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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Real McKenzies - Two Devils Will Talk (2017)

Tracklist:

01. Due West
02. Weyburn
03. One Day
04. Seafarers
05. Northwest Passage
06. Float
07. One Man Voyage
08. Sail Again
09. The Town
10. Pedals
11. Drunkards Lament
12. Fuck The Real McKenzies
13. The Comeback
14. Scots Wha Ha'e



Genre: Celtic Punk / Punk Rock
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 89.2 MB
Release Date: March 03, 2017
Label: Fat Wreck Chords / Stomp Records
Country: Canada (British Columbia)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/therealmckenzies
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Mediafire

Interview to Steve Rawles (Belvedere / This Is A Standoff)

01. How did you meet Casey Lewis, and how did he end up joining the band?
02. How long did it take to record "Revenge Of The Fifth"?
03. Do you think Melodic Punk music has much of a future?
04. Top 3 favourite Punk Rock records?
05. What's your favorite kind of music outside of Punk Rock?
06. How do Belvedere usually write songs?
07. What's your favourite song/line you have written?
08. Do you have any pre-show rituals?
09. What's the hardest song for you to play in your catalog?
10. Outside of music, what do you guys do for a living?

Source: asQme videos

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Fullblast - Attack.Sustain.Decay (Review)

Well, is an honour to talk about a band that have been a HUGE influence for me since I started discovering and listening to skatepunk / melodic hardcore.
This band never were another more of the pile. They always had a very particular sound, it’s like a perfect mix of fast melodic hardcore with some explosive post hardcore breakdowns, with the add of poppy vocals and catchy choruses. The best formula to sound awesome and original to my taste.

In all my time as a skatepunk freak-lover, never found a band that came close to the sound shaped in “Short Controlled Bursts” or “Contagious Movement Theory” era for example. Half Hearted Hero had a lot of Fullblast’s influence between 2007-2011, but still light years away from that perfection, in my opinion.


It’s very gratifying for me that so many legendary bands of the genre are getting back together, touring the world and creating new music again (for nostalgia, probably). Now’s the time for these Canadian masters, after 10 years of hiatus since they disbanded, they’re back in the form of “Attack.Sustain.Decay”, a 5-song EP that returns to form that builds on the band’s legacy without lower a bit of its quality.


After listening to “Redemption”, their very first single released on December 2016, the first thing I thought barely the song start, was, “fuck, they changed vocals!”, but fortunately I was wrong. However, I was glad that they’re still keep playing fast (although not so insanely fast as before) and with a well-defined mature voice. I was very excited to listen to more new songs.


The next single to be released was “Stay” on January 2017, this song ended up of convincing me that they were bringing something big up their sleeve. This one has much more of their 2005 style, with that magical progressive touch that characterizes them. Since that moment I couldn’t wait more for February 24th.
And so, the day finally came and it’s time to give a deep view into their new mini-album!

Shame
The opening song presents the EP in the way melodic hardcore has to be. Lead guitar draws the course of the song, then rhythm guitar joins and let the madness begin. Second verse has a great part of bass lines in combination of impressive drumming that holds its level showing Andrew’s skills in different beats until the song finishes.
I think that this powerful song for opening was the best choice.

Stay
This next song hooks perfectly with the previous one, because it follows the same harmonious circle. The most of the song has fast skatepunk beats alternating with mid-tempo in choruses. Flawless vocals work from Ian in conjunction with well-harmonized strings and deep lyrics make of this one, my fav song of the EP.
Another thing that I like is that the song ends up with the same riff it begins. Something new in them.

Redemption
Since you listen to the “whoa, whoa-a” in the intro part, you know this one is catchy as fuck.
Fast skatepunk in the verses that turns to pop punk rhythm later. Great vocal melodies throughout the whole song. I love those solo parts jamming out between Brian’s bass and Andrew’s drums, like in the two previous tunes. Finally, a post hardcore style emotive chorus closes up this masterpiece.


Brothers
This song starts with vocals and intense sound. It’s easily one of the most energetic and technical of the album, lots of great progressions and open-string guitar riffs that Darran executes along with a very creative drumming work that fits between fast tempos and heavy passages along the entire song.
Also worth noting that it has great melancholic lyrics that will touch your heart.

Adore
The last song shows up with full throttle melodic hardcore since the intro. Recycling the melodic punk well-known formula (lead guitar playing cool octave-riffs with heavier power chords on the back). The verses keeps as fast as always until chorus breaks.
The song turns dark just before last verse begins, and as I expected, it finishes perfectly with one of those progressive post hardcore beats they frequently use.



