Bouncing Souls, Andrew Jackson Jihad Live In New Jersey (7/17/15)

I don’t head out to NJ’s Starland Ballroom very often anymore, it’s a bit of a ride and a bigger venue.  But I’ll make an exception for those fucking New Jersey mooches The Bouncing Souls.  When I first bought tickets to the show when it was announced, I was thrilled as a NJ born and bred punk kid, they’ve been my favorite band for many years now. But when The Bouncing Souls announced that they were playing How I Spent My Summer Vacation in it’s […]

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Run, Forever – Settling (For fans of Against Me, Andrew Jackson Jihad, The Wild)

If I could describe Run, Forever’s latest release Settling out on Tiny Engines in one word, it would be raw.  As a fan of both their last LP The Devil, And Death, And Me and their split with The Wild, it’s been fun watching these Pittsburgh folk punks evolve. On Settling, Run Forever extends their sound in every direction.  From the mid tempo, shout along opener “Good Enough” to the incredibly upbeat and optimistic closer “Forget”, we’re treated with plenty of anthematic, folk influenced, punk […]

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