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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
yesterday

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...

Insound review
19.08.14

Castle Face announces a loogie-shined re-release of Coachwhips’ Get Yer Body Next Ta Mine ! Following last year’s reissue of Hands on the Controls , the label continues dusting...

NME review
18.08.14

The Aussie hellraisers find new ways to party on the follow-up to 'Bloodstreams'

Clash review
18.08.14

More earworms, less clutter, everything polished with blood in the spit...

Punk News review
15.08.14

Out of all of those initial punk bands I got into in late middle school/ early high school around 1995, the guys in Blink-182 seemed the most like me. Sure, they were a bit older...

Punk News review
15.08.14

In the summer of 1994, most impressionable teenagers were still getting over Kurt Cobain killing himself and taking grunge with him, wondering what would come along next and fill...

Punk News review
14.08.14

Shame on me! SHAME! ON! ME! I completely forgot how awesome this album is. Literally all 17 songs are fantastic. Stranger Than Fiction didn't come without controversy though...

Punk News review
14.08.14

When it comes to those bands who punk followers should be bowing down to, The Offspring leap off the page. They paved roads in the '90s for the movement to walk through and it's...

Punk News review
14.08.14

The Good, the Bad and the Argyle wasThe Bouncing Souls' debut record. Released in 1994 following a few seven inches here and there, the record featured 12 songs, including two...

Punk News review
13.08.14

"Does the word 'duh' mean anything to you?" Lagwagon were the first band signed to Fat Wreck Chords, and along with founder Fat Mike's NOFX as well as No Use for a Name and...

Punk News review
13.08.14

1994 was a defining moments for rock music, particularly the nascent alternative forms pop punk, grunge and emo. East Bay's pride and joy, Green Day, released their major label...

Spotinews recomendation
13.08.14

Hey. Punk rock anyone? If yes, please check out the new album by Black Wine and enjoy! Black Wine – Yell BossFiled under: 2014, Punk, Rock

Punk News review
12.08.14

Punk in Drublic was one of the most crucial records, not only for NOFX's career, but also for the EpiFat years and for being one of those albums (even though it was released on...

Punk News review
12.08.14

Fans that have only paid attention to Henry Rollins over the past few years probably only think of his spoken-word material. Witty and acerbic, Rollins has traveled the world for...

Punk News review
11.08.14

Can you imagine twenty years ago looking through a stack of 7-inches and finding the Crack Rock Steady EP where on the back it reads "IMPORTANT INFORMATION YOU SHOULD BEFORE...

Punk News review
11.08.14

Bruce Springsteen famously said that the "snare shot" that begins Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" "sounded like somebody kicked the door open to your mind." For me--what kicked my...

Clash review
05.08.14

Some rock ‘n’ roll of the purest kind...

Under The Radar review
20.08.14

Known for their gritty punk stylings that channel the workman-like spirit of Bruce Springsteen, these New Jersey natives take a dramatic step away from that sound on their first...

NME review
18.08.14

Brian Fallon's band lose the Americana but keep the lovelorn anthems

Alt Press review
12.08.14

Punk News review
10.08.14

In recent interviews leading up to the release of Get Hurt, the newest release by New Jersey's The Gaslight Anthem, singer/guitarist Brian Fallon made it clear that fans shouldn't...