Tours: Foo Fighters (South America)

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Foo Fighters Fans in South America, save your pesos (Chilean, Argentine and Colombian) as well as your reis (Brazil), because Foo Fighters are coming your way in January of 2015. The band, which will be releasing its eighth album, Sonic Highways, on November 10, 2014 via Sony/RCA, recently played a crowdsourced show in Richmond, VA where frontman Dave Grohl recounted his first experience seeing local heroes (by way of Antarctica), GWAR. GWAR drummer Jizmak Da Gusha revealed after the show just how close Grohl had been to certain destruction at the alien's hands.

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Awkward Age offers new album for free download

Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by mark on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
Image Fans of pop-punk and not paying for stuff, listen up! Tampa FL's Awkward Age is offering their new full length album online for free. In anticipation of the band's Fest-related activities (a "Pre-Pre-Fest" show, as well as Pre-Fest and of course, Fest), the band's new full-length album, We Could Be Anywhere, is being made available without cost for one week, but will cost $5 after their show on Sept. 27 at New World Brewery in Tampa. Says the band:
Get it now so you can spend your hard earned cash on more important things, like Oreos and coffee. We're sending out to make physical copies (both CD and LP) soon, but you can get it NOW!

The album can be found on Awkward Age's Bandcamp. Awkward Age will be playing Fest on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Durty Nelly's.

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D.O.A. is not breaking up, is touring and starting new LP

Posted by johng on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
D.O.A. Joey Keithley, frontman of long running punk band D.O.A., has stated that despite the group's previous announcements that they were ending, the band has decided to continue. Keithley stated:
"When I lost my nomination by five votes, I was pissed. But I soon realized that I had not forgotten how to write songs, how to sing and play guitar and how to kick ass up on stage! So I am ramping up D.O.A. again and we're going to let our street politics tell the stories about what's really happening!"

In addition to Keithley, the band now includes Paddy Duddly on drums and Mike Hodsall on bass. They are planning to release a new album in March 2015. The band released the live album Welcome To Chinatown in 2013.

You can click read more for upcoming Canadian tour dates

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Tours: A Minor Revolution (West Coast)

Posted by mark on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Image A Minor Revolution is packing up the van to bring their brand of ska-punk to the West Coast for a 14-date trip. The Dover, NH-based band's latest EP is titled Consexual Sense and was released last March on Ocelot Records. You can check out the album via the Ocelot Records Bandcamp.

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Videos: Wasted Potential: “Two Pumps and a Quiver”

Posted by mark on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
Image London, ON's "Gluten-free crust punk" band Wasted Potential have posted a video for their song "Two Pumps and a Quiver." The pizza and Pabst-fueled clip is the band's first official video and comes from their self-titled EP, released in March of this year. The EP can be purchased via Wasted Potential's Bandcamp.

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Videos: Capsize: “Pale”

Posted by aubin on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
Image Capsize have posted the video for "Pale." It's from their upcoming album for Equal Vision Records. It's titled The Angst in My Veins and is due out September 30, 2014 via Equal Vision Records.

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New Releases Out This Week

Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Nada SurfSome of the new releases out this week.

You can find the full list of releases this week (and album covers) right here

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Sunday Edition: Navel Gazing for September 21, 2014

Posted by brittany on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image Hello everyone and welcome to Navel Gazing: your look back in the week in Punknews. I'm Brittany Strummer and I saw The Descendents last night! 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:

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Saturday Photo Feature: September 20, 2014

Posted by johng on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
Image Welcome back to the Saturday Photo Feature! This week we've got some shots by Jose Duarte and Evan Bovee. Jose gets some nice picks of GBH and Pennywise, as well as some of the happenings around Punk Rock Bowling 2012. Meanwhile, Evan gets some cool action shots of bands including Say Anything and Motion City Soundtrack.

You can click read more for the pics.

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Tours: Mixtapes / Direct Hit! / Elway / Lipstick Homicide / Boys

Posted by brittany on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:30 PM (EDT)
Mixtapes Mixtapes have revealed the dates for their last shows.

Not sure if these are our last shows "forever," but for a long while at the least...

Joining them on the small run of dates will be Direct Hit!, Elway, Lipstick Homicide, and Boys.

Mixtapes last released Ordinary Silence in 2013. You can view the dates below.

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New Review Update: September 19, 2014

Posted by johng on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image This is John G again. Happy Friday! Here is a picture of Harley Flanagan carrying a sword and riding a horse.

Today's reviews are:
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