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Chris Simpson (Mineral)

Contributed by victimofadriveby. Posted by kira on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM (EDT)
Mineral Forming twenty years ago and returning with much fanfare is the band Mineral. After their short but successful initial run back in the late 90's, Mineral returns to finish what they started. To top it off, the band will be reissuing their albums The Power of Failing and EndSerenading in October. Punknews interviewer Christopher Barrett spoke with Chris Simpson about giving the people what they want, making the most of a new opportunity, and trying to comprehend people's fixation on labeling things.

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Punknews Podcast: Two Gregs One Podcast Episode 18

Posted by adam on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:30 PM (EDT)
Image Punknews.org is happy to continue our exploration of the regional scenes with a new episode of Two Gregs One Podcast, our spotlight of the U.S. Midwest from Org staff reviewer Greg Simpson and pal Greg Moore. On this episode:

...we review records by Angel Olsen (St. Louis/Chicago), Tweens (Cincinnati, OH), a split by Male Bondage and Teenage Strange (Indianapolis), and a Third Coast Classics segment on Death (Detroit). The Gregs also discuss rating music based on baseball analogies vs. football analogies.

Click Read More to stream and/or download the show, or subscribe via RSS or via the iTunes Store.

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New Review Update: September 2, 2014

Posted by adame on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image Adam E. here, back with three new reviews for you, including one all the way from Brazil.

Today's reviews are:

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RVIVR details new 12" EP

Posted by kira on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 5:30 PM (EDT)
RVIVR RVIVR have announced a new EP titled Bicker and Breathe. It will be released on their Bandcamp on September 15 and on vinyl in October via YoYo Records (Berlin) and Rumbletowne Records (Olympia). Erica Freas told Punknews:

Some new songs to blow your hairs back this coming Autumn will be available on YoYo Records (Berlin) and Rumbletowne Records (Olympia). And, yes, Chris Bauermeister (Jawbreaker) graced us with his bass on this recording. And, yes, we will have copies at the Fest in Gainseville. Thank you for your attention.



The band recently completed a tour with Propagandhi and War on Women. You can click Read More for the tracklisting and album art.

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Tours: Only Crime (US)

Posted by sam on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Only Crime Only Crime has announced a few shows this October. Only Crime released Pursuance on Rise Records this year.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Vermapyre and Vehrmoedr release split EP

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Image Vermapyre, the project featuring Dwid Hellion of Integrity and Psywarfare, has announced a split release with Vehrmoedr. Vermapyre contributes three tracks: "Lord of Death," "Lord of Hell" and "Blood Parchment." Vehrmoedr contributes two songs, "Black Hauntings" and "MMXII."

The release is out via Holy Terror Records and you can check it out here.

You can click Read More for Vermapyre's half of the release.

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Tours: The Vibrators (US)

Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by mark on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Image The Vibrators have announced plans for a new album and tour. The long-running band, founded in the late '70s, will release Punk Mania - Back To The Roots on September 16th via Cleopatra Records. The album was produced by original bassist Pat Collier, and features guest guitar on five tracks by Nicky Garratt of the U.K. Subs. To support the 14-track release, the band will be heading out on an extensive North American tour, beginning on September 11 in Pomona, CA.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Rob Miller of Amebix releases new song snippet

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Amebix Rob Miller of Amebix has posted portions of a new track. Miller hasn't announced the name for his new band and/or project, or even a title for the song. This release is Rob Miller's first release of new music since Amebix broke up in 2012. You can click Read More for the teaser.

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Finch streams new song, announces tour dates

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Finch Finch is streaming a second new song off of their first studio album in nearly a decade. The song is off their upcoming album, Back To Oblivion, which is set to be released September 29, 2014 on Razor & Tie. The band has also announced tour dates, which you can check out below.

Finch's last studio album was 2005?s Say Hello To Sunshine. Earlier this year, they released What It Is To Burn X, a live album of the band performing their 2003 album What It Is To Burn in its entirety.

You can check out the song, titled "Two Guns to the Temple," as well as dates for the band's up coming tour with Maps and Atlases and Weatherbox after the jump.

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New(ish) Circle Jerks live LP to be released

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
Circle Jerks Kung Fu Records has announced the release of a live Circle Jerks album. The release is called Live at the House of Blues and it's out September 23, 2014. This show is taken from a 2004 performance which was previously released in DVD format in 2005. Notably, the show features a Black Flag cover, which was vocalist Keith Morris' first band, and a Weirdos cover, the band which featured bassist Zander Schloss for a period of time.

The group released the documentary My Career as a Jerk [DVD] in 2012. You can click read more for the track list.

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Faith No More recording new album and single

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Faith No More In an interview with Rolling Stone, Bill Gould, founding member and bassist of Faith No More has stated that the group is working on a new album, their first in 15 years. Gould is producing and recording the album in the band's Oakland rehearsal space. It is expected to be released in 2015.

On November 28, Black Friday Record Store day, the badn will release the LP's first single, "Motherfucker." The b-side will be a remix by J.G. Thirlwell.

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