Conclusion:
I can say that “Attack.Sustain.Decay” contains 15:18 minutes of pure gold. When you listen to it, you enjoy a mix of pure Fullblast’s old style with a mature nostalgic sound, most notably in vocals. They are not using those incredibly long and hilarious song names anymore. New songs has only one-word names, on the other hand, they keep intact the emotive side in the lyrics.

Something that surprises me, is that The Fullblast plays fast beats in all their new songs. Sincerely, I expected two or three fast songs at most. Although now, they play fast parts in something about 220 BPM, when they used to play in 240 BPM or higher in their previous releases.


Another thing I realize in this work, is that they use almost always the same formula in all songs (fast skatepunk verses / heavy post hardcore choruses). They know how to do it very well, because it does not sound boring or repetitive at all.


And finally, I have to say you that having new material of these Canadian legends, is a dream came true. I hope this is not their last release, due to the fact that they have much more to give us. And well, if miracles exists, I’d love that Jerk Circus come back together someday!


Final Score: ★★★★✩
Review written by: MarioSkatecore
You can download the review in its original format here: Mediafire

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Deforesters - Leonard (2017)

Trackist:

01. Obligatory Cutesy Intro
02. A Song For The Reptoids Of Denver International Airport To Sing
03. I'll Take The Crab Juice
04. Zesty Mordant
05. Is This A God Damn?
06. The Topiary Animals Are Telling Me To Do Terrible Things
07. Exercise in Futility
08. Air Out Your Stinkables
09. Clever Song Title
10. What Do You Want On Your Tombstone?
11. This Is Gibsonton Not Gainesville
12. Snow Line
13. Municipal Geography Lesson

Genre: Punk Rock / Orgcore
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 85.1 MB
Release Date: February 24, 2017
Label: Black Numbers Records
Country: Canada (Ontario)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DEFORESTERS
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Mediafire

Strike Twelve - Down With The Ship (2017)

Tracklist:

01. The End Is Near
02. Standstill
03. Failure Is An Option
04. For A Moment
05. Midwest Town
06. Apathy
07. Major Tom (Peter Schilling cover)
08. Nice Try
09. Joe's Apartment
10. Cut The Cable
11. Stuck
12. Strike Twelve's Excellent Adventure
13. Monument



Genre: Punk Rock / Melodic Hardcore
Quality: MP3 V0 (Bandcamp)
File Size: 80.2 MB
Release Date: February 24, 2017
Label: Felony Records
Country: USA (California)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/striketwelve
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Mediafire

!ATTENTION! - S/T (2016)

Tracklist:

01. Take The Long Way Home
02. When Good People Make Babies
03. Have I Taken My Meds Today?
04. The Unwitting Bastard Sons Of Stompin Tom Connors
05. Broseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dream Couch
06. Worn Out Words To Live By
07. Forteen Digits Fifty Cents
08. The Salt In My Bones
09. Basements Part II
10. Writing Letters
11. Partners In What If
12. Fording Shallow Water
13. Where Tall Trees Grow In Shallow Water
14. All The Things I'll Never Forget
15. Lesser-Known Stories

Genre: Punk Rock / Hardcore Punk / Pop Punk
Quality: MP3 V0 (Bandcamp)
File Size: 60.3 MB
Release Date: September 01, 2016
Label: Struggletown Records / Coffee Doped Records / My Fingers! My Brain! Records / Tour Van Records / Must Be Nice Records
Country: Canada (Ontario)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/attentionpp
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Mediafire

Friday, February 24, 2017

The Fullblast - Attack.Sustain.Decay EP (2017)

New Fullbast mini-album. First release since they disbanded 10 years ago.

Tracklist:

01. Shame
02. Stay
03. Redemption
04. Brothers
05. Adore













Genre: Technical Skatepunk / Melodic Hardcore
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 37.5 MB
Release Date: February 24, 2017
Label: Self Released
Country: Canada (Ontario)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thefullblastRIP
Stream / Buy: iTunes
Download: Mediafire

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

V.A. - Fat Wreck Holiday (2016)

Limited edition (200 copies) set of three 7" flexi-discs. Sold exclusively during the Punk Rock Holiday festival 2016 (Tolmin, Slovenia, August 8-12, 2016).

Tracklist:

01. NOFX - I Don't Like Me Anymore
02. Useless ID - Land Of Idiocracy
03. Strung Out - Crows (Exclusive song)
04. Direct Hit - Forced To Sleep
05. Swingin' Utters - Shout It At Dem Culture (Exclusive song)
06. Get Dead - Choke






Genre: Punk Rock
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 34.7 MB
Release Date: August 08, 2016
Label: Fat Wreck Chords
Country: USA (California, Wisconsin) / Israel (Haifa)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/fatwrecksf
Buy: Discogs
Download: Mediafire

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Higley - Higley (2017)

Superband that features members of G-WHIZ, Descendents/ALL, River City High/Fun Size and Pollen.


