Capital Youth: "Chinatown"

Capital Youth: “Chinatown”

New Swiss act Capital Youth have released a single from their forthcoming debut album, the five-song EP Lemonade, which is set to be released this Autumn on Roosevelt Records.

The single, "Chinatown" comes off as melodic 70s punk, akin to Ramones or, frankly, anything Jack Dalrymple has been in (and I mean this in a good way). You can check out that single below.

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Wonk Unit announce new album along with multi-national tour

Wonk Unit announce new album along with multi-national tour

UK's Wonk Unit have announced their fifth full-length, Mr. Splashy, to be released September 23rd on TNS Records. The band will also be doing extensive touring to support the new album throughout the rest of the year, with September dates in Germany, October dates in the USA, and November/December dates the UK.

For the stateside tour, the band will have along The Raging Nathans as support. Pizzatramp will be along for select dates in the UK (indicated below with an *). Also note that a few of the USA dates need to be fleshed out, so be sure to check the band's website or facebook page closer to the dates for more info.

Wonk Unit's most recent release, the Live in Imperia EP, features live material from a gig in Imperia, Italy, and was released this past June. You can check out the track "King's Road Sporting Heroes" from that album, as well as their tour dates, below.

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Dave Lombardo to drum for the Misfits at Riot Fest

Dave Lombardo to drum for the Misfits at Riot Fest

As you know by now, The Misfits are playing Riot Fest in their "classic" lineup with Danzig on vocals, Jerry Only on bass, and Doyle on guitar. but, no one knew who the drummer would be. After months of rumors, it has been confirmed that ex-Slayer Dave Lombardo will be bashing those skins. The band is not scheduled to play any show beyond Riot Fest as of yet.

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Navel Gazing August 28, 2016

Navel Gazing August 28, 2016

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: It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, FXX

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Editorial: "The Backup Plan Come Home"

Editorial: “The Backup Plan Come Home”

Although they never were as famous as some of their other early aughts punk peers, The Backup Plan are hallowed in their hometown of Long Island. After a decade in the scene, the band broke up a number of years ago. But now, they're getting back together for two shows in October for a benefit to support the family of Rob McAllister.

Staffer Michael Musilli shares his thoughts on the band's importance, the benefit show, and how he was personally affected by the group below.

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