Ten Foot Pole – Simmer Down LP (Bearded Punk Records / People Of Punk Rock / Disconnect Disconnect Records)

If you never heard about Ten Foot Pole, you probably missed quite a lot about skate punk music for years. This renowned group is standing firmly for nearly three decades by delivering nothing but pure quality recordings to the broader punk rock audience, but their history dates way back when they were known as Scared… Read More Ten Foot Pole – Simmer Down LP (Bearded Punk Records / People Of Punk Rock / Disconnect Disconnect Records)

The Stayawakes – Pop Dreamz CD (Engineer Records)

The Stayawakes are a dream-pop quartet originating from Portsmouth, UK. Since their formation, the group released a couple of recordings, such as a debut single named Don’t Have To Live Thru This / Summer Suicide, another single called When Your Heart Dreams Of Spring, a debut full-length record named Dogs and Cats / Living Together,… Read More The Stayawakes – Pop Dreamz CD (Engineer Records)

Elder Abuse – Take It Easy EP (Little Rocket Records)

Elder Abuse is a melodic punk rock quintet emanating from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The group consists of the members who previously played in bands such as Daggermouth and Ceilings. The current line-up comprises Alex Guidry on vocals, Michael Fardoe on guitar, Brendan McLean on guitar, Sean Kaye on bass guitar, and Max Power on drums.… Read More Elder Abuse – Take It Easy EP (Little Rocket Records)

Austin Lucas – Alive In The Hot Zone CD (Sabotage Records / Flight 13 Records / Cornelius Chapel Records)

Austin Lucas is an American indie artist from Bloomington, Indiana. He is famous for his work with Twenty Third Chapter, The K10 Prospect, Guided Cradle, Amputation, The Bold Party, Chuck Ragan, Frank Turner, plus many more. Since 2006, he has pursued a solo career as a solo artist and released an impressive amount of full-length… Read More Austin Lucas – Alive In The Hot Zone CD (Sabotage Records / Flight 13 Records / Cornelius Chapel Records)

Shirley Holmes – Die Krone der Erschöpfung CD (Rookie Records)

Shirley Holmes is one of those groups who’re defying the devotion to one music stream. The group refuses to be defined by the simplistic terms, phrases, and classifications of the singular genre. Sometimes these experimentations with sound have positive and negative aspects that may cause the band to sound a little bit off, but thankfully,… Read More Shirley Holmes – Die Krone der Erschöpfung CD (Rookie Records)

Blackup – Club Dorothee CD (Rookie Records / Flight 13 Records)

Blackup is a Belgian post-punk rock band hailing from Gent. This interesting quartet performs since 2011 when their initial record Ease & Delight seen the light of the day. Later on, the group introduced more recordings in 2017, such as Clubbing Into Submission EP and a split release with Brat Farrar. After a couple of… Read More Blackup – Club Dorothee CD (Rookie Records / Flight 13 Records)

Screaming At Traffic – I Don’t Like Sports LP (Little Rocket Records)

Screaming At Traffic is a punk rock quartet emanating from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The group operates for quite some time, and last year they published a debut full-length record named I Don’t Like Sports on vinyl for Little Rocket Records. Previously, the band released a single Broken Teeth and a self-titled EP. Later on, the… Read More Screaming At Traffic – I Don’t Like Sports LP (Little Rocket Records)

Medictation – Warm Places LP (Little Rocket Records)

Somehow this gem went under my radar when it came out, and I am fully aware this material was published four years ago, but it’s one of those records which are worth mentioning no matter how much time has passed. Medictation is a collaboration between late Dickie Hammond, Graeme Philliskirk (both members of Leatherface), and… Read More Medictation – Warm Places LP (Little Rocket Records)

Good Friend – The Erin Rose EP (Red Scare Industries / Gunner Records)

Good Friend is a pop-punk trio emanating from Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. The group defines their sound as a lionhearted rock’n’roll, and I can entirely rely on their statement because their music showcases more elements than ordinary pop-punk bands. Since their formation, Good Friend published a self-titled EP in 2012 and a debut full-length recording… Read More Good Friend – The Erin Rose EP (Red Scare Industries / Gunner Records)