Punknews is looking for staff reviewers!

Punknews is looking for staff reviewers!

Punknews is looking for staff reviewers. We're particularly looking for writers who are interested in grittier punk and hardcore, but we're open to anyone who wants to write. Do you want to write music reviews and get a pair of keys to the glamorous Punknews hovercraft office? If so, please e-mail JohnG@punknews.org for more details.

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Victims announce 'Sirens' album and tour

Victims announce 'Sirens' album and tour

Stockholm's D-beat champions Vicitms have announced a new album. It's called Sirens and it will be out April 15, 2016 via Tankcrimes Records. The album was recorded at Studio Gutterview by Fred Estby and mastered at Audiosiege by Brad Boatright. The band also has some tour dates coming up this spring. See those below.

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No Doubt

Members of No Doubt and AFI form band

No Doubt's Tom Dumont, Tony Kanal, and Adrian Young have formed a new band with Davey Havok of AFI. The band has already recorded a full album and are currently shopping it to labels. The band does not have a name yet. Meanwhile, Gwen Stefani will release her new solo album This Is What the Truth Feels Like, on March 18.

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The ever-continuing odyssey of Off With Their Heads

The ever-continuing odyssey of Off With Their Heads

If you are an Off With Their Heads fan, a listener of the Anxious & Angry podcast, or both, you know just how much the band’s lead vocalist and guitarist Ryan Young has gone through. He was in a dark place and turned it all around in the past two years.

Not only does he do a weekly podcast where he and a guest give advice to people who call or e-mail him, but he also moved from Los Angeles, California to Dixon, Illinois, he and a friend rode their bikes from Minnesota to Colorado to raise awareness for mental health issues, he introduced PEARS to the world and put out Go To Prison on vinyl, he has his own online record and t-shirt store, and he now has his own shirt printing shop called 4th Shift Printing.

As if that wasn’t enough he has been working on not one, but two Off With Their Heads records as well as touring a fair amount (including playing Punk Rock Bowling later this year). With all of these different ventures and all of these changes going on in his life, news editor Ricky Frankel talked to Ryan to ask him about all of his endeavors and to see how he’s been doing since starting a podcast that really seems to be resonating within the punk scene.

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