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Punk News review
16.04.15

All Time Low's definitely a major success in terms of sales, grinding out that Hot Topic and Warped Tour appeal and also, having teenyboppers jumping through hoops at their whim...

The Quietus review
16.04.15

The difficult second album acts as a quality measure in music. It sorts the wheat from the second-rate indie chaff: the men from the boys, and the women from the girls. It's...

Punk News review
14.04.15

There was quite a buzz around the UK's Gallows before the release of their debut album, 2006's Orchestra Of Wolves. Fortunately, that LP delivered in the face of all the hype. It...

Punk News review
13.04.15

Five years, several stray songs, an EP on Triple B Records, and a number of infrequent shows later, southern New England’s often dubbed hardcore supergroup, Sweet Jesus, gets a...

Punk News review
13.04.15

Poison Idea formed in Portland, Oregon way back in 1980. Their first big influence was Darby Crash and The Germs. Their earliest material shared that same sense of nihilism and...

The Quietus review
13.04.15

It's often difficult to pinpoint how exactly self-awareness is communicated through music, but when it's there, it's tangible. For Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, it's the factor that...

Punk News review
10.04.15

In 2003, Dischord Records released Minor Threat’s First Demo Tape. It was recorded in 1981 at Inner Ear studios a few months after the band’s formation. While it’s jarring to hear...

The Quietus review
10.04.15

I'm aware that the urban dictionary defines 'farage' as "to masturbate in an angry or confused way using unconventional stimuli," and that the estimable Mark Thomas has been...

Punk News review
09.04.15

The cover of the new Real McKenzies album looks like the label of a whiskey bottle, and prominently proclaims to be aged 23 years. Formed in Vancouver in 1992, the band has been...

Punk News review
07.04.15

Cover art featuring a skull-faced, bullet-riddled Statue of Liberty. Check. Intro with sirens, gunshots and foreboding news clips. Check. Songs against police brutality and war...

Punk News review
06.04.15

Four years ago Tartar Control blessed us with Holy Crap! and now they have blessed this Earth again with their second full-length, We Forgive You. This time the hardcore punk...

Punk News review
02.04.15

Traditional Dutch punk band Funeral Oration started off in the early 1980s releasing a few demo tapes and long since out of print albums that never gained any attention outside of...

Under The Radar review
02.04.15

In the five or so years since the disbandment of his competition-winning group Keith, British master of all things musical Oli Bayston has been busy learning and growing. He spent...

Punk News review
01.04.15

Wyoming. The least populous state in the US doesn’t exactly conjure images of very much except snow, mountains, and vast expanses of wilderness. For just over a decade, however...

Punk News review
30.03.15

Supergroups are often a mixed bag in terms of quality. For every Me First and The Gimme Gimmes or OFF!, there's a ton of underwhelming groups that seem like good ideas in theory...

Punk News review
30.03.15

On their latest release, Axis of Awesome, The Bomb continues to pump out the same tuneful punk music they have on every release since Arming came out in 1999 and we’ve come to...

Punk News review
27.03.15

Let’s get this out of the way: Those of you looking forward to Exile In Oblivion 2 are likely to be disappointed. This album does not deliver on that front. However, for those of...

Punk News review
26.03.15

Ladies and gentlemen, your next favorite arm-in-arm, raised fist, drunken sing-along: Success. Having spent the last few years paying their DIY dues in the Pacific Northwest...

Punk News review
25.03.15

Released in August of 2009, Watch Me Fall was the first and only full-length record of Jimmy Lindsey’s to be released on Matador Records, in what was anticipated to be both the...

Punk News review
23.03.15

Supergroups never live up to their expectations. Nine times out of ten, they just fail to sound as musically interesting or as enjoyable as their main bands. Take the Baltimore...

Punk News review
13.03.15

The Tuts are an all-female three-piece band hailing from West London. Their second EP, time to move on, combines new material with a live rendition of their most popular song...

Punk News review
13.03.15

Rotting Out has had an incredible seven years as a band, thus far. They’ve managed to become a staple in the hardcore community, blending their own fusion of punk into hardcore...

Punk News review
11.03.15

The Anubis is a three piece band from New York City. They recorded their debut album Multiverse at Fenix Recording studios on Staten Island. The album is a fantastic specimen of...

Punk News review
11.03.15

For those of you who don’t know Blackbird Raum, they are a folk-punk band from Santa Cruz, California. And when I say “folk,” I mean that Blackbird Raum is a very traditional folk...

Punk News review
10.03.15

The Rezillos formed in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1976. They were a legitimate first generation punk band, but even early on their sound tended toward what would later be considered...

The Pier review
09.03.15

The UK has always had a special connection with dub and roots reggae music, from the introduction of dub into the exploding punk scene by Don letts in 70’s, Bob Marley taking...

Punk News review
06.03.15

There’s no reason to cry “sellout” talking about Fall Out Boy in 2015. We covered that years ago. American Beauty/American Psycho represents the next step of a band attempting...

Punk News review
03.03.15

Nashville, Tennessee's Daisyhead at first glance appear to be relative newcomers to the alt-rock/emo/post-hardcore scene, forming in 2012 and then putting out their 2013 EP I...

Punk News review
02.03.15

Rally, the sophomore follow up to Junior Battles' first full-length Idle Ages is an 11 track story of the band's personal experiences and the lessons they have and are learning...

Punk News review
27.02.15

"Smooth Criminal" by Alien Ant Farm is one of the best covers, in any genre. Period. Fuckin' killed. But let's be honest, AAF didn't stand up well to the test of time, as did so...