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Top 20 Albums of 2011 (Part Two)

January 4, 2012

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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” […]