Punk Reviews

Gallows-Birth-Is-Death
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Gallows – Death Is Birth (, )
12th December 2011 -

When Frank Carter announced he was leaving Gallows in July, many though the band was over, after all, Frank’s unmistakable vocals were seen by many to be the focal point of the band’s sound.But After months of speculation the band announced they would continue with none other than Wade MacNeil as their frontman. Our first sampler of Wade era Gallows… Read More »

bowling for soup fishin for woos album cover
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Bowling For Soup – Fishin For Woos (, )
25th April 2011 -

When I met Bowling For Soup bassist Erik Chandler back in October and we discussed the new BFS album, he remarked that it was going to have a “more traditional Bowling For Soup 2 guitars bass and drums sound”, after they had done various experimenting on the last couple of albums. Since I have been very fortunate enough to be one of… Read More »

Yellowcard
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Yellowcard – When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes ()
25th April 2011 -

It’s no coincidence that as the first rays of sunlight trickled through the clouds, the first chords of ‘When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes’ shimmered out of my speakers. Seven albums down the line and 3 million records later, Yellowcard are still delivering the kind of euphoric, feel-good soundtrack to your summer. I feel I should point out this is… Read More »

A Day To Remember What Separates Me From You Album Cover
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A Day To Remember – What Separates Me From You (, )
25th April 2011 -

A Day To Remember’s fourth full length album What Separates Me From You hit the shelves over three months ago now and it somehow slipped the Rocksins radar to do a review, so I thought I would make up for lost time. Florida’s favourite collective of pop-metallers (“its not pop and its not metal, its both” is a significant quote… Read More »

Social Distortion - Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes
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Social Distortion – Hard Times & Nursery Rhymes (, )
25th April 2011 -

It’s fair to say that Social Distortion have been around the blocks a few times, heck, frontman and last remaining original member Mike Ness has had his fair share of war stories over the years. The mere fact that this band are still around is testament to the will of Ness and the fact that this album is as joyful… Read More »