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:

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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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November 21, 2014

Posted by johng on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image This is John G bringing you three reviews this Friday. Did you see the news about Patrick Stewart starring as an evil punk rocker? OH. MAN. Please post your favorite Star Trek-Punk pun below. I'll start. "Tea. Earl Grey. Mosh."

Today's reviews are:

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Patrick Stewart to star as villain in Punks vs. Skins film

Posted by johng on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EST)
Image Patrick Stewart, who many of you might know as Captain Picard or Professor X, has signed on to play a villain character in an upcoming film based on the eternal Punks vs. Skins conflict. The film is currently in production and will be called Green Room. It's being directed by Jeremy Saulnier.

Producers have stated that the film follows “a young punk rock band who, after stumbling upon a horrific act of violence, find themselves trapped in a secluded venue, fighting for their lives against a gang of skinheads intent on eliminating all witnesses.”

The release date is currently to be determined. Presumably, Stewart will be a "skin."

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Reel Big Fish to release 'Happy Skalidays' EP

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EST)
Reel Big FishReel Big Fish have plans to release a holiday themed release. The EP is called Happy Skalidays and is out on the 15th December 2014. The release will be a digital only release and will include traditional Christmas songs and some original cuts.

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Media: Andrew Jackon Jihad Folkadelphia Session

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by johng on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 2:10 PM (EST)
Andrew Jackson Jihad Sean Bonnette of Andrew Jackson Jihad performed a solo set for WXPN Performance Studio for a Folkadelphia Session. During the session, Bonette covered Neil Young, Cheap Girls, and others. The band recelty released Christmas Island.

You can click read more for the tunes.

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Xibalba release new LP info

Contributed by alex101. Posted by johng on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 1:10 PM (EST)
Image Xibalba have release information about their new LP. The LP will be called Tierra Y Libertad. The album is out January 27, 2015 via Southern Lord. The release was recorded by Taylor Young of Nails and Twitching Tongues.

You can click read more for the tracklist.

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Media: Steve Ignorant's Slice of Life: 'Love and a Lamp-post' video sampler

Posted by johng on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EST)
Crass Steve Ignorant of Crass is now streaming songs by by his project, Slice of Life. The album is called Love and a Lamp-Post and it's out now. The songs featured in the stream are "The Way Things Are," "Slice of Life," "Love And A lamp-post."

You can click Read More for the video.

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Media: The Amsterdam Red Light District: 'Gone for a While'

Posted by johng on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EST)
Image Punknews is pleased to debut the new album by The Amsterdam Red Light District. Gone for A While finds the band meshing Anti-Flag style choruses with the heart-on-the-sleeve earnestness of Letlive. They also feature some Refused style off-kilter guitar to give the songs a brutish grind.

The release is out now in the UK and will be released in North America on November 26 via Red-Light Records. You can pre-order the release here. Meanwhile, you can hear the whole LP by clicking read more.

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Media: Laureate: “Northern Dialects”

Posted by sam on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EST)
ImageMontreal's Laureate has released a song from their upcoming LP, The song is titled "Northern Dialects." Laureate released a five-song EP in 2013 titled Leave a Light On.

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New Review Update: November 20, 2014

Posted by adame on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EST)
Image Adam E. here, bringing you three new reviews, including a couple of retro reviews. You know, it was so cold here yesterday, that I actually had to wear a sweatshirt until around noon. Luckily today it's back to flip-flop weather. How's the weather in your neck of the woods?

Today's reviews are:

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