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Motion Sickness and ‘Isolate’

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 such an illuminated disdain of

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A Different Kind Of Show: Alex From Mute

Mute – Québec City, Québec, Canada Despite the golden age of Skate Punk often being attributed to the ’90s, it was only the beginning. “A Different Kind Of Show: Alex From Mute” is an interview title that exists wholly because of this. Although many of those seminal bands continued to speed-through the early 2000s and onward

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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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