Videos: Set If Off: “Ancient History”

Posted by aubin on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 3:30 PM (EST)
Image Equal Vision Records' Set It Off have posted the video for "Ancient History."

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Red City Radio plan self-titled album for April

Posted by aubin on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 2:30 PM (EST)
Red City Radio Red City Radio have set a April 21, 2015 release date for their upcoming self-titled album. It's their third overall and first for Staple Records.

The ten-track album was recorded in January in the band’s hometown at Red Audio Werks studio and was produced/engineered by Kendall Stephens and mixed by Matt Allison.

You can click Read More for the art and track listing.

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Tours: 6131 signs Go Deep

Contributed by knealey. Posted by aubin on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1:30 PM (EST)
Image 6131 Records has signed Brooklyn hardcore band Go Deep. They will release they're forthcoming full length record this summer. Their debut EP was released through Mayfly Records in 2013.

They've also announced a tour enroute to SXSW and will be sharing some dates with new labelmates Teen Death.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Videos: Andrew Jackson Jihad: “Do, Re, and Me”

Posted by johng on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Andrew Jackson Jihad Andrew Jackson Jihad have released a new video. it's for "Do, Re, and Me" which is off the recently released Christmas Island. You can click Read More for the video.

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New Releases Out This Week

Posted on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:00 AM (EST)
Modest MouseSome 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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Punknews Podcast: Episode 231

Posted by adam on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 2:20 PM (EST)
Podcast On this episode of the Punknews Podcast, Tom Crandle, Adam White and John Gentile chat about Marky Ramone's new book, Sleater-Kinney's No Cities To Love, the upcoming Gallows record, Jeff Rosenstock's new LP, and what an H.R. show is like in 2015. All this we break down the punk music listening audience into two main buying personas: Tommy Microchip and Jimmy Leatherbag. Each is a horrible person.

This episode features music from Hivehead and Black Lungs.

Click Read More to stream or download the show. You can subscribe to the Punknews Podcast via RSS, on iTunes or with the Stitcher app for iOS and Android. We love reading your mail on the show so send us your feedback via e-mail.

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Jade Tree signs Direct Effect

Posted by adam on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 1:20 PM (EST)
Direct Effect Jade Tree Records ended the week with the announcement that they've signed Orlando, FL / Philadelpha PA's Direct Effect. There's no word yet on when the band's first full length release for the label will arrive.

Direct Effect last put out Sunburn in 2014 on Tiny Engines and followed it up with a digital EP released on Bandcamp in February. The group is touring Europe this month with Swain (formally This Routine Is Hell). You can find details over at jadetree.com.

This is the third recent signing for Jade Tree, as they added Dogs On Acid and Spraynard to their roster earlier in the year.

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ICYMI: The Punknews 'My Org' Comp is now for sale!!!

Posted by johng on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 10:00 AM (EST)
Image In case you missed it, here's one last post on this: The Punknews My Org cassette compilation is now available for pre-sale. If you want a copy, we suggest getting one soon because this will sell out very soon...


The My Org mixtape is a compilation of 42 bands curated by the 'Org's editors and staff. In addition to running almost two hours, the tape includes lots of rare and exclusive tracks by bands including Mischief Brew (who cover Flux of Pink Indians!), Classics of Love, the Shaggs, Gnarboots, Joel Tannenbaum and many more! The comp will be released strictly on cassette -- no vinyl, no CD, no digital!

Other bands appearing include Night Birds, Integrity, The Dwarves, Swingin' Utters, KRS-One, Masked Intruder, Morning Glory, The Muffs, Amebix, Andrew W.K., Hard Girls, Jello Biafra and way more. If you haven't seen it, you can click read more for the track list and cover art.

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Punknews Podcast: Best Midwestern - Episode 2

Posted by adam on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 11:30 PM (EST)
Image Punknews.org's Best Midwestern podcast, focusing on the music of the U.S. Midwest, is back this week with a new episode. The show is hosted by long time Punknews contributor Greg Simpson and former Punknews editor, current editor-in-chief of Youth Conspiracy Records, Scott Heisel. In this episode...

We discuss at the length the amazing debut by the Alkaline Trio, Goddammit. We also discuss the amazing Chicago scene in the late 90s that sprouted from Slapstick. Greg also proudly announces that he thinks one of the songs on Goddammit is fucking awful.

You can find Best Midwestern on Facebook and Twitter at @BestMidwestern. You can subscribe to the show with RSS or via the iTunes Store.

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New Review Update: February 27, 2015

Posted by johng on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image Happy Friday! This is John G bringing you four new reviews including a piece on P-FUNK! Have a funky weekend.

Today's reviews are:
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Streams: Sammy Kay: “Mary”

Posted by brittany on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EST)
Sammy Kay Today we are excited to bring you a stream of a new song entitled "Mary" from New Jersey's Sammy Kay. The track comes from the upcoming effort Fourth Street Singers which is due out March 10, 2015 via Panic State Records. You can find it on their Punknews.org Profile

The record will be accompanied with a flexi disc titled Bookends containing the first and last songs on the album. Punknews and Panic State have teamed up to give our readers a chance to win the new record along with the flexi disc and some other goodies. Click Read More for your chance to win.

Sammy Kay is currently on tour with The Gaslight Anthem.

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