Indie rock troupe Muncie Girls have today released a collection of B-Sides recorded at The Ranch with Lewis Johns during their sessions for the band’s latest album ‘Fixed Ideals’. Titled ‘B-Sides the Point’, the six tracks have been corralled into an EP, which is available now on all digital services and on 12” vinyl, limited to 300 copies, via Specialist Subject Records, with Buzz Records releasing the collection in North America.Continue reading
A powerful statement on the lack of justice for survivors of sexual violence, Dream Nails’ new song ‘Payback’ is an explosion of collective rage. It includes a chant from the UK feminist activist group Sisters Uncut: ‘Hey mister, get your hands off my sister’ and the accompanying video footage was filmed at various Sisters Uncut protests and demonstrations. The organisation takes direct action for domestic violence survivors.Continue reading
With the release of their album ‘5 Years Behind’ scheduled for 6th March, pop-infused punk quartet Thick have released the single and accompanying video for the title track.Continue reading
Ever since the release of Tamsin’s debut album Gypsy Blood last year, I’ve been really excited to see what was coming next. ‘Scandal’ is the first single from her follow up album and has kept that country/folk sound Tamsin is known for, but has a darker edge to what we saw on the first album.
There must be something in the water over at The Hold Steady camp recently. With keyboardist Franz Nicolay’s rejoining kickstarting seemingly their most creative period in their long history, Thrashing Thru The Passion arrives after a steady stream of surprise releases (5 of which show up here) and sees THS more fired up than ever. Thrashing Thru The Passion arrives after a steady stream of surprise releases (5 of which show up here) and sees THS more fired up than ever.
A little over a week ago, Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong debuted his new band, The Longshot, with a 3-track EP. As with most side projects, we assumed that would be it. A full length album followed shortly after however, an 11 track clocking in at 32 minutes and entitled Love Is For Losers. Continue reading
Described as the missing link between debut record ‘Stomachaches’ & the recently released ‘Parachutes’, ‘Keep The Coffins Coming’ sees Frank Iero & The Patience team up with legendary producer Steve Albini for a short, fuzzy blast of tunes that truly captures the raw intensity of his live shows. Continue reading
It is a rare occurrence to come across a band that formed in a little over a year ago and already producing a large spectrum of solid sounds in a full-length album. But despite the rarity, that is exactly what Blindwish has gone and done. Hailing from Dallas, Texas and establishing themselves back in March 2016, they wasted no time in producing their debut album, set to be released on September 1st. With a Rise Records relationship under their belts, there’s no stopping them now. Continue reading
It is fair to regard pop-punk as pretty selfsame from time to time when newbies arrive to incorporate bouncy hooks and catchy melodies. Shaded are, as expected, full to the brim with emotive pop-punk songs that you can’t help but enjoy. They bring together some of the best names from the popular genre, with WSTR style guitar hooks and drums and vocal patterns that resemble that from State Champs or Neck Deep. Continue reading