Punknews Records (PNR)

Punknews Records (PNR)

Official Website: http://www.punknewsrecords.com/

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A label started by some of the staff at Punknews.org in order to put out records by bands we like. The label is also known as PNR.

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Somerset final show cancelled
Due to apparently serious medical issues, Forrest Olsen, singer and guitarist for the Minneapolis based Somerset, has announced that he will bow out from the band's previously announced final show. In his absence, the show has been canceled entirely. Forrest had this to say: Over the past few months, serious health issues have resulted in my hospitalization on three occasions. Unfortunately these health issues are so serious that I must bow out of the March 15th show at the Varsity Theater. Furthermore,…
2008-03-07 20:35:02

Somerset (2002-2008)
Minneapolis, MN's Somerset has announced their final show. The four piece, which has been on somewhat of a hiatus for a year or so now, will reconvene at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis on March 15th for the gig. The band will be joined by The City On Film (Bob…
2008-02-13 10:00:03

Ryan's Hope invades Canada
Next week Chicagoland's Ryan's Hope will hit the road and storm the Canadian border, determined to lay siege to an igloo and return it to Illinois for their own nefarious purposes. We're giving away a pair of tickets for each show on the Canadian tour, so click below to get your name on that list! But wait, you're not…
2007-07-11 11:00:02

Ryan's Hope video updates
Ryan's Hope have posted a video of the new song "Go To Hell" recorded live from their practice space deep in the catacombs under Joliet, IL. You can watch the three-piece demoing the song over at YouTube. The band has in fact all sorts of video hijinks recently unleashed online. Head to HopeVids for the whole collection. We'll post some gems below as well. Following a show with Fat Wreck's…
2007-06-25 13:00:04

Ryan's Hope and Giving Chase head north this summer
Joliet, IL punk three-piece Ryan's Hope and Philadelphia-based melodic-hardcore outfit Giving Chase will hit Canada together this summer. In late July the bands will hit Quebec and Ontario for a series of shows in support of their respective recent full lengths. Venues are being confirmed soon but you can find the routing by clicking Read More. Giving chase will release their new full length A Cheap Print of a Masterpiece on June 19th via Jump Start Records. It was…
2007-04-18 17:00:02

Free Shows and Schwag: Ryan's Hope and Anti-Flag (Milwaukee, WI)
What's better than a free show and schwag in one night? How about two free shows and schwag in one night? Well, Punknews Records darlings Ryan's Hope have just the night for you Milwaukeeans...er Milwaukee-ite...ummm...people living around Milwaukee. On March 15, the band will play a special pre-show to the night's main event,Anti-Flag. One…
2007-03-06 14:20:03

Ryan's Hope / Black Tie Bombers
Punknews Records firebrands Ryan's Hope have announced the dates for a March tour with Cincinnati's Black Tie Bombers. The bands will traverse the treacherous US Midwest in March. Following the tour, the Joliet-based three-piece will appear at this year's Punk Rock Prom in April alongside the Queers. Ryan's Hope are supporting last year's PNR debut, Apocalypse in…
2007-03-04 15:00:03

Ryan's Hope (midwest U.S.)
Punknews Records hooligans Ryan's Hope have embarked on a brief tour of the midwest, which includes two dates with Fat Wreck Chords heartthrobs the Loved Ones. Additionally, the band will be playing a benefit on February 10 to help out fellow heartland brethren Much the Same after a recent van accident. Ryan's Hope continue to support last year's PNR debut,…
2007-01-31 21:00:03

Happy Holidays from PNR
The mystery men behind Punknews Records would like to wish you a happy holidays and are giving the gift of music. You can now play both of the label's releases in their entirety here at the Org. You can stream Somerset's latest full length Pandora and Ryan's Hope's epic Apocalypse in Increments at the bands' respective band pages. As a bonus we're thrown up Ryan's Hope's cover of the…
2006-12-15 16:00:02

Free Shows and Schwag: Ryan's Hope, Zox, Matches, Living End, +44 in Milwaukee
So my man Terry Morrow from Chicagoland Orgcore trio Ryan's Hope told me that his band was joining Zox, Epitaph young guns the Matches, Australia's the Living End and new post Blink-182 project +44 for a shindig this weekend in Milwaukee. I told him that there was no way the Hope could play…
2006-11-29 20:55:03

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