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Heart Bones announce tour, album plans

Posted June 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Heart Bones announce tour, album plans

Comprised of Sean Tillmann (aka Har Mar Superstar) and Sabrina Ellis (A Giant Dog/ Sweet Spirit), Heart Bones will hit the road this summer on a tour with Good Fuck. After the two artists toured together in 201, they bonded and began collaboration, releasing a hadfull of singles last year and then working between Minneapolis, MN and Austin, TX to co-write an upcoming full-length.

Tour Dates: 
Sat, June 29 – Minneapolis MN @ Rock the GardenWed, July 3 – Madison WI @ High Noon Saloon *Thu, July 4 – Maquoketa IA @ Codfish Hollow Barn *Fri, July 5 – Omaha NE @ The Sydney *Sat, July 6 – Denver CO @ Oriental Theater *Sun, July 7 - Fort Collins, CO @ Surfside 7 *Tue, July 9 – Kansas City MO @ Riot Room *Wed, July 10 – Chicago IL @ Lincoln Hall *Thu, July 11 – Cleveland OH @ Beachland Tavern *Fri, July 12 – Philadelphia PA @ World Café Live *Sat, July 13 – Washington DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel *Sun, July 14 – New York NY @ Le Poisson Rouge “In the Round” *Mon, July 15 - Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East (Upstairs) *Tues, July 16 - Buffalo, NY @ 9th Ward At BabevilleWed, July 17 Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme
* w/ Good Fuck

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"Theatre of Work" by Bad Breeding

Posted June 8, 2019, 9:08 a.m.
"Theatre of Work" by Bad Breeding

photo by Katie Rose

Bad Breeding are back with a brand new LP on June 21. Titled Exiled, it’s the British peace punk group’s fourth release in as many years and features 12 barn-burning politically-minded ragers. SPB is lucky to team up with Iron Lung Records (US) and One Little Indian Records (UK) to share a “Theatre of Work” off the LP.

The second longest track on the record, “Theatre of Work” is a noise-punk statement on working conditions in the UK.


“The noxious smog of neoliberalism has been most poisonous in the conditions of my working life, where capital dominates and the chance for genuine human flourishing has been shackled by the entrenched suffocation and manipulation of the labour market,” vocalist Christopher Odd explains of the track. “This song explores the theatre of being tied to agency work and zero-hours contracts, dogged by insecurity, stripped of confidence and laid bare to the laughable fatalism of being exploited by the very concepts you’re taught as necessary to your own survival.”

It features a guest appearance by Lewis Evans on saxophone.

Catch the band on a UK tour with Uniform or playing at Fluff Festival in the Czech Republic next month.

Sun 21st Jul - UK, Bristol // Crofters Rights
Mon 22nd July - UK, Hull // The Polar Bear
Tue 23rd Jul - UK, Leeds // Temple Of Boom
Wed 24th Jul - UK, Cardiff // The Moon
Thu 25th Jul - UK, London // Electrowerkz
Sun 28th Jul - CZ, Prague // Fluff Festival

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Shows Riot Fest 15th anniversary

Posted June 2, 2019, 10:31 a.m.

Riot Fest 15th anniversary

photo by Allison Wolfe

Scheduled for September 13-15 at Douglas Park in Chicago, Riot Fest will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a big lineup featureing diverse acts like Bikini Kill, Slayer, and Blink 182, plus notable sets by The ...

Shows The Fest wave 2 lineup announcements

Posted June 2, 2019, 9:34 a.m.

The Fest wave 2 lineup announcements

Scheduled for Nov. 1-3, 2019, The Fest 18 announced additional bands to play the gargantuan Gainesville, FL festival. Against Me! will play 4 full-length albums over the course of 2 nights, plus the addition of ...

Tours Harvey Pekar summer dates

Posted June 1, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

Harvey Pekar summer dates

Harvey Pekar, playing a record release show in Cleveland tonight in support of the new Paris Green (Steadfast Records), have announced several US tour dates through the summer. Named after comic book author Harvey Pekar ...

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Records What's new with Boris?

Posted June 1, 2019, 11:57 a.m. in Records by Loren

What's new with Boris?

photo by Miki Matsushima

Boris will release a brand new album on Third Man this August. Dubbed LφVE & EVφL, it is a double LP with two distinct ...

