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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,…

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Introducing: RXPTRS.

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RXPTRS – South West England, United Kingdom. New bands are always an exciting prospect, especially when from the initial outset they display an interesting sound with the potential to expand and define. The south west/Bristol’s own RXPTRS fit this criteria rather well and have gone from strength to strength over…

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Blowing Silence Down – ‘Chrysalis’.

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Blowing Silence Down – Haute-Normandie, France. Cover photo credit: Guillaume Vilgrain. The European music scene is one of strong variety and a welcoming “anything goes” mentality. Bands from the UK, US and of course a multitude of European nations, populate bills, tours and festivals so regularly that through either through use…

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Blowfuse – ‘Daily Ritual’

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Blowfuse – Barcelona, Spain. With Skate Punk so out in force in the contemporary Punk scene and showing itself in many forms within its own status as a microcosm within Punk-Rock, the sheer quantity of excellent and quality music being purveyed and championed right now is almost unfathomable. This is…

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Introducing: Invictus.

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Invictus – Bath/Bristol, England, United Kingdom. If there’s anything worth labelling ubiquitous, omnipresent and apparently never ending it’s the presence of classic Rock n’ Roll and it’s moody (usual) partner in crime, Blues-Rock. Taking the genres at face value yields importance and recognisable status and likening to the those forces…

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Dietary Service Announcement: Have You Checked Out Our Playlists Yet?

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No? Well, you can if you motion that inquisitive thumb and or cursor over – Here – for the descriptions and then links OR if you really can’t wait, then mosey on over to – Here – for our Spotify profile! Plus as an added bonus, you can see all…

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Gamblers and The Debut ‘Straight No Chaser’ EP.

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Gamblers – Northwich, England, United Kingdom. Here – for our previous work on the band. Since I found an email concerning this Northwich five-piece in my inbox, the “please hurry up” thoughts and often audible words in regard to a debut release I found myself thinking and uttering respectively began to annoy me.…

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Underwing – ‘Where Gods Conspire’ (Single).

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Underwing – Arendal, Norway. Arendal, Norway is home to five human beings with a penchant for the odd riff. Said odd riff – or more truthfully riffs – are inspired by every ones favourite moody Rock go to, Grunge, alongside other groove laden, heavy yet playful tones warped by a…

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Coercion – ‘Veritas’.

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Coercion – Santa Cruz, California, USA. Santa Cruz is home to Coercion, a band with a long, drawn out, sporadic and varying history. This history became recent history when a four-piece incarnation of what is now Coercion (Coercion96) released the stellar “modern rock” EP, Exit Wounds, itself worth your time. Coercion however…

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Introducing: Gamblers.

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Gamblers – Northwich, England, United Kingdom. (Cover) Photo credit: Shannon Louise Photos. As a part of the great Punk-Rock movement, Hardcore grows more diverse and inventive by the year. Bands of all shapes, sizes and sonic persuasions are taking this cathartic angry brother of Punk to all sorts of alternative-method anger…

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