Punk Reviews

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Look Alive – Mistakes & Milestones (, )
26th November 2013 -

Hailing from Atlanta, Look Alive have unveiled their debut EP ‘Mistakes and Milestones’, which is released under the independent label Autumn + Colour, a label which admirably donate 10% of all profits to charity. Their E.P shows the comfort zone of their sound is Pop Punk, comparable to bands like The Wonder Years. The record starts with ‘Transitions’, which builds… Read More »

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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 »