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Punk News review
29.07.14

The Muffs are back. I'm really pleased that The Muffs are back. I can't believe The Pixies treated Kim Shattuck like they did - that sucked and every time I hear Kim Shattuck...

TapeFear recommendation
28.07.14

Chilled out downtempo beats from Submerse.

The Quietus review
24.07.14

"I want to bash my brains out, bleed all over your drugs and watch you smoke 'em up as I drift off to the inevitable," states a critic called Martin Ken, in what appears to be the...

The Quietus review
22.07.14

You know when celebrities get interviewed about their deep love of a book or album or other piece of media? Often, they'll demonstrate the depth of that love by saying that they...

Alt Press review
16.07.14

Insound review
29.07.14

Joyce Manor was conceived in the back of a car in the Disneyland parking lot?the kind of beginning California dreams are made of. Their first self-titled album in 2011 exploded...

NME review
28.07.14

Californian quartet Joyce Manor thrive on strong punk influence in their third studio album

Punk News review
22.07.14

Joyce Manor is straight to the point. Always were. Always will be. Never Hungover Again doesn't deviate from that plan. It sticks to their stylistic guns but also decides to foray...

NME review
21.07.14

Cali punks pay homage to Green Day and The Replacements on third album

Punk News review
15.07.14

Haters gonna hate, but for a '90s So Cal punk fan like me, a new Pennywise album is something to be celebrated. Yeah, their songs all sound pretty similar and some of their albums...

Alt Press review
15.07.14

Punk News review
14.07.14

This isn't where it began. It's where it was perfected. The third record in the Ramones' discography, Rocket to Russia is where the Ramones came into their own, and created an...

Punk News review
14.07.14

In a 1981 television interview, Johnny Ramone said "Punk is rebellious rock for kids, all of them…[its] not a bunch of old men playing music for your mothers and fathers. That's...

Punk News review
14.07.14

The attribute that seems most applied to the Ramones' music is that it was "simple." While that's true from a sheet-reading standpoint, it's not the reason the Ramones and their...

Alt Press review
11.07.14

Punk News review
23.07.14

Each new record by Rise Against can be looked at in two different ways: First, context can be taken into account. The band used to be one of the most respected and talented punk...

Punk News review
10.07.14

If you caught Grief in 2012, you could tell that My Iron Lung were endeavoring to carve their names permanently in the screamo/post-hardcore genre. And, naturally so of course...

Punk News review
24.06.14

This is the US release of an album that has been available in Europe for over a year now, and it's about time that someone brought this to a wider audience. Allvaret are from...

Punk News review
24.06.14

If you've been even slightly cognizant to what's happening in California's punk scene, you should be familiar with Hard Girls. Even if the name doesn't ring any bells, you've...

Punk News review
23.06.14

Defiance, Ohio are a band that over time turned into one of the icons of underground folk/punk scene. Sadly, since the release of Midwestern Minutes in 2010 they didn't put out...

Punk News review
20.06.14

Chris McCaughan is a busy man. Following the release of his third full length for the not-so-solo project Sundowner - last fall's orchestrated, band-oriented effort Neon Fiction...

Punk News review
25.06.14

[[Ed- This is a counter review to this reivew]]Sundowner is the acoustic project of Chris McCaughan, who is the other third of The Lawrence Arms and hails from Chicago, Illinois...

Punk News review
18.06.14

The most striking aspect about Brave Bird's complex new EP T-Minus Grand Gesture is the variation in the sound of each track. It's all over the place, in a good way. The band...

Insound review
17.06.14

Jaded & Faded by Cerebral Ballzy is the band’s sophomore studio release, which follows 2011’s self-titled record. The album was recorded at Sonic Ranch outside of El Paso, Texas...

NME review
23.06.14

The US punks' second album may have taken three years to arrive, but it's worth the wait

Punk News review
17.06.14

Cerebral Ballzy has come out with their sophomore album called Jaded & Faded. The album is filled to the brim with a distorted-fuzz sound and it's kind of a throwback to early...

NME review
16.06.14

Iceage tour buddies and collaborators step out of the fellow Danes' shadow

NME review
16.06.14

The Canadian thrashers' third album is urgent but occasionally lacks variation

Punk News review
27.06.14

White Lung's Sorry was majestic and a work of art in its own right, but Deep Fantasy takes them to a whole new level. It never ceases to amaze how they fit metal riffs into...

Spotinews recomendation
19.06.14

Morning. The electrifying new album by White Lung is a recent addition to Spotify. Genre: punk rock. Enjoy! White Lung – Deep FantasyFiled under: 2014, Punk, Rock

Punk News review
12.06.14

Blacklist Royals have gotten a bad tag in the past. Boring and bland were thrown around but honestly, those bullets felt like an extension of the inevitable comparison to The...

Alt Press review
18.06.14

Insound review
10.06.14

Candy Heart’s highly anticipated follow up to their critically acclaimed Violently Happy Records debut, The Best Ways to Disappear. All the Ways You Let Me Down was produced by...

Punk News review
20.06.14

Ok let's be honest for a moment here...everyone enjoys pop punk to some degree. Keep in mind I use the term pop punk loosely. I think there are various degrees of pop punk. Some...

Punk News review
09.06.14

"If you don't like the Supersuckers, you don't like rock 'n' roll".- Lemmy Kilmister. There are a few people on this earth that I would never argue with, and Motorhead mastermind...

Punk News review
09.06.14

Don't Wait Up is Bane's newest and FINAL studio album. Up to this point, the last full length album that Bane recorded was The Note in 2005 making Don't Wait Up their first studio...

Punk News review
04.06.14

I don't like the term "supergroup." Just because a group of individuals from often well-known bands get together and form another band, there is no automatic right to call it a...

Punk News review
03.06.14

Here is a list of just some of the things that Fucked Up has achieved in its mere 13 year existence: released a double concept album, won the Solaris Music prize, played on stage...

Clash review
12.06.14

A gloriously savage return…

NME review
09.06.14

Navel-gazing rarely gets as exciting as the Toronto punks' fourth

Under The Radar review
03.06.14

While Fucked Up may be referred to most often as a punk band, even a hardcore punk band, each of their last few albums poked a few holes in that envelope. Sure, Damian Abraham...

Punk News review
03.06.14

I don't usually like breaking the fourth wall and writing in the first person, but I'm going to give a small peek behind the looking glass. There's a super-secret, private group...

Punk News review
30.05.14

For those of you who have been hearing or reading the hype about PUP and aren't sure about whether they are worth investing your time and money into to them, let me first tell you...

Punk News review
29.05.14

7 Seconds have come out with their sixteenth album called Leave A Light On. It's a really fast and energetic melodic punk album that seems to fit the style they have been playing...