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BLACK DONNELLYS – ‘Orchestrate a Disaster’ EP Review

BLACK DONNELLYS - 'Orchestrate a Disaster' EP Review

The e-mail that accompanied this EP release from London, Ontario (Canada) based Black Donnellys, was so intriguing that we could not wait to hear the music. Seems as though the group was based around Canada’s version of John Lydon who is the lead singer and wordsmith of

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LIFE UNDONE – ‘Clandestine’ EP Review

LIFE UNDONE - 'Clandestine' EP Review

Life Undone are a five piece band from Kingston, Surrey. They self describe themselves as “Alternative Rock with a punky edge and a dark undertone” which is a perfect summing up of their sound. The EP opens with ‘Clandestine’, a sinister song that mashes together heavy guitar,

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SINK ALASKA – ‘Battle Lines From Better Times’ Review

SINK ALASKA - 'Battle Lines From Better Times' Review

Well, this is a new band for me, which considering I have a few mates from around Glasgow is a surprise that they have not recommended Sink Alaska to me before! Four slices of rip roaring speedy “melodic” punk, their description, not mine. Adopting a rather Prog

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NEUTRAL BOMBS – ‘Another Culture Dies’ Review

NEUTRAL BOMBS - 'Another Culture Dies' Review

This is the first release from a new punk band from Switzerland. Lead singer, Dexter also runs the record label, Nextpunk Records and this seven song EP is published on that label. Opening with a solid drumbeat and UK Subs like guitar intro ‘Old Inside’ builds to

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FAINTEST IDEA – ‘Increasing the Minimum Rage’ Review

FAINTEST IDEA - 'Increasing the Minimum Rage' Review

The new album from Norfolk’s Faintest Idea is a ska/punk delight. The band have a political edge and are angry as hell at the Tory government and its austerity policies. Circling the drain showcases the reggae touch of the band and is very heavy on the horn

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The Rotten Foxes are a very new band from Brighton, having only formed just before Christmas and with only a few gigs under their belt. They have obviously been mates/practising together for a while as the sound of this first EP is far too polished for them

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RUBEN VINE – ‘Slave Love’ Review

RUBEN VINE - 'Slave Love' Review

As we have mentioned before here at, we see the genre of punk as a ‘broad church’ and the latest album from Ruben Vine is certainly a long way away from the three-chord punk/Oi/Ska/grindcore that makes up the majority of our reviews. Ruben Vine plays the

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SALTWATER INJECTION – ‘Regurgitated For The People’ Review

SALTWATER INJECTION - 'Regurgitated For The People' Review

Saltwater Injection have followed up on their 2015 debut single with a new 5 track EP released last week. The band is comprised of two brothers and they self describe their music as “Post-Heroin Punk” The first song on the EP, ‘Sexual Adventure’ begins with an ominous

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All aboard me hearties!!! This is the latest split offering from Hastings folky gang Matilda’s Scoundrels and South Coast familiars The Barracks, and a right tasty treat it is too. If the Scoundrels are the fish, then the Barracks offer up the battering! This release sees three

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PSYCHOPIGS – ‘Neverevolution’ Review

PSYCHOPIGS - 'Neverevolution' Review

WE HAVE BEEN SENT COPIES OF THE CD TO SELL IN OUR ONLINE STORE. PLEASE SUPPORT NEW PUNK BANDS BY BUYING THIS ALBUM FOR JUST £5.99 GRAB IT HERE>>> Opening with a chugging power chord guitar riff 911 is an assault on the senses with some terrific

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‘LOST PUNK FROM THE 80’s’ Review

'LOST PUNK FROM THE 80's' Review

‘Lost Punk From the 80’s & Future Punk Classic’s’ is a compilation album of lost Punk treasure from the 1980’s & 1990’s that was never released properly at the time. This also features a collection of unreleased new material from new and upcoming punk bands. It features

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Here at Punkonline Towers we love receiving the latest releases from labels and bands all over the world. One of our favorite labels is the Dutch based Rebellion Records who consistently release powerful punk records. The 150th release from Rebellion is from Live By The Sword. The

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