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The British pop-punk act SHARKS have released a music video for "Sunday's Hand" from their latest album, Selfhood. You can watch the video at MTV Hive.
Iowa's Lipstick Homicide have just digitally self-released their new full-length, Out Utero. The album is expected to see a physical release on cd within weeks, and on LP within a few months. To celebrate, the band is hitting the road for the rest of June and July on the Lipstick Homicide Warrior Princess Tour which takes them to Insubordination Fest and then out for a West Coast/Canada run with Direct Hit!. They are also playing The Fest 12.
You can hear the album and find a city near you to check the band out live under Read More.
Texas in July have just released "Time-Lapse," a new song off their self-titled album through Equal Vision Records, out now. You can scope the video under Read More.
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The Buffalo trio Lemuria covered the Muffs' "From Your Girl" for Exclaim! TV in Toronto a few weeks ago. You can watch the video under Read More.
The band just released The Distance is so Big on Bridge Nine Records yesterday.
Cincinnati-based Mixtapes are preparing for the release of the band's second release for No Sleep Records, titled Ordinary Silence, set to hit stores on June 25th. The four-piece will embark on a headlining tour in support of the album with You Blew It! and Light Years, as well as a slew of dates on this summer's Vans Warped Tour. Punknews staff interviewer Gregg Harrington recently spoke with guitarist/vocalist Ryan Rockwell about the band's approach to recording, their upcoming tour itinerary and the Yost Theater in California.
The Minneapolis punks Off With Their Heads have announced another lengthy tour stretching across the good 'ole US of A. Beginning in July, the band will play select shows with Vultures United, Ben Marwood and Frank Turner. The tour wraps up and they move right on to Riot Fest Chicago and Denver plus they're playing the Pre-Fest and The Fest 12 in October.
Off With Their Heads are supporting their newest album, Home which came out in March via Epitaph Records. You can click Read More for the dates.
MOCAtv's new documentary series, The Art of Punk, debuted last week giving a closer look at the artists behind iconic logos of punk bands such as Black Flag (Raymond Pettibon), The Dead Kennedys (Winston Smith), and Crass (Dave King).
The series also includes interviews with former band members and other artists who have been influenced by "the art of punk rock" including Jello Biafra, Tim Biskup, Scott Campbell, Chuck Dukowski, Flea, Keith Morris, Steve Olson, Penny Rimbaud, Henry Rollins, Owen Thornton, and Gee Vaucher. The series is created by writer/author of Fucked Up + Photocopied, Bryan Ray Turcotte (Kill Your Idols), and producer Bo Bushnell (The Western Empire).
MOCAtv is a digital extension of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), established to engage a global audience interested in contemporary, visual culture. You can subscribe to this series here.
You can click Read More for the first two videos.
No gimmicks this week. It was fun, but it's time to be Serious Punk Music Journalists.
We've posted some new reviews. You can check them out below:
You can check out any of our reviews right here.
The Queers have announced a run of dates over the next few months. The first leg will feature The Dwarves and Flat Tires and the second will include Teenagle Bottlerocket and The Copyrights.
You can click Read More for the dates.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star have announced the next collection of covers will be released on June 25th, featuring lullaby renditions of Social Distortion. You can hear the lullaby version of "Ball and Chain" from the band's 1990 self-titled release below. Paul, from Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, told Punknews:
Social D is currently on tour with Dave Hause and Cheap Time.
Today's stream comes from Tempe, AZ-based Rumspringer. We've got a stream of the band's new release, Stay Afloat. The album is due out today via Drunken Sailor Records and Dirt Cult Records. Those residing in North America can order the release here while European citizens can order from here.
You can find it on their Punknews.org Profile.
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