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Lucky Malice and ‘Magnetic’

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Lucky Malice – Halden, Norway Lucky Malice and Magnetic enter a year where the only positive consistency has been the ironic relentlessness of underground music releases. Melodic Punk and particularly that from continental Europe, have been at the forefront of this remarkably expedient and exponential availability. This is where we find the fourth release from Halden,

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The Dead Krazukies – ‘Icarus’ (20/11/20)

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The Dead Krazukies – Hossegor, France The Dead Krazukies and Icarus are another to join the ironic indomitability of 2020s Punk releases. It is true that this sweetens this sour pot of a year but is more notable after the band’s four-year studio silence. Well, other than a cover of Bad Religion’s ‘Sinister Rouge’, which you

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Video Premiere: Poor Me – ‘Classwar’

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Poor Me – Denver, Colorado, USA Is it any surprise that the video premiere of Poor Me and ‘Classwar’ are returning and surfacing now? No, I suppose it isn’t. The Denver, Colorado band have never been one to shy away from their beliefs and a critique of all things inward, outward and everywhere. The planet

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Drag Me Down – ‘New Today Better Tomorrow’

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Drag Me Down – Swindon, England, United Kingdom Drag Me Down and New Today Better Tomorrow enter 2020 straddling some of the many branches of the apparently indomitable legacy that is the Punk music tree. The former simplistic, but now variety imbued and subsisting bastion of creativity is at an impressive altitude beset with more

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Thousand Oaks and ‘Hell Is Empty’ (27/11/20)

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Thousand Oaks – Rome, Italy Thousand Oaks and Hell Is Empty. The former is a band of blistering technical Punk-Rock and the latter; a statement that is no longer as outlandish as it once blissfully and idly was. Mud Cake Records are on board and pushing the mainline vinyl run of the latest from the harmonised,

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Winning Streak – ‘We Need A Plan’ (03/11/20)

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Winning Streak – Texas, USA After a busy year, an increase in personnel and a rebirth of their debut, Winning Streak and We Need A Plan approach their triumph. The band are set to release their long-awaited follow up this coming November, and now, bolstered with both Chris McGrath of Much The Same and Davey Knight of

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waterweed and The ‘Diffuse’ Vinyl Issue (04/12/20)

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waterweed – Osaka, Japan Although the album itself was a 2019 entry into the Punk-a-sphere, waterweed and the Diffuse vinyl issue are words worth heeding, noting and if you’re so inclined, celebrating. The Osaka band, who have been slogging it out since 2003 and in 2018, 2019 and to a point, 2020 respectively, have populated

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Launch Control and The ‘Attention Economy’ (02/10/20)

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Launch Control – Reading, England, United Kingdom It’s been three long years of political strife since their last commentary and now Launch Control return with the Attention Economy. The Reading band’s evocative, poignant and societally resultant emotional-drudgery-drenched socio-political musings are now in their fourth phase. Although today concerns phase four, I shall but briefly implore you

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