• Beige Eagle Boys – You’re Gonna Get Yours

    Jul 28, 14 • Features, Introducing, ReviewsNo Comments
    Beige Eagle Boys – You’re Gonna Get Yours

    Want to experience a descent into a maelstrom of howling, spitting pandemonium? Listen to Detroit's Beige Eagle Boys and their debut album, the brilliantly titled You're Gonna Get Yours and get ready to inhale their warped sense of disarray and fervent lunacy that's present over these 25 minutes of intoxicated bedlam...

  • Sonisphere 2014 – Sunday 6 July

    Sonisphere 2014 – Sunday 6 July

    After a surprisingly wonderful night's sleep (seven hours? Uninterrupted? I'll take that.) thanks to a combination of being a) very drunk the night before and b) ear plugs, Sunday treated us to Cadillac Three, who are much more soothing on the eardrums; letting those far too hungover to ease into the day's musical festivities...

  • Sonisphere 2014 – Saturday 5 July

    Sonisphere 2014 – Saturday 5 July

    We're late leaving the campsite and only briefly get a glimpse of Alestorm bringing pirate metal kicking and screaming - some dude is playing the keytar and it doesn't sound too horrible. We're only up early though to see one band: Babymetal. Judging by the crowd of people swarming to the Apollo stage, we aren't the only ones. ...

  • Sonisphere 2014 – Friday 4 July

    Sonisphere 2014 – Friday 4 July

    I am finally home from Sonisphere after spending what felt like an age in a car park queue topping up the tan on one of my arms. Things like hot running water and a cup of tea are taken for granted far too much when you've spent four days coating your body in dry shampoo, using baby wipes and eating bruised apples, washed down with warm Carlsberg...

  • Tilts – Cuatro Hombres

    Jun 29, 14 • Features, Introducing, ReviewsNo Comments
    Tilts – Cuatro Hombres

    Tilts (big pinball fans) have been kicking around for a few years, having funded their first album (Self-Titled) through a Kickstarter campaign; decided to repeat this success with their second effort, Cuatro Hombres (Four Men) achieving well over what they needed - by $2,500 - top work guys! Cuatro Hombres is 10 tracks of bursting, vibrant, raucous, beer-can-smashing rock 'n roll. ...

  • The Austerity Program – Beyond Calculation

    Jun 24, 14 • Features, Introducing, ReviewsNo Comments
    The Austerity Program – Beyond Calculation

    New York's The Austerity Program are the audio equivalent of Mr Wrench and Mr Numbers sent to 'take care of things'. Absolute evil if there ever was? Quite possibly. Beyond Calculation, the newest album from guitarist Justin Foley, bassist Thad Callabrese and a drum machine is a razor-sharp offering seething punk rock...

  • This Is New Album-core with Down I Go

    Jun 16, 14 • Features, News, Old classics, ReviewsNo Comments
    This Is New Album-core with Down I Go

    HUGE NEWS. Down I Go are back. Well, they're going to record an album at least, which is excellent. For those unfamiliar, Down I Go made/make concept albums (dinosaurs, disasters, robots, tyrants and gods) and are generally brilliant. They split up a few years back due to band members all living in different countries...

  • Yards – EP2

    Yards – EP2

    Searching the punk section on bandcamp produces some excellent results. Yards are just one of many that I've decided to single out to scribble some words about. Yards are a four piece from London/Brighton who specialise in gnarled, snapping rage fed through a filter of discord...

  • Floor – Oblation

    May 27, 14 • Features, News, ReviewsNo Comments
    Floor – Oblation

    So, you're waiting for the new Torche album huh? This should quench that thirst. Steve Brooks and Co. return with more riffs, sludge and doom-pop, including a songs about a war party, Don Quioxte's horse and finding that perfect man. Floor are back - let's get lower than before...

  • Do You Remember Us? The Blood Brothers are back

    May 19, 14 • Features, News, Reviews, WelcomeNo Comments
    Do You Remember Us? The Blood Brothers are back

    So...good news it would seem. The Blood Brothers have decided that staying split up isn't for them and have got back together. Yes, Seattle's art-punk-hardcore-splatter merchants are to return; playing FYF Fest in Los Angeles, in August...