Grand Collapse

Introducing: SkyTigers

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Sky Tigers – Lowell, Massachusetts, USA Ah yes, the inextricable tendrils binding Punk, Hardcore and Thrash and the invariable tendency they have to coalesce. Introducing SkyTigers is relevant to that sentence and the meaning drawn from it. The Massachusetts band started in 2010 and until recently were unknown to me,…

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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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TNSrecords Vol​ 4: Cheap Cans Broken Vans and Basement Bar Bands (19/02/21)

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TNSrecords – Manchester, England, United Kingdom TNSrecords Vol​ 4: Cheap Cans, Broken Vans and Basement Bar Bands is a release marking a considerable milestone. In the world of underground, independent and DIY record labels, every release is an achievement. However, to reach a hundred separate releases on a label that…

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Copywronged – The ‘Fowl Up’ EP.

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Copywronged – Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Caught between a Hardcore and a Punk place, Bristol three-piece Copywronged bring something to contemporary Punk music that seems to have faded out just a little of late. This “something” isn’t entirely gone but within the huge influx of excellent Tech-Punk bands doing the…

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Hardkore Dokument #1 7″ EP: A UK Hardcore Punk Education – (01/02/19)

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Hardkore Dokument #1 – Hearing Damage, Worth It, United Kingdom Ubiquitous, omnipresent and fucking impossible to extinguish and nullify. Those are the words I and I should many would use to describe the determined dirge that is United Kingdom Hardcore Punk-Rock. Since the genre’s inception our (not so) great nation…

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