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Episode 303: 40oz Nightmare

The 303rd episode of the Punknews Podcast finds Adam White, Tom Trauma and Ricky Frankel covering the Polaris Music Prize long list announcement, the upcoming Descendents tour dates, a cool new EP from G.L.O.S.S., the pending studio work of Prophets of Rage, the new Tim Armstrong solo record and more. We also expose how old and cranky we are by subjecting ourselves to the new song from Good Charlotte and the lineup of this year's Warped Tour compilation.

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Episode 301: Public Enemy with Rome

It's episode 301 of the Punknews Podcast, the show that wouldn't die! John Gentile, Adam White and Ricky Frankel tackle some of the stories we missed over the past few weeks, including the shutdown of the Andrew W.K. affiliated Santos Party House following a contentious Oi! festival. We also talk Daniel Romano's surprise new punk record, Morrissey's inability to confirm Riot Fest without drama, a reunion show of the influential Sticks and Stones, the Candy Hearts controversy, that insane Vitamin-X video, and the political outrage supergroup Prophets of Rage.

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Episode 300

Episode 300

It's here! To celebrate 300 episodes of the Punknews Podcast we brought in a bunch of friends to chat about punk rock, play song cool songs, and join in our ongoing experiment in rambling insanity. This episode features live performances from Blag Dahlia of the Dwarves, new Fat Wreck darlings PEARS, Hallie Bulleit's new trio Hiccup and Albany, NY's After The Fall. We also catch up with Asian Man Records' Mike Park to celebrate his label's own big anniversary.

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Best Midwestern - Episode 32 - Midwestern Moonage Daydream

Best Midwestern - Episode 32 - Midwestern Moonage Daydream

On this episode of the Best Midwestern podcast, Greg flies solo as Scott takes care of some family business. It's Battle of the Midwest Bowie Heads at a May 22nd show, as Greg's David Bowie tribute, The Band Who Fell to Earth, takes on fellow Lafayette, IN band Popular Ego who perform The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars in it's entirety. Many live clips in 20-some minutes, so enjoy a quick trip to outer space via Indiana.

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Episode 299: Wall to Wall Dicks / Travelin' Farr

On this episode of the Punknews Podcast, Adam White, Ricky Frankel and John Gentile tread water as we wait for the big 300 by chatting about recent shows, some great listener mail, John's weird childhood, and for some reason M*A*S*H. We also chat about the death of Government Issue's John Stabb, The Red Aunts reunion show, Direct Hit’s new video, Motorhead’s upcoming live album, The Ergs reuniting, Weezer’s Rivers writing for The Monkees, and the next Bouncing Souls album.

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Episode 298: Arson & Meth

On this episode of the Punknews Podcast, Adam White, Ricky Frankel and John Gentile pay tribute to the first Ramones record on its 40th anniversary and reminisce about the late Skatalite Lord Tanamo (and how much the Trojan Ska box sets meant to us). We also speculate about the upcoming Descendents record and grapple with this new Blink-182 song.

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Best Midwestern - Episode 30 - The Purple One

Best Midwestern - Episode 30 - The Purple One

On this episode of the Best Midwestern podcast, Greg and Scott pay tribute to the late Minnesota native Prince, as well as review new albums by power pop veterans Cheap Trick (Rockford, IL) and shoegaze group Pity Sex (Ann Arbor, MI). Perhaps as a nod to Prince's Dirty Mind album cover, the guys end the age-old debate: boxers, briefs, boxer briefs… or none of the above?

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Episode 297: I'll never be as cool

On this episode of the Punknews Podcast, Adam White, John Gentile, and Tom Trauma discuss the fact that almost half of the folks buying vinyl don't play their records. We also look at the Tidal class action lawsuit, Axl Rose fronting AC/DC, the cancelled Drive Like Jehu curated ATP festival, the first round of bands announced for Fest 15, and the upcoming Masked Intruder release.

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