Dead End “Suicide Notes”

French punk rock band DEAD END has been around for more than 20 years! Despite all those years and numerous line-up changes, Wattie (vocals/guitar) always managed to keep DEAD END alive and kicking. On this new album, you can obviously hear Wattie’s punk rock’n’roll roots in songs like “Autophobia”, “The Cheater”, “Loser”, or “Shout”, and…

The Latter Day Skanks “Devilishly Dirty” EP

Portland’s punk rock scene seems to be very active nowadays. Preaching a message of equality through satire, The LATTER DAY SKANKS like their punk rock fast and raw as you can hear in opening song “Son Of Perversion (Warren Jeffs.)” These guys probably studied poetry with GG ALLIN (“Piss On Your Face)” and look like…

The Hot LZ’s – Your Hangover’s Hangover!

The HOT LZ’s are bringing back old-school punk rock to the map! We asked them a few questions about the band, Portland, and their debut album “Aggravate My Mind.” Can you introduce the band? Jon: Captain Jonny Sensitive. I play the bass Ethan: Ethan Klickman, I play the drums and I don’t have a nickname…

Born Loose – Music To Drive, Fuck and Kill To

After reviewing a few of their releases, it was time to ask BORN LOOSE a few questions. Drummer Eric Robel tells us almost everything… Can you give us a bit of history, when did BORN LOOSE start? It started back in February of 2009. Larry had been living in NYC for a bit by then…

Born Loose “Death From Above” 10″

NYC’s wildest rock’n’roll machine BORN LOOSE are back with 5 new songs on a 10″ vinyl record. Opener “Death From Above” confirms that these guys still like it fast, raw and dirty. “Payback” is full of rage, screams and crazy Chuck Berry solos, and “Reverse Cowgirl” is a punk’n’roll bomb reminding me of early TURBONEGRO….

Choke Chains “Cairo Scholars” 7″

Dark punk rock from Grand Rapids, Michigan, with an original member of DIRTBOMBS (Thomas Jackson Potter), and quite a cool band name, this sounds quite interesting, right? “Cairo Scholars” brings JESUS LIZARD, or even The CRAMPS to mind with some violent, hypnotic, noisy punk rock’n’roll that sounds just as if the band was practicing in…

Torpedohead: New video “Not Too Late”

Torpedohead: New video “Not Too Late” ! Rock n’ roll power trio Torpedohead release a new video called “Not Too Late” from their their brand new studio album entitled “III”. The stripped-down no frills clip shows the band performing and having tons of fun in the studio while the song delivers a smashing melodic rock…

Spit Pink “Night Of The Lizard”

77 punk from Germany on Wanda Records, so as usual, you get a great cover, with insert, poster, etc. “Fools” starts with glammy handclaps and STOOGES riffs, while the following songs “Don’t Bring a Knife To a Gun Fight”, and “Jenny & Jim” shows us that despite their angry energy, SPIT PINK keeps a melodic,…

Squarecrow “Rammi Jamms”

8 new songs from San Diego’s melodic punk rock band SQUARECROW. Sunny, and full of energy, you’ll easily get hooked on songs like “Sarasota” or “First Flight” and its cool guitar gimmick. “Right On” brings early BAD RELIGION to mind, and songs like “20/20”, “Recipient” (cool metal guitar solo in this one!), and “Afterwards” (you…

Revenge 88 “Still Walking Under Neon Lights”

Rock’n roll time bomb, Stagebeast was to burn bright & fast releasing a hit single in ‘78 before ruining their EMI deal, not unlike the Sex Pistols, by wrecking their offices in Brussels on the very day they were to sign for a second 7inch. Famous for their stage antics Stagebeast had been formed in…

The Sangomas “Giddyup & Destroy”

High energy Canadian punk’n’rollers The SANGOMAS are back with a full album. They still hit hard and fast with songs like “Executioner Style”, “Make Me Bad” (quite a catchy one!), or “Working Class Zero.” No time to waste, you’ll get these 13 songs right into your face! Early HELLACOPTERS or MOTÖRHEAD seem to have influenced…

Temporal Sluts “Cosmocracy” 7″

New cool looking 7″ 2 song record for Italy’s wildest punk rock’n’roll band, TEMPORAL SLUTS on Mental Beat Records/Striped Music: “Cosmocracy”, an angry up-tempo song bringing their friends The HUMPERS to mind, and “Rum Dark Room”, a more rock’n’roll track with Jerry Lee Lewis piano (played by The LEECHES‘ Massilanciasassi) and Chuck Berry guitar, with…