You, yes you, and the friend of your choosing, might get to go see nomadic-death-folk-metal band Tengger Cavalry and modern metallers Incite for FREE! The bands are on tour together and we are giving away TWO pairs of tickets. To enter, all you have to do is check out the tour dates below and then decide where you want to see the bands. E-mail the tour date where you'd like to see them to firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, and we will randomly pick two sets of winners!Read more
We're giving away some tickets to Pennywise's upcoming Vegas show, but your time to enter is running out! You, yes you, can win two tickets to see Pennywise at the House of Blues, Las Vegas on November 19. But, that's not all! The winner also gets thirty bucks to spend on food (or booze) and a poster from the show!
To enter, all you have to do is e-mail email@example.com and say why you should win the tickets. Please use the headline "Pennywise Contest" in your e-mail. But, the contest closes August 31 and we will pick a winner September 1, so don't be late! Good luck!Read more
For all you Vegas types, we have got a cool contest! You, yes you, can win two tickets to see Pennywise at the House of Blues, Las Vegas on November 19. But, that's not all! The winner also gets thirty bucks to spend on food (or booze) and a poster from the show!
To enter, all you have to do is e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and say why you should win the tickets. Please use the headline "Pennywise Contest" in your e-mail. The contest closes August 31 and we will pick a winner September 1. Good luck!Read more
All you shredders, listen up! Today is International Go Skateboarding day, so we're giving away TWO skateboard decks courtesy of Riot Style Records Records. The grand prize is a The Dwarves pool deck. Runner up gets a Streets Deck. In case you don't win, you can order these cool boards at Riot Style right now.
To enter, all you have to do is e-mail email@example.com with a short explanation of why you should win. (Be sure to include your address, too!) We'll pick the best entries to win. Veteran skaters and newbies are equally encouraged to play. Good luck to you!Read more
Our pals at Toronto's MRG Concerts have a huge slate of upcoming punk and punk-related shows coming up in cities across Ontario. On the slate you'll find Against Me! playing London, Latterman's reunion coming to Toronto, Bry Webb of the Constantines playing the songs of the Replacements and performances by Gaslight Anthem's Brian Fallon. Want to win some tickets? Pick your show here for a chance to win a pair of passes. Not only that but one grand prize winner will fill their summer with passes to everything!Read more
Well, we're giving away one cassette tape version of the release! (The tape version has the single and a bunch of neat bonus tracks!) To win, all you have to do is e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and tell Santa why you've been good or bad, this year. Saint Nick will pick the winner and deliver the goods! Good luck!Read more
As you may know, DFL recently reissued their 90's classic album, Proud to Be , out via Epitaph Records and Burger records. We also had a nice chat with band founder Monty Messex about the release. Well, get ready, DFL fans… now we're giving away TWO, count 'em TWO, vinyl test presses of the reissue. Test. Presses. Oh man!
To enter, all you have to do is e-mail a few sentences about why you should win to email@example.com. We'll pick two winners from those entries. This contest closes Saturday night at 11:59 PM EST, so don't delay…Read more
As you probably know by now, Punknews is a sponsor of this year's FEST, down in Gainesville, Florida. Well, here's the big daddy of contests: We're giving away some tickets to FEST 14!
All you gotta do is send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with a short description of why you think you should win a ticket. We'll pick the winners based on who has the best spiel. We'll have multiple winners, so you definitely have a chance to win. But, this contest closes at midnight tonight, so send us an e-mail ASAP!Read more
So, get this: Terrance Zdunich, who was in Repo! The Genetic Opera has written and filmed a movie called Alleluia: The Devil's Carnival. Now, get this: it stars the Hoff himself, king of Baywatch, David Hasselhoff. Also in the film are Paul Sorvino of Goodfellas, Barry Bostwick of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Tech N9ne! The film was directed by Darren Lynn Bousman who directed Saw 1, 2, and 3.
The film is a musical comedy and follows the journey of Lucifer as he makes his way into heaven. The screening involves a Q+A with some of the producers and staff before the reel rolls.
Well, we've got free tickets to give away! To enter the contest, just e-mail your name to email@example.com. If you win, you'll get a free pair of tickets to the Chicago screening on September 11 at Patio Theatre (6008 E Irving Park Rd) at 6:45 PM..Read more
Dummerfest 2k15 is slowly approaching and we want to give our readers a chance to partake in the festivities. One lucky reader will win two passes to see PEARS, Midnight Reruns, Juiceboxxx. Meat Wave, Big Zit, 88 Fingers Louie, Masked Intruder, In Defence, Tenement, Get Rad, Lipstick Homicide, and Direct Hit!.
Send your full name to Brittany@punknews.org to be eligible to win.
Dummerfest 2k15 will take place June 20 in Milwaukee, WI at The Metal Grill. More information can be found here.Read more
Terror, the embodiment of modern hardcore, is releasing a vinyl version of their live album CBGB OMFUG Masters: Live June 10, 2004 The Bowery Collection. The album is out next week via CBGB's archives and has 11 tracks. You can pre-order here.
But, we're also giving a copy to one lucky reader! E-mail your best (or worst or funniest) stage dive story to firstname.lastname@example.org. Did you do a horrible stage dive? Did you see one? We're you kicked in the head?! We'll pick a winner on Saturday!Read more
Does any other band embody the posi-attitude of punk rock more than H2O? It's one thing to hear a studio album, but live, they are something else. Well, the band is releasing a vinyl version of their live album, recorded at that mecca of punk rock, CBGB. On June 9, 2015, the band will release a vinyl version of the recording from CBGB's archive series called CBGB OMFUG Masters: Live August 19, 2002 The Bowery Collection.
You can pre-order the record here. Meanwhile, you can e-mail email@example.com with the most posi statement about H2O that you can think of. The deadline is midnight on Friday. We'll choose the best answer on Saturday.Read more
Today we're excited to be giving away a pair of tickets for the upcoming Skate and Surf Fest! The Festival is this weekend in Asbury Park, New Jersey and has a huge lineup, including sets by The Gaslight Anthem, Dropkick Murphys, Big D and the Kids Table, Iron Chic, Thrice, American Nightmare, Defeater and many more.
To enter, all you have to do is e-mail Podcast@punknews.org. We'll randomly pick the lucky entry on Wednesday night. You can find more info about the festival right here.Read more
Today, we've got a really cool contest for you all. Vinnie Fiorello of Less than Jake and Obi Fernandez of Westbound Train have started a new label called Rare Breed Records. They've got a lot of ska and ska-type music on the label, and, in fact, they've got their own house band!
To celebrate, the label is giving away one flexi-disc of Anthony Raneri Bayside and the Rare Breed House band covering Cliff Richard's "The Young Ones"… in a ska style! To enter, all you have to do is write a few sentences about why "ska is greatest musical genre to ever exist" and then e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll pick the winner based on who has the best explanation.
Meanwhile, you can hear the new comp below.Read more
Today, Punknews is excited to announce a new contest! Paper + Plastick have just announced their Summer Sampler 2015, which includes tracks by Brutal Youth, Dwayne, Junior Battles, After the Fall and more! You can get the whole thing for FREE right here.
To coincide with the release, P+P is giving away a free copy of the new Brutal Youth 7-inch, Bottoming Out . To enter, all you have to do us e-mail email@example.com and we'll randomly pick one winner. If you win, you'll have that kick ass record shipped right up to your door. (P.S. Sorry, contest not open to people who live in Quebec).
Meanwhile, you can stream the entire sampler below. Check it out!Read more