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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...

Punk News review
31.07.15

Knuckle Puck's definitely doing well for themselves. With a Warped Tour spot punctuating a move to Rise Records, it was clear some folks in the industry had big, mainstream plans...

Punk News review
30.07.15

Richmond, Virginia’s Hold Tight! play speedy, straight-up punk with a good dose of melody. This might not be the most popular of sounds these days, but their latest EP release, I...

Clash review
29.07.15

Olympia-based punks offer Sub Pop debut...

Under The Radar review
28.07.15

Titus Andronicus can never be accused of lacking ambition. They've got a name lifted from a Shakespearean tragedy, wrote a concept album about the Civil War, and interviews with...

Punk News review
30.08.15

The Most Lamentable Tragedy, a concept album that's more than 90 minutes long, is Titus Andronicus' most ambitious and challenging album, which is saying something for a band that...

Clash review
03.08.15

A lengthy, ambitious triumph...

Punk News review
28.07.15

I first became exposed to Vacation through their song on The Thing That Ate Larry Livermore, the Adeline Records compilation that came out a few years back. Among the candy-coated...

Clash review
27.07.15

Perfectly expresses 21st century Britain...

The Quietus review
24.08.15

Sleaford Mods are currently enjoying a long-awaited moment of keen public interest. With a triumphant Glastonbury appearance and a sold-out tour of delapidated small towns behind...

Punk News review
27.07.15

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...