With a disappointing previous album now behind them, Dream Wife find themselves on one hell of an upswing here, with smart, savvy dance-punk and post-punk that finally touches on greatness.
Slam Dunk Festival has come around for another enormous year, so we headed up to Leeds to report on the full action from The Offspring, Enter Shikari, Yellowcard, Bowling For Soup, Billy Talent, Creeper and many more.
In this Review Round-Up, Buggin deliver another killer hardcore outing for the year, and have it sandwiched between releases from Superlove and DETHRXNER that both leave a bit to be desired.
As they get even more explorative and progressive on this new album, Pupil Slicer test mathcore’s upper limits to the point of shattering them with glorious excess and creativity.
Apparently tenth time isn’t the charm, as Buckcherry continue to sink deeper into hard rock banality and abject boredom.
In this Review Round-Up, riffs aplenty are served up from Tigercub and DZ Deathrays—with each trying for their own thing amongst it—while Sirenia go even bigger and more bombastic with their new album.
Stepping out of emo-rap and into experimental post-punk and artistic inventiveness, Adam McIlwee embraces the reinvention for his most identifiable work yet.
Rancid’s newest bears every expected feature of a long-running punk band, from sound, to good quality, to a lack of surprises whatsoever.
The difficulty in coming to a definitive conclusion on nascar aloe’s newest blend of blown-out hip-hop, punk and noise makes it difficult to truly like, but a fascinating listen nonetheless.
In this Review Round-Up, the DIY scenes turn out a bumper crop with the new album from Heart Attack Man, and EPs from The Deadnotes and UgLi.