Posted Jan. 14, 2013, 9:37 p.m.
The past decade has been an artistic whirlwind for the Austin, TX …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead. After hitting a ... read more
Posted July 1, 2008, 8:36 p.m.
The five-piece A Caesar Holiday offer up six tracks totaling forty-five minutes on their self-titled debut release. Featuring the combined instrumentation of violin, dual guitars, ... read more
Posted Aug. 6, 2012, 1:38 p.m.
Rolling Stone didn’t do Aaron Freeman any favors in running their interview that announces the end of Ween before I got my hands on this ... read more
Posted Sept. 24, 2012, 3:20 p.m.
With a name like Ace High Cutthroats, it doesn’t take a lot of imagination to determine what the band is about. On their debut Black ... read more
Posted Aug. 17, 2012, 12:12 a.m.
There are a few red flags that make me avoid records or, if you will, to judge a book by its cover. First, solo records ... read more
Posted June 15, 2011, 7:52 a.m.
Man, what a nice looking record. The sleeve includes an actual photograph for the cover, with a dozen or so variations that you can get, ... read more
Posted July 4, 2011, 7:19 a.m.
There are a lot of names that could be dropped when talking about Amateur Party—in fact, I did so when I reviewed their EP back ... read more
Posted Jan. 11, 2009, 11:59 p.m.
With their first release since 2006, An Albatross decided to get serious: they spent five weeks in the studio with a team of ex-members, new ... read more
Posted March 30, 2009, 2:49 p.m.
These days everything reminds me of The Fest. Todays memory comes from release FSR001 by Anchor Arms, reminding me that I missed the Fail Safe ... read more
Posted Jan. 21, 2013, 3:43 p.m.
Anchors are a five piece from Melbourne, Australia who play melodic hardcore in the vein of Strike Anywhere. While a few more comparisons might pop ... read more
Posted Jan. 15, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
There’s a lot of analysis when listening to Old Scars, New Blood. When singer Rob Huddleston sings, “Nothing ever changes/ Nothing ever stays the same” in ... read more
Posted Dec. 3, 2012, 6:47 p.m.
When I speak of a “Kiss of Death” sound, I don’t mean it derisively. What I do mean is poppy song structures with powerfully belted ... read more
Posted Nov. 21, 2016, 7:22 p.m.
Midtempo punk sounds like such a boring idea.And sometimes it really is.But when it works, it’s hard to top. The chords are still powerful and ... read more
Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 8:45 p.m.
I’m not sure what this says about me, but I like Astpai’s Burden Calls just fine but it takes until they pull a sample from Teenage Mutant Ninja ... read more
Posted Dec. 12, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
Do you like long song titles that are loosely related to the subject matter, along with gruff vocal singalong punk? If so, !Attention! is right ... read more
Posted Nov. 26, 2012, 3:40 p.m.
It’s not very often I’ll say a song belongs on the radio and mean that in a good way. With the whispered beginnings to “Garza” ... read more
Posted May 5, 2009, 8:58 a.m.
When O Brother, Where Art Thou sold over seven million copies, you knew that people were listening and that the soundtrack would have an influence ... read more
Posted Nov. 12, 2009, 11:55 p.m.
In a time of ex-punkers going the acoustic, solo route, Austin Lucas offers something that differs from his Revival Tour circuit peers. Where artists like ... read more
Posted Sept. 1, 2010, 4 p.m.
The title track on this 7 is a fitting sound, given its title. Wasted and High has a pop structure run through the wash, and ... read more
Posted Sept. 19, 2008, 2:55 a.m.
I have to wonder what rock critics would've done without L7 and Babes in Toyland, as it seems every writer feels compelled to make comparisons ... read more
Posted Sept. 26, 2011, 10:36 a.m.
Bad Sports made a smart sequencing decision by opening Kings of the Weekend with “Off Switch.” The punk burner has a lot of garage noise ... read more
Posted Jan. 16, 2017, 6 p.m.
Bad Sports are coming into their own. They’ve always been a solid Denton, TX hyphen-rock band but on their new EP, Dirtnap’s Living With Secrets, ... read more
Posted Aug. 8, 2011, 9:42 p.m.
Flippant is a word that popped up on the of Bandname's press sheet. Take their moniker into account and add the heavy slackerism that permeates ... read more
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
Posted Oct. 9, 2015, 5:59 p.m.
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
Posted July 1, 2013, 6:26 p.m.
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Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
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
Posted July 26, 2014, 11:26 a.m.
One of our features here at Scene Point Blank is our semi-daily quickie Q&A: One Question Interviews. Follow us at facebook or twitter and we'll post one interview every ... read more
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Posted Aug. 29, 2013, 8:08 p.m.
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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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Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 8:10 p.m.
Goatsnake has completed work on a new full-length album, their first since Flower of Disease (2000). The Los Angeles based band features Greg Rogers (The ... read more
Posted Oct. 31, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
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
Posted Sept. 12, 2013, 10:09 p.m.
Dark metal group Root will mark 25 years with an upcoming CD/DVD release titled Viginti Quinque Annis In Scaena. The package, also available in 2xLP ... read more
Posted Dec. 12, 2011, 9:56 a.m.
Gallows has announced that their first release with new singer Wade MacNeil (ex-Alexisonfire) will be a 4-song EP for 6131 Records. read more
Posted July 1, 2012, 9:47 a.m.
The End Records has announced the reissue of 8 Cradle of Filth releases, dating back to the British metal band's early years. The reissues, many of which will be available for the first time in North America, will come in digipak cd. The records to be re-issued are listed below. ... read more
Posted Feb. 11, 2011, 8:04 a.m.
Boston's A Loss for Words has signed with Velocity/Rise Records. A YouTube announcement of the fact can be found here. The band will enter the ... read more
Posted Sept. 28, 2013, 9:52 a.m.
Tool side project A Perfect Circle have announced plans for a live box set, Perfect Circle Live: Featuring Stone and Echo, releasing on Nov. 26. ... read more
Posted Dec. 17, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
On Jan. 31, Bird Attach Records will released the debut of A Vulture Wake, a band featuring Chad Price (ALL/Drag The River), Joe Raposo (RKL/Lagwagon), ... read more
Posted March 20, 2012, 9:51 a.m.
A Wilhelm Scream has made a brief announcement that mixing has started on their next record, a follow-up to 2007's Career Suicide. The record is being produced by Bill Stevenson in Ft. Collins, CO. Source: punknews.org read more
Posted May 12, 2011, 7:44 a.m.
Skate thrashers ANS are kicking off a minitour of the East Coast, roaming from Philadelphia to New York. The band recently released a split with Ramming Speed on Tankcrimes. read more
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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
Posted May 14, 2011, 5:06 a.m.
Paper + Plastick's latest release, the anticipated Farewell Continental record Hey, Hey Pioneers! is now streaming at AOL. The band, featuring Justin Pierre of Motion City Soundtrack, recorded the record in Minneapolis and will soon hit the road for a US tour. read more
Posted Dec. 12, 2011, 9:56 a.m.
Relapse Records has announced the signing of "psychedelic stoner-punks" ASG to their roster. The band has four releases already, including 2007's Win Us Over. The band will begin recording their Relapse debut in February 2012 with Matt Hyde (Slayer, Children of Bodom, Fu Manchu). read more
Posted April 30, 2015, 3:48 p.m.
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
Posted June 29, 2012, 10:03 a.m.
Polar Bear Club is preparing a nine song acoustic release of last July's hometown acoustic show entitled Live at the Montage. The record contains tracks ... read more
Posted June 25, 2012, 10:22 a.m.
Pittsburgh, PA's Adventures has signed with No Sleep Records for the release of their debut 7" this fall. For a clip of the band, check out the video below. Adventures formed in 2012 and features three members of Code Orange Kids, who are currently recording their debut for Deathwish, Inc. ... read more
Posted Feb. 14, 2013, 9:07 p.m.
A new group based on collaboration between Kimya Dawson and Aesop Rock has been announced. The new project, dubbed the Uncluded, will release an their ... read more
Posted Nov. 28, 2013, 7:25 p.m.
Xtra Mile Recordings and Against Me! have signed a doeal for worldwide release of their upcoming album Transgender Dysphoria Blues. The deal, it should be ... read more
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 7:50 a.m.
Aidan Baker has a new digital-only remix EP titled Tout Juste Sous La Surface, Je Guette & Selected Remixes from Already Drowning. It includes remixes from thisquietarmy, SchneiderTM, A.R.C. Soundtracks, and a new version of "Ice." In conjunction, Baker also release a video for "Already Drowning," filmed in Berlin. read more
Posted Nov. 17, 2012, 10:49 p.m.
Alcoa, the solo project of Derek Archambault (Defeater), has set a February 26, 2013 release dave for his debut Bone & Marrow. read more
Posted May 18, 2013, 9:06 a.m.
Layne Staley’s mother, Nancy McCallum, is bringing the remaining original members of Alice in Chains, Jerry Cantrell and Sean Kinney, to court on count of royalty distribution. The band seeks to discontinue her payments of 16% of the band's income while continuing payment in relation to songs penned by Staley. ... read more
Posted May 17, 2011, 7:45 a.m.
Alkaline Trio's Dan Adriano has finished a solo record entitled Hurricane Season. The record will be released under the moniker The Emergency Room. Adriano will also be on the European Revival Tour this fall along with Chuck Ragan, Brian Fallon, and Dave Hause. In additional Alk Trio news, Epitaph will ... read more
Posted June 17, 2011, 8:51 a.m.
All Else Failed have re-united to play Philadelphia, PA's This Is Hardcore festival from August 11-14, 2011. The band played at the first, unofficial version in 2005, as is explained below by the band. The band also hopes to have a new EP recorded in time for the fest. We ... read more
Posted July 5, 2011, 8:58 a.m.
St. Albert, AB's All Else Fails have announced their third record, The Oracle, What Was, Is and Could Have Been, will be released on August 19, 2011 on Suicidal Bride Records. The album will contain 12 tracks and is a follow-up to 2009's Against the Darkening of the Sky. read more
Posted July 9, 2011, 12:52 a.m.
All Pigs Must Die have announced their debut, God Is War, will be released on August 16, 2011 by Southern Lord Recordings. The album, consisting of eight songs, was recorded and mixed by Converge's Kurt Ballou. Hit the jump for a track listing. All Pigs Must Die contains members of ... read more
Posted Dec. 22, 2016, 8:20 a.m.
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
Posted Dec. 23, 2014, 4:24 p.m.
Connecticut band Ambitions has announced a new 3-song EP due for release next month titled Surface to Air. The band disbanded in 2008 and the ... read more
Posted March 19, 2011, 1:43 a.m.
Amebix have finished recording a new album, their first release since 1987. The album, due to hit stores on Sept. 20, 2011 will be titled Sonic Mass. The album was engineered, mixed, and produced by drummer Roy Mayorga. The cd will be released by Alternative Tentacles with Profane Existance doing ... read more
Posted Jan. 29, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
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
Posted July 18, 2011, 9:22 p.m.
Neurot Recordings has announced the addition of Belgian group Amenra. The band's fourth full-length Mass V will be released by the label in the coming months, will a release date still to be determined. read more
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 4:35 p.m.
Ex-Against Me! bassist Andrew Seward has turned up in a new band with a number of recognizable Gainesville faces. The new band, named Human Parts, ... read more
Posted May 16, 2011, 9:15 p.m.
After eight years, Angel Eyes have called it a day. The band will be issuing a split EP with Beneath Oblivion as well as a final full-length album this fall. The band offered the following explanation: After eight years as a band, Angel Eyes is breaking up. There were a ... read more
Posted Sept. 13, 2012, 7:39 a.m.
Raindance, who streamed Love Under the Sun on Scene Point Blank last year, have joined up with Los Angeles, CA label Animal Style Records for ... read more
Posted May 20, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
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
Posted May 8, 2013, 8:12 p.m.
Pirate's Press is released Rustbelt Nation on 7" for Pirate's Press Records. The band recorded the three songs in November 2012 with ex-Dropkick Murphy Rick ... read more
Posted April 29, 2011, 11:25 p.m.
Following shows in August, Syracuse, NY’s Another Breath has announced that they will “disband indefinitely.” We plan to host a weekend of final shows in the upstate NY area August 26th - August 28th. We intend to do a show at in our hometown of Fulton, NY (30 min north ... read more
Posted Feb. 13, 2013, 8:09 p.m.
Guided By Voices have announced yet another new LP, the upcoming English Little League, due on April 30 on GBV, Inc. The album will be their fourth in the past year. read more
Posted March 22, 2011, 11:12 a.m.
Another song from the upcoming Know Your Sins has leaked. The record will be Underground Railroad to Candyland's second album on Recess Records. The album ... read more
Posted Dec. 16, 2011, 11:13 a.m.
Bayside vocalist/guitarist Anthony Raneri has announced an upcoming solo EP. Recording has just started, and planned guests include Steve Choi (RX Bandits), Davey Warsop (Beat Union) and Jarrod Alexander (My Chemical Romance, Dead Country). On the project, Raneri states: As an artist, I wanted to try and challenge myself with ... read more
Posted May 12, 2015, 5:16 p.m.
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
Posted June 20, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
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
Posted Nov. 5, 2014, 1:54 p.m.
To mark the 10th anniversary of The Terror State, Anti-Flag will be playing the album in its entirety on a few lives dates, with two ... read more
Posted Jan. 31, 2013, 8:32 p.m.
Polish grind band Antigama have entered the stduio to record their sixth LP, a follow-up to last year's Stop the Chaos EP. The recod is ... read more
Posted Nov. 9, 2011, 10 a.m.
UK crust punks Antisect have announced a string of shows this fall and winter. Earlier this year, the band reunited for the first time since 1987. In addition to their upcoming shows, Southern Records (UK) will be re-releasing their 1983 debut In Darkness, There Is No Choice and the band ... read more
Posted Aug. 15, 2013, 11:09 p.m.
Antiseen is celebrating 30 years with a new limited edition 30th anniversary digipak/live recording. Live Possum was recorded in Feb. 2013 at Tremont Music Hall ... read more
Posted Oct. 27, 2013, 9:46 a.m.
In honor of their thirtieth anniversary, Antiseen's live set at The Tremont Music Hall in February, 2013 has been pressed on a limited edition, 500 copy, ... read more
Posted July 7, 2013, 9:47 a.m.
Brooklyn Vegan is playing a song off the upcoming 7" from Apart on Mayfly Records titled A Bright and Clever Hell--set for release this September. It is the South Carolina band's third release overall, following a previous 7" and a full-length. They will be touring this summer with State Faults and ... read more
Posted Oct. 6, 2012, 1:37 a.m.
On October 23, 2012, Eau Claire, WI band Arms Aloft will release their debut full-length on Kiss of Death Records (USA) and Eager Beaver (Japan). ... read more
Posted Oct. 11, 2013, 7:48 a.m.
Art Brut, on tour in the UK next month, have announced the retirement and replacement of Mikey Breyer (drums) and Jasper Future (guitar). The two are replaced by Stephen Gilchrist (drums) and Toby Macfairlane (guitar) who have previously played with Graham Coxon and Charlotte Hatherley. UK dates are below. read more
Posted June 23, 2014, 9:36 p.m.
This fall As We Draw will release a new CD/2xLP on Throatruiner Records. The release, untitled at present, is their first since 2010’s Lines Breaking ... read more
Posted April 7, 2015, 8:45 p.m.
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
Posted Feb. 23, 2013, 9:26 a.m.
A Baroness Relief facebookbook page has been started by friends of the band to raise money to help cover costs from injuries during their bus ... read more
Posted Feb. 28, 2013, 5:26 p.m.
August Burns Red have enetered the studio to being work on their fifth album before heading the Europe and then coming home to join up ... read more
Posted Dec. 6, 2011, 10:02 a.m.
For their fourth annual Christmas offering, August Burns Red are offering up "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen." The track is available digitally, or on a limited edition vinyl. Guitarist JB Brubaker issued the following statement on the song: The past few years the annual ABR Christmas songs haven't been nearly ... read more
Posted Jan. 30, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Authority Zero will be releasing their fifth studio album, The Tipping Point, on April 2, 2013 on Hardline Entertainment. For a sneak peak, check out a stream of "No Other Place" here. The two decades-old band named the new record after a Malcolm Gladwell book and sees a new line-up ... read more
Posted May 3, 2011, 7:37 a.m.
Autopsy will be releasing their fifth studio album, Macabre Eternal, on Mat 31st on Peaceville Records. A double-colored vinyl edition, packaged with a gatefold sleeve and numbered to 2000 copies, will be available on May 16th through the Peaceville webstore. Autopsy formed in San Francisco in 1987 and released four ... read more
Posted June 1, 2013, 8:36 a.m.
Milwaukee's Avenues have released their new single Delaware as a pry-as-you-feel download at bandcamp in preparation for their upcoming Stayposi Records release Postcards from Ann Arbor. The ... read more
Posted Sept. 14, 2012, 5:02 a.m.
The End Records will release AxeWound's Vultures on October 2, 2012. The band includes Liam Corimier (Cancer Bats), Jason Bowld (Pitchshifter), Mike Kingswood (Glamour of the Kill), and Joe Copcutt (ex-Rise to Remain). The UK-based band has released a video for the song "Cold" below. read more
Posted Oct. 13, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
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
Posted Dec. 1, 2013, 9:54 a.m.
Bridge Nine's Backtrack will release a new 7" on Dec. 17 as a precursor to their upcoming Lost in Life, due Jan. 14, which is their first record since Darker Half (Reaper Records, 2011). The 7" is titled Can't Escape and the cut "Lost in Life" is available online now. The band also ... read more
Posted June 13, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
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
Posted May 21, 2011, 3:13 a.m.
The debut record from Balance and Composure, entitled Separation, is available to streaming in its entirely on the band's website. In addition to their upcoming release, the band will be touring with Touche Amore and White Wives (feat. members of Anti-Flag) upon the completion of their current tour (with Dredg ... read more
Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 5:55 p.m.
Banner Pilot, who are scheduled ot play at Groezrock 2015 in Belgium, have announced that they wlil be joined by Jeff Matika on the corresponding ... read more
Posted March 30, 2014, 9:10 p.m.
Baptists will be recording a new LP for Southern Lord Records, with recording to take place at Godcity Sutdios in Salem, MA. No release date ... read more
Posted Dec. 20, 2012, 9:39 a.m.
Baroness, currently recovering from a horrific bus accident earlier this year in England, have shared a video of John Baizley and Pete Adams performing "Stretchmarker" ... read more
Posted Oct. 2, 2012, 10:23 a.m.
Baroness has posted a detailed and moving update on their recent bus crash and their ensuing recovery on their website. The band, who released Yellow ... read more
Posted May 31, 2013, 10:42 a.m.
Baroness will be releasing a 4-song live EP, available on screen printed 12" in limited supply. The record was recorded for BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show on July 12, 2012 and will be available July 22, 2013. In addition, the band has announced more North American and European tour dates ... read more
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:24 p.m.
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
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 8:55 a.m.
Coinciding with their new split 7", Barren Womb (Trondheim, NO) and Grizzlor (CT), will be touring the US East Coast together this spring. The split ... read more
Posted June 8, 2011, 9 a.m.
Bayonet, a new hardcore supergroup, will release their debut EP on July 26 on Mightier Than Sword Records. The band consists of Buddy Neilsen (Senses Fail) on vocals, Jeremy Comitas (The Banner) on guitar, Will Putney (Fit for an Autopsy) on bass, and Paul Klein (Suburban Scum) on drums. The ... read more
Posted Nov. 17, 2011, 10:08 a.m.
Anthony Raneri (vocals, guitar) and Nick Ghanbarian (bass) of Bayside have started a weekly radio show titled Gumshoe Radio. The program, running each week form 7-9 EST on idobiradio is described as "a live audio version of a blog," mixing personal topics with news and music. The first episode will ... read more
Posted Aug. 12, 2012, 4:17 a.m.
The Onion AV Club is reporting that Song Reader from Beck will be released soley as sheet music, with each track featuring complementary artwork. The concept of the "record" is that each purchaser will create the songs in their own style. The booklet will be released by McSweeney's, who will ... read more
Posted June 29, 2011, 9:43 a.m.
Beecher, who first split up in 2005 before reforming in 2011 for three shows, has announced they are calling it a day. Frontman Ed Godby explains: When we knocked it on the head in 2005 our personal lives were in various states of disarray and we had no inclination to ... read more
Posted March 21, 2013, 8:09 p.m.
Belgrade, a Philadelphia band containing members of Restorations, Ink & Dagger, and more, have announced their upcoming self-titled debut, set for release on April 26. Absolutepunk is streaming the song "Protest" now. read more
Posted Sept. 17, 2014, 6:21 p.m.
Belle and Sebastian is seeing their catalog laid out in a series of vinyl reissues, dubbed the "It Could Have Been a Brilliant Career" series. The following will all see vinyl releases this fall: Tigermilk (Matador / Jeepster) If You're Feeling Sinister (Matador / Jeepster) The Boy With The Arab ... read more
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 11:16 a.m.
Bellringer, a trio comprised of guitarist/vocalist Mark Deutrom (ex-Melvins, Clown Alley), drummer/vocalist Craig Nichols (Dumbell, Shesus, Guided By Voices, The Breeders), and bassist/vocalist Corey Cottrell, has finished recording ... read more
Posted Dec. 24, 2015, 9:04 a.m.
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
Posted March 16, 2013, 9:47 a.m.
Slovenly Recordings has announced a new 7" from Paint Fumes, corresponding with some serious news concerning the band's vocalist Elijah Von Cramon. Von Cramon was hit by a car while walking last month, suffering injuries to his pelvis, chipped teeth, fractured shoulder, and broken femur, resulting in the liklihood of ... read more
Posted March 4, 2012, 1:40 a.m.
Los Angeles, CA band Big Black Delta (ex-Mellowdrone) has announced a single IFUCKINGLOVEYOU will be issued a limited vinyl release on April 30th. The single will be released both on 7" with a B-side, and on 12" with remixes. K7! Records and Nerve Management/Master of Bates Records will be involved ... read more
Posted Aug. 13, 2012, 10:46 a.m.
Big Black Delta, who released the Ifuckingloveyou (Remixes) EP last month, will be selling a four track Tour EP starting on August 21, 2012 on ... read more
Posted Sept. 29, 2012, 1:41 a.m.
After a rant at the IHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, NV last weekend, Green Day member Billie Joe Armstrong is reportedly seeking treatment for ... read more
Posted June 15, 2011, 7:41 a.m.
Hardcore/metal crossover act Biohazard has lost bassist and co-vocalist Evan Seinfeld. Scott Roberts, who played on 2005's Means To an End filled in during the recent Download Festival in London, and the band will soon begin the search for a permanent replacement. Seinfeld's departure comes as the band has completed ... read more
Posted Aug. 7, 2015, 12:16 p.m.
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
Posted Nov. 27, 2013, 1:27 p.m.
1980s Bl'ast! have announced their first shows in 15 years, in California, following the remastered recording and release of their album Blood. The liv eline-up will feature original vocalist Clifford Dinsmore (Dusted Angel, Gargantula) and guitarst Mike Neider, complemented with the recruited Nick Oliveri (Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, ... read more
Posted Jan. 29, 2013, 9:18 p.m.
It's been announced that legendary So. Cal punks Black Flag have reunited with plans for a new record. The line-up for this incarnation of the ... read more
Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 8:11 a.m.
Black Map, a band comprised of Mark Engles (Far/†††, Chris Robyn. and Ben Flanagan (The Trophy Fire), will released their debut album …And We Explode on Oct. 28 ... read more
Posted July 27, 2011, 9:31 a.m.
Give Praise Records is compiling a discography cassette release of Black Market Fetus, and the label is offering a free stream of the tape here. Give Praise also recently did an interview with Grind To Death. Check it out here. read more
Posted Aug. 4, 2012, 11:49 p.m.
After a kickerstarter plea to fund their new album, Juicy, Black Moth Super Rainbow has now set an October 9, 2012 date for the release. ... read more
Posted July 17, 2012, 9:35 a.m.
Black Moth Super Rainbow will be releasing their fifth LP, Cobra Juicy, this fall on their own label, Rad Cult Records. The band has announced ... read more
Posted June 12, 2013, 5:26 p.m.
Blacklisted vocalist G. Hirsch has announced a solo album under the moniker Harm Wülf. The album will be titled There's Honey In the Soil So ... read more
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
Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 10:47 p.m.
Basement Records recently posted Complete Bleeder Resistor Collection on their bandcamp page. The compilation combines both of the defunct Baltimore band's EPs which have been ... read more
Posted April 17, 2011, 3:04 a.m.
Boston hardcore band Blood for Blood has announced plans to record a new album, their first since 2004's Serenity. The band reunited for last year's European Persistence Tour and recently hit the US for the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. Vocalist Buddha explains the return: The amount letters from ... read more
Posted May 11, 2011, 9:56 a.m.
Swedish supergroup Bloodbath has released a live DVD, Bloodbath Over Bloodstock, on Peaceville Records. The DVD contains the band's full performance from Bloodstock 2010, as well as a 16-page booklet and numerous extras. read more
Posted Dec. 15, 2013, 10:22 a.m.
With Florida's Bloodlet reuniting to play at the A389 X Bash in January, the label is also compiling two new releases from the band: an ... read more
Posted Nov. 4, 2014, 5:23 p.m.
Body/Head, a duo comprised of Kim Gordon and Bill Nace, released a new single today titled The Show Is Over. The group will be playing ... read more
Posted July 28, 2012, 1:36 a.m.
Bomb the Music Industry!, who recently released Vacation on Ernest Jenning/Really Records, will be covering the Showtime series Weeds' theme, "Little Boxes," for an upcoming ... read more
Posted May 17, 2011, 9:44 a.m.
Indie rockers Bon Iver, led by Justin Vernon, will release their second record in June. The band is offering a free download, "Calgary," their first new music since 2009's Blood Bank EP. The new song is available at their website, as are their upcoming North American tour dates. read more
Posted Jan. 13, 2012, 6:19 a.m.
Wisconsin artists Bon Iver will be playing Saturday Night Live on February 4th. In related news, leader Justin Vernon also announced that he will be ... read more
Posted April 8, 2014, 11:47 a.m.
Boris, who will release Noise on June 17 via Sargent House. The band also released the song song "Quicksilver," which is embedded below before their upcoming ... read more
Posted Sept. 28, 2015, 7:03 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 5, 2013, 11:36 a.m.
Making his debut at a recent Asbury Park, NJ set, the Bouncing Souls have introduced George Rebelo (Hot Water Music) and their new drummer. Rebelo ... read more
Posted Jan. 21, 2014, 10:44 p.m.
Bouvet, featuring ex members of Death Is Not Glamorous, have released a few songs on bandcamp. The band was formed in the wake of Death Is Not Glamorous' hiatus and the songs were recorded by Kenneth of Knuste Ruter. read more
Posted Oct. 25, 2014, 5:32 p.m.
Century Media has opened pre-orders for Ulver's Trolsk Sortmetall 1993 - 1997 box set, which is available in both cd (5 discs) and LP (4 LPs, ... read more
Posted March 9, 2013, 12:32 p.m.
