A personal round-up of Shout Louder's best punk rock gigs of 2022, featuring Outbreak Fest, Manchester Punk Fest, Bruise Control, Incisions, Sniff and more.
Gig Review: Descendents @ Kentish Town Forum, London [11/06/2022]
Descendents return to Kentish Town forum with a back catalogue of classic punk rock hits, plus support from Last Hounds and Wonk Unit.
Top 10 Bands You NEED To Check Out At Outbreak Fest 2022
Read our top recommendations for Outbreak Fest 2022, the big hardcore festival hitting Manchester in July 2022. We aimed to highlight some of the newer or smaller bands, to give you a reason to get down for the opening acts. This weekend's like the hardcore punk Christmas - we'll see you down the front.
Gig Review: Bruise Control & Sniff @ Manchester & Wigan [27+28/05/22]
A review of two gigs on Bruise Control and Sniff's debut tour - including The Boulevard in Wigan with Future Selves and The Old Pint Pot in Salford with The Latchkey Kids. Check out what we thought of two of the hottest up-and-coming punk rock bands around right now.
Memories of Manchester Punk Festival 2022
Sarah's personal write up of Manchester Punk Fest 2022, giving you the behind-the-scenes perspective. Featuring bands like A Wilhelm Scream, Svalbard and Random Hand, lots of running around and happy tears - the little moments you want to remember for years to come.
Gig Review: Incisions @ Star & Garter, Manchester [28/01/2022]
Read the view from down the front at Incisions' 'Bliss' album launch, with Casual Nausea, Burning Flag, Fatalist and Going Off. "Incisions are a vicious outlet for all our distaste in the world; a product of the left-wing zeitgeist. They’re fiercely current."
Gig Review: Garlic Bread Club @ Retro, Manchester [17/09/2021]
Redeemon, Knife Club, The Sewer Cats, Burnout and Slap Rash at Manchester's quarterly DIY punk rock gathering - the first gig review we've written since 2019!
Volunteers: The Unsung Heroes of Manchester Punk Fest
Manchester Punk Festival is a large multi-venue festival taking place in April each year. Remaining fervently DIY, it is staffed by a dedicated volunteers who come back every year. As part of that group, Sarah endeavoured to find out what makes MPF's volunteer team so special.
Memories & Highlights from Do It Together Fest 2020
Sarah's personal highlights from the Do It Together Fest weekend, including bananas, oranges, pastry and some punk rock somewhere along the lines.
Live Review: Groezrock 2019
We enjoyed the return of one of Belgium's biggest punk rock festivals, featuring Not On Tour, A Wilhelm Scream, Millencolin, Snuff, Jawbreaker and more.