I miss my homeland. Italy is going through times of hopelessness and uncertainty right now, as the recession and corruption still plague its economy and the youth are faced with great worries and challenges as opportunities get snatched away from under their noses daily. You know what that means, of course.
The first time I saw Iron Lung was in storage unit somewhere in Phoenix called the Wall Street. I mainly went to the show to see Iron Lung and Magnum Force, but my friends kept mentioning this band called Gay Kiss who was also playing the show. I always make
Welp, it’s that time of the year again; that time in which we announce to you that the raddest DIY, no bullshit, 100% independent metal and punk fest of the year is happening again. And of course, once again, DEAFEST is packed to the fucking roof with a TON of
Halshug, hailing from Copenhagen, play their D-beat straightforward, traditionally and proudly. Their debut full-length, Blodets Bånd, sits somewhere between the territories carved out by Discharge and Hoax, respectively, with their fuzzed out energy cutting its way throughout the collection’s eight tracks. Apt, considering their moniker means “to decapitate.” Their D-beat
Some bands are simply underrated, under-appreciated, or just unknown, and Toronto’s Chlorine falls into all three of of those categories. Chlorine plays fast and raw hardcore and punk music that is similar to popular American bands like Hoax, Prisoner Abuse, Gag and Nazi Dust. In just five songs, Chlorine accomplishes
If you ask anyone who claims to subscribe to a punk attitude/code of ethics what makes a band authentic, they will probably give you a vast array of attributes that range from something as simple as being tight musically to something as complex as being opposed to specific political systems