Chicago based skate-punks Counterpunch have signed to SBAM Records and Thousand Island Records to bring you a new two song 7-inch release. This is the first new music from the band since their 2014 release Bruises . The release will be out on January 29th, 2021 and will include “We, the Role” and “Handbook for the Recently Debriefed”.
Jhariah has released a music video for his new song “Needed a Change of Pace”. The video was directed by Cole Raser and Jhariah Clare and has an epilepsy warning. Jhariah released his EP To Mend The Sun earlier this year. Check out the song and video below.
Direct Hit! have released a new demo song. The song is called “Never Gonna Die” and features their current line-up of Nick Woods, Devon Kay, Joram Zbichorski, Maura Weaver, and Logan Stang. Direct Hit! released Crown of Nothing in 2018 via Fat Wreck Chords. Check out the song below.
We Are The Union have released a music video for their new song “I'm Working Retail For Christmas”. The video was directed by Chris Graue. We Are The Union released Self Care in 2018. Check out the video below.
Group Sex [Reissue]
The Malignant Fire [EP]
World Be Free
One Time For Unity [EP]
Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine
Tea Party Revenge Porn
For Family and Flag, Volume 1
Practicing Mice [7-inch]
In the Spirit World Now (Synthetic Remixes)
Silence Equals Death
Jimmy Eat World / Blueprint
Nick Blinko [Book]
Sharpest Tool in the Shed
The Jasons / Black Russians
The Jasons / Black Russians
Dropkick Murphys have released two new songs. One is a cover of Darlene Love’s “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” and the other is an original song called “I Wish You Were Here”. The songs are both stand-alone singles and are available as 7-inch flexi-discs as well as digitally. Dropkick Murphys also announced that their new album will be coming out in January 2021 with more information expected early that month. Dropkick Murphys released 11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory in 2017. Check out the songs below.
Frank Meyer is a founder of The Street Walkin' Cheetahs and also plays with James Williamson and the Pink Hearts. He recently released a cover of Van Halen's deep cut, "In a simple rhyme." The track also includes Dennis “El Guapo” Post, Bjarne P. Olsen, Ivan Tambac, Mike Malone, and Elaine Brackin.
In a release, Meyer, who has contribued to Neil Zlozower’s book Van Halen: A Visual History 1978 - 1984 stated, “‘In A Simple Rhyme’ and has always been a favorite of mine and many hardcore fans. It’s one of the earliest known songs the Van Halen brothers wrote with David Lee Roth, dating back to the band’s club days in 1976."
All proceeds from “In A Simple Rhyme” go to Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation. You can check out the track below.
The Paranoyds have released a music video for their song “Hotel Celebrity”. The video was directed by Ambar Navarro. The song is off of the band’s EP Pet Cemetery that was released last week via Suicide Squeeze Records. The Paranoyds released Carnage Bargain in 2019. Check out the video below.
Cro-Mags have released the details for their new EP, Cro-Mags 2020.The EP will be out December 11 via Mission Two Entertainment. The tracks on the release will be "Age Of Quarantine", "2020", "Life On Earth", "Violence and Destruction," "Chaos In The Streets," and "Cro-Fusion." Fittingly, the EP's runtime is 20:20.
You can check out the lead single, "2020," below. The release follows In the Beginning from this year.
We are thrilled to bring to you a Punknews exclusive premiere for Canadian punks Elder Abuse. The band is releasing a new music video for "Bored". The track will be featured on their new 3 song digital release called Take It Easy coming out on Little Rocket Records today. This is the first new material from the band since Burnt. See below to view the video.
It's Thanksgiving in the States today. So, if you live in the USA, we hope you have a great holiday. If you live outside of the States, we hope you have a good Thursday. News will be slow for the rest of the week and resumes on Monday. No matter where you live, don't deep fry a turkey inside. That is a bad idea.