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Interviews: Scott Ian (Anthrax)

Posted by johng on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM (EST)
Image Scott Ian of Anthrax is spilling his guts. On his new spoken word disc, called Swearing Words in Glasgow, he covers his first time partying in the UK, getting wasted with Lemmy and hanging out with Dimebag Darrell.

In order to get the scoop behind some of Ian’s exploits, features editor John Gentile spoke to him about Lemmy, being a young dude on a UK tour and The Sex Pistols.

Photo by Andy Buchanan

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New Review Update: November 24, 2014

Posted by johng on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image John G here bringing you three new reviews. This week rocks. Great food, two days off and Record Store Day Jr. on Friday. Are you planning on picking up any sweet releases? Or is RSD played out by now? What is your favorite record store and why? I gotta go with Streetlight out in San Jose, Cali.

Today's reviews are:
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Media: The Brokedowns: “Born On The Bayou Too”

Contributed by RedScare. Posted by mark on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EST)
The Brokedowns New Noise Magazine has premiered an exclusive new song from The Brokedowns. Titled "Born on the Bayou Too," it comes from the band's forthcoming release, Life is a Breeze, which is due out December 9, 2014 via Red Scare Industries. It is the follow-up to Species Bender, which was released in 2010.

You can hear the song on the New Noise website.

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SideOneDummy releases free winter sampler

Posted by mark on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EST)
Image SideOneDummy, which will be celebrating its 20th year as a label next year, has released a free sampler for download. The compilation features tracks from Restorations, Pup, Chuck Ragan, The Smith Street Band, Andrew Jackson Jihad and Jeff Rosenstock, among others.

You can download the compilation via the label's website.


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Videos: Five Iron Frenzy: “So Far”

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Five Iron Frenzy Five Iron Frenzy have released a music video for “So Far,” which is taken from their most recent release, Engine of a Million Plots.

You can click Read More for the video.

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Exclusive Videos: After The Fall: The making of 'Dedication' part 2

Posted by sam on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EST)
ImageAlbany, New York's After the Fall have shared their second video update from the Blasting Room in Colorado. They are recording their new record, titled Dedication. The record will feature appearances from Fort Collins residents Karl Alvarez, Jon Snodgrass, Chad Price and Bug.

You can click Read More for the video.

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Part1 puts live shows online for free download

Posted by johng on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EST)
Image Reunited early '80s deathrock group Part1 have posted a number of full show live recordings online. The shows can be streamed or downloaded. Included in the post is their August 29, 2013 reunion show. The band is currently working on reissuing their studio album with an expected release of early 2015.

You can click read more to hear the reunion show. You can find all the posted shows here.

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Tours: Bayside / Man Overboard / Senses Fail / Seaway (US)

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EST)
Bayside In celebration of their 15th anniversary, pop-punk veterans Bayside will be embarking on a tour of the US next spring along with Man Overboard, Senses Fail and Seaway. You can see the dates after the jump.

The band will also be releasing a deluxe version of their most recent album, Cult. The double LP is expected to be released on March 3, 2015, with four bonus tracks. A portion of the proceeds from the album's sales will be donated to the Human Rights Campaign, the largest organization "working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans."

You can click Read More for the dates.

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New Releases Out This Week

Posted on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EST)
CursiveSome 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 November 23, 2014

Posted by brittany on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image Hello everyone and welcome to Navel Gazing: your look back in the week in Punknews. I'm Brittany Strummer. 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:

Click below to check out this past week's collection of new streaming music, features and interviews. Talk amongst yourselves and we'll see you Monday morning.

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Saturday Photo Feature: SPOT

Posted by johng on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 12:10 PM (EST)
Image Punknews is back with an extra special Saturday Photo feature. Today, we're featuring exclusive photos from Famed punk producer Spot, who has produced records for bands including Black Flag, Minutemen, and the Misfits. The pics are from Spot's upcoming book, Sounds of two eyes opening which features photographs that Spot took during the early days of West coast punk. The book is out November 28 and you can pre-order it here.

Meanwhile, you can click read more for exclusive photos of Black Flag, West Coast skateboarding thrills, Darby Crash of The Germs, and many others.

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