Philadelphia's Wax Wav, featuring members of The Danger O's and A Victim of Good Times, have released their debut EP, aptly titled EP1. The album blends a 70s garage punk style with the melodies and rhythm of 80s indie. You can check out the track "Generation Gap" from the EP below.Read more
The Dusk In Us
Shoot the Messenger
Joyce Manor / Wavves
live in Boston
Rock 'n' Roll Animal
Bad to My World
Having an Undead Summer [EP]
live in Boston
Young Loud and Snotty
Rocket To Russia
Green Day have put out a video for their classic song “2000 Light Years Away” which was originally featured on 1991's Kerplunk. The track is also on their recently released greatest hits album called Greatest Hits: God’s Favorite Band . You can watch the video below.Read more
Ray Rocket and Sam Russo will be playing some acoustic shows in England and Scotland in February. Ray Rocket last released Do You Wanna Go to Tijuana? in 2016 via Rise Records and Sam Russo last released Greyhound Dreams in 2015 via Red Scare. You can see the list of tour dates below.Read more
This week Australian singer/songwriter Alex Lahey visited Toronto to perform at The Drake Hotel in support of her newly released full-length I Love You Like A Brother. Our photographer Stephen McGill dropped in to capture some pictures of the show. You can find them below.Read more
Northern Ireland's Lost Avenue have released a new single today. The track, "Audrey," will be on the band's next album, out via Graeme Philliskirk's (Medictation, ex-Leatherface) Little Rocket Records in 2018.
Lost Avenue's most recent album, the Best Friends EP, was released this past April on Rustys Rekords. You can read our review of that album here.
The band will also be heading out on a UK tour starting December 1st. You can check out their new single, and those tour dates, below.Read more
Punk Rock Bowling Las Vegas has been announced for May 25 - 28, 2018. While the names of bands playing it have not been released yet, the announcement did mention that the festival will be celebrating its twentieth anniversary. A more recent Instagram post stated that the festival will not be returning to Asbury Park, New Jersey next year in order "to focus all [their] energy on making [the Las Vegas festival] the biggest celebration possible." We'll keep you posted as more details come out. You can see the full post regarding Asbury Park below.Read more
Recently New Brunswick singer/songwriter and "trash folk" artist Lisa LeBlanc played the legendary Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto in support of her Polaris Music Prize shortlisted record Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen?. The show featured support by Montreal rock duo Les Deuxluxes. Our photographer Stephen McGill was there to take some shots from the event. Check them out below.Read more
We are pleased to bring to you a Punknews exclusive premiere for Ontario' pop punk band Harbour. They will be releasing a new digital EP called Dead in the Water tomorrow through Black Numbers. The six track EP was produced by Steve Rizun (The Flatliners, Junior Battles). The band will be heading out on tour on a Canadian and US tour this winter to support the release. See below to listen to the full EP and tour dates.Read more
Wahooo! Happy Holidays! We are mega-excited to announce the Punknews Holiday Spectacular! And boy do we have a shindig planned!
Cassie Ramone of Vivian Girls and The Babies will be playing songs from her holiday album Christmas in Reno! Before that, Colleen Green is going to tear up the place with a solo set of pop-punk goodness! Also, at the end, Cassie and Colleen will team up for a combo set! ALSO, thee glorious Joe Jack Talcum of a little band called The Dead Milkmen will play a solo set! WHOA.
But, on top of that, between the sets, we're going to be playing the Punknews trivia game, Punx Points, with members of the audience! On top of that, we're going to be selling limited edition cassettes that you can only get at this show! Then, on top of THAT, we have heard that a certain Jolly Old Elf might swing by during the show… you better be nice until then!
The whole thing will be December 22 at Creep Records in Philly. (1050 N Hancock St #76, Philadelphia, PA 19123). Doors are at 7pm and the show starts at 7:30pm SHARP. Don't be late because you won't want to miss a minute!Read more
California based record label Creator-Destructor Records announced they will be hosting a showcase in Oakland, CA on January 13th at Eli's Mile High Club. Light This City, Spinebreaker, Wilderness Dream, Viral, Glacier Eater, Realms of Vision and At Our Heels will be playing the showcase. You can click here for more information on the event.Read more