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Pink Fairies announce rare shows in the UK

Posted by johng on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
Image Proto-punk legends The Pink Fairies have announced two shows in the UK. According to our sources, these are the first Pink Fairies shows in a number of years and the first Pink Fairies shows since the death of sometimes collaborator/sometimes member Mick Farren in July 2013.

The first show is Nov. 1, 2014 at The Exchange in Bristol. The second show is Nov,. 7, 2014 at Dingwalls in London. Punknews spoke to Pink Fairies founder Twink earlier this year. In related news, Twink is currently working on his newest album, Think Pink II, which is expected out in early 2015.

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Media: Puig Destroyer: “Batflip”

Contributed by alex101. Posted by sam on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
Image Puig Destroyer has released a stream of their new song, "Batflip." Puig Destroyer will be releasing their first LP on September 30, 2014 on No Sleep Records. You can grab your pre-order here and you can listen to "Batflip" here.

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Media: Manchester Orchestra announce 'Hope' and tour

Posted by brittany on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Manchester Orchestra Manchester Orchestra are heading out on a small run of dates with singer/songwriter Chris Staples. The group are touring in support of their latest release Hope which is an alternative version of their album from earlier this year, Cope . The album contains all of the same songs as Cope but they are completely redone and stripped down. The digital version of the album is available today via Loma Vista Recordings while the vinyl version is due out November 18, 2014.

You can click Read More to listen to the new album and view the tour dates.

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New Review Update: September 16, 2014

Posted by adame on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image Adam E. here bringing you reviews of three of this week's hot new releases. What new records are you picking up this week?

Today's reviews are:
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Media: Buzzcocks: “It's Not You”

Posted by aubin on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 5:30 PM (EDT)
Buzzcocks Buzzcocks have made a public release of their previously PledgeMusic-only single, "It's Not You." It's the lead single from The Way which is due out November 18, 2014.

You can click Read More for the song.

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Break-ups: NONA (2010-2014)

Posted by brittany on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
NONA Philadelphia, PA's NONA have decided to call it a day.

Good news and bad news. Good news: we are not gonna be a band anymore! Bad news: we are not gonna be a band anymore. There will probably never be a cooler rock group... Huge thanks and appreciation to anyone who [h]as lent us a helping hand, supported us, listened to our music, came to our shows, etc. You guys have been so great and we love you.

NONA will be playing a show in Brooklyn, NY October 3 and a final show in Philadelphia that has yet to be announced.

NONA last released Through The Head earlier this year via 6131 Records.

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Man Overboard: “For Vince”

Posted by aubin on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Man Overboard Man Overboard have posted a new track. It will appear on their upcoming EP, Passing Ends which is due out October 28, 2014.

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Red Dons to release single featuring TV Smith of The Adverts

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Image Red Dons have announced that they'll be releasing a single featuring TV Smith of The Adverts. The single is called "A Vote for the Unknown" and is out in October via Deranged Records. You can find pre-orders here.

You can also click Read More to hear the A-side.

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Tours: Antarctigo Vespucci/Hard Girls (USA)

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Antarctigo Vespucci Antarctigo Vespucci, the band featuring Chris Farren and Jeff Rosenstock, have announced a fall tour. They'll be joined on all dates by Hard Girls.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Hard Girls detail rarities compilation

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Hard Girls San Jose's Hard Girls have detailed the release of their rarities compilation. The release will be called Hard Hard Girls and will be out October 3, 2014 via Asian Man Records. The collection includes the band's b-sides, demos and other unreleased tracks. You can find pre-orders here.

The group released A Thousand Surfaces this year. You can click Read More for the tracklist.

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Punknews Podcast: Episode 211

Posted by adam on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
Podcast On this episode of the Punknews Podcast, Adam White, Adam Eisenberg and John "Adam" Gentile take a look at the fall out from Henry Rollins comments on suicide and his resulting apology. We also loook into the new Bruce Lee Band single, a track from Death From Above 1979, the Drive Like Jehu reunion performance, new tour dates from Kicker, and the Burly Calling festival we're going to be sponsoring this December.

This episode features music from the Chuck D and the Steve Adamyk Band.

Click Read More to stream and/or download the show. You can subscribe to the Punknews Podcast via RSS or iTunes. We're also now featured on Stitcher, so grab their app for iOS or Android. As always, you can send us your feedback in the comments section or via e-mail.

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