Canadian punk band Dboy will be releasing their first studio album New Records in Human Power on February 14 via Dine Alone Records. The band also released a video for their lead single, “Red Ultra Glide”. Dboy will be touring Canada this winter and spring. Dboy’s live album Prove Your Love - Live in Belem came out in in 2018 and was self-released by the band via their marquis label The International Performance and Recreation Council of Russia. Check out the video and tour dates below.
Open City and Soul Glo are going to play three shows together. these will be Open City's first shows in over a year. The cities and dates have been announced, but no venues have been mentioned, yet. Open City usually plays "non-traditional venues" such as art galleries and community spaces. The shows will take place February 7 in Asbury Park, February 8 in Brooklyn, and February 9 in Baltimore. We'll keep you updated.
Folk artist Roger Harvey released a video for "You & I". The song was created around Christmas 2018 as a gift in the form of a letter to his partner Anika Pyle. The song features guest vocals by Pyle and is apart of his ongoing series of singles. Roger Harvey will be out on the road this February and spring with Tim Barry. See below to view the video and dates.
Last night, Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2020 inductees. The artists that will be inducted are: Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G. and T-Rex. Jon Landau and Irving Azoff are the recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun Award. The acts will be inducted on May 2nd.
The Hung Ups
Mustard Plug/The Lippies
Live in Grand Rapids
Signs of the Swarm
The Aging Punk
Come Up Bong [EP]
Iron Reagan has stated that Robert Skotis is no longer in the band. On Sunday morning, Skotis was accused by a twitter account named "RVA_Restaurants" of sexual misconduct. As part of a several part post, the Twitter handle stated "Is this the time to talk about how Rob Skotis is a rapist and a serial harasser?"
Yesterday, Iron Regan removed Skotis from the band. In part, their statement read: "Effectively immediately Robert Skotis is no longer an active member of Iron Reagan. We apologize for our delayed response to the allegations against him and hope we haven't caused any further harm by not responding until now. We do not condone predatory behavior and would not knowingly associate ourselves with someone we felt was a threat or a danger to anyone."
Cobra Cabana, the restaurant that is co-owned by Skotis, stated that they are removing him as a partner, and also stated that he will be removed from his residence above the restaurant.
Skotis has denied all misconduct. In part, he stated: "The one thing I can say with absolute certainty is that no part of this allegation is true." You can see all of the statements below. This is a developing story.
Pinegrove just released the latest single off of their upcoming album, Marigold. Marigold is due out this Friday, January 17, 2020 though Rough Trade Records. See below to check out the song.
The band will be heading out on an extensive US and European tour to support the new release starting later next month, see below for the tour dates.
Svetlanas have finished recording their new album. The band stated on social media that the album was recorded and mixed in a skatepark. They also mentioned that they have changed guitar players, but did not mention the latest guitarist. It's expected out later this year. The band released This Is Moscow Not LA in 2017.
Arizona punks Doll Skin have announced a handful of headlining North American shows with supports Fame on Fire and Flashing Lights. The band also announced more dates supporting political punks Anti-Flag on the North American leg of their 20/20 Vision World Tour. Doll Skin released Love is Dead And We Killed Her in 2019 on Hopeless Records. See below for tour dates. With Fame on Fire and Flashing Light.
Toronto hardcore punks Cancer Bats have announced a handful of headlining Ontario tour dates in March with support from dboy and The Anti-Queens. Cancer Bats will also be joining Hot Water Music on their Canadian dates for their 25th anniversary of No Division and Caution. They will be joining Mad Caddies and others for the first Barley Party mini-festival in September where they will be performing a full Black Sabbath cover set as Bat Sabbath. Cancer Bats released their sixth studio album The Spark That Moves in 2018 on New Damage Records. See the tour dates below.
California punks The Bombpops have announced three more dates for their spring tour with MakeWar, Pass Away, Tightwire, and Billy Liar. The Bombpops released Dear Beer in 2018 on Fat Wreck Chords. You can see the full list of all dates below.
Gordon Withers of the J. Robbins band has released a Jawbreaker covers album. The kicker is that it was recorded only with cellos. It's called Jawbreaker on cello. The release is a cassette release and is out now via Thirty Something records in Germany. Check out two of the tracks below.