By Ben Kaye

Hüsker Dü share huge Savage Young Dü box set with loads of previously unreleased material: Stream

Chicago reissue label Numero Group will give fans a comprehensive look at the early days of Hüsker Dü when they release the massive Savage Young Dü box set this November 10th. Compiled over seven years from tapes and early demos, the 69-track collection is already being streamed in full over at NPR. Available as four LPs or three […]

By Ben Kaye

Dead Cross joined by Jello Biafra to rework classic Dead Kennedys track as “Nazi Trumps Fuck Off”: Watch

Photo by Bob Hannam Dead Cross weren’t going to let a police detention or injury to Mike Patton derail their current North American tour. The supergroup, which also features Slayer’s Dave Lombardo, Justin Pearson, and Michael Crain, were back on stage last night for a concert at the UC Theatre in Berkeley, California. Proving no amount of setbacks can slow […]

By Mittens XVX

偏執症者: It’s All About the Unexpected and To Kill the Regulation Punks!

The northern winds of brutal hell d-beat mangel brought us 偏執症者(Paranoid) to unleash a devastating vortex of Disclose-inspired Japanese punk chaos and hellraising Scandinavian-styled black metal! Celebrating five years since the release of their seminal “Hardcore Addict” EP and coming back from an exciting tour with legends Mob 47, I’ve contacted Jocke and the gang […]

By Charlie Vásquez

Babyshico – demo

Artist: Babyshico Title: Demo Release: Digital / CD / Cassette Year: 2017 Label: Abolir Records / Undernoise Records Powerviolence is fun. It’s always very youthful and most of the time people in these bands don’t take themselves too seriously. There’s silly jokes in the lyrics, song names, and album covers. They are bored, they are angry, they […]

By DIY Conspiracy

Punk Not Bombs: Severed Head of State in Serbia

I started booking shows with my friends (or I should say “crew”) back in the beginning of the 2000’s. The name which we used was (and still is) Positive Youth (Pozitivna Omladina) as we were influenced by youth crew bands like Youth of Today, Gorilla Biscuits etc. Also the majority of the group were straight […]

By rmbray

Rancid’s Top 10 Songs

This article originally appeared in 2014. We’re republishing in anticipation of Rancid’s new album, Trouble Maker, out this week. Top Songs is a feature in which we definitively handpick the very best songs in an artist or band’s catalog. Sounds simple, right? Oh, if only. “This is more difficult than I initially thought it would be,” […]

By Phillip Stounn

Zaga Zaga – S/T

Artist: Zaga ZagaTitle: S/TRelease: Vinyl / Tape / Digital Year: 2017 Label: Crust Baby Records, HowToBeCool Records, Rip Roaring Shit Storm Records, Cave Canem Records. I was thrilled to be hearing a band coming from the Middle East, especially from Israel. Something as awesome as Zaga Zaga that comes to mind, thanks to my random […]

By Mittens XVX

Bluesbreaker Discuss Touring and Hardcore Scene in Ukraine

Bluesbreaker is a great hardcore band from Kiev, incorporating these groovy guitars into their sound. Honestly, I didn’t have the chance to check the band prior to their show in Sofia that our friends from For The Kids Booking set up last night. Their great show struck a chord with me and since the band was […]

By Mittens XVX

Bluesbreaker Discuss Touring and Hardcore Scene in Ukraine

Bluesbreaker is a great hardcore band from Kiev, incorporating these groovy guitars into their sound. Honestly, I didn’t have the chance to check the band prior to their show in Sofia that our friends from For The Kids Booking set up last night. Their great show struck a chord with me and since the band was […]

By Collin Brennan

The 50 Albums That Shaped Punk Rock

Where does the story of punk rock begin? Wash away the blood and spit and piss and vinegar of half a century, and you’ll end up … well, nowhere in particular. You might land inside a cramped Midwestern garage with The Kingsmen’s “Louie Louie” crackling through the radio, in a gutted London loft reverberating with […]