Tagged: Pennywise

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...

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...

Fifteen Years – ‘Welcome To Hell’.

Fifteen Years – Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Bristol Punk-Rockers Fifteen Years aptly take us back to the late 90’s early 2000’s golden age of melodic Punk with their Welcome To Hell release. With twinges of Rancid, New Found Glory, NOFX and Pennywise, these Punks keep your feet tapping and your legs...

Out Of The Ashes: Paper Champ and The 2016 Debut.

Paper Champ – Ipswich, England, United Kingdom.   Fast and melodic Skate Punk is not something that comes to mind when on the thought-train of UK Punk. Yet in recent incarnations of the scene and it’s contemporary form this facet of Punk-Rock is just as blistering as it is else...

#WhatWeMissed: Coercion 96 – The ‘Exit Wounds’ EP.

Coercion 96 – San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA. For our review on the single ‘Crime Spree’ – Click Here.  ‘[…] the opening rumble sounding akin to a more Punk-Rock Black Sabbath and a hoarse yet subdued vocal style in the beginning sitting close to 80’s Thrash and Hardcore […]’...

DROPTHIS – ‘Culture To Criticise’ The Debut Full-Length.

DROPTHIS – Kent, England, United Kingdom. Photo Credit – Kimbo. Stuck somewhere between British wit, anthemic Skate Punk and old-school Hardcore, DROPTHIS formed in Kent in the fateful year of 2013. A year important for two reasons, the first being that it’s a full year after the world was supposed...

DUNT – The ‘Between A Punk Rock and A Hard Place’ EP.

DUNT – Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Edinburgh four piece DUNT have been a band for ten years, ten years of Punk-Rock, various line-up changes, and that crucial quest every band must take in order to find their niche and their comfortable dynamic. 2013 was that year and saw the band...

51percent – ‘Fool Me Once, Fuck You’ EP.

51percent – Wingecarribee Shire, New South Wales, Australia. Cover Photo credit – ElleBee Images – Click Here. 51percent hit the stage as a full band in 2012 and in what seems to be an Aussie tradition, at least to this “Prisoner Of The Motherland”, began churning out fast, melodic, yet abrasive...

Postscript – The Debut Self Titled + Plans for Album #2.

Postscript – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Cover photo credit –  Shannon Davis. Onward to our second Australian feature, Postscript. Melbourne based Postscript formed in 2014, a year later in June, a debut album surfaced. Eleven tracks of fast, melodic, hard-edged 90’s Skate Punk refreshed into the now via influences from some...