Punk Reviews

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Paramore – Paramore (Self Titled) (, )
31st May 2013 -

Artist: Paramore Album: Paramore (Self Titled) Release Date: 8th April 2013 Record Label: Fueled By Ramen For Fans Of: We Are The In Crowd, Kelly Clarkson, New Found Glory, Avril Lavigne, You Me At Six This is the album a lot of people thought wouldn’t happen. Paramore were supposed to implode when their numbers reduced from five to three, leaving… Read More »

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Palm Reader – Bad Weather (, , )
8th April 2013 -

Ever since the early noughties hardcore boom the genre has become a viable path into the rock world mainstream rather than a DIY reaction to it. For the United Kingdom the arrival, and wonderfully surprising, success of Gallows may have seemed as if it were to be the peak of the story. What actually happened was, rather than the end,… Read More »

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Hold the Fight – ‘With a Breath and a Hope’ (, , )
18th March 2013 -

Hold the Fight’s debut mini album – ‘With a Breath and a Hope’ offers the listener a unique take on bands such as Funeral for a Friend. Where Funerals guitar are loaded up with distortion however, ‘Hold the Fight’ have adopted a more ‘twangy’ (for want of a better word) indie-centric guitar tone. That’s not to say Hold the Fight… Read More »

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The Bronx – IV (, )
22nd January 2013 -

Over the course of three stellar albums The Bronx have positioned themselves as the go to guys for the Punk purists pursuit of danger, unpredictability and raw, scathing noise. With such a compelling back catalogue it could be argued that if any modern Punk band deserve a shot at wider mainstream acceptance and approval then surely these are the folks… Read More »

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Your Demise – Cold Chillin’ (, , )
16th January 2013 -

Four tracks, 12 minutes, 1,000,000 riffs. Your Demise are back, and they’ve got a point to prove. Last year’s The Golden Age split the band’s fanbase down the middle. Some people embraced the new direction Your Demise had taken, others weren’t so keen. The increased use of clean vocals and the pop punk style of some songs were a step… Read More »