Album review: The Von Bondies

Album review: The Von Bondies

It’s been five long years since we last heard from this scuzzy Detroit-based lot, and time has not been kind. Perhaps it was the pressure of following breakthrough hit ‘C’mon C’mon’, or some serious Jack White payback voodoo, but now,...

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Von Bondies : C'mon C'mon

Von Bondies : C'mon C'mon

What is it with these Detroit bands and the blues? All that swamp, sludge and heartbreak is enough to make two old mates beat each other viciously about the head in a public place! And anyway, when they finally give it a rest and try other things,...

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Von Bondies : London: 100 Club: Tuesday October 4

Von Bondies : London: 100 Club: Tuesday October 4

"Anger", sang squiff-faced punk icon John Lydon back in the '80s, "is an energy". Detroit garage quartet Von Bondies have a different creative motor spurring them on. However, Von Bondies, you see, are a band powered almost entirely by a...

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Von Bondies : Lack Of Communication

Von Bondies : Lack Of Communication

Despite arriving in the vanguard of Detroit's garage rock explosion, The Von Bondies have been overshadowed by the success of their more illustrious sponsors - something that this re-release of last year's Jack White produced album seeks...

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Von Bondies  :  London Highbury Garage

Von Bondies : London Highbury Garage

The Von Bondies are huddled together, on their knees, locked in rock 'n' roll meditation. Their backs are turned, so only a handful of people can see the private voodoo happening at the foot of the drumkit. Their guitars are speaking in tongues,...

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