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Floods In Japan and The 2020 Demo

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Floods In Japan – Kent, England, United Kingdom Floods In Japan and the 2020 Demo like many, entered said year via lockdown. Ah, lockdown, that thing that went away but not really. That thing that is now lingering like some sort of dystopian outcast ready to stake its claim, administered by fools and ironically perpetuated

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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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Introducing: TCIYF

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TCIYF – Soweto, South Africa With 99% of Ear Nutrition articles deriving from requests, scribbling pieces on bands I have discovered myself is rare these days. Introducing: TCIYF is a move to dispel that trend, or rather put a notable dent within it. The Soweto-based South African four-piece are a band that reinvigorate the early

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Tokyo Lungs and The Self-Titled (22/05/20)

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Tokyo Lungs – Suffolk, England, United Kingdom Another day in 2020 rolls by and despite all this mess, the releases still come. Tokyo Lungs and the Self-Titled is one of the latest to enter the fray via the UK underground Hardcore Punk scene. And by what better home than UK Hardcore specialists, Kibou Records, Blown Out

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The Sewer Cats and The ‘Zelda’ EP

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The Sewer Cats – Manchester, England, United Kingdom The Sewer Cats and the Zelda EP is now available via Hell Hath No Fury Records and will enter any room it is played into via two-piece, double-fuzzed Garage Punk n’ Roll infused with the playful abandon of said rock and or roll and a healthy appreciation

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School Drugs and Their ‘Modern Medicine’

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School Drugs – New Jersey, USA Hardcore Punk will always find a way. The influential early ’80s stylistic is a staple part of School Drugs and their Modern Medicine, alongside an apparent usage of prescription pills and an existence between that initial high and impending purge.  And so, who are School Drugs? Hailing from New

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Mighty Magic Animal – ‘Guts’ (EP)

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Mighty Magic Animal – Salisbury, England, United Kingdom If there is one thing that I have learnt over these past wordy-years, its to never underestimate a two-piece band. Enter, Might Magic Animal.  Formed way back in 2014 in the not so distant land of Salisbury, the band found that they seemingly, at a glance anyway,

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Introducing: Buzzard Cult

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Buzzard Cult – Atlanta, Georgia, USA Introducing Buzzard Cult is perhaps best by listing off some monikers, names, and descriptions best used in creating a little context on this three-piece from Atlanta, Georgia. So, here we go – Grunge, Southern Rock, ’80s Hardcore and of course, riffs. Got an idea? Good. To further add to

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Last Reserves – ‘Pink Bits’ (Single)

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Last Reserves – St. Helens, England, United Kingdom Last Reserves – ‘Pink Bits’, enters into a Punk scene focussed on either overtly heavy-Hardcore or fast, melodic and technically wonderous Skate Punk. The aforementioned branches on the ever-widening Punk tree are themselves ever-growing into a healthy scene and to follow them yields hours of sonic entertainment.

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