Garage Rock/Punk

Brasher – ‘Live At Axe And Trap’ Double A-Side (11/12/20)*

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Brasher –  Bristol, England, United Kingdom Soon, Brasher and ‘Live At Axe And Trap’ Double A-Side will enter 2020 a year after the band’s debut into the underground Punk and Hardcore scene. The Bristol-based rag-tags, each from varying backgrounds both in and out of music, epitomise where modern Punk is going through their make-up, politics and grass-roots

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Introducing: Crum!

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Crum! – London, England, United Kingdom And so, introducing Crum! How to go about it? Well, firstly the noisey not so little three-piece hail from London-town and that should at least go as afar as to suggest that their “sound”, considering the precursor description of “noisey”, could be anything. It indeed could be anything but

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The OBGMs and ‘The Ends’ (30/10/20)

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The OBGMs – Toronto, Ontario, Canada Rambunctious, raucous, writhing and resolute. These are the words both codified and prospective regarding The OBGMs and The Ends. The first three speak for themselves through the band’s Garage Punk n’ Roll thus far but the latter most word? Well, in a succinct, high-velocity nutshell, The OBGMs and The

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Introducing: Austerity

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Austerity – Brighton, England, United Kingdom Introducing Austerity. Hmmm, well isn’t that a profundity rich topic in this age of the exponentially increasing Punk music cornucopia. However, despite the looming threat of my incessant waffle, I should think now, a few sentences in, it would be rude to stop and not very “Punk” to simply

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Bruise Control and Their Self-Titled

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Bruise Control – Manchester, England, United Kingdom Bruise Control and their Self-Titled enter into a 2020 that, for lack of a better everything else, has kept full-capacity in-ear live gigs to a recurring maximum. In other words that aren’t quite so ridiculous and do have some functional meaning when collated into a sentence, 2020 is

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Byenary and The Debut Self-Titled (28/08/20)

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Byenary – London, England, United Kingdom Byenary and their debut Self-Titled enter a Punk-Rock scene undergoing some changes. The contemporary scene has stood-fast on its stance to be an inclusive, welcoming and progressive hub for those considered minorities within it. This, within a greater scope, also extends to society itself. However, to be succinct, despite

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Disgraceland and ‘Dose Em’ Up’

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Disgraceland – Exeter, England, United Kingdom In habiting a plain of existence that pertains to a no-fuss approach to both music and catharsis, we have Disgraceland and Dose Em’ Up. The former is a band rife with reckless abandon but also emphatic honesty. The latter being the formers’ latest and third blast of down and

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Bad Motivator and Their ‘Bad Taste’

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Bad Motivator – Spokane, Washington State, USA Although Skate Punk gets much of the limelight in the contemporary Punk scene. The likes of Bad Motivator and their ‘Bad Taste’ single lend credence to the ubiquitous nature of Garage Rock. The Proto-Punk genre was paramount to the development of Punk-Rock music and since then has lived

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Joy Killed The Duke – ‘Would You Still Like Me’

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Joy Killed The Duke – Utrecht, The Netherlands Nowadays, when the word “Grunge” is used to describe a new band, it is often greeted with an eye roll. Joy Killed The Duke and Would You Still Like Me are very much a band existing to dispel this. The self-labelled “Neo-Grunge” four-piece and their flamboyant attire hail

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Mighty Magic Animal – ‘Shucks’

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Mighty Magic Animal – Salisbury, England, United Kingdom Mighty Magic Animal and Shucks add credit to the statement I made regarding their last EP. Something, something, don’t underestimate a two-piece band. If you want to break-down said release in a little more detail or rather read my own break-down, gyrate over to – Here. Mighty Magic Animal

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