Against Me! are a wonderful example of how relevant political punk and punk that deals with social justice is as we go into 2017. In fact, we would say that this activism through music is needed more so than ever.
In 2014, Against Me! released the most important record of their career, as well as arguably one of the most important punk rock records of all time: Transgender Dysphoria Blues. 2016 sees the release of 'Shape Shift With Me; a worthy follow-up to a masterpiece, and a great addition to the band's catalogue for its solid songwriting and eclectic mix of styles.
Youth Man have been kicking around the British punk scene since 2012, and a support slot with letlive. earlier this year saw their hard work pay off, as they introduced themselves to the masses with an explosion of aggression. Here's what we think of their latest EP, 'Wax'.