Articles about Pop Punk
Shield Fest II (FVK/More Than Most/Junior + more) @ Hobos, Bridgend
A very emotional night but it showed that FVK are going to go on and have plenty of success in their future ventures. A very good festival overall which organiser Adam Tibbs should give himself a pat on the back for! Now to count down the days until the next Shield Fest!
Neck Deep’s 2 New Versions of ‘December’ Reviewed!
Kirsty Johnston listened to both versions and gave her review of each track…
SWMRS announce UK dates!
Those pop-punkers in SWMRS have announced a run of UK dates following their debut Reading and Leeds festival appearances! The dates start in Birmingham on the 29th August and run through to London on the 8th September. 2016 has been a massive year for the quartet from Bay Area with the release of debut album Drive North in February which has been critically acclaimed across the world.
Summer Lake Heroes – BFF
French pop-punk female-fronted quintet SUMMER LAKE HEROES just released their new music video for the track “Beers & Fucked Up Friends”, available on the eponymous EP. The music video has been directed by Creat’inFilms and we’ve named it as our Track of the Day!
As It Is release their Fearless Family Gathering session
Those lovely pop-punkers in As It Is have released the recording of their Fearless Family Gathering sesion. The intimate session saw stripped-back, acoustic versions of Dial Tones, Winters Weather and My Oceans Were Lakes performed for a small group of very lucky people! There are also some explanations for each of the tracks.
Altered Sky Take On The A-Z Questionnaire Challenge (AGAIN!)
Drummer and Vocalist Amy took on our A-Z Questionnaire Challenge, here are her answers!
Neck Deep at 2000 Trees Festival 2016
Helen Messenger’s shots of Pop Punk heavyweights Neck Deep on the Main Stage!
MONTROZE – Somewhere I Belong
Straying a way from the stereotypical pop punk backbone, Montroze articulate various elements from their influences to create a more rounded and balanced sound. Their latest output is brand new single ‘Somewhere I Belong’, a track we loved and have named our ‘Track of the Day’.
Altered Sky Are Touring And Gearing Up For Single Release!
The band now release their third single from Without Wonderland, entitled Stupid In The Dark, which lands on 29th July. The single coincides with Altered Sky’s next run of UK tour dates and acoustic appearances scheduled across Pulp stores.
Blink 182 – California
American pop punk giants Blink 182 are back. Five years since their last release. California, is their seventh studio release, it is also their first with new vocalist, fellow punker and Alkaline Trio’s frontman Matt Skiba.
Set it Off announce Upside Down album
Florida pop-punkers Set it Off have announced that their third album Upside Down is set for release on October 7. The record has been announced as one of the most anticipated releases of 2016 and from the tasters we’ve had in Uncontainable and new track Something New, it’s not hard to see why!
Bowling For Soup Recording New Album ‘Drunk Dynasty’
When Bowling For Soup announced new music, the fans got really happy and smashed the crowd funding target in just 9 days! Without even having time to get in a studio and take fancy shots of big mixing desks and videos of crazy antics, the supporters said ‘HELL YEAH!” and ‘Drunk Dynasty’ was a certainty.
Landmarks are In Spite of it All
Manchester rock quartet Landmarks have announced their latest EP In Spite of it All is set for release on August 12. The title of the record is perhaps very accurate because in spite of all that has happened during the recording process, the EP is here and ready for release.
Catching Up With Pop Punk Sensations Waterparks
We caught up with US pop-punk newcomers Waterparks amidst the recording of their debut album to chat about their first UK shows, Mikey Way and the Madden Brothers from Good Charlotte and a forthcoming UK run.
Slam Dunk 2016 Review – Part Two
So, as you have probably seen in our extensive review coverage of Slam Dunk 2016 (if not, you can go and read it here) then you’ll know that there was a lot more that we left out of that article. The reason being, we didn’t want it to go on forever and you lose interest. Also as there were several of us at different dates, we thought it would be a good idea to compare some of the artists performances, as we all have varying musical tastes, you can check out some of the acts below that multiple members of our team saw and what they thought!