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Clash review
yesterday

Perfectly expresses 21st century Britain...

Punk News review
yesterday

Horrible Things, from Champaign, Illinois, isn’t your typical pop-punk band. If this is the first you are hearing of the band, keep in mind that the band only consists of one...

Punk News review
23.07.15

White Reaper Does It Again is 100-percent correct. If you were a fan of their previous EP, with it's poppy garage lean seasoned with curly keyboard lines, then good news: here's...

Punk News review
22.07.15

This is stating the obvious, but Vancouver is a decent distance away from London, England. Obvious point number 2: 1978 is a far cry from 2015. Yet, Bishops Green do their best to...

Punk News review
17.07.15

When Make Do And Mend dropped news about their new record, it blindsided a lot of fans. There weren't teasers or any noise of them being the studio. I know a lot of fans had...

Punk News review
10.07.15

If you're familiar with the previous output from Nervosas, you probably weren't too surprised when the band joined the Dirtnap Records roster. Their straightfoward, melodic punk...

Punk News review
10.07.15

Mable begins with a battle cry for the marginalized and the unnoticed: “I am every person you have ever ignored. I am the flaming bag of dog shit on your porch.” With that...

Punk News review
08.07.15

The legendary Southern California punk rockers the Adolescents are still rockin’ with their most recent release La Vendetta…, but this album shows that have taken a pretty...

Punk News review
03.07.15

Keeping the Pop-Punk tradition alive, Bearings prove that there's more to come from Ottawa than boring Canadian politics, Dan Aykroyd and Alanis Morissette. Releasing an E.P...

Punk News review
03.07.15

For me, I’ve always wanted Senses Fail to go into a heavier direction ever since classic heavier songs like “Bite To Break Skin” or “Wolves At The Door.” On their last album...

Punk News review
02.07.15

“I Remember,” the first song on the debut full length from Nashville’s Bully, is aptly titled. So is the album name Feels Like. These tens songs are so reminiscent of '90s...

Under The Radar review
02.07.15

If there is one aspect of Bully's breathless, hyperactive sound that befits their moniker on Feels Like, it is Alicia Bognanno's gloriously ragged power-tool of a voice—shrieking...

Under The Radar review
01.07.15

With their debut Performance, Outfit opened two possible creative paths. They easily could have cranked it up a notch and followed it up with a dance-fused electronic record...

Punk News review
01.07.15

I was very curious about the direction that Swedish punks Twopointeight would take for their third LP, especially upon hearing Brian Fallon would be producing and co-writing, with...

Under The Radar review
26.06.15

Refused were a Swedish post-hardcore punk group who split up in 1998 after failing to overthrow capitalism. Eventually, they succumbed to temptation and embraced the whole...

Punk News review
30.06.15

It’s been 17 years since The Shape of Punk To Come was released. Take a moment to let that sink in -- 17 years. In that time the innovative, genre-bending album has shot Refused...

Punk News review
24.06.15

Citizen's Youth was one of those alternative/grunge revivalist records from 2013 and a record that I enjoyed quite a bit (admittedly in the minority). It stacked up with label...

The Quietus review
18.06.15

If you're coming to London-based post-punk four-piece Sauna Youth as a new listener, then the first thing to point out is that their name is something of a misnomer. Although...

Clash review
08.07.15

An enthralling and enormously creative second album...

Punk News review
18.06.15

I became curious about Dog Party after seeing so much conflict over them at Punknews. I dug back into Dog Party's archive and actually found myself pleasantly surprised. Initially...

Punk News review
16.06.15

Sorority Noise started out with a great run last year. They rerecorded demos from old releases as well as new songs to create their debut, Forgettable. The album resonated and put...

Punk News review
15.06.15

The Secret Fire is my first foray into the power-metal of Black Tower. People have called them punk-metal at times, but I've found this classification a bit off as the punk aspect...

Punk News review
13.06.15

By the mid-90’s, after twenty years of being constantly on the move, the Ramones finally began to slow down. The grind of relentless action had begun to wear on the well-oiled...

Punk News review
12.06.15

If you're a punk of a certain age, you remember a time before the Internet, when finding out about new bands required hard work, dedication and a little bit of luck. Back then...

Punk News review
12.06.15

When I see “Twenty Year Anniversary of…” an album, film or event, I’m always shocked. Twenty years? It’s really been that long? I’m not yet out of my twenties, so my brain can...

Punk News review
11.06.15

"Birds eat worms/Pigs eat turd/If I say a discouraging word/Slash my face with a rusty rake". This bit of prose was the beginning of "Rusty Rake," the opening track on The One...

Punk News review
11.06.15

Like so many punk bands in the mid-'90s, Bad Religion jumped ship from an independent record label, Epitaph Records, to a major label when they signed to Atlantic Records. While...

Punk News review
11.06.15

“So, we book three nights at the Roxy in Hollywood for a live album. The first night we get totally wasted. It was hella fun. We listen to the tape the next day. It sucks hard...

Punk News review
10.06.15

No Use For A Name was one of the earliest bands to sign to Fat Wreck Chords and one of the bands at the fore front of having that “Fat Wreck sound” during the “Epi-Fat years” that...

Punk News review
10.06.15

Writing a review of Jawbreaker’s Dear You in 2015 is quite the task, because there are three views of the album that need to be touched on. Many of the band’s diehard fans felt...

Punk News review
10.06.15

An admission: I was a ska kid. I wasn’t into the sort of ska that’s at least on the margins of credibility, either. I rocked the third-wave, pop-punk-infused ska of the 90s and...

Punk News review
09.06.15

When Green Day partnered with video game developer Harmonix for 2010's Green Day: Rock Band, there were a few glaring omissions from the set list. Notably, the game was devoid of...

Punk News review
09.06.15

By the mid-'90s, Riot Grrl was quickly losing steam as major bands such as Huggy Bear and Bratmobile had called it a day by 1995 and Bikini Kill would release their final album...