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Videos: Green Day's "Back in the USA" from greatest hits album

Posted Nov. 19, 2017, 10:31 a.m.

Videos: Green Day's

Green Day celebrated the release of Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band on Friday with a video for "Back in the USA," the sole new track ... read more

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Music News: Bloodshot and Southern Lord partner with Table-Turned

Posted Nov. 19, 2017, 10:02 a.m.

Music News: Bloodshot and Southern Lord partner with Table-Turned

Table-Turned record subscription service has added Southern Lord and Bloodshot Records to their service. The subscription sends a new record to each month based on ... read more

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Records: Cleric announce second LP

Posted Nov. 18, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

Philadelphia-based Cleric will release their sophomore album, Retrocausal, on Dec. 8 via Web of Mimicry, a labelheaded by Trey Spruance (Mr. Bungle, Secret Chiefs 3). The avant-metal with math rock and free jazz components also features a number of guest musicians, including John Zorn, Mick Barr (Krallice, Orthrelm, Ocrilim), and ... read more

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Records: Lars Frederiksen & the Bastards live album

Posted Nov. 18, 2017, 2:06 p.m.

Records: Lars Frederiksen & the Bastards live album

In addition to the recently announced vinyl reissues of Lars Frederiksen & the Bastards two albums (self-titled and Viking), Pirates Press will release a live recording ... read more

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Records: New from The Good, the Bad and the Zugly

Posted Nov. 18, 2017, 11:02 a.m.

Records: New from The Good, the Bad and the Zugly

Norway punks The Good, the Bad and the Zugly will return with a new album on Jan. 26 titled Misanthropical House. New Noise is streaming the track “Vik bak ... read more

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Records: New Evidence in 2018

Posted Nov. 18, 2017, 10:42 a.m.

Records: New Evidence in 2018

Rhymesayers Entertainment will release Weather Or Not, the third solo album from Evidence (Dilated Peoples). The new album includes several collaborations from the likes of Slug ... read more

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Tours: SUMAC, Converge and Cult Leader on the West Coast

Posted Nov. 18, 2017, 10:04 a.m.

Tours: SUMAC, Converge and Cult Leader on the West Coast

Much like the headline reads, SUMAC, Converge, and Cult Leader will tour the North America West Coast this January, beginning in Vancouver, BC and ending ... read more

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Videos: SPB premiere: King Zog's "Temple's Temple" video

Posted Nov. 17, 2017, 9:22 a.m.

Scene Point Blank is pleased to present a new video from Australia’s King Zog. Titled “Temple’s Temple,” the song comes off their self-titled debut album, which came out earlier this year. With a big chorus and bigger riffs, the doomy anthem is about bracing oneself for the fight, just before ... read more

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Records: Lars Frederiksen & the Bastards to see LP reissues

Posted Nov. 13, 2017, 8:35 p.m.

Records: Lars Frederiksen & the Bastards to see LP reissues

Lars Frederiksen & the Bastards, a short-lived project from the Rancid guitarist/vocalist, will soon see its debut album reissued on vinyl by Pirates Press Records ... read more

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Records: Wiretap releases new ACLU-fundraising compilation

Posted Nov. 13, 2017, 8:25 p.m.

Records: Wiretap releases new ACLU-fundraising compilation

Wiretap Records is now selling Attention: A Punk Rock Feast Compilation, a 35 track compilation of punk bands including Iron Chic, Spanish Love Songs, No ... read more

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Records: Corrosion of Conformity back with a new 2018 album

Posted Nov. 12, 2017, 2:50 p.m.

Records: Corrosion of Conformity back with a new 2018 album

Corrosion of Conformity return with a new album in early 2018--with the return of Pepper Kennan on vocals and guitar. Recorded as a quartet, No Cross ... read more

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MP3s: Cvlt Nation's cover series takes on The Misfits

Posted Nov. 12, 2017, 10:01 a.m.

MP3s: Cvlt Nation's cover series takes on The Misfits

The latest digital record in The CVLT Nation Sessions series of cover albumes takes on The Misfits' classice Walk Among Us. Streaming at Cvlt Nation, ... read more

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Shows: Damaged City Fest 2018 first wave includes Limp Wrist

Posted Nov. 12, 2017, 9:34 a.m.

Shows: Damaged City Fest 2018 first wave includes Limp Wrist

DC's Damaged City Fest is set for April 5-8, 2018. The three-day hardcore/punk festival takes place in Washington, DC and has announced its first wave of ... read more

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Bands: Stone join Pure Noise

Posted Nov. 11, 2017, 11:01 a.m.

Bands: Stone join Pure Noise

Pure Noise Records has signed Sonte, a hardcore/metal band from Milwaukee. The bandj's first album will come out next spring , currently set for March ... read more

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Records: Cursive to reissue first two albums

Posted Nov. 5, 2017, 10:34 a.m.

Records: Cursive to reissue first two albums

On Dec. 1, 2017, Cursive's Such Blinding Stars for Starving Eyes (1997) and The Storms of Early Summer (1998) will each be reissued on the band's 15 Passenger Records. ... read more

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Music News: Recording James Tenney's Changes: 64 Studies for 6 Harps

Posted Nov. 5, 2017, 10:13 a.m.

Musician Adrian Tenney (Badlands, ex-Spokenest and Gods Equals Genocide) is working on a project to record a piece of music composed by her late father James Tenney in 1985. Titled Changes: 64 Studies for 6 Harps, the work features 6 harps all tuned slightly differently. It will be performed for free in ... read more

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MP3s: Friendship's Hatred album streaming

Posted Nov. 5, 2017, 9:51 a.m.

MP3s: Friendship's Hatred album streaming

Japaense hardcore band Friendship arse streaming their new release, Hatred via Bandcamp.Recorded in Toyko, the album recently came out on Southern Lord. read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Spoil + Destroy from Fox Face

Posted Nov. 1, 2017, 8:12 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Spoil + Destroy from Fox Face

This month Scene Point Blank is excited to feature a new release from Milwaukee’s Fox Face. The band releases Spoil + Destroy, their first full-length, on Nov. ... read more

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Bands: 2018 TMBG news

Posted Oct. 31, 2017, 7:17 p.m.

Bands: 2018 TMBG news

They Might Be Giants have a lot in store for 2018, starting with the new album named I Like Fun, releasing on Jan. 19. In ... read more

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Labels: The Last Gang joins Fat

Posted Oct. 30, 2017, 9:31 p.m.

Fat Wreck Chords has announced new signee The Last Gang. The San Francisco label is set to release a two-song teaser 7" by the band on Dec. 8, with the A-side on their upcoming full-length and an exclusive B-side. A-side "Sing For Your Supper" is streaming now below. read more

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Tours: Bat Boy tours

Posted Oct. 30, 2017, 9:01 p.m.

Tours: Bat Boy tours

Bat Boy, a pwer pop group with members of Spraynard and Sundials, have announced an East Coast US tour along with Doll Baby. The band ... read more

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Labels: Wonk Unit member launches Plasterer Records

Posted Oct. 30, 2017, 8:39 p.m.

Labels: Wonk Unit member launches Plasterer Records

Alex Johnson, skateboarder and frontman of Wonk Unit, have announced the formation of a new punk focused label titled Plasterer Records. Based out of south ... read more

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Records: A Bloodshot Xmas

Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 7:17 p.m.

Records: A Bloodshot Xmas

Bloodshot Records has announced pre-orders for a new holiday-themed compilation titled 13 Days of Xmas. As the name suggests, the album collects label and nonlabel artists ... read more

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Records: Richard Hell's Blank Generation remastered

Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 3:01 p.m.

Records: Richard Hell's Blank Generation remastered

For the 40th anniversary of Richard Hell and the Voidoid's classic Blank Generation, the album is being remastered and released with rare and live cuts on ... read more

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Bands: Pig Destroyer in studio and on road

Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 1:44 p.m.

Bands: Pig Destroyer in studio and on road

Pig Destroyer has started work on a new album, their sixth full-length to date and first since 2012's Book Burner. In addition to working on ... read more

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Records: Record Store Day: At The Drive In

Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 1:31 p.m.

Records: Record Store Day: At The Drive In

This Nov. 24, At The Drive In will unveil a brand new limited 10". Titled Diamanté and to be released by Rise Records, it features three ... read more

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Records: Welcome to the End of the World, Dead Milkmen

Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 1:23 p.m.

Records: Welcome to the End of the World, Dead Milkmen

The Dead Milkmen released a new EP this week. Named Welcome to the End of the World, the EP features 6 new songs. It was ... read more

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Bands: Screaming Females, on tour now, announce new album in '18

Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 12:19 p.m.

Bands: Screaming Females, on tour now, announce new album in '18

screaming Females will release their seventh studio album in early 2018. Named All At Once, it's set for a Feb. 23 release on Don Giovanni Records. ... read more

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MP3s: New All Pigs Must Die

Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 11:03 a.m.

MP3s: New All Pigs Must Die

Southern Lord releasees Hostage Animal this coming Friday, Oct. 27. In preview, the album is streaming online here. It comes four years after their last ... read more

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Records: Green Day's greatest

Posted Oct. 15, 2017, 9:14 a.m.

Records: Green Day's greatest

Green Day will release a greatest hits album this November titled Greatest Hits: God's Favourite Band. Out on Nov. 17, the album features 20 songs from ... read more

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Records: No Age returns

Posted Oct. 15, 2017, 8:12 a.m.

No Age have announced a new LP, set to release on Jan. 26, 2018 on Drag City. Titled Snares Like A Haircut, the new song contains 12 songs in total. Listen to "Soft Collar Fad" here. Snares Like A Haircut by No Age read more

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Records: Punk Rock Halloween: the compilation

Posted Oct. 14, 2017, 10:39 a.m.

Records: Punk Rock Halloween: the compilation

Christmas isn't the only season for holiday music. A new Halloween-themed compilation is out titled Punk Rock Halloween - Loud, Fast & Scary with 27 ... read more

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Records: New from Buffalo Buffalo

Posted Oct. 14, 2017, 10:03 a.m.

Records: New from Buffalo Buffalo

Los Angeles punks Buffalo Buffalo have released a new 7" via A-F Records/Uncle M Music. DUbbed Spanish Love Songs, it's streaming on  Bandcamp and out now. ... read more

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Videos: New documentary on Bad Brains' HR

Posted Oct. 14, 2017, 9:32 a.m.

Videos: New documentary on Bad Brains' HR

Bad Brains' frontman Paul "HR" Hudson is the subject of a new documentart named Finding Joseph I. Directed by James Lathos, the film explores the ... read more

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Records: Hangman announce new 7-inch

Posted Oct. 12, 2017, 8:31 p.m.

Records: Hangman announce new 7-inch

Long Island, NY's Hangman will soon release a new 7" on Flatspot Records, titled A Vile Decree. Flatspot will release 350 copies of the EP. ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Trust No One from The Mons

Posted Oct. 11, 2017, 8:04 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Trust No One from The Mons

Scene Point Blank is pleased to host a stream of Trust No One, the second full-length from Chicago punks The Mons. The band rips, rages and waxes ... read more

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Music News: Punks in Vegas releases fundraising comp

Posted Oct. 9, 2017, 7:05 p.m.

Music News: Punks in Vegas releases fundraising comp

Punks in Vegas announced Vegas Strong today, a charity compilation with over 100 bands. On sale for $5, the digital compilation will donate 100% of funds to the UMC Foundation, Las ... read more

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MP3s: White Russian sampler available

Posted Oct. 7, 2017, 11:35 a.m.

MP3s: White Russian sampler available

Dutch punk label White Russian Records has a new sampler available online for a pay-what-you-want download price and streaming on various online platforms like Spotify. The ... read more

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Bands: Kindling to release on 6131

Posted Oct. 5, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

Bands: Kindling to release on 6131

Kindling have announced a new full-length will come out next month. The Massachusetts-based band will release Hush on Nov. 10 on 6131 Records, their first release ... read more

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Tours: Save Face on tour, including The Fest

Posted Oct. 5, 2017, 9:01 p.m.

Tours: Save Face on tour, including The Fest

New Jersey's Save Face will tour down the East Coast this month, joined by Secret Stuff en route to The Fest in Gainesville, FL on ... read more

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MP3s: Annual Relapse sampler now available

Posted Oct. 5, 2017, 8:31 p.m.

MP3s: Annual Relapse sampler now available

Relapse Records has released their 2017 label sampler, with all proceeds to be donated to non-profit Rock To The Future. The sampler itslef is available ... read more

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Records: Axis return as quartet

Posted Oct. 5, 2017, 8:20 p.m.

Records: Axis return as quartet

Axis are back with a new album, Shift.  Shift is set to release on Nov. 10 on Good Fight Music and features a restructured lineup with ... read more

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Bands: The Jesus Lizard reunite for Day For Night Festival

Posted Oct. 3, 2017, 9:31 p.m.

Bands: The Jesus Lizard reunite for Day For Night Festival

This December, The Jesus Lizard will reunite for a one-off show in Houston at Day For Night Festival. It will be the Austin, TX band's ... read more

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Records: 30 years of Locust Abortion Technician

Posted Oct. 3, 2017, 9 p.m.

Records: 30 years of Locust Abortion Technician

Butthole Surfers are celebrating a milestone, the 30th anniversary of their album Locust Abortion Technician. Originally released in 1987, the band will release a remastered ... read more

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Shows: Roadburn 2018 to feature Converge, GY!BE, more

Posted Oct. 2, 2017, 9:31 p.m.

Shows: Roadburn 2018 to feature Converge, GY!BE, more

Set to take place on April 19-22, 2018, Roadburn Festival 2018 has announced a few artists who will perform. Jacob Bannon (Converge, Wear Your Wounds) ... read more

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Videos: The first new video from Amenra

Posted Oct. 2, 2017, 9:13 p.m.

Videos: The first new video from Amenra

Amenra revealed a new song (in video format), "Children of the Eye" from their upcoming Mass VI. The new album releases officially on Oct. 20 ... read more

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Records: Debut from Monotrope coming soon

Posted Oct. 2, 2017, 8:33 p.m.

Records: Debut from Monotrope coming soon

Next month -- on Nov. 10 -- Monotrope will unveil Unifying Receiver, the debut LP from the instrumental group whose members hail from California, Texas, ... read more

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Records: Pears and Direct Hit to release split

Posted Oct. 2, 2017, 8:04 p.m.

Records: Pears and Direct Hit to release split

On Nov. 3, Direct Hit and Pears will release a 12 song split on Fat Wreck Chords. Titled Human Movement, the recor consists of five ... read more

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Tours: Better in the Shed Tour - Cosmic Psychos

Posted Sept. 26, 2017, 11:07 p.m.

Tours: Better in the Shed Tour - Cosmic Psychos

Australian cult band Cosmic Psychos are heading out this November on their "Better in the Shed Tour" 2017. Along for the ride on the seven-date tour are ... read more

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MP3s: Bash & Pop premiere two new songs

Posted Sept. 25, 2017, 9:19 p.m.

MP3s: Bash & Pop premiere two new songs

Tommy Stinson's Bash & Pop and Nicole Atkins have collaborated on two new songs to be released on a limited edition 7" on Nov. 24 ... read more

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Records: Solo LP from Summer Cannibals' Jessica Boudreaux

Posted Sept. 24, 2017, 12:27 p.m.

Records: Solo LP from Summer Cannibals' Jessica Boudreaux

Jessica Boudreaux (of Summer Cannibals) will release her first solo album on Nov. 3. Titled No Fury, the LP was produced by Hutch Harris (The Thermals) ... read more

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Records: Andrew W.K. announces new album

Posted Sept. 24, 2017, 11:31 a.m.

Records: Andrew W.K. announces new album

Party animal Andrew W.K. will release a new full-length in early 2018. Currently untitled it comes out on March 2 on Sony Music. W.K. is currently ... read more

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Records: New song, new record by Big Mess

Posted Sept. 24, 2017, 11:25 a.m.

Records: New song, new record by Big Mess

Big Mess recently premiered "Still S.A.D." from their soon to release new album, Try To Enjoy It. The new LP releases on Sept. 29 on Indisciplinarian ... read more

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Bands: New L7 in the news

Posted Sept. 23, 2017, 10:49 p.m.

Bands: New L7 in the news

L7, who recently reunited and were also featured in the documentary Pretend We're Dead--are back to life with new new 7"s coming out later this ... read more

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Music News: Houston bands release benefit comp post Hurricane Harvey

Posted Sept. 23, 2017, 2:40 p.m.

Music News: Houston bands release benefit comp post Hurricane Harvey

Earlier this month, fifteen Houston artists came together for the digital benefit release Making Waves: A Benefit Compiltation For Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey. Including ... read more

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MP3s: "Alarm Clock" by The Mons

Posted Sept. 23, 2017, 1:31 p.m.

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Chicago's The Mons released "Alarm Clock" off their upcoming Trust No One, out on Oct. 20 on Triple Eye Industries. The Chicago-based band plays early ... read more

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Bands: The Damned at work on new LP, Paul Gray back in band

Posted Sept. 23, 2017, 1:19 p.m.

Bands: The Damned at work on new LP, Paul Gray back in band

The Damned have begun work on a new album set for release in 2018 on label Search & Destroy. The long-running band also announced a ... read more

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Records: Upcoming solo album by Nahko

Posted Sept. 17, 2017, 9:47 p.m.

Records: Upcoming solo album by Nahko

SideOneDummy Records announced My Name Is Bear, the upcoming solo record by Nahko Bear, also known as the frontman of Nahko and Medicine for the People. ... read more

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Videos: Sciatic Nerve leak a new 49-second track

Posted Sept. 17, 2017, 9:48 a.m.

Sciatic Nerive, a new Bay Area (California) band featuring members of Swingin' Utters, Nothington, Western Addiction and Cobra Skulls have unveiled a self-titled video from their upcoming self-titled debut. "I think the idea behind a song like this is just to set the pace and throw back to old punk, like ... read more

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Obituaries: Grant Hart (Hüsker Dü), 1961-2017

Posted Sept. 14, 2017, 8:33 a.m.

Grant Hart, one of three co-founders of Hüsker Dü, passed away this morning at the age of 56. Hüsker Dü released albums on SST and Warner Bros, with Hart later releasing material with Nova Mob and as a solo artist. At present, his cause of death is unconfirmed. Pitchfork reports ... read more

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Shows: Tim Rogers (You Am I) collaborates on musical

Posted Sept. 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

Shows: Tim Rogers (You Am I) collaborates on musical

His achingly lyrical first solo album, What Rhymes with Cars and Girls, cemented You Am I frontman Tim Rogers’ already formidable reputation as one of Australia’s ... read more

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Music News: RARAs Farm's Music Blog looks at new Descendents

Posted Sept. 9, 2017, 3:05 p.m.

Music News: RARAs Farm's Music Blog looks at new Descendents

With the Descendents set to tour the US this fall, RARAs Farm's Music Blog has posted a personal review-style exploration of last year's Who We Are, ... read more

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Records: Secret LP from Lemuria

Posted Sept. 9, 2017, 1:26 p.m.

Records: Secret LP from Lemuria

Lemuria have announced a secret LP, available on order only from the band. While details about the album are sparse, it contains 10 unreleased songs ... read more

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Bands: Pere Ubu dates and new album

Posted Sept. 9, 2017, 12:36 p.m.

Bands: Pere Ubu dates and new album

With a new album titled 20 Years in a Montana Missile Silo scheduled to come out on Sept. 29 (Cherry Red Records), Pere Ubu will ... read more

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Records: Shredders (feat. Doomtree) to release LP

Posted Sept. 9, 2017, 11:07 a.m.

Records: Shredders (feat. Doomtree) to release LP

Doomtree spinoff Shredders will release their first full-length on Nov. 3 on Doomtree Records. Titled Dangerous Jumps, it follows the band's debutEP earlier this year.  ... read more

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Bands: Who are Suspect Parts?

Posted Sept. 9, 2017, 10:03 a.m.

Bands: Who are Suspect Parts?

Suspect Parts--comprised of former and current members of The Briefs, Clorox Girls, Maniac, Ripchord, Radio Dead Ones and Red Dons--will release a self-titled debut album ... read more

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MP3s: Iron Chic premieres new song

Posted Sept. 8, 2017, 8:41 p.m.

MP3s: Iron Chic premieres new song

Iron Chic unleashed "My Best Friend (Is a Nihilist)" off their upcoming LP You Can't Stay Here, set to release on Oct. 13 (SideOneDummy). The ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Dark/Light - Kill Some Time

Posted Sept. 5, 2017, 10:31 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Dark/Light - Kill Some Time

Scene Point Blank is pleased to start September with an exclusive stream of the self-titled first full-length from Portland’s Dark/Light (pronounced as “Dark Slash Light”). ... read more

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Records: New 12-inch featuring members of Coliseum and Young Widows

Posted Sept. 4, 2017, 11:02 a.m.

Fotocrime has announced the release of a 12"/cd/digital release called Always Night. The band features R. Pattern (aka Ryan Patterson, formerly of Coliseum), Nick Thieneman (Young Widows, guitar), and Shelley Anderson (bass) and describes their sound as including "danceable, battle hymn drum machines and layered synths, Fotocrime brings a monochrome clarity to ... read more

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Records: Big Mess from Indisciplinarian

Posted Sept. 2, 2017, 4:06 p.m.

Records: Big Mess from Indisciplinarian

Copenhagen's Big Mess will release a new album on Sept. 29. Titled Try to Enjoy It, the 12-song album follows last year's debut, You Know I ... read more

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Records: New video from Collapse Under The Empire

Posted Sept. 2, 2017, 3:46 p.m.

German post-rock duo, Collapse Under The Empire has premiered a video for the song "Dark Water" off their upcoming The Fallen Ones. The instrumental band will release The Fallen Ones Oct. 20 on Finaltune Records. read more

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Records: Mastodon presents Cold Dark Place

Posted Sept. 2, 2017, 12:08 p.m.

Records: Mastodon presents Cold Dark Place

On Sept. 22, Mastodon will return with a 4-song EP named Cold Dark Place. It will also come out on a limited edition 12" picture ... read more

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Records: New from The World Is...

Posted Sept. 2, 2017, 11:31 a.m.

Records: New from The World Is...

With new album Always Foreign set to release on Sept. 29, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die ... read more

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Records: You Vandal to release on Jump Start

Posted Sept. 2, 2017, 10:02 a.m.

Records: You Vandal to release on Jump Start

Gainesville, FL's You Vandal will release a new record titled I Just Want to Go Back to Hell on Nov. 17. The new album is ... read more

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Records: Rig Time! are back

Posted Sept. 2, 2017, 9:44 a.m.

Wisconsin's Rig Time! have announced War, their second LP, which is ready to release on Oct. 20 (Innerstrength Records). Wisconsin Bruisers RIG TIME! Bringing 'War' in October on Innerstrength Records The band previously released EPs in 2014 and 2015, before 2016's self-released debut Sick Of It. Check out "Vengeance" from the ... read more

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Tours: Against Me! set out with Bleached and The Dirty Nil

Posted Sept. 1, 2017, 8:50 p.m.

Tours: Against Me! set out with Bleached and The Dirty Nil

Against Me! will set to the road with guests Bleached and The Dirty Nil as they cross North America. The tour kicks off in Winnipeg, ... read more

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Records: Plaque Marks to release EP on Learning Curve

Posted Aug. 27, 2017, 12:01 p.m.

Records: Plaque Marks to release EP on Learning Curve

New band Plaque Marks has inked with Learning Curve Records for their upcoming debut EP, Anxiety Driven Nervous Worship, scheduled for release on Oct. 27. ... read more

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Records: More Quicksand soon

Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 9:39 p.m.

Records: More Quicksand soon

Quicksand have announced Intreiors. The new album--their first in 22 years--comes out on Nov. 10 on Epitaph. In addition, it features the band's full original ... read more

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Records: Strange Relations to release Editorial You

Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 8:02 p.m.

Records: Strange Relations to release Editorial You

Strange Relations have announced their second album, Editorial You, will release on Sept. 8 on Tiny Engines.  The Minneapolis duo's new album is vuild around ropulsive ... read more

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Bands: Magic Bullet's Five Weeks of 5ive

Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 7:52 p.m.

Bands: Magic Bullet's Five Weeks of 5ive

Magic Bullet Records is issing the full back catalog of 5ive, starting with their self-titled debut this week. In total, 5ive, The Telestic Disfracture, The ... read more

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Records: GBH announce new album this fall

Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 12:34 p.m.

Records: GBH announce new album this fall

Long-running UK punks GBH will release a new album on Hellcat Records on Nov. 17. The new Momentum was recorded at Muther’s Studio in Birmingham, England. ... read more

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Bands: 1QI: The Feederz, Tomber Lever, The Bigger Empty

Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 12:02 p.m.

Bands: 1QI: The Feederz, Tomber Lever, The Bigger Empty

Welcome to our semi-regular quickie Q&A feature: One Question Interviews.    After our social media followers get the first word, we previously posted a wrap-up here ... read more

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Records: New from GWAR

Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 11:36 a.m.

Records: New from GWAR

Rockers from beyond, GWAR, have returned with The Blood of the Gods. Out on Oct. 20 (Metal Blade Records), The Berserker Blothar says: “Fuck This ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Brutal Youth's Sanguine

Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 11:09 a.m.

MP3s: Stream Brutal Youth's Sanguine

Sanguine, the third LP from Tornot's Brutal Youth, is streaming online at Bandcamp. The 14-track album releases officially on Sept. 23. It is out now ... read more

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Labels: Kid You Not join Deep Elm Records

Posted Aug. 25, 2017, 7:17 p.m.

Labels: Kid You Not join Deep Elm Records

Melodic punk group Kid You Not has joined Deep Elm Records for the upcoming release of their debut full-length. The St. Augustine, FL band will ... read more

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Bands: AJJ return with new EP

Posted Aug. 20, 2017, 8:44 p.m.

Bands: AJJ return with new EP

AJJ (formerly Andrew Jackson Jihad) have released a new EP titled Back in the Jazz Coffin. The New EP is out on cassette via Lauren ... read more

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Records: Get ready for a new Lillingtons LP

Posted Aug. 19, 2017, 11 a.m.

Records: Get ready for a new Lillingtons LP

The reformed Lillingtons have announced Stella Sapiente, a new full-length scheduled to release on Oct. 13 on Fat Wreck Chords. Stella Sapiente is their first ... read more

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Videos: L7 documentary gets video release

Posted Aug. 17, 2017, 8:22 a.m.

Videos: L7 documentary gets video release

L7: Pretend We’re Dead documentary is coming to Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD this Oct. 13. The doc included interviews with Joan Jett, Brody Dalle (The Distillers), ... read more

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Records: Converge to release The Dusk In Us

Posted Aug. 16, 2017, 8:24 a.m.

On Nov. 3, Converge will return with The Dusk in Us, their first full-length in five years. It will be the band's ninth full-length and follows All We Love We Leave Behind (2012), to be released on Epitaph/Deathwish Inc. You can listen to the track "Under Duress" now: read more

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Bands: New GWAR, new tour(s)

Posted Aug. 15, 2017, 1:16 p.m.

Bands: New GWAR, new tour(s)

Costumed overlords GWAR will embark on US tours this fall, plaing dates with Ghoul, Doyle (The Misfits), and more. The tours line up with a ... read more

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Records: Worriers announce Survival Pop on SideOneDummy

Posted Aug. 13, 2017, 8:36 p.m.

Worriers have a new LP coming out next month, on new label home SideOneDummy. Titled New Survivial, it will officially releaseo n Sept. 29 with three release shows schedules going up the US East Coast in Philadelphia, Boston, and New York. They are also playing dates in Australia in September. “I ... read more

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Tours: Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg Australian Tour

Posted Aug. 12, 2017, 9:43 p.m.

Tours: Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg Australian Tour

This November will herald the return of true punk rock royalty Marky Ramone to our Australia.  Marky is one of the last remaining members of The Ramones, ... read more

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Records: SPB premiere: V.E.G.A.S.-Long Gone split EP

Posted Aug. 5, 2017, noon

Records: SPB premiere: V.E.G.A.S.-Long Gone split EP

Scene Point Blank is pleased to share the newest EP from V.E.G.A.S., a split with Finland's Long Gone. Each band contributes two new songs. Check ... read more

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Tours: Flogging Molly October tour

Posted Aug. 2, 2017, 9:07 p.m.

Tours: Flogging Molly October tour

Following the release of Life Is Good last month, Flogging Molly return to the road, starting on Oct. 13 in Riverside, CA. The tour will span ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Vacation 2XLP stream

Posted Aug. 1, 2017, 8:10 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Vacation 2XLP stream

Cincinnati, Ohio’s Vacation are back with a new album, this time a double LP called Southern Grass: The Continuation of Rock’n’Roll, courtesy of Recess Records. Formed ... read more

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Bands: Ty Segall releases EP to benefit ACLU

Posted July 30, 2017, 3:57 p.m.

Bands: Ty Segall releases EP to benefit ACLU

Ty Segall released a new EP titled Fried Shallots this past Friday. The new 6-song EP is available digitally now with a physical release to come on August ... read more

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Records: New from Knuckle Puck

Posted July 30, 2017, 1:48 p.m.

Records: New from Knuckle Puck

Chicago pop-punk group Knuckle Puck will return with a new Rise Records album, Shapeshifter. The band previously released Copactectic in 2015. read more

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MP3s: Black Beach release "Cluttered Head"

Posted July 28, 2017, 8:23 a.m.

MP3s: Black Beach release

Black Beach have unleashed a new single, "Cluttered Head" at Flood Magazine. The song is off their upcoming Play Loud Die, Vol. II EP, hitting ... read more

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Records: The Bronx V, Coming in September

Posted July 27, 2017, 8:05 a.m.

Records: The Bronx V, Coming in September

The Bronx have announced a new album, V, will be released on Sept. 22. As the title suggests, it's their fifth full-length. Stay tuned for ... read more

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Records: The return of Propagandhi

Posted July 26, 2017, 10:22 p.m.

Records: The return of Propagandhi

Propagandhi will return with a new album this September. Named Victory Lap, the LP releases on Sept. 29 on Epitaph Records. It's also their first album ... read more

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Tours: Circa Survive joins Thrice on tour

Posted July 26, 2017, 8:24 a.m.

Tours: Circa Survive joins Thrice on tour

Followin glast week's announcement of a new LP, Circa Survive have also scheduled a co-headlining tour with Thrice, running November and into December. The Amulet ... read more

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Tours: Dave Hause and The Mermaid tour schedule

Posted July 25, 2017, 8:53 p.m.

Tours: Dave Hause and The Mermaid tour schedule

Dave Hause (Loved Ones, The Falcon) will embark on a North American tour this fall, playing headlining dates as well as shows with Beach Slang ... read more

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Tours: Minus the Bear, Silversun Pickups tour

Posted July 24, 2017, 8:15 p.m.

Tours: Minus the Bear, Silversun Pickups tour

Fresh off releasing VOIDS (Suicide Squeeze Records), their sixth full-length, Minus the Bear will set out on tour with Silversun Pickups. The band will first hit ... read more

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Bands: NOFX Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music (touring) Festival

Posted July 24, 2017, 6:47 p.m.

Bands: NOFX Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music (touring) Festival

NOFX have announced a five-date tour of music and beer. The festival is dubbed the "Fat Mike Presents: Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival" ... read more

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Bands: Western Settings starts demos for next LP

Posted July 23, 2017, 9:03 p.m.

Bands: Western Settings starts demos for next LP

Following the release of the EP Old Pain last year, Western Settings have announced that they are now demoing material for their next full-lenth, to be ... read more

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Tours: Eyehategod hit the road with Negative Approach and Cro-Mags

Posted July 19, 2017, 10:02 p.m.

Tours: Eyehategod hit the road with Negative Approach and Cro-Mags

Eyehategod have announced a thirty-nine date tour, their longest since vocalist Mike IX Williams underwent a liver transplant last December. Starting in August, the band ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "Vegan Bake Sale" by Michael Crafter

Posted July 18, 2017, 8:40 p.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere:

SPB is excited to share "Vegan Bake Sale," the first track from Michael Crafter's debut full-length. After 20-plus releases in eight years, Michael Crafter will release Mince for ... read more

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Records: Pkew Pkew Pkew +One

Posted July 16, 2017, 11:03 a.m.

Records: Pkew Pkew Pkew +One

SideOneDummy has announced a re-issue of Pkey Pkew Pkew's self-titled debut, but with the addition of a new cong called "Cold Dead Hands." In reference ... read more

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Bands: New Doomtree offshoot Shredders drops EP

Posted July 16, 2017, 10:40 a.m.

Bands: New Doomtree offshoot Shredders drops EP

Four members of the Doomtree hip-hop collective have launched a new project titled Shredders. Featuring P.O.S, Sims, Lazerbeak, and Paper Tiger, the quartet just released ... read more

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Records: Circa Survive return

Posted July 16, 2017, 10:03 a.m.

Circa Survive have released a video for "Lustration," a song off their new album to be released on Sept. 22. Titled The Amulet, it's the band's sixth full-length, to be released by Hopeless Records. They will also be touring the US this fall, including dates with AFI. read more

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Labels: Southern Lord signs Jesus Piece

Posted July 15, 2017, 1:56 p.m.

Labels: Southern Lord signs Jesus Piece

Jesus Piece, currently supporting Darkest Hour and Havok on a US tour, have signed with Southern Lord. The hardcore band has previously released EPs, one ... read more

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Tours: The Smith Street Band - USA tour

Posted July 15, 2017, 1:14 p.m.

Tours: The Smith Street Band - USA tour

The Smith Street Band have announced a full US tour in addition to their upcoming performance at Riot Fest in Chicago. The band will tour ... read more

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MP3s: Listen to Tunic's Boss

Posted July 15, 2017, 11:03 a.m.

MP3s: Listen to Tunic's Boss

Winnipeg punks Tunic are streaming their new EP Boss at The Alternative. The 4-song EP comes out on July 21. Catch them on tour now (dates below). read more

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MP3s: Armstrongs (w/ Rancid and Green Day)

Posted July 14, 2017, 10:20 p.m.

A new single has been released by Armstrongs, a group comprised of non-relatives Tim (Operation Ivy/Rancid/Transplants), Billie Joe (Green Day), Joey (SWMRS), and Rey Armstrong. "If There Was Ever A Time" is being released on a limited pressing flexi-disc to raise funds for 924 Gilman, a DIY all ages venue ... read more

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Videos: Hype! documentary turns 20, releases on Blu-ray

Posted July 14, 2017, 8:17 a.m.

Videos: Hype! documentary turns 20, releases on Blu-ray

Hype!, a  documentary that covers the rise of grunge and "The Seattle Sound" is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a Blu-ray release on Sept. 29 ... read more

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Labels: Start-up Dodgeball Records forms

Posted July 10, 2017, 9:09 p.m.

Labels: Start-up Dodgeball Records forms

Chris Messer of Showoff and his wife Dani have launched new Chicagoland record label Dodgeball Records, with help from longtime friend Mike Felumlee (Smoking Popes/Alkaline ... read more

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Records: Cuddlefish and Burning Spring announce split 7-inch

Posted July 10, 2017, 7:20 p.m.

Records: Cuddlefish and Burning Spring announce split 7-inch

Debt Offensive Records will release a new split EP between Cuddlefish (Athens, GA featuring members of Unfun and Cancers) and Burning Spring (Niagara Falls, ON ... read more

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Labels: God Mother join Party Smasher

Posted July 10, 2017, 6:40 p.m.

Labels: God Mother join Party Smasher

Sweden's God Mother have announced that they've signed to US label Party Smasher, founded by Ben Weinman of Dillinger Escape Plan. Weinman states: "For some ... read more

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Records: Dark Spring debut album in development

Posted July 9, 2017, 3:44 p.m.

Records: Dark Spring debut album in development

Dark Spring will soon release their debut album, Chain Letter 13, on Escapist Records. The band originally formed as a solo vessel for Ages guitarist ... read more

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Records: Amenra's Mass VI

Posted July 8, 2017, 9:13 p.m.

Records: Amenra's Mass VI

Amenra have announced a new Mass album this year. Titled Mass VI, it will release on October 20 via Neurot Recordings. "It took us a ... read more

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Shows: Say-10 10th Anniversary Show

Posted July 6, 2017, 8:21 a.m.

Shows: Say-10 10th Anniversary Show

Say-10 Records out of Richmond, VA, will host a 10th anniversary celebration on Sat. Oct. 21. The label has unveiled a partial line-up for the ... read more

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Records: Neurosis to reissue The Word As Law

Posted July 5, 2017, 8:36 p.m.

Records: Neurosis to reissue The Word As Law

The seond LP by Neurosis, The Word As Law, will be reissed by the band this August. Out of print since the 1990s, the album ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Bréag Naofa - II

Posted July 3, 2017, 12:01 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Bréag Naofa - II

This month Scene Point Blank is pleased to debut the newest LP from Bréag Naofa, II. Out soon, the LP delivers 40 minutes of doom-ridden sludge that’s ... read more

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Bands: Pageninetynine reunion tour on the East Coast

Posted July 2, 2017, 9:05 p.m.

Bands: Pageninetynine reunion tour on the East Coast

Pageninetynine (also often listed as pg.99), will reunine for a short tour to raise funds for East Coast local arts and LGBT causes. Magic Bullet ... read more

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Labels: Deafkids join Neurot

Posted July 1, 2017, 5:49 p.m.

Labels: Deafkids join Neurot

Neurot Recordings has agreed to release Configuração Do Lamento from Deafkids on October 6. The release will be on 10" vinyl and on CD. "I ... read more

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Records: Couch Slut's Contempt

Posted July 1, 2017, 4:45 p.m.

Records: Couch Slut's Contempt

Couch Slut have released a preview track off their upcoming album, Contempt, which hits stop.res on July 28 via Gilead Media. The song "Company Picnic with ... read more

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Tours: DFMK in the USA

Posted July 1, 2017, 3:16 p.m.

Tours: DFMK in the USA

Tijuana's DFMK will embark on a (mostly) US tour from July 22 to August 12. They recently released a 7" titled 7 Canciones Sobre Un ... read more

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Bands: Worriers announce new album (and new label)

Posted July 1, 2017, 2:58 p.m.

Worriers will follow-up Imaginary Life (2015) with a new album out later this year on SideOneDummy. The band also has a new song out, below, titled "Future Me," and will be touring the USA and Australia this year. Tour dates are listed after the jump. read more

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Records: Fresh Fuck My Life

Posted July 1, 2017, 12:23 p.m.

Records: Fresh Fuck My Life

Fresh, a London punk band, will soon release their debut full-length: Fuck My Life. Out on August 18, the band recently premiered the title track ... read more

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Records: Teenage Bottlerocket return to Fat with covers album

Posted July 1, 2017, 11:06 a.m.

Records: Teenage Bottlerocket return to Fat with covers album

Teenage Bottlerocket will return to Fat Wreck Chords with the new Stealing the Covers, out on July 14. The 14 song album includes covers of ... read more

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MP3s: Coffee Project EP streaming

Posted June 29, 2017, 10:49 p.m.

MP3s: Coffee Project EP streaming

Coffee Project's debut EP, Wasted Love, is streaming online. The group is an acoustic duo comprised of Jake Crown (Savage Brewtality) and Buddy Schaug (Less ... read more

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Tours: Get better UK/Ireland (Lemuria)

Posted June 29, 2017, 10:01 p.m.

Tours: Get better UK/Ireland (Lemuria)

Lemuria are hopping across the pond for a tour of the UK and Ireland in support of the 10 year reissue of their debut Get Better. Find ... read more

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Bands: Filthy Friends: REM + Sleater-Kinney

Posted June 28, 2017, 8:20 a.m.

Bands: Filthy Friends: REM + Sleater-Kinney

Corin Tucker (Sleater-Kinney) and Peter Buck (R.E.M.) have joined forces in a new band that also features Kurt Bloch, Bill Rieflin, and Scott McCaughey. The band ... read more

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Records: Pillow Queens 7-inch coming on Specialist Subject

Posted June 27, 2017, 10:07 p.m.

Records: Pillow Queens 7-inch coming on Specialist Subject

Specialist Subject Records will release a new 7" in July from Dublin's Pillow Queens. Titled Calm Girls, the debut EP from the all girl, queer ... read more

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Records: On the new Unsane

Posted June 27, 2017, 8:19 a.m.

Records: On the new Unsane

The track listing for Sterilize has been released (below), the first new album in five years from the 29-year's running Unsane. Sterilize is their 8th album, ... read more

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Records: Return of The Perceptionists

Posted June 26, 2017, 10:04 p.m.

Records: Return of The Perceptionists

The Perceptionists (Mr. Lif and Akrobatik) will return after a 12-year hiatus with the new album, Resolution. The duo will release their new album on ... read more

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Tours: 10 years of People Who Can Eat People Are The Luckiest People On Earth

Posted June 26, 2017, 9:19 p.m.

Tours: 10 years of People Who Can Eat People Are The Luckiest People On Earth

AJJ will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their second album, People Who Can Eat People Are The Luckiest People On Earth, with a summer your that ... read more

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Bands: Horseback and Krieg members form Poison Blood

Posted June 25, 2017, 10:32 p.m.

Bands: Horseback and Krieg members form Poison Blood

Jenks Miller (Horseback) and Neill Jameson (Krieg) have combined on a new project called Poison Blood. Formed under with the goal to produce more "straightforward" ... read more

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Tours: P.O.S. fall tour

Posted June 25, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

Tours: P.O.S. fall tour

Following the release earlier this year of Chill, Dummy, P.O.S. will embark on a US tour this fall, starting in September. He'll be joined by ... read more

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Records: Lydia Lunch and Cypress Grove Under The Covers

Posted June 25, 2017, 9:13 p.m.

On Friday June 23, Lydia Lunch and Cypress Grove released a new 11-song covers album with a wide range of artists that range from Jon Bon Jovi to Aaron Lee Tasjan, and The Doors.  Check out their version of "Blaze of Glory," which originally appeared on the Jon Bon Jovi-led soundtrack to Young ... read more

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Tours: Neurosis in South America

Posted June 22, 2017, 8:25 a.m.

Tours: Neurosis in South America

Neurosis will bring their live show to South America for the first time this December, as the band has announced tour dates in the continent ... read more

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MP3s: SPB stream: Mind Force - Demo 7-inch

Posted June 15, 2017, 8:08 a.m.

MP3s: SPB stream: Mind Force - Demo 7-inch

Scene Point Blank is please to share Demo, the 2016 debut from Mind Force. The 4-song 7” showcases a crossover influence that pulls form the ... read more

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Tours: Andrew W.K. full band tour

Posted June 13, 2017, 9:31 a.m.

Tours: Andrew W.K. full band tour

With a new album planned later this year on Sony Music, Andrew W.K. has announced several USA and UK dates for this fall, witht he ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "Spiral Out" by Havania Whaal

Posted June 13, 2017, 9:24 a.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere:

Today, Scene Point Blank is excited to debut a new single from Portland, OR’s Havania Whaal, founded in 2012. The song is titled “Spiral Out” ... read more

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Records: 88 Fingers Louie open preorders for first album in 19 years

Posted June 9, 2017, 10:28 p.m.

Records: 88 Fingers Louie open preorders for first album in 19 years

Recently reformed 88 Fingers Louie has opened preorders for their soon to be released Thank You For Being A Friend, their first album in 19 years, ... read more

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Records: Gogol Bordello to release new album in August

Posted June 8, 2017, 10:21 p.m.

Records: Gogol Bordello to release new album in August

Gogol Bordello recently announced the release of their seventh album, Seekers and Finders, due for release on August 25 via Cooking Vinyl. The album's release will be followed ... read more

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Bands: INTRCPTR debut (Pelican, 5ive)

Posted May 31, 2017, 10:48 p.m.

Bands: INTRCPTR debut (Pelican, 5ive)

Guitarist Ben Carr (5ive) and drummer Larry Herweg (Pelican) have formed a new duo called INTRCPTR. Calling Los Angeles home, the new project is "within ... read more

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Bands: New Dwarves EP and LP plans

Posted May 30, 2017, 9:22 p.m.

