The Marked Men, Forward, A Cold World, Hoax playing Toronto's Not Dead Yet

Posted by adam (g+) on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
The Marked Men The first slate of artists have been announced for Toronto's Not Dead Yet festival. The punk and hardcore event, now in it's fourth year, will take place from Nov. 20 through 23 and will feature Forward, The Marked Men, Cold World, Hoax, World War 4, Die, Tercer Mundo, Muerte, La Misma, Nomad, Glue, Institute, Generacion Suicida, Coke Bust, Intent, Long Knife, Permanent Ruin, Earth Girls, Big Zit, Ooze, Constant Fear, Depths of Reality, Busted Outlook and The Brass.

Details on venues and tickets are not yet available but are expected soon over at the festival's website.

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Videos: Against Me!: “Black Me Out”

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by sam on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM (EDT)
Against Me!Against Me! has released a full performance video of "Black Me Out" from their latest album Transgender Dysphoria Blues. The video was filmed and directed by Mark Eaton.

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Media: Joyce Manor: “The Jerk”

Posted by johng (g+) on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
Joyce Manor The AV Club has premiered Joyce Manor's video for their song "The Jerk." The song is off their new album. The record is titled Never Hung Over Again which is out today.

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Tours: A Great Big Pile of Leaves / Diamond Youth / Prawn / Field Mouse

Posted by aubin (g+) on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 9:00 AM (EDT)
Image Topshelf Records has announced the first label tour featuring A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Diamond Youth, Prawn and Field Mouse.

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Sick Of It All plan “Last Act of Defiance”

Posted by aubin (g+) on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
Sick Of It All Sick Of It All have announced details about their upcoming album and first since Based on a True Story in 2010.

The record is titled The Last Act Of Defiance and is due out September 30, 2014. It was produced by longtime friend and producer Tue Madsen who recorded the album at Nova Studio in Staten Island, NY while mixing it in his own Antfarm Studio in Denmark.

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New Review Update: July 21, 2014

Posted by johng (g+) on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Image John G here and I'm bringing you three ballzy new reviews. So, c'mon, don't bullshit me, right here. Read the reviews and let off some steam.

Today's reviews are:

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Strange Lords: “Strange Lords”

Contributed by DesertBurst92. Posted by johng (g+) on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 5:30 PM (EDT)
Image Andrew Seward formerly of Against Me! is in a new band called Strange Lords. They just released their self-titled debut album on their Bandcamp page. The album was released in a low-key fashion with Seward stating via Twitter: "My new bands record is out today, cause we put it out today."

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Tribute to Big Boys LP to include Night Birds, Toys that Kill, others

Posted by johng (g+) on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Image Stiff Hombre records has announced the release of a Big Boys tribute album. The release is called Influence: A tribute to the Big Boys and includes contributions from Toys That Kill, Night Birds, Mind Spiders, Spokenest, Drunk Injuns, Tight Lips, Neighborhood Brats, Subtle Pills, Negative Degree, Riverboat Gamblers, The Distressers, The Nervous, Low Culture, Whiff, Ghost Knife, Ditch Patrol, Car 87, The Junk, Landline and Los Olvidados.

The release includes an introduction by Gary Floyd of the Dicks and is out now.

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BraidedVeins (Members of The Swellers) to record first LP with Marc Hudson in August

Contributed by alex101. Posted by aubin (g+) on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
Image BraidedVeins (members of The Swellers, Kid Brother Collective, Empty Orchestra) will record their debut LP in late August with Marc Hudson (Taking Back Sunday, Saves The Day, others). The band is the first new project from Swellers members since the band announced their split.

The band's first EP is available as a free download from their Bandcamp profile.

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Streams: Caffiends / Wolf-Face: 'Split EP'

Posted by johng (g+) on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Image Punknews is pleased to debut the new split EP by the Caffiends and Wolf-Face. The release is out August 7, 2014 via Swamp Cabbage Records/Anti Authority Records/Mooster Records, but you can check it out here, first.

On the split, both bands blast through a series of songs that draw as much from classic pop-punk as they do from punk's nastier first wave. The Caffiends' songs take the sort of Dead Milkmen-demented-kid-from-the-suburbs approach while Wolf-Face, a band whose members each have wolf faces and glasses, threatens to beat people up.

You can find both bands' tunes right here.

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Sleep: “The Clarity”

Posted by johng (g+) on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Image Stoner metal titans Sleep have released their first studio recording since 1996's Jerusalem, which was later edited and released as Dopesmoker. The new song is a 10-minute epic and is called "The Clarity." The song is being released as part of the "Adult Swim Single Series." After NPR asked the band if the song was a lyrical follow up to Dopesmoker, the band has described the song as "a lyrical follow-up to a lifetime of marijuana enjoyment."

There is no word yet if more new songs will follow, though on recent tours, the band has been playing songs which have never been recorded in the studio and may be newly written tunes.

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