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From Sunday 29 October 2017

PEARS and Direct Hit! cover each other’s songs

Both PEARS and Direct Hit! have covered each other’s songs. Premiering on New Noise Magazine, the former band has taken on Direct Hit!’s ‘The World Is Ending (Sorta)’, whilst the latter has covered PEARS’ ‘You’re Boring’. These renditions can be found on both bands’ upcoming split LP ‘Human Movement’,

Sunday 22 October 2017

Direct Hit! and Pears unveil dual video for ‘Blood On Your Tongue’ and ‘Arduous Angel’

Direct Hit! and Pears have released a dual video for the songs ‘Blood On Your Tongue’ and ‘Arduous Angel’. The former is by Direct Hit!, whilst the latter is performed by Pears. The tracks are taken from both bands’ upcoming split LP, ‘Human Movement’, which will be released on the

Monday 16 October 2017

Another wave of tracks from Lee Jackson

We’re at the start of another new week, so it’s time for Lee Jackson to serve up ten more tracks to add to his growing list of recommendations. Check out the playlist below and keep scrolling to find out why Lee has chosen these tracks. Nervus – Oh Joy Watford

Monday 09 October 2017

The Menzingers, Lemuria, and more contribute to benefit comp, ‘Vegas Strong’

Punks in Vegas have compiled a charity/benefit compilation, entitled ‘Vegas Strong’. It is available for $5 or more via bandcamp, with 100% of all proceeds going towards the victims of last week’s tragedy in Las Vegas, primarily aiding the UMC Foundation, the city’s only Level 1 Trauma Centre. It

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Direct Hit! announce split with Pears, ‘Human Movement’

Milwaukee pop punks Direct Hit! have announced that they will be releasing a split LP with Pears, entitled ‘Human Movement’. The record will be released on the 3rd November via Fat Wreck Chords. To coincide with the announcement, one song from each band has been released, ‘Blood On Your Tongue’

Wednesday 05 April 2017

Direct Hit! release video for ‘Snickers or Reese’s’

Direct Hit! have unveiled a video for the song ‘Snickers or Reese’s’ at Alternative Press. This frenetic video is to coincide with the band’s upcoming reissue of their debut album, ‘Domesplitter’, which was originally released in 2011 via Kind of Like Records. It will be available on the 14th

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, Ballyhoo, & Direct Hit! @ House of Blues, Chicago

Photos By: Mat Stokes Jan 9th, 2016

Wednesday 31 August 2016

Pears, Direct Hit!, DMFK, Pissed Regardless @ Soda Bar, San Diego

After avoiding San Diego for nearly a year, Pears visited town twice in a two month period, and that’s reason to celebrate! The band gets tighter and stronger with every show. Touring incessantly will do that. This time out they brought recently signed Fat Wreck Chords label mates Direct Hit!,

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Direct Hit! share the video for ‘Promised Land’

Direct Hit! have unveiled the video for ‘Promised Land’, taken from their recent full-length ‘Wasted Mind‘. “When I started writing “Promised Land,” I pictured a cult on Adderall wandering through the desert, looking desperately, over generations, for something they’ll never find,” vocalist Nick Woods tells Brooklyn

Friday 24 June 2016

Direct Hit – ‘Wasted Mind’

In its twelve tracks, ‘Wasted Mind’ – the third full-length by Milwaukee’s Direct Hit! and their first on Fat Wreck Chords – provides a tale of consistent drug use. A concept album about narcotics following the exploits of a series under the influence outcasts, the music follows suit. Neither