Tagged: Ramones

The Mental Code – ‘Force Fed’.

The Mental Code – Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Force Fed is the second release from another one of contemporary Punks’ Ramones enthusiasts, Phoenix, Arizona three-piece – The Mental Code. From start to finish you are indeed force fed a very unashamedly basic, endearing and not remotely serious blend of “ramonescore” that touches...

Fresh Harvest #4.

Black Tree Suns – Plymouth, England, United Kingdom. Imagine a hybrid between the tried and tested Grunge of Alice In Chains or Pearl Jam and the moody melodies and sharp riffage of Stone Sour. Imagine calm drum beats, mellow guitar riffs, sweet little harmonies and pain stricken vocals. This is...

LATTE+ – ‘Stitches’.

LATTE+ – Empoli, Italy. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. One thing I came to find with LATTE+ is their incredulous emulation of the Ramones. They know, we know, every Tom, Dick and Punk Rocker knows its been done before. The band are well aware, well aware of...

Fresh Picks: The Scutches.

The Scutches – Long Island, NewYork, USA. The Scutches are very much underground veterans hailing from Long Island, New York. 2017 has been somewhat of a reawakening for the band in many respects, as although it’s now been three years since they have released studio material, the band have now...

BRUCE – ‘My Latest Popstar Crush’.

BRUCE – Aarschot, Belgium. Cover photo credit: Marc Bauwens. Garage Punk, a genre that is both far more common than many are aware and a genre that is by far one of the most simplistically entertaining from the now broad and diverse Punk-Rock spectrum. Belgium has a vibrant music scene...

Horrible – ‘But Is It Even Music, Really?’ In Review.

Horrible – Chicago, Illinois, USA. ‘Two songs about wars, two songs about sleazy youth, two songs from a plot about aliens made of sound coming to earth.’ Horrible are the Chicago answer to the nostalgic raucous bliss of the 80’s Indie Rock circuit. Hard rocking, melodic and undeniably chaotically beautiful,...

The Leeches – The Italian Chords Are ‘On The Line’.

The Leeches – Como, Italy. Hailing from Como, The Leeches deliver a solid and impressive 9th release of Punk for the ages with On The Line. Staying true to Punk form yet borrowing from a wide range of genre influence, this sonic foursome dares you to delve deeper into your...

Dischord – ‘War Or Peace’ – Discordance III.

Dischord – Blackpool, England, United Kingdom. Photography credit – Angelina Johnson. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Dischord have never been for the fainthearted. In person and they are approachable, chilled, pleasant and all manner of positive words used to describe social manner. However, once all...

BROCKER – The ‘Gimmie Gimmie Rock n’ Roll’ Single and B-Side ‘Incontrolable’ .

BROCKER – St. Albans, England, United Kingdom. Photo credit: Sarah Lockwood Photography – Click Here. Earlier this year the St. Albans based BROCKER released the aptly titled ‘Gimme Gimmie Some Rock n’ Roll’ along with b-side ‘Incontrolable’, boasting another slice of their melodic Punk-Rock and charged classic Rock n’ Roll, their...

Introducing: Castle Black – Brooklyn’s Sound Bastion.

Castle Black – New York City, New York, USA. When discussing the history of Punk, a city that will always stand out for its artists and culture is New York City, home to the Ramones, The Velvet Underground and of course the legendary CBGB club, where many artists of the time...