Reviewed – Knuckle Puck – 20/20

Rating - 4/5 Knuckle Puck has certainly come back with a bang on their highly anticipated third album 20/20. The album kicks off with the title track 20/20 and is lead by a soft melodic introduction on the guitar to be the foundation for vocalist Joe Taylor to spread a positive message that everything is... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Wishful Thinking – After Hours

Bandcamp - https://wishfulthinkingnj.bandcamp.com/album/after-hours Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Wishful51/?epa=SEARCH_BOX Instagram - https://instagram.com/wishfulthinkingnj?igshid=12cqm9yjm0sl7 Rating - 4.5/5 After Hours’ is the debut LP from Jersey pop-punk outfit Wishful Thinking; a follow up to the 2016 EP ‘We’re Not Alone’ previously reviewed on Faultline. That EP was a good showcase of the band’s sound, a taster of what they could be... Continue Reading →

Real Talk – XviciousX

This band are innovators. This band was heavily resposible for the revitalised scene in Belgum and lead the straight edge movement during the modern age in Europe. Viscous have been active for a decade now and have established themselvs a solid fan base and an endless amount of respect from fans accross the globe. Memebers... Continue Reading →

Real Talk – Frank Turner

Frank Turner is in an English Folk icon. However, his take on the modern approach to the folk genre saw him marinate his music with a Punk aesthetic. Stemming from his Hardcore beginnings, the singer-songwriter was at the heart of the London and British Hardcore scene in the late nineties and early two-thousands. After fronting... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Passion Flower – Picture Perfect

Rating 4.5/5 Passion Flower, hailing from Warrington UK, brings us nostalgic, but modernised sounds of early 2000s emo and pop punk. The artist gracefully brings attention to the effects of mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, feelings of intense hopelessness, however contrastingly delivers the essence of love.   ‘Picture Perfect’ is the first single from... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Wishful Thinking – Day After Day (2020) /// We’re Not Alone (2016)

Bandcamp - https://wishfulthinkingnj.bandcamp.com/track/day-after-day Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Wishful51/?epa=SEARCH_BOX Day After Day Released - 3/7/20 Rating - 4.5/5 "Day After Day" is the first new music from Wishful Thinking in three years. Was it worth the wait? Absolutely. Does this track truly feel like a re-birth of the band? Definitely. The New Jersey pop-punk outfit has transformed their... Continue Reading →

Real Talk – Michael Crafter

I Killed the Prom Queen pionerred the entire heavy music scene in Australia in the early twothouands and were also a key player in the early-mid two thouands metalcore movement. Frontman Michael Crafter lives a much more tame lifestyle now running the Tattoo and Barber company Against the Grain in Perth. Michael is a true... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Holding Out – Gutter

Rating - 3.5/5 “Gutter” attempts to combine the best of the best modern British rock movement with 80’s Punk inspired guitar work for good measure. Holding Out has produced an interesting and engaging experience with "Gutter". The opening sample adds some excellent speculation about what is to come. A Black Flag inspired distorted riff is... Continue Reading →

Real Talk – Negative Measures

Moving forward with the times is important, but what if you could progress a genre yourself? That is the question Negative Measures have quite clearly asked themselves. With a self description of being "too punk for the hardcore kids and too hardcore for the punk kids" this band have not let anyones opinion but their... Continue Reading →

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