Minus The Bear

Minus The Bear announce farewell tour and EP

Washington's Minus The Bear have announced that they have decided to bring the band to an end in an interview with Stereogum. The band has announced a final tour and a new EP titled Fair Enough to conclude the 17-year run of writing and touring, see below. The EP will be available through Suicide Squeeze Records on October 19, 2018. The band formed in 2001 out of members of Sharks Keep Moving, Botch, Kill Sadie, and more. The band has released 6 albums and a handful of EP's. See below to view the final tour dates.

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Festivals & Events
The Offspring

The Offspring, Social Distortion, more to play Surf City Blitz

The line up for this year's Surf City Blitz has been announced. The list of bands playing it includes The Offspring, Social Distortion, Pennywise, Rancid, Bad Religion, Suicidal Tendencies, Fear, Snuff, Mad Caddies, Back Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Interrupters, Voodoo Glow Skulls and more. The event is scheduled for October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018 at Hunting State Beach in Hunting Beach, CA.

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The Hi-Fi Ninja announce new album

The Hi-Fi Ninja announce new album

Paducah, KY trio The Hi-Fi Ninja have announced their newest album. Titled Tattered and Torn the album is set to released on September 29th, and will be their first on Maryland's Snubbed Records. The band will also be playing a record release show on the date.

THFN's most recent album, the Call It A Day EP, was released in 2017. You can check out the title track from that album, as well as the details of that record release gig, below.

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Pharoin: "Vile Boys"

Pharoin: “Vile Boys”

Michigan punk quartet Pharoin has just debuted a new music video for their song "Vile Boys". It notably features Mike Schank, who starred in and did the music for the 1999 cult classic film American Movie. Pharoin released the New Ways To Annoy EP in 2018. You can watch the video below.

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Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot members get 15 days in jail for protest

During the World Cup this weekend, members of Pussy Riot rushed the field to protest the Russian Government's policies. They were arrested and charged with crimes related to the incident. Today, three of the four protesters were sentenced to 15 days in jail: Veronica “Nika” Nikulshina, Olga Kurachyova, and Pyotr Verzilov. They also are banned from sporting events for three years. A fourth protester, Olga Pakhtusova, is still awaiting sentencing.

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