Bad Manners are ska/punk royalty. Period. No arguments, no debates, just pure, simple fact. With a track listing including Lip Up Fatty, Special Brew, Walking In The Sunshine, Lorraine, Just A Feeling, My Girl Lollipop, Inner London Violence and of course the ultimate knees-up Can Can, Bad Manners peaked back in the late 1970s, but […] …Continue Reading

Ska Nation 2022 will bring some of the best ska-centric acts to the small regional town called Warrion, just outside Colac, Victoria.  This year’s festival will be headed up by some of Australia’s and the world’s best exponents of Jamaican-inspired music together for a two-day dance party – including one of the originators of ska […] …Continue Reading

Out Now Mongrel Records Words by Jimmy Glinster Fuzzy-gish, Foo-Zee-Gish, Foo-Zy-Gysh? I have no idea how to say this band’s name, but that probably doesn’t matter. What matters is the music, or so they lead us to believe. And when a self-proclaimed “iconic” band releases a self-titled after 25 years in the game, you’d like […] …Continue Reading

Out Now Words by Matt Gabites Remember…fun? Me neither, so thank Christ (or whoever) that st.sinner is here to remind us with their six track E.P Politics and Other Drugs. These self proclaimed ‘indie punk legends’ from New South Wales want your attention, and they want it now. Starting with singer and all round ringleader […] …Continue Reading

It might be hard to believe, but in the late ’90s metal and ska were pals. The Warped Tour ska-punk crowd had an appreciation for the cheese of ’80s metal, partly out of an ironic […]
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Hellcat Records is pleased to welcome the progenitors of ska, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones to the family.
Today the band shares their new track “The Final Parade.”
The track heralds the ups and downs of the band’s journey, the history of ska, and features vocal cameos and guest appearances from many ska-punk luminaries….Continue Reading

Goldfinger have stayed connected with their fans through lockdown with their “Quarantine Videos” and rewarded them for their support by dropping a spanking new single. “Wallflower” was written by frontman John Feldmann for his wife but despite the sentiment is another rollicking ska-punk tune that fans have come to loveContinue Reading