Editorial: "The Backup Plan Come Home"

Editorial: “The Backup Plan Come Home”

Although they never were as famous as some of their other early aughts punk peers, The Backup Plan are hallowed in their hometown of Long Island. After a decade in the scene, the band broke up a number of years ago. But now, they're getting back together for two shows in October for a benefit to support the family of Rob McAllister.

Staffer Michael Musilli shares his thoughts on the band's importance, the benefit show, and how he was personally affected by the group below.

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It's your last chance to win Pennywise tickets for their Las Vegas show!

It's your last chance to win Pennywise tickets for their Las Vegas show!

We're giving away some tickets to Pennywise's upcoming Vegas show, but your time to enter is running out! You, yes you, can win two tickets to see Pennywise at the House of Blues, Las Vegas on November 19. But, that's not all! The winner also gets thirty bucks to spend on food (or booze) and a poster from the show!

To enter, all you have to do is e-mail podcast@punknews.org and say why you should win the tickets. Please use the headline "Pennywise Contest" in your e-mail. But, the contest closes August 31 and we will pick a winner September 1, so don't be late! Good luck!

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NOFX: “I Don’t Like Me Anymore” (Alternate Version)

New Noise Magazine is currently streaming an alternate version of NOFX's new song “I Don’t Like Me Anymore.” The track will be pressed on the publication's sixth flexi, which will be available in the next print edition of the magazine. The other version of the song will be on the band's new record First Ditch Effort, which is due out October 7, 2016 on Fat Wreck Chords.

You can find the song here.

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Miguel Chen to open second Yoga studio

Miguel Chen to open second Yoga studio

Miguel Chen of Teenage Bottlerocket is also a practitioner and teacher of yoga. This fall, he is going to open his second yoga studio where you can take yoga lessons from Chen himself. The studio will be located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Chen also has an active studio in Laramie. Both studios are called Blossom Yoga. The Cheyenne studio is expected to open in September or October. TBR released Tales From Wyoming in 2015.

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NOFX

“NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories” audio book release announced

NOFX has announced that the audio book for their recently released autobiography, NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories, will be available via download and CD formats on Tuesday, August 30th. The audio book was recorded with each member reading their individual parts, as well as Tommy Chong (of Cheech & Chong fame) and Jello Biafra filling in for former members--Brooklyn Vegan has premiered a sample of the book read by Chong, which you can check out here. NOFX is scheduled to release First Ditch Effort on October 7, 2016 viaFat Wreck Chords.

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