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.ng–section1 { font–size: small; border–bottom: 1px solid #C5C5C5; width: 70%; font–weight: bold; padding: 1em 0 0em 2em; } .ng–section2 { font–size: xx–small; padding: 0 0 2em 3em; } Hello everybody and welcome to Navel Gazing: your look back at the week in Punknews. I'm Adam White and I'll be your guide through some of the most popular, notable, and otherwise attention getting stories of the past seven days. Each and every Punknews story is built from tips contributed by you fine folks, and here's what got the community talking… The People Must Have Something Good To Read On A Sunday This week's most popular stories This week saw the influential Smoking Popes add a new member to their ranks, one Neil Hennessy of the Lawrence Arms. Chicago is surely stoked. The final trailer for the Germs biopoc What We Do Is Secret arrived online. Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz was sued by a heckler who was involved in a 2007 altercation with the bassist / lyricist / eyeliner enthusiast. Weezer's speaking out about their new single, with lyrics designed to annoy their meddling label. On the new release front we had news on the Hold Steady's next record Stay Positive. Dead To Me has a new record on the way this September via Fat. Also keep an eye out for Me First and the Gimme Gimmes' Have Another Ball!. Epitaph also has a new act on the roster, signing electro–grind act I Set My Friends On Fire.

Rancid has announced North American tour dates for later this year. The Alkaline Trio have announced dates in support of Agony and Irony as well. Chuck Ragan, Tim Barry and Ben Nichols have announced The Revival Tour. On the new audio front we heard China's Brain Failure with Chuck D performing "Beijing Calling," Against Me! broke out the ten year old track "One Pound of Flesh," Street Dogs unveiled the song "Two Angry Kids" and the Andrew Jackson Jihad "Candles in the Wind Ben's Song." If videos are your thing then look no further than Fall Out Boy's cover of "Beat It" and Against Me's rock the vote version of "Stop". Finally this week saw the break up of Sinking Ships. I Can't Control My Fingers I Can't Control My Brain New feature content, weekly columns and exclusives This week we spoke with Shannon Saint Ryan of punk rock supergroup The T4 Project, who are gearing up for the physical release of their recent album (interview). We also spoke with Nathan Winneke of Horse The Band, who are in the midst of their world tour (interview). Video of the Week featured footage ––> Our Vinyl File feature was on hold as the Fredericton River flooded, and that makes record nerdery difficult. recommended music ––> Streaming Music from ––> So what's coming up this week? Look for releases from Millencolin and Kevin Seconds, with tours kicking off from Pennywise, Hot Water Music, the Bad Religion and more.

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Check the Punknews Music page to stream all sorts of anticipated new music including Manchester ska act Sonic Boom Six, Amarillo, TX-based surf/punk outfit The Mag Seven, the long-awaited new album from The A.K.A.s on industrial powerhouse Metropolis Records, the new full length from In The Red, the new EP Smart and Stupid by New Brunswick, NJ-based Scream Hello, the new full length from space punks The Phenomenauts, six songs from Carbondale, IL Red Scare act The Copyrights, the debut full length from Pegasuses-XL, No Use for a Name's new full length The Feel Good Record of the Year, Glass and Ashes' sophomore full length, the new EP from Toronto's Hostage Life