Hello everyone and welcome to Navel Gazing: 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: John Paul Allen / PunkWorldViews.com
- The Damned will be opening for the Hollywood Vampires.
- The Aggrolites will be releasing their first album in seven years.
- Strung Out announced an acoustic EP and released a new song.
- Record Store Day released its 2018 list.
- Pennywise announced a new album and released a song.
- The line up for the Burger Boogaloo was announced.
- The Circle Jerks recently reissued their album Wonderful.
- Members of Lifetime, Bouncing Souls and Minor Threat formed a new band called Beach Rats.
- Yours truly interviewed Chad Price of A Vulture Wake and ALL.
- Save Ferris announced a live album.
- Photographer Stephen McGill took some photos at Rich Aucoin's recent show.
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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