Author: Matthew Speer

About Matthew Speer

Matt has 2.1 BA in History and is most likely somewhere in his twenties.
He enjoys a wide range of music, but has a strong penchant for Punk-Rock.

Originally he hails from the Isle Of Wight off the South Coast of England, UK and spends most of his time around England's South-West.

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Here are my most recent posts

Despereaux and The ‘Cursed’ EP.

Despereaux – Oslo, Norway. Upon reading that Despereaux hailed from Norway, I expected heavy and heavy was what I indeed received but in a manner that far out-weighed the band selling themselves as simply a Hardcore band. Cursed is their third release in total and see’s the band play with their...

Midday Swim and The ‘Climbing Out Of Caves’ EP.

Midday Swim – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cover photo credit: Aboyning Photography – Click Here. Canada in my own opinion is an absolute Well of vibrant and diverse musical talent. You can find a link to all we have covered from the absolute expanse of a country – Here – but...

One Eyed Jack – ‘What m’ I Getting High On?’

One Eyed Jack – Verolanuova, Italy. Now, with an album title such as the above followed by three pink Chickens, you are naturally going to expect an album not fitting of the word “normal” or any other adjective depicting just another Rock band. One Eyed Jack are abstract and with...

Fresh Picks: Captain Trips.

Captain Trips – Fareham, England, United Kingdom. This Umlaut Records rostered, Fareham-based four-piece are now in the process of releasing a brand-new record and if their 2016 eponymously titled EP is anything to go by, the band’s “south-west Skate Punk” would be foolish to ignore. MF published a small feature...

Traveller – ‘Resist, Part 1’.

Traveler – Fenton/St. Louis, Missouri, USA. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. ‘Part I of II – an album based around resistance and working towards what’s right’ Within moments of the first track of this latest EP from Fenton/St. Louis four-piece Traveller, you can hear the...

Fresh Picks: One Armed Joey.

One Armed Joey – Petaluma, California, USA. If there’s one thing synonymous with California its Punk music and it is fair to say that despite many-a-strong Punk scene globally, more often then not the warm and nurturing climate of California regularly stands out. Petaluma three-piece One Armed Joey have a...

Over Time: The Band and The Debut ‘Chances’ EP.

Over Time – Denver, Colorado, USA. Hailing from in and around the musical hub of Punk music known as Denver, Colorado, Over Time have had a busy month. The band played their first show in early May, haven’t really stopped playing more shows since and are now set to release their...