What we have here is UFO Rot, the whopping new LP from Louisville, KY trio TROPICAL TRASH. The neo-skuzz-punks are readying their debut album to be released in unison by Load Records in the US and Riot Season in the UK later this month.
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Fleeting Youth Records in Austin, TX is readying the debut cassette from Toronto-based witch-punk outfit THE BATS PAJAMAS. Aside from their new tape, titled No Hello, the band previously self-released their first full-length and two other EPs since July, 2010.
“Wrong House” is an impeccably scuzzy affair, built with tinny shreds of guitar and muffled vocals that change from troubled howls to blood-curdling screams in a matter of seconds. This all produces a strangely terrifying sound from the trio, who are currently gearing up for a full-fledged tour through Canada, which includes stops at NXNE and Canadian Music Week. On top of that, they’re already recording songs for another whole album.
“Wrong House” comes together with crumbling guitars and a loose rhythm, sounding as grungy, dark and disheveled as punk rock would be after it’s been lost and roaming the streets for months without a home. Guitar hooks offer sharp and spiny angles, coming off blunt and jagged as if they were ripped right out of a piece of sheet metal. Get an earful of their frightening sound right below, then sit tight as Fleeting Youth releases the cassette on May 26th – pre-order it now!
Genre/ Tags: Punk, Post-Punk, Grunge, Doom
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Ever/ Never Records just dropped a new 7″ from New York City’s THE WILFUL BOYS on March 31st. The new single provides a home for two tracks of their grunge-flavored scum rock.
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JIM NOTHING hails from Christchurch, New Zealand. Zig Zag Blues is his second self-released cassette, released on February 1st in a modest run of just 50 pieces.
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Brooklyn’s own PAMPERS dropped a monster LP in 2013. They quietly followed it up with a 7″ titled Right Tonight on In The Red at the very end of 2014.
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THE NUCLEAR FAMILY first graced our ears by way of the inbox. Hailing from Sydney, Australia, the 4-piece band makes a riveting mess out of punk and grunge rock elements on their self-released EP. Continue reading “The Nuclear Family – s/t EP” →
The Brisbane-based bruisers MARTYR PRIVATES return at last with their debut full-length record. Bedroom Suck (Australia) and Fire Records in London release the LP together.
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Their third album and second for Matador Records, THE YOUNG return in 2014 with Chrome Cactus – a backbreaking album containing 10 metal-tinged, guitar-heavy blowouts. Continue reading “The Young – Chrome Cactus” →
Television Man, the latest from Olympia, WA’s NAOMI PUNK settles into a dark groove as soon as the needle drops – the kind that doesn’t really let up until it’s over. Continue reading “Naomi Punk – Television Man” →
Based in our lovely home in Philadelphia, HUMANSHAPES have just released a new digital EP. The songs were recorded at local hotspot the Golden Tea House, bringing to life a massively grungy and infectious sound. Continue reading “Humanshapes – s/t EP” →