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THE GHOSTS OF LOVERS – Self Titled Album Review

THE GHOSTS OF LOVERS - Self Titled Album Review

THE GHOSTS OF LOVERS – The Ghosts Of Lovers The Ghosts Of Lovers were a cult band headquartered in London in the early 1990’s and this album captures all eleven of their studio recordings and four live tracks. The album opens with the truly excellent Tonight, a

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AWKWARD AGE – ‘The First Few Years’ Review

AWKWARD AGE - 'The First Few Years' Review

AWKWARD AGE – The First Few Years Hailing from Tampa, Florida, Awkward Age have just signed up to Little Rocket Records and released a 10 track cassette/digital E.P. entitled ‘The First Few Years‘. The band have been around since the mid 2000’s and have taken on various guises

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CASH REGISTERS – ’20th Century Eyes’ Review

CASH REGISTERS - '20th Century Eyes' Review

CASH REGISTERS – 20th Century Eyes When we reviewed the Cash Registers earlier this year the 18 song Context Demos held the promise of a great deal more. 20th Century Eyes picks up where the former album left off and takes the band forward by quite a

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TIM OT – ‘Let it Rain’ Review

TIM OT - 'Let it Rain' Review

TIM OT – Let It Rain “Still, I don’t know what to make of you. You have a black flag in your window blasting Blink 182” is just one of many excellent lyrics prevalent throughout Tim OT’s debut album, Let it Rain. Having played live with the

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LARK – ‘Blink’ plus Interview

LARK - 'Blink' plus Interview

LARK – An Interview with Karl Bielik The main man behind Lark is Karl Bielik, an accomplished artist as well as musician. We at Punk Online have recently reviewed two Lark albums, Funny Man and Funny Man – The Remixes. Blink is the third CD and is a re-release

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NATTERERS – ‘Demo ’16’ E.P. Review

NATTERERS - 'Demo '16' E.P. Review

NATTERERS – Demo ‘16 Natterers are named after a species of bat and they are very focused on eco-issues throughout the excellent Demo ’16 (a 4 –track EP that is well produced and sounds great despite the name). If you like some variety in your punk rock

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THIS LITTLE BADGE – ‘Pass It On’ E.P. Review

THIS LITTLE BADGE - 'Pass It On' E.P. Review

THIS LITTLE BADGE – Pass It On This Little Badge from New Zealand have released their first EP ‘Pass It On’ – a collection of six new songs. Band leader Dave Pope moved down under from London and there is a distinctly British feel to the songs on

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THEATRE OF HATE – ‘Kinshi’ Album Review

THEATRE OF HATE - 'Kinshi' Album Review

THEATRE OF HATE – Kinshi Crowd funded via the Pledge Music platform, Theatre of Hate have released their new album and you will not be disappointed! From the opening guitar chords and John Leonard’s saxophone of Black Irony I am catapulted back to the early 1980’s as

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THE PATIENT – ‘Unite as One’ Album Review

THE PATIENT - 'Unite as One' Album Review

THE PATIENT – Unite as One Opening with a bunch of disparate voices coming together to chant “Unite as One”, The Patient launch into an “in your face” Gallows style vocals over some serious and aggressive punk rock. This is all out hardcore and is followed by

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MONICA AND THE EXPLOSION – ‘Less Frenetic’ Album Review

MONICA AND THE EXPLOSION - 'Less Frenetic' Album Review

MONICA AND THE EXPLOSION – Less Frenetic The new acoustic album by Monica and the Explosion, albeit Monica Welander, is a real treat that demands your attention throughout and isn’t content as some background music at a dinner party like some solo projects. Less Frenetic kicks off with 9

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CADAVERS – ‘Death & Taxes’ Album Review

CADAVERS - 'Death & Taxes' Album Review

CADAVERS – Death and Taxes Hailing from the great city of Sheffield, the Cadavers have released a splendid debut album.  Opening with excellent Fashion Kills, a track that marries Rudimentary Peni style guitar and rhythm section with a Gallows style vocal, it is a song that sets

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THE MEKONS – ‘Existentialism’ Review

THE MEKONS - 'Existentialism' Review

THE MEKONS – Existentialism Full disclosure, I love The Mekons. I always have. Existentialism opens with a track that would be fully at home and welcomed on a PiL album with its driving bass line and echo infused vocals. Even the vocals on Flowers of Evil, Pt.

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