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Happening Now: Tom Snyder, Joan Jett, Paul Weller, Kim Fowley, Bill Graham, and Robert Hilburn discuss punk in 1977CD/vinyl release for Pig Destroyer's 'Mass and Volume' EP coming in OctoberHere is the tale of Tales of Terror, Sac-town's scariest punk band.Buy Joe Strummer's car! chixdiggit's KJ Jansen performing "J Crew" from Pink RazorsWatch The Muppets cover Beastie Boys' "So What'cha Want"Rich businessman is trying to buy every vinyl record ever releasedThis The New York Times cover about Senator Rand Paul was inspired by the Washington, DC hardcore and punk scenes
Dillinger Escape Plan is streaming their track from Converse's Cons EP Vol 2 compilation. The song is titled 'Rage" and features hip-hop artist Jarren Benton.
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Punks in Vegas has posted footage of Against Me! covering Rowland S. Howard's "Shivers" live at Brooklyn Bowl Vegas last Friday.
You can click Read More for the video and also for the original.
In an open letter to Mike Park of Asian Man Records and Todd Congelliere of Recess Records posted on Facebook, Joe Steinhardt of Don Giovanni Records asked those labels to drop The Queers and Screeching Weasel.
Steinhardt cited Joe Queer's recent Facebook post in support of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson as well as other incidents for his stance.
In response to Steinhardt's post, artist Mitch Clem shut down an eBay auction for a poster he'd previously designed for the two bands, citing discomfort with the "idea that someone would have my art for those bands proudly displayed on their wall."
After an outpouring of opinion on both sides of the argument, Steinhardt posted a second time, apologizing for the initial post.
You can click Read More for the full text of both posts.
Screaming Females are going on a US tour. On most dates they'll be joined by Pujol. Frontwoman Marissa Paternoster recently released an EP from her other band, Bad Canoes, called Sisterhood is Powerful.
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Against Me! has canceled their upcoming EU tour dates. However, they will still be doing their UK dates. The band stated:
The band is supporting Transgender Dysphoria Blues. You can click Read More for the revised dates.
Just shy of a year since they reunited and The Jazz June has announced their first full length for Topshelf Records. The record is titled After The Earthquake and is due out November 11, 2014.
It was recorded with producer Evan Weiss at Gradwell House this past spring, with Steve Poponi providing engineering/mixing and Dave Downham mastering.
With the exception of their contribution to last spring's Split with Dikembe, the new album marks some of their first new studio material since The Medicine .
You can click Read More for the art and track listing.
Taiwan's post-punk group Touming Magazine is preparing a two-song release via Phat 'n' Phunky Records. Side A is "Touming Magazine Forever" and side B is "Sexual Hell." The release is out September 5 and pre-orders are here.
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Darkest Hour and Unearth will be co-headlining dates together in October. Support will come from Carnifex, Origin, I The Breather and Black Crown Initiate.
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Billy Idol has just announced a few updates on what he has been working on. First, via his Twitter, he posted a live cover of "California Sun," which was recorded at the recent Johnny Ramone memorial tribute. Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, Duff McKagan of Guns N' Roses and Ginger Fish of Rob Zombie's band are also on that track.
Idol has also announced a brand new album and a new single. The album us called Kings and Queens of the Underground and is due out October 21, 2014 on his own BFI Records label. He also released the album's first single, "Can't Break Me Down." Idol also has an autobiography due out October 7.
You can click Read More for the Ramones cover, the new single and the new album's track listing.
Posted by sam on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Circa Survive has announced that they will be touring with Title Fight and Pianos Become the Teeth this winter. Circa Survive recently joined Sumerian Records and will reissue Violent Waves.
Adam E. back with three new reviews. Did you know that today is Macaulay Culkin's birthday? I was completely unaware until I went searching for a useless piece of information to fill this space.
Today's reviews are:
Managing EditorAdam White
Contributing EditorsKira Wisniewski Brittany Strummer Armando Olivas John Flynn Chris Moran John Gentile
Copy EditorAdam Eisenberg Britt Reiser
Podcast ProducerNariman Shariat
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