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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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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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Smash Mouse Records: ‘A Tribute To Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2’

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Smash Mouse Records – Newport, Wales, United Kingdom Smash Mouse Records and A Tribute To Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2. If I were to describe, recap or educate on what this forthcoming compilation is attempting, the only real result would be an abject fall into banality-ridden inertia. It is fair to assume that

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Stay Out – ‘Always Late’

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Stay Out – Oakland, California, USA Green Day, Operation Ivy, Rancid, Descendents, Lagwagon, NOFX and countless more. Such household names are the very reason for Stay Out and Always Late coming into play in late 2019. Such seminal names, resulted in the rejuvenation of US and then global Punk music, and ultimately got it where it

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Part Time Killer – ‘The Fight’

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Part Time Killer – Lahti, Finland If there’s one thing you can depend on in these uncertain times, its European and by extension, Scandanavian Punk-Rock. Part Time Killer and The Fight are relevant to this. The Finnish four-piece have returned after nine-years of studio-silence to further propagate their and indeed our love of the fast,

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The Cryptics – ‘Continuous New Behavior’

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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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The Rebel Assholes – ‘(Headed For) Dysphoria’

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The Rebel Assholes – Belfort, France In 2019 the words, The Rebel Assholes – (Headed For) Dysphoria made their entry into a world where heart-on-sleeve Gruff Punk was becoming all the more prevalent in response to day-to-day gloom. Are we in fact headed for dysphoria? This four-piece seem to think so.  Hailing from Belfort in France,

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