Continuing with their 2021 singles per month, ska punks Devon Kay and the Solutions just released "Frustrated People of the World, Unite!" through BrooklynVegan. The single focuses on the pent-up frustration that lead, Devon has felt lately. The single is out today on all streaming platforms. See below to listen to the track.
SNFU are releasing a new record. It will be called A Blessing But With It A Curse and will feature five previously unheard songs that were recorded during the recording of their 2004 album In The Meantime and In Between Time. The record does not currently have a release date. The record was announced by SNFU co-founder and guitarist Marc Belke on Instagram in a statement that reads,
“I’m to excited not to share this with #snfu fans. Here’s the cover for the second piece to our 2004 album In The Meantime & In Between Time. Five songs that were recorded in the same sessions. Cover art by the amazing @marcbelldept . More details to come.”
Propagandhi also shared a post on Instagram that reads in part, “Chris plays some guitar and we all do some vocs on the upcoming SFNU record A Blessing But With It A Curse! We are honoured to be a part of it and the songs are killer! What more could a few prairie punks ask for in life? (This is just a little teaser for the record, it won’t be available for a little while yet.)" SNFU singer Mr. Chi Pig passed away in 2020. See the posts below.
For Those That Wish To Exist
My Bloody Valentine [EP]
Now or Never [EP]
Scumdogs of the Universe [reissue]
Harakiri For The Sky
Ghosts of Old Detroit
Blondie have announced that they will be releasing a graphic novel. The graphic novel is called Against The Odds and will be out this fall with Z2 Comics. It was co-written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti and follows the band’s rise based on oral history and “artistic interpretations of 10 songs from their catalog”. Blondie is touring this year and last released Pollinator in 2017.
AFI has announced that they will be releasing a new album. The album is called Bodies and will be out June 11 via Rise Records. The band have also released two new songs, “Looking Tragic” and “Begging For Trouble”. AFI released AFI (The Blood Album) in 2017. Check out the songs below.
Punknews is stoked to premiere the brand new video by garage-punkers Local Drags from Springfield, Illinois. The song, "Breakable", is the second single off of their second album Keep Me Glued. The track, which showcases a laid-back, garage-pop sound with just enough edge, is a pretty good indicator for the rest of the record, The album, which will be released via Stardumb Records on March 12, was produced by Luke M. See below to check out the video.
Philadelphia based Solstice Rey has released a lyric video for “Mountains”. The song is off of the upcoming compilation album Sunday, Someday that she is on along with Nervus, KOJI, Potty Mouth, and Full On Mone’t. The album will be out March 26 via Get Better Records. Solstice Rey released Rebirth in 2019. Check out the video below.
Seattle based punk band The Living that was active during the early 80s and made up of Duff McKagan, John Conte, Todd Fleischman, and Greg Gilmore, are putting out an album. The LP is called The Living: 1982 and features recordings of seven original songs that the band made in 1982 but did not release. The Living: 1982 will be out April 16 via Loosegroove Records. A music video for “Two Generation Squad” made up of archival footage has also been released. Check out the video and tracklist below.
New Jersey based Hit Like A Girl have announced that they will be releasing an album. The album is called Heart Racer and will be out April 2 via Refresh Records. They have also released an animated video for “Boardwalk”. The video was animated by Jez Pennington. Hit Like A Girl released What Makes Love Last in 2018. Check out the video and tracklist below.
Alberta based punk band Belvedere have announced that they will be releasing a new album. The album is called Hindsight Is The Sixth Sense and will be out May 14 via Thousand Island Records and Lockjaw Records. The band have also released a new song, “Good Grief Retreat”. Belvedere released The Revenge of the Fifth in 2016. Check out the song and tracklist below.
Early Riser, the band made up of Kiri Oliver, Heidi Vanderlee, Nicole Nussbaum, and Mikey Erg, have released a music video for their new song "Vocations". The video was directed by Jess Lane and premiered at BrooklynVegan. The song is off of their upcoming album Vocations that will be out March 26 via A-F Records. Early Riser released Currents in 2017. Check out the video below.
Glass Beach have announced that they will be releasing a remix album called alchemist rats beg bashful (remixes). The album features remixes of songs from their 2019 album the first glass beach album and will be out March 5 via Run For Cover Records. Pinkshift, Dogleg, Nnamdi, Skatune Network, and Backxwash are among the artists contributing their remixes. Pinkshift’s cover of “bathroom community” and clover & sealife’s version of “yoshi's island” have also been released. Check out the songs below.
The Offspring have announced details for their upcoming album. The album is called Let The Bad Times Roll and will be out April 16 via Concord Records. The band have also released a lyric video for the title track. The Offspring released Days Go By in 2012. Check out the song and tracklist below.