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Off the Clock – “Vic City Skins”

OFF THE CLOCK formed in the spring of 2017, 4 friends wanting an excuse to play some rough and ready tunes inspired by the likes of 4-skins and Negative Approach and drink some beers in the basement. The initial line up consisted…

Masked Intruder – “III”

MASKED INTRUDER met in prison, are constantly being thwarted by their court-appointed chaperone Officer Bradford and got really, really hot playing in those masks on last year’s Warped Tour. The band consists of Intruder Blue…

Pig Destroyer – 100th Decibel Flexi

It pays to be a deluxe subscriber with DECIBEL! Back in 2007, as PIG DESTROYER’S first DECIBEL cover story was coming out, guitarist Scott Hull told us how cool he thought it would be to include a PxDx flexi disc in the issue…

Cock Sparrer – “Shock Troops”

In a time when everyone quickly moves from one record to another, only the legendary albums have true longevity. For the mighty Cock Sparrer, their album “Shock Troops” can most certainly be classified as...

Obscura – “Retribution”

Before Germany’s OBSCURA became one of the trailblazers in the international technical metal explosion, they specialized in metal of a more brutal sort. Their debut, ‘Retribution’ is a beastly album blending the savagery of New York…

Cassettes – “Wild Heart”

When they first met, the members of CASSETTES were teenagers learning to play in Philadelphia and twenty-somethings in vans touring the country. They traveled separate paths and made music across the spectrum but were brought together…