Lagwagon tease new LP, announce tour dates

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by sam on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
LagwagonFat Wreck Chords has released a teaser for a new Lagwagon LP. The album is called Hang and will be released on October 28, 2014.

The band will also be heading to Europe in August, with a few Canadian dates on the schedule as well.

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

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Tours: Lawrence Arms (UK)

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng (g+) on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
The Lawrence Arms The Lawrence Arms are going on a UK tour in the fall. The band released Metropole this year.

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Poison Girls' first LP to be re-issued

Posted by johng (g+) on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Image Chappaquiddick Bridge, the first album by famed anarcho-punks Poison Girls, is set for reissue after being out of print for decades. The re-release contains the rare flexi-disc of the song "Statement." The release will be out via Waterwing Records in the fall.

You can find more information here.

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Interviews: Homeless Gospel Choir

Contributed by maxq333. Posted by johng (g+) on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 8:00 PM (EDT)
Image Derek Vanetti, aka The Homeless Gospel Choir, is a storytelling acoustic-folk-punk singer who weaves issues like terrorism, materialism and consumer greed between personal topics on his new album I Used to Be So Young.

The new record was released on A-F Records and was produced by Anti-Flag's Chris #2. Punknews staffer Max Qayyum caught up with Derek to talk about his new record, his views on the state of punk music and explanations of the topics he discusses on the new album.

You can click read more for the conversation.

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New Review Update: July 29, 2014

Posted by adame (g+) on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image Hey gang, Adam E. back with some new reviews. Have you checked out our stream of the new Dwarves record? If not, you should do John G. a solid and give it a listen. He'd do the same for you. Also, every time you listen to a Dwarves record, an angel gets its wings.

Today's reviews are:
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Tours: Little Big League (US)

Posted by leanne (g+) on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Little Big League Little Big Leaguehave announced that they will be doing a string of tour dates around their Riot Fest Toronto appearance in September. The band recently released a split with Ovlov via Tiny Engines.

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Streams: The Dwarves: 'The Dwarves Invented Rock 'n' Roll'

Posted by johng (g+) on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
The Dwarves Punknews is tickled pink to debut the new studio album by The Dwarves, titled The Dwarves Invented Rock 'n' Roll.

The LP is a fierce, compact showing of the band's core strengths. On one end of the spectrum, the band tears out berserk, drug addled hardcore that rips up the room like their classic Blood, Guts, and Pussy. But, on the other end, the band focuses on writing pop songs so snappy and sweet it sounds like they just walked out of the sock hop with Frankie Valli... until you read lyrics like "The bleach blond hair and missing teeth, can not hide what's underneath, that nymphomaniac who stole my heart!" This album is the Dwarves exhibiting their core strengths, operating in their prime.

The album is out via Recess Records and Greedy records soon. Pre-orders can be found here and here. Meanwhile, you can hear the whole album at the band's Punknews.org profile!

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Minus the Bear announces rarities album and tour dates

Contributed by alex101. Posted by sam on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Minus The BearMinus the Bear has announced a new LP that will be a collection of rarities.The record is called Lost Loves will be released on October 7, 2014 on Dangerbird Records in the US and on Big Scary Monsters in Europe.

They have also announced that they will head out on tour to support the release of Lost Loves and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of They Make Beer Commercials Like This.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Media: Victory Boy: “Groundhog Day”

Posted by johng (g+) on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Image PA punk rockers Victory Boy have released a new single. It's called "Groundhog day" and was mastered by Stephen Egerton of The Descendents. The track will be part of the band's debut 7-inch out via Koolhaus records late this summer.

You can click Read More for the song.

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Media: The Offspring: “No Control,” “Do What You Want” (Bad Religion), “No Reason Why” (Pennywise)

Contributed by IllaZilla. Posted by sam on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
The OffspringThe Offspring have released videos to promote their upcoming Summer Nationals tour. The Offspring has covered fellow tour mates Bad Religion's "No Control" and "Do What You Want" and Pennywise's "No Reason Why." The tour will feature The Offspring playing Smash in its entirety for its 20th anniversary. For more information on the tour you can check out this link.

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Media: F*cked Up: “Blink”/“The Way We Did”

Posted by johng (g+) on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Fucked Up Fucked Up have posted streams of the songs from their latest single, "Blink," which also includes the B-side "The Way We Did." The single was a companion release to the recently released Glass Boys. The band also recently released Year of the Dragon [12-inch] this year.

Meanwhile, the band is expected to release Mix Tape 5 later this year. You can click Read More to hear the streams.

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