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Happening Now: Watch Iggy Pop cover Joy DivisionWe made a mix of our favorite BURGER RECORDS tunes for Burger Revolution 2014. Check it out.We're sponsors of Pouzza Fest! Have you seen their official promo video?Here's Buzz of the Melvins doing his first acoustic show everCheck out Episode 1 of Chris Farren and Jeff Rosenstock's 'Back to the Island' podcast about LOSTDavid Byrne covering BIZ MARKIE. 'Nuff said. The Clash "meet" Stevie Wonder- this rules.Vinyl release for The Bled' 'Found in the Flood' in April
Posted by johng on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Rats in the Wall, the band featuring Brad Logan (also of Leftover Crack and F-Minus), are finishing up the recording of their new release. The band is reportedly cutting vocals this week and will spend the next week mastering the recordings. The release is expected out this summer.
The band last released a Demo Tape in 2013 and are playing Punk Rock Bowling this year.
Posted by johng on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
Members of The Stooges are releasing an album without vocalist Iggy Pop, but with several guest vocalists. The album will feature Raw Power-era guitarist James Williamson, as well as Mike Watt, saxophonist Steve Mackay, and Stooges touring drummer Toby Dammit. The album will consist of recordings of unreleased Raw Power-era tracks with guest vocalists, including Jello Biafra, Ariel Pink, Teri Gender Bender, Mario Cuomo, Carolyn Wonderland and others.
According to Rolling Stone, Pop claims that he wasn't asked if he wanted to be part of the album.. Williamson will be releasing a 7-inch single promoting the album on Record Store Day 2014.
Posted by johng on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
In a interview with Canada's Beatroute, former Black Flag vocalist Ron Reyes briefly commented on his recent split with the band. In the article, which covers Reyes' entire career, Reyes claims that Ginn threatened Reyes' family, that despite new Black Flag vocalist Mike V claiming that the the last album wasn't up to par that Ginn okayed every aspect of the album, and that Ginn was distracted during the recording of the album.
Read the whole thing here. Black Flag released the controversal What The... in 2013.
Posted by johng on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM (EDT)
David Williams likes to take photographs of men drenched in water that are wearing nothing except tightey-whities. He also lived in Antarctica for three months and shot pictures of seals in sub-zero weather.
But, he's not just a weirdo that likes taking photos of exposed flesh, be it of the homo erectus or pinniped variety. He also tours with punk bands, including Elway, and snaps live shots. Also, this one time, he shot pics of Metallica for Ozzfest. Oh yeah!
Because Williams has been around the world snappin' them pics, Punknews features editor John Gentile spoke to Williams about his world travels, shooting pictures amidst ice, and why Dad-Rock bands are the true party kings.
Click read more for the conversation and some pics.
This is Adam E. and I am suffering from some sort of horrible illness. It feels like a combination of malaria and yellow fever, and maybe some dysentery too. Even so, I've brought you three new reviews. You should probably wash your hands after touching them.
Today's reviews are:
Looking for another (or any) review? Head here. Want to submit your own review? Do that here.
Posted by leanne on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
While playing a secret show in Amityville, NY under the band alias "Caraboo," Bayside covered The Menzingers' single "Good Things." The show was a record release show to promote Bayside's new album, Cult released on Hopeless Records .
Click Read More for the video.
Posted by brittany on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Today's stream comes from Portland, OR-based The Estranged. We've got a stream of the band's self-titled album that is due out March 18, 2014 via Dirtnap Records.
You can find it on their Punknews.org Profile
Posted by adam on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Punknews.org is happy to continue our exploration of the regional scenes with a new episode of Two Gregs One Podcast, our spotlight of the U.S. Midwest from Org staff reviewer Greg Simpson and pal Greg Moore. On this episode:
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Posted by brittany on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
Koo Koo Kanga Roo have a new music video for the song "Fanny Pack." The track comes from their upcoming release Whoopty Whoop that is due out May 13, 2014 via Mike Park's childrens music label Fun Fun Records.
You can click Read More to watch.
Scranton, PA's The Menzingers have announced a full US tour in support of their new album Rented World. It is the follow-up to 2012's On The Impossible Past and is due out April 22, 2014 via Epitaph Records. You can look under Read More for the dates and tour poster.
Posted by leanne on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Somos will be touring in late March and into April. The last two weeks of the tour, the band will be joined by Tiny Engines label mates Save Ends. The band released a new song yesterday off the upcoming album Temple of Plenty which is due out March 25, 2014. You can click Read More for the list of dates.
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