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Who is Galactic Protector?

Posted May 22, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
Who is Galactic Protector?

Galactic Protector - Evening

Galactic Protector will unveil its debut album titled Evening will release on June 28 through Burning Witches Records.

The project is a solo pseudonym from Bryan Ricie, best known as bassist in The Sword, and also an accomplished producer. The 15-song instrumental debut blends electronic landscapes with synthesizer melodies and dream pop befitting of its moniker.

Check out the titular track "Galactic Protector" here:

Track listing:
1.) Galactic Protector (watch VIDEO)2.) Space Year 14223.) Sunset on Saba4.) Tarsier5.) No Soul6.) Infinite Bias7.) Lyseran Sand8.) Amaryllis9.) Amuse Bouche10.) Greige11.) Artificial Gravity12.) Dobler Court13.) YM261214.) Forren15.) Mother

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The Absence cover Bad Religion

Posted May 18, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
The Absence cover Bad Religion

Tampa, Florida metal band The Absence a sharing a cover of "Do What You Want," originally by Bad Religion. Besides the stream, the band is selling a 3-song tape on their current tour including the cover, a previously unreleased song, one song off last year's A Gift For The Obsessed, and one live song: “Septic Testament.”

The Absence are on tour with Deicide and others right now, including at El Corazon in Seattle tonight.

Listen to "Do What You Want" below.

THE ABSENCE live with Deicide, Origin, Jungle Rot:
05/18 Seattle, WA – El Corazon05/20 Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall05/21 Denver, CO – Roxy Theater05/22 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room05/23 Chicago, IL – Reggie's05/24 Cleveland, OH – The Odeon Theater05/25 Westland, MI – Token Lounge (no Deicide)05/26 London, ON – Call The Office (no Deicide)05/27 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks05/28 Toronto, ON – Mod Club05/29 Montreal, QC – L'Astral05/30 Quebec City, QC – Le d'Auteuil05/31 Manchester, NH – Jewel Nightclub06/01 New York, NY – Gramercy Theater06/02 Reading, PA – Reverb06/03 Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall

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KFAI - Roar of the Underground
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Bands Relaxer + Boris

Posted April 27, 2019, 11 p.m.

Relaxer + Boris

photo by Jamie Stillman

Ohio's Relaxer have announced a split record with Japan's Boris, including a Japan tour of both bands this May. The split is in fact a four artist effort that also includes contributions from ...

Bands Cro-Mags and Cro-Mags "JM"

Posted April 22, 2019, 9:03 p.m.

Cro-Mags and Cro-Mags "JM"

Founding Cro-Mags member and bassist Harley Flanagan has reached a settlement with John Joseph (vocals) and drummer Mackie Jayson (drums) over use of the band name Cro-Mags. Going forward, Flanagan will perform using the Cro-Mag ...

Bands Former Dag Nasty members announce Field Day

Posted April 7, 2019, 11:03 a.m.

Former Dag Nasty members announce Field Day

photo by Ken Salerno

Dag Nasty, a band with many lineups over the years, has a new spinoff-type reformation named Fied Day. Field Day features former members Doug Carrion and Peter Cortner, plus former Down By Law guitarist Mark ...

KFAI - Root Of All Evil

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Bands New Fixation flexi and tour

Posted April 6, 2019, 7:33 p.m. in Bands by Loren

New Fixation flexi and tour

photo by Andre Beriau

Philadelphia hardcore band Fixation have announced a new 4-song flexi EP to release on May 10. WAR Records will handle the release, which will also ...

FIXATION Tour Dates:
4/26/2019 AS220 - Providence, Ri w/ Spine, Antagonize, Rule Them All4/27/2019 Brewhaus Pub - Lindenhurst, NY w/ Spine, Rule Them All4/28/2019 No Face Studios - Philadelphia, PA w/ Spine, Rule Them All5/06/2019 TBA - Wilkes Barre, PA w/ Lower Species5/08/2019 TBA - Richmond, VA w/ Lower Species5/12/2019 Emmanuel Episcopal - Quakertown, PA w/ Jesus Piece, Struck Nerve, Drowse, more5/24/2019 The Burners - Bethlehem, PA w/ Miracle Drug, Dying For It, The Dividing Line
Into the Pain Track Listing:
1. The Role2. Spare Me3. You Feel Nothing4. No Class

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Bands New news about Summer Cannibals

Posted April 6, 2019, 3 p.m. in Bands by Loren

New news about Summer Cannibals

photo by Jason Quigley

Portland's Summer Cannibals have a new label, an upcoming new record, and tours with Hop Along and Slothrust. The band, who released Full Of ...

