You can stream the sampler below. The band recently released Keep It Down .
"If you don't know WE ARE THE UNION then here's 3 songs for you to get to know them. A little Less Than Jake, add Wonder Years, and a bit of Lifetime all rolled together. We have always loved WATU and now you have a short musical history lesson to know why".
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Posted by johng on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Today, Punknews is excited to debut the new sampler by We Are the Union. The band, currently on Paper and Plastick, roots their sound in energetic pop-punk. But, as they rip along, they slide just a little bit of ska under that driving tempo. The new sampler gives a quick, three track survey of the band's skills. Paper and Plastick's Vinnie Fiorello spoke to Punknews about the sampler:
New Jersey's Senses Fail have released a stream of two new songs off of their new album titled Pull The Thorns From Your Heart. The songs are titled “The Courage Of An Open Heart” and "Wounds." Pull The Thorns From Your Heart is due out June 30, 2015 on Pure Noise Records.
Posted by aubin on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
Our Last Night have posted another video from their upcoming album, Younger Dreams. The album is due out June 16, 2015.
You can click Read More for the video.
Pennywise and Face To Face will be heading out this November to tour Brazil. They are set to play five shows on this short tour. Pennywise released Yesterdays in 2104 and Face To Face released Three Chords and a Half Truth in 2013.
Posted by johng on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 9:10 AM (EDT)
Recently, Poison Idea returned home from a European tour. However, just this morning, they declared an indefinite hiatus. The reason given was to address health issues and personal matters. Any scheduled show is now canceled.
The band released Confuse & Conquer this year.
It's Adam E., back here with four new reviews. Had he not died in 1979, today would have been John Wayne's 108th birthday. Personally, I think that's a little old to still be dressing up as a cowboy.
Anyway, today's reviews are:
You can check out any of our reviews right here
Posted by aubin on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5:30 PM (EDT)
New Found Glory have announced a co-headlining tour with Hopeless Records labelmates Yellowcard. Support will come from Tigers Jaw.
You can click Read More for the dates.
At last night's Judge gig at 924 Gilman, Davey Havok of AFI stepped on stage with opening act Living Eyes. Havok and the band then performed a cover version of the Minor Threat classic "In My Eyes." You can see the video below.
Bridge Nine Records has announced another signing -- Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Cross Me. The band formed in early 2013, influenced by classic and modern NYHC (The Icemen, Madball, Backtrack). Since then, they've put out several releases including their 2014 EP, Paid in Full, and, more recently, the Mind Prison / Content 7-inch, both released on Flatspot Records.
They are currently writing a new EP and will head back into Howl Street Recordings with Shane Hochstetler (Expire, Enabler), who's recorded the band's past work, later this year to track it.
Posted by johng on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Mischief Brew has announced the final details for their record release show. On June 9, 2015, the band will release This is Not for Children via Alternative Tentacles Records. However, on May 30, the band will play two record release shows. Both shows are at the Boot and Saddle in Philadelphia. The early show will feature crust punk rapper Juicy Karkass and Teenage Bigfoot. the late show will feature The Regressives and The Holy Mess.
Meanwhile, the band has plans for an extensive summer tour. You can find dates here and here.
Posted by johng on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Burger Records has announced that they will be releasing Geza X's 1981 solo debut You Goddam Kids! Prior to releasing the album, Geza X produced songs by The Germs, Black Flag, Dead Kennedys, The Avengers and more. (Fun fact: Geza X is credited with popularizing the headset mic prominent in pop music today).
The re-release is out today. You can hear a track off the album, "We Need More Power," below.
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