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Kicking Seagulls – Demonstration

I don’t normally take too kindly to seagulls landing on my desk, but with these North Wales kickers I’ll make an exception, and a very big one at that. Hailing from sunny North Wales, just a stone’s throw from my gaff, it’s always nice to review a local band’s efforts. …

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Welsh punk band Breichiau Hir release their new single ‘Penblwydd Hapus Iawn’.

Welsh punk band Breichiau Hir (Long Arms) deliver an urgent call to arms with their new single, ‘Penblwydd Hapus Iawn’ (A Very Happy Birthday). An unflinching three minutes of punk aggression powered by a wall of three-pronged guitars and cathartic screams, underscored by brittle melodic interplay, reminiscent of the band’s …

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Crapsons release first batch of live dates for 2019

  Liverpool duo Crapsons  have released their first batch of live dates for 2019. The punk outfit, who’s recent EP release ‘Deaths & Spelling Mistakes’  is reviewed HERE,  will be heading out (so far) to the following venues: Apr 27th – Bangor, Skerries June 15th – Birmingham, The Dark Horse …

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Scuttlers storm out of Manchester with new garage-rock single

  Visceral Manchester indie-punks Scuttlers storm out of the traps  with their new single Lies In The Sky. The new track offers up garage-rock guitars, frenetic drums and urgent post-punk vocals alongside the young band’s in-yer-face energy. It’s on Spotify and Apple Music now, and you can watch the stylish …

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Born From Pain – True Love

Born From Pain are a Dutch hardcore/punk band releasing this, their eighth full length album. Formed way back in 1997 and known for their energetic shows, the band have toured far and wide in such countries as America, Mexico, Japan and Europe. In their time they have also supported such …

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The Slurs Stream “The Shatter Sessions” in Full

  Punk infused rock band THE SLURS are now streaming the entirety of their new album The Shatter Sessions at The Milwaukee Record. The album was released 8th February 2019. Listen to the album here: http://milwaukeerecord.com/music/hear-the-slurs-get-loud-and-sleazy-fast-and-greasy-on-shatter-sessions/ Order the album here: https://theslursmke.bandcamp.com/album/shatter-sessions About The Slurs Formed in 2015 by four veterans of the …

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Undercover Festival – Moved to London in April 2019

Undercover Festival VII back for 26, 27 & 28 April 2019 for a SEVENTH consecutive year.  Moving to Boston Music Room and The Dome Tufnell Park London. An established INDOOR celebration of alternative music including Punk, Post Punk and so much more…. As April approaches we can say goodbye to …

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Vigil of War UK Tour Dates February 2019

Hollywood sleaze punk outfit Vigil of War land in the UK for a fistful of debut cross Atlantic shows in February. Renowned for their fiery in residence Whisky a Go Go shows in Hollywood, the band are fronted by musician, model and actress Alicia Vigil who acted alongside Black Veil …

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Mr Shiraz – Mountains Of Kong

I first came across Mr Shiraz at The Picturedrome in Holmfirth, supporting Skindred in November. I felt awfully sorry for the guys as they were stood on stage waiting to start their set as the doors opened, but they pulled a great crowd in and was I made up for …

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Crapsons – Deaths & Spelling Mistakes

Crapsons are a punk rock duo from Wirral. Well known for their on-stage energy, they cross over heavy, distorted punk riffs with comical, tongue-in-cheek lyrics, singing about every day pressing topics from death, sheds and biscuits. So after the success of their first single ‘You don’t Know When You’re Going …

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HRH Punk launches and announces first bands

HRH under its mother company Chic Festivals have been putting on quality residential festivals for nearly 13 years. With 18 festivals a year and over 500 club shows worldwide you can be sure we know our business. We specialise in niche areas of Rock n Metal so when people started …

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Slaughter II – Video Interview

. Slaughter II features Brian Grantham the original drummer from Manchester punk rock band Slaughter and the Dogs and Edweena Banger, who was in the rebranded Slaughter. For a more detailed history see here. Ahead of their show at the Star in Garter in Manchester on 29th September I sat …

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Slaughter II – Slaughter II

Slaughter II released their self-titled debut album late last year. Recorded at Crack Studios in Hulme, Manchester and produced and engineered by Kevin Foy. Slaughter II features Brian Grantham the original drummer from Manchester punk rock band Slaughter and the Dogs and Edweena  Banger who was in the rebranded Slaughter. …

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The Drones – Will you stand in front of bullets?

Punk rock band The Drones formed in Manchester in 1976, making their debut at the Houldsworth Hall, Manchester with Generation X as support. They relocated to London and supported bands including The Vibrators, X-Ray Spex and The Stranglers. They released their debut album Further Temptations in 1977 and the follow-up …

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HEALTHY JUNKIES Unveil ‘Delirious Dream’ Album Details

. UK punk/grunge rock band, HEALTHY JUNKIES, have announced the release of their fourth album ‘Delirious Dream‘, in stores on October 12th via Banana Castle Records/Cargo Records UK. The album was recorded at Bark Studios by Brian O’Shaughnessy who recorded Primal Scream and My Blood Valentine at the very same studio in the 90s. It was mastered by Pete Maher whose recent projects have …

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Pirate Copy – Interview

Rowdy punk rockers crew PIRATE COPY unveil their forthcoming album, Swashbuckle & Swagger, out on Friday 26th October, via Black Sail Records. We nailed the pirate punks down for a chat over a glass of rum…. What is the full band line-up, who plays what? Captain Kernow – Vocals; Johnny …

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SLIMBOY RELEASE NEW VIDEO

SLIMBOY continue their resurgence with a European tour with US pop-punkers, MEST, as well as re-releasing their new album, Sail On Sailor, which is out now. The acclaimed punksters have also just revealed a new video for Let It Go – Swiss punk rockers SLIMBOY possess a rich heritage. Originally …

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TV SMITH to release new album ’Land Of The Overdose‘

Described as “one of the most important political songwriters in the U.K” TV Smith’s new studio album “Land Of The Overdose” will be released by JKP, the label of German outfit Die Toten Hosen on September 14, 2018. TV Smith comments: “It‘s been a long journey from 1977. I used …

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CENTURY THIRTEEN REVEAL NEW VIDEO!

CENTURY THIRTEEN ‘s own blend of Alternative Rock fuelled with Punk Pop takes from a range of sources but predominately pulls from Blink-182, New Found Glory, and Green Day. The Glaswegian punks set loose their new self-titled album on Friday 13th July, through all platforms. The four-piece have also released …

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