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Ink Bomb and ‘Mutilation Boy’ + New Split!

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Ink Bomb – Nijmegen, The Netherlands In 2019, a Dutch band twisted Skate Punk to their tune. That band was Ink Bomb and ‘Mutilation Boy’ is the first page of a new incoming chapter. The Nijmegen four-piece presented their sound with precision cut classic Skate and upbeat melodic Punk, inclinations toward contemporary…

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EP Premiere: The Brass – ‘Mob Neutrality’

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The Brass – Portland, Oregon, USA Today is a day of new music, specifically denoting to the EP Premiere of The Brass and Mob Neutrality. After some considerable time away from the studio circuit since there original release of grit-laden chugging Melodic Hardcore, Skate Punk-crossover that was the debut Armsreach,…

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Motion Sickness and ‘Isolate’

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Motion Sickness – Hamilton, Ontario, Canada The musical medium of Punk-Rock is and always has been one unto which disdain is cathartically expressed. Motion Sickness and Isolate, through their very existence, enter 2020 riding high upon such via Hamiton, Ontario. Motion Sickness move through thirteen songs in sixteen minutes via…

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Video Premiere: Ructions – ‘Resignation Day’

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Ructions – Newcastle, England, United Kingdom If lockdown has yielded anything at all, it’s a seemingly ceaseless abundance of surplus time. Enter the video premiere of Ructions and ‘Resignation Day’. The Newcastle Skate Punk straddling Melodic Hardcore five-some first entered the (sadly) metaphorical side-stage with ‘Design Accident’, which you can bone-up on…

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Head Honcho and Their ‘Appetite For Distraction’

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Head Honcho – Seattle, Washington State, USA And so it continues! The ever increasing influx of Punk-Rock. Head Honcho and their Appetite For Distraction count themselves apart of the US north-west contingent in this. Based in Seattle, the band have-been knocking out Punk-Rock music inclined towards inviting melodies as much…

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Protagonist – ‘Fallout From The Chronicle’

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Protagonist – Boca Raton, Florida, USA Protagonist return and Fallout From The Chronicle is their tale. The Florida based five-piece have been slogging it out on the Skate and melodic Punk circuit since 2003 with a determination to improve and hurtle forward at a consistently high-bpm. Post-2015, Protagonist were lying…

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Stage Banter and Their ‘Tightrope Walking’

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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…

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The Liverpool Punk-Rock All-Dayer 3: The Bands #1

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The Liverpool Punk-Rock All-Dayer – Studio 2, Liverpool, United Kingdom The Liverpool Punk-Rock All-Dayer 3, the cat is out of the bag… more so that it was prior to this lovely image and accompanying sentence. Next year on May 16th 2020, on the notorious and world-renowned Lagwagon day, LPRAD will be returning…

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Single Premiere: Bogans – ‘Carnival Of Souls’

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Bogans – Wrexham/Chester, United Kingdom. Cover photo: photoanhi – Here. The words ‘Single Premiere: Bogans – ‘Carnival Of Souls’ garner excitement. Limited excitement. So, to describe and understand Bogans accurately, you’ll need more than a simple purposeful statement. Split between Wrexham and Chester, the band are a five-piece that play…

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