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Posted by johng on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Punknews is pleased to debut the new EP by World War IX. On the new release, they make it clear that they love booze and it's called If One of These Bottles Should Happen to Fall. The EP is five tracks of loud, energetic, sloppy punk where the band sings about getting wasted. Though, if you listen closely, the band seems to salute and decry the party lifestlye in the same breath... Also, they're releasing a comic book that coincides with the release! The EP is out May 12, 2015 and you can pre-order it here.
Meanwhile, you can stream the whole thing right now on their Punknews.org Profile. You can also download a preview of the comic book right here.
Anti-Flag have posted a new video for "Sky is Falling." The song will appear on American Spring which is out May 26, 2015. The song and video concern drone strikes and the band adds:
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Posted by aubin on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Four Year Strong have posted the track "I’m A Big, Bright, Shining Star." It's from their upcoming self-titled album due out June 2, 2015 on Pure Noise Records.
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Posted by aubin on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
Though he's not hurting for projects -- with Alkaline Trio, Matt Skiba and the Sekrets and now Blink-182 -- Matt Skiba is hoping his gig in Blink-182 is a long term one. In an interview with Alternative Nation, he said as much:
Skiba is replacing guitarist Tom Delonge, who has had a pretty acrimonious split with his former band.
Motion City Soundtrack have released a series of additional dates for their Commit This To Memory 10 year anniversary tour.
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Spraynard have posted the title track from their new 7-inch for Jade Tree Records. The record is titled Bench [7-inch] and is due out May 19, 2015. The band is promising a new full length later this year and that will be their first since Funtitled in 2011, which was followed by a hiatus.
Check out the song here.
Chicago's Counterpunch has announced a few dates on the east coast as the band heads to Pouzza Fest next month. They will start by playing a show in Chicago with Heartsounds, then they will travel up the east coast then to Montreal for the festival. The band released Bruises in 2014.
Chumped have released their cover of Scott Pilgrim Vs The World's "Threshold" via Stereogum. The cover will be featured on the Father/Daughter Records's Faux Real II compilation. The band recently finished up a US tour with Andrew Jackson Jihad, Jeff Rosenstock and The Smith Street Band.
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Ceremony have released a new video. It's for the song "Your Life in France." It's from the album The L-Shaped Man. which is due out May 19, 2015.
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Toronto's METZ have released a stream of their new album, "II", which is out May 5, 2015 via Sub Pop Records. You can hear it at NPR.
Posted by sam on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
San Francisco's Heartsounds have announced that their upcoming east coast tour will not include Laura Nichol. She has obtained a full-time position with the San Francisco Giants and the timing will not allow her to play those dates. Ryan Hansen from Light This City will be filling in on guitar and harmonies. Nichol will, however, join the band on upcoming Canadian dates. You can click here to see the tour dates. Heartsounds released Internal Eyes in 2013.
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