If you enjoy the music of bands such as Dropkick Murphys and Rancid, you’re sure to like the latest single from Houston punks Steadfast HTX.

An elongated hum then boom. Pedal to the metal full frontal assault on the eardrums. Thunderous good time driving punk guitars and bass with drummer Charlie Price pounding several shades of shit out of his skins.

The earnest gruff lead vocals from Jason Bancroft are backed up by harmonies from Andrew Wupper (bass) and Travis Smith (guitar) and lament the times where life hasn’t gone the way you want it, you haven’t said or done the things you should have. Having said that the song is ultimately an uplifting chant-a-long anthem, the woah-ohs in the refrain perfect for the live arena, when that comes around again…

The band have an album Transmitters due to drop later in the year, I for one will be looking forward to that.

- Neil Hodge