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Counterpunch announce new 7-inch

Counterpunch announce new 7-inch

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”.

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Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys release two new songs

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.

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Frank Meyer of Streetwalkin' Cheetahs releases Eddie Van Halen tribute track

Frank Meyer of Streetwalkin' Cheetahs releases Eddie Van Halen tribute track

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.

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Harley Flanagan

Cro-Mags detail 'Cro-Mags 2020'

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.

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Navel Gazing for November 29, 2020

Navel Gazing for November 29, 2020

Welcome to Navel Gazing, the Punknews.org commenter community's weekly symposium, therapy session, and back-alley knife-fight. Chime in below with your latest playlists, record store finds, online time wasters, and site feedback.

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Elder Abuse: "Bored"

Elder Abuse: “Bored”

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.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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.

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