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Screaming for attention: BABYLUNGS and John E Vistic reviewed

BABYLUNGS – Quit Ur Job and Drop Out of School When you cut right down to it what did the original punk-rockers do? Well, the great Iggy Pop confronted his audiences violently, especially in England, leaving them feeling both fascinated and afraid. The Sex Pistols…
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Allergic To Humans - Limestone Rock (Review)

There’s a plethora of high-quality, frenetic garage rock coming our of Sweden these days. While these bands, Allergic to Humans included, explore different themes and, may even use different instruments, what seems to tie them all of them together is a growing sense of…
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Distortion riffage - New music reviews - September 2020

Jason Kane & The Jive – Rising Smoke If you want to experience the single “Rising smoke” by Jason Kane & The Jive, I suggest you do so through the power of the video. In it, long-haired, bearded, sweaty men play doomy Sabbathy riffs in a smoke…
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Rancid's best, most underrated, five songs

Eduard Bănulescu In a 1990’s punk rock boom sometimes beloved for its fearlessness, and at times ridiculed for its pragmatism, no other band was as successful, or consistent in their vision as this Californian quartet. Here are five of Rancid’s best songs from…
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Did punk rock actually change the world?

This year marks 40 years since the debut of the Ramones, the band that practically started punk rock. Magazines and web site articles are pouring in and praising the Ramones, using terms like “American classics”. Surely, while they are standards of rock music and…