- Submit News
- Best New Music
- New Releases
- Contact Us
Happening Now: Reports that No Trigger is working on new albumChanges as Spotify adds video content, downplays genresRIP blues legend #BBKingNo SCENE this summer, Niagara fest to return in the fallGreg from Outdoor Velour (and Punknews) Shakes It OffNext Rock Band game to include Green Day, Pierce The Veil, Fall Out Boy, The Black KeysHere's a demo tape of Jeff Hanneman's (Slayer) old hardcore bandBlag of The Dwarves talks about getting hacked by extremists!
Breakout has booked some US and Canadian tour dates over the next month. The Austin, Texas-based band released the True Crime 7-inch on Grave Mistake Records in 2014.
You can click Read More for the dates.
Good Riddance has announced that they will be touring Australia this August. This will be their first headlining tour in Australia in over a decade. The band recently released Peace In Our Time earlier this year.
You can click Read More for the dates.
Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by mark on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
Punks in Vegas has posted footage of The Lillingtons performing a rare one-off show in Las Vegas from this past Tuesday. The gig was partly in celebration of drummer Tim O'Hara's (then-impending) wedding. You can check out live performances of "Black Hole in My Mind" and "Pyramids on the Moon" below.
The Laramaie, WY-based band's last release, The Too Late Show , came out in 2006.
Posted by mark on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Thrash metal pioneers Slayer have formally announced a title and release date for their upcoming album, their eleventh and first since the death of founding member Jeff Hanneman. The record is titled Repentless and is due out September 11, 2015 via Nuclear Blast.
The band released "When The Stillness Comes," a final version of which appears on the new album, for Record Store Day this past April. Comparing it to something Hanneman may have written, guitarist Kerry King said:
It is the followup to 2009's World Painted Blood.
Diamond Youth have released a stream of their new LP titled Nothing Matters. Nothing Matters was released earlier this week on Topshelf Records.
You can click Read More for the stream.
Longtime ska-punkers Mustard Plug have announced some shows over the summer which lead up to their appearance at Victoria Ska Fest on July 4. You can see the dates below.
The band released Can’t Contain It last year, their first collection of new music since 2007's In Black and White .
Posted by adam on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:30 PM (EDT)
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.
Posted by johng on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Today, Punknews is thrilled to debut details about D.O.A.'s new album in June. 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.
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.
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 .
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.
Managing EditorAdam White
Contributing EditorsKira Wisniewski Brittany Strummer Armando Olivas John Flynn Chris Moran John Gentile Mark Little
Copy EditorAdam Eisenberg Britt Reiser
Podcast ProducerGreg Simpson
ISSN 1710-5366© Copyright 1999-2013 Punknews.org
Other Places to Go