ISF – “Feel.Kill.Conceal.Reveal” ep

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Sep 092017
 

If pure organized chaos in music form sounds interesting to you, you will want to check out the new 4 song ep from ISF.  Even if it doesn’t sound appealing, it’s worth checking out and definitely not a waste of your 6 minutes.

ISF is the brainchild of James Nicholls, originating from the UK.  The self-described one man noise project has recently released their debut ep on ZAP Records.  Nicholls quotes Darren Malakian (System of a Down) in the liner notes and pretty much sums up the approach to the project…”We dont care what anyone says. If we like it we like it. Thats the way free form of art should be. You should be free to express yourself. There is no such thing as a bad idea”.  With that in mind, go check out the Bandcamp link and listen for yourself. Continue reading »

Jun 142017
 

My love for old school hardcore stems back to my teens listening to bands of the likes of Youth of Today, Judge, Agnostic Front, Black Flag, Minor Threat, 7 Seconds and many more. Got to admit I am still trying to wrap my head around today’s modern interpretations of hardcore, guess I am an old school hardcore kid till death.

So here we are with 2 Minute Minor, formed in 2016, is a positive old school style Chicago hardcore band, and immediately before even getting into the album, picture bands like Minor Threat, Black Flag and even old school D.R.I. (D.R.I. bit will explain later). So get your boots ready for some pit slamming, two-stepping hardcore old school style music done right. Consisting of Wiley Willis (Vocals) who formed this band which is reminiscent of the late 80’s to early 90’s sound; passionately screaming for change. Bob Shields (Guitar) plays punk rock riffs with pure power and he’s perfectly out of step. Zach Birdier pounds aggressively on the drums so we remember the one thing that still holds true. Virgil Lloyd’s (2nd guitar) brings us back to Old Tyme Hardcore and creates a heartbeat for the songs. Noam O (Bass) walks the bass so we don’t forget the struggle or the streets, laying down the low-end road map. 2Minute Minor now offers up to you their debut “A Goons Best Friend”, a hard-hitting dose of reality that will help you to navigate through your life just as making this record has helped 2Minute Minor enrich their own. Continue reading »

Jun 142017
 

From the mean streets of Chicago bursts the powerful sounds of 2 Minute Minor, a positive old school style Chicago hardcore punk project. The band has released their debut EP, “A Goon’s Best Friend” on ZAP Records. The EP can be downloaded on Bandcamp for free (name your price).  To order this EP on 7″ Vinyl, CD or Cassette, visit their Big Cartel store. Check out the teaser below.

We focus on Aggressive music with a Positive message, Gotta Keep The Faith & The PMA. – 2MM Continue reading »

Mar 132017
 

Today marks the release of “Death Made Its Offer” the first EP by Chicago punkers October Bird of Death, which is released via Zap Records (Glasgow, UK). The EP is available for streaming and/or download on Bandcamp (link below).

October Bird of Death is full tilt Chicago punk rock. A sound grounded in old school punk but with modern twists and turns. The vocals are passionate and raw, grinding and soaring. Singing and shouting in equal turns with lyrics that reflect the blissful highs and crushing lows of lives lived on the margins. Lives struggling to remain true. It is their lives and it is bleeding through on every track… Continue reading »

Feb 012017
 

ZAP Records and Thumper Punk Records are pleased to announce the joint release of The Old-timers final release “Old Dogs New Tricks.” Featuring one new track and a greatest hits sampling of favorites and rarities, “Old Dogs New Tricks” brings it all together in one place re-mastered by Sef Idle at Simpul Studio. The album documents The Old-timers journey from friends exchanging home recordings to full-fledged thrash band with a notable supporting cast. It also continues the band’s story – to reflect mankind’s journey from sinner to repentance to reconciliation through Jesus.

CDs are available through the Thumper Punk Records webstore, and digital versions are available through iTunes, AmazonMP3 and most other digital retailers.

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