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Premiere: "Telephone" from Daycare Swindlers

Premiere: "Telephone" from Daycare Swindlers

Walk the Plank/Daycare Swindlers - split 7"

Scene Point Blank has teamed up with Say-10 and No Less Records to offer "Telephone," one of four songs of the upcoming split 7" between Daycare Swindlers and Walk the Plank.

The song is one of two from Daycare Swindlers rom Virginia. The EP is set for  release on June 3 and we're excited to give a first glimpse at it below.

Both bands have full-lengths planned for later this year via Say-10.

 


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Pre-orders and additional info can be found here.

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1QI: Billy West, Morning Glory, Vacation, 20 Buck Spin

1QI: Billy West, Morning Glory, Vacation, 20 Buck Spin

Our newest feature here at Scene Point Blank is our semi-daily quickie Q&A: One Question Interviews. Follow us at facebook or twitter and we'll post one interview every Monday-Thursday. Well, sometimes we miss a day, but it will be four each week regardless.

After our social media followers get the first word, we'll later post a wrap-up here at the site and archive 'em here. This week check out Q&As with Billy West, Morning Glory, Vacation and 20 Buck Spin.

Billy West (voice actor, Futurama, Ren & Stimpy, many more)
SPB: You've also played music in your past and you do some singing ("Shut Up and Love Me") in Futurama. How much creative say do you have when your characters create music?
Billy: Most of the music was always written for us and we sang exactly what Ken Keeler (writer,composer and producer) wanted.
I really didn't have much say in what my characters did except the acting choices. But on "Shut up and Love Me" they came up with the song title and I wrote the music and lyrics.
Beautifully puerile!
Ezra Arrow Kire (Morning Glory)
SPB: What do you think of Record Store Day?
Ezra: Record Store Day? It should be an official national holiday! Why? Because every child of the '80s and '90s remembers going down to their local record shop and listening to those big, shiny black, magic pieces of vinyl with those gigantic headphones on, going over and over that large format art for hours on end, reading every little detail in the liner notes, all the way down to the smallest credits.
Sometimes when browsing around my record shop I would run into other music enthusiasts and get to discussing and arguing over the value and content of "good" bands. Occasionally it could become quite heated and I'd leave slightly irritated (mainly because I knew they were right), but still elated to have discovered something brand spanking new! Not only is it the truly tangible experience of musical exploration that you just can't find online, it's often educational! A musical library stock full of hidden gems and rare treasures.  
And now-a-days I have another reason to go into a record shop--I get to see my own records in the "M" section (or maybe once in a while they'll turn up in the used "99 cent bargain" section, hehe). Hell, either way it's a great way to get my own music for cheap! Or sometimes I'll just autograph it and slip it back into place. And if they don't carry my record, well I just go pester the shop owner directly until he gets hip and agrees to stock it! And since it's good luck to go out and buy a copy of your album on its release day… there's only place you can do that--your local record store! I vote national holiday for this one. 
Evan (Vacation)
SPB: What is your primary tour food?
Our primary tour food is PIZZA. Like as much as your town has to offer, and if you know where we can get a New Jersey-style slice let us know! Bbeen achin' to try some. Also see this, except no riboflavin for us.
David Adelson (20 Buck Spin)
SPB: What is the worst job you’ve ever had? 
David: Worst job I ever had was one of my first. When I was 16 I was suspended from school for smoking weed on campus. Since I could not go to school for 3 days my Dad said I'd have to make use of the time by finding a job. I got two jobs at once, one at Round Table Pizza (probably the 2nd worst job I ever had) and one at a pet grooming place where I was hired to clean up after the people who did the pet grooming. That entailed sweeping up pet hair mostly. But I immediately knew I'd made a mistake as smelling animals in the place all day and cleaning up after people and pets was not what I was ready to do. I quit after 2 days. Actually I don't even think I quit. Being 16 and as such a completely irresponsible and unaccountable asshole (like almost every boy of that age), I believe I just stopped going in without letting them know. Given minimum wage in California was $4.25/hr at this point (1993), I don't think I left more than about $25 behind. 

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Records SPB exclusive stream: Counterfeit i

SPB exclusive stream: Counterfeit i

Counterfeit i - Still vol II

Scene Point Blank is excited to host a new stream, the new EP Still Vol. II from Chicago’s Counterfeit i. The three piece group eschews label associations, playing a mixture of loud soundscapes and ...