Boy Sets Fire are in the studio at work on their first album since 2006, to be released on Bridge Nine Records. The line-up for ... read more
Posted June 23, 2015, 6:26 p.m.
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
Posted April 30, 2011, 10:03 p.m.
The Horrible Crowes, consisting of The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon and their guitar tech Ian Perkins, has noted on their blog that they will enter the studio on May 2 to record their debut LP. The album is currently untitled and will contain 11 or 12 songs. read more
Posted May 16, 2011, 10:16 a.m.
Translation Loss Records has added Bringers of Disease to their roster. The Dayton, OH band features members of Of The Architect and previous members of Acheron. Their Translation Loss debut, Gospel Of Pestilence, will release on May 24th. The record is a being co-released with Waylon Recordings. read more
Posted Nov. 23, 2012, 1:08 a.m.
Brody Dalle (ex-Distillers, Spinnerette) has finished recording her debut solo release, according to a punknews report. Her last active release came with Spinnerette in 2009. read more
Posted Dec. 15, 2015, 12:49 p.m.
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
Posted Nov. 23, 2011, 10:14 a.m.
Santa Rosa, CA band Brother Bear has officially changed their name to State Faults. The four-piece group pulls influence from 1990s emo and post-hardcore, and is currently recording their debut full-length. Their Head in the Clouds EP was released last year under the Brother Bear moniker. read more
Posted July 15, 2014, 9:36 p.m.
1980s Seattle hardcore group Brotherhood will soon get a collective LP release of their material via Southern Lord. Till Death will collect all their material, including ... read more
Posted May 29, 2013, 8:09 p.m.
Following a Houston hospitalization for David Lamb, Rhode Island's Brown Bird have cancelled the rest of their tour. After further testing, Lamb has been found ... read more
Posted June 24, 2013, 7:48 p.m.
Brutal Truth, who will be hitting the European tour circuit this summer, including a couple of festivals, will release a split with Bastard Noise this ... read more
Posted March 10, 2013, 8:43 p.m.
King Tuff's Was Dead will be released on vinyl by Burger Records on April 30. The band is in Austin for SXSW this week, followed by ... read more
Posted April 28, 2013, 1:24 p.m.
Winnipeg's Burn Your World has announced plans for a 7" on Escapist Records titled Vicious Intent, due this August. The EP will include four tracks, one ... read more
Posted Nov. 28, 2012, 7:55 a.m.
Columbia, South Carolina's Burnt Books has announced their debut release to come via At a Loss Records. The collective group includes members who have played ... read more
Posted July 9, 2011, 12:51 a.m.
Metalcore band Bury Your Dead has announced that Mosh'n'Roll will be released on August 2, 2011 via Mediaskare Records. It is the band's sixth studio record and it marks the return of Mat Bruso to the microphone. The record will contain eleven songs, apparently inspired by Kurt Vonnegut, listed below ... read more
Posted Sept. 17, 2012, 12:55 p.m.
The Bush Tetras album Happy, originally recorded and mastered in 1998, will see a November 13, 2012 release on ROIR. The album was originally recorded for Mercury but was shelved upon Mercury's sale. ROIR, who recently secured rights, also released the Wild Things cassette by Bush Tetras in 1983. read more
Posted Sept. 10, 2014, 5:42 p.m.
Atlanta's Campaign are giving away downloads of Enemies, their latest LP here. Also selling copies through Muckman Records, it is the melodic hardcore band's first ... read more
Posted Jan. 25, 2014, 9:16 p.m.
Candy hearts have entered the studio with Chad Gilbert at the helm to work on the follow-up to 2011's Everything's Amazing and Nobody's Happy. Afterward, they'll ... read more
Posted June 18, 2012, 4 a.m.
New York/New Jersey pop punks Candy Hearts have announced the they're entering the studio with Chad Gilbert (New Found Glory). The band previously released a ... read more
Posted May 10, 2011, 9:45 a.m.
Richmond, VA metal stoners Cannabis Corpse have announced a month-long European tour, including Russia and the UK. The band is getting set to release their second record, Beneath Grow Lights Thou Shalt Rise, due July 12th on Tankcrimes. The tour will include several festivals as well as regular club dates. ... read more
Posted July 3, 2014, 7:39 a.m.
Captain Sensible of The Damned has been immortalized in Throbblehead form in a limited edition run. 1000 copies of the new bobblehead are for sale, ... read more
Posted Aug. 31, 2012, 10 p.m.
On September 24, 2012, Triple Crown Records will release Caspian's Waking Season. The record is produced by ex-Minus the Bear keyboardist Matt Bayles and follow's the group's 2009 release Tertia. This will be their fourth release and third full-length. The band has released a free download of a live set ... read more
Posted Aug. 6, 2012, 7:48 a.m.
With Waking Season to be released this fall on Triple Crown Records, the band is also seeing a reprint of their 2005 debut EP You Are the Conductor on vinyl courtesy of The Mylene Sheath, with preorders available at the label's website. read more
Posted April 7, 2012, 3:34 a.m.
Cattle Decapitation have released the first of three scheduled studio updates in anticipation of the May 8 release of Monolith of Inhumanity. The record will have 11 tracks, including guest spots from members of Devourment, Cephalic Carnage, and John Wiese. Click here to watch the video. The band will be ... read more
Posted May 6, 2011, 9:44 a.m.
In honor of motherhood everywhere, BreakThruRadio will be hosting a conversation with Tina Weymouth (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club). Weymouth raised her two children while touring and recording with her bands, leading to a conversation focused around motherhood and the rock’n’roll lifestyle. read more
Posted Feb. 17, 2013, 4:41 p.m.
Mayfly and Self Aware Records will be co-releasing Center of the Sun's Machine Gun 12". The band includes members of Young and In the Way, ... read more
Posted June 28, 2013, 6:46 p.m.
On August 6, Centuries will release Taedium Vitae, their debut on Southern Lord Records. Check out a track listing below. read more
Posted March 21, 2012, 11:18 a.m.
Members of New Mexican Disaster Squad, Gatorface, VRGNS, and How Dare You have banded together to form Chemical Ache. The recently formed back will be entering Black Bear Studios in Gainesville, FL to record their first record with a release date sometime this fall. read more
Posted March 8, 2015, 2:19 p.m.
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
Posted March 22, 2012, 9:19 a.m.
Marking 15 years as a band, Finnish metallers Children of Bodom will released a CD+DVD combo titled Holiday at Lake Bodom on May 22. The release includes songs from each of the band's albums along with new cover songs. The DVD includes touring and backstage footage and a video for ... read more
Posted March 18, 2015, 1:34 p.m.
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
Posted Feb. 10, 2014, 9:38 p.m.
Ihate, a new project from Chris Barnes and featuring multi-instrumentalist/horror enthusiast Bob Taggett, is working on an eight song debut. Here's Barnes explanation on Ihate's formation: Early last year I got a message via Facebook from someone named Bob and Bob said to me, as a lot of people do, ... read more
Posted July 12, 2014, 11:28 a.m.
Chris Connelly (Revolting Cocks) and Jason Novak (DJ Accucrack?) have formed a new band, Cocksure, who will release their debut on Aug. 26. "We were ... read more
Posted Nov. 24, 2011, 9:52 a.m.
Drummer/keyboardist Chris Vrenna has left Marilyn Manson to pursue other interests, such as film and video game scoring, production and DJ work, and his 2012 Tweaker release. Vrenna has also worked with Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, Guns n'Roses, and Evanescence. read more
Posted Aug. 2, 2011, 7:54 a.m.
Nuclear Blast has added Swedish futuristic and extreme metal act Cipher System. The long-running band is celebrating their fifteen year. Nuclear Blast will release Communicate the Storm on September 9, 2011. The band notes: It's a true honor to be signed to the label that gave us 'Storm Of The ... read more
Posted Dec. 9, 2015, 9:28 a.m.
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
Posted Dec. 16, 2013, 2:20 p.m.
A collection of Cleveland metal and hardcore vets are teaming up for Youth Forgotten, a roots-based project that will release Ghosts of a Fallen Empire digitally on Jan. 31 with a physical release following later. The band includes J.C. Koszewski (Dead Even), Matt Brewer (ex-Integrity), Rob Walters (Salt The Wound), Aaron ... read more
Posted Feb. 23, 2014, 2:03 p.m.
Corrosion of Conformity's Reed Mullin and Mike Dean are putting together a supergroup project titled Teenage Time Killer. The metal-punk band will feature a number of musicians includings Dave Grohl, Keith Morris, Nick Oliveri, Jullo Biafra, and several others. No release date or title has been released. read more
Posted Jan. 6, 2014, 6:15 p.m.
Atlanta's The Coathangers will hrelease their fourth LP, Suck My Shirt, on March 18 via Suicide Squeeze Records. In addition, the band will be opening ... read more
Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 10:20 a.m.
London based Code have premiered "dialogue" off their upcoming new album, mut. The new album will be their fourth and is set for a March 10 North American release date on Agonia Records. The last released Augur Nox in 2013. Check out the video after the jump. read more
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
Posted Feb. 7, 2013, 8:29 p.m.
Tokyo, Japan's doom band Coffins have entered the studio for their upcoming new LP The Fleshland on Relapse Records. The album with be the group's ... read more
Posted Dec. 26, 2013, 10:25 a.m.
Japanese band Coffins offshoot Oozepus, formed in 2012 and inspired by Compromise You Need, has joined the Domestic Genocide roster. The band includes Uchino and ... read more
Posted Aug. 4, 2011, 4:47 a.m.
After Coheed & Cambria bassist, Michael Todd, was arrested for armed robbery, he and the band have decided to go their separate ways. Read a ... read more
Posted March 26, 2013, 9:36 p.m.
No Idea Records is releasing a new 7" from Coliseum titled Sister Chance. Pre-orders have begun with plans for shipping in mid-April for the 7", ... read more
Posted Jan. 10, 2013, 9:07 a.m.
In March, Collapse Under the Empire will release a 5-song EP with Finaltune Records. The band has released a video to "The Great Silence" as a preview. read more
Posted Dec. 17, 2013, 11:54 a.m.
Collapse the Empire have announced both a new song and news of an upcoming full-length. The second part of their "Sacrifice & Isolation" series will release next May, and the band is also debuting a new song, "Lost," which is available for digital download with all proceeds benefiting Rainforest Rescue, ... read more
Posted July 14, 2012, 8:04 a.m.
Mylene Sheath artists Constants have announced the tracklisting for their upcoming fifth LP, Pasiflora, later this month. The record will contain 10 songs and clock in just under 40 minutes. See below for a track-by-track listing. read more
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 5:51 p.m.
Magic Bullet is also preparing to release a record, Helium Head, a band consisting of Stephen Brodsky (Cave In) and Ben Koller (Converge). The new ... read more
Posted May 17, 2011, 10:03 a.m.
Red Scare has announced that the third Copyrights record, titled North Sentinel Island, will be released on August 9th. Red Scare's Tobias Jeg explains: They're not the Ramonesy pop-punk band they used to be, but their latest tunes still have the melodies, huge choruses, and great lyrics you expect from ... read more
Posted Feb. 14, 2013, 6:11 p.m.
Corrosion of Conformity, who released a self-titled record last year (Candlelight Records), have begun writing its follow-up. Their line-up remains the three-piece consisting of vocalist/bassist ... read more
Posted July 15, 2011, 11:23 p.m.
Ontario, Canada's Counterparts have announced that drummer Chris Needhan has left the band. The band is in search of a replacement, with ex-drummer Ryan Juntilla filling in until a permanent drummer is found. The band will be hitting the studio in August to work on their debut for Victory Records. read more
Posted Aug. 17, 2015, 3:02 p.m.
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
Posted Aug. 1, 2013, 8:24 p.m.
Italy's Cripple Bastards have entered the studio for their first record on Relapse Records, set tentatively for release in 2014. The long-running group is currently ... read more
Posted June 8, 2013, 6:45 p.m.
On August 20, Crocodiles will release a new LP on Fernchkiss Records titled Crimes of Passion. Beforehand, however, the band will tour this summer with ... read more
Posted June 21, 2012, 8:28 a.m.
A389's latest release, the debut EP form Cynarae is currently streaming over at Unhallowed Nation. To check it out, just follow this link. The album is available on 12". read more
Posted Jan. 5, 2018, 7:43 p.m.
D.O.A. have announced plans to hit the studio in two weeks for an album to be released later this year, their 40th as a group. ... read more
Posted July 1, 2015, 8:25 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 7:28 p.m.
Candian punks D.O.A., who briefly retired in 2012 so frontman Joe Keithley could run for political office, have resumed duty and are currently on tour in support of live album Welcome to Chinatown. The new line-up inclues Paddy Duddy on drums (Circle The Wagons, Rusty Nails) and Mike Hodsall on bass (Circle The ... read more
Posted July 17, 2013, 7:33 a.m.
New Jersey two-piece emo/punk outfit Dads have released a new track, entitled "My Crass Patch." The song is the bands first release since 2012's American ... read more
Posted Oct. 28, 2013, 10 p.m.
Black metal band Dark Fortress are in the studio at work on a follow-up to 2010's Ylem. No release date is yet scheduled, though early ... read more
Posted June 4, 2013, 6:22 p.m.
Darsombra's Baltimore home was recently burglarized, with the band losing all their gear and equipment. The band has issued a list of their missing gear ... read more
Posted Aug. 24, 2013, 10:50 a.m.
Baltimore's Darsombrra, who lost their gear in a robbery earlier this year, have recovered much of it and have scheduled a free show for tonight, ... read more
Posted June 28, 2012, 8:24 a.m.
Harrisburg, PA group Handguns, touring this summer with Strung Out and Such Gold, have set a September 25, 2012 release date for their upcoming debut, ... read more
Posted June 30, 2012, 2:42 a.m.
Dave Hause (The Loved Ones) is streaming his latest release, the Pray for Tucson EP at Altpress.com. The EP is released by Bridge Nine and ... read more
Posted March 4, 2014, 9 p.m.
The Greg Ginn-led Black Flag reunion currently active has lost another member, with bassist Dave Klein announcing his departure from the group. Klein is also active in They Stay Dead, who will release a new album this summer on Jailhouse Records. Vocalist Ron Reyes also recently left the reunited California ... read more
Posted Feb. 23, 2013, 4:30 p.m.
It's been reported that Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has left the group, with Lombardo offering the following statement. Lombardo previously left the group in 1992. Last year, I discovered 90% of Slayer's tour income was being deducted as expenses, leaving 10% or less to split amongst the four of us. ... read more
Posted Feb. 26, 2013, 8:17 p.m.
Punknews has reported that AFI/Blaqk Audio frontman Davey Havok has penned a novel, the first of a trilogy, to be released on April 2. The book is titled Pop Kids. SPB chatted with Havok and Jade Puget last year. read more
Posted April 12, 2011, 12:41 p.m.
David Yow, the notorious vocalist for bands such as Scrath Acid and the Jesus Lizard, is showcasing his first European art show entitled Das Geheime Tagebuch (The Secret Diary), at Berlin's Neurotitan Gallery this Friday, Apr. 15 through May 7. Yow began his pursuit of art in his college days, ... read more
Posted Feb. 12, 2013, 9:25 p.m.
Daybreaker will be releasing a new two-song 7", which follows their 2011 debut The Northbound Trains EP. The new release will come as a joint ... read more
Posted June 24, 2013, 8 p.m.
In preparatoin for their July 18 7" on Dirt Cult Records, Distant Shores, Chicago's Daylight Robbery is streaming the song "Annexed" at their bandcamp. Check it ... read more
Posted Oct. 19, 2011, 10:28 a.m.
Rise Records continues to add bands to their roster, signing Queens, NY's Daytrader. The band will be hitting the studio this winter, with a target release date for their Rise debut in the Spring of 2012. The band recently underwent some roster upheaval, adding new drummer Scotty Giffin (formerly of ... read more
Posted Aug. 27, 2015, 5:36 p.m.
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
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
Posted Dec. 17, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
New York state's Dead Empires have announced a new album, coming Feb. 23 and titled Designed to Disappear, plus the addition of vocalist Jason Sherman (Torrential ... read more
Posted July 25, 2011, 8:34 a.m.
Heineken has recently dropped a cover of the Dead Kennedys' "Too Drunk To Fuck" from commercials, as it was deemed to encourage "irresponsible or immoderate drinking according to The Portman Group, an industry watchdog. In response, the band has denied granting Heineken permission for use of the song and their ... read more
Posted May 19, 2011, 10 a.m.
Australian rockers Dead Letter Circus have signed with Sumerian Records to re-release their debut This Is the Warning on July 26th in North America. The record originally debuted at #2 on the Australian charts and #1 on iTunes. The band will also be touring, with dates to be announced in ... read more
Posted March 12, 2014, 6:33 p.m.
Dallas-based doom band Dead to a Dying World have hit the studio to begin putting down their second full-length, a follow-up to 2011's self-titled release. ... read more
Posted Dec. 29, 2012, 3:23 a.m.
In late January Deafheaven will be entering Atomic Garden studios to record their second album, Sunbather. Jack Shirley, who also recorded thei debut, Roads to ... read more
Posted Nov. 30, 2011, 7:41 a.m.
In a double whammy of news, Dear Landlord has recorded a new song with Matt Alison and Justin Yates for a compilation to be put ... read more
Posted Dec. 11, 2013, 8:18 a.m.
Death Before Dishonor will release a new album in 2013 on Bridge Nine, preceeded by a headlining tour this January with Betrayal and Seeker. The ... read more
Posted July 13, 2011, 10:42 a.m.
Death to False Hopes Records has announced a compilation featuring 100 bands. Among several others, the comp features The Dopamines, Blacklist Royals, Junior Battles, Brendan Kelly, Sundowner, Captain We're Sinking, Spanish Gamble, The Brokedowns, and Mixtapes. See below for a full track listing. The record released yesterday, July 12, 2011. read more
Posted Jan. 31, 2012, 12:08 p.m.
Pennsylvania's Code Orange Kids have been added to the Deathwish Inc roster, with plans for a release on the label sometime in 2012. The band has released 7"s with Mayfly and Top Shelf records. The band is currently on tour with Xerxes (dates below). read more
Posted June 5, 2012, 8:53 a.m.
Saddle Creek signees Icky Blossoms have set a release date of July 17 for their first record. The Omaha, NE band features Derek Pressnall (Tilly and the Wall), Nik Fackler, and Sarah Bohling and their upcoming record was produced by Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio. read more
Posted Aug. 4, 2014, 8:13 p.m.
The debut album from The Lees of Memory will release on Spet. 16 via SideOneDummy Records and Burger Records, titled Sisyphus Says. The band was ... read more
Posted March 6, 2011, 5:22 a.m.
Long running death metal/thrash band Deceased will soon be recording a new album, their first since 2005' As The Weird Travel On. Replacing guitarist Mark Adams, who retired in 2007, will be longtime live member Shane Fuegel. read more
Posted Oct. 23, 2015, 1:50 p.m.
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
Posted June 8, 2013, 9:49 a.m.
New Swedish band INVSN (pronounced in-vey-zhuh-n) has joined Razor & Tie to release their debut. The band features Dennis Lyxzen, a founder of The Refused and ... read more
Posted May 11, 2012, 9:29 a.m.
Bridge Nine Records will be releasing Alcoa, the solo project from Defeater's Derek Archambault this fall. Archambault, who has been with Defeater for four years, ... read more
Posted June 5, 2012, 11:54 a.m.
Rock band Desaparecidos, featuring Conor Oberst, is back on the road for a 2012 tour. The band's reformation began with a hometown Omaha, NE show and the band will be playing select US cities this August. read more
Posted May 28, 2014, 12:40 p.m.
High on Fire have started work on a new LP to be released in winter 2015. the record will come out on eOne and follow's ... read more
Posted Aug. 18, 2013, 11:27 a.m.
Due on Sept. 17, Anathema have released news on their upcoming Universal release. The blu-ray and cd/dvd package will cover a live set from Roman theatre ... read more
Posted Sept. 29, 2013, 10:51 a.m.
Ephel Duath will be releasing Hemmed By Light, Shaped by Darkness on Nov. 26 (Nov. 19 in Europe)--their first album in five years. The new ... read more
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 2:37 p.m.
Jumpstart Records will be releaseing a new record from trio Broadcaster on Oct. 2 titled A Million Hours. The new album is the group's second overall and was recorded with J Robbins. Check out the jam "Tomorrow" here: read more
Posted April 10, 2013, 7:47 p.m.
Brian Fallon, frontman for The Gaslight Anthem, has posted an update on the writing for his upcoming solo debut, explaining how it will differ from ... read more
Posted Feb. 12, 2013, 9:09 p.m.
FLAG, featuring Keith Morris and Chuck Dukowski, will be brining in Dez Cadena to play guitar. In a Rolling Stone interview, the band expressed that ... read more
Posted July 2, 2012, 8:16 a.m.
Diamond, of Baltimore, MD and including members of Trapped Under Ice and Down to Nothing, have released their debut EP titled Don't Lose Your Cool on vinyl (Black Numbers) and cassette (Lost Tape Collective). The EP was recorded by All Time Low and Circa Survive's Paul Leavitt. read more
Posted June 8, 2013, 10:23 a.m.
In late summer, Diarrhea Planet will release a new LP entitled I'm Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams on Infinity Cat Recordings. To tide fans over, ... read more
Posted March 5, 2015, 2:18 p.m.
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
Posted Sept. 27, 2012, 10:40 a.m.
Kind of Like and Bright & Barrow Records will be teaming up to release a split 7" between Direct Hit! (Milwaukee, WI) And The Haverchucks ... read more
Posted Aug. 13, 2013, 10:35 a.m.
Dirtnap Records has announced the upcoming release of a debut LP form Radioactivity, a new band featuring Jeff Burke (Marked Men), Mark Ryan (Marked Men, Mind Spiders), and Daniel Fried and Gregory Rutherford of The Bad Sports. The album is the first of a two record deal and is set ... read more
Posted Dec. 5, 2011, 7:40 a.m.
In December, Dirtnap Records will release a new 7" from the Dave Hernandez (The Shins, Scared of Chaka) project Little Cuts. The Seattle, WA band is said to be a return to the garage punk sound of Scared of Chaka. Rounding out the recording are Andrew Church (The Cops, Broadcast ... read more
Posted July 3, 2012, 9:52 a.m.
Dirty Three, who released Toward the Sun earlier this year on Drag City Records, have announced a United States tour (and 2 Canadian dates). See below for a full listing. read more
Posted July 19, 2014, 10:40 a.m.
Dogfish Head Brewery is making a batch of beer in honor or the 20th anniversary of Bee Thousand form Guided By Voices this fall, an ... read more
Posted Sept. 13, 2012, 9:49 a.m.
The Dollyrots, who have previously released records on Lookout! and Blackheart Records, are planning a self-titled release for September 18, 2012 on Storefront Recordings—their own label started via a kickstarter campaign. The band blends pop, punk, and new wave to define a unique sound. Catch them on tour with Prima ... read more
Posted Feb. 19, 2013, 5:55 p.m.
Donots have announced the upcoming Wake the Dogs. The marks their ninth studio album but only th esecond to see a US release. The record ... read more
Posted Oct. 9, 2012, 11:02 a.m.
Chicago collective Doomsday is prepping the release of their debut album in November on their own label, Disorder Recordings. The band includes members of Wolvhammer, ... read more
Posted Oct. 21, 2013, 7:47 a.m.
Drag the River has joined Xtra Mile Records and re-released their 2008 album, You Can't Live This Way last week (Oct. 15) on their new ... read more
Posted June 28, 2012, 8:38 a.m.
Brooklyn, NY sludge band Hull has announced that guitarist Drew Mack is playing his final show with the group on June 29, 2012. After the ... read more
Posted Aug. 23, 2014, 10:26 p.m.
Idioteq is reporting a free show in San Diego later this month from Drive By Jehu. The show will take place on Aug. 31 at Balboa Park and will be free. Drive Like Jehu broke up in 1994 and released Yank Crime that year. read more
Posted Sept. 8, 2012, 2:34 a.m.
Last Anthem Records has posted an update on the new Druglord LP, originally due in Jue. After pressing issues, the new LP will come out on 3 colors and should be issued soon. Druglord includes members of White Cross, Unseen Force, L7, and more. read more
Posted April 2, 2015, 9:52 a.m.
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
Posted Feb. 11, 2014, 10:08 p.m.
Pro skateboarder and punk rocker Duane Peters (US Bombs, Die Hunns, Exploding Fuck Dolls, The Duane Peters Gunfight, pro skater) was arrested over the weekend by the Long Beach Police Department on suspicion of felony domestic abuse. No additional information was reported by OC Weekly, but the 52 year-old was scheduled ... read more
Posted May 18, 2011, 9:15 a.m.
Marking the band's 20th anniversary, Dying Fetus will released a limited edition mini-LP on Relapse Records. History Repeats... will feature covers of the band's influences over the years, as well as a new exclusive track. The LP will be limited to 5,000 copies and has a July 18 North American ... read more
Posted Aug. 20, 2011, 5:57 a.m.
John Strachan of The Funeral Pyre has joined Early Graves on vocals. Early Graves previous singer, Makh Daniels, was killed in a van accident last summer. In a blog post on the subject, Strachan summarizes, "It's been intense taking over those duties for [Daniels], but it's also been something that ... read more
Posted June 20, 2012, 7:32 a.m.
San Francisco, CA metal band Early Graves has inked a deal with No Sleep Records, promising to record their third full-length and first for the ... read more
Posted May 29, 2014, 8:55 a.m.
Earth have announced details about Primitive and Deadly, their tenth studio album. The record will be released in Sept., though no official date is yet ... read more
Posted May 9, 2012, 7:29 a.m.
A389 has announced a joint 12" LP coming up with Earthride and Junior Bruce, along with a tour featuring the two groups. Dates are still being finalized, but an announcement will be coming in the future. The LP will be released late summer. Scene Point Blank reviewed Junior Bruce's The ... read more
Posted Jan. 17, 2013, 8:22 a.m.
Seven Rule Recordings will be releasing the debut from Eight Bells next month on February 19. The record, The Captain's Daughter contains four post-black metal/prog tunes as was produced by Billy Anderson (Sleep, Neurosis, Agalloch etc). Eight Bells includes two former members of SubArachnoid Space, Melynda Jackson and Christopher Van ... read more
Posted March 16, 2012, 10:48 a.m.
Throatruiner Records' hardcore/crust band Elizabeth have released two songs from their forthcoming EP on their bandcamp page. The EP, Where Vultures Land, will be released on 12" vinyl on April 4 and features ex-Nostromo vocalist Javier Varela. Embed code : <a href="http://throatruinerrecords.bandcamp.com/album/where-vultures-land" _mce_href="http://throatruinerrecords.bandcamp.com/album/where-vultures-land">Where Vultures Land by Elizabeth</a> read more
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
Posted March 8, 2014, 10:19 a.m.
Enabler, with new drummer Ryan Steigerwald (Ringworm), has announced a tour taking the band to New England Metal & Hardcore Fest, among many other stops. ... read more
Posted July 20, 2011, 11:43 a.m.
