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Category Archives: Interviews

Outreau (France – Oi!)

Forget about England and Germany, these days France is the place to be! France has a huge history when it comes to Oi! music, yet the presence is impressive as … Continue reading

February 3, 2015

HAWKINS THUGS (Basque Country – Oi!)

A few months ago Hawkins Thugs from the Basque Country came up with their debute EP. The band made a huge impression with their skinhead rock’n’roll influenced by bands such … Continue reading

August 21, 2014


Recently Hard Evidence from St.Louise, USA, released their Last One Standing 12″. The band made an excellent impression with their debute release on which they showed an interesting mixture of … Continue reading

July 30, 2014

Grade 2 (England – Oi!)

A few months ago i received some demo recordings from a few guys from England, aged 15-16, who just started an Oi! band. A few months later the band released … Continue reading

July 14, 2014

Surgery Without Research (England – punk)

Surgery Without Research (SWR) were founded in 2000 and since then they released numerous cassettes, CD(r)’s, contributed to several compilations and played a whole bunch of local gigs. The band … Continue reading

May 14, 2014

Red Alert (England – Oi!)

Red Alert are a band that probably don’t need an introduction anymore. They are one of the few bands from the first wave of Oi! who didn’t quit during the … Continue reading

December 29, 2013

HOODLUM (Singapore – Oi!)

Last summer Hoodlum from Singapore released their first full length. The ten songs remind me to earlier Malaysian bands like ACAB, but also a band like Agnostic Front crossed my … Continue reading

December 2, 2013