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Sunday Edition: Navel Gazing for December 21, 2014

Posted by brittany on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image Hello everyone and welcome to Navel Gazing: your look back in the week in Punknews. I'm Brittany Strummer. I'll be your guide through some of the juiciest, most popular and otherwise noteworthy stories from the last seven days. Remember, every Punknews story is built from tips from our wonderful, good-looking readers, so get to submitting. Here's what got the strange, slow and old community talking this week:

Click below to check out this past week's collection of new streaming music, features and interviews. Talk amongst yourselves and we'll see you Monday morning.

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Adam & John on Everything And The Kitchen Sink's Strummer special

Posted by adam on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EST)
Joe Strummer This past week Punknews editors Adam White and John Gentile appeared as guests on the Everything and the Kitchen Sink podcast for one of their annual Joe Strummer tribute shows. We join Clash-obsessed host Nikki to chat specifically about past Clash collections and boxed sets (notably Clash on Broadway) and share whatever rare and obscure tracks we could dig up, ranging from some classic b-sides to collaborations with Ellen Folley, Marion Mitchell (a.k.a. Janie Jones), Michael Hutchence, and of course the Pogues.

You can check a track listing and more details at Everything and the Kitchen Sink or stream the episode at SoundCloud below.

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New Review Update: December 19, 2014

Posted by johng on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image This is John G bringing you a Friday reviews update! We've got one punk Christmas album review for you. What is your favorite punk/new wave Christmas song? Here is mine.

Today's reviews are:
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Tours: Against Me! (Southeast US)

Posted by mark on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 5:30 PM (EST)
Against Me! Against Me! has announced a run of dates covering the south in February. You can see the dates after the jump. The band continues to support its 2014 release, Transgender Dysphoria Blues.

Creepoid and Worriers will be opening on all dates.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Tours: Lights / X Ambassadors: US

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EST)
LIGHTS Toronto's LIGHTS has announced a US headlining tour. She will be supported by X Ambassadors.

LIGHTS is supporting her 2014 release, Little Machines.

You can click Read More for the dates.


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King Khan and BBQ Show to release new LP, debut two songs

Posted by johng on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EST)
Image King Khan and the BBQ Show have announced plans to release a new LP early next year. While performing on KEXP, the duo also debuted two new songs, "Illuminations" and "Alone Again." They also played two older tracks.

You can hear the new tunes after the jump.

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Necros release live album

Posted by johng on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EST)
Image Hardcore legends Necros have released a new live album. The release is called Live in '85 and it's out via Burger Records and Jett Plastic Recordings.

You can click Read More to hear the track "Noise" off the release.

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Videos: New Found Glory: “Stubborn”

Contributed by alex101. Posted by sam on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EST)
New Found GloryNew Found Glory has released a new video for the song "Stubborn." 'Stubborn" is featured on their 2014 release titled Resurrection.

You can click Read More for the video.

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Tours: Hostage Calm announce final shows

Contributed by alex101. Posted by sam on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Hostage CalmConnecticut's own Hostage Calm have announced final shows following the announcement of their break up in October. Supporting bands for these shows will be announced at a later date. Hostage Calm released Die On Stage in 2014.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Skate And Surf 2015 lineup announced

Contributed by alex101. Posted by sam on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Dropkick MurphysSkate and Surf has announced its 2015 festival lineup. The lineup will feature performances by Dropkick Murphys, Manchester Orchestra, The Wonder Years, Small Brown Bike, The Scandals, Terror and many more to be announced at a later date. You can click here for the full lineup and to purchase tickets for the event.

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Less Than Jake announce new 7-inch

Posted by johng on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EST)
Less Than Jake Less Than Jake have announced the release of a new 7-inch. The release is called American Idle and will be out January 20, 2015 via Fat Wreck Chords. The a-side and b-side are "Late Night Petroleum" and "American Idle." You'll be able to order it here soon.

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