Tagged: Refused

Fresh Picks: Malfunc Prism.

Malfunc Prism – Freiburg, Germany. The cover photo used is very fitting for a band who can’t decide how to describe themselves or who are further confused by those who try to describe them. Malfunc Prism of Freiburg have been compared to the likes of Pearl Jam, The Distillers, Deftones,...

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...

Lay It On The Line and ‘The Black Museum’.

Lay It On The Line – London, England, United Kingdom. London label Disconnect Disconnect Records have recently signed a band of considerable note and collected standing. This band is Lay It On The Line and they have just released their debut full-length, The Black Museum in grim description of the contemporary society...

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...

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...

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...