Recent Articles

Lagwagon : Interview - Interviews
Californian punks Lagwagon were the first band to sign to seminal punk label Fat Wreck Records. Singer Joey Cape talks to Ana Grabov about his ongoing loyalty to the label, his band's longevity and his two side projects

Bad Religion : Interview with Jay Bentley - Interviews
25 years on from first forming American Californian punks Bad Religion still continue to hold relevance with modern generations. Ana Grabov talks to bassist Jay Bentley about why politics and religion continue to have a lasting influence on their music

Funeral for a Friend : Interview - Interviews
Funeral for a Friend have had five Top 40 singles and two bestselling albums, but success has not come entirely smoothly. Guitarist Darren Smith talks to Ana Grabov about their new album 'Hours' and the reality of life on the road

Pennywise : Interview - Interviews
One of the biggest acts on the Epitaph label, Pennywise are currently on a world tour. Guitarist Fletcher Dragge speaks to Anastasia Grabov about his battles with authority, the death of punk rock and what it's really like to "live the dream"

Glitterati : Interview - Interviews
Hard rockers The Glitterati have recently released their self-titled debut album and have just had their first Top 40 hit.. At a Southampton gig guitarist Nic Denson talks to Anastasia Grabov about his groups's sudden rise

Conway Story : Forum, Tunbridge Wells, 25/3/2005 - Live Reviews
The Conway Story have named themselves after 17th century philosopher, Anne Conway. Ana Grabov in Tunbridge Wells finds them "just too tryingly melancholic to listen to for an entire set"

Hunter S. Thompson : 1937-2005 - Features
Outlandish writer and author, and inspiration to countless music journalists, Hunter S. Thompson shot himself on the 20th February. Jon Rogers looks back on his turbulent life

Mad Caddies : Astoria, London, 30/10/2004 - Live Reviews
The Mad Caddies recently returned to Britain to promote their new CD, 'Live From Toronto: Songs In The Key Of Eh.' Ana Grabov watches them live up to their reputation as “Fat Wreck’s best live band”

None More Black : Interview - Interviews
Now signed to Fat Wreck Chords, None More Black is the new project of former Kid Dynamite frontman Jason Shevchuck. Anastasia Grabov speaks to them backstage on the London date of their first ever European tour about their debut album, 'File Under Black'

Anti Flag : Interview - Interviews
Anti-Flag are one of the most political of all the big names on the current punk circuit. On their latest album 'The Terror State' they have turned their fury on George Bush. Frontman Justin Sane tells Anastasia Grabov his philosophy of life

Lagwagon : Interview - Interviews
Santa Barbara-based group Lagwagon have been one of the most durable punk bands of the last decade. Ana Grabov chats to bassist Jesse Buglione about their long career and new album, 'Blaze'

Good Riddance : Interview - Interviews
Good Riddance were one of the big names on the punk circuit a few years ago, but have more recently a far adopted lower profile. Ana Grabov, talking to lead singer Russ Rankin , finds that they haven't broken up. Only their circumstances have changed

Motion City Soundtrack : Interview - Interviews
Motion City Soundtrack's debut album 'I am the Movie' was one of the most acclaimed punk releases of last year. Backstage at the London Astoria, Anastasia Grabov chats to guitarist Joshua Cain and drummer Tony Thacker

My Favourite Co-Pilot : Interview - Interviews
Rising Emo punk band My Favourite Co-Pilot has just released its first album 'South Drive'. The trio speaks to Ana Grabov in midst tour about the pros and cons of having abandoned their day jobs, and good and bad reviews

Mad Caddies : Interview - Interviews
Increasingly prolific, California's the Mad Caddies perceive their music to be an intriguing blend of punk rock, reggae, Dixieland jazz, and ska. Ana Grabov chats to Mark Iverson backstage at the London Astoria about their new album

Favourite Album-Pixies : Surfer Rosa - Favourite Album Reviews
In the latest in our Favourite Albums series, in which a different member of our writing team examines a favourite album each month, Anastasia Grabov writes about the Pixies 'Surfer Rosa'

First Previous Next Last