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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Quarter Tank :  "Quarter Tank"

Quarter Tank : “Quarter Tank”

We are pleased to bring to you a Punknews Exclusive premiere of Toronto's finest Quarter Tank new music video. The track is titled "Quarter Tank" and it is off of their new release titled Igniter. The video was directed by Michael Lylloff. See below to view the music video.

The band will also be hosting a video release/record release party in Toronto, Canada on December 6th, 2018. Dragged In and The Exploders will be joining Quarter Tank for the party. You can click here to view the event page.

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Original Sharks: "He's Hershey"

Original Sharks: “He's Hershey”

We are thrilled to bring to you a Punknews Exclusive premiere of New York based punk band Original Sharks. The band created a new video for their track "He's Hershey". The track is the sixth track off of their 2017 EP called Hundred Grand to the Man. The band will be opening for A Wilhelm Scream, Shellshag and Taking Meds in Brooklyn, NY on December 7th, 2018 at Kingsland. See below to check out the new video and a quote from the band.

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Check out The Mugwumps new video "Don't Give Up"

Check out The Mugwumps new video “Don't Give Up”

Punknews is excited to once again give you new stuff by Austria's The Mugwumps! Today it is a second new video from the band's upcoming album Clown War Four, which is due out this Friday, November 16th via Monster Zero Records. Chock full of quick shots from cartoons both modern and classic, "Don't Give Up" is a Ramones-esque mid-tempo anthem to perseverance and determination that will, hopefully, get you through Monday and the rest of the week!

You can check out the video below and, if your interest is piqued, there's also a stream of the whole album, which Punknews premiered on Friday. If you like what you hear, you can go ahead and pre-order the album here so that you can have a copy for your very own.

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The Mugwumps: "Love is Out"

The Mugwumps: “Love is Out”

Punknews is excited to premiere the video for The Mugwumps' new song, "Love is Out." The song is off of the band's new album, Clown War Four, which comes out November 16th on Monster Zero Records. While the track is mid-tempo and catchy, the video hilariously finds the Austrian trio getting the cold shoulder, and worse, throughout- jumped in dark alleys, beer cans thrown at their heads, wet willies… Be sure to keep an eye out for the cameos!

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Gutter Demons: "Cold Call"

Gutter Demons: “Cold Call”

We are pleased to bring to you a spooky Punknews exclusive video for psychobilly three-piece Gutter Demons. The band is set to release their fifth record called No God, No Ghost, No Saints on November 2nd, 2018 though Stomp Records. No God, No Ghost, No Saints contains 11 new tracks and is available for pre-order now. See below to check out the music video.

The band will also be touring Canada in November to support the latest release, see below.

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Check out Oakheart's new video "Curse"

Check out Oakheart's new video “Curse”

Punknews is excited to bring you a new video by Montreal's Oakhearts. The song, "Curse," comes off of the band's self-titled debut LP, which is due out December 2nd on Little Rocket Records.

This quartet, featuring former members of Young & Lost, The Sober Dawn, and The Nils put together an interesting mix of the more emo-ish kind of punk (à la Jawbreaker) with the 80s-90s alternative/shoegazer stylings of The Cure and Swervedriver; all the while putting a dab of straight-up rock into the combo.

The album is currently available for pre-order now, and the band will be playing a hometown release show on the day. You can check out the details of that show after the video below.

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Dave Smalley & The Bandoleros: "Red Alert"

Dave Smalley & The Bandoleros: “Red Alert”

We are pleased to bring to you a Punknews exclusive video premiere for the first single off of punk band Dave Smalley & The Bandoleros newest record. Dave Smalley & The Bandoleros will be releasing a new album titled Join The Outsiders by the end of 2018 through Little Rocket Records. Today we bring to you their first single "Red Alert", see below. The record is available for pre-order, you can click here to grab a copy.

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Strange Planes: "Darkness Here'

Strange Planes: "Darkness Here'

Punknews is excited to premiere a new video from UK rock/punk act Strange Planes. The song, "Darkness Here," comes off of the band's debut LP South of OK, which is due out October 31st on Bad Horror Recordings. Upbeat and melodic, the slightly poppy catchiness of the music and the quirkiness of the video belies the darker nature of the song itself.

Guitarist/vocalist Ellis Slater discusses the origins of the track, and why the video is a lot more light-hearted:

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