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45 GRAVE - Back after 20 years with a new album that includes Frank Agnew among others, this is a chat with vocalist Dinah Cancer from November 2012

 

999 - A brief chat with Nick Cash of this original UK 77 band  following the release of the album 'Death In Soho'. Interviewed in October 2008.

 

ABOLITIONIST - Blasting outta Portland, Dustin Herron and ABOLITIONIST have dropped a killer album in 'The Growing Disconnect'. Interviewed February 2013 

 

ANTHRAX - The UK Anarcho band interviewed in the wake of its retrospective compilation CD release in October 2008

 

 AVAIL - Not just Richmond, VA's finest band, but probably the finest band on the planet.  An interview with cheerleader Beau from April 2003 

 

BORN/DEAD - Bay Area's most incendiary HC/ Crust band interviewed in July 2009 just as guitarist/ vocalist Will Kinser moves to Europe. Originally in MRR.

 

NORMAN BRANNON - Anti-Matter zinester, guitarist in SHELTER & TEXAS IS THE REASON discussing the Anti-Matter Anthology and more in April 2008.

 

CHANNEL 3 - Legendary Californian Punkers interviewed in December 2008 after the release of the band's documentary DVD

 

CIVET - Femme-fatale Punkage from this 4-piece outta Orange County. Interviewed in September 2008 after the release of the 'Hell Hath No Fury' album.

 

THE CRITICS - Blasting out of Australia with a stunningly melodic and potent sound. An interview with singer Andy from December 2003

 

DAS OATH - Yank/Dutch 4-piece featuring ex-members of CHARLES BRONSON and DEVOID OF FAITH. Vocalist Mark McCoy interviewed September 2004.  

 

DEAD BEAT RECORDS - If loud Garage Punk that pushes the boundries is the name of the game, look no further. Tom Dead Beat interviewed in August 2006.

 

DEAD TO ME - Nathan Grice of San Fran and Fat Wreck favourites interviewed in December 2009 after the release of the band's second album, 'African Elephants'. 

 

DRI - Legendary Hardcore band still playing and in the middle of a mass of reissues on Beer City Records. Vocalist Kurt Brecht interviewed in December 2005.

 

D.O.A - One of the most pioneering and greatest bands ever - period.  Joe Keithley shoots the shit in this emailed interview conducted November 2005.

 

DR. STRANGE RECORDS - The infamous record label/shop in California.  A long interview originally printed in Fracture #25, conducted late 2003

 

END OF A YEAR - Albany's Revolution Summer revivalists interviewed in December 2006

 

FOUR LETTER WORD - January 2011. One of Britain's best announces its split in the wake of a classic fourth album. Interview with founder and Artcore editor, Welly.

 

THE FREEZE - Boston's finest ever are back with a new label and new plans and a new line-up.  Interview with Clif Hanger, August 2005.

 

IAN GLASPER - Author of the trilogy of books about 1980s UK Punk Rock, bassist and one-time record label owner, interviewed in December 2010.

 

 GOLDBLADE - After a stunning new album, Manchester's John Robb talks music and writing. Interviewed  April 2013.

 

GOVERNMENT ISSUE - Tom Lyle, guitarist of the longest-lasting of all DCHC bands, interviewed here in May 2009

 

MIKE HUDSON - Having just released his debut solo album, former PAGANS frontman is interviewed August 2005

 

HARD SKIN - South London's hardest, drunkest, funniest and most offensive Skinheads interviewed March 2005



HOSTAGE LIFE - Canadian band interviewed in July 2007 after the release of its superb debut album released via Household Name Records

 

GEORGE HURCHALLA - Lengthy interview with the author of the fantastic 'Going Underground' book from January 2006. Originally appeared in MRR.

 

I.C.H. - Ed Ache, guitarist and vocalist with this British band interviewed after the release of the band's debut album, 'You Won't Like It' in June 2009

 

INFECTED/ EUGENE RECORDS - Lexington, KY band back together on their own label. Interviewed April 2008

 

 I OBJECT - Hot on the heals of their Alternative Tentacles-released debut album, NY DIY Punks offer thoughts and opinions in an interview from March 2007

 

 JADED EYES - Leeds, UK based band release album #2 and it's even better than the debut.
 Interviewed in April 2016.

 

JFA - American Skate Punk legends interviewed in Dec 2009 after the release of the band's live album, 'To All Our Friends', on DC-Jam Records

 

JOHNNY MOPED - Having released a new album for the first time in about 35 years, Johnny and guitarist, Slimy Toad, are interviewed in May 2016 

 

MANIFESTO JUKEBOX - Finland's finest greased and tattooed rockers, originally in Scanner #11, December 2001

 

NEGATIVE SAINTS - Florida band currently churning out some serious, dirty Punk Rock 'n' Roll.  Interview with singer/guitarist Aaron January 2005

 

THE OUTSIDERS - After two consecutive Fest appearances, NZ's best melodic Punk export, THE OUTSIDERS, land a US deal. Interview conducted in April 2012

 

OVERGROUND RECORDS - British label that recently released a disc of rarities by THE MOB. Interview with label owner John Esplen conducted in February 2008

 

PARANOID VISIONS - In the wake of an already classic new album, Dublin's finest are interviewed by Trev Hagl in September 2012

 

PUNK ROCK ROAD TRIPS - DIY New Zealand promoter who's brought DOA, STEVE IGNORANT, STRIKE ANYWHERE and more to NZ. Interviewed July 2011

 

THE RABBLE - One of New Zealand's best and hardest working bands chat about the latest EP release and more. Interviewed in March 2007

 

THE RABBLE - Drummer Rupe talks about the third album, five months touring in Europe and a side project with the UNSEEN. Interviewed in April 2009.

 

 RICHIE RAMONE - The 'other' RAMONES drummer is back with a solo album and band. Interviewed in October 2013

 

REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY - Vic Bondi is back to his biting, political best with his first album in ten years. Interviewed in October 2006. 

 

REVENGE OF THE PSYCHOTRONIC MAN - Three albums in for one of the fastest and freshest UK bands. TNS Records to boot. Interviewed April 2013

 

RF7 - Bo Clifford talks to the founders of this LA band that, 30 years on from formation, is still busting out the sounds. Interviewed March 2009.

 

RUBELLA BALLET - Sid talks about conspiracy, the rich /poor divide, medicine and more in the wake of the band's most political album yet. Interviewed April 2014.

 

SAMIAM - Guitarist Sergie Loobkoff talks in the wake of the 'Orphan Works' album, touring Australia and life in SAMIAM. Interviewed September 2010.

 

SECTION 13 - Former DEPRAVED/ VISIONS OF CHANGE frontman, Ian Murphy, talks about his new band and its debut release. Interviewed early 2010

 

STAND OUT RIOT - A genre-blending 7-piece outta Manchester interviewed in September 2011 after the release of the band's second album.

 

SUBHUMANS - With Dick Lucas, vocalist of this seminal Anarcho band conducted after the release of the 'Internal Riot' album in July 2008

 

ZOUNDS - UK Anarcho Punk legends are back with the 'Redemption Of Zounds' album. Interview with founder Steve Lake in September 2011.