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Taking On Water – ’20 Years Too Late’

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Taking On Water – San Diego, California, USA They say that if you truly love something, that you never outgrow it. Such a mantra is one more than crucial to Taking On Water and 20 Years Too Late. The Carlsbad/San Diego band are comprised of four people who, in a testament to the inexhaustible youthful

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Dungeon Days and The ‘Prayaway’ Single

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Dungeon Days – Copenhagen, Denmark Dungeon Days and the ‘Prayaway’ single fit into the legacy of the ’90s Punk explosion. The band are also symbiotically to this, counted amongst the notably fast and melodic European Punk-Rock scene. Said scene very prominently traces much of its choice cuts to Scandanavia and it goes without saying that

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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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Part Time Killer – ‘The Fight’

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Part Time Killer – Lahti, Finland If there’s one thing you can depend on in these uncertain times, its European and by extension, Scandanavian Punk-Rock. Part Time Killer and The Fight are relevant to this. The Finnish four-piece have returned after nine-years of studio-silence to further propagate their and indeed our love of the fast,

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The Cryptics – ‘Continuous New Behavior’

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The Cryptics – Dover, New Hampshire, USA With the planet going the way it is, Punk-Rock music, though never leaving per se, has found new relevance. Enter The Cryptics and Continuous New Behavior. Pine Hill Records have decided to usher in the return of The Cryptics after the four-year gap since Make Me Digital which you can

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Complete! – ‘Disappointment & Hope’

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Complete! – Ivano Frankivsk, Ukraine The long wait for Complete! – Disappointment & Hope is now over. To date, the Ukranian band’s back-catalogue consists of two EP’s of melodic Punk-Rock flirting equally with Skate Punk, Pop-Punk and an occasionally Melodic Hardcore. You’ll be able to find the band’s past-work linked later-on but for now, let’s

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Incomplete – ‘Incomplete’

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Incomplete – Perth, Western Australia, Australia After living in the country briefly, I developed an interest in Aussie Skate Punk. So when Incomplete – Incomplete landed in my inbox, I knew I would eventually get round to spewing some text about it. Hailing from Perth, in November the four-piece released their debut full-length rather than that

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Melodic Disaster – ‘Melodic Disaster’

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Melodic Disaster – Sunderland, England, United Kingdom Melodic Disaster – Melodic Disaster. Four words that elude to exactly what you would expect them to from the very moment you saw them and connected the dots. ’90s Punk, it’s a ’90s Punk release.   A three-piece from Sunderland, the band released their debut EP in October of 2019

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Freedumb – ‘Post Modern Dark Age’

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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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United Defiance – ‘Cool Kids Club’ (Single/Video)

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United Defiance – Concord, California, USA With United Defiance releasing ‘Cool Kids Club’ as the new single and taster of their next major release and triumphant singing to Thousand Islands Records, I feel I should say a few words.  The five-piece are unambiguously the absolute archetype of the struggling underground band. Line-up changes, hiatus, deaths of friends,

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