weekly updated blog for Oi! – punk – ska – reggae

45 Adapters (USA – Maximum Oi’N’B)

Next up is an interview with 45 Adapters from Brooklyn, New York. The band plays Maximum Oi’n’B sounding like a truck full of Cock Sparrer records crashing into a truck … Continue reading

October 1, 2015

Suede Razors (USA – bootboy glam)

Next is an interview with Suede Razors from San Francisco (USA). The band is like old wine in a new bottle but aged to perfection. The band plays a mixture … Continue reading

May 18, 2015


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


Recently i picked up the Oi! The Texas compilation and apart from a few bands i already knew, the CD also contained a few bands which were unknown to me. … Continue reading

October 16, 2013

THE SHAME (USA – streetpunk)

Recently i picked up the debute EP by The Shame. I was surprised to see these Arsenal supporters didn’t live in London but in Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA). Their song ‘For … Continue reading

March 30, 2013

Various – Cashing In On Christmas volume 4

label website Black Hole is not the most active recordlabel out there, but if they release something, they always do it well. Their Cashing In On Christmas became a good … Continue reading

December 17, 2012

Various – VOi!CE of America Volume 1 EP

label website The American record label Oi! The Boat scored well with high-quality (split) EP’s by bands such as Perkele, Old Firm Casuals, Last Resort and Noi!se. Now the label … Continue reading

December 7, 2012

SHEER TERROR (USA – hardcore)

Sheer Terror needs no introduction. Although the band broke up and reformed for numerous times they were never forgotten. Last summer Paul Bearer and the boys released their comeback EP … Continue reading

July 16, 2012


After several 7″s and a full-length America’s Harrington Saints are currently recording their second full-length, ‘Pride and Tradition’. After that the band will visit Europe for the second time in … Continue reading

February 20, 2012

HARD TIMES (USA – reggae / roots)

Founded in New York in 2009, The Hard Times play an instrumental mixture of early reggae and roots reggae. Bob Timm (drums) tells about the band, the scene in New … Continue reading

January 24, 2012