Podcast
Best Midwestern - Indiana

Best Midwestern - Indiana

The Best Midwestern podcast, with hosts Greg Simpson and Scott Heisel, is back with a new season. Here's what Greg has to say about the show's ambitious new project: "On the first episode of our year-long project to deep-dive into the music history of each of the 12 Midwestern states we look at Indiana, from Tin Pan Alley songwriters of the 1910s and 20s to indie and punk rock one hundred years later." Click below to check it out or subscribe in iTunes.

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Hunx and His Punx Play John Waters Birthday Show

Hunx and His Punx Play John Waters Birthday Show

Hunx and His Punx have been dormant for years. Between Seth Bogart’s numerous ventures (his solo work, the Wacky Wacko store, an upcoming television show) and Shannon Shaw leaving to form her own project (Shannon and The Clams), Hunx has fallen to the wayside. However, in a recent surprise Instagram post, Seth Bogart has announced that Hunx and His Punx will return to the stage to take part in John Waters’ birthday celebration in Detroit, Michigan. Hunx will begin the celebration on April 20th at El Club, with L7 and Mink Stole performing the following days. Bogart also stated “and I’m terrible at keeping secrets but more Hunx 2018 news coming soon”

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HIRS Collective To Release Star Studded Debut LP

HIRS Collective To Release Star Studded Debut LP

The Philadelphia queer grindcore project HIRS Collective has announced their first full length album. Aptly titled Friends. Lovers. Favorites., this long awaited release will feature collaborations with Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!, Shirley Manson of Garbage, Martin Crudo of Los Crudos and Limpwrist, Marissa Paternoster of Screaming Females, Erica Freas of RVIVR, Sadie Switchblade of G.L.O.S.S., Alice Bag of The Bags and more! The record will also include a remixed and remastered of HIRS Collective’s 2016 EP, YOU CAN’T KILL US as well as a new all female artists remixed edition titled YOU CAN’T REMIX US.

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Tours
Helmet

Helmet/Prong (US)

Helmet and Prong are joining forces for a co-headlining U.S. tour in May. Prong's Tommy Victor said in a statement: "Finally! Helmet and Prong on tour together at last. The circle is now complete." Helmet's latest album, Dead to the World, was released in October 2016 via earMUSIC and Prong's latest album, Zero Days, was released last July via Steamhammer. See list of tour dates below.

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Watch the new video by The Uncouth right now!

Watch the new video by The Uncouth right now!

Punknews is pleased to bring you the premier of the killer new video and single from Kansas City street punk/Oi! quartet The Uncouth. The song is overflowing with righteous rage for these troubled times. The "Just a Matter of Time" 7-inch will be available on March 16th from Teenage Heart Records. The band last released the Jonesy's War EP on Teenage Heart in 2016. Check out the new video below, right now! You can also pre-order the record right here!

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Streams
Second In Line release single "Clark"

Second In Line release single “Clark”

UK's Second In Line have released the twelfth and final track in their 2017 "A Track a Month" series. Although intended for a December release, the band was finally able to get it out as a free/name your price download for St. Valentine's Day.

The band intends to release all twelve tracks as a single album, iCandy in the near future.

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Videos
T.S.O.L.

TSOL to release 'Live At The Observatory'

T.S.O.L. have announced that they will be releasing a live album called Live At The Observatory. It was recorded during the band's January 5, 2018 show at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. The release will include all of the tracks from their 1981 self-titled EP and Dance With Me. Live At The Observatory will be out in June 2018 via Hardline Entertainment. You can watch the trailer for the release below.

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