Lockjaw Records

Drones – ‘Our Hell Is Right Here’ (12/02/21)

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Drones – London, England, United Kingdom Drones and Our Hell Is Right Here stands as one of the forerunning titles of both Lockjaw Records and Thousand Islands Records to head label’s and the band’s own charge into the breach left behind by 2020 into 2021. The London band’s 2018 debut…

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waterweed and The ‘Diffuse’ Vinyl Issue (04/12/20)

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waterweed – Osaka, Japan Although the album itself was a 2019 entry into the Punk-a-sphere, waterweed and the Diffuse vinyl issue are words worth heeding, noting and if you’re so inclined, celebrating. The Osaka band, who have been slogging it out since 2003 and in 2018, 2019 and to a…

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Burnt Tapes and ‘Grower’

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Burnt Tapes – London, England, United Kingdom 2020 has been a peculiar one, perhaps, some would be inclined to remark, even somewhat of a weird one. A year that Burnt Tapes and Grower enter via some variant of normality regarding the underground music scene. However, the London-based, Lockjaw Records mainstays have…

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A Happy Accident: Chris From Much The Same

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Much The Same – Chicago, Illinois, USA Undisputedly, the hardest part of the interview process is ascertaining a title. It’s only fitting then that “A Happy Accident: Chris From Much The Same” became the title as a happy accident in itself. I had a whole script to choose from after the interview…

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Much The Same – ‘Quitters Never Win’ Reissue (03/07/20)

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Much The Same – Chicago, Illinois, USA “Much The Same and the Quitters Never Win Reissue” are a set of meaningful and determined words that very recently captivated the global fast-melodic Punk scene. In doing so, this collection of characters resulted in a response itself well within the realm of…

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Head Honcho and Their ‘Appetite For Distraction’

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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…

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MPF 2020 and Other Tall Tales: Ian ‘Tree’ Robinson

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Manchester Punk Festival “MPF 2020 and Other Tall Tales: Ian ‘Tree’ Robinson” is relevant to the question above. A question that is in its sixth iteration of annual linger. MPF 2020 is indeed fast approaching, that much is true but it simultaneously seems to be taking its sweet and possibly…

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Fabled Mind and The Forthcoming Debut – ‘Passenger’ (22/11/19)

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Fabled Mind – Copenhagen, Denmark Fabled Mind and The Forthcoming Debut – ‘Passenger’ (22/11/19) – heed those words! The album will soon be released via UK/EU Punk-label stalwart Lockjaw Records in their quest to collate and expand the contemporary melodic Punk and Hardcore scenes. We all wish Lockjaw the best…

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Side Missions Are Missions Too: Dean and Lewis Of Side Mission Records.

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Side Mission Records – England/Wales, United Kingdom. This is unambiguously the age of the underground Record label, rejoice! If you’ve even paid even the slightest bit of notice to your HUD, radar, map or quest list these past few months (no one is forcing you – yet) then Side Mission…

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