Straightjacket Nation

Festivals 2017

Photographic Evidence Maggot Fest Was 2017's Wildest Weekend

Four days, three venues, and fifty acts turned into one loud and long party.
Noisey Staff
10.30.17
New music

Wiccans Share a New Track of Angry and Destructive Hardcore

Like the best hardcore bands these Texans eschew the predictable.
Tim Scott
5.20.17
Premieres

Read An Excerpt From 'Tempered’, an Australian Journal Exploring The Backwaters of Punk, Hardcore and Electronics

Straightjacket Nation's Dan Stewart writes about the band's new album 'Power It Up' and we speak to the magazine's editor Max Easton.
Tim Scott
3.9.16
Premieres

The Only Rule is Cool At Australia’s Best Punk Label

Cool Death records has established itself as a go to for messed up and awesome Aussie punk.
Tim Scott
4.17.15
Premieres

The Only Rule is Cool At Australia’s Best Punk Label

Cool Death records has established itself as a go to for messed up and awesome Aussie punk.
Tim Scott
4.17.15
Features

Is Total Control's "Typical System" the Best Album of 2014?

We spoke to some people who seem to think that it is.
Noisey Staff
11.20.14
Features

Is Total Control's "Typical System" the Best Album of 2014?

We spoke to some people who seem to think that it is.
Noisey Staff
11.20.14
New music

Premiere: There's a Lot of Beer and Gaffer Tape in Lower Plenty's New Video

And it’s funny as hell.
6.22.14
New music

Premiere: There's a Lot of Beer and Gaffer Tape in Lower Plenty's New Video

And it’s funny as hell.
6.22.14
Interviews

Don't Waste My Time: An Interview with Daniel Stewart of Total Control

Total Control's frontman on living down under, never forgetting the struggle, and creating a record that's not a total bore
Fred Pessaro
6.19.14
New music

Total Control Enters the Race For Record of The Year with "Flesh War"

Post-punk and pop greatness
Fred Pessaro
4.9.14
Features

UV Race Aren't Famous Enough For Warragul

Marcus Rechsteiner is the au natural disrobed singer of the raw Melbourne band The UV Race. But before he was touring the world he was a country boy from rural Warragul. Well, to be fair he actually still lives there with his mum when he’s not traveling a
Zayd Thring
11.18.13
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