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GBH Announce North American Tour

GBH has announced a full North American tour. Beginning in UK, the band will land in the West Coast, weave around the US, make two stops in Canada, and end on the East Coast before returning to their home country. Check out the full tour schedule below.

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Sprocket Nova demo-ing new material

Sprocket Nova demo-ing new material

Sprocket Nova was a band comprised of robots with names like Jon Bot Jovi and Sony Danza in the mid 2000s. The Wyoming band released a full length album in 2007 and then eventually disbanded. Some interest was reignited when Teenage Bottlerocket covered the band on Stealing the Covers in 2017. Inspired by the new interest, the robots have been reactivated and are demoing new material. We will let you know if they release any of it. In the meantime, hear their 2007 lp below, Push Start right now.

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Bundles: "Lorem Ipsum"

Bundles: “Lorem Ipsum”

Boston-based punk band Bundles have released a video for their song "Lorem Ipsum" "Lorem Ipsum" is the opening track of their new LP Deaf Dogs which will be released February 18 on Gunner Records. The band recently completed a tour of Europe. See the video at the link below:

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Melvins: "Stop Moving to Florida"

Melvins: “Stop Moving to Florida”

Melvins have released a new song. It's off their upcoming album Pinkus Abortion Technician and is called "Stop Moving to Florida." It's a combo-cover of the James Gang's "Stop" and Butthole Surfers' "Moving to Florida." The lineup on this record is Buzz Osborne and guitar, Dale Crover on drums, Steve McDonald on bass and Jeff Pinkus also on bass, all at the same time. The new album is out April 20 and you can hear the new track below.

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Gibson Guitars in severe financial trouble

Gibson Guitars in severe financial trouble

Bad news for all you string slingers. Gibson Guitars is in financial trouble. According to the Nashville Post, in six months, $375 million of senior secured notes will mature and another $145 million in bank loans will be due immediately if those notes, issued in 2013, are not refinanced by July 23. The company pulls in over $1 Billion annually. Therefore, Gibson has stated that its business is sustainable but has a “a balance sheet problem and an operational problem" and may need to restructure. Meanwhile, one of the largest creditors, Moody’s Investors Service, has stated that one of three things will happen- Gibson will refinance, Gibson will give up equity in the company in exchange for the amounts due, or Gibson will be forced in bankruptcy. We'll let you know what develops.

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Teenage Bottlerocket

Teenage Bottlerocket’s Miguel Chen Publishes Book

Miguel Chen of Teenage Bottlerocket has published a new book titled, I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too. In the book, Chen discusses overcoming personal losses, coming to a spiritual path, and how yoga, meditation, and mindfulness have helped him look inward in order to see out. The book is now available through Wisdom Publications.

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The Who to release 1968 live lp with 33 minute "My Generation"

The Who to release 1968 live lp with 33 minute “My Generation”

The Who are going to release a new live album. It's called Live at the Fillmore East 1968 and has a few unique recordings. the band covers Eddie Cochran's "C'mon Everybody" and Allen Toussaint's "Fortune Teller." Perhaps most interestingly, the release's second disc includes a massive 33 minute version of "My Generation." That's out April 20. See the track list below.

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