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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Black Country Afternoon Delights #1

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Black Country Afternoon Delights #1

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Black Country Afternoon Delights #1 In late November 2018 the local studio to DieDasDer record label, Black Country Recording Company, burnt to the ground.  Years of work has been lost, and the studio is having to start again. The studio was more than a

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HOPE THROUGH HOSTILITY – ‘What this Means to Me’ Album Review

HOPE THROUGH HOSTILITY - 'What this Means to Me' Album Review

HOPE THROUGH HOSTILITY – What this Means to Me What this Means to Me was released on 30th November 2018 by London hardcore punks, Hope Through Hostility. The band cite the city of London as a key influence on their sound with elements of hardcore, metal, punk and

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FREIGANG – ‘Politics!’ Album Review

FREIGANG – 'Politics!' Album Review

FREIGANG – Politics! Vienna, Austria’s superb punk band, Freigang have just released their new album; Fuck That Shit – Politics! Since reforming in 2011, the band has released some strong music including their excellent last album, People’s Will reviewed here: https://punkonline.co.uk/freigang-peoples-will-review/ Opening with the Dead Kennedys meet The Damned Almost

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HULIT BULLET – ‘Ways To Have Fun’ Album Review

HULIT BULLET – 'Ways To Have Fun' Album Review

HULIT BULLET – Ways To Have Fun Czech Republic via Israel punk band, Hulit Bullet just signed to the Punk and Disorderly Records label and their album is now available to order as is their limited exclusive T-Shirt. The twelve-track album begins with the eponymous, Hulit Bullet with

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McGUFF AND THE DUMPSTER FIRES – ‘Trip Gone Wrong’ EP

McGUFF AND THE DUMPSTER FIRES – 'Trip Gone Wrong' EP

McGUFF AND THE DUMPSTER FIRES – Trip Gone Wrong Ohio band, McGuff and the Dumpster Fires have announced the release of their explosive third album on December 7th, entitled Trip Gone Wrong. The six-song EP features original music and collaborations with several other artists from across the region.

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INCISIONS – Self-Titled Album Review

INCISIONS – Self-Titled Album Review

INCISIONS – Self-Titled Manchester is the home of some great indie music and is building a burgeoning reputation as a city producing some excellent DIY punk. Manchester band, Incisions formed in 2015 and they’ve been honing their aggressive sound since. The band focuses on global issues like the

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THE RACKATEES – ‘Withdure’ EP Review

THE RACKATEES – 'Withdure' EP Review

THE RACKATEES – Withdure The Rackatees are a DIY punk band from Lawrence, KS and have just released a new four-track EP titled Withdure. Here’s a little background info on the band and the new EP: The Rackatees were formed in 2009 and over the past nine

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VVORSE – ‘Ajatus vapaudesta’ EP Review

VVORSE – 'Ajatus vapaudesta' EP Review

VVORSE – Ajatus vapaudesta Ajatus vapaudesta (Thought of freedom) is the third release from Jyväskylä based Finnish neo-crust group VVORSE. The five track EP consist of aggressive hardcore combined with dark and dystopic atmosphere and opens up with Takaisin Pimeyteen where some heavy riffs and pounding beats support

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ARCTIC FLOWERS – ‘Straight To The Hunter’ Album Review

ARCTIC FLOWERS – 'Straight To The Hunter' Album Review

ARCTIC FLOWERS – Straight To The Hunter Arctic Flowers are self-releasing Straight To The Hunter in the US on Nov 30th and Sabotage Records is releasing it in Europe. For nearly a decade the Portland, OR, USA band has been putting a stark chill on the post-punk genre with

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PRIORS – ‘New Pleasure’ Album Review

PRIORS – 'New Pleasure' Album Review

PRIORS – New Pleasure New Pleasure is the new release by Montreal, Canada quintet PRIORS. PRIORS are described by their label as “furiously scrunches together lacerating fuzz riffs, maniacal snare drum abuse, skittish analog shivers, and savagely scared shouting that’s sometimes double-tracked into microchip-loose robot nervousness.” The album

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RAT PARADE – ‘Our Plague’ EP Review

RAT PARADE – 'Our Plague' EP Review

RAT PARADE – Our Plague Hailing from Hamilton, Ontario Canada, Rat Parade have just released their Our Plague EP digitally and on a vinyl 7” and it is available through their Bandcamp (link below). In their own words, “Rat Parade is comprised of a couple brothers and Luke; all

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WESTBOUND SIGN – Love Songs For The Queers

WESTBOUND SIGN – Love Songs For The Queers

WESTBOUND SIGN – Love Songs For The Queers Westbound Sign recently released their debut EP, Love Songs for the Queers for free on Bandcamp! (See Link Below). The band hail from Lawrence, KS and cite influences such as Screeching Weasel, The Queers, Green Day and Teenage Bottlerocket. The five-track

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