Los Angeles, California's horror punk band Murderland have announced that their third album will be coming out on February 29, 2016. The release is called Splitsville and it will be out on Pirish Records on vinyl and digital download.
You can read more about the upcoming record here.Read more
After the tragic events in Paris on November 13, Eagles of Death Metal issued a challenge of sorts for artists of all genres to cover their song "I Love You All The Time" (from their most recent album, Zipper Down ), with the band promising to donate 100% of their publishing royalties to The Sweet Stuff Foundation in honor of the victims. The Dean Ween Group has answered the call. You can check out their cover below.
Says Ween (aka Mickey Melchiondo), “I have been very close friends with [EODM’s] Josh Homme for over 20 years. When Josh asked me to cover this tune, I dropped what I was doing on the most important (to me anyway) gig night of my life.”Read more
CJ Ramone and The Manges have announced a split release. The release is out on Striped Records. The tracks included on the 7-inch are "Surfer Girl" (Beach Boys) performed by CJ Ramone featuring The Manges and "King Of The Surf" (Trashmen) performed by The Manges featuring CJ Ramone. You can hear "Surfer Girl" here. Punknews spoke to CJ Ramone earlier this year. He released Last Chance to Dance in 2014.Read more
Two Years No Basement
Built To Spill
The Max Levine Ensemble
Never Knows Best [EP]
Live in Toronto
Constructs of the State
We Have No Future, We're All Doomed
The 7 Inch Collection
Down With the Ship
North America, prepare your ears; Grindcore pioneers Napalm Death are teaming up with Melvins for a six-week Spring tour (dubbed "Savage Imperial Death March") that will take them across North America. Melt Banana will open on all dates. You can check them out below.
The two bands are familiar with each other, with Melvins' Buzz Osborne and Napalm Death's Shane Embury and Danny Herrera having played together previously in Venomous Concept. Their debut release, Retroactive Abortion, was released ion 2004 via Mike Patton's Ipecac imprint.Read more
A host of punk rockers (and other musicians) have signed a document endorsing presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. According to a post on Sanders' website, hundreds of artists state "We — the undersigned artists, musicians, and cultural leaders of America — are excited to endorse a new vision for our country." Following that is a list of musicians who support sanders, including Jello Biafra, Wayne Kramer, Thurston Moore, Killer Mike, Anthony Keidis, Mike Watt, Lou Barlow and others. See the list here.Read more
Oxley's Midnight Runners, the Dexy's Midnight Runners referencing band including Lars Frederiksen of Rancid, has announced a new release. The EP will be called Combat and will have three tracks: "We've Been Trumped," "War Cries" and "Combat." The release will be out via Oi the Boat Records by late December.Read more
The band will be playing two nights in each city, with Losing Streak on the first and Hello Rockview following up the next night, along with other fan favorites from their catalog. No word on the whereabouts of Howard J. Reynolds.Read more
David Johansen of New York Dolls will appear in the upcoming Bill Murray Christmas special. The special debuts on December 4 via Netflix. David Johansen appears to be playing the part of a bartender. Johansen previously appeared the older Bill Murray Christmas feature Scrooged. You can see Johansen in the film trailer below.Read more
The first list of bands playing the 2016 edition of the Montreal punk festival Pouzza have been announced. New York hardcore veterans Sick of it All top the bill along with Detroit ska-punk favourites the Suicide Machines. That band will be performing their much loved full length Destruction by Definition in its entirety at the May festival. Other bands confirmed include The Deadnoughts, Ringworm, The Fleshtones, Night Birds, Full of Hell, The Copyrights, WD40, Junior Battles, Mountain Man, Dowsing, Barrasso, The Penske File, Wolf-Face, PL Mafia, Save Ends, Boids, The Dewtons, You Vandal, The Rememberables, Pistols at Dawn, One Flight Down and Oh My Snare!.
Pouzza will take place on May 20, 21 and 22 of 2016 in downtown Montreal, Quebec. Early bird tickets are now on sale.Read more
Mischief Brew have released the remastered version of "Every Town Will Celebrate." The track is off the band's upcoming compilation Bacchanal 'n' Philadelphia. The release is an archival release featuring some of the band's earliest recordings including the Mischief Brew side of the Bellingham & Philadelphia release as well as the Bakenal EP. It will be out soon via Square of Opposition Records. Hear the track below. Punknews recently spoke to the band about their This is Not for Children album from earlier this year.Read more
Apparently, a documentary about the teeth of Shane MacGowan of The Pogues is in the works. The documentary is called Shane MacGowan: A Wreck Reborn and is set to be released in Europe in December. The documentary tells the tale of MacGowan getting a pair of dentures, deciding to stop wearing them, and then, more recently getting a set of implants, which include one gold tooth. The documentary will include footage of MacGowan's implant operation. You can find more details here.Read more