New Review Update: April 15, 2014

Posted by adame on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image It's Adam E., bringing you three brand new reviews. Today is tax day, and while I don't generally mind seeing taxes taken out of my paycheck, this new bear tax is a bit much, wouldn't you say?

Today's reviews are:
Looking for another (or any) review? Head here. Want to submit your own review? Do that here.

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Media: Banner Pilot: Effigy

Posted by johng on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Banner Pilot Banner Pilot has released a song off their new album, Souvenir which is out today. The track is called "Effigy" and you can check it out after the jump.

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Media: OFF!: Red, White, and Black

Posted by johng on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
OFF! OFF! has debuted a new music video "off" the recently released Wasted Years. It has nazis fighting bikers, appearances by David Grisham, David Yow, and Dale Crover and it totally rules.

You can click read more for the video.

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Media: Big D and the Kids Table: “26-Miles of Glory”

Posted by britt on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Big D and the Kids Table Boston's Big D and the Kids Table have released a new song to mark the one year anniversary of the Boston Bombings.

The track is called "26-Miles of Glory" and can be heard under Read More. Vocalist David McWayne had this to say about the song:

The song's tempo was crafted to have the perfect runner's pace. The lyrics are spoken from the inner thoughts of a female and male while they are participating in the Boston Marathon. The lyrics also follow the route of the Boston Marathon and pay homage to those who lost their lives, the wounded, and those who helped Patriot's Day 2013. We hope 26-Miles of Glory will give the city of Boston and all those who run Marathons all over the world strength and pride. 

The band last released Stomp / Stroll in 2013.

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Sundials recording new material

Contributed by jeffw. Posted by johng on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Sundials This weekend Sundials will begin recording material intended for a new EP due out this summer. The band will be recording at Noisy Little Critter in West Chester, PA with producer Mike Bardzik, who worked with the band on their last LP, and also worked with Spraynard.

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Fest announces second wave of bands

Posted by kira on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Image The Fest 13 has posted their second wave of bands including Hot Water Music, Masked Intruder, Screaming Females and Spraynard.

You can revisit the complete list previously announced here.

The Fest 13 will be October 31-November 2 in Gainesville, FL this year with the Pre-Fest returning October 29 and 30 in Ybor City (Tampa), Florida. Passes will be available on April 20 at 4:20 p.m EST.

Click Read More to see the complete second wave of bands.

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Media: Pins of Light: 'Lie Detector'

Posted by johng on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Image Punknews is pleased to debut Pins of Light's track "Lie Detector" off their upcoming Scion A/V split 7-inch with Weedeater. The split is a part of a series that documents free shows hosted by Scion A/V at LA's Satellite club.

You can click read more to check out the ripping tune.

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The Offspring announce 20th anniversary 'Smash" re-issue, shows

Contributed by punkcover. Posted by johng on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
The Offspring The Offspring will be releasing a special 20-year-anniversary edition of their album Smash from 1994. The album will be remastered and will be released in regular and deluxe formats that come with knick-knacks including pins, patches and replica backstage passes. The complete details can be found at their site.

Additionally, the band will also be playing the album in full on select tour dates in Europe as well as a single California date.

You can click read more for the tour dates.

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Lee Corey Oswald sign to No Sleep Records

Posted by leanne on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
Lee Corey Oswald No Sleep Records have announced the signing of Portland, OR indie punk rockers Lee Corey Oswald.

You can click Read More for the details.

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Punknews Podcast: The week of April 1st, 2014

Posted by adam on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Podcast Last week on the Punknews Podcast, John Gentile, Ricky Frankel and Adam White assess the wreckage from this year's April Fools pranks. Sorting the truth from the nonsense, we also chat about the Descendents headlining Fest, OFF!'s new record, the upcoming Tim Timebomb collection, the This Is Hardcore lineup, the debut of Antarctigo Vespucci and the loss of D.O.A.'s Dave Gregg. We feature music on this episode from Fucked Up and Boardroom Heroes.

Click Read More to stream and/or download the show. You can subscribe to the Punknews Podcast via RSS or iTunes. We're also now featured on Stitcher, so grab their app for iOS or Android. As always, you can send us your feedback in the comments section or via e-mail.

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Interviews: Tom May (Menzingers)

Contributed by Shogun. Posted by kira on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 8:00 PM (EDT)
The Menzingers How you interpret the title of the new Menzingers album, Rented World, is something co-vocalist and guitarist Tom May hopes will be vary from ear to ear.

I'm going to leave the onerous responsibility to the receiver on that one," he says with a nervous laugh, a month before the big release. "I hope they take from it what they want to take from it and I hope it's different.

But to me, it speaks a lot to the socioeconomic state we've been in for several years. I can't speak for everybody in the band about the meaning of the title, but it speaks a lot to the idea of being born into the world that already exists and you don't own any of it.

He might not feel that he has true ownership of the world around him, but his band has certainly made its mark on it with three reputable albums released and a very solid fourth coming out on April 22, 2014 via Epitaph Records.

While at home in Philadelphia, enjoying the "calm before the storm," (the storm in this case being the intense, full-on touring that May says he loves), the 27-year-old Menzinger spoke to Punknews interviewer Gen Handley about the new record and the impact that unavoidable adulthood had on its songs.

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