Bands: New Dwarves EP and LP plans

The Dwarves have announced a couple of new releases. First, the band will release the 5-song EP Julio on Riotstyle, with a full-length release scheduled ... read more

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Bands: Less Art reveal debut

Posted May 29, 2017, 10 p.m.

Bands: Less Art reveal debut

Less Art, a new band comprised of members and ex members of Thrice, Kowloon Walled City, and ex-Curl Up and Die have annnounced Strangled Light, ... read more

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Tours: Dead Cross schedules US tour

Posted May 23, 2017, 8:42 p.m.

With their debut release scheduled for August, Dead Cross will embark on a US tour shortly after. The band features a number of familiar faces from the heavy music scene, including Mike Patton, Dave Lombardo, Justin Pearson, and Michael Crain. read more

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Bands: Ann Beretta returns with new 7-inch

Posted May 20, 2017, 11:21 p.m.

Bands: Ann Beretta returns with new 7-inch

Ann Bertta have a new EP streaming online and available for pre-order from Say-10 Records. The two song Kill The Lights/ Forever Family 7" will ... read more

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MP3s: Needles//Pins leak a new song

Posted May 20, 2017, 11:01 a.m.

MP3s: Needles//Pins leak a new song

Vancouver's Needles//Pins are giving a sneak peak of their new LP, Goodnight, Tomorrow, officially out on June 30 (Mint Records-Canada/Dirt Cult Records-USA). "All the Same" ... read more

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Records: Tiger Flowers EP

Posted May 20, 2017, 10:37 a.m.

Records: Tiger Flowers EP

On June 23, Tiger Flowers will release the new The Vicious Heart EP on Still Water Recordings. The 4 song EP features "chapters," described by frontman Jesse ... read more

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Records: Bad Cop/Bad Cop return with second LP

Posted May 19, 2017, 8:31 p.m.

Records: Bad Cop/Bad Cop return with second LP

Bad Cop/Bad COp will soon release Warriors, their second full-length album on Fat Wreck Chords. Out on June 16, the band addresses topics like substance ... read more

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Records: New Lost Balloons (Radioactivity, Suspicious Beasts)

Posted May 14, 2017, 9:11 a.m.

On June 16, Dirtnap Records will release Hey Summer, the second LP from Lost Balloons. Lost Balloons is a '60s pop-influenced two-person band featuring Jeff Burke (Marked Men, Radioactivity, more) and Yusuke Okada (Blotto, Suspicious Minds). The duo previously released an aponymous album in 2015 on Alien Snatch Records. read more

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Tours: News about Nothington

Posted May 8, 2017, 8:56 p.m.

Tours: News about Nothington

Nothington continue a busy 2017 with a tour scheduled for this summer, to be joined by MakeWar and Joe McMahon. The band released In The End in ... read more

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Records: OK Computer reissue on its way

Posted May 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Records: OK Computer reissue on its way

On June 23, XL Recordings will release Oknotok, a remastered version of OK Computer plus b-sides and three unreleased tracks" “I Promise,” “Lift,” and “Man Of War.” ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Big Walnuts Yonder

Posted May 7, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

MP3s: Stream Big Walnuts Yonder

The self-titled debut of Big Walnuts Yonder is now streaming online at Consequence of Sound. Featuring bassist/vocalist Mike Watt (Minutemen, The Stooges), guitarist Nels Cline (Wilco, Nels ... read more

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MP3s: Listen to Cayetana's New Kind of Normal

Posted May 7, 2017, 12:46 p.m.

MP3s: Listen to Cayetana's New Kind of Normal

Out on May 5, Cayetana's upcoming New Kind of Normal is streaming online at The Hype Machine. The album will be released by Plum Records. Following ... read more

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Records: Return of The Lillingtons

Posted May 7, 2017, 10:33 a.m.

Records: Return of The Lillingtons

The Lillingtons have announced a new 4-song EP on Red Scare Industries. Titled Project 313, the new short-play record will be out on June 9. read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Nearly Dead - Idyllic Evening stream

Posted May 6, 2017, 11:33 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Nearly Dead - Idyllic Evening stream

Scene Point Blank is excited to share a new EP from Nearly Dead this month. Titled Idyllic Evening, the new 10” vinyl release from Learning Curve ... read more

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Records: New Rancid record, new video for Ghost of a Chance

Posted May 6, 2017, 11:04 a.m.

Records: New Rancid record, new video for Ghost of a Chance

Rancid has debuted the new song "Ghost of a Chance," posted after the jump. The new song is one of 19 to appear on their ... read more

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Records: Debut album from Dead Cross in August

Posted May 6, 2017, 10:36 a.m.

Records: Debut album from Dead Cross in August

Dead Cross, the project of Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Misfits), Mike Patton (Faith No More, Tomahawk), Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox, Head Wound City), ... read more

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Records: New video from The Coathangers

Posted May 5, 2017, 8:08 a.m.

Records: New video from The Coathangers

The Coathangers have released a new song and video, “Captain’s Dead,” from their Parasite EP schedule for release next month. The EP will be released ... read more

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Tours: Bad Religion in Europe

Posted May 4, 2017, 7:24 p.m.

Tours: Bad Religion in Europe

Later this summer, Bad Religion will be touring Europe and the UK, including dates at festivals in the UK, Finland, and Hungary. The band last ... read more

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Records: Kindling, Kestrels, split EP

Posted April 30, 2017, 1:30 p.m.

Records: Kindling, Kestrels, split EP

Kindling and Kestrels have announced a new split EP, out now with 4 songs in total between the two bands. Noyes Records is handling the ... read more

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Records: The Best of Nick Cave 1984-2014

Posted April 29, 2017, 9:04 a.m.

Records: The Best of Nick Cave 1984-2014

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds will release Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 1984 - 2014 on May 5. ... read more

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Bands: News on IIVII

Posted April 28, 2017, 9:35 p.m.

Bands: News on IIVII

IIVII, the solo project of Josh Graham (Red Sparowes, Battle Of Mice, A Storm Of Light), has announced a new full-length named Invasion to be released ... read more

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Labels: Muskets join No Sleep

Posted April 28, 2017, 9:16 p.m.

Hailling from Brighton, UK, Mustkets have joined No Sleep Records for the release of their next record. Check out a video for the song "17 Years" here: read more

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Tours: Amon Amarth and Goatwhore on the road

Posted April 28, 2017, 8:07 a.m.

Tours: Amon Amarth and Goatwhore on the road

On Sunday, AMon Amarth and Goatwhore hit the road on an 18-date US tour. The journey includes stops at Welcome To Rockville, Carolina Rebellion, Dark ... read more

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MP3s: Hear the new Terror EP

Posted April 23, 2017, 10:35 a.m.

MP3s: Hear the new Terror EP

Terror's new EP, out next Friday on Pure Noise Records, is streaming online now at Impericon Magazine. Titled The Walls Will Fall, the EP drops on April ... read more

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Tours: Western Settings Pouzza Tour

Posted April 22, 2017, 4:36 p.m.

Tours: Western Settings Pouzza Tour

In route to Pouzza Fest in Montreal on May 19 (which they're also playing), San Diego's Western Settingss will be making a trek across North ... read more

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Shows: Jawbreaker reunites for Riot Fest 2017

Posted April 22, 2017, 4:21 p.m.

Shows: Jawbreaker reunites for Riot Fest 2017

In a non-April Fool's Day post, a reformed Jawbreaker are among headliners to play Riot Fest 2017, along with M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, and a DJ ... read more

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Bands: 1QI: Asian Man Records, Set and Setting, Making New Enemies

Posted April 22, 2017, 3:03 p.m.

Bands: 1QI: Asian Man Records, Set and Setting, Making New Enemies

Welcome to our semi-regular quickie Q&A feature: One Question Interviews. Follow us at facebook & twitter and we'll post an interview three days each week.   After our social media ... read more

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Records: Walk the Plank first full-length

Posted April 22, 2017, 1:46 p.m.

Records: Walk the Plank first full-length

Say-10 will be releasing Walk the Plank's debut album, Cemetery Vacation, on May 17. The Washington, DC, band previously released a split with Daycare Swindlers (Virginia). ... read more

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Records: Arcadea (Mastodon, Withered) join Relapse

Posted April 20, 2017, 8:22 a.m.

Records: Arcadea (Mastodon, Withered) join Relapse

Featuring drummer-vocalist Brann Dailor (Mastodon), guitarist-keyboardist Core Atoms (Zruda), and synth player Raheem Amlani (Withered), synth/psych group Arcadea has announced their self-titled album for releaes ... read more

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Records: Ten Foot Pole 2017

Posted April 19, 2017, 9:16 p.m.

Records: Ten Foot Pole 2017

California punks Ten Foot Pole are back in action in 2017 with the release of Setlist, scheduled to come out officially on May 26 on ... read more

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Bands: The Holy Mess + Elway

Posted April 19, 2017, 8:26 a.m.

Bands: The Holy Mess + Elway

Say-10 Records has announced new project Steveo & The Crippling Addictions (Steveo from Holy Mess and Tim Browne from Elway). The do is currently recording ... read more

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Labels: Racquet Club (Knapsack, Samiam) join Rise

Posted April 15, 2017, 10:31 a.m.

Labels: Racquet Club (Knapsack, Samiam) join Rise

Rise Records has announced that Racquet Club will join the label with plans to release a self-titled album later this year. The band includes guitarist/vocalist ... read more

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MP3s: Iggy Pop's "Asshole Blues"

Posted April 15, 2017, 10:01 a.m.

Iggy Pop will release a flexi-single with the new song "Asshole Blues" on April 21. The single is the introduction to a new slexi series on Mag Mag, a label founded by Jacuzzi Boys. read more

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Records: New Meatwound in May

Posted April 14, 2017, 10:31 p.m.

Records: New Meatwound in May

Meatwound, featuring former members of Combatwoundedveteran, Holy Mountain, Headless Dogs, Primate Research, and others, will soon release their second LP. Titled Largo and mastered by Dan Randall ... read more

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Records: The Biters set date for second LP

Posted April 13, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

Records: The Biters set date for second LP

Atlanta's The Biters are back with their second full-length. To be titled The Future Ain't What It Used To Be, it will release on May 19 ... read more

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Bands: Negative Approach and Bloodclot to hit the road

Posted April 13, 2017, 8:31 p.m.

Bands: Negative Approach and Bloodclot to hit the road

Negative Approach will be joined by Bloodclot on an upcoming tour this summer. Bloodclot will be releasing their debut, Up In Arms, on July 14 ... read more

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Tours: Neurosis North America -- this summer

Posted April 8, 2017, 4:27 p.m.

Tours: Neurosis North America -- this summer

Fresh off the release of Fires Within Fires (Neurot Recordings, 2016), SPB favorites Neurosis have announced a summer tour across North America, where they will be ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Bad Breeding

Posted April 8, 2017, 10:13 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Bad Breeding

This month Scene Point Blank is happy to team up with Iron Lung Records to share the new Bad Breeding record, Divide. Out on April 7, ... read more

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Records: New song off Abram's upcoming Morning LP

Posted April 6, 2017, 8:01 p.m.

Records: New song off Abram's upcoming Morning LP

Denver's Abrams have debuted the song "Mourning", which comes off the similar but different album titled Morning, which releases on June 9 via Sailor Records. ... read more

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Records: New from Panicker

Posted April 6, 2017, 7:39 p.m.

Records: New from Panicker

Panicker, a project from musician/producer/sound engineer Brent Asbury (Pinback, Goblin Cock) has debuted the song "Commuter" online of his upcoming self-titled album. Described as “blending ... read more

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MP3s: Wire's new Silver/Lead is streaming in full

Posted April 1, 2017, 1:05 p.m.

MP3s: Wire's new Silver/Lead is streaming in full

Silver/Lead, the 15th studio album from Wire is now streaming online. Released on their own pinkflag label, the band is also celebrating 40 years sine their ... read more

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Records: New Frenzal Rhomb in May

Posted March 31, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Records: New Frenzal Rhomb in May

Amid a recent wave of bands returning to action, Australia punks Frenzal Rhomb will soon release their ninth full-lenght on May 26. Titled Hi-Vis High ... read more

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Shows: Punk Rock Bowling, Asbury Park

Posted March 30, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

Shows: Punk Rock Bowling, Asbury Park

This year, Punk Rock Bowling isn't just taking place over Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas, it's also headed east to Asbury Park, NJ. The ... read more

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Labels: tricot now on Topshelf

Posted March 27, 2017, 10:12 p.m.

Labels: tricot now on Topshelf

Kyoto's tricot, an alt-rock trio described as "melodic post-rock-inspired sounds and jazz-influenced instrumental breaks," will release a new album on Topshelf Records in the United ... read more

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Labels: Pure Noise Records announces new Weekday Records

Posted March 26, 2017, 9:01 p.m.

Labels: Pure Noise Records announces new Weekday Records

Pure Noise Records is joining efforts with Sony Music on a new label, Weeday Records, which will focus on non-punk bands that strike the ownership ... read more

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Records: Return of The Dopamines

Posted March 26, 2017, 8:41 p.m.

Records: Return of The Dopamines

The Dopamines have announced the new Tales of Interest album will release on June 2 via Rad Girlfriend Records. Tales of Interest is their first full-length since ... read more

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Shows: Beaches Brew 2017 with Death Valley Girls, King Khan & more

Posted March 26, 2017, 8:28 p.m.

Shows: Beaches Brew 2017 with Death Valley Girls, King Khan & more

The free Marina di Ravenna, Italy festival, Beaches Brew, will return from June 5-8 this year. The stacked line-up features Shellac, The Coathangers, Thee Oh ... read more

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Labels: New EPs on 6131 Records

Posted March 19, 2017, 12:26 p.m.

Labels: New EPs on 6131 Records

6131 Records has announced two new EPs coming out next week on March 24. The label will co-release Codist's Porcelain Boy EP and American Clay's Sky Hooks EP ... read more

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Records: The Slackers 20th anniversary special edition

Posted March 19, 2017, 10:34 a.m.

Records: The Slackers 20th anniversary special edition

Redlight, long out of print, it returning to circulation this year in a 20th anniversary pacakge with three bonus digital tracks. Originally released by Hellcat ... read more

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Tours: Rancid, Dropkick Murphys tour

Posted March 19, 2017, 9:34 a.m.

Tours: Rancid, Dropkick Murphys tour

Rancid and the Dropkick Murphys have schedule a run of co-headlining dates for this summer, being joined on selecte dates by Jake Burns (Stiff Little Fingers), The ... read more

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Tours: Brother Ali tour dates

Posted March 18, 2017, 12:41 p.m.

Tours: Brother Ali tour dates

Brother Ali has announced a tour this May and Junei n support of his upcoming new album, All the Beauty in This Whole Life. Sa-Roc and ... read more

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Records: Upcoming from Ho99o9

Posted March 18, 2017, 12:06 p.m.

Ho99o9 have unveiled a new video for the song "Horror" from their soon to release debut full-length titled United States of Horror, out May 5 on Toys Have Powers. The LA by way to New Jersey grouis described by The New York Times as "slow subwoofer-abusing hip-hop, death metal, thrash, wriggly synthesizer ... read more

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Shows: Negfest 2017 in Sydney and Melbourne

Posted March 18, 2017, 11:28 a.m.

Shows: Negfest 2017 in Sydney and Melbourne

Australia label Art As Catharsis is sponsoring Negfest, a two day festival across Sydney (May 6) and Melbourne (May 13) focusing on local "heavy, negative" ... read more

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Shows: It's Not Dead 2 in August

Posted March 18, 2017, 10:20 a.m.

Shows: It's Not Dead 2 in August

After a two year break, southern California festival It's Not Dead 2 will return on August 26 at the Glen Helen Amphitheater Festival Grounds. The ... read more

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Tours: Shonen Knife's USA Ramen Adventure

Posted March 17, 2017, 8:20 a.m.

Tours: Shonen Knife's USA Ramen Adventure

Now in their 36th year, Japanese rock band Shonen Knife return tot he US this spring ont he USA Ramen Adventure Tour. The band, who ... read more

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Labels: Author & Punisher jump to Relapse

Posted March 17, 2017, 8:14 a.m.

Labels: Author & Punisher jump to Relapse

Tristan Shone's solo project Author & Punisher is coming to Relapse Records. With five releases under his belt already, including a band new EP here, ... read more

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Records: Despero to release Somewhere Near the Bottom

Posted March 13, 2017, 6:54 p.m.

Records: Despero to release Somewhere Near the Bottom

Despero are set to release a new album on March 24 titled Somewhere Near the Bottom. The band, who call Austin, TX home, includes past ... read more

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Shows: Punk Rock Bowling 2017

Posted March 9, 2017, 8:26 a.m.

Shows: Punk Rock Bowling 2017

Annual punk rock bowling tournament and long weekend festival Punk Rock Bowling has set the initial line-up for 2017. Taking place May 26-29, the 4 ... read more

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MP3s: New song from Wolfbrigade

Posted March 8, 2017, 8:16 a.m.

Wolfbrigade are streaming a new song, "Warsaw Speedwolf." The song is on both their upcoming ninth album, but is also on an ACLU benefit compilation from Southern Lord. Wolfbrigade will release Run With The Hunted on April 28 via the same label. read more

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Records: Brother Ali is back

Posted March 5, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

Records: Brother Ali is back

Rhymesayers rapper Brother Ali returns with a new album, All The Beauty In This Whole Life, out on May 5. With 15 songs in total, ... read more

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Records: STNNNG to release fifth LP soon

Posted March 5, 2017, 1:37 p.m.

Records: STNNNG to release fifth LP soon

Modern Radio has announced that STNNNG will release their fifth full-length soon, titled Veterans of Pleasure. The album was recorded and mixed by Steve Albini ... read more

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Tours: The English Beat's tour beat, 2017

Posted March 5, 2017, 12:02 p.m.

Tours: The English Beat's tour beat, 2017

The Elnglish Beat, currently on the road (Philadelphia tonight), have announced the Retro Futura Tour later this year, which will also feature Howard Jones, Men ... read more

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Records: New song from Reservoir

Posted March 5, 2017, 11:33 a.m.

Reservoir are streaming a new song, "A Cadence in Dissonant Threes" from their upcoming new album Mirage Thrower. The new LP will release later this month on Glory Kid: March 17 digitally and Mat 31 on 12" vinyl. Check it out, and read after the jump for drummer Steven Sensenig's explanation ... read more

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Records: New Face to Face in May

Posted March 4, 2017, 11:50 p.m.

Records: New Face to Face in May

Face to Face will return with a new 7" release this May. Titled Say What You Want, the EP will come out officially on May ... read more

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Records: New Bleached EP

Posted March 4, 2017, 11:07 p.m.

Records: New Bleached EP

Bleached return with a new EP titled Can You Deal? from Dead Oceans on March 3. The band is playing at SXSW later this month ... read more

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Bands: Jouska updates

Posted March 4, 2017, 10:03 a.m.

Bands: Jouska updates

New York state's Jouska have started work on a new EP with a scheduled release this fall on Tiny Engines. The band also has a ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: Right On, Kid – “Safe Haven”

Posted March 2, 2017, 8:05 a.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere: Right On, Kid – “Safe Haven”

Scene Point Blank is please to present a new single from Right On, Kid, a quintet of Albuquerque pop-punks with a new EP in the ... read more

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Videos: SPB premiere: Department S - "When All Is Said and All Is Done"

Posted March 1, 2017, 9 a.m.

Department S, who played their first gig in London in 1980 and reformed in 2007, are debuting the new “When All Is Said and All Is Done” video from their latest release of the same name (released late last year on Westworld Recordings). Streaming below, “When All Is Said and ... read more

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Shows: Damaged City 2017 adds more bands

Posted March 1, 2017, 8:26 a.m.

Shows: Damaged City 2017 adds more bands

Damaged City 2017 in Washington DC has set its dates and announced an initial line-up (with more still to come). The 3-day DC punk festival takes ... read more

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Tours: Nothington & Joe McMahon tour

Posted Feb. 26, 2017, 3:14 p.m.

Tours: Nothington & Joe McMahon tour

Joe McMahon, also of Smoke or Fire, is currently on tour across Europe in support of Nothington. In addition to playing solo and full-band gigs ... read more

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Records: Harvestman: Music For Megaliths

Posted Feb. 26, 2017, 2:12 p.m.

Records: Harvestman: Music For Megaliths

Harvestman will return with its fourth full-length later this year. Titled Music for Megaliths, the new record will release on May 19. Harvestman is a ... read more

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MP3s: New song from The Moth Gatherer features Dennis Lyxzén

Posted Feb. 26, 2017, 1:24 p.m.

MP3s: New song from The Moth Gatherer features Dennis Lyxzén

The Moth Gatherer have debuted "This Providence of Bones" (below), from their upcoming The Comfortable Low EP. The new song features a gues appearance from ... read more

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Records: Pixies add second leg to US tour

Posted Feb. 26, 2017, 12:54 p.m.

Records: Pixies add second leg to US tour

The reformed Pixies, fresh off 2016's release of Head Carrier, have announced a second leg to their 2017 North American tour. The first leg takes ... read more

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Bands: Reversal of Man reissues

Posted Feb. 26, 2017, 11:49 a.m.

Bands: Reversal of Man reissues

Tampa, FL hardcore act Reversal of Man, who released several records from 1995-2000, including This Is Medicine (Ebullition Records), will digitally reissue their catalog on Archivist ... read more

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Records: Cayetana - New Kind of Normal out this May

Posted Feb. 23, 2017, 8:26 a.m.

Records: Cayetana - New Kind of Normal out this May

Cayetana released a new video for the song "Mesa" from their upcoming New Kind of Normal LP. The new album itself will release on Plum Records ... read more

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Records: Nights Like Thieves announce new EP

Posted Feb. 20, 2017, 7:12 p.m.

Records: Nights Like Thieves announce new EP

Nights Like Thieves will release a new 6-song EP on La Escalera Records on April 7. The record is the San Diego band's first and ... read more

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Shows: Breakin' Even Fest 2

Posted Feb. 20, 2017, 10:13 a.m.

Shows: Breakin' Even Fest 2

In Washington DC, Breakin' Even Fest 2 will take place May 5-6 at Songbyrd. The two-day festival returns for a second go-around with headliners including ... read more

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MP3s: Meat Wave streams The Incessant

Posted Feb. 18, 2017, 9:41 p.m.

MP3s: Meat Wave streams The Incessant

Meat Wave's new album, The Incessant, is streaming online at Noisey. Released yesterday on SideOneDummy, the album was recorded by Steve Albini and is their ... read more

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Bands: The Damned coming to USA

Posted Feb. 18, 2017, 7:48 p.m.

Bands: The Damned coming to USA

As The Damned celebrate the 40th anniversary of their classic Damned Damned Damned record with a special reissue, they are also setting out on a world ... read more

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Records: The Smith Street Band plan new release in April

Posted Feb. 18, 2017, 7:04 p.m.

Records: The Smith Street Band plan new release in April

The Smith Street Band will return with a new album, More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me, out on April 7 via SideOneDummy. ... read more

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Records: Dead Bars to release first full-length

Posted Feb. 18, 2017, 10:54 a.m.

Records: Dead Bars to release first full-length

Seattle's Dead Bars will release their debut full-length later this spring on No Idea Records. Titled Dream Gig, it will release digitally on March 10 ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "C Beams" by The Bearer

Posted Feb. 14, 2017, 10:48 a.m.

Today Scene Point Blank is pleased to premiere “C Beams” from the upcoming new Fiction EP by Austin’s The Bearer. The new EP is a co-release between CoinToss Records and Blasphemour Records. The 7" comes on blue vinyl in purple and yellow splatter, with unique pre-sale only foldover covers from each label (limited to ... read more

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Records: Specialist Subject announces Grand-Pop

Posted Feb. 12, 2017, 11:22 a.m.

Records: Specialist Subject announces Grand-Pop

New outfit Grand-Pop (feat. members of The Attika State, Caves & Personal Best) will release their debut LP on March 31 on the label in ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Brad Pot

Posted Feb. 10, 2017, 8:10 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Brad Pot

This month Scene Point Blank is pleased to host the debut of Brad Pot’s newest album, Brad Pot, available March 3 from Slovenly. The Melbourne, ... read more

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Records: Drip-Fed stream title track off upcoming 7-inch

Posted Feb. 9, 2017, 9:29 p.m.

Records: Drip-Fed stream title track off upcoming 7-inch

Austin, TX punks Drip-Fed are streaming "Under the Wave Blanket," from their soon to release 7" off the same name. The new EP releases on ... read more

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Records: The Dirty Nil announce Minimum R&B

Posted Feb. 9, 2017, 8:13 p.m.

Records: The Dirty Nil announce Minimum R&B

The Dirty Nil will release a new 11 song complilation record titled Minimum R&B, out on April 28 on Fat Wreck Chords and Dine Alone ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "Where Light May Lead" from Son & Heir

Posted Feb. 9, 2017, 10:43 a.m.

Today Scene Point Blank is excited to debut a new song from Son & Heir. Titled “Where Light May Lead,” it’s one of two Son & Heir tracks off the 4-band State Line Machine split LP that also features Easy Creatures, Hold Down the Ocean, and Worth. Son & Heir ... read more

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Records: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes compilation

Posted Feb. 9, 2017, 8:26 a.m.

Records: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes compilation

Cover punks Me First and the Gimme Gimmes will release a greatest hits album on April 7 via Fat Wreck Chords titled Rake It In: ... read more

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Records: Fucked Up's Zodiac series continues

Posted Feb. 8, 2017, 9:38 p.m.

Records: Fucked Up's Zodiac series continues

It's a new year and a new installment to Fucked Up's Zodiac Series. On March 24, the band will release volume eight, titled Year of ... read more

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Labels: The Bigger Empty to release on La Escalera

Posted Feb. 8, 2017, 8:01 p.m.

Labels: The Bigger Empty to release on La Escalera

Chicago's The Bigger Empty have announced the upcoming Lakes & Oceans Vol 1: Michigan, the first of four EPs to be released quarterly on La ... read more

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Records: Hellkeeper's A World Within Flesh

Posted Feb. 8, 2017, 7:25 p.m.

Records: Hellkeeper's A World Within Flesh

Hellkeeper have debuted the song "Drown" from their upcoming A World Within Flesh album. The album releases on April 7. read more

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Records: Middle Children sneak preview "Fish"

Posted Feb. 5, 2017, 9:07 a.m.

Records: Middle Children sneak preview

Middle Children, a new band formed by Patrick Jennings (Hot New Mexicans, Purple 7) and Ginger Alford (ex-Good Luck), have debuted "Fish" from their upcoming debut ... read more

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Tours: Alaric in Europe

Posted Feb. 3, 2017, 5:49 p.m.

Tours: Alaric in Europe

In April-May Alaric will be touring throughout Europe, kicking off in Arnhem, Netherlands on April 19. The band, which includes current and former members of ... read more

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MP3s: Hear the new Dave Hause

Posted Feb. 1, 2017, 8:33 p.m.

MP3s: Hear the new Dave Hause

Dave Hause is streaming his third album, the soon to be released Bury Me in Philly at AV Club. The Loved Ones' vocalist, who also ... read more

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Tours: Periphery on tour with Circles and Polaris

Posted Jan. 31, 2017, 8:13 a.m.

Tours: Periphery on tour with Circles and Polaris

Six piece progressive metal juggernaut, Periphery are currently causing havoc down under in support of their new album Periphery III: Select Difficulty. With their signature ... read more

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Bands: Amenra recording Mass VI

Posted Jan. 29, 2017, 10:19 a.m.

Bands: Amenra recording Mass VI

Amenra have entered the studio with Billy Anderson (Neurosis, Om, Swans) to record a new album for release later this year. TItled Mass VI, it ... read more

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Shows: La Escalera Fest 6 tickets available

Posted Jan. 28, 2017, 11:48 a.m.

Shows: La Escalera Fest 6 tickets available

La Escalera Fest 6 has announced its initial line-up and is selling wristbands for the April 14-16 festival that splits locations between San Diego and ... read more

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MP3s: New Less Than Jake EP debuts

Posted Jan. 28, 2017, 10:24 a.m.

MP3s: New Less Than Jake EP debuts

Less Than Jake, on tour now (with Pepper) are streaming their new EP at Altpress. Sound the Alarm will officially release next Friday, Feb. 3, on their ... read more

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MP3s: Escapist catalog shared for charity

Posted Jan. 27, 2017, 11:21 p.m.

MP3s: Escapist catalog shared for charity

Cleveland based Escapist Records has put their entire digital catalog online via Bandcamp under a pay-what-you-want format, offering that all proceeds earned through Saturday Jan. 28 ... read more

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Records: New Wire in late March

Posted Jan. 27, 2017, 10:31 p.m.

Records: New Wire in late March

On March 31, UK legends Wire return with the new Silver/Lead Out, their 15th album. The new 10-songer will be released on their own pinkflag label ... read more

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MP3s: New politically charged Bouncing Souls song

Posted Jan. 27, 2017, 9:24 p.m.

MP3s: New politically charged Bouncing Souls song

The Bouncing Souls, who released Simplicity last year, have unleashed a new song and video titled "Battleground" in response to the current US political climate. Proceeds ... read more

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Records: The Octopus Project plan April release

Posted Jan. 27, 2017, 9:07 p.m.

Records: The Octopus Project plan April release

Austin, TC four-piece group The Octopus Project will release a new LP this April. Out on April 7 and titled Memory Mirror, the album will ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Set and Setting's Reflectionless

Posted Jan. 27, 2017, 8:12 a.m.

MP3s: Stream Set and Setting's Reflectionless

Set and Setting's new album, Reflectionless is streaming at Noisey. The band, from St. Petersburg, Florida, is playing a release show tonight in Florida and is planning a European ... read more

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Records: New Tossers this March

Posted Jan. 25, 2017, 9:54 p.m.

Records: New Tossers this March

Veteran Irish punks, by way of Chicago, The Tossers, have announced a new LP this March titled Smash the Windows (Victory Records). The band will ... read more

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Records: Black Sabbath: The Ultimate Collection

Posted Jan. 22, 2017, 11 a.m.

Records: Black Sabbath: The Ultimate Collection

Rhino Records is giving attention to metal gatekeepers Black Sabbath with the new 4-LP collection The Ultimate Collection, out on Feb. 3. The 31-song collection ... read more

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Records: Upcoming from Woe

Posted Jan. 21, 2017, 9:31 p.m.

Records: Upcoming from Woe

This March Woe will release a new album, Hope Attrition, coming out on Vendetta Records. The album is the bands first in four years and is ... read more

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MP3s: Cvlt Nation covers Black Sabbath self-titled

Posted Jan. 21, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

MP3s: Cvlt Nation covers Black Sabbath self-titled

In a continuation of The CVLT Nation Sessions, the website is now streaming a covers compilation of Black Sabbath's debut record. Covers of the record's ... read more

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Tours: Moonraker tour

Posted Jan. 17, 2017, 7:17 p.m.

Tours: Moonraker tour

Santa Clarita, CA's Moonraker have announced a winter US tour kicking off in Albuquerque on Jan. 21 and later circling back to Phoenix a month ... read more

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Tours: Radiohead US dates in 2017

Posted Jan. 17, 2017, 8:16 a.m.

Tours: Radiohead US dates in 2017

After returning last year with the release of A Moon Shaped Pool, Radiohead will play nine US dates in late March through early April across ... read more

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Music News: First 100 Days series

Posted Jan. 14, 2017, 10:35 a.m.

Music News: First 100 Days series

The Secretly Group curated 30 Songs, 30 Days, has announced a compilation titled Our First 100 Days. With songs from Angel Olsen, Will Oldham, Mountain Goats, ... read more

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Records: Jim and the French Vanilla

Posted Jan. 12, 2017, 9:36 p.m.

Records: Jim and the French Vanilla

Jim Blaha of The Blind Shake will release a full-length solo album under the name Jim and the French Vanilla on Feb. 10. The album ... read more

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Records: Tim Kasher (Cursive) third solo LP

Posted Jan. 12, 2017, 6:24 p.m.

Records: Tim Kasher (Cursive) third solo LP

Tim Kasher, also of Cursive and The Good Life, will be releasing a new solo effort on March 3. Titled No Resolution, it's his third ... read more

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Records: Elliott Smith's Either/Or (Expanded Edition)

Posted Jan. 12, 2017, 8:22 a.m.

Records: Elliott Smith's Either/Or (Expanded Edition)

On the 20th anniversary of its release, Kill Rock Stars will issue an updated Either/Or: Expanded Edition on March 10 on double LP, double CD ... read more

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Tours: Homewrecker dates

Posted Jan. 11, 2017, 9:39 p.m.

Tours: Homewrecker dates

Ohio's Homewrecker has scheduled a series of road dates, some including Modified Ghost Fest, Grind Fest, the final Weekend Nachos show, and the final Expire ... read more

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Labels: Cutting Through to release on New Age

Posted Jan. 10, 2017, 8:18 a.m.

Labels: Cutting Through to release on New Age

Portland's Cutting Through have joined New Age Records for a 12" EP to be recorded soon and released later this summer. The band includes current ... read more

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Tours: TOMBS spring tour

Posted Jan. 9, 2017, 10:39 p.m.

Tours: TOMBS spring tour

Tombs will be touring the southern United States later this spring, joined by Darkest Hour, Ringworm, and Rivers Of Nihil. The band, interviewed last year ... read more

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Records: Less Than Jake back with new ep

Posted Jan. 5, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Records: Less Than Jake back with new ep

Veteran ska-punks and label-hoppers Less Than Jake are back with a new EP, this to release on Feb. 3 on Pure Noise, titled Sound The ... read more

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Videos: Gimme Danger release

Posted Jan. 5, 2017, 7:41 p.m.

Videos: Gimme Danger release

The Jim Jarmusch directed Iggy & the Stooges documentary titled Gimme Danger will release it's official soundtrack next Friday, Jan. 13. The soundtrack features familiar ... read more

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Bands: Tau Cross record new album

Posted Jan. 4, 2017, 8:18 a.m.

Bands: Tau Cross record new album

With members and ex-members of Amebix, Misery, and War//Plague, Tau Cross recently completed recording their second LP. Tentatively titled A Pillar of Fire, the album ... read more

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Tours: Bouncing Souls on the West Coast

Posted Jan. 3, 2017, 8:11 p.m.

Tours: Bouncing Souls on the West Coast

Fresh off the release of Simplicity in 2016, The Bouncing Souls will be hitting the US West Coast this March, playing dates with support from AJJ, Get ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Clevinger's Personal / Professional

Posted Jan. 1, 2017, 8:47 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Clevinger's Personal / Professional

Scene Point Blank is happy to kick off 2017 with an exclusive stream of the new Clevinger full-length, Personal / Professional. The album is set ... read more

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Records: Western Addiction to release Temulous

Posted Dec. 30, 2016, 7:40 a.m.

Records: Western Addiction to release Temulous

On March 3 Fat Wreck Chords will release the new Tremulous album from Western Addiction with 11 new songs from the San Francisco band. Check ... read more

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Tours: La Escalera tour

Posted Dec. 29, 2016, 9:26 p.m.

Tours: La Escalera tour

La Escalera artists Western Settings and Caskitt are set to hit the road together in February for a run up and down the West Coast. ... read more

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Shows: Psycho Las Vegas

Posted Dec. 24, 2016, 2:52 p.m.

Shows: Psycho Las Vegas

Psycho Las Vegas, a three day festival of heavy and noisey bands, will take place in Vegas from Aug. 18-20 at Hard Rock Hotel and ... read more

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Shows: Groezrock 2017: Thrice, H20 and more

Posted Dec. 24, 2016, 1:56 p.m.

Shows: Groezrock 2017: Thrice, H20 and more

Taking place April 29-30 in Meerhout, Belgium, Groezrock 2017 continues announcing more bands for the two-day punk festival. Headliners this year will include Anti-Flag, Thrice, ... read more

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Bands: All kinds of Real McKenzies action

Posted Dec. 22, 2016, 8:20 a.m.

Bands: All kinds of Real McKenzies action

The Real McKenzies will have a busy 2017. The band is set to release Two Devils Will Talk in March, followed by supporting dates in ... read more

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Bands: Bleached covers The Ramones

Posted Dec. 17, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

Bleached, who released Welcome the Worms earlier this year, has issued a new release to raise funds for Planned Parenthood: digital covers of "Bonzo Goes to Bitburg" (The Ramones) and "Eve of Destruction" (Barry McGuire). Acoustic Covers By Jennifer by Bleached read more

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Shows: Metal & Beer Fest in Philadelphia this April

Posted Dec. 17, 2016, 9:19 a.m.

Shows: Metal & Beer Fest in Philadelphia this April

On April 22-23, Decibel magazine is sponsoring the first Metal & Beer Fest, a two-day metal showcase of beer and heavy bands headlined by Sleep ... read more

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Shows: OWTH to headline Don't Panic Fest

Posted Dec. 16, 2016, 8:28 a.m.

Shows: OWTH to headline Don't Panic Fest

The inaugural Don't Panic Fest in Denver, CO, has announced its line-up for Feb 17-18 at in the city's South Broadway district. Headliners will include Off ... read more

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Records: January and the return of POS

Posted Dec. 15, 2016, 8:23 p.m.

Records: January and the return of POS

P.O.S returns with a new full-length on January 27, an LP/CD titled Chill, dummy from Doomtree Records. Pre-orders for the album are open now.   read more

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Bands: Power Trip returns with Nightmare Logic

Posted Dec. 14, 2016, 9:41 p.m.

Bands: Power Trip returns with Nightmare Logic

Fresh off a run of dates with legends Napalm Death, Power Trip are back with news of a new album and a another US tour. The ... read more

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Tours: All Pigs Must Die and Gust in Europe

Posted Dec. 14, 2016, 8:20 p.m.

Tours: All Pigs Must Die and Gust in Europe

All Pigs Must Die have annouced a European tour with Gust, both of whom have released material on Southern Lord. Dates are listed below. read more

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Records: Bash & Pop live dates

Posted Dec. 11, 2016, 10:01 p.m.

Records: Bash & Pop live dates

Bash & Pop, the short-lived post-Replacements band from Tommy Stinson has announced a run of live dates in support of the reformed group's upcoming Anything ... read more

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Labels: The Flatliners join Rise

Posted Dec. 11, 2016, 6:36 p.m.

Labels: The Flatliners join Rise

The Flatliners, who will be touring with Menzingers across Europe soon, have signed with Rise Records and will release a new album on their new ... read more

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Shows: A Music Benefit for Planned Parenthood & The ACLU

Posted Dec. 11, 2016, 2:31 p.m.

Shows: A Music Benefit for Planned Parenthood & The ACLU

Next month Williamsburg's Music Hall and Rough Trade will host a two day fundraising festival for non-profit organizations Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. Artists performing ... read more

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Records: Sepultura's Roadrunner albums reissued

Posted Dec. 11, 2016, 1:07 p.m.

Records: Sepultura's Roadrunner albums reissued

Sepultura's seven albums released from 1985-1996 on Roadrunner Records are up for reissue via a six-disc collection titled none other than Sepultura: The Roadrunner Albums on ... read more

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Music News: Fat Mike figurine time

Posted Dec. 11, 2016, 12:37 p.m.

Music News: Fat Mike figurine time

Aggronautix, makers of 7" tall Throbbleheads, have introduced a new limited run figure of Fat Mike, vocalist and bassist of California punks NOFX. One thousand ... read more

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Records: New Dave Hause solo record

Posted Dec. 10, 2016, 9:09 p.m.

Records: New Dave Hause solo record

On Feb. 3 Dave Hause will release his third solo full-length, Bury Me in Philly on Rise Records. Check out the song "With You" over ... read more

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Records: Nothington returns with new album in 2017

Posted Dec. 10, 2016, 8:23 p.m.

Records: Nothington returns with new album in 2017

Nothington have announced a new full-length early next year. Titled In the End, the record releases on Feb. 17 via Red Scare Industries with a ... read more

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MP3s: Dear Boy releases holiday song

Posted Dec. 10, 2016, 11:39 a.m.

After releasing the Parts of a Flower EP earlier this year, Los Angeles' Dear Boy has unleashed a holiday themed new song, "Cold Spell." The song exploring being away from ones partner on the holidays. The band is scheduled to play at The Troubadour in LA on Dec. 12 with The ... read more

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Videos: AFI's "White Offerings"

Posted Dec. 9, 2016, 8:20 a.m.

Videos: AFI's

AFI have debuted the video to "White Offerings," from their upcoming The Blood Album. The new record comes out on Jan. 20 on Concord Records and ... read more

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Labels: Terror at Pure Noise

Posted Dec. 6, 2016, 8:27 p.m.

Labels: Terror at Pure Noise

California's Terror have just signed a deal with Pure Noise Records, joining a label that's also released Counterparts, Stick To Your Guns, The Story So ... read more

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Shows: Damaged City Fest 2017

Posted Dec. 6, 2016, 7:01 p.m.

Shows: Damaged City Fest 2017

The fifth annual Damaged City Fest has announced dates and line-ups for the Washington, DC hardcore and punk festival. This year will be headlined by Marked ... read more

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Records: Cayetana + Camp Cope split

Posted Dec. 1, 2016, 9:53 p.m.

Records: Cayetana + Camp Cope split

On Jan. 20, 2017, Camp Cope and Cayetana are collaborating on a split 7-inch to be released by Poison City Records. The EP will also ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Joe Sampson's Chansons de Parade

Posted Nov. 30, 2016, 9:17 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Joe Sampson's Chansons de Parade

Out on December 1, Scene Point Blank is proud to debut the new Chansons de Parade from Colorado singer-songwriter Joe Sampson. With haunting and playful ... read more

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Records: New Cliterati EP

Posted Nov. 29, 2016, 10:14 p.m.

Records: New Cliterati EP

Tankcrimes is set to release a new self-titled EP from Portland's Cliterati, a band featuring members and former mebers of Poison Idea, Voetsek, and Murderess. ... read more

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Records: TSOL and The Trigger Complex

Posted Nov. 26, 2016, 9:52 a.m.

Records: TSOL and The Trigger Complex

Punk legends T.S.O.L. have announced a new album for release next January. Titled The Trigger Complex, it will be their 11th studio album and comes ... read more

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Labels: The Bombpops join Fat Wreck Chords

Posted Nov. 23, 2016, 9:28 p.m.

Labels: The Bombpops join Fat Wreck Chords

The Bombpops, with two Red Scare Industries EPs under their name, have joined Fat Wreck Chords for the release of their debut full-length in early ... read more

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Labels: Tiny Engines pay-what-you-will for charities

Posted Nov. 17, 2016, 9:09 p.m.

Labels: Tiny Engines pay-what-you-will for charities

Tiny Engines record label has put their entire (digital) catalog online at Bandcamp at a "Pay What You Will" price to raise funds for charities Planned ... read more

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Records: William Elliott Whitmore/Esmé Patterson

Posted Nov. 17, 2016, 8:26 a.m.

Records: William Elliott Whitmore/Esmé Patterson

This Friday William Elliott Whitmore and Esmé Patterson will release s aplit 7" covering each other's work. Titled Play Each Other's Songs, the 2-song single features ... read more

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Labels: Less Than Jake sign to Pure Noise

Posted Nov. 16, 2016, 8:22 a.m.

Labels: Less Than Jake sign to Pure Noise

Gainesville ska-punks Less Than Jake have announced a new deal with Pure Noise Records. It was not announced when they'll make their new label debut. ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Nashgul's Cárcava

Posted Nov. 13, 2016, 10:07 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Nashgul's Cárcava

Celebrating 15 years as a band, A Coruña, Spain's Nashgul are set to release Cárcava next month and we're happy to be streaming it exclusively at Scene ... read more

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Records: The return of Iron Reagan

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 10:58 p.m.

