Tag Archives: Punk

AUDIO: Gorilla Knifefight – “Anarchy Chess EP”

Matt Glassel’s hardcore punk project Gorilla Knifefight has a new EP out. It’s four songs, one of which “Fear Factor” we heard this summer released as a cassingle. Glassel is ready to kick ass and fight as he rocks about the bullshit that is the United States government. The dude’s got love in his heart and spreads it through anarchy

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AUDIO: The Eradicator – “Forever the Eradicator”

Punk rockers The Eradicator are out with their third album today. The record assumes the role of John the Squash Man, who battles both internal and external enemies in order to keep his title. There’s blazing punk riffs, infernal vocals and anthemic choruses galore to get you riled up as the masked warrior rages on – if you’re a pusshead

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VIDEO: Convert – “Unnatural Acts”

Gothic post-punk rockers Convert released a video for “Unnatural Acts” off recent album “Saves.” The video has an apocalyptic feel with clips on masked doctors, mass surveillance, disorderly conduct, strange AI experiments and riots. Such ideas go hand in hand with the song’s overall theme of just how ugly humanity can get. Directed by the band’s own Sam Sharkey.

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AUDIO: Various Artists – “Oh SCOTUS, Up Yours!”

Milwaukee-based Vacancy Chain helped start a compilation with 13 other artists to make a timely and powerful statement in face of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade this year, blasted through fuzzed amps and damning lyrics. Each song is a metaphorical blow returned to institutions that have inflicted pain on women for centuries, whether it’s the courts,

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AUDIO: Spoy – “Green Gills”

Noise rockers Spoy are out with a new single. The band brings their other-worldly song structures, wailing vocals and cacophonous riffage into a headbanging shredder. The final minute of the song ascends and then erupts into a dissonant trance, leaving you at the edge of your seat. We hope it’s the sign of something bigger in the works to come

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AUDIO: Gorilla Knifefight – “An Ode To The Gorilla / An Ode To The Knife”

Duck Earnhardt, also known as Matt Glassel, released a two-track cassette this month dripping with ransom note, stenciled DIY aesthetic and amp-busting riffs pulled from the American hardcore wave of the early ‘80’s. A single maxed-out guitar blares an air raid siren noise over a simple drum machine track while Glassel belts out lyrics about awaking something primal in yourself.

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AUDIO: Brave You – “Lifer”

“Lifer” by Brave You is full of powerful punk-infused rockers with vocalist Mary Sibilski and guitarist Alex Meylink trading verses about parties, memories, regret, youth and facing adulthood. Influences from bands like The Lawrence Arms and Dillinger Four bleed through as most songs are energetic, melodic and often introspective. “Dream On” is a song about holding onto youthful memories with

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