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School Drugs and ‘Visitation’ // #1 (23/07/21)

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School Drugs – New Jersey, USA School Drugs and Visitation // #1. Today’s topic. School Drugs are a Hardcore Punk band from New Jersey that, as a result of contemporary existentialism and the manner in which this earth is hurtling and quite sardonically spiralling uncontrollably into the abyss, can be said to…

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Grand Collapse and ‘Empty Plinths’ (06/08/21)

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Grand Collapse – Bristol, England, United Kingdom (Again, please?) Grand Collapse and Empty Plinths. These are words that many have been waiting for. Well, the former followed by something in full-length form to be more precise. Grand Collapse are infamous, notorious and have now returned via the likes of TNSrecords…

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Maisonette and ‘Panic Earth’ (23/07/21)

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Maisonette – Brighton, England, United Kingdom Maisonette, Panic Earth and the rapidly growing DIY Punk label INiiT Records. The former’s gruff, sardonic and Post-Hardcore-spun existentialism-encumbered Punk is the latest acquisition of the latter and that’s today’s deep dive. The Brighton four-piece have a handful of warped, discordant and poignant Emo-lacquered…

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Fair Do’s and Our ‘Casket’

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Fair Do’s – Manchester, England, United Kingdom Fair Do’s and Our ‘Casket’. Where to begin? Well, ‘Casket’ is a song concerning the ever-widening death-box society is building itself. Such a tomb is being constructed in double-time and its workers are mired in an intoxicating miasma of their own incredulity and…

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One Million Motors – ‘You’re Not Viable (You Just Don’t Know It Yet)’

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One Million Motors – Newcastle, England, United Kingdom Sonic and personnel alternation. That’s the game I’m told. One Million Motors and ‘You’re Not Viable (You Just Don’t Know It Yet)’ are very much part of these shifting sands of sound. Their locale is Newcastle but their compositional journey is a…

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Dragged In – ‘LP1’

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Dragged In – Toronto, Ontario, Canada Though originally released in 2020 and not one for longwinded titles, Dragged In and LP1 have made their way into 2021 via Cursed Blessings Records. The Toronto, Ontario Hardcore Punks have been placing their own seal on the history of the ‘core since 2015…

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