General Admission is Closed

I wanted to start a thing that would’ve given me a chance to give back to a scene that I care for deeply. I wanted to expose stuff to people, and …

Gag – Still Laughing LP

Hey, so the thing that I hate about a lot of recent hardcore bands is that they almost to a single band, drench their vocals in reverb, making them a unintelligible …

Gag – Killing For Both Realities 3 ’92 LP

A collection of releases all in one place and serves as a pretty good introduction to the band – starting off with a wail of feedback and off and running with …

What Not To Buy on Record Store Day 2020 (August)

I try to every Record Store Day, sift through the absolute dreck of releases and list what you should and shouldn’t buy – of course my tastes lead me to only …

Gauze — 面を洗って出直して来い LP

Gauze (ガーゼ) is one of those bands that you either know, or need to know, if you are into long-standing, energetic hardcore punk bands. They are notoriously in control of what …

The Dicks’ Last Stand

It’s taken a year to write the eulogy, even though the casket’s not been made. The Dicks are my favourite band. It all began as love affair in the mid-80s, with …

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