Ringworm and Brain Tentacles will release a new split EP. The release will include originals and cover tracks by both bands. Presumably Ringworm will cover Venom and Brain Tentacles will cover Celtic Frost. It will be out June 6 via A389 RecordingsRead more
John Berry, an original member of the Beastie Boys has passed away at the age of 52. Berry passed away early Thursday morning in a hospital in Danvers, Massachusetts. According to Berry's father, Berry suffered from frontal lobe dementia which had recently worsened.
Berry was in the group's original incarnation when they were a hardcore punk band, along with Mike Diamond, Adam Yauch, and Kate Schellenbach. Berry was on the seminal Pollywog Stew. After leaving the Beastie Boys, he was in groups including Even Worse, Big Fat Love, Highway Stars and Bourbon Deluxe. Hear Pollywog Stew below.Read more
Punknews has got the scoop on Sticks and Stones. The seminal 90s punk band will reunite for a single benefit show on June 3. The show will be at Sunnyvale in Brooklyn and will raise funds for folk artist Lavender Buttons, who is suffering from cancer. Sticks and Stones lineup will include Chris Calello, Johnny X/Michael Cavallaro, Jack Terricloth/Peter Ventantonio, and Osamu Kawahara.
Speaking to Punknews, Ventantonio stated, "This should be fun. I had forgotten how exhausting singing while playing guitar is, but it has been nice to see the boys."
Opening bands will include Thulsa Doom, Out of System Transfer, Sunny Side Social Club, and more. Tickets are on sale now.Read more
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Brand New have released a new tune. It's called "I am a nightmare," and it's off a 12-inch single of the same name. The 12-inch will be out late June via Procrastinate! records. Hear the song and see upcoming tour dates (including dates with Modest Mouse) below.Read more
Russian Circles has announced that they will be releasing a new album this August. The album is called Guidance andit will be released on August 5, 2016 through Sargent House. The album was recorded and mixed by Kurt Ballou and mastered by Carl Saff. The band released a teaser for the announcement of the new record, you can click read more to view the clip and tour dates.Read more
According to Billboard Chuck D of Public Enemy, B-Real of Cypress Hill, and 3/4 of Rage Against The Machine (guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk) have formed a supergroup. The group is to be called Prophets of Rage, after the Public Enemy song and they are believed to be debuting on June 3, with a tour to follow. Note that Billboard did not name its source, but Rage Against the Machine did launch a website (Check that out here) that has a countdown clock set to go off on June 1, and also has an homage to the famed PE logo. We'll keep you updated.Read more