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
Punknews is happy to be partnering with our pals at FEST 13 to giveaway a general admission pass for the shenanigans in Gainesville, FL October 31 - November 2. FEST 13 will include performances by A Wilhelm Scream, 7 Seconds, RVIVR, Descendents, Mineral, Hot Water Music, Lifetime, Marked Men, Less Than Jake, Strike Anywhere, and so many more. Tickets and full details are available here.
Mark your calendars for next Monday, October 13 at 9 p.m. EST. We'll have FEST ringmaster Tony Weinbender joining us for a special edition of "We'll Do It Live."Read more
Punknews is excited to be a part of "The Plow United Impossible Trivia Contest!" The contest coincides with two very special Plow United shows so we're giving away two prize packages- one for each show!
The band is playing a show on December 30, 2014 at the Acheron in Brooklyn, NY with Mikey Erg, Chumped, Up for Nothing, and Hatrabbits. Then, the next night, on NEW YEAR'S EVE, the band is playing at the World Cafe Live in Wilmington with Mikey Erg, The Headies, and Goddamnit.
As for the contest, one prize package includes the band's Delco 7-inch, the band's self-titled 12-inch, and a ticket to the Wilmington show. The other package includes the band's Delco 7-inch, the band's self-titled 12-inch, and a ticket to the Brooklyn show.Read more
We recently spoke about Dead Tired, the new five-piece Hamilton, Ontario-based band that features former Alexisonfire lead George Pettit on vocals. The world knows very little about the group at this point, in fact they're playing their first ever show tonight (May 16th) in their hometown with Teenager and TV Freaks.
Want to get in on the ground floor, or at least close to it? The band's playing their next show on Sunday, June 1st in St. Catharines, Ontario at the Detour Music Hall courtesy of our good friends at IndoorShoes. They'll be sharing the stage with Wild Side and Street Legal. You can find all the details here or grab tickets online.
We've got a pair of passes for the show to pass on to you folks, so enter the form below and we'll draw a name in a week or so. You could make a weekend out of it! Come down to Niagara, hit up some craft breweries, defend Upper Canada, ride the Plunge O' Sphere, then rock out to Dead Tired.Read more