The Punk Vault

Pezz – More Than You Can Give Us LP

Pezz – More Than You Can Give Us LP Truant Records Hailing from Memphis, TN, Pezz has been around since 1989. While they haven’t been as active recently as they were in the past, they seem to surprise us every now and then with new...

Spider – Energy Gone Wrong 7″

Spider – Energy Gone Wrong 7″ Cpryt Cntrl Records Spider is a fairly new Southern California punk rock band and this three song 7″ is their debut release. While you may not be familiar with them, if you are a fan of early...

Channel 3 – The Bellwether 12″ EP

Channel 3 – The Bellwether 12″ EP Hostage Records It is amazing to think about that next year, Channel 3 will celebrate 40 years of being a band! Four decades! It is scary to think how fast that time has flown by if you have been a long...

Hotlips Messiah – Disco Miscarriage LP

Hotlips Messiah is one of the best and most underrated Chicago punk bands of the last 15 years. They’ve been around a long time and have played a ton of shows in the Chicago area but somehow they aren’t the household punk rock name they...

Channel 3 – Put ‘Em Up LP

Channel 3 – Put ‘Em Up LP TKO Records Few things make me happier than great punk bands I grew up listening to still playing and making music. It is even better when the reason the is still at it is that they are still friends and...

Category - Reviews

The 5th Day – Evilution EP

The 5th Day – Evilution 7″ EP Self-released Every punk scene had at least a couple of really good local bands that for one reason or another never managed to get a record out while they were still together...

Rikk Agnew Band – Learn LP

Rikk Agnew Band – Learn LP Frontier Records Rikk Agnew is a punk rock super hero. This guy helped invent a style of punk rock (that OC punk sound that bands like Social Distortion, Adolescents, D.I.,  three bands...

Shattered Faith – Volume III LP

Shattered Faith – Volume III LP Hostage Records It’s no secret that the Shattered Faith single is one of my favorite releases on the Posh Boy label. That and their songs on The Future Looks Bright were real...

Mad Parade – Underground

Mad Parade – Underground 7″ Hostage Records I know I’ve mentioned this before but Mad Parade will go down in history as one of the most criminally underrated punk rock bands of all time. These guys...

Salad Days Blu Ray

Salad Days – Blu Ray New Rose Films/MVD Visual In punk and hardcore’s formative years most major cities in the United States had a pretty active punk scene that transcended the area to get national...

Mad Parade – The Fool 7″

Mad Parade – The Fool 7″ Hostage Records There’s a list that I keep in my head of underrated punk rock bands that I feel never got the recognition that they deserved and perhaps the band on the very...