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Bands New Johnny Thunders releases

Posted April 6, 2019, 1:59 p.m. in Bands by Loren

New Johnny Thunders releases

Johnny Thunders - Madrid Memory

Two neww Johnny Thunders-related items will soon be released by Cleopatra Records, one film and one live record. Titled Room 37: The Mysterious Death Of ...

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Bands Team Dresch 25th anniversary

Posted March 31, 2019, 4:38 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Team Dresch 25th anniversary

Continuing the anniversary theme of several of this weekend's news posts, another band is celebrating a milestone anniversary. Team Dresch is celebrating its 25th ...

Bands Oh Sees news, tours, reissue

Posted March 30, 2019, 12:29 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Oh Sees news, tours, reissue

photo by Jamie Wdziekonski

The always busy Oh Sees have announced tour days in North America and Europe, plus a reissue of The Cool Death of Island Raiders Castle ...

3-5 Atlanta, Georgia Shaky Knees Fest 
18 Manchester Albert Hall 
19 Glasgow QMU
20 Belfast Limelight 18-20
21 Dublin Button Factory 
23 Cardiff The Tramshed 
24 Derby Bearded Theory Festival
June7 Nelsonville, OH Nelsonville Music Fest
 14 Solana Beach, CA San Diego Belly UpW/ Bronze And Fuckwolf
August23 Charleville Cabaret Vert festival
24 Guéret Check-in Festival
27 Ravenna Hana-Bi (Free)
29 Vienna Arena
30 Munich Strom
31 Berlin Kreuzberg Festsaal
September1 Brussels Les Botaniquesen
3 Bordeaux BT 59
4 Toulouse Le Bikini
5 Paris Le Bataclan
6 London Troxy
7 Amsterdam Paradiso
30 San Francisco The Chapel
October1 San Francisco The Chapel
2 San Francisco The Chapel
4 Portland Crystal Ballroom
7 Vancouver Rickshaw Theatre
10 Minneapolis First Avenue Ballroom
11 Chicago Thalia Hall
12 Chicago Thalia Hall
14 Toronto Danforth Music Hall
15 Montreal Le National
16 Cambridge The Sinclair
18 Brooklyn Warsaw
19 Brooklyn Warsaw
20 Brooklyn Warsaw
22 Philadelphia Union Transfer
23 Carrboro Cat's Cradle
24 Nashville Mercy Lounge
25 New Orleans One Eyed Jacks
26 Austin Hotel Vegas
27 Austin Hotel Vegas
29 Albuquerque Sister Bar
31 Los Angeles Teragram Ballroom
Tracklisting: The Cool Death Of Island Raiders The Gilded Cunt
The Dumb DrumsTurn OffsLosers In The SunDrone Number OneIsland RaidersCool DeathBroken StemsWe Are FreeDrone Number TwoYou Oughta Go Home

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Bands New Modest Mouse single for RSD

Posted March 30, 2019, 11:32 a.m. in Bands by Loren

New Modest Mouse single for RSD

photo by James Joiner

Modest Mouse has announced a 2-song single with a-side "Poison The Well" and b-side "I'm Still Here" coming out next Saturday, also known as ...

Modest Mouse on tour with The Black Keys:09-23 Denver, CO - Pepsi Center09-24 Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center09-25 St. Louis, MO - Enterprise Center09-27 Chicago, IL - United Center09-28 Minneapolis, MN - Target Center09-30 Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena10-01 Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena10-02 Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena10-04 Milwaukee, WI - Fiserv Forum10-05 Detroit, MI - Little Caesars Arena10-07 Pittsburgh, PA - PPG Paints Arena10-08 Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena10-09 Toronto, Ontario - Scotiabank Arena10-11 Boston, MA - TD Garden10-12 Washington, DC - The Anthem10-14 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Arena10-15 Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center11-05 Sunrise, FL - BB&T Center11-06 Orlando, FL - Amway Center11-08 Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena11-09 Atlanta, GA - State Farm Arena11-12 Houston, TX - Toyota Center11-13 Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center11-14 Fort Worth, TX - Dickies Arena11-16 Phoenix, AZ - Talking Stick Resort Arena11-17 San Diego, CA - Pechanga Arena11-19 Los Angeles, CA - The Forum11-22 Portland, OR - Moda Center11-23 Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome11-24 Vancouver, British Columbia - Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

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Bands OWTH in the studio

Posted March 25, 2019, 7:31 p.m. in Bands by Loren

OWTH in the studio

photo by Loren Green

Off With Their Heads have announced work on a new record, which they recently began recording at Pachyderm Studios in Minnesota. In related news, bassist ...

h/t: Punknews

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