Best Midwestern - Missouri

Best Midwestern - Missouri

The Best Midwestern podcast, with hosts Greg Simpson and Scott Heisel, continues to explore the US midwest state-by-state, here's what Greg has to say about this outing: "On this episode, we dig into the wide variety of music from the history of the Show-Me state. From ragtime to alt country to Puddle of Mudd, get ready for a wild ride." Click below to check it out or subscribe in iTunes.

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Surf Dads

Check out “All My Friends” from Regina's Surf Dads

The sun's out, and we're all longingly staring out the window daydreaming about being anywhere but stuck at a desk. Whether you just celebrated Victoria Day up in Canada or are gearing up for Memorial Day weekend in the States, summer is in the air. There's no better accompaniment for that feeling than "All My Friends," a massive power-pop anthem from Surf Dads. The Regina, Saskatchewan duo are proving to be prolific, having released three EPs over the course of three months. The latest is appropriately titled Long Weekend and is due on June 15 from Grind Central Records. It includes "All My Friends" and three other tunes. Click below for the premiere.

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Brackish announce new EP and tour

Brackish announce new EP and tour

Philadelphia punk band Brackish is heading out on a northeast tour this June with San Jose's Awakebutstillinbed. Brackish will be promoting the release of their upcoming second EP. The EP is called Worlds and it will be out on June 8th, 2018. This is the first recording with Brackish’s current line-up including Tim Fitzpatrick on lead guitar and Zach Miller on drums. The 5 song EP will be released on a limited-edition pressing through Good Sadie Media. See below to view the tour dates.

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The LLC and Chris Gethard release new video

The LLC and Chris Gethard release new video

The Chris Gethard Show house band the LLC have released a video for their song "Little Lunatics." Gethard himself stars in the video. The track is off the group's new album Television Music. Check it out below.

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Poly-Math: "Alchemy"

Poly-Math: “Alchemy”

Brighton UK math-rock band Poly-Math have released a video for their newest single "Alchemy." The song comes from their double album House of Wisdom / We Are The Devil which was released in April via Lonely Voyage Records. Watch the video for "Alchemy" below.

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Nerdlinger release video for "Underrated"

Nerdlinger release video for “Underrated”

Last week Punknews premiered the new track "Underrated" from Aussie punks Nerdlinger. Now the band has released a video for the song. Nerdlinger's new album, "Happy Place," is due out across all formats on July 13th via Australian label PEE Records, with Canada's Thousand Islands Records and UK's Disconnect Disconnect Records handling the vinyl release in their respective parts of the world.

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Irish Handcuffs: "Breathe/Sleep" at LFTRR

Irish Handcuffs: “Breathe/Sleep” at LFTRR

The third track from Germany's Irish Handcuffs' visit to Live! from the Rock Room is now online. The track, "Breathe/Sleep," comes of the band's newest album, the Comfort in Distraction EP, which is due out June 1st on Fond of Live Records, Shield Recordings, and Get Part Records!.

The band will be playing a release party for the album on the day of release. You can check out the video of their performance, and the details of that gig, below.

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Pet Symmetry, Baggage, Reaganomics, The Cell Phones to play Punknews Chicago Showcase July 21

Pet Symmetry, Baggage, Reaganomics, The Cell Phones to play Punknews Chicago Showcase July 21

First we came for Philly. Then Toronto. Now, on Saturday, July 21st, Punknews.org along with Velour Underground Studios, will throw our first event in Chicago, IL at Chop Shop! The event will feature Chicago’s own Pet Symmetry, Flint, MI’s indie rockers Baggage(featuring Jonathan Diener of The Swellers), and two fantastic Chicago openers, the rowdy pop punkersReaganomics and the spazz soul trio The Cell Phones. We’re so excited and we hope to see you there! The show will be $15 presale, $18 at the door. The show is all ages and starts at 7pm. Find out more at the Facebook event and order presale tickets here.

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