The Dwarves to release new live 12-inch

Posted by johng on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EST)
The Dwarves The Dwarves have announced plans to release a new live 12-inch. The release will be called Radio Free Dwarves and will be out March 5 via Riot Style Records. It includes ten tracks recorded live on Estonian Radio in 2012 and two studio acoustic tracks. You can pre-order it here.

The band released The Dwarves Invented Rock 'n' Roll in 2014. Punknews spoke to frontman Blag Dahlia about the release.

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Tours: Napalm Death / Carcass / Extortion (Australia)

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 10:00 AM (EST)
Napalm DeathNapalm Death and Carcass are joining forces for an April tour of Australia. Locals Extortion will open all dates. You can see the dates after the jump.

Napalm Death is currently on a month-long tour of the US with Voivod, Exhumed and Iron Reagan. The tour comes on the heels of their most recent release, Apex Predator - Easy Meat. Carcass released Surgical Remission/Surplus Steel in 2014.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Media: Death Cab For Cutie: “Black Sun”

Posted by leanne on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 9:30 AM (EST)
Death Cab For Cutie Death Cab For Cutie is at it again. After the last week's live preview of three of the tracks off of their upcoming album, Kintsugi, the band is now streaming "Black Sun" over on Soundcloud. Kintsugi is due out on March 31, 2015 on Atlantic Records.

You can click Read More for the stream and album details.

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Videos: Moon Bandits: “Property Damage”

Contributed by alex101. Posted by aubin on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM (EST)
Image Los Angeles folk punk duo Moon Bandits have released a music video for their track “Property Damage."

The track was taken off the group's most recent full-length, titled Property Damage: A Love Story, which is slated for launch on February 3, 2015.

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Interviews: Adam Turla (Murder By Death)

Posted by britt on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM (EST)
Image The new-to-Louisville residents Murder By Death have been creating albums and stories through song for over a decade now. They’ve built an (oc)cult-like following and maintained an impressive pace in the independent music world. The band continues this legacy with their newest full-length, Big Dark Love, which hits the shelves and Internet downloads on February 3, 2015. Interviews Editor Britt Reiser and Bojangs Hughes sat down with vocalist/guitarist Adam Turla on the morning after night one of their three-night run at the historic haunted Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado to discuss the annual Stanley Hotel shows, the new album, the Great Lakes and ghosts.

Read the full saga after the jump. Look for Big Dark Love on February 3 from Bloodshot Records, and if you’re feeling antsy, you can still pre-order it here.

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January 27, 2015

Posted by adame on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image Adam E. here with four new reviews. How's everyone dealing with the supposedly epic blizzard in the northeast? I heard it wasn't as bad as was originally forecast. If you're up there, what's your experience been like?

Today's reviews are:
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L7 reunites; shows and documentary announced

Posted by mark on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 5:30 PM (EST)
L7 They're baaaack!

90's alternative pioneers L7 have confirmed that the band's original lineup of Donita Sparks (vocals, guitar), Suzi Gardner (vocals, guitar), Jennifer Finch (bass, vocals) and Demetra Plakas (drums, vocals) will be reforming this summer, with shows confirmed for June 19 (Azkena Rock Festival in Spain) and June 20 (Hellfest in France). More shows are expected to be announced in the coming days and weeks.

The band also announced that a kickstarter campaign has been set up for the upcoming documentary 'L7: Pretend We're Dead.'

A favorite of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain, the band came to national attention with 1992's Bricks Are Heavy and the then-MTV staple, "Pretend We're Dead."

You can click Read More to see a performance of "Pretend We're Dead" on Letterman, in what was their network television debut.

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F*cked Up Announces Long Winter Year 3, Vol. 3/4

Posted by johng on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 5:00 PM (EST)
Fucked Up Fucked Up have announced the next segment in their "Long Winter Series," which is a series of shows incorporating live music, visual art, interviews, performance art and other forms of expression.

The combined Volume 3 and Volume 4 will take place on February 13 at several venues in Toronto.

Bands appearing include Dead Tired, The Beverleys, Crosss and many more. The CBC's Vish Khana will interview several authors and artists. There will be a video game based on the event itself. There will be a host of visual art and the first 250 people there get a free split 7-inch featuring Crosss and Eucalyptus or Army Girls and The Lonely Parade.

Find more info here.

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Videos: Goober Patrol: “That's The Point”

Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by aubin on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 4:30 PM (EST)
Image Goober Patrol have posted a cameo-filled video for their new song, "That's The Point." The song comes from their split with 7 Day Conspiracy.

The video includes appearances from Blag Dahlia (The Dwarves), Bryan Kienlen (Bouncing Souls), Dean Jones (Extreme Noise Terror and Raw Noise), Rossi Alexander (Accion Mutante ), Olga (Toy Dolls), Jesse Wagner (The Aggrolites), Keith Minter (Capdown), Duncan Redmonds (Snuff), Trystan O'Connell (Lost Cherrees), Alex Johnson (Wonk Unit), Su Tebble (PMT and Joykiller), Simon Wells (Southport), Ed Wenn (Billy No Mates), Gerorgie Morill (Beverly Kills) and Criss Damage (Demented Are Go).

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Videos: The Sidekicks: “Everything In Twos”

Posted by aubin on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EST)
The Sidekicks The Sidekicks have posted their video for "Everything In Twos." The song comes from Runners in the Nerved World, the band's debut for Epitaph Records.

You can click Read More for the video.

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Desaparecidos sign to Epitaph

Posted by aubin on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 3:30 PM (EST)
Desaparecidos Omaha's Desaparecidos have signed to Epitaph Records. The band, a political/punk project from Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, features members of The Good Life, Statistics, Criteria, Cursive and more.

They formed in 2001 and released one album, Read Music / Speak Spanish in 2002. It was followed by MariKKKopa [7-inch] in 2012 and Anonymous [7-inch] in 2013.

The band is promising their Epitaph Records debut for 2015 and will be playing both weekends of Coachella. Before that, they will hit the road with Brand New, Built to Spill, Joyce Manor and Touche Amore.

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