Records: The return of Iron Reagan

Iron Reagan will return with a new LP next Feb, Crossover Ministry. The album is set to officially release on Feb. 3 on Relapse Records ... read more

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Videos: Fat Wreck Chords documentary out soon

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 9:31 p.m.

Videos: Fat Wreck Chords documentary out soon

A Fat Wreck: The Punk-u-mentary documentary about the San Francisco record label Fat Wreck Chords, co-founded by Fat Mike of NOFX, will be released on ... read more

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Records: RUIN release and live show

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 9:17 p.m.

Records: RUIN release and live show

Philadelphia's RUIN are set to be released on Southern Lord for the first time with the new The He-Ho/Fiat Lux LP on Dec. 8. The hardcore band ... read more

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MP3s: The Extermination Vol. 3 is is pre-streaming online

Posted Nov. 9, 2016, 8:03 p.m.

MP3s: The Extermination Vol. 3 is is pre-streaming online

Out this Friday, Nov. 11, Clrvynt is streaming Flatspot Records hardcore comp, The Extermination Vol. 3. The Extermination Vol. 3 Compilation Playing At Clrvynt; LP ... read more

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Bands: Power Trip dates and album news

Posted Nov. 5, 2016, 9:02 p.m.

Bands: Power Trip dates and album news

Touring next month with Napalm Death, Power Trip have announced a new LP to release next year. Titled Nightmare Logic the new album follow's 2013's ... read more

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MP3s: The Flatliners got "Nerves"

Posted Nov. 3, 2016, 6:32 p.m.

MP3s: The Flatliners got

The Flatliners are streaming "Nerves," the title track off a new EP they released last Friday on Dine Alone Records. Check out the song below ... read more

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MP3s: Relapse 2016 sampler

Posted Nov. 3, 2016, 8:28 a.m.

MP3s: Relapse 2016 sampler

Relapse Records has posted a downloadable 40 song sampler of the label's releases. Among the featured arists are Nothing, Wrong, Brain Tentacles, The Obsessed, Inegrity, The ... read more

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Tours: Lemuria celebrate 10 years since Get Better

Posted Oct. 31, 2016, 8:08 p.m.

Tours: Lemuria celebrate 10 years since Get Better

In January Lemuria will set out on a tour in honor of the tenth anniversary of their first album, Get Better. The band will play ... read more

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Bands: The Damned plan new album

Posted Oct. 29, 2016, 1:56 p.m.

Bands: The Damned plan new album

As we approach Halloween, The Damned have announced a limited edition picture disc release of a new single, New Rose, to release on Nov. 4 ... read more

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Records: Loser Life digital catalog coming soon

Posted Oct. 27, 2016, 9:43 p.m.

Records: Loser Life digital catalog coming soon

As Magic Bullet Records celebrates 20 years, the label has announced the special release of the digital catalog from the defuncy Loser Life, out this ... read more

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MP3s: "World of Men" from Body Stuff

Posted Oct. 27, 2016, 7:11 p.m.

MP3s:

Curran Reynold's project Body Stuff has released a new song, "World of Men," from the upcoming 2 release, dueFriday Nov. 4 on The Path Less Traveled ... read more

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Labels: Rhino: Record Store Day Black Friday

Posted Oct. 26, 2016, 7:32 p.m.

Labels: Rhino: Record Store Day Black Friday

Rhino Records has announced the line-up for their limited edition vinyl specials on Nov. 25, 2016, also known as Record Store Day Black Friday. Leading ... read more

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MP3s: Sleep news: The Clarity reissue

Posted Oct. 24, 2016, 10:11 p.m.

MP3s: Sleep news: The Clarity reissue

Sleep has announced the upcoming physical release of The Clarity, the band's only released new material since 1998. The song first surfaced as a digital only ... read more

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MP3s: Paper + Plastick Fest sampler

Posted Oct. 24, 2016, 8:33 p.m.

MP3s: Paper + Plastick Fest sampler

In the name of all that is Fest, Paper + Plastick Records has unleashed a 15 song compilation named Road to Fest 15 available for ... read more

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Shows: MONA Mofo to return in January

Posted Oct. 24, 2016, 8:35 a.m.

Shows: MONA Mofo to return in January

Curated again by Brian Ritchie of the Violent Femmes, the Museum of Old and New Art will host the ninth installation of Mofo, an avant-garde festival ... read more

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Records: Coliseum/Doomriders Danzig trib will be reborn

Posted Oct. 20, 2016, 7:35 a.m.

Records: Coliseum/Doomriders Danzig trib will be reborn

The long out of print 2005 2-song cover split from Coliseum and Doomrider, originally on Auxiliary/Level Plane will be reissued on vinyl this Nov. 18 ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "Steel Toe Tap" from Thought Vomit

Posted Oct. 19, 2016, 7:17 a.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere:

Sonoma County thrash punks Thought Vomit are back with another new song from their upcoming Punks Brutal Retaliation/Sync the Skies album, out fully on Oct. ... read more

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MP3s: New song from Thought Vomit

Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 9:51 p.m.

MP3s: New song from Thought Vomit

Four-piece Thought Vom it are stream the new twelve minute song "Sync the Skies" at The Sludgelord, a preview from teir upcoming Punk's Brutal Retaliation/Sync ... read more

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Tours: POS on the road in 2017

Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 9:43 p.m.

Tours: POS on the road in 2017

Rhymesayers and Doomtree rapper P.O.S has announced a US tour in early 2017, his first US run since he suffered health problems hour yeras ago. ... read more

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Tours: Green Day and Against Me tour dates

Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 9:25 p.m.

Tours: Green Day and Against Me tour dates

Fresh off the release of new LP Revolution Radio, Green Day have announced the full dates of their North American tour coming in early 2017. ... read more

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Labels: Spill signs with No Sleep

Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 1:24 p.m.

Labels: Spill signs with No Sleep

Spill, featuring former members of Placeholder and We Were Skeletons, will be releasing their debut album on No Sleep Records later this year. The Lancaster, ... read more

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Bands: 10 records Kinks vinyl box set on the way

Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 12:49 p.m.

Bands: 10 records Kinks vinyl box set on the way

On Dec. 16, BMG will release The Mono Collection, a new 10 album vinyl box set collection of material from The Kinks, circa 1964-1969. The ... read more

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Labels: Red Scare signs Good Friend

Posted Oct. 13, 2016, 8:58 p.m.

Labels: Red Scare signs Good Friend

Punk label Red Scare Industries has announced the signing of UK band Good Friend, hailing from the Beflast/Newcastle area. The band will release their label ... read more

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Records: Martyrdod's 6th, List

Posted Oct. 13, 2016, 7:07 p.m.

Records: Martyrdod's 6th, List

Sweden's Martyrdod will release a new LP next month. Titled List, it's the band's 6th album in total and will be released on Southern Lord. read more

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Bands: Axis and Seraph the Light as one

Posted Oct. 13, 2016, 6:47 p.m.

Bands: Axis and Seraph the Light as one

Axis and Seraph The Light have announced a joint EP and tour where the two bands will take the stage and play as one. The ... read more

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Bands: Return of the Nobodys

Posted Oct. 13, 2016, 8:20 a.m.

Bands: Return of the Nobodys

Colorado trash punks the Nobodys have returned with Hussy, their first new album in fifteen years, set for release on Nov. 4 (Rad Girlfriend Records). ... read more

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Records: New from I'm Glad It's You

Posted Oct. 12, 2016, 9:46 p.m.

Records: New from I'm Glad It's You

New Noise is streaming "The Things I Never Say" from 6131 Records' I'm Glad It's You. The band will release their label debut next month ... read more

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MP3s: Drakulas release new song

Posted Oct. 12, 2016, 8:15 a.m.

Drakulas, a new band including members of Riverboat Gamblers and Rise Against, have released "Neon Town" from their soon to release debut album. After a 7" on Red Scare Industries the band will release Raw War on Dirtnap Records on Nov. 18. read more

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Records: Hollow Earth to return with Dead Planet

Posted Oct. 11, 2016, 10:10 p.m.

Records: Hollow Earth to return with Dead Planet

Hollow Earth will release a new album, Dead Planet, in two months on Dec. 2 (via Good Fight Music). The new LP features guest appearances from John ... read more

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MP3s: Aesop Rock and Sandman back with Lice 2

Posted Oct. 9, 2016, 2:11 p.m.

MP3s: Aesop Rock and Sandman back with Lice 2

Following the December 2015 release of an EP under the moniker Lice, Aesop Rock and Sandman are back with the free Lice 2: Still Buggin'. The new ... read more

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Tours: Extinction AD tour dates

Posted Oct. 8, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

Tours: Extinction AD tour dates

New York's Extinction A.D. will be touring all month long this November on the "Black Blood Streams Through the States 2016" tour. The band released Faithkiller ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Wang Wen's Sweet Home, Go!

Posted Oct. 4, 2016, 8:10 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Wang Wen's Sweet Home, Go!

Wang Wen is set to release their ninth studio album and Scene Point Blank is excited to be hosting an exclusive stream of Sweet Home, Go!, ... read more

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Records: Mark Sultan returns with BBQ in November

Posted Oct. 1, 2016, 10:36 p.m.

Records: Mark Sultan returns with BBQ in November

Mark Sultan is set to release a new full-length on In the Red this Nov. 25. Titled BBQ, the record connects his early stage name ... read more

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Records: Black Table stream "Helm"

Posted Oct. 1, 2016, 9:04 p.m.

Records: Black Table stream

"Helm," a song off the upcoming Obelisk album from Black Table, is streaming online now at Decibel. The record itself comes out on Oct. 14 on Silent Pendulum ... read more

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Labels: Pulley signs with Cyber Tracks

Posted Oct. 1, 2016, 5:44 p.m.

Labels: Pulley signs with Cyber Tracks

Celebrating their 20th anniversary, Pulley have signed with Cyber Tracks for the release of a new album (details still to come). The band will be ... read more

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Videos: Mono previews new Requiem for Hell

Posted Oct. 1, 2016, 1:59 p.m.

Videos: Mono previews new Requiem for Hell

A "part two" video to the title track off Mono's upcoming Requiem for Hell is streaming below in advance of the new album, scheduled for release ... read more

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Tours: Swans in Europe

Posted Oct. 1, 2016, 1:28 p.m.

Tours: Swans in Europe

Swans, the long running Michael Gira led noise project, will be touring Europe this month and into November. The band, who released The Glowing Man earlier ... read more

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MP3s: New Way On streaming new EP

Posted Oct. 1, 2016, 9:10 a.m.

MP3s: New Way On streaming new EP

Riverside's New Way On are streaming their new EP now through Bandcamp. The band just released Roads Home on La Escalera Records, a follow-up to 2014's Survival EP. ... read more

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Splits: Fight Amp

Posted Sept. 28, 2016, 10:29 p.m.

Splits: Fight Amp

Philadelphia's Fight Amp have announced a final tour and break-up, playing a few shows in early November before their final Nov. 12 show in Brooklyn. ... read more

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Records: Quintron and Miss Pussycat Oct-Nov tours

Posted Sept. 25, 2016, 2:18 p.m.

Records: Quintron and Miss Pussycat Oct-Nov tours

Quintron and Miss Pussycat have added dates to their fall tour, including a New Years Eve stop in Memphis, TN. On the tour they will be selling ... read more

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Records: New from Warm Needles

Posted Sept. 25, 2016, 11:27 a.m.

Records: New from Warm Needles

Next month Warm Needles will release a new one-sided vinyl EP, a re-recording of last year's Don't Tell Me How to Live demo cassette. In addition to ... read more

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Bands: New Rose debut on Broken Circles

Posted Sept. 24, 2016, 11:15 p.m.

Bands: New Rose debut on Broken Circles

Featuring members of Big Eyes and RIPS, country band New Rose will release their debut album, All Nite, on Broken Circles on Oct. 21. Claiming Flying Burrito ... read more

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Records: MakeWar out next month

Posted Sept. 24, 2016, 10:11 p.m.

Records: MakeWar out next month

Red Scare Industries will release Developing a Theory of Integrity next month on October 7. The "Brooklyn by way of Venezuela and Colombia" band have a ... read more

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Records: New collab between Theologian and Lament Cityscape

Posted Sept. 22, 2016, 9:09 p.m.

Records: New collab between Theologian and Lament Cityscape

Lament Cityscape have teamed up with Theologian for the collaborative Soft Tissue full-length, out Oct. 21 on Battleground Records and Annihilvs Power Electronix. The record combines ... read more

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Tours: Bouncing Souls tour dates

Posted Sept. 21, 2016, 9:32 p.m.

Tours: Bouncing Souls tour dates

Hot off the release of the new Simplicity album, The Bouncing Souls will be touring the North American East Coast and a few Midwestern dates later ... read more

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Records: Mr. T Experience announces first LP in 12 years

Posted Sept. 20, 2016, 9:53 p.m.

Records: Mr. T Experience announces first LP in 12 years

The Mr. T Experience (MTX) have announced the relase of King Dork Approximately, out Oct. 4 as an exclusive download with the paperback puchase of the ... read more

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Tours: il sogno del marinaio Europe tour

Posted Sept. 18, 2016, 12:26 p.m.

Tours: il sogno del marinaio Europe tour

Trio il sogno del marinaio ("the sailor's dream" in Italian) will embark on a 32-date European tour at the end of this month. The band ... read more

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Records: New Sims come November, new song today

Posted Sept. 11, 2016, 9:06 p.m.

Minneapolis rapper Sims has premiered the new song "OneHundred" (below) in preview of a new full-length album titled More Than Ever, out fully on Nov. 4 on Doomtree Records. The new album will contain 13 tracks in total and has various pre-order packages available. read more

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Tours: Green Day world tours 2015-2016

Posted Sept. 11, 2016, 12:57 p.m.

Tours: Green Day world tours 2015-2016

With the release of a new studio album coming up on Oct. 7, Green Day has announced a US tour in the fall of 2015 ... read more

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Records: Tutti i Coloti del Buio's debut out in October

Posted Sept. 11, 2016, 10:40 a.m.

Records: Tutti i Coloti del Buio's debut out in October

Bare Teeth Records will issue Initiation into Nothingness, the debut from Italian hardcore group Tutti i Colori del Buio on Oct. 8. Featuring members of ... read more

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Labels: Soft Kill to release on Profound Lore

Posted Sept. 11, 2016, 10:13 a.m.

Labels: Soft Kill to release on Profound Lore

Profound Lore Records will release an album from post-punk group Soft Kill on Nov. 4, titled Choke. The band, founded in 2010, will follow the ... read more

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Bands: Hear the newest Sneeze

Posted Sept. 11, 2016, 10 a.m.

Bands: Hear the newest Sneeze

Sneeze just released new album Rot , streaming after the jump. The album is released on Glory Kid Records with the band on tour this ... read more

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Labels: La Escalera to release New Way On EP

Posted Sept. 5, 2016, 2:06 p.m.

Labels: La Escalera to release New Way On EP

Later this month, on Sept. 30, La Escalera will release a new album titled Roads Homefrom Riverside, CA's New Way On. The band previously released Survival in ... read more

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MP3s: Pale Angels premier a new song

Posted Sept. 5, 2016, 1:07 p.m.

MP3s: Pale Angels premier a new song

Pale Angels have leaked the song "Aeroplane" from their next album, set for a Nov. 25 release on Specialist Subject Records in the UK and ... read more

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Bands: SOIA 30th anniversary book

Posted Sept. 5, 2016, 10:16 a.m.

Bands: SOIA 30th anniversary book

Sick Of It All are celebrating their 30th anniversary on Nov. 4, 2016 with the release of a new 5-song EP paired with coffee table ... read more

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MP3s: New Low Culture streaming at AV Club

Posted Sept. 4, 2016, 4:51 p.m.

MP3s: New Low Culture streaming at AV Club

Low Culture (Dirtnap Records) is streaming their sophomore album Places to Hide at The AV Club. The record, out next Friday, Sept. 9, follows 2013's debut ... read more

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MP3s: Free Tankcrimes 2016 comp

Posted Sept. 4, 2016, 3:49 p.m.

MP3s: Free Tankcrimes 2016 comp

Tankcromes is offering a 14 band free sampler from the label with songs from Spazz, Ghoul, Deny the Cross, Kicker, and 10 more for free ... read more

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Labels: Sorority Noise sign to Triple Crown

Posted Sept. 1, 2016, 9:48 p.m.

Labels: Sorority Noise sign to Triple Crown

Sorority Noise will soon release a new split with The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, coming this ... read more

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Records: The Exquisites and "Faith"

Posted Sept. 1, 2016, 7:50 p.m.

Records: The Exquisites and

With a new record out Oct. 14, The Exquisites have debuted the song "Faith" as a teaser track introducing record pre-orders. The album will be released ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Cortez's "Initial"

Posted Aug. 31, 2016, 9:37 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Cortez's

Out on September 9 for the first time on vinyl, Scene Point Blank is excited to debut the remastered repressing of Cortez’s Initial. The Swiss ... read more

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Labels: Homewrecker plan Good Fight EP

Posted Aug. 30, 2016, 6:21 p.m.

Labels: Homewrecker plan Good Fight EP

This fall Ohio's Homewrecker will release a new EP on Good Fight. Titled Extinction by Design, the record was recorded and mixed by Pete Grossman and Andy ... read more

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Labels: Lifesick (Denmark) join Southern Lord

Posted Aug. 28, 2016, 10:34 a.m.

Frederica, Denmark's Lifesick will release a their debut album on Southern Lord Recordings, titled 6 0 1.  Check out their video "In Love with Hate" for a taste. read more

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Records: Dead to Me returns Oct 21

Posted Aug. 27, 2016, 9:54 a.m.

Records: Dead to Me returns Oct 21

Dead To Me will release a new EP titled I Wanna Die in Los Angeleson October 21, their first new material in five years. The ... read more

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Site News: Retox Twit takeover

Posted Aug. 27, 2016, 9 a.m.

Site News: Retox Twit takeover

Justin Pearson of Retox, Head Wound City, and more, will be guest tweeting from the Scene Point Blank account for the duration of the upcoming Retox ... read more

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Records: New from Animal Lover

Posted Aug. 25, 2016, 8:51 a.m.

Records: New from Animal Lover

Minneapolis' Animal Lover are streaming new video "Dreamhouse" from their forthcoming Stay Alive album, set for release on Sept. 9 (Forward Records). The band has also booked ... read more

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Records: Joe McMahon (Smoke or Fire) back with solo LP

Posted Aug. 24, 2016, 9:51 a.m.

Records: Joe McMahon (Smoke or Fire) back with solo LP

Joe McMahon, also of Smoke or Fire (Fat Wreck Chords) has announced the release of Another Life next month on Sept 2. The new album ... read more

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Records: Ion Dissonance returns

Posted Aug. 22, 2016, 9:22 p.m.

On Nov. 18, Good Fight will release Cast the First Stone from Montral's Ion Dissonance. The band, active 2003-2010, has four previous releases. A new song, "Treading on Thin Ice" is online now: read more

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Tours: The Falcon touring with Kyle Kinane

Posted Aug. 22, 2016, 5:17 p.m.

Tours: The Falcon touring with Kyle Kinane

Already touring the US this summer-fall in support of Gather Up the Chaps, The Falcon will pick up comedian Kyle Kinane for several dates beginning in ... read more

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Labels: 6131 signs Suburban Living

Posted Aug. 20, 2016, 4:48 p.m.

Labels: 6131 signs Suburban Living

6131 Records has signed Philadelphia's Suburban Living and will release a new album, Almost Paradise, on Oct. 7. It's the band's second full-length. A new ... read more

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Records: John K. Samson working with Weakerthans members on new solo album

Posted Aug. 20, 2016, 10:24 a.m.

Records: John K. Samson working with Weakerthans members on new solo album

The AV Club is streaming "Postdoc Blues," a song from the forthcoming John K. Samson solo effort Winter Wheat, due on Oct. 21 (Anti- Records). The ... read more

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Tours: Cattle Decapitation in the USA

Posted Aug. 18, 2016, 9:50 p.m.

Tours: Cattle Decapitation in the USA

attle Decapitation has announced a North American tour as well as a run of dates alongside Brujeria later this year in September and October. The ... read more

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Records: Cheap Girls rarities rec

Posted Aug. 17, 2016, 11 p.m.

Records: Cheap Girls rarities rec

Cheap Girls will soon release a rarities and B-sides collection titled God's Ex-Wife, with a release date set for Sept. 16 on Asian Man Records. ... read more

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Videos: Arms Aloft: The Truth Is Out There

Posted Aug. 17, 2016, 9:01 p.m.

Videos: Arms Aloft: The Truth Is Out There

Midwest punks Arms Aloft have debuted the video to "The Truth Is Out There" from their Red Scare debut set for release next month. The ... read more

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Records: Caskitt release title track from Old Fires New Frontier

Posted Aug. 17, 2016, 12:01 p.m.

Records: Caskitt release title track from Old Fires New Frontier

Caskitt are streaming the title track off their new Old Fires New Frontier album, embedded below. Old Fires New Frontier will release on Sept. 16 on ... read more

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Tours: Jeff Rosenstock fall tour

Posted Aug. 16, 2016, 1:48 p.m.

Tours: Jeff Rosenstock fall tour

Jeff Rosenstock has anounced a tour that includes a stopover at Fest 15 this fall. He will be joined on the tour by Hard Girls ... read more

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Bands: OWTH acoustic

Posted Aug. 15, 2016, 10:36 p.m.

Bands: OWTH acoustic

Dying Scene is reporting that Off With Their Heads will release their first new full-length since Home in 2013 (Epitaph Records), which is expected to be released ... read more

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Bands: Lots of True Widow news

Posted Aug. 14, 2016, 9:44 p.m.

True Widow are back in action, with an upcoming new album (Avvolgere, out Sept. 23 on Relapse) and the new "Theurgist" video (below). In addition to the new tunes comes a new tour, starting in October and running 'til just before Thanksgiving.   read more

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MP3s: New Damage Records 2016 Summer Sampler

Posted Aug. 14, 2016, 7:21 p.m.

MP3s: New Damage Records 2016 Summer Sampler

New Damage Records is offering a free sampler for the summer--their second such sampler this season. The compilation, available here, includes songs from Sparrows, Counterparts, ... read more

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Records: Green Day announces new album in October

Posted Aug. 14, 2016, 2:01 p.m.

Records: Green Day announces new album in October

Formed in 1986, Green Day are back in year 30 with a new album titled Revolution Radio--out on October 7 on Reprise Records. The new ... read more

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MP3s: New Big Eyes streaming in full

Posted Aug. 14, 2016, 11:12 a.m.

MP3s: New Big Eyes streaming in full

Stake My Claim, the thrid album from New York's Big Eyes, is streaming in full online in advance of its release next Friday. The album officially ... read more

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MP3s: Hear "Move Like a Ghost" from toyGuitar

Posted Aug. 14, 2016, 10:10 a.m.

MP3s: Hear

toyGuitar is streaming the titular track "Move Like a Ghost" from their upcoming EP of the same name. Featuring Jack Dalrymple (One Man Army, Dead to ... read more

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Records: More Low Culture (Dirtnap)

Posted Aug. 12, 2016, 6:09 p.m.

Records: More Low Culture (Dirtnap)

Low CUlture will soon release their second album on Dirtnap Records on Sept. 9. Titled Places To Hide, its their second full-length after a slew ... read more

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Records: Oakland supergroup Kicker to release next month

Posted Aug. 10, 2016, 5:19 p.m.

Records: Oakland supergroup Kicker to release next month

Kicker, a group of Oakland veterans from bands such as Neurosis, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, and Dystopia--with vocals from Pete the ... read more

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Tours: Sex Stains tour

Posted Aug. 10, 2016, 12:27 p.m.

Tours: Sex Stains tour

Sex Stains, the latest group from ex-Bratmobile vocalist Allison Wolfe releases their self-titled debut next month (Sept. 2, Don Giovanni Records). In support of said ... read more

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Bands: The Dean Ween Group debut (and tour)

Posted Aug. 10, 2016, 9:53 a.m.

The Dean Ween Group will release The Deaner Album offivially on Oct. 21 on ATO Records. Deaner, originally a founding member of Ween, recorded the album at various live stops before finishing it in his studio in Lambertville, NJ. Like Ween and Dean's Moistboyz group, it will be varied stylistically, ... read more

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Records: Return of Implants

Posted Aug. 9, 2016, 5:06 p.m.

Records: Return of Implants

COmprised of members of Strung Out, Face to Face, No Use For A Name, Pulley, and The Tank, melodic punk group Implants will return with a ... read more

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Tours: Noisem tour and recording plans

Posted Aug. 9, 2016, 12:35 p.m.

Tours: Noisem tour and recording plans

Noisem have announced a US tour with Amygdala followed by another tour in Europe with Hierophant and Ringworm. The band, who recently inked with Relapse ... read more

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MP3s: New Multicult later this month, new song today

Posted Aug. 8, 2016, 10:54 p.m.

MP3s: New Multicult later this month, new song today

Baltimore's Multimcult are streaming new song "Fast Leaking Energy" today, a preview of their soon to release Position Remote album that releases on August 19 via ... read more

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MP3s: Rare Breed & Paper + Plastick sampler

Posted Aug. 3, 2016, 9:46 p.m.

MP3s: Rare Breed & Paper + Plastick sampler

Rare Breed, Paper + Plastick and other labels have teamed up for a free summer sampler downloadable here. The 21 song mix includes material from ... read more

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Tours: Mercy Ties joins Birds in Row on US tour

Posted Aug. 3, 2016, 9:35 p.m.

Tours: Mercy Ties joins Birds in Row on US tour

Fresh off the release of Proper Corruption (Glory Kid) earlier this year, Seattle's Mercy Ties will join French hardcore band Birds in Row on a US ... read more

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Bands: Gang of Four live album to come

Posted Aug. 3, 2016, 8:38 p.m.

Bands: Gang of Four live album to come

Gang of Four, who last released What Happens Next in 2015 (Metropolis Records) has announced a newa live album  that captures 14 songs from their storied ... read more

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MP3s: Dino Jr's "Goin Down"

Posted Aug. 2, 2016, 11:11 p.m.

MP3s: Dino Jr's

With a new album titled Give a Glimpse fo What Yer Not set to come out on Friday August 5, the rekindling Dinosaur Jr. are ... read more

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Records: Quite Contrary, Pansy Division

Posted Aug. 2, 2016, 5:56 p.m.

Records: Quite Contrary, Pansy Division

Now 25 years as a band, Pansy Division have announced the Sept. 9 release of their 9th studio album, Quite Contraryon Alternative Tentacles. The band first ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Bouncing Souls' Simplicity

Posted July 31, 2016, 3:55 p.m.

Releaseed on Friday, The Bouncing Souls' latest album (their tenth overall) is streaming now. Named Simplicity, it's the band's first on Rise Records. read more

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Records: Kindling full-length out soon on No Idea

Posted July 31, 2016, 12:54 p.m.

Records: Kindling full-length out soon on No Idea

After the release of EP Galaxies last year on No Idea Records, Kindling will release their debut full-length in a couple weeks on the same label. The ... read more

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Videos: Western Settings acoustic session

Posted July 31, 2016, 11:20 a.m.

Videos: Western Settings acoustic session

Western Settings recently recorded an acoustic session with Punks in Vegas, streaming online here (and embedded after the jump). The San Diego band released Old Pain (La ... read more

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Tours: Cavalera Conspiracy celebrates 20 years of Roots

Posted July 29, 2016, 4:17 p.m.

Tours: Cavalera Conspiracy celebrates 20 years of Roots

Max and Iggor Cavalera have announced the "Return to Roots" tour in celebration of Sepultura's Roots album turning 20 this year. For the tour, the two ... read more

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Records: Light Years announce acoustic EP

Posted July 29, 2016, 2:09 p.m.

Records: Light Years announce acoustic EP

Cleveland's Light Years will release a 4-song acoustic EP this September on Rude Records. The concept gives an unplugged rendition to songs that first appeared ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Bent Life's "Never Asked for Heaven"

Posted July 29, 2016, 9:08 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Bent Life's

Scene Point Blank is pleased to debut the new Never Asked for Heaven from Bent Life, a week before its debut on August 5. The ... read more

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Tours: Retox schedules US tour

Posted July 28, 2016, 11:45 p.m.

Tours: Retox schedules US tour

Come August-September Retox, He Whose Ox is Gored, and Silent will be hitting the road on a US tour.  Retox has been quiet of late as members Justin ... read more

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Records: Bueno streams "Blown Out"

Posted July 28, 2016, 12:38 p.m.

Records: Bueno streams

AdHoc is streaming "Blown Out," a new single from Bueno off their soon to be released album Illuminate Your Room (Exploding in Sound Records/Babe City Records). ... read more

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Bands: Undertones reissues, 40th anniversary

Posted July 28, 2016, 11:37 a.m.

Bands: Undertones reissues, 40th anniversary

Formed in 1976, The Undertones are celebrating their 40th anniversary with the reissue of their first two albums. The Undertones and Hypnotised are both available on ... read more

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Records: More Faith No More reissues in September

Posted July 27, 2016, 11:37 p.m.

Records: More Faith No More reissues in September

On Sept. 9, Rhino Records will reissue both King For a Day...Fool For a Lifetime and Album of the Year, the final two studio albums before Faith ... read more

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Tours: More fall dates for Signals Midwest

Posted July 27, 2016, 10:07 a.m.

Tours: More fall dates for Signals Midwest

Signals Midwest have announced addition tour dates in support of the upcoming At This Age, out Sept. 2 on Tiny Engines. The current list of ... read more

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Records: Outlet returns

Posted July 27, 2016, 8:35 a.m.

Records: Outlet returns

Oulet will soon return with their first new material in 7 years. Titled Memento Mori, the new materal is the first since their Broken Is the ... read more

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Bands: NOFX news, NOFX album

Posted July 23, 2016, 4:08 p.m.

Bands: NOFX news, NOFX album

San Fran punks NOFX are back with a new almub titled First Ditch Effort on Oct. 7, with a European tour booked and a few ... read more

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Bands: Shonen Knife's 35th Anniversary Tour

Posted July 21, 2016, 7:52 p.m.

Bands: Shonen Knife's 35th Anniversary Tour

Shonen Knife are returning for another US tour, this time celebrating their 35th anniversary as a band as well as their Adventure album )Good Charamel Records). The tour ... read more

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Records: New from Big Eyes

Posted July 20, 2016, 3:22 p.m.

Records: New from Big Eyes

Big Eyes have premiered "Stake My Claim," the titular track from their upcoming third full-length. The new album was recorded last winter and released officially ... read more

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Tours: High on Fire join Meshuggah for fall tour

Posted July 20, 2016, 10:40 a.m.

Tours: High on Fire join Meshuggah for fall tour

High on Fire and Meshuggah will tour across North American later this fall with High on Fire in a support role to Swedish juggernauts Meshuggah. ... read more

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Records: Sex Stains (ex-Bratmobile) to release debut on Don Giovanni

Posted July 19, 2016, 11:04 p.m.

Records: Sex Stains (ex-Bratmobile) to release debut on Don Giovanni

Sex Stains, a band featuring Allison Wolfe (Bratmobile), will release a self-titled debut album on Spet. 2 on Don Giovanni Records. Descibed as "inspired by ... read more

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Tours: Kar Bomb + Bad Idols

Posted July 19, 2016, 8:45 p.m.

Karbomb and Bad Idols are touring later this summer across the southern United States. Dates are included below, just after this video ad:   read more

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Records: Against Me to self-release new full-length

Posted July 19, 2016, 6:54 p.m.

Records: Against Me to self-release new full-length

Against Me! will release the new Shape Shift With Me on Sept. 16 via their own Total Treble Records. Featuring 12 new songs, the album ... read more

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Records: Requiem for Hell, MONO's tenth

Posted July 18, 2016, 9:33 p.m.

Records: Requiem for Hell, MONO's tenth

On Oct. 14 Japan's MONO will release their tenth album, Requiem for Hell on Pelagic Records in Europe. The new album follows The Last Dawn/Rays of Darkness, ... read more

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Records: Dogbreth announce tour and new LP

Posted July 18, 2016, 6:12 p.m.

Records: Dogbreth announce tour and new LP

Dogbreth, set to release Second Home on August 5 (Asian Man Records), have announced a complementary summer tour in support of the record. The new song ... read more

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MP3s: Yeesh's Confirmation Bias streams

Posted July 16, 2016, 9:45 a.m.

MP3s: Yeesh's Confirmation Bias streams

The AV Club is streaming Confirmation Bias, the second LP from Chicago trio Yeesh. Out on July 22 via Tiny Engines, it follows the band's 2015 ... read more

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MP3s: Sims releases new non-album song

Posted July 15, 2016, 3:21 p.m.

MP3s: Sims releases new non-album song

Doomtree rapper Sims has released the new track "Triple Sixes," noted by Flood as a non-album track, though the Minneapolis rapper will be releasing a ... read more

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Tours: PUP tours North America

Posted July 13, 2016, 10:21 p.m.

Tours: PUP tours North America

SideOneDummy's PUP have announced a headlining tour of the United States and Canada, including tonight--right now--at BLuesfest in Ottawa before setting off in Cleveland on ... read more

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Tours: Caspian and The Appleseed Cast announce tour

Posted July 12, 2016, 8:41 p.m.

Tours: Caspian and The Appleseed Cast announce tour

In October and November, Caspian are undertaking a final tour in support of their 2015 album Dust and Disquiey. The band will be joined on the ... read more

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MP3s: Was from Meek Is Murder

Posted July 12, 2016, 7:23 p.m.

MP3s: Was from Meek Is Murder

The new album from Meek Is Murder, Was, is streaming at Decibel. THe album is the band's fourth full-length and was produced by Kurt Ballou (Converge, Nails) and mastered ... read more

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Bands: New from Mark Sultan

Posted July 11, 2016, 9:38 a.m.

Bands: New from Mark Sultan

Mark Sultan, aka BBQ, has a new solo record coming out. Released under the name BBQ, the record is called Mark Sultan and is his first ... read more

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Records: New song, Newmoon, new record, Space

Posted July 10, 2016, 3:50 p.m.

Records: New song, Newmoon, new record, Space

Shoegazers Newmoon have released the song "Heads of Stone" (below) off their upcoming album. Space. Featuring former members of Midnight Souls, the band will release Space this ... read more

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Labels: Stick To Your Guns joins Pure Noise

Posted July 8, 2016, 2:44 p.m.

Labels: Stick To Your Guns joins Pure Noise

Pure Noise Records has added California Bay Area band Stick To Your Guns to their label roster. Formed in 2003 and having most recently released Disobedient ... read more

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Records: Infamous Gehenna and Bleach Everything plan split

Posted July 7, 2016, 3:13 p.m.

Records: Infamous Gehenna and Bleach Everything plan split

The Infamous Gehenna and Bleach Everything will release a split 7" titled Heavy Metal Suicide later this year, on August 5 via Magic Bullet Records. ... read more

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Records: Western Settings release covers and acoustic EP

Posted July 7, 2016, 11:45 a.m.

Records: Western Settings release covers and acoustic EP

Fresh off new album Old Pains, Western Settings have released the WS EP with three acoustic covers or their own work, three 8-bit remixes, and two ... read more

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MP3s: New Harvey Pekar song debuts

Posted July 6, 2016, 9:22 p.m.

Getting set for the August 12 release of The Astral We, Cleveland's Havery Pekar have released the song "Crystal Starlings." The record itself will be issued on Little Heart Records with an August 13 release show scheduled with All Dinosaurs, Analog Fantom, Seeress, and Cringe. All Dinosaurs, Analog Fantom, Seeress, and ... read more

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Videos: Brendan Kelly acoustic (The Falcon, Wandering Birds)

Posted July 6, 2016, 7:03 p.m.

Videos: Brendan Kelly acoustic (The Falcon, Wandering Birds)

Punks in Vegas is streaming video of a recent 3-song set from The Falcon's lead vocalist Brendan Kelly (also of The Lawrence Arms, and Brendan Kelly ... read more

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Tours: Somos on tour with Free Throw and High Waisted

Posted July 6, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

Tours: Somos on tour with Free Throw and High Waisted

Somos will be touring this August and September, including stops at Riot Fest in Chicago and Denver. Other dates will be played with Free Throw ... read more

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Labels: Relapse signs Integrity

Posted July 6, 2016, 9:47 a.m.

Labels: Relapse signs Integrity

Integrity have joined forces with Relapse Records for their upcoming 12th full-length, set for a 2017 release. The band, originally formed in 1988, released the ... read more

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Tours: Power Trip Life & Death

Posted July 5, 2016, 9:35 p.m.

Tours: Power Trip Life & Death

The Life & Death Tour with Power Trip, Terror, Harms Way, and more begins in tomorrow in Chicago and runs through July. Check out a ... read more

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Records: Withdrawal full-length to come on Escapist

Posted July 5, 2016, 9:09 p.m.

Records: Withdrawal full-length to come on Escapist

Winnipeg's Withdrawal will release their debut full-length LP later this year on Escapist Records. Titled Never, the album will be released in late fall on ... read more

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Tours: Radioactivity UK

Posted July 4, 2016, 10:35 a.m.

Tours: Radioactivity UK

Dirtnap artists Radioactivity have scheduled a short UK tour for the end of July. The band, featuring Jeff Burke (The Novice, Marked Men), also includes ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Dusteaters' Transhumanism

Posted July 3, 2016, 2:33 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Dusteaters' Transhumanism

Scene Point Blank's featured July stream is an EP from Dusteaters, Transhumanism. Released on cassette on June 13 (Hip Kid Records), the Tokyo-based band play ... read more

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Tours: Swans US tour

Posted July 3, 2016, 2:13 p.m.

Tours: Swans US tour

Fresh off The Glowing Man, Swans have announced a US tour with the following line-up: Michael Gira - guitar, voice (original Swans); Norman Westberg - ... read more

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MP3s: Inter Arma streams Paradise Gallows at NPR

Posted June 30, 2016, 2:28 p.m.

MP3s: Inter Arma streams Paradise Gallows at NPR

NPR is hosting a full stream of Inter Arma's new album Paradise Gallows on Relapse Records. The album officially release on July 8 on CD/2xLP/Digital and will ... read more

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Records: Nomad Stones (ex Cave In)

Posted June 30, 2016, 12:42 p.m.

Records: Nomad Stones (ex Cave In)

Power trio Nomad Stones, feat ex-members of Cave In), have announced an upcoming self-titled album to come out on Aug. 5 on Brutal Panda Records. ... read more

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Records: AJJ and The Bible 2

Posted June 29, 2016, 4:15 p.m.

Records: AJJ and The Bible 2

Phoenix, AZ band AJJ, formerly Andrew Jackson Jihad, have announced the release date of The Bible 2, their first album under the new abbreviated moniker. ... read more

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MP3s: Signals Midwest release new song

Posted June 29, 2016, 10:31 a.m.

MP3s: Signals Midwest release new song

With the new At This Age set for release on Sept. 2 (Tiny Engines), Signals Midwest have released a new teaser track from the upcoming album. ... read more

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Labels: Red Scare new signees

Posted June 29, 2016, 9:07 a.m.

Labels: Red Scare new signees

Red Scare Industries has announced three new bands on their roster: Arms Aloft, Good Friend, and MakeWar. No release dates are set, but the label ... read more

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Records: New song from Asphalt Graves

Posted June 28, 2016, 9:33 p.m.

Records: New song from Asphalt Graves

Playing death-grind, Asphalt Graves will release their debut album on July 8 on Vitriol Records. Titled The New Primitive, the title track is streaming now ... read more

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Records: The Mahones to release 25 Years of Irish Punk greatest hits

Posted June 28, 2016, 9:23 p.m.

Records: The Mahones to release 25 Years of Irish Punk greatest hits

The Very Best: 25 Years Of Irish Punk will be released on August 26, collecting 21 songs from The Mahones to commemoroate the band's sivler ... read more

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Bands: New Neurosis in September

Posted June 27, 2016, 9:54 a.m.

Bands: New Neurosis in September

Thirty-five years in, Neurosis have announced the release of Fires Within Fires coming on Sept. 23 on Neurot Recordings. The album will be pre-dated by ... read more

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Records: Steve Adamyk Band announce Graceland

Posted June 26, 2016, 9:25 p.m.

Records: Steve Adamyk Band announce Graceland

Steve Adamyk Band will soon release a new LP on July 29. Titled Graceland, the record will be issued by Dirtnap Records. read more

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Labels: Noisem join Relapse

Posted June 26, 2016, 10:38 a.m.

Labels: Noisem join Relapse

Relapse Records has announced that Baltimore's Noisem has joined the roster and will beging work on their third full-length and first for their own label. ... read more

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Shows: Burger Boogaloo 2016 schedule

Posted June 26, 2016, 10:04 a.m.

Shows: Burger Boogaloo 2016 schedule

Hosted by John Waters and featuring meet and greets with Traci Lords and Tony Clifton, the annual Burger Records Oakland, CA soiree Burger Boogaloo has ... read more

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Tours: Yob and Black Cobra in Europe this fall

Posted June 25, 2016, 8:37 p.m.

Tours: Yob and Black Cobra in Europe this fall

In September Yob will return to Europe on tour with Black Coba. The band last released Clearing the Path To Ascend. read more

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Records: New song from Bouncing Souls

Posted June 25, 2016, 10:18 a.m.

Records: New song from Bouncing Souls

The BOuncing Souls released the song "Up To Us" from their soon to be released Simplicity, out on July 29 (Rise Records). Produced by John Seymour ... read more

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Shows: Incubate Sept 2016 announces first bands

Posted June 23, 2016, 9:35 a.m.

Shows: Incubate Sept 2016 announces first bands

Scheduled for Sept. 8-11 in Tilburg, Netherlands, INcubate September 2016 has announced the first bands of waves eto play the thrice-annual festival. Highlights include Yob, ... read more

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MP3s: Bottomfeeder release a song off upcoming EP

Posted June 21, 2016, 11:10 p.m.

MP3s: Bottomfeeder release a song off upcoming EP

The first song to be unveiled from Bottomfeeder's debut EP on Good Fight Entertaiment is now streaming at Alternative Press.  Titled Sink to the Depths, the record ... read more

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Bands: New Riverboat Gamblers single

Posted June 21, 2016, 10:20 p.m.

Bands: New Riverboat Gamblers single

The Riverboat Gamblers are continuing their single series that features original A-side recordings coupled with b-side covers. This edition released tomorrow with the new song ... read more

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MP3s: Direct Hit! strearms new record

Posted June 21, 2016, 3:36 p.m.

MP3s: Direct Hit! strearms new record

Fat Wreck's latest signees (or at least one of them) is streaming their new full-length Wasted Mind at Uproxx. The record is officialy out on Friday ... read more

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Bands: Anti-Flag Amnesty International Benefit EP

Posted June 20, 2016, 11:53 a.m.

Bands: Anti-Flag Amnesty International Benefit EP

Anti-Flag are releasing a live EP recorded at Supersense Wien in Vienna, Italy in 2015. It will be released digitally on June 24. The EP includes 5 ... read more

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Labels: Infinity Cat Cassette Series, 3rd round

Posted June 18, 2016, 8:20 p.m.

Labels: Infinity Cat Cassette Series, 3rd round

Infinity Cat will soon kick off their third year of their Cassette Series, a one year subscription model where a limited edition cassette is mailed ... read more

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Records: Drunken Sailor reissues Broccoli

Posted June 18, 2016, 7:28 p.m.

Records: Drunken Sailor reissues Broccoli

Drunken Sailor Records have reissued Home from Broccoli, first released in 1998 on Rugger Bugger Records. The Scottish band was a DIY mainstain in the early 1990s, ... read more

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MP3s: Hear the Drunk Couples

Posted June 15, 2016, 11:05 p.m.

MP3s: Hear the Drunk Couples

Formed in 2014 and featuring former members of post-rock Gifts From Enola, punk'n'rollers Drunk Couples are streaming their debut LP Blasted! at PureVolume. The record itself comes ... read more

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Records: EP from Year of Glad, today's sale to benefit Orlando victims

Posted June 15, 2016, 2:35 p.m.

