Tag: Oi

April 10, 2021

Song of the Day: Ballydowse - Blood In Our Guts

Celtic punk-now that’s a genre one doesn’t hear much of!  But, Chi-town’s Ballydowse does it well. along with other genres such as oi, folk, klezmer & aboriginal. The band rose from the ashes of one of the best hard punk bands ever Crashdog & released 2 LPS produced by Steve Albini. Their lyrics dealt with many social issues that were taboo in the “Christian” music industry. They used many instruments besides the normal guitar, bass, drums including the mandolin, didgeridoo, moorhen, bodhran, whirligig, concertina, fiddle, bagpipes & bullroarer.… Continued →

February 9, 2021

February 16, 2019

May 4, 2018

REVIEW : 2Minute Minor - Blood On Our Front Stoop

Like a Chuck Norris roundhouse straight to the kisser, one might wonder, where the heck that ferocious beat down just came from. 2Minute Minor in similar fashion, lets loose a barrage of straight to your face, knock you on your butt hardcore punk tracks. From deep in the heart of Chicagoland, comes a band that doesn’t mess around. The passionate and fired up Wiley Willis takes us through a quick, yet rowdy 13 track blistering punk rock journey. He addresses many important social and moral issues and he also isn’t afraid to sing about his faith in God.… Continued →

March 23, 2018

2Minute Minor Launch Pre-Orders for "Blood On Our Front Stoop"

Chicago based DIY hardcore punk band – 2Minute Minor, just posted a bunch of cool pre-orders for their new record “Blood On Our Front Stoop”. The band are releasing their awesome new album independently and you can find out more info and bundles right here on their site. These are insanely low prices and you don’t want to miss out on this. “Blood On Our Front Stoop” will release on May 11th. Pre-order the digital copy for $1 or more right here on bandcamp.… Continued →

January 1, 2018

November 19, 2017

2Minute Minor to Release "Blood On Our Front Stoop" Through Indie Vision Music in 2018

The news from Indie Vision Music just keeps coming, am I right? I’ve got another awesome piece of news for you. The old school influenced positive hardcore punk band, 2Minute Minor, will release their new full length effort “Blood On Our Front Stoop” through Indie Vision Music in early 2018. The album will also be carried through ZAP Records on their bandcamp page. IVM will have the album available through all digital networks as well as on CD/Tape. Album cover reveal coming in a few months.… Continued →

October 3, 2017

Living Fire Release New Album "Every Saint Has a Past, Every Sinner Has a Future"

October 3, 2017. Santa Cruz, California, and Sao Paolo, Brazil. Thumper Punk Records is pleased to announce the release of “Every Saint Has a Past, Every Sinner Has a Future”, the latest full-length release from Brazil’s street punk preachers Living Fire! Featuring six songs in English and six in their native Portuguese, Living Fire delivers energetic street punk and Oi! driven by conviction, strength and praise. Living Fire seeks to transmit God’s word to places where it would not be received through conventional means. Saved people sharing their story of forgiveness and redemption through music.… Continued →

June 6, 2017

Farewell to The O.C. Supertones 

The show this past Saturday night was an incredible experience. It was bittersweet in the fact that they put on a fantastic, entertaining, and emotional show while at the same time effectively ending their more than two decade career as a band. So many memories are rolled up into this band for me and I’ll be forever thankful for the music & ministry of this mighty Ska band. I wrote a deeply personal account of my experience and love for this band on the IVM Instagram page.… Continued →