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Hotel Murder and The ‘Need A Change’ Single

Hotel Murder – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Horror-themed Punk-Rock that DOESN’T have anything to do with the Misfits? Enter Hotel Murder and the ‘Need A Change’ single. The gothy make-up and general Misfits aesthetic works for some, namely its original purveyors but has often fallen flat during external emulation. Thankfully, despite their penchant for the blood-dripped

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FLAGPOLERS/Bar Tape – Split EP

FLAGPOLERS/Bar Tape – Dublin/Vancouver, Ireland/Canada Music is ubiquitous. Is that an excuse unto why I missed the FLAGPOLERS/Bar Tape and their split EP the first time around? Perhaps, but it’s still a true-enough statement nonetheless. Bandcamp is a wonderful place of discovery and split releases a staple in the Punk music diet. Bar Tape hail

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Early Stream: Blacked Out – ‘Wasted Breath’ (27/03/20)

Blacked Out – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada An early stream of Blacked Out and Wasted Breath? Is that not rather self-explanatory? Well, yes, but that doesn’t mean that the excitement should be tempered. The release is set to be unveiled TOMORROW and Thousand Island Records have allowed Ear Nutrition to stream the five-track EP via the Vancouver Skate-Thrashers

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Whiskey Shits – ‘Borderline Insanity’

Whiskey Shits – Montreal, Québec, Canada Whiskey Shits – Borderline Insanity, four words that sound they would be rather painful if they were a true to the letter anatomical occurrence. Are they based on truth? Personal experience? Who knows, but they do denote to a four-track Street Punk release. Whiskey Shits from Montreal have the

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Introducing: Blacked Out

Blacked Out – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Since Thousands Islands Records have now snapped-up Vancouver four-piece Blacked Out, publishing an article entitled ‘Introducing: Blacked Out’ seems like the correct thing to do. Don’t you agree? The band will be releasing their brand new EP and total third release via the ever-growing Canadian Punk music label

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The History Of Flying Objects – ‘Prologue’

The History Of Flying Objects – Montreal, Québec, Canada Cover photo credit: Ryan Andrade. Now, I’m not saying this is a now a bonafide genre but the best way to – on the surface at least – understand the likes of this Montreal four-piece would be Post-Metalcore. Metalcore being the genre that simultaneously produced both

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HavenHurst – The ‘Grounded’ EP

HavenHurst – Montreal, Québec, Canada Hailing from the city of Montreal in Canada, it is safe to bluntly describe the four-piece known as HavenHurst as ambitious, determined and technically proficient, with the band’s third release, Grounded, only perpetuating such a straightforward labelling. In short, the band adore melody but juxtapose this prominent love with a

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