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Editorial: “What FEST means to me”

Posted by johng on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
ImageToday, we continue our series of editorials, which cover everything from serious topics to wacky diviersions.

It's almost September, so the road to FEST begins NOW. So, today, Punknews' Renaldo Matadeen, who is way down there in the Caribbean, waxes philosophical on what FEST means to someone so far away. You can read it below.

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New Review Update: August 28, 2015

Posted by johng on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image This is John G bringing you four new reviews today. September is almost upon us. So, that means, at Punknews The Road to FEST begins!!! Stay tuned for a lot of original, FESt-centric content. We begin tomorrow with an editorial about the wonderful week of wackiness. What's THE band to see at FEST this year?

Today's reviews are:

You can check out any of our reviews right here.

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Tours: Leftover Crack - Cracktoberfest (US)

Posted by mark on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 5:30 PM (EDT)
Leftover Crack Leftover Crack have announced the dates for their annual Cracktoberfest run. You can check them out below. The band will be accompanied by Days N Daze and All Torn Up.

The band's upcoming album, Constructs of the State, is due out October 30, 2015 .

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Media: The Saddest Landscape: “Souls Worth Saving”

Posted by aubin on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
The Saddest Landscape The Saddest Landscape (shown here surprised by a camera) have posted a new track, "Souls Worth Saving." It's from their upcoming full length Darkness Forgives which is due out October 23, 2015 via Topshelf Records.

Prior to that release, they're also releasing a new 7-inch called Souls Worth Saving and is due out October 25, 2015.

Check out the song here.

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Tyler, the Creator is banned from the UK

Posted by johng on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Image Tyler, the Creator of Odd Future has been banned from the UK. Rolling Stone reports that although Tyler had some UK dates lined up, he was informed by the United Kingdom's Home Office that his visa would be denied. A spokesperson stated:

Coming to the UK is a privilege, and we expect those who come here to respect our shared values.The Home Secretary has the power to exclude an individual if she considers that his or her presence in the UK is not conducive to the public good or if their exclusion is justified on public policy grounds.

Tyler released Cherry Bomb this year.

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Media: Laura Stevenson: “Torch Song”

Posted by aubin on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
Laura Stevenson Laura Stevenson has posted "Torch Song." The track is from her fourth album, Cocksure. It's due out October 30, 2015 on Don Giovanni Records.

You can click Read More for the song.

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Videos: Turnover: Audiotree live session

Posted by sam on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Turnover Virginia's Turnover recently performed a session with the people over at Audiotree. Their session consisted of four songs from their new album Peripheral Vision, which is out on Run For Cover Records. The band performed "New Scream," "Cutting My Fingers Off," "Hello Euphoria" and "Humming."

You can click Read More to watch.

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Media: Blacklist Royals: “Plainsong” (The Cure)

Posted by aubin on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
Image Blacklist Royals have posted a cover of The Cure's classic track, "Plainsong." It's the opening track from 1989's Disintegration .

The song is part of a three song EP the band is releasing called Dead Time Volume 1: Songs of The Cure which will also include covers of "A Forest " and "Pictures of You." It will be a free download when released.

You can click Read More for the song.

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Media: ACxDC release two new songs

Posted by johng on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Image ACxDC have released two new songs. The tunes are "Science Ist Krieg" and "Shoot First." They are slated for upcoming split releases and singles, but you can hear them now, below.

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Videos: Worriers: “Chasing”

Contributed by alex101. Posted by sam on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Worriers Brooklyn's Worriers recently released a new album titled Imaginary Life on Don Giovanni Records. They've now released a music video for the track “Chasing” off of the new record. David Combs and Benjamin Epstein directed the music video, which you can see below.

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Patti Smith: “Aqua Teen Dream”

Posted by johng on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
Patti Smith As you may know, Adult Swim's Aqua Teen Hunger Force has concluded its run. The show commissioned an original song sung by Patti Smith for the final episode. The new song is called "Aqua Teen Dream." Adult Swim has posted it online and you can hear it below.

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