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Review: Man Overboard – The Absolute Worst

February 28, 2011

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Bit of a brief review this time round, but it’s for a brief but brilliant release. Man Overboard very recently released a new 7″ vinyl The Absolute Worst. Despite obviously just being two songs, it will definitely bring in a few new fans who may hear the title single or the b-side. “The Absolute Worst” […]

Q&A: Man Overboard

February 25, 2011

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Justin Collier from Man Overboard took some time out on tour  with Senses Fail to answer a few questions about the new 7″ The Absolute Worst and how the tour’s going. Check it out. Punk Ska Press: How has the tour with Senses Fail been going? Justin Collier: Amazing! They are awesome people and the […]

Review: The Frustrators – Griller E.P.

February 23, 2011

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The Frustrators are a punk-rock supergroup of sorts, made up of members of Waterdog, Violent Anal Death and Green Day.  Combining New England punk roots with Mike Dirnt’s California-rooted punk rock, The Frustrators are a middle ground between the polish of pop-punk and the gritty attitude of the Fat Wreck Chord school of rock. “Stigma” […]

Check out Sum 41 “Screaming Bloody Murder”

February 16, 2011

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Listen to “Screaming Bloody Murder“, the title track from the upcoming new Sum 41 album. The band have also posted what they are calling a viral video of the song, made up of touring footage. What do you think? Let me know.

Laura Marling Wins Brit Award

February 16, 2011

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Folk singer Laura Marling won Best British Female at last night’s Brit Awards. The star showed that talent it still appreciated and recognised in the mainstream scene, beating some huge superstars to win the award. Marling managed to win despite competition from Cheryl Cole, Paloma Faith, Ellie Goulding and Rumer. Here are all the winners: […]

Kerrang! Reveals Headliners For Slam Dunk 2011

February 16, 2011

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Kerrang! has announced that Reel Big Fish and Less Than Jake will headline this year’s Slam Dunk festival. The ska bands will play at Leeds University and The University Of Hertfordshire on May 28 and 29 respectively, and it already looks to be a special weekend. Less Than Jake drummer Vinnie Fiorello told Kerrang: “I […]

Album A Day Week #28: Pop Punk

February 15, 2011

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Check out this week’s edition of Album A Day. This time, I take a look at seven pop punk albums from the last decade. This week features albums from Good Charlotte, New Found Glory, Fall Out Boy, No Use For A Name, Sugarcult, You Me At Six and Bowling For Soup.