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Happening Now: Mike Wiebe of Riverboat Gamblers has the solution to the recent One Direction lineup changeHappy Birthday to King Buzzo of the Melvins !!!R.I.P. Oderus Urungus.@intoanother0 tease first new material in 20 yearsHAPPY 79TH BIRTHDAY, MIGHTY UPSETTER!A look at house shows from PitchforkOnion's The AV Club on Dillinger Four's "Doublewhiskeycokenoice"Here's a full live set by Boots Riley and The Coup
Posted by britt on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Today's exclusive stream comes from San Diego, CA-based Caskitt. We've got a stream of the band's new release, This Machine Kills Sadness, which is due out tomorrow, March 31, 2015.
You can find it on their Punknews.org Profile.
Chicago's Much The Same announced today that they have reunited. They will not be touring but they will play shows in the Chicago area. Much The Same released Survive in 2006.
Posted by sam on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Members/ ex-members of The Ataris, Nightmares for a Week and Anadivine have formed a new band called The Red Owls. They have recorded an EP titled Do You Feel Any Better? The EP is currently being mixed at The Blasting Room in Colorado. You can click here to visit their Facebook page.
Boston's Great Lakes USA have released a brand new song off of their new EP titled Stumbling Distance. The song is titled "Shaking Hands." Stumbling Distance is due out June 1, 2015 on Black Numbers and CoffeeBreath and Heartache.
Posted by aubin on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
In a new interview with GQ, the Beastie Boys' Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz talked a little about his life with the retirement of the Beastie Boys, a group he co-fronted for more than three decades. First, he stated quite unambiguously that the band was done.
He continues to work on the memoir first mentioned in 2013 and featured prominently in The Punk Singer, the documentary about his wife Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre). Finally, the article notes his role in the new Noah Baumbach film, While We're Young, which just opened in the United States.
Check out the interview here. He also popped by the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon for a somewhat lighter discussion. You can click Read More for the video.
This is Hardcore fest has announced the line up for its tenth annual festival. This year's festival includes The Misfits playing all of Earth A.D., The Exploited playing their first USA show in 10 years, Snapcase, American Nightmare, Chokehold, Cro-Mags, The Suicide File, Bane, Negative Approach, H20, Nails, All Out War, Slapshot, Xibalba, Wisodm in Chains, Twitching Tongues, Code Orange, Power Trip, and many more.
The festival runs July 23-26 in Philadelphia. Tickets go on sale this Friday at noon. You can find more info here.
Rotting Out have broken up. The band stated, quite simply:
The band released Reckoning earlier this month.
Posted by johng on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
On Friday night, Off with Their Heads' show ended early with frontman Ryan Young leaving the stage mid-set. At this time, there doesn't appear to be footage of what happened, just a lot of contrasting stories. Generally, it seems that beer cans and bottles were thrown at Young. After Young was hit, he spit on the audience member claiming responsibility for throwing a bottle and then ended the show. You can read his statement after the jump.
Posted by johng on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:10 AM (EDT)
Teenage Bottlerocket are now streaming their new album. The record is titled Tales From Wyoming and is due out March 31, 2015. You can hear the album below.
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Some of the new releases out this week.
You can find the full list of releases this week (and album covers) right here
Everyone does things they regret. We regret trying to record this episode of the Punknews Podcast over shitty hotel wifi. John Gentile, Adam White and Mark Little try and maintain some semblance of professionalism as we chat about The Dwarves being hacked, Menzingers videos, the new record from War On Women, and Bad Religion hitting the road with OFF!.
We play a tune from Night Birds on this episode, more than usual (they DO provide our theme music after all).
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