Punk Reviews

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Beartooth – Disease (, , )
24th September 2018 -

Beartooth have always been a cut above the rest of the bands in their scene. With an energy and passion that can only be described as explosive and a frontman in Caleb Shomo who is both enigmatic and vulnerable as well as hugely relatable, it’s no wonder they have such a dedicated fanbase. Their previous album ‘Aggressive’ widened their scope… Read More »

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Alkaline Trio – Is This Thing Cursed? (, , )
31st August 2018 -

5 years is a long time, but for Alkaline Trio fans it must have seemed like an eternity. This is the longest the band has gone between albums and I’m sure many fans were starting to wonder if they were ever going to get a new album, but here we are, the Alkaline Trio is back and they have a… Read More »

The Interupters Fight The Good Fight Album Artwork
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The Interrupters – Fight The Good Fight (, )
29th June 2018 -

Ska-punk is a genre that many people will tell you is dead. With the genre far from the height of popularity it once had, it’s now just seen as a nostalgia thing. So when The Interrupters released their second album Say It Out Loud in 2016 it felt like a real breath of fresh air. They managed bring new life… Read More »

Cancer Bats - The Spark That Moves Album Cover
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Cancer Bats – The Spark That Moves (, )
20th April 2018 -

Nowadays it’s common for albums to have an excessive amount of time dedicated to pre-release hype. The teaser of an announcement, the first single and the actual announcement are all steps in this excessively long process. This makes it so refreshing when a band completely scraps this process and just drops a surprise album. Which is exactly what Cancer Bats… Read More »

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Cock Sparrer – Forever ()
31st May 2017 -

What happens when punks are dragged kicking and screaming into 2017? Iconic street louts Cock Sparrer celebrate 45 rebellious years together with seventh full-length venture ‘Forever’, crammed with huge hooks and an instrumental prowess befitting their longevity. Street punk wasn’t built to last – anarchy and social despondency only truly applied to a marginalised youth rebellion scene. London’s Cock Sparrer… Read More »