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.
AJJ have announced they will be released a new album in the new year. Slated for January 17th, the LP is titled Good Luck Everybody. They have also released the lead track from the album, "A Poem," as the first single. AJJ's most recent album was that rarities collection Ugly Spiral: Lost Works 2012-2016, released in 2018.
AJJ will be playing The Fest this year, as well as other dgigs. You can check out their new song, and those dates, below.
Punknews is excited to premiere a new EP by one of our own. Thirst Things First (feat. PN reviewer Mikey Elfers) is an avante-garde band in the vein of DEVO and The Aquabats mixed with some The Vandals, and with a decidedly interesting theme.
I would try to explain, but it is probably best to let TEAM TTF do it themselves (and, yes, they always write in caps as that is "that's kind of (their) thing"):
Canada's Loser Points have released a new single "Where Did All of My Money Go?" This is the band's third single of 2019, which they have been releasing on about a bi-monthly basis since signing to Thousand Islands Records earlier this year.
Loser Points' most recent studio album is their 2018 release Denial & Error.
Winnipeg melodic/skate punk act One of Us has released a new song. "Blowing Up Me" is a stand-alone single, one of several the band has put out over the last year or so. The band will also be playing a show across the border this Saturday in Iowa. You can check out the new track, and the details of that gig, below.
Toronto based emo punks Raise Ghosts are currently streaming their upcoming debut album in full over at Exclaim, you can also listen to the tracks below. The album is called Only in Darkness We Can Find True Light and it will be released through Must Be Nice Records sometime this fall.