if you have something to add, please do it.
I like to say one more, one more thing that i m always saying, support your local rock n roll scene, support the bands with  original material,  this few people who fighting to keep the idea of a band alive…

see you around
„Fast” Chris from Voodoo Healers vs. Mighty Mirceone from Mpty Zine / july 2011

check them out HERE

playlist Not Broken In Spirit

Joi si Duminica de la 22.30 avem Not Broken In Spirit cu Mirceone (mpty zine) punk,ska,oi si hc pana la ora 23.30 pe 3 Ceasuri Rele Radio stream web http://treiceasurirele.rudisoft.net/ sau download streamul pt winamp de aici http://www.mediafire.com/file/pkpg1x6ad67bot4/treiceasurirele.m3u

1. Flatfoot 56 – Thick And Thin (2:49)
2. The Real Mckenzies – Kings O’ Glasgow (4:54)
3. La Ghenga Del Fil Di Ferro – Ricordo e’ (3:02)
4. Broilers – Vom Scheitern (The World is yours, nicht!) (4:04)
5. Evil Conduct – What`s happening (3:06)
6. Disorderly Conduct – Government Waste (1:19)
7. Gavroche – L’arte della strada (3:01)
8. Kattiva Reputazione – forza giovane (3:32)
9. NOFX – Don’t Call Me White (2:33)
10. Perkele – Me (4:17)
11. Sex Pistols – No Feelings (2:50)
12. Social Distortion – Still Alive (4:04)
13. The Peacocks – Zurich is a cocaine town (1:09)
14. Funeral Dress – Rebel Radio (3:08)
15. Benuts – Skaska City (4:36)
16. Yellow Umbrella – Boys Don’t Cry (3:42)