The Punk Vault

Greta Van Fleet 12/12/18 at Aragon Ballroom

Wednesday night Greta Van Fleet kicked off the first of three headlining shows at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom. The Aragon has been doing large rock and roll shows for decades so the venue was the perfect locale for...

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...

R.I.P. Pete Shelley

The BBC reported that Pete Shelley, lead singer of the Buzzcocks passed away today. Pete was 63 years old. The suspected cause of death was a heart attack. The Buzzcocks were among the first wave of UK punk rock bands...

New vinyl colors of classic punk on Frontier Records

Frontier Records is one of the longest running and best punk rock labels in the United States. Not only do they have impeccable taste in the bands they release, but they care they put into preserving their back catalog...

Reissues gone wrong: Skinny Puppy vinyl reissues

I’ve had a long-standing policy on this site that I only cover and review records that have been sent to me for that purpose, I don’t cover things I purchased. I stood firm to that policy for over a decade...

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