By 1982, popular music was in the midst of a mainstream shift impelled by a rebellious period that began on the fringes of rock & roll a few years earlier. Brian James, Stiv Bator, Brian Tregunna, and Nick Turner–from The … Continue reading FEATURE INTERVIEW: LORDS OF THE NEW CHURCH
I say it a lot, but a great example of why STATIKNOIZE is here in the first place–to hopefully run across something new and interesting to a listener–is the new full-length release from Louisville’s GRLwood. Back in April I came … Continue reading GRLwood: Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses
It just happened that I ran across Culture Abuse back when they first released the single “So Busted,” which is the first official release on Epitaph Records. They’d just signed to Epitaph, fresh off of a really cool label called … Continue reading New Culture Abuse LP This Summer
Over the past few weeks NYC’s Mother Feather has been busy building hype around, and putting the finishing touches on, their upcoming sophomore LP, which is scheduled to be released sometime in 2018 via Metal Blade Records. The album is … Continue reading New Music From NYC’s Mother Feather
It’s practically been a generation now since the UK rock band the Professionals released their debut LP, I Didn’t see It Coming. Originally formed by Paul Cook and Steve Jones out of the wreckage of the Sex Pistols, the Professionals … Continue reading REVIEW: THE PROFESSIONALS – ‘What in the World’
There’s gotta be a better way to describe the rawness of the unrefined rock & roll that rose to popularity in the 1990s than ‘grunge’. At any rate, L7 was an absolute force to be reckoned with back in those … Continue reading DVD REVIEW: L7 Pretend We’re Dead
For me, Lech Kowalski’s seminal documentary ‘D.O.A: A Right of Passage’ has been like a ‘holy grail’. That’s probably because its scarcity and reverence seem to be equal. I’ve been tenaciously in search of a good copy—preferably on DVD—which has … Continue reading D.O.A.: A RIGHT OF PASSAGE: Elusive Sex Pistols-centered Punk Rock Doc on DVD… It’s about fucking time!