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New Review Update: January 24, 2015

Posted by johng on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Image And our weekend reviews onslaught continues! Punknews: working on the weekend for your enjoyment!

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New Review Update: January 23, 2015

Posted by johng on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image This is John G bringing you a Friday's review update. This winter, there are so many great combo tours. Napalm Death and Iron Reagan. Jeff Rosenstock and Andrew Jackson Jihad. Restorations with Chris Farren. Big Business with Mastodon. What was your favorite ever stacked bill? I think I might have to pick the insane Mischief Brew, Negative Approach, Jello Biafra show in Philly last year.

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Tours: Bouncing Souls (VA, NC, SC)

Posted by mark on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 5:00 PM (EST)
Bouncing Souls The Bouncing Souls will be playing a very brief run of dates in March, supported by drummer George Rebelo's fellow Hot Water Music bandmate, Chris Wollard and The Ship Thieves

The band's last studio release, Comet , came out in 2012, their first for Rise Records. Since then, they've re-released 1993's Green Ball Crew E.P. in 2013 as well as release a 7" split with Philadelphia's The Menzingers.

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Wavves announces new projects

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 4:30 PM (EST)
Image Wavves has announced a bunch of releases for 2015. First, frontman Nathan Williams has stated that this year he will release his collaboration with Cloud Nothings. Additionally, Wavves will release their next LP which was recorded with a full band.

Further, Williams will release the debut album with his brother and Jeans Wilder under the name Spirit Club. You can hear their first single after the jump.

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Media: Pulley goes acoustic for Punks In Vegas

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EST)
Pulley Pulley recently performed "One Shot" for the Punks in Vegas Stripped Down Sessions.

The song originally appeared on the band's 1996 release, Esteem Driven Engine. The video was filmed inside the Fremont Country Club, before playing the Backstage Bar in Las Vegas.

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Tours: La Dispute announce series of “intimate” shows

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM (EST)
La DisputeLa Dispute have announced that they will be playing a selection of intimate seated shows across the US in March. The shows will go along with their current co-headlining tour with Title Fight.

The band mentioned that the "special intimate" performances will feature songs that have not yet been played in a live setting, stories, book readings and Q&A.


La Dispute's most recent full-length, Rooms of the House, was released in 2014.

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Tours: Cheap Girls / Restorations / Chris Farren (West Coast)

Posted by leanne on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM (EST)
Restorations Restorations announced earlier today that they will be heading out to the west coast on tour with Cheap Girls, Chris Farren and Hard Girls in March.

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Tours: Bane / Backtrack / Malfunction

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Bane Bane is starting a tour this March with Backtrack and Malfunction. Backtrack released Lost in Life in 2014. You can click Read More for the dates.

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The Lookouts to re-release material

Posted by johng on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Image The Lookouts, the pre-Green Day band featuring Tre Cool, Larry Livermore, and Kain Kong, will reissue their recorder material. Don Giovanni will release the band's material on March 10, 2015 as Spy Rock Road. You can pre-order it here. Billy Joe Armstrong of Green Day appears on several tracks, marking the first time that he and Tre Cool played together.

You can hear the song "Story" after the jump.

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Tours: Iron Reagan (Australia)

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EST)
Image Iron Reagan is going down under. Starting in April, they'll be doing a short Australian tour. Meanwhile, the band starts a huge USA tour with Napalm Death next week. The band releasedThe Tyranny Of Will in 2014

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Brutal Youth announce new EP, release single

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 10:00 AM (EST)
Brutal Youth Brutal Youth have announced that they're going to release a new EP. It will be called Bottoming Out and it will have five tracks. It's out February 24, 2015 via Paper + Plastick records.

The band is also streaming a new track from the EP called "The Contrarian." You can hear the new song after the jump. The band released Stay Honest [EP] in 2013.

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