Canada

Introducing: Nurture Nurture

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Nurture Nurture – Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Introducing: Nurture Nurture is simple on the surface but in reality, is beset with such deeper meaning and in-band conviction. The Saint John, New Brunswick duo were incepted into the realm of progressive guitar-music after their respective careers in and around the Pop-Punk and Alternative music scenes

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The Last Mile and ‘II’

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The Last Mile – Montreal, Québec, Canada The Last Mile and II are the product of a long journey through the myriad of obstacles, deviations and general curveballs that exist within the realm of underground bands. That is all the time I am going to spend on that because today is primarily focussed on the current

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The OBGMs and ‘The Ends’ (30/10/20)

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The OBGMs – Toronto, Ontario, Canada Rambunctious, raucous, writhing and resolute. These are the words both codified and prospective regarding The OBGMs and The Ends. The first three speak for themselves through the band’s Garage Punk n’ Roll thus far but the latter most word? Well, in a succinct, high-velocity nutshell, The OBGMs and The

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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 such an illuminated disdain of

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A Different Kind Of Show: Alex From Mute

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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

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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

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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)

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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’

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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

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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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