The Morlocks “Bring On The Mesmeric Condition”

Originally formed in California in 1984, The MORLOCKS have been through various line-up changes and break-ups, but the re-vamped version of the band is now based in Düsseldorf, Germany. The cover of this 7th album will fascinate you as much as it will hurt your eyes, and the vinyl version is released by Germany's finest... Continue Reading →

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The Connection “Wish You Success”

"Wish You Success" is the third full length album of The CONNECTION. The band mixes its American punk rock roots ("You Know", "In The End", "Mechanical Heart") with excellent pop songwriting ("Checking", "Color Me Unimpressed", "What a Shame"), and their power pop rock'n'roll sometimes flirts with country music in "Wish You Success" or in "Thinking... Continue Reading →

Hey Honcho & The Aftermaths “Chico Purito!!”

The debut album of Spanish garage punk rock'n'rollers HEY HONCHO & THE AFTERMATHS on Hound Gawd! Records. While the band definitely sounds garage, there's also some 77 punk influences in songs like "Sally Can't Wait", "Can't Stand The Pain", "Pick Up The Phone", or "Dull Boy." You'll hear some catchy choruses ("Speak To Complain", "Fair... Continue Reading →

Pest Modern “Rock’n’Roll Station”

PEST MODERN originally started with a cover of VINCE TAYLOR's "Rock'n'Roll Station" by French visual artist Joël Hubaut and his son Emmanuel (Les TETINES NOIRES, LTNO, DEAD SEXY...) These 9 songs mix rock'n'roll with surrealist spoken words to create something that could be described as retrofuturist art'n'roll. While "Rabbits On The Moon" start in quite... Continue Reading →

Brad Marino “Four Track Attack” EP

Brad Marino is the lead vocalist/guitar player of power pop band The CONNECTION. This 4 song EP sure also has a power pop flavour, but you'll also find some glam rock'n'roll touches here and there. The interesting thing is that Brad played all the instruments on this solo EP! The songs are played with punk... Continue Reading →

The Claws “S/T” EP

Singer Chad Cherry and drummer Nathan Arling, both members of The LAST VEGAS play in this L.A. based rock'n'roll band that originally started as an acoustic project between guitar player Gary Martin and Chad Cherry. Bassist Terry Love was found later, and the gang was joined by Nathan Arling when he moved out to Los... Continue Reading →

Guttercats “Follow Your Instinct”

Paris' GUTTERCATS are back with a 4th album already. Opener "A Trip Down Memory Lane" displays more pop influences than in their previous works, although you still can hear the obvious GUN CLUB influence. The band also gets darker with "(Beyond The Limits) Before I Die", the guitars still have this cowboy slide feel, and... Continue Reading →

The So Lows “Alto”

When European winter gets dark and cold, it's nice to listen to something that can take you far away. The SO LOWS are based in Los Angeles and play bluesy rock'n'roll that will make you feel like you're walking in the desert, looking at the sky. Opening song "Gotta Get You" has quite a catchy... Continue Reading →

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