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Punk News review
22.10.14

I was at a pop punk show the other night in Cambridge and it occurred to me how important three British bands were to the birth of American pop punk: The Buzzcocks, The Clash, and...

Punk News review
20.10.14

Let me preface this all by saying that I don’t know a whole lot about Typesetter. I know they’re Chicago-based. I know they’ve got four members. I saw them open for Restorations...

Punk News review
16.10.14

If people weren't flocking to Dads after Pretty Good, they'll definitely be doing so now. As they continue jamming indie rock with emo and punk, what they manage to paint yet...

Spotinews recomendation
16.10.14

Hey. The debut album by The Bots is quite charming. Genre: rock. Enjoy! The Bots – Pink PalmsFiled under: 2014, Rock

Punk News review
14.10.14

For close to 30 years, Sick Of It All have been the definitive name in hardcore. Although they have never been a band to reinvent the wheel in a vein similar to the likes of...

Alt Press review
08.10.14

Punk News review
22.10.14

With so many bands changing, evolving and doing everything they can stay relevant, the familiar sound in New Found Glory’s Resurrection is refreshing. The band holds steadfast to...

NME review
08.10.14

The Danish nihilists obliterate their past on brutal third album

Punk News review
yesterday

In some ways, Iceage's Plowing into the Field of Love is a kinder, gentler beast than its predecessor, 2013's You're Nothing. It finds the group hopping from genre to genre...

Clash review
15.10.14

Woefully lacking in coherency, and fails as its makers’ next evolution…

Alt Press review
14.10.14

Spotinews recomendation
09.10.14

Hey. The intense new album by Iceage was recently added to Spotify. Genre: alternative rock/post-punk. Enjoy! Iceage – Plowing Into the Field of LoveFiled under: 2014, Rock

Under The Radar review
08.10.14

Connections are growing into a distinctive sound, away from the classic-era Guided By Voices vibe they cultivated early on. More

Punk News review
07.10.14

Single Mothers are full of negative qualities. Lyrically, it's obvious. But music-wise, it's totally the opposite. Remember "Winter Coats" from these dudes? One of the most jacked...

The Pier review
06.10.14

The first song on the album, “Black Out,” catches the listener’s attention by having a mix of the classic reggae offbeat guitar riff during the verse followed by a well crafted...

Punk News review
02.10.14

If you've not heard of Pete Bentham and the Dinner Ladies, then the first thing you need to do is go and track down the albums The New Underground, Hip Potater (yes it is spelt...

Punk News review
01.10.14

The Independents are sometimes referred to as Joey Ramone's favorite band. He was an early champion of the group and produced some of their first recordings. He also managed the...

Punk News review
29.09.14

It's been almost exactly ten years since the industry that is "American Idiot" emerged. I have fond memories of this album, most notably purchasing the deluxe edition the day it...

Punk News review
17.09.14

For their 7th studio album, Greatest Hit......S, [spunge] decided to re-record a bunch of their songs handpicked by their fans. The intro to the first track is highly reminiscent...

Punk News review
16.09.14

Occasionally bands come around who seem to immediately jump into the spotlight of their scene. For the UK punk scene, that band has been the Brighton trio Gnarwolves. They have...

NME review
22.09.14

The Brighton trio prepare to step out of skateparks and into the spotlight with brutally honest debut

Punk News review
16.09.14

Die On Stage is definitely the album that confirms the path which Hostage Calm have set themselves on. They've tempered and toned down their sound record by record over the past...

Punk News review
15.09.14

I bought this for cheap on vinyl about six months ago and have been listening to it pretty consistently since, being that The Jam is fantastic - Paul Weller is one of the great...

Insound review
09.09.14

When informed that Wire were planning to reissue Document and Eyewitness , Rough Trade boss Geoff Travis (who released the original vinyl version in 1981) commented that the band...

The Pier review
08.09.14

Resistance is an assembly of genres, scattered without much direction. Although the band is instrumentally at the top of their game, they are lacking lyrically. This is evident in...

Punk News review
04.09.14

The Hex Bombs seem to take a step forward with each new release. The Kalamazoo, MI-based band really hits their stride on their third LP Everything Earned. The sound is most...

Under The Radar review
03.09.14

When bands give a genre a much needed shot in the arm, they usually do so by borrowing from one band in particular who made said genre great. More

The Quietus review
15.09.14

"We know what we like and we know what we don't like." That curt phrase has become the topic sentence for Iron Lung Records, the Washington grind label that hosts the legendary...

NME review
08.09.14

A suffocating second from the on-hiatus punks

Insound review
02.09.14

Announcing Overjoyed , the first album in 13 years from legendary punk band Half Japanese. One of the most influential bands of all time, Jad Fair and Half Japanese spearheaded...

NME review
08.09.14

Kurt Cobain-endorsed group reconvene for stellar return

Spotinews recomendation
05.09.14

Hey. The new album by veteran rock band Half Japanese arrived this week. Enjoy! Half Japanese – OverjoyedFiled under: 2014, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
05.09.14

Hey. The new album by veteran rock band Half Japanese arrived this week. Enjoy! Half Japanese – OverjoyedFiled under: 2014, Rock

Insound review
02.09.14

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Code Orange Kids remind us off our own embryonic days in the aggressive music scene. They do things their way, creatively cutting their own path through...

Punk News review
01.09.14

When it comes to pop-punk, The Copyrights can teach you a thing or two. Recording five full-lengths over the past decade, the band has consistently treated its listeners to short...

Alt Press review
05.09.14

Punk News review
27.08.14

With a rapid machine gun beat blasted out by Eric Larson on the drums, "On The Nod" opens Dixie with a bang! The quick, chugging stutter of Joe Banks' buzz saw guitar cuts through...

Insound review
25.08.14

Drawing from too many places to be classified punk, they’ve certainly been informed by its ethics, earning all they’ve achieved. Still self-recording and producing their music...

Spotinews recomendation
05.09.14

Hey. It’s been a terrific week for new music so far and here is another goodie. Genre: pop. Enjoy Merchandise! (US version here.) Merchandise – After the EndFiled under: 2014, Pop

Punk News review
04.09.14

New Wave and the synthier post punk of the mid-'80s usually gets denigrated in the usual punk retrospectives as being a sell out and commercialization of punk's ethos and virtues...

Spotinews recomendation
28.08.14

Hey. It’s been a terrific week for new music so far and here is another goodie. Genre: pop. Enjoy Merchandise! (US version here.) Merchandise – After the EndFiled under: 2014, Pop

Under The Radar review
27.08.14

Since their inception in 2008 we've watched as Tampa five-piece Merchandise have morphed from DIY hardcore punks into reverb-drenched indie merchants on their excellent 2013 mini...

NME review
26.08.14

Now signed to 4AD, the Florida punks' bold makeover as an indie-pop band has produced a fantastic record

Punk News review
22.08.14

When Dikembe released their debut EP Chicago Bowls in 2011, among the clamoring opinions - "hey, more emo revival" or "damn, those kids love pot" - came one crystalizing thought...

Insound review
19.08.14

To celebrate Coliseum’s 10th anniversary, we are proud to present the Coliseum Deluxe Reissue : A twenty song collection featuring their classic self titled debut album (out of...