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Punk News Reviews
The spectacular 'You Asked For It' tour finished up in West London on Saturday 24th February with a multitude of bangs! Bowling for Soup and Less than Jake had been intending to do a joint UK tour for decades, and this sold out show at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith was well worth waiting for. Vandoliers - a 7 piece Country Punk Rock band with added trumpet and Continue Reading
New Releases Punk News Reviews
Landing on Wednesday, the debut EP from Brighton's  Noah and the Loners, 'A Desolate Warning' is everything you could want from the new generation carrying the Punk banner. These powerful songs capture the zeitgeist of Gen Z – from personal tracks on teenage love and Noah's experience of toxic masculinity as a trans man, to political blasts at racism, corruption and the Continue Reading
Punk News Reviews
The Schizophonics supported by The Glorias played The Brook, Southampton on a rainy Thursday night. Visually The Schizophonics are like nothing I've seen before - Pat not only throws himself around on and off the stage like a whirling dervish, he also plays his guitar from EVERY possible angle! Their great Punky, Funky Rock 'n' Roll played with a tight rhythm section took Continue Reading
New Releases Reviews
We couldn't wait to hear the formidable new release from Italy's top Punk trio - Smalltown Tigers! 'Crush On You' is both a nod to their heroes the Ramones plus added Tigers own style of Garage Punk, honed by playing the songs during their numerous live shows across Europe, resulting in a fitting debut full album to display their talent. These Tigers will not be tamed!Continue Reading
Punk Features Small Venue Spotlight
The basement venue of north London's Hope and Anchor has earned its place in Punk Rock music history. With a capacity of just 80, this intimate venue is frequently chosen by bands to showcase new album material, or indeed, for their first London performance. Check out all the amazing photos of famous bands that have played there - and there's even a Wurlitzer juke box at Continue Reading