Author: Pirates Press

The Aggrolites – “Reggae Now!”

If we’re talking reggae, you better put THE AGGROLITES at the top of the list! The iconic Southern California act is back with their first new record in almost a decade and the pioneers of “dirty reggae” haven’t lost a step! “REGGAE NOW!”…

Monster Squad – “Fire the Faith”

MONSTER SQUAD formed in Vacaville, CA in January 1997. Touring somewhat heavily back then, US and Europe. “Fire the Faith” was originally released in 2007 on Punk Core Records, the original 500 LPs have been out of print since that…

Charger – S/T

Kicking off this week’s RECORD OF THE WEEK blog is the debut from the Bay Area’s most exciting, and most talked about new band – CHARGER! These veteran musical heavyweights (including Matt Freeman from RANCID!) got together to just…

KOOK – “KOOK II”

KOOK was founded in September of 2015 in San Jose, California by long-time members of San Jose’s storied stoner rock/metal scene that started in the late 80s. “KOOK II” was tracked in February 2018 at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland CA…

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…