Interviews
PEARS talk their new LP

PEARS talk their new LP

PEARS have a busy 2020 ahead of themselves: a self-titled release is out today, it's their first LP in four years, and they've got a heavy touring schedule on the horizon. Drummer Jarret Nathan spoke to Punknews' Mike Elfers, taking a deep dive into the group's discography, upcoming album release, and sharing drum gear with his idols.

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The Saturday Afternoon Movie: 'Two Worlds' by Andy Lefton

The Saturday Afternoon Movie: 'Two Worlds' by Andy Lefton

Welcome back to the Punknews Saturday afternoon movie! Today we are thrilled to show Two Worlds by Andy Lefton of War//Plague!

In War//Plague, Lefton grinds out nasty, mean as hell crusty riffs. But, as a digital animator, Lefton's view is decidedly more hopefull. Often drawing from Speilberg, Lucas, and Henson, Andy makes films that scare as much as they delight, and are at once dark and optimistic.

Two Worlds, starts off with a robot crashing his ship and then follows the little guy as he tries to recover from the crash… but will he meet friend or foe in his new home, an uncharted wasteland? Watch the short film below to find out, and stick around for a short interview with Lefton himself! You can also check out Andy's other works here!

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World/Inferno Friendship Society

Jack Terricloth and Scott Hollingsworth talk World/Inferno's new LP

The new World/Inferno Friendship Society album is an accomplishment. It's the band's most multi-faceted, most genre hopping, most psychedelic release, and that's saying something for this band of circus-punk-anarchists who have already released albums about astral projection, Peter Lorre's tortured life, and summoning gourd-dieities from hell. All Borders are Porous to Cats tells the tale of a cat, that jsut happens to be in a hat, as he scurries away from the crushing manacles of a corrupt government that wants lock people in cages for simply being different… sound familiar? You can read all about it below.

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Ceschi

Ceschi's past, present and future

Punknews’ David “Punkbanker74” recently had the opportunity to have a brief chat with hip hop/punk/folk crossover artist Ceschi to discuss the first two pieces of a “Final” trilogy for the artist, and what this means for his future musical endeavors.

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Italy's Latte+ on their new album

Italy's Latte+ on their new album

For over 20 years, the Italian trio LATTE+ have been spreading their brand of Ramones inspired punk rock throughout various venues all over Europe. For their newest album, the band is attempting to reach a more global audience with their first American vinyl release via ProRawk Records, a DIY label based out of the Chicago area. Punknews' Pete Vincelli had a chance to chat with guitarist and lead vocalist, Chicco. Check out the interview below.

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