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New Review Update: June 29, 2015

Posted by johng on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image This is John G bringing you four new reviews on this beautiful Monday. This weekend, I saw Ceremony and the tour editions of their new record each feature a unique "L-Shaped Man" hand drawn by frontman Ross Farrar on the cover. What band puts out the coolest tour merch?

Meanwhile, today's reviews are:

You can check out any of our reviews right here

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Streams: Ghost Key: 'The Things I Am Not'

Posted by adame on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Ghost Key Today Punknews is proud to premiere the new EP from Ghost Key. It's titled The Things I Am Not and it's out tomorrow on No Sleep Records. You can pre-order the EP here.

You can listen to the stream on the band's Punknews.org Profile.

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Red Scare unveils Direct Hit! collection (Exclusive First Look)

Posted by aubin on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Direct Hit! Red Scare will be releasing a collection of Direct Hit! material called More of the Same (Satanic Singles: 2010-2014). It's out August 21, 2015 on physical formats and a week early for you digital people. Vocalist Nick Woods adds:

Seemingly every Direct Hit! release from the band's inception until now has involved songs written by different people in and out of and graduated from the group, as performed by a different band of musicians, every time. This'll be our second release in a row featuring the same band, for the first time in Direct Hit-story (get it?), from which the middle period may be chronicled by these 11 songs, plus Brainless God . We expect a Nobel Peace Prize any day now.

You can click Read More for the details.

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Tours: Four Year Strong / Defeater

Posted by aubin on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Image Four Year Strong have announced their upcoming tour featuring Defeater on all dates, and separate sections with Superheaven, Elder Brother, and Speak Low.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Burger Records releases Burger Boogaloo 2015 details

Posted by johng on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Image Burger Records has announced the details for its upcoming, annual Burger Boogaloo fest. This year's Boogaloo takes place July 4 and 5 in Oakland's Mosswood Park. Bands playing include The Mummies, Legendary Stardust Cowboy, Shannon & The Clams, Black Lips, King Khan and BBQ Show Jonathan Richman, and more. You can see the complete lineup and set times below.

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The Wonder Years detail new LP

Posted by johng on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
The Wonder Years The Wonder Years have detailed their new album. It will be called No Closer to heaven. It will be out September 4, 2015 via Hopeless Records. You can see a tracklist below.

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Liberate! to release discography CD

Posted by johng on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
Image Liberate!, the all-Spanish language fastcore band, has announced plans to release a discography CD. The compilation will have screen printed covers and is expected to have more than 30 songs. It appears as though the release will be self-released. We'll keep you updated.

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N.W.A reunites for performance

Posted by johng on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Image On Saturday night, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella reunited as N.W.A. Dr. Dre was not part of the performance. However, Snoop Dogg was there and did vocals for the song "Chin Check," which was recorded in 1999, some 8 years after the end of N.W.A's original run. You can see the video for "Fuck the Police" and "Chin Check" below.

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MxPx to record new live DVD

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
MxPx MxPx have announced that they will be filming a new concert DVD. On July 24 and 25, the band will film their Santa Ana, California show at The Observatory. The show will be released via DVD. The band's lineup will include Yuri Ruley, Tom Wisniewski and Mike Herrera.

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Tours: Vasudeva (US)

Posted by sam on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
ImageNew Jersey's Vasudeva are embarking on their first full US tour this summer. They will be traveling from Brooklyn, NY to the west coast and back this July and August. The band released Life in Cycles in 2013.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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New Releases Out This Week

Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Mutoid ManSome 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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