For many, this band needs no introduction, as they are indeed legends in a vibrant scene stretching across the world. At the same time, for anyone not part of that category, they are far-and-away the best band that you’ve not heard yet.
This full length, their sixth, in 45 years as a band, truly exemplifies how incredible and how special this band is.
Rather than follow the all-too-common trajectory of releasing a new full length every few years, and following it up with tour after tour, sparrer really remained selective with the new music they’ve chosen to release, and the gigs they are willing to play – and for many people, that is what really sets them apart. There is no ‘fluff’ – ever!
All of their albums are classics, and this one is soon-to-be as well. Hit after hit, hook after hook, sing-along after sing-along and jam packed with substance, “Forever” is an album that will be treasured by hundreds of thousands of fans for decades to come.
One would assume that this is the last full length that we will see from these legends; and a fitting one it is indeed. These best-of-friends wear their hearts on their sleeves, and bring an intensity and emotional component to everything that they do – whether it is recording new tracks, or getting on stage to thoroughly impress thousands of fans with their incomparable and truly spectacular live performances. This album does nothing short of illustrate that perfectly.
– Exclusive 7″ single of “Every Step Of The Way” – 2 versions – red & white vinyl
– 12 track 180gram black LP in a debossed jacket, with 12 track digital download and lyric insert.
– 16 track CD in a debossed digipak, with lyric booklet.
– DELUXE version LP, on 180gram claret and blue AsideBside colored vinyl in an old-school faux-leather casewrapped “tip on” jacket.
– 12 track chrome cassettes with 3 panel J-card.
– “Forever” T-shirts, enamel lapel pins, and stickers
1. One By One
3. Gonna Be Alright
4. Don’t Tell Anyone Anything
5. Family Of One
6. Every Step Of The Way
7. In My Town
9. Nothing Like You
10. I’ve Had Enough
11. Somebody’s Brother; Somebody’s Son
12. Us Against The World
The legendary Cock Sparrer will be releasing their 6th full length album, aptly titled “Forever” via Pirates Press Records on 21st April. With 45 years and counting as a band, every single release that comes from this group of friends is a sure fire classic, Forever will be no exception.
The band have released their first song from the record, One by One and created a fan photo video to mark its arrival.
We are pleased to welcome Vivi, our new receptionist to Skunx Tattoo.
Hailing from Hungary, Vivi’s passions include music, design and illustration and videography.
Friendly, cheerful and professional, she is the perfect addition to our team.
Skunx Tattoo is also very happy to announce that Milan Li Sakic has joined the tattooist line up. You can find out more about Milan and his work by visiting his profile page: Milan’s profile.
If you haven’t already, then why not swing by for a cup of tea and discuss your next tattoo.
ALL SPACES NOW FILLED. NO FURTHER REQUESTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
We are happy to let you know that Lars Frederiksen, guitarist from Rancid and The Old Firm Casuals, a great friend of the shop, will be tattooing at Skunx Tattoo once again between 4th and 8th May 2016.
Between May 4th and May 8th, you have the opportunity to take part in a once in a lifetime experience. Lars will be in the Skunx Tattoo shop and will be tattooing a limited number of people with the Rancid Punks logo. This is one chance to meet the punk legend and let him leave his mark on you!
Along with the tattoo, you will also receive a limited edition T-shirt, sticker and photo of the experience, all for the price of £160. Lars will also be happy to sign anything that you want to bring with you.
ALL SPACES NOW FILLED. NO FURTHER REQUESTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Julia Seizure has been a big part of the Skunx Tattoo family for the last 3 years. Julia will be moving onto a new studio from the 7th of November. Currently she will not be taking on any new work but will be finishing off pieces she has already started.
We are pleased to welcome Eve Turco who will be taking Julia’s spot at our London based studio. No stranger to the world of tattooing, Eve has many years of experience under her belt and is excited to be bringing her style of colourful work to the Skunx Tattoo family.
You can view more of Eve’s work on her page. Feel free to drop by the shop to say hello or give us a call to book yourself an appointment.
Tattooist Max Labar has joined us here at Skunx Tattoo. He specialises in black work, dot work and geometric tattoos. Get in touch with your ideas, size and placement. Max will be tattooing by appointment only. You can call us 0207 278 6960 or send as an email.
To see more examples of Max Labar’s work, please click here.
We are proud to announce that Lars Frederiksen, guitarist from Rancid and The Old Firm Casuals, a great friend of the shop, will be tattooing at Skunx Tattoo for 2 days in July.
This summer (4th and 5th July) you have the opportunity to take part in a once in a lifetime experience. Lars will be in the Skunx Tattoo shop and will be tattooing a limited number of people with the Rancid Punks logo. This is one chance to meet the punk legend and let him leave his mark on you!
Along with the tattoo, you will also receive a limited edition T-shirt, sticker, badge and photo of the experience, all for the price of £160. Lars will also be happy to sign anything that you want to bring with you.
There are only 26 slots available, and is based strictly on a first come/first served basis. These spaces will get booked up quickly! To secure your place email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, phone number and whether you are available on either the 4th or 5th of July.
Kerry Irvine will be doing a guest spot at Skunx Tattoo between 12th-16th May 2015. This is a great opportunity for London people to get tattooed by Kerry. If you are interested in booking an appointment please email with your ideas and any reference images. Please also include intended size and placement of the tattoo. Available slots will no doubt fill up quick, so don’t delay in booking your appointment.
Not familiar with Kerry’s work, enjoy this small collection:
As of today (Monday 26th January), Skunx Tattoo will be closed on Sundays and Mondays. The shop will continue to operate normal hours (11am to 6pm*) Tuesday through to Saturday with Nick, Steve and Julia being available.
From 1st of February, Sundays and Mondays will be reserved for private appointments only. These appointments will need to be pre-booked and secured by a deposit.
Please note that on Sundays and Mondays, emails and phone calls will not be answered.
*We close at 6pm but this is subject to change. Please call us at the shop to check if we’re not closing earlier.