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Punk News review
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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...

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
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...

Punk News review
29.07.14

The Muffs are back. I'm really pleased that The Muffs are back. I can't believe The Pixies treated Kim Shattuck like they did - that sucked and every time I hear Kim Shattuck...

NME review
04.08.14

The Muffs' first album in ten years finds the LA garage-punks sprightly and birdbrained as ever

TapeFear recommendation
28.07.14

Chilled out downtempo beats from Submerse.

The Quietus review
24.07.14

"I want to bash my brains out, bleed all over your drugs and watch you smoke 'em up as I drift off to the inevitable," states a critic called Martin Ken, in what appears to be the...

Alt Press review
23.07.14

The Pier review
05.08.14

Within three minutes of “Ruby Cumulous”, Chris Tsagakis has already hit nearly all pieces of percussion, Matt Embree uses his guitar to tell new fans that he doesn’t write your...

The Quietus review
22.07.14

You know when celebrities get interviewed about their deep love of a book or album or other piece of media? Often, they'll demonstrate the depth of that love by saying that they...

Alt Press review
16.07.14

Insound review
29.07.14

Joyce Manor was conceived in the back of a car in the Disneyland parking lot?the kind of beginning California dreams are made of. Their first self-titled album in 2011 exploded...

NME review
28.07.14

Californian quartet Joyce Manor thrive on strong punk influence in their third studio album

Punk News review
22.07.14

Joyce Manor is straight to the point. Always were. Always will be. Never Hungover Again doesn't deviate from that plan. It sticks to their stylistic guns but also decides to foray...

NME review
21.07.14

Cali punks pay homage to Green Day and The Replacements on third album

Punk News review
15.07.14

Haters gonna hate, but for a '90s So Cal punk fan like me, a new Pennywise album is something to be celebrated. Yeah, their songs all sound pretty similar and some of their albums...

The Pier review
05.08.14

Yesterdays was mosh-pit ready, right out of the gate with the song “What You Deserve”. Even though the recording is clean and crisp, the songs have a raw sound that acts as a...

Alt Press review
15.07.14

Punk News review
14.07.14

This isn't where it began. It's where it was perfected. The third record in the Ramones' discography, Rocket to Russia is where the Ramones came into their own, and created an...

Punk News review
14.07.14

In a 1981 television interview, Johnny Ramone said "Punk is rebellious rock for kids, all of them…[its] not a bunch of old men playing music for your mothers and fathers. That's...