Dog Party: "Operator"

Dog Party: “Operator”

We are pleased to bring to you a Punknews Exclusive premiere of the newest video from California based rock and roll duo Dog Party.The track is called "Operator" and is off of their self-released album titled Hit & Run, see below. The video was produced by Andrew Hooper.

The sister duo is currently out on tour with Reel Big Fish and The Aquabats and will be continuing their tour across the US with Bad/Cop Bad/Cop and CJ Ramone later this summer.

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Protagonist: “Jean Jackets In June”

We are pleased to bring to you very fitting June Punknews Exclusive video premiere for Florida punk band Protagonist new music video for "Jean Jackets In June". The video is for the title track off of their 2016 release Jean Jackets In June . The band said, “Even though this video was shot over time, scattered across different forms of media and hard drives, it’s themes still resonate: the art of memory, both being a tool to understand your past and future, but also a weapon that distorts what you experienced."

See below to view the video. The record is available through LP and CD on Smartpunk.

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Check out No Matter's new song "How Low"

Check out No Matter's new song “How Low”

Punknews is pleasantly pleased to premiere a new song/video by one of my favorite bands: Northern Ireland's No Matter! The song, "How Low" is "No Matter's latest ode to anxiety," and the first new track off of the band's forthcoming album, Excess Baggage, which is due out in August via Umlaut Records. More info on the album will be made available when the band makes what has become their yearly pilgrimage to Slovenia to play Punk Rock Holiday. No Matter's most recent release, Ill Advised was released in 2016.

For now No Matter is crossing the pond to play at Pouzza this weekend, as well as an extra date in Toronto. You can check out the new song, as well as those Canadian dates, below.

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The Planet Smashers: "Too Much Information"

The Planet Smashers: “Too Much Information”

We are thrilled to bring to you a Punknews Exclusive premiere of two-tone ska-punk veterans The Planet Smashers new music video for "Too Much Information". "Too Much Information" is the title track off of their new album of the same name. The band will be celebrating their quarter century as a band this year with the release of their 9th full-length release. See below to view the music video for "Too Much Information".

The band will also be touring the midwest and Canada starting today, see below to view their tour dates.

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Lovesick Bombs : "Dad Rock"

Lovesick Bombs : “Dad Rock”

We are pleased to present and premiere a unique art and music series called Drawing Music. Drawing Music is a collection of over a dozen visual artist paired with rock musicians from various NYC bands (contributing members to include The Vansaders, Night Surf, Habits, Marie Kim and much more) to release a paired experience of an art print and a new song every few weeks. Drawing Music is curated by John Redmond of Bay Area skate punk band Secondshot.

Today, we bring to you the first installment of the series called "Dad Rock" by the artist collective known as Lovesick Bombs, see below to view the video and art print. "Dad Rock" was written as a testimorial to a life that one may have when you have a kid and still playing in a rock and roll band. You can click here to view the full details on the project and/or grab a copy of the art print.

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Give You Nothing: "Reflections"

Give You Nothing: “Reflections”

We are pleased to bring to you a Punknews exclusive premiere of Santa Cruz, CA's Give You Nothing. Give You Nothing blends together classic melodic skate punk and hardcore seamlessly into their own unique sound, directly pulled from the music and sounds they grew up listening to. Today, we have the first single, "Reflections" from their upcoming Self-Titled album, see below to view and read a quote from the band on the video. The album will be released through Snubbed Records(US) and Umlaut Records(UK) on May 1st, 2019.

The band contains ex-members of Downpresser, Uzi Suicide, At Risk, No Truce, and many more. They will also be playing a few shows this spring, see below.

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Swear Jar : "Jawbreaker"

Swear Jar : “Jawbreaker”

We are thrilled to bring to you a Punknews exclusive premiere of Canadian emo-punk four-piece Swear Jar newest music video. The band started playing music in the summer of 2017 in a North Vancouver basement and have not slowed down in churning out catchy melodic punk tunes. Today, we have their music video for "Jawbreaker", the video is made by Connor McGuire, in the vain of a horror movie trailer. The track is off of their 2018 Self-Titled EP.
You can go check out the band in the British Columbia area this spring, see below to view the show dates.

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In Focus: Blanks 77

In Focus: Blanks 77

Today, we continue our In Focus video feature. In the series, filmmaker Rachel Hoeflich catches up with a band and puts them in front of the camera. Hoeflich recently caught up with east coast pogo-punk champions Blanks 77 and put them under the hot lamp. Check out the video below.

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Bonnavilles: "Better Part"

Bonnavilles: “Better Part”

We are pleased to being to you a Punknews Exclusive music video premiere for Toronto's Bonnavilles. The energetic five-piece skate punk band will be releasing their debut EP titled Back Alleys & Barstools sometime this month. We bring to you the music video for "Better Part", see below.

The band will be heading out on a few dates around Canada in late February and early March to support the release, see below.

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Skiv: "Sunday Service"

Skiv: “Sunday Service”

Punknews is excited to premiere a new song and video from UK-based quartet Skiv. "Sunday Service" is the third and final track in the band's Meal Deal Trilogy, which has been released piecemeal since May of last year. Along with the previous digitally released tracks "Wasteman" and "Gumdrop Candy Mountain", the trilogy will be made available on CD and vinyl in the near future. Featuring animation by Sober Dave of The Drunken Ramblings, the song is poppy and melodic in presentation, but tackles the subject of unrealized expectations, both from internal and external sources.

Having already played this year in support of comedic rap group Goldie Lookin Chain and Dublin's Chewing On Tinfoil, Skiv is working up more dates for the coming year. For now, they have three dates booked in support of Eat Dirt's mini-tour in May. You can check out those dates, as well as the new video, below.

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Screaming At Traffic: 'YBF"

Screaming At Traffic: 'YBF"

We are pleased to bring to you a super fun Punknews Exclusive video for Winnipeg's Screaming At Traffic. The music video chronicles the happenings of singer/guitarist Jacques Richer's character being depressed and his friends draggings him outside as the band member's wacky antics surround him. The track is called "YBF" and it is written about seasonal depression. "YBF" is the first track off the band's debut album on Little Rocket Records. See below to check out the video.

The band will also be playing a show tonight in Winnipeg, MB, Canada at the Goodwill with Bleed American, Sour Days, and Nice Cops. For more information on the event, you can click here.

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Fire Next Time: "Party Foul"

Fire Next Time: “Party Foul”

We are pleased to bring to you a Punknews Exclusive premiere for Edmonton punks The Fire Next Time. These guys have spent the last 10 years creating their own blend of folk punk. The band released their fourth full length album this past May titled Knives, which was released through Montreal based label, Stomp Records. Today, we have a music video for their track, "Party Foul". The video chronicles a substance addict puppet that messes up his life with substance abuse. See below to check out the video.

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Superbloom: "Mud"

Superbloom: “Mud”

We are pleased to bring to you a Punknews Exclusive music video premiere for New York City's Superbloom. Superbloom met in 2018. The band evokes heavy 90's punk with grunge influences. They released their first four-song EP titled No Requests in December 2018. We are premiering a music video for their track titled "Mud", which is off of their EP. The band partnered with Pat Kain (Adult Swim, Cartoon Network) to create this quirky animated music video. See below to view the music video.

Superbloom will be playing a show this Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at Bushwick Party House in Brooklyn, New York.

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High Wire: "Different Places"

High Wire: “Different Places”

We are pleased to bring a Punknews Exclusive premiere for Chicago pop-punk four-piece High Wire. The track is called "Different Places" and it will be released on their latest EP of the same name. Different Places was produced by Seth Henderson (Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, Sleep On It). See below to view the music video.

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