Following the completion of the recent tour with Ambassador Gun, Enabler has announced a multitude of line-up changes. Out are drummer Brian Serzynski, bassist Bubba Nitz, and guitarist Logan Kelly. Joining in their place are drummer Andy Hurley (Fall Out Boy, Racetraitor, Kill the Slavemaster, etc.) and bassist Amanda Daniels ... read more
Posted June 6, 2012, 10:29 a.m.
Milwaukee's Enabler have set a July 17 release date for their Southern Lord debut titled All Hail the Void. The band, who released Year One ... read more
Posted April 20, 2014, 11:28 a.m.
Busy band Enabler will release their second LP this spring on The Compound/Creator-Destructor. The new album, their second, is titled La Fin Absolue Du Monde, ... read more
Posted July 6, 2011, 9:52 a.m.
San Francisco, CA band The Enablers have announced the release of Blown Realms and Stalled Explosions on July 26, 2011. The band layers spoken word and musicianship, having released 3 prior records for Neurot Recordings and Exile on Mainstream Records since 2004. read more
Posted May 19, 2011, 11:26 a.m.
End of a Year has kicked off a project to record in various island studios, with the first result being their upcoming 7" featuring the songs "I'm Going Through Some Shit" and "All Fruit Is Ripe." The record was recorded at Tuff Gong Studios in Kingston, Jamaica, founded by Bob ... read more
Posted June 20, 2014, 5:20 p.m.
The English Beat will visit the US Midwest and East Coast this summer with West Coast dates to follow. The band is also working on ... read more
Posted May 15, 2013, 5:05 p.m.
In celebration of 20 years as a band, Envy is prepping to release a 14 LP, 2 dvd, 100 page booklet boxset titled Invariable Will, ... read more
Posted Oct. 24, 2012, 10:20 a.m.
Next spring Agonia Records will unleash the 6th full-length from Ephel Duath, who released the On Death and Cosmos EP earlier this year. The new ... read more
Posted June 12, 2012, 8:54 a.m.
Italy's Ephel Duath is currently streaming a track from their upcoming EP On Death and Cosmos at Lambgoat. The band's last record came out in 2009 on Earache Records before taking a hiatus. In 2011, guitarists Davide Tiso announced a new lineup for the group along with a deal on ... read more
Posted June 12, 2013, 5:33 p.m.
Ephel Duath will hit the studio in St. Petersburg, FL this July to begin work on a new album, a follow-up to On Death and ... read more
Posted Feb. 1, 2013, 4:49 p.m.
Eric & Magill, featuring Ryan Weber and Eric Osterman (Decibully, The Promise Ring), will be releasing a new LP titled Night Singers this May. The album was created by the two collaborators largely through the web from afar and involves a cast of guest musicians from bands such as The Delgados, ... read more
Posted May 6, 2013, 8:37 p.m.
Eureka the Butcher, featuring ex-The Mars Volta member Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez will soon release Music For Mothers, dedicated to his late mother. The record will be released May 28th via Rodriguez Lopez Productions. The Mars Volta released Noctoueniquet last year and subsequently announced their break-up back in January 2013. read more
Posted Dec. 27, 2012, 6:44 a.m.
On January 15, 2013, Ex Friends will release a new EP, Twisted Around on Yo Yo Records. The Philadelphia, PA band was founded by Joel Tannenbaum, who also plays in the recently reformed Plow United. A song from the EP can be heard here. read more
Posted Feb. 1, 2013, 3 p.m.
On April 16, Little Black Cloud Records will release Hit or Miss, an 8-song EP from ex-Cave In vocalist Stephen Brodsky. Hit or Miss is his first release since 2009. The track "Real Surreal Beauty" is streaming here. read more
Posted April 20, 2014, 11:24 a.m.
Ex-Cult, set to release Midnight Passenger on April 29, have debuted the song "Not a Threat." The 10 song record was recorded in January and will see its release on Goner Records. The band will be touring in May. read more
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
Posted July 4, 2014, 12:52 p.m.
Longineu Parsons III and Ben Harper, both formerly of Yellowcard, have formed a new pop punk band dubbed This Legend. Chris Castillo (Stanley and the ... read more
Posted July 26, 2011, 11:36 a.m.
PATAC Records will be releasing a career-spanning discography from California hardcore classics Executioner titled, simply, Anthology. The cd will include the band's entire 1982 recorded output, restored and remastered. The album will include a foldout poster with extensive liner notes concerning the 1982 San Jose scene and artwork from Alternative ... read more
Posted Jan. 27, 2012, 5:35 a.m.
Midwestern hardcore band Expire will enter the studio to record their debut album for Bridge Nine at the end of the month. The band has ... read more
Posted Jan. 27, 2014, 6:52 p.m.
Expire are currently in the studio at work on a new full-length scheduled for release later this year. Twoard the middle of the year they ... read more
Posted Jan. 27, 2014, 8:22 p.m.
The Exploited, founded in 1980, are working on a new album to be released on Nuclear Blast. In addition to the new release, Nuclear Blast will also be reissuing several back catalog items from the band with bonus materials. read more
Posted June 24, 2013, 7:52 p.m.
Post-rock luminaries Explositions in the Sky are pairing with David Wingo to compose a score to the film Prince Avalanche. The soundrack will be released ... read more
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
Following the passing of Joey LaCaze earlier this year, Eyehategod has found a new drummer in Aaron Hill. Hill has also played with New Orleans ... read more
Posted May 3, 2014, 3:27 p.m.
Eyehategod will releaes a new self-titled full-length on May 27, followed by a tour of the US, starting in Atlanta. Support will come from Ringworm ... read more
Posted Jan. 10, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
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
Posted July 26, 2011, 11:37 a.m.
On September 6, 2011 Ipecac Recordings will release The Director's Cut Live: A New Year's Resolution on DVD and standalong audio. The concert was filmed and recorded at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA on Dec. 31, 2008, and the DVD features commentary from comedian Neil Hamburger. The ... read more
Posted April 4, 2011, 9:44 a.m.
Farewell Continental are planning their debut full-length, ¡Hey, Hey Pioneers!, to be released on May 10th on Paper + Plastick Records. Scene Point Blank reviewed the band's EP #2 here. Following the album's release, the band will be touring. Click the jump for dates. read more
Posted June 28, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
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
Posted July 31, 2012, 10:07 a.m.
Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea has released a solo EP, Helen Burns, for a name-your-price download to benefit the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, a ... read more
Posted May 18, 2011, 8:01 a.m.
Italy's Fleshgod Apocalypse, fresh off a US tour with Suffocation and The Faceless, has signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band blends technical death metal with symphonic elements, creating a unique sound. Thus far they have released Oracles (2009) and the Mafia EP (2010). The band is ... read more
Posted April 4, 2012, 8:43 a.m.
Flying Colors, featuring Michael Portnoy (Dream Theater,) Steve Morse (Deep Purple,) Casey McPherson (Alpha Rev,) Neal Morse, and Dave LaRue, has released their first record, the self-titled Flying Colors on Music Theories/Mascot Label Group/MRI. Says Portnoy about the projects, "This album has bits and pieces of what you'd expect from ... read more
Posted Feb. 26, 2013, 7:57 p.m.
Foo Fighters have announced after a brief break that, not only is their hiatus over, but they are at work on a new record. The ... read more
Posted Feb. 11, 2015, 8:33 a.m.
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
Posted Dec. 28, 2014, 10:42 a.m.
Frank Black and the Catholics will release a 7-disc boxset o nMarch 23 containing all 6 of the band's full-lengths alongside a bonus disc containing ... read more
Posted July 27, 2012, 7:19 a.m.
Tonight Frank Turner and an extended version of his backing band, the Sleeping Souls, will play at the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony. Turner will ... read more
Posted Jan. 16, 2013, 10:10 a.m.
Xtra Mile Recordings' has set a release date of April 22 for the upcoming Tape Deck Heart from Frank Turner. The record marks his fifth ... read more
Posted June 10, 2014, 8:07 p.m.
Wolves at Bay have released a name-your-price digital EP titled Postvention. Proceeds from the comp go to benefit Prevent Suicide CT. The EP is also available ... read more
Posted July 6, 2012, 1:17 a.m.
After nine years without a release, Portland, OR crust-punks From Ashes Rise are planning a 7" on Southern Lord. On July 17, 2012 the band ... read more
Posted Sept. 19, 2014, 5:49 p.m.
Fuck the Facts are releasing a 3 song EP, Abandoned, on their own Noise Salvation label. The EP will be released digitally on Oct. 1 ... read more
Posted April 19, 2014, 9:31 a.m.
Fucked Up have announced the follow-up to David Comes to Life (Matador, 2011). The new record will be titled Glass Boys and releases on June 3, ... read more
Posted Sept. 18, 2012, 10:50 a.m.
Damian Abraham recently told Rolling Stone that the band hopes to record this winter, with a potential release next fall as a follow-up to 2011's ... read more
Posted Dec. 24, 2014, 10:25 a.m.
Fulgora, a grindcore/death collective including members of Pig Destroyer, Misery Index, and Agoraphobic Nosebleed, will release Stratagem this coming February on Housecore Records. The record ... read more
Posted June 26, 2012, 8:31 a.m.
Full of Hell and The Guilt of (Eyehategod, Wolvhammer) will be releasing a split 7" in August on A389 Recordings, including new songs from both bands and artwork from Szymon Siech. In addition, Full of Hell is on a run of US tour dates, listed below the stream. read more
Posted June 22, 2014, 10:57 a.m.
Full of Hell will collaborate with Merzbow for an upcoming full-length. The album will release on A389 (vinyl) and Profound Lore (cd). No date has ... read more
Posted Jan. 10, 2013, 12:05 p.m.
Following a cease and desist letter from a recently reunited Chicago, IL band of the same name, Greensboro, NC's Future Ghosts have changed their name ... read more
Posted June 5, 2012, 11:52 a.m.
In support of their latest LP, the upcoming The Plot Against Common Sense, UK four-piece The Future of the Left have announced a run of ... read more
Posted Aug. 3, 2016, 8:38 p.m.
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
Posted Jan. 25, 2012, 9:44 p.m.
1990s Butch Vig-created group Garbage has announced that they will be releasing their newest album this spring on their own Stunvolume label. The record is the band's first studio album in seven years and fifth overall. It is being recorded in Los Angeles, Ca—the first to be recorded outside of ... read more
Posted April 22, 2011, 11:09 a.m.
Rise Above Records and Metal Blade will release The Wretch from Gates of Slumber on May 10, 2011. The album is the fifth full-length from the doom band. Here is what vocalist Karl Simons has to say about the upcoming record. A track listing is below. This record is frustration ... read more
Posted Oct. 18, 2013, 7:53 a.m.
The Gateway District, who will be playing Fest 12 later this month, have debuted "Skyline Drive" from their upcoming EP on Salinas Records. The trio ... read more
Posted Jan. 13, 2013, 1:42 a.m.
New Jersey's Gatherer has entered the studio to record with Mike Watts (As Cities Burn, The Chariot, The Dear Hunter, As Tall As Lions) to ... read more
Posted Feb. 23, 2014, 11:02 a.m.
Bassist Geoff Kresge has left Tiger Army, citing on his facebook page frustration with the band's inactivity. Kreshe, who offered the full statement below, had ... read more
Posted Oct. 27, 2013, 9:51 a.m.
Fresh on the hells of Infestissumam earlier this year, Ghost BC has record an EP with Dave Grohl on production duties. The new EP, If ... read more
Posted April 21, 2013, 12:21 p.m.
Ghost frontman Masaki Batoh will be releasing an experimental project using electronic pulses under the title Brain Pulse Music Machine on Drag City Records. The ... read more
Posted Nov. 29, 2013, 1:22 p.m.
Nocturno Culto of Darkthrone has a new project titled Gift of Gods along with K.A. Hubred, who just released their debut Receive earlier this fall ... read more
Posted Oct. 5, 2013, 11:33 a.m.
Ginger Wildheart has formed a new band, Mutation, also including members of Napalm Deathand The Fall and an appearance from Merzbow. The group is set ... read more
Posted July 23, 2012, 10:40 a.m.
Girl Talk has teamed up with Houston producer DJ OG Ron C to create a chopped and screwed remix of Girl Talk's last album, All ... read more
Posted Oct. 26, 2013, 12:54 p.m.
Girl Talk has teamed up with rapper Freeway for the upcoming EP Broken Ankles. The EP will be released this fall, though no release date ... read more
Posted Aug. 25, 2013, 1:03 p.m.
On Sept. 24, Girls Against Boys will release a new EP on Epitonic. The EP will be titled The Ghost List and is their first release ... read more
Posted Nov. 10, 2015, 9:05 a.m.
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
Posted Jan. 12, 2012, 9:38 p.m.
Glen of Downs, Ireland post-rockers God Is an Astronaut have announced that, in celebration of their tenth anniversary as a band, they will be releasing remastered and repackaged products of their entire catalog. The band has released five full-lengths and one EP, most recently 2010's Age of the Fifth Sun. read more
Posted May 19, 2011, 7:52 a.m.
Irish post-rockers God Is an Astronaut will be hitting the US for the first time since 2008. The band has released 5 full-lengths and an EP since 2002. read more
Posted Dec. 6, 2012, 5:25 a.m.
A389 Recordings has anned God's America both to their label roster and to the extended 4-day Anniversary Bash ine-up next month. The band will soon be releasing Our Bones Will Bleach in the Sun EP. Check out a cut here: read more
Posted Jan. 15, 2013, 10:06 a.m.
God's America, from Las Vegas, NV, has launched a stream of their Our Bones Will Bleach in the Sun 7" (A389 Recordings). The band has ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2013, 8:01 p.m.
Goodtime Boys (Bridge Nine Records) have entered studio to begin work on their debut full-lenth and follow-up to Are We Now or Have We Ever ... read more
Posted Nov. 20, 2012, 10:33 a.m.
Washington, DC band Government Issue has announced plans to release 27 sets of bootlegs from the band's 1981-1985 years, the first of which came out ... read more
Posted Jan. 12, 2013, 8:50 a.m.
Gainesville, FL's Grabass Charlestons have announced a name change to The Careeners, starting with an upcoming EP in 2013. For more details on the change, ... read more
Posted April 7, 2015, 8:29 p.m.
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
Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 6:47 p.m.
Great Cyncis have released a new video for "Whatever You Want," the opening track on their Specialist Subject Records split with Muncie Girls. The EP ... read more
Posted Nov. 17, 2011, 9:11 a.m.
Michigan's Great Reversals have signed on with American Enemy Records. To the Ends of the Earth was recorded by Jay Maas in Boston, MA, and will be released as a 10" EP next year. read more
Posted Oct. 13, 2013, 9:12 p.m.
Great Reversals just wrapped up a recording session and four new songs. Three will appear on a 7" for How Soon Is Now Records and will be appear on a split release with Sunlight Ascending. Drummer Eric Scobie has started an interview blog as well. Check it out. read more
Posted Aug. 13, 2012, 9:42 a.m.
On September 4, 2012, a new Green Day boxset will be issued. The eight CD boxset, titled The Studio Albums 1990-2009 includes 1,039/ Smoothed Out ... read more
Posted Oct. 31, 2012, 2:02 a.m.
In a day of mixed news for Green Day, the band has postponed all 2011 tour dates, as well as those set for Jan-Feb 2013 ... read more
Posted Nov. 23, 2014, 3:35 p.m.
California rock trio Green Day is among the 2015 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band released their debut EP 1,000 Hours in 1989 and last released ¡Tré!. read more
Posted Sept. 21, 2012, 2:25 a.m.
With their trilogy of records on deck, Green Day is now streaming Uno! on their facebook page. Additionally, the band has announced the first leg ... read more
Posted March 30, 2012, 8:35 a.m.
Greg Ginn’s solo electro-instrumental project Greg Ginn and the Royal We will be playing Coachella this spring, as well as four California warm-up dates prior to the festival. The project’s debut release, We Are Amused, was released last November on SST, and features the ex-Black Flag member on guitar, bass, ... read more
Posted Sept. 12, 2015, 9:27 p.m.
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
Posted April 5, 2014, 10:21 a.m.
Greys have announced an upcoming full-length on Carpark and Buzz Records, set for June 17 release. The band has previously released three EPs, including last ... read more
Posted Feb. 28, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
Greys have released an new EP titled Drift on Kind of Like Records. Curious listeners can check out the three-song release at their bandcamp page. read more
Posted Feb. 17, 2014, 11:36 a.m.
Swedish grindcore band Gadget are in the studio working on a new record for Relapse Records. The new full-length will be their third and their ... read more
Posted June 23, 2014, 8:37 p.m.
Portland, OR trio Guantanamo Baywatch will enter the studio in Atlanta this summer to record a new full-length which remains to be titled. Beforehand, the ... read more
Posted Nov. 3, 2012, 1:53 a.m.
Pure Noise artists Handguns have announced the departure of guitarist Jake Langley. The split was amicable, and the band remains on tour with Set It ... read more
Posted July 1, 2014, 9:43 p.m.
Half Japanese, the brother band featuring Jad and David Fair will release their first new LP in 13 years, the long player Overjoyed, releasing Sept. 3 ... read more
Posted Sept. 24, 2011, 9:28 a.m.
On the heels of their recent All Night the Calls Came In release, Minneapolis, MN group Halloween, Alaska will be hitting the UK. All Night the Calls Came In is the group's fourth album. For dates, see below. read more
Posted April 23, 2011, 12:11 a.m.
Masakari's The Prophet Feeds LP is being treated to a repress from Halo of Flires. The repress is limited to 500 copies, with 150 on yellow, 180 gram vinyl with printed inner sleeves and updated artwork (mailorder only). Masakari will be on the road in May with Rise and Fall, ... read more
Posted April 23, 2014, 8:18 p.m.
Harley's War, featuring Harley Flanagan, a founding member of Cro-Mags, will release its second LP on Southern Lord later this year. Flanagan last released under ... read more
Posted Dec. 28, 2013, 5:39 p.m.
Berlin’s Harm have announced a new line-up featuring new bassist Alejandro and new guitarist Molochto to replace Fabian and Stefan, respectively, who left for personal reasons. The band released their full-length debut, Cadaver Christi, earlier this year on FDA Rekotz. read more
Posted June 20, 2011, 7:43 a.m.
Upstate New York's Closed Casket Activities label has announced Isolation, the newest full-length from Chicago metallic hardcore act Harm's Way. Isolation is the label's twentieth release and follows 2010's No Gods No Masters 7". The album, eight songs in length, was recorded with Andy Nelson (Weekend Nachos). read more
Posted June 21, 2011, 8:51 a.m.
Metalcore pioneers Harvest, originally formed in 1994, have re-united and are planning a new 7" for Good Fight Music. Years of Defiance. Years of Disgust. will feature two new songs, as well as an unreleased track written in 1999 ("Torture Inhibition") and a new version of a song that was ... read more
Posted Oct. 24, 2012, 8:02 a.m.
Hatebreed has announced a new record to be released in January 2013 on Razor & Tie in the USA, and with Nuclear Blast in several ... read more
Posted March 8, 2013, 6:09 p.m.
Hawthorne Heights has signed a deal with Red River Entertainment/Sony to release a new full-length this summer. The band is currently in the studio at ... read more
Posted April 13, 2011, 8:37 a.m.
Comprised of ex-members of Undertow, Shift, Pelican, Tusk, and even Juliette and the Licks, the LA-based ÆGES has announced they've signed to Hawthorne Street Records and will release their debut EP Roaches. Hawthorne details the upcoming release as: There's a definite element of desert rock in ÆGES sound—the low-tuned guitars, ... read more
Posted Dec. 3, 2013, 7:37 p.m.
Hamilton, ONT band Haymaker has announced a new 7", Let Them Rot, to be released Feb. 1, 2014 on A389 Recordings. The new 7" is their ... read more
Posted Sept. 10, 2012, 11:23 a.m.
Due to health issues for vocalist Rachel Taylor, He Is We have hired a "touring vocalist," Stevie Scott, to take on her parts and to remain committed to their current schedule. Guitarist and songwriter Trevor Kelly explains the move: With Rachel's health making it impossible to continue, she has made ... read more
Posted Feb. 16, 2015, 10:16 a.m.
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
Posted June 23, 2015, 6:40 p.m.
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
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
Posted Sept. 11, 2016, 10 a.m.
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
Posted Nov. 7, 2012, 3:46 a.m.
English band Hellbastard is teaming with Midwestern US act Dresden to release a split 12" on Unleash Hell Records, run by Bitty of Wartorn and ... read more
Posted May 4, 2013, 2:37 p.m.
Hydra Head alumni Helms Alee will self-release their upcoming third full-length, Sleepwalking Sailors, on Rold Neslund Records. The album, financed via Kickstarter, will release this ... read more
Posted May 6, 2012, 8:47 a.m.
1-2-3-4 Go! Records has released a double LP from defunct San Francisco, CA band Hickey. The re-issue of Various States of Disrepair includes 9 extra songs and a total of 32 (listed below). All tracks are remastered and the release comes in a gatefold sleeve with a reproduction of the ... read more
Posted May 14, 2011, 12:24 a.m.
In celebration of five successful years, Hidden Shoal has released the downloadable sampler Hydrozoa, compiling 18 singles form the past 18 months. The label includes Antonymes, Boxharp, City of Satellites, Elisa Luu, Hotels, Iretsu, Jumpel, Liam Singer, Markus Mehr, Mukaizake, My Majestic Star, Rich Bennett, Salli Lunn, Slow Dancing Society, ... read more
Posted June 8, 2014, 11:51 a.m.
Hierophant has entered MV Multimedia Studio to record a ten track record, set for release later this year. The band will also record a Nirvana ... read more
Posted March 31, 2012, 3:16 a.m.
NPR is offering a full stream of the latest release from High on Fire, De Vermis Mysteriis, which releases April 3 on eOne Music. read more
Posted March 7, 2013, 7:54 p.m.
The Hold Steady have announced a limited edition (1500 copies) 7" for Record Store Day including two new songs, "Criminal Fingers" and "The Bear and ... read more
Posted Dec. 11, 2011, 6:05 a.m.
Holy Fever has announced an upcoming EP on LifeLine Records, due for a January 3, 2012 release date. The band contains members of Malbec, Give Up the Ghost, Hope Conspiracy, and The Explosion among others. read more
Posted May 11, 2011, 9:43 a.m.
Samiam is currently in Green Day's Jingletown studio working on their 8th studio album, to be released by Hopeless Records later this year. The Berkeley, CA band first signed with Hopeless in 2000. Later this month, the band will perform at KrazyFest in Louisville, KY. read more
Posted June 25, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
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
Posted July 2, 2011, 1:47 a.m.
A cast of 15 artists have come together to create Songs of Farewell and Departure: A Tribute to Hum, the Champaign, IL space rock band of the 1990s. The record will be available from Pop Up Records, with pre-orders available on July 11, 2011 and a store date of September ... read more
Posted April 7, 2013, 8:09 p.m.
Chicago sludge/doom collective I Klatus has announced plans for their second LP, Kether. The record follows the loss of Tariq Ali (bass), who passed away ... read more
Posted May 31, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 22, 2013, 7:47 a.m.
After releasing Iceade earlier this year (Matador Records), the Danish punk band is reading themselves for a new tour. First, the band is releasing a ... read more
Posted June 2, 2012, 10:58 p.m.
The Mylene Sheath has announced that the repressing of If These Trees Could Talk's self-titled 12" will be completed by mid-month, with preorders to follow. Additionally, Herra Terra are wrapping up work on an EP scheduled for release this fall, tentatively due in September. read more
Posted July 7, 2015, 9:48 p.m.
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
Posted July 2, 2014, 7:26 p.m.
San Antonio, TX's Illustrations will release an EP titled Acts of God later this summer. The EP will be a digital release followed by an August tour with Plague Widow. read more
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 6:26 p.m.
A revamped line-up of Ilsa is prepping for a big 2014, starting with a reissue of Tutti il Colori del Buio, their second album by A389 Recordings. To mark the occation, the band has released a video for the cut "120 Days" below. The new line-up, featuring guitarist Tim Moyer ... read more
Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 9:11 a.m.
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
Posted April 9, 2014, 5:22 p.m.
Ilsa has finished tracking for their upcoming fourth LP, The Felon's Claw, which will release on A389 Recordings. The new LP will be their first ... read more
Posted Dec. 30, 2014, 1:08 p.m.
In Defence has completed the recording process for their upcoming fourth full-length LP, which will release by mid-2015. The band's last full-length was 2011's Party Lines And ... read more
Posted April 17, 2011, 12:54 a.m.
New Jersey post-hardcore band In Other Words has signed to Tragic Hero Records. The band's debut with the label is expected to release in mid-summer. read more
Posted Aug. 8, 2013, 8 p.m.
Fresh off the release of Sky Burial earlier this year, Inter Arma have hit the studio to work on it's follow-up, also to be released ... read more
Posted July 15, 2011, 9:47 a.m.
A new digital compilation is available from Intervention Records. To hear the tracks, visit their site here. read more
Posted Aug. 22, 2012, 9:51 a.m.
Into It. Over It., the singer-songwriter project from Chicago, IL's Evan Weiss, will be heading on a headlining tour with a backing band. At the ... read more
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
Posted Aug. 22, 2013, 7:50 p.m.
I new group, Mutation, will release their debut on Ipecac Recordings on Oct. 29. The band consists of members of The Wildheards and Napalm Death, ... read more
Posted May 17, 2011, 9:17 p.m.
Bohren and der Club of Gore, the German orchestral doom band that Pitchfork dubbed “horror-jazz” will be releasing Beileid on June 28 on Ipecac Recordings. The album will consist of three tracks, totalling 35 minutes in length, including a rendition of Warlock’s “Catch My Heart” with vocals from Mike Patton. read more
Posted Feb. 5, 2013, 8:08 p.m.
A389 Rand Magic Bullets will jointly release Worse than Dead, the debut from Iron Reagan on March 5. The new band, from Richmond, VA, ... read more
Posted Aug. 19, 2012, 3:50 a.m.
On November 6, 2012, Ipecac Recordings will issue Isis' Temporal, a posthumous collection of unreleased rarities, remixes, and videos. Isis members are currently involved with ... read more
Posted May 10, 2011, 9:17 p.m.
Isis, who disbanded a year ago, is set to release a series of five posthumous live albums spanning their thirteen year career. The series will ... read more
Posted May 7, 2014, 7:40 p.m.
It Looks Sad have joined Tiny Engines for an upcoming 7" this summer. The Charlotte band formed in 2012 under the name of It Looks ... read more
Posted March 23, 2012, 8:45 a.m.
J Mascis, Johnny Pancake, and Pete Cougar have reunited heavy psychedelic rockers Heavy Blanket. The band followed Mascis' run in Deep Wound and went on ... read more
Posted Sept. 26, 2012, 10:02 a.m.
fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff has scored the soundtrack to SUPER WHY! You've Got the Power, available for purchase on October 30, 2012. The PBS show ... read more
Posted April 9, 2014, 9:02 p.m.
Jack White has announced a headlining summer tour in support of his upcoming solo disc, Lazaretto. The LP is set for release on June 10 ... read more
Posted Aug. 29, 2013, 8:25 p.m.
