Tagged: Rise Against

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...

Down Memory Lane – The ‘Recycled Punk Rockers’ EP

Down Memory Lane – Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Down Memory Lane are fresh on the Montreal underground music scene with their reminiscent blend of 90’s melodic Punk music, via their debut EP Recycled Punk Rockers. It’s easy to hear strong and dark melodic guitar work of Good Riddance and vocal melodies...

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...

Templeton Pek – ‘New Horizons’ – A Reflection On Another Birmingham Broadside

Templeton Pek – Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. –   Photo by Kris Andrew Askey I’ve had Birmingham lot, Templeton Pek, in my lugholes for yonks now. And now, stereotypical English slang aside, it is finally time for some words on the band’s fourth full-length, New Horizons. The band’s sound has always moved between fast-to-...

The Larimers – ‘The Larimers’ EP

The Larimers – Denver, Colorado, USA Another one of our ‘group’ finds. These Denver boys are currently a three-piece that since their formation in 2013, have been working hard, evolving in sound, in members and in group dynamics. No band has ever missed the teething trouble, but in the long...

United Defiance – ‘Way It’s Gonna Be’

United Defiance – Concord, California, USA. Raw Melodic Hardcore from across the pond. United Defiance, a four-piece hailing from Concord in that great state of Punk-Rock, California. Some of my favourite bands hail from that sunny, healthy place, and it is somewhere I plan on visiting one day. For now however,...

The Lawrence Arms – ‘Metropole’

The Lawrence Arms – Chicago, Illinois, United States Of America. Continuing with my personal purchases this year with, ‘Metropole’. Summing up this album in a few words is impossible. Formed in 1999 in the depths of Chicago out of existing Punk and Ska bands, The Lawrence Arms have become known...