WCKR SPGT: 'Dense Pack' (Punknews Exclusive)

WCKR SPGT: 'Dense Pack' (Punknews Exclusive)

Today, Punknews is excited to debut the new album by WCKR SPGT!

Dense Pack is a straight-up, old school style punk smasher! 20 songs! 16 minutes! One take! Don Bolles of The Germs on drums! Daaaamn! On top of that, Geza X himself produced! If you like early West Coast hardcore, you will love this. This record kicks ass, people.

The album is out this Friday via Shrimper Records. You can Pre-Order it right here and check it out below, right now!< />

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Laureate: 'Landmarks' (Punknews Exclusive)

Laureate: 'Landmarks' (Punknews Exclusive)

Today, Punknews is pleased to debut the new album by Laureate.

On Landmarks, the Monteal band merge pop-punk with indie-rock with a pinch of emo. This release walks the fine line between ragged and refined, following in gentle tones of Get Up Kids and Laura Stevenson.

You can pre-order the new album right here. Meanwhile, check out the whole thing below!

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Tours
American Dischord (East Coast)

American Dischord (East Coast)

Kansas City's American Dischord have announced the Path of East Resistance tour, taking place on the East Coast over Summer 2017. The band, who released their debut Songs for Sinners EP via Splatterhouse Wreckords in 2013, are also working on new material for release later in the year. Click "Read More" for the list of dates and some tunes by the band.

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Festivals & Events
Anti-Flag, TSOL, Sick Of It All, more to play Warped Tour

Anti-Flag, TSOL, Sick Of It All, more to play Warped Tour

The Vans Warped Tour has announced its 2017 lineup. It includes Anti Flag, TSOL, The Adolescents, Big D And The Kids Table, War On Women, Strung Out, Street Dogs, GWAR, Riverboat Gamblers, Municipal Waste, Suicide Machines, Sick Of It All, The Ataris, The Dickies, Barbed Wire Dolls, Microwave, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, Goldfinger, Streetlight Manifesto, Bowling For Soup, Valient Thorr and many more. The festival begins on June 16, 2017 in Seattle, Washington and ends on August 6, 2017 in Pomona, California. You can find the full line up right here.

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Streams
Take-Off stream single from forthcoming LP

Take-Off stream single from forthcoming LP

Singapore-based pop-punk act Take-Off have released the first single from their forthcoming album. The track, "Damaged on the Inside," comes off of their debut LP This Won't Save The World, which is due out Apr 1st. The band's previous release was the 2015 EP This Is Punk Rock. This Is For You.

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Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse: “Better Off Dad” (Punknews Exclusive)

Today, we are happy to give you a Punknews exclusive from Winnipeg's Elder Abuse (ex-members of Daggermouth). The track is called "Better Off Dad" and was previously released on a split 7-inch with Anchorless. This version of the song was re-worked and re-recorded for their new record, titled Burnt. Burnt will be released next week on State Of Mind Recordings and Little Rocket Records. The album is currently available for pre-order. You can click here to pre-order the new album in the US or here for Europe.

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Videos
Gender Roles: "Skin"

Gender Roles: “Skin”

Brighton, UK's Gender Roles will be re-releasing their music stateside, starting with "Skin" from their debut EP, Planet X-Ray. The band is re-releasing Planet X-Ray in the US on cassette via Wiretap Records in the coming weeks, but you can click "Read More" to check out the video for their song "Skins."

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Mike Vallely to release new EP

Mike Vallely to release new EP

Mike Vallely of Mike V and the rats… and Black Flag… has announced a solo EP. It's called The New Arms EP and was produced by Matthew Ryan. It is out April 7. No label has been announced yet, suggesting the EP may be self-released.

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