It’s time to revisit the Newfoundland thrash anthem about a mobile dope dealer with bunk in the trunk.
We caught up with the hardworking Halifax noise rock trio on the brink of their Eastern Canadian tour to discuss the new live video, their prolific pace, and the plan for Botfly to hit every province in 2018.
If you’re looking for the kind of hardcore show that’ll make you wanna trade that plastic leprechaun hat and green beer for a Black Flag shirt and some sweet leaf, don’t miss Halifax sludge punks Wax this weekend in St. John’s.
Yee Grlz continue their punchy punk poignancy by embracing contagious choruses and cathartic discord as two barbs on the same hook.
We’ve spent plenty of hours sharing VHS rips of lost Atlantic Canadian punk rock, so it is about damn time that we’re able to enjoy contemporary St. John’s punk in the same sentimental fuzzy format.
The previously self-released EP by the St. John’s punk band has been pressed to 7″ record by California-based label Warthog Speak.
Within the last few weeks, a bedraggled VHS tape surfaced containing some vital footage of Newfoundland’s punk rock history. Though recovering the previously unseen video was anything but a clean process, our pal Alex Rumboldt got his hands dirty for the greater good of archiving this fundamental tape.
Though it has been a decade since Vancouver’s Daggermouth dropped their two classic pop punk albums, their influence has been celebrated with pure enthusiasm by an East Coast audience who eagerly awaits their Newfoundland debut.
Stream the rare 1985 Tough Justice cassette in its entirety, and read our chat with guitarist Johnny Fisher about the band, the release, and the first wave of Newfoundland hardcore.