Toodles & the Hectic Pity are lead vocals and guitarist Callum McAllister, bassist Max Cole and drummer Dom Mosley – with a medley of more unusual instruments between them, from a melodica to pizza boxes. Firm friends from school, they initially came together as a band to play the inaugural Inglefest, so it’s fitting that …

Punk two-piece Ghost of the Avalanche drop their fifth EP Civil Unrest this month, and they’re more pissed off than they’ve ever been. While previously their hard punk sound was willing to embrace rock and roll hooks, Civil Unrest is pure punk rage. It’s a six-track exasperation at the current political shit show and our …

South West punk duo Ghost of the Avalanche drop their fifth EP Civil Unrest this weekend, as one of International Cassette Store Day’s official releases. Recorded straight to cassette tape, the short six-track EP gives a raw, uncontaminated glance into Ghost of the Avalanche’s state of mind. This record will resonate with anyone suffering the …

Sweaty basements, smashed up guitars and worn out drumsticks are the images usually conjured at the mention of punk, yet Sleaford Mods have emerged as one of our climate’s greatest punk acts armed with little more than a laptop and a microphone.  Formed in 2007 in Nottingham, Sleaford Mods was originally the solo act of …

Riot grrrl-inspired, feminist DIY punk band The Menstrual Cramps are on a mission to ‘make girls feel good’ and ‘not take your shit’. Mixing elements of punk, Britney Spears, Spice Girls and a helping of witty humour, vocalist Emilia, guitarist Cooper, bassist Robyn and drummer Beth take their tenacious spirit and ignite the stage with brutally …

Devon based punk-rockers Sam Green and The Midnight Heist will be bringing their own slice of sunny Californian surf, roots and road trip music to Mr Wolf’s this April. This high energy four-piece amalgamate Delta blues with grunge, soul and Californian punk-rock to create their own unique sound and Sam Green’s slide guitar, surf roots …

Combining playful 70s garage rock with a postmodern sense of humour, Pillow Queens have come a long way since first forming the band on a basketball court in a park in Dublin. The DIY band released their first EP Calm Girls in 2016 and have gone on to conquer the masses with their infectious hooks …

The Danish pop star with punk roots, Karen Marie Ørsted is better known by her stage name MØ. She is part of a generation of artists including Grimes and Lana Del Rey, who are legitimately making pop music cool again. MØ released her brilliant debut album, No Mythologies to Follow in 2014. It features the …

Pride Punx are rolling into Bristol this April and are heading straight for The Chelsea Inn with full intentions of throwing a popping party. The storming lineup consists of punk band Poisonous Cunt, who will no doubt blow the roof off, and two-piece Tout Suite who will be providing blazing, fuzzing guitars alongside steady, simple …

Fishlock Promotions present Fishstock 2018. The DIY punk all dayer returns to Exchange after a sell-out event last year. Once again, the lineup is jam-packed with some of the finest emerging punk bands, including Dublin 5-piece Chewing on Tinfoil, who will be sure to bring their fine-tuned Ska and rhythm-driven punk style, as well as …