Screeching Weasel – Baby Fat Act.1 – Review

“Baby Fat – Act 1” is Screeching Weasel’s new album, released on the 30th of June for the Recess Records. The Chicago punk rock band went back in studio after four years and they made it thanks to a crowdfunding opera that yielded Ben Weasel & Co an impressive forty thousands dollars. The final work is an album of 27 pieces divided into three acts, overtly inspired to the theatrical opera “Rigoletto”, and it tells…

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Leftover Crack – Constructs of the State – Review

Sbam! Leftöver Crack give us this wonderful album labeled Fat Wreck Chords, a new kick in the ass for the system, which even from its cover illustrates what we’re going to approach: a queue of forlorn skeletons heading towards a concentration camp, faced by cops and businessmen. Always concerned with denouncing capitalism’s hypocrisy and injustice from a libertarian point of view (a path already followed by some members with Choking Victims in the early ’90s),…

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The Oxide – …Inconvenient… – Review

“…Inconvenient…” is the second EP from the band The Oxide from Friuli; it is a new project for these three guys who have played for several years in other punk and hardcore bands. Up to now, I didn’t know this band, but when the first track started I immediately realized that their musical genre is very close to the one from my favourite band: Rancid. The lyrics are strictly in English, but the translation is…

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Last Rotten Night: UPSET NOISE + WARFARE + A NEW SCAR + JOKE IT – 1/16/16 – Thanks Dezo!

At last, we reached the end of a long series of concerts. I’m talking about “A Rotten Night”, which on the night of February the 21st, 2016, displayed it’s last chapter. To learn more about these stunning events, check out the Facebook page “A Rotten Night – PN MOSH”: https://www.facebook.com/A-Rotten-Night-PN-MOSH-776242252421372/. I had the honor and the privilege to take part to many of these evenings and, sometimes, to help achieve their positive outcome. The great…

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LEFTOVER CRACK – CONSTRUCTS OF THE STATE – Review

LEFTOVER CRACK – CONSTRUCTS OF THE STATE – Review

Sbam! Leftöver Crack give us this wonderful album labeled Fat Wreck Chords, a new kick in the ass for the system, which even from its cover illustrates what we’re going to approach: a queue of forlorn skeletons heading towards a concentration camp, faced by cops and businessmen. Always concerned with denouncing capitalism’s hypocrisy and injustice from a libertarian point of view (a path already followed by some members with Choking Victims in the early ’90s),…

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NON SERVIUM + RAW POWER + 666 + 40127 Skinheads + Trincea S.H. LIVE in BOLOGNA – 2/27/16

We’ve been waiting many years for Non Servium and now their back in Italy, at the Sottotetto Soundclub in Bologna. The event was organized by the Bologna City Rockers. The band that defines its genre as Brutal Oi! performed with Raw Power, 41027 Skinheads (replacing Gozzilla and Le Tre Bambine Coi Baffi), Trincea Skinheads and 666. I left with my punk and skin friends (some of them play in the Oxide and North-East Rebels) and…

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