Tag Archives: punk rock

Pyogenesis’s Steampunk Trilogy Nears Completion

Pyogenesis will release the third and final part of their musical steampunk trilogy in the form of A Silent Soul Screams Loud. It will be released on January 24th, 2020 through AFM Records. Topics highlighted in these alternative changes in 19th century society include Napoleon’s reign, Freud and religion, Bohemia, Frankenstein, Darwinism and the survival of the fittest and last ...

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The Kids’ Xmas Single

The Kids describe them well, a bunch of Aussie lads no older than 17. But don’t let their age fool you, these young punks deliver rage fuelled tunes inspired by the finest who’ve strode the punk ad grunge scenes previously. In reinventing punk rock for a new generation, they maintain the rebellious streak the genre is known for, while modernising ...

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Die Grüne Welle’s Self-Irony

Combining punk rock, German rap, alongside elements of indie and ska to the mix is Die Grüne Welle, whose literal translation is “The Green Wave”. Their latest album Wirf Dein Leben Weg has just been released on Drakkar Entertainment. Wirf Dein Leben Weg can be interpreted as “Throw your life away!” so from that maybe you can get where the ...

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THE MENZINGERS

American Punk-rockers The Menzingers open up on Hello Exile

American Punk-rockers The Menzingers bring the punk with their latest release Hello Exile, which welcomes us to the various human connections they’ve felt, and makes us feel them, too.  ‘America (You’re Freaking and Out)’, either introduces strangers to The Menzingers’ sound or reintroduces old friends. With a welcoming beat on the drums and catchy lyrics, which actually have meaning, it’s ...

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Picture Ann

PICTURE ANN EVOKE THE DIGITAL “KNOWN CURSES” EP

Picture Ann was spawned back in 2009 with the aim of composing and recording lo-fi metal/ambient/minimalistic rock music rather intuitively and on the spur of the moment. Raw, unfiltered crap, really. A long line of singles, EPs, and abums have seen the light of day since then with the sinister single that is Bloodlines being the latest proper release by ...

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DJ Matt Stocks “Expect Scatman John alongside NOFX and Rancid in my set” Fireball Tour 2019

From interviewing rockstars behind the camera as part of a podcast to sharing the stage in front of the camera with them, Matt Stocks has done it all. Now he will keep on doing it, as he is to share the stage with ska-punk legends Less Than Jake and Goldfinger as part of the Fireball Tour. His DJ set will ...

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CJ Ramone proves punk’s not dead with ‘The Holy Spell’         

If the Rolling Stones are the greatest rock ‘n roll in the world, then Ramones have a more than viable claim to be the greatest punk rock band in the world. And while arguments will forever rage over which band were the first real punk band, there can be little doubt, circa 1977 -Ramones were the most influential, certainly here ...

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Billy Idol… Revitalized!

Punk rock icon and MTV sensation Billy Idol’s 1980s remix collection Vital Idol has had a modern-day upgrade with numerous celebratory hands getting on board for Vital Idol: Revitalized. The record is out now on CD and digitally through Virgin EMI/UMC and on a 2 elpee 180-gram black vinyl in addition to a limited edition, colour variant to follow on 16th November. More than 30 years ...

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Kids Just Wanna Be Happy

For all of societies pressures, family, friends, social media and school swirling around your head, sometimes all you want to do is fly a kite in the park and be happy! Life might be a bully but you’ve just got to look that bully in the eye, smile and stand up for happiness… Or so they say! Young Australian band ...

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Byline Festival for Bad Boys & Girls

Mercury prize winner (2000) and NME’s Best Solo Artist (2001) Badly Drawn Boy  headlines The Byline Festival on Friday 24th August. Appearing in the Media Circus tent, the English indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist will be performing an intimate set encompassing his eclectic career. His appearance at the festival is part of his highly anticipated comeback tour. Russian feminist protest punk rock group Pussy Riot will ...

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