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Mean Queen

by Poison Boys

Hey there, We're the Poison Boys, a 1970s punk rock n roll styled band from Chicago that stays true to form. Mean Queen is a raw motorcycle rock/protopunk type hit celebrating bad ass women/queens/sex workers, on our fourth 7" was just released on Chicago's Hobo Wolfman Records.

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Featuring members of THE VIRUS & MINDSET, newcomers NO-HEADS takes cues from classic UK82 bands and would feel right at home in the NO FUTURE or RIOT CITY catalogs. They just released a 12" EP "Pressure Cracks" via Six Feet Under Records in the US and Refuse Records in Europe.

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Hello/Tjena! We are Battletruck from Sweden and we play punk rock. We started the band in October 2018 and a self released EP is in the making. "Hit or Miss" is our most sombre song so far and a detour from the d-beat stuff and nihilism. It is about love, that's why we went all soft with it.

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Oldfashioned Ideas

First track from the upcoming fifth album "Still Worth Fighting For", out now. Check it out!

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