Tagged: Surf Rock

Bleach Party and The ‘Get Stoked’ EP.

Bleach Party – Tuscon, Arizona, USA. Have you ever imagined Surf Rock toned guitars hailing from a region nowhere near any real surf-able areas or breaks? Did you then imagine that layered liberally over 80’s Hardcore Punk and come to the conclusion that if Poison Idea had been a little more...

Horrible: The Singles and Covers Of 2017 – May to December.

Horrible – Chicago, Illinois, USA. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Chicago not always so serious Punks Horrible have dedicated their musical output this year to twenty four singles split down the middle between exploring different avenues of music and covers from here there and everywhere. Above you can...

NONA and The ‘Otherways’ EP.

NONA – Los Angles, California, USA. NONA, the brain child of Los Angeles resident Michael Goldman, released the five track EP Otherways in October. Combining Surf Rock with 80’s Pop-cuts, creating a nostalgic collection of vintage style Pop-beats, this fits anywhere between Catfish & The Bottlemen to Tom Petty &...

Ben Diesel and The ‘We’ve Always Partied’ EP.

Ben Diesel – St. Louis, Missouri, USA. ‘Remember when Pop-Punk was fun? Ben Diesel remembers.’ This was one of those reviews where I hadn’t the foggiest of ideas what I would behold. Once I had beheld the EP in question, I found myself completely dumfounded. Sounding like a combination of...

Fresh Picks: Knifey.

Knifey – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cover photo credit – Michael Mangov. I’ll start by stating that I’ve just added these guys as my new favourite Canadian exports. Also on the list The Flatliners, Trailer Park Boys and Burt Cummings (yes, that’s his name). To date the band have but a...

Tinnedfruit – ‘Sorry Guys’.

Tinnedfruit – Falmouth, England, United Kingdom. Cover photo credit: Jtaylorphotoblog – Click Here. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Tinnedfruit are a band that live in a tin can. The purpose of a tinned can is to keep said produce or in this case, occupants, fresh...

Dive Into The Murky Waters With Swamp.

Swamp – Bath, England, United Kingdom. You’re in Bath one minute but then imagine yourself clambering through a forest to find Tim Burton’s house because he’s hosting a tea party, but the only people at this party are Tim burton the obvious host, Brian Wilson from the The Beach Boys...

Hanzo – The Debut Self-Titled.

Hanzo – Rugby, England, United Kingdom. Hanzo’s self titled EP fell into my lap, presented to me as a Garage Rock trio that dishes out sounds drawn in from Rocka, Psycho, and other various billies as well as Surf Rock. Straight from the cover of their self-titled, you’re assaulted with...

Viva Zapata – The ‘Fuck It, It’ll Be Fine’ EP.

Viva Zapata! – Bristol, England, United Kingdom. ‘Fuck it, it’ll Be Awesomesauce’ should be the title of the inspirational triple threat release from heavy Garage Punk rockers Viva Zapata!, the beast of a band from Bristol, UK. With tearing riffs, cut timings, and a grand change up of vocalists and...