Tagged: USA

SLED – ‘A Better You’.

SLED – Jacksonville, Florida, USA. A release I have been meaning to sit down with since September, A Better You is the first full-length from a band formerly known as Pinhole Down. Now we’ve addressed that, the band now known as SLED from Jacksonville, Florida have released this debut release with but...

Thumbhole Records Return With ‘Tracks You Might Have Missed V2’.

Thumbhole Records – Your Ears, Right Now. For our previous work on the compilation – Click Here. Above can can find our article on the stellar UK underground Punk and Alternative label Thumbhole Records and their twenty track international compilation more than doing its best to showcase some of the...

Old State and The ‘Weight’ Of It All.

Old State – St. Louis, Missouri, USA. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. To say that St. Louis emotives have changed a lot of their three-ish years as a band is an understatement. The collective Old State have undergone a number of stylistic changes since their debut Leaving Home in...

The English Language – ‘Mother Tongue’.

The English Language – Portland, Oregon, USA. Mother Tongue, the latest album from Portland based The English Language not only boasts some gross but pretty rad artwork, it also holds twelve full-length tracks oozing with trippy beats culminating a Grunge meets Psychobilly meets Punk mess! Profession term that. Opening the...

Fresh Picks: Hillview.

Hillview – Los Angles, California, USA. With their genetic heritage including seminal names such as Ten Foot Pole and Union 13, Hillview are from strong stock. Now this is important because in these uncertain times the global Punk-Rock scene has found its strength and resolve and that’s fantastic. These bleak...

Carnage SS – ‘Chaotic Assault Of Raw Noise (Demo)’.

Carnage SS – Anchorage, Alaska, USA. As much as Anchorage and by extension Alaska are places that you would not normally find yourself giving any association to in regard to Hardcore Punk, Carnage SS would beg to differ. The band’s latest EP/Demo drives hard and fast into your ear canal...

Boston Punks Under Orders Debut ‘The Speaking Mind’ Single/Video.

Under Orders – Boston, Massachusetts, USA.  Photo and design credit: Pearl Lung. Boston and Punk-Rock are relatively synonymous and thats a very good thing because underground scenes are unambiguously important as a form of cultural expression, as they often operate outside the limits imposed from above. Why am I beginning the...

FISK – The ‘Smile Drift’ EP.

FISK – New York City, New York, USA. Punk music or anything remotely similar coming out of New York City is something you should never ignore. The famous locale and its penchant for crucial and influential Punk and Hardcore will always warrant it notable attention and with the latest from underground...

Wicked Bears – ‘Tuning Out’.

Wicked Bears – Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Salt Lake City isn’t somewhere I would normally associate with playful 90’s Punk music but I do believe Hidden Home Records exports Wicked Bears may have proved me wrong. The classically-toned Pop-Punk three-piece could easily be compared to the likes of Dead...

American Standards And Their ‘Anti Melody’.

American Standards – Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Punk-Rock has always served and will likely always serve as some form of catharsis and the latest album from Phoenix, Arizona Hardcore/Noise/Punk-Rock four-piece is very strongly inline with this “rule”. Rage and anger, loss and heartache, political strife or social tension you name it,...