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Ev Gold (Cinema Cinema)
Cinema Cinema is one bad-ass duo. Guitarist/vocalist Ev Gold stomps around the stage, swinging his guitar like an axe while he screams, growls, and hisses nasty things into the microphone. Meanwhile, Paul Claro, who is Gold's cousin, hits the drums so hard that they literally shimmy across the stage as he plays. It sounds sort of like heavy metal played as hardcore punk -- vicious, energetic and with a little bit of swing. The group just released…
2014-09-17 20:00:01

September 17, 2014
John G back again. We've got a fair amount of Riot Fest coverage for you, and today we're kicking it off. Was Samhain good? What band did Fat Mike dis? Read on to find out! Also, it's Wednesday so it's time for another Wednesday Trivia Time! What young punk rocker is pictured here? Today's reviews are: Riot Fest Chicago - Live in Chicago (Part 1) [spunge] -…
2014-09-17 18:00:01

Barrakuda McMurder: "California Won/Leave Me Alone/No, Seriously, Leave Me Alone/Oh Vivien"
Barrakuda McMurder, featuring Grath Madden of The Steinways and House Boat, has posted a new song titled "California Won/Leave Me Alone/No, Seriously, Leave Me Alone/Oh Vivien" from the new EP A Cigarette Meet Date. Barrakuda McMurder last released…
2014-09-17 17:00:01

The Great Explainer: "Defeated"
Today's stream comes from Trenton, NJ-based The Great Explainer. We've got a stream of a new song titled "Defeated" off of their upcoming self-titled record that is due out October 27, 2014 via Panic State Records.…
2014-09-17 16:00:01

Mineral lead singer streams new song, band's van broken into on tour
Zookeeper, the project from Mineral lead singer Chris Simpson, is streaming a new song titled "Conclusions." The track comes from his upcoming release Pink Chalk, which is due out October 14, 2014 via Count Your Lucky Stars. Pre-orders are available here.…
2014-09-17 14:30:01

Rational Anthem / The Murderburgers
A spooky pop punk tour is invading the eastern US featuring Florida's Rational Anthem and the UK's The Murderburgers. The Spooky Ghost Ectoplasm tour is still working out some tour dates but you can view the confirmed ones below. Rational Anthem will be supporting their latest release Emotionally Unavailable while The…
2014-09-17 14:00:01

The Dismemberment Plan to reissue 'Change'
The Dismemberment Plan are reissuing 2001's Change on vinyl. The J. Robbins-produced record has been out of print for several years but will see a release date of November 4, 2014…
2014-09-17 13:30:01

Pink Fairies announce rare shows in the UK
Proto-punk legends The Pink Fairies have announced two shows in the UK. According to our sources, these are the first Pink Fairies shows in a number of years and the first Pink Fairies shows since the death of sometimes collaborator/sometimes member Mick Farren in July 2013. The first show is Nov. 1, 2014 at The Exchange in Bristol. The second show is Nov,. 7, 2014 at Dingwalls in London. Punknews spoke to Pink Fairies founder Twink…
2014-09-17 11:00:01

Manchester Orchestra announce 'Hope' and tour
Manchester Orchestra are heading out on a small run of dates with singer/songwriter Chris Staples. The group are touring in support of their latest release Hope which is an alternative version of their album from earlier this year,…
2014-09-17 09:00:01

September 16, 2014
Adam E. here bringing you reviews of three of this week's hot new releases. What new records are you picking up this week? Today's reviews are: Iron Reagan - The Tyranny of Will Gnarwolves - …
2014-09-16 18:00:01

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