Sacramento punks Destroy Boys have dropped a new song ‘Plucked’ via Hopeless Records, a tenacious piece of pop rock that veers into post-punk territory!

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We caught Pete Wylie & The Mighty Wah! at the Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms last weekend, showing us that music written quite a while ago can be still very much relevant!

Darkwave/post-punk duo Yama Uba released their debut full-length ‘Silhouettes’ via Psychic Eye and Ratskin Records last Wednesday!

Gary’s albums of the year venture away from our more standard metal selection with a bunch of stellar punk releases from bands like The Bar Stool Preachers, Grade 2, The Darts, The Dollyrots, Rumkicks and Rancid, but also sidesteps into other music like the special brand of rock that Public Image Ltd. brings, blues rock with Samantha Fish and Jesse Dayton, an acoustic Dropkick Murphys and a trip back into time, reminiscing about London’s legendary Batcave Club!

Mark took it easy in 2023 and offers a selection of pictures of the handful of shows that he covered with his photography, mostly in the realm of new wave, old school electronic music, experimental and pop music with Self Esteem, Gary Numan, Heaven 17, Martyn Ware and friends, and Utopia Strong!

Norwegian post-punk collective Heave Blood & Die reveal new track ‘Mjelle’, from their upcoming album ‘Burnout Codes’, set for release on January 26th via Fysisk Format.

French industrial post-punk duo Kill The Thrill drift with force on ‘A la dérive’, another single from their upcoming album ‘Autophagie’, set for release at the end of this month via Season of Mist!

Year 2023 is closing out and we at GRIMM have our sights set for next year and all the amazing shows and festivals coming up, but before that, let’s look into this past year in photos once again with a selection of Emerik’s favorite pictures, going from extreme and underground, to legendary bands like Nocturnal Sorcery, Horna, Nunslaughter, Merrimack, Pensées Nocturnes, Sex Messiah, Kalmankantaja, VV, Sick Of It All, Lordi, Michael Monroe, The Hellacopters, Possessed, The Mission, Lorna Shore, Kuvotus, Ingested, Voivod, Sodom, Watain, Burst, Full Of Hell, Demolition 23, and Brujeria!

French industrial post-punk and new wave outfit Kill The Thrill share the new single ‘Capitan’, navigating a towering dreamscape and a track from the upcoming album ‘Autophagie’, set for release next month via Season of Mist!

France’s most enigmatic post-punk and industrial band Kill The Thrill announced their upcoming album ‘Autophagie’ set for release early next year via Season of Mist and unveil the first single with the title track!