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Happening Now: CJ Ramone's full set at the Ramones Museum in BerlinDeluxe version of 'Willy Wonka' tribute LP coming from Primus in AprilBritish skate-punks MUG cover chixdiggit's "Chupacabra"New album from Nothington coming this summerGo support our friend Kyle Kinane and grab his new comedy specialMongol Horde has a live bootleg streamingMicah Carli is out of Hawthorne HeightsMusic festival drugs are contaminating water supplies
Posted by johng on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Welcome back to the Saturday Photo Feature! This edition was taken by staffer Ricky Frankel. Ricky caught the recent James Williamson (of The Stooges!) show where Williamson invited a bunch of different singers on stage in Los Angeles and blasted through his new Re-licked album. Also, Cheetah Chrome of The Dead Boys opened (with Bruce Duff on guitar!).
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Happy Friday! This is John G bringing you some new reviews. This weekend, I'm road-trippin' to see World/Inferno Friendship Society. (FYI, for me, "road tripping" is any drive over one hour thirty minutes). Tell me, what was your favorite road trip concert? What zany hijinks did you get into?
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Beach Slang are streaming a new tune. The song is “Too Late to Die Young" and it's off the upcoming compilation Strength in Weakness. Modern Baseball, Spraynard, Marietta, Hurry and The Weaks are also on the release, which is out February 3, 2015 and benefits United Cerebral Palsy.
. Pre-orders are here. You can click Read More for the song.
Posted by johng on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EST)
Iron Reagan is going to release a deluxe edition of their Spoiled Identity EP, which was originally released as a Flexi-disc in Decibel magazine. The new version is out via A389 Records and will be a one-sided 12-inch with bonus tracks. Pre-orders will be posted here later today.
Sean Bonnette of Andrew Jackson Jihad has released a digital covers EP. it's out now via Quote Unquote records and finds Bonnette covering bands including The Misfits, Slayer, and David Bowie. You can find it here.
AJJ released Christmas Island in 2014.
Posted by johng on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 3:00 PM (EST)
Red Hot Rebellion has released a stream of their new album. The album is called The Mission and it's a concept album about "a band of intergalactic heroes sent to Earth to save the world with the power of Rock n' Roll." It's out February 3, 2015 and comes with a comic book telling the album's story. You can pre-order it here.
You can click Read More for the stream.
Posted by brittany on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 2:30 PM (EST)
Canadian pop punk act The Hextalls have announced the details for their upcoming album. It will be titled Play With Heart and available appropriately so on February 14, 2015. Pre-orders are available here and samples from the record can be heard here.
The Hextalls last released Rock You to Sleep in 2012.
You can click Read More for the track listing.
Steve Ignorant, formerly of Crass, Conflict, Stratford Mercenaries and other bands, has announced some UK live dates with his new acoustic project, Steve Ignorant's Slice of Life. You can click Read More for the dates.
Minus the Bear has announced that they have parted ways with drummer Erin Tate. The band claims the departure was due to personal and creative differences. The band will continue to tour and is working on a new release. Minus The Bear released Infinity Overhead in 2012.
You can click Read More for the band's statement.
Comeback Kid has announced that they will be doing a four-day tour in Mexico this March. They released their latest album titled Die Knowing in 2014.
You can click Read More for the dates.
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