Tag Archives: punk

Discharge – Sign with Nuclear Blast Records and Release New Song

Discharge – Sign with Nuclear Blast Records and Release New Song Nuclear Blast Records are proud to announce the signing of British legends Discharge. Formed in 1977 by Terry ‘Tezz’ Roberts, his twin brother Tony ‘Bones’ Roberts and Royston ‘Rainy’ Wainwright, Discharge are cited as a key influence by renowned artists …

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Ruach Raah – Hate Fanaticism

A certain faction of the black metal fandom prefers raw, unpolished music, because it sounds more true or authentic to them. Ruach Raah, from Portugal, has arrived to add its spin on metal music to the genre’s already immense ranks. Hate Fanaticism, the band’s ten song album, is a mid-paced, …

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Stiff Little Fingers Announce UK Tour in 2016

Stiff Little Fingers Announce UK Tour in 2016 UK Tour Dates Announced – February/March 2016 With Special Guests Ricky Warwick & The Fighting Hearts Pledge Campaign For 25th Anniversary DVD After the success of their 2014 studio album release, the critically acclaimed ‘No Going Back’, Punk rock legends Stiff Little …

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Biters – Electric Blood

  Biters a Punk/Rock ‘n’ Roll band from Atlanta, Georgia released their début album ‘Electric Blood’ via Earache Records on 7th August 2015. Already proving that they are the new bad boys of Rock ‘n’ Roll they nearly got arrested filming the video to Restless Hearts, read the story here …

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The MacGregors – In Your Face

The MacGregors a five piece punk/rock ‘n’ roll band from Essex released their début album ‘In Your Face’ via Eddie Currents Records on 19th June 2015, with an album launch party at The White Horse in Sudbury. Where did they get the name from? No idea as I haven’t asked …

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Disfago – Disfago Double 7″ Single

Who are Disfago? You may ask because I can’t find much information about the band members. What I have managed to surmise is that they are a three piece thrash/punk band based in London who have all served time, in other bands, not literally! They released a five track double …

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Nitrovolt – Dirty Wings

German Speed Rockers Nitrovolt released their third album Dirty Wings via Mausoleum Records earlier this year. Formed in 2004 by vocalist Tom “Voltage” Krämer and bass player Luciano “Louis” Vanini, they started out as a three piece called ‘Hi Octane Rockers’ with Micha on drums completing the threesome. In 2009 long …

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Biters release ‘Restless Hearts’ video following brush with police

Biters release ‘Restless Hearts’ video following brush with police Atlanta rock ‘n’ roll punks Biters have released their edgy new music video for the track “Restless Hearts”, which appears on their forthcoming debut album, ‘Electric Blood’. Filmed with director Video Rahim (Mastodon) on location in their hometown, the video for “Restless …

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Hooligan – Criminal Damage (7″ EP Review)

Hooligan a punk/rock ‘n’ roll band formed in Dublin, Ireland in October 2009. Their fourth and latest 7″ EP ‘Criminal Damage’ features guest appearances from Tony Van Frater (Cockney Rejects) on guitar and bass, with Decca Wade and Nicky Buck (original and latter day Angelic Upstarts) splitting drum duties. ‘Criminal …

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Biters narrowly avoid arrest filming ‘Restless Hearts’ music video

Biters narrowly avoid arrest filming ‘Restless Hearts’ music video Atlanta rock ‘n’ roll punks Biters have finished shooting a brand new music video for the track “Restless Hearts“, which appears on their forthcoming debut album ‘Electric Blood‘. Filmed with the band’s long-time director Video Rahim (Mastodon) on location in their hometown …

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Constant Source of Disappointment (CSOD) – Final Insult

Constant Source of Disappointment, often shortened to the initials C.S.O.D. are a  four piece Thrash Punk Metal band formed in Blackpool in 2004. Final Insult, released in May 2015, is the third and final E.P. in their ‘666 Trilogy’. Lead vocalist Ligzig Rightguard said “Since we formed as this line up in …

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Graveyard Johnnys – Dead Transmission

Graveyard Johnnys a Punk/Psychobilly trio from Chepstow formed in 2008. With a self-funded EP, ‘Streetblock and City Lights’ and debut album ‘Songs From Better Days’ already under their belts. A few line-up changes along the way, they released their latest offering ‘Dead Transmission’ via Bomber Music on the 11th May …

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EofE release Wake Up video

Explosive Black Country 5-piece EofE continue to blaze a trail letting loose another striking video, this time for their brand new single ‘Wake Up’, which follows the band’s two previous two tracks ‘Stars In Hollywood’ and ‘Bridges’, both of which have been major smashes in rock clubs up and down …

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Dirt Box Disco – The Boathouse, Cambridge: 9th May 2015

It’s not every day a fellow music journo is 50 but the big day arrived for Woodstock Punkrock, owner of PunkBob and a celebration was arranged at The Boathouse in Cambridge, a spacious white pub on the banks of The River Cam, didn’t look like a place for punk but looks …

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Dumbjaw to Release New Single ‘I’ll Give You Hell’

 New Single ‘I’ll Give You Hell’ out on 11th May 2015 Dumbjaw is pleased to announce the release of their new single ‘I’ll Give You Hell’ on 11 May 11 2015 via Maybe Records. ‘I’ll Give You Hell’ presents a well-crafted balance of melodic elements with a sturdy rhythmic section. The …

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Dirt Box Disco – Only In It For The Money

Dirt Box Disco who, in their own words, describe themselves as ‘Born in the UK from the malfunction of a terrible musical chemical laboratory experiment!‘ release their fourth album ‘Only In It For The Money’ via STP Records on 19th April 2015, with a series of album launch shows this weekend. …

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Anti-Flag reveal evocative ‘American Spring’ album artwork plus full tracklist

Anti-Flag reveal evocative ‘American Spring’ album artwork plus full tracklist Spinefarm Records Debut Releases May 25th Historically, Pittsburgh-based punk stalwarts Anti-Flag have always had important, socially conscious messages to convey and musical statements they’ve been driven to make, and that ethos remains intact with new album, American Spring – their Spinefarm Records debut, due out May 25th. …

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The Jury And The Saints – The Jury And The Saints (self titled album)

The Jury And The Saints from Auckland, New Zealand (NZ) who describe themselves as ‘Monster Rock from Aoteoroa‘ (which is the Maori name for NZ) released their self-titled second album via SPV on 2nd March 2015. Formed by Jesse and Rowan as a two piece in 2009 they toured hard but …

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Atlas Losing Grip – Currents

Atlas Losing Grip a five piece Alternative Crossover Punk band from Sweden released their third album ‘Currents’ via Cargo records today (16th January 2015). Formed in 2005 ‘Currents’ marks their tenth anniversary. Atlas Losing Grip embark on the Currents European Tour 2015 Part 1 next week with support on many …

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Dirt Box Disco – On the Ninth Day of Christmas – Star and Garter, Manchester: 20th December 2014

On the Ninth Day of Christmas PlanetMosh gave to me Nine Ladies Dancing and there were at least nine ladies dancing at Dirt Box Disco’s Sold Out (again) gig at the STP Records annual Christmas get together at the Star and Garter. Although I think the boss knows I like writing about …

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