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)

Crashed Out – Crash N Burn CD (I Want It Records)

This group doesn’t need any introduction for those who’re into streetpunk/Oi! sound for years. Crashed Out is a renowned name that is lurking around the UK streetpunk/Oi! scene for more than two and half decades. Since the formation in 1995, Crashed Out released a dozen of full-length recordings such as This Is Our Music, Here… Read More Crashed Out – Crash N Burn CD (I Want It Records)

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)

Dr Schwamp – Tunes, Tall Tales & Tinctures LP

Dr. Schwamp is one of the most characteristic bands I had an opportunity to encounter during my explorations through the vast world of music. Their musical direction is not so obvious to be defined by simplistic terms, neither the group tends to converge on a particular genre. Quite the contrary, Dr. Schwamp floats between an… Read More Dr Schwamp – Tunes, Tall Tales & Tinctures LP

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)