Tagged: Pop-Punk

Pile Up Festival 22/06/18 – 23/06/18 – What To Expect.

Pile Up Festival – York, England, United Kingdom. Another of Riff Media’s festivals this year, Pile Up Festival will take place at the Fibbers in the city of York this coming June and will showcase a line-up doing its very best to provide the best both in known names and...

Treading Oceans – ‘Land Of Misfit Toys’.

Treading Oceans –  St. Louis, Missouri, USA. From my experience of reviewing and featuring bands from St. Louis, Missouri, the locale seems to be producing strong additions to the underground scenes in and around tuneful Emo-tinged Pop-Punk. This is where Treading Oceans and their late release Land Of Misfit Toys comes...

Upside Down – ‘Scars Are Forever’.

Upside Down – Madrid, Spain. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Within the context of the global underground music scene, Pop-Punk and its resurgence has moved past its initial explosion and settled into a steady rate of growth better than any economy. This is where the Madrid four-piece...

Thumbhole Records Return With ‘Tracks You Might Have Missed V2’.

Thumbhole Records – Your Ears, Right Now. For our previous work on the compilation – Click Here. Above can can find our article on the stellar UK underground Punk and Alternative label Thumbhole Records and their twenty track international compilation more than doing its best to showcase some of the...

Old State and The ‘Weight’ Of It All.

Old State – St. Louis, Missouri, USA. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. To say that St. Louis emotives have changed a lot of their three-ish years as a band is an understatement. The collective Old State have undergone a number of stylistic changes since their debut Leaving Home in...

Cuecliché and The New Single ‘Save Me’.

Cuecliché – London, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. London Pop-Punks Cuecliché have returned with a new single and the next chapter in the finding of their own Pop-Punk sound. The band’s first EP moved across various veins of the genre from Easycore, back to...

COMPLETE! and The Debut EP ‘D’.

COMPLETE! – Ivano Frankivsk, Ukraine. COMPLETE! are a melodic Punk-Rock band from the Ukraine and upon listening to their debut EP you are both provided with a healthy and welcome dose of 90’s nostalgia as well as affirmation that 90’s style Punk and Pop-Punk music is alive, well and indeed fitting...

Don Blake – The ‘Blake District’ EP.

Don Blake – Bolton, England, United Kingdom. I’ll kill any sense of suspense here and just state outright that Don Blake rule. I’ve been sitting with the Bolton trio’s follow up to 2015’s great debut Pocket Universe, titled simply Blake District for over a week now and it’s already racked...

Wicked Bears – ‘Tuning Out’.

Wicked Bears – Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Salt Lake City isn’t somewhere I would normally associate with playful 90’s Punk music but I do believe Hidden Home Records exports Wicked Bears may have proved me wrong. The classically-toned Pop-Punk three-piece could easily be compared to the likes of Dead...

‘Tracks You Might Have Missed V1’ – A Thumbhole Records Compilation.

Thumbhole Records – Your Ears, Right Now. Thumbhole Records, based in Reading, United Kingdom, have recently released the first in what is soon to be a long line of compilations showcasing the best in global underground Punk-Rock, Pop-Punk, Indie and Alternative. This is the label’s first major release under their...