Tours High on Fire Australia tour

Posted April 22, 2014, 7:16 p.m.

High on Fire Australia tour

This July High on Fire will be touring in Australia from July 16-20. Dates are below.

Records White Lung with new LP this June

Posted April 22, 2014, 6:55 p.m.

White Lung with new LP this June

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White Lung, recently signed to Domino Recording Co., has announced the June 17 release date for their upcoming full-length titled Deep Fantasy. The record will also be issued on a limited 1,000 vinyl pressing.

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Records Fu Manchu set to release Gigantoid

Posted April 22, 2014, 6:29 p.m. in Records by Loren

Fu Manchu set to release Gigantoid

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On April 29 on At the Dojo Records, Fu Manchu will release Gigantoid. The band, nearly 25 years-old, will follow the release with a full ...

GIGANTOID Track List:
1. Dimension Shifter
2. Invaders On My Back
*3. Anxiety Reducer*
4. Radio Source Sagittarius
5. Mutant
6. No Warning
7. Evolution Machine
8. Triplanetary
9. The Last Question
*Fu Manchu Live!*
04/30/2014 San Francisco, CA / Bottom Of The Hill
05/01/2014 Sparks, NV / The Alley
05/03/2014 Portland, OR / Dante's
05/04/2014 Seattle, WA / El Corazon
05/06/2014 Salt Lake City, UT / Club Sound
05/07/2014 Denver, CO / Marquis Theatre
05/10/2014 Chicago, IL / Subterranean
05/11/2014 Hamtramck, MI / Small's
05/13/2014 Columbus, OH / Ace of Cups
05/14/2014 Cleveland Heights, OH / Grog Shop
05/16/2014 Toronto, ON / Lee's Palace
05/17/2014 Montreal, QC / Cabaret Mile End
05/19/2014 New York, NY / Mercury Lounge
05/20/2014 Cambridge, MA / The Sinclair
05/21/2014 Philadelphia, PA / The Barbary
05/23/2014 Washington, DC / Rock & Roll Hotel
05/24/2014 Raleigh, NC / King's Barcade
05/25/2014 Atlanta, GA / The Earl
05/27/2014 Austin, TX / Red 7
05/28/2014 Dallas, TX / Gas Monkey Bar N' Grill
05/31/2014 Scottsdale, AZ / Pub Rock Live
06/14/2014 San Diego, CA / The Casbah
06/21/2014 Los Angeles, CA / The Troubadour

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Shows Scion Rock Fest set for May 17 in Torrance

Posted April 20, 2014, 6:33 p.m. in Shows by Loren

Scion Rock Fest set for May 17 in Torrance

On May 17, the sixth annual Scion Rock Fest will take place with High on Fire and Machine Head headlining and numerous other noteworthy bands ...

The full Scion Rock Fest 2014 line-up:
Machine Head
High On Fire
Red Fang
Orchid
Crowbar
BL'AST!
Speedwolf
Power Trip
Jex Thoth
Coffins
King Buzzo
Big Business
Hot Lunch
Aqua Nebula Oscillator
All Them Witches
Pins of Light
Carousel
The Well
Midnight
Exhumed
In Cold Blood
Nekrogoblikon
Windhand
Lord Dying
Moab
Black Sheep Wall

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Shows This Is Hardcore Fest 2014

Posted April 20, 2014, 4:35 p.m. in Shows by Loren

This Is Hardcore Fest 2014

This Is Hardcore Fest will take place this year from July 24-27 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia. The stacked line-up includes Nails, Ringworm, Slapshot ...

THIS IS HARDCORE 2014JULY 24-27, 2014PHILADELPHIA, PAELECTRIC FACTORY
TICKETS ON SALE 11 APRIL 2014 ON THISISHARDCOREFEST.COM**AFTER SHOWS: TBA**LISTEN HERE: THISISHARDCOREFESTIVAL.BANDCAMP.COM
100 DemonsAll Else FailedAlpha & OmegaAngel Du$tBad Luck 13BacktrackBlacklistedBl’astBoldCIVCode Orange KidsCoke BustCold WorldConvergeCrowbarCruel HandCultureDeath Before DishonorDeath ThreatDie YoungDownsetDropDeadE-Town ConcreteExpireThe ExplosionFreedomFull Of HellFury Of FiveGreg Of TrialHarms WayHounds of HateIncendiaryKillswitch EngageKnuckledustLifelessMadball (Set It Off 20th Anniversary Set)MindsetMushmouthNailsNoisemOld HabitsPower TripRotting OutRelentlessRingwormRude AwakeningSlapshotSlumlordsStigmataSuburban ScumTest of TimeTime BombTitle FightTurmoilTurnstileTwitching TonguesUnearthWisdom In ChainsWorld War 4Wrong AnswerXibalba

