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.
Check out the Montréal street punk trio September 3rd & 4th in St. John’s.
Shed Island presents their first showcase of the year as Haligonian hardcore trio Botfly brings their brand of abrasive sludge punk to Distortion tonight in St. John’s. Check out our conversation with Botfly from earlier this week as we discuss the weather, their upcoming releases, and their visit to St. John’s this weekend.
The Punk Tank has been long anticipating the debut EP from Bad Plan, so nothing could stoke us more for the R.A.T festivities then these two new preview tracks that clock in at less than a combined two minutes.
Since the Punk Tank spoke to Grump a couple months back, the Halifax unit has seen the release of their new North End Generic 7″ via Various Records. If you like what you hear, go ahead and buy the damn thing.
Though their outfit may consist of 3/5 current members of St. John’s hardcore mainstays Weak Link, Mind Violence effortlessly succeed at stamping out a distinct and impressionable bite while chewing through the six tracks on their newest EP.
The Punk Tank runs down the discography of Haligonian hardcore freaks Grump, and hits up vocalist Marshall Brush for some questions about their upcoming 7”, chorus pedals and the east coast condition for hardcore.
In the first installment of The Punk Tank we bring you a not-so-formal introduction to the new segment, as well as an exclusive listen to a new track by St. John’s Animal Crimes, and a few words with the band regarding their upcoming release.