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Punk News review
18.05.15

Ah, feedback. When the high pitched squeal is the first thing you hear on an album, is it ever not followed by a heavy as a cinder block guitar riff? Is anyone ever disappointed...

Punk News review
18.05.15

We Are The Union's You Can't Hide The Sun was one of 2012's most underrated albums. In terms of appropriating ska and pop-punk, they've always pulled it off pretty nicely and Keep...

Punk News review
12.05.15

Albany, NY’s After The Fall are one of the most tight-knit and prolific acts melding melodic hardcore and skate-punk together currently. They feel like a genuine mash-up of two...

Punk News review
06.05.15

What happens when you take the best of the ‘90s Epi-Fat era sound and mix it together with Misfits-esque horror punk? I’ll tell you what happens, you get Los Angeles’s Murderland...

Punk News review
05.05.15

Life in 2015 is in many ways a study in contradictions. We're told that we're living in a post-racial society in which all are treated as equals and the problems of the past are...

Punk News review
05.05.15

Coliseum certainly wears its '80s post-punk influence on its 2010s punk rock sleeve. Are they sludge punk? Maybe alternative metal? Their chunky sound has developed so much over...

Punk News review
30.04.15

Amongst a sea of comparably scrappy DIY punk bands, Timeshares stands out as being particularly industrious. Formed at the end of 2009 in New York, Timeshares put out an engaging...

Punk News review
28.04.15

Millencolin fans are always waging wars, pitting so many of their records against each other. You'd expect no less regarding a band that isn't ever really afraid to mix things up...

Punk News review
22.04.15

In 2011, Australian punk rock veterans Frenzal Rhomb pulled off a feat that sailed right below many a radar: they released their very own Everything Sucks. Released almost twenty...

Punk News review
21.04.15

To start, Red City Radio has gone through some significant changes as a band since Titles came out. They played their first headlining tour last year, Paul Pendley left the band...

Punk News review
21.04.15

It might come as a surprise, but for the first time in nine years, Good Riddance has a new album out! After the long wait since My Republic,, and a hiatus, fans no longer need to...

Punk News review
21.04.15

There's a lot of indie coming out the woodwork these days. Some bands shape the sound and make it their own, others just churn out some regurgitative material that can't help but...

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...