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Interviews

Sick Of It All’s Lou Koller: “When we see young bands doing the best they can, it inspires us…”

When I think of hardcore one of the first bands that springs to mind is New York City’s Sick Of It All, it’s been 30 years and they’re still going strong! They’re intense live, have […]

Jan, 19

Blister Reunite For First Show In 20 Years!

Australian ‘90s punk band, Blister, mean the world to me! I love a lot of bands but, these guys will always have a very special place in my heart—I spent my teenage years going to […]

Jan, 04

Keith Morris: “I never read the rule book on how to be punk…”

I first heard Keith Morris’ voice come through the stereo in the ‘80s, the album Circle Jerks’ Group Sex; my big brother was going for a skate with our cousin and they had the record […]

Sep, 30

Ozomatli: Can’t Stop. Won’t Stop! Nonstop! LA → MEXICO → JAMAICA!

I first saw Los Angeles band, Ozomatli, 12 years ago in 2004. I danced my ass off and went home with the most elated, happy feeling; thinking about it still brings a smile to my […]

Sep, 29

Brujeria’s Juan Brujo & the Search for the Promised Land

I’ve known of Mexican deathgrind metal band, Brujeria since I was a kid. Their debut record – Matando Güeros – came out in 1993, 12-year-old me found it in my local shopping centre record store […]

Sep, 27

Lucy & Gwennie of Dog Party on new record, ‘Til You’re Mine

Californian punk rock duo, Dog Party, rule! I first found their fuzzed out, catchy, melody laden tunes five years ago and just had to find out more about them, so I interviewed them (read it […]

Sep, 01

L7’s Donita Sparks: “A woman is fierce when she is brave—brave to be herself, brave to not be a conformist, brave to speak out…”

I’ve loved Los Angeles band, L7, since I was a teen! One of the first songs I learnt on the guitar was one of theirs ‘Pretend That We’re Dead’ from 1992 release, Bricks Are Heavy. […]

Aug, 03

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