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Media: Fat Mike talks to Forbes about vinyl sales

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by sam on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Fat Mike Forbes has posted a video of a deep look at the industries keeping Vinyl sales alive. They interviewed NOFX frontman and Fat Wreck head honcho Fat Mike, Eric Mueller of Pirates Press and Marc Weinstein of Amoeba Music on the topic.

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Media: Great American Ghost: 'Everyone Leaves'

Posted by johng on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Image Today, Punknews is pleased to debut the new album by Great American Ghost. This release is a smasher. On Everyone Leaves the band sets their foot firmly in modern hardcore. Tracks fly by like bullets, packed full of pissed-as-hell screams and guitars that sound like meat grinders. These five young men have issues.

The release is out Friday via Good Fight Music. You can pre-order here. Meanwhile, you can stream the whole release below, right now.

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Videos: War on Women: “Say It” (The Chris Gethard Show)

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by sam on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
War On Women Baltimore's War on Women posted a recent performance on The Chris Gethard Show. They performed their song "Say It" from their 2015 self-titled release .

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Andrew W.K. and Government Issue added to Fest 14

Posted by mark on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
ImageThe organizers of The Fest (We're a sponsor!) have announced more bands to the already robust lineup. Andrew W.K., Government Issue, Beltones and Mean Jeans have been added to the bill as well as Side One Dummy honcho Joe Sib, in a spoken performance. Also announced were Radon, Football etc, Long Knives, Hatrabbits (Mikey Ergs’ new band), Army Of Ponch a slew of others. You can chceck out the latest announcement here.

Previously announced acts include Lagwagon, Nothington, Desaparecidos, The Menzingers, Mustard Plug, Kepi Ghoulie, Chumped, Night Birds and many, many more. Fest 14 takes place Oct 30 to Nov 1 in Gainesville, FL.

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New Review Update: July 6, 2015

Posted by adame on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
ImageAdam E. here with your Monday update. I'm heading to Montreal for the next few days. What should I do while I'm there? Where are the best places to buy records? Where should I drink coffee? Will I like poutine? Why did I wait until now to ask?
Anyway, today's reviews are:
You can check out any of our reviews right here

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Videos: Look Mexico (Live at Fest 13)

Contributed by lightnoise. Posted by adame on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Look Mexico Light & Noise has posted a video featuring Look Mexico's performance from Fest 13 in Gainesville, Florida. The band last released Real Americans Spear It in 2011.

You can click Read More to watch.

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Media: Vacation: “The Heat”

Posted by adame on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
Image Vacation are streaming a new song called "The Heat" over at Impose Magazine. The song comes from the band's upcoming LP, titled Non-Person. The record will be released on July 24, 2015 on Don Giovanni Records. You can click here to listen.

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The Libertines announce new album, release video

Contributed by alex101. Posted by adame on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
The Libertines The Libertines have announced the release of their first album in more than a decade. The record is called Anthems For Doomed Youth and it will be released on September 4, 2015. You can find pre-order information here. The band has also released a video for the song "Gunga Din."

You can click Read More for the album art and track listing, as well as the video.

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New Releases Out This Week

Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Rolo TomassiSome 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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Punknews Podcast: Episode 255

Posted by adam on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Podcast On Episode 255 of the Punknews Podcast, the first since Apple's Beats radio rendered all other forms of internet-based audio obsolete, Adam White, John Gentile and Ricky Frankle try and pick up the pieces. For what it's worth we discuss the new records from Refused and Radioactivity, songs from Jakob Danger and heredity-based musicianship, a reunion of NWA, and a bit on Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes and Psywarfare.

This episode features music from The Rebel Spell, Geza X and the Ketamines.

You can subscribe to the Punknews Podcast via RSS, on iTunes or with the Stitcher app for iOS and Android. We love reading your mail on the show so send us your feedback via e-mail.

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Punknews Podcast: Best Midwestern - Episode 11

Posted by adam on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
Image Punknews.org's Best Midwestern podcast, focusing on the music of the U.S. Midwest, is back this week with a new episode. The show is hosted by long time Punknews contributor Greg Simpson and former Punknews editor, current editor-in-chief of Substream magazine and owner of Youth Conspiracy Records, Scott Heisel. In this episode...

...we talk about the Riot Fest Chicago lineup and our favorite Midwest fest experiences, and it gives us a chance to play some --GASP-- non-Midwest bands!


You can find Best Midwestern on Facebook and Twitter at @BestMidwestern. You can subscribe to the show with RSS or via the iTunes Store.

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