Metropole

Is pop-punk a dirty word anymore? A short history of the genre starts with the bands from Dischord Records, moves onto the SoCal scene of world conquerors like Green Day and The Offspring, all before the mid-2000s had pop-punk being bashed by Fall Out Boy and Simple Plan. Now it’s...

The Lawrence Arms – ‘Seventeener (17th and 37th)’

The Lawrence Arms share their new video for “Seventeener (17th and 37th)”. Watch the band’s comical attempt at Hollywood fame as they experiment with several genre variations, from 80s hair metal through to a clowning up as a trio of face-painted Juggalos in a search for the band’s identity. “Seventeener...

Flogging Molly

It’s been a massive last couple of weeks for Brisbane with bands out visiting for Soundwave and last week it was Celtic punk band Flogging Molly’s turn to show the good folk of Brisbane what they’ve got. Joined on the sideshow by US country-punk rock band Lucero and fellow punk...

The Lawrence Arms

Few artists have been as vocal in their dislike of the Vans Warped Tour as Brendan Kelly, bassist of The Lawrence Arms. The band spent just a week on Warped in 2004 before getting kicked out for good. Kelly calls it “the antithesis of what punk rock was about.” Before...