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Top 20 Albums of 2011 (Part Two)

January 4, 2012


On Monday I took a look at half of my Top 20 Albums of 2011, featuring the likes of Dan Adriano, blink-182 and SHARKS. Today, join me as I finish my countdown with my Top 10 albums of the last year, from Frank Turner and The King Blues to Screeching Weasel and Chuck Ragan. 10. […]

Review: Sharks – The Joys of Living 2008 – 2010

April 20, 2011


SHARKS are starting to build up a big following with the release of their debut album The Joys of Living 2008-2010, which is actually a collection of songs written since the band’s formation in, well, 2008. Kicking off with the fantastic “Sweet Harness”, the band’s strengths and influences are instantly identifiable. From the tone of […]

Q&A: Louise Distras

April 8, 2011


Punk Ska Press chats to Leeds singer-songwriter Louise Distras about her career. Punk Ska Press: Last time we chatted (for Female First) was back in January, and you’d just announced that you were joining Strummerville. What’s changed since then? Louise Distras: Hello! Yeah, quite a lot has changed in such a short of space of […]

First Thoughts: Leeds Festival 2011 Line Up (Friday and Saturday)

March 23, 2011


On Monday, this year’s Leeds Festival Line Up was announced, with tickets going on sale. The reaction and public opinion seems to be split, with a lot of indie fans delighted at the chance to see The Strokes and Pulp perform on the closing night. However, there’s a lot less so far in terms of […]

Q&A: Man Overboard

February 25, 2011


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


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” […]