Los Angeles based indie label Wiretap Records has released another compilation in their “ATTENTION” digital series, this time with proceeds going to the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union). Additionally, the label has announced that they will continue to release quarterly compilations over the next four years with 100% of proceeds going to the ACLU. The 30-track comp, features tracks from Wiretap artists, such as Kamikaze Girls, Spanish Love Songs, Wolves&Wolves&Wolves&Wolves, Get Married with many more, along with tracks from labels like Topshelf Records, Asian Man Records, Jetsam-Flotsam and others. Click “Read More” to see what Wiretap Records’s founded had to say about the comp, and click here to pick up the comp for a “name your price” rate for a great cause.Read more
Post hardcore band TouchÃ© AmorÃ© released a European tour documentary on Metal Hammer. The video is called Moments In Passing and it documents their current european tour. The band is touring to support their 2016 release titled Stage Four . The band will be wrapping up their current tour with Angel Dust on February 23rd and returning to the US to do a full US tour with Thursday and Basement.Read more
The Menzingers have announced a tour in the UK and Europe this spring. They will be touring with Canada's The Flatliners and The Dirty Nil. All three bands will be touring to support their latest or upcoming albums. The Menzingers released After The Party on on Epitaph Records, The Flatliners will be releasing Inviting Light on April 7, 2017 on Rise Records and The Dirty Nil will be releasing Minimum R&B on April 28, 2017 on Fat Wreck Chords.Read more
Montreal's punk festival, Pouzza Fest have announced their full 2017 line up. They have already announced the first wave of performances by Lagwagon, The Slackers, The Flatliners and other. This announcement will include the addition of Pup, RVIVR, The Real McKenzies, Joey Cape, Tim Barry, Iron Chic, Broadway Calls, Off With Their Heads and much more. The festival will happen on May 19 to May 21, 2017 in Montreal, QC, Canada. For more information about the event or to purchases passes you can click here.
you can see the full announcement below.
The Bloody Lips
The Grinding Wheel
Deftones / S.O.D.
Planes Mistaken For Stars
Cometbus #56: A Bestiary of Booksellers [zine]
With Change [EP]
The Black Market
Today, Punknews is pleased to debut the new video by Psychocide!
In the video for "Mr. Suit," a middle age banker goes on a women and boozed fueled rager, and of course, just when he thinks the world is at his finger tips… well… As the band states, "Eventually we see the downfall of Mr. Suit and the rise of the co-worker who transforms into the new Mr. Suit. The cycle repeats, Money brings power, which leads to greed."The video is sound tracked by Psychocide's slick power-pop/ garage rock combo. Vines, Hives, and Strokes fans, check this out.
The tune is off Alcohol & Bad Decisions, due out March 3, 2017. Check out the video below, right now!Read more
Grand Rapids, Michigan's The Bloody Lips (featuring former members of The Lippies) have released their first full-length on their Bandcamp page. The record is called B-Side Noise and it came out via Independent Fries. You can listen to the album below.Read more
According to a post from Dead Kennedys guitarist East Bay Ray's official Facebook page, the organizers of Riot Fest offered the band to perform at this year's Riot Fest Chicago. According to Ray, he wanted to do this show, but original frontman Jello Biafra declined the offer. East Bay Ray's post said, "Dead Kennedys had a sincere offer to play a reunion show at Riot Fest in Chicago this fall. Jello Biafra turned it down. Klaus Flouride, DH Peligro and I were looking forward to doing it." Alternative Tentacles, Biafra's record label declined to comment on the situation. Biafra last released White People and the Damage Done with his band The Guantanamo School of Medicine. East Bay Ray last released East Bay Ray and the Killer Smiles .Read more
After a 10 year break up, the men of The Fullblast has returned to the stage with brand new material. They grew older and more mature as people. Bringing this new found insight to restart something that they hold near and dear to their hearts. They spent some time working to craft and perfect a new EP titled Attack.Sustain.Decay, something the band can feel proud to call their comeback EP. Making sure to keep the new material as energetic and fast as they possibly can with a newfound mature lens on life. The EP is due out February 24, 2017 digitally. Editor Samantha Barrett sat down and spoke to vocalist Ian Stanger about the bands sustaining the attack of fast music while doing it yourself.Read more