Sick Of It All – Wake The Sleeping Dragon

If you listen to hardcore at all, you shouldn’t need any introduction to New York hardcore band Sick Of It All.  These NY veterans have been cranking out albums since 1986 and haven’t had a lineup change since 1992 (26 years is at least 100 in punk years).  All of this without a breakup or […]

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Night Birds – Roll Credits

While pretty much every modern punk band is influenced by Agent Orange and The Dead Kennedys, not too many carry the banner successfully blending surf vibes with ferocious 80s hardcore.  Yet New Jersey’s Night Birds do exactly that, all without sounding completely derivative and managing to keep things fresh. Celebrating their 10 year anniversary as […]

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Sick Shit – Thick Spit

I recently caught New Jersey’s hardcore band Sick Shit play in a dingy bar basement in Trenton with PEARS, and I was completely blown away.  So much so, that after catching their set I quickly grabbed their EP Thick Spit.  Released in March this year and recorded in central Jersey (yes it exists you north […]

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