Bikini Trill Trolls Future of Reggae Inspired Music with New EP

Last March, we premiered Los Angeles, CA’s Bikini Trill when we covered their first ever single, “Sticky Treez.” They’re a 3-piece band that engineers a cosmic, electro, surf-pop brand of reggae influenced music. It’s refreshingly original as we dive into their new EP that features a cover of Sublime.

Video: Jared Watson (of Dirty Heads) on “Visions”

Dirty Heads originally wrote the song “Visions” for the October 2017 release of Swim Team until Maroon 5’s Adam Levine heard it. At the request of Adam, the song was given to Maroon 5 and placed on the Deluxe version of their album Red Pill Blues that dropped November 2017. Now, Dirty Heads have released […]

Bad Religion Reveal First Single Since 2013

Punk legends Bad Religion have quite the discography under their belt, as they are approaching their 40th anniversary with 16 studio albums. True North was released to the masses in 2013, and since then fans have been eager to hear new music from Greg Graffin and company.

Interview: The Bennies

World's #1 party band? The Bennies, a quartet out of Melbourne, Australia, make a strong case to claim that title. Equal doses reggae, punk, and ska, The Bennies couple their party-hard-or-die-trying mindset with clever lyricism and ear worm hooks. We caught up with Anty (lead vocals), Jules (guitar/vocals), Bowie (drums), and Nick (bass/vocals) of The Bennies before their show [...]

Introducing Jamaica Songstress: Naomi Cowan

Sometimes it only takes one song to hook your interest into a new artist before further researching their background and appreciating their depth. That was the case when we heard “Paradise Plum” by an unknown artist out of Kingston, Jamaica who goes by the name Naomi Cowan.

Album Premiere: Mad Caddies – Punk Rocksteady

Tomorrow, Mad Caddies will release their new album, Punk Rocksteady via Fat Wreck Chords. The record is a cover album with Rocksteady versions of 12 classic punk-rock songs. Before that album is made available to the world, you can stream it in its entirety, exclusively at The Pier.