Interviews
Terror on their new LP, the importance of hardcore, and cool new bands

Terror on their new LP, the importance of hardcore, and cool new bands

Few bands in hardcore manage to have staying power enough for more than one or two full-lengths. And then there’s Terror. Terror have steadily become one of the most prolific bands in hardcore, and of any era. As they prepare to release their seventh full-length, Total Retaliation, on Pure Noise Records, the band finds themselves still brimming with energy and anger. They are, simply, one of the most dependable and valuable bands in the hardcore underground. Punknews' Mike Musilli got a chance to catch up with Scott Vogel, their vocalist, as the band gets ready for the release of the record and yet another lengthy touring schedule.

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Century Media
Sick Of It All

Sick Of It All release album label details

Sick of It All have released details about their upcoming album. It's called Wake the Sleeping Dragon and is produced by Jerry Farley.

Although the album was initially announced as a Century Media release, it now appears the album will be a Century/Fat Wreck chords co-release out November 2. The band stated in a press release, "Having a long history with both Century Media and Fat Wreck Chords, and knowing how much they care about us and the music we make, we are psyched about this joint effort! Both labels have been friends and champions of SOIA, on their roster or not."

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Hermosa Beach mural pays tribute to Black Flag, Descendents, Circle Jerks, Redd Kross, more

Hermosa Beach mural pays tribute to Black Flag, Descendents, Circle Jerks, Redd Kross, more

Recently, the Hermosa Beach Mural Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to "beautifying the business district of Hermosa Beach through art," painted a mural saluting the area's punk history. Painrted by Daniel Inez, the two story mural is on the side of a parking garage and pays tribute to Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Descendents, Redd Kross, The Last, Pennywise, and a few others. It is located near the corner of 13th and Hermosa Avenue. This is the organization's eight mural and the official unveiling will be October 2 at 5:30pm.

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Moose Blood

Moose Blood disbands following sexual harassment allegations, denies claims

In March 2017, Glenn Harvey, the drummer for Moose Blood left the band. He had been accused of sending an unsolicited image to a woman during 2015. Then, this year, vocalist Eddy Brewerton was accused of stealing a 19 year old fan's nude photos from her phone and uploading them to a message board, years earlier. The band denied both of these claims. However, yesterday, the band stated that due to the allegations, which they continue to state are false, they are forced to disband. See their statement below.

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Interviews
Anti-Flag

Anti-Flag on their new album, empathy, and Pittsburgh

On September 28th, Anti-Flag are set to release American Reckoning. The album will bring together acoustic versions of songs from American Spring and American Fall along with covers by Buffalo Springfield, John Lennon, and Cheap Trick. In the age of immediacy, the band felt it was important to revisit songs and ideas who may have been overlooked in our neverending news cycle. As Chris #2 put it, “How do we not let our art get lost in the shuffle?”

In the lead up to American Reckoning, the band has been in the midst of an amphitheatre tour across North America with fellow punk rock luminaries Rise Against and A.F.I. Punknews’ Eric Rosso spoke with Chris #2 about this and much more including the music industry, organizing, and the recent socialist resurgence in Pittsburgh, Anti-Flag’s hometown.

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