February 25, 2018
Ahead of the release of their sophomore album this Autumn The Creature Comfort have announced they will be releasing their next single, Alone By Your Side, on the 16th March, the new single promises to be just over three minutes of off kilter punk pop perfection and the band have now revealed of sneak preview of Alone By Your Side. After all the studio activity in 2017 The Creature Comfort have returned their attention to playing live, and have announced that the first of these gigs will take place at The Peer Hat in Manchester, UK on the 3rd March 2018.
The Creature Comfort‘s website can be found here and their Bandcamp is here
The sneak preview of Alone By Your Side can be viewed below Read More…
February 24, 2018
Each year at the Manchester Punk Festival
one of the highlights has been the rowdy covers sets that take place at the Zombie Shack
, and this year will be no different. Amongst the highlights will be Aerial Salad
who will be performing a Green Day
set covering what are arguably the band’s finest years, 1989 – 1999. Brand new southern supergroup Operation Forsyth
will be blasting through a long awaited Operation Ivy
set, featuring current and former members of Faintest Idea
, Beat The Red Light
, Dead Neck
and The Junk
. There will also be a Crass
set performed by Tim Loud
and friends under the moniker of Krass
and last but not least, there will be an Oasis set performed by new local supergroup tribute act Blowasis
, featuring members of Revenge Of The Psychotronic Man
, Danny Do’s
. Tickets for the Manchester Punk Festival
2018 can be purchased here
You can read more about The Manchester Punk Festival venues and line up below
Seven DIY punk rock record labels from the UK, US and Germany have contributed to a charity fundraising album that promotes awareness of the US hurricane disaster in 2017. The aim is to raise money for Puerto Rico, the hardest hit area of the region, 160 days after the hurricanes hit, Puerto Rico was still without power. Pete Bentham And The Dinner Ladies, Super Fast Girlie Show, The Mighty Bossmags, Clayface, The Crash Mats and Bolshy all feature alongside a fine selection of DIY punk bands from each record label. Punk Aid Vol.1 is now available via all major digital retailers as well as via the Antipop Records online store.
Punk Aid Vol.1 can be purchased via Antipop Records here
The Great British Alternative Music Festival gives fans a chance to experience live performances from an array of original acts with real pedigree and history, along with new and upcoming performers, in a relaxed festival atmosphere that takes place in the company of like-minded fans. The Great British Alternative Music Festival takes place in Skegness, UK between the 5th and 8th October 2018 in warm indoor venues with modern bars and onsite accommodation, all of which means that you can enjoy an immersive festival experience.
Tickets for The Great British Alternative Music Festival can be purchased here & the line up of acts confirmed can be viewed below
February 23, 2018
Anti-Flag have just released their new song Mr. Motherfucker, that was originally released as a b-side on the band’s American Attraction picture disc, the single is now available for streaming and purchase across all digital platforms and via Spinefarm Records. The band is playing three festivals in May, Rock On The Range in Columbus, OH, Northern Invasion in Somerset, WI, and headlining Pouzza 8 in Montreal, Canada, they will also be touring in Europe this Spring.
You can stream and purchase Mr. Motherfucker here
Anti-Flag‘s tour dates can be viewed below Read More…
Norwegian punk rock band the Oh See Demons have self released their DIY debut album, Personal Issues, today, the 23rd February 2018, on vinyl and digital formats. The band is influenced and inspired by the melodic punk rock of the 90’s, and they deliver all the pulsating punk rock rhythms, nostalgic melodies and honest lyrics that you’d expect.
Oh See Demons Facebook page is here and Personal Issues can be streamed via Spotify here
Personal Issues can streamed and purchased via Bandcamp here
Bristol based emo rock quartet Pushing Daisies have released the new single, Picture Frame. The single comes ahead of a busy spring schedule for the band, with tour dates and a new record to be announced shortly. Pushing Daisies will also play a special hometown show, supporting The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, on Sunday 11th March at The Thekla, Bristol.
Picture Frame can be streamed via Spotify here
You can view the video for Picture Frame below Read More…
Illinois based ska-punk band Must Build Jacuzzi have shared a lyric video for their track Swing Set Summer. The track will feature on the band’s upcoming debut LP Last Place, which is due to drop on April 27th via Indie Vision Music.
Check out the lyric video for Swing Set Summer below.
Norwich, UK pop punk outfit Crossing the Limits have posted a video for their track Won’t Settle. The song will feature on the quintet’s debut EP Perseverance which is due to be self-released on April 6th. Vocalist Rachel Holland has said this about the video and inspiration behind the song:
“We shot this video just outside of Leicester(UK) with Jay Hillyer. We chose this song to be our debut single as it’s uplifting and really shows what we’re about. We want to make people feel good and empowered with our music. This song really is about standing by who you are and what you want, and to know you have to walk away from anything that isn’t serving your happiness.”
Check out the video below.
Portuguese speed metal outfit Toxikull have shared details of their new EP. The follow up to 2016’s Black Sheep is titled The Nightraiser and is due for release on March 23rd via Mosher Records / Firecum Records.
Check out the tracklist and cover art below.