Late to the Buzzcocks camp, I was the fan who knew of the band's impact long before I ever heard "Orgasm Addict" and thus the fan who wonders why the band would bother to hijack its way back into '90s consciousness. The band's original sound is so pristinely punchy, such a watertight time capsule of three-chord glory, that to resurrect it in the form of middle-age Brits taking the stage 20 years on seems criminal. I'd much rather salute the Buzzcocks' frenetic and melodic gravestone than be forced to reckon with a ravaged corpse of a live set list; there's no way to make "Ever Fallen in Love" as throttling as it had once been as played by the skinny, volatile foursome, led by glory-brat Pete Shelley and guitar... More >>>