Records: EP from Year of Glad, today's sale to benefit Orlando victims

Philadelhpia's Year of Glad, featuring members of Thin Lips and Mike Bell & The Movies, are streaming and offering pre-orders on their soon to be ... read more

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Shows: Awesome Fest continues adding bands

Posted June 15, 2016, 12:02 p.m.

Shows: Awesome Fest continues adding bands

Taking place this Sept. 2-4 in San Diego, Awesome Fest has unleashed more bands to play at the three day $50-65 festival of DIY punk bands. ... read more

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Records: Horseback's Dead Ringers

Posted June 14, 2016, 8:35 p.m.

On August 12, Dead Ringers will unveil new album Dead Ringersto the world via Relapse Records. In the meantime, they've premiered "Shape of the One Thing," below. The new album will be released digitally as well as on CD and double LP. read more

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Labels: Yeesh sign to Tiny Engines

Posted June 14, 2016, 2:33 p.m.

Labels: Yeesh sign to Tiny Engines

Yeesh will soon release the new Confirmation Bias LP/CD on Tiny Engines. It's the band's second album and their first for Tiny Engines. Calling Chicago home, ... read more

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Shows: Amplifest 2016 lineup includes Neurosis and more

Posted June 13, 2016, 1:36 p.m.

Shows: Amplifest 2016 lineup includes Neurosis and more

The full line-up for Amplifest 6, in Porto, Portugal, has been announced. The festival includes Neurosis, Mono, Minsk, Prurient, Downfall of Gaia, Kayo Dot, and ... read more

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Bands: Bad Sports are busy

Posted June 13, 2016, 1:18 p.m.

Bands: Bad Sports are busy

Bad Sports have announced two tours, a US tour taking place now followed by dates across Europe this September. The band has also announced a ... read more

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Bands: Stream Pkew Pkew Pkew, catch them with Pup

Posted June 12, 2016, 10:21 p.m.

Bands: Stream Pkew Pkew Pkew, catch them with Pup

Pkew Pkew Pkew, who just released a self-titled album on June 10 on Royal Mountain, are hitting the road with SideOneDummy's Pup for a summer ... read more

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Bands: The formation of Mountaineer

Posted June 10, 2016, 1:25 p.m.

Bands: The formation of Mountaineer

Mountaineer has sprung in California, a group comprised of former and current members of Lycus, Lament Cityscape, Secrets of the Sky, and more. The band ... read more

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Bands: Milemarker returning with new album

Posted June 10, 2016, 1:01 p.m.

Bands: Milemarker returning with new album

Milemarker have announced a new album, their first in 11 years that will come in conjunction with their first US tour in 8 years. The ... read more

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Labels: Southern Lord adds Kohti Tuhoa

Posted June 9, 2016, 10:38 p.m.

Labels: Southern Lord adds Kohti Tuhoa

Helsinki hardcore band Kohti Tuhoa has joined Southern Lord and will release their debut full-length on Jul y29 digitally as well as on LP and ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Andre Williams' I Wanna Go Back to Detroit City

Posted June 3, 2016, 11:38 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Andre Williams' I Wanna Go Back to Detroit City

Out on June 3, Scene Point Blank is featuring I Wanna Go Back to Detroit City from the 79 years young Andre Williams this month, released courtesy ... read more

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Tours: Hope Drone and Downfall of Gaia in Europe

Posted June 2, 2016, 9:53 p.m.

Tours: Hope Drone and Downfall of Gaia in Europe

Hope Drone, playing two dates with Deafheaven this week in Australia, will set off for a European tour with Downfall Of Gaia this August. The ... read more

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Records: Faith No More to reissue We Care A Lot

Posted June 2, 2016, 6:52 p.m.

Records: Faith No More to reissue We Care A Lot

Faith No More's debut album We Care A Lot, originally released in 1985, will be reissued on August 19 via Koolarrow Records with new mixes, demos ... read more

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Records: New Ringworm album and video

Posted June 2, 2016, 10:33 a.m.

Ringworm will soon release their 8th album, Snake Church, coming as 12 tracks over 30 violent minutes. The new LP is scheduled for a release of July 29 on Relapse Records on all major format. In the meantime, they've released the title track in a video here:   read more

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MP3s: Listen to Melvins' Basses Loaded

Posted June 2, 2016, 9:24 a.m.

MP3s: Listen to Melvins' Basses Loaded

With new album Basses Loaded out tomorrow on Ipecac, the Melvins are streaming the new bass and baseball themed record at MLB.com. Shortly after the release, ... read more

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Records: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds plan Skeleton Tree

Posted June 2, 2016, 8:46 a.m.

Records: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds plan Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds will drop a new release, their 16th studio album overall, on Sept. 9. Titled Skeleton Tree, the new album ... read more

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Records: Get Dead this July

Posted May 26, 2016, 8:27 p.m.

Records: Get Dead this July

On July 29, Fat Wreck Chords will unveil a new Get Dead offering to the world, a full-length titled Honestly Lives Elsewhere. Later in the year ... read more

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Labels: Relapse signs The Obsessed

Posted May 26, 2016, 6:03 p.m.

Labels: Relapse signs The Obsessed

A reformed The Obsessed, originally founded in 1976 by Scott "Wino" Weinrich, have signed to Relapse Records for a new album and will also be ... read more

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Records: New Iskra in July

Posted May 26, 2016, 1:01 p.m.

Records: New Iskra in July

Canadian black metalists Iskra have announced Ruins, their latest LP, will release on July 1 via Southern Lord. Pulling from a metallic crust influence, the ... read more

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Site News: SPB & Coin Toss Records giveaway!

Posted May 26, 2016, 9:37 a.m.

Site News: SPB & Coin Toss Records giveaway!

Scene Point Blank is pleased to work with Coin Toss Records on a new giveaway that features the entire label catalog, #s 1-8. That includes the ... read more

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Bands: New Dinosaur Jr out in August

Posted May 25, 2016, 8:16 p.m.

Bands: New Dinosaur Jr out in August

Dinosaur Jr. will be releaseing a new album on August 5. The new record continues with the original line-up of the band, reunited since 2005. ... read more

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Tours: Seagulls tour

Posted May 25, 2016, 2:42 p.m.

Tours: Seagulls tour

Atlanta's Seagulls are hitting the road this summer along the US East Coast. The banbd's newest release is a split with Athens' Karbomb, out on ... read more

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Tours: Tourtime with Mikey Erg

Posted May 25, 2016, 10:31 a.m.

Ever busy Mikey Erg, formerly of The Ergs!, has scheduled a summer tour in support of his debut solo album, Tentative Decisions, which comes out on June 24 (Don Giovanni Records). Erg will bejoined on tour by labelmates Worriers, and The Falcon, The Copyrights, and Sam Russo on select other ... read more

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Tours: English Beat hit the road

Posted May 25, 2016, 9:27 a.m.

Tours: English Beat hit the road

English Beat are touring the US this summer, joined on various dates by Soul Asylum, B-52s, Culture Club, Squeeze, and UB40.   Dates and supporting ... read more

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Records: ???? (PARANOID) to release on Southern Lord

Posted May 23, 2016, 10:07 p.m.

Records: ???? (PARANOID) to release on Southern Lord

Southern Lord is set to release a brand new record from Sweden's ???? (PARANOID), Satyagraha, on June 10 (CD) and July 1 (LP). The band is also ... read more

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Music News: Ben Snakepit's Manor Threat

Posted May 23, 2016, 9:30 p.m.

Music News: Ben Snakepit's Manor Threat

Ben Snakepit, who has played in bands such as J Church, The Sword, and Ghost Knife, will soon release a 288 page book compiling his ... read more

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Records: New from Sunset Shipwrecks (ex-American Steel)

Posted May 23, 2016, 5:23 p.m.

Sunset Shipwrecks have shared a new track from their upcoming debut, "Your Love Keeps Me Whole." Featuring American Sttel alums Ryan and Scott, the band takes a stylistic turn on their debut album, Community, which comes out on May 27 on Lugosi Records. Kevin Army (Lookout Records) handled production duties on ... read more

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MP3s: Punk Rock Bowling 2016 Vegas sampler

Posted May 23, 2016, 11:31 a.m.

MP3s: Punk Rock Bowling 2016 Vegas sampler

Punks in Vegas and SquidHat Records have joined forces with Punk Rock Bowling for a 2016 sampler in preview of the Memorial Day Weekend festival in Las ... read more

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Records: New Sarabante out next month

Posted May 20, 2016, 8:56 a.m.

Records: New Sarabante out next month

Hardcore group Sarabante has released "Mass Grave" in advance on their new album, Poisonous Legacy, which releases on June 01 via Southern Lord. The album is ... read more

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Tours: DK UK 2016

Posted May 19, 2016, 8:32 p.m.

Tours: DK UK 2016

Dead Kennedys have announced a set of UK dates later this year. The touring line-up will include East Bay Ray (guitar), Klaus Flouride (bass), DH Peligro ... read more

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Records: Mikey Erg finally releasing solo record

Posted May 18, 2016, 2 p.m.

Records: Mikey Erg finally releasing solo record

Mikey Erg will be releasing his first proper solo album, Tentative Decisions, on June 24 on Don Giovanni Records. The former singer/drummer of pop punkers The ... read more

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Labels: Okkultokrati join Southern Lord

Posted May 15, 2016, 11:35 a.m.

Labels: Okkultokrati join Southern Lord

Norwegian punk/hardcore grou Okkultokrati have signed with Southern Lord Recordings and will begin work on their first release for the label and their fourth overall. The ... read more

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Bands: Scour supergroup

Posted May 12, 2016, 1:59 p.m.

Bands: Scour supergroup

A new group, Scour, has formed with Philip H. Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Superjoint etc.), John Jarvis (Pig Destroyer), Derek Engemann (Cattle Decapitation), Chase Fraser (Continuum, ... read more

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Records: Blowout debut in August

Posted May 11, 2016, 6:55 p.m.

Records: Blowout debut in August

Lauren Records and Making New Enemies will release the debut LP from Blowout on August 5. Titled No Beer, No Dad, it is the first full-length ... read more

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Records: Boris Pink deluxe reissue

Posted May 11, 2016, 3:13 p.m.

Records: Boris Pink deluxe reissue

With a coming summer tour that will feature Boris playing Pink in its entirety, the Japanese trio has announced a deluxe reissue of the record ... read more

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Tours: Exalt to tour US in July

Posted May 11, 2016, 1:25 p.m.

Tours: Exalt to tour US in July

Exalt have announced a US tour with Dark Sermon this July. The hardcore band from Kitchener, Ontario will also release their third album later this ... read more

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Tours: Slayer, Anthrax, and Death Angel tour

Posted May 11, 2016, 9:58 a.m.

Tours: Slayer, Anthrax, and Death Angel tour

Slayer, Anthrax, and Death Angel willj oin forces for a metal juggernaut tour in Seeptember-October of 2016, crossing North America over 7 weeks. Confirmed dates ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Go White Bronco - Population: Ghost Town

Posted May 5, 2016, 9:39 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Go White Bronco - Population: Ghost Town

Scene Point Blank is premiering Population: Ghost Town, the first full-length from longtime Long Island collaborative group Go White Bronco. The new record is set to ... read more

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Labels: A Lovely Crisis on A-F Records

Posted May 4, 2016, 8:48 p.m.

Labels: A Lovely Crisis on A-F Records

A-F Records have signed Pirrsburgh's A Lovely Crisis, who will release the Where Do You Stand? album on June 3 via the label. The new reocrd ... read more

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Records: Meek Is Murder complete recording

Posted May 4, 2016, 2:04 p.m.

Records: Meek Is Murder complete recording

Brooklyn's Meek Is Murder recently completed recording their next album, Was. Recorded with Kurt Ballou at GodCity Studio, the band is now preparing for a European ... read more

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Shows: Analog-A-Go-Go 2016

Posted April 28, 2016, 10:54 p.m.

Shows: Analog-A-Go-Go 2016

Dogfish Head Brewing has announced Analog-A-Go-Go 2016. Now in its 6th year, the music and beer festival will take place on Sept. 17 near Wilmington, DE with ... read more

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Bands: Summer Cannibals debut a new song

Posted April 27, 2016, 6:26 p.m.

Currently on tour with The Termals, Summer Cannibals have announced the release of Full Of It coming on May 27 through Kill Rock Stars label. The band, who have two previous releases--including last year's Show Us Your Mind (New Moss Records)--debuted new track "Simple Life" from the new LP.  Full Of It by ... read more

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Tours: Touring Purgatory

Posted April 27, 2016, 4:49 p.m.

Tours: Touring Purgatory

Purgatory will embark on a two week run this summer with support from Heavens Die (select dates), covering the US southeast, east coast, and Midwest, ... read more

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Labels: New from Drunken Sailor

Posted April 22, 2016, 10:01 p.m.

Labels: New from Drunken Sailor

Drunken Sailor has three new releasees coming out in the near future: a split 7" from No Ditching and Baby Ghosts, new Spokenest LP Gone, Gone, ... read more

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Records: New Psalm Zero this July

Posted April 20, 2016, 8:10 p.m.

Records: New Psalm Zero this July

On July 15 Profound Lore will be releasing the second album from New York's Psalm Zero, Stranger to Violence. The cinematic group last released The Drain in ... read more

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Labels: Masked Intruder join Pure Noise

Posted April 20, 2016, 6:35 p.m.

Labels: Masked Intruder join Pure Noise

Masked Intruder, set to release a new EP this July during their run ont he 2016 Warped Tour, have joined Pure Noise Records. The masked band ... read more

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Labels: New Martha (Dirtnap)

Posted April 20, 2016, 4 p.m.

Labels: New Martha (Dirtnap)

Dirtnap Records will be releasing the second album from Martha on July 8. Titled Blisters in the Pit of My Heart, the new album releases on ... read more

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Records: Upcoming from Lady Bones

Posted April 20, 2016, 3:23 p.m.

Records: Upcoming from Lady Bones

Boston's Lady Bones have announced a new EP, Terse, set for April 29 release on Midnight Werewolf Records. The band first formed in 2011 and have a ... read more

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Bands: Old Wounds adds second guitarist, set for Warped

Posted April 20, 2016, 3:04 p.m.

Bands: Old Wounds adds second guitarist, set for Warped

New Jersey's Old Wounds have anounced Matt Guyre has joined the band as a second guitartist, increasing them to a quartet instead of a trio. ... read more

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Shows: Roadburn 2017 dates

Posted April 20, 2016, 11:54 a.m.

Shows: Roadburn 2017 dates

Fresh off 2016's festival that includes sets from Neurosis, Converge, Cult of Luna, Paradise Lost, and dozens more, Roadburn Festival has set aside the dates of ... read more

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Bands: Coercion96 back in action

Posted April 20, 2016, 11 a.m.

Formed in 1996 by current and former members of Good Riddance, Fury 66, and The Lonely Kings, punk-metal hybrid Coercion96 have entered the studio to record a new EP, tentatively titled Exit Wounds. At 4 songs, the new EP is being recorded by Tony Palermo (Papa Roach) and produced by ... read more

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Shows: Southwest Terror Fest V schedule

Posted April 19, 2016, 8:37 p.m.

Shows: Southwest Terror Fest V schedule

The full line-up and schedule for Southwest Trror Fest V has been unveiled (below). The Tucson, AZ event takes place Oct. 20-23 and includes sets ... read more

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MP3s: New from Wince

Posted April 17, 2016, 1:33 p.m.

MP3s: New from Wince

Wince (ex Sheds and Stickup Kid) have debuted the new song "Bottom of the Barrel" from their upcoming May EP Media Prayer, to be released ... read more

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Records: Useless ID Ramones tribute out May 6

Posted April 17, 2016, 1:17 p.m.

With 2016 marking both the 15 year anniversary of Jey Ramone's passing and the 40th anniversary of their debut album, Useless ID will release a tribute 7" to the band on May 6 titled We Don't Want the Airwaves (Fat Wreck Chords). The band will release a new full-length later ... read more

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Bands: Gone Is Gone forms (ATDI, QOTSA, Mastodon)

Posted April 16, 2016, 1:40 p.m.

Bands: Gone Is Gone forms (ATDI, QOTSA, Mastodon)

In effort to further abuse the term "supergroup," Tony Hajjar (At The Drive In), Mike Zarin, Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens Of The Stone Age), and ... read more

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MP3s: Hesitation Wounds releases song

Posted April 16, 2016, 10:40 a.m.

MP3s: Hesitation Wounds releases song

Hesitation Wounds, whose debut will release on May 27 via 6131 Records, has unearthed new song "Guthrie" at Substream. The record is titled Awake for Everything. ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Power Take Off and Multicult split

Posted April 14, 2016, 8:52 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Power Take Off and Multicult split

Check out our new featured stream, a split EP from Power Take Off (Concord, MN) and Multicult (Baltimore, MD). The new 7” includes 3 songs ... read more

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MP3s: The Philistines premiere "A Twitch of the Death Nerve"

Posted April 10, 2016, 4:45 p.m.

MP3s: The Philistines premiere

Kansas City's pysch rock band The Philistines have debuted new song "A Twitch of the Death Nerve" from their upcoming May debut, The Backbone of ... read more

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Records: Swans busy in 2016 with new album and tours

Posted April 7, 2016, 6:19 p.m.

Records: Swans busy in 2016 with new album and tours

On June 17, Swans return with the new The Glowing Man on Young God/Mute (outside N America). The new record from the longtime noise masters will ... read more

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MP3s: Tenement's Bruised Music Vol. 2

Posted April 7, 2016, 3:38 p.m.

MP3s: Tenement's Bruised Music Vol. 2

Tenement's Bruised Music Vol. 2, out tomorrow on Toxic Pop/Grave Mistake, is streaming online at Nerdist. In addition to scattered Midwest shows in their near future, ... read more

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Labels: RSD16: Yep Roc

Posted April 7, 2016, 10:48 a.m.

Labels: RSD16: Yep Roc

Yep Roc Records has announced their 2016 Record Store Day titles, which will be available in select stores on April 16. Confirmed releases include The ... read more

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Records: Cecil Otter returns with new EP, Dear Echo

Posted April 6, 2016, 7:54 p.m.

Records: Cecil Otter returns with new EP, Dear Echo

On April 1 Doomtree's Cecil Otter released a new digital EP, Dear Echo, with 3 new tracks and 3 partner instrumentals. Otter, whose last solo release was ... read more

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Labels: No Sun and Mayfly Records

Posted April 6, 2016, 10:23 a.m.

Labels: No Sun and Mayfly Records

Mayfly Records will release the first full-length this summer from Salt Lake City's No Sun. No Sun, an alternative/shoegaze act, was formed by Jordon Stran (Fever Dreams) ... read more

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Labels: Faye join Tiny Engines

Posted April 5, 2016, 6:58 p.m.

Labels: Faye join Tiny Engines

Tiny Engines will release the debut EP from Faye of Charlotte, NC this May 13 on cassette and digitally. The band's single "Chow Chow" from ... read more

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Records: Red Scare Industries, Direct Hit!, The Brokedowns for RSD16

Posted April 4, 2016, 8:53 p.m.

Records: Red Scare Industries, Direct Hit!, The Brokedowns for RSD16

This April 16, also known as Record Store Day, recent Fat Wreck signees Direct Hit! will pair with Elgin, IL's The Brokedowns for a new ... read more

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Tours: The Good Life on tour with Speedy Ortiz

Posted April 4, 2016, 8:09 p.m.

Tours: The Good Life on tour with Speedy Ortiz

Starting in May and June, The Good Life will hit the rorad in a co-headlining tour with Speedy Ortiz. The Good Life returned to action ... read more

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Labels: Anchorless adds Your Loss

Posted April 3, 2016, 9:21 p.m.

Labels: Anchorless adds Your Loss

Fort Collins, CO's Your Loss has signed with Anchorless Records for a new album, their debut, which will be titled Midlife Crisis Tropical Vacation. The ... read more

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Tours: SUNN O))) in SE US

Posted March 31, 2016, 9:07 p.m.

Tours: SUNN O))) in SE US

SUNN O))) has announced a southeastern US tour that starts this Saturday at Big Ears Fest in Knoxville, TN. The band, who recently returned stateside ... read more

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Videos: The Damned documentary

Posted March 31, 2016, 4 p.m.

Videos: The Damned documentary

The Damned's authorized documentary Don't You WIsh That We Were Dead will be released on DVD on May 20, preceded by several screenings across North America. ... read more

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Videos: "Beach Buns" from Cloroform

Posted March 31, 2016, 11:17 a.m.

After nearly a decade of downtime between albums, Cloroform returned on March 11 with the release of Grrr (Ipecac Recordings). Featuring John Erik Kaada, (Kaada/Patton), Børge Fjordheim (Sivert Høyem), and Øyvind Storesund (ex- Kaizers Orchestra) the musicians come together to strip down genre and structure while maintaining energetic rock. Scene Point ... read more

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Records: New Pup on May 27

Posted March 30, 2016, 1:19 p.m.

Records: New Pup on May 27

Pup is set to release new album The Dream Is Over on May 27 via SideOneDummy. The Toronto band will be on tour throughout much of ... read more

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Labels: Direct Hit! join Fat Wreck Chords

Posted March 30, 2016, 12:05 p.m.

Labels: Direct Hit! join Fat Wreck Chords

Milwaukee pop-punks Direct Hit! have joined forces with Fat Wreck Chords for their upcoming new album later this summer. The band formed in 2007 and ... read more

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Tours: Three Man Canon tour

Posted March 28, 2016, 2:37 p.m.

Tours: Three Man Canon tour

Three Man Cannon have announced a US tour to immediately follow their jaunt in Europe this spring. The band last released Will I Know You ... read more

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Records: The end of Weekend Nachos

Posted March 27, 2016, 9:29 p.m.

Records: The end of Weekend Nachos

Chicago's Weekend Nachos have announced that along with the release of their upcoming Apology album, the band will call it a day. The record will release ... read more

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MP3s: Cvlt Nation goes DK

Posted March 27, 2016, 7:36 p.m.

MP3s: Cvlt Nation goes DK

In Cvlt Nation's 10th installment of their covers compilation series, they're streaming a 15 band track by track cover of Dead Kennedys' classic Fresh Fruit for ... read more

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MP3s: Atmosphere "Trying To Fly"

Posted March 25, 2016, 10:38 a.m.

Atmosphere have released a new track feat. Eric Mayson titled "Trying to Fly." The new song comes shortly before the dup hits the road for a few shows in California and Colorado, as well as dates at festivales such as Sweetwater 420, Grizzle, and Soundset.   read more

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Records: Tenement rare tracks comp, vol 2

Posted March 25, 2016, 8:52 a.m.

Records: Tenement rare tracks comp, vol 2

Tenement are prepping for the release of Bruised Music Vol. 2, their ssecond collection of rare tracks which will be released on April 8. Vol.2 ... read more

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MP3s: Full of Hell and The Body collab now streaming

Posted March 23, 2016, 8:54 p.m.

MP3s: Full of Hell and The Body collab now streaming

Decibel is streaming One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache in its entirety, two day s prior to its official release on Neurot on March ... read more

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Obituaries: Phife Dawg reportedly passes away

Posted March 23, 2016, 4:17 p.m.

A Tribe Called Quest's Phife Dawg reportedly died at the age of 45. Self-dubbed as "the Funky Diabetic," Phife has been battling health issues, including diabetes, for several years and received a kidney transplant in 2008. Born Malik Isaac Taylor in 1970, he is a founding member of the seminal hip-hop ... read more

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Tours: Warped Tour 2016

Posted March 23, 2016, 11:50 a.m.

Tours: Warped Tour 2016

The full line-up and schedule for Vans Warped Tour 2016 has been announced. Now in its 22nd round, this years traveling festival includes New Found ... read more

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Records: SPB premiere: Lower Automation's Maps

Posted March 23, 2016, 10:37 a.m.

Officially out on April 1, Scene Point Blank today is introducing the debut EP from Chicago noise-mathcore-hyphen-punks Lower Automation, a three-piece born of the ashes of Counterfeit i. The new EP, Maps, is self-released by the band and merges layed and angular rock within melodic structures. But why fill the screen ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "Junkyards, Battery Acid" from Boilerman

Posted March 21, 2016, 10:28 a.m.

Chicago punks Boilerman are back with a new full-length coming out on May 6 courtesy of 86d Records titled Feel Ways About Stuff. Scene Point Blank is excited to debut the album’s final jam, “Junkyards, Battery Acid.” The 13 song LP is the band’s second full-length and is joined in ... read more

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Records: Har Mar Superstar back with Best Summer Ever

Posted March 20, 2016, 11:51 a.m.

Har Mar Superstar returns on April 15 with Best Summer Ever, a new LP from the Los Angeles/Minneapolis based singer. Har Mar Superstar will be touring in support of the album with a full 6-piece band complete with horn section later this year. read more

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MP3s: Dead Cross (ex The Locust & Slayer) releases song

Posted March 20, 2016, 11:35 a.m.

MP3s: Dead Cross (ex The Locust & Slayer) releases song

Dead Cross have rolled out a new song, "We'll Sleep When They're Dead," via Rolling Stone. The band features members of The Locust, Retox, and ... read more

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Records: Less Than Jake's Live from Astoria

Posted March 18, 2016, 10:27 a.m.

Records: Less Than Jake's Live from Astoria

Less tHan Jake will release a new 21-track live LP on April 29. Titled Live from Astoria, the record is released on Sleep It Off ... read more

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Records: La Dispute special vinyl for RSD2016

Posted March 17, 2016, 2:41 p.m.

La Dispute will be releasing the soundtrack to their documentary Tiny Dots this Record Store Day, April 16. The soundtrack will be released on vinyl and also sold digitally. The track "C" is streaming below. La Dispute last released Rooms of the House in 2014. Tiny Dots is available on Vimeo. read more

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MP3s: Nonpareil debut a new song from upcoming EP

Posted March 16, 2016, 7:26 p.m.

MP3s: Nonpareil debut a new song from upcoming EP

Nonpareil, a new noise rock effort featuring Connor Woods (ex- Abigail Williams), has debuted the song "Yuan Xing Jianyu" at Exclaim. The song is ex ... read more

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Shows: Southwest Terror Fest V

Posted March 16, 2016, 4:36 p.m.

Shows: Southwest Terror Fest V

With SXSW invading Austin, TX this week it's the official kickoff of festival season. Later this year, when things are darker and chilled, Tucson, AZ ... read more

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Shows: Damaged City Fest 2016

Posted March 14, 2016, 10:02 a.m.

Shows: Damaged City Fest 2016

The line-up for Damaged City Fest 2016 has been announced. Spanning April 7-10 at different venues across DC, the all ages event will include performances from Coke ... read more

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Labels: The Brood take to Give Praise

Posted March 13, 2016, 3:20 p.m.

Labels: The Brood take to Give Praise

London's The Brood have inked with Give Praise Records for an upcoming full-length in mid-2016. While no release dates are finalized, the album is to be ... read more

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MP3s: POS releases 9-minute song about transplant and more

Posted March 13, 2016, 1:54 p.m.

MP3s: POS releases 9-minute song about transplant and more

P.O.S has released a 9-minte song, “sleepdrone/superposition,” with guest appearances from Allan Kingdom, Astronautalis, Eric Mayson, Kathleen Hanna, Hard_R, Lydia Liza, Lizzo, Nicholas L. Perez, and ... read more

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Records: New Melvins, new bassist(s)

Posted March 13, 2016, 1:16 p.m.

Records: New Melvins, new bassist(s)

The ever active Melvins have announced a new album on June 3, Basses Loaded (Ipecac Recordings). Joinging Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover are Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, Redd Kross’ ... read more

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Tours: CoC in the USA

Posted March 13, 2016, 12:46 p.m.

Tours: CoC in the USA

Corrosion of Conformity is set for a lengthy tour in the US and Canada in the coming months. Spanning roughly two months, the two separate ... read more

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Records: Next Alaric courtesy of Neurot/Sentient Ruin

Posted March 13, 2016, 11:26 a.m.

Records: Next Alaric courtesy of Neurot/Sentient Ruin

Oakland's Alaric will soon release End of Mirrors on May 6. The new album will be issued on CD, vinyl, and digitally via Neurot Recordings with ... read more

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Bands: Rev. Horton Heat 7-inch for Record Store Day

Posted March 12, 2016, 5:56 p.m.

Bands: Rev. Horton Heat 7-inch for Record Store Day

Reverend Horton Heat have released a video to the song "Hardscrabble Woman," the title track on a Record Store Day 7" to be released on ... read more

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MP3s: Hear Nadja's Sv

Posted March 12, 2016, 5 p.m.

MP3s: Hear Nadja's Sv

Sv, the latest from ambient/drone act Nadja is now streaming in its entirety over at Noisey. The album is 42 minutes long and releases officially ... read more

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Records: Thin Lips Riff Hard

Posted March 10, 2016, 1:57 p.m.

Records: Thin Lips Riff Hard

Lame-O Records will release the debut full-length from Thin Lips, Riff Hard, n May 20, with a new video streaming here for the song "Never Again." Out ... read more

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Tours: Baroness US & Canada dates

Posted March 9, 2016, 8:14 p.m.

Tours: Baroness US & Canada dates

Currently in Italy, Baroness have announced US and Canadian tour dates later in April-May. The band just released Purple in 2015. read more

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Records: Mean Jeans release teaser EP this month

Posted March 9, 2016, 9:24 a.m.

Records: Mean Jeans release teaser EP this month

WIth a new full-length scheduled for April release, Mean Jeans and Fat Wreck Chords will drop the Nite Vision EP on March 18 prior to the ... read more

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Records: New from The Blind Pets

Posted March 9, 2016, 8:52 a.m.

Austin, TX trio The Blind Pets have unveiled new song "True Love Was Made For Fools," embed below. The song comes from their new record Sharon is Karen which is due on April 15 on Sub Bop Records. Sharon Is Karen due out April 15th on Sup Bob Records   read more

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Records: One-sided 10-inch from The Rentiers

Posted March 8, 2016, 10:40 a.m.

Records: One-sided 10-inch from The Rentiers

The Rentiers, vanity project of Joel Tannenbaum (Plow United, Ex Friends), has a new one-sinded 10" out in limited release. Titled Amateur Hour (Death to False ... read more

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Records: Mind Spiders return next Friday

Posted March 5, 2016, 4:06 p.m.

Records: Mind Spiders return next Friday

On March 11 Mind Spiders will return with their fourth  LP, Prosthesis, on Dirtnap Records. Based in Fort Worth, TX, the band is described as the "shape-shifting ... read more

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Records: Nomads set debut release date

Posted March 4, 2016, 8:59 a.m.

Records: Nomads set debut release date

LA Ppunk band Nomads will release their debut full-length Love It or Leave It on April 22. Formed in 2011 by ex-members of Product of Waste ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: DSGNS and Venomspitter split

Posted March 1, 2016, 10:42 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: DSGNS and Venomspitter split

In the featured monthly stream for March, Scene Point Blank is sharing a new split EP from Austin, TX’s DSGNS with coarse and brutal noisy ... read more

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Bands: Tiger Army to return with new record

Posted Feb. 28, 2016, 10:21 a.m.

Bands: Tiger Army to return with new record

Tiger Army, currently on tour in support of Dropkick Murphys 20th anniversary, have announced a new record, V •••, soon to come via LunaTone/Rise. A ... read more

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Records: New solo record from Howardian (Japanther)

Posted Feb. 27, 2016, 12:31 p.m.

Records: New solo record from Howardian (Japanther)

Howardian, the solo project of Japanther's Ian Vanek, has announced a second LP titled A Smurf at Land’s End. The record is out now and is ... read more

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Records: White Lung are back

Posted Feb. 25, 2016, 9:04 p.m.

Records: White Lung are back

White Lung are back with a new album on May 6, Paradise, releasing courtesy of Domino. At 28 minutes long, it's their first release since ... read more

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Tours: Road Worriers

Posted Feb. 25, 2016, 8:43 p.m.

Tours: Road Worriers

After releasing Imaginary Life last year (Don Giovanni Records), Worriers are setting to the road to play SXSW, followed by dates with Smith Street Band and ... read more

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Music News: Read about Butthole Surfers with Let's Go To Hell

Posted Feb. 25, 2016, 2:55 p.m.

Music News: Read about Butthole Surfers with Let's Go To Hell

Texas psych-punks The Butthole Surfers are being unleashed in literary form in the new Let's Go to Hell from James Burns, a book compiling interviews, rare ... read more

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Records: The Hussy's 10th 7-inch

Posted Feb. 25, 2016, 9:21 a.m.

Records: The Hussy's 10th 7-inch

Wisconsin duo The Hussy have released their 10th 7", The Bobby vs Heather EP, available now from Slice of Wax Records (France). The 4 song ... read more

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Labels: Harvey Pekar to release on Little Heart

Posted Feb. 24, 2016, 5:34 p.m.

Labels: Harvey Pekar to release on Little Heart

Cleveland's Harvey Pekar will join up with Little Heart Records of Louisville to release their planned sophomore LP, tentatively scheduled for this summer. The band ... read more

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Shows: Pitchfork 2016

Posted Feb. 24, 2016, 3:20 p.m.

Shows: Pitchfork 2016

The Ptichfork Music Festival has announced its 2016 return to Chicago's Union Park. The three dat event spans Friday July 15-Sunday July 17 with acts ... read more

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Records: Nothing new

Posted Feb. 24, 2016, 12:35 p.m.

Records: Nothing new

Philadelphia's Nothing will release a new LP, their second, on May 13. Titled Tired of Tomorrow and out on Relapse Records, the band is now streaming "Vertigo ... read more

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MP3s: Free digital sampler from Bearded Punk label

Posted Feb. 23, 2016, 11:15 a.m.

MP3s: Free digital sampler from Bearded Punk label

Belgian punk  label Bearded Punk is offering a 2016 sampler online for free via bandcamp. The 34 song affair includes the likes of Jeff Rosenstock, Worriers, ... read more

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Music News: Springsteen autobiography

Posted Feb. 17, 2016, 7:21 p.m.

Music News: Springsteen autobiography

Born to Run, an autobiography from Bruce Springsteen, will be published on Sept. 27, 2016 by Simon & Schuster. Springsteen reportedly began working ont he ... read more

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Records: Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning reissues

Posted Feb. 17, 2016, 7:09 p.m.

Records: Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning reissues

On April 15 (Record Store Day 2016) Metallica will reissue their first two fulll-lengths in digitally remastered formats. Both Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning will ... read more

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Labels: Iron Chic switches labels

Posted Feb. 17, 2016, 2:03 p.m.

Labels: Iron Chic switches labels

Iron Chic has announced a new record in 2016 to be released on SideOneDummy Records. The band will also be playing in Europe this spring, ... read more

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Records: Cult of the Lost Cause - Contritions

Posted Feb. 17, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Records: Cult of the Lost Cause - Contritions

Instrumental post-metal group Cult of the Lost Cuase have debuted a new song, "All Those Opposed" today at Metal Insider. The band will release Contritions toon ... read more

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Records: Aesop Rock's The Impossible Kid

Posted Feb. 17, 2016, 12:39 p.m.

Aesop Rock has a new record coming out on April 29 on Rhymesayers. Named The Impossible Kid, it's his first solo release since 2012's Skelethon, recording with Kimya Dawson (The Uncluded), Rob Sonic (Hail Mary Mallon), and Homboy Sandman (LICE) since. The video for "Rings," off the new album, is online ... read more

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MP3s: New from Acid Dad

Posted Feb. 13, 2016, 1:12 p.m.

MP3s: New from Acid Dad

Acid Dad have debuted new songs, both "Don't Get Taken" (below) and "Fool's Gold," which can be heard at BrooklynVegan. The songs are off their ... read more

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Shows: Burger Boogaloo 2016

Posted Feb. 13, 2016, 12:45 p.m.

Shows: Burger Boogaloo 2016

Burger Boogaloo 2016 has announced their line-up for the annual Burger Records sponsored two day party in Oakland. Taking place June 25-26 at Mosswood Park, ... read more

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Records: Bl'ast! + Eyehategod

Posted Feb. 13, 2016, 11:37 a.m.

Records: Bl'ast! + Eyehategod

Bl'ast! and Eyehategod are coming together on a new two-song 7" from Rise Records.  "I first saw Bl'ast! back in the '80s at an obscure ... read more

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Shows: Breakin' Even Fest Gettin' Ready

Posted Feb. 12, 2016, 8:55 p.m.

Breakin' Even Fest, taking place in Washington DC on March 4 and 5, has released a promotion video to help spread the word of the festival. Bands to play will include Loud Boyz, Iron Chic, Timeshares, Slingshot Dakota, and more.   read more

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Bands: Unwritten Law returns

Posted Feb. 12, 2016, 8:41 p.m.

Bands: Unwritten Law returns

1990s punks Unwritten Law have returned from hiatus with a new album, titled Acoustic, set for April 1 release on Cyber Tracks. The new album collects ... read more

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Records: Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas

Posted Feb. 12, 2016, 8:11 p.m.

Records: Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas

Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas will release Mariner, a new five song album on April 8 via Indie Recordings. The new album is Cult ... read more

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Labels: Red Scare updates, The Falcon tours

Posted Feb. 11, 2016, 12:14 p.m.

Red Scare Industries has posted tour dates for both The Falcon and The Lippies, who both have spring releases on the label. For more info, see below. Also, here's a new song from The Falcon, whose Gather Up the Chaps releases on March 18.   read more

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Bands: Lament Cityscape remixes The Torn

Posted Feb. 11, 2016, 9:58 a.m.

Oakland doom duo Lament Cityscape will release a remix album, Turn Outward, based off their 7-song The Torn from last year. The remix album releases digitally on Feb. 19. read more

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MP3s: Manipulate EP

Posted Feb. 10, 2016, 9:48 p.m.

MP3s: Manipulate EP

Manipulate's latest EP, Becoming Madness, is streaming at Lambgoat now, prior to being officially released this Friday Feb. 12 on Flatspot Records. The 6-song EP was recorded ... read more

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Tours: Torche tour

Posted Feb. 10, 2016, 7:39 p.m.

Tours: Torche tour

Torche will soon be hitting the road with Kvelertak and Wild Throne. in a mix of dates opening for Kvelertak (from Norway) and in headlining ... read more

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Tours: Pears 3 continent tour

Posted Feb. 10, 2016, 12:49 p.m.

Tours: Pears 3 continent tour

Pears, set to release the new Green Star on April 1 (Fat Wreck Chords), have announced a 3 continent tour including Australia, Europe, and North America. ... read more

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Records: Shonen Knife's 35th

Posted Feb. 8, 2016, 6:55 p.m.

Records: Shonen Knife's 35th

The ever busy Shonen Knife have announced new album Adventure, out on April 1 on Good Charamel Records. The album comes as the band celebrates ... read more

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Shows: Las Vegas Punk Rock Bowling 2016 tickets on sale

Posted Feb. 7, 2016, 4:27 p.m.

Shows: Las Vegas Punk Rock Bowling 2016 tickets on sale

Three day punk rock and bowling extravaganza Punk Rock Bowling will take place this May 28-30, with tickets on sale now and various pre-show tickets ... read more

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Obituaries: Jon Bunch (1970-2016)

Posted Feb. 6, 2016, 11:24 a.m.

Obituaries: Jon Bunch (1970-2016)

Jon Bunch passed away last week at the age of 46. The musician was best known as the vocalist of Reason To Believe, Sense Field, ... read more

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Records: Do You Wanna Go to Tijuana on April 1?

Posted Feb. 6, 2016, 9:52 a.m.

Records: Do You Wanna Go to Tijuana on April 1?

Teenage Bottlerocket's Ray Rocket will release his solo debut on April 1, titled Do YOu Wanna Go to Tijuana? on Rise Records. In support, he ... read more

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Bands: True Widow wraps up recording session

Posted Feb. 3, 2016, 9:13 p.m.

Bands: True Widow wraps up recording session

Texas trio True Widow have finished recording their upcoming fourth full-length with Matt Pence. The album is their first since Circumambulation (2013) and is planned for ... read more

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Records: Patton & Kaada collaborate on Bacteria Cult

Posted Feb. 3, 2016, 8:21 p.m.

Records: Patton & Kaada collaborate on Bacteria Cult

Set for an April 1 release, Mike Patton and Norwegian composer John Kaada have teamed up for a new release, Bacteria Cult, to release on ... read more

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Records: New Slackers out soon

Posted Feb. 3, 2016, 6:28 p.m.

Records: New Slackers out soon

The Slackers will release a new album on Feb. 19 via Rare Breed/Paper + Plastick Records distribution, self-releasing the album proper on their own Special ... read more

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Labels: Down In It join Good Fight Music

Posted Feb. 3, 2016, 4:42 p.m.

Labels: Down In It join Good Fight Music

Wilmington, NC's Down In It have joined with Good Fight Music with plans to release a full-length, their first, later in 2016. First the band ... read more

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Bands: NOFX tell-all book

Posted Feb. 2, 2016, 8:35 p.m.

Bands: NOFX tell-all book

NOFX has announced a tour of both music venues and bookstores this April in support of a revealing book on the band's history and experiences. ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "Generic Plans for a New Blunder" from Hot Nerds

Posted Feb. 2, 2016, 3:08 p.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere:

Today Scene Point Blank brings you a new tune from Hot Nerds, the title track off their soon to be released Generic Plans for a ... read more

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Labels: Locket now on Take This To Heart

Posted Feb. 1, 2016, 8:33 p.m.

Labels: Locket now on Take This To Heart

Austin, TX group Locket have inked to Take This to Heart Records for their upcoming self-titled debut EP. The post-punk band formed in 2014 and ... read more

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Bands: Phobia 4-disc retrospective

Posted Feb. 1, 2016, 8:11 p.m.

Bands: Phobia 4-disc retrospective

Grindcore brethren PHobia have announced a two-decade retrospective of their career on a 4 CD set via Melotov Records. Titled Decades of Bastphemy and out on ... read more

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Records: Paper + Plastick selling Medictation (ex-Leatherface & Sainte Catherines)

Posted Jan. 31, 2016, 8:27 p.m.

Records: Paper + Plastick selling Medictation (ex-Leatherface & Sainte Catherines)

The debut (and sole) release from Medictation, Warm Places, is now available from Paper + Plastick Records. The band features the late Dickie Hammond and Graeme Philliskirk (ex-Leatherface) as ... read more

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Tours: Man Overboard: Farewell for Now

Posted Jan. 31, 2016, 10:49 a.m.

Tours: Man Overboard: Farewell for Now

Man Overboard have scheduled a "Farewell For Now Tour" this April, described as a hiatus after consistently touring over the past 7+ years. Support on various ... read more

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Records: New Endless Mike & The Beagle Club

Posted Jan. 31, 2016, 10:12 a.m.

Records: New Endless Mike & The Beagle Club

A-F Records will present Saint Paul, the latest effort from Endless Mike & The Beagle Club, on March 4. Featuring "Endless" Mike Miller, the band formed ... read more

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Bands: Lody Kong (Zyon and Igor Cavalera) debut

Posted Jan. 30, 2016, 8:45 p.m.

Bands: Lody Kong (Zyon and Igor Cavalera) debut

Mascot Label Group has announced the debut album from Lody Kong, Dreams and Visions, out on March 25. With a "mix of grunge, post-hardcore, thrash ... read more

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Labels: Drowning now on Fast Break! Records

Posted Jan. 29, 2016, 6:01 p.m.

Labels: Drowning now on Fast Break! Records

Chicago hardcore band Drowning has joined with Fast Break! Records for their upcoming debut full-length, Egotrip, set to drop on Feb. 26. The debut includes ... read more

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Records: Like Rats II

Posted Jan. 28, 2016, 5:21 p.m.

