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Lori of Acid King on 'Busse Woods,' chances, and guitar tone

Lori of Acid King on 'Busse Woods,' chances, and guitar tone

Acid King play crushing, low, rumbling, ominous stoner metal. For twenty six years now, they've been reveling in the psychedelic, heavy low end. And, not only that, this year is the twentieth anniversary of one of their more iconic freight trains, the massive 46 minute, six track Busse Woods. Inspired by what would go down on the outskirts of Chicago, the album would go on to define midwest metal and serve as the band's first true victory.

With the album hitting two decades this year, the band is touring and playing the album live. And, they've also re-released the beast with some bonus tracks (including a Motorhead cover!) To that end, Punknews' John Gentile spoke to guitarist/vocalist Lori S about the album, the woods, and drugs. Check out the interview below.

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The Path's Jon Berg on the band's new album

The Path's Jon Berg on the band's new album

The Path are a shot in the arm to the hardcore punk genre. Adhering closely to a DIY ethos, the Vermont band are at once harkening back to the chaotic assault of Nausea and Black Flag, and modernizing the sound with their own style. With the release of the first full-length, Chaotic Good, on State of Mind Recordings, The Path are primed to bring their highly personal and sociopolitical sound to a wide range of listeners. Punknews' Mike Musilli caught up with frontperson Jon Berg to talk the band, Vermont hardcore, his Long Island roots, and new the record.

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Good Riddance

Russ Rankin of Good Riddance on the band's new LP

Russ Rankin is the frontman of long-running Santa Cruz hardcore punk band Good Riddance and bicoastal supergroup Only Crime. He talked with Punknews staff writer Tyler Barrett while driving through the hills and backroads of central California about the new Good Riddance album (Thoughts and Prayers out now on Fat Wreck Chords), what it’s like as a punk rocker after 50, and how Gwen Stefani maybe did or didn’t steal the phrase “Tragic Kingdom” from a 1990 Good Riddance demo.

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Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 5)

Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 5)

During the polling for the Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009, 17 different Punknews staffers contributed, and we ended up with 17 different #1 picks for Best Album of the Decade. I engaged in "interviews" (more like conversations) with many of the poll's participants to talk about their #1 picks. These resulted in a discussions that are as varied and dynamic as the contributors themselves.

Today are the final two interviews in the series.

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Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 4)

Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 4)

During the polling for the Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009, 17 different Punknews staffers contributed, and we ended up with 17 different #1 picks for Best Album of the Decade. I engaged in "interviews" (more like conversations) with many of the poll's participants to talk about their #1 picks. These resulted in a discussions that are as varied and dynamic as the contributors themselves.

Over the course of the week Punknews will be presenting these interviews for your enjoyment.

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Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 3)

Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 3)

During the polling for the Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009, 17 different Punknews staffers contributed, and we ended up with 17 different #1 picks for Best Album of the Decade. I engaged in "interviews" (more like conversations) with many of the poll's participants to talk about their #1 picks. These resulted in a discussions that are as varied and dynamic as the contributors themselves.

Over the course of the week Punknews will be presenting these interviews for your enjoyment.

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Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 2)

Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 2)

During the polling for the Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009, 17 different Punknews staffers contributed, and we ended up with 17 different #1 picks for Best Album of the Decade. I engaged in "interviews" (more like conversations) with many of the poll's participants to talk about their #1 picks. These resulted in a discussions that are as varied and dynamic as the contributors themselves.

Over the course of the week Punknews will be presenting these interviews for your enjoyment.

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Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 1)

Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 1)

During the polling for the Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009, 17 different Punknews staffers contributed, and we ended up with 17 different #1 picks for Best Album of the Decade. I engaged in "interviews" (more like conversations) with many of the poll's participants to talk about their #1 picks. These resulted in a discussions that are as varied and dynamic as the contributors themselves.

Over the course of the week Punknews will be presenting these interviews for your enjoyment.

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Stuck Out Here are using punk to show the painful realities of psychosis

Stuck Out Here are using punk to show the painful realities of psychosis

Earlier this year the melodic Toronto punk quartet Stuck Out Here released their long-awaited third LP, Until We’re Each Someone Else. Arriving from Get Party! and Must Be Nice Records, the record found a band grappling with personal tragedy, mental health stigma, and relationships torn apart. Writer Graham Isador spoke to the band about the difficult road to this album, and where it takes the band from here.

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Dog Party

Catching up with Dog Party

Sister duo Dog Party have been laying down some heavy pavement this year to support their 2018 release of Hit & Run, possibly earning their right to be named road dogs of 2019. We sat down to catch up with Gwendolyn Giles of and got an update on their new album.

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77' Montreal Mini interviews

77' Montreal Mini interviews

As a part of our ongoing coverage for 77' Montreal. Today, we have 3 mini-interviews from three bands that are apart of this year's celebration of punk. See below to read a mini-interview from Mute, The Anti-Queens and The Avengers.

77' Montreal will happen on July 26th, 2019 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec. For full details on the festival, you can click here.

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