Skate Punk

Early Stream: Blacked Out – ‘Wasted Breath’ (27/03/20)

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Blacked Out

Blacked Out – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada An early stream of Blacked Out and Wasted Breath? Is that not rather self-explanatory? Well, yes, but that doesn’t mean that the excitement should be tempered. The release is set to be unveiled TOMORROW and Thousand Island Records have allowed Ear Nutrition to stream the five-track EP via the Vancouver Skate-Thrashers

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Stage Banter and Their ‘Tightrope Walking’

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Stage Banter

Stage Banter – Beverwijk, The Netherlands Tightrope walking is a precarious activity indeed! Enter Stage Banter – Tightrope Walking, a band and a release endeavouring to be the very fuel you need to overcome the terror of it all. The band take on this monumental task via fast, melodic, social-political commentary in true Punk-tradition but

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Protected Left – ‘The Fossil’ EP

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Protected Left

Protected Left – Oakland, California, USA Skate Punk, Thrash, Oakland, California, Protected Left and The Fossil EP. I should think that’s a direct and succinct enough way to introduce this clickable chunk of wordy words. Yes? No? Frankly; it matters not.  Why? Because this is a review and the above is but the introduction. Protected

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Early Stream: The Scuts – ‘Net Profit’ (29/03/20)

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The Scuts

The Scuts – London, England, United Kingdom. Arguably, there is nothing better than an underground band “getting back at it”, which is entirely why the following early stream of The Scuts – Net Profit is relevant. I know, I know, my sheer and unrivalled prowess when it comes down to the nitty-gritties of an introductory

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The Party Sucks – ‘Pop Up Yer Arse’

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This Party Sucks

This Party Sucks – Leeds, England, United Kingdom The Party Sucks – Pop Up Yer Arse. Is it a statement with some historical ties to a faithful night that actually wasn’t quite so faithful and actually quite disappointing? Or is it a debut EP? Perhaps even both? We’ll go with the latter of the two

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The Cryptics – ‘Continuous New Behavior’.

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The Cryptics

The Cryptics – Dover, New Hampshire, USA. With the planet going the way it is, Punk-Rock music, though never leaving per se, has found new relevance. Enter The Cryptics and Continuous New Behavior. Pine Hill Records have decided to usher in the return of The Cryptics after the four-year gap since Make Me Digital which you can

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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: Blacked Out

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Blacked Out

Blacked Out – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Since Thousands Islands Records have now snapped-up Vancouver four-piece Blacked Out, publishing an article entitled ‘Introducing: Blacked Out’ seems like the correct thing to do. Don’t you agree? The band will be releasing their brand new EP and total third release via the ever-growing Canadian Punk music label

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Amplify – ‘Deadlines’.

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Amplify

Amplify – Asturias, Spain. If your taste in music has simply existed on the periphery of European Skate Punk until now, then the words, Amplify – Deadlines are beckoning you to fully indulge. To indulge into a scene that has seen an exponential rise in both skill and blistering pace in these recent fast times.

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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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