Tours: The Shell Corporation (Europe)

Posted by britt (g+) on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
The Shell Corporation The Shell Corporation have crossed the sea to do a European tour. The band is supporting their 2014 Paper and Plastick release Mandrake. You can check the tour dates below. They've also covered a Wizo song, "Raum Der Zeit," to honor their European adventure. You can also find that below.

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Exclusive: World/Inferno Friendship Society releases info on new LP, speaks to Punknews

Posted by johng (g+) on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Image Brooklyn's The World/Inferno Friendship Society has released details to Punknews about their upcoming LP. The album will be called This Packed Funeral. It's out Nov. 11 on famed record label Alternative Tentacles Records. But, the band's annual Oct. 31 Hallowmas show, which is at the Wick in Brooklyn, will be the record release show. You can pre-order the record here.

The track list is:
  1. Dolce Far Niente
  2. American Mercurial
  3. The Elegant Solution
  4. Don't Kiss Me, I'm Running Out of Lipstick
  5. The Faster You Go, The Better You Think
  6. Don't Get Me Started, Don't Get Me Wrong
  7. Taken Down a Peg I Help Out the Squatters in the S
  8. Dr. Dracula Who Makes You Get High!
  9. This Packed Funeral
  10. So Long Saving Grace

You can click read more for the cover art, the single "This Packed Funeral," and for John Gentile's conversation with World/Inferno frontman Jack Terricloth about the new album.

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Win Fabulous Prizes on the Punknews Podcast!

Posted by johng (g+) on Monday, September 1, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Image On this week's Punknews podcast, we're going to be recording a new episode of Punx Points! As you may remeber, Punx Points is a trivia game show where three lucky readers will get the chance to win fabulous gifts and prizes! That's right, you, yes YOU, can be on this week's podcast and win cool stuff!

You can click Read More for the details on how to be a part of the game show.

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New Review Update: September 1, 2014

Posted by johng (g+) on Monday, September 1, 2014 at 10:20 AM (EDT)
Image Happy Labor Day! Or, if you're not in the USA, happy Monday! We're not running any news today because we are all too busy "Laboring" (aka BBQ-ing, helping out the community, or rockin' the slip 'n' slide- Play safe, kids.) Here are some new reviews for you to chew on until Tuesday:

Today's reviews are:

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New Releases Out This Week

Posted on Monday, September 1, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Code OrangeSome of the new releases out this week.

You can find the full list of releases this week (and album covers) right here

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Navel Gazing for August 31, 2014

Posted by britt (g+) on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:30 PM (EDT)
Image Hello everyone and welcome to Navel Gazing: your look back in the week in Punknews. I'm Britt Reiser, the other Britt on staff, filling in for Brittany Strummer this week (she's busy trying to convince y'all she has better things to do than hang out on the internet) and I'll be your guide through some of the juiciest, most popular and otherwise noteworthy stories from the last seven days. Remember, every Punknews story is built from tips from our wonderful, good-looking readers, so get to submitting. Here's what got y'all talkin' this week:

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Saturday Photo Feature: August 30, 2014

Posted by johng (g+) on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
Image Welcome back to our Saturday Photo Feature! Today, we've got a special FYF Fest edition. Staff writer Ricky Frankel went live on location and snapped shots of Against Me!, The Bronx, Balance and Composure, Joyce Manor, and more. You can also check out the review here.

You can click read more for the pics.

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New Review Update: August 29, 2014

Posted by johng (g+) on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image This is John G and we're closing out the summer with a festival review! (Yeah, yeah, we all know summer actually ends in September, but you're in school and I'm in work... which is every day for me, so really, I guess I don't get a summer at all...) But, check back tomorrow for a cool photo set from said cool summer festival!

Today's reviews are:

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In Memoriam: Tim “Rawbiz” Williams (Suicidal Tendencies)

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by mark on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Image Tim "Rawbiz" Williams, bassist of Suicidal Tendencies, has died. The long-running band released a statement on their Facebook page.
"It's with complete sadness that we have to announce the passing of bassists Tim "Rawbiz" Williams. Tim played bass for Suicidal Tendencies for almost four years until recently. Tim was a monster on bass, running around on stage in the pit, giving his all, even when his body wasn't at it's best. We will always remember him and appreciate all the kind words by those that were touched by his bass playing and him personally."
Williams joined the band in 2011. Previously he had worked with other artists such as Toni Braxton and Boys II Men, as well as appearing on the 2009 series "Making the Band," which followed producer/artist Diddy as he searched for members of his backing band.

Our condolences to his family and friends.

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Tours: The Copyrights (Europe)

Contributed by alex101. Posted by sam on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
The Copyrights The Copyrights are heading to Europe for a string of dates in September.

The band is also streaming another song from their new release, Report. For the Love of Punk is streaming the song, titled "Basement." You can listen to the song here.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Bruce Springsteen plans to release graphic novel

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng (g+) on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen is working on releasing a graphic novel. The comic will be based on the Boss' 2009 song "Outlaw Pete" which was based off the children's book, Brave Cowboy Bill.

The comic is out November 4 and features words by Springsteen and illustrations by Frank Caruso. (It's not clear if "words by" means Springsteen provided the book's text or not.) In a release, the pair stated that the book is "based on the celebrated song about a bank-robbing baby whose exploits become a meditation on sin, fate, and free will."

Bruce Springsteen released High Hopes earlier this year.

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