Episode #560 of the Punknews Podcast is now up! In this episode John, Hallie, Sam, and Em go through the mail, answer your questions and read your feedback. Vinyl and CD care, bad shows, cool music that has come out so far this year, and life lessons are discussed. Songs by Ways Away and Dead Kennedys are played. Listen to the new episode below.
Blondie have announced that they are releasing a three-song holiday EP. The EP is called Yuletide Throwdown and will be out digitally on October 8 and on vinyl November 5. The EP features a remastered version of "Yuletide Throwdown" that was co-written by and performed with Fab 5 Freddy along with two remixes of the song by Cut Chemist. The song had been released previously as a give away flexi-disk with Flexipop magazine in 1981. Blondie released Pollinator in 2017.
Surfbort have released a video for their new song "FML". The video was directed by Gilbert Trejo and stars comedian Fred Armisen. The description for the video reads,
"If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health and has thoughts of suicide, help is available. Please call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 if you or a loved one needs support."
The song is off their upcoming album Keep On Truckin' due out October 11. Surfbort released Friendship Music in 2018. Check out the video below.
Every Time I Die have announced US tour dates for this November and December. '68 and Candy will be joining them on all dates. They will also be touring North America with Underoath and Spiritbox in 2022 and the UK in 2022 with The Bronx, Jesus Piece, and Sanction. Every Time I Die will be releasing Radical October 22 via Epitaph Records and released Low Teens in 2016. Check out the dates below.
One Man Show [EP]
Signs of the Swarm
Sloppy Seconds/The Cheats
Live at Savage Mountain Punk Fest
Employed To Serve
Live at Savage Mountain Punk Fest
Purple Toupee: They Might Be Giants Tribute
Rock N Roll Love Letter [7-inch single]
Four by Three
New York based Pep Talk just released their debut full length album Live, Laugh, Lobotomy today on Hey Pizza Records. The release is a 14 track punk tracks with a song (Trespass) featuring guest vocals from CJ Ramone. The release will be out on vinyl, CD and digitally, you can click here to grab a copy.
Hardcore band With Honor previously announced a few shows in their home state of Connecticut after their appearance at Furnace Fest. The shows on October 7th and 8th will be postponed to May 20th and 21st, 2022 at Space Ballroom in Hamden, CT. The two new dates will include performances by Shai Hulud and 2 others to be announced as openers for the events, see below to check out the announcement.
We are thrilled to bring to you an all new Punknews premiere music video for UK pop-punk band A Few Too Many. The band will be releasing a new EP titled Out For The Count on November 12th, 2021 through Lost Music Collective. Today, we bring to you the music video for the title track of the new EP. See below to check out the video.
Guns N Roses have released a new song called "Hard Skool". It was originally written during the Chinese Democracy sessions and is the second single the band has released since Slash and Duff McKagan rejoined the band. It is still not known if it is from an upcoming release. Guns N Roses released their first new song in 13 years "Absurd" in August. Check out the song below.
Bartees Strange has released a lyric video for his new song "Weights". The video was done by Bob Sweeney. The song will be a part of the deluxe edition of Live Forever that will be out October 1 via Memory Music. Bartees Strange released Live Forever in 2020. Check out the video below.
Irish post-punks M(h)aol have announced that they will be releasing a new EP. It is called Gender Studies and will be out digitally October 29 and physically January 14 via TULLE. The band have also released a video for the title track that was directed by Zoe Greenway. M(h)aol released their single "Asking For It" earlier this year. Check out the video and tracklist below.
Cancer Bats have released a video for their acoustic version of "Bricks and Mortar" called "Bricks Mandolins And More Tambourine". The song is off their acoustic EP You'll Never Break Us // Separation Sessions Vol. 2 that was released last week. Cancer Bats will be touring Ontario in 2022 with Comeback Kid and A Wilhelm Scream. Check out the video below.
The Ergs! will release three new records this Fall. The Renovations EP will be out via Wallride and includes three new country inspired tracks. Hindsight is 20/20, My Friend, Volume Two will be given a physical 2xLP release via Creep records. The Time & Season EP includes two new songs, one unrecorded song from the dorkrockcorkrod era, and two '60s covers, all on a 7-inch. That will be out via Dirtnap.
Italian emo punks I Like Allie just released a new single through Punkrock Theory. "Your Superpowers Are Stupid" is the third single off of the band's new full length album, Rare Instances of Independent Thinking. The album will be out on October 8th through Paper and Plastick (U.S.), Engineer Records (U.K.), No Reason Records (Europe) and General Soreness Records (Europe). See below to check out the third single.