Idles – Brutalism

I first encountered Idles via their track Mother and international British wrestling star Zack Sabre Jr who has taken to using it as his entrance music in Progress Wrestling, where it instantly stood out and left me wanting to explore them further. Having formed back in 2012 the Bristol based band spent time finding their... Continue Reading →

Against Me! – New Wave

10 years ago as I write this Floridian punk rockers Against Me! released an album that was, for better or worse, to become a landmark one in their career, New Wave. Following something of a falling out with indie label Fat Wreck Chords over their Searching For A Former Clarity record the band signed a... Continue Reading →

Rancid – Trouble Maker

The better part of three decades into their career it's fair to say Rancid have slipped into the territory of being, at least to a degree, elder statesmen of the Californian punk scene and the wider global punk scene with it, possibly even more so than relative contemporaries like Green Day (another band to release... Continue Reading →

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