Ink Bomb – Fiction
Last August, Dutch punk rock band Ink Bomb released its debut album Fiction. Fiction was recorded by Ink Bomb guitarist Quirijn Foeken, just like the two previous EPs ‘Invincible Summer’ (2016) and ‘Swim’ (2017). The mastering was again done by American engineer Bill Henderson of Azimuth Mastering.
Fiction bulks with catchy and overall up-tempo melodic punk rock with a No Fun At All vibe.
www.inkbomb.nl / facebook.com/inkbombnl / instagram.com/inkbombing
Varjot – Liekki
Fans of raw, aggressive and dirty sounding (Finnish) hardcore should check Varjot. In 2018 they released a full-length called ‘Liekki’ and a new 7-inch is planned for somewhere around early 2020. ‘Liekki’ is a DIY (recording, mixing and mastering) release and digitally available for streaming and downloading (free of charge) in Bandcamp and on Spotify.
varjot.bandcamp.com / facebook.com/yhtyenimeltavarjot
Sniper 66 – Annihilator.Sniper 66 latest release is a 15 track album that serves as a concept to tell the story of the real-life Servant Girl Annihilator, who plagued Austin, Texas with fear in the late 1800’s. Four songs central to telling this are the opening track, ‘Annihilator’, as well as ‘Servant Girl’, ‘Psycho’, and ‘In His Grave’…which are all told through the different perspectives of the lives this killer touched, as well as the killer himself. The rest of the album is rounded out by songs touched by grief and dissatisfaction with government, as well as uplifting songs about taking charge of your life and the strength of family.
For the fans of hard hitting, rough around the edges street punk that combines old school punk with more modern punk rock.
www.sniper66.com / facebook.com/sniper66atx
Mental Distress – Pas beaucoup d’avenir
‘Pas beaucoup d’avenir’ is the latest release by French hardcore punk band Mental Distress. The album contains 17 fast, furious and roughly (un)polished punk tracks in just 23 minutes. The album is/will be available digitally, on vinyl and as a tape.
https://mentaldistress.bandcamp.com / https://www.facebook.com/stuckinmentaldistress
Pitchtorch is an alt-folk trio who released their self-titled debut album on September, 20th 2019. It is new project by three Italian musicians: guitarist, composer and session player Mario Evangelista (The Gutbuckets, as well as author of music fort short films and commercials), bassist and double bass player Danilo Gallo (Guano Padano) and drummer Marco Biagiotti (The Vickers).
They bring a blend of Americana, folk, psychedelia and improvisation inspired by artists as Bert Jansch, Nick Drake, Ry Cooder, The Allman Brothers Band, Calexico, Wilco, … Expect the unexpected with this atmospheric blues, folk, jazz, post rock, psychedelia, classical, pop, … inspired music.