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L7 to release new full-length: their first in 20 years

Posted March 3, 2019, 11 a.m.
L7 to release new full-length: their first in 20 years

L7 - Scatter the Rats

The reformed L7 has two exciting bits of news for the coming year. First, the band will release a new full-length album on May 3. The album is titled on Scatter the Rats and its due on Blackheart Records (founded by Joan Jett) and has 11 new songs in total. It will be the band's first new album since Slap-Happy in 1999.

Scatter the Rats takes its title from the recording sessions. “There were a couple of rats in the basement of the studio, where all the amplifiers were," says Donita Sparks. "At one point Norm [Block, producer] said to us, ‘Let’s get rockin’, we can scatter the rats.'"

The teaser is out now online and in physical format soon. A limited EP "Burn Baby b/w Fighting the Crave" will be available on Record Store Day 2019. Check out the "Burn Baby" video below.

The band is also booked for the The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival National Tour, which also features Rancid, Suicidal Tendencies, and more (with different lineups in different cities).


L7 The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival Tour Dates 5/11: Phoenix, AZ @ Margaret T. Hance Park(w/ Rancid, Suicidal Tendencies, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones & H2O)5/12: Tucson, AZ @ Rillito Park Racetrack(w/ Rancid, Suicidal Tendencies, Pennywise, H2O)6/02: Englishtown, NJ @ Old Bridge Township Raceway(w/ Rancid, Suicidal Tendencies, Penynwise, Madball)6/08: Boise, ID @ Memorial Stadium(w/ Rancid, Suicidal Tendencies, Pennywise, special guests)6/09: Tacoma, WA @ America’s Car Museum(w/ Rancid, Suicidal Tendencies, Pennywise, Noi!se)6/15: Santa Clara, CA @ Santa Clara County Fairgrounds(w/ Rancid, Suicidal Tendencies, Pennywise, Sharp Shock)6/16: Sacramento, CA @ Papa Murphy’s Park(w/ Rancid, Suicidal Tendencies, Pennywise, Sharp Shock) Scatter the Rats Track list: 1. Burn Baby2. Fighting the Crave3. Proto Prototype4. Stadium West5. Murky Water Cafe6. Ouija Board Lies7. Garbage Truck8. Holding Pattern9. Uppin’ The Ice10. Cool About Easy11. Scatter The Rats

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Europe Full of Hell

Posted March 3, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
Europe Full of Hell

photo by Reid Haithcock

Full of Hell, who just finished recording their fourth full-length album, have announced a co-headlining European tour with The Body.

The tour will kick off at Roskilde Festival and the bands are promising collaborative setlists on various stops throughout the tour.

Check out the dates and venue info below. Full of Hell's upcoming album is expected to release in the middle of 2019 on Relapse Records.

FULL OF HELL Tour Dates:
--- European Tour July 4-20, Select Dates w/ The Body ---
Jul 04 Roskilde, DK @ Roskilde Festival +Jul 05 Kassel, DE @ GoldgrubeJul 06 Leipzig, DE @ Conne IslandJul 07 Warsaw, PL @ Poglos *Jul 08 Prague, CZ @ Modra VopiceJul 09 Budapest, HU @ Durer KertJul 10 Munich, DE @ BackstageJul 11 Paris, FR @ GibusJul 12 London, UK @ The Dome +Jul 13 Dour, BE @ Dour Festival +Jul 15 Nijmegen, NL @ Valkhof FestivalJul 16 Berlin, DE @ Zukunft am OstkreuzJul 18 Helsinki, FI @ Kuudes Linja *Jul 19 Tampere, FI @ Vastavirta-Klubi *Jul 20 Lahti, FI @ Torvi *
Sep 06-08 Sao Paulo, BR @ Setembro Negro Festival

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Tours Heavy Psych Sounds Fest series

Posted March 3, 2019, 10:01 a.m.

Heavy Psych Sounds Fest series

Rome label Heavy Psych Sounds will be taking its festival on the road in the US this year. The lineup will feature Fatso Jetson, Nebula, Yawning Man, and Red Fang, plus more in each of ...

Records Bad Brains' Black Dots vinyl reissue

Posted March 3, 2019, 9:31 a.m.

Bad Brains' Black Dots vinyl reissue

The early Bad Brains recording, Black Dots, will be reissued on vinyl for the first time in 20 years, releasing on limited edition white vinyl, followed by a black pressing. Recorded in 1979, the recording ...

