Slow Death were Prince Edward Island’s first hardcore punk band, and after 31 years their sole 1985 recording has finally found its way to vinyl. Check out our chat with Unknown Coast Records founder Davis Brown about the importance of a reissue label in Atlantic Canada, and why Slow Death is the perfect starting point.
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.
Spieling on Wooden Wives new single, upcoming album, and why a personal revelation with their music stoked the fire under Secret East’s ass.
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.
The Punk Tank Showcase featuring Bad Plan, Mind Violence & Animal Crimes at The Secret East St. John’s Double Feature (April 4th, 2015 @ Distortion). All photos by Ritche Perez.
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.