Long pilloried as being too nice for the Sex Pistols, Glen Matlock has finally gone ‘grrr’, ‘grrr’. His latest single, Head on a Stick, forerunner to the up-coming album, ‘Consequences Coming’, is an angry – but tuneful – cage rattling cry for Tory comeuppance. But as Punktuation’s Andy Gray discovered when he met the not-so mild Mr Matlock at his London home, politics is Continue Reading
Punktuation caught up with Grade 2 right before it all kicks off for them in 2023 with their new album, tour and 10 year anniversary!Continue Reading
Brighton's Bar Stool Preachers are looking forward to an incredible year in 2023 with a new album on the horizon and plenty of touring - Punktuation caught up with them to hear their views on authenticity, having fun with their best mates, and coincidentally making their best album yet!Continue Reading
Gymslips drummer Karen Yarnell speaks to Punktuation about the early days of the band, the fate of punk and the new reissue of their album 'Rocking With the Renees'.Continue Reading
Wingmen drummer Marty Love opens up the hatch on writing, recording and touring – plus there’s good news for the band’s future!
Wingmen’s instigator and driving force, drummer Marty Love, checked in with Punktuation! before their second full show to discuss the success of his inspired collaboration with fellow musicians, their debut album and tour.. plus future plans!Continue Reading
Interview: Joey Cape talks about heading down under to treat Aussie fans to his very personal solo work and have some fun with Me First and the Gimme Gimmes.
"I don't think I'm ever gonna make another album like this. This has been so cool because it's been all me. "Continue Reading
Interview: The Stranglers’ Baz Warne hints at the band’s 50th anniversary celebration and reveals what happened to Dave Greenfield’s original keyboard
Guitarist and lead singer Baz Warne teases Stranglers super-fan and Punktuation writer ROGER KASPER with a few nuggets about Jet Black’s funeral and that amazing mural of him and reveals a secret about Dave Greenfield’s massive swelling organ!Continue Reading
Positive Hardcore takes the explosive power of punk and infuses it with lyrics that encourage a more fulfilling way of living. Bands like Knelt Before are embodying this very philosophy whilst recording awesome new music. We caught up with vocalist Mark Johnston to discuss...Continue Reading
Exclusive interview: Big Joanie’s Lead singer Stephanie Phillips talks about the new album, touring with the Idles…and a love of The Carpenters.
“Bands like The Slits, X-Ray Spex and The Raincoats were so forward thinking, I would love to have a legacy like any of them.” With the release of their second album, on Daydream Library in the UK and Kill Rock Stars in the US, Big Joanie are ready to bring their unique brand of feminist punk to […]Continue Reading
Interview: Newtown Neurotics- “We’re a NOW band, we’re writing music and lyrics that reflect what’s happening around us”.
At the conclusion of a very successful UK tour to promote their new album 'Cognitive Dissidents', Ruth Rae caught up with Harlow punks Newtown Neurotics in Brighton to talk about the album, touring, and of course politics!Continue Reading