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Posted by sam on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
San Francisco's Heartsounds have announced that their upcoming east coast tour will not include Laura Nichol. She has obtained a full-time position with the San Francisco Giants and the timing will not allow her to play those dates. Ryan Hansen from Light This City will be filling in on guitar and harmonies. Nichol will, however, join the band on upcoming Canadian dates. You can click here to see the tour dates. Heartsounds released Internal Eyes in 2013.
Seattle, Washington's Success is a positive voice in a punk scene often saturated with perpetual negativity and dishonest presentation. They play upbeat, catchy pop-punk with an optimistic message always grounded in reality. They released their Red Scare debut, Radio Recovery, on March 24, 2015, and kicked off a tour with Masked Intruder that culminates in an appearance at Punk Rock Bowling (Yo, did you hear? Punknews is a sponsor!). Punknews interviewer Alex Meylink had a chance to talk with singer/guitarist Aaron Rev about the band's origins, the new album and the road to Red Scare.
Welcome back to Monday. We've got some new reviews for you. In case you haven't heard, Refused is NOT fucking dead. Great band, greatest band, or overrated? (Lest we not forget the old joke, if Refused really knew the shape of punk to come, the album would have been all acoustic guitars with songs about whisky.)
Today's reviews are:
In an interview with Kerrang, Green Day's producer, Rob Cavallo, let it slip that the band is currently demoing new material. Cavallo stated:
You can read the interview here.
Spoonboy has announced his final tour dates. He'll be hitting both coasts of the US, and on the west coast dates he'll be joined by Erica Freas of RVIVR.
You can click Read More for the dates.
The Replacements have debuted a new song live. The tune is called "Whole Foods Blues" and they played it live on April 16, 2015. According to the band's co-manager, Darren Hill, the band has "laid down seven or eight" new songs. He stated:
You can hear the new tune below.
After the Fall have released a video for "Dedication." It's from their debut for Bridge Nine Records of the same name which is due out May 12, 2015. You can click Read More for the video.
OG UK Anarcho punk rockers Virus (not Philadelphia's the Virus, or any of the other six bands named "Virus") have released a new tune. It's called "Illuminati." You can hear it below.
mewithoutYou have released a track called "Red Cow." It's from their new record, which is titled Pale Horses and is due out June 16, 2015. It's their first album for Run For Cover Records.
You can click Read More for the song.
Dead Men Walking, the band featuring Captain Sensible of The Damned, Slim Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats, Mike Peters of The Alarm and Chris Cheney from The Living End have announced a few West Coast tour dates. The tour kicks off in early May. Jello Biafra will join the band on stage in San Francisco. In Los Angeles, Duff McKagan, members of The Pogues and members of the Foo Fighters will join the band on stage.
The band's new album, Easy Piracy, is out May 9, 2015. You can click Read More to see the tour dates.
Posted by aubin on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
Rocky Votolato has announced a co-headlining tour with Dave Hause. Rocky just released Hospital Handshakes in 2015 via No Sleep Records. Rounding out the bill will be Chris Farren.
You can click Read More for the dates.
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