Founding Member Of The Lunachicks Went To Rancho De La Luna With One Of The English Beat, And A Punk From DC, To Make A Record With The Beloved Dave Catching: Here’s What They Told Us

Los Angeles band Dirtycakes play Rock And Roll. And they play it LOUD. The group has a varied background, including world tours, political activism, and criminal records, but the band itself comes together in a union of Punk with a DIY ethic, to share the love and angst. Song topics include drugs, emotional turmoil, day to day struggles, and politics – a mixed bag, making the group an interesting one to get to know. Lisa had a chat with Dirtycakes to see what makes them tick.

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THICK AS THIEVES – From The Jam’s Bruce Foxton On Weller, Buckler And Reviving ‘Setting Sons’ For A 40th Anniversary Tour

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the best part of half a century, you’ll know Bruce Foxton as one-third of one of the best bands Britain has ever produced.

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JOBSON’S CHOICE – The Skids’ Frontman Discusses His Life, Music And Upcoming Warts ‘n’ All ‘Evening With…’ Acoustic Tour

If ever there’s a walking embodiment of punk’s have-a-go attitude, it’s Richard Jobson. Exploding out of gang-ridden working class Fife in the late 1970s,…

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Wild Wing Takes A Languid Look At ‘New Futures’ With Fourth Album

Los Angeles band Wild Wing is the coming together of four lifelong friends, originally from the San Fernando Valley. The quartet blend together a variety of genres, including but not limited to country, synth-punk, and garage rock, with their lyrics peppered with political satire. Their fourth release, ‘New Futures’, is set to come out on June 21. We preview the track ‘Me ‘n Mine’.

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Broken Baby – ‘Meat Week’

‘Meat Week’ is the latest release from Broken Baby, and was released on April 19. It’s a punk-infused, politically charged track, inspired by the not so pure past of recent addition to the US Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh.

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Cage The Elephant Take Some ‘Social Cues’ From New Album

Released today, ‘Social Cues’, the fifth studio album from London-based Kentucky band Cage The Elephant is a sobering and deeply personal glimpse into the marriage breakdown of lead singer Matt Schultz.

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STOP YOUR MESSIN’ AROUND – Neville And Christine Sugary Staple On 40 Years Of 2Tone, Knife Crime and The Specials’ New Album

For those old enough to remember, culturally and politically 1979 was shaping up to be a pretty grim and demoralising year. In February Sid Vicious…

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American High – ‘U.N. Article 14’

From Sacremento, California, punk band, American High have released their new album, ‘U.N. Article 14’. The group make catchy 60s infused music, all with a social consciousness that’s been missing in a lot of modern music. All proceeds from the album go to the Sacremento Food Bank and Family Services.

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Devin Tait’s ‘By My Side’ Is An 80s Style Anthem With A Modern Heart

Devin Tait earned his musical stripes as a member of queercore band, Shitting Glitter, back in the early 2000s. His latest single, ‘By My Side’, is from his forthcoming album, ‘Art Damage’, and reflects the UK artists of the 1980s who are at the core of his inspiration.

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REAL HORRORSHOW – Scars Guitarist Returns With ‘Cross-Generational Sci-Fi Glam-Punk’ Outfit VoiceX

Bursting out of the Edinburgh punk scene of the late ’70s, Scars were a potent mix of youthful aggression and serious songwriting chops. Their…

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WHO’S THE DADDY? – Levellers Launch Competition To Win A Five-Day Recording Session At Metway Studios

Punk folk-rockers, The Levellers, are launching a new competition with a five-day studio session up for grabs.

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HEЯITAGE ‘Speak Life’ With Cover Of Damian Marley Track And #SpeakLifeChallenge

HEЯITAGE are currently completing a debut set with producer Tommy D Daugherty, who’s worked with the likes of Prince, Tupac, and Snoop Dogg among others, and it’s currently scheduled with a release date for early 2019.

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A CHANGE IS ON ITS WAY – Northside Frontman Dermo Returns With Aggressive New Punk Quartet Time For Action

Hailed for their explosive live shows, Northside were an intrinsic part of the Madchester/baggy scene, which fused indie rock guitars with the dance beats of a flourishing underground rave culture.

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PSYRUS – ‘Hitcher’

PSYRUS, who began their musical journey in 2016, look to bridge the gap between rock and EDM, taking the sounds of bands such as The Prodigy, and Pendulum, and add to that the music they grew up listening to – The Sex Pistols, GBH, and The Exploited. It worked too, the band have nearly 2 million fans.

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BLXPLTN – ‘No English’

Austin BLXPLTN are a punk rock band who’ve paired their examinations of race, class, gender, and sexuality with incendiary music, which kicks hard at conventions and boundaries.

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WHAT YOU NEED – Brix And The Extricated Lay The Ghost Of Mark E Smith On New Album ‘Breaking State’

Following hot on the heels of its predecessor Part 2, Breaking State shows Brix and the Extricated staying true to their post-punk roots, while expanding their…

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