Release
Gender Roles joins Wiretap Records

Wiretap Records keeps putting out solid releases, their next one isn’t an exception. The LA based label will be re-releasing UK indie-punks Gender Roles‘ debut EP on limited cassette. ‘Planet X-Ray’ is already available for pre-order here.

Head down below to check out Gender Roles’ debut single ‘Skin’.


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Video
Western Settings perform unplugged for Punk In Vegas

San Diego punks Western Settings brought out their acoustic guitars for a new Punks In Vegas session. Head down below to watch the boys perform ‘Goodbye’.

Western Settings released its last EP Old Pain just last year.


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Music
Legacy At Heart stream new single ‘Hollow And Alive’

Chicago rock outfit Legacy At Heart is streaming its new single ‘Hollow And Alive’. The track is off the band’s yet to be named forthcoming album, which is set to release later this year.

Head down below to check out Hollow And Alive.


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Music
Gruff punks Coma Commander debut new song ‘The Untold Story Of The Kid In The Back’

Belgian gruff punks Coma Commander have dropped their new Karate Kid inspired song ‘The Untold Story Of The Kid In The Back’. The track is the first single from their upcoming split 7″ with Harsh Realms, out 26th of April via Lost Youth Records and Shield Recordings.

Check out the video for ‘The Untold Story Of The Kid In The Back’ below.


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Video
The Flatliners stream new song ‘Indoors’

Canadian punks The Flatliners premiered their new song ‘Indoors’ today. The track appears on the band’s upcoming sixth studio LP, “Inviting Light”, out April 7 on Rise Records. The album is already up for pre-order here.

The band is heading out for some North American tour dates with LA rock veterans Weezer and some European dates with The Menzingers and The Dirty Nil later this month. You can find ‘Indoors’ and full tour dates below.


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Video
The Menzingers debut new video for ‘After The Party’

Absolute lookers The Menzingers premiered a new video for their song ‘After The Party’. It’s of course the title track from the bands’ latest album (which we absolutely loved). Head down below to watch the video.

The Menzingers are currently on tour in the States in support of After the Party, with Jeff Rosenstock and Rozwell Kid. They’ll be heading out to Europe and UK with The Flatliners and The Dirty Nil later this spring.


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Interview
DS Interview: Nick Woods (Direct Hit!) talks new Direct Hit! album, “Domesplitter” reissue, Galactic Cannibal, and more

In a wide, wide world of sick bands doing sick things, Direct Hit! is at the top of the heap, banging out killer albums like clockwork. I was lucky enough to catch up with frontman Nick Woods on all sorts of juicy subjects including plans for a new Direct Hit! album, the Domesplitter reissue, potential for a new Galactic Cannibal LP, lyrics, and our Dying Scene head honcho’s claims that he “discovered” Direct Hit!.

Read all about it and more in the interview below.

Domesplitter will hit the streets April, 14th courtesy of Fat Wreck Chords.


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DS Exclusive
March’s Hidden Gems of Bandcamp

Rats in the Wall

We’re keeping our intro short and sweet because we have got some certified rippers to introduce you to in this month’s Hidden Gems of Bandcamp. Other than Festival season starting up, there’s not really much to talk about anyway (although the lineups for the club shows for this year’s PRB Vegas are looking rather nice)! Speaking of which, our selections this month may just be the best, all around lineup we’ve ever put together! So, without further delay, check out these six stunning bands, below!


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Exclusive Stream
DS Exclusive: Fitness (Punk) premieres “Pauly’s Shore” off upcoming EP “Puppet Show And Fitness”

Chicago’s Fitness might be my favorite new band discovery of the season. Gritty, angst fueled punk rock fused with incredibly melodic with crafty, dual guitars. The band will be releasing a new six track EP titled Puppet Show and Fitness via hometown label Don’t Panic Records and we’re very pleased to bring you a stream of its first single. Crank the volume up and give Pauly’s Shore below.

Don’t Panic Records & Distro is pressing a run of 300 7″s with 100 on violet vinyl and 200 on traditional black. Pre-orders are available now.

Fitness will be playing a release party at the Downstairs at Subterranean in Chicago on May 27,2017.

Puppet Show And Fitness releases mid April and is the band’s first release since their 2015 debut self titled EP.


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Music
Red Kate and Stiff Middle Fingers (punk) stream songs off upcoming split

Punk bands Red Kate (Kansas City, MO) and Stiff Middle Fingers (Lawrence, KS) are now streaming 1 song each from upcoming split set to be released March 25th via Black Site Records.

Check it out below.


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Toxic Kid (pop-punk) stream new self-titled album

Portland, Oregon pop-punk act Toxic Kid are streaming their new self-titled album in it’s entirety.

Check it out below.

This is the bands first release since A Very Merry Cretin Christmas in 2015.


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Tour
Jeff Rosenstock announces UK/EU tour

Jeff Rosenstock has announced a slew of upcoming European tour dates. The month-long jaunt kicks off at Groezrock on April 30th and runs through May 27th in Brighton, UK. Check out the full rundown below.

Rosenstock is still touring in support of his latest release, last year’s stellar “WORRY.” which was put out via SideOneDummy.


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