UK punk band Special Duties, who recently reunited to play Rebellion Fest, have announced their first new album (of new material) in over 20 years. The new record will come out in early 2014 on Jailhouse Records. Their last release was a split 7" in 2007. The new album features ... read more
Posted Dec. 12, 2012, 8:50 a.m.
Jamie Woolford, ex-The Stereo and Animal Chin) has announced an upcoming solo record titled A Framed Life in Charming Light. The record is due in ... read more
Posted Sept. 17, 2014, 5:45 p.m.
Jaws, hailing from the UK, have released their US debut, Be Slowly yesterday via Sideonedummy Records.The Birmingham 4-piece formed in 2012 and previously released an EP. read more
Posted Feb. 20, 2014, 8:18 a.m.
Jaye Jayle, aka Eva nPatterson of YoungWidows, will release The Road to New Mexico on 7" on Hawthrone Street Records on March 4. The 7" is the first in a series of EPs, writeen as an eleven song album while in Santa Fe, NM. Jaye Jayle will play a release ... read more
Posted Oct. 3, 2012, 9:44 a.m.
Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam) has joined with singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur and drummer Richard Stuberud to form RNDM. The band is set to release their debut, Acts, on October 30, 2012 via Monkeywrench Records/RED and will be hitting the road for 18 days in November. read more
Posted May 5, 2015, 9:37 a.m.
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
Posted June 9, 2011, 7:49 a.m.
Indie rocker Seattalites Wesafari and solo musician Jen Wood have joined forces to form Air Museum. Over a 48-hour period in February, the artists holed up in the studio to create an album, now available for free download at their bandcamp page. Wood also recently made her entire back catalog ... read more
Posted Aug. 9, 2012, 9:50 a.m.
Jimmy Cliff, who recently dropped Rebirth, also has recorded a Daytrotter session that can be heard here. The session includes a mix of new tracks ... read more
Posted July 1, 2012, 3:38 a.m.
Rebirth, the new full-length from Jimmy Cliff (produced by Rancid's Tim Armstrong) will be released on July 17, 2012 on Universal Music. Cliff teamed up ... read more
Posted Sept. 24, 2012, 12:11 p.m.
Joe Keithley of the long-running Canadian punks D.O.A. has announced his candidacy for the British Columbia legislature on the New Democratic Party ticket. D.O.A. released We Come in Peace early this year and has a 20-date Canadian tour scheduled, which they are billing as "likely...the last dates for four to ... read more
Posted June 28, 2013, 6:56 p.m.
Death by Audio has released a limited edition fuzz pedal designed by John Dwyer of Thee Oh Sees. We've always been impressed by John's intensity and it's been inspiring to work with him to create this unique effect. We went back and forth with John to craft what he thinks ... read more
Posted July 6, 2012, 11:58 p.m.
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion will be releasing Meat and Bone on September 18, 2012 on Boombox/Mom + Pop Records, their first new release in eight years. In 2010, the band's Matador records were given the re-issue treatment. The band will be hitting the road in October to support the ... read more
Posted Feb. 15, 2014, 10:53 p.m.
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, playing a one-off gig in Brooklyn, NY tonight, have announced a series of April tour dates around the Coachella Festival. ... read more
Posted March 4, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
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
Posted May 15, 2015, 11:37 a.m.
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
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 6:29 p.m.
Joyce Manor recently entered the studio in West Hollywood, CA to work on their third full-length. In an interview with OC Weekly, bassist Matt Ebert suggests the record will be more similar to their debut than to 2012's Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired. The studio project Ebert refers to ... read more
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
Posted Sept. 13, 2014, 9:06 a.m.
Sweden's Katatonia will release a 4 CD/DVD set titled Last Fair Day Gone Night on Sept. 30 via Peaceville. The collection includes multiple live CDs and a ... read more
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
Posted Aug. 23, 2011, 10:47 a.m.
To celebrate 20 years of progressive, doom-laden metal, Katatonia has announced a brief North American tour. Dates are listed below. read more
Posted Aug. 28, 2012, 7:51 a.m.
Sweden's Katatonia, who will release their ninth album Dead End Kings on August 28, 2012 on Peaceville Records, have released a promotional video (below) in support of the new record. Additionally, the band will be in North American, starting with a concert in Seattle, WA in September with The Devin ... read more
Posted Dec. 31, 2014, 10:22 a.m.
On Feb. 17, Kate Pierson of the B52s will release her debut solo album titled Guitars and Microphones. The record was produced by Tim Anderson and features Nick Valensi (The Strokes) who collaborated on several tracks. It will be released by Lazy Meadow Music/Kobalt Label Services. read more
Posted Aug. 20, 2013, 6:44 p.m.
Julie Ruin, originally a 1997 solo record from Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre), has been brought back by Hanna as a full band with the moniker The Julie Ruin. The new album, titled Run Fast, is due on Sept. 3 from TJR Records. read more
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:04 a.m.
Keith Morris of Off! (formerly of Black Flack and Circle Jerks) is working on an autobiography to be released in the fall of 2016. The ... read more
Posted Aug. 27, 2015, 9:15 p.m.
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
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
Posted Oct. 30, 2013, 5 p.m.
In a very public argument, drummer Kevin Fennell is no longer a part of Guided by Voices, who reunited last year with their "classic line-up." ... read more
Posted June 23, 2013, 3:53 p.m.
Punknews is reporting that Kim Deal has left the Pixies reincarnation. The band first disbanded in 1993 and reunited in 2004 for sporadic touring. Their ... read more
Posted Oct. 5, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
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
Posted July 2, 2012, 11:41 a.m.
Metallica's Kirk Hammett will publish Too Much Horror Business – The Kirk Hammett Collection in October via Abrams Image. The book collects Hammett's horror memorabilia, ... read more
Posted June 16, 2013, 11:35 a.m.
Fifteen years after their final tour, Knapsack has announced reunion dates in 2013 that sees them hitting, among other stops, Fest 12 in Gainesville, FL. ... read more
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
Posted Sept. 3, 2012, 5:39 a.m.
Escapist Records has announced that it will be released a new 7" and digital EP from Ft. Lauderdale, FL's Know the Score this fall. Stray Dogs will include four different silk-screened covers that combine to make a single image and will contain all new material. All proceeds from digital sales ... read more
Posted May 20, 2011, 8:12 a.m.
Ten years after WaterHells, Austrian avant-garde metal act KorovaKill are planning to release a new record this summer. While no title or date has been announced, the group is currently mastering the record. The band's first release, A Kiss in the Chamel Fields, was recently re-issued. read more
Posted Sept. 28, 2011, 7:38 a.m.
Tonight, Wednesday September 28, Kylesa will perform on Last Call with Carson Daly. The band will be playing "Tired Climb" and "Crowded Road" from their album Spiral Shadow. Last Call will air at 1:35am EST on NBC and will be re-played on FUSE. read more
Posted Dec. 3, 2013, 7:20 p.m.
Kylesa have released a video for "Low Tide," embedded after the jump, in advance of their upcoming winter tour that takes them to both Australia ... read more
Posted Dec. 28, 2013, 9:58 a.m.
Kylesa is launching their own label, Retro Futurist Records, this January, starting with the Ja. 28 release of Sierra's Pslip. “The idea behind Retro Futurist Records ... read more
Posted March 12, 2013, 9:55 p.m.
On May 28 Kylesa will release a new album, Ultraviolet, on Season Mist. The eleven song record follows last year's b-sides comp From the Vaults, Vol. ... read more
Posted Dec. 26, 2012, 1:52 a.m.
John Garcia, Brant Bjork, and Nick Oliveri, all former members of the influential Kyuss, have formed a new band Vista Chino along with Bruno Fevery on guitar. They are currently recording, with plans for a 2013 release a worldwide tour. Kyuss reunited earlier this year to play several shows. read more
Posted Sept. 15, 2013, 5:14 p.m.
L'Assassins will be releasing a 12" vinyl in early 2014 featuring both of their 7"s thus far, 7pm Go!!! and Lovin' on the Run, along with ... read more
Posted Jan. 27, 2015, 1:56 p.m.
L7, who broke up in 2001, have anounced two festival gigs in Spain and France this summer playing with their original line-up and a corresponding European tour. The band is also launching a Kickstarter with Sarah Price (American Movie, The Yes Men, Summercamp) for a documentary titled L7: Pretend We're Dead. read more
Posted April 17, 2013, 6:10 p.m.
LVMRKS will release their debut, Pale Fairytale, on May 21 on Consequence of Sound. The band features Neil Busch, ex-...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Jonathan Hischke (Broken Bells, Hella, Dot Hacker, et al.), and Dave Clifford (Red Sparowes, The VSS). LVMRKS share a new song from ... read more
Posted April 11, 2014, noon
Chicago's La Armanda will be releasing a new EP on May 13 on Profane Existence/Fat Sandwich Records. The EP, Crisis, was mixed by Nady Nelson of ... read more
Posted June 28, 2012, 11:52 a.m.
In support of her July 24, 2012 release of Silencio on Drag City Records, former Stereolab and Monade member Laetitia Sadier will be hitting North ... read more
Posted Aug. 7, 2012, 12:33 p.m.
Randy Blythe of Lamb of God has been released on bail from a Czech Republic prison after four week. Blythe was arrested on manslaughter charges and will be returning to the US. Lamb of God has cancelled their summer tour with Dethklok, but they will be playing two Knotfest shows ... read more
Posted July 5, 2012, 8:57 a.m.
Randy Blythe, vocalist of metal band Lamb of God, has been arrested in Prague concerning charges of manslaughter stemming from an incident in May 2010 involving a fan who rushed the stage and suffered injuries at the concert, later dying as a result. Band spokesperson Maria Ferrro has stated that ... read more
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
Posted Dec. 10, 2012, 1 a.m.
Last Call, form Las Vegas, NV, will be self-releasing Dog Years via their Broken Arrow Collective. The album, mastered and mixed by Paul Miner, will ... read more
Posted March 21, 2013, 5:51 p.m.
Finnish post-black metal band and Domestic Genocide Records' artist Laurasia has announced an upcoming full-length. The record, recorded last summer, is titled Apathy Remains Victorious and ... read more
Posted Oct. 31, 2012, 3:36 a.m.
Lavinia has announced upcoming line-up changes, including members of Appleseed Cast and Junius joining board. The band is working on a 7" for The Mylene ... read more
Posted May 20, 2014, 7:48 a.m.
Georgia trio Lazer-Wulf will release their debut on July 15 via Retro Futurist Records. The instrumental trio's album is to be called The Beast of ... read more
Posted Oct. 18, 2013, 7:46 a.m.
Portland's Lee Corey Oswald are in the studio working on a second album, recording with Adam Becker of Autistic Youth. The record is a follow-up to their recent split with Three Man Cannon. read more
Posted June 4, 2013, 6:14 p.m.
Seminal hardcore band Left for Dead have not only reunited for a handful of live shows, but the band is also working on new material--their first in almost 20 years. The Hamilton, ONT band originally worked together for two years, releasing several splits and the post-humous collection album Splitting Heads (No Idea ... read more
Posted Nov. 17, 2013, 8:58 p.m.
Michigan band Legend has announced the addition of Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz as their new guitarist (ex-The Acacia Strain). The band is currently preparing for the ... read more
Posted Dec. 18, 2012, 9:57 a.m.
Lemuria entered the studio to kick off December in preparation for their third full-length album and second for Bridge Nine Records. Pebble was released in ... read more
Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 11:57 a.m.
In a double dose of Lemuria news, the band has announced an April tour with Tiger's Jaw and Somos, as well as online sales on Valentine's ... read more
Posted Aug. 30, 2014, 10:21 a.m.
Lemuria has announced the recording of a 7" with Mark Ryan (Mind Spiders, The Marked Men, more), to be released as part of the Turnstile ... read more
Posted May 29, 2017, 10 p.m.
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
Posted May 4, 2011, 7:47 a.m.
On June 21, Less Than Jake will release Anthology, a 4 dvd digipack that collects live performance in sequence from Pezcore (1995), Losing Streak (1996), Hello Rockview (1998), Borders & Boundaries (2000), Anthem (2003) and In With the Out Crowd (2006). The entire collection is over eight hours long and ... read more
Posted April 21, 2011, 9:18 a.m.
Lifeforce Records has signed the Finnish metal band Sons of Aeon. The band consists of ex-members from Ghost Brigade, Swallow the Sun, Code for Silence, and Endstance. The band is currently working on their first album, with a tentative release date of early 2012. read more
Posted Oct. 12, 2012, 4:53 a.m.
Light Years, who released the Just Between Us EP earlier this year, have entered the studio with Will Yip (The Wonder Years, Title Fight, None ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2014, 7:37 p.m.
Light Years, who recently released the Temporary EP/12" on Animal Style, are currently on tour with Driver Friendly. The band played the Warped Tour Acoustic Basement dates this past ... read more
Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 9:45 a.m.
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
Posted May 1, 2013, 7:44 p.m.
Lights Over Bridgeport will enter the studio in Chicago next week to track drums and then move onto Michigan to record with Nick Diener (The ... read more
Posted March 30, 2013, 10:57 a.m.
Like Moths to Flames are at work on a follow-up to When We Don't Exist. The band is also headlining this spring's Rise Records Tour, ... read more
Posted Sept. 7, 2011, 7:46 a.m.
With their debut for Rise Records coming in November, Like Moths to Flames has been bowed out of their run on this fall's Ignitour due to the departure of their bass player, Aaron Douglas and studio delays from Hurricane Irene. Eli Ford (ex My Ticket Home) has been announced as ... read more
Posted May 3, 2011, 9:16 a.m.
Runhild Gammelsætter, founder of influential doom metal band Thorr's Hammer and collaborator with Khylyst and Sunno))), will find her first solo album, 2008's Amplicon, getting the vinyl treatment from Little Black Cloud Records. The re-press will be limited to 100 copies clear vinyl with a clear center label that must ... read more
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
Posted Jan. 29, 2014, 9:17 p.m.
The Crimson ProjeKCt, a King Crimson offshoot featuring 3 members of the band, will release Live in Tokyo on DVD on March 18. The live DVD, ... read more
Posted Aug. 4, 2012, 3:25 a.m.
Cleveland, OH's Ringworm has announced a live album, Stigmatas in the Flesh, will be forthcoming on A389 Recordings later this month. The album was recorded in 2010 at the A389 6th Anniversary Bash following a set from Gehenna. read more
Posted May 27, 2014, 3:24 p.m.
Saddle Brook, NJ's Livewires will release their debut Onfim Goes to War on July 1 via Smacktone Records. The four-piece previously released Strong Colors EP in ... read more
Posted Jan. 30, 2016, 8:45 p.m.
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
Posted Feb. 26, 2013, 7:12 p.m.
Look Mexico have self-released their first two EPs, So Byzentine (self-released) and The Crucial (Lujo Records) on a single vinyl compilation titled So Crucialtine, funded entirely over Kickstarter ... read more
Posted Dec. 2, 2013, 7:28 p.m.
Chicago's Lord Mantis recently entered the studio to work on a new album for Profound Lore Records. It will be their third overall release 2012's ... read more
Posted March 24, 2015, 5:17 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 15, 2012, 9:22 a.m.
Losin' It have wrapped up recording for their upcoming LP on Life to Live Records entitled No Apology. The Florida hardcore group has posted the ... read more
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
Posted Jan. 16, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
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
Posted Aug. 14, 2012, 1:27 p.m.
Los Angeles, CA band Lowtalker have set a release date for their upcoming The Marathon EP on No Sleep Records: September 18, 2012. Additionally, the ... read more
Posted Jan. 22, 2015, 8:54 a.m.
Lucero and artist/poet Charly Fasano are working on a joint short film and multimedia project. The film is named Teddy's Bowling Alley and has airmed at ... read more
Posted Oct. 8, 2013, 7:43 a.m.
Luscious Jackson have announced a new crowdfunded album will released on Nov. 5. The record, Magic Hour, willbe on their own imprint City Song and they've debuted the song "Show uss What You Got" below. Embed code: read more
Posted June 23, 2011, 10:21 a.m.
MC Lars' recently launched Horris Records recently issued their first mixtape, Indie Rock Science. The mixtape series will be free for download for Lars' bandcamp. See below for a tracklist, but the mixtape features KRS-One, Sage Francis, Weerd Science, and MC Chris among others. MC Lars will release Lars Attacks! ... read more
Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 7:52 p.m.
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
Posted April 28, 2015, 11:48 a.m.
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
Posted Dec. 1, 2012, 12:53 a.m.
Yesterday morning, Maker flipped their band vehicle outside of Dallas, TX, severely injuring the band. A few are listed as injured, with one in critical ... read more
Posted Feb. 22, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
Detroit post-rock group Man Mountain have unveild "Illumination Rings," a song off their upcoming March 16 new album titled Infinity Mirror (Spartan Records). The new ... read more
Posted Oct. 9, 2013, 5:41 p.m.
Marijuana Deathsquads (P.O.S., Gayngs, Polica) have announced the Oct. 15 release of a new album titled Oh My Sexy Lord, due on Totally Gross National Product record label. The multi-drummer experiemental band will be touring alongside Polica this fall. read more
Posted May 25, 2013, 9:10 a.m.
In June, Rhymesayers and Totally Gross National Product will jointly release a free remix album of P.O.S.' We Don't Even Live Here, which first saw release last year on Rhymesayers. The record includes new verses from P.O.S., Sims, and Lizzo. Here's a preview from the upcoming release: Marijuana Deathsquads will ... read more
Posted Feb. 15, 2013, 2:55 p.m.
Ipecac Recordings will release a collaboration between Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood on April 16, titled Black Pudding. Lanegan, former Screaming Trees, has also collaborated ... read more
Posted April 19, 2014, 9:36 a.m.
Martyrdöd, from Sweden, have entered the studio to record a new LP, the band's fifth, tentatively titled Elddop. In addition, the band will be touring ... read more
Posted May 8, 2014, 8:56 p.m.
Florida's Maruta will be touring soon, including a stopover at Maryland Deathfest on May 25. The band is planning to enter the studio following the ... read more
Posted July 17, 2012, 11:24 a.m.
Polish death metallers Masachist have wrapped up studio work on Scorned, their upcoming second full-length and follow-up to 2009's Death March Fury. The record will be released by Selfmadegod Records on September 3, 2012. The opening track has been leaked on the internet, including below. read more
Posted Nov. 18, 2012, 2:25 a.m.
Iceage have signed with Matador to release their second album on February 19, 2013. The band released New Brigade last year on What's Your Rupture? ... read more
Posted Dec. 2, 2013, 6:43 p.m.
Matt McIntosh (Hatebreed, Deathkiller, The Eventide) has a new project in 222. The Connecticut-based band features his 11 year-odl son on drums and released their debut, Religious Symbols, on Nov. 12. The record is available for download at a paywhatyouwill cost, with all sales going toward charties as selected from ... read more
Posted Sept. 21, 2013, 8:06 p.m.
Ex-Get Up Kids Matt Pryor and James Dewees have announced an upcoming collaborative EP, due Oct. 1 on Rory Records (an offshoot of Equal Vision). Following the EP, Pryor will also release a solo full-length on Nov. 12 entitled Wrist Slitter, also on Rory Records. read more
Posted Feb. 11, 2011, 8:42 a.m.
Go Down Under, the new EP from Me First and the Gimme Gimmes is streaming in its entirety on the band's myspace. The album, available ... read more
Posted July 7, 2012, 11:27 p.m.
Mean, a new project featuring Jeff Boyle (Jakob) and H. Walker (Kerretta) has issued their debut single "Cirella." The song will be included on their ... read more
Posted July 27, 2015, 2:31 p.m.
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
Posted June 4, 2013, 6:02 p.m.
Detroit scumpunks The Meatmen have launched a Kickstarter campaign to support a new studio album, their first of new material in 18 years. Frontman Tesco Vee summarizes: After 18 years, we embark on our first new platter of Meaty originals - filled with all the Hate Rock Wack you expect ... read more
Posted May 4, 2015, 3:19 p.m.
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
Posted March 3, 2012, 2:18 a.m.
The Melvins, celebrating their 29th year in the business, have introduced a new, abbreviated three-piece line-up dubbed Melvins Lite. The variation features founding members Buzz ... read more
Posted June 21, 2012, 9:45 p.m.
The Melvins have announced an ambitious tour that seeks the Guinness World Record for "first band to tour all 50 states + Washington, DC in 51 days." The tour begins in Anchorage, AK and ends in Honolulu, HI. The tour comes in the form of Melvins Lite and will be ... read more
Posted Feb. 22, 2014, 8:21 p.m.
30 years into the Melvin's history, frontman Buzz Osborne has announced his first solo tour and solo record. The tour starts this month and his ... read more
Posted Feb. 14, 2015, 10:14 a.m.
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
Posted Oct. 6, 2012, 7:01 a.m.
Merry Chistmas, featuring Justin Conway (ex-Joyce Manor), has released the Her Exceptional Kindness EP on Oedipus Records—the label's first release in six years. The band also has two bandcamp EPs available and appeared on the I Think We Should Stay Away from Each Other compilation from Lauren Records. read more
Posted April 17, 2013, 8:26 p.m.
Handmade Birds is releasing a one-time pressing of 500 copies of Merzbow's new Takahe Collage CD, part of their Dark Icons Series of releases. Visit ... read more
Posted May 24, 2011, 11:51 a.m.
French band Glorior Belli has inked a deal with Metal Blade for their upcoming release The Great Southern Darkness, scheduled for a fall release. The band, described as "mixing Desert-Rock textures with the brutal, ominous, doom-laden vibe typical of Black Me", has released three full-lengths and one EP up to ... read more
Posted Dec. 16, 2012, 7:08 a.m.
After 28 years with Warner Music Group, Metallica has renegotiated their deal to take ownership of their own masters (including videos). As such, the band ... read more
Posted Feb. 10, 2012, 11 p.m.
Metallica has announced the creation of the Orion Music and Arts Festival to be held June 23-24 in Atlantic City, NJ. Metallica will headline both ... read more
Posted March 16, 2012, 10:16 p.m.
Metallica has announced the hiring of director Nimrod Antal to direct an upcoming 3D feature film. The film will mix concert footage with narrative from ... read more
Posted Sept. 8, 2013, 10:09 a.m.
Dirty Three's Mick Turner will release solo record, Don't Tell the Driver, on Nov. 19 on Drag City. The record is being billed as the ... read more
Posted May 7, 2014, 6:37 p.m.
Superball Music has signed Midnight Masses for their upcoming debut. The band features Autry Fulbright and Jason Reece from ...And You Will Know Us By ... read more
Posted Jan. 29, 2014, 6:31 p.m.
Former The Cult guitarist Mike Dimkich has joined Bad Religion in place of Greg Hetson. Hetson recently made the announcement via his Twitter page. Bad ... read more
Posted Oct. 10, 2012, 11:22 a.m.
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan has teamed up with producers 2% Muck for the new mixtape SNAXXX, available now for stream or download from bandcamp and soundcloud. Mictlan is currently working on a follow-up to his solo debut, Hand Over Fist, and will be joining crewmate P.O.S. on the We Don't Even ... read more
Posted Dec. 6, 2012, 8:54 a.m.
In a recent interview with City Pages, Hideo Takahashi of Birthday Suits revealed an upcoming collaboration between The Birthday Suits, Paddy Costello (Dillinger Four), and ... read more
Posted May 20, 2012, 1 a.m.
Ipecac Recordings will release Laborintus II on July 3, a tribute record to composer Luciano Berio in which Mike Patton is joined by Brussels-based Ictus ... read more
Posted Jan. 11, 2012, 10:33 a.m.
Eclectic musician Mike Patton has been named to provide the score for writer/director Derek Cianfrance's (Blue Valentine) upcoming The Place Beyond the Pines, staring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, and Eva Mendes. Patton has previously fronted such rock bands as Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, and Tomahawk, and previously scored A ... read more
Posted March 17, 2011, 9:14 a.m.
To raise fund for Japan recovery, John Zorn will be hosting a concert feating Mike Patton, Sonic Youth, Yoko Ono & Sean Lennon, and Cibo Matto with Mephista, Marc Ribot, Uri Caine & Zorn on Sunday March 27th at Columbia University's Miller Theatre in New York. 100% of proceeds will ... read more
Posted Feb. 4, 2014, 8:49 p.m.
Punknews is reporting that Mike Vallely, pro skateboarder and vocalist of Good For You, is the new Black Flag singer. The band reunited in early ... read more
Posted June 20, 2014, 7:42 a.m.
Mike Watt, Stefano Pilia, and Andrea Belfi will release their second effort as Il Sogno on Aug. 26, titled Canto Secondo. The record will be issued on Watt's Clenchedwrench label and will be followed by an extensive North American tour (dates below). read more
Posted June 10, 2016, 1:01 p.m.
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
Posted July 7, 2013, 12:50 p.m.
Dirtnap Records has announced via facebook that Mind Spiders (Mark Ryan of Marked Men) has announced their third LP, set to release this September. Mind ... read more
Posted Dec. 16, 2013, 3:32 p.m.
Miserable, a new solo project from former Whirr vocalist Kristina Esfandiari, has signed to The Native Sound for a new EP in 2014. Miserable previously ... read more
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 8:55 p.m.
Mixtapes have announced that following their performance at Fest 13 the Ohio band will take a hiatus. In their issued statement, they said: After Fest ... read more
Posted April 2, 2013, 8:41 p.m.
Marshalltown, IA band Modern Life Is War have posted a facebook statement that they have not only reunited, but will be releasing a new album ... read more
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
Posted Sept. 12, 2014, 7:45 a.m.
Faith No More has announced plans for a new full-length album in 2014, preceded by a 7” to release on Record Store Day, Nov. 28, ... read more
Posted July 25, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
It's never a slow year with Ty Segall, who released Twins last year (among others) and is set to release Sleeper next month. The ever-active musician has ... read more
Posted June 16, 2014, 8:23 a.m.
The Muffs will release Whoop Dee Doo on July 29 on Burger Records, their first album in 10 years. The three-piece band is Kim Shattuck ... read more
Posted May 7, 2013, 9:35 p.m.
Swiss grindcore band Mumakil will be releasing Flies Will Starve on Relapse later this spring. The LP, their third, contains 24 tracks, listed in full after ... read more
Posted June 13, 2012, 9:33 a.m.
Bloomington, IN's Murder By Death has signed with Bloodshot Records for the release of their sixth full-length album, scheduled to be released this fall. Scene ... read more
Posted May 15, 2011, 6:14 a.m.
Murphy's Law's entire catalog is to be re-issued by I Scream Records. The albums will contain bonus tracks, new artwork, and be available on both cd and (for the first time) on vinyl. The re-releases are a lead up to the band's new record later this year. read more
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
Posted Jan. 11, 2015, 2:54 p.m.
Myrkur has begun work on a new LP to be released on Relapse Records. The album is being produced by Kristoffer Rygg (Ulver), and will ... read more
Posted Oct. 9, 2012, 11:04 a.m.
Nails will be entering the studio this year to being work on a new full-length, but first the band will release a new 7" on ... read more
Posted May 4, 2013, 7:20 p.m.
