Album Review: Frank Iero And The Future Violents – Heaven Is A Place, This Is A Place (EP)

Whilst the rawr-ing twenties with the return of My Chemical Romance will have to wait a little bit, Frank Iero took the time to release more solo music with The Future Violents in the shape of Heaven Is A Place, This Is A Place – the companion piece to 2019’s full-length Barriers.  With three new tracks and a…

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Album Review: The Dirty Nil – Fuck Art

Our favorite Canadian punks are back with a brand new record to show 2021 who’s boss.  2020 has been rough to put it lightly – a global pandemic, a close call on WWIII, raging wildfires, violence in the streets and way too many people with a mass media platform that really shouldn’t be having one.…

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Album Review: Bearings – Hello, It’s You

Ontario-based pop-punk outfit Bearings have released their brand new record Hello, It’s You via Pure Noise Records earlier this year in November. We dove into the Courtney Ballard produced album and we’re here to tell you, it’s a piece not to be missed for all fans of solid catchy melodies  with a whole bunch of emotions. Let’s…

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Album Review: Bruce Springsteen – Letter To You

On their latest release, Springsteen and his E Street Band take us on the emotional ride of our lives.  “I love the emotional nature of Letter To You,” says Springsteen. “And I love the sound of the E Street Band playing completely live in the studio, in a way we’ve never done before, and with…

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Menzingers – From Exile

Philly punks The Menzingers once again deliver us a record we need and the world deserves to hear. When Hello Exile was released last year, it very quickly became not only a fan favorite but received rave reviews all around, and deservedly so. Since then much has happened – the world has been turned on its head,…

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Album Review: Emily Barker – A Dark Murmuration Of Words

Emily Barker returns with one of her most stunning releases yet, on new label Thirty Tigers.  On 4 September, Australian-born singer-songwriter Emily Barker will be releasing her fourth studio album, and first with new label Thirty Tigers. A Dark Murmuration Of Words is an eerie, beautiful collection of songs that dive deep into Barker’s thoughts on love,…

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Album Review: Arkells – Campfire Chords

Canadian rock outfit Arkells, have blessed the world with Campfire Chords today.  When we say blessed – let’s face it, the world has been blessed by Arkells simply existing. A fire live band, Arkells have no trouble winning over fans once they introduce their music to them. And With Campfire Chords, the band show us a more relaxed side…

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Album Review: KID DAD – In A Box

German alt rockers release their debut album this Friday.  In A Box presents KID DAD unleashing their brand new music onto the world. As one of the most promising new rock acts coming out of Germany, the Paderborn natives truly deliver on their debut record. Fatherhood looks good on them. Released on 21 August via Longbranch…

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Album Review: State Champs – Unplugged

NY pop-punk outfit State Champs are dropping their new Unplugged EP this Friday.  Celebrating their 10th anniversary, State Champs are releasing a very special acoustic EP this Friday via Rude Records. Unplugged includes some fan favourites as well as new tracks to give fans a little taster of what the band have been working on in lockdown. In…

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Album Review: Frank Turner & NOFX – West Coat vs Wessex

The two punks cover each other’s songs on one of the best splits you’ll get this year. Cover LPs aren’t a new invention, but how great is a split LP of artists that both adore each other covering each other’s songs?! Due for release via Fat Mike’s own Fat Wreck Chords label this Friday, the project…

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