Records: Like Rats II

Southern Lord has announced the return of Like Rats for sophomore album II. The band, featuring members of Weekend Nachos, officially releases on March 25. ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive: Friedemann's Wer Hören Will Muss Schweigen

Posted Jan. 28, 2016, 4:38 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive: Friedemann's Wer Hören Will Muss Schweigen

Out on Jan. 29, Scene Point Blank is please to bring the brand new Wer Hören Will Muss Schweigen from Germany’s Friedemann, his second album. ... read more

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Tours: Department of Correction + Die Choking

Posted Jan. 28, 2016, 3:24 p.m.

Tours: Department of Correction + Die Choking

Department of Correction and Die Choking will headline the Grind Is the New Black tour, starting Feb. 12 in Paris and running over Europe in ... read more

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Tours: Iggy Pop announces Post Pop Depression tour

Posted Jan. 27, 2016, 8:23 p.m.

Tours: Iggy Pop announces Post Pop Depression tour

With a new Josh Homme produced album Post Pop Depression set to come out in March, Iggy Pop has announced a run of tour dates ... read more

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Records: New 7-inch form Disastroid

Posted Jan. 27, 2016, 1:44 p.m.

Records: New 7-inch form Disastroid

Disastroid has announced the new Love Is What You Bring on Home, a new two-song 7" out later this month. Overall, it's their sixth release. read more

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Shows: 20 Buck Spin and Gilead Media present Migration Festival

Posted Jan. 26, 2016, 8 p.m.

Shows: 20 Buck Spin and Gilead Media present Migration Festival

20 Buck Spin and Gilead Media have paired up for this summers Migration Festival, scheduled for August 12-14 in Olympia, WA. With the line-up still at ... read more

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Labels: Western Settings join Creator-Destructor

Posted Jan. 26, 2016, 6:06 p.m.

Labels: Western Settings join Creator-Destructor

San Diego punk band Western Settings have joined forces with a new label, Creator-Destructor Records, who will release their upcoming Old Pain EP in April. The six ... read more

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Records: Boris + Merzbow's Gensho

Posted Jan. 24, 2016, 9:43 p.m.

Records: Boris + Merzbow's Gensho

Merzbow and Boris have united on a 2CD/4LP concept album titled Gensho, meaning phenomenon. The double album features tracks by each artist individually, arranged with the ... read more

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Records: Spazz reissues (131 songs)

Posted Jan. 24, 2016, 1:19 p.m.

Records: Spazz reissues (131 songs)

Tankcrimes Records will reissue the classic Spazz albums Sweatin' To The Oldies and Sweatin' 3: Skatin', Satan & Katon on March 11. Originally released on Slap A Ham ... read more

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Records: Pears release on April Fool's

Posted Jan. 24, 2016, 11:09 a.m.

Records: Pears release on April Fool's

Pears, who debuted with Go To Prison, re-released last year on Fat Wreck Chords, has announced a new full-length titled Green Star which comes out ... read more

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Records: Iggy Pop & Josh Homme collaborate

Posted Jan. 23, 2016, 12:03 p.m.

Records: Iggy Pop & Josh Homme collaborate

Iggy Pop has announced the new album Post Pop Depression, set for release on March 18. Released by Rekords Rekords/Loma Vista/Caroline International, it is Pop's 17th ... read more

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MP3s: Ghost Against Ghost's Unarm EP streams

Posted Jan. 23, 2016, 11:53 a.m.

Out yeseterday on Our Silent Canvas, Ghost Against Ghost is streaming their new Unarm 2-song post-rock EP online and embedded below. The EP collects dark-romantic conceptual material and includes contributions from guitarist Anthony Molina (Mercury Rev) and drummer Thomas Pridgen (Mars Volta, Trash Talk) in addition to primary work by composer Christopher Bono. read more

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Tours: The Body of Hell, er The Body and Full of Hell - touring

Posted Jan. 22, 2016, 7:54 p.m.

Tours: The Body of Hell, er The Body and Full of Hell - touring

The Body and Full of Hell, who are releasing the collaborative One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache on March 25 on Neurot, have announced a ... read more

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Tours: Underoath adds Caspian to Rebirth Tour

Posted Jan. 20, 2016, 9:32 a.m.

Tours: Underoath adds Caspian to Rebirth Tour

On their upcoming Rebirth Tour, the reformed Underoath will be joined by Caspian as an opener during the 6-week tour Underoath’s reunited line-up is Aaron ... read more

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MP3s: Hear the new "Balloon" from Muncie Girls

Posted Jan. 19, 2016, 8:51 p.m.

MP3s: Hear the new

Muncie Girls have premiered a video for the song "Balloon" off their soon to come new LP From Caplan to Belsize, out on March 4 on ... read more

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Bands: 1QI: Max Levine Ensemble, Cloud Rat, Afraid of the Basement, Swahili Blond

Posted Jan. 19, 2016, 12:52 p.m.

Bands: 1QI: Max Levine Ensemble, Cloud Rat, Afraid of the Basement, Swahili Blond

Welcome to our almost regular quickie Q&A feature: One Question Interviews. Follow us at facebook & twitter and we'll post an interview four days per week (most weeks), typically every ... read more

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Bands: Neurot announce Mirrors for Psychic Warfare

Posted Jan. 18, 2016, 1:53 p.m.

Bands: Neurot announce Mirrors for Psychic Warfare

Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Sanford Parker (Buried At Sea), both also of Corrections House,  have teamed up with Mike IX Williams (Eyehategod) and Bruce Lamont ... read more

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Bands: Tortoise tour

Posted Jan. 16, 2016, 6:44 p.m.

Bands: Tortoise tour

Tortoise, who return with their first new album since 2009--The Catastrophist, out Jan. 22 on Thrill Jockey Records--will also embank on an extensive US tour ... read more

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Bands: Low Culture in the studio

Posted Jan. 16, 2016, 2:51 p.m.

Bands: Low Culture in the studio

Low Culture posted on Facebook today that the band has will soon enter the studio to being work on a second LP. The band, featuring Dirt ... read more

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MP3s: Lume debut LP now streaming

Posted Jan. 16, 2016, 2:14 p.m.

MP3s: Lume debut LP now streaming

Ghettoblaster is streaming Perennial Phase, the new LP from Chicago's Lume. With two previous self-released EP, the full-length pulls from shoegaze, indie, and post hardcore in a ... read more

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Tours: Michael Gira live dates

Posted Jan. 16, 2016, 11:21 a.m.

Swans leader Michael Gira has announced a set of international solo tour dates including, on March 30, his first solo London dates since 2013. Dates are after the jump. read more

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Bands: Solo Harrett Klahn (Texas Is the Reason)

Posted Jan. 14, 2016, 7:41 p.m.

Bands: Solo Harrett Klahn (Texas Is the Reason)

Garrett Klahn (Texas Is The Reason) will release a self-titled solo record later this month on Jan. 15. Our on Rise Records, it contains 10 songs ... read more

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Shows: Two day Breakin' Even Fest in DC this March

Posted Jan. 14, 2016, 4:48 p.m.

Shows: Two day Breakin' Even Fest in DC this March

Breakin' Even Fest has confirmed the final line-up for the two-day March 4-5 festival to be held in Washington, DC at Songbyrd Music House. The ... read more

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Obituaries: Rob Mcallister (ex-Iron Chic)

Posted Jan. 13, 2016, 9:20 p.m.

Rob Mcallister, former guitarist in Iron Chic and Capital, passed away last week on Jan. 9, 2016. Mcallister is survived by his partner Marisa and daughter Ramona. The McAllister Family Memorial Fund has been started to crowdfund support for his family following their loss. read more

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Videos: DVD: The Dicks From Texas

Posted Jan. 13, 2016, 7:04 p.m.

Feb. 12 will see the release of The Dicks From Texas, a documentary on 1980s hardcore Austin punks The Dicks, founded byGary Floyd. In four years as a  band they released the notable The Dicks Hate Police along with other classic albums. The film clocks in at 70 minutes and includes ... read more

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Bands: New from Ghostlimb

Posted Jan. 13, 2016, 6:47 p.m.

Bands: New from Ghostlimb

With fifth LP Difficult Loves set for a Feb. 5 release on Vitriol Records, Ghostlimb have debuted the new track "A Gobi of Suburbs" over ... read more

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Records: Bob Mould to release Patch the Sky

Posted Jan. 12, 2016, 8:17 p.m.

Records: Bob Mould to release Patch the Sky

Bob Mould, solo artist and former member of Husker Du and Sugar, has announced a new album entitled Patch the Sky will be released on March ... read more

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Tours: Pelican in Europe

Posted Jan. 11, 2016, 1:52 p.m.

Tours: Pelican in Europe

Chicago heavy instrumentalists Pelican will embark on a European tour this spring, their first since 2013, with dates in Denmark, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, and ... read more

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Records: Explosions in the Sky return with new album

Posted Jan. 11, 2016, 10:17 a.m.

Records: Explosions in the Sky return with new album

Coming on April 1, 4-piece post-rockers Explosions in the Sky will return with a new full-length album titled The Wilderness on Temporary Residence Ltd. The ... read more

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Bands: Fang, Verbal Abuse, Melvins members

Posted Jan. 10, 2016, 10:06 a.m.

Bands: Fang, Verbal Abuse, Melvins members

Reptilian and Boner Records will jointly release a new self-titled debut from Cornelius Asperger and the Bi-Curious Unicorns, a band that includes vocalist Sammytown (Fang) ... read more

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Records: New Somos on Hopeless

Posted Jan. 10, 2016, 9:58 a.m.

Records: New Somos on Hopeless

Hopeless Records will beh ome to the next Somos record, titled First Day Back and set for release on Feb. 19, 2016. "We are very proud ... read more

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Shows: Panic State 7, Catch 22 20

Posted Jan. 10, 2016, 9:55 a.m.

Shows: Panic State 7, Catch 22 20

Update: Panic State has issued the following scheduling and line-up changes: Due to poor weather conditions heading our way, we had to postpone the event ... read more

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Records: The Body and Full of Hell combined

Posted Jan. 7, 2016, 2:27 p.m.

Records: The Body and Full of Hell combined

The Body, who recently released a collaborative effort with Krieg, will release another collab, this time with grind/noise masters Full of Hell. The new record, ... read more

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Records: New Thermals out soon

Posted Jan. 6, 2016, 12:53 p.m.

Records: New Thermals out soon

On March 25, The Thermals will release their seventh full-length, We Disappear, via Saddle Creek. The record was produced by Chris Walla (formerly of Death ... read more

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Labels: Life To Live add Survival Method

Posted Jan. 2, 2016, 1:27 p.m.

Labels: Life To Live add Survival Method

Survival Method (formerly known as Enchant) will released a new 7" titled Reality Blurred later this year on new label home Life To Live Records. Check ... read more

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MP3s: SPB exclusive premiere: "Left To Our Devices" from No Hands

Posted Dec. 29, 2015, 11:38 a.m.

Today Scene Point Blank brings you the single "Left To Our Devices" from No Hands. Calling Toronto/Montreal/Windsor home, the band released a two-song single earlier this year and the new single is out today, Dec. 29, on Urban Scandal Records. It will be followed by an EP in 2016. Check out ... read more

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Shows: Soundwave Cancelled

Posted Dec. 25, 2015, 11:23 a.m.

Shows: Soundwave Cancelled

Australia's mutli-city festival Soundwave, scheduled for January 2016, has been cancelled. Headliners wree to include L7, NOFX, Refused, and more. However, due to organizer funding ... read more

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Bands: Ben Crew leaves In Defence

Posted Dec. 24, 2015, 9:04 a.m.

Bands: Ben Crew leaves In Defence

Founding member and frontman Ben Crw of In Defence has announced his departure from the band. In Defence released Don't Fuck with the Dungeon Master earlier ... read more

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Bands: Neurosis going back to the studio

Posted Dec. 23, 2015, 9:26 a.m.

Bands: Neurosis going back to the studio

Celebrating 30 years this month, Neurosis has some news. In addition to a third anniversary show in San Francisco in March and a Euro festival ... read more

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Shows: It's a Holiday in Slovenia

Posted Dec. 22, 2015, 9:49 a.m.

Shows: It's a Holiday in Slovenia

Punk Rock HOliday 1.6 has announced the first 15 bands scheduled to plat at the August 9-12 festival in Tolmin, Slovenia. With headliners including NOFX, ... read more

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MP3s: Punks in Vegas holiday samplers

Posted Dec. 21, 2015, 10:27 a.m.

PunksInVegas.com is sharing two free samplers of Las Vegas, NV tuneage. Grab Blast of Silence 2014 and Blast of Silence 2015 at the links provided. The free digital comps inlude over 60 songs in total including Caravels, Alaska, Stolas, and many more. read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: Nervewracker by Eyelet

Posted Dec. 18, 2015, 7:22 p.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere: Nervewracker by Eyelet

Out today, Scene Point Blank is excited to premier Nervewracker, the new LP from Blatimore's melodic hardcore/screamo outfit Eyelet. Eyelet formed in 2014 and has ... read more

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Splits: Dan Padilla to play final show in April

Posted Dec. 16, 2015, 3:06 p.m.

Splits: Dan Padilla to play final show in April

San Diego's Dan Padilla has announce the band will play a final show on April 2, 2016 as the band members move on to new ... read more

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Records: Great Collapse and Threads team up on split EP

Posted Dec. 16, 2015, 2:36 p.m.

Records: Great Collapse and Threads team up on split EP

Great Collapse out of LA and featuring several familiar faces of and formerly of Strike Anywhere, Comeback Kid, Rise Against, and Set Your Goals will ... read more

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MP3s: Purgatory online

Posted Dec. 16, 2015, 9:08 a.m.

MP3s: Purgatory online

Purgatory's Gospel of War EP is streaming online at Invisible Oranges. The record, out on 7" on Dec. 18 (Escapist Records), will be followed by an ... read more

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Bands: Broken Gold with new EP and tour

Posted Dec. 15, 2015, 12:49 p.m.

Bands: Broken Gold with new EP and tour

BRoken Gold has a new EP out now titled Turning  Blue. Out on Chicken Ranch Records, the EP is for sale both on vinyl and ... read more

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Shows: Groezrock 2016 adds D4, SOIA, and more

Posted Dec. 13, 2015, 6:06 p.m.

Shows: Groezrock 2016 adds D4, SOIA, and more

Groezrock 2016, which will include a headlining set of Rancid playing their 1995 album ...And Out Come the Wolves, has announced several additional acts including Dillinger ... read more

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Bands: The Dirty Nil to release Higher Power in February

Posted Dec. 12, 2015, 10:01 a.m.

Bands: The Dirty Nil to release Higher Power in February

The Dirty Nil are whetting appetites for new album Higher Power with the release of a new single "Zombie Eyed" from the upcoming Dine Alone ... read more

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Tours: Black Breath, Decapitated, and Theories

Posted Dec. 10, 2015, 6:53 p.m.

Tours: Black Breath, Decapitated, and Theories

Southern Lord artists Black Breath have scheduled a winter tour with Decapitated and Theories joing them along the way. Black Breath released Slaved Beyond Death in September ... read more

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Bands: Classhole release on the way

Posted Dec. 9, 2015, 9:28 a.m.

Bands: Classhole release on the way

New Orleans punk group Classhole will release a self-titled album soon on The Compound in conjunction with Terror Cult Records. Already out on vinyl, the ... read more

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Labels: Rise signs Cold Collective (Transit, Defeater)

Posted Dec. 8, 2015, 8:26 p.m.

Cold Collective, a band including members and former members of Transite, Defeater, Misser, and more, have signed to Rise Records. Check out the song "Wanna Change" below. read more

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Labels: What's new Fucko

Posted Dec. 8, 2015, 11:46 a.m.

Labels: What's new Fucko

Alt-pop band Fucko have joined Black Numbers label to release a debut full-length in the coming year. To be titled Dealing With the Weird, he ... read more

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Records: Seven Sisters of Sleep: Ezekiel's Hags

Posted Dec. 5, 2015, 9:55 a.m.

Records: Seven Sisters of Sleep: Ezekiel's Hags

California band Seven Sisters of Sleep have released details about their Relapse Records debut set for Feb. 2016 release. After signing to the label in ... read more

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Records: Dowsing returns with new album in spring

Posted Dec. 5, 2015, 9:44 a.m.

Records: Dowsing returns with new album in spring

Dowsing will return with a new album and new line-up on Asian Man Records in the US and Dog Knights Productions in the UK and ... read more

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MP3s: Aesop Rock + Homeboy Sandman, for free

Posted Dec. 3, 2015, 11:50 a.m.

MP3s: Aesop Rock + Homeboy Sandman, for free

Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman released a free 5-song EP yesterday available for free download at bandcamp. Titled Lice, the collaboration includes production from DJ Spinna, Optiks, ... read more

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MP3s: Free RidingEasy sampler

Posted Dec. 3, 2015, 9:14 a.m.

MP3s: Free RidingEasy sampler

RidingEasy Records is marking the end of another year with a downloadable sampler titled RidingEasy Winter 2016 Mixtape. The new release inclused unheard tracks from ... read more

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Bands: New Theologian news: records, live, and more

Posted Dec. 2, 2015, 6:56 p.m.

Bands: New Theologian news: records, live, and more

New York Theologian has announced the release of their Dregs project, formerly an EP which has grown into a 9-track, 80-minute release created by Lee Bartow ... read more

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Tours: Napalm Death, Melvins, Melt Banana, oh my!

Posted Dec. 1, 2015, 8:18 p.m.

Tours: Napalm Death, Melvins, Melt Banana, oh my!

Napalm Death and the Melvins have announced the six-week Savage Imperial Death March Tour tour across the US next spring, with Melt Banana picked as ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Bullnettle

Posted Dec. 1, 2015, 7:58 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Bullnettle

Closing out our final featured full-length stream of the year is Bullnettle, the awaited debut from the Annie Saunders led project released on Dirt Cult Records in ... read more

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Videos: MIA releases Borders video

Posted Nov. 29, 2015, 11:41 a.m.

Indie dance-popper M.I.A. has released a video for the song "Borders," part of a self-led project focusing on the concept of borders. The song will also appear on her upcoming Matahdatah record. The video is steraming at The Line of Best Fit. read more

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Records: Danzig releases covers album

Posted Nov. 27, 2015, 10:10 a.m.

Records: Danzig releases covers album

Danzig, formerly of Misfits and Samhain, has released a covers record today named Skeletons. Released via Evilive Records and Neclear Blast, the 10-song effort includes ... read more

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Records: Cult of Luna/The Old Wind offering split EP in January

Posted Nov. 26, 2015, 7:06 p.m.

Cult of Luna and The Old Wind have announced a new split EP. Titled Råångest, it will release on jan. 29 via Pelagic Records on Cd and 12". Check out the trailer below because album trailers is a thing now.   read more

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Labels: Updates from Think Fast

Posted Nov. 26, 2015, 11:33 a.m.

Labels: Updates from Think Fast

Happy Thanksgiving and thanks for tuning in. In a label update, Think Fast Records has two released hitting stores tomorrow, Nov. 27: Turning Point’s 1988-1991 ... read more

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Tours: Lamb of God, Anthrax, Deafheaven, and Power Trip

Posted Nov. 23, 2015, 10:15 p.m.

Tours: Lamb of God, Anthrax, Deafheaven, and Power Trip

A four band metal tour covering much of the US this winter will take place featuring Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Deafheaven, and Power Trip. Dates ... read more

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Tours: Coffins tour dates and split EP news

Posted Nov. 23, 2015, 12:06 p.m.

Tours: Coffins tour dates and split EP news

Coffins will settle on North American late this winter for a series of February dates with Noothgrush in support of their latest album The Fleshland. In ... read more

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Records: 7 Year Bitch live

Posted Nov. 23, 2015, 11:28 a.m.

Records: 7 Year Bitch live

On Jan. 15, MOE Recordings will release Live at Moe, a 1996 recording of Seattle's 7 Year Bitch nearly 20 years after their final shows. The ... read more

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Bands: Justin Pearson joins Luke Henshaw on new project Planet B

Posted Nov. 22, 2015, 10:55 a.m.

Three One G has announced a new collaborative project between Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox, Head Wound City) and hip-hop producer Luke Henshaw, calling it Planet B. Planet B will release a 7" named Weird Utopia, "with the shared purpose of creating music both mischievous in sound and sobering in message." The ... read more

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Labels: Lume joins Mayfly

Posted Nov. 20, 2015, 9:30 a.m.

Labels: Lume joins Mayfly

Chicago trio Lume has signed to Mayfly Records. The band, formed in 2014 and comprised of Michigan transplants, play a blend of rock, shoegaze, and ... read more

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Records: New from Muscle Beach

Posted Nov. 19, 2015, 2:55 p.m.

Records: New from Muscle Beach

Muscle Beach has leaked the song "Pressure Kills" from their Dec. 4 self-titled album coming out on Sailor Records. Visit PopMatters for the stream. They will ... read more

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MP3s: New Mercy Ties album streaming

Posted Nov. 19, 2015, 9:38 a.m.

MP3s: New Mercy Ties album streaming

Invisible Oranges is streaming Proper Corruption today, the first full-length from Seattle's Mercy Ties. The band, which includes ex-members of Tigon, The Abominable Iron Sloth, and Beau ... read more

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Records: David Bowie news

Posted Nov. 19, 2015, 8:31 a.m.

Records: David Bowie news

David Bowie has announced ? (pronounced "Blackstar" because words are dumb) set for a Jan. 8 release. The new album is open to pre-order today and ... read more

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Music News: Eagles of Death Metal release statement on Paris incident

Posted Nov. 18, 2015, 5:22 p.m.

Music News: Eagles of Death Metal release statement on Paris incident

After tragedy struck in the form of scattered terrorist attacks in Paris last week, including at an Eagles of Death Metal show, the band has ... read more

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Records: Drugs of Faith + Cloud Rat

Posted Nov. 18, 2015, 12:51 p.m.

Records: Drugs of Faith + Cloud Rat

Selfmadegod is prepping a new split 7" between Cloud Rat and Drugs of Faith. The 7" contains five songs in total, two of which are ... read more

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Labels: Venomous Concept join Season of Mist

Posted Nov. 17, 2015, 8:25 p.m.

Season of Mist has announced the signing of grind collective Venomous Concept, a band that includes members of Napalm Death and Brutal Truth. Along  with Kevin Sharp (Brutal Turth) and Shane Embury (Napalm Death), the band also enlistes Danny Herrera (Napalm Death), Dan Lilker (Brutal Truth, Nuclear Assault, Antrax, SOD), and ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: Ourselves EP

Posted Nov. 17, 2015, 12:43 p.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere: Ourselves EP

Today Scene Point Blank is premiering the debut 7" from Michigan's Ourselves. The self-titled EP is to be released on Dropping Bombs with pre-orders open ... read more

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Tours: The English Beat USA

Posted Nov. 13, 2015, 9:19 p.m.

Tours: The English Beat USA

UK act English Beat are in the US on a November-December tour. Led by Dave Wakeling, the band is crossing the States in preparation for ... read more

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Labels: Slow Code and Glory Kid unite

Posted Nov. 13, 2015, 9:13 a.m.

Labels: Slow Code and Glory Kid unite

Seattle trio Slow Code have teamed up with Glory Kid Ltd. for their debut release the soon to come Marketable Skills EP, which will be released ... read more

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Bands: Solo Conrad Keely out in January

Posted Nov. 12, 2015, 1:39 p.m.

Bands: Solo Conrad Keely out in January

Conrad Keely, a founding member of ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead, will release an album of solo material on Jan. ... read more

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Records: New Pujol song and EP

Posted Nov. 11, 2015, 1:06 p.m.

Nashville, TN noise-garage rocker Pujol has debuted the song "Only Like" from his upcoming Kisses EP.   The new EP will be released on the Bartertown Co-Op label on Nov. 27, Record Store Black Friday on 12" vinyl. read more

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Records: Ty Segall: Emotional Mugger

Posted Nov. 11, 2015, 11:53 a.m.

Records: Ty Segall: Emotional Mugger

Busybody Ty Segall has announced a new album for the start ot the new calendar year. Titled Emotional Mugger, the LP will drop on Jan. ... read more

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Obituaries: Brandon Carlisle (Teenage Bottlerocket)

Posted Nov. 10, 2015, 9:20 p.m.

Obituaries: Brandon Carlisle (Teenage Bottlerocket)

Teenage Bottlerocket drummer Brandon Carlisle died on Sunday Nov. 8 after falling into a coma earlier last week. As noted in a tribute written by Red Scare ... read more

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Bands: Gnaw Their Tongues offshoot Cloak of Altering announce album

Posted Nov. 10, 2015, 9:05 a.m.

Bands: Gnaw Their Tongues offshoot Cloak of Altering announce album

Maurice de Jong, a.k.a. Mories (also of Gnaw Their Tongues, Seirom, Aderlating, Mors Sonat, De Magia Veterum, among others), will return with his Cloak of ... read more

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Tours: Lament Cityscape takes it on the road

Posted Nov. 9, 2015, 10:06 p.m.

Tours: Lament Cityscape takes it on the road

On the hells of debut LP, The Torn, Oakland's Lament Cityscape have scheduled a tour across the southern United States alongiside Arizona's Take Over And Destroy. ... read more

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Records: Lovecraft readings set to vinyl

Posted Nov. 9, 2015, 9:17 p.m.

Records: Lovecraft readings set to vinyl

Cadabra Records will release readings of "The Hound" and "The Music of Erich Zann" set to vintl for the first time author H.P. Lovecraft's work ... read more

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Tours: Negative Approach and Child Bite tour US

Posted Nov. 6, 2015, 7:21 p.m.

Tours: Negative Approach and Child Bite tour US

Hardcore legends will be on a short US tour with support from openers Child Bite. The tour starts on Nov. 11 in St. Louis. read more

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Records: Chunksaah to press Smalltalk

Posted Nov. 5, 2015, 9:18 a.m.

Records: Chunksaah to press Smalltalk

Chunksaah Records will be releasing Smalltalk's new album Plus! Nov. 27. With shades of Echo and the Bunnymen and the Cure, the New Jersey's band's record will ... read more

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MP3s: Free Relapse sampler

Posted Nov. 4, 2015, 7:38 p.m.

MP3s: Free Relapse sampler

Relapse Records has issued a free digital sampler containing 28 songs across all dark and heavy genres. The collection, released to help celebrate the label's silver ... read more

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Videos: Punks in Vegas streams Joey Cape acoustic

Posted Nov. 4, 2015, 11:26 a.m.

Videos: Punks in Vegas streams Joey Cape acoustic

Punks in Vegas is steraing video of Joey Cape (Lagwagon) and and Walt Hamburger as a part of their ongoing "Stripped Down Session" series. The set ... read more

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Tours: TMBG tours

Posted Nov. 3, 2015, 6:45 p.m.

Tours: TMBG tours

Long running Brooklyn indie group They Might Be Giatns have announced a spring 2016 tour to follow their winter dates in Australia and the UK. ... read more

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MP3s: Cvlt Nation streams Joy Division Closer cover album

Posted Nov. 2, 2015, 8:48 p.m.

MP3s: Cvlt Nation streams Joy Division Closer cover album

The compilation series at Cvlt Nation continues with a full album cover of Joy Division's Closer featuring contributions form Sannhet, Sun Splitter, and a bonus track from ... read more

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Records: Counterpunch gets reissue

Posted Nov. 2, 2015, 4:56 p.m.

Records: Counterpunch gets reissue

Bird Attack Records will re-issue the 2011 Dying to Exonerate the World LP from Chicago skate punks Counterpunch. The new release comes on an vinyl format ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Pronto

Posted Nov. 2, 2015, 3:56 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Pronto

Released last month on Slovenly, Scene Point Blank is excited to host an exclusive stream of the latest from Melbourne scuzz rockers Pronto, a self-titled ... read more

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Bands: Sacrilege Behind the Realms of Madness remaster

Posted Oct. 31, 2015, 3:48 p.m.

Bands: Sacrilege Behind the Realms of Madness remaster

UK crust/thrash outfit Sacrilege have release a video for the song "Feed," a bonus track on their remastered reissue of Behind the Realms of Madness (Relapse ... read more

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Labels: Mean Jeans to Fat Wreck

Posted Oct. 30, 2015, 10:51 p.m.

Labels: Mean Jeans to Fat Wreck

Portland, OR's Mean Jeans have signed with Fat Wreck Chords and will release a new LP on the label in the coming year. The band, ... read more

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Records: ROMP re-releases Sorry, Not Sorry

Posted Oct. 30, 2015, 7:29 p.m.

Records: ROMP re-releases Sorry, Not Sorry

Originally self-released in Oct. 2014, Bad Timing Records wil re-release Sorry, Not Sorry, the debut EP from New Brunswick, NJ's ROMP. Out today, the band ... read more

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Videos: Premiere: 2 new videos from Spokenest's upcoming LP

Posted Oct. 30, 2015, 12:05 p.m.

California duo Spoknest are self-releasing a new LP next year and they've given Scene Point Blank the honor or debuting two new videos from the forthcoming album. Titled Gone, Gone Gone, they are aiming for an early 2016 release date, potentially March, with Drunken Sailor taking care of European distribution. ... read more

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Records: Two new Radon EPs, Shallow Cuts LP

Posted Oct. 29, 2015, 1:01 p.m.

Records: Two new Radon EPs, Shallow Cuts LP

Gainesville, FL punks Radon have announced two new split EPs out on Nov. 6. Previously announced is their split with Worthwhile Way, and also a ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: Don't Tell Me How to Live from Warm Needles

Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 10:56 a.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere: Don't Tell Me How to Live from Warm Needles

Following Inconsolable, released earlier this year, Long Island, NY's Warm Needles are set to release a made to order demo cassette, Don't Tell Me How to ... read more

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Site News: Special batch of Halloween reviews

Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 10 a.m.

Site News: Special batch of Halloween reviews

In addition to our regular Monday posting of new reviews, we've got an extra 6 Halloween themed reviews and extra blog posts now live. read more

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Labels: Goddamnit now on Jump Start

Posted Oct. 26, 2015, 6:44 p.m.

Labels: Goddamnit now on Jump Start

Philadelphia's Goddamnit have inked to Jump Start Records for the release of their next record, tentatively titled Ii'll Never Be Ok, I'll Never Be the ... read more

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Tours: Old Wounds on the road to Fest 14

Posted Oct. 26, 2015, 6:32 p.m.

Tours: Old Wounds on the road to Fest 14

New Jersey hardcore act Old Woulds are touring the US this month, including a stopover at Gaineville, FL for Fest 14. The band will be ... read more

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Bands: Hear the first song from Curezum

Posted Oct. 26, 2015, 11:40 a.m.

Noisey is streaming "One Hundred Years" today, the first song released by extreme metal and supergroup Curezum, a Cure cover band. The band features Mort Subite (Megaton Leviathon), Martti Hill (Barrowlands), and Billy Anderson (Melvins, Tribes of Neurot). “Despite how silly the idea seems, this is a serious project,” Subite says, ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "New Forms" from The Elsinores

Posted Oct. 26, 2015, 9:54 a.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere:

Scene Point Blank is excited to premiere the title track from the new Elsinores album, "New Forms," out today. Hailing from Kentucky, the band features ... read more

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Shows: Danny Elfman: Halloween at The Hollywood Bowl

Posted Oct. 25, 2015, 12:36 p.m.

This Halloween Danny Elfman will reprise the role of Jack Skellington in a live performance of music film The Nightmare Before Christmas. Taking place at The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the event will be conducted by John Mauceri with a full orchestra and choir in accompanyiment and special guest stars ... read more

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Bands: Deforesters (PUP) joint Black Numbers

Posted Oct. 23, 2015, 1:50 p.m.

Bands: Deforesters (PUP) joint Black Numbers

Black Numbers has announced a 4-song self-titled EP from Deforesters, a new band featuring Zack Mykula, drummer of SideOneDummy punks PUP. The EP can be ... read more

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Tours: Scott Kelly and Bruce Lamont touring together

Posted Oct. 23, 2015, 1:44 p.m.

Tours: Scott Kelly and Bruce Lamont touring together

Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Bruce Lamont (Yakuza) will be touring together this November, playing solo sets and material from their Corrections House project. The tour ... read more

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MP3s: Spartan Records is Kind of Awesome

Posted Oct. 23, 2015, 12:54 p.m.

MP3s: Spartan Records is Kind of Awesome

Based out of Seattle, Spartan Records i smarking their 30th release by offering up a 20-song sampler for free. Titled Kind of Awesome, it features ... read more

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Videos: SPB premiere: "Pinnacle" from Ricardo Donoso

Posted Oct. 23, 2015, 9:38 a.m.

Today Scene Point Blank is exited to premiere the video to "Pinnace" from textural ambient composer Ricardo Donoso off his latest release Machine to Machine. As described by his label, Denovali, "Under a chain of progressive rhythm’s, cinematic textures and elegant melodicism, Donoso’s work pushes through with piercing strength, manipulating a sonic wave ... read more

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MP3s: Paper + Plastick offers up free label Fest sampler

Posted Oct. 22, 2015, 4:37 p.m.

MP3s: Paper + Plastick offers up free label Fest sampler

Gainesville, FL label paper + Plastick is offering a free label sampler of band's the label has released who are performing at the city's annual ... read more

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Bands: Teen Death tour and single

Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 9:55 p.m.

Bands: Teen Death tour and single

Richmond's Teen Death have released a new digital single titled "Drag / Dark Life" in anticipation of their US tour to kick off next week. ... read more

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Tours: Our Lady and The Foxery join forces for tour

Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 9:39 p.m.

Tours: Our Lady and The Foxery join forces for tour

Our Lady (Mayfly Records) and The Foxery (Spartan Records) are teaming up for a 17-date US tour that includes sets at Fest 14 in Gainesville, ... read more

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Records: New Max Levine Ensemble

Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 5:55 p.m.

Records: New Max Levine Ensemble

DC's The Max Levine Ensemble have announced Backlash, Baby, a new record from Lame-O Records and Rumbletowne Records set for Nov. 20 release. A track listing ... read more

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Records: 4-way split record from La Escalera, Wiretap, and Def Cow

Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 3:11 p.m.

Records: 4-way split record from La Escalera, Wiretap, and Def Cow

A new 3-label split has been announced through La Escalera Records, Wiretap Records, and Def Cow Records, plitting the EP between four bands: Success, Western Settings, ... read more

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Records: Dwarves' How to Win Friends and Influence People repress

Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 10:21 a.m.

Records: Dwarves' How to Win Friends and Influence People repress

On Nov. 20, Reptilian Records will repress on vinyl and CD the 2001 Dwarves album How To Win Friends and Influence People. The record, out ... read more

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Tours: YOB with Black Cobra

Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 9:01 a.m.

Tours: YOB with Black Cobra

Added to sabertooth Fest 2016, YOB is hitting the road later this week with San Francisco's Black Cobra on a run of US and Canadian ... read more

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Labels: AmRep combo pack on sale in support of documentary DVD release

Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 8:06 p.m.

Labels: AmRep combo pack on sale in support of documentary DVD release

To mark the release of The Color of Noise on Blu-ray/DVD, Aggronautix is selling an Amphetamine Reptile combo pack that includes the new documentary video, Dope, ... read more

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Records: Broadcaster's Spin EP

Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 7:49 p.m.

Records: Broadcaster's Spin EP

Broadcaster, who will play later this month at Fest 14, have recorded a new 4-song EP for release later this month on Jump Start Records. ... read more

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Shows: The Promise Ring to play New Years Eve show

Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 5:31 p.m.

Shows: The Promise Ring to play New Years Eve show

The Promise Ring will ring in the new year with a one-off reunion show at The Metro in Chicago this Dec. 31 with support from ... read more

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Records: Poison Tongues plan EP with Fast Break!

Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 3:49 p.m.

Detroit's Poison Tongues, featuring members of Earthmover and The Alliance, will release an new EP of '90s inspired hardcore this Oct on Fast Break! Records. The EP, titled Freedom's Sake, will be released on Oct. 30. read more

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Videos: La Dispute doc open to pre-sale

Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 10:37 a.m.

Videos: La Dispute doc open to pre-sale

La dispute's new feature-length documentary, Tiny Dots, is open to pre-order and will release officiall on Nov. 2 (online) and Dev. 4 (in stores).  Directed ... read more

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Tours: Aidian Baker and Nadja dates

Posted Oct. 18, 2015, 9:46 p.m.

Tours: Aidian Baker and Nadja dates

Aidan Baker and has announced a run of dates this winter in Europe, both with his group Nadja and solo. Grab the dates below. read more

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Shows: Growing Up Is Dumb 2015 scheduled

Posted Oct. 18, 2015, 9:42 p.m.

Shows: Growing Up Is Dumb 2015 scheduled

The third Growing Up Is Dumb festival is scheduled for 2015 over Dec. 11-13 in Pomona, CA. Organized by Lauren Records, the festival covers three ... read more

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Records: New split EP from Moving Mountains and Prawn

Posted Oct. 18, 2015, 3 p.m.

Records: New split EP from Moving Mountains and Prawn

On Nov. 27 Triple Crown Records will release a new 4-song split EP bteween Moving Mountains and Prawn. The EP contains all new material from ... read more

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Records: New EP from Boilerman out and streaming

Posted Oct. 18, 2015, 2:51 p.m.

Records: New EP from Boilerman out and streaming

86'd Records has announced the release of a new 7" from Chicago's Boilerman, Doing Great. The EP is streaming at AV Club and follows their self-titled 10" released ... read more

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Records: Fuzz's second LP out this week

Posted Oct. 18, 2015, 2:29 p.m.

Records: Fuzz's second LP out this week

Out this Friday on Oct. 23, Fuzz's new LP, II, will be supported with a North American tour. The three-piece features Ty Segall (drums, vocals), Charles ... read more

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Bands: Wonk Unit US tour

Posted Oct. 18, 2015, 2:19 p.m.

Bands: Wonk Unit US tour

Wonk Unit, whose Feel the Wonkness LP was released earlier this year via Drunken Sailor Records, has announced their first US run with The Raging Nathans, ... read more

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Splits: Mindset to return and quit with new material in 2016

Posted Oct. 15, 2015, 2:50 p.m.

Splits: Mindset to return and quit with new material in 2016

Mindset will return with a new EP, Nothing Less, scheduled for release in Feb. 2016 on REACT! Records. Singer Ev Wivellsays the following about their plans: We've ... read more

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Shows: Rhymesayers 20

Posted Oct. 14, 2015, 9:15 p.m.

Shows: Rhymesayers 20

Rhymesayers Entertainment has announced a 20th anniversary blowouot show with 20 artists booked, including label heavyweights Atmosphere and Brother Ali. On Dec. 4, 2015, Rhymesayers, ... read more

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Tours: Crab Legs now on "Fall Southeastern Tour"

Posted Oct. 14, 2015, 4:39 p.m.

Tours: Crab Legs now on

Fargo, ND punk band Crab Legs have announced a US tour this month, starting today, Oct. 14, in Fensacola, FL and wrapping up on Oct. ... read more

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MP3s: Chain Gang Grave leak a new song, "Who Taught You"

Posted Oct. 13, 2015, 9:58 p.m.

MP3s: Chain Gang Grave leak a new song,

Check out a new Chain Gang Grave song off the soon to release self-released EP, Bury Them and Keep Quiet. Titled "Who Taught You," the ... read more

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Records: The Punk Singer, The Soundtrack

Posted Oct. 13, 2015, 9:39 p.m.

Records: The Punk Singer, The Soundtrack

Bikini Kill Records has today released a soundtrack to 2013 documentary The Punk Singer, a film that follows Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, The Julie ... read more

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Records: New Ship Thieves announced

Posted Oct. 13, 2015, 7:41 p.m.

Records: New Ship Thieves announced

Ship Thieves, formerly Chris Wollard And The Ship Thieves, will release their third LP next January on No Idea Records. The band is the brainchild ... read more

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Labels: Red Scare adds The Lippies and The All Brights

Posted Oct. 13, 2015, 10 a.m.

Labels: Red Scare adds The Lippies and The All Brights

Red Scare Industries has sent out a label update announcing some new signees and a new Sam Russo record. The Lippies, from Grand Rapids, MI, are ... read more

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Tours: The Misfits touring Static Age

Posted Oct. 12, 2015, 11:09 p.m.

Tours: The Misfits touring Static Age

The Misfits have announced a US and Canada tour in which they will play 1978's classic Static Age in its entirety. It was recorded 9 months ... read more

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Records: Free Children of Earth back with new album

Posted Oct. 12, 2015, 10:12 p.m.

Records: Free Children of Earth back with new album

Washington, DC's Free Children of Earth return on Nov. 20 with a new album titled Terminal Stasis. The band includes members of Trial By Fire, ... read more

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Records: Spraynard-Violent Soho split 7-inch

Posted Oct. 12, 2015, 1:55 p.m.

Records: Spraynard-Violent Soho split 7-inch

Spraynard and Violent Soho will be releasing a split 7" on SideOneDummy this week, on Oct. 16. The four song release includes two from each ... read more

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Bands: ...And Out Come the Wolves turns 20

Posted Oct. 9, 2015, 5:59 p.m.

Bands: ...And Out Come the Wolves turns 20

Rancid, marking 20 years since their top-selling album ...And Out Come the Wolves (Epitaph), have announced a vinyl reissue of the 1995 record this November, shipping ... read more

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Tours: Forced Order in Europe & US

Posted Oct. 8, 2015, 10:04 p.m.

Tours: Forced Order in Europe & US

Fresh off the vinyl release of their debut Vanished Crusade (Revelation Records), Forced Order has scheduled a rash of dates in both Europe and the ... read more

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Videos: Green Day doc Heart Like a Hand Grenade

Posted Oct. 8, 2015, 9:41 p.m.

Videos: Green Day doc Heart Like a Hand Grenade

Green Day are teaming up with Abramorama, Reprise Records, and Vimeo for the release of a new DVD documentary titled Heart Like a Hand Grenade, ... read more

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Records: New Three Man Cannon Next Month

Posted Oct. 8, 2015, 9:02 p.m.

Records: New Three Man Cannon Next Month

On Nov. 6 Three Man Cannon will release the new album Will I Know You Then (Lame-O Records). Hailing form Scranton, PA, the band previously released ... read more

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MP3s: Tour sampler from Man Overboard

Posted Oct. 8, 2015, 6:24 p.m.

MP3s: Tour sampler from Man Overboard

Man Overboard have put a free tour sampler online featuring work from bands who will join them on their upcoming US tour this November. The collection ... read more

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Bands: New song from The Coathangers

Posted Oct. 6, 2015, 3:10 p.m.

The Coathangers, fresh off a US tour and with more dates scheduled for later this month, have premiered the new song "Watch Your Back," embedded below. The song is one of two off their soon to release split EP with Black Lips which is scheduled for Nov. 13 (Suicide Squeeze). ... read more

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Bands: Riverboat Gamblers release a new single

Posted Oct. 1, 2015, 8:36 p.m.

Bands: Riverboat Gamblers release a new single

Riverboat Gamblers will release a new two song singe and hit the road this month, including a stopover at Fest 14. The new single features ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Khmer/Livstid split

Posted Oct. 1, 2015, 4:52 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Khmer/Livstid split

This month SPB has teamed up with Halo of Flies (US), Disiplin Media (Norway), and Long Legs Long Arms (Japan) to stream the new split from Khmer and Livstid, ... read more

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Tours: Radioactivity runs down the West Coast

Posted Oct. 1, 2015, 3:33 p.m.

Tours: Radioactivity runs down the West Coast

Dirtnap Records' band Radioactivity have hit the road for a West Coast juany in support of this year's Silent Kill. The band, fronted by Jeff Burke ... read more

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Records: Hear two new VVEGAS songs here

Posted Sept. 30, 2015, 8:59 p.m.

VVEGAS, featuring frequent SPB contributor T, has a new limited edition EP coming out. The explorative hardcore band is streaming two new songs over at bandcamp, also embedded right here. I am as I am not. by VEGAS. read more

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Records: SUNN O)))'s Kannon

Posted Sept. 30, 2015, 9:04 a.m.

