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Punk News Reviews
Fantazmaz have a friend covering for their usual drummer, but you wouldn’t know it from how tight they are. They play raucous street punk, veering on thrash metal intensity at times, and it’s impossible to take your eyes off livewire vocalist Thami as she scales the bar, the merch table and even people’s shoulders. Yur Mum are a bass and drums duo, and they’ve hit upon a Continue Reading
Punk News Reviews
Newcastle natives Demob Happy play like this is their own show, and that’s understandable for a band with songs as good (and as exotically-titled) as ‘Token Appreciation Society’ and ‘Sweet And Sour America’. Theirs is a punk rock sneer set atop a pile of thunderous low-end riffs and barbed-wire guitars. However, if Demob Happy sound like they’re flirting with musical Continue Reading
Punk News Reviews
Tom Wilson was a young man who tragically died from an accidental blow to his head during a hockey training session, and was found to have previously volunteered to donate his organs - enabling him to unknowingly  save or vastly improve the lives of several people. Tonight's charity gig in aid of the Tom Wilson Memorial Fund featured Explode The TV, The Priscillas and Love Continue Reading
Punk News Reviews
Dealing With Damage gigs don’t come around as often as we’d like (damned real-life responsibilities!), but boy, are they worth the wait. These guys play what we shall call ‘smartcore’; melodic post-hardcore with SOMETHING WORTHWHILE TO SAY. Midway Still are one of those bands that make me wish I’d been born a good ten years earlier, not least as I may well have caught them Continue Reading