Incisions – ‘Incisions’ (07/12/18)

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Incisions – Manchester, England, United Kingdom Incisions are a band quintessential and essential. Quintessential in their classic British approach to Punk-Rock. They are laden with dry whit, sarcasm and unrivalled honesty hidden behind nothing but cathartic expression and a musical style classic but self-aware enough to appeal beyond the dinosaur…

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Hoi-Poi – The ‘Dread and Vision’ EP

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Hoi-Poi -Thessaloniki, Greece The development of Post-Hardcore was an event in the Punk-Rock history book that would affect the genre’s time-line in ways that would only catapult it off to the varied and exceptional set of sounds it now calls it’s own.  The initial ground-work laid down by Fugazi, Rites…

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Misgivings and The Debut ‘Hermitage’ (07/12/18).

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Misgivings – Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom. As they are prone to do, Lockjaw Records have returned again with another successful hunt in their bid to showcase some of the the best game (sound) of the contemporary Punk music scene. The label’s latest coerced sonic collective inducted into their growing Punk-themed…

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Fullcount – ‘Part Of The Game’

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Fullcount – Québec City, Québec, Canada Editor’s Note – Ever since I moved EN off the seemingly inextinguishable back-burner, the response and support has been nothing short of incredible, which why we find ourselves here today, for the FIRST “Community Contributor” in the form of one Oscar Manners.  Oscar has…

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  • The Expanse Of The Internet “May Have Missed Volume 17” is an attempt to counter the volume of requests I receive in the various Ear Nutrition inboxes as I type away. The venture of EN, when it boils down to the barebones of itself, is a spare-time hobby. I try to do what I can, as there is only so much I can electro-scribble down on a screen. Some don’t fit and others are simply irrelevant to the site but overall, if they pique my interest or “fit” the site and whatever trend it’s pursuing at that time, they get…

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  • Outright – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Outright and Keep You Warm have jointly entered into a Hardcore scene in the utmost health, forward-facing and self-sustaining. However, with much of the attention on the UK, European and North American scenes, it has become all too easy to forget the genre’s global ubiquity. So then, without further ado, to Melbourne, Australia for Outright and Keep You Warm. Instantly, the fervour of the band’s cross-section of Hardcore and marginally more melodious efforts of 2018s’ Holler coalesce to the highest possible order. In ‘Truth Teller’ the band push, refine and own a fantastic Melodic Hardcore along…

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  • Twenty2 – Montreal, Québec Twenty2 and Dismissed are the order of the day. A colossal amount has changed and continues to change in the modern world, doing what is right is paramount but hypocrisy permeates the entirety to varying degrees and existential dread looms incessantly over. Dismissed is the latest album from Twenty2 to discuss this ongoing pertinence and examines the far from simple and limitless nuances of this life, this time, with some help from across the border from their Montreal home. Luke Pabich, most famously of Good Riddance, co-wrote the album and brought long-time compadre Sean Sellers along for…

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