Records: SUNN O)))'s Kannon

SUNN O))) is set to return to Southern Lord Recordings for the Dec. 4 release of new album Kannon. Following several collaborative projects with the ... read more

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Bands: Bottomfeeder forms, joins Good Fight

Posted Sept. 28, 2015, 7:03 p.m.

Bands: Bottomfeeder forms, joins Good Fight

A new Jersey City band named Bottomeeder has been formed by Benny Horowitz (The Gaslight Anthem) and members of Let Me Run, Gates, and Jaguar ... read more

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Records: New Go Deep

Posted Sept. 28, 2015, 8:27 a.m.

Records: New Go Deep

Go Deep has announced their debut full-length, Influence, is to come out onNov. 6 on 6131 Records. Formed in 2013, the band released the Counseling EP shortly ... read more

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Tours: Mondo Generator to hit the road with Peter Pan Speedrock

Posted Sept. 27, 2015, 8 p.m.

Tours: Mondo Generator to hit the road with Peter Pan Speedrock

Mondo Generator and Dutch band Peter Pan Speedrock have scheduled a US tour in the month of October. The tour marks the latter band's return ... read more

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Records: New EP form The Rentiers

Posted Sept. 27, 2015, 7:55 p.m.

Records: New EP form The Rentiers

Joel Tannenbaum (Plow Untied) project The Rentiers will release a new 7" on Nov. 17 titled Black Metal Yoga. The new EP was recorded by Seth Kauffman. read more

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MP3s: Wasted Blood premiere song off new record

Posted Sept. 26, 2015, 11:15 a.m.

MP3s: Wasted Blood premiere song off new record

Ashtabula, OH's Wasted Blood have leaked the song "Born from Regret" at Toilet Ov Hell. The song comes from their upcoming full-length, titled Void, which ... read more

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Records: Operator EP, new song

Posted Sept. 25, 2015, 8:44 p.m.

Records: Operator EP, new song

Set to release their debut EP, Puzzlephonics I, on Oct. 9, Brooklyn's Operator are streaming a new song named "Requirements." The band has several shows booked across ... read more

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MP3s: Atmosphere release "Finer Things"

Posted Sept. 25, 2015, 11 a.m.

Minneapolis hip-hop duo Atmosphere have releasedd a new single titled "Finer Things." The single, included below, features deM atlaS (also on Rhymesayers) and comes in advance of a couple reissues. Rhymesayers will be reissuing You Can’t Imagine How Much Fun We’re Having on vinyl as well as The Fun EP ... read more

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Videos: Night Birds drop video off new record

Posted Sept. 24, 2015, 9:40 p.m.

Videos: Night Birds drop video off new record

With a new record, Mutiny at Muscle Beach, coming out next month on Oct. 2 (Fat Wreck Chords), Night Birds have released a video from ... read more

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Tours: Baroness schedules winter dates

Posted Sept. 24, 2015, 8:42 p.m.

Tours: Baroness schedules winter dates

With the upcoming release of Purple set for Dec. 18, Baroness will hit the road in support of their soon to be fourth full-length. Baroness ... read more

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Tours: Gang of Four tour

Posted Sept. 24, 2015, 4:31 p.m.

Tours: Gang of Four tour

Fresh off a new record this year titled What Happens Next, their first without Jon King on vocals, Gang of Four will be touring the ... read more

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Records: New from The Saddest Landscape

Posted Sept. 24, 2015, 12:23 p.m.

Records: New from The Saddest Landscape

The Saddest Landscape is returning this fall with the new Darkness Forgives LP, dur out on Oct. 23 via Topshelf Records. It will be preceeded by ... read more

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Records: Total Abuse announce Excluded

Posted Sept. 24, 2015, 9:19 a.m.

Records: Total Abuse announce Excluded

Total Abuse, formed in 2007, will drop a new LP named Excluded next month.  Releaesd by Deranged, the new record is the band's fourth. Check ... read more

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Records: November EP from Polyon

Posted Sept. 23, 2015, 9:02 p.m.

Records: November EP from Polyon

Washington, DC trio Polyon will release a new EP this November, Blue, releasing on Nov. 13 on Funny/Not Funny Records. The 4-song EP is the ... read more

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MP3s: Driftoff (Junius/Rosetta) premieres a new song

Posted Sept. 23, 2015, 10:40 a.m.

Driftoff, a new post-hardcore band that features members of Junius and Rosetta, has unleashed the new song "Dying Light" from their debut EP, Modern Fear. The 4-song EP will be released on Oct. 30 on Science of Silence Records (US) and Golden Antenna Records (Europe). read more

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Bands: New TMBG

Posted Sept. 23, 2015, 10:03 a.m.

Bands: New TMBG

Busybody quirk rockers They Might Be Giants will release the full-length WHY? on Nov. 27 on their own Idlewild Recordings. It will be the Brooklyn band's second release ... read more

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Bands: New Face to Face coming next year on Fat

Posted Sept. 22, 2015, 9:56 p.m.

Bands: New Face to Face coming next year on Fat

Longtime punks Face to Face, who returned to activity in 2011 and released Three Chords and a Half Truth (Rise Records) in 2013 will put out a ... read more

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Records: Boris with Merzbow!

Posted Sept. 22, 2015, 9:46 p.m.

Records: Boris with Merzbow!

A new collaborative record between Boris and Merzbow, Gensho, will release on Relapse Records sometime next February. At over 150 minutes across two discs, the ... read more

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Records: New Ex-Breathers set for next month

Posted Sept. 22, 2015, 9:20 p.m.

Records: New Ex-Breathers set for next month

Tallahassee punks Ex-Breathers will release Past Tense next month on Oct. 23. The new record is to be released on Exploding In sound/Hex Records and was ... read more

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Bands: Pigs on the road

Posted Sept. 22, 2015, 10:01 a.m.

Bands: Pigs on the road

Brooklyn noise rock trio Pigs have release the song "Amateur Hour in Dick City" over at Decibel in promotion of their second LP, Wronger, set for release on ... read more

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Records: New song from Dead Ahead

Posted Sept. 21, 2015, 9:28 p.m.

Records: New song from Dead Ahead

Dead Ahead, hailing from Newburgh, NY and featuring members of Autopilot Off and With The Punches, released teaser track "Exit Letters" over at AbsolutePunk. The ... read more

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Tours: Sham 69 on the road

Posted Sept. 21, 2015, 8:20 p.m.

Tours: Sham 69 on the road

English punk icons Sham 69 on touring the US this fall, playing several dates across the country including It's Not Dead Festival in San Bernardino, ... read more

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Records: First record in 6 years from Extreme Noise Terror

Posted Sept. 17, 2015, 2:18 p.m.

Records: First record in 6 years from Extreme Noise Terror

UK punk/grind group Extreme Noise Terror will release a new self-titled record later this year, on Nov. 5, on Willowtip Records. The record is the ... read more

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Labels: Ilsa signs to Relapse

Posted Sept. 16, 2015, 3:49 p.m.

Labels: Ilsa signs to Relapse

Relapse Records has announced the signing of Washington, DC's Ilsa. The band has four full-lengths and two splits thus far via A389 Recordings. For their ... read more

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Bands: The Melvins: The Movie!

Posted Sept. 16, 2015, 3:36 p.m.

Bands: The Melvins: The Movie!

The ever vigilant Melvins are releasing a movie. Across the USA in 51 Days: The Movie! sis scheduled to release on DVD on Nov 13, ... read more

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Labels: Muncie Girls join Animal Style

Posted Sept. 15, 2015, 10:33 a.m.

Labels: Muncie Girls join Animal Style

Animal Style Records has added Exeter, UK's Muncie Girls to the label. The band first formed in 2012 and has a number of EPs to ... read more

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Bands: Mono & The Ocean split

Posted Sept. 14, 2015, 10:17 p.m.

Japan's Mono and Germany's The Ocean will release a plit album, Transcendental, on Oct. 23 on Pelagic Records. Releasing on both CD and vinyl, the split brings together two post-rock veterans who are also touring together later this year. Solstafir will open on said tour. read more

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Tours: Nots at Gonerfest, Europe

Posted Sept. 14, 2015, 9 p.m.

Tours: Nots at Gonerfest, Europe

Memphis, TN's Nots have scheduled a US tour this fall, including a stop at Gonerfest, followed by a run in Europe and the UK--which also ... read more

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Records: Ignite Is Back in 2016

Posted Sept. 14, 2015, 4:54 p.m.

Records: Ignite Is Back in 2016

Ignite will release a brand new album, A War Against You, early next year. The album will release on Century Media on Jan. 8 and ... read more

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Bands: Greys EP

Posted Sept. 12, 2015, 9:27 p.m.

Bands: Greys EP

Greys have announced a new 7" EP, Repulsion, scheduled for release on Oct. 30 on Carpark (USA) and Buzz Records (Canada). The Toronto band will be touring ... read more

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MP3s: Cold Sweats share "Waste of a Day"

Posted Sept. 12, 2015, 8:26 p.m.

MP3s: Cold Sweats share

Cold Sweats have shared the song "Waste of a Day" at The Fader, previewing the upcoming Social Coma album which releases on Nov. 6 on ... read more

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MP3s: New song from White Widows Pact

Posted Sept. 12, 2015, 7:13 p.m.

MP3s: New song from White Widows Pact

White Widows Pact just released the new song "Landlord" at Metal Injection. The song fromes from the True Will, which will be released on Oct. 16 ... read more

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Records: Martha's Sycamore reissue

Posted Sept. 11, 2015, 10:04 p.m.

Records: Martha's Sycamore reissue

Drunken Sailor Records will be reissuing the Sycamore 7" from Martha. The record was first released on Daniels Records/Odd Box/Discount Horse. Martha released a split with Benny ... read more

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Records: Sam Russo to release Greyhound Dreams

Posted Sept. 9, 2015, 8:07 p.m.

Records: Sam Russo to release Greyhound Dreams

Acoustic performer Sam Russo will release a new LP on Oct. 9 titled Greyhound Dreams. Out on Red Scare Industries, the new album will include 10 ... read more

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Bands: Inter Arma news

Posted Sept. 9, 2015, 4:41 p.m.

Bands: Inter Arma news

Inter Arma will return with a new record, their third, sometime soon to come. The band has announced they entered the studio later this month ... read more

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Bands: Dead Bars dates

Posted Sept. 9, 2015, 10:28 a.m.

Seattle punks Dead Bars have announced a few upcoming West Coast dates prior to their shows at Pre-Fest and Fest in Gainesville at the end of October. The band released two EPs last year, their self-titled 7" and a split with Sunshine State. They're working on a new full-length, hoping ... read more

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Tours: Theories to join Gehenna on the road

Posted Sept. 9, 2015, 9:26 a.m.

Tours: Theories to join Gehenna on the road

Theories have been picked to join Gehenna on their upcoming West Coast tour this fall. The band includes memberes of Samothrace, Skarp, and Book Of Black ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Lament Cityscape

Posted Sept. 8, 2015, 9:39 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Lament Cityscape

Out since Sept. 4, Scene Point Blank is this month featuring a stream from Oakland's Lament Cityscape, The Torn. The album is the duo's first ... read more

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Labels: Dune Rats join Dine Alone

Posted Sept. 7, 2015, 12:23 p.m.

Labels: Dune Rats join Dine Alone

Dine Alone Records will release the self-titled LP from Australia's Dune Rats on Sept. 4. The fuzz punk band is set to tour the US ... read more

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Videos: I Need a Dodge, Joe Strummer doc out soon

Posted Sept. 7, 2015, 11:42 a.m.

Videos: I Need a Dodge, Joe Strummer doc out soon

I Need A Dodge: Joe Strummer On The Run, a documentary chronicling the 1985-1986 self-imposed exile of Joe Strummer to Grenada will be available on ... read more

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MP3s: Slayer premieres new tune

Posted Sept. 6, 2015, 8:25 p.m.

MP3s: Slayer premieres new tune

Metal stalwarts Slayer have debuted the song "You Against You," which will be released as a limited edition 7" in January as well as on ... read more

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Bands: Shit Present EP out in October

Posted Sept. 3, 2015, 9:32 p.m.

UK label specialist Subject Records is pressing a self-titled 12" for the debut EP from Shit Present, featuring Iona Cairns (Great Cynics). The band previously released the EP digitally. The EP is due for release on Oct. 23 and the band also included members and former members of Gnarwolves, OK ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "Bye House" from Elder Abuse

Posted Sept. 2, 2015, 7:19 p.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere:

SPB is pumped to bring a new song from Winnipeg's Elder Abuse. The song, "Bye House," comes off their soon to be released split with ... read more

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Labels: Knockout Kid join Bullet Tooth

Posted Sept. 2, 2015, 12:21 p.m.

Bullet Tooth Recors has signed Chicago's Knockout Kid to the label. The "aggressive pop punk hardcore" band released their debut ICWTJD last year and toured extensively. Thei first record with Bullet Tooth will be called Manic and will be released in early 2016 and will include 12 songs. read more

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Tours: Whenskiesaregray to tour US

Posted Sept. 2, 2015, 10:53 a.m.

Tours: Whenskiesaregray to tour US

Starting tomorrow Whenskiesaregray will kick off a US tour, starting in Hammonton, NJ. The Baltimore band released a self-titled LP earlier this year (streamed by ... read more

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Records: Debut EP from Aneurysm

Posted Sept. 1, 2015, 9:22 p.m.

Records: Debut EP from Aneurysm

Aneurysm, set to release their debut EP on Friday Sept. 4 have debuted the 4-song affair, Stop This Ride, at BrooklynVegan. The band, featuring an ex-member ... read more

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MP3s: "Can't Hear" from The Slackers

Posted Sept. 1, 2015, 8:53 p.m.

The Slackers are streaming a song from their flexi 7" to be released by Rare Breed in their ongoing series that has also featured Obi Fernandez (label co-owner/Westbound Train) and Anthony Raneri (Bayside). The new song is titled "Can't Hide." Check it out here. read more

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Labels: Seven Sisters of Sleep join Relapse

Posted Sept. 1, 2015, 12:37 p.m.

Labels: Seven Sisters of Sleep join Relapse

Relapse Records has announced the signing of southern California's Seven Sisters of Sleep. The band, who has released previously with A389 and Southern Lord, will ... read more

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Records: Pentimento announce I, No Longer

Posted Aug. 31, 2015, 9:45 p.m.

Records: Pentimento announce I, No Longer

Pentimento will release a new albu, their second full-lenth, on Oct. 23. Released on Bad Timing Records the album is to be named I, No ... read more

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Records: Nervous - Duration and Delusion EP

Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 11:32 a.m.

Records: Nervous - Duration and Delusion EP

On Oct. 23 Nervous will release a new EP, Duration and Delusion. The EP from the Oakland band has six new songs and will be ... read more

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Records: Birds in Row/WAITC news

Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 11:14 a.m.

Records: Birds in Row/WAITC news

Birds In Row and WAITC have announced an upcoming split 10" coming from Throatruiner Records on Oct. 30. The EP will include 3 songs from ... read more

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Bands: Worriers back on the road, release new video

Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 11:06 a.m.

Bands: Worriers back on the road, release new video

Worriers, who released their debut LP Imaginary Life this month on Don Giovanni, will return to the road in September alongside Beach Slang and Lithuania. In ... read more

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Bands: Baroness to self-release next record

Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:24 p.m.

Bands: Baroness to self-release next record

On Dec. 18 the world will be blessed wit ha new LP from Baroness. Titled Purple, the new record will be on the band's own ... read more

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Bands: Kennedy on Hotfoot, new song debuts

Posted Aug. 27, 2015, 9:15 p.m.

Bands: Kennedy on Hotfoot, new song debuts

With a new record, The Guilty Poor, set to drop, Montreal hardcore band Kennedy have unveiled a new video for the song "Birthrite" off said ... read more

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Bands: Dead Ahead's "Cold Truth"

Posted Aug. 27, 2015, 5:36 p.m.

Bands: Dead Ahead's

Dead Ahead released the new song "Cold Truth" today at Substream, a track from their soon to be released self-titled EP on Panic State Records. ... read more

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Records: Still Alive streams Choices

Posted Aug. 27, 2015, 11:27 a.m.

Records: Still Alive streams Choices

 Jump Start Records is sharing the stream of Choices from Still Alive now via Bandcamp, where digital purchases are also available. The Cd was originally due ... read more

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Shows: Full line-up for Southwest Terror Fest 4

Posted Aug. 23, 2015, 2:07 p.m.

Shows: Full line-up for Southwest Terror Fest 4

Southwest Terror Fest Vol. 4 has announced the full line-up/schedule for the 4 day event taking place Oct. 15-18 in Tucson, AZ across three different ... read more

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Tours: Asshole Parade 20th anniversary tour

Posted Aug. 22, 2015, 1:51 p.m.

Tours: Asshole Parade 20th anniversary tour

Gainesville, FL hardcore thrash band Asshole Parade are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year with a US tour this fall. Check out the dates after ... read more

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Bands: New song from So Hideous

Posted Aug. 21, 2015, 12:40 p.m.

So Hideous released "Yesterday," the opening track on their new album set to relase in October. The New Your City post-metal band will release Laurestine on Oct. 16 on Prosthetic Records, their second LP to date. Check out the song here. read more

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Videos: The Winter Passing share a song

Posted Aug. 20, 2015, 7:54 p.m.

Videos: The Winter Passing share a song

With their debut Lp scheduled for a Sept. 18 release, Irish band The Winter Passing have posted the video to "Daisy," also included after the ... read more

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Bands: "Dawn Raiders" from Limb

Posted Aug. 20, 2015, 7:45 p.m.

Set for release on Sept. 11 on New Heavy Sounds, London band Limb have debuted new single "Dawn Raiders" from their soon to come second LP. Titled Terminal, the record also features the band's new drummer, Tom Mowforth, formerly of Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats.        read more

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Records: Blanks 77 set to return in 2016

Posted Aug. 20, 2015, 9:45 a.m.

Records: Blanks 77 set to return in 2016

Jailhouse Records has announced that a new split 12" featuring Blanks 77 and The Parasitix will release soon, tentatively in Jan. 2016. The EP features ... read more

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Records: Kevine Devine and Tigers Jaw Cure covers

Posted Aug. 20, 2015, 9:09 a.m.

Records: Kevine Devine and Tigers Jaw Cure covers

Devinyl Splits No. 3 is available now for presale and will release on Sept. 11. The new EP from bad Timing Records is a split between ... read more

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MP3s: Extinction A.D. (ex-This Is Hell) streams debut

Posted Aug. 19, 2015, 8:17 p.m.

MP3s: Extinction A.D. (ex-This Is Hell) streams debut

Extinction A.D., comprised of former This Is Hell members) is streaming Faithkiller, their debut record from Good Fight Music at Metal Injection. The record comes out this ... read more

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Videos: SPB premiere: "Crystal Lake" video from Summer Homes

Posted Aug. 19, 2015, 10:15 a.m.

Videos: SPB premiere:

Today SPB has the pleasure of debuting a song from ambient drone project Summer Homes (Daniel Radin). Titled "Crystal Lake," the video is off his new ... read more

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Tours: Author & Punisher tours

Posted Aug. 17, 2015, 8:17 p.m.

Tours: Author & Punisher tours

One man band Author & Punisher will be touring the US soon along with Muscle and Marrow. The tour kicks off on Sept. 17 and ... read more

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Bands: Crass plans free live record series

Posted Aug. 17, 2015, 3:02 p.m.

Bands: Crass plans free live record series

Anarcho-punk legends Crass will release a series of live records on Cold Spring Records. The releases will be free digitally and also for sale on ... read more

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Tours: Yob in North America

Posted Aug. 11, 2015, 2:17 p.m.

Tours: Yob in North America

Currently in Australia, Yob have announced a fall tour of North America beginniing on OCt. 22 until Nov. 21. Yob last released Clearing the Path ... read more

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Tours: Southern Lord, Western Coast

Posted Aug. 11, 2015, 2:12 p.m.

Tours: Southern Lord, Western Coast

Southern Lord Recordings' package tour consisting of Goatsnak, Black Breath, Battalion of Saints, and Obliterations, have finalized and posted dates for the tour, which runs ... read more

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MP3s: Hear The Good Life's Everybody's Coming Down

Posted Aug. 11, 2015, 11:04 a.m.

MP3s: Hear The Good Life's Everybody's Coming Down

Saddle Creek artists The Good Life are streaming their new album, Everybody's Coming Down at Stereogum (and also embedded below). The record releases on Friday August ... read more

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Labels: Slovenly: We're Loud - 90s Cassette Punk Unknowns

Posted Aug. 9, 2015, 6:26 p.m.

Labels: Slovenly: We're Loud - 90s Cassette Punk Unknowns

Slovenly and Black Gladiator are reaming up to release a double LP named We're Loud: 90s Cassette Punk Unknowns. The 33-track collection in based on ... read more

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Bands: Of Feather and Bone debut song, add dates

Posted Aug. 9, 2015, 3:44 p.m.

Bands: Of Feather and Bone debut song, add dates

Denver's Of Feather and Bone has a new song online, "Ignore Their Remorse," now streaming at New Noise Magazine. The song comes from their Sept. 18. ... read more

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Bands: Bl'ast! releases EP, working on new material

Posted Aug. 7, 2015, 12:16 p.m.

Bands: Bl'ast! releases EP, working on new material

Bl'ast!, featuring Clifford Dinsmore, Mike Neider, Joey Castillo (Queens Of The Stone Age, Danzig, Eagles Of Death Metal, Wasted Youth) and Nick Oliveri (Queens Of ... read more

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Records: Positive No riffs on Heavy Metal parking Lot in new video

Posted Aug. 7, 2015, 10:31 a.m.

Records: Positive No riffs on Heavy Metal parking Lot in new video

Richmond, VA's Positive No has released a new video for the song "Pedal Through" from their soon to release album Glossa, which releases on Sept. 18 ... read more

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Records: Funeral Sounds benefit comp

Posted Aug. 6, 2015, 4:17 p.m.

Records: Funeral Sounds benefit comp

Funeral Sounds record label has released a compilation to raise funds for Casa Ruby, an LGBTQ+ organization and safe space in Washington, D.C. Available at a ... read more

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Bands: Nevermen debut (Mike Patton related)

Posted Aug. 5, 2015, 10:43 a.m.

Bands: Nevermen debut (Mike Patton related)

The return of Faith No More doesn't mean that Mike Patton is reducing this side projects. In late October, Nevermen will release a self-titled debut. ... read more

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MP3s: New song from Iron Chic

Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 8:11 p.m.

MP3s: New song from Iron Chic

Here at SPB, we're fans of Iron Chic and that's why it's doubly exciting to hear a new song, "Ys." The song is streaming at ... read more

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MP3s: New song from Blacklisters: "I Knock Myself Out"

Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 8:04 p.m.

Blacklisters have unveiled the new song "I Knock Myself Out," a fitting title for the aggressive and confrontational nature of the song which appears on their Oct. 16 second album Adult. Releasing on Handshake, Inc. (LP) and Exploding In Sound (cassette) as well as on Smalltown America in the UK, ... read more

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Records: New from So Hideous

Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 5:56 p.m.

So Hideous will release a new album titled Laurestine on Oct. 16 via Prosthetic Records. The band's second full-length, it promises orchestral post-metal in the vein of 2013's Last Poem/First Light. Recorded at The Wild Arctic Recording Studio in Portsmouth, NH, it features tracks recorded by The First Light Orchestra, consisting now ... read more

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Records: Gaytheists and Rabbits split LP

Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 3:52 p.m.

Records: Gaytheists and Rabbits split LP

On August 21, Portland bands Gaytheist and Rabbits are pairing up for a split LP on Good to Die Records. The two bands worked collaboratively ... read more

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Splits: Final Banquets LP

Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 2:13 p.m.

Splits: Final Banquets LP

Banquets and Black Numbers have announced the band's third album and swan song Spit at the Sun, set for release on Oct. 9. Banquest last ... read more

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Bands: Stanley and the Search change name

Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 11:11 a.m.

Bands: Stanley and the Search change name

Recent Animal Style Records signees' Stanley and the Search, from Los Angeles, have formally changed their name to Home Movies. The band will release their ... read more

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Bands: Parquet Courts join Rough Trade

Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 9:16 a.m.

Bands: Parquet Courts join Rough Trade

Parquet Courts have signed a worldwide deal with label Rough Trade and will release a new EP, Monastic Living, as their first release with the ... read more

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Music News: Mike Watt's book gets ebook addendum

Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 9:02 p.m.

Mike Watt (the minutemen, The Stooges, firehose) has released an extended ebook version of his Mike Watt: On and Off Bass book released previously in 2012. The new version includes an addendum with additional perception about life on the road. The ebook will publish on August 4. All Three Rooms Press ... read more

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Labels: Don Giovanni to release Roadside Graves

Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 8:46 p.m.

Don Giovanni Records will soon release a new EP from Roadside Graves, Acne/Ears, on Sept. 4. The band's members are scattered, though they call New Jersey home. Check out a clip here. read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Crown of Thornz

Posted Aug. 3, 2015, 1:27 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Crown of Thornz

This month Scene Point Blank is excited to stream a new EP from NYHC influencers Crown of Thornz. The new 2-song EP, Nothing but Tragedy, is ... read more

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Records: Revolution Girl Style Now (with 3 new songs)

Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 3:32 p.m.

Records: Revolution Girl Style Now (with 3 new songs)

Bikini Kill demo Revolution Girl Style Now will be released on CD, vinyl, and digitally on Sept. 22 via Bikini Kill Records. The demo include 3 ... read more

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Bands: Ex-Latterman band Tender Defender debuts song

Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 10:47 a.m.

New band Tender Defender has shared teh song "Hello Dirt," recorded last December on off their yet to be titled 12" coming on Dead Broke Rekerds. The band features 3 ex-members of Latterman: Phil Douglas (Iron Chic), Mattie Jo Canino (RVIVR), and Pat Schramm (Bridge & Tunnel/Young Ladies). Listen here: ... read more

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Records: New LP from Theologian to come

Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 10:43 a.m.

Records: New LP from Theologian to come

New York's Theologian has announced their new LP, A Means By Which To Break The Surface Of The Real. On August 28 the record will ... read more

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Records: New Night Birds out soon

Posted July 29, 2015, 2:43 p.m.

Records: New Night Birds out soon

Fat Wreck Chords has announced a new LP from Night Birds out Oct. 2. The new record, titled Mutiny at Muscle Beach, is their third ... read more

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MP3s: Listen to new Deep Pockets song

Posted July 28, 2015, 10:15 p.m.

New York's Deep Pockets have posted a new song, "Nice Life," from their upcoming 7" EP on Dead Broke Rekerds. Listen to the song here: Nice Life by Deep Pockets read more

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Records: Puscifer's Money Shot

Posted July 28, 2015, 9:58 p.m.

Records: Puscifer's Money Shot

Puscifer, featuring Tool's Maynard James Keenan, has announced their third full-length, Money Shot, which drops on Oct 30 on their own Puscifer Entertainment. The record ... read more

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Records: New Kylesa this October

Posted July 28, 2015, 12:31 p.m.

Records: New Kylesa this October

Kylesa has announced Exhausting Fire, their seventh album, will release on Oct. 2 on Season of Mist. The Savannah, GA band will embark on a ... read more

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Records: New Kowloon Walled City details

Posted July 27, 2015, 4:03 p.m.

Records: New Kowloon Walled City details

Neurot Recordings will release the third album from Kowloon Walled City on October 9, the band's first record on their new label hom. Titled Grievances, ... read more

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Bands: Meat Wave release new video off upcoming record

Posted July 27, 2015, 2:31 p.m.

Bands: Meat Wave release new video off upcoming record

Recent SideOneDummy signees Meat Wave have released a video to "Delusion Moon," the title of their upcoming debut on the label, set for release on ... read more

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MP3s: Get Bent discography stream

Posted July 24, 2015, 12:01 p.m.

MP3s: Get Bent discography stream

Discography, the collected works of defunct Queens, NY band Get Bent, is now streaming. The LP includes the band's previously released catalog and one unreleased ... read more

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Labels: Phylums to release debut LP on Dirtnap

Posted July 24, 2015, 11:05 a.m.

Labels: Phylums to release debut LP on Dirtnap

Milwaukee's Phylums are set to release Phylum Phyloid on August 7 (digital) and August 14 (vinyl) courtesy of Dirtnap Records. The band includes members of Goodnight ... read more

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MP3s: New Trenchfoot now streaming

Posted July 22, 2015, 9:57 a.m.

MP3s: New Trenchfoot now streaming

At the Mercy of Circumstance, the debut LP form New York's Trenchfoot, is now streaming online. Released on Glory Kid, the record is available now digitally ... read more

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Labels: Mayfly signs Keep

Posted July 21, 2015, 4:17 p.m.

Labels: Mayfly signs Keep

Shoegazers Keep, from Richmond, VA, have signed to Mayfly Records. The band, who self-released Hypnosis for Sleep last year, will release a new album titled Psychorama ... read more

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Tours: Timeshares on the road again

Posted July 21, 2015, 10:57 a.m.

Tours: Timeshares on the road again

New York's Timeshares have announced a summer tour in support of Already Dead, released earlier this year via SideOneDummy Records. The tour will start on August ... read more

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Records: The Sword release date

Posted July 19, 2015, 9:26 a.m.

Records: The Sword release date

The Sword have announced an August 21 release date for new reocrd, Apocryphon, their fourth overall. The new record will be released on Razor & Tie and was ... read more

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Labels: The Legendary Shack Shakers join AT

Posted July 18, 2015, 12:57 p.m.

Labels: The Legendary Shack Shakers join AT

The Legendary Shack Shakers have joined Alternative Tentacles for their upcoming album, titled The Southern Surreal. The record is their first in five years and ... read more

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Records: Listen to the New In Defence Full-Length

Posted July 18, 2015, 10:39 a.m.

Records: Listen to the New In Defence Full-Length

In Defence are streaming their new LP Don't Fuck With The Dungeon Master at Decibel Magazine.2015 is a busy year for the group, who will ... read more

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Bands: Ringworm to tour on Justice Replaced by Revenge

Posted July 16, 2015, 2:08 p.m.

Bands: Ringworm to tour on Justice Replaced by Revenge

Cleveland's Ringrowm will be touring in support of the 10th anniversary to their 2005 reecord Justice Replaced By Revenge, playing the record in its entrietly. ... read more

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MP3s: Bad Timing Summer Sampler

Posted July 15, 2015, 4:21 p.m.

MP3s: Bad Timing Summer Sampler

Bad Timing Records have launced their 2015 Summer Sampler, available for download or stream. The sampler is a name your price with all proceeds to ... read more

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Records: Gnaw Their Tongues: Abyss of Longing Throats

Posted July 15, 2015, 3:45 p.m.

Records: Gnaw Their Tongues: Abyss of Longing Throats

Gnaw Their Tonges has set a release date of August 7 for the upcoming Abyss of Longing Throats, their first new album in roughly three ... read more

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MP3s: Free Magic Bullet sampler

Posted July 15, 2015, 2:03 p.m.

MP3s: Free Magic Bullet sampler

Magic Bullet Records is offering a downloadable label sampler with new songs from Sweet Cobra, Meatwound, Harmonic Cross, and Bleach Everything. The sampler is available ... read more

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MP3s: Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room's Party Adjacent

Posted July 15, 2015, 10:51 a.m.

MP3s: Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room's Party Adjacent

Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room are streaming new LP Party Adjacent, due for release on Friday July 17 on Asian Man Records/Xtra Mile Recordings. The ... read more

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Tours: Thee Oh Sees fall tour

Posted July 15, 2015, 10:05 a.m.

Tours: Thee Oh Sees fall tour

The always active Thee Thee Oh Sees will be touring the US this fall, running from California to Brooklyn and back again. The band is ... read more

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Tours: La Dispute November dates

Posted July 13, 2015, 8:33 p.m.

Tours: La Dispute November dates

La Dispute, who last released Rooms of the House on Better Living in 2014, have announced a set at this year's Fun Fun Fun Festival ... read more

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Records: Self Destructo to release You Know Who

Posted July 13, 2015, 8:17 p.m.

Records: Self Destructo to release You Know Who

You Know Who is greaing up for a new release on Oct. 13. The metal/punk crossover act from southern California are readying their new recordfor ... read more

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Records: Joey Cape announces Stitch Puppy

Posted July 11, 2015, 1:10 p.m.

Records: Joey Cape announces Stitch Puppy

Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape has announced a new solo album, Stitch Puppy, his first solo effort in nearly five years. The record, self described as exploring ... read more

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Records: Pigs are back

Posted July 10, 2015, 9:19 a.m.

Records: Pigs are back

Pigs, featuring Dave Curran (Unsane), Jim Paradise (Player’s Club, Freshkills), and producer Andrew Schneider (Cave In, Converge, Unsane) have announced their sophomore album Wronger. The new ... read more

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Labels: Of Feather and Bone join Good Fight

Posted July 9, 2015, 4:09 p.m.

Denver hardcore trio Of Feather and Bone have joined Good Fight Music. The band, who will be touring this August with Axis and Old Wounds, will release their debut on Sept. 18, titling it Embrace the Wretched Flesh. Check out a teaser video here: read more

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Labels: New from Jade Tree: Socialite

Posted July 9, 2015, 3:55 p.m.

Labels: New from Jade Tree: Socialite

Jade Tree Records will soon release a new 7" from Socialite. The 5 song EP is titled I See You/I Don't Care and comes out ... read more

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Records: New from Steady Hands

Posted July 9, 2015, 2:54 p.m.

Records: New from Steady Hands

Steady Hands have released the song "Tropical Depression," the title track off their July 28 EP of the same name, being released on Lame-O Records. ... read more

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Bands: Forced Order join Life & Death tour

Posted July 9, 2015, 2:16 p.m.

Bands: Forced Order join Life & Death tour

Southern California's Forced Order will be joining the Life & Death tour in support of Terror, Bane, Turnstile, and Heavy Chains this August. The band, who ... read more

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Records: SPB premiere: Hear Power's Heavy Muscle EP

Posted July 9, 2015, 11:48 a.m.

Records: SPB premiere: Hear Power's Heavy Muscle EP

In stores and open for order, Scene Point Blank is hosting a full streaming debut of Bremerton, WA band Power's new EP Heavy Muscle. Pulling ... read more

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Bands: Coheed and Cambria announce new album

Posted July 8, 2015, 11:47 a.m.

Bands: Coheed and Cambria announce new album

Coheed and Cambria have announced their new record, titled The Color Before the Sun, will release on Oct. 9 via 300 Entertainment. The record is ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Spraynard's Mable

Posted July 8, 2015, 11:31 a.m.

MP3s: Stream Spraynard's Mable

Out on Friday, the new LP from Spraynad is streaming now. Mable is to be released on Jade Tree after the band's first two LPs were ... read more

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Bands: Ignite stick with Century Media, promise new record

Posted July 7, 2015, 9:48 p.m.

Bands: Ignite stick with Century Media, promise new record

Ignite have renew ties with Century Media Records and announced plans for an as-yest untitled album late this year. The new record was made with ... read more

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Records: Dark Palms leak a new song

Posted July 7, 2015, 9:09 p.m.

Olympia, WA's Dark Pals have released the song "Ghost Horse," half of the upcoming 7" of the same name, due for release on August 4 via Rock Therapy Records. Check it out here:   read more

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MP3s: Give Praise July Sampler

Posted July 7, 2015, 8:40 p.m.

MP3s: Give Praise July Sampler

Give Praise Records has released a digial July Sampler for free download. The 20 song compilation includes various material from the labe such as Suffering ... read more

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MP3s: New Red Dons song

Posted July 7, 2015, 4:06 p.m.

MP3s: New Red Dons song

Taken By Surprise Records have debuted the "The Good Disciple" off a new Red Dons LP, The Dead Hand of Tradition, their third full-length and first in ... read more

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Tours: Napalm Death's Deathcrusher Tour

Posted July 7, 2015, 11:02 a.m.

Tours: Napalm Death's Deathcrusher Tour

Napalm Death will set out later this year on the Deathcrusher Tour package along with Carcass, Obituary, Voivod, and Herod across Europe. The band, who ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Wonk Unit

Posted July 6, 2015, 6:16 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Wonk Unit

Scene Point Blank is please to present a new monthly stream, the soon to release Feel the Wonkness from the UK's Wonk Unit. The record, which ... read more

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MP3s: Take This to Heart and Mayflower Collective summer sampler

Posted July 6, 2015, 3:37 p.m.

MP3s: Take This to Heart and Mayflower Collective summer sampler

Take This To Heart Records and Mayflower Collect have paried up for a 16 song sampler of 2015 music including tracks from Traditions, No Tide, ... read more

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Labels: Axis join Good Fight

Posted July 3, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Labels: Axis join Good Fight

Florida's Axis has signed with Good Fight Music for the release of their debut on Sept. 4. The DIY hardcore band's debut will be titled Show ... read more

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Records: Foxfires full-length in fall

Posted July 3, 2015, 9:06 a.m.

Records: Foxfires full-length in fall

Foxfires have finished recording their debut LP and will release it on 12" and digitally this October via Escapist Records. The album, Pinetum, will be ... read more

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Bands: IIVII makes debut

Posted July 3, 2015, 8:59 a.m.

Bands: IIVII makes debut

On Sept. 4, Josh Graham (Red Sparowes, Battle of Mice, A Storm of Light) will release a new solo effort titled IIVII. WIth an ambient/sci-fi ... read more

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Labels: Big|Brave sign to Southern Lord

Posted July 2, 2015, 4:39 p.m.

Labels: Big|Brave sign to Southern Lord

Montreal three-pice Big|Brave have signed with Southern Lord Recordingsand will release a new record this summer. Recorded with Efrim Menuck (Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Thee ... read more

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Labels: Safe to Say SideOneDummy

Posted July 2, 2015, 3:09 p.m.

Labels: Safe to Say SideOneDummy

Safe to Say, a Toronto based emotive post-hardcore group, have signed with SideOneDummy for the release of their upcoming Hiding Games EP. The new EP ... read more

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MP3s: "Slow Train Coming" from Power

Posted July 2, 2015, 11:31 a.m.

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Power have released a new song, "Slow Train Coming," from their soon to release EP Heavy Muscle. The Bremerton, WA band will drop a new ... read more

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Bands: D4 gets Surly

Posted July 1, 2015, 8:25 p.m.

Bands: D4 gets Surly

Surly brewing of Minneapolis will brew a special one-off beer for this year's annual D4th of July party at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis. ... read more

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Labels: Bloodshot signs The Yawpers

Posted July 1, 2015, 7:09 p.m.

Labels: Bloodshot signs The Yawpers

The Yawpers have inked to Bloodshot Records for a release in late 2015.As described by the label, the Denver band "might recall edges of the ... read more

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Bands: The Skulx record

Posted July 1, 2015, 12:43 p.m.

Ohio band The Skulx have recorded a record for release later this year, with label andlbum info still to come. The band includes a number of familiar faces, such as members of Foxy Shazam, Cadaver Dogs, Slash & The Conspirators, Bad Rabbits,  and Larry and His Flask. read more

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Records: The Wonder Years premiere video

Posted June 30, 2015, 2:24 p.m.

Records: The Wonder Years premiere video

The Wonder Years have released a video for "Cardinals" form their soon to release fifth studio album, No Closer to Heaven. The new record was recorded ... read more

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Shows: No Use and Friends at Fat Wrecked 25

Posted June 30, 2015, 12:21 p.m.

Shows: No Use and Friends at Fat Wrecked 25

Fat Wreck Chords, who are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year with a nationwide tour and a blowout show in San Francisco from August 21-23, have ... read more

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Records: Preorder new The Helm

Posted June 29, 2015, 10:32 a.m.

Records: Preorder new The Helm

The Helm have announced Symptoms Come to Light, with pre-orders available now. Recorded with Tad Doyle at Witch Ape Studio (YOB, Heiress, Brothers of the Sonic ... read more

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Records: Cattle Decapitation releasing new record

Posted June 28, 2015, 8:21 p.m.

Records: Cattle Decapitation releasing new record

Cattle Decapitation, who released Monolith of Inhumanity in 2012, have announced the follow-up release, The Anthropocene Extinction, due this August. Set to release August 7 via ... read more

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Videos: The Good Life release new song and add dates

Posted June 25, 2015, 11:15 a.m.

Videos: The Good Life release new song and add dates

With a new album, Everybody's Coming Down, set to release on August 14, The Good Life have debuted "The Troubadour's Green Room," included below. The ... read more

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Records: All Dogs trailer for new album

Posted June 24, 2015, 9:33 p.m.

Records: All Dogs trailer for new album

All Dogs have released a trailer for their upcoming debut, Kicking Every Day, which releases on August 28 via Salinas Records. The Columbus, OH band ... read more

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Records: New Motörhead this August

Posted June 23, 2015, 10:02 p.m.

Records: New Motörhead this August

On August 28, Motörhead will release the new 13 song album Bad Magic. The band, celebrating their 40th year, will also embark on a world ... read more

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Bands: Hear rare Sunn 0))), catch them on European tour

Posted June 23, 2015, 6:40 p.m.

Bands: Hear rare Sunn 0))), catch them on European tour

SUNN O))) are releasing live archives via their Bandcamp page, ranging from 2002 to 2015 live performances. In addition, the band will see vinyl reissues of Black ... read more

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Bands: Boysetsfire's Nathan Gray solo EP

Posted June 23, 2015, 6:26 p.m.

Bands: Boysetsfire's Nathan Gray solo EP

Nathan Gray, known for his work with Boysetsfire, will release a debut solo EP this August 21 titled NTHN GRY via Good Fight Music. A new ... read more

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Records: Jad Fair and Jason Willett announce new material

Posted June 23, 2015, 11:57 a.m.

Records: Jad Fair and Jason Willett announce new material

After last year's reformation of Half Japanese, Jad Fair & Jason Willett of the band have announced a new album in 2015 as a duo. ... read more

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Shows: It's Not Dead Festival

Posted June 19, 2015, 3:03 p.m.

Shows: It's Not Dead Festival

On Oct. 10, The It's Not Dead Festival will hit San Bernadino, CA, at the San Manuel Ampitheater Festival Grounds. The festival is a punk ... read more

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Shows: Schedule for Pitchfork 10

Posted June 19, 2015, 2:26 p.m.

Shows: Schedule for Pitchfork 10

The full schedule is now posted for the 10th annual Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park in Chicago, taking place July 17-19. Check below for ... read more

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Bands: New from RSE

Posted June 19, 2015, 12:36 p.m.

Bands: New from RSE

Rhymesayers will release a limited edition 12" in late July featuring Grimace Federation in collaboration with Aesop Rock. The Philadelphia group "creates a symphonic, cinematic, and immense ... read more

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MP3s: Hear a teaser track from Locrian

Posted June 19, 2015, 10:58 a.m.

MP3s: Hear a teaser track from Locrian

Locrian have debuted the song "Heavy Water" from their soon to release Infinite Dissolution, due out July 24. The new album was recorded at Electrical ... read more

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Tours: Where My Bones Rest Easy West Coast tour

Posted June 19, 2015, 9:21 a.m.

Tours: Where My Bones Rest Easy West Coast tour

Where My Bones Rest Easy, who debuted "Snuffbox" from their new release, Exercises in Futility, will be tour the US West Coast following the new ... read more

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Labels: Wrong sign to Relapse

Posted June 17, 2015, 12:42 p.m.

Labels: Wrong sign to Relapse

Miami's Wrong have joined Relapse Records and will enter the studio this August to record their debut full-length for the label. The band was formed ... read more

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Videos: Stray Cats on DVD

Posted June 17, 2015, 12:21 p.m.

Videos: Stray Cats on DVD

1980s neo-rockabilly masters Stray Cats will release Live At Rockpalast on DVD/CD on July 7. The DVD and companions CDs include their live sets at Rockpalast ... read more

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Tours: Catch 22 onstage for first time in 3 years

Posted June 17, 2015, 10:45 a.m.

