A-F Records releasing new Penske File album in the U.S.

Posted by adam on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:30 PM (EDT)
The Penske File Montreal's Stomp Records has announced that Burn Into The Earth, the new full length from Burlington, Ontario three piece The Penske File, will see a U.S. release date via A-F Records. The album comes out on June 2 in Canada via Stomp. The U.S. deal was struck after Penske opened for Anti-Flag this past winter in Hamilton, Ontario.

In addition to the announcement the band has released a new lyric video for the song "Damned," directed by Ben Rispin ( Saint Alvia) and Phil Pattison (Night Of The Living Dead Live). You can see it below. The group will support the new record with an Ontario tour this June with Bigwig and Brutal Youth. You can find those dates along with some early June U.S. shows below as well.

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D.O.A. announces details for new LP (Exclusive)

Posted by johng on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Image Today, Punknews is thrilled to debut details about D.O.A.'s new album. The release will be called Hard Rain Falling and will be out on frontman Joey Keithley's Sudden Death Records. Backing Keithley on the release is Paddy Duddy on drums and Mike Maggot on bass. The release has 12 tracks, including a song in the Chinese language and covers of The Slickers' "Johnny Too Bad" and Johnny Cash's "San Quentin."

You can see the track list and album cover below, as well as hear the band's latest single, "The Cops Shot a Kid." You can also help support the release via its Kickstarter, which you can find here.

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Worriers announce 'Imaginary Life'

Posted by adame on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11:30 AM (EDT)
Worriers Worriers have announced some details about their upcoming LP. The album is titled Imaginary Life and will be released on Don Giovanni Records on August 7, 2015. The record was produced by Laura Jane Grace.

The band has also posted a track from the record titled "They/Them/Theirs."

You can click Read More to hear the song.

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Media: Desaparecidos: “Backsell”

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Desaparecidos Desaparecidos , (led by Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes) have released a song from their upcoming album, Payola, due out June 23, 2015 via Epitaph Records. You can check out "Backsell" below.

The band released Anonymous [7-inch] in 2013. Payola will be their first full-length release in 13 years, since 2002's Read Music / Speak Spanish .

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Tours: Hemingway (US)

Posted by adame on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM (EDT)
Image Hemingway has booked a full US tour for this summer. The band is touring in support of their 6131 Records album Pretend To Care. Over the course of the tour they'll be sharing the stage with Teen Death, I'm Glad It's You and Aspiga, among others. Hemingway has also posted a video for the track "Over The Phone."

You can click Read More for the dates and the video.

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Trailer for 'Here to be Heard: The Story of The Slits'

Posted by adame on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
The Slits The producers of Here to be Heard: The Story of The Slits have released the first trailer for the upcoming documentary. The film covers the influential British band's career and includes appearances by band members Ari Up, who passed away in 2010, Viv Albertine, Tessa Pollitt, Palmolive and more. The film is scheduled to be released in the fall of 2015. The producers are also running a Kickstarter campaign to help with some of the final costs related to finishing the film. You can donate here.

You can click Read More to watch the trailer.

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New Review Update: May 21, 2015

Posted by adame on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
ImageAdam E. back with four new reviews. Today's update is dedicated to David Letterman, who aired his final show last night. For the record, Dave is way funnier than Jay Leno.

Anyway, today's reviews are:
You can check out any of our reviews right here

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Tours: No Problem (Europe)

Posted by adame on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
No Problem Edmonton, Alberta's No Problem will be heading to Europe for a few weeks in June. No Problem released Already Dead in 2014 on Deranged Records.

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Media: Spoonboy: “Linus and Me”

Posted by johng on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Spoonboy Spoonboy has released a new music video. It's for the tune "Linus and Me" off a split with the Goodbye Party . You can see the vid below.

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Streams: The Reptilian: “Nahimastay” (Exclusive)

Posted by johng on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
The Reptilian Today, Punknews is pleased to debut a new track by The Reptilian. On "Nahimastay," the band creates a shifting, post-punk vibe that's not easily definable. At the bottom end, they have that hard, massive Amphetamine Reptile rumble, but, on the top end, twinkling guitars and ragged vocals intertwine. There are bits of Bear vs Shark and Touché Amoré here, but there's more than that, too. The track is off a split with Two Knights, Victor Shores and Boy Parts. It's out on 7-inch via Skeletal Lightning and the Ghost is Clear Records on June 17, 2015.

You can pre-order the split here and here.

Meanwhile, you can hear "Nahimastay" below.

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Media: Institute: “Cheerlessness”

Posted by aubin on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
InstituteAustin's Institute have posted another new song from their upcoming album for Sacred Bones. The record is titled Catharsis and is due out June 9, 2015.

You can click Read More for the song.

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