Records Yes, Cokie The Clown will release an album

Posted March 2, 2019, 7:46 p.m.

Yes, Cokie The Clown will release an album

Cokie The Clown - You're Welcome

For those who remember the controversial NOFX/Fat Mike "Cokie The Clown" SXSW showcase in 2010, the project is back with a full 10-song record. Cokie The Clown is Fat Mike's personal lamentation, set ...

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Tours Actor Observer dates

Posted March 2, 2019, 3:05 p.m. in Tours by Loren

Actor Observer dates

This April, New England-based post-hardcore band Actor Observer will hit the road along the US East Coast. Stretching April 11 to April 20, the band ...

Actor Observer Tour Dates:April 11 - Syracuse, NY - The VineyardApril 12 - Detroit, MI - The SanctuaryApril 13 - Cleveland, OH - Plymouth HouseApril 14 - Pittsburgh, PA - The CoveApril 15 - Falls Church, VA - VFW 9274April 16 - Philadelphia, PA - No Face StudiosApril 17 - Pawtucket, RI - The MetApril 18 - Brooklyn, NY - KingslandApril 19 - Boston, MA - O’BriensApril 20 - Manchester, NH - The Bungalow

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Tours DeeCRACKS summer tours

Posted March 2, 2019, 2:33 p.m. in Tours by Loren

DeeCRACKS summer tours

DeeCRACKS, fresh off last year's release of Sonic Delusions (Pirates Press), have announced two tour runs later this year, one of which is with ...

DeeCRACKS:Mar 23 - Istanbul, TR - Peyote NevizadeMay 02 - Wels, AT - Sbäm FestMay 09 - Quebec City, QC - Scanner BistroMay 10 - Moncton, NB - The Caveau May 11 - Halifax, NS - Gus' Pub May 12 - Shawinigan, QC - Brewery May 13 - Toronto, ON – Duffy’sMay 14 - London, ON - New Brunswick TavernMay 15 - Hamilton, ON - This Ain’t HollywoodMay 16 - Ottawa, ON - Black Squirrel BooksMay 17-19 - Montreal, ON – Pouzza FestJuly 13 - Bergamo, IT – Punk Rock RadunoJuly 14 - Luzern, CH - Sedel *July 15 - Caramagna, IT - Spazio Polivalente *July 16 - Bologna, IT - Freakout Club *July 17 - Ljubljana, SI - Gala Hala *July 19 - Amberg, DE - Laut gegen Nazis *July 21 - Karlsruhe, DE - Alte Hackerei *July 23 - Berlin, DE - Bi Nuu *July 24 - Hamburg, DE - Hafenklang *July 25 - Hanover, DE - Lux *July 26 - Cologne, DE - Helios37 *July 27 - Münster, DE - BarackeJuly 28 - Kassel, DE - Goldgrube *July 29 - Groningen, NL - Lola *July 30 - Hoofddorp, NL - Poppodium Duycker *July 31 - Vlaardingen, NL- De Kroepoekfabriek * *with CJ RAMONE

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Tours Warped Tour 25th Anniversary edition

Posted March 2, 2019, 2 p.m. in Tours by Loren

Warped Tour 25th Anniversary edition

Last year was previously announced as the final year of the long-running Vans Warped Tour. It's now back in 2019 in a limited, 3 ...

Tours The Slackers on tour

Posted March 2, 2019, 1:27 p.m. in Tours by Loren

The Slackers on tour

More news from the ska scene: The Slackers will be on tour this summer, playing dates across the US, Canada, and a UK run in ...

THE SLACKERS:Apr 5 - Atlanta, GA - The MasqueradeApr 6 - Jacksonville, FL - Surfer The BarApr 7 - Coral, FL - Nice Guys PizzaApr 10 - Deland, FL - Cafe Da VinciApr 11 - Stuart, FL - Terra Formata,Apr 12 - Miami, FL - Churchills (Night 1)Apr 13 - Miami, FL - Churchills (Night 2)Apr 24 - Albany, NY - PaulysApr 25 - Buffalo, NY - The MohawkApr 27 - Toronto, ON, CA - Lees PalaceApr 28 - London, ON, CA - Rum RunnersApr 29 - Waterloo, ON, CA - MaxwellsMay 1 - Indianapolis, IN - Melody InnMay 2 - Ann Arbor, MI - Blind PigMay 3 - Cleveland, OH - Grog ShopMay 4 - Pittsburgh, PA - Smiling MooseMay 5 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe LiveMay 17 - Brooklyn, NY - The Kingsland (Night 1)May 18 - Brooklyn, NY - The Kingsland (Night 2)May 19 - Brooklyn, NY - The Kingsland (Night 3)Jun 29 - Topeka, KS - Sunshine Reggae Roots FestivalOct 03 - Brighton, UK - The HauntOct 05 - Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social ClubOct 08 - Glasgow, UK - Audio
h/t: Pirates Press Records

