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REACTION – ‘Keep It Weird Keep It Wired’ Review

REACTION – 'Keep It Weird Keep It Wired' Review

REACTION – Keep It Weird Keep It Wired The second album from Reaction was released late last year on Tarbeach Records of New York and is the follow up to 2016’s Accelerator which was the band’s first record, thirty-eight years after originally splitting up. Reaction were born out of the

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HAERDSMAELTA – ‘Gone In Grey’ Review

HAERDSMAELTA – 'Gone In Grey' Review

HAERDSMAELTA – Gone In Grey Swedish atomic punk trio Haerdsmaelta just released their Gone In Grey EP which is the third EP in their debut trilogy. The band features members from well-known Swedish metal/punk/hard rock bands such as F.K.Ü., Snuffed by the Yakuza, and Lou Siffer and the Howling

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MATT HALL – ‘Slave Task’ Review

MATT HALL – 'Slave Task' Review

MATT HALL – Slave Task Matt Hall is a singer songwriter who released his first solo EP on January 4th. Hall has been playing in punk bands for around fifteen years wanted to put together some songs that made him feel the same spark when he first discovered

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LÅGËRSHØP – ‘English Pigs’ EP Review

LÅGËRSHØP – 'English Pigs' EP Review

LÅGËRSHØP – English Pigs LÅGËRSHØP were “born” in Karlstad, “raised” in Milton Keynes and cite the likes of Rancid, Millencolin, NOFX and Idles as influences. The band formed in November 2017and built a great reputation with some solid live performances. Their English Pigs EP is out now

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BLEACH PARTY – ‘Get Stokeder’ EP Review

BLEACH PARTY – 'Get Stokeder' EP Review

BLEACH PARTY – Get Stokeder For Bleach Party, this EP was a transitional one as the band had their vocalist quit before release and had the replacement singer record vocals for two of the tracks. The band pushed on and decided to self-release Get Stokeder late in December

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NERVES – ‘Put A Plaster On It’ Review

NERVES – 'Put A Plaster On It' Review

NERVES – Put A Plaster On It Nerves are a four piece rock/punk band from South London. They released their debut EP, Put A Plaster On Ita few weeks ago and it’s now available across all major platforms. The EP opens with a tight, rocking instrumental aptly titled

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LAZY CLASS – ‘Interesting Times’ Album Review

LAZY CLASS – 'Interesting Times' Album Review

LAZY CLASS – Interesting Times Lazy Class have launched their first full album, Interesting Times and it contains fourteen songs that combines melody and energy, socio-political lyrics with some more personal stuff. The album was released on vinyl by Contra Records (Germany) and Oldschool Records (Poland). The fourteen-track album

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BET YOUR LIFE – ‘A Reason To Stay’ Review

BET YOUR LIFE – 'A Reason To Stay' Review

BET YOUR LIFE – A Reason To Stay Bet Your Life are a melodic punk rock three piece from Ontario, Canada and are streaming their new six-song EP, A Reason to Stayin its entirety. The first song is a three and half minute rocker, Boss Fight with gritty

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COME CLEAN – ‘From Down the Street’ EP Review

COME CLEAN - 'From Down the Street' EP Review

COME CLEAN – From Down the Street Formed in February 2016, Greensboro, North Carolina based outfit Come Clean are back, with their with high energy brand of pop-punk. During the time that saw the sad and shocking news of the passing of pop-punk pioneer Pete Shelley of the

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REEL BIG FISH – ‘Life Sucks…Let’s Dance!’ Review

REEL BIG FISH – 'Life Sucks…Let’s Dance!' Review

REEL BIG FISH – Life Sucks…Let’s Dance! Reel Big Fish was one of the legions of Southern California ska-punk bands to edge into the mainstream following the mid-’90s success of No Doubt and Sublime. The band was distinguished by their hyperkinetic stage shows, juvenile humour, ironic covers of

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THE FAUVES – ‘Back Off World’ Review

THE FAUVES – 'Back Off World' Review

THE FAUVES – Back Off World Following the legendary chaotic Angelic Upstarts gig at Jarrow Civic Hall in 1977, original upstart band members Colin Hodgson (Hodge), Leon Slawinski (Ski), Brian Smith (Bri) and John Haliday (Hal) left the band to form The Fauves. After a few line-up

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OUR SOULS – ‘I Might Drink Myself To Death’ Review

OUR SOULS - 'I Might Drink Myself To Death' Review

OUR SOULS – I Might Drink Myself To Death Our Souls are a DIY punk band from Leicester, UK and have just released their first EP, I Might Drink Myself To Death that was recorded in a ballet shoe factory and the front room of a terraced

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