The Dopamines – Tales Of Interest LP (Bearded Punk Records)

The Dopamines made quite a name for themselves since their inception in 2006. Whoever stumbled upon some of their records probably instantly fell in love with their highly addictive music. In nearly fifteen years of their existence, this Cincinnati, Ohio pop-punk sensation released remarkable full-lengths, such as a debut self-titled album, Expect The Worst, Vices,… Read More The Dopamines – Tales Of Interest LP (Bearded Punk Records)

Black Sheep – Motion Pictures LP (Bearded Punk Records)

It’s a shame when some excellent record passes unnoticed, and there’s no wondering why this is happening since tons of punk rock recordings are popping up every day. Sometimes some lousy records receive more exposure than other releases, and gems are losing a well-deserved spotlight. Therefore, I decided to dig deeper into Bearded Punk Records… Read More Black Sheep – Motion Pictures LP (Bearded Punk Records)

Decent Criminal – Bliss LP (Bearded Punk Records / Wiretap Records)

Here’s another outstanding record from Bearded Punk Records archives and probably the most unusual one in their catalog. Being known for its melodic punk rock/skate punk/pop-punk aesthetics, this prolific Belgian record label made quite an experiment with this album but nailed it once again. Perhaps the Bliss LP by Decent Criminal strays from the label’s… Read More Decent Criminal – Bliss LP (Bearded Punk Records / Wiretap Records)

Captain Kaiser – The Drovers Inn LP (Bearded Punk Records / White Russian Records)

Some record labels became quite prolific by putting out releases almost regularly, without losing the consistency and quality. Exceptional melodic punk rock, skate punk, pop-punk records are popping out on the weekly basis, and sometimes I am barely keeping track of all of them. Of course, this is more than a positive thing, considering the… Read More Captain Kaiser – The Drovers Inn LP (Bearded Punk Records / White Russian Records)

Sidewalk Surfers – Growing Up Is A Mess CD (Barhill Records / Cargo Records)

Sidewalk Surfers made a name for themselves in such a short period. This German skatepunk group from Saarbrücken continuously evolves with time and delivers premium punk rock music with each forthcoming release. Perhaps their discography counts only a couple of recordings, but all of these recordings are bursting with quality. Since their formation, the group… Read More Sidewalk Surfers – Growing Up Is A Mess CD (Barhill Records / Cargo Records)

The Decline / Sic Waiting – Year Of The Crow / Stay Awake 7″ (Various Labels)

Here’s another terrific split release by two exceptional punk rock groups who’s been active for years. On one side, we have The Decline, a well-known Australian skate punk outlet, while on the other side, we have Sic Waiting, a melodic punk rock group from the United States. The Decline were prolific since their beginnings by… Read More The Decline / Sic Waiting – Year Of The Crow / Stay Awake 7″ (Various Labels)

Bracket – Requiem LP (Bearded Punk Records)

For those who lived under the rock for decades, Bracket is a Californian pop-punk institution formed in Forestville in 1992. No matter which album you pick up, from those published on Caroline Records over Fat Wreck Chords, Takeover Records, High Output Records, and Head2Wall Records, you’ll solely enjoy their specific version of pop-punk music. Full-lengths… Read More Bracket – Requiem LP (Bearded Punk Records)