New band NK will be releasing their debut, Nothing to Be Gained Here on May 21 on Triple Crown Records. The band is made up ... read more
Posted July 24, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
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
Posted July 23, 2016, 4:08 p.m.
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
Posted Feb. 2, 2016, 8:35 p.m.
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
Posted June 8, 2013, 9:13 a.m.
On Tuesday, Kwaidan released Make All the Hell of Dark Metal Bright on Bathetic Records. Thedrone band, named after a 1964 film, features Neil Jendon ... read more
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 3:52 p.m.
Aidan Baker (Nadja) and Eric Quach (Thisquietarmy) have teamed up for the Hypnodrone Ensemble collabortation. The project, out now on Consouling SOunds, features several other ... read more
Posted Dec. 8, 2011, 10:30 a.m.
Five years since the releaseo of Harvest, Swedish black metal group Naglfar have entered the studio to record their sixth record, Téras. While the record is due to hit shelves in spring or summer 2012, the band will be releasing a limited edition 7" teaser with an exclusive track beforehand. read more
Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 12:23 p.m.
Fresh off a US tour and stop at Fest 13, Nait Harvest have announced a new album coming in 2015 via Topshelf Records. The new ... read more
Posted March 16, 2011, 10:36 p.m.
Milwaukee native Nato Coles of Nato Coles and the Blue Diamond Band, and previously of Modern Machines, Used Kids, and Radio Faces, has started a blog where he talks about his music and his affinity for baseball. While not frequently updated, it can be read here. read more
Posted Nov. 15, 2012, 9:33 a.m.
Blast Head Records has signed Birmingham, AL's Nebulous, a technical death metal band set to release The Quantum Transcendence of Death at a to be determined date. read more
Posted April 13, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 18, 2014, 10:56 a.m.
Neurosis is set to play a few live dates in the near future, starting with Southwest Terror Fest, followed by Housecore, Maryland Deathfest, and more ... read more
Posted Dec. 23, 2015, 9:26 a.m.
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
Posted Jan. 18, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
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
Posted Aug. 5, 2015, 10:43 a.m.
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
Posted Aug. 26, 2012, 9:32 a.m.
Æges have announced a new 7" on The Mylene Sheath to be titled Southern Comfort with a B-side "Stars." The 7" will release on October 16, 2012 and follows the band's critically lauded debut LP, The Bridge, released earlier this year. The band contains Larry Herweg (Pelican, Tusk), Kemble Walters ... read more
Posted Sept. 16, 2014, 8:08 p.m.
Beach Slang, fresh off a tour with Modern Baseball, have announced a new 7" on Tiny Engines. Titled Cheap Thrills on a Dead End Street, the ... read more
Posted July 25, 2013, 6:13 p.m.
Cattle Decapitation have announced a new 7", Your Disposal, which includes the b-side "An Exposition of Insides," previously agable as a Japanese bonus track on Monolith ... read more
Posted June 11, 2013, 9:53 p.m.
Long-running California band the Adolescents will released Presumed Insolent on July 13 on Concrete Jungle Records. The new records will be followed with a European tour. Check out the dates below. read more
Posted Feb. 14, 2015, 1:51 p.m.
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
Posted Sept. 29, 2012, 12:08 a.m.
DC vets Bad Brains have announced a new release, Into the Future, to be released on November 20, 2012. The band's last release was 2007's ... read more
Posted Oct. 2, 2014, 7:45 a.m.
Bangers have released a new video, included below, from their recent 48-hour album project for the song "Last of the Big Dippers." The group is currently ... read more
Posted April 3, 2013, 6:38 p.m.
On May 7, Black Numbers will release the self-titled sophomore LP from Banquets. The band has premeired a song, "Fade From Gold," earlier, and released Top ... read more
Posted Dec. 10, 2012, 12:46 a.m.
On February 19, 2013, Flenser Records will release IV: Mandragora, the new full-length from Botanist. Botanist is a one-man black metal band from San Francisco, CA. III was released in 2011. read more
Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 11:34 a.m.
Brett Netson & Snakes, the solo project from the former Built to Spill and Caustic Resin member, has a new EP scheduled for March release. The EP is titled Scavenger Cult and "was made specifically for the decent '70s tuners and turntables that you can still occasionally find at yard sales, pawn shops and ... read more
Posted Jan. 9, 2013, 9:28 a.m.
On February 5, The Bronx will release their first new album in five years, Bronx IV. The album on White Drugs/ATO Records follows a side trip as Mariachi El Bronx. The new single "Ribcage" is streaming below. read more
Posted March 17, 2015, 9:22 a.m.
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
Posted July 13, 2013, 9:39 a.m.
On Oct. 15, Drag City Records will release Threace from Chicago's Cave. It will be the band's 4th full-length album and second for Drag City, following ... read more
Posted July 3, 2012, 11:53 a.m.
Georgia label The Mylene Sheath is planning a new release, Pasiflora, from Contants. The new record is available for preorder and will release on CD/digital on July 24 and vinyl on August 21. read more
Posted Oct. 10, 2012, 10:08 a.m.
Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, D.I.S. (Destroyed in Seconds) will be releasing a new full-length titled Becoming Wrath on November 1, 2012 via Deep Six ... read more
Posted Jan. 26, 2012, 8:41 a.m.
Reformed Boston vets DYS are streaming a new single, "Unloaded" online here. The song is the band's third digital single for Bridge Nine Records, following ... read more
Posted Sept. 16, 2014, 7:55 p.m.
Deerhoof will release a new album, La Isla Bonita, on Nov. 4 on Polyvinyl Records. In addition, the band will embark on a US tour ... read more
Posted Sept. 2, 2013, 12:41 p.m.
Now over 25 years running, Deicide will release their 11th full-length this fall on Century Media. Titled In the Minds of Evil, the record will be supported by the No Salvation Tour 2013 where they will be joined by Broken Hope, Disgorge, and Necromonicon. read more
Posted May 25, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
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
Posted June 26, 2012, 10:54 a.m.
Dinosaur Jr. will be releasing their 10th studio album and third since the reunion of original trio J Ascis, Lou Barlow, and Murph in 2005. ... read more
Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 10:30 a.m.
Doomtree rap collective will release a new crew record on Jan. 27, 2015 titled All Hands. The album features all 7 members (P.O.S., Dessa, Sims, Lazerbeak, and more) and will be released on their own Doomtree Records. Check out the lead single "Gray Duck" below. The group will play 8 ... read more
Posted July 16, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
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
Posted July 18, 2012, 8:09 a.m.
Last Anthem Records has issued a statement that the new Druglord, featuring members of White Cross, Ugly Law, and Unseen Force, will be available in late July or August after a delay in receiving the records. The label also recently released an EP from Feral King. read more
Posted May 30, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
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
Posted Aug. 24, 2012, 11:04 p.m.
No Sleep records will be releasing a two-song EP from Los Angeles, CA band Aficionado on September 18, 2012, available both on limited edition 7" ... read more
Posted Feb. 11, 2013, 8:52 p.m.
Milwaukee, WI's Enabler have announced an upcoming EP on Think Fast! Records.The new EP, Shift of Redemption, will follow last year's full-length All Hail the ... read more
Posted May 15, 2013, 6:38 p.m.
On June 25 Gat Blanco will released the sophomore EP from Los Angeles synth-op band Night Club, which features DJ/producer Mark Brooks, former guitarist for ... read more
Posted June 4, 2013, 6:36 p.m.
Dayton, OH's Red Hot Rebellion, who released a self-titled record last year, will follow it up with Melt the Sky on August 27. The EP was recorded ... read more
Posted Dec. 14, 2012, 11:10 p.m.
Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, has announced a new album entitled Big Beach Bootique 5 coming on February 19, 2013 on CD/DVD courtesy of The ... read more
Posted June 28, 2013, 5:43 p.m.
Currently on the road, The Flatliners have announced their upcoming fourth album Dead Language will drop on Sept. 17. The record, produced by Steve Rizun, ... read more
Posted July 10, 2012, 12:09 p.m.
On August 28, 2012, Denver, CO's Flobots will drop a new record titled The Circle in the Square on Shanachie Records. The band has released ... read more
Posted June 3, 2014, 8:28 p.m.
Foo Fighters will release a new album this November, their eighth overall, on Roswell/RCA Records. No title or release date has been set. read more
Posted Aug. 14, 2014, 7:40 a.m.
The new New Found Glory, Resurrection, will be released this Oct. 7 on Hopeless Records with pre-orders now open. In addition, the band is scheduled ... read more
Posted Aug. 15, 2017, 1:16 p.m.
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
Posted Nov. 29, 2014, 4:16 p.m.
Gang of Four have announced the upcoming release of What Happens Next on Feb. 24, 2015 via Metropolis Records. What Happens Next is to be the band's first ... read more
Posted Feb. 10, 2013, 10:33 p.m.
Third Man Records will be releasing an upcoming 7” from ex-Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes. The EP will be offered in 100 limited copied on “flexi-rays” in which the songs are pressed onto old medical x-rays and will be for sale only during SXSW in Austin, TX. The three song ... read more
Posted Aug. 5, 2012, 9:31 p.m.
The Mylene Sheath will be releasing a new Gifts from Enola this fall. Though no title or release date has been given yet, the label ... read more
Posted Nov. 4, 2014, 2:29 p.m.
Seattle's New Gods have posted a video for the song "What Did I Just Say?" from their upcoming EP of the same title. The record will be released on Painter Man Records, with pre-orders available now. read more
Posted Oct. 8, 2012, 10:08 a.m.
Grayceon, who last released All We Destroy on Profound Lore, has announced a two-song album to be released in early 2013. Flenser Records will issue Pearl and the End of Days, a 30-minute EP consisting of two songs. The record was recorded by Jack Shirley. read more
Posted June 6, 2012, 7:38 a.m.
On June 12, Guided by Voices will release Class Clown Spots a UFO on their own GBV, Inc. Records. The 21 track record is just under 40 minutes and follows the critically praised Let's Go Eat the Factory. The band also announced the completion of a third post-reunion record, The ... read more
Posted Nov. 12, 2013, 8:56 p.m.
High on Fire, currently on a North American tour, have released a new single titled "Slave the Hive." The single comes from the limited edition ... read more
Posted March 8, 2014, 10:33 a.m.
Modern Radio Record Label has posted an update that Hollow Boys are in studio working on a full-length follow-up to last year's It's True. No further details on the new record have been released at present. read more
Posted Sept. 8, 2011, 9:39 p.m.
Hot Rod Circuit has announced an new 7" EP and November tour. The 7" will include one new song ("Forgive Me") and a Superdrag cover ("Sucked Out") and will be available from Run For Cover Records. The band's lineup for the reunion 7" and tour will be: Andy Jackson - ... read more
Posted Feb. 12, 2012, 1:01 a.m.
Atavist of Mann, the latest release from Huarta on Throatruiner Records is streaming in its entirety on Throatruiner's site. The album, available on vinyl, is ... read more
Posted May 26, 2014, 9:11 a.m.
Neurot Recordings will release a new album from Ides of Gemini this September. The three-piece band will released Old World New Wave later this year, engineered and mixed by Chris Rakestraw and mastered by Matt Hyde. CD and vinyl (SIGE Records) release dates are set for Sept. 16. read more
Posted Sept. 20, 2014, 12:44 p.m.
Inter Arma will release a new EP, The Cavern, on Oct. 14. The 40 minute short player is just one song long and was originally written ... read more
Posted May 18, 2011, 8:24 a.m.
Saskatoon freak show metal collective The New Jacobin Club has officially added Mistress Nagini and Lady to their stage show. The collective just celebrated their 15th anniversary, offering a stage freakshow in addition to their musical contributions. New addition Mistress Nagini is a veteran performer, tribal dancer, sword handler and ... read more
Posted Feb. 18, 2011, 11:51 p.m.
Uber-drummer Josh Freese (A Perfect Circle, Devo, Nine Inch Nails, Weezer, The Vandals, Guns'n'Roses, The Replacements and Sting amongst others) has a new song streaming at Alternative Press. The song, "You and Me and the Tuba Tree (For Ferris Al-Sayed)" comes from My New Friends, due April 1st on Outerscope ... read more
Posted Sept. 23, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
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
Posted Jan. 11, 2014, 9:50 a.m.
On March 8, La Dispute will release their third full-length, Rooms of the House on Better Living/Staple Records. The record was recorded by producer Will ... read more
Posted Dec. 15, 2013, 9:37 a.m.
Les Claypool of Primus fame has started a new project "deconstructed" group named Duo De Twang. With one vocal, one bass, one guitar, and a basic beat supplied by stomping on a mini-tambourine, the band also includes Bryan Kehoe and focuses on Americana/roots influence. ATO will release their debut, Four ... read more
Posted Aug. 2, 2014, 8:38 a.m.
Light Years, who have been on the Warped Tour Acoustic Basement Tour this summer, have announced a set of dates with Turnover. In addition, the ... read more
Posted June 13, 2013, 6:34 p.m.
Rise Records will release An Eye for an Eye on July 9 on Rise Records. The full-length is the band's second and follows 2011's We Don't ... read more
Posted Sept. 6, 2013, 7:44 a.m.
Joining up with Tiny Engines again, Look Mexico will release a new LP in 2014. The label is also celebrating 10 years this week by ... read more
Posted Oct. 26, 2013, 10:37 a.m.
The New Lows, who recently released their I Couldn't Sleep record on vinyl via Kiss of Death Records, has announced that Eric Pittman, previously of VRGNS, ... read more
Posted Aug. 8, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
Calgary, AB's Mares of Thrace have announced a line-up shift, with the departure of original drummer Stef MacKichan. Taking his place will be Rae Amitay, ... read more
Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 10:28 a.m.
The seemingly always touring Murder By Death have announced a new record to be released on Feb. 3, 2015. The new album, on Bloodshot Records, ... read more
Posted June 19, 2014, 9:04 a.m.
Murder City Devils have announced The White Ghost Has Blood on His Hands Again. The record will release on August 5 followed by a West ... read more
Posted Sept. 27, 2012, 10:39 a.m.
NIDINGR will release a new full-length, Greatest of Deceivers, on November 20, 2012. The band includes a number of Norwegian black metal veterans from such ... read more
Posted Nov. 19, 2013, 8:03 p.m.
NOFX will be releasing a new 7" featuring "Stoke Extinguisher" and b-side and Tony Sly cover "The Shortest Pier." In addition, bonus tracks will be ... read more
Posted Nov. 30, 2014, 9:54 a.m.
Napalm Death will release their 15th studio album next year, Apex Predator - Easy Meat on Century Media Records on Jan. 27, 2015. "Sometimes you have to ponder long ... read more
Posted Jan. 3, 2013, 10:10 a.m.
New Jersey's Night Birds have posted a facebook update that two new records are in the works. One, a new 14-song 12", and one 4-song ... read more
Posted March 13, 2015, 12:12 p.m.
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
Posted April 20, 2013, 12:24 p.m.
On July 9, Peek-A-Boo Records will be releasing Fever Forms, the fifth album from Austin, TX's The Octopus Project. The band last released Dexadecagon in 2010 and ... read more
Posted May 8, 2014, 7:14 p.m.
Pujol premiered a new song, "Circles," today from his upcoming new album, Kludge. The record will release on May 19 via saddle Creek. Pujol, who ... read more
Posted May 10, 2011, 1:25 p.m.
The upcoming A389 release Funerary from Pulling Teeth is available for stream on Brooklyn Vegan. SPB previously spoke with label head and band member Dom Romeo here. read more
Posted Oct. 13, 2013, 8:42 p.m.
Guided By Voices busybody Robert Pollard will release a new LP on Dec. 10. This one, titled Blazing Gentlemen, is set for release on the ... read more
Posted Sept. 24, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 14, 2012, 6:55 a.m.
STNNNG, from Minneapolis, MN, have announced a new album in 2013 on Modern Radio Records, the home of 2010's The Smoke of My Will. In ... read more
Posted Feb. 23, 2011, 9:33 p.m.
A month after Alternative Press shared a song, Rocksound is now offering up another new Small Brown Bike effort. Their new album, Found and Fell, will be available on April 26 from No Idea Records. read more
Posted Jan. 26, 2011, 7:58 a.m.
Alternative Press is offering a stream of a new song off Small Brown Bike;'s upcoming Fell & Found, due to hit the streets on April 26 on No Idea Records. The release will be the band's first full-length since 2003's The River Bed. The new song can be found here. read more
Posted Jan. 15, 2014, 5:48 p.m.
Albuquerque, NM's Stabbed in Back have finished recording a new record with Chris Fogal (the Gamits) and have a tentative release planned for later this ... read more
Posted Oct. 17, 2012, 11:37 p.m.
State Lines, from Long Island, NY, will release a new LP for Tiny Engines in early 2013 with a digital release in December 2012. The new album will follow their self-titled 7" earlier this year. State Lines is playing Fest 11 in Gainesville, FL later this month. read more
Posted Sept. 26, 2012, 11:50 a.m.
Street Eaters, who released Rusty Eyes and Hydrocarbons last year, have announced a new EP and a six week European tour. The EP will be ... read more
Posted Nov. 27, 2012, 10:52 a.m.
Chris McCaughan (The Lawrence Arms), who performs solo as Sundowner, has announced that 2013 will see his second full-length under the monker. "It's very close to being finished," McCaughan announced. Sundowner last released We Chase the Waves in 2010. read more
Posted June 29, 2013, 10:22 a.m.
Supersuckers and Acetate Records will be releasing their ninth studio album at the end of the year, their first since Get It Together (2008). The record ... read more
Posted Sept. 23, 2015, 10:03 a.m.
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
Posted June 24, 2012, 12:56 a.m.
Portland, OR's Taxpayers will release their fourth full-length on June 26, 2012. The DIY band recently expanded from three to seven members and now refer ... read more
Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 10:46 a.m.
UK prog act TesseracT have announced their signed with Kscope and will release their upcoming third full-length with the new label in 2015. In addition, ... read more
Posted Dec. 2, 2015, 6:56 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 15, 2012, 7:55 a.m.
The Tim Version have announced via facebook that they are working a new record. Their last full-length, The Decline of the Southern Gentleman, was released ... read more
Posted July 5, 2014, 1:31 p.m.
Austin punks Total Abuse will release a new 7" on Deranged thi smonth, along with a US tour. The band is also working on a ... read more
Posted June 21, 2012, 8:51 a.m.
Treasure Fleet has announced a new record this fall on Recess Records, Future Ways. The psyche/pop-punk band features members of The Arrivals, Smoking Popes, and The Lawrence Arms. Earlier this year the band released Cocamotion, also on Recess. Future Ways was initially planned to be the group's first release. The ... read more
Posted Sept. 19, 2012, 7:39 a.m.
Chris Vrenna (Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson) has announced the return of his solo project tweaker, with the outlet's first release in 8 years. Metropolis ... read more
Posted June 4, 2013, 5:57 p.m.
The always active Ty Segall has announed Sleeper will be released on August 20 by Drag City. The record was announced via video trailer (included below) ... read more
Posted July 19, 2012, 10:49 a.m.
Prolific Drag City Records artist Ty Segall will be releasing Twins, a follow-up to Goodbye Bread, on October 9, 2012. In connection with the new ... read more
Posted March 16, 2011, 10:32 a.m.
AMP magazine is streaming "Jimmy V" off the upcoming Underground Railroad to Candyland album, Know Your Sins. Know Your Sins is the second release from ... read more
Posted March 4, 2015, 10:30 a.m.
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
Posted Jan. 19, 2014, 7:19 p.m.
Wolves in the Throne Room are planning a recording session with Randall Dunn for 2014. The band last released BBC Session 2011 Anno Domini on ... read more
Posted June 26, 2014, 7:49 a.m.
Wolves in the Throne Room has debuted a new song from Celestite, "Initiation at Neudeg Alm." The record will release on July 8 on their ... read more
Posted Feb. 22, 2015, 1:46 p.m.
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
Posted Dec. 13, 2012, 9:54 a.m.
Broadway Calls have announced the release of Comfort/Distraction on February 5, 2013 on No Sleep Records. The new album is available for pre-orders from the ... read more
Posted Aug. 18, 2012, 11:14 p.m.
Veteran dub musician Lee "Scratch" Perry will be releasing Master Piece on September 11, 2012, produced by Born Free and The Next Room. The record takes some songs off his 2010 EP, but includes mostly new mixes. For below for a tracklist. read more
Posted July 28, 2013, 10:25 a.m.
Noise uo Body/Head, featuring ex-Sonic Youth Kim Gordon and Bill Nace, will release Coming Apart on Sept. 10 via Matador Records. The duo is also planning a short tour in September read more
Posted June 9, 2012, 2:58 a.m.
Anywhere, a new band comprised of Christian Eric Beaulieu (Triclops!), Cedric Bixler Zavala (The Mars Volta), and Mike Watt (Minutemen, firehose), has announced their debut LP. The Southern California group also features guest vocals on two tracks from Rachel Fannan of Sleepy Sun. For a tracklisting of the new record, ... read more
Posted May 31, 2012, 10:39 a.m.
Warfather, a new death metal band featuring ex-Morbid Angel member Steve Tucker, has signed with Greyhaze Records. In Warfather, Tucker will be playing guitar instead ... read more
Posted July 1, 2012, 10:59 a.m.
Les Savy Fav bassist Syd Butler has published a book of "flash non-fiction" stories accompanied by Butler's artwork and "bathroom fodder" material, as is evidenced ... read more
Posted Jan. 13, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
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
Posted June 19, 2015, 12:36 p.m.
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
Posted Jan. 7, 2012, 11:33 p.m.
Brooklyn, NY's Night Birds, who released The Other Side of Darkness in 2011, have announced that guitarist Mike Hunchback is leaving the group this January, ... read more
Posted June 20, 2013, 7:35 p.m.
Iron Reagan has announced some news, starting with a new line-up that includes nwe second guitarist Mark Bronzino (ANS, Big Eyes, Kicking Spit) and Rob ... read more
Posted June 1, 2014, 8:37 p.m.
Broughton's Rules have begun work on their second LP for Relapse Records. The Pittsburgh instrumental band includes current and former members of Don Caballero and ... read more
Posted April 10, 2012, 7:42 a.m.
San Diego, CA's Crocodiles have announced the release of Endless Flowers on June 5 via Frenchkiss Records. It will be the group's second release, and they will be touring in support with The Temper Trap. The new record sees the band expanding to a five-piece from their original core as ... read more
Posted Dec. 20, 2014, 10:13 a.m.
Karyn Crisis (Crisis, Ephel Duath) has released the first song from her new project Kartn Crisis' Gospel of the Witches, whose debut, Salem's Wounds, will released on March 10 (Century Media Records). The first song, of 13 total, has been released online, titled "Mother." Her backing band on the record ... read more
Posted Jan. 5, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
The Dodges just released a new record titled Roll With, to be followed by a US West Coast tour later this month. Released on La Escalera ... read more
Posted Aug. 17, 2012, 10:47 p.m.
Further Seems Forever, featuring Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional) has announced their reunion. The original line-up has gotten back together and signed with Rise Records for ... read more
Posted June 14, 2013, 9:56 p.m.
Gorguts have announced Colored Sands, their first album in 12 years, is slated for Sept. 3 release (USA). The band will follow with select tour ... read more
Posted July 31, 2013, 5:49 p.m.
Finland's Oranssi Pazuzu will released a new album, Valonielu, on Oct. 15 via 20 Buck Spin and Svart Records. The grou plast released Kosmonument. read more
Posted April 10, 2013, 10:08 p.m.
On April 8, courtesy of Cherry Red Records, Big Country released The Journey. The new record is their ninth studio album and first since the ... read more
Posted Feb. 10, 2012, 4:40 a.m.
Margot and the Nuclear So and So's have announced their fourth LP, Rot Gut, Domestic, will be released on March 20 on Mariel Recording Company, ... read more
Posted June 18, 2012, 5:49 a.m.
Shores has announced they will released Leavening on August 7 on No Idea Records. The band, featuring ex-members of North Lincoln, Wormburner, and more, has released two full-lengths thus far. A preview track, "Broderick" can be heard over at Absolutepunk. read more
Posted March 24, 2013, 9:08 a.m.
Minneapolis band The 4onthefloor, who released 4 x 4 in 2011, will drop a new album titled Spirit of Minneapolis on April 9. The band hit ... read more
Posted May 28, 2015, 9:24 a.m.
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
Posted March 13, 2013, 6:38 p.m.
Franz Nicolay, currently touring Europe, will release a new single on April 15 for Xtra Mile Recordings. The single, titled Hearts of Boston, is the ... read more
Posted Aug. 20, 2012, 9:03 a.m.
Handguns have debuted a new song from their upcoming full-length, Angst. The record is due for a September 25, 2012 release via Pure Noise Records, ... read more
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
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
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
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
Posted July 5, 2012, 8:08 a.m.
Long Island, NY's Vision of Disorder will soon be releasing The Cursed Remain Cursed for Candlelight Records and a teaser track from the album, "Loveless" ... read more
Posted March 12, 2013, 9:59 p.m.
"The Shoot Out" has premiered off the upcoming album, The Wrong Way, from Rotting Out. 6131 Records will be releasing the new album on May ... read more
Posted June 25, 2013, 9:06 p.m.
Cormorant have booked studio time to work on their third LP. The new record will also feature bassist/vocalist Marcus Luscombe (Vengince, ex-Cloakwheel), who replaces Arthur ... read more
Posted July 24, 2013, 8:21 a.m.
In Sept., Southern Lord will release a new album of material from Santa Cruz hardcore band Bl'ast, who were active in 1982-1989, last releasing Take ... read more
Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 11:11 a.m.
Cowards, the sludge/doom band from Paris, has announced that their debut Shooting Blanks & Pills will be reissued on vinyl in Canada. The record first released on Throatruiner in 2012 and is long sold out. The new issue will be released by Canada's Secret Handshake Recordings on Sept. 1. It will ... read more
Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 8:16 p.m.
Omaha, NE's The Good Life have announced a December tour, including a New Years Eve show in Chicaago. The band will follow the tour with a studio session to record a new album, their first since Help Wanted Nights (2007). The band, which features Tim Kasher of Cursive, is playing tonight at ... read more
Posted Oct. 13, 2013, 8:07 p.m.
Controlled Burn Records founders The Austerity Program will being recording on a new album in November. The label is currently selling pre-orders for Nonagon and ... read more
Posted April 16, 2015, 2:17 p.m.
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
Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 11:10 a.m.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will see a total of 11 new reissues over the coming months, starting with last week's Dec. 16 re-release ... read more
Posted April 30, 2014, 8:28 a.m.
Night Birds will release an EP, Monster Surf on June 10 on Wallride Records. The short-layer will contain three instrumental songs and one Mel Brooks ... read more
Posted April 22, 2011, 11:32 a.m.
Roots-punk band Nightmares for a Week were robbed on April 18th at a Cincinnati, OH show with Aficionado. A window in their van was smashed and $8,000 of gear was stolen, including the band's personal effects and luggage. Photos of the stolen items appear on the band's website and facebook ... read more
Posted June 19, 2012, 10:25 a.m.
