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The "original" The Misfits will play Dallas, Texas on October 29, at the Dos Equis Pavilion. Alice Cooper and The Distillers open. General ticket sales open on August 12 at 10am CT (though various credit cards/etc have pre-sale access).
Two new episodes of the Punknews Podcast are now up!
On episode #601 John, Hallie, and Em are back at the news after recording episode #600 with Jello Biafra (check out episode #600 RIGHT HERE if you haven't yet). The crew catch up and discuss the cancellation of Atlanta festival Music Midtown due to their ban on guns, the new song and video by OFF!, the upcoming Gel and Cold Brats split, the new Joe Strummer box set, L.O.T.I.O.N.'s killer new track, THICK's nostalgic new video, and Surfbort's new digital single. Froggy's new album and upcoming Camp Punksylvania kickoff show, The Damned's Night of a Thousand Vampires live LP, ketchup, weird PSAs from the 80s, maggots, and much more are also talked about.
Bonus episode #601.5 is the July edition of Em Moore Tells You What to Listen to! Em spins new tunes from Single Mothers, Egg Drop Soup, Fucked Up, Thotcrime, The Abruptors, Lande Hekt, M(h)oal, Currls, Conditions Apply, Pinkshift, Gel, G.R.O.S.S., Titus Andronicus, Comeback Clit, Teens in Trouble, END, and many more.
Listen to both episodes below!
The Awful Disclosures of Screeching Weasel
The Rumjacks/Flatfoot 56
live in Philadelphia
They Fear Us
Cheap Shots on the Rocks
Live in London
The Interrupters have released a video for "Raised By Wolves". The video was edited by Josh Kim and features animation by Rachel Headlam. The song is off their album In The Wild that is out now. The Interrupters will be touring Europe and the UK later this month. Check out the video below.
A new compilation has been released by Take This To Heart Records. The comp is called A Monument To Commemorate Our Time and is a tribute to Bright Eyes' fourth album Lifted or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The comp features covers by Kali Masi, Riverby, Sarah and The Safe Word, PONY, Future Teens, Never Better Baby, Barely Civil, Girl K, Palette Knife, Lake Saint Daniel, DanMancing, Marigold, and Snarls. All of the proceeds will go to the National MS Society. A Monument to Commemorate Our Time is available on Bandcamp now and will be available everywhere August 12. Check out the comp below.
Baby Got Back Talk have released a video for their new song "Season Premiere". The song is off their upcoming EP Existential Shred out September 9 via Wiretap Records. Baby Got Back Talk released their album Genre Reveal Party in 2020. Check out the video below.
Ottawa based Crisis Party, the new band made up of Matty Grace (Cluttered, Future Girls, (check out our interview with her right here!)), Anthony Cardozo (Precious Failures, The Flying Hellfish), and "Ska" Jeff (Doxx, Dogma, Zooman), have released their new EP. The EP is called Welcome to The Party and features 5 new tracks. It is available digitally now and will be available on cassette in September via Dirt Cult Records. Check out the EP below.
Avem have released a video for their new song "Just Like Me". The song is off their upcoming album Three Birds Stoned that will be out August 26 via Mom's Basement Records (pre-orders begin today). Their cassette of demos, Vapid Basement Sessions is also available for pre-order via Memorable But Not Honorable. Avem released their EP Sing Every Day earlier this year. Check out the video below.
Armor For Sleep have released a video for their new song "Whatever, Who Cares". The video was directed by Jesse Korman. The song is off their upcoming album The Rain Museum due out September 9 via Equal Vision Records. Armor For Sleep released their LP Smile for Them in 2007 and their EP The Way Out Is Broken in 2008. Check out the video below.
The Bobby Lees will release a new album on October 7. It's called BELLEVUE and it's out via Ipecac. In a release, singer Sam Quartin stated: "“I named the album Bellevue because when I listen back, I hear someone going through that stuff, who is now able to laugh about it and have fun re-telling the stories. It’s a reminder for me that the most painful and intense things I go through end up being the most rewarding creatively.”
You can see a video for the lead single, "Dig your Hips," below. You can also listen to "Monkey mind."
LIES, the duo made up of Mike and Nate Kinsella of American Football, have released a video for their new song "Summer Somewhere". The video was directed by Nate Kinsella and filmed and edited by Chris Strong. The single is out now via Polyvinyl Records. LIES released Blemishes / Echoes earlier this year. Check out the video below.
Boris have released a video for their new song "My name is blank". The video was directed by YUTARO and the song is off their upcoming album Heavy Rocks due out August 12 via Relapse Records. Boris will be touring North America with Nothing starting later this month and released W earlier this year. Check out the video below.
"It’s with many emotions that we announce the departure of long time band mate and pal Mike Ieradi. Mike joined PTH in late 2013 as we were beginning to tour Volition. In addition to being a ripper on the kickers, Mike was a heavy-lifting writer on Pacific Myth and Palimpsest and you'll even hear his influence on what we release next. We wish him all the best as he pursues greener pastures. Though we’ve yet to determine who will be filling his silly little drum shoes, PTH is planning to continue performing live and making new music in the not so distant future. More on that later.
Here’s some words from Mike himself:
"With nothing but love , I will be stepping away from Protest The Hero. Our show in Edmonton next month will be my last. It’s been just under a decade of the best times, the best pals, the most laughs, and incredible experiences. From the bottom my my heart, thank you to every single person who has made this chapter of my life unforgettable."
Protest the Hero announced their new touring lineup last year and released their album Palimpsest in 2020.