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How can you not love a label called Drunken Sailor? It reeks, fortunately, of bar fights, fortuitous sex, lousy wine and people who laugh in the face of danger. That pretty much sums up what rock’n’roll, and punk by association, should be and a lot of times aren’t. Partly because

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There’s a certain artistic liberation that has spread since the early days of the internet. A global database where any prospective artist can build a cult following and influence other creators? Well it’s bound to nurture its very own cultural personality; a personality that is, perhaps, vastly more abstract, obtuse,

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1984 going into 1985 was an interesting time for me and the way I saw hardcore. I was starting to get into reggae heavily, as well as post-punk. During this time, I was still an avid reader of MMR – my favorite sections were their international coverage. One band from

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Can you feel it? There’s a seismic rumbling beneath the Atlantic… Higher Power from Leeds in the UK. Set to drop their debut LP Soul Structure on May 19th via Flatspot Records, this mosh crew’s fresh take on HxC is sure to please fans of all walks. Though I never dare say “clean,” the

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I’m a massive fan of youth culture of all kinds. I have always had a fascination with Skinhead/Two Tone/Mod culture. Way back in the day, I would spend hours checking out photo books dealing with these forgotten youth. After living in the UK, I can totally understand why these working

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A brutal murder is reported in a quiet West Midlands village. Local authorities are unable to come up with a suspect or motive, so Scotland Yard sends their best detective to help crack the case. It could be the plot line to any number of classic English murder mysteries. However,

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