Articles about Pop Punk
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!
Slam Dunk 2016 Review – Part One
Slam Dunk festival celebrated its tenth birthday this year with a monster party! With a diverse line-up including Panic! At the Disco, Of Mice & Men, Hellions, Blood Youth, As It Is, Yellowcard and many more, it was one not to be missed! Four writers (including myself at the Midlands) attended over the course of the weekend and give their views below!
As It Is Chat to AltCorner
As It Is released 2015’s Never Happy, Ever After, an album that not only was adored by fans and critics alike, but also led the band to tours in UK, Europe and America. Gareth Rooke caught up with Ben and Patty in Glasgow as the band was in the midst of their headline UK Tour with Jule Vera and With Confidence. Here is their chat in all its glory…
A chat with Miami Monroe at Question Session, Stereo, Glasgow.
At their recent performance at Stereo in Glasgow, Kirsty Johnston caught up with the band…
Waterparks – No Capes
Texas pop-punk sensations Waterparks have followed up their debut UK appearances with the video for EP track No Capes. Unfortunately in this video, there’s no cute dogs or the band wearing dog onesies, HOWEVER, you do get a taste of why everyone has fallen in love with the American trio!
A Chat With Hit The Lights At Slam Dunk
We sat down with Nick, frontman of American pop-punk and Slam Dunk regulars Hit The Lights to talk about returning to the festival, plans for the rest of the year and the burning question he would love to ask Chino from Deftones.
As It Is at Slam Dunk Festival 2016
Chloe Barker attended Slam Dunk and took some shots of Pop Punks’ As It Is tearing it up on the Slam Dunk stage!
ELEMENTS TAKE ON THE A-Z QUESTIONNAIRE CHALLENGE
Besides their growing stock on the live circuit, the Brit rocksters have also secured widespread national press attention with Powerplay Magazine and Big Cheese for their sophomore EP ‘Where We Once Begun’, which was produced by Phil Gornell. The Southampton rockers took on the A-Z Challenge and below are their answers…
Track of the Day: Decade – Daisy May
With the band seemingly dropped off the radar for over a year, the future was cloudy for the punks. However, Decade have made a triumphant return and teased their new, refined sound in the form of Daisy May which we’ve named as our Track of the Day!
REAL FRIENDS announce huge 2016 UK Headline tour
Real Friends recently announced a huge UK and European headline tour for December 2016. The band will play their biggest ever UK show on 9th December at The Electric Ballroom, with support bands Knuckle Puck and With Confidence (all dates).
Spotlight on: South Wales
South Wales has long been known to supply some of the best rock and metal acts with the likes of Manic Street Preachers, Stereophonics, The Blackout, Kids in Glass Houses, Funeral For A Friend and Bullet For My Valentine being the major exports. While Wales celebrates the success of these bands, they would not exist had it not been for the underground music scene providing platforms and exposure. So what does South Wales have to offer? Let’s have a little look!