No Sleep Records will released the Two EP from Mountain Man on August 14, 2012. Check out a track from the record below. read more
Posted Sept. 29, 2011, 7:36 a.m.
Chicago, IL pop punkers Noise by Numbers have issued a cover of the Jesus and Mary Chain's "Between Planets." The song will be appearing on an upcoming Under the Influence series split 7" with Cheap Girls on Suburban Home Records. The band contains members of Screeching Weasel, The Bomb, Methadones, ... read more
Posted June 25, 2011, 9:40 a.m.
Dan "Vapid" Schafer's Noise by Numbers have announced that Jump Start Records will release their second full length on August 2, 2011. The band includes Vapid (Screeching Weasel, Methadones), Jeff Dean (The Bomb, All Eyes West), Rick Uncapher (Textbook), and Jimmy Lucido (Light FM). The record, entitled Over Leavitt, will ... read more
Posted July 30, 2012, 10:51 a.m.
Long Island, NY based North Korea has signed with Triple Crown Records with plans to release a full-length this winter. The band is comprised of familiar faces, including Ryan Hunter and Brian Bryne (ex-Envy on the Coast) and Billy Rymer (Dillinger Escape Plan). To help familiarize listeners, the band is ... read more
Posted Dec. 26, 2013, 10:29 a.m.
Northcote will make their US debut with the Jan. 21, 2014 release of a self-titled record on Black Numbers. The band is Matt Goud and his self-titled record is his second overall, mixing punk, soul, and country into a single eclectic project. Northcote is touring with Dave Hause at present, ... read more
Posted June 25, 2013, 8:50 p.m.
Nothington have posted a digital version of their recent split with Paper Arms, previously available only in Europe. The split includes a cover of "Idiot" ... read more
Posted July 14, 2012, 2:05 a.m.
Vancouver, BC trio Nu Sensae, formed in 2007, will be release Sundowning on August 7, 2012 via Suicide Squeeze Records. In support, the band will embark on a tour of US and Canadian dates this August. read more
Posted Aug. 15, 2016, 10:36 p.m.
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
Posted July 27, 2014, 9:14 a.m.
Ryan Young (Off With Their Heads) and Brad Lokkesmoe (Dear Landlord/The Gateway District) have organized an Indiegogo project to raise funds and awareness for save.org, a suicide awareness organization in Minnesota. To raise funds, the two will bicycle from Minneapolis to Denver, using minimal funds on food and lodging and ... read more
Posted May 27, 2014, 11:23 a.m.
Obliterations has finished tracking their upcoming debut for Southern Lord Recordings. The record will now be mixed with a release tentatively set for fall 2014. ... read more
Posted May 31, 2014, 2 p.m.
Aggronautix is now selling a limited edition Throbblehead set of GWAR's Oderus Urungus and Balsac "The Jaws of Death." The throbble head set of the ... read more
Posted Aug. 9, 2015, 3:44 p.m.
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
Posted April 20, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
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
Posted Sept. 28, 2012, 10:27 a.m.
Glory Kid Records has reported that Old Wounds have entered the studio to begin recording for From Where We Came Is Where We Rest with ... read more
Posted July 1, 2012, 4:40 a.m.
Glory Kid Records has announced the signing of New Jersey trio Old Wounds. The label offers the following announcement: Sinister and energetic, heart-wrenching yet merciless, ... read more
Posted March 27, 2015, 3:07 p.m.
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
Posted Aug. 24, 2011, 8:08 a.m.
Members of Terror, As Friends Rust, and Until the End have formed a new hardcore group, On Bodies. The band recently recorded and mixed their debut EP, Planet Hospice, with Zach Wright in Cincinnati. It will be released in October. The band consists of Rich Thurston (ex-Terror, Culture), Damien Moyal ... read more
Posted Oct. 24, 2011, 10:26 a.m.
Eulogy Recordings has announced the addition of On Bodies to the label's roster. The band, featuring former and current members of Terror, As Friends Rust, and Shai Hulud, will released Planet Hospice next year with Eulogy handling cd and digital capacities and American Enemy releasing the vinyl version. read more
Posted May 18, 2014, 1:53 p.m.
Cleveland's One Days Notice have announced that Phil Evans Jr. has left the group to pursue a career in porn. The band, who released When Dinosaurs Get Drunk in 2013, will continue as a four-piece. Evans will play his final show with the group in Kent, OH on June 28th. read more
Posted June 16, 2013, 12:02 p.m.
Posted April 12, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
Raindance, previously known as Outrage (on Panic Records), has returned from hiatus to record a comeback EP entitled Love Under the Sun. The record will be released by Glory Kid Records. The band is currently on tour, and pre-orders are available from the label. read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2012, 10:37 a.m.
Rhymesayers and Doomtree rapper P.O.S. announced two weeks ago that his tour in support of the new We Don't Even Live Here has been cancelled due to a health emergency. For those who purchased advance tickets, refunds are available at venues. Scene Point Blank wishes Stef a full and quick recovery. ... read more
Posted March 16, 2014, 10:13 a.m.
Doomtree and Rhymesayers rapper P.O.S. has successfully undergone a kidney transplant surgery. Shortly after releasing We Don't Even Live Here in 2012, the rapper canceled his ... read more
Posted Sept. 15, 2013, 9:24 p.m.
Four Fists, a new collaboration between P.O.S. and Astronautalis, will debut a new 7" next month on Oct. 8. The EP is the first release ... read more
Posted July 2, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
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
Posted June 19, 2013, 5:55 p.m.
Elijah of Paint Fumes (Slovenly Records) was hit by a car earlier this year and his medical costs and health continue to be a burder. In support, the label has set up a Gofundme project for which donors will receive various merchandise, detailed below. read more
Posted May 5, 2011, 9:50 a.m.
Toronto's Junior Battles has been added to the Paper + Plastick family. The band will release the Idle Ages on June 28th on vinyl, cd, and digital formats. The record was originally slated for completion in December 2010, but the band opted to tour instead, delaying the record's finish. The ... read more
Posted May 6, 2011, 9:39 a.m.
In celebration of Free Comic Books Day on Saturday May 7th, Paper + Plastick Records has prepared a series of downloadable webcomics. The label is presenting the first issue of 50 States now, with the first issues of Kill the Wonderhawks and Exit Interview to come later this month. 50 ... read more
Posted July 29, 2012, 2:54 a.m.
Doomtree DJ/producer Paper Tiger will be releasing a 6-song record, simply titled Summer EP, on August 14, 2012 on Doomtree Records and pre-orders are now available. Doomtree released No Kings in 2011. read more
Posted Oct. 15, 2013, 6:55 p.m.
Paradise Lost is getting set to release a compilation titled Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities) on Nov. 5. To mark the occassion, the band is ... read more
Posted Aug. 4, 2015, 9:16 a.m.
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
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 7:49 a.m.
Parquet Courts have announced a comllaboration project featuring members Andrew Savage and Austin Brown, Justin Frye, and a rotating cast of PC Worship members that will be ... read more
Posted Jan. 10, 2012, 10:11 a.m.
Drummer Pat Pastelotto, of such groups as King Crimson, Mr. Mister, and XTC, will be releasing Recidivate on March 20 on 7d Media. The release is a two-disc collection of outtakes, rarities, and highlights from Mastelotto's past 20 years from the frequent collaborative musician. "I've been making records for about ... read more
Posted Aug. 19, 2011, 11:10 p.m.
Paul D'Amour, a founding member of rockers Tool and Lusk, has announced his new project, Feersum Ennjin. The band will release their self-titled debut on November 1, 2011. The band marks his first rock release since 1995's Aenima. After his departure from Tool, D'Amour played in psychedelic outfit Lusk, who ... read more
Posted March 4, 2011, 10:36 a.m.
To promote his first record in five years, Paul Simon will be touring the US. So Beautiful or So What, on Hear Music/Concord Music Group will be released on April 12, 2011. Two songs are available for stream at his website. For dates, click below. read more
Posted Dec. 21, 2014, 8:04 p.m.
Pears have announced a European tour in conjunction with the Jan. 30 release of their album, Go to Prison, which is being released overseas via ... read more
Posted Sept. 9, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
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
Posted June 11, 2014, 7:19 p.m.
Pharaoh will release their debut full-length late this summer on A389 Recordings. The record, dubbed Negative Everything, will be fifty minutes long and will be released ... read more
Posted May 11, 2012, 11:06 p.m.
Los Angeles, CA trio Philm, containing members of Slayer, War, and Civil Defiance, will be playing a live webcast on May 16 at 7pst/10est, recorded ... read more
Posted Feb. 1, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
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
Posted Sept. 22, 2015, 10:01 a.m.
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
Posted June 4, 2015, 10:36 a.m.
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
Posted Jan. 20, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Pinkish Black have entered the studio in Fort Worth, TX to start work on their fourth full-length, currently titled Concept Unification. No release date is set, ... read more
Posted Dec. 2, 2013, 8:02 p.m.
Punknews is reporting that the Pixies have fired bassist Kim Shattuck, who recently joined them in place of Kim Deal. Shattuck, also of The Muffs, ... read more
Posted Sept. 16, 2013, 8:24 p.m.
Play Date, the children's group comprised of Greg Attonito (Bouncing Souls) and Shanti Wintergate, will be appearing on Austin City Limits from Oct. 4-Oct. 12. ... read more
Posted Oct. 22, 2013, 7:49 a.m.
The Pogues have announced via facebook that they are teaming with Rhino UK on a boxset that will bring together all seven studio albumns and an unreleased live record from London in 1991 with Joe Strummer. More details will be announced later. The Pogues' guitarist, Philip Chevron, recently lost a ... read more
Posted May 18, 2013, 8:56 a.m.
Philip Chevron, guitarist in The Pogues and Radiators from Space, has revealed that his previously treated head and neck cancer has returned. The new tumor ... read more
Posted May 22, 2012, 9:59 a.m.
The Opposite of December and Tear from the Red will be remastered and reissued this summer by Rise Records, with each getting limited edition 12" ... read more
Posted Aug. 14, 2012, 1:52 p.m.
Minneapolis, MN's Polica have signed with Mom + Pop Music, who will be re-releasing the band's debut, Give You the Ghost, this week. The album was released earlier this year on Totally Gross National Product, and will be re-issued along with a Dark Star remix EP. For an EP tracklisting, ... read more
Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 6:36 p.m.
Polyvinyl Records has announced the return of their 4-track singles series in which bands record on a traveling Tascam 4-track cassette recorder that was passed along ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
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
Posted Dec. 14, 2016, 9:41 p.m.
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
Posted April 19, 2014, 10:16 a.m.
Chrissie Hynde, former lead vocalist of The Pretenders, will release her solo debut on June 10 on Caroline Records. Says Hynde on the process of ... read more
Posted May 30, 2014, 11:48 p.m.
Priests will release their debut for new label home Don Giovanni on June 3. The EP is titled Bodies and Control and Money and Power ... read more
Posted Oct. 15, 2013, 7:26 p.m.
A new band comprised of industrial music veterans has formed under the title of Primitive Race. The group was formed by Chris Kniker (producer of ... read more
Posted June 30, 2011, 11:30 a.m.
Mesquite, TX technical/progressive metal band White Arms of Athena have signed with Prosthetic Records. The band's debut full-length, Astrodrama, was produced by Jamie King (Between the Buried and Me, The Human Abstract) and will be released on August 16th, 2011. The band has also released three EPs. See below for ... read more
Posted Nov. 29, 2014, 10:08 a.m.
Public Enemy's seminal records It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988) and Fear of a Black Planet (1990) are getting multi-disc deluxe reissues courtesy of Def Jam. It Takes a Nation was reissued already, on Nov. 24, and Fear of a Black Planet will see reisse in new form on ... read more
Posted June 28, 2011, 9:41 a.m.
Maynard James Keenan vehicle Puscifer has set an October 18, 2011 release date for Conditions of My Parole, the group's second record. It will be ... read more
Posted Jan. 26, 2012, 8:38 a.m.
Maynard James Keenan helmed "eclectic music-meets-comedy troupe" Puscifer will be performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Feb. 16, 2012. The band released Conditions of My ... read more
Posted Feb. 23, 2013, 11:24 a.m.
The End Records will release The Sun Will Rise Soon on the False and the Fair on April 30. The record marks the debut of Pushmen, featuring members of The Sword, Made Out Of Babies, Bad Powers, Heartless Bastards, RATKING, And Sea Of 1000. The band formed in Austin, TX. read more
Posted Aug. 9, 2012, 10:35 a.m.
Slip, the major label debut from Quicksand that was originally released in 1993, will see a vinyl reissue by ShopRadioCast on September 11, 2012. Pre-orders are available for the gatefold, 180 gram pressing. read more
Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 3:18 p.m.
Swamp-tech dupo Quintron & Miss Pussycat will be touring again this fall in addition to releasing a new full-length records. They will be joined on ... read more
Posted Dec. 14, 2011, 10:16 a.m.
Long-running Los Angeles, CA band Red Hot Chili Peppers will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 2012. The ... read more
Posted Oct. 22, 2013, 6:58 p.m.
Radioactivity, featuring Jeff Burke and Mark Ryan of Marked Men, has premiered announced two upcoming records on Portland’s Dirtnap Records. Post Marked Men, Burke moved ... read more
Posted May 18, 2014, 4:04 p.m.
Hans Fyrste, frontman of Norway's Ragnarok, has parted with the band amicablly. Fyrste joined in 2005 and most recently performed vocals on Malediction. The band is at work on their eighth full-length. No announcement concerning a new vocalist has been made. read more
Posted Oct. 26, 2014, 4:05 p.m.
Norwegian black metal band Ragnarok has named a new vocalist after Hans Fryste's departure earlier this year. Taking over microphone duties will be current drummer Jontho. He will move out from the kit with Malignant (Dauden) taking over at drums. The band is currently at work on a new album ... read more
Posted June 12, 2012, 10:40 a.m.
The Hootenany, an annual Southern California event and custom car festival, marks its 18th anniversary on July 7 with performances from Rancid, Bouncing Souls, Lucero, ... read more
Posted Oct. 8, 2012, 10:40 a.m.
Marking 20 years as a band, Pirates Press Records will be releasing the vinyl collection Essentials by Rancid. The collection includes the band's complete seven ... read more
Posted Aug. 4, 2012, 3:20 a.m.
After playing a concert in Denver, CO on July 20, Reel Big Fish have offered proceeds from that night's show to go to The Colorado ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2014, 10:08 a.m.
Longtime ska-punk group Reel Big Fish will release a new digital only EP later this year titled HappySkalidays. The band will also be on a ... read more
Posted June 21, 2011, 8:48 a.m.
Olympia, WA's Christian Mistress has been added to the Relapse Records roster. The band released Agony & Opium in 2010. Next month the band will hit the studio with Tim Green (Melvins, The Fucking Champs, Monotonix) to begin work on their follow-up. read more
Posted April 10, 2014, 8:24 p.m.
Toxic Holocaust, who have tours upcoming with Skeletonwitch, will have three old records re-issed by Relapse Records. Evil Never Dies, Hell on Earth, and An ... read more
Posted July 21, 2011, 10:21 a.m.
Relapse has announced they will release Artificial Madness from Chris Connelly (Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Pigface, The High Confessions) this fall. Playing with Connelly are Noah Leger drums), Will Lindsay (bass), and Dallas Thomas (guitar). read more
Posted Aug. 17, 2013, 1:48 p.m.
The Replacements line-up for their upcoming Riotfest reunions shows has been announced. Joining original members Paul Westerberg (vocals) and Tommy Stinson (bass) will be Josh Freese, who played with the band for 2006's Don't You Know Who I Think I Was compilation, and guitarist David Minehand, who played in The Neighborhoods ... read more
Posted Sept. 24, 2014, 5:41 p.m.
Restorations have set a release date for their upcoming LP3, as well as a headlining tour with Self Defense Family and The Smith Street Band. The ... read more
Posted May 24, 2011, 7:35 a.m.
Ipecac has added Retox to their roster. The band features a number of established musicians: Justin Pearson (The Locust, All Leather, Some Girls, Swing Kids), ... read more
Posted Oct. 13, 2016, 8:20 a.m.
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
Posted March 12, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
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
Posted Feb. 26, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
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
Posted April 22, 2011, 9:03 a.m.
Face Candy, the freestyle/improve group consisting of Michael "Eyedea" Larsen and Kristoff Krance, along with bassist Casey O'Brien and drummer JT Bates, will be releasing Waste Age Teen Land, the final album recorded by Larsen before he died of an accidental overdose in October 2010. The album blends studio works ... read more
Posted June 23, 2011, 10:18 a.m.
Cleveland, OH's Ringworm have announced their fifth record, Scars, will release on July 19, 2011 on Victory Records. The crossover band was formed in 1991 and haven't released any new material in four years. The band refers to Scars as "their most heavy-hitting, thrash-inspired metal album yet." read more
Posted March 23, 2013, 11:21 a.m.
Ringworm, first formed in 1990, has joined with Relapse Records. The band already has sixth full-length releases under their belt, and will enter the studio ... read more
Posted July 16, 2015, 2:08 p.m.
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
Posted May 6, 2011, 9:40 a.m.
Memphis May Fire, from Dallas, TX, will headline the first ever Rise Records tour featuring the aforementioned band as well as Decoder, Ten After Two, and That's Outrageous. Memphis May Fire's debut, The Hollow, recently hit #1 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart. The tour will kick off on Sat. May 7 ... read more
Posted June 30, 2012, 12:57 p.m.
On August 28, a reunited River City Rebels will release the Headed to Hell 7" (August 31 in Europe), with two new songs from the ... read more
Posted Oct. 1, 2015, 8:36 p.m.
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
Posted Dec. 3, 2013, 7:57 p.m.
The current incarnation of Black Flag has fired Ron Reyes from the band during a performance in Australia. According to Reyes, with only a few ... read more
Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 10:02 a.m.
Royal Thunder, who last released CVI in 2012, are currently in studio at work on a new full-length. The band, who toured heavily in 2013, ... read more
Posted March 31, 2015, 11:48 a.m.
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
Posted Oct. 8, 2012, 10:05 a.m.
Pittsburgh, PA's Run, Forever have released "Drop Out" on absolutepunk.net off their upcoming debut Settling on Tiny Engines. The three-piece will be releasing the record on vinyl and digital formats on November 13, 2012 and has announced a tour in support. See below for dates. read more
Posted Oct. 18, 2014, 10:49 a.m.
This December and January, Russian Circles wil play several shows to mark their tenth anniversary, including dates with Mutoid Man. The band first formed in ... read more
Posted Jan. 13, 2013, 10:13 a.m.
Two of the four members of Stormtroopers of Death have joined up to form United Forces. Founded by S.O.D.'s Danny Lilker (bass, (Brutal Truth, Nuclear Assault, Nunfuckritual, Lock-Up, and ex-Anthrax) and Billy Milano (vocals, Method Of Destruction), the duo adds Nick Barker (drums, Lock-Up, Ancient, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir) ... read more
Posted Feb. 28, 2011, 9 a.m.
Faith Coloccia (Mamiffer) and Aaron Turner (co-owner of Hydra Head, ex-ISIS, Mamiffer) have formed a new label partnership dubbed SIGE to release projects done by ... read more
Posted Sept. 5, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
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
Posted Oct. 31, 2015, 3:48 p.m.
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
Posted July 15, 2012, 10:09 a.m.
Science of Sound Records will be releasing Sleeping in the Aviary's 2008 release, Expensive Vomit in a Cheap Hotel, on vinyl later this month for the first time. The new reissue comes with a download code for 7 previously unreleased songs recorded during the period and, per vocalist Elliott Kozel, ... read more
Posted May 12, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
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
Posted Sept. 12, 2011, 7:34 a.m.
Scratch Acid, whose run lasted from 1982-1987, has announced a series of shows in Canada and the United States. The band, featuring members of The Jesus Lizard and Rapeman, previously reunited in 2006 for the Touch and Go 25th anniversary festival in Chicago. read more
Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
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
Posted Nov. 19, 2012, 9 a.m.
New Jersey band Senses Fail have entered the studio to begin work on their fifth full-length. The band plans to conclude recording in mid-December with ... read more
Posted Oct. 17, 2011, 9:08 a.m.
Seven Sisters of Sleep have wrapped up three new releases to be issued over the coming few months: On Halloween, 2011, A389 Recordings will release a split 12" with Children of Go A389 will issue a deluxe gatefold 7"/cd titled Devil's Rain in early 2012 Vedayu Records will issue a ... read more
Posted June 3, 2012, 4:43 a.m.
Aggronautix, sponsors of a current Milo (Descendents) giveaway here at SPB, have announced a new series of Sex Pistols figurines. Preorders are open now, and the set of Sid Vicious, Johnny Rotten, and Steve Jones will begin shipping on June 28. read more
Posted Sept. 18, 2012, 12:43 p.m.
Shai Hulud has concluded a recording session for their next full-length with Chad Gilbert (ex-Shai Hulud, New Found Glory) doing both producing and vocal work. ... read more
Posted April 6, 2015, 4:18 p.m.
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
Posted Feb. 4, 2014, 8:45 p.m.
Lambgoat is premiering the title track from Shin to Shin's upcoming self-titled LP. The band includes guitarist Aaron Melnick, formerly of Integrity and In Cold ... read more
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
Posted Jan. 29, 2014, 9:20 p.m.
Sick of It All have started writing songs for a new records, tentatively due this fall on Century Media Records. Following writing, they aim to ... read more
Posted March 24, 2013, 9:25 a.m.
In a run of Signals Midwest updates, the band will be playing Stay Sweet Fest in April (Richmond, VA) and they have entered the studio ... read more
Posted Nov. 20, 2012, 11:30 p.m.
UK brewers Signature Brew have issues "Believe Beer" along with Frank Turner. The beer is a modern wheat Witbier with citrus and orange flavors to ... read more
Posted June 28, 2011, 10:56 a.m.
Simple Minds founder and frontman Jim Kerr will be releasing hit Lostboy! AKA Jim Kerr album on July 19, 2011 on Rocket Science Ventures. The album has been available since May 2010 in Europe. In addition to Kerr, musicians accompanying him include producers Jez Coad, Charlie Jones (Page/Plant), and Simple ... read more
Posted July 5, 2014, 10:27 a.m.
Doomtree rapper Sims has announced a tour will Hilltop Hoods. The Doomtree collective, meanwhile, has announced a photo book titled Doomtree: Every Single Day chronicling ... read more
Posted May 4, 2014, 3:59 p.m.
Slayer will be releasing their own record next time around, tentatively scheduled for 2015. The band announcedthe news recently, after 30 years of working with ... read more
Posted Feb. 3, 2014, 6:17 p.m.
1990s showgazers Slowdive are reuniting for a series of festivals in 2014. The band, who broke up in 1995, have announced shows at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival and one in London on May 19. read more
Posted March 26, 2013, 9:45 p.m.
Autumn + Colour has added Slowriter (ex-The Chariot) to thier roster. The label will release a single on April 8, and a full-length LP TrailBlazer later ... read more
Posted April 3, 2013, 5:36 p.m.
Small Brown Bike will be releasing Recollected, a 2LP box set, on May 7 through Old Point Light Records. The set contains a number of ... read more
Posted Oct. 30, 2013, 5:07 p.m.
Snoop has announced a new project, 7 Days of Funk, which seems the rapper-reggae singer collaborating with Dam-Funk for a self-titled album. Stones Throw will ... read more
Posted June 8, 2015, 5:56 p.m.
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
Posted Nov. 12, 2015, 1:39 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 13, 2012, 10:27 a.m.
The Onion AV Club is reporting that Dean Ween (Mickey Melchiondo) has started work on a solo record to be recorded by Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age). Ween parted ways earlier this year following the release of Aaron Freeman's (Gene Ween) solo debut Marvelous Clouds. The record will ... read more
Posted May 12, 2012, 7:14 a.m.
Eric Copeland, member of Black Dice and Terrestrial Tones (along with Avey Tare of Animal Collective), will be releasing a solo record title Limbo on June 5 on Underwater Peoples. The LP will come with a foldout poster. read more
Posted Jan. 14, 2016, 7:41 p.m.
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
Posted July 14, 2013, 5:54 p.m.
Mount Moriah and Horseback member Jenks Miller has announced an upcoming solo release via Northern Spy Records. Spirit Signal is a record in which each track was conceived, tracked, and mixed all within one day. Miller will be playing live at Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, NC this Sept. Horseback released Half Blood ... read more
Posted July 9, 2013, 6:24 p.m.
Former Ramones drummer Richie Ramone will be releasing a solo album, Entitled, on Oct. 8 via DC-Jam Records. His backing band includes Ben Reagan, formerly of The Feederz. More details can be found on Ramone's website. read more
Posted Nov. 7, 2012, 1:37 a.m.
I Surrender and Run for Cover Records will be jointly releasing a solo EP from I Am the Avalanche's Vinnie Caruana in early 2013. Caruana ... read more
Posted March 9, 2014, 12:54 p.m.
Somos have leaked a song from their upcoming Tiny Engines LP Temple of Plenty, set for released on March 25. The song can be heard here. ... read more
Posted May 23, 2015, 9:13 a.m.
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
Posted June 16, 2011, 10:39 a.m.
Bridge Nine's Soul Control has announced plans to release Get Out Now, a five song EP, on July 12, 2011. In July the band will begin a European tour with Ritual. read more
Posted Aug. 29, 2011, 7:58 a.m.
Cape Fear doom act Sourvein has announced that Joshua "JC Fari" Crapo has returned to the band. Crapo played with the band from 1993-2001 and again from 2003-2006. He also played guitor on the band's 1995 split with Buzzoven. Crapo will bejoining the group on their October tour with Black ... read more
Posted July 27, 2012, 10:16 p.m.
Salt Lake City, Utah's Eagle Twin will be releasing their second album, The Feather Tipped the Serpent's Scale, on Southern Lord Records on August 28, ... read more
Posted June 23, 2014, 11:17 p.m.
Spoon, set to release the new album They Want My Soul on Aug. 5 (Loma Vista) has announced a headlining North American tour in the fall. Dates are listed below. They will be joined by Hamilton Leithauser or EMA on many of the tour stops. read more
Posted April 6, 2014, 10:12 a.m.
Philadelphia's Spraynard have announced that the group has reformed and is active again. The band, who is releasing a collection of rare material on Asian ... read more
Posted Nov. 10, 2013, 12:33 p.m.
Currently on tour, Albuquerque, NM's Stabbed in Back are also at work on a new full-length with an expected spring 2014 release. The new album ... read more
Posted April 29, 2013, 8:30 p.m.
Star & Dagger will released their debut full-length, Tomorrowland Blues on Cauldron 333 on Jul 23. The band is comprised of Sean Yseult (White Zombie), Dava ... read more
Posted May 16, 2011, 10:35 a.m.
Michigan's Still Remains has announced that the band has re-formed. In explanation, they issued the following statement: Maybe we shouldn't have called it a break-up. Maybe we needed a few years to purge the strain of having six or seven full-time roommates living in a van, and get back to ... read more
Posted Nov. 11, 2017, 11:01 a.m.
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
Posted Sept. 1, 2013, 12:04 p.m.
