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.
‘Normal’ Was Never Good Enough: Why We Still Need to Fight for Representation on Stage
An 18-month break from live music threatens to undo the hard work the punk scene did to make gigs more diverse and inclusive. Instead of ‘going back to normal’ we need gigs to be better than normal.
News: Do It Together Fest Announced
Shout Louder are teaming up with Be Sharp and Colin's Punk Rock World to put on a weekend celebrating DIY punk rock in London.
Gig Review: Spanish Love Songs @ Soup Kitchen, Manchester
A sold-out Manchester show with Pkew Pkew Pkew and Goodbye Blue Monday showcased the future of melodic punk rock.
Interview with Matilda’s Scoundrels: “A shit Mumford and Sons, but a good Gogol Bordello.”
We spoke to Dan and Jens about writing their new album, organising Wotsit Called Fest and getting thrown off a pier.
Gig Review: The Sinking Teeth @ The Old Blue Last [26/10/2017]
The Sinking Teeth bring raw post-punk straight from Melbourne, with support from Darko, The Burnt Tapes and Miami Nice.
Gig Review: Lightyear’s 20 Year Anniversary Tour [21/10/2017]
Ska-punk legends Lightyear make their triumphant return to London stages in a whirlwind of friends, fun and nostalgia.
Gig Review: Grand Collapse, Spoilers and Casual Nausea [19/10/2017]
The masters of UK thrashcore keep a midweek crowd on their toes at The Smokehouse in Ipswich.
Gig Review: Wotsit Called Fest – Saturday (30/09/2017)
Part Two: The main day at Hastings' premier DIY punk fest, featuring performances from The Restarts, Riggots, Pizzatramp, Millie Manders, The Fuckin' Glorious, The Barracks, Natterers, The Crash Mats, The Dead Anyways and Cheap Dates.
Gig Guide: October’s Unmissable Shows
We've done the hard work for you, and found all of October's best gigs. Remember: sleep is overrated.