We spoke to Rosie and Scott from Sheffield skate-punks disaster forecast about their zombie-apocalypse plans, their approach to writing catchy fast-punk songs, and their do-it-yourself ethos.
Punk Rock Tour Tales #10: Millie Manders & The Shutup
We talked touring with Millie Manders, the namesake of one of the UK's forefront poppy ska punk bands. They're out on the road right now, so it's the perfect time to discuss drafty vans, bloodstained guestrooms and the joys of being recognised at a service station.
Interview: Electric Press – eclectic post-hardcore from Leeds
Up-and-coming experimental hardcore band Electric Press are blazing a trail from Leeds straight to your hearts. Looking for your new favourite post-hardcore band? Look no further.
Punk Rock Tour Tales #9: Simon Walker from Rash Decision
We talk punk rock touring with Si Walker from Rash Decision, Monolithian and The SeaBin Podcast. He's just come off tour with Pizzatramp and Jodie Faster and has plenty of ups and downs to share.
Time Doesn’t Stop #4: Loz Thackeray from Rhythmic Coughing
In the final instalment of Em Johnson's Time Doesn't Stop series, where she reflects on growing up punk, she speaks to Loz from Manchester's Rhythmic Coughing.
Time Doesn’t Stop #3: Ben Childs from Sonic Boom Six & No Name Ska Band
The third instalment in Em Johnson's series about punks growing up, featuring an interview with Ben Childs - previous member of Sonic Boom Six, now playing in No Name Ska Band and Kill Billies. Ben talks about alcoholism and substance use, and how that's shaped his life and experiences, alongside his forays into punk rock.
Time Doesn’t Stop #2: Tony Maher on Jilly’s Rockworld & Satan’s Hollow
The second instalment in Em Johnson's series about punks growing up, featuring an interview with Tony Maher about Manchester's 00's punk scene, including Jilly's Rockworld, Roadkill Records, Satan's Hollow and Refuse to Lose club nights. "It was also nice to get back to playing music I liked, instead of being forced to pander to the shitty tastes of turbo-melts and hating every last gruelling microsecond of it."
Interview: The Union Ares
We speak to Todd Giles of The Union Ares about his multi-country musical project, their sound, history and creative ambitions.
Interview: Stonethrower on Legacies and Lockdown
Scottish post-hardcore band Stonethrower have just put out an enthralling new album. We discuss their creative inspiration and the punk scene at large.
Punk Rock Tour Tales #8: Matty from Roughneck Riot
Matty Roughneck gives us is favourite memories (and lack of memories) of life on tour in the Euro DIY punk scene.