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NOFX Working On New Album

January 4, 2012


Well, colour me excited! After 2011 saw new material from the likes of Dropkick Murphys, The King Blues and Frank Turner, along with new ventures from Dave Hause amongst others, Fat Mike has revealed that NOFX are working on a new record. In an interview with the Phoenix New Times, the punk icon revealed that […]

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 […]

Interview: New Riot

March 3, 2011


New Riot are starting to make waves as they support Reel Big Fish on their 20th Anniversary tour, alongside Suburban Legends and The Skints. I got a chance to sit down with Tommy T (vocals and guitar) and Heady (drums) a few hours before the band took to the stage at 53 Degrees, Preston, around […]

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” […]

Kerrang! Reveals Headliners For Slam Dunk 2011

February 16, 2011


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 […]