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

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...

No Honor Among Thieves and ‘Visions’ Overdue.

No Honor Among Thieves – Waterbury, Connecticut, USA. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. It’s been quite some time since Connecticut heavies No Honor Among Thieves have graced us with their chaotic and progressive Hardcore. Above you can find a link to the very single that...

Papertank and The Debut ‘Playground’.

Papertank – La Chaux De Fonds, Switzerland. Switzerland three-piece Papertank recently released their debut album on Division Records and what an album it indeed is. The band consist of a drum-kit, a bass guitar and a voice-box and via this create a groove-laden mix of Punk, Garage Rock and Stoner Rock...

‘Revolt’ – The Debut EP From The Brooding Future Faces.

Future Faces – Geneva, Switzerland. In regard to its original purveyors, Post-Punk is genre I have never really felt immersed by. It’s a genre whose influence and stylistics I thoroughly adore and champion within their influence on contemporary variations of the genre however, as well as on the Punk and...

Bokassa – ‘Divide & Conquer’.

Bokassa – Trondheim, Norway. Cover photo credit: Erlend Lånke Solbu. Bokassa hail from Norway and they play some form of Rock music. Now even after hearing the words “Norway” and “Rock Music” you know (or rather you should) that you are about to witness something not for the feint of...

Sifting Through It All With WRCKG and Their Self-Titled EP.

WRCKG – Utrecht, The Netherlands. (Above) Photo Credit: David Hup. We’re in Utrecht once more for another shining band in both the Dutch music scene and indeed European sphere, WRCKG. The band got in touch with us after our article on equally loud contemporaries , Dock 83 who you can find...

Louis J Walker and The ‘Wordsmith’ EP.

Louis J Walker – Exeter, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the artist – Click Here. Since the last time we saw Exeter UK Hip-Hop/Spoken Word artist, Louis J Walker, he’s been somewhat busy. Festivals, a plethora of tracks and officially released singles, exposure on British radio for...