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Pass Away – ‘Thirty Nine’

By and large, punk has connotations of being an aggressive, reactionary and often political genre of music. Conversely, pop-punk has a reputation of being whiny and overly emotional, lacking the edge of its parent. Recent years, however, have seen a middle ground emerge that’s equally as emotional as it

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Iron Chic announce Leeds and Brighton headline shows

Iron Chic have announced headline shows in Leeds and Brighton on their UK run in April. The dates will be in support of their third album ‘You Can’t Stay Here’, which was released last year on SideOneDummy Records. You can check out the details for these dates as well as their

Friday 05 January 2018

Jesus and His Judemental Father share new video for ‘It Might Get Better’

Jesus and His Judgemental Father have released their new video for ‘It Might Get Better’. It is the title track from their second album, which was released last year on Specialist Subject Records. The band will also be playing the following UK shows. JANUARY 18 LEEDS Wharf Chambers* w/ Eat Defeat 19 LIVERPOOL Craft

Friday 29 December 2017

The Copyrights, The Restarts, The Spook School and more added to Manchester Punk Festival 2018

Manchester Punk Festival have announced another wave of bands to play their 2018 edition. The Copyrights, The Restarts, The Spook School, The Baby Seals, Revenge of the Psychotronic Man, Holiday, Hoof, Start at Zero, No Matter, Speedozer, Ducking Punches, Casual Nausea, Tellison, Lucinda Livingstone and Millie Manders will join the

Sunday 03 December 2017

Iron Chic to support Propagandhi at UK shows

Iron Chic have announced that they will be supporting Propagandhi at their trio of UK shows in April next year. In October the band released their third album ‘You Can’t Stay Here’ via SideOneDummy Records. As for Propagandhi, their latest album is their seventh ‘Victory Lap’, which was released in September

Friday 01 December 2017

Iron Chic, Lightyear and more added to Manchester Punk Festival

Manchester Punk Festival have announced the third round of bands to play their 2018 edition. Iron Chic, Lightyear, Waterweed, Dead Neck, Captain Trips, Brassick, Apologies, I Have None, Bobby Funk, Wadeye, Crumbs, Eat Defeat, Hot Mass, Goodbye Blue Monday, The Raging Nathans, Enda McCallan, Carl Moorcraft, and Tim Loud will

Friday 17 November 2017

Awesome Fest 11 announces first batch of bands

The six-member team that curates the annual Awesome Fest in San Diego, California has made its first announcement of bands that will perform at the eleventh iteration of the three-day festival, 16-18 February, 2018. This marks a change from the traditional Labour Day weekend, the first weekend in September,

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Iron Chic, Spanish Love Songs, Sincere Engineer and more contribute to charity compilation

Wiretap Records have compiled a new compilation in aid of the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union). The release, entitled ‘Attention: A Punk Rock Feast Compilation’, is a part of the label’s ongoing quarterly charity series for over the next few years. It is available for PWYW download on bandcamp

Monday 30 October 2017

Lee Jackson offers up another ten tracks for the week

The clocks have just gone back, so the evenings are getting darker, but we’ve got Lee Jackson on hand to brighten up your week with another ten tracks to check out. The Bar Stool Preachers – Trickledown Having just come off a UK tour with Lightyear, The Bar Stool Preachers

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Iron Chic – ‘You Can’t Stay Here’

Long Island melodic punks Iron Chic have been on a hell of a ride up to this point. It’s always been clear from their lyrics that the individuals in the band have had their personal struggles but, with the passing of original guitarist Rob McAllister in early 2016, the