Rock n' Roll

Froggy & The Ringes and ‘Soft G’ (05/11/20)

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Froggy & The Ringes РA Pond Somewhere, England, United Kingdom Froggy & The Ringes and Soft G. Well, where to start. I should think a blunt introduction is best. The five-piece are yet another addition to the vast and growing roster and amalgamation of weird, wonderful and heavy that is Kibou Records. I would also

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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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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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Allergic To Humans – ‘Infinity Crunch’

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Allergic To Humans – Stockholm, Sweden It is said, that Garage Punk-Rock near always yields a good old time. And so, here we are to wonder whether Allergic To Humans and Infinity Crunch further propagate this Punk-Scene maxim. Before we begin, it is important to note that the band hail from Stockholm, Sweden. The Scandinavian nation

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WACO and ‘Human Magic’

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WACO – London, England, United Kingdom WACO and Human Magic. These words graced the internet back in November and although at the time, I hadn’t the minutes to put words to keys and onto a screen, it was a London Punk debut a long time coming. I don’t normally put timestamps in reviews so-to-speak but as

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The Cuza and The Debut ‘Bite Ya’

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The Cuza – Manchester, England, United Kingdom The Cuza and the debut ‘Bite Ya’ is notable for a number of reasons. Firstly and most humorously, the word ‘Cuza’ is often used as a slang term for Curry. Now, at least to me, the idea of Curry achieving sentience, turning rabid and biting my face-off is

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Introducing: Lazybones

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Lazybones – Brighton, England, United Kingdom Introducing Lazybones. Hmmm? How am I to do this at a stage where a multitude of creative language has already been uttered, scribbled, electro-scribbled and simply thought. Well, for starters, their format is enough to label them as a just a little on the idiosyncratic side of the fuzzed-music

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Donkey Island Penitentiary – Self-Titled

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Donkey Island Penitentiary – Los Angeles, California, USA Donkey Island Penitentiary and their self-titled. Despite it being the Los Angeles band’s third release they have opted to wait to until now play their eponymous-title card. Be honest now, with a name like that, you’d very much play it safe until you knew you could make

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