There are a lot of great bands in York. Every night of the week showcases a different talent, from the DIY scenes of The Fulford Arms and The Crescent to the main stage at Fibbers. However, the city has been particularly affluent in terms of producing punk music, with many groups from all over the punk spectrum playing regularly in the city. Here are some of our favourites. Continue reading “8 York punk bands you need in your life”
It is often said that the silver lining on any period of political turmoil is that it inspires so many good protest songs. No doubt the years ahead will prove this adage. In the meantime, we thought it would be good to look back at some examples coming out of York in recent years. Continue reading “5 Protest Songs By York Artists”
2016 hasn’t been all bad. A lot of fantastic albums have been released – making this list a hard one to compile! The resurfacing of the pop-punk genre, a slew of classic albums being released and of course the return of several big bands (here’s looking at you, Green Day and Blink 182) has made this task especially difficult. There are a lot of albums we sadly couldn’t include here due to the sheer amount of good releases this year, but there should be something here for all listeners to enjoy. And, if you like these records, why not check out our recommended local bands. Continue reading “The 10 Best Albums of 2016”
On Wednesday it was a ska-punk extravanganza as Hull’s Counting Coins came to town. In support were local favourites Pewter City Punks and Magnificent Seven, meaning guaranteed skanking in Fibbers. We got some photos of the action.