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Under The Radar review
19.11.15

The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die may have a word count-friendly name, and more current and past members than words in it, but their music is immediate...

The Quietus review
22.10.15

??Whether the cunning realisation of unquenchable creative vision or restlessness captured and let loose for the sake of it, releasing three studio albums in as many years can be...

The Quietus review
24.09.15

If it can be louder, and faster, and heavier: why not? Pregnant with sour psychedelic reverberation, Destruction Unit's Negative Feedback Resistor is a trip characterised less by...

Clash review
23.09.15

An impressive statement of expansive expression...

Punk News review
16.09.15

I'm not going to lie, I was into Set Your Goals as a high school student. If you had looked at my music library at the time, you would have seen them preceding Sonic Youth and The...

Punk News review
15.09.15

Imagine you pull an all-nighter for an exam that kicks the shit outta you. Imagine you come home, turn down an offer to meet up with your significant other because you've got no...

Punk News review
10.09.15

With a couple solid EP releases under their belt, Modern Pain face an issue that plagues many hardcore bands of their ilk. That issue, of course, is the hardship of releasing a...

Punk News review
09.09.15

The Blues Bloods are from Boston and have been around in one form or another since 1998. There's not a ton of information available about them, but Non-Rhotic appears to be their...

Punk News review
09.09.15

FIDLAR stumbled onto the scene a few years ago with their self-titled debut album, an unabashed celebration of getting drunk, snorting drugs, and throwing two sheets to the wind...

Clash review
15.09.15

F*ck it dog, life's a risk...

Punk News review
06.09.15

Turnover's Magnolia was a pretty good pop-punk album, bordering between influences like Saves The Day and contemporaries/peers such as Transit. However, they've made it abundantly...

Punk News review
04.09.15

Dogs On Acid embody a lot of Philly and it's been pretty obvious in how their four band members contributed to the emo revival over there. They've all been part of bands like...

Punk News review
04.09.15

Dan “Soupy” Campbell delivers his heartfelt sermon on every record The Wonder Years put out and in every concert they play. Each time, he sounds surer of himself even when life...

Clash review
15.09.15

Pop-punk veterans enter Stage Two of their career...

Punk News review
04.09.15

This needed to happen. This really needed to happen. Against Me! has gone through so much as a band and released several full lengths and EP’s since their last live release...

Under The Radar review
03.09.15

Whether you think the world needs another Public Image Ltd record depends entirely on how you feel about John Lydon. The cantankerous master antagonist rarely invokes an...

The Quietus review
10.09.15

January 1978, and the garb of Johnny Rotten no longer fits the Sex Pistols frontman. His dilated stare, previously a mere accompaniment to the latest McClaren/Westwood 'Sex...

Punk News review
04.09.15

It's an era of seemingly endless reunions, as long-dead bands are rising from the grave, whether to headline festivals for a quick payday or set off on one last tour to feel young...

Punk News review
02.09.15

Deaf Wish are a group of musicians in Australia who seem to pass the microphone to whomever is willing to hold it. Pain sees the band utilizing their varied vocal stylings in the...

The Quietus review
17.09.15

Sometimes playing a couple of gigs means exactly that. Now on their fourth album, Melbourne malcontents Deaf Wish are still finding disparate ways to air their anachronistic wares...

Punk News review
01.09.15

Defeater's execution of concept albums raises the industry bar. Abandoned, according to the record label, chronicles the story of a lapsed Catholic priest, whose battles in Europe...

Punk News review
01.09.15

Post-punk is a fairly fashionable genre to dig from right now (though, I guess it has been for about 15 years or so). A handful of bands are wearing the genre signifiers well, but...

Punk News review
28.08.15

Oakland, California’s The Atom Age are back at it again! For their second album the band enlisted The Dwarves’ Blag Dahlia to co-produce this ‘50s bop, surf, ‘60s garage rock...

Punk News review
26.08.15

The guys in Dollar Signs love pizza. Not a unique trait, to be sure, but certainly an admirable one nonetheless. This works out well since pizza can be a fine metaphor for music...

Punk News review
25.08.15

I finally gave Hard Girls a listen when they released their highly acclaimed (deservedly so) 2014 release A Thousand Surfaces. Blown away by the frenetic, enthralling punk energy...

Punk News review
24.08.15

Scary Stories You Tell In The Dark was Donovan Wolfington's 2014 follow-up to Stop Breathing and it proved a pretty progressive step in the band's evolution. This sophomore effort...

Punk News review
21.08.15

Back in 2013 Direct Hit! absolutely killed it with their second full length and Red Scare debut Brainless God. There is no question that they gained a lot more popularity within...

Punk News review
18.08.15

All I remembered about Lithuania is that they're in Hop Along's good books and that Heavy Hands was an EP that showed promise. I'd be lying if I said I kept tabs on them. That...

Punk News review
14.08.15

For some reason it’s hard to think of the Flatliners as veterans of the punk scene, but at this point it’s undeniable: going strong for over ten years, they’ve released four...

Punk News review
13.08.15

Some Nerve is an up and coming hardcore band from Houston, Texas that released their self-titled full-length during the summer of 2014. But Some Nerve isn’t just a hardcore band...

Punk News review
11.08.15

Sharkmuffin self describes their sound as “noise-punk meets psychedelic power pop” and, over the course of their debut LP Chartreuse, they hit each of these marks. Tarra Thiessen...

Punk News review
10.08.15

To try to do something like describe Bird in terms of the different shades of influence, subtle changes that may have occured subsequent to Bangers' collective listening activity...

Punk News review
05.08.15

Elway have a charm to them that's fit for fans of The Menzingers and The Lawrence Arms. A lot of this is built on Tim Browne's delivery as his vocals really elaborate on the...

Punk News review
04.08.15

Loud Boyz have no remorse. If the title Tough Love, Hard Feelings doesn’t convince you, listen to the 22 minutes of the record and you’ll hear for yourself. Loud Boyz are fierce...