Matt Speer

Founder of Ear Nutrition, Matt is likely reasonably over 25 and first cut his words writing for the now hiatus-existing site, Musically Fresh. He enjoys a variety of guitar-driven music but has a strong penchant for Punk music, with fast melodic Skate Punk sitting firmly at the top.

Layman’s Terms – ‘An Invite To The End’.

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Layman’s Terms – Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Layman’s Terms are a determined band to say the least and their most recent EP – An Invite To The End is perhaps one of the most relentless Punk-Rock EPs of the past year. In total it is the second offering from Layman’s Terms but the only one that

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BERRIES – ‘Discreetly’ (Single).

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BERRIES – London, England, United Kingdom. Cover Photo Credit: Rhona Murphy. The 90’s is generally seen as the best time for Alternative Rock. Grunge was a thing that became other things or simply did it’s thing and many of the Punk, Hardcore and indeed Post-Hardcore survivors of the 80’s either had impressive legacies (The Replacements

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Introducing: Switch Hitter.

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Switch Hitter – Hagerstown, Maryland, USA. Will Pop-Punk ever die? Likely not. Similar to it’s Punk-Rock father it continues to evolve and generate fans and scenes in an out of it’s traditional locales. The Maryland four-piece Switch Hitter are another to use the ambiguous term “Aggressive Pop-Punk” that at first comprehension could mean anything from Easycore to

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Sad Hill – ‘Good If It Goes’.

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Sad Hill – Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Much like Post-Hardcore, Alternative Rock being an offshoot or the greater Punk-Rock movement has become such a versatile canvas for bands from all walks of modern Rock. Some bands lean towards Punk, others Indie-Rock or Emo and some keep the grass-roots of the genre and then take it

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COMPLETE! Return With – ‘On The Edge’.

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Complete! – Ivano Frankivsk, Ukraine. The European Punk-Rock scene is perhaps the strongest it’s been in recent history. It joins a global scene only getting stronger in the face of the far-right, auto-tune and the closing of venues but also certain powerful elderly meat-heads and despotic orange maniacs. I’ll let you wonder who I’m referring

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The Liverpool Punk-Rock All-Dayer 2 Announcement: The Bands Part 1.

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The Liverpool Punk-Rock All-Dayer–  Studio 2, Liverpool, United Kingdom. Find all you need on the first great all-dayer – Here. That numerical symbol is very important you know. Last year Some Kind Of Events and some notable friends staged an all-day Punk music shin-dig showcasing some the best in Punk and Pop-Punk music known in

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Phaedra’s Love: The Band and Chilling ‘One’.

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Phaedra’s Love – Devon, England, United Kingdom. Photography credit: Dev Place Photos – Click Here. Two-piece bands are somewhat of a phenomenon of the past few years. They come in all shorts of shapes and sonic sizes which is exactly why the new single from Phaedra’s Love and the (now) band itself is so important. The Exeter/Plymouth based

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Alkahest: The Band and The ‘2’ Announcement + Pre-Order.

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Alkahest – Southwest England, United Kingdom. Photography Credit: Kate Feast Photography – Click Here. Alkahest is perhaps best described as in entirety based entirely on the band’s history and where they are now. Alkahest has two core members in Amelia Pereira and Colin Powers (probably not his real name) but in the band’s history there

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C.O.F.F.I.N and Their ‘Piss​~​Up’.

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COFFIN – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Sydney Punk-Rock band C.O.F.F.I.N are not just another Punk-Rock band. Review over. Work the rest out yourself. Now as much as I could leave you to do that it would indeed defeat the purpose of this sort of thing wouldn’t it? That and provide quite the disservice to

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