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mr.phylzzz – ‘Penitent Curtis’.

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mr.phlyzzz

mr.phylzzz – Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. The words – “mr.phlyzzz – Penitent Curtis” arbitrarily appeared in my personal inbox recently. Personally and “””professionally””” they are a collection of characters that I haven’t’ seen since my time writing for Musically Fresh, so needless to say, my interest was piqued and swiftly followed by my increasingly bushy eye-brows. The

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The Sissies and The Debut ‘Milksop’.

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Introducing: The Sissies

The Sissies – San Antonio, Texas, USA. Photography: Oscar Moreno Photography – Here. Introducing The Sissies and The Debut ‘Milksop’ is likely best via a string of words easily understood. Boozey, brash, fuzzed, loud, gritty and abrasive Garage Punk n’ Roll. In May of this year, the band released their debut, Milksop, itself a ten-track

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Filthy Hearts and The Debut ‘Beyond Repair’.

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Filthy Hearts

Filthy Hearts – Denver, Colorado, USA. Filthy Hearts and The Debut Beyond Repair. What to say before we dive in? The band have been teasing us quite readily since their 2016 inception with the I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead (Inside) EP. The band’s emotive 90’s Punk cascade of life-songs was confined to four early tracks that

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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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Light The Fire – ‘Compassion In Unlikely Places’.

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Light The Fire – Dallas, Texas, USA. Cover photo: Nick Serian. As a collective unit, the Dallas-based Light The Fire have three records comprised of thickly-riffed, unashamedly heavy and overtly gratuitous Post-Hardcore, standing entrenched as an unmoveable foundation from which the band expand into Metalcore and sharp crushing Metallic Hardcore. The band’s first two records

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Time and Pressure – ‘The Gateway City Sound’

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Time and Pressure – St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Cover photo: Christian Sellards. In 2018 a band by the name of Time and Pressure released a Demo EP that got through five songs in a mere seven minutes and twenty-eight seconds of visceral, classic yet more than relevant Hardcore Punk-Rock. The St. Louis ‘core-piece made a

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FACELIFT – ‘SinceForeverTilWhenever’ (25/10/19) + Pre-Order

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FACELIFT

FACELIFT – Thousand Palms, California, USA If you were to describe in person the sheer level of noise that Thousand Palms natives FACELIFT emanate, you’d have to take into account that no matter where the band themselves would be, be it far removed from yourself or not, said sonic volume would almost entirely drown you

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Vena Morris – The ‘Oh, Joyless’ EP.

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Vena Morris – Detroit, Michigan, USA. Detriot, Michigan, a city of notoriety nationally within the US and on the world stage for a number reasons, ranging from positive to the swiftly opposite and back again but we aren’t here to discuss for any reason other than latest release from natives Vena Morris. This very 2019,

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Year Of The Dragon – ‘Taking Control’.

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Year Of The Dragon – Los Angeles, California, USA. Cover Photo: Josh Coffman – Here. Year Of The Dragon, where do I start? They began in 2006 and have been culminating, developing, honing and ultimately perfecting a sound sat somewhere in, around and utterly dominated by west-coast Punk and Hardcore, riff-heavy Hard Rock, a Funk-lack

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