Tagged: Black Flag

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Leggy – Cincinnati’s Finest Return With The ‘DANG’ EP.

Leggy – Ohio, Cincinnati, USA. Cover photo and above photo credit – Natalie Palmer Ah, Leggy. The dreamy Lo-Fi Garage Rockers from Cincinnati are back, and if their last EP, Nice Try was ‘like Vanilla Ice Cream (with some Kirsch), Apple Pie (with gold leaf Vanilla Kirsch Ice Cream), and Romeo and Juliet…...

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UGLYBoNES – The ‘Growing Concerns’ Of Chicago Hardcore Punk…

UGLYBoNES – Chicago, Illinois, USA. ‘Four best friends that wanna take a chainsaw to each other’s gonads’ For our work on the 2014 UGLYBoNES/Step Right Up split – Click Here. For the band’s appearance in our fantasy Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater soundtrack – Click Here. The Chicago suburb’s UGLYBoNES formed...

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E/M/P – Denver’s Sleazy Punk-Rock n’ Roll and A Yearning For A Visit.

E/M/P – Denver, Colorado, USA. Sometimes, a sense of humour and a lack of taking yourself seriously are needed in life. Particularly when playing scrappy Rock n’ Roll, filtered through several intentional, but also probably accidental, dirt covered old-school Punk-Rock lenses. Formed in 2013, in Denver, Colorado, I’m instantly envious...

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Fresh Picks: Obliterations

Whether it’s Black Flag or Black Sabbath you hear when listening to Obliterations, you most definitely choke on your JD and Coke when you realise that Lemmy (see ‘Shame’ below) is on vocals. Obviously Lemmy isn’t on vocals (instead we get a glorious modern Punk rattle) but the anti-capitalist grainy...

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Negative Bones – ‘Anandamide’ – Progressive Discordance

Negative Bones – Baltimore, Maryland, USA. ‘Negative Bones is a magic swamp where amps outnumber people…’ – He saw that… It’s great when bands challenge what has been established. Whether it’s through a full throttle change-up, or simply via the subtle changes that often becomes the quality that ultimately sets them apart. That was a...

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Intercourse – The Debut Self-Titled EP.

Intercourse – New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Noise-Rock-Unique-Hardcore-Noise. Hailing from New Haven, Connecticut, Intercourse are a four-piece band who roughly sit in the Noise Rock/Hardcore Punk sound-echelon. They not only blast the aforementioned styles to high hell, but add their own stamp of originality without being incomprehensible or “too much”, I.e. they...

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Dischord – ‘Here Come The Weeds’.

Dischord – Blackpool, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Dischord, a band that I have never quite been able to put my finger on. Not in a negative manner, of course. Over the years I’ve seen them live and also been drinking with them a number...

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Snake – ‘Love, Hate, Life, Death’ – The New *LIVE* EP

Snake – Kingston Upon Thames, England, United Kingdom. The forces of UK Punk continue to rise. Snake have a long history of personnel changes within their line up and now exist as stripped down two-piece made up by two brothers hailing from Kingston Upon Thames, London, playing a loud and distorted set...

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Step Right Up – ‘Brassknuckle Lullabies’ EP

Step Right Up – Chicago, Illinois, United States Of America. Old school Hardcore Punk from Chicago. Fast, angry and beer-fuelled. Step Right Up are a 3-piece Punk Rock band from Chicago, Illinois. Playing at a break neck tempo and firing a full broadside repeatedly at your ears in a barrage of...