Tagged: Refused

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Dusting Off The Cobwebs… This Is Spider.

Spider – Long Beach, California, USA. Cover photo credit – David Chi. When a band “calls it a day”, splits, goes on an indefinite hiatus or explains that they have done so via various other explanations of nullification, it’s never a good day. The band could have have thirty years...

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Fresh Picks: Super Unison – The Fruit Of Punk’s Loins.

Super Unison – Oakland/San Francisco, California, USA. Cover Photo credit: Angela Owens. Above photo credit: Reid Haithcock Photography – Click Here. I received a message recently from a friend in Baltimore in the US that I have semi-regular contact with. The conversations always end up on music and I often...

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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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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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Fresh Picks: Bar Fight.

Bar Fight – Gloucester, England, United Kingdom. GCxBC-HC Gloucester-City-Booze-Crew-Hardcore A good friend of mine is in a band. A Hardcore/(dirty) D-Beat band. And he showed me this. We hope to get them on MF soon enough, but back to the current band in question – and pool cues at the ready – this is Bar...

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An Arcane Dispute – ‘Golf’ – New Single, New Video

Let me paint you a picture regarding my history with An Arcade Dispute. I met band member, Sammy Crocker, on my first day of university. An excitable, wiry and skinny lad with a passion for music that, if I’m honest, took me back a little. Skip forward a year from then and I’m...