LφVE & EVφL — Track Listing: Disc [LφVE]Side A1. Away from You2. ComaSide B3. EVOLDisc [EVφL]Side A1. uzume2. LOVESide B3. In The Pain(t)4. Shadow of SkullBORIS — On Tour w/ Uniform: August 19 San Diego, CA @ CasbahAugust 20 Phoenix, AZ @ Valley BarAugust 22 San Antonio, TX @ Paper TigerAugust 23 Austin, TX @ BarracudaAugust 24 Denton, TX @ Rubber GlovesAugust 25 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music HallAugust 28 Mexico City, MX @ Galera *August 30 Tampa, FL @ OrpheumAugust 31 Gainesville, FL @ High DiveSeptember 1 Atlanta, GA @ MasqueradeSeptember 3 Nashville, TN @ Exit/InSeptember 4 Asheville, NC @ The Orange PeelSeptember 5 Raleigh, NC @ Hopscotch Festival *September 7 Washington, DC @ Black CatSeptember 8 Jersey City, NJ @ White Eagle HallSeptember 10 Brooklyn, NY @ ElsewhereSeptember 11 Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock ClubSeptember 12 Portland, ME @ Port City Music HallSeptember 13 Montreal, QC @ Theatre PlazaSeptember 14 Toronto, ON @ Lee’s PalaceSeptember 15 Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid SchemeSeptember 17 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln HallSeptember 18 St. Louis, MO @ Delmar HallSeptember 20 Denver, CO @ Marquis TheaterSeptember 21 Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music HallSeptember 23 Seattle, WA @ NeumosSeptember 24 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir LoungeSeptember 26 San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music HallSeptember 27 San Jose, CA @ The RitzSeptember 28 Camarillo, CA @ Rock CitySeptember 29 Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex* no Uniform

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Records Bleach Everything full-length coming soon

Posted June 1, 2019, 11:29 a.m. in Records by Loren

Bleach Everything full-length coming soon

photo by Glenn Cocoa

Richmond, VA's Bleach Everything, who released the zine and 2012 demo titled "I Killed a Werewolf Once (It's On Film),"are back with ...

Records Ufomammut 20th anniversary boxset

Posted June 1, 2019, 11 a.m. in Records by Loren

Ufomammut 20th anniversary boxset

photo by Francesca De Franceschi Manzoni

Celebrating 20 years as a band in 2019, Itlay's Ufomammut will release the XX Discography Boxset via Supernatural Cat. The boxset will feature nine ...

UFOMAMMUT 2019 Live Dates:
9/11/2019 Aglomerat - Moscow, RU9/12/2019 MOD - St. Petersburg, RU9/26/2019 Le Fil - Saint Etienne, FR9/27/2019 Petit Bain - Paris, FR9/28/2019 The Garage - London, UK9/29/2019 Magasin 4 - Brussels, BE9/30/2019 Melkweg - Amsterdam, NL10/02/2019 Vega - Copenhagen, DK10/03/2019 Sticky Fingers - Göteborg, SE10/04/2019 Høstsabbat - Oslo, NO10/05/2019 - TBA10/06/2019 Debaser - Stockholm, SE10/08/2019 On The Rocks - Helsinki, FI10/09/2019 Von Krahl - Tallinn, ES10/10/2019 Melna Piektdiena - Riga, LV10/11/2019 Narauti - Vilnius, LT10/12/2019 Hydrozagadka - Warsaw, PL10/13/2019 Zet Pe Te - Krakow, PL10/15/2019 Rockhouse - Salzburg, AT10/16/2019 Mochvara - Zagreb, HR

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Tours MONO turn 20, plan European tour

Posted June 1, 2019, 10:28 a.m. in Tours by Loren

MONO turn 20, plan European tour

photo by Muto

WIth 2019 marking the band's 20th anniversary, MONO is taking to Europe in July and December to mark their longevity. Jo Quail will offer ...

