Hey! Ho! Let's! ...stop

Hey! Ho! Let's! …stop

Well, Ramones week has come to an end. We hope you had as much fun reading about and discussing the band as we did writing the articles. You can see a recap of the articles after the jump.

Also, should we do Ramones Week 2 next year? Maybe Clash week 2? How about Misfits, Damned, or Black Flag week? Maybe Against Me!, Ceremony, Green Day, NoFX, or Gaslight Anthem week? Let us know in the comments below.

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Listen to the Punknews Ramones Radio Special!

Listen to the Punknews Ramones Radio Special!

Ramones week is coming to a close over here at Punknews. So, let's go out with a mighty 1,2,3,4! Staffers John Gentile, Adam White, Ricky Frankel, and Tom Trauma got together to debate and dissect the Ramones. They debated if the Ramones were the first punk band! They argued how about how many great albums the band has! They fought over Tommy Ramones' famous belly shirt! They also played a bunch of rare tunes. Also, be sure to stick around to the end to hear the "Great Ramones Drum-Off!" Check out the special below!

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Kid You Not release new EP,  autumn gigs in Florida

Kid You Not release new EP, autumn gigs in Florida

Florida-based melodic punk act Kid You Not have released their new 5-song EP, Nothing Was Beautiful and Everything Hurt, on Felony Records. This is their second release on the label, following the Almost Home EP released earlier this year.

Kid You Not also have planned a series of gigs in Florida through October and into November, including a visit to The Fest. You can check out the title track from the new EP, and those gig dates, below.

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Streams
Hiding Place : 'Hiding Place'

Hiding Place : 'Hiding Place'

Seattle, Washington's Hiding Place is currently streaming their debut self-titled EP over at GoldFlakePaint. The EP consists of 4 new songs and was recorded by Jackson Justice Long. The album is out now on Alternatives Label. You can click read more to listen to the stream.

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Fucked Up

Fucked Up to release 'Year of the Snake' 12-inch in 2017 via Tankcrimes

Punknews has just confirmed that Fucked Up will be releasing Year of the Snake in early 2017. It will be out via Tankcrimes Records and will be Tankcrimes' 100th release. The 12-inch "single" will be the band's latest release in their planned 12 part zodiac series. Snake will be the band's eighth zodiac release. The last zodiac release was Year of the Hare in 2015. Before that, Tankcrimes released Year of the Dragon [12-inch] in 2014. Meanwhile, Fucked Up will be playing their Hidden World album in full at select shows and will be playing some other gigs with Descendents and Night Birds.

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Videos
The Overjoyed: "Sharp Teeth"

The Overjoyed: “Sharp Teeth”

Greek punks The Overjoyed have released a video for the track "Sharp Teeth" off of their forthcoming album Boomdoggle, due out September 20th on Cannonball Records. The album is a follow-up to their 2011 EP, 32. You can check out the video out below.

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Ska and Reggae Music
Punk Island NYC releases compilations

Punk Island NYC releases compilations

Punk Island NYC has released their 2014-2016 compilations on their Bandcamp page. Punk Island NYC is a collective of artists, curators, musicians, and educators whose goal is to bring the vitality, diversity, and intensity of the NYC punk scene. They run an annual festival in New York City. These compilations feature songs from bands who played in the festival each year. Songs by High School Football Heroes, Sketchy, Lost In Society and many more are featured on these compilations. You can click here to listen or download the compilations.

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Season of Mist
KEN mode

KEN mode announce new EP

Canada's KEN mode have announced a new EP titled Nerve. The EP will be coming out on November 10th on Reptilian Records. The EP will have three songs from never been released before B-sides called Nerve. These three songs was recorded with their Success session. The digital version will also include a version of their song "Absolutely Not" from their a split with The Atlas Moth and three demo tracks from their record titled Entrench. Pre-order for the EP will be up next month. The band has also announced two shows in celebration of the new 7 inch, you can click read more to view the dates.

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Sonic Reducer: The Ramones!

Sonic Reducer: The Ramones!

Today, we continue our Sonic Reducer series! In the series, Punknews writers compress a band, genre, theme, or time period into a playlist that would fit on a single CD. Along with the playlist, you'll get either an overview of the topic, such as a band introduction, or a story about how the music in the playlist moved or changed the writer.

Today, Punknews writer Tom Trauma covers Ramones for Ramones Week!

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