The Samples

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Gig Review: The Samples

Album launch: Maybe Tomorrow by The SamplesSpin The Black Circle, Worcester, 28th October 2023 The Saturday afternoon album launch of the Samples long-awaited LP Maybe Tomorrow was incendiary… We had assembled in the attic space above the STBC, without realising […]

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Album Review: Maybe Tomorrow by The Samples

Worcester punks The Samples first started pogoing in 1978 and toured until the mid-80s. Although, these punk originators never officially clocked-off, it is a tribute to their tenacity and energy that their album, Maybe Tomorrow, has been recorded & released. […]

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Gig Preview: The Samples + The Tights + Dr Philgood DJ

The Samples + The Tights + Dr Philgood DJThe Marrs Bar, Worcester – Saturday 28th October 23 The Samples return to the Marrs Bar with their live album launch .“Maybe Tomorrow (Live At The Marrs Bar)” is released on Skullking, […]

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Live Review: Spear of Destiny & The Samples

Spear of Destiny & The Samples at The Marr’s Bar, Worcester 18the December 2022 In the afternoon, terrestrial TV had offered a memorable celebration of world class football which appeared to be just as much about time running out. Not […]

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In the Bleak Midwinter by The Samples | A single review

It is fitting the intro and outro to The Samples charitable single “In the Bleak Midwinter”, a Punk reworking of a traditional Christmas carol, is a melancholic signature performed by The Hucknall & Linby Mining Community Brass Band… Coal Mining […]

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SLAP Mag meets The Samples

Worcester Punk band The Samples played their last show in May ’86 at, of all places, Perdiswell Leisure Centre. Some half decent amateur video footage of that gig confirms what a fantastic live band they were. On record, they debuted […]