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Smash Mouse Records: ‘A Tribute To Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2’

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Smash Mouse Records – Newport, Wales, United Kingdom Smash Mouse Records and A Tribute To Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2. If I were to describe, recap or educate on what this forthcoming compilation is attempting, the only real result would be an abject fall into banality-ridden inertia. It is fair to assume that

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Turfboy and ‘At Tension’ (08/08/20)

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Turfboy – Dublin, Ireland Grunge. The “its been done” genre. One that has begrudgingly limped along parallel to its own fuzz staring up at the big names. Turfboy and At Tension find themselves in this camp and very much, like all underground bands in this vein, exist to dispel this apparent gazing at greats and

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Motion Sickness and ‘Isolate’

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Motion Sickness – Hamilton, Ontario, Canada The musical medium of Punk-Rock is and always has been one unto which disdain is cathartically expressed. Motion Sickness and Isolate, through their very existence, enter 2020 riding high upon such via Hamiton, Ontario. Motion Sickness move through thirteen songs in sixteen minutes via such an illuminated disdain of

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Young Planetary – ‘Locations I Can’t Place’ (07/08/20)

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Young Planetary – Boise, Idaho, USA Indie-Rock and Alt. Rock, Emo and Pop-Punk are in a state of symbiosis in today’s music scene and this is where Young, Planetary and Locations I Can’t Place enter 2020. The joining of these legacy-of-Punk genres is no less than interesting. Through the aforementioned fusion, bands such as The

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Downard and Their ‘Permanent Damage’

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Downard – Bristol, England, United Kingdom Downard and their Permanent Damage are yet another part of my most recent catchphrase. The great 2020 catch up! Now, don’t fret, this isn’t some ill-fated trip down memory lane or some needless profundity denoting to generic trite. No, it’s my questionable attempt, failure and then follow-up attempt to again

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GagReflex – ‘What We Owe To Each Other’

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GagReflex – Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom The bass and drums approach to Punk music is one more common than you’d think. GagReflex and their What We Owe To Each Other EP enter into 2020 via a blast of societal disdain that not only pertains to the wealth of this aspect of the Punk-scene but is

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My Latest Failure – ‘Selfish’

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My Latest Failure – Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Watching a band as they iron out the kinks and is an intrinsic part of the underground music scene. My Latest Failure and ‘Selfish’ are a specific waypoint within this ubiquitous and timeless process. Hailing from Middlesex, the band cite a plethora of Punk, Hardcore, Metal and

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