Tag Archives: pop punk

Quick plays: COME TASTE THE BAND, MOZES AND THE FIRSTBORN, YOUNG FAST RUNNING MAN

COME TASTE THE BAND - Reignition

COME TASTE THE BAND Reignition AOR Heaven[Release date 25.01.19] Come Taste the Band is a Norwegian classic hard rock band, founded in 1997 by guitarist Jo Henning Kaasin and singer Vidar Heldal. Since then they have released a couple of Deep … Continue reading

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Album review: DEATH BY UNGA BUNGA – So Far, So Good, So Cool

DEATH BY UNGA BUNGA – So Far, So Good, So Cool

Jansen [Release date 06.04.18] I reviewed Norway’s Death By Unga Bunga’s last album ‘Pineapple Pizza’ back in 2016, which was an enjoyable mix of Cheap Trick meets garage rock. Now on the band’s fifth album they bounce back with another … Continue reading

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Quick plays: LOVED ONES, DAVEY DODDS

LOVED ONES Harness Blood Records [Release date 05.05.17] Loved Ones are on ‘that difficult second album’, or so the theory goes, however this band have no qualms on that score as they have a plethora of musical ideas to share … Continue reading

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EP reviews: WAITING FOR TITOR, BEYOND RECALL, MALLEN

MALLEN Jack Of Cards Mallen released their debut ‘Ignition’ back in 2015 and have toured with the likes of Motley Crue on their UK farewell dates, plus Toseland and Funeral For A Friend. This new song was produced by David … Continue reading

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Album review: T.S.O.L. – The Trigger Complex

Rise Records [Release date 27.01.17] T.S.O.L. (True Sounds Of Liberty) have been around since 1978 and still feature original members Jack Grisham (vocals), Ron Emory (guitar) and Mike Roche (bass), who are joined by Greg Kuehn (piano/synths) and new drummer … Continue reading

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Gig review: NECK DEEP – O2 Academy, Glasgow, 2 February 2016

LIGHT YEARS - O2 Academy, Glasgow, 2 February 2016

The cold Glasgow night was filled with an air of pop-punk and pizza. Yes, Wrexham formed Neck Deep were in town, bringing the teenage angst in full. The band from North Wales stopped by on the UK leg of their … Continue reading

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News: BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, BACKYARD BABIES, THE OFFSPRING – Sunday February 1 2015

Bullet For My Valentine

Bullet For My Valentine have started to record their new album with a summer release planned. Megadeth will start on their next album in March. Backyard Babies are back and plan to release their new album in August on Gain … Continue reading

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EP review : FOR ALL THE WRONG REASONS – We’re Not Losing, We’re Just Not Winning

      Self Release ( Release date – 26th August 2013) These pop punksters from Lincoln have only been together since the beginning of 2013, so they could be forgiven for producing substandard, badly written tracks. No such concessions … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SUPER HAPPY FUN CLUB – All Funned Up

Throop Records (released August 5th) www.thesuperhappyfunclub.com This is the band’s second album and made after some difficult personal times for the band members. The album is full of mostly upbeat guitars and seriously addictive choruses and harmony vocals. ‘Move On’ … Continue reading

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