D.O.A.

D.O.A.'s Joe Keithley elected to City Council

After a few different runs for office, Joe Keithley of D.O.A. has been elected to Burnaby City Council in British Columbia. As a member of the Green Party, Keithley broke the monopoly that was previously held by the Burnaby Citizens Association political party. The council is now 7 incumbent BCA members and newcomer Keithley who is Burnaby city council's first ever Green Party member. Keithley stated, " “I think people realized the Greens have a collaborative approach. It’s part of being a Green. You’ve got to work with whoever you can and try and change things.”

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Ty Segall releases surprise album, only 55 copies pressed

Ty Segall releases surprise album, only 55 copies pressed

This weekend, Ty Segall's art exhibition, Irange Rainbow opened at Crying Clover Gallery in LA. At the opening reception, a surprise new album also called Orange Rainbow was for sale. At this time, the release is cassette only and was a limited run of 55 copies. Obviously, it is now sold out. However, Ty Segall did release three other albums this year that are readily available, and a fourth, a covers album called Fudge Sandwich is out this Friday. Freedom’s Goblin was one of the albums released earlier this year. The art show runs through November 18.

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Pale Lips announce new LP

Pale Lips announce new LP

Montreal based rock band Pale Lips will be releasing their sophomore LP in the new year. The album is called After Dark and it will be released on January 31st, 2019 through Alien Snatch Records, God’s Candy and Spaghettytown Records. The record is said to deliver a mix of poppy, rock and roll anthems with a pinch of punk attitude. The band last released Should’ve Known Better through Resurrection Records and Surfin’ Ki Records in 2017. See below to view the album announcement.

The ladies of Pale Lips will be playing a record release show on February 2nd, 2019 at Turbo Haus in Montreal, QC before they head to Europe from February 8th to March 4th, 2018 to support the new release.

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Psywarfare working on new album

Psywarfare working on new album

In a few cryptic posts, Dwid Hellion of Integrity has revealed that he is working on a new Psywarfare album. Psywarfare is Hellion's avant-garde/noise project that has released fairly obscure material over the last twenty five or so years. The group recently played their first live show in about 20 years. The recent updates simply stated "Artwork for new Psywarfare record" and you can see those below.

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Navel Gazing October 21, 2018

Navel Gazing October 21, 2018

Hello everyone and welcome to Navel Gazing: your look back in the week in Punknews. I'm Ricky Frankel and I'll be your guide through some of the juiciest, most popular and otherwise noteworthy stories from the last seven days. Remember, every Punknews story and review is built from tips from our wonderful, good-looking readers, so get to submitting a story, feel free to submit a review or if you are a photographer continue reading below. Here's what got the strange, slow and old community talking this week: Photo Credit: Stephen McGill

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Isölation Party

London, Ontario's Isölation Party share video for “Pointing Fingers”

London, Ontario's Isölation Party have released a music video for their new single "Pointing Fingers," showcasing the garage-punk / power-pop sound of their upcoming LP Fiberoptic Holiday. If you're a fan of Buzzcocks-influenced bands like the Briefs or the Exploding Hearts, take note. The four-piece, which features Rob Brake, Jake Jackman, Preston Lobzun, and Josh McQuaid, will release the 10-song set this November on the UK-based label No Front Teeth Records.

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Streams
Answering Machine: 'Color TV'

Answering Machine: 'Color TV'

We are thrilled to bring to you a Punknews exclusive stream of one of Brooklyn punk band Answering Machine new EP. The EP is titled Color TV and it contains five super catchy tracks. The EP was recorded in Ridgewood, Queens with John Mollusk at Mollusk Studios.

The band will be making their debut appearance at Gainesville Florida's The Fest this year. You can check them out on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at The Atlantic. See below to check out the full stream and a quote from the band.

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