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

All Hail Hyena At A Glance…

All Hail Hyena – Burnley, England, United Kingdom. ‘We are the feeling you get when you first dip your knees into a warm bath; the exciting shudder you develop when peeing after a long and arduous bus ride.’ When we opened this request on our Facebook page, we were greeted...

Montroze and Their Forthcoming ‘Escape’.

Montroze – Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Photography credit: Isha Shah Photography – Click Here. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. The Bristol based Montroze are nothing but consistent. The band regularly tour, release music with healthy gaps and certifiably put their all into a sound well...

Paper Champ and The ‘Easily L.E.D’ EP.

Paper Champ – Ipswich, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. The new EP from Ipswich natives Paper Champ is a release I’ve wanted to sit down with for quite some time. The band are very much apart of new(ish) wave of UK melodic Punk-Rock and...

Better Than Mending and The ‘Uprooted’ EP.

Better Than Mending – Bristol, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Bristol Post-Hardcore four-piece Better Than Mending have recently released their third 2017 EP in the form of Uprooted, where the band’s in equal part jagged and melodic Post-Hardcore takes its cues from as...

Molly & The Krells and The ‘Relationshit’ EP.

Molly & The Krells – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The debut EP from Sydney Rock n’ Roll Punks Molly & The Krells took me by surprise. The majority of the Aussie Punk-Rock I found during my time living and travelling the East Coast was predominantly fast Skate Punk and...

Bash Brothers and Their ‘Life Lessons’.

Bash Brothers – Eksjö, Sweden. The moment I saw this request in our inbox, I found myself transfixed, determined and reaching for my “objective hat”. Why? Well in truth, any self respecting modern Punk fan can’t possibly ignore anything in the way of Punk-Rock from the country of Sweden, the country...

Stupid Karate – The ‘Punk Is A Free Pricing Corpse’ EP.

Stupid Karate – Lille, France. Stupid Karate have returned with their second EP, the comically dark titled Punk Is A Free Pricing Corpse. The band’s visceral break-neck Hardcore Punk is nothing but energetic. Imagine, you’ve had a hard week at work and friend drags you to a Punk show, you’re not adverse...

TIGERSTYLE and The Forthcoming ‘I Can’t Stay’.

TIGERSTYLE – Northampton, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Above you will find a link to our review of the last release from the capitalised Northampton Pop-Punks, TIGERSTYLE. We sat down with Where Do We Go From Here? back in 2015 which is now obviously...

Eleusia Premiere The Video For ‘Please’.

Eleusia – Medway, England, United Kingdom. Cover photo credit – Alex Underwood Photography. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Eleusia have teamed up with close friend Daniel McKenzie and Legit Productions UK to film their brand new video and first of three precursors to whatever is next for the Psychedelic...