Brufest: Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival announces 2017 lineup

Phoenix based broadcasting and media company 98KUPD has announced their 2017 edition of Brufest Presents – Sabroso: Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival. The festival will take place on April 15th at Fear Farm Festival Grounds in Phoenix, AZ and will see performances by The Offspring, Pennywise, Atreyu, All That Remains, + more.

Along with the musical performances, the fest will also “host over 160 craft beer options from 40 breweries, tacos by Arizona’s best local chefs/restaurants and entertainment by lucha libre style wrestlers.”

Tickets are currently on sale, you can find them and all other information pertaining to the fest here.

 



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Music Video: Laval (grunge punk) – “Shakes”

Montreal grunge punkers Laval have a new music video for their song “Shakes.” The tune is one off of their latest EP, IΛVΛl I, which was released on November 19th, 2016.

You can watch the clip below.

IΛVΛl I serves as a follow-up to the group’s 2015 EP, WINTER. 


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The Winter Passing (indie-punk) announce new EP, “Double Exposure”, stream new song “Significance”

Irish indie-punk band The Winter Passing have announced that they will be releasing a brand new EP titled, Double Exposure, on April 21st, 2017. In light of this announcement, the group is streaming a new song called “Significance”, which you can stream below.

Double Exposure will be released through 6131 Records and Big Scary Monsters and will serve as a follow-up to the band’s 2015 album, A Different Space of Mind. 


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Dead Frets (folk punk) streaming new song “Curtain Call” off upcoming album, “True South”

Dead Frets (solo project of Jared from Sic Waiting) is streaming a new track off of his upcoming album, True South. The song is called “Curtain Call” and you can stream it below.

True South is scheduled for release on March 10th, 2017 and will follow the 2013 release, AA. 


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Senses Fail stream new acoustic EP “In Your Absence”

New Jersey post-hardcore veterans Senses Fail are streaming their newest EP, In Your Absence, in full. The 5-track acoustic EP is a celebration of the band’s 15 year anniversary. On the EP are revamped tracks like, “Family Tradition” and “Lost and Found”, as well as new acoustic ballads that touch on subjects like death and loss – subjects that helped formulate this EP, according to a Q&A with vocalist Buddy Nielsen.

The band will also be embarking on a 15th anniversary tour where they will be playing their 2006 album, Still Searching, in its entirety plus fan favourites. You can check those dates and locations out below along with a full stream of the EP. You can read the Q&A with Nielsen here.

In Your Absence is scheduled for release on March 3rd through Pure Noise Entertainment. It follows their 2015 LP, Pull The Thorns From Your Heart. 


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Skinny Lister premiere music video for song “Injuries”, announce US tour with Flogging Molly

London rockers Skinny Lister have premiered a new music video for their song, “Injuries.” The song is one off of the group’s most recent album, The Devil, The Heart & The Fight. Along with the video comes the announcement of a US tour. The band will support Flogging Molly on their upcoming spring tour from March 21st – April 1st, with headlining dates in New York City and Washington DC as well. You can check the video and the full list of dates and locations for the tour out below.

The Devil, The Heart & The Fight was released in 2016 through Xtra Mile Recordings and served as a follow-up to their 2015 album, Down On Deptford Broadway.


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Direct Hit! perform “Forced to Sleep” on Live from the Rock Room

Wisconsin pop-punks Direct Hit! are the latest group to perform on Live from the Rock Room, a live off the floor monthly podcast based in Westmount, IL. On this edition of the show, the group performs their song, “Forced to Sleep”, which is a track off of their last album, Wasted Mind. You can check the video out below.

Wasted Mind was released in June through Fat Wreck Chords.


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DS Exclusive: Dan Cribb Premieres New Simpsons Cover Song “Oh Streetcar”

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that Aussie, Dan Cribb is in the midst of a year-long tribute to The Simpsons, releasing a different cover song every month inspired by the iconic show. Well, it’s that time of the month again (can we say that?)! For his fifth release of the series, the punk from Perth has compiled seven songs from the classic season four episode Oh, Streetcar! into a whirlwind two minutes and he wanted to let our devoted readers get an exclusive first listen!
 
In the show we see Marge Simpson, Ned Flanders, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon and other Springfield regulars in a musical version of Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire – the likes of which Cribb has reworked with fellow WA muso, Scott Connor who also plays lead guitar and sings in Dan Cribb & The Isolated. Enough with the pleasantries though, just stream it, below!


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The Bombpops and Russian Girlfriends announce southwest shows

The Bombpops and Russian Girlfriends have announced a handful of southwest shows leading up to their spring tour with Red City Radio. Check out the tour dates below.

The Bombpops released their debut album Fear of Missing Out on February 10th through Fat Wreck Chords. Russian Girlfriends’ first LP All Around came out back in 2015.


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The Priceduifkes stream new album “GOATHORSE”

Belgian punks The Priceduifkes have made their new album GOATHORSE available to stream ahead of its February 25th release. You can give the record a listen below.

The album’s release is being handled by Monster Zero Records (Europe), Bearded Punk Records (Belgium), and Rad Girlfriend Records (US).


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PUP announce spring tour dates

Toronto punks PUP have announced they will be playing a handful of shows this spring. Most of the tour runs through the eastern US, and it will wrap up at Pouzza Fest in Montreal.

Check out the tour dates below to see if the band’s stopping in a city near you.

PUP’s latest album The Dream Is Over came out last May on SideOneDummy Records.


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All Bad (members of PEARS, The Superweaks, etc.) stream new album “No Good”

Philly pop-punk band All Bad, featuring PEARS drummer Jarret Nathan, Cat Park of Amanda X, and Evan Bernard guitarist The Superweaks, have released a new* album titled No Good.

You can give it a listen below, and purchase the digital version from Get Better! Records on Bandcamp. A small run of cassette copies will be available on April 1st (no this is not an April Fools’ prank).

*According to PEARS, this album was recorded three years ago.


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