Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Beat Zeller, the founder of Voodoo RhythmRecords, and also the de facto leader of Psychobilly Punk outfit, The Monsters. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, the origins of Voodoo Records, what’s next for The Monsters, his opinion of the Punk scene today, and what he’s looking forward to most once COVID-19 breaks.
They say there’s a resurgence in the Pop-Punk genre happening right now but to me, Pop-Punk has never left — it’s only grown.
Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Punk Rock legend, Jeff Wolfe of The Furys. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, The Furys newest music, his opinion of the music scene today, and what he’s looking forward to the most once COVID-19 breaks.
Sleep Cycles is a band that formed in 2019 who are trying to navigate their way through the digital age during a pandemic. If this conversation has taught me anything, it’s that persistence and believing in both yourself, and your future self is key to success.
Deviates has a story to tell that’s 20 years in the making, and they come out swinging with “The Liar” music video so be sure to give that a listen, stream, or buy their new album Holding Out.
Punk is alive and well people. If you’re looking within the mainstream, you’re looking in the wrong place. Teenage Bottlerocket has been keeping the spirit of old-school Punk music alive and well for twenty years.
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing the one and only Glen E. Friedman to discuss, among other things, what he’s been up to during the lockdown, his entry into the Punk, Skate and Hip-Hope scenes, his early days as a photographer, some of his proudest moments, favorite records and a whole lot more.
Bathroom of the Future is at it again with another hard-hitting Nerd-Punk EP Everybody Else Here Is Having Fun. Starting with a chiptunes edit of one of the songs on the EP Capcom Girl followed by “Capcom Girl” and “Watching Bill and Ted Outside,” this 3 song EP encompasses all that the trio stands for in defining the genre of Nerd-Punk/Rock.
Different people will have different answers to this question, but for my money, if the conversation doesn’t include The Dictators, they honestly, what’s the point?
While not being a huge success at the time, Repeater is now considered to be hugely influential. In my opinion, it is a classic—an important part of music history. The list of bands influenced by what Fugazi was doing at the time is endless.