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Bands Enabler to release a new full-length this spring

Posted April 20, 2014, 11:28 a.m. in Bands by Loren

Enabler to release a new full-length this spring

Busy band Enabler will release their second LP this spring on The Compound/Creator-Destructor. The new album, their second, is titled La Fin Absolue Du ...

ENABLER Confirmed Tour Actions:w/ Cop Problem
4/20/2014 Backroom Studios - Rockaway, NJ w/ Cop Problem4/21/2014 Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA w/ Cop Problem4/22/2014 Hook Up - Virginia Beach, VA4/23/2014 Strange Matter - Richmond, VA4/24/2014 Mr. Roboto Project - Pittsburgh, PA w/ Die Choking, Black Mask, Meth Quarry, Rabid Pigs4/25/2014 Carabar - Columbus, OH @ Forward Ohio Fest4/26/2014 Blind Bob's - Dayton, OH4/27/2014 Cobra Lounge - Chicago, IL w/ Iron Reagan, Occultist5/15/2014 Coach and Horses - Windsor ON5/16/2014 Centre-Ville De - Montreal, QC @ Pouzza Fest5/17/2014 The Central - Toronto, ON5/20/2014 Bar Le Megog - Sherbrooke, QC5/22/2014 Geno's Rock Club - Portland, ME5/23/2014 Even Flow - Bay Shore, NY w/ Maruta5/25/2014 Baltimore Sound Stage - Baltimore, MD @ Maryland Deathfest6/01/2014 Public House - Milwaukee, WI6/02/2014 Memory Lanes - Minneapolis, MN6/03/2014 The New Direction - Fargo, ND6/05/2014 Highline - Seattle, WA6/06/2014 The Know - Portland, OR6/08/2014 Almost Holden Collective - Santa Monica, CA6/09/2014 Soda Bar - San Diego, CA6/10/2014 You Revolution Electronic Bar - Tijuana, Mexico6/12/2014 7th Circle - Denver, CO6/14/2014 Sharks Club & Billiards - Appleton, WI @ No Tomorrow Fest8/08/2014 Arson Fest - Winnipeg, MB

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Bands Ex-Cult debut "Not a Threat"

Posted April 20, 2014, 11:24 a.m. in Bands by Loren

Ex-Cult, set to release Midnight Passenger on April 29, have debuted the song "Not a Threat." The 10 song record was recorded in January and ...

Midnight Passenger Track Listing:
Side A
Shattered Circle
Ties You Up
Midnight Passenger
Confusion Hill
Catholic Entries
Side B
Flickering Eyes
Venice Illusion
Sid Visions
Not A Threat
Lights Out Club
 
Tour
05-17 Atlanta, GA - 529
05-18 Durham, NC - The Pinhook
05-19 Richmond, VA - Strange Matter
05-20 Washington, DC - DC 9
05-22 New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
05-24 Beacon, NY - Dogwood
05-26 Cambridge, MA - Middle East Upstairs
05-28 Cleveland, OH - Happy Dog
05-29 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle
^ White Reaper and Jovontaes% White Fence# Big Ups

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Records New Frontier(s) 12-inch out soon

Posted April 20, 2014, 10:22 a.m. in Records by Loren

New Frontier(s) 12-inch out soon

In May Tiny Engines will release the White Lights 12" from Frontier(s). It is the band's first release since There Will Be No ...

White Lights - Track Listing
1. Higher Hills
2. 33/3
3. Our March
4. The Low High
5. Bare Hands

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MP3s "Oxygen" from new Swans record

Posted April 19, 2014, 10:22 a.m. in MP3s by Loren

"Oxygen" from new Swans record

Swans have premiered "Oxygen" from their upcoming To Be Kind, a 2xCD/3xLP set due for release on May 13 (Young God Records). Swans previously ...

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