The folks at the Toronto-based POPPUNKSNOTDEAD have released their third annual holiday compilation. Titled Something to Write Santa About, the comp features bands from the UK (High Hopes, Next Stop Atlanta, All Things Considered), USA (The Appreciation Post, The Forty-Eight, Split The D, Jarrod Alonge), Canada (Colour Me Alive) and Malaysia (An Honest Mistake).
You can click Read More to stream the compilation.
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Fall Out Boy have released the video for the title track of their upcoming album. The record is titled American Beauty/American Psycho and is due out January 20, 2014 via Island Records. You can see the video after the jump. It is the follow-up to PAX AM Days which was released in 2013.
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California's Mad Caddies have announced a west coast tour with The Aggrolites and The Bunny Gang this January. Mad Caddies released Dirty Rice this year on Fat Wreck Chords.
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Posted by johng on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Punk rock legend and now daring filmmaker Jesse Michaels has announced the release of his next film. The film will be released this Sunday and is called "Exploring - Movie." The film's tagline is, "These girls didn't expect a city full of creeps - but the creeps didn't expect them either. You'll be able to find the film here.
You can find Michaels' previously released films here. Punknews spoke to Michaels about his filming process.
The second annual Southeast Beast Festival has announced its lineup for 2015. While promising more bands are to be added, the festival's initial lineup includes H2O, Cro-Mags, Life of Agony, Citizen, Rotting Out, Defeater, Biohazard, Letlive, Old Wounds, New Found Glory (performing Sticks And Stones in its entirety) and Earth Crisis (performing Destroy the Machines in its entirety). You can see the poster image with the current list of bands after the jump.
Southeast Beast will take place on April 4th and 5th in Jacksonville, FL at Aqua. Tickets go on sale Dec 18th at 10 a.m. EST.
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Devo has announced plans to release a new DVD. The DVD is taken from the band's recent tour where they played their very earliest songs, written before their first album. The DVD, named after the tour, will be called Hardcore Live! and will feature a show shot at the Fox Theater in Oakland, California.
The release is out February 20th via MVD. In addition, there will be a January 17, 2015 screening of the film at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Director Keirda Bahruth, coproducer Rick Ballard, and Devo members Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald V. Casale and Bob Mothersbaugh will be there to discuss the DVD.
You can click Read More for the DVD trailer.
Posted by leanne on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EST)
Choke Up have released the first song off of their upcoming LP, Black Coffee, Bad Habits, on Black Numbers. The song, "Thicket and Vine," made its debut on Brooklyn Vegan earlier this week. Choke Up's freshman LP will be out February 3, 2015.
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Posted by kira on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM (EST)
Happy Hanukkah! Kenai is going to eat some latkes tonight, but first he wanted to bring you a few more Best of 2014 lists. Today we are featuring Andy Nelson (Paint It Black, Ceremony) and Tom May (The Menzingers).
Adam E. here with three new reviews. Tonight is the first night of Hannukkah, and I'm sure you all have big plans. I'll be eating latkes, spinning the dreidel and drinking Manischewitz until I pass out.
Today's reviews are:
Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by mark on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EST)
Soundsupply has teamed up with dear friend and punk celebrity Chris Farren to create an artist bundle titled "The 12 Days of CHRISmas: The Chris Farren Artist Bundle." It includes five albums: his recently released Christmas album, I’m So Tethered EP and Soulmate Stuff by Antarctigo Vespucci, Real Ghosts Caught on Tape by Fake Problems, as well as Farren's split with Grey Gordon, Ducks Fly Together. Proceeds from the sales of the digital bundle will go to National Alliance on Mental Illness. Of his involvement, Farren says:
"I'm so happy to be partnering up and supporting NAMI with this. I, along with many friends and loved ones, have had issues with depression and other mental struggles, and it's great to know there is an organization to help. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, support and research, and has a strong commitment to raising awareness and build a community of hope for those in need."
You can order the bundle by clicking here.
You can click Read More to hear Farren's "I Wish it was Christmas Every Day" (feat. Sean Bonnette, Allison Weiss & Jeff Rosenstock).
Posted by mark on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EST)
Off With Their Heads, who were recently announced as part of the upcoming Groezrock festival, have scheduled a brief run of dates in March, with support from PEARS. You can see the dates after the jump.
OWTH's last full-length, Home, was released in 2013. PEARS released their debut album, Go To Prison, earlier this year.
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