05/07 - IT Verona, Rock The Castle07/07 - BE Bruges, Cactusfestival09/07 - BY Minsk, Re:public Club10/07 - IL Tel Aviv, Barby12/07 - IT Rome, Villa Ada13/07 - FI Joensuu, Ilosaarirock15/07 - IR Dublin, Whelan's16/07 - UK Belfast, Voodoo18/07 - RO Bontida, Electric Castle19/07 - UK Cardross Estate, Doune The Rabbit Hole20/07 - UK Sheffield, Tramlines Fringe21/07 - UK Birmingham, Supersonic Festival29/11 - TU Istanbul, Zorlu PSM *01/12 - RU Moscow, Aglomerat02/12 - UA Kiev, Atlas04/12 - NO Oslo, Roverstaden *05/12 - SE Gothenburg, Pustervik *06/12 - SE Stockholm, Fryshuset *07/12 - DK Copenhagen, Vega *08/12 - DE Hamburg, Mojo *09/12 - DE Cologne, Gebaude9 *10/12 - NL Nijmegen, Doornroosje *12/12 - FR Paris, Le Petit Bain *
* = Support: Jo Quail

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Records New Mike Love album (Beach Boys) covers "Rockaway Beach"

Posted June 1, 2019, 10:06 a.m. in Records by Loren

New Mike Love album (Beach Boys) covers "Rockaway Beach"

photo by Al Pereira

On July 19, Mike Love of The Beach Boys will release a new solo album titled 12 Sides of Summer (BMG). The album is a ...

Track Listing
1. California Beach2. It's Ok Featuring Hanson3. Surfin'4. California Sun5. Surfin' Safari6 On and On and On7. Here Comes the Sun8. Girl from Ipanema9. Over and Over and Over Again10. Keepin' the Summer Alive11.Summertime Blues12.Rockaway Beach

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Bands New Pelican record, new Pelican beer

Posted May 31, 2019, 11:04 p.m. in Bands by Loren

New Pelican record, new Pelican beer

photo by Marfa Capodanno

Chicago's instrumental metal quartet Pelican are back with Nighttime Stories next month, releasing June 7 on Southern Lord. While the band has two songs ...

PELICAN Tour Dates:w/ Cloakroom:
6/20/2019 Loving Touch - Ferndale, MI *6/21/2019 Lee's Palace - Toronto, ON *6/22/2019 Bar de Ritz - Montreal, QC *6/23/2019 Great Scott - Boston, MA * SOLD OUT6/24/2019 Brooklyn Bazaar - Brooklyn, NY *6/25/2019 Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA * SOLD OUT6/26/2019 Ottobar - Baltimore, MD *6/27/2019 Club Café - Pittsburgh, PA * SOLD OUT6/28/2019 Northside Yacht Club - Cincinnati, OH *6/29/2019 Metro - Chicago, IL *9/13/2019 Loose Cobra - Tolono, IL9/14/2019 The Shrunken Head - Columbus, OH9/15/2019 Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH9/16/2019 The Pyramid Scheme - Grand Rapids, MI10/05/2019 Soulcrusher Fest - Nijmegen, NL10/06/2019 Lido - Berlin, DE10/07/2019 Beatpol - Dresden, DE10/08/2019 Futurum - Prague, CZ10/09/2019 Feierwerk - Munich, DE10/10/2019 Legend Club - Milan, IT10/11/2019 Fuzz Club - Athens, GR10/12/2019 AM Fest - Barcelona, ES10/13/2019 Amplifest - Porto, PT10/15/2019 Islington Assembly Hall - London, UK10/16/2019 Gorilla - Manchester, UK10/17/2019 Classic Grand - Glasgow, UK10/18/2019 Asylum - Birmingham, UK10/19/2019 Desertfest - Antwerp, BE

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Tours City Mouse UK tour with Werecats

Posted May 31, 2019, 10:37 p.m. in Tours by Loren

City Mouse UK tour with Werecats

This June-July, City Mouse and Werecats will hit the road together across the UK. City Mouse released their debut Get Right in 2017 (It's ...

27/06 Deal, The Lighthouse28/06 Newport, Le Pub29/06 Birmingham, TBA30/06 London, New Cross Inn02/07 Edinburgh, Banshee Labyrinth03/07 Manchester, Eagle Inn04/07 Liverpool, TBA05/07 Bangor, The Skerries06/07 Ipswich, The Smokehouse

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