Tours: Catch 22 onstage for first time in 3 years

Catch 22, ska punks from New Jersey, have announced a short tour--their first in three years. The band will be playing Amnesita Rockfest in Montebello, ... read more

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Records: Pass Away debut

Posted June 16, 2015, 4:22 p.m.

Records: Pass Away debut

Pass Away, formed last winter and comprised of Mike Ireland and Kellen Robson (I Am the Avalanche) and Eric Fairchild (Crime in Stereo), will release ... read more

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Shows: Don't Call It a Fest 2015

Posted June 16, 2015, 3:25 p.m.

Shows: Don't Call It a Fest 2015

Taking place on Saturday sept. 12 at the Tangent Gallery in Detroit, Don't Call It A Fest has unveiled their line-up for the year. The ... read more

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MP3s: New Blistered coming soon

Posted June 16, 2015, 12:25 p.m.

MP3s: New Blistered coming soon

Florida's Blistered have unveiled "Lash," embedded below, unto the masses. The new song comes off their new album on 6131 Records titled The Poison of ... read more

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MP3s: Check out Shooting Guns' Barnburner EP

Posted June 16, 2015, 11:16 a.m.

MP3s: Check out Shooting Guns' Barnburner EP

Shooting Guns' EP Barnburner, also the soundtrack to the movie Wolfcop, is now streaming at Exclaim. Saskatoon, SK, sextet will release the EP on 7" on July ... read more

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Videos: Punks in Vegas debut 3 new Frank Turner songs

Posted June 16, 2015, 10:54 a.m.

Videos: Punks in Vegas debut 3 new Frank Turner songs

Punks in Vegas is now playing 3 new Frank Turner tracks, acoustic, off his upcoming new record. Turner recorded "Josephine," "Love Forty Down," and "Glorious You" ... read more

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Records: New Slayer

Posted June 15, 2015, 7:25 p.m.

Records: New Slayer

Slayer have announced the release of their next album, Repentless, due out Sept. 11 via Nuclear Blast. In addition to a regular edition the band ... read more

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Site News: Win Bad Cop/Bad Cop Swag!

Posted June 15, 2015, 6:04 p.m.

Site News: Win Bad Cop/Bad Cop Swag!

SPB has teamed up with Fat Wreck Chords to offer a prize package related to this month's stream of Not Sorry from Bad Cop/Bad Cop. Check out ... read more

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Videos: NOFX's Backstage Passport 2

Posted June 15, 2015, 5:24 p.m.

Videos: NOFX's Backstage Passport 2

NOFX has announced the release of documentary TV series Backstage Passport 2, which follows the band as they attempt to make up shows in their ... read more

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Bands: Knola debut

Posted June 15, 2015, 2:10 p.m.

In a new side project, members of Xerxes, William Bonney, The Exploration, Midwest Pen Pals, Merchant Ships, and other Midwest emo/screamo acts have joined forces for a new EP on Skeletal Lightning. The band, featuring four members from four states will release The Black Beach on 12" on July 14. The band ... read more

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Records: Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats return in September

Posted June 15, 2015, 11:16 a.m.

Records: Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats return in September

Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats will release The Night Creeper, their fourth full-length studio record, come sept. 4 on Rise Above Records. “The idea is ... read more

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MP3s: Old Wounds release a new song

Posted June 14, 2015, 4:03 p.m.

MP3s: Old Wounds release a new song

Old Wounds have got a new song online, "Son of No One, embedded below. The band is releasing a new album on Good Fight Music ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Bad Cop/Bad Cop

Posted June 12, 2015, 8:26 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Bad Cop/Bad Cop

For our featured stream this month, we've got the brand new Not Sorry, Bad Cop/Bad Cop's first full-length. The record was produced by Fat Mike ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "I Killed (A Man)" from Bloom Offering

Posted June 11, 2015, 11:03 a.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere:

Today Scene Point Blank is excited to premiere a brand new song from Bloom Offering, off the Nicole Carr project's new album Death Bed. The ... read more

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Tours: Terror: The Life & Death Tour 2015

Posted June 9, 2015, 4:36 p.m.

Tours: Terror: The Life & Death Tour 2015

Currently finishing up a tour with The Story So Far and Four Year Strong, Terror have announced the headlining August Life & Death Tour which ... read more

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Records: New Ghost in August

Posted June 9, 2015, 1:15 p.m.

Records: New Ghost in August

Ghost will release their third album, Meliora, on August 21 on Loma Vista Recordings. The Swedish band, who released Infestissumam in 2013, have also unveiled a ... read more

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Bands: Soda Bomb premiere track, announce tour

Posted June 8, 2015, 5:56 p.m.

Bands: Soda Bomb premiere track, announce tour

Long Island, NY band Soda Bomb will be on tour later this summer alongside with Spraynard and The World Is A Beautiful Place & I ... read more

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Records: Pentimento announce July 7-inch

Posted June 8, 2015, 5:08 p.m.

Records: Pentimento announce July 7-inch

Pentimento will release the new Stuck Foever 7" this July on Bad Timing Records. The two song single releases officially on July 10, preluding their ... read more

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Labels: Light Years sign to Rude Records

Posted June 8, 2015, 2:40 p.m.

Labels: Light Years sign to Rude Records

After releasing their debut with Paper + Plastick, Cleveland's Light Years have signed to Rude Records for the release of their second full-length, scheduled for ... read more

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Tours: Blood & Ink label tour

Posted June 8, 2015, 1:54 p.m.

Tours: Blood & Ink label tour

This summer Strengthen What Remains, Comrades, Household, and Converyor will hit the road together in Blood & Ikn's first label package tour. Hitting the Midwest ... read more

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Tours: Total Control hit the US

Posted June 8, 2015, 1:09 p.m.

In August Australia's Total Control will hit the US for a tour of the country. The band released their second album, Typical System, last year to critical acclaim on Iron Lung Records. read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "Snuffbox" from Where My Bones Rest Easy

Posted June 8, 2015, 12:05 p.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere:

Where My Bones Rest Easy out of Seattle are releasing the new Exercises in Futility later this month, on June 23, and SPB is pleased to ... read more

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Records: New Great American Ghost comes out next month

Posted June 7, 2015, 1:21 p.m.

Records: New Great American Ghost comes out next month

Great American Ghost will release the new Everyone Leaves on July 10. The album, their debut, releases via Good Fight Music and was recorded, mixed, and ... read more

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Records: New In Defence out now

Posted June 5, 2015, 10:03 p.m.

Records: New In Defence out now

In Defence have released their fourth album, Don't Fuck With The Dungeon Master. The 11 song release will be followed by a US tour later ... read more

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MP3s: Oso Oso's latest now streaming

Posted June 5, 2015, 1:47 p.m.

MP3s: Oso Oso's latest now streaming

Culture Collide is stsreaming the latest from Oso Oso, the mouthful of a title Real Stories of True People, Who Kind of Looked Like Monsters, to be ... read more

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Labels: New Fat comp later this year

Posted June 4, 2015, 6:02 p.m.

Labels: New Fat comp later this year

Fat Wreck Chords will release a label compilation Fat Music Vol. 8: Going Nowhere Fat, their 8th label sampler in a line that has featured ... read more

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Shows: Fat Wrecked 25

Posted June 4, 2015, 12:50 p.m.

Shows: Fat Wrecked 25

Fat Wreck Chords, celebrating 25 years of longetiy in 2015, have announ ced more details about their summer San Francisco anniversary spectacular as well as ... read more

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Bands: Pinkish Black complete 3rd album

Posted June 4, 2015, 10:36 a.m.

Bands: Pinkish Black complete 3rd album

Pinkish Black have completed studio work on their forthcoming third full-length, which will be released this fall on Relapse Records. The Fort Worth, TX band ... read more

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Records: Royal Headache back with High

Posted June 4, 2015, 10:07 a.m.

Records: Royal Headache back with High

Royal Headache will release a new album titled High this August. Releasing on 21 via What's Your Rupture?, the record follows their 2001 self-titled debut. The title track ... read more

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MP3s: Tidemouth debuts "Sunlight Sonata"

Posted June 3, 2015, 9:11 p.m.

MP3s: Tidemouth debuts

LA punk ban Tidemouth have released the song "Sunlight Sonata" from their upcoming Velvet and Stone, set for release on June 9 via Meltov Records. ... read more

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Labels: The Jesus & Mary Chain - Live at Barrowlands

Posted June 3, 2015, 5:45 p.m.

On July 31, Demon Records will release Live at Barrowlands, a new 10"+LP+Cd package of the band's homecoming show at Glashow's Barrowlands, recorded last November. The release is timed to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their Psychocandy debut and will also come in a deluxe edition with a 40 page bookand ... read more

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Records: The Blind Shake in Live in San Francisco series

Posted June 3, 2015, 4:32 p.m.

Records: The Blind Shake in Live in San Francisco series

Minneapolis trio The Blind Shake, who released the Fly Right EP earlier this year in addition to a collaboration with John Reis (Rocket From the Crypt), have ... read more

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Labels: Escapist take on Purgatory

Posted June 3, 2015, 1:03 p.m.

Labels: Escapist take on Purgatory

Nebraska's Purgatory, a five-piece metal-influenced hardcore group, will release a new 7" and digital EP on Escapist Records this fall. The band formed in 2011 ... read more

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Tours: Dan Andriano & Jeff Rosenstock touring

Posted June 1, 2015, 2:47 p.m.

Tours: Dan Andriano & Jeff Rosenstock touring

Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio) and Jeff Rosenstock (ex-Bomb the  Music Industry!), who teamed up on Andriano's upcoming new The Emergency Room record, will now co-headline ... read more

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MP3s: Free Mixtapes comp and rarities from Paper + Plastick

Posted June 1, 2015, 1:40 p.m.

MP3s: Free Mixtapes comp and rarities from Paper + Plastick

Ohio's Mixtapes, currently on hiatus, are offering the free rarities compilation These Are Us for free download via Paper + Plastik. "I was at Eric's house ... read more

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Records: Get ready for new Method Man

Posted June 1, 2015, 12:27 p.m.

Records: Get ready for new Method Man

Wu-Tang alumnus and actor Method Mad has announced The Meth Lab, a new album set for August 21 release via Hanz on Music/Tommy Boy Entertainment. ... read more

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Records: Hope Drone premieres new song

Posted June 1, 2015, 11:54 a.m.

Records: Hope Drone premieres new song

Hope Drone has posted a trailer for their debut on Relapse Records, which is due this July. Check out "Every End Is Fated In Its Beginning" ... read more

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MP3s: Hear Rebuilder's new one

Posted May 30, 2015, 5:32 p.m.

MP3s: Hear Rebuilder's new one

Rebuilder are streaming their new album, Rock & Roll In America at Substream Magazine. The 11 song record is the Boston band's first full-length and ... read more

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Shows: Riot Fest Toronto 2015

Posted May 30, 2015, 11:15 a.m.

Shows: Riot Fest Toronto 2015

Taking place Sept. 19-20, Riot Fest Toronto has announced Wave 1 of its acts, including Wu-Tang Clan, Rancid, Motörhead, GWAR, Frank Turner, Babes in Toyland, ... read more

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Records: Monkey's Bananarchy on vinyl

Posted May 28, 2015, 4:55 p.m.

Records: Monkey's Bananarchy on vinyl

Monkey have announced a vinyl release party for their record Bananarchy, streaming at SPB here. The record version comes out on Juner 13 with Sweet HayaH ... read more

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Tours: Babes in Toyland on tour

Posted May 28, 2015, 12:02 p.m.

Tours: Babes in Toyland on tour

The reformed Babes in Toyland, now on tour in the UK, have announced a US/Canada tour later this summer. After playing Rock the Garden festival ... read more

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Records: New from The Good Life

Posted May 28, 2015, 9:42 a.m.

Records: New from The Good Life

On August 14 The Good Life returns with new LP Everybody's Coming Down, their first album in 8 years. To be released on Saddle Creek,it ... read more

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Bands: New record from The Hussy

Posted May 28, 2015, 9:24 a.m.

Bands: New record from The Hussy

Madison, Wisconsin's psych-punk duo The Hussy will release a new album on June 30, Galore, to be released on Southpaw Records. The band, who released ... read more

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Tours: 7 Seconds and the Briggs touring

Posted May 27, 2015, 12:20 p.m.

Tours: 7 Seconds and the Briggs touring

The Briggs, who returned to activity with a new EP this month, have announced a West Coast tour with 7 Seconds. Dates are includes below, ... read more

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Records: New Worriers, produced by Laura Jane Grace, this August

Posted May 27, 2015, 11:15 a.m.

Records: New Worriers, produced by Laura Jane Grace, this August

On August 7, Worriers will released Imaginary Life, their official debut full-length on Don Giovanni Records. Recorded with Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!, it ... read more

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Tours: Neurosis plans extensive US tour

Posted May 27, 2015, 10:51 a.m.

Tours: Neurosis plans extensive US tour

Neurosis have scheduled a North American tour hitting many cities they have not played in the past several years, kicking thing soff in Lawrence, KS ... read more

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Splits: Poison Idea goes on hiatus

Posted May 27, 2015, 9:13 a.m.

Splits: Poison Idea goes on hiatus

The longrunning hardcore band Poison Idea has canceled their upcoming tur and announced an indefinite hiatus, just after the completion of a European tour. The ... read more

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Shows: Apex Fest VI: Apocalyptic Music Festival

Posted May 26, 2015, 8:27 p.m.

Shows: Apex Fest VI: Apocalyptic Music Festival

APEX FEST VI: Apocalyptic Music Festival, a 3-day festival in New York that pairs with 3 mini-tours, is set to take place on the first ... read more

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Records: New Enabler 7-inch this June

Posted May 26, 2015, 8 p.m.

Records: New Enabler 7-inch this June

Enabler will soon release a new 7", By Demons Denied, which releases digitally as well as physically next month. The A-side will be featured on ... read more

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Labels: Cross Me is new B9 signee

Posted May 26, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

Labels: Cross Me is new B9 signee

Bridge Nine Records has announced that Cross me has joined their roster and will soon head into the studio with Enabler's Shane Hochstetler to record ... read more

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Records: Fuck the Facts announce Desire Will Rot

Posted May 26, 2015, 1:27 p.m.

Records: Fuck the Facts announce Desire Will Rot

Fuck the Facts will release a new LP. Titled Desire Will Rot will release on Aug. 25 via Noise Salvation. read more

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Records: SPB premiere: Hear Breaking Tradition's Vanity EP

Posted May 26, 2015, 9:58 a.m.

Records: SPB premiere: Hear Breaking Tradition's Vanity EP

Freshly released, Scene Point Blank is pleased to present Vanity, a new EP from National Park, NJ's Breaking Tradition. The EP officially hits shelves today ... read more

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Tours: Napalm Death US festivals and Europe

Posted May 24, 2015, 11:22 a.m.

Tours: Napalm Death US festivals and Europe

Fresh off their 15th studio album, Apex Predator - Easy Meat, released earlier this year, Napalm Death have announced a European tour this fall. They ... read more

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Labels: Mossbreaker join Glory Kid

Posted May 24, 2015, 10:56 a.m.

Labels: Mossbreaker join Glory Kid

Los Angeles post-hardcore/space rockers Mossbreaker have joined with Glory Kid for the release of their EP, Transmission. First self-released by the band in digital format, Glory Kid ... read more

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Bands: Sonic Poison hardcore band

Posted May 23, 2015, 9:13 a.m.

Bands: Sonic Poison hardcore band

A new project promising hardcore "the old fashioned way with no gimmicks," Sonic Poison, has announced their debut EP. Compbrised of members of Sheer Terror, ... read more

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MP3s: Premiere: "Rings" from Red Wood

Posted May 22, 2015, 8:58 a.m.

MP3s: Premiere:

Today Scene Point Blank is excite to premiere "Rings" off the upcoming EP from California's Red Wood. The song will be featured on the post-punk ... read more

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Videos: Hemingway premiere new video

Posted May 21, 2015, 3:01 p.m.

Videos: Hemingway premiere new video

Hemingway, who did us the honor of premiering their Jawbreaker cover "Ashtray Monument," have premiered a video for "Over the Phone," a new song from ... read more

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Records: Locrian preps Infinite Dissolution for July

Posted May 21, 2015, 1:22 p.m.

Records: Locrian preps Infinite Dissolution for July

Locrian have wrapped up recording for their latest full-length, Infinite Dissolution, set for release on July 24 on Relapse Records. The Chicago-formed band is celebrating ... read more

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MP3s: New Refused song raises funds for Nepal

Posted May 21, 2015, 11:57 a.m.

Refused are offering a pay-what-you-wish download via Generous to raise funds for Nepal earthquake victims via the link below. The re-formed post-hardcore hand launched the new song in joint effort with Tender Loving Empire and Laughing Planet to benefit The American Red Cross and Save The Children. Download new Refused ... read more

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Records: Ma Jolie EP

Posted May 20, 2015, 3:21 p.m.

Records: Ma Jolie EP

Ma Jolie will release a new EP titled Jetpack Mailman on June 16 on A-F Records. The new 4-songer will be complemented by a tour ... read more

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Records: New Spraynard announced

Posted May 20, 2015, 3:10 p.m.

Records: New Spraynard announced

Spraynard will release a new album, Mable, on July 10 on Jade Tree Records. The band, who released the Bench 7" yesterday on the same ... read more

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Shows: Fest 14 adds Modern Life Is War, Smoke or Fire, more

Posted May 19, 2015, 10:08 a.m.

Shows: Fest 14 adds Modern Life Is War, Smoke or Fire, more

The Fest 14, taking place in Gainesville, FL from OCt. 30-Nov. 1, has announced another wave of bands including Modern Life Is War, Smoke Or ... read more

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Bands: The Appleseed Cast tour and reissue

Posted May 18, 2015, 1:02 p.m.

Bands: The Appleseed Cast tour and reissue

The Appleseed Cast have summer news including a reissue of 2000's Mare Vitalis on double LP (Graveface Records) and a North American tour. The re-issue ... read more

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Records: New Mountain Club EP

Posted May 16, 2015, 2:44 p.m.

Detroit's Mountain Club will soon release a new EP titled Time Waits for No One on Save Your Generation Records. The new 6-song release was recorded in Detroit with Colin Birkett at the helm. The song "Ocean Floor" is now available online. Ocean Floor by Mountain Club read more

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Tours: Dean Ween Group on Each Coast tour

Posted May 16, 2015, 10:01 a.m.

Tours: Dean Ween Group on Each Coast tour

The Dean Ween Group, a Dean Ween led project that features members of the Ween live band, including Dave Dreiwitz (bass), Claude Coleman (drums), Glenn ... read more

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Records: Watertank set to release second LP

Posted May 15, 2015, 4:12 p.m.

Records: Watertank set to release second LP

Solar Flare Records, out of France, has announced it will release Destination Unknown, the second LP from Nantes' Watertank. The 9 song record from the ... read more

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Bands: Joy Division reissues

Posted May 15, 2015, 11:37 a.m.

Bands: Joy Division reissues

With Love Will Tear Us Apart turning 35 this year, Rhino Records is re-issuing Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures (1979) and Closer (1980) on June 29, followed by Still (1981) ... read more

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Labels: Pears sign with Fat

Posted May 15, 2015, 10:40 a.m.

Labels: Pears sign with Fat

New Orleans punks Pears have signed to Fat Wreck Chords, who will re-release 2014's Go To Prison on July 24. The label promises new material in ... read more

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Labels: Escapist at 10: special 7-inch release

Posted May 14, 2015, 2:03 p.m.

Labels: Escapist at 10: special 7-inch release

Turning 10 years old this year, Escapist Records has announced a limited edition 7” between Reverse The Curse and My Mouth Is the Speaker. The EP ... read more

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Records: Crucial Dudes and Hisdayhascome split

Posted May 14, 2015, 1:37 p.m.

Records: Crucial Dudes and Hisdayhascome split

Crucial Dudes and Hisdayhascome will release a split 7" on Jump Start Records later this summer. The record was recorded in 2011 and has been ... read more

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MP3s: Alt Press streams new Bad Cop/Bad Cop song

Posted May 13, 2015, 12:32 p.m.

MP3s: Alt Press streams new Bad Cop/Bad Cop song

Bad Cop/Bad Cop has debuted “Nightmare” from their soon to be released debut Not Sorry. The album will be released on June 16 on Fat ... read more

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Records: The Fall to release 31st album

Posted May 13, 2015, 11:11 a.m.

Records: The Fall to release 31st album

On June 9, long running UK band The Fall will release Sub-Lingual Tablet, the 31st overall record from the Mark E. Smith fronted band. The ... read more

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Records: Swans debut to get 3 cd reissue

Posted May 12, 2015, 6:34 p.m.

Records: Swans debut to get 3 cd reissue

Filth, the 1983 debut from Swans, will be reissued by Young God Records in a 3CD package on May 26. More detail about the individual tracks ... read more

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Bands: Anthony Raneri: new record, tour soon

Posted May 12, 2015, 5:16 p.m.

Bands: Anthony Raneri: new record, tour soon

Anthony Raneri of Bayside, who will release the new Sorry State of Mind LP on June 30, will also be touring this ummer in support of ... read more

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MP3s: Stream the new thisquietarmy

Posted May 12, 2015, 2:54 p.m.

MP3s: Stream the new thisquietarmy

Exclaim is streaming Anthems for Catharsis now, the newest album from thisquietarmy, releasing on May 15 via TQA Records/Consouling Sounds. The band is now on tour ... read more

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Bands: 1QI: Hiram-Maxim, Maybeshewill, Western Settings, Hot Nerds

Posted May 11, 2015, 2:20 p.m.

Bands: 1QI: Hiram-Maxim, Maybeshewill, Western Settings, Hot Nerds

Welcome to our almost daily quickie Q&A feature: One Question Interviews. Follow us at facebook & twitter and we'll post an interview four days each week, typically every Monday-Thursday. ... read more

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Records: Estates LP on May 26

Posted May 11, 2015, 10:34 a.m.

Records: Estates LP on May 26

Coming on May 26, Estates will release their 10 song debut LP titled It's Great to Be Alone. Released on Flannel Gurl Records, the '90s ... read more

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Videos: Billy Club Sandwich DVD

Posted May 8, 2015, 12:35 p.m.

Videos: Billy Club Sandwich DVD

On May 12, NYHC band Billy Club Sandwich will release a DVD titled Japan Suspects Tour, collecting 70 minutes of live footage, rare and behind-the-scenes tour footage, ... read more

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MP3s: Premiere: "Ashtray Monument" by Hemingway

Posted May 8, 2015, 11:05 a.m.

MP3s: Premiere:

Jawbreaker may have left us all heartbroken in 1996 when they broke up, but with What's the Score: Save Your Generation Presents a Collection of Covers, ... read more

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Records: New Where My Bones Rest Easy out June 23

Posted May 7, 2015, 3:38 p.m.

Records: New Where My Bones Rest Easy out June 23

Shoegazers Where My Bones Rest Easy have announced Exercises In Futility, set for a June 23 release on Glory Kid Ltd. The band fuses indie rock, ... read more

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MP3s: Hear a new song from Loud Boyz

Posted May 7, 2015, 3:02 p.m.

MP3s: Hear a new song from Loud Boyz

Loud Boyz, from Washington, DC, have debuted the song "Knives" off their upcoming debut flul-length. The band will release Tough Love, Hard Feelings this July via Cricket ... read more

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Records: New Blackalicious in August

Posted May 7, 2015, 2:37 p.m.

Records: New Blackalicious in August

Blackalicious will return with a new album, Imani Vol. 1, due for release on August 14, 2015. "Imani" is Swahili for "faith" and promises to be ... read more

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Labels: Wasted Blood now on Escapist

Posted May 7, 2015, 9:01 a.m.

Labels: Wasted Blood now on Escapist

Hardcore/metal band Wasted Blood, hailing from Ashtabula, OH, has joined with Escapist Records for an upcoming LP. The vinyl/digitla release will contain 9 songs and ... read more

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Tours: URTC is going on tour

Posted May 6, 2015, 2:31 p.m.

Tours: URTC is going on tour

Set to release their third full-length, The People Are Home, The Underground Railroad to Candyland has scheduled a US tour that starts in Austin, TX ... read more

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Records: New Chuck Ragan and Rocky Votolato split

Posted May 6, 2015, 1:53 p.m.

Records: New Chuck Ragan and Rocky Votolato split

On June 2 SideOneDummy is releasing a split 10" between Chuck Ragan and Rocky Votolato. The record is titled Kindred Spirit. Ragan released Till Midnight last year. read more

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MP3s: Premiere: "In Love" from Benny the Jet Rodriguez

Posted May 6, 2015, 10:09 a.m.

SPB is pumped to bring a new song from California 4-piece Benny the Jet Rodriguez from their soon to come split 7" with Martha. Each band has two songs on the split, with Martha debuting a song at Noisey. Here's "In Love" from Benny the Jet Rodriguez:   read more

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Videos: Drakulas (members of Riverboat Gamblers and Rise Against) release song

Posted May 5, 2015, 4:42 p.m.

Videos: Drakulas (members of Riverboat Gamblers and Rise Against) release song

With their debut EP coming later this month on Red Scare Industries, Drakulas have debuted a video for “OWOWOWOWOWOWOW" at Noisey.com. The band features Mike Weibe (Riverboat ... read more

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Tours: Danzig, Pennywise, and Cancer Bats N. American tour

Posted May 5, 2015, 1:14 p.m.

Cancer Bats, recently off a European tour, will join Danzig and Pennywise on tour this summer, starting on July 11 in Pomona, CA on a 14 city run. "Both bands have been our favorites since we first got into punk and metal so to have a chance to tour with ... read more

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Records: Dead Mothers debut EP

Posted May 5, 2015, 12:32 p.m.

Records: Dead Mothers debut EP

North Carolina's Dead Mothers will soon release a debut EP this summer on Bitter Melody Records titled Life Is Poison. Hear the song "White Squaw" here. read more

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Music News: Miley Cyrus collaborates with Laura Jane Grace

Posted May 5, 2015, 11:17 a.m.

Music News: Miley Cyrus collaborates with Laura Jane Grace

Miley Cyrus has launched The Happy Hippie Foundation, a non-profit to raise awareness of homeless youth, LGBT youth, and other vulnerable populations. The organization will ... read more

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Records: Jawbreaker tribute open to pre-order

Posted May 5, 2015, 9:44 a.m.

Records: Jawbreaker tribute open to pre-order

What's the Score?, a new tribute album to Jawbreaker, is now open to pre-orders from Save Your Generation Records. The 12 song album features covers from ... read more

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Bands: Jello Biafra & the updates

Posted May 5, 2015, 9:37 a.m.

Bands: Jello Biafra & the updates

Jello Biafra recently performed a live set with Bill Daves (Dash Rip Rock) and Fred Le Blanc (Cowboy Mouth) during Jazzfest that comprised of New ... read more

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Bands: Melt Banana plan 2 North American tours

Posted May 4, 2015, 3:19 p.m.

Bands: Melt Banana plan 2 North American tours

Melt Banana are coming stateside this summer in two separate tours. In May-June the band will tour the sourthern portion of the US, heading north ... read more

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Shows: Cold Waves IV industrial music festival

Posted May 4, 2015, 12:12 p.m.

Shows: Cold Waves IV industrial music festival

Industrial music festival Cold Wave ha announced its fourth incarnation. Running Sept. 25-26 at Metro in Chicago, the 2-day event will feature Pop Will Eat ... read more

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Labels: New Radon release and more from Eager Beaver

Posted May 4, 2015, 10:36 a.m.

Labels: New Radon release and more from Eager Beaver

Eager Beaver Records of Japan has announced a split 7" between Radon and label-heads Worthwhile Way. The EP will be released in partnership with No ... read more

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Records: Coffins compilation

Posted May 1, 2015, 4:20 p.m.

Records: Coffins compilation

Japanese death/doomsters Coffins will release a double CD/LP collection of rareties on June 9. Named Perpet Japaneseual Penance, the release will be on Horror Pain ... read more

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Labels: Fat Wreck turns 25, plans tour to mark occassion

Posted May 1, 2015, 12:42 p.m.

Labels: Fat Wreck turns 25, plans tour to mark occassion

Fat Wreck Chords is turning 25 this year and the label will celebrate with a San Francisco block party as well as a national tour. ... read more

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Records: New Dan Andriano In the Emergency Room in July

Posted May 1, 2015, 10:09 a.m.

Records: New Dan Andriano In the Emergency Room in July

On July 17, Asian Man and Xtra Mile will co-release the new Party Adjacent, the second solo release from Dan Andriano of Alkaline Trio. The ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Warm Needles

Posted May 1, 2015, 9:42 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Warm Needles

May’s featured stream here at Scene Point Blank is Inconsolable, the latest from Long Island, NY’s Warm Needles. The 11 song new album follows their ... read more

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Bands: Abrams debut a song

Posted April 30, 2015, 3:48 p.m.

Bands: Abrams debut a song

Denver mathy-stoner trio Abrams has unveiled the song "Sea Salt Lines" from their upcoming Lust. Love. Loss, to be self-released on June 16. The band ... read more

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MP3s: New song from Vomitface

Posted April 30, 2015, 1:47 p.m.

MP3s: New song from Vomitface

Vomitface have released the song "Bruise" off their forthcoming EP Another Bad Year. Another Band Year releases officially on May 12 on Boxing Clever Records. ... read more

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Records: Details on that new Great Cynics record

Posted April 30, 2015, 9:16 a.m.

Records: Details on that new Great Cynics record

Great cycnics are streaming "I Want You Around (Chunky)" from their soon to come new album I Feel Weird. The record from the UK punks ... read more

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Shows: Punk Rock Bowling: Bad Manners out, Agnostic Front in

Posted April 29, 2015, 8:33 p.m.

Shows: Punk Rock Bowling: Bad Manners out, Agnostic Front in

Bad Manners has cancelled their appearance at this year's Punk Rock Bowling in Las Vegas, as the band is having problems attaining the necessary work permits ... read more

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Bands: Intronaut recording

Posted April 29, 2015, 1:19 p.m.

Los Angeles' Intronaut have started work on a new album with Devin Townsend scheduled to mix the upcoming release and Josh Newell recording. The album will be their fifth overall.     read more

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Tours: Septicflesh in the USA today

Posted April 29, 2015, 10:37 a.m.

Greece's Septicflesh are currently on tour in North America on their Conquerors of the World III tour with support from Moonspell and Deathstars. The band, formed in 1990, has 9 albums to date. read more

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Tours: Pallbearer comes to Australia

Posted April 28, 2015, 3:27 p.m.

Tours: Pallbearer comes to Australia

Hailing from Little Rock, AK, doom metal Pallbearer have announced their first Australian tour this June. The band ahs two records under their belt, including 2014's ... read more

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Labels: Denovali turns 10

Posted April 28, 2015, 12:34 p.m.

Labels: Denovali turns 10

German label Denovali is celebrating 10 years in 2015 with a series of events and vinyl represses. The Denovali 10 series of concerts will range in ... read more

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Bands: Make War (formerly Sad and French) debut out in fall

Posted April 28, 2015, 11:48 a.m.

Bands: Make War (formerly Sad and French) debut out in fall

This fall Black Numbers will release the debut LP from Make War, formerly Sad and French. The Brooklyn band has expanded their roster and changed ... read more

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Records: Malportado Kids return with 10-inch

Posted April 28, 2015, 11:33 a.m.

Records: Malportado Kids return with 10-inch

On June 2 Malportado Kids will release a new 10" on Dead Labour. Titled Total Cultura, the EP follows 2014's Mi Concha EP. The band, featuring ... read more

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Records: New Spraynard 7-inch on Jade Tree

Posted April 28, 2015, 9:53 a.m.

Records: New Spraynard 7-inch on Jade Tree

Spraynard will release a new 7", Bench, on Jade Tree on May 18. The 2-song EP will serve as a precursor to their upcoming full-length ... read more

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Tours: Black Breath and Goatwhore

Posted April 27, 2015, 4:31 p.m.

Tours: Black Breath and Goatwhore

Black Breath have confirmed a US tour this summer, joined on dates by Goatwhore, Ringworm, and Theories. The Seattle band is also set to telease ... read more

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Videos: New Tenement song

Posted April 24, 2015, 1:53 p.m.

Videos: New Tenement song

Milwaukee punk band Tenement have premiered a video for "Dull Joy" off their soon to come new LP, their first new studio LP in four ... read more

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Labels: Stanley and the Search join Animal Style

Posted April 24, 2015, 10:56 a.m.

Labels: Stanley and the Search join Animal Style

Los Angeles band Stanley and the Search will release a new EP this summe ron Animal style Records. The upcoming EP was recorded by producer Kyle Black ... read more

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Tours: Author & Punisher on tour

Posted April 24, 2015, 9:49 a.m.

Tours: Author & Punisher on tour

One-man industrial+ project Author & Punisher is hitting the road tonight with 16 stops along the way. Author & Punisher will released a currently untitled ... read more

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Tours: Aeges opening for Local H

Posted April 23, 2015, 3:17 p.m.

Tours: Aeges opening for Local H

Aeges have announced a tour in support of Local H. The band last released Above & Down Below on The Mylene Sheath. Dates are as ... read more

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Tours: Get intimate with Bob Mould

Posted April 23, 2015, 10:56 a.m.

Tours: Get intimate with Bob Mould

Bob Mould, of Husker Du and Sugar fame, has announced "Works In Progress," a 7-date tour this fall playing solo electric performances in small venues. ... read more

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Records: Faith No More reissues on Rhino

Posted April 23, 2015, 9:57 a.m.

Records: Faith No More reissues on Rhino

Faith No More's The Real Thing and Angel Dust are being reissued in deluxe packages from Rhino Records on June 9 in conjunction with the band's ... read more

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Bands: Live 2xLP/DVD from Slim Cessna's Auto Club

Posted April 23, 2015, 9:33 a.m.

Slim Cessna's Auto Club has announced a double LP/DVD of live material called An Introduction for Young and Old Europe. Recorded in 2012 at Denver's Lion Lair venue, the live compilation is to be released on their imprint label SCACUNINC, and is followed by a North American tour. A full ... read more

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MP3s: Dot Dash leaks song from upcoming album

Posted April 22, 2015, 1:58 p.m.

DC's Dot Dash have premiered "The Winter of Discontent" from their upcoming Earthquakes & Tidal Waves album. The song is the first track on the new album, which was produced by Mitch Easter and will be released on Canadian label The Beautiful Music. Dot Dash includes ex-members of Julie Ocean, Minor ... read more

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Records: New LP from France Camp

Posted April 22, 2015, 11:21 a.m.

Records: New LP from France Camp

Minneapolis pysch-pop group France Camp are set to release their debut, Purge, on May 19. The LP will be released via Forged Artifacts. The band ... read more

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Tours: Broadcaster and Astpai in Europe

Posted April 22, 2015, 10:54 a.m.

Tours: Broadcaster and Astpai in Europe

Next month Broadcaster and Astpai will tour Europe together, joined along the way by Timeshares, who have a nwe album on SideOneDummy. Dates are below. read more

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Records: Ravi Shavi debut song off self-titled record

Posted April 22, 2015, 10:51 a.m.

Records: Ravi Shavi debut song off self-titled record

Garage poppers Ravi Shavi have debuted the song "Accidental" from their soon to come self-titled album, set for a June 2 release on Almost Ready ... read more

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Tours: Meek Is Murder and Enabler touring together

Posted April 21, 2015, 1:47 p.m.

Tours: Meek Is Murder and Enabler touring together

Enabler and Meek Is Murder will tour Canada and the US starting on June 1. Meek Is Murder is set to release the EP compilation Onward/Into ... read more

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Records: New release from Flesh World

Posted April 21, 2015, 11:47 a.m.

Flesh World has announced the upcoming The Wild Animals in My Life, a new full-length set to drop on June 2 via Iron Lung Records. The band features members of Limp Wrist and Brilliant Colors.   read more

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Labels: Kowloon Walled City join Neurot

Posted April 21, 2015, 11:20 a.m.

Labels: Kowloon Walled City join Neurot

Neurot Recordings has announced the addition of San Francisco sludge/noise group Kowloon Walled City. The band has previously released two albums and will drop a ... read more

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Records: Sonny Vincent and Rocket From the Crypt collab

Posted April 21, 2015, 10:39 a.m.

Former Testors member Sonny Vincent has paired up with Rocket From The Crypt for the upcoming Vintage Piss record, releasing on April 28 via Swami Records. The idea was first struck during Rocket From the Crypt's 2003 tour with Vincent, which featured them playing Testors songs together. The idea struck to write new ... read more

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Shows: Fest 14 - Dates and initial line-up unveiled

Posted April 21, 2015, 9:43 a.m.

Shows: Fest 14 - Dates and initial line-up unveiled

Fest 14 has settled their dates and started the trickle down line-up announcements. The decade-plus festival in Gainesville, FL will take place from oct. 30-Nov. ... read more

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Tours: Unwritten Law and Ten Foot Pole on tour

Posted April 20, 2015, 7:55 p.m.

Tours: Unwritten Law and Ten Foot Pole on tour

Unwritten Law have announced a headlining tour this June with reunited Ten Foot Pole in support. The tour will hit the US West Coast, Midwest, ... read more

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Tours: Shonen Knife updates on tour with CJ Ramone

Posted April 20, 2015, 1:26 p.m.

Tours: Shonen Knife updates on tour with CJ Ramone

Shonen Knife have announce a member change for their upcoming tour with CJ Ramone. With bassist Ritsuko announcing maternity leave, original member Atsuko (who is ... read more

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Labels: True Love and Bridge Nine

Posted April 20, 2015, 11:41 a.m.

Labels: True Love and Bridge Nine

Bridge Nine has signed Detroit straight edge group True Love to their line-up. The band, described by B9 as "Likely to please any close follower ... read more

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MP3s: New Radioactivity song at NPR

Posted April 17, 2015, 12:34 p.m.

MP3s: New Radioactivity song at NPR

Radioactivity have finally announced details about their sophomore album, Silent Kill. The new LP drops on June 30 via Dirtnap Records. The new album, featuring ... read more

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Records: thisquietarmy set to release new album

Posted April 17, 2015, 10:32 a.m.

Records: thisquietarmy set to release new album

Montreal-based thisquietarmy will release a new album, Anthems for Catharsis, on May 15 on TQA Records (Canada) and Consouling Sounds (Belgium). Pre-orders are already live, a European tour scheduled, ... read more

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Records: Underground Railroad to Candyland return

Posted April 17, 2015, 10:01 a.m.

Records: Underground Railroad to Candyland return

Out on May 26 via Recess Records, The Underground Railroad to Candyland have debuted a new song off their upcoming The People Are Home. The ... read more

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Records: Hypnodrone Ensemble to release 2nd LP

Posted April 16, 2015, 5:56 p.m.

Records: Hypnodrone Ensemble to release 2nd LP

Next month Calostro Recordings (vinyl) and Little Crack'd Rabbit Records (CD) will released The Shape of Shape, the second album from Hypnodrone Ensemble, a project from Aidan Baker ... read more

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Bands: The Briggs return with new song, EP

Posted April 16, 2015, 5:31 p.m.

Bands: The Briggs return with new song, EP

The Briggs have released a new song, "Gridlocked," from their upcoming self-titled EP. "These songs are very much autobiographical. I've been through some really big life ... read more

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Bands: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis create soundtrack

Posted April 16, 2015, 2:17 p.m.

Bands: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis create soundtrack

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have collaborated on the soundtrack to Far From Men, releasing the soundtrack on May 19. The soundtrack to the David ... read more

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MP3s: Qui stream song from RSD split

Posted April 16, 2015, 8:37 a.m.

Qui are streaming the song "Daddy, Daddy, Daddy" below off their split 7" for Record Store Day, also featuring hepa/Titus (ex-Melvins, Cows). The 7" will be released this Sat. on Cobraside Distribution.  read more

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Records: New High on Fire this June

Posted April 15, 2015, 11:12 a.m.

Records: New High on Fire this June

High on Fire will release Luminiferous, their seventh full-length on June 23. To be released on eOne Music, the album was recorded with producer Kurt Ballou. read more

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Records: Stream The Blind Shake's Fly Right

Posted April 14, 2015, 5:10 p.m.

Records: Stream The Blind Shake's Fly Right

Minneapolis trio The Blind Shake, who released Breakfast of Failures last year and a collaborative surf project with John Reis in early 2015, have a new EP, Fly ... read more

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Shows: Agonia 5

Posted April 13, 2015, 3:51 p.m.

Shows: Agonia 5

Marking 5 years and 50 releases, French label Throatruiner is celebrating with a 3-day festival from May 14-16, spanning Paris, Strasbourh, and Geneva. Founded in ... read more

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Labels: Shattered Platter interviews Greg Anderson

Posted April 13, 2015, 9:37 a.m.

Labels: Shattered Platter interviews Greg Anderson

Shattered Platter has posted an in-depth interview with Greg Anderson of Southern Lord Records, Sunn O))), Goatsnake, and more. The interview can be read here. read more

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Records: New Weedeater in May

Posted April 10, 2015, 3:20 p.m.

Records: New Weedeater in May

Season of Mist will release Goliathan, a new record from sludge band Weedeater, on May 19. The band is currently on tour. read more

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Records: Black Tower debut LP

Posted April 9, 2015, 1:49 p.m.

Records: Black Tower debut LP

Ottawa's Black Tower, featuring members of Crusades, The Creeps, and more, will release their debut LP on June 2 via No Idea/Unspeakable Axe Records. It ... read more

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Music News: April 9: Riot Grrrl Day in Boston

Posted April 9, 2015, 12:50 p.m.

Music News: April 9: Riot Grrrl Day in Boston

With Kathleen Hanna (The Julie Ruin, Bikini Kill) scheduled to play in Boston at the Wilbur Theatre, Boston mayor Marty Walsh has proclaimed April 9 ... read more

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Labels: Ipecac to release Rolo Tomassi

Posted April 9, 2015, 10:18 a.m.

Labels: Ipecac to release Rolo Tomassi

Great Britain's Rolo Tomassi has signed with Ipecac Recordings to release their debut North American release, Grievances, on July 7. The band formed in Sheffield ... read more

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Shows: Pickathon 2015

Posted April 8, 2015, 6:35 p.m.

Shows: Pickathon 2015

Pickathon Festival, the annual Portland, OR area eco-friendly festival, has announced its initial line-up and dates. Running July 31-August 2, this year's fest includes acts such ... read more

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MP3s: SPB premiere: "Memento" from Roman Cities

Posted April 8, 2015, 4:36 p.m.

MP3s: SPB premiere:

Roman Cities, an '80s loving synth-pop project from Oakland, will release their debut EP on Tuesday April 14, The Sharksleep Sessions. To get ready, Scene ... read more

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MP3s: Teaser tracks from Secret Admirer (Heinali and Matt Finney)

Posted April 8, 2015, 12:10 p.m.

Secret Admirer, a new black metal project featuring Heinali and Matt Finney plus Andrew Helinski of Gilded Lily, has posted two teaser tracks of their new project. They describe the groups as "pretty much black metal for supermodels with hints of ambient/electronic/dance influence thrown in." read more

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Records: Ides of Gemini Record Store Day release

Posted April 8, 2015, 10:55 a.m.

Records: Ides of Gemini Record Store Day release

Ides of Gemini will release an exclusive Records Store Day 7" via Magic Bullet on April 18. The band, currently on tour with indie rockers ... read more

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Records: Winter Break debut out soon

Posted April 8, 2015, 9:41 a.m.

Records: Winter Break debut out soon

Pre-orders and preview tracks are online for the self-titled debut from Winter Break, set for release on May 19 via Asian man/Lauren Records. The band features 3/4 ... read more

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Bands: Asshole Parade 20th anniversary bash

Posted April 7, 2015, 8:45 p.m.

Bands: Asshole Parade 20th anniversary bash

Celebrating 20 years as a band, Asshole Parade has booked a 2-day showcase at The Wooly in Gainesville, FL to mark the milestone. On Aug. ... read more

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Bands: Great American Host on Good Fight

Posted April 7, 2015, 8:29 p.m.

