With yesterday's news that BBC DJ Stuart Maconie played three tracks from Doremi Fasol Latido it seems that the fathers of Space Rock are on everyone's lips today. Well, sadly that is a little bit of hyperbole (wot? hyperbole on this blog? NEVAH!) but there does seem to be more Hawkwind news and comment about on the net than ever at the moment. Just a quick gander at today's Google News Alerts reveals the following items:
Watch JEFF the Brotherhood Cover Hawkwind's 'Master of the Universe'
By D. Patrick Rodgers
When we told you that fraternal, Nashvillian psych-garage duo JEFF the Brotherhood was slated to open some dates for queen of cat-loving, boy-crazy sunshine pop,...Nashville Scene
Hawkwind to rock carlisle - Carlisle United FC forum from footymad.net
hawkwind to rock carlisle. Carlisle United message board and forum from footymad.net. 31st may at last some good live music.
Hawkwind return to Dublin
It's the return to Ireland of the legendary Hawkwind! Having been out on tour promoting their latest piece of work Onward, and marking their 40th anniversary.
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