American Nightmare – Life Support 7” (Deathwish Inc)

Life Support is the latest offering by American Nightmare, a legendary hardcore punk band from Boston, Massachusets. Like the Consider by Gouge Away, that I covered on our pages yesterday, this 7” record also went under the radar. For those who somehow missed this band, American Nightmare released some impressive recordings, such as a debut… Read More American Nightmare – Life Support 7” (Deathwish Inc)

V/A – Lamp Light The Fire: A Compilation Of Quiet(ER) Songs Vol. 3 (Engineer Records)

Sometimes it feels so good to slow things down a little bit, so what’s a better occasion than to write a couple of lines about Lamp Light The Fire, a compilation release that mainly focuses on acoustic music. This compilation comes out every couple of years and covers artists who are or were the part… Read More V/A – Lamp Light The Fire: A Compilation Of Quiet(ER) Songs Vol. 3 (Engineer Records)

Cobra Cobra – Demo Tape (Swimming Faith Records)

Cobra Cobra is a raw punk rock group comprised of band members hailing from São Paulo and Buffalo, New York. Their demo tape is one of the debut releases by the Swimming Faith Records, Buffalo-based record label specialized in so many musical spheres. The record label serves as a platform for all the activities requiring… Read More Cobra Cobra – Demo Tape (Swimming Faith Records)

Night Slaves – Three And A Half LP (Swimming Faith Records)

Three And A Half is the latest contribution to the broader audiences and the most advanced album by the Night Slaves. Besides conventional roles by John Toohill and David Kane, the group developed up into the quintet by adding Lucy Bell on vocals, Kelly Mordaunt on synth, and Ryan McMullen on guitar. Night Slaves are… Read More Night Slaves – Three And A Half LP (Swimming Faith Records)

Motron – Who’ll Stop The Rain? LP (Various Labels)

Motron is a furious crust’n’roll quintet from Varese, Italy consisted of bandmembers previously involved in renowned Italian groups such as Kontatto, Miseria, Campus Sterminii, Pioggia Nera and Devoid Of Thought. The group has been pretty much active since the formation in 2012, with debut demo recording being published in 2013. Three years later, Motron decided… Read More Motron – Who’ll Stop The Rain? LP (Various Labels)

Overcharge – Metalpunx LP (Various Labels)

Overcharge has been pretty much active since its formation in 2012. The determination of this intense Italian rock’n’roll charged d-beat trio resulted in impressive discography, mainly comprised of self-titled promo recording, debut full-length album Accelerate, following recording such as critically acclaimed Speedsick, and Electric Reaper EP. Overcharge traveled a long road since their formation in… Read More Overcharge – Metalpunx LP (Various Labels)

Western Addiction – Frail Bray LP (Fat Wreck Chords)

Western Addiction came a long way since their formation in 2003. Each new record is a shift towards darker melodic old school hardcore punk sound for these San Francisco, California natives. The group shaped up a recognizable sound that unquestionably stands out from the remainder of the Fat Wreck roster. To serve as a reminder,… Read More Western Addiction – Frail Bray LP (Fat Wreck Chords)

Igel vs. Shark – Igel vs. Shark LP (Pogo’s Empire)

Nothing is definite when it comes to rock’n’roll. This spectacular genre has been here for ages, and it ripens like a fine wine during its evolutive process. It derived so many subgenres that it’s almost impossible to encompass them all under one branch. To be more precise, contemporary music trends owe so much to this… Read More Igel vs. Shark – Igel vs. Shark LP (Pogo’s Empire)