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Check out these cool new bands in 2022!

Check out these cool new bands in 2022!

It is June which means we are halfway through 2022 and it is time for Cool New Bands at Punknews! The amazing Punknews writers have banded together to tell you about some of the best new bands out there right now. As always this is by no means a definitive list of new bands, this is a list of bands that Punknews contributors think rock.

Feel free to post new bands that you are listening to now in the comment section. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for more new bands as the year goes on. Read on and fill your ears will the sweet, sweet sounds of new music!

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The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Gunner Chistiansen (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Gunner Chistiansen (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you another special episode with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion will be out February 2022 through A-F Records and Gunner Records. The release is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab your copy.

Today, we have the final installment with label owner Gunner Chistiansen of Gunner Records, see below.

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The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Chris Stowe (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Chris Stowe (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you another special episode with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion is out now through A-F Records and Gunner Records, you can click here to grab your copy.

Today, we have the next installment with Chris Stowe, see below.

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The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Frank Turner (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Frank Turner (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you another special episode with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion will be out February 2022 through A-F Records and Gunner Records. The release is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab your copy.

Today, we have the next installment with the fantastic Frank Turner, see below.

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The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Doug Dean (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Doug Dean (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you another special episode with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion will be out February 2022 through A-F Records and Gunner Records. The release is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab your copy.

Today, we have the next installment with visual artist Doug Dean, see below.

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The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Tim Van Doorn (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Tim Van Doorn (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you another special episode with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion will be out February 2022 through A-F Records and Gunner Records. The release is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab your copy.

Today, we have the next installment with music producer Tim Van Doorn, see below.

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The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Jess Guise (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Jess Guise (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you another special episode with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion will be out February 2022 through A-F Records and Gunner Records. The release is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab your copy.

Today, we have the next installment with Jess Guise, see below.

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The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Nic Morreale (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Nic Morreale (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you another special episode with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion will be out February 2022 through A-F Records and Gunner Records. The release is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab your copy.

Today, we have the next installment with drummer Nic Morreale, see below.

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The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Randy Moore (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Randy Moore (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you another special episode with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion will be out February 2022 through A-F Records and Gunner Records. The release is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab your copy.

Today, we have the third installment with guitarist Randy Moore, see below.

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Check out these hidden gems from 2021!

Check out these hidden gems from 2021!

It can be nearly impossible to keep track of all of the music released in a year, especially in a year filled with so many great releases like 2021. It is inevitable that some EPs and LPs will get more attention than others and some you might’ve missed entirely. But not to worry! The Punknews writers are here and they have rounded up some killer releases that they felt didn’t get enough attention this year. There are albums that will take you on a journey, albums that will make you want to dance, albums that will make you feel like you can take on the universe and that’s just a start.

As always this is by no means a definitive list of overlooked albums, this is a list of EPs and LPs that Punknews contributors think rock. Feel free to post albums that you felt didn’t get enough love this year in the comment section. So without further ado check out the list below!

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The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Lucas Rinz (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour Podcast interview with Lucas Rinz (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you another special episode with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion will be out February 2022 through A-F Records and Gunner Records. The release is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab your copy.

Today, we have the second installment with bassist Lucas Rinz, see below.

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The Berman Hour podcast interview with Charlie Stavish (OBLivION series)

The Berman Hour podcast interview with Charlie Stavish (OBLivION series)

We are so pleased to bring you a special series/partnership with The Berman Hour podcast. We are teaming up to present a exclusive first for Into OBLivION, a podcast series where singer/songwriter Jeff Berman aka Divided Heaven will be interviewing the folks involved in making his upcoming album, Oblivion. For the next few weeks we will be dropping interviews with producers Charlie Stavish, Frank Turner, Tim van Doorn; engineers Mike Bardzik and Bradley Riot; guest musicians Randy Moore, Jess Guise, Jen 'Pop' Razavi and more. Oblivion will be out February 2022 through A-F Records and Gunner Records. The release is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab your copy. Today, we have the first episode with Charlie Stavish, see below.

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Check out these cool new bands in 2021!

Check out these cool new bands in 2021!

It is that time of year when the contributors at Punknews highlight some up and coming bands that are propelling punk to new heights! We’ve got something for everyone - hardcore punk, pop-punk, punk that deifies any categorization, punk that will take you to a new dimension and everything in between.

As always this is by no means a definitive list of new bands, this is a list of bands that Punknews contributors think rock. Feel free to post new bands that you are listening to now in the comment section. What are you waiting for? Dive into the list below!

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Here's our list of band weeks so far!

Here's our list of band weeks so far!

For the past few years, we've been doing "band weeks" at Punknews where we focus on a band or artist for the entire week. Eventually, we plan to have a section dedicated to the band weeks on the site. But, until then, here's a list of all of the band weeks we've done so far. Check out all of the previous weeks below! also, what band should we cover next?

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Check out these cool new bands in 2020!

Check out these cool new bands in 2020!

Once a year at Punknews, we like to pick out a few cool new bands and shine a spotlight on these up-and-comers. This year we've got a great crop of bands that exemplify just how punk is rapidly evolving into something new, fresh, and exciting.

So, check out our list of new bands that we think are kick ass below. As always, this is not the "definitive list of best cool new bands." It's just a selection of new bands that we think rock. By all means, add your pick in the comments below.

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