New Review Update: September 1, 2015

Posted by adame on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
ImageIt's Adam E. here with four new reviews. It's the first day of September, and that means summer is starting to move out and fall is starting to move in, and that can only mean one thing... Soon we'll be eating and drinking pumpkin-flavored everything! Where do you stand on the annual fall pumpkin spice invasion?

You can check out any of our reviews right here

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Streams: Minority Threat: 'Culture Control'

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Minority Threat Today, Punknews is very excited to debut the new EP by Minority Threat.

This band kicks out jagged, vitriolic, vicious hardcore. On Culture Control, the band examines a post-Ferguson world through 60-second long bursts of anger. This is the kind of wild, political hardcore we need in 2015 .

The release is out this Friday via Head2Wall Records. You can pre-order here and here. Meanwhile, you can hear the entire EP right here.

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Media: COLDXSNAP: “On My Own”

Posted by adame on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
ImageToday Punknews is happy to premiere a track from COLDXSNAP titled "On My Own." The band features Jesse Barnett (Stick To Your Guns) and Thomas Pavia (Try To Win, True North Strong). COLDXSNAP is releasing their debut EP, We Can't Go On This Way, this Friday on My Vibe Records, the label headed by Terror frontman Scott Vogel. You can click here to pre-order the album.

You can click Read More to hear the track.

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New Review Update: August 31, 2015

Posted by johng on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image This is John G bringing you some new reviews this Monday. We've got a review of the new Titus Andronicus record, which is a double or triple album depending on which version you buy. What's the best double/triple album? It's Dicks Picks volume 23, right?

Today's reviews are:

You can check out any of our reviews right here.

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Media: Vermapyre: “To Walk the Night” (Samhain)

Posted by johng on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Image The mysterious band known as Vermapyre has released a new song. It's a cover of Samhain's "To Walk the Night," though it is a heavily distorted version. The track is off a split 7-inch with Cape of Bats. You can hear it below.

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Tours: A Wilhelm Scream/The Decline (Mexico)

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by sam on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
A Wilhelm Scream A Wilhelm Scream have announced they will be playing three shows in Mexico this October. Australia's The Decline will be opening.. A Wilhelm Scream released Partycrasher in 2013.

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Media: H2O: “Use Your Voice”

Posted by aubin on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
H2O H2O have posted a stream of the title track from their upcoming album. The record is titled Use Your Voice and will be out on Bridge Nine Records on October 9, 2015.

Check it out here.

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Media: Youth Decay (Comeback Kid, Misery Signals, Daggermouth) announce debut

Posted by aubin on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
Image Canadian hardcore outfit Youth Decay have announced their first full-length record. It's due out on New Damage Records later this fall. It follows up the band's debut EP, Older Fatter Drunker, which came out on New Damage in the fall of 2014.

The band includes a number of hardcore vets including Stuart Ross (Comeback Kid, ex-Living with Lions, ex-Misery Signals, Lowtalker), Benjamin Gibbs (The Grave Life), Dana Edwards (Carpenter), Loren Legare (Living with Lions) and Stu Mckillop (ex-Daggermouth, Aspirations.)

You can check out one of the songs that will appear on the record, titled "Balance," below.

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Media: Speedy Ortiz: “Hanging Around” (The Cardigans)

Posted by aubin on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
Speedy Ortiz Speedy Ortiz has posted their cover of The Cardigans' "Hanging Around." the band released Foil Deer in 2015.

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Punknews Podcast: Episode 263

Posted by adam on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 8:00 PM (EDT)
Podcast Spurned by the Moneen video from the final Sellout Productions show, episode 263 of the Punknews Podcast becomes something of a love letter to local promoters. Hosts Adam White, John Gentile and Tom Trauma also chat about new music from veteran punk act D.O.A., new bands added to Fest, the new book and acoustic tunes from Bad Religion's Greg Graffin, Danzig on Portlandia and more.

This episode features music from D.O.A., Against The Grain and METZ.

You can subscribe to the Punknews Podcast via RSS, on iTunes or with the Stitcher app for iOS and Android. We love reading your mail on the show so send us your feedback via e-mail. Click below to stream the episode and see the show notes.

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Editorial: “What FEST means to me”

Posted by johng on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
ImageToday, we continue our series of editorials, which cover everything from serious topics to wacky diviersions.

It's almost September, so the road to FEST begins NOW. So, today, Punknews' Renaldo Matadeen, who is way down there in the Caribbean, waxes philosophical on what FEST means to someone so far away. You can read it below.

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