Canadian post-hardcore band Alexisonfire have released “Season of the Flood”, a new single that is available digitally and on single-sided 10-inch vinyl with a laser-etched b-side. Alexisonfire released singles “Familiar Drugs” and “Complicit” in 2019. They are touring with the Distillers and Nobro later this month. See the dates and listen to the single below.
Brooklyn based punks Worriers recently announced they will be releasing a new album this year. They released the first track off of the album, "PWR CPLE", see below. You or Someone You Know will be released on March 6th, 2020 through 6131 Records. The band will also be out on tour starting on March 12th to promote the release.
Atom & His Package, Philadelphia synth punk legend, has released his first new track since retiring in 2004. Adam Goren, the man behind the long-running popular solo act, returned to Punknews’ show This Might Be a Podcast to talk with host Greg Simpson about songs by John Linnell (of They Might Be Giants), and the two decided to cover one together. On the song “Montana,” you’ll hear a speedy punk take on the 1999 power pop track, with Adam taking the lead with vocals, guitar and drum programming and Greg filling in most of the synths and doing background vocals. It was mixed and mastered by Greg at Velour Underground Studios.
The song debuted on a Patreon exclusive episode for the show, but it’s been made available on bandcamp for free to stream or download.
We are thrilled to bring to you a Punknews Exclusive stream of New York-based punks Original Sharks. They are self-releasing their upcoming EP, Masthead today, and we have the full stream of the EP below. The EP features two recently debuted singles "Mudhound" and “Anniversary Water”, as well as two additional new songs. You can click here to grab yourself a digital copy of the album. The album was produced and engineered by Jon Markson (Taking Meds/Such Gold), see below to check out what he had to say about the album.
A tribute album for Canadian indie rock band The Weakerthans was released last week. One Great Tribute: A Love Letter To The Weakerthans features contributions by Frank Turner, Austin Lucas, Have Gun, Will Travel, Cold Wrecks, Early Riser, The Adventuring Party and much more. Proceeds from sales of the album will be going to both to CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) & CMHA (Canadian Mental Health Association). See below to check out the tribute album.
MakeWar are now streaming their new album, Get It Together before its official release date this Friday. AltPress has premiered the new album, and also includes a track-by-track breakdown with the band.
In addition to their upcoming US dates, MakeWar have also announced that they will be heading over to Europe in support of Bad Cop/BadCop next March.
Get It Together is out Friday, November 1st, via Fat Wreck Chords. You can check out the new album, as well as all of those dates, below. Once your done there, be sure to check out Punknews' 4-star review here.