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Head Honcho and Their ‘Appetite For Distraction’

Head Honcho – Seattle, Washington State, USA And so it continues! The ever increasing influx of Punk-Rock. Head Honcho and their Appetite For Distraction count themselves apart of the US north-west contingent in this. Based in Seattle, the band have-been knocking out Punk-Rock music inclined towards inviting melodies as much as it is overt odes

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No Lights – ‘Stay Awake/June Bug’ Double EP Release

No Lights – San Francisco, California, USA The words – No Lights – Stay Awake/June Bug recently appeared in my cavernous inbox. The four-piece hail from San Francisco, Calfornia and through a concoction of Post-Punk, Alternative Rock, Post-Hardcore and emotive gloom, might just be the band you are looking for. The band’s 2018 debut Cassette even extends this

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Freedumb – ‘Post Modern Dark Age’

Freedumb – Østfold, Norway ’90s melodic Punk-Rock and Skate Punk are the itch that simply won’t go away. Freedumb – Post-Modern Dark Age are a part of that itch. It’s an itch that despite repeated scratching only seems to bolden in its determination to always be there and let’s be honest now, the Punk scene of the

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Stages In Faith – ‘Forgiving Man’ 7″.

Stages In Faith – London/Essex, England, United Kingdom. Through researching new material for the ever-growing, labour-intensive but ever-so worth it Ear Nutrition Spotify playlists (Here) and in conversation with one Charlie Jones-West from UK Hardcore need-to-knows SickOnes, I stumbled a cross a band that have excellently achieved something which I will hazard saying that very

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Maybe Not – ‘It Could Be Worse…’.

Maybe Not – Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Ah European Skate Punk, a scene that continues to populate the greater global scene with some of the best new bands atop a legacy of contributions down-right impossible to ignore. Maybe Not hail from Amsterdam and are very much another to add to the ever-growing list of bands that

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Hillview – ‘The Law Of Averages’.

Hillview – Los Angles, California, USA. Long and complicated story short, Hillview have finally released their highly anticipated debut full-length, The Law Of Averages, via the celebrated house-hold Punk-Rock label, Morning Wood Records. A label true to it’s ideals and branding itself as the  – ‘Home Of 90’s Punk-Rock Since 2003‘. You can find an older piece

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Coercion – ‘Veritas’.

Coercion – Santa Cruz, California, USA. Santa Cruz is home to Coercion, a band with a long, drawn out, sporadic and varying history. This history became recent history when a four-piece incarnation of what is now Coercion (Coercion96) released the stellar “modern rock” EP, Exit Wounds, itself worth your time. Coercion however have built on that very

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Hoi-Poi – The ‘Dread and Vision’ EP

Hoi-Poi -Thessaloniki, Greece The development of Post-Hardcore was an event in the Punk-Rock history book that would affect the genre’s time-line in ways that would only catapult it off to the varied and exceptional set of sounds it now calls it’s own.  The initial ground-work laid down by Fugazi, Rites Of Spring and the like

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Diploma Return With ‘Love On Your Knees’.

Diploma – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Melbourne music scene has always had a healthy Punk contingent, a prevailing Skate Punk sound that was/is/will be used as a foundation to build on and that is exactly where you will find Diploma. It’s members are all scene veterans and with their very typical in-scene personnel changes, the band’s

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