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Records New Pelican for Record Store Day

Posted March 2, 2019, 12:08 p.m. in Records by Loren

New Pelican for Record Store Day

photo by Marfa Capodanno

On April 13, also knowsn as Record Store Day 2019, Pelican will release a brand new 7" on Southern Lord -- the group's first new ...

PELICAN w/ Cloakroom:
6/20/2019 Loving Touch - Ferndale, MI w/ Greet Death6/21/2019 Lee's Palace - Toronto, ON6/22/2019 Bar de Ritz - Montreal, QC6/23/2019 Great Scott - Boston, MA6/24/2019 Brooklyn Bazaar - Brooklyn, NY w/ Planning For Burial6/25/2019 Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA w/ Planning For Burial6/26/2019 Ottobar - Baltimore, MD6/27/2019 Club Café - Pittsburgh, PA6/28/2019 Northside Yacht Club - Cincinnati, OH6/29/2019 Metro - Chicago, IL w/ Young Widows

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Records Soundtrack coming to Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records

Posted March 2, 2019, 11 a.m. in Records by Loren

Soundtrack coming to Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records

photo by Loren Green

Another Record Store Day 2019 release will be the soundtrack to the documentary Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records. The documentary explores the ...

TRACK LISTING Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records soundtrack:1: MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT - “A Daisy Chain 4 Satan” (Acid and Flowers Mix)2: REVOLTING COCKS - “Animal Nation”3: THE YOUNG GODS - “Envoyé!”4: PANKOW - “Me and My Ding-Dong”5: MINISTRY - “Tonight We Murder (Original Version)”6: KMFDM - “Vogue (Apart Version)”7: FRONT 242 - “Headhunter (Live NYC)”8: MUSSOLINI HEADKICK - “Your God is Dead”9: LAIBACH - “Leben-Tod”10: FINI TRIBE - “I Want More” **CD Only**11: Mystery Track - Previously Unreleased **CD + Deluxe Only**12: Mystery Track - Previously Unreleased **CD + Deluxe Only**13: Mystery Track - Previously Unreleased **CD Only**14: CHRIS CONNELLY - “Shipwreck”15: MICHAEL WELLS/GREATER THAN ONE - “Untitled" **CD Only**
Vans Presents: Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records Experience Events
4/13: Chicago4/15: Brooklyn4/17: Toronto4/19: Austin4/22: San Francisco4/23: Los Angeles
 

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Records The Coathangers' "Step Back" video

Posted March 2, 2019, 10:30 a.m. in Records by Loren

Set to released a new album, The Devil You Know, on March 8, The Coathangars recently unleasted a video for the new track "Step Back ...

Mar 2 - Vancouver, BC, ImperialMar 5 - Spokane, WA, The Bartlett*Mar 6 - Boise, ID, Olympic*Mar 7 - Salt Lake City, UT, Kilby Court*Mar 9 - San Diego, CA, Casbah*Mar 16 - Dallas, TX, Not So Fun Fest at Club DadaApr 4 - Birmingham, AB, SaturnApr 5 - Nashville, TN, Exit/In ^Apr 6 - St. Louis, MO, Old Rock House ^Apr 7 - Kansas City, MO, recordBar ^Apr 8 - Minneapolis, MN, Turf Club ^Apr 9 - Chicago, IL, Empty Bottle ^Apr 11 - Detroit, MI, El Club ^Apr 12 - Cleveland, OH, Grog Shop ^Apr 13 - Toronto, ON, The Horseshoe ^Apr 14 - Montreal, QC, Le Ritz ^Apr 15 - Boston, MA, Great Scott ^Apr 17 - Asbury Park, NJ, Asbury Lanes ^Apr 18 - New York, NY, Music Hall of Williamsburg ^Apr 19 - Washington, DC, DC9 ^Apr 20 - Philadelphia, PA, Underground Arts ^May 26 - Las Vegas, NV, Punk Rock Bowling* w/ SadGirl^ w/ Big Bite

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