EOY Punk Demos: 2018. Enjoy the filth and fury.
EOY Punk: 2018. Enjoy the ruckus.
Ear-drilling Fun #7: more magnificently horrible punk and metal that’s been fuelling my nightmares of late.
The end of the year is fast approaching, but the horrible noise just keeps on coming! Here are three more sick releases, from the dankest and darkest pits of New Zealand punk.
Ear-drilling Fun #6 is an all-New Zealand affair. Featuring rowdy punk, metal and noise from around my neck of the woods.
In crust we trust. Punk titans Tragedy return with a crashing, smashing and gnashing new EP.
Fuck you, fuck me, fuck everyone. Ferocious New Zealand d-beat band Spiteful Urinator are back, and they’re surlier than ever.
War//Plague’s fist-in-the-air rage and passion remain undiminished.
Here's some more horrible noise that's been warming my rotten little heart. Punk, metal, noise... and a plea from your ol' pal Six Noises.
Bridge Burner use nihilistic noise to deliver crucial catharsis. Think of it all as sadistic enlightenment.
Here's another batch of bands that have been ruining my hearing of late. Including punk, post-punk, and crossover noise from New Zealand and beyond.
Here's more fantastic ear-drilling noise that's been ruining my hearing of late. Punk, metal, and industrial sounds from New Zealand and beyond.
Punk label Always Never Fun is actually always loads of fun. The brand new 7" from Rogernomix is proof of that. But there are plenty of other reasons too.
Here are two new split releases from four of New Zealand's sickest punk bands.
Here are a few rowdy live sets from Full Noise 2018. Featuring the scum de la scum of NZ punk.
Japanese Raw Punk 101
Ear-drilling Fun #2. Here's some nasty punk that's been fuelling my engine.
Welcome to Ear-drilling Fun. A new column where I share the nastiest punk that's been fuelling my engine.
EOY17: New Zealand punk and metal.
EOY17: Punk demos.
A double dose of gloriously horrible noise from New Zealand punk label Razored Raw.
Here's a bunch of great metal that didn't make my final end of year list. But maybe it'll make yours?
I like to imagine I’m a cynical old grouch, but the truth is I still get ridiculously over-excited about upcoming albums. Sadly, most of the time that heightened anticipation is rewarded with