More bands confirmed for Maryland Deathfest 2017

More bands confirmed for Maryland Deathfest 2017

Maryland Death Fest has confirmed 25 more bands that will be playing next year's fest. Bands added include Captain Cleanoff, Conan, Crud, Cryptopsy, Ex Dementia, Encoffination, Exumer, Father Befouled, Fiend, Fissure, Goolagoon, Goratory, Insect Warfare, Malignancy, Meth Leppard, Morbid Saint, Necropsy, October Tide, P.L.F., Skeletal Remains, SubRosa, Torture Rack, Vader, War Master, Wormrot. More acts will be added.The event takes place in Baltimore.

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Bong Mountain: "Don't Shred On Me"  (Punknews Exclusive)

Bong Mountain: “Don't Shred On Me” (Punknews Exclusive)

Punknews is happy to premier Bong Mountain’s new music video for “Don’t Shred On Me”.

2016 continues to be a good year for Grand Rapids’ Bong Mountain. In the Spring, they toured around their first appearance at Pouzza Fest. On September 23, they will release their debut LP You’re Doin’ Great (for the record) on Stonewalled Records. It will include all the songs they’ve recorded to date. Later in the fall they will play The Fest for the first time.

You can pre-order the album here and check out the new video below, right now!

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The Cut Ups

The Cut Ups (UK) announce new video and gig dates

The Cut Ups, hailing from Exeter in the UK, have released a music video for the song "End of the Road" off of their new single of the same name via Freakscene Records. The single is cut from their forthcoming full-length The Nerves, release date TBA.

The band will also be playing series of dates in Scotland this week. You can see the video, and check out the gig dates, below.

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The Slits' guitarist "rewrites" history at "Punk 1976-78" exhibition

The Slits' guitarist “rewrites” history at “Punk 1976-78” exhibition

Pitchfork recently reported that The Slits' guitarist Viv Albertine spoke at the British Library's Punk 1976-78 exhibition. While there, and upset at the lack of women's representation in the exhibition overall, Albertine took it upon herself to "rewrite" history, making edits to the museum's overview of the exhibit to include The Slits, X-Ray Spex and Siouxsie & the Banshees as key players in the UK's punk beginnings. Albertine's edits can be seen in the picture above.

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Pixies add UK dates to 2016 Euro tour

Pixies have added five UK dates to their late-autumn European tour. This tour is in addition to two stand-alone dates they will be playing this month in France and Italy. This tour will be in support of their forthcoming album, Head Carrier, which is due to be released September 30th.

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