Ink Bomb stream new EP "Swim" (Punknews Exclusive)

Ink Bomb stream new EP “Swim” (Punknews Exclusive)

Punknews is excited to premier the full stream of Dutch pop-punk act Ink Bomb's new four-song EP, Swim, ahead of its October 23rd street date. Packed with power-pop-punk and great hooks, Ink Bomb has put together a solid release.

Vocalist Joost Hoedemaeckers has this to say about the album:

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Antifest announces line up

Antifest announces line up

A-F Records will be putting on Antifest on November 24 - November 25, 2017 at the The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls in Millvale, PA and The Mr. Roboto Project in Pittsburgh, PA. The line up includes Tabula Rasa (reunion), a surprise headliner, Edhochul, The Penske File, World's Scariest Police Chases, The Code (reunion) and more. All of the proceeds of the festival will be donated to The Persad Center and P.A.A.R. More information about the event can be found here.

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Videos
City Mouse: "Downtown" at LFTRR

City Mouse: “Downtown” at LFTRR

While on their recent US tour City Mouse stopped by Live! from The Rock Room to jam out some songs, and the first video from their visit has just been released. The song, "Downtown," comes off of the band's 7" split with Weekend Dads, released in 2017.

City Mouse will also be playing both The Pre-Fest 5 and The Fest 16 this year. You can check out the exact date and venue details on those below the video.

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Interviews
Andy Slania and Ryan Bollis of The Eradicator

Andy Slania and Ryan Bollis of The Eradicator

Sometimes a joke can go completely out of control and have a very awesome result in the end. That is exactly what happened with Chicago’s The Eradicator — the band based totally on the Kids In The Hall Sketch of the same name. The band has been getting a lot of attention for their funny and unconventional… well… everything about them is unconventional. They released their great self-titled LP on October 13, 2017 through Stonewalled and not only are they going to be performing at FEST 16, but they will also be touring Hawaii and Australia with Bong Mountain starting later this month.

Editor Ricky Frankel caught up with vocalist Andy Slania and bassist Ryan Bollis to talk about the band’s new album, the music video for “I’m A Squash Man” and the music video for “Squash Queen,” their connection to Direct Hit!, how a screw up ended up helping the band in the long run and more. Listen to the interview below or on iTunes.

Note: It is recommended that you watch the original Kids In The Hall sketch before you listen to this interview if you haven’t seen it yet. You can find the video below as well.

Photo courtesy of TypeAPromo.com

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The Lawrence Arms

The Lawrence Arms announce third annual War On Christmas shows

The Lawrence Arms have announced their third annual War On Christmas shows. They will take place at the Cobra Lounge and the Bottom Lounge in Chicago, IL from December 14 - December 16, 2017. Supporting bands include The Ridgelands, Fuck You, Idiot, Teenage Bottlerocket, Blood People, Nothington and Sass Dragons. The Lawrence Arms last released Metropole in 2014 via Epitaph Records. You can see the list of shows below.

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Graduation Speech (East Coast)

Graduation Speech (East Coast)

New Jersey solo artist Graduation Speech will be heading on a short run East Coast tour this November. Graduation Speech will be touring to support the release of his debut release called Quiet & Calm. Quiet & Calm was be released on June 30th, 2017 through Black Numbers.

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