Bands: Great American Host on Good Fight

Great American Ghost, from Boston, have joined with Good Fight for their next release. The band currently has on efull-length and two EPs under their ... read more

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Tours: Faith No More updates tour schedule

Posted April 7, 2015, 6:19 p.m.

Tours: Faith No More updates tour schedule

Faith No More has announed more US dates in July on their upcoming tour in support of Sol Invictus, the band's return to action record ... read more

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Bands: Wisdom in Chains to release 5th LP

Posted April 7, 2015, 12:05 p.m.

Bands: Wisdom in Chains to release 5th LP

Wisdom in Chains, a Pennsylvania based hardcore crossover group, will release their upcoming 5th LP on Fast Break! Records on June 30. The new album ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Spirits

Posted April 7, 2015, 9:11 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Spirits

Spirits, a hardcore band calling Boston home, is set to release the new Discontent LP, available now for pre-order from State of Mind Records. The band ... read more

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Labels: Red Scare Record Store Day

Posted April 6, 2015, 8:22 p.m.

Labels: Red Scare Record Store Day

Red Scare Industries is getting aboard the Record Store Day train with 3 limited edition 7"s, all set to hit stores on April 18--including material ... read more

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Videos: New Game of Thrones-inspired song from MC Lars

Posted April 6, 2015, 8:08 p.m.

Nerdcore rapper MC Lars has released a new song "Dragon Blood," in homage to Game of Thrones. The song will appear on his new album to be released this summer. More details will come later concerning the new release. read more

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Tours: White Lung tours with Refused, The Obliterations

Posted April 6, 2015, 5:04 p.m.

Tours: White Lung tours with Refused, The Obliterations

White LUng will tour North America this summer, including dates with legends Refused and followed by a run of concerts with The Obliterations. The band ... read more

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Bands: Shallow Cuts working on full-length

Posted April 6, 2015, 4:18 p.m.

Bands: Shallow Cuts working on full-length

Shallow Cuts, a San Diego band featuring members of Dan Padilla, The Gateway District, and more, are recording a full-length to follow-up their debut EP, ... read more

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Tours: 3 months of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Posted April 6, 2015, 3:48 p.m.

Tours: 3 months of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion will start a new tour this Wednesday, April 8, in Northampton, MA in support of their new album Freedom Tower - No ... read more

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Labels: Hopeless signs Trash Boat

Posted April 4, 2015, 12:49 p.m.

Hopeless Records will release a new EP, Brainwork, from UK band Trash Boat on May 18. Brainwork is the band's second release. read more

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Records: New TMBG in later this month

Posted April 2, 2015, 8:28 p.m.

Records: New TMBG in later this month

They Might Be Giants, currently in the midst of their 52-week Dial-A-Song project that will encompass the year, have announced a new album to be ... read more

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Records: Plow United and The Headies split

Posted April 2, 2015, 5:29 p.m.

Records: Plow United and The Headies split

Plow United and The Headies have announced a split 7" on Self Aware Records, with pre-orders available now. As the press sheet notes, "The members of ... read more

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Records: Iron & Wine covers record (with Ben Bridwell)

Posted April 2, 2015, 11:15 a.m.

Records: Iron & Wine covers record (with Ben Bridwell)

Iron & Wine and Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses) have collaborated to release a covers album this summer called Sing Into My Mouth. The 12-song release ... read more

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Labels: A-F Records offers limited subscription service

Posted April 2, 2015, 11:03 a.m.

Labels: A-F Records offers limited subscription service

A-F Records has launched a record club subscription service, selling 10 limited edition records and a guaranteed test pressing to each of the 100 subscribers. ... read more

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Bands: Drugs of Faith updates

Posted April 2, 2015, 9:52 a.m.

Bands: Drugs of Faith updates

Drugs of Faith will set off on a Northeastern US tour soon with Antigama joining them. The band has also announced an upcoming split 7" ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Monkey

Posted April 1, 2015, 11:40 a.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Monkey

Today SPB Presents a brand new stream of Bananarchy, the latest from California ska-punks Monkey, which will release this month on Asian Man Records on both LP and ... read more

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Tours: Torche and Melt Banana plan tour

Posted April 1, 2015, 11:15 a.m.

Tours: Torche and Melt Banana plan tour

Torche and Melt Banana will join force for a co-headlining tour this summer, starting on July 2 in Portland, OR. Torche released Restarter earlier this year. read more

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Labels: Les Acteurs de l'ombre launches cassette division

Posted April 1, 2015, 10:21 a.m.

Les Acteurs de l'ombre productions has announced a new cassette division, Emanations, which will focus on limited edition black metal releases. The first four releases will come later this month. read more

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Bands: Run the Jewels: new video and Record Store Day release

Posted March 31, 2015, 11:48 a.m.

Bands: Run the Jewels: new video and Record Store Day release

Run the Jewels, the hip-hop collaboration featuring Killer Mike and El-P, will release a 4-song 12" for Record Store Day. The album will come on ... read more

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Records: Ken Mode announces 6th album

Posted March 31, 2015, 10:36 a.m.

Records: Ken Mode announces 6th album

Ken Mode will release their upcoming 6th studio album, titled Success, on June 16. The band will set off on tour as well in June, playing ... read more

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Records: Shockwave Record Store Day discography

Posted March 30, 2015, 12:15 p.m.

Organized Crime Records are releasing a vinyl discography collection of the works of Shockwave this Record Store Day, April 18. Titled The World Is Ours, the 40 song double LP + flexi will be an RSD exclusive release. read more

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Shows: Groezrock finalizes line-up

Posted March 30, 2015, 11:57 a.m.

Shows: Groezrock finalizes line-up

Belgium punk rock festival Groezrock has finalized the 2015 line-up, with the addition of Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Loved Ones, Nasty, and Brutus, in addition to ... read more

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Labels: RareBreed Recording to launch

Posted March 28, 2015, 11:50 a.m.

Labels: RareBreed Recording to launch

Reggae/ske start-up label RareBreed Recording Co. has announced plans to start with a series of flexi-disc singles and LPS from a number of established genre ... read more

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MP3s: Hear Spirits cover the Cranberries

Posted March 28, 2015, 10:13 a.m.

MP3s: Hear Spirits cover the Cranberries

Spirits have debut "Paid for Hate" from their May 5 release Discontent, which will be available later from State of Mind Recordings (USA) and Reality ... read more

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Bands: Old Wounds second LP update

Posted March 27, 2015, 3:07 p.m.

Bands: Old Wounds second LP update

Old Wounds, set to play in Ottawa tonight in the midst of a tour, will be releasing their second full-length later this year. Titled The ... read more

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Tours: Antique Scream on the road this May

Posted March 27, 2015, 1:44 p.m.

Tours: Antique Scream on the road this May

Antique Scream, fresh of February's release of Two Bad Dudes (Self Destructo Records), will be touring for the month of May. Dates are below. read more

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Shows: Denovali Swingfest London 2015

Posted March 27, 2015, 12:22 p.m.

Shows: Denovali Swingfest London 2015

Spanning May 22-23 in London, Denovali Swingfest 2015 has set the official line-up. The annual label showcase, which also takes place in Berlin with a ... read more

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Labels: Hollow Earth join Good Fight

Posted March 26, 2015, 8:02 p.m.

Labels: Hollow Earth join Good Fight

Hollow Earth, founded by Steve Muczynski and  Mike Moynihan (both ex-Shai Hulud), have joined Good Fight Music. The Detroit area band has previously released an ... read more

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Tours: Typesetter touring

Posted March 26, 2015, 10:17 a.m.

Tours: Typesetter touring

Typesetter have announced a spring tour, joined by Living Room on many dates. The band last released Wild's End on Black Numbers. read more

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Labels: The Splits plan Dirtnap release

Posted March 26, 2015, 8:43 a.m.

Labels: The Splits plan Dirtnap release

Dirtnap Records will soon release an LP, II, from Finland's the Splits. The new album releases on April 21. Their first album was released by ... read more

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Labels: Malfunction will release LP on B9

Posted March 25, 2015, 4 p.m.

Labels: Malfunction will release LP on B9

Buffalo, NY's Malfunction will release their upcoming debut full-length on Bridge Nine Records this summer. The five-piece band was formed in 2011 and has released an ... read more

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Records: June 2: New Matt Skiba and the Sekrets

Posted March 25, 2015, 9:04 a.m.

Records: June 2: New Matt Skiba and the Sekrets

Matt Skiba and the Sekrets will release their second album, titled Kuts, on June 2 on Superball Music. The 10 song album follows the group's Babylon, released ... read more

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Bands: Lord Mantis line-up changes

Posted March 24, 2015, 5:17 p.m.

Bands: Lord Mantis line-up changes

Chicago's Lord Mantis have announced a line-up shake-up, with members leaving and numerous new additions. The new line-up includes members of recently disbanded Indian, as ... read more

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Records: New King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

Posted March 24, 2015, 3:29 p.m.

Records: New King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard will release a new album this May, to be released on the 11th of said month on Castle Face ... read more

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MP3s: Premiere: "The Airport Lobby" from New Dog

Posted March 23, 2015, 2:26 p.m.

MP3s: Premiere:

Scene Point Blank is excited today to premiere "The Airport Lobby" from New Dog, aka Anar Badalov. The single releases today, and the song also ... read more

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Records: The end of Former Ghosts

Posted March 22, 2015, 5:40 p.m.

Former Ghosts, a group featuring Freddy Rupert, Nika Roza Danilova (Zola Jesus), Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu), and Yasmine Kittles (Tearist) will release a swan song split EP with Funeral Advantage on April 14. The four song EP is the end of the band and will be released via The Native ... read more

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Records: 20 Buck Spin releasing new Obsequiae

Posted March 22, 2015, 10:21 a.m.

Records: 20 Buck Spin releasing new  Obsequiae

On May 12, 20 Buck spin will release Aria of Vernal Tombs from Obsequiae on cd, the band's second full-length and their follow-up to 2011's Suspended in ... read more

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Bands: Earth Crisis 7-inch in May

Posted March 21, 2015, 6:34 p.m.

Bands: Earth Crisis 7-inch in May

Earth crisis has announced a new 7", The Discipline, due on May 19 via Bullet Tooth Records. In addition to the 4-song EP, also on ... read more

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Bands: Windhand record with Jack Endino

Posted March 20, 2015, 11:35 a.m.

Bands: Windhand record with Jack Endino

Windhand are in the studio with Jack Endino recording a new album, set for release this fall on Relapse Records. The new album, currently untitled, ... read more

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Shows: Soundwave Festival sets 2016 dates

Posted March 20, 2015, 9:07 a.m.

Australia's mega festival Soundwave has set the dates for next year's incarnation, which takes place Jan. 34, 24, and 26 across Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne. The 2015 festival that recently completed features Faith No More, Fucked Up, Millencolin, Le Butcherettes, and more. read more

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Labels: New album from My Morning Jacket in May

Posted March 19, 2015, 6 p.m.

My Morning Jacket will release a new album, The Waterfall, on May 4 via ATO/Capitol Records. The album is their first in four years, seventh in total, and first with Capitol. They'll follow the release with a world tour, including stops at Governors Ball and Bonnaroo. read more

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Labels: Pentimento join Bad Timing

Posted March 19, 2015, 1:45 p.m.

Labels: Pentimento join Bad Timing

Pentimento has announced their upcoming second LP will come this fall via Philadelphia label Bad Timing Records. The Buffalo, NY band will preview the release ... read more

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Tours: Frameworks & Prawn touring

Posted March 19, 2015, 11:49 a.m.

Tours: Frameworks & Prawn touring

This April-May, Frameworks and Prawn will hit the road for a US co-headlining tour, including select dates where they will be joined by Whirr, Free ... read more

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Tours: April tour for Light Years

Posted March 19, 2015, 10:15 a.m.

Tours: April tour for Light Years

Cleveland pop-punks Light Years will hit the road for the month of April, joined by Bonfires and Dryjacket as they promote their most recent EP, Temporary, ... read more

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Labels: Bent Life join B9

Posted March 19, 2015, 9:43 a.m.

Labels: Bent Life join B9

Lincoln, NE's Bent Life has inked to Bridge Nine Records and will hit the road soon with with labelmates Expire, and more, on a quick ... read more

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Bands: Chokehold discography collection

Posted March 18, 2015, 1:34 p.m.

Bands: Chokehold discography collection

A389 Recordings will be releasing a complete discography collection of '90s hardcore band Chokehold. The record, titled Sell It For What It's Worth, will include ... read more

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Tours: Heartsounds tour

Posted March 18, 2015, 11:46 a.m.

Tours: Heartsounds tour

Creator Destructor Records act Heartsounds have announced a US/Canada tour that includes dates with The Swellers, Counterpunch, and a stop at Pouzza Fest. The Bay ... read more

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Records: Community/Asian Man to release All People

Posted March 18, 2015, 10:38 a.m.

Records: Community/Asian Man to release All People

All People will release a new album on May 5 titled Learn Forget Repeat on their own Community Records in collaboration with Asian Man Records. ... read more

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Records: Miles Away - Tide

Posted March 18, 2015, 9:38 a.m.

Records: Miles Away - Tide

Australia's Miles Away will release a new record, their fourth, on Six Feet Under Records on May 5. The new LP is titled Tide and ... read more

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Bands: Upset premiere song from upcoming EP '76

Posted March 17, 2015, 11:48 a.m.

Bands: Upset premiere song from upcoming EP '76

Los Angeles' Upset have shared "Glass Ceiling," the first single from their March 31 EP '76, set for release on March 31 on Lauren Records. ... read more

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MP3s: New Song from A Troop of Echoes

Posted March 17, 2015, 11:31 a.m.

MP3s: New Song from A Troop of Echoes

A Troop of Echoes have premiered "Small Fires," embedded below, off their upcoming The Longest Year on Record, which hits stores on May 19.  read more

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Bands: New Built to Spill in April

Posted March 17, 2015, 9:22 a.m.

Bands: New Built to Spill in April

Built To Spill have returned with a new album, Untethered Moon, which will be released on April 21 on Warner Bros. Records with a limited press ... read more

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Tours: The Meatmen set off for East Coast

Posted March 16, 2015, 4:34 p.m.

Tours: The Meatmen set off for East Coast

The Meatmen will be touring the US East Coast along with support from Against the Grain, in the two band's first tour together since 2011. ... read more

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Bands: Elsinores finish recording new LP

Posted March 16, 2015, 2:59 p.m.

The Elsinores, who last released Dreams of Youth, have wrapped up recording for their next album which will be titled New Forms. A release date is yet to be announced. read more

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Tours: Ulcerate will play Australia and New Zealand

Posted March 16, 2015, 10:48 a.m.

Tours: Ulcerate will play Australia and New Zealand

Ulcerate have announced shows in their native New Zealand as well as Australia this April-June. The death metal band's tour i sdubbed "Australaisa MMXV" and ... read more

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Tours: Usnea supporting Ufomammut

Posted March 13, 2015, 4:25 p.m.

Tours: Usnea supporting Ufomammut

Portland sludge/doom band Usnea will join Ufomammut on their upcoming first North American tour. The band last released Random Cosmic Violence in Nov. 2014 (Relapse). read more

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Bands: New Noisem on the way

Posted March 13, 2015, 12:12 p.m.

Bands: New Noisem on the way

Noisem will soon release their second album, Blossoming Decay, this spring on A389 Recordings. The record takes a darker approach than 2013's Agony Defined, and pulls ... read more

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MP3s: New Elephant Rifle song

Posted March 13, 2015, 9:18 a.m.

MP3s: New Elephant Rifle song

Reno, NV noisecore band Elephant Rifle are streaming the new song "Bone Voyage," from their May album Ivory.   The record will release on May 19 ... read more

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Music News: Charity test press auction

Posted March 13, 2015, 8:48 a.m.

Music News: Charity test press auction

Castle Face, Famous Class, and In The Red are working together on an eBay auction of rare test press releases to raise money for two ... read more

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Records: Sonic Highways headed for video

Posted March 12, 2015, 8:32 p.m.

Records: Sonic Highways headed for video

Foo Fighters' HBO Series Sonic Highways is headed for DVD, Blu Ray, and digital release on April 7.The series follows the band and musical history ... read more

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Labels: Deathwish join Beer City

Posted March 12, 2015, 4:43 p.m.

Labels: Deathwish join Beer City

Milwaukee's Beer City label has announced a three album deal with local band Deathwish. The band's label debut will be titled Out for Blood and ... read more

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Music News: Drag City releasing book of Louisville punk flyers

Posted March 12, 2015, 4:26 p.m.

Music News: Drag City releasing book of Louisville punk flyers

On April 21, Drag City will be publishing a new book titled Staples and Glue: White Glove Test, a collection of Louisville, KY area punk ... read more

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Bands: Western Settings news

Posted March 12, 2015, 10:13 a.m.

Bands: Western Settings news

San Diego's Western Settings have upveiled a video for the song "Carl's Concern" off their new album Yes It Is, released on La Escalera/Rad Girlfriend/ADD/Eager ... read more

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Records: Lydia Lovelace and Cory Branan cover Prince

Posted March 11, 2015, 5:08 p.m.

Records: Lydia Lovelace and Cory Branan cover Prince

For Record Store Day 2015, Bloodshot Records has announced a split 7" from Lydia Lovelace and Cory Branan on which both artists cover Prince, respectively ... read more

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Tours: CJ Ramone touring with Shonen Knife

Posted March 11, 2015, 11:39 a.m.

Tours: CJ Ramone touring with Shonen Knife

CJ Ramone and Shonen Knife will tour the US together this June. CJ Ramone played with the Ramones from 1989-1996 and released Last Chance to ... read more

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Tours: Slim Cessna launches label, plans 20th anniversary tour

Posted March 11, 2015, 10:19 a.m.

Slim Cessna's Auto Club is turning 20 this year and plans to celebrate with an anniversary tour starting in Spearfish, SD on May 13. The band is also launching a new record label, SCACUNINC, which will release new material, various collections, and reissues from their own band later this spring. read more

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Tours: Melvins tour: Summer 2015

Posted March 10, 2015, 12:39 p.m.

Tours: Melvins tour: Summer 2015

Raod warriors The Melvins return to the road this summer with support from Le Butcherettes. The band is also preparing a re-issue of Electroretard for June ... read more

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Records: Hot Mulligan getting re-release on CD

Posted March 10, 2015, 11:32 a.m.

Records: Hot Mulligan getting re-release on CD

Save Your Generation Record will re-release Hot Mulligan's EP Fenton with additoinal tracks. First released digitally last year by the band, the re-release will come ... read more

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MP3s: Lightning Bolt's Fantasy Empire now streaming

Posted March 10, 2015, 9:54 a.m.

MP3s: Lightning Bolt's Fantasy Empire now streaming

NPR is streaming Fantasy Empire, the first new Lightning Bolt in six years and their first on label Thrill Jockey. The Rhode Island duo release the ... read more

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MP3s: Cvlt Nation covers series hits Black Flag's Slip It In

Posted March 9, 2015, 8:28 p.m.

MP3s: Cvlt Nation covers series hits Black Flag's Slip It In

Cvlt Nation has released their sixth covers compilation series, this time taking on Slip It In, originally by Black Flag. The 7-song do-over includes covers by Kylesa, ... read more

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Bands: Child Bite recording with Philip H. Anselmo

Posted March 8, 2015, 2:19 p.m.

Bands: Child Bite recording with Philip H. Anselmo

Detroit based Child Bite is recording with Philip H. Anselmo at the helm for the follow to their 2014 EP Strange Waste. The band also recorded ... read more

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Tours: The Body/Full of Hell

Posted March 7, 2015, 10:16 a.m.

The Body will set off on an April-May tour with Full of Hell, though they play tonight at Gilman St. in Berkeley, CA as well. The band released two collaborative works with Thou last year. read more

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Labels: Royal Psalms sign with Rise

Posted March 6, 2015, 3:49 p.m.

Labels: Royal Psalms sign with Rise

Rise Records has added Royal Psalms and will release their debut EP, I Could Have Been Anything, later this year. The Brooklyn band includes Gary ... read more

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Records: The Bomb to release 5-song EP

Posted March 6, 2015, 2:12 p.m.

Records: The Bomb to release 5-song EP

The Bomb have announced details about their March 17 release, The Axis. The one-sided 12" will be on No Idea Records and includes 5 songs ... read more

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Shows: Groezrock additions

Posted March 5, 2015, 5:22 p.m.

Shows: Groezrock additions

Spanning May1-2 in Meerhout, Belgium, Gorezrock 2015 has added more names to the 2-day punk festival's line-up. Now appearing are Joyce Manor, Pennywise, Motion City ... read more

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Bands: Die Choking to record with Will Yip

Posted March 5, 2015, 2:18 p.m.

Bands: Die Choking to record with Will Yip

With 13 songs written, Die Choking is set to record in Conshohocken, PA with Will Yip on prodcution for their debut full-length. The band goes ... read more

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Music News: Federal agency may reopen investigation into Buddy Holly plane crash

Posted March 5, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

The National Transportation Safety Board is considering a petition to reopen investigation into the Feb. 3, 1959 plane crash in Clear Lake, IA that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and pilot Roger Peterson. The original cause of crash was determined to be pilot error combined with ... read more

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Records: New Steve Von Till in May (Neurosis)

Posted March 4, 2015, 7:57 p.m.

Records: New Steve Von Till in May (Neurosis)

This May Steve Von Till of Neurosis will release his fourth solo record, titled A Life Unto Itself.  The album is described as more textured ... read more

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Tours: Dead Milkmen on the West Coast

Posted March 4, 2015, 2:24 p.m.

Tours: Dead Milkmen on the West Coast

The Dead Milkmen are hitting the US West Coast this April. The Philadelpha grou recently reformed and released their second post-reunion album Pretty Music for ... read more

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Records: SPB exclusive stream: Whenskiesaregray

Posted March 4, 2015, 12:14 p.m.

Records: SPB exclusive stream: Whenskiesaregray

Scene Point Blank is excited to premiere the new album self-titled from Baltimore three-piece Whenskiesaregray. The record, produced by Mike York of Pianos Become the ... read more

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Bands: New Violent Reaction soon

Posted March 4, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Bands: New Violent Reaction soon

UK band Violent Reaction will releases their second LP, Marching On, later this month on Revelation Records. The band, formed by Tom Pimlott, last released the ... read more

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Tours: Trail of Dead Touring

Posted March 4, 2015, 9:02 a.m.

Tours: Trail of Dead Touring

Ferocious live act ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead have announced a spring tour in support of last year's IX, released ... read more

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Tours: Boilerman mini-tour this weekend

Posted March 3, 2015, 9:15 p.m.

Tours: Boilerman mini-tour this weekend

Boilerman, whose self-titled 10" Ep can be heard here, have announced a mini-Midwest tour in support of the new release, playing shows in Illinios and ... read more

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Shows: Burger Boogaloo 2015

Posted March 3, 2015, 5:58 p.m.

Shows: Burger Boogaloo 2015

Plans have been drawn up for the 2015 version of the now annual Burger Boogaloo, sponsored by Burger Records. The 6th annual festival will be ... read more

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Records: Solo record from Swingin' Utters' Darius Koski

Posted March 3, 2015, 3:10 p.m.

Records: Solo record from Swingin' Utters' Darius Koski

Darius Koski of Swingin' Utters and Filthy Thieving Bastards is planning his first solo album for an April 7 release on Fat Wreck Chords. The ... read more

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MP3s: Placeholder cover Nirvana

Posted March 3, 2015, 1:12 p.m.

MP3s: Placeholder cover Nirvana

Placeholder are streaming their cover of Nirvana's "On a Plain," which appears as the digital bonus song on their recent Escapist Records split with Sleeping ... read more

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Labels: Genocide Pact teams up with A389 Recordings

Posted March 3, 2015, 12:18 p.m.

Labels: Genocide Pact teams up with A389 Recordings

Washington, DC's Genocide Pact have joined A389 Recordings and will release a new 7-song album this summer titled Forged Through Domination. The band formed in 2013 ... read more

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Tours: Buck 65 and Astronautilis take to the road this spring

Posted March 3, 2015, 9:56 a.m.

Tours: Buck 65 and Astronautilis take to the road this spring

This April, Buck 65 will set out on tour with Astronautalis joining in support.Buck 65 last released Neverlove last September on Warner Music Canada. He is ... read more

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Tours: Iceage tour

Posted March 3, 2015, 9:48 a.m.

Tours: Iceage tour

Fresh of the 2014 release of Plowing into the Field of Love, Iceage has scheduled extensive touring in Europe and North America this year, including at ... read more

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Records: Premiere: The Meating from FOSSILS

Posted March 3, 2015, 9:08 a.m.

Copenhagen's FOSSILS are set to release a new 7-song EP, The Meating, on Indisciplarian label today, March 3. The EP features vocal interpretations on 7 songs off their first album, Meat Rush, inspired by a show in March 2014 in which the typically two-piece instrumental group explored the concept. It ... read more

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MP3s: Unholy Anarchy comp online

Posted March 2, 2015, 6:11 p.m.

Unholy Anarachy Records released a 2015 compilation today at a name-your-price download option. The mix includes previously released songs, upcoming 2015 items, and friends of the label. Among the 21 artists are Fistula, Panzerbastard, Sloth Herder, Fortress, and more. read more

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Tours: Nasty in the USA

Posted March 2, 2015, 12:06 p.m.

Good Fight Belgian hardcore band Nasty will tour the US with Lionheart this April, including a stopover at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. The band released Shokka last month. read more

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Tours: Sean Bonnette's European Tour (Andrew Jackson Jihad)

Posted March 2, 2015, 11:04 a.m.

Tours: Sean Bonnette's European Tour (Andrew Jackson Jihad)

Sean Bonnetee of Andrew Jackson Jihad will set off on a solo European tour this May, playing a blend of new amterial and covers. Andrew ... read more

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Labels: Self Destruct to release 7-inch

Posted March 2, 2015, 10:39 a.m.

Labels: Self Destruct to release 7-inch

North Carolina's Self Destruct have joined Life to Live Records and will release their debut 7" for the label later this spring. The band "plays ... read more

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MP3s: FNM debut "Superhero"

Posted March 2, 2015, 10:35 a.m.

MP3s: FNM debut

The back from the dead Faith No More have premiered a song off their upcoming Sol Invictus record, the new "Superhero." The album releases on ... read more

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Tours: Class of 86 Midwest tour

Posted March 2, 2015, 10:15 a.m.

Tours: Class of 86 Midwest tour

Minneapolis 5-piece punks Class of 86 will embark on a short Midwest tour in late March, in support of last year's Future on Fire (Paper + ... read more

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Labels: Go Deep sign to 6131 Records

Posted Feb. 27, 2015, 2:06 p.m.

Labels: Go Deep sign to 6131 Records

Brooklyn Punks Go Deep have inked with 6131 Records and will release a new full-length this summer. SPB streamed their debut EP, Counseling, in 2013 (Mayfly ... read more

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Bands: Katatonia Blu-ray plus

Posted Feb. 27, 2015, 11:05 a.m.

On March 31 Katatonia is set to release the live 4-format Sanctitude on Blue-ray, cd+DVD, and 2LP format recorded at Union Chapel in London. See below for track listing details. read more

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Tours: Boris are headed to Australia

Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 7:32 p.m.

Tours: Boris are headed to Australia

Japan's Boris will be touring Australia in late May. The prominent noise bandhas released 19 records in 19 years, including Noise in 2014. Check out the ... read more

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MP3s: Civil War Rust cover Cock Sparrer and Rancid

Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 1:33 p.m.

MP3s: Civil War Rust cover Cock Sparrer and Rancid

Oakland, CA's Civil War Rust, who last released The Fun & The Lonely in 2012, have released a free digital covers EP containing Cock Sparrer and Rancid ... read more

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Bands: New song from No Blood Spill

Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 10:45 a.m.

No Blood Spill, who will released Heavy Electricity on March 10 via Sargent House, have posted a new song from the album, embedded below. The video is to the song "El Duutro." The Dublin band previously released the EP Street Meat in 2012. read more

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Records: Post-punk Shadow Age to release debut EP on 6131

Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 12:21 p.m.

Records: Post-punk Shadow Age to release debut EP on 6131

6131 Records has announced a new EP on May 19 from Richmond, VA's Shadow Age. Titled Silaluk, it will be the band's debut release, plaing ... read more

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Tours: Whirr US tour

Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 10:35 a.m.

Whirr have announced a US tour in support of Sway, released last year on Graveface Records. Joining them on various stops will be Adventures, Wildhoney, and Wild Moth. Dates are below. read more

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Bands: Lightning Bolt live dates

Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 9:45 a.m.

Bands: Lightning Bolt live dates

Noise-mongers Lightningt Bolt will tour the US in support of new album, Fantasy Empire, which releases March 24 on Thrill Jockey. It is their first ... read more

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Bands: Ilsa updates and new record

Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 9:11 a.m.

Bands: Ilsa updates and new record

Washington, DC's Ila has announced The Felon's Claw, out in May on A389 Recordings. The new album is their fourth and features artwork created by drummer Joshy ... read more

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Records: Poison Idea set April 7 release date

Posted Feb. 24, 2015, 5:34 p.m.

Records: Poison Idea set April 7 release date

On April 7, Poison idea will release Confuse & Conquer, their first new album since Latest Will and Testament in 2006. The band has tour dates lined ... read more

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Tours: Quintron, Miss Pussycat, and The Nots on tour

Posted Feb. 24, 2015, 2:56 p.m.

Tours: Quintron, Miss Pussycat, and The Nots on tour

New Orleans swamp tech musicians Quintron and Miss Pussycat have announced a May-June US tour with The Nots on most of the dates in support. ... read more

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Labels: SideOneDummy at 20

Posted Feb. 24, 2015, 2:24 p.m.

Labels: SideOneDummy at 20

Celebrating 20 years of releases, SideOneDummy will be reissuing several classics on vinyl in 2015, The first is Live at Park Ave on 10" from ... read more

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Records: New from City of Ships

Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 4:36 p.m.

City of Ships will release a brand new album on April 21, with cd/digital releases handled by Translation Loss Records and the vinyl on Science of Silence. It is titled Ultraluminal and is previewed here:   read more

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Records: new why+the+wires

Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 2:01 p.m.

Records: new why+the+wires

why+the+wires will be releasing a new LP this ummer on Jetsam-Flotsam and One Percent Press. The LP is titled Flame Failures and follows 2012's All These Dead ... read more

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Records: Full-length from The Weaks

Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 12:43 p.m.

Records: Full-length from The Weaks

The Weaks will soon release their first full-length, titled Bad Year, on April 7 on Lame-O Records. The band perviousy released an EP, The World Is ... read more

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Bands: YDI complete discography in the works

Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 11:03 a.m.

Bands: YDI complete discography in the works

Southern Lord will be releasing the complete discography of Philadelphia hardcore crew YDI this April on double-LP, including every known recording from the group and ... read more

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MP3s: Free TMBG Flood live

Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 10:56 a.m.

MP3s: Free TMBG Flood live

They Might Be Giants is offering a free download of Flood Live in Australia via their website (in exchange for an email address). The band is ... read more

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Bands: New album form The Sword is afoot

Posted Feb. 22, 2015, 1:46 p.m.

Bands: New album form The Sword is afoot

The Sword will enter the studio on March 16 in Austin, TX to begin work on their fifth album, a follow-up to Apocryphon. The new ... read more

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Tours: Black Moth and Amplifier hit UK this April

Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 2:46 p.m.

Amplifier will be joined by Black Moth for a UK tour this April. Amplifier released their fifth full-length in 2014, Mystoria. read more

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Records: New collaboration album from Scott "Wino" Weinrich and Conny Ochs

Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 9:27 a.m.

This spring Exile on Mainstream will release a new collaboration record between Scott "Wino" Weinrich (Saint Vitus, The Obsessed, Spirit Caravan, The Hidden Hand) and Conny Ochs.  The two previously combined for 2012's Heavy Kingdom. The new record, to be named Freedom Conspiracy, was written and recorded together and releases on March 31. read more

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Tours: Lemuria on the road again

Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 9:16 a.m.

Tours: Lemuria on the road again

Lemuria has posted extense tour dates, running most of April-June with bands such as Tigers Jaw, Somos, Dads, and personal Best, depending on the stop. ... read more

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Records: New Great Cynics

Posted Feb. 20, 2015, 1:01 p.m.

Records: New Great Cynics

UK punks Great Cynics will release a new album, I Feel Weird, on April 13 in the US via Lame-O Records, with pre-orders now available. ... read more

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Shows: New Found Glory, Wonder Years, and Bayside team up for Sidewaves

Posted Feb. 20, 2015, 11:57 a.m.

Shows: New Found Glory, Wonder Years, and Bayside team up for Sidewaves

In a run-up to the Soundwave Festival taking plae at month's end in Australia, the offshoot series of single stage shows dubbed Sidewaves has announced ... read more

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MP3s: New Lifeless song: "Never"

Posted Feb. 20, 2015, 9:32 a.m.

MP3s: New Lifeless song:

New Jersey's Lifeless have premiered the song "Never" from their soon to release second LP. The song "Never" (below) will be on their Dream album that releases ... read more

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Labels: Sweet Cobra to release on Magic Bullet

Posted Feb. 19, 2015, 12:09 p.m.

Labels: Sweet Cobra to release on Magic Bullet

Magic Bullet Reocrds has signed Chicago's Sweet Cobra and will release Earth later this spring.The record was recorded and produced by Matt Talbot (Hum) and ... read more

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Videos: Premiere: "Library Card" from Wet Socks

Posted Feb. 19, 2015, 11:46 a.m.

Videos: Premiere:

Wet Socks have unveiled a video for the song "Library Card," available in sultry, NSFW glory below. The song closes out Drips, released last year on Retro ... read more

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MP3s: Hear a new Crocodiles song

Posted Feb. 19, 2015, 8:36 a.m.

MP3s: Hear a new Crocodiles song

Crocodiles are streaming a new song, "Crybaby Demon," off their soon to be released new album, Boys. Boys drops on April 28 on Zoo Music. It ... read more

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Bands: Suburban Scum on Closed Casket Activities

Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 5:12 p.m.

Bands: Suburban Scum on Closed Casket Activities

Suburban Scum has joined foces with Closed casket Activities to release the band's upcoming first full-length, rtracked by Will Putney at The Machine Shop. The ... read more

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MP3s: New song from Sabertooth Zombie, off Human Performance IV

Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 5:03 p.m.

MP3s: New song from Sabertooth Zombie, off Human Performance IV

Sabertooth Zombie have given a sneak preview of their upcoming Human Performance IV EP, due for release on March 3 via Twelve Gauge Records. The ... read more

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Records: The Winter Passing to debut LP on 6131

Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 4:08 p.m.

Records: The Winter Passing to debut LP on 6131

The Winter Passing have signed with 6131 Records for the relase of their debut LP titled A Different Space of Mind. The new record from ... read more

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Labels: Haybaby announce debut LP

Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 11:56 a.m.

Labels: Haybaby announce debut LP

Brooklyn, NY indie group Haybaby have announced they will release their debut LP sometime this summer on Tiny Engines. The record, to be titled Sleepy ... read more

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Bands: Kevin Devine Devinyl Splits series

Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 10:43 a.m.

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Kevin Devine has announced his "Devinyl Splits," a year-long series of split 7"s with three officially underway at present. The first of which releases next week on Feb. 24 and also includes Matthew Caws of Nada Surf. The 7"s will be released through Devinyl Records/Bad Timing Records. Other ... read more

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MP3s: Premiere: "The Endless Wall" from Griever

Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 10:13 a.m.

MP3s: Premiere:

Today Scene Point Blank premieres a new cut, "The Endless Wall," from the upcoming Our Love Is Different from San Diego, CA's Griever. The sludge-driven ... read more

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Bands: My America in the studio

Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 7:28 p.m.

My America will enter the studio this month with producer Kevin Bernsten to begin work on a new LP to be titled Misses. The band first formed in the early 2000s under the name My America Is Watching Tigers Die. After changing vocalists and relocating in 2008, the band was ... read more

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MP3s: Relapse marks 25th with 180+ song sampler

Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 3:45 p.m.

MP3s: Relapse marks 25th with 180+ song sampler

Relapse Records, formed in 1990 and celebrating their 25th anniversary, have marked the occasion with the release of a 183 song sampler. The collection features ... read more

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Tours: Eyehategod cancel Australia and Mexico dates

Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 3:41 p.m.

Tours: Eyehategod cancel Australia and Mexico dates

Eyehategod have cancelled tour dates in Australia and Mexico due to health concerns surrounding vocalist Mike IX Williams, who is dealing with exhaustion and chronic ... read more

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Records: New from Maybeshewill

Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 12:27 p.m.

Leicester, UK post-rock group Maybeshewill is releasing a new album a week from today titled Fair Youth. Whlie formed in 2005, this is the groups' first album on Superball Music. The band is planning their first North American tour for later this year. read more

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Bands: JEFF the Brotherhood dropped by WBR

Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 11:13 a.m.

Bands: JEFF the Brotherhood dropped by WBR

Nasvhile's JEFF the Brotherhood has announced that their new album, Wasted on the Dream, has been pushed back to a March 24 release and will now ... read more

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Labels: Slovenly announces new Blind Shake and Useless Eaters releases

Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 10:04 a.m.

Labels: Slovenly announces new Blind Shake and Useless Eaters releases

On April 14, Slovenly has announced two new releases. 1, an EP from The Blind Shake titled Fly Right, and 2, a collection record from ... read more

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MP3s: En Esch (ex-KMFDM) announces solo record

Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 9:50 a.m.

Original KMFDM member En Esch has unveiled the song "12345" from his new solo album Spank. "12345" features Tim Skold on guitar. Spank released on Feb. 10 on Distortion Productions. read more

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Records: Personal Best announces Arnos Vale next month

Posted Feb. 16, 2015, 2:04 p.m.

Bristol's Personal Best will release a new album on March 30 titled Arnos Vale, containing 10 new songs--of which "This Time Next Year" is now streaming below. The band includes members of Caves and Bedford Falls with a power-pop influence. The record will be released on Specialist Subject.   read more

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Labels: Magrudergrind sign to Relapse Records

Posted Feb. 16, 2015, 12:01 p.m.

Labels: Magrudergrind sign to Relapse Records

Brooklyn-based Magrudergrind have signed with Relapse Records and are in the studio at work on their label debut. The band has previously released two full-lengths ... read more

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Bands: Head Wound City reissue in March

Posted Feb. 16, 2015, 10:16 a.m.

Bands: Head Wound City reissue in March

On March 10, Head Wound City 's self-titled EP will be reissued by Three One G Records. The 7 song EP was first relaased in 2005 ... read more

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Tours: Catch Hotel Books on the road

Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 8:44 p.m.

Tours: Catch Hotel Books on the road

Hotel Books have announced a spring tour in support of their upcoming new album which will release around the same time on InVogue Records. The ... read more

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Records: Native Lights debut = March 3

Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 8:41 p.m.

On March 3, Tulsa, OK's Native Lights will release a self-titled debut via Passive Recordings, followed by a US tour in support of the release. The band features guitarist/vocalist Bryce Chambers (Ester Drang) and bassist Johnathon Ford (Unwed Sailor) and previously released a 7" titled Blackwater. read more

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Bands: New Annabel this spring

Posted Feb. 14, 2015, 1:51 p.m.

Bands: New Annabel this spring

Annabel will release a new album, their third full-length, this spring on Tiny Engines.  Titled Having It All, the record was recorded with Evan Weiss of ... read more

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Bands: Mercy Ties in the studio

Posted Feb. 14, 2015, 10:14 a.m.

Bands: Mercy Ties in the studio

Mercy Ties have entered the studio to begin work on their debut for Glory Kid Records, recording with Scott Evans of Kowloon Walled City (Batillus, Hush,Bog ... read more

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Records: Good Riddance's first new album in 9 years

Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 1:10 p.m.

Records: Good Riddance's first new album in 9 years

Good Riddance has announced the upcoming Peace in Our Time, the band's first new release in nine years.The Santa Cruz, CA band formed in the ... read more

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Tours: La Dispute acoustic shows

Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 10:01 a.m.

Tours: La Dispute acoustic shows

La dispute have annuonced several solo, acoustic performances intermixed with their upcoming co-headlining tour with Title Fight. The solo shows will be scattered in open dates ... read more

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Records: Full-length from The Beautiful Ones out soon

Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 9:39 a.m.

Records: Full-length from The Beautiful Ones out soon

Jaded Love, the latest from The Beautiful Ones, will be released on April 21 via 6131 Records. A new song can be heard, "Exhale (Room 312)," ... read more

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Shows: Pitchfork Festival 2015

Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 9:24 a.m.

Shows: Pitchfork Festival 2015

Pitchfork Festival is turning 10 this year, throwing their annual party on July 17-19 at Union Park in Chicago. Headliners for the even include Wilco, ... read more

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MP3s: Free Nordavind sampler

Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 8:52 a.m.

Nordavind Records has posted a 5 song sampler download online. Titled North Wind: Volume I, the comp includes tracks from Vinterbris, Atrum Tempestas, and more. read more

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MP3s: Tenement debut a song from Bruised Music

Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 1:57 p.m.

MP3s: Tenement debut a song from Bruised Music

"The Fire Is Out," a song off the upcoming Brusied Music Volume One is now streaming online at AV Club. The song comes off their re-mastered ... read more

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Music News: New book on Lookout Records' history

Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 12:39 p.m.

Music News: New book on Lookout Records' history

Microcosm Publishing has released Punk USA - The Rise and Fall of Lookout Records. The book is a historical look at the influential California label ... read more

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Records: Disgrace to release True Enemy

Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 11:03 a.m.

Southern California's Disgrace will unveil a new album, True Enemy, on March 24 via Closed Casket Activities. The new record is thirty-four minutes of emetallic hardcore, with cover art by artist Dan Seagrave. The band includes members of Twitching Tongues, Nails, Creatures, and Forced Order. read more

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Tours: Strung Out touring

Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 9:35 a.m.

Tours: Strung Out touring

Strung Out, who recently announced return album Transmission.Alpha.Delta on Fat Wreck Chords on March 24, will support the record with the Transmission.To.The.Nation. Tour 2015. Support at various ... read more

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Records: Nudity on April 7

Posted Feb. 11, 2015, 2:55 p.m.

Records: Nudity on April 7

Olympia, WA's Nudity will release a new album dubbed Astronomicon on Apri l7 courtesy of Iron Lung Records. The band, currently on tour along the ... read more

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Tours: Update: Mountain Goats and Ides of Gemini together

Posted Feb. 11, 2015, 1:21 p.m.

Tours: Update: Mountain Goats and Ides of Gemini together

Update: Due to a herniated disc in drummer Kelly Johnston-Gibson's spine, Ides of Gemini have dropped off all remaining tour dates with The Mountain Goats ... read more

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Labels: Dogs on Acid join Jade Tree

Posted Feb. 11, 2015, 1:15 p.m.

Labels: Dogs on Acid join Jade Tree

Jade Tree Records, now 25 years olf, have added Philadelphia group Dogs on Acid to their line-up. The indie pop leaning band features members of ... read more

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Bands: Foxfires updates

Posted Feb. 11, 2015, 8:33 a.m.

Bands: Foxfires updates

Massachusetts band Foxfies entered the studio in January to record a full-length debut for Escapist Records, expected this spring. The band previously released The Golden ... read more

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Tours: March tour from Cancer Bats

Posted Feb. 11, 2015, 7:19 a.m.

Tours: March tour from Cancer Bats

Cancer Bats are touring the US this March on a short run of dates starting on the 15th. The band will release Searching For Zero come March ... read more

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Bands: New song from Lightning Bolt

Posted Feb. 10, 2015, 5:38 p.m.

Lightning Bolt have premiered "The Metal East," a song off their upcoming sixth album, and first in five years, titled Fantasy Empire. The record will release on Thrill Jockey on March 24. read more

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Records: New Timeshares out on April 28

Posted Feb. 10, 2015, 12:52 p.m.