Strangelight will be releasing a new EP, 9 Days, on Oct. 1 on Sacrament Music. The band includes a number of familiar faces from such ... read more
Posted June 20, 2013, 7:42 p.m.
On June 25, Hugh Cornwall (The Stranglers) will release Totem and Taboo through Red River Entertainment. The new album was enginereed and mixed by Electrical Audio's Steve Albini. Cornwall has announced a few live North American dates for the end of the year, included below. read more
Posted June 12, 2016, 10:21 p.m.
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
Posted Nov. 7, 2012, 12:05 a.m.
The Street Dogs have announced an upcoming double LP/DVD live project for Pirates Press Records. The footage was shot at the Wreck the Halls holiday ... read more
Posted Oct. 22, 2012, 9:56 a.m.
Strife has released a preview, "making of" video for their upcoming Witness a Rebirth on 6131 Records. The album will be their first in 11 ... read more
Posted July 30, 2012, 10 a.m.
Southern California's long-running Strife have signed with 6131 Records for their first album in 11 years, Witness a Rebirth, due for a fall release. Appearing ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2013, 3:03 p.m.
At a lunch stop in Sacramento, Subrosa was recently robbed en route to Oakland with the band losing violins, guitars, a bass, and money and personal belongings, along with theie van being damaged. The band is raising funds to replace their gear, in exchange for merchandise, here. read more
Posted April 25, 2011, 8:37 a.m.
Earlier this month, Such Gold withdrew from the Manscout Jamboree tour citing a serious incident involved a band member. After keeping quiet on specifics, frontman Ben Kotin has offered the following statement in explanation: First of all I would like to apologize for pulling out of the Manscout Jamboree tour ... read more
Posted March 19, 2013, 9:39 p.m.
Fresh off a SXSW performance, Suicidal Tendencies are hitting the road in support of 13, their first studio release in 13 years. The new albums ... read more
Posted Nov. 28, 2012, 8:21 a.m.
Punknews has announced that Sumeria Records will be releasing a new Dillinger Escape Plan record next year. The band suggests the new record will be ... read more
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
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 8:20 p.m.
Sun and Sail Club have set a date for their upcoming debut. The band features Bob Balch (Fu Manchu), Scott Thomas Reeder (Kyuss/The Obsessed), and Scott Reeder (Fu Manchu) and the new album, titled Mannequin, is set for Nov. 19. Here's a preview: read more
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 7:56 p.m.
Sunn O))) and Ulver will release a joint album together in February on Southern Lord. The record is titled Terrestrials. The two bands first workded together ... read more
Posted April 7, 2011, 10 a.m.
S.O.S., a hardcore group consisiting of members of Agnostic Front, Hatebreed, Madball, Terror, and Trapped Under Ice, has signed on with Good Fight Entertainment. The band is recording with Dean Baltulonis (Goes Cube, Madball, Sick Of It All) at Wild Arctic Studios in Queens, NY, and will release an as-yet-untitled ... read more
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 7:40 p.m.
John Reis (Rocket from the Crypt, Drive Like Jehu, Hot Snakes) is pairing with Minneapolis 3-piece The Blind Shake for an upcoming album called Modern ... read more
Posted July 17, 2013, 5:32 p.m.
Michael Gira has issued a statement on two new Swans albums in the next year. The band will release a live CD/DVD titled Not Here/Not ... read more
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 11:11 p.m.
On OCtober 28, Young God Records will re-release Filth, the debut of Swans on vinyl. The release also sets off a series of Swans' back ... read more
Posted April 30, 2011, 8:04 a.m.
The Swingin’ Utters have just released Here, Under Protest, their first studio record in eight years. Along with the album’s release, the record can be heard here. Additionally, the band is set to tour the Southwestern US in July and Europe in September. Hit the jump for dates. read more
Posted July 11, 2012, 10:06 a.m.
Charlotte Hatherley (Bat for Lashes) is working on a debut solo project titled Sylver Tongue, inspired by Purple Rain, 70s sci-fi, and psych-pop. Further separating the project, she is writing songs on keyboard instead of guitar. An album is expected in early 2013. read more
Posted June 2, 2012, 10:58 p.m.
Kristian Matsson, better known as The Tallest Man on Earth, will be releasing a new record on June 12 and subsequently embarking on a tour ... read more
Posted Jan. 4, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
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
Posted March 2, 2014, 10:03 a.m.
Teen Agers have recorded four new songs for an upcoming split with Rehasher. The studio session was recorded by Less Than Jake's Roger Lima and ... read more
Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 9:55 p.m.
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
Posted Nov. 16, 2012, 11:22 p.m.
Terribel Things, led by ex-Taking Back Sunday member Fred Mascherino, will be self-releasing a new record on December 11, 2012 and hitting the road on ... read more
Posted May 18, 2015, 1:02 p.m.
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
Posted Nov. 11, 2013, 7:03 p.m.
Orlando punk group The Attack, currently on tour with the Misfits, have a new documentary titled 2013 Records Store Day Tour Documentary, covering a 6-city, 1-day tour the band did earlier this year. In addition to the documentary, the group also released an RSD exclusive 7" this year, Rise Sing Deliver, ... read more
Posted Dec. 1, 2011, 8:55 a.m.
The Banner have announced that in January they will enter Stained Glass Studios in Paramus, NJ to begin recording a series of three 7"s for 2012. Melotov Records (USA) and Thirty Days of Night Records (Europe) will be releasing the project. read more
Posted May 20, 2011, 11:11 p.m.
The Books of Knots, a Brooklyn-based group featuring Joel Hamilton (producer/engineer BlakRoc, Sparklehorse), Matthias Bossi (Skeleton Key, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum), Carla Kihlstedt (Tin Hat, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum) and Tony Maimone (Pere Ubu, Frank Black, Bob Mould), has wrapped up work on Garden of Fainting Stars, to be released on June ... read more
Posted Jan. 3, 2013, 10:12 a.m.
The Brokedowns have announced plans to record a new full-length later this month for Red Scare Industries, who released their last album, Species Bender, in 2010. read more
Posted Sept. 23, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
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
Posted Feb. 18, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
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
Posted Oct. 29, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
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
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
Posted Dec. 12, 2015, 10:01 a.m.
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
Posted July 13, 2012, 9:24 a.m.
On September 18, 2012, Shout! Factory will release The English Beat's Live at the US Festival '82 & '83 for the first time ever on ... read more
Posted Oct. 6, 2011, 11:38 a.m.
The Gaslight Anthem has signed a deal with Mercury Records and will release their fourth full-length for the label in 2012. The band had previously announced the release of an EP for SideOneDummy that will drop on December 13, 2011. read more
Posted Jan. 12, 2014, 10:08 a.m.
The Hold Steady will release a new record, Teeth Dreams, on March 25 via Washington Square--an imprint of Razor & Teeth. They're play a short ... read more
Posted April 19, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
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
Posted July 29, 2012, 3:44 a.m.
On August 14, 2012, The Holy Mess will drop Cande Ru Las Degas on Red Scare Industries. The Philadelphia, PA band recently released the Cold Goodbyes EP, which is streaming here. The record was recorded by Matt Allison, and the band has recently toured with the likes of Off With ... read more
Posted Aug. 29, 2012, 11:16 a.m.
Chicago, IL DJs The Hood Internet have released their debut single off the upcoming FEAT (October 2, 2012, Decon Records), "Won't Fuck Us Over" featuring BBU and Annie Hart. The mash-up artists are also hitting the road in September-October to support the new release. read more
Posted Oct. 3, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
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
Posted July 1, 2011, 11:59 p.m.
The Jesus Lizard will be releasing a live DVD, Club, on August 23, 2011. The DVD contains the band's show on July 14, 2009 at ... read more
Posted April 29, 2013, 8:07 p.m.
Ex-The Jesus Lizard and Scratch Acid frontman David Yow will release Tonight You Look Like a Spider on Joyful Noise this June. It is his ... read more
Posted Aug. 28, 2014, 7:46 a.m.
Now on tour with The Black Lips, The King Khan and BBQ Show will soon be performing and releasing under the name Bad News Boys, which ... read more
Posted Feb. 8, 2013, 7:54 p.m.
On April 30 via Ipecac Recordings, The Melvins will release a covers album titled Everybody Loves Sausages. The new album includes a variety of covers ... read more
Posted May 21, 2011, 6:20 a.m.
Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover of The Melvins will be taking viewer questions in an online Q&A at Yowie.com on Tuesday May 24 at 6pm ... read more
Posted Sept. 16, 2015, 3:36 p.m.
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
Posted Jan. 12, 2013, 7:37 a.m.
The Men, who released Open Your Heart in 2012, have announced a March 5 release date for their latest album titled New Moon. New Moon markes their fourth album in as many years and the band will hit the road in March in support of its release. read more
Posted May 18, 2011, 11:59 a.m.
Philadelphia, PA's The Menzingers are the latest addition to Epitaph Records. While no announcement of a follow-up to 2010's Chamberlain Waits, label founder Brett Gurewitz made the following announcement. These guys play the kind of pure punk rock that I grew up with. They are seriously talented songwriters and I'm ... read more
Posted July 28, 2012, 4:44 a.m.
Orlando, FL bands The Pauses and Great Deceivers will be releasing a split 12" on September 11, 2012 for New Granada Records. The record will ... read more
Posted Dec. 30, 2012, 12:37 a.m.
Kalamazoo, MI band The Reptilian have entered the studio to work on their first full-length for Count Your Lucky Stars Records. The album, currently untitled, is slated for a spring release. Following their studio time, the band will be hitting the road of the Southeastern US with Innards. read more
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 8:17 p.m.
Kicking off their East Coast/Midwestern US tour, The Saddest Landscape were in a serious accident outside of Pittsburgh, PA. Their van lost its rear wheel, ... read more
Posted Aug. 31, 2012, 7:39 a.m.
Marking their 10th anniversary as a band, The Saddest Landscape have launched a kickstarter project to re-issue their first two albums. While self-releasing the re-issues, ... read more
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
Posted July 16, 2012, 8:23 a.m.
Having just released the Vehicle City Blues 7", Flint, MI's The Swellers are back in the studio to work on a follow-up. The as-yet untitled ... read more
Posted Jan. 6, 2014, 8:16 a.m.
Ipecac Recordings will release the debut from The Unsemble on March 3. The band includes members of Tomahawk, Einstürzende Neubauten, and the Silver Jews, forming ... read more
Posted June 28, 2012, 7:37 a.m.
The Wild will be entering the studio with Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!) on August 12 to begin work on a new full-length. The band recently released a split 7" with A Worthwhile Way and is now touring with The Taxpayers. read more
Posted June 10, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
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
Posted May 13, 2011, 10:55 a.m.
Victory Records has added Fargo, ND's These Hearts to their roster. The band has a self-released EP under their belt and will release their debut LP, Forever Ended Yesterday, on June 21st. read more
Posted Nov. 17, 2012, 3:13 a.m.
New York's Thinning the Herd have finished a studio session with Steve Albini for a late 2012 release. Freedom from the Known features ten new tracks from a revised line-up that includes new bassist Wes Edmonds and new drummer Rick Cimato (ex-Locked in a Vacancy). The band will release the ... read more
Posted May 16, 2011, 10:14 a.m.
To support their new record, No Devolucion, Thursday will be hitting the road with Taking Back Sunday. The tour kicks off on June 14 in Denver are runs through July 31 in Chicago. Dates are below. read more
Posted Sept. 23, 2014, 7:40 a.m.
Thurston Moore, formerly of Sonic Youth, will release a new solo album titled The Best Day on Oct. 21 via Matador Records. The new LP is Moore's first solo effort since 2010's Demolished Thoughts and includes musicians James Sedwards of Nought (guitar), Deb Googe of My Bloody Valentine (bass), and Steve Shelley of Sonic ... read more
Posted June 5, 2014, 7:55 a.m.
Tiger Army is at work on a new album with a tentative release in 2015. The songwriting process, which will take priority over live shows, ... read more
Posted Feb. 28, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
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
Posted Nov. 23, 2012, 12:07 a.m.
Tim Armstrong is planning a digital release by Tim Timebomb and Friends due on December 11, 2012. The album includes originals and covers, and a varity of guest musicians such as Travis Barker. Armstrong previously released A Poet's Life in 2007 and Let the Dominoes Fall with Rancid in 2009. read more
Posted May 5, 2012, 2:05 p.m.
The soundtrack to Tim Armstrong's (Rancid) web series, RockNRoll Theater has been released digitally as a 14-song downloadable album and features numerous special guests including Davey Havok (AFI) and Lars Frederiksen (Rancid). read more
Posted Aug. 9, 2013, 10:43 a.m.
Cursive/The Good Life frontman tim Kasher will release a new solo record, Adult Film, on October 8 through Saddle Creek. It is his second solo ... read more
Posted Jan. 17, 2013, 11:39 a.m.
Cursive's Tim Kasher is currently prepping his second solo record, a follow-up to 2010's The Game of Monogamy. In addition, he is planning a short ... read more
Posted May 27, 2014, 8:12 a.m.
Tim Timebomb, aka Tim Armstrong (Rancid), has released his 3-disc "mixtape" collection on vinyl via Pirate's Press. The song-a-day project started in 2012 is a ... read more
Posted May 28, 2013, 8:01 p.m.
The Tim Version has announced via facebook that recording is finished on a new LP, a follow-up to 2008's Decline of the Southern Gentleman. Twelve songs were recorded in the session. read more
Posted Aug. 6, 2012, 9:34 a.m.
"Head in the Ceiling Fan" is now streaming at Title Fight's tumblr page. The song is the first to leak from their upcoming Floral Green ... read more
Posted May 5, 2013, 9:43 a.m.
Tobacco and Zackey Force Funk have teamed up for the new project Demon Queen, who will release Exorcise Tape this July 9 on Rad Cult ... read more
Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 10:22 a.m.
Last Friday, Nov. 28, Today Is the Day were involved in a van accident that saw injuries to Steve Austin as well as merchandise handler ... read more
Posted July 11, 2013, 7:48 a.m.
Japan's Toe have annouced their first North American tour in late Sept, alon giwth four re-issues coming in August-November this year. Topshelf Records will re-issue ... read more
Posted May 4, 2013, 6:36 p.m.
Frest off the Short Sircuit Tour, Minneapolis based rapper Tokie Wright has announced a new collaborative project with his tourmates entitled PCP. The project teams ... read more
Posted July 14, 2012, 10:12 a.m.
Tomahawk has announced the release of Oddfellows in January 2013. The new record is their first in five years, and in October the band will ... read more
Posted Dec. 1, 2013, 8:24 p.m.
Brooklyn, NY's Tombys have entered the studio with Erik Rutan (Morbid Angel, Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal) to begin work on a follow-up to 2011's Path of ... read more
Posted July 21, 2012, 11:43 p.m.
Agonia Records has added Italian band Tombstone Highway to their roster. The band blends stoner and Southern rock with elements of doom metal. Samples can be heard at their Reverb Nation page. This fall the band will release Ruralizer for their new album. read more
Posted Oct. 24, 2012, 11:54 a.m.
Stereokiller is offering "Rudy x 3," a new track from the recently released Danza III on Black Market Activities. read more
Posted Sept. 20, 2012, 9:42 a.m.
On October 22, 2012, Topshelf Records will release Blame & Aging. The three piece will also be playing Fest 11 later that month. read more
Posted Jan. 16, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
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
Posted Feb. 19, 2013, 5:47 p.m.
The Tossers recently released a digital single in anticipation of their March 5 full-length, The Emerald City (Victory Records) The single contains the title track ... read more
Posted March 13, 2012, 11:23 a.m.
In April, Deathwish, Inc. band Touche Amore will be joining Bridge Nine's Defeater for a two run across North America. Code Orange Kids and Birds ... read more
Posted June 15, 2011, 8:54 a.m.
Tragic Hero Records has added Milford, CT's Brighter Than a Thousand Suns. The band, formed in 2007, has played on the Vans Warped Tour, appeared in AP magazine, and released and EP, The Demon Haunted World. The band will enter the studio in Baltimore, MD to record Survival Machines, set ... read more
Posted April 13, 2011, 12:04 p.m.
Baltimore's Trapped Under Ice will be entering the studio to record a new full-length, Big Kiss Goodnight. The album will be released by Reaper Records with a target date of late fall. It is to be produced by New Found Glory's Chad Gilbert and will be engineered by Paul Miner ... read more
Posted July 10, 2013, 10:21 p.m.
Small Brown Bike guitarist Travis John will be releasing two solo records this fall: Blood & Water and August Woods. John released the Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall ... read more
Posted Feb. 26, 2014, 7:50 p.m.
Duth pop-punk band The Travoltas are reuniting this summer for select reunion shows in The Netherlands. The band last played together in 2006 and released 7 albums. The band, whose live line-up is listed below, will also be joined at their shows by special, unnamed guests. Visit their facebook page ... read more
Posted Feb. 3, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
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
Posted Jan. 20, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
Baltimore's Neolithic has announced two new releases. First, they'll release a split with Martyrdöd, followed by an EP titled Cult Of Ignorance, both to be ... read more
Posted Feb. 22, 2018, 7:31 p.m.
After six years without a release, Black Moth Super Rainbow will release the new Panic Blooms this May 4 on Rad Cult Records, plus a limited edition ... read more
Posted June 25, 2012, 11:21 a.m.
Ty Segall has announced a run of dates, including Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, IL, with Thee Oh Sees this fall. Meanwhile, Segall will be spending one month in Europe without Thee Oh Sees. Check out a live clip of Segall performing "You Make the Sun Fry" for Drag City ... read more
Posted July 30, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
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
Posted June 18, 2014, 5:29 p.m.
Wrestler Ultramantis Black will release an EP featuring members of Pissed Jeans as his backing band. The EP will be released by Relapse on July 9. Check out a track here: read more
Posted Oct. 23, 2011, 4:51 a.m.
Unholy Majesty's demo cassette (on Hemlock Thirteen) will be getting the vinyl treatment from A389 Recordings and will be out this winter. The UK band features members of Cold Snap, Age of Kali, and Santa Karla. read more
Posted April 14, 2012, 12:16 a.m.
Metal supergroup Unisonic will be releasing their debut, self-titled record on May 22 on Armoury Records. The band includes ex-Helloween members Michael Kiske (vocals) and ... read more
Posted Feb. 12, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
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
Posted Jan. 25, 2012, 9:37 p.m.
In the Hands of the Fans, a series of live DVDs recorded from the audience, is set to release a recording of the reunited Dinosaur Jr. from their Jun3 2011 performance at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC. read more
Posted Aug. 5, 2013, 7:10 p.m.
The Gateway District has announced an upcoming five song EP from Salinas Records. While no date is set, the band did release a video for "Madrid" off this year's It's Alive release, Old Wild Hearts. Check it out here: read more
Posted Sept. 14, 2011, 9:05 a.m.
Philadelphia, PA's Us, From Outside has parted ways with vocalist Michael Crimlis during their current recording session. Moving forward, bassist Kenny Davis will assume vocal responsibilities while the band continues to record their upcoming EP. read more
Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 9:22 a.m.
Vacation have posted a demo from a new recording session. The band has added Dylan McCartney on drums and is now playing as a four-piece. ... read more
Posted Jan. 31, 2013, 5:47 p.m.
Vacation has posted a facebook update that the band is finished recording their second LP. The band's first came out in 2011 on Let's Pretend Records. read more
Posted April 20, 2012, 8:37 a.m.
Mammoth Lakes, CA blackened death metal band Valdur has added guitarist/vocalist Samuel to the band. Valdur has been playing West Coast shows in support of 2010's Raven God Amongst Us (Blood Mountain Records), and has promised additional news concerning the band later this year. read more
Posted Jan. 6, 2012, 11:22 p.m.
Valient Thorr, recently added to the 2012 Roadburn Festival, have announced a 2012 tour of North America and Europe, dubbed the "2 Thorrsand 12" tour. Playing with the band on select dates are Corrosion of Conformity and Torche. The band recently released a split 7" with High on Fire for ... read more
Posted Dec. 17, 2013, 2:45 p.m.
Vallenfyre, the death metal project featuring Gregor Mackintosh (Paradise Lost) is set to enter the studio in January to record the follow-up to A Fragile ... read more
Posted Sept. 19, 2012, 7:52 a.m.
Fast Break Records is releasing the self-titled debut 7" from Vehement Serenade, a hardcore group featuring members of who have played in Earth Crisis, Freya, Skarhead, Cro-Mags, Sworn Enemy, and more. The band is also recording a full-length, with the goal of a spring release. read more
Posted March 16, 2012, 12:54 p.m.
Bridge Nine has announced that the recently reformed Verse has entered the studio in Pawtucket, RI to record their third album, Bitter Clarity, Uncommon Grace. ... read more
Posted Feb. 21, 2012, 9:02 a.m.
Vestiges and Caulfield have released a limited edition 7" available from 3 different labels on 3 continents. The split includes a pair of 1990s covers: ... read more
Posted Feb. 17, 2013, 4:02 p.m.
A new supergroup featuring Jason Hill (Louis XIV), Dominic Howard (Muse), Mark Stoermer (The Killers), Nick Fyffe (Jamiroquai), Dave Elitch (Mars Volta), Jeff Kite (Beat Club, Julian Casablancas), Alex Carapetis, and the legendary David Johanssen (New York Dolls) has formed, dubbing themsevles Vicy Cryer. The band will be releasing a ... read more
Posted Oct. 4, 2011, 10:47 a.m.
Canadian melodic-hardcore group Counterparts is the latest addition to Victory Records. The band is slated to release The Current Will Carry Us for the label on October 25, 2011. The group recently added new drummer Ryan Juntilla to the mix, and will also be touring in support of the album ... read more
Posted June 14, 2013, 8:17 p.m.
On Sept. 3, Jagjaguwar will release the second full-length from Wisconsin six-piece Volcano Choir . The record is titled Repave and will be followed by ... read more
Posted Jan. 18, 2014, 8:58 a.m.
Swedish black metal group Wan have added Draup (drums) to the band, replacing Dimman who played with the band on Enjoy the Filth, which came out last October on Carnal Records. The group hit the studio in December to begin work on its follow-up. read more
Posted Nov. 21, 2011, 9:53 a.m.
Ex-P.S. Eliot leader Katie Crutchfield has announced the release of her new solo project Waxahatchee. American Weekend will release on January 10, 2012 on Don Giovanni Records. The project, named for a tributary of the lower Coosa River, uses just Crutchfield's vocals, guitar, and piano. Following its release, she will ... read more
Posted May 24, 2012, 9:28 a.m.
We Were Skeletons have announced a June tour with Beau Navine. Following the mostly East Coast US tour, the band will enter the studio in ... read more
Posted Oct. 14, 2013, 7:47 p.m.
Weekend Nachos will release a new LP, Still, on Nov. 11 via Relapse Records. The band, currently touring, has debuted two songs from the upcoming ... read more
Posted July 23, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
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
Posted June 23, 2011, 8:06 a.m.
Oakland, CA's Whirr (formerly Whirl) has joined on with Tee Pee Records. The band, a side project from Deafheaven bassist Nick Bassett, will be recording a new LP in August. Scene Point Blank recently reviewed the new Deafheaven here. read more
Posted Sept. 9, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
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
Posted March 20, 2015, 11:35 a.m.
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
Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 6:39 p.m.
On March 3, Dorthia Cottrell of Windhand will release her first solo album, a self-titled release on Forcefield Records. Her solo work is acoustic and ... read more
Posted March 11, 2013, 9 p.m.
Propertyofzack is reporting, via a tweet from Austin Thornton, that the drummer is no longer a member of said band. read more
Posted June 22, 2014, 8:59 p.m.
Dan "Soupy" Campbell of The Wonder Years will release a solo project on July 8 titled Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties. The record is ... read more
Posted Oct. 18, 2015, 2:19 p.m.
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
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
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 11:06 a.m.
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
Posted June 9, 2013, 9:31 a.m.
Worthwhile Way has announced, via facebook, that they are currently in the studio working on new songs to appear on a split with Madison Bloodbath. ... read more
Posted May 12, 2011, 9:23 a.m.
No Sleep Records has signed the Louisville, BY band Xerxes. The band was formed in early 2009, with No Sleep stating that "Xerxes' sound channels the energy and passion of mid-90's originators You and I and Saetia, while adding the more upbeat and brutal thrash mentality of contemporaries such as ... read more
Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 11:03 a.m.
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
Posted June 27, 2012, 9:04 a.m.
Yellowcard has announced that, together with Hopeless Records, they will release Southern Air on August 14. The record was produced by Neal Avron and includes appearances from members of All Time Low, Hey Monday, and We Are the In Crowd. read more
Posted June 14, 2013, 9:41 p.m.
Marking the 10th anniversary of Ocean Avenue, Yellowcard will release an acoustic version of the record in conjunction with a tour. The band plans to ... read more
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:58 a.m.
Yo La Tengo have announced news of their upcoming 30th anniversary shows, along with a Dec. reissue of their Extra Painful album. Extra Painful was first released in 1993 and the deluxe reissue will be a 2CD/2LP set with 12 bonus tracks (and more available via download code enclosed). read more
Posted May 27, 2014, 6:38 p.m.
Yonatan Gat, former frontman of Monotonix, releases his solo Iberian Passage today on Joyful Noise Records. The EP can be streamed online here. read more
Posted June 28, 2013, 6:28 p.m.
Orlando, DL's You Blew It! is in the studio with Evan Weiss at work on their second full-length. The new album is expected for an ... read more
Posted March 19, 2012, 10:56 a.m.
Portland, OR's Young Turks (ex-Broadway Calls) have joined forces with Animal Style Records. Citing Kid Dynamite, Good Riddance, and Refused as influences, the band released ... read more
Posted July 28, 2011, 7:33 a.m.
Charlotte, NC band Young and In the Way has joined forced with A389 Recordings. The band is described as "black-metal influenced metallic hardcore that is stark, atmospheric and truly majestic in its delivery." The band formed in 2009 and have several releases, including the I Am Not What I Am ... read more
Posted Aug. 18, 2012, 5:19 a.m.
Dead City Records will release American Oblivion, the first studio release from Brooklyn, NY's Yuppicide in 14 years on September 4, 2012 on 12" and limited edition CD. See below for a tracklisting. read more
Posted Feb. 4, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
Zeke is back with Hellbender set to release on March 30. It's the Motorhead-influenced punk bank's first record since 2004. The new album, Hellbender, will be on Relapse Records, which also released their previous effort, 'Til The Livin' End, in back in 2004 after also working with Scooch Pooch, Epitaph, and Aces ... read more
Posted Aug. 24, 2013, 10:37 a.m.
A new band, braidedveins, is premiering a song from your upcoming 12" on Save Your Generation Records. The Flint, MI band includes members of The Swellers, Empty Orchestra, Kid Brother Collective, The Conqueror Worm and others. While no release date is set at present for the EP, check out a ... read more
Posted Oct. 21, 2013, 5:55 p.m.
Save Your Generation Records has unveiled details on the debut 12” from Michigan’s braidedveins, Future/Forever. The band includes members of The Swellers, Empty Orchestra, Kid ... read more
Posted Aug. 8, 2013, 7:58 a.m.
