Introducing: Pep Talk

New York newcomers Pep Talk offer up a fun and catchy nostalgic sound that transports the listener back to the good old days of 90s pop-punk.

Introducing: Don’t Panic

he Poconos region in Pennsylvania is better known for heart-shaped tubs at honeymoon resorts, relaxing vacations and skiing than producing raucous punk bands. But pop-punk quartet Don’t Panic are addressing the balance with a catchy power pop punk sound.

Introducing: The Slime

In the west end of Toronto, a congealed mess of discordant sound, disparate musical influences and disturbed ramblings is lurking, waiting for its opportunity to corrupt innocent minds. This thrashing punk-laced cut of the rarest hardcore is more commonly known as The Slime.

Introducing: The Camel City Blackouts

Would you believe we’ve only covered two American bands in 2021 and only three since mid-November? Well, we’re putting that right with North Carolina duo The Camel City Blackouts, who’ve honed a traditional, energetic punk rock sound that they describe as “introspective, fun and catchy.”