As a music writer, I have to listen to a fair bit of music I don’t necessarily like. But I was genuinely excited to happen upon ‘The Alarmist’, the lead single from Danish progressive noise rock trio HIRAKI’s forthcoming second album, ‘Stumbling Through the Walls’. The guitars are furious and the vocals even more so …

Oceanside, California horror punk trio Warish have released ‘Seeing Red’, the second single from their forthcoming second album, ‘Next to Pay’. The band formed in 2018 and are led by Riley Hawk, son of skateboarding legend Tony Hawk. They released their first album, ‘Down in Flames’, in 2019. Warish cite bands including the Misfits, Nirvana, …

Not content with having released one of the best punk rock albums of last year, ‘Blue Hearts’, former Hüsker Dü frontman Bob Mould has announced plans to release the third part of his ‘Distortion’ series of vinyl boxed sets covering his post-Hüsker Dü career between 1989 and 2019. This set will cover his solo work …

Rip-roaring return to form for West Coast sludge veterans on their 24th album.