Against Me!

Against Me!/Ted Leo And The Pharmacists (Denver)

Against Me! have announced two shows at the Summit Music Hal in Denver, CO with Ted Leo And The Pharmacists that are scheduled for October. For the first show Against Me! will be playing their album As the Eternal Cowboy in its entirety and for the second show they will be playing their album New Wave in its entirety. The band's last full-length was Shape Shift With Me , which was released in 2016. You can see the list of shows below.

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Burger Records to re-open store today

Burger Records to re-open store today

Burger Records is the label/record store in Fullerton, California that has released over 1200 cassette titles as well many CDs and records. They also host several annual festivals including the upcoming Burger Boogaloo in Oakland which will include performances from The Damned, Devo and The Dwarves.

Well, things must be going well in cassette land because today the label/store is expanding its operation. The expanded store now includes an expanded selection of records as well as a large selection of obscure sci-fi/horror VHS from the 60s, 70s and 80s. The store also has a boutique inside the store curated by Wyatt Shears of The Garden and Ashley Clue of Cowgirl Clue called Skethcy Cowgirl. The floor is grass.

As of today, the store has been open 3,178 days straight. It's located at 645 S. State College Boulevard, State College, California.

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As I Lay Dying

Tim Lambesis plays first post-prison show with As I Lay Dying

As reported by Rolling Stone, this past weekend, Tim Lambesis reunited with his band As I Lay Dying at a sold out San Diego concert. In 2014, Lambesis was convicted for crimes related to attempting to hire a hitman to kill his wife. He was sentenced to six years. Before sentencing, Lambesis argued that his poor judgment was due to his steroid intake. Lambesis was released from jail in 2016. At the concert, Lambesis stated, "We're so very, very thankful to be up here. We're not only thankful for you guys, we're thankful for each other, we're thankful for the relationships that we've rebuilt and we're very, very excited about. Thank you for the opportunity to play music together again." The band previously released a single earlier this year, so it appears that they are once again a functioning unit.

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Voivod Announce New LP, Euro Tour

Canadian progressive metal outfit Voivod have announced that their long awaited new LP The Wake will be released in late September via Century Media Recordings. Drummer Michel "Away" Langevin had this to say about it:

“…The music is like a futuristic prog thrash metal trek with many twists and turns, and the story involves the usual Voivodian topics: disasters, chaos, conflicts, strange plots and alternate consciousness. We are excited with the result and can't wait to get the material out to you this fall!…"

In support of the upcoming record, the quartet have also announced a mammoth run of European shows. Check out full details below.

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Fat Wreck Chords

All of NOFX's USA shows canceled, including Punk in Drublic Austin

It appears that all of NOFX's currently scheduled shows in the USA are canceled, including the entirety of the upcoming Punk in Drublic Austin festival, which had previously been re-scheduled from May. In a recent Instagram post, Fat Mike stated that following the controversy over a joke they made during their performance at Punk Rock Bowling 2018 (which they later apologized for) "every NOFX show has been cancelled in the US. [The band] did not drop off the shows…. [they] were told that NOFX is not welcome to play ANY big venue in the United States." Meanwhile, people who had previously payed for Punk in Drublic Austin tickets have been receiving e-mail notification that the entire event had been canceled over the last few days.

The band will be releasing Ribbed - Live In A Dive on August 3, 2018 via Fat Wreck Chords. You can Mike's full statement below.

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Samiam (EU)

To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of Berkeley's Samiam, the band will be heading over to Europe to play some shows this fall. The band formed in 1988 and last released Trips in 2011. See below to view the tour dates.

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Muncie Girls

Muncie Girls: “Picture of Health”

The UK's Muncie Girls released a music video for their song titled "Picture of Health". The track will be released on their upcoming second album titled Fixed Ideals. The album will be released on August 31st through Specialist Subject Records, Buzz Records (North America), Waterslide Records (Japan) and Lost Boy Records (Australia). The band will be touring the UK this fall with The Hard Aches, see below to view the video and tour dates.

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