Posts Tagged ‘Asian Man records’
Posted on July 28, 2010 - by Editor
Fat Wreck Chords
Good Riddance were a underrated band, but with their demise in 2007, this collection of 21 tracks (and only 44 minutes long) is a great reminder of the legacy the East Coast melodic punks left and a reminder of the legions of bands that took inspiration from them. This is a…
Posted on July 13, 2010 - by Editor
The Place Where I Belong
Having seen the guys play last year at City Invasion in London they were good on the night but this album shows huge potential and is in fact a great in-betweener for streetpunk, Oi and The Clash sounding reggae rock. From album opener ‘The Place Where I Belong’ there…
Posted on July 6, 2010 - by Editor
This Skacore band based in Bridgend South Wales offers an eclectic mix of punk, ska, dub and “urban” influences with a rap-core hip hop style on some songs. As a results it’s a difficult band and album to categorise which is fine but there are some distinct influences; vocally there are massive…
Posted on June 3, 2010 - by Editor
The Queers have officially announced a release date for their follow up to “Munki Brain” released in 2007. The new album will be called “Back To The Basement” and is due for a November 16th release through Asian Man Records.
The band recently went into the studio to start the recording process and will be hitting…
Posted on May 28, 2010 - by Editor
Off With their Heads
Finding stability in the line-up and signing to Epitaph earlier this year has certainly meant the increased exposure surrounding the Minneapolis band had raised expectations for their label debut; “In Desolation” doesn’t disappoint. When a certain Brett Gurewitz announced “Off With Their Heads might be the best punk band going…
Posted on May 20, 2010 - by Editor
We previously reported in a newspiece and our interview with Brendan Kelly of The Lawrence Arms of a future Sundowner release, the solo project from Chris McCaughan also of The Lawrence Arms. Mike Park of Asian Man Records who will be releasing the album confirmed the record will be “100% coming out on August 10th,…Read the full story »
Posted on May 4, 2010 - by Editor
Five Iron Frenzy had a crazy eight year ride as a band. Their eclectic mix of ska and punk rock as well as fusing other genres often included sophisticated literary and music references and the band managed to overcome its Christian tag not only within the punk rock scene but ironically battling against the church…Read the full story »
Posted on April 14, 2010 - by Editor
According to Mike Park at Asian Man Records Classics of Love will be playing at the For The Win record release show in late April before taking a short break.
Jesse Michaels (ex Opeation Ivy) is taking classes at a community college and will focus on his studies for a while but the band will be…
Posted on March 20, 2010 - by Editor
Asian Man Records News: Five Iron Frenzy, Sundowner, Vic Ruggiero/Phil Nerges Split, Kevin Seconds, Matt Skiba Solo
Asian Man Records is a well respected and long running independent record label run and owned by the “nicest man in punk rock”; Mike Park. The label has a number of exciting and intriguing releases due over the coming months.
Five Iron Frenzy:
The release date of the FIF DVD has seen some delays but is now…
Posted on November 26, 2009 - by Editor
Saturday 21st November 2009
I was lucky enough to catch both Thursday and Rise Against play earlier in the year in Belgium at Groezrock, and narrowly missed them playing together in the US, so was more than happy to snag passes for Rise Against’s biggest headlining show to date in London.
It was whilst…
Posted on June 17, 2008 - by Curvball
San Fransisco based Wardogs will be releasing their debut 7″, Spread the Disease, through Asian Man records/Solidarity Recordings sometime in July 2008.
You can take a listen to two songs from the 7″ on their myspace page here.
Look out for the review in the next edition of Distorted due online 1st of July 2008.