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.
Exclusive: Call Me Malcolm Premiere Video For ‘Restore Factory Settings’
Watch the latest video from ska-punk breakthrough stars Call Me Malcolm exclusively at Shout Louder.
Album Review: Call Me Malcolm – I Was Broken When You Got Here
Meet the soundtrack to your summer. FFO: Less Than Jake, The JB Conspiracy, Lightyear, Random Hand.
Random Hand: Can’t Stop Changing Plans [Interview]
Joe Tilston discusses Random Hand's hiatus, their return to the stage and what they've been plotting in the meantime!
Stand Out Riot: Reunions, Releases and Rumours [Interview]
"We might be older and slower than we used to be, but that won’t stop us having the most fun."
Beat The Red Light: A Force To Be Reckoned With [Interview]
Pook and Eddie discuss their reunion, moonlighting with The Filaments and the struggle of getting eight people together for band practice.
Gig Review: The JB Conspiracy @ The Waterfront [09/11/2017]
The JB Conspiracy play This Machine in full to celebrate 10 years since its release, at The Waterfront in Norwich.
Album Review: The Crash Mats – 69 Peruvian Panpipe Classics
The Oldham trio have just released 28 minutes of irreverent ska/punk 'n' roll nonsense that captures all the energy and hilarity of their live shows. FFO: Snuff, Teenage Bottlerocket and having a good time.
Skarate KID: You’ve Got To Hear This [Band Profile]
Reggae-flavoured Middle Eastern ska for fans of Cat Empire, Streetlight Manifesto and Gogol Bordello.
MPF2017: How to Survive the Post-Festival Blues
There is only one effective cure to Post-Festival Blues: make plans to do it all over again.