Merloaded – Back From The Bed CS (Tarantula Tapes)

What do you get when you mix alcoholic beverages, skateboarding, energetic punk rock, and loud rock’n’roll? You got entertaining, unpretentious, sincerely performed skate punk music with loads of great moments worth listening to while performing boardslide on the nearest ramp. Merloaded avoids any classifications into simplistic musical genres or terms, and they’re going it with… Read More Merloaded – Back From The Bed CS (Tarantula Tapes)

The Speed Humps – Consumption CS (Tarantula Tapes)

Sometimes the brain craves for some grinding, energetic, intense punk rock music, so that’s the time when The Speed Humps are jumping to the rescue with their latest offering to the broader audience. The Speed Humps are a garage punk quartet emanating from Barre, Ontario, Canada, and Consumption is their most advanced material, released by… Read More The Speed Humps – Consumption CS (Tarantula Tapes)

Kirk And The Jerks – Discography LP + 2xCD (Divison Street Sounds)

This group could be classified as a hidden punk rock gem, completely disconnected from the punk rock scene for over three decades. Still, for those who took music piling and collecting seriously, Kirk And The Jerks are not some unfamiliar faces. The band was formed in Lancaster, PA, back in 1986 by Kirk Rice and… Read More Kirk And The Jerks – Discography LP + 2xCD (Divison Street Sounds)

Arm The Poor – Vomnibus LP (Toe Tapper Records)

Arm The Poor is a longstanding ska-punk quartet originating from Tampa, Florida. The group started in 2004 by delivering the perfect blend of hardcore punk, skate punk, and ska music, combined into an entirely polished form. However, Arm The Poor liberates enough power through their highly engaging music, so this is not another typical contemporary… Read More Arm The Poor – Vomnibus LP (Toe Tapper Records)

Get A Grip – United Fight EP 12” (Criminal Records)

Today, I would like to introduce a powerful hardcore punk quartet that keeps spinning on my record player for weeks. Get A Grip comes from Tucson, Arizona, and this interesting outlet showcases more than the same old hardcore maneuvers on their recordings. Since their formation, the group released a couple of releases, such as the… Read More Get A Grip – United Fight EP 12” (Criminal Records)

Speedway – S/T 7” (Triple B Records / Svensk Hardcorekultur)

I am running a bit late with this one, but better late than never. Speedway is a relatively new youth crew hardcore group hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, and this is, what I firmly believe, their debut 7” recording. The group consists of Adam Hagerum (Blood Sermon and Wayside), Anton Larsson (Existence and Time To Heal),… Read More Speedway – S/T 7” (Triple B Records / Svensk Hardcorekultur)

Nowheres – The Way Back Home CS EP (Negative Aggression Tapes / Tromatized Tapes)

I can’t even express how desperately I needed to hear a band like this at the very beginning of 2021. This group represents the best melodic hardcore could probably offer right now. Nowheres is a brand new melodic hardcore punk quintet that emanates from Linköping, Sweden. If you’re profoundly into hardcore music, then you’re probably… Read More Nowheres – The Way Back Home CS EP (Negative Aggression Tapes / Tromatized Tapes)