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Album Premiere: Hoi-Poi – ‘Sain’t Adorable’

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Hoi-Poi Farplane Wind

Hoi-Poi – Thessaloniki, Greece Today, I have your attention for the album premiere of Hoi-Poi – ‘Sain’t Adorable’. As of now, the Greek four-piece are releasing their second full-length and fifth total release. The band, known as Hoi-Poi, but also as Hoi-Poi Farplane Wind, hail from Thessaloniki and operate between their home Greece and the

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Fast Blood and Their Self-Titled EP

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Fast Blood

Fast Blood – Newcastle, England, United Kingdom Earlier this year, Fast Blood and their self-titled EP entered the emotive Punk-Rock arena in response to onset societal gloom. It’s a tough job, but someone, or rather some people have to do it. Fast Blood are still fresh on the scene and their debut EP packs more

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Movin In Stereo – ‘New Blood’ EP.

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Movin In Stereo

Movin In Stereo – Gothenburg, Sweden. Wiretap Records are another growing Punk music label worth taking note of. This is especially relevant to the words – Movin In Stereo and New Blood. Why? well, isn’t it obvious? The Gothenburg, Sweden based band are among many now calling the label home, one that includes the likes of the

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Fire In The Radio – ‘Monuments’ (03/04/20).

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Fire In The Radio

Fire In The Radio – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Fire In The Radio and their forthcoming Monuments are together a band name and an album title that you may want to note down. Why? Because the band’s last release, New Air, supplemented an already healthy Philadelphia music scene and its own predecessor, Telemetry, was itself a skillful glide

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The Rebel Assholes – ‘(Headed For) Dysphoria’.

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The Rebel Assholes

The Rebel Assholes – Belfort, France. In 2019 the words, The Rebel Assholes – (Headed For) Dysphoria made their entry into a world where heart-on-sleeve Gruff Punk was becoming all the more prevalent in response to day-to-day gloom. Are we in fact headed for dysphoria? This four-piece seem to think so.  Hailing from Belfort in France,

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Foreign Bier – ‘I Don’t Believe In Anything, Anymore!’.

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Foreign Bier

Foreign Bier – Norwich, England, United Kingdom. Punk music is a cathartic medium and with Foreign Bier – I Don’t Believe In Anything, Anymore! 2020 sees more credit given unto such a statement. If you mosey on over – Here – you can see our 2019 dissection of the Norwich band’s debut, where sounds aware

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Our Souls – ‘I Might Drink Myself To Death’ EP

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Our Souls – Leicester, England, United Kingdom   Gruff-Punk is a pseudo-genre or rather a description that has been churning out some of the best and most emotionally resonating Punk bands and albums for quite some time now. The moniker is doing particularly well of late, after a resurgence of a style championed by the

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Hoi-Poi – The ‘Dread and Vision’ EP

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Hoi-Poi

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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Sad Hill – ‘Good If It Goes’.

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Sad Hill – Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Much like Post-Hardcore, Alternative Rock being an offshoot or the greater Punk-Rock movement has become such a versatile canvas for bands from all walks of modern Rock. Some bands lean towards Punk, others Indie-Rock or Emo and some keep the grass-roots of the genre and then take it

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