Tracklist:

01. That's Not Me
02. 4 Bit Man
03. Goodnight Old Ghost
04. No Need To Know
05. FUP
06. Toledo
07. For A Minute
08. Damne Van
09. 5 Minutes
10. About You
11. This Is...
12. Daddy's Promise






Genre: Old School Pop Punk / Punk Rock
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 81.1 MB
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Label: Self Released
Country: USA (Arizona)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/higleyrock
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Mediafire

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

V.A. - Sudamérica Sobre Ruedas (2017)

"Sudamérica Sobre Ruedas" is a DIY compilation of 25 bands from 10 different countries, that brings together the very best of the golden decade (2001-2011 in my opinion) of Sudamerican Skatepunk. 
I tried to include more unknown bands, because I think they diserve more listeners and must not be forgotten. And especially, because those oldie bands brings me back a bunch of good memories! 
I hope you enjoy this comp as much as I do. Btw, there will be a second volume with latest/active bands pretty soon! Feel free to share it on your websites, blogs or social networks.


Tracklist:

01. Only Fast - Skatherapy (Brazil)
02. Farewell This Time - Nothing Seems The Same (Argentina)
03. 7Dice - Back To Sender (Venezuela)
04. Tio Sam - Encontrando Mi Aire (Colombia)
05. Play Attenchon - En El Más Allá (Peru)
06. WC... - Nunca 2 Veces (Chile)
07. Plunger - You Turned Your Back At Me (Ecuador)
08. Código Rojo - Déjenme Ser (Colombia)
09. Placas 92 - Indiferencia (Argentina)
10. Take Off The Halter - Injection (Brazil)
11. No Big Deal - Jetlagunder (Ecuador)
12. Anhelo - Tu Mirar (Chile)
13. 1ra Edición - Alguna Vez (Venezuela)
14. Solo Tú Puedes - Estrellas En Tí (Peru)
15. Malas Poesías - Desde Lejos (Paraguay)
16. 4no1 - Growin' Up (Uruguay)
17. Collision Course - The Need For Speed (Argentina)
18. Reffer - Feeling Changes (Brazil)
19. Pocaley - Brutal Force (Colombia)
20. Airfax - Oscuro (Peru)
21. Dally - Mi Tímido Amor (Chile)
22. Parche - Acércate A Mi (Bolivia)
23. Nada Que Hacer - Mi Historia (Uruguay)
24. 69 Segundos - Sádicos Sedientos De Sangre (Ecuador)
25. My Own Way - Recuperar (Bonus Track) (Peru)

Genre: Skatepunk / Melodic Hardcore / Punk Rock
Quality: MP3 (Mostly V0 and 320)
File Size: 136 MB
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Label: Screaming Fastcore
Country: South America
Facebook: www.facebook.com/screamingfastcore
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Mediafire

Friday, February 10, 2017

Adversity - Figure Out EP (2016)

This band consists of 4/5 members of the French melodic hardcore band Bigblast. Adversity, however, have no female vocals. Fast melodic punk rock with hardcore passion. Their sound reminds of older Rise Against or Strike Anywhere.

Tracklist:

01. Living Now
02. Moving On
03. Hidden Demons
04. Those Days Will End
05. Home













Genre: Punk Rock / Melodic Hardcore
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 38.4 MB
Release Date: July 20, 2016
Label: KROD Records
Country: France (Lyon)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/weareadversity
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Mediafire

Straightline - Vanishing Values (2017)

Tracklist:

01. Generation Lost
02. Pleonexia
03. Not Afraid
04. Unfinished Story
05. Set The Course
06. Off We Go
07. Too Old To Die Young
08. In Holy Wars
09. Fading Away
10. Waiting For The End
11. Take Your Time
12. Welcome To The Machine (Pink Floyd cover)





Genre: Technical Skatepunk / Melodic Hardcore
Quality: MP3 320kbps (CD-Rip)
File Size: 107 MB
Release Date: February 10, 2017
Label: Bird Attack Records
Country: Germany (Munich)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/straightlinemunich
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Google DriveDirect Link

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Bombpops - Fear Of Missing Out (2017)

Tracklist:

01. Capable Of Lies
02. CA In July
03. Be Sweet
04. Sweet For Sorrow
05. Jerk
06. FOMO
07. I Can't
08. Watch Me Fold
09. Forever Since
10. Brake Lights
11. Marry. Fuck. Kill.
12. All In A Day's Lurk






Genre: Punk Rock / Pop Punk
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 70.5 MB
Release Date: February 10, 2017
Label: Fat Wreck Chords
Country: USA (California)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheBombpops
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Mediafire

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Dustbox - Thousand Miracles (2017)

Tracklist:

01. 1000 Miracles
02. Dive
03. New Beginning
04. Thunder
05. Rise Above
06. Pity Party
07. Broken Toy
08. All We Need Is Hope
09. Here Comes A Miracle 2017
10. Maze -Struggling In The Darkness-
11. No More Tequila
12. Refrain
13. Twilight



Genre: Punk Rock / Pop Punk / Skatepunk
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 69.6 MB
Release Date: February 08, 2017
Label: Machine Records
Country: Japan (Honshu)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/dustboxofficial
Buy: Amazon
Download: Mediafire

Brand new 'South American Skatepunk Compilation' next week!

Screaming Fastcore is proud to announce its new compilation 'Sudamérica Sobre Ruedas', featured by 24 bands from 10 different countries, that brings together the very best of the golden decade (2001-2011 in my opinion) of South American Skatepunk. 
Available next Tuesday!!! 

F.O.D. - Harvest (2017)

Tracklist:

01. 41
02. Crew You
03. Last
04. Party At Olm Street 10
05. Autism Spectrum Disorder Blues
06. Forever Grateful (For Toon)
07. There's A Place (Where We Can Go To)
08. So Far
09. Morally Blind
10. Credit Where Credit Is Due
11. Kiss Away
12. Never Be Just Anyone
13. American
14. Act Of Consecration
15. Hight Street Gloria
16. This Year Has Been The Worst Yet
17. Seven Times

Genre: Punk Rock / Melodic Hardcore
Quality: MP3 320kbps (CD-Rip)
File Size: 99.9 MB
Release Date: February 07, 2017
Label: Funtime Records / Effervescence Records / Bells On Records / Bird Attack Records
Country: Belgium (Antwerp)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/fodbook
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: DataFileHost

Monday, February 6, 2017

The Menzingers - After The Party (2017)

Tracklist:

01. Tellin' Lies
02. Thick As Thieves
03. Lookers
04. Midwestern States
05. Charlie's Army
06. House On Fire
07. Black Mass
08. Boy Blue
09. Bad Catholics
10. Your Wild Years
11. The Bars
12. After The Party
13. Livin' Ain't Easy





Genre: Punk Rock / Indie
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 105 MB
Release Date: February 03, 2017
Label: Epitaph Records
Country: USA (Pennsylvania)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/themenzingers
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: Zippyshare / DataFileHost

Nothington - In The End (2017)

Tracklist:

01. Already There
02. Cobblestones
03. The Lies I Need
04. Burn After Reading
05. End Transmission
06. Things We Used To Say
07. Nothing But Beaches
08. The Hard Way
09. It Comes And Goes
10. Capture
11. In The End






Genre: Punk Rock / Orgcore
Quality: MP3 320kbps (CD-Rip)
File Size: 93.4 MB
Release Date: February 17, 2017
Label: Red Scare Industries
Country: USA (California)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/nothington
Buy: iTunes
Download: Zippyshare

At Both Ends - Wheel's Out The Window (2017)

Tracklist:

01. Jump Ship
02. Out Of Time
03. Freedom
04. Sunshine & Love
05. Your Way
06. Where's The Line
07. Go
08. Burning The Candle
09. Blinded
10. Up To Me
11. Come And Gone
12. Daze Of Praise
13. ...It's Why I'll Die Alone





Genre: Skatepunk / Pop Punk / Ska
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 93.4 MB
Release Date: January 29, 2017
Label: Melodic Punk Style
Country: USA (California)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AtBothEnds
Stream / Buy: Bandcamp
Download: DataFileHost

Sunday, February 5, 2017

NOFX - Hepatitis Bathtub 7" (2016)

This 4-song EP was recorded in a basement in Omaha, Nebraska in 1987. All songs never were re-recorded for any later release.

Tracklist:

A1. Too Mixed Up
A2. Nothing But A Nightmare
B1. Young Drunk And Stupid
B2. No Problems / Death Of A Friend











Genre: Punk Rock
Quality: MP3 320kbps
File Size: 14.9 MB
Release Date: December 23, 2016
Label: Fat Wreck Chords
Country: USA (California)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/NOFX
Buy: Fat Wreck Store
Download: Mediafire