Seth Anderson: On the Road to Fest - Diary 7

Seth Anderson: On the Road to Fest - Diary 7

Seth Anderson is going to Fest. The Calgary-based singer/songwriter, signed to Joey Cape's One Week Records, is on the road touring with labelmate Yotam Ben-Horin of Useless ID. They're headed across the U.S. on a journey of self-discovery and rock'n'roll, making the month-long trek to Gainesville, Florida to appear at The Fest. As they make the voyage, Seth'll be sharing his road diary with Punknews.org & Some Party. This is entry seven in our series.

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The Triple Rock to close

The Triple Rock to close

After 19 years as a punk rock club, the Triple Rock in Minneapolis will be closing down. The last night will be November 22. The club famously hosted thousands of punk bands and even had a few songs named after it. See the club's statement below.

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Festivals & Events
Sicko to play first show in two decades at The Seattle Pop Punk Festival

Sicko to play first show in two decades at The Seattle Pop Punk Festival

Top Drawer Records will be putting on The Seattle Pop Punk Festival on January 19 and January 20, 2018 at the Highline Bar in Seattle, WA. The event will feature Sicko's first show in twenty years. Other bands playing the festival includes Success, Ramona, Choke The Pope, Date Night With Brian, Stuporhero and more. Sicko last released the A Brief History of Sicko collection in 2000.

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Bruce Lee Band announces Japanese tour with all-star lineup

Bruce Lee Band announces Japanese tour with all-star lineup

The The Bruce Lee Band will be hitting up Japan, as well as Hawaii and California for a short tour in early November. Also, the band will be touring with an all-star lineup featuring Mike Park (Skankin' Pickle)on saxophone, Jeff Rosenstock (Bomb The Music Industry!) on Bass, Dan Potthast (MU330) on guitar, AJ Marquez (Slow Gherkin) on Keyboard, Kevin Higuchi (The Chinkees) on drums, Matt Porter (Slow Gherkin) on Trombone, and AJ Marquez (Slow Gherkin) on Keyboard. The band released Everything Will Be Alright, My Friend in 2014. See the tour dates below.

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Dennis Dragon of Surf Punks passes away

Dennis Dragon of Surf Punks passes away

Dennis Dragon, founder of the Surf Punks, has passed away. The cause of death was not announced. Surf Punks formed in 1976 in Malibu and released their first album, a self-titled released, in 1979. The band made a name for themselves by blending punk with surf rock with many other genres, while saluting and ridiculing punk rock at the same time. The final Surf Punks album was 1988's Party Bomb. Dragon co-produced a Surf Punks release with Johnny Rivers "Surf's Up Medley," and was the brother of Daryl Dragon (The Captain of Captain and Tennille). See some Surf Punks videos below.

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Screaming Females

Screaming Females detail new lp, release video

Screaming Females have released details about their new album. It will be called All at Once and it is out February 23 via Don Giovanni Records. The album is a whopping double LP, with a limited edition version that includes a third LP of demos. The release also comes with a bonus 7-inch featuring “Shake It Off” b/w “If It Makes You Happy” (Recorded live for AV Club’s “Under Cover” series. Check out the track list below. See the video for "Glass House" at Rolling Stone.

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Metz

METZ release “Making Strange Peace” video

Metz have released a new video called "Making Strange Peace." The video follows the band as they record their new album with Steve Albini at Electrical Audio in Chicago. The video is directed by Shayne Ehman. Check it out below.

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