ARIA ("Australian Grammy") award winners sleepmakeswaves will see their album...and so we destroyed everything released internationally via Monotreme Records as a two-disc deluxe package. The post-rock ... read more
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 12:20 p.m.
On Dec. 9 Ipecac will release Geocidal, the debut from t?t?ma. t?t?ma is a new duo featuring Australian composer/pianist Anthony Pateras and Mike Patton. read more
Posted Oct. 5, 2015, 11:44 p.m.
Bird is the Bangers record I wanted in 2013. Crazy Fucking Dreams is a good record, it was just a little less direct than I ... read more
Posted Nov. 11, 2013, 7:33 p.m.
Bangers are a punk band from Cornwall, but they don’t play to expectations in their second full-length Crazy Fucking Dreams. Instead, the record starts with the ... read more
Posted Dec. 5, 2011, 7:48 a.m.
I’ll be honest. I was kind of hoping somebody else would review this record. I like Banner Pilot. A lot. The reason I didn’t want ... read more
Posted Nov. 20, 2008, 12:10 a.m.
With a pedigree including Rivethead and Off With Their Heads there are certain expectations behind Banner Pilot's debut full length. In addition to their resume, ... read more
Posted May 12, 2014, 8:24 p.m.
Often when a critic writes of a band not changing its sound it’s meant in the negative light: art should be about exploring new boundaries ... read more
Posted Nov. 30, 2015, 10 p.m.
Side projects aren’t supposed to invite other band comparisons, they’re supposed to separate, to show artisticrange. Who are we kidding here? Basement Benders is a ... read more
Posted Nov. 14, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
As much I knew I’d like this record after spending some time with Almost Famous and seeing the band live a few times, I was ... read more
Posted July 19, 2012, 9:06 a.m.
This is the first physical release from Bird Sounds and the four years it took them to put together a 7” has given them time ... read more
Posted June 8, 2015, 5:50 p.m.
Birthday Suits always surprise me on record. Live, it’s fierce and reckless; sweaty mayhem and cathartic rock ‘n’ roll. On record, it’s more calculated, with ... read more
Posted Aug. 17, 2015, 11:01 p.m.
It took me 8 minutes to listen, so it should 8 minutes to write it too. Or, something. Really that’s just a bad Futurama reference ... read more
Posted April 7, 2014, 8:45 p.m.
Apparently this band is called “Brain Flannel.” I don’t know what that means, but as somebody capable of reading the English language, I’m pretty sure ... read more
Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 11:47 p.m.
There is a caustic, angry, and somewhat aimless feel permeating Swear to Me that convinces me that Brainworms is a good name for the band. ... read more
Posted April 30, 2012, 12:22 p.m.
I’ve never thought of Brendan Kelly as much of a singer. Sure, I’ve followed his career—hell, Slapstick played at the first real DIY show I ... read more
Posted March 7, 2011, 4:33 a.m.
When a band names their record Recovery Journal it should come as no surprise that the dominant impression is one of earnestness. Broken Gold is ... read more
Posted Jan. 7, 2013, 3:20 p.m.
Brother Ali is one of RhymeSayers’ and Minneapolis’ premiere rappers, and his career trajectory has been on the up-and-up with each release. Still, for whatever ... read more
Posted Feb. 7, 2011, 4:37 a.m.
At their heart, Buffalo Moon plays whimsical indie pop with a playfulness that is grounded by moments of straight-faced seriousness. Of course, “whimsical indie pop” ... read more
Posted Jan. 31, 2012, 12:35 p.m.
Buildings. Two syllables. Direct and immovable. It seems a fitting name for this Minneapolis three-piece and their second album Melt, Cry, Sleep. Their sound is ... read more
Posted April 27, 2015, 8:27 a.m.
Calling Untethered Moon guitar rock is somewhere to start. While the band takes their chops from the 1990s alternative boom, the defining moments of their ... read more
Posted July 23, 2012, 1:53 p.m.
Hope in Dirt City is the third release from Edmonton, Alberta’s Cadence Weapon. With a smooth flow and an ear for wordplay, Cadence Weapon creates ... read more
Posted Oct. 1, 2012, 2:36 p.m.
If first impressions are what make or break an artist, Cadette is a whole bunch of angry. The Minneapolis, MN trio’s debut release Flesh Without ... read more
Posted Sept. 1, 2010, 3:39 p.m.
Is this the band that released Soft Skeletons? Its been 3 years, and clearly the band has opted to go in a different direction. While ... read more
Posted Feb. 20, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Sometimes I love the predictable unpredictability of punk. You hear the name Career Suicide and think a certain sound and, well, they’re right in line ... read more
Posted June 12, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Generally speaking, I’ve spent a lot of time the past half-decade (or maybe decade) listening to two subsets of DIY punk: gruff melodic three-chord arrangements, ... read more
Posted July 10, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Normally when I hear obvious shades of the 1990s, my first thought is straight from an ad campaign of the era: been there, done that. ... read more
Posted March 12, 2009, 4:29 p.m.
There are different kinds of eccentric bands - the parody and weird bands like Ween or Beck or They Might Be Giants, and there are ... read more
Posted March 23, 2015, 10:20 p.m.
Expect adjectives. Adjectives and hyphens. For, you see, Chokecherry are a punk band that doesn’t play punk songs. I guess folk-punk is the subgenre tag ... read more
Posted Nov. 7, 2011, 12:29 p.m.
With guest spots from Brian Fallon (Gaslight Anthem), Chris Phillips (Squirrel Nut Zippers), Frank Turner, Audra Mae, Rick Steff and Todd Neene (Lucero), and Christopher ... read more
Posted June 2, 2014, 6:46 p.m.
It’s almost at the point where Chuck Ragan has reinvented himself. Sure, he’s always had the voice and he’s done the countrified thing in the ... read more
Posted April 19, 2014, 9:03 a.m.
Chuck Ragan, White Buffalo, Jonny Two BagsTriple Rock Social ClubMinneapolis, MNApril 15, 2014 It had been many a year since I’d seen Chuck Ragan perform, and that was with his former (and sometimes current) group Hot Water Music. I’d never seen the man play solo live, but I know his ... read more
Posted Jan. 22, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
The Fest is a pretty cool event. The first time or two I went, I went to see the headliners on the big stages, packing ... read more
Posted Feb. 6, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
With Help Wanted, California’s Civil War Rust aren’t inventing any new sounds but they’re delivering heartfelt, direct punk rock in a familiar and comforting tone. ... read more
Posted July 29, 2013, 11:06 p.m.
In case you’re missing the old Alkaline Trio, the East Bay’s Civil War Rust is calling your name. Not to say the band is strictly derivative ... read more
Posted Feb. 13, 2012, 11:45 a.m.
Classics of Love have a hill to climb. Considering that leader Jesse Michaels has been in bands like Common Rider, Big Rig and, oh, let’s ... read more
Posted Aug. 22, 2011, 6:12 a.m.
For a city its size, I know next to nothing about the Atlanta, GA scene. For some reason I think of Nashville Pussy-styled sleaze rock, ... read more
Posted March 24, 2014, 11:19 p.m.
This Atlanta trio caught my attention with Larceny & Old Lace a couple of years ago, and Suck My Shirt is a continuation of that sound. It shifts into ... read more
Posted Jan. 18, 2009, 11:02 p.m.
Kensington Heights is the fourth album from Ontarios Constantines and their first since 2005. The group, best known for a powerful live show, has yet ... read more
Posted June 11, 2012, 2:39 p.m.
Clear Heart Full Eyes starts off curiously. Sure, “Apollo Bay” establishes that Finn’s solo debut is a separate project compared with The Hold Steady, but ... read more
Posted Aug. 15, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
Crybaby are one of those punk bands where you could fill a review with subgenre tags and namedrops and every review would pick a different ... read more
Posted June 6, 2011, 11:02 a.m.
It’s been almost a year since As the Ox Plows popped up on the interwebs. Back then it boasted itself as a free digital version ... read more
Posted July 10, 2013, 5:05 p.m.
Dave Hause @ Cabooze Plaza Social Distortion, Cheap Time, Dave HauseCabooze PlazaMinneapolis, MNJuly 2, 2013 Dave Hause is a busy guy. I swear I get an email a week here at SPB about either a new tour or a new record. Heck, we just reviewed one of his 7” series ... read more
Posted March 13, 2017, 7:32 p.m.
Reading that Dead Bars never meant to be a band explains a lot of things. They started as a one-off project to go on a ... read more
Posted March 3, 2014, 10:06 p.m.
Dead Mechanical is one of those mid-tempo punk bands, built on life’s grimy surfaces and reflecting that tone of rough-and-tumble, down-and-out luck. The music fits ... read more
Posted Oct. 24, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
I’ve never met Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo, the two-headed songwriting duo of Ween, but I have my own speculation about who contributes what based ... read more
Posted Jan. 20, 2009, 7:29 a.m.
Deathcycle brings hardcore laden with throwback influence and metal finishes. Theyre young, angry lads who have, within the past month, announced their breakup before I ... read more
Posted Dec. 6, 2010, 12:35 p.m.
Midwestern Minutes is the fourth full-length from Defiance, Ohio. The band has crafted a sound that draws from Americana and Plan-It-X-style DIY pop punk. The ... read more
Posted Sept. 21, 2016, 9:21 p.m.
Descendents, Modern Life Is War, Color TV First Avenue Minneapolis, MN September 15, 2016 The only people luckier than those who get to see the Descendents are those who get to open. Color TV kicked off the show with a surfy-garage punk vibe as the room filled in, while vets ... read more
Posted Sept. 7, 2009, 1:12 a.m.
Detournement are an Eastcoast band with members from a host of familiar bands. Rather than focus on who they are, though, their music should speak ... read more
Posted Feb. 5, 2011, 1:56 a.m.
Back in 2002 a song appeared on a Give ‘em the Boot comp. from a band named Devil’s Brigade. The band was a psychobilly project ... read more
Posted Oct. 6, 2014, 8:52 p.m.
I’ve long felt there are fewer lesser art forms than the music video. It turns out I was wrong—or, at least pre-1990 it was another ... read more
Posted Dec. 19, 2011, 2:26 p.m.
It’s not hard to find something to say about Doomtree. The 7-headed monster has enough disparate characters that I could fill the proverbial pages here ... read more
Posted July 28, 2009, 9:34 p.m.
I know Im not the easiest lover, Drag the River admits in Jeff Black Song. That honest and simple line over a minimal acoustic track ... read more
Posted Dec. 12, 2016, 7:10 p.m.
At this point Riverboat Gamblers have enough side projects that there’s almost an expectation of sound before listening, that unifying factor between all the different ... read more
Posted Jan. 16, 2010, 11:30 p.m.
I like to consider myself pretty versed in rock - I listen to a lot of stuff and a good amount of variety. But, every ... read more
Posted Sept. 2, 2013, 11:22 p.m.
For Eddie Spaghetti’s third solo LP, he’s taken a moment to quiet it down and get introspective while seeking answers to life’s big questions: meaty ... read more
Posted July 15, 2013, 8:51 p.m.
Listening to Elway’s debut Delusions there was a lot of promise. It’s a solid record, nice songwriting, big hooks and memorable choruses. It’s modern Midwestern punk but ... read more
Posted Aug. 15, 2011, 9:26 a.m.
It would be hard for Emily’s Army to disassociate from their bloodlines: Don’t Be a Dick is produced by Billie Joe Armstrong, shares a similarity ... read more
Posted July 23, 2013, 12:24 a.m.
I wasn’t expecting this one to hit like it does. It’s raw, forceful, and honest; personal but socially conscious, and it blends street punk energy ... read more
Posted March 31, 2014, 7:58 p.m.
You’ve heard it before a hundred times. You’ve thought it yourself.Punk rock is a safe genre.While I generally hate on talk like this, promoting genre ... read more
Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 12:25 a.m.
When I hear the phrase “indie rock,” I think of about 4-5 things: Pavement, The Pixies, maybe Weezer, glasses, skinny guys, and bizarre instrumentation or ... read more
Posted July 24, 2015, 3:29 p.m.
Ex Hex, Tweens, Pink Mink Triple Rock Social Club Minneapolis, MN July 20, 2015 I go to a lot of shows. Sometimes it’s nice to be surprised, and that’s what Monday night entailed. I was at the show strictly for Tweens, whose debut I dug last year, and I didn’t bother to ... read more
Posted Sept. 2, 2015, 9:32 p.m.
NOFX, Lagwagon, Dillinger Four, Strung Out, Swingin' Utters, The Flatliners, Masked Intruder, toyGuitar, Bad Cop/Bad Cop The Myth Maplewood, MN August 28, 2015 No review, see photo gallery below. read more
Posted March 1, 2010, 8:22 a.m.
Its refreshing to put in a hip-hop disc and not have it bogged down with guest spots featured on every track. In fact, none of ... read more
Posted Dec. 16, 2009, 6:53 a.m.
200 bands, seemingly as many beers, and only three nights. Where do I begin my recap? My stomach is still shrunken from not eating right, and I continue to drink water around the clock. It’s a week later and I’m mostly recovered, clean shaven, and my wrists no longer hold ... read more
Posted Sept. 22, 2014, 2:56 p.m.
Sometimes the RIYL doesn’t lie. When Vancouver punks Flagpolers list Tiltwheel as an influence, it comes across clearly on the four song EP Arse Ways. ... read more
Posted Aug. 12, 2013, 10:57 p.m.
Frozen Teens are tough sound to pin down exactly. It’s not because it’s 100% out there, it’s because it subtly pulls from different arenas, coming ... read more
Posted Nov. 26, 2013, 12:14 a.m.
After how hard Western Problems hit, it would be hard for Future Virgins to deliver another punch-out of similar quality. Or would it? With a new record, Late ... read more
Posted Jan. 16, 2012, 11:46 a.m.
2011 saw me getting deeper into garage bands. What better way to close out my year than with Future Virgins, who blend garage brevity and ... read more
Posted March 12, 2012, 1:08 p.m.
From what I gather, I’m supposed to love Andy Falkous and his body of work. For a man who talks so much shit, he sure ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2012, 12:47 p.m.
The Future of the Left may have released their third full-length in The Plot Against Common Sense but little has changed in terms of band ... read more
Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 6:52 p.m.
I haven’t listened to Gang of Four in a long time, and I tend to stick to the classic Entertainment!, released in 1979, when I ... read more
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 5:50 p.m.
The Gaslight Anthem, Against Me!, Cory Brannan First Avenue Minneapolis, MN October 15, 2014 It had been many a year since I’d seen Against Me! and I hadn’t seen Gaslight Anthem at all. Entering Wednesday at the “early” show, it was a nice to check in on how some roots ... read more
Posted June 4, 2013, 12:39 a.m.
“We’re going to break you down this Saturday night,” sings The Gateway District in “Break You Down,” off their new LP, Old Wild Hearts. It’s as ... read more
Posted Dec. 26, 2011, 12:08 a.m.
The Gateway District’s debut, Some Days You Get the Thunder hooked me immediately yet, to this day, I can’t single out a standout track or ... read more
Posted June 9, 2009, 12:55 a.m.
The name had me thinking hardcore, and the inclusion of ex-New Mexican Disaster Squad only solidified that thought, but Gatorface plays pretty much straight-up pop ... read more
Posted Aug. 27, 2011, 11:15 p.m.
Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley were released from Arkansas prison last week, following an Alford plea. The three were convicted in May 1993 of murdering three boys in West Memphis, AR. Since the original trial, numerous questions have arisen involving their case, evidence, and the original trial that ... read more
Posted Oct. 22, 2012, 11:45 a.m.
I’ve listened to a pretty solid variety of new records this year, but it’s always nice to come back to something from the DIY punk ... read more
Posted Oct. 20, 2009, 2:37 p.m.
It shouldnt take a Johnny Cash song to make a record take off. With Checkmate, from Gonzales, thats exactly the problem. The first hook to ... read more
Posted April 17, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
I’m a fan of a select little niche of pop punk. The cleaner the voices, the more I tend to dislike it or just not ... read more
Posted Nov. 19, 2012, 3:53 p.m.
Is this the same band that released Ask Mark Twain? Well, kind of. Dale & the Careeners is the first Grabass Charlestons full-length since 2005, ... read more
Posted July 27, 2015, 7:46 p.m.
Naming a record I Feel Weird is a statement about the psyche of Great Cynics, and an applicable one at that (for the band, not ... read more
Posted Dec. 26, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Hakan is an Italian garage-punk band in the vein of The Marked Men. Like, really in the vein of The Marked Men—MM’s Jeff Burke (also ... read more
Posted Jan. 2, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
If you asked me how I feel about two-piece bands, I’d say I’m not really a fan. But there’s some disconnect as I find myself ... read more
Posted June 1, 2015, 9:32 p.m.
Calling it folk-punk isn’t right, but I’m not sure I agree with the post-punk tag slapped on their onesheet either. Hannahband, from Sydney, Australia, have ... read more
Posted Nov. 27, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
Hard Girls are a complex band – or maybe they’re not. They sing about hard life choices, serious moments, and buying candy and cigarettes. A ... read more
Posted April 3, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
When I heard my first Hellmouth record—which I’ve since learned was their second release (Gravestone Skylines, 2010)—it was more of a curiosity than something that ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
Even with a five-year hiatus in the midst of their time as a band American Steel is a band synonymous with the last decade of punk music. They may not have reached the heights of peers like Rancid or Against Me!, but their place in punk history is undeniable. Scene ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
Richmond punk legends Ann Beretta recently returned for two shows this year, including a stop at The Fest 7. Scene Point Blank caught up with guitarist/vocalist Rob Huddleston and discussed the band's latest shows as well as the future with his solo project Foundation. Scene Point Blank: Ann Beretta recently ... read more
Posted Nov. 11, 2013, 5:17 p.m.
Audacity just released a new record, Butter Knife, on Suicide Squeeze this fall, following last year’s Mellow Cruisers (Recess Records). The band first formed when ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
Minnesota punks Banner Pilot continue to turn heads with their vintage pop-punk sound. Scene Point Blank chatted with bassist Nate Gangelhoff about the band's new full-length offering and their recent trip to The Fest. Scene Point Blank: Nate, you're listed as bass & guitar. Do you play both on the ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
The Fest 8: SPB Interviews Toys That Kill, Underground Railroad to Candyland Dan Padilla, Tiltwheel Nothington Dear Landlord Off With Their Heads Outbreak Used Kids Less Than Jake Polar Bear Club Broadway Calls Scene Point Blank: First, how many Fests have you played, and what sticks out to you most ... read more
Posted Nov. 11, 2013, 5:08 p.m.
Scene Point Blank: I’m always interested in how people blend their personal and professional lives. You’re currently an architect, correct? Do your coworkers know of ... read more
Posted Nov. 3, 2010, 7:49 a.m.
The Gateway District - a punk rock band from Minneapolis. We sat down and spoke to drummer Brad before the band played the Fest this ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
What do you do if you don't drink and are the vocalist for a hardcore band playing at The Fest? You out-rage everyone at the damn event! Scene Point Blank spoke at length with In Defence vocalist Ben Crew and guitarist Jason Lupeituu in regards to the band and of ... read more
Posted Oct. 17, 2010, 1:38 a.m.
Bryon Lippincott: by day, guitarist with New Bruises; by night, owner of Kiss of Death records. SPB sat down to discuss The Fest, touring, and ... read more
Posted Dec. 2, 2012, 1:55 a.m.
Night Birds made a name for themselves quickly. Sure, the guys have played in some well-known bands beforehand, but with only one proper full-length to ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
The Fest 8: SPB Interviews Toys That Kill, Underground Railroad to Candyland Dan Padilla, Tiltwheel Nothington Dear Landlord Off With Their Heads Outbreak Used Kids Less Than Jake Polar Bear Club Broadway Calls Scene Point Blank: First off, how many Fests have you played? Chris Matulich: We've played the last ... read more
Posted March 1, 2014, 5:24 a.m.
During a prolonged Minnesota winter in early 2013, Scene Point Blank chatted with Off With Their Heads’ Ryan Young about their (at the time) upcoming ... read more
Posted June 17, 2013, 5:39 p.m.
Here at Scene Point Blank, a lot of records show up in the ol’ inbox. Needless to say, many don’t get the attention they deserve ... read more
Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:21 p.m.
We chatted to Maxwell Stern of Signals Midwest and Leo Vergnetti of Captain, We’re Sinking: Scene Point Blank: At what point, post Fest, do you ... read more
Posted May 11, 2011, 4:24 a.m.
Chalk it up to poor planning on my behalf and maybe a little miscommunication somewhere along the way, but I was a block from the ... read more
Posted Nov. 11, 2013, 5:14 p.m.
Fest 12 is Scene Point Blank’s seventh time in Gainesville. In that time we’ve talked to more bands than we care to list (but they’ve ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
Soon four Illinois rockers will find themselves on the road to Gainesville, Florida for the large gathering of punk-lovers known as The Fest. Scene Point Blank recently spoke with The Brokedowns' Kris Megyery about the latest happenings with the band, as well as touching on some of the band's past ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
News of The Ergs! breakup sent many a punk-lover reaching for the Kleenex. But thankfully the band decided to commit themselves to one final release and one final tour. Scene Point Blank spoke with bassist Joe Keller about their band's farewell and what we can expect from them in the ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 10:14 p.m.
The Measure [SA] is a punk rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey. Strictly Analog. Somewhat Attractive. Seldom Appropriate. We caught up with them before ... read more
Posted Dec. 22, 2012, 3:47 a.m.
Living in Minneapolis, I’ve seen a number of Soviettes shows on the local calendars over the past few years. With the band announcing a hiatus ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
If you like punk but don't know who The Tim Version is, then you're missing out on one of the genre's underrated groups. Scene Point Blank spoke with guitarist/vocalist Russ Van Cleave of the Floridan-bred punk outfit about the band's latest full-length, choice of label, The Fest, and more. Scene ... read more
Posted Feb. 21, 2016, 3:36 p.m.
The Treasure Fleet play by their own rules. Sure, there are members of familiar bands like The Arrivals, The Lawrence Arms, and Smoking Popes, but ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
Tim Barry is a name that is synonymous not only with the Richmond, Virginia punk scene, but also punk rock in general. While he is most known for his work as vocalist of Avail, one of punk's most iconic bands of the last twenty years, it is his recent solo ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
The Fest 8: SPB Interviews Toys That Kill, Underground Railroad to Candyland Dan Padilla, Tiltwheel Nothington Dear Landlord Off With Their Heads Outbreak Used Kids Less Than Jake Polar Bear Club Broadway Calls Scene Point Blank: First, how many Fests have you played, and what sticks out to you most ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
The Fest 8: SPB Interviews Toys That Kill, Underground Railroad to Candyland Dan Padilla, Tiltwheel Nothington Dear Landlord Off With Their Heads Outbreak Used Kids Less Than Jake Polar Bear Club Broadway Calls Scene Point Blank: How many Fests have you played? Nato Coles: I've personally played every Fest since ... read more
Posted Dec. 2, 2012, 1:55 a.m.
The Cincinnati, Ohio three-piece Vacation are some active musicians. The band was formed to give them a local outlet, as other projects featured out-of-town members, ... read more
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
While not your standard fair style-wise for a No Idea artist, the punk community has embraced Whiskey and Company's country musings. Vocalist Kim Helm spoke in depth with Scene Point Blank about the lyrical inspiration for the band as well as what we can expect from the band in the ... read more
Posted Sept. 29, 2014, 5:21 p.m.
That joy in finding a new band just never goes away. The mediums have changed from the old tape deck to my first CD burner ... read more
Posted Dec. 11, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Iron Chic has its own kind of poetry. It’s not quite the Off With Their Heads level of self-hatred, but it’s highly self-deprecating to the point of ... read more
Posted May 1, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
Jim and the French Vanilla is the solo moniker for Jim Blaha, guitarist in The Blind Shake, a band with have several of their own ... read more
Posted July 30, 2012, 3:54 p.m.
It’s always curious to see a veteran musician team up with their junior. Last year Jimmy Cliff joined with producer Tim Armstrong (Rancid) for the ... read more
Posted Dec. 19, 2011, 2:19 p.m.
Jimmy Cliff sounds pretty spry for a 63 year-old. The reggae legend is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (whatever that means) and holds ... read more
Posted April 2, 2012, 10:33 a.m.
It’s already been four plus years since the last Weakerthans record. If I weren’t aging quickly myself, that would feel like a long time. While ... read more
Posted Jan. 8, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
Kid You Not has some pretty clear influences behind their melodic pop-punk sound. With semi-coarse vocals that lead to big sing-along choruses, Iron Chic and Red City Radio shine ... read more
Posted Dec. 23, 2009, 1:36 a.m.
In his two-piece with Mark BBQ Sultan, King Khan & The BBQ Show brings garage rock as its meant to be played: layered with harmonies ... read more
Posted Jan. 20, 2014, 8 p.m.
In King Khan & the Shrines, King Khan goes big band. Not in the jazz sense, but in a horn-laden variety a la Memphis rock ... read more
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 10:49 p.m.
Pressure is a party. The three-piece band Kitten Forever trade off vocals constantly throughout, and even swap instruments while they’re at it. It starts off with ... read more
Posted Nov. 10, 2009, 12:05 a.m.
Korova are a DIY hardcore band from Alabama. They wear their influences on their sleeve, with latter-day Black Flag being the predominant one throughout Another ... read more
Posted May 27, 2013, 11:01 p.m.
For a band whose onesheet opens with the pointed “[includes former] member of …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead during that band’s peak,” ... read more
Posted June 3, 2009, 2:35 p.m.
Is there any better imagery than broken teeth? La Crisi dont seem to think so. Given the ferocity on II - Tutti a Pezzi I ... read more
Posted Nov. 17, 2013, 5:09 p.m.
SideOneDummy has week #2 of their new charity auction series #TestPressThursday online. Records up for sale this week are: Restorations LP27 Seconds Take It Back, ... read more
Posted April 14, 2012, 11:28 p.m.
Trouble in Mind Records has announced 2 new LP/CD releases, one from Estrogen Highs, and another from Chicago's Hollows. Records can be ordered at their webstore. read more
Posted Feb. 26, 2013, 7:23 p.m.
The debut 12" from death metal band Bone Sickness is set to release on 20 Buck Spin. The Olympia, WA band was formed in 2010 ... read more
Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 10:40 a.m.
Metal Blade Records has announced a pair of new signings for 2015, with new releases from Apophys and If These Trees Could Talk. Dutch tech ... read more
Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 5:55 p.m.
Braddock, PA's Run Forever will be joining 6131 Records. The band just released a split EP with Adventures on No Sleep and a full-length last ... read more
Posted May 7, 2014, 7:48 p.m.
In label nws, 6131 Records has added Culture Abuse (San Francisco) and Lilith (Phoenix) to their stable. Culture Abuse includes members of All Teeth and ... read more
Posted Aug. 20, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
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
Posted May 25, 2013, 10:11 a.m.
7 Seconds has signed with Rise Records, with plans to record a new 7" and also full-length early this summer, wth a release date later ... read more
Posted May 4, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
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
Posted April 2, 2015, 11:03 a.m.
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 s