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Swan Prince release debut EP

Swan Prince release debut EP

Redditch, UK's punk quartet Swan Prince have released their debut EP. The four song album, The New Normal, is available as a name-your-price download via their Bandcamp page. The band also has a series of gigs coming up, including the opening night of the first annual Polite Riot Fest in London with Teenage Bottlerocket. You can check out the track "Never Look Back," as well as those dates, below.

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Amuse: "The Truth is Out There"

Amuse: “The Truth is Out There”

Punknews is excited to premiere a new song from Indy pop-punks Amuse. "The Truth is Out There" continues the X-Files theme established on the single "I Want to Believe" from their previous EP Life Sucks. The track comes off of the band's forthcoming LP, Shortcuts, which was recorded in the Live! from The Rock Room studios, and is due out July 20th on Dodgeball Records. Amuse, once again, combines their poppy aesthetic with some hard-driving parts to create a song that is light and catchy at times, and outright aggressive at others.

The band will be busy with gigs throughout the summer, and is working on booking a tour as well. You can check out the exclusive track, as well as their gig dates so far, below.

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Blind Justice:  'Never Enough'

Blind Justice: 'Never Enough'

New Jersey hardcore mob Blind Justice are streaming 'Never Enough' the first single featured from their upcoming sophomore LP No Matter the Cost. The LP is due to drop on June 29th and is a joint release with Flatspot Records and Edgewood Records.

Check out the stream below.

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Forever Unclean: 'Woof'

Forever Unclean: 'Woof'

We are thrilled to bring to you a full EP premiere of Danish punk band Forever Unclean, see below. The band will be releasing their new EP titled Woof on Friday, June 8th, 2018 through Disconnect Disconnect Records (UK), Bearded Punk Records (Belgium), Hidden Home Records (USA) and Pee Records (Australia). Forever Unclean just finished playing a few festivals and toured Australia for the first time. The EP will be on a limited pressing run of 300 copies, 150 on frosted clear and 150 on opaque pink vinyl (tour exclusive). You can click here to pick up a copy of the EP.

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Eye Licker stream forthcoming album in full

Eye Licker stream forthcoming album in full

Manchester, UK hardcore act Eye Licker are now streaming their forthcoming album in full prior to release. Once More into the Rabbit Hole is due out June 10th on Back from the Dead Records, but you can check out the whole thing now. The band's previous release was a split in 2015 with fellow act Evil Eye. You can check out the track "The Safe Word is "Harder" from the new album below.

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Kung Funghi release new single

Kung Funghi release new single

Swedish punk act Kung Funghi have released a new single via their Bandcamp page. The two song album, Pow, features the title track on the A side, and "Sweet Tea" on the B side. The band's most recent album, a self-titled 5-song EP, was released in January 2017.

You can check out the title track of the new single below.

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Tang

Get “Super Happy” with Tang's low-fi new record

Peter Johnson of Toronto post-hardcore acts Shahman and Low Sun is set to release a new solo full length titled Super Happy under the alias Tang on June 2. The album will arrive via the Art of the Uncarved Block label, of which Peter is a co-owner. The record will find Tang continuing to explore intimate, super low-fi tunes that pull influence from artists like Lou Barlow, Smog, Mount Eerie, and Bill Callahan. We're excited to premiere this record today at Punknews. Check it out below.

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Surf Dads

Check out “All My Friends” from Regina's Surf Dads

The sun's out, and we're all longingly staring out the window daydreaming about being anywhere but stuck at a desk. Whether you just celebrated Victoria Day up in Canada or are gearing up for Memorial Day weekend in the States, summer is in the air. There's no better accompaniment for that feeling than "All My Friends," a massive power-pop anthem from Surf Dads. The Regina, Saskatchewan duo are proving to be prolific, having released three EPs over the course of three months. The latest is appropriately titled Long Weekend and is due on June 15 from Grind Central Records. It includes "All My Friends" and three other tunes. Click below for the premiere.

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