Hello everyone and welcome to Navel Gazing (GOING ONE YEAR STRONG SINCE BRINGING IT BACK!): your look back in the week in Punknews. I'm Ricky Frankel and I'll be your guide through some of the juiciest, most popular and otherwise noteworthy stories from the last seven days. Remember, every Punknews story and review is built from tips from our wonderful, good-looking readers, so get to submitting a story, feel free to submit a review or if you are a photographer continue reading below. Here's what got the strange, slow and old community talking this week: Photo Credit: SCL Punk!, Beyond Films
- Better Call Saul!: Gwen Stefani got sued.
- 88 Fingers Louie are working one a new record.
- Features Editor John Gentile interviewed Jess Townsend of World/Inferno Friendship Society.
- Hot Water Music are working on a new album.
- Culture Abuse accused From First To Last of ripping off their album cover.
- Plow United are going on hiatus and released a new song.
- Get Dead performed some songs for Bridge City Sessions.
- John K. Samson of The Weakerthans announced a tour.
- Japandroids made their new album available to stream.
- "NICK Jones": February 7th has been proclaimed "Clash Day" in Washington, misspelled Mick Jones's name on the proclamation.
- Cheap Girls decided to break up.
And so ends another wonderful week for the Punknews community. Tonight let's just kick back, maybe break out the drinks, gather around the digital bonfire and talk. Maybe you saw (or will see) an awesome show, found a great new band, or chat about anything else you would like. We leave it to you, the always respectful and courteous readers and commenters. See you way too bright and early on Monday morning.
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