V.A. – I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness

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Artist: Various Title: I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness Release: Tape, Digital Year: 2016 Label: Prejudice Me “I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness” is an awesome compilation featuring 16 DIY punk bands to celebrate five years of Prejudice Me label’s existence! Prejudice Me is Fran & Zoe’s cute DIY label and distro that started out in 2011 simply as a way to raise money and …

YÖU – We sing the blues…

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Artist: YÖU Title: We sing the blues… Release: CD, Digital Year: 2017 Label: Deny Records This power trio from Skopje, Macedonia, have finally came out with their debut record and play a style of music best described as a mixture between the Dischord bands ala Ignition and whatever 90’s emo bands you wish to name! The songs are nothing short of consistently radiant, proving …

Sect Mark – Demo

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Artist: Sect MarkTitle: DemoRelease: Tape / Digital Year: 2017 Label: Hidden Hands Records From the mighty city of Rome we get 6 songs of frenetic, raw and distorted hardcore punk. The sound reminds of some Japanese bands, especially the vocals. I don’t get the lyrics at all but song titles such as “Medical Reich, “Kissing Rats”, or “Nipples” sound promising. This is exactly the …

dad thighs – The Ghosts That I Fear

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Artist: dad thighs Title: The Ghosts That I Fear Release: Digital / Cassette Year: 2016 Label: Old Press Records How’s the Canadian scene going? Maybe this band from Vancouver could tell us about it with their music. dad thighs (stylized like that) is a fairly new band with an explosive sound that released their first demo back in 2013. That was followed …

Review + Gallery: Don’t Panic Fest in Denver, CO

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Don’t Panic Fest Friday and Saturday in Denver ended up being a bit more exciting than usual – it was the first of a new locally bred fest, called Don’t Panic Fest. Made up of mostly local bands, and a few out-of-town headliners, the festival took place between 3 venues over two days. Basically, almost everyone in town that checks …

Review: Strike Twelve – ‘Down With The Ship’

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Strike Twelve –  Down With The Ship Last year the guys in Strike Twelve got together with their friends in Margate and released a spectacularly fun EP called Do Each Other.  If you aren’t familiar with this band already, that will be your next stop as you work your way back into their catalog because you my friend are about to …

Ampwrecked 11: New Bands For Your Ears

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 Mastodon – Show Yourself (Reprise) I don’t know about you, but I love that Brann Dailor is slowly becoming the frontman of Mastodon. Okay, so he’s not really, but ever since he started singing from Crack The Skye onwards, I’ve found their stuff utterly terrific. Remission/Leviathan purists are going to HATE this then, but fuck ’em, because Show Yourself, is …

Henry Fonda – Front Antinational

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Artist: Henry Fonda Title: Front Antinational Release: LP, Digital Year: 2017 Label: Nerdcore Records, Apocaplexy Records Berlin wrecking crew Henry Fonda is back with their second full-length called “Front Antinational”, which means antifascist militancy to the bone. The record takes off with the title track featuring the coolest guy Hugues of Puzzle Records singing his Oi! part in French before it all turns into a full-bore hardcore …

Album Review: Crystal Fairy – Crystal Fairy

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When members of the Melvins (Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover), At the Drive-In (Omar Rodríguez-López), and Le Butcherettes (Teri Gender Bender) announced plans last fall to unite and form Crystal Fairy, it was safe to bet the music would be bold, thoughtful, and unapologetic. The band’s self-titled debut has each of these characteristics, but it’s also an artsy and dramatic record …

Terrifying Girls’ High School – Self-titled EP

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Artist: Terrifying Girls’ High SchoolTitle: Self-titled EPRelease: Tape / Digital Year: 2016 Label: Emocat Records Terrifying Girls’ High School, consisting of Black Knight Satellite, DBLSTNDRDS, Raccoon Eyes and Dog Thermos, come from Vancouver of British Columbia. Their music is that of a mixture of Post-Hardcore, Screamo, Art Punk and is reminiscent of Three One G renaissance classics like Swing Kids, …