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Tau Cross have released another new song. It's from their self-titled full length due out May 19, 2015 via Relapse Records.
Check out the song here.
Posted by johng on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Today, Punknews is pleased to present the new EP by Basement Benders. The band's self-titled release is four shots of raw, ragged, pop punk. If you like the classic period of Lookout Records, you will like this.
The release is a combo release by Drunken Sailor Records and Dead Broke Rekerds. The release is out May 8, 2015 and you can pre-order here and here.
You can find the release on the band's Punknews.org Profile.
Citizen have premiered the first song from their upcoming album, Everybody Is Going to Heaven. It's out June 23, 2015 on Run For Cover Records.
You can click Read More for the song.
Kansas City's Boys Life will be reissuing their 1996 album Departures and Landfalls on Topshelf Records. It is due out August 14, 2015. The original album was recorded with Bob Weston in the Chicago home studio of Steve Albini.
The band has announced the first reunion show, set for October 16th in the band's hometown. More dates are expected in the months leading up.
Posted by aubin on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Bayside vocalist Anthony Raneri has signed to Hopeless Records. His debut EP for the label is titled Sorry State of Mind and is due out June 30, 2015.
You can click Read More for the art and track listing.
Late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain never released a solo album but that's going to change this summer. Filmmaker Brett Morgen, director of the new Cobain documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, told web publication Bedford and Bowery in a recent interview that an album pulled from the 200 hours of recordings Cobain left behind is in the works.
Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by mark on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 11:30 AM (EDT)
"Kewpie Doll," from the new Screeching Weasel album, has been posted on the Recess Records Bandcamp. The track comes from the band's upcoming release, titled Baby Fat, Act 1, which is due out May 26, 2015 via Recess Records. The band has dates scheduled sporadically in June, July and August with The Queers and MxPx.
You can click Read More for the song.
In response to the riots that recently hit their hometown of Baltimore, Old Lines have released a song titled "Midnight in Baltimore" on their Bandcamp page. The band states:
The band's most recent album, No Child Left Behind, was released last year via No Sleep Records.
Japan's Envy have announced their first new album in five years. The record is titled Atheist‘s Cornea and is due out July 10, 2015 on Temporary Residence.
Check it out here.
Drakulas, the new band featuring Mike Wiebe (Riverboat Gamblers) and Zach Blair (Rise Against) have premiered their first song, titled “OWOWOWOWOWOWOW."
The band will be playing at Punk Rock Bowling this year (We're a sponsor!), with their debut EP coming out later this month. “OWOWOWOWOWOWOW" is the title track from that EP, which is due out May 12, 2015 via Red Scare. You can preorder the album here. You can hear the new song below.
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