Toronto's storied Horseshoe Tavern will mark its 70th birthday on December 6th, 2017. The Queen Street bar and venue, which opened as a country music club, has been an integral part of every era of the city's rock'n'roll history, including a special place in the emergence of punk rock and new wave in Toronto as the scene of the Last Pogo. You can learn about this and more in David McPherson's new book The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern: A Complete History . Enter to win a copy along with a pair of tickets to see D.O.A. play the Shoe on Saturday, October 14 as part of the venue's 70th Concert Series.Read more
Albany, New York pop-punk act State Champs are on the road, and that road will bring them across the 49th and into Western Canada for a set of shows. These include shows on September 20 in Winnipeg, September 22 in Saskatoon, September 23 in Calgary, and September 24 in Edmonton. The band is supporting their Pure Noise full length Around The World and Back. For your chance to win, click below and follow the link to the entry form.Read more
As you surely know Against Me! will undertake a massive North American tour this September and October with support from LA's Bleached and Ontario's The Dirty Nil in support of their recent LP Shape Shift With Me . Thanks to our pals at MRG Concerts, Punknews.org and Some Party are thrilled to offer up a pair of tickets for each Canadian date on the tour, including the kickoff shows in Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver along with the nearly sold out October show in Toronto.Read more
We are thrilled to announce the winner of the Billy Idol: Forever ticket contest. Carl W has won the prize package of 2 tickets to Billy Idol: Forever show on Friday, March 17th at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. Thank you to all who entered the contest.
If you would like more information on the show or to purchase VIP packages and/ or meet and greet, you can click here.Read more
Thanks to Aggronautix, we are giving away a really cool Misfits prize bundle! Included in the contest is Misery Obscura, Eerie Von's book. The book is a treasure trove. Weighing in at a meaty three pounds, the book is packed with pictures and stories of the classic Era Misfits, Samhain, and a bunch of other bands. Seriously, it is cool. But, not only do you win that, you also win five Misfits enamel pins, AND the Misfits X-Posed interview disc. Really people, this is one hell of a fiend pack.
To enter, all you have to do is e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your address and tell us why YOU should win… and if you don't win, don't fret! You can check out all of the cool Misfits stuff at Aggronautix, right here!. Either way, don't delay because this contest closes Sunday night!Read more
We previously announced a ticket giveaway for 2 general admission tickets to Billy Idol: Forever at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. We have TWO general admission tickets for his Friday, March 17th show and the contest giveaway is set to close soon. To enter, please fill out the google form below. Must be 18+ to enter the contest. The contest will close on March 6th, 2017. For more information on the show or to purchase VIP packages and/ or meet and greet, you can click here. Good Luck!Read more
We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Punk pioneer, Billy Idol at one of his upcoming Vegas show. Billy Idol: Forever show residence is form March 8th to the 25th. We have TWO general admission tickets for his Friday, March 17th show at the House of Blues in Las Vegas up for grabs. To enter, please fill out the google form below. Must be 18+ to enter. The contest close on March 6th, 2017. For more information on the show or to purchase VIP packages and/ or meet and greet, you can click here. Good Luck!Read more
This past November saw the release of Gainesville Punk: A History of Bands & Music by author Matt Walker. The folks at Arcadia Publishing & The History Press have given us three signed copies to give away. You should absolutely enter the contest and try to snag one for yourself.Read more
Today, Punknews is excited to be giving away a test pressing of the new Jr. Juggernaut record. YOU, yes you, could add this sweet gem to your collection!
The band's newest album, Witch's Hand, finds the band doubling down on what they do best- huge riffs, huge melodies, and and distinctly warped perspective. Dino Jr and Replacements would be proud.
To enter the contest, all you have to do is e-mail email@example.com. Let us know why you should win and be sure to include your address. In addition to the test press (one of five!)the winner also gets a limited 12"x12" silk screen printed poster (one of twenty!) and temporary tattoos. We'll pick one of the more interesting entries to win.The contest closes January 13, so be sure to get your entry in on time!
But if you don't win, don't fret! You can order the record right here! It's out January 31. Or, stream the whole thing below, right now!Read more
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