Mark McConville

Mark McConville is a freelance music journalist from Scotland. He has written extensively about music for online and print publications. He has also been published in a short story anthology. 

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Pop Punk: A Revolutionary Genre
9 months ago
In the 90s there was an influx of bands trying to overlap. With Green Day and Nirvana becoming pioneers in their infancy, there were other acts who showcased their audacious ambitions. These outfits i...
Green Day – Bullet In A Bible: A Riveting Live Performance by a Rejuvenated Act
9 months ago
Rock band Green Day rolled out a glitzy, riveting live performance in 2005, and they filmed it. The act released their seminal American Idiot album months prior and were a band rejuvenated and energis...
Lester Bangs: A Troubled Hero
9 months ago
In the world of music journalism there are so many writers who try to imitate, who try to practise the art as a way of pulverising their peers. Through words, magic can happen, and when it comes to mu...
Pvris — All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell: Album Review
a year ago
Lead singer Lynn Gunn marches through a destructive atmosphere, she fights against the droves of demons which rack her brain, and she tries to overcome the strips of darkness which pummels the light. ...
Paramore: Altering Of Styles.
a year ago
Pop punk has become somewhat swollen. It has many bands under its weighty arms. It gathers up many acts and spits them out into a state of failure. Many acts fizzle out or imitate, spearheading their ...
Is Punk Rock Dead?
a year ago
Is punk dead? Has punk changed its face a million times? Has its ethos and independent spark fizzled out? Well with pop music ruling the scene, it could now be a dead genre. Of course, we don’t want i...