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Vermapyre and Vehrmoedr release split EP

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Image Vermapyre, the project featuring Dwid Hellion of Integrity and Psywarfare, has announced a split release with Vehrmoedr. Vermapyre contributes three tracks: "Lord of Death," "Lord of Hell" and "Blood Parchment." Vehrmoedr contributes two songs, "Black Hauntings" and "MMXII."

The release is out via Holy Terror Records and you can check it out here.

You can click Read More for Vermapyre's half of the release.

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Tours: The Vibrators (US)

Contributed by an Anonymous Source. Posted by mark on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Image The Vibrators have announced plans for a new album and tour. The long-running band, founded in the late '70s, will release Punk Mania - Back To The Roots on September 16th via Cleopatra Records. The album was produced by original bassist Pat Collier, and features guest guitar on five tracks by Nicky Garratt of the U.K. Subs. To support the 14-track release, the band will be heading out on an extensive North American tour, beginning on September 11 in Pomona, CA.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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Rob Miller of Amebix releases new song snippet

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Amebix Rob Miller of Amebix has posted portions of a new track. Miller hasn't announced the name for his new band and/or project, or even a title for the song. This release is Rob Miller's first release of new music since Amebix broke up in 2012. You can click Read More for the teaser.

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Finch streams new song, announces tour dates

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Finch Finch is streaming a second new song off of their first studio album in nearly a decade. The song is off their upcoming album, Back To Oblivion, which is set to be released September 29, 2014 on Razor & Tie. The band has also announced tour dates, which you can check out below.

Finch's last studio album was 2005?s Say Hello To Sunshine. Earlier this year, they released What It Is To Burn X, a live album of the band performing their 2003 album What It Is To Burn in its entirety.

You can check out the song, titled "Two Guns to the Temple," as well as dates for the band's up coming tour with Maps and Atlases and Weatherbox after the jump.

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New(ish) Circle Jerks live LP to be released

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
Circle Jerks Kung Fu Records has announced the release of a live Circle Jerks album. The release is called Live at the House of Blues and it's out September 23, 2014. This show is taken from a 2004 performance which was previously released in DVD format in 2005. Notably, the show features a Black Flag cover, which was vocalist Keith Morris' first band, and a Weirdos cover, the band which featured bassist Zander Schloss for a period of time.

The group released the documentary My Career as a Jerk [DVD] in 2012. You can click read more for the track list.

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Faith No More recording new album and single

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Faith No More In an interview with Rolling Stone, Bill Gould, founding member and bassist of Faith No More has stated that the group is working on a new album, their first in 15 years. Gould is producing and recording the album in the band's Oakland rehearsal space. It is expected to be released in 2015.

On November 28, Black Friday Record Store day, the badn will release the LP's first single, "Motherfucker." The b-side will be a remix by J.G. Thirlwell.

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Death From Above 1979: 'The Physical World'

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
Death From Above 1979 Death From Above 1979 are streaming their new album The Physical World via iTunes. You can find it here. The album is due out September 9, 2014

To celebrate the album, the band will also run "The Physical World: Pop Up Shop & Tattoo Parlour." People will be able to buy "special limited edition items unavailable anywhere else" as well as get some tattoos done.. The shop opens at 10 a.m. on September 3rd and 4th at 952 Queen Street West, Toronto.

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Videos: Restorations: “Separate Songs”

Posted by kira on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 1:05 PM (EDT)
Restorations NPR Music has premiered the video for "Separate Songs" by Restorations. The song will appear on their forthcoming album LP3, due out October 28, 2014 via Side One Dummy Records. Singer and guitarist Jon Loudon told NPR:

"Separate Songs" is one of our favorite compositions off LP3. We got to do all the things we like in here: heinous feedback, giant chorus, too many guitar solos, etc. The song is about throwing your computer out the window.

The band also recently recorded a long-form, instrumental track for Call + Response, an (almost) annual art show in Washington, DC that brings together writers and visual artists (co-curated by Punknews' own Kira Wisniewski). The track will be released on a 7-inch limited to 300 copies. The band will be performing at the opening on October 11, 2014.

You can click Read More for the video, upcoming tour dates, the tracklisting of LP3 and cover art.

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Tony Sly Memorial Fund Reaches $100,000

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by mark on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 12:30 PM (EDT)
Tony Sly The Tony Sly Memorial Fund, which was set up to benefit his two daughters after the untimely passing of the No Use For A Name frontman, recently passed the $100,000 mark. Fat Wreck Chords announced via its website:
"Today we want to express our heartfelt thanks to all of the fans worldwide who bought a copy of The Songs of Tony Sly: A Tribute. You have officially raised over $100,000 for the Tony Sly Memorial fund, assuring a bright future for Tony's daughters. Of course, huge thanks also needs to be given to all of the artists, musicians, producers, engineers, photographers and designers who donated their time and talents to make this unique album a reality. You made this monumental contribution to Tony's legacy possible. Thank you!"

The Songs of Tony Sly: A Tribute was released in November of 2013, and featured reinterpretations of NUFAN classics by bands such as Lagwagon, Alkaline Trio, NOFX, Rise Against and The Gaslight Anthem.

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Media: Trailer released for GWAR documentary 'Let There Be GWAR'

Contributed by alex101. Posted by mark on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
GWARA release date has yet to be announced, but a documentary entitled "Let There Be GWAR" is in the works. It will detail the life and times of your galactic overlords, GWAR. Following the death of Dave Brockie last March, the long-running band from the planet Scumdogia (by way of Richmond, VA), recently held a "viking-style funeral" for Brockie's character, lead singer Oderus Urungus, at the band's annual GWAR-B-Q. The band also debuted a new singer, Blothar (portrayed by Michael Bishop, who was also the original Beefcake the Mighty), and has announced plans for an upcoming tour.

GWAR's last album, Battle Maximus, was released in 2013.

You can click Read More for the nine-minute trailer.

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Tours: Lower (US)

Posted by johng on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 11:30 AM (EDT)
Image Denmark's Lower has announced a string of USA tour dates. The post-punk band recently released Seek Warmer Climes on Matador Records.

You can click Read More for the dates.

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