Last Saturday night, Punknews threw its first ever concert: The Punknews Summer Soiree in Philadelphia. The audience was treated to amazing performances by World/Inferno Friendship Society, Posers, Crazy and the Brains, and Pushin' It 2 the Limit. Check out our re-cap and some pictures from the evening, below.Read more
2017 marks the 15th year of the Quebec's Festival de musique émergente en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. The Labour Day weekend event will bring together nearly 70 artists from a wide range of genres to Rouyn-Noranda, including Dutchess Says, Les Dales Hawerchuk, The Decline !, It It Anita, Paul Jacobs, and A Tribe Called Red. Punknews editor Adam White took a look at the event and spoke with organizer Jenny Thibault in the first part of our ongoing coverage this year.Read more
St. Catharines, Ontario's long running punk band The Lucky Ones are returning after a five year absence with their appropriately titled new record Better Late Than Never. The 14 song album, produced by Steve Rizun (The Flatliners, Junior Battles, will arrive on September 1, 2017 via Stumble Records. Punknews is thrilled to premiere the first video from the album for the single "Better Days," click below to check it out along with the band's upcoming Ontario tour dates.Read more
Back in the Jazz Coffin [EP]
The Infringement of God's Plan
Everything Made Obsolete
Vein / .Gif From God
A Release of Excess Flesh [7-inch]
Paper Thin [EP]
The Gift Of Game
In an article by Rolling Stone, Mike D of the Beastie Boys announced that he is curating a wine list for Hearth & Hound restaurant in L.A. Mike D, who is a wine collector, worked with sommelier Taylor Parsons to build a wine selection. Mike D stated ""If you want a glass of wine, you shouldn't have to spend an hour figuring out what that wine is, what you're going to drink." The restaurant is owned by Ken Friedman and chef April Bloomfield, who run the Spotted Pig restaurant in NYC.Read more
The Ramonas have set a release date for their first LP of original music. The album, First World Problems, is due out September 10th via CD and digital download, with vinyl available this November.
After playing for years as an all-female Ramones tribute band, The Ramonas ventured into the realm of original music with the You Asked For It EP in 2016. The new LP will feature 14 tracks influenced not only by the band's namesake, but also other influences through the decades of punk and alternative music.Read more
Long-running Budapest melodic/pop-punks Bankrupt have released a lyric video for their new song "Sid and Nancy do NYC." In keeping with the band's recent output, the song is a stand-alone single, and is available via digital download on their Bandcamp page< i>.Read more
Live! from The Rock Room has released the second video from Pittsburgh alt-indie act Same's visit to the basement studio. "Cherry Pull n' Peel" is the second video from the session.
Same will be playing The Fest this year, and you can check out the date and location of their set after the video.Read more
The Lillingtons have announced their new album titled Stella Sapiente. It is due out on October 13, 2017 via Fat Wreck Chords. Brooklyn Vegan premiered the band's track “Insect Nightmares,” which you can find below along with the album art and track list.Read more
New Jersey's Static Radio NJ is back! After 6 years of working on other bands (Crimes, Hot Knife, Pale Angels, d'arcy, and more), the band decided to get back together and teamed up with Will Putney,The Machine Shop in Belleville, NJ to record a new five song LP.
We are thrilled to bring to you a Punknews exclusive of the bands latest album titled Resentiments. The album will be released by on August 18th digitally and will be released this October on vinyl through Black Numbers. The record label will be releasing 250 copies of the LP on Clear/Electric Blue vinyl, the first 25 pre-orders will receive an Instax photo from the recording session. You can click here to pre-order the album.Read more