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If you like the emotionally driven punk/post-hardcore in the vein of Small Brown Bike, Hot Water Music and Jawbreaker you may want to check out Vancouver's Things Change recently released their debut three song EP "The Power of the Ocean" and you can stream two of the tracks on the band's bandcamp - the song "Modern Explorers" is a real gem!
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It looks like Groezrock 2015 is shaping up to be one hell of a festival! More bands have been announced for the 2-day event, which will be held May 1st and 2nd in Meerhout, Belgium. The newest additions include Good Riddance, Masked Intruder, OFF!, The Hotelier, and Counterpunch. Check out the full list below.
According to the most recent poster, there are still 30 bands to be announced. We will keep you posted!Add Good Riddance to My Radar
Ramone To The Bone Records, is currently streaming and offering for free download one HELL-OF-A-MONSTER compilation entitled “Tales From The Pop-Punk World Vol.2″, which include 183 pop-punk tracks. It features bands such as The Capitalist Kids, The Lemonaids, Antennas, The Prozacs, The Nailheads, Global Affront…and wayyyyy more.
Here’s what the label had to say about the compilation:
“In the beginning of RTTB many people said that we would destroy the scene. Now, nearly 5 years later we have the chance to release this monster compilation as our gift to the pop punk community. We’re only interested in giving bands the chance to share their music with fans, other bands, and anyone who loves pop punk. RTTB’s passion for this music means we want to let people in the pop punk community know that there’s a lot of us out there, even if each of us thinks that we’re the only one’s who are still inspired by the spirit of the Ramones. We’re trying to let bands, fans and labels know about each other and to build bridges between people from around the world.”
Stream or download the whole thing below.Add The Capitalist Kids to My Radar
Got nothing to do tonight? Now you do! Cyber Tracks has just announced that their 1st annual Christmas Party show which is set to take place tonight at The Roxy Theatre, will be broadcasted live on the internet. Ten Foot Pole, Warner Drive, Implants, Counterpunch, Margate and This Legend will all be performing.
Head over here at 7pm tonight (PST) to virtually watch the show. And if you happen to be there in person, look for the douchebag in the DS t-shirt. Go tell him you read DS and he just might buy you a drink…Add Ten Foot Pole to My Radar
The Lippies are a female fronted pop-punk band from Grand Rapids, Michigan. I’d love to give you a unique description of their sound but after 4 consecutive listens to their newly released self-titled EP all I can tell you is they’re catchy as hell and definitely worth checking out. “302″ might be my favorite pop-song discovery of the month. Stream the whole EP here.Add The Lippies to My Radar
Two members of French ska-punk act P.O. Box, along with a couple of their friends, have put together a killer vocal arrangement of Blink 182 songs and performed them in a capella fashion for our viewing pleasure. It’s done really, really well and is definitely worth the watch. Check it out below.Add Blink 182 to My Radar
The Matches just finished a round of shows celebrating the tenth anniversary of their classic debut album E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals, and released a live album on their Bandcamp page called 10YearsEVDKTL, which you can stream below.
The Matches last released The Matches Album 4, Unreleased; Graphics? Title? Or Not Needed? in 2009, and went on hiatus that same year. They have no plans to release new music or embark on a full-scale tour, but will play some shows in Australia next month.Add The Matches to My Radar
Face to Face frontman Trever Keith recently told O.C. Register that the band will begin recording their next album in March with Descendents drummer and producer Bill Stevenson at his studio The Blasting Room in Fort Collins, Colorado. The record is due for release next summer and will be the band’s third album since reuniting in 2008.
Face to Face’s latest album Three Chords and a Half Truth was released in April 2013 through Rise Records.Add Face To Face to My Radar
Mayfield (melodic hardcore) sign to We Are Triumphant Records, stream song “Wide Awake” off upcoming EP
Ottawa melodic/hardcore band Mayfield, have announced that they have been signed to We Are Trumphant Records and that they’ll be releasing a new EP entitled Let It Be Known on February 10.Add Mayfield to My Radar
Me First And The Gimme Gimmes recently did a mini-interview during the ongoing Jägermeister Tour taking place in the UK. Spike Slawson, Joey Cape (Lagwagon) and Jay Bentley (Bad Religion) who’s filling in for Fat Mike, talked about the band in general, how it is to be a “Gimme” and booing Mariah Carey.
Check it out below.
Me First’s latest album Are We Not Men? We Are Diva! was released on May 13th through Fat Wreck Chords.Add Me First and the Gimme Gimmes to My Radar