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Live Review: Rebellion Punk Festival 2023 – Day 1

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Countdown to Rebellion – Day 1: Introducing The Slackers

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Countdown to Rebellion – Day 2: Introducing The Headlines

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Bearded Theory Festival – Pic Credit: Andi Callen Photography – All Rights Reserved. As the first frosty mornings of the winter bite hard, the summer festival season seems a long way away. The UK festival season, once dominated by large festivals like Glastonbury, Reading, and Donnington has mushroomed to the extent that now there are …

(All words/Pictures by Andi Callen. All Rights Reserved) So, Rebellion is over for another year and the bands, crew and punters are dispersing to all corners of the globe. We’ve had bands from all over including Canada, China, Mexico, France, Germany, Sweden, USA, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Indonesia, Australia, South Korea and the UK. We’ve had …

So the countdown to Rebellion finally comes to an end. We hope you’ve enjoyed a brief glimpse into the acts we think you should try and make time to see in your busy schedules. As I said at the outset, they’re in no particular order, but now we come to the final act who deserve …

 The Headlines are a punk rock band from Malmö, Sweden. They were formed in 2005 and are heavily influenced by such bands as The Clash, Rancid and Ramones. Since 2007 they have released six full-length albums, one EP, and four singles. It seems that the band are happier when touring away from their native Malmö, …

The Leeds based hardcore band recently signed to Manchester label TNS Records and have just released their first new music since 2021’s This Bleeding Planet EP. Their sound is a blend of nu-metal riffs and hardcore sensibilities, combined with their exceptional storytelling abilities, rich vocals, and compelling melodies. With its catchy hooks and relatable lyrics …

Having formed during lockdown, Northeast London outfit Le Rox are making up for lost time. Steffan (guitar) and James (bass) had previously been in a band together, they met Paulo (drums), but it didn’t all come together until Laura Le Rox was added on vocal duty. “They already had all this amazing stuff written, so …

According their Bandcamp page, Cherym (pronounced “Chair-um”), are “three basic bitches from Derry”. Guitarist and vocalist Hannah Richardson, bassist Nyree Porter and drummer Alannagh Doherty, produce killer pop-punk tunes in the vein of Bikini Kill meets Yuck. They have very different musical tastes away from the band though, ranging from Pixies (Hannah), through to heavier …

6 Days to go and if you’ve looked at your schedule and thought “mmm could do with something ska/reggae/dub-ish to break up the shouty stuff”, then look no further than Brighton’s own Dakka Skanks. Formed in 2016, with their mission statement being to “rejuvenate British ska”, the band are fronted by the effervescent Clara Byrne, …

Sex. Drugs. Rock N Roll! Like most good rock n roll stories that are worth telling, one of those three can be the catalyst and often more than one, if not all of them! Cat & The Underdogs story follows that template in that Åke (guitar), was at a party in their native Sweden, when …

Around since 2009, when the glamorous yet rebel lead punkster Nina Courson, ran away from and not for the first time, her Paris home and landed in London, where she met guitarist Phil-Honey-Jones (ex-HiroshAmour), in a Soho bar. It wasn’t until 2013, with the arrival of Dave Whitmore (bass) and Tony Alda (drums), that the …