Post-Hardcore

SickOnes and Their ‘Agility’

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SickOnes and Their 'Agility'

SickOnes – South West, England, United Kingdom Why have I titled this “SickOnes and Their Agility” rather than a more plain-sailing standardised review-formatted title? Well, that’s because this point in the career of the underground UK Hardcore staples is one paramount within the context of their continued longevity.  Now, I could have perhaps made that

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Comminor – ‘Answering Machine For Broken Dreams’

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Comminor

Comminor – Västerås, Sweden Comminor and Answering Machine For Broken Dreams are characters denoting to a band and album respectively that breathe the musical freedom of Punk music. Was that a cliché statement? Perhaps, but it doesn’t make it any less true.  Firstly a little more about the band themselves. Prior to Answering Machine For Broken

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Introducing: I See Vultures

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I See Vultures

I See Vultures – Leicester, England, United Kingdom Introducing I See Vultures. Why now? Especially since the band’s debut single was released back in October? Well, firstly, the UK Punk and Hardcore scenes are in the midst of exponential growth. Which is important. Secondly, the band are on the very cusp of unveiling their follow

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MPF 2020 and Other Tall Tales: Ian ‘Tree’ Robinson.

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Manchester Punk Festival

Manchester Punk Festival. “MPF 2020 and Other Tall Tales: Ian ‘Tree’ Robinson” is relevant to the question above. A question that is in its sixth iteration of annual linger. MPF 2020 is indeed fast approaching, that much is true but it simultaneously seems to be taking its sweet and possibly sentient time. As much as

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Introducing: Love As Arson.

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Love Is Arson – Terengganu, Malaysia. Introducing Love As Arson wouldn’t be right without at least acknowledging the Converge track they’re named after. The band hail from Malaysia and through various formats and monikers have journeyed through Hardcore music since circa 2000. They would ultimately settle on the name Love Is Arson in 2007 and

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Why Manchester Punk Festival 2020?

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Manchester Punk Festival

Manchester Punk Festival. “Why Manchester Punk Festival 2020?” – Is the title of this written piece and the poster created by the festival that you can gaze and probably quite reasonably salivate over placed above is your answer! There’s no need for me to bore you away from your busy lives anymore, hooray! We can

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Introducing: Stegosaurus Sex Party.

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Stegosasrus Sex Party

Stegasaurus Sex Party – Coventry, England, United Kingdom. Introducing Stegosaurus Sex Party is quite the task. That’s it, feature over! We can all go home! If only it was that easy! The band hail from Coventry and by their own admission play a mix of “trash punk”, “party grunge” and “PARTYSEXMUSIC FOR ADULT DINOSAURS”. Yep,

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No Lights – ‘Stay Awake/June Bug’ Double EP Release.

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No Lights

No Lights – San Francisco, California, USA. The words – No Lights – Stay Awake/June Bug recently appeared in my cavernous inbox. The four-piece hail from San Francisco, Calfornia and through a concoction of Post-Punk, Alternative Rock, Post-Hardcore and emotive gloom, might just be the band you are looking for. The band’s 2018 debut Cassette even extends this

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THVS – ‘Fevers’.

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THVS

THVS – Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Loud, a word perhaps best used to preliminarily describe the following words denoting to both a band and a release: THVS – Fevers. Enough to draw you in? I hope so. THVS have been abrasively and violently deconstructing the sound barrier since 2014, with an accosting mix and

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Introducing: Kamino and Their Colossal Sounds.

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Kamino

Kamino – Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Introducing Kamino and their colossal sounds is easiest via a statement I utter regularly and one that is truer each time it is said. Bristol is perhaps one of the most eclectic, progressive, diverse and important cities in the UK regarding underground music. The south-west institution is rife with

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