After much speculation (and apparently some very false starts), Mark Hoppus confirmed in a recent interview that Blink-182 will begin writing and recording their long-awaited new album after their summer tour.

Blink-182 last self-released an EP entitled Dogs Eating Dogs in December 2012, after parting ways with Interscope Records. Their last full-length studio album, Neighborhoods, was released in September 2011.

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American Steel got their name from a block long industrial banner.

Weezer stream new single “Back in the Shack”

Posted by ChrisDude on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:32 PM (PST)

Southern California rock legends Weezer are streaming their first song in four years, titled ”Back in the Shack”. The song is the first single from their long-awaited new album Everything Will Be Alright in the End, which drops on September 30th, 2014.

You can listen to “Back to the Shack” below.

Weezer will serve as a follow-up to Hurley, released in 2010 through Epitaph Records.

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The Offspring to shoot video for new song on Thursday

Posted by ChrisDude on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 6:58 PM (PST)

California punk legends The Offspring have announced that they will be shooting a video for an as-yet-untitled new song this Thursday (July 24th) in Los Angeles. The band wrote:

“The Offspring are shooting a music video for a new song this Thursday, July 24 in LA and are looking for some volunteers to be extras.

– Male only
– 21 and over
– Available to be in the Hollywood area as early as 7am
– Will be an 8 hour day and volunteers will be fed

If you meet these requirements and are available, please email and we will be in touch.”

It is not known if the new Offspring song is taken from the series of new singles, or will appear on the band’s anticipated upcoming tenth studio album, which will serve as the follow-up to 2012′s Days Go By. We’ll keep you posted as more details on the new song come to light.

The Offspring, who are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their iconic album Smash, will take part in the Summer Nationals tour with PennywiseBad ReligionThe Vandals, and Stiff Little Fingers.

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The Shell Corporation release music video for “Trust Us”

Posted by Lauren Mills on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 5:29 PM (PST)

California punk act The Shell Corporation have released the music video for their song “Trust Us.”

You can watch it below.

The Shell Corporation released their sophomore album Mandrake in February through Paper + Plastick and Solidarity Recordings.

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San Diego’s Pierce the Veil and Florida’s Sleeping with Sirens have just announced a five-month co-headlining tour with locations across the globe. The screamo bands have released dates and locations for the first leg of the tour only, which you can check out below.

The announcement was made in a video PTV’s Vic Fuentes and SWS’s Kellin Quin. You can check that out below.

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Music Video: The Frights – “Crust Bucket”

Posted by Kaylee McNeil on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 4:46 PM (PST)

San Diego surf punkers The Frights have just released a music video for their track “Crust Bucket” off their 2013 self-titled album, which was released via Postmark Records. You can check out the video below.

The extras featured in the filmed were all local fans of the rising southern California group.

The group’s latest release was their 2-track “Tongues/Puppy Knuckles”, although tomorrow they release a split EP with LA’s Death Lens, another folk and surf punk group with a similar retro style. You can preorder the split below.

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Video: Watch a teaser for “SLC Punk 2: Punk’s Dead”

Posted by Lauren Mills on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 4:01 PM (PST)

The makers of Punk’s Dead, the sequel to 1999’s SLC Punk, have launched a teaser for the movie. Here’s what director, James Merendino had to say about the teaser, which you can watch below:

I am now in New York editing Punk’s Dead and it’s looking really good. It’s a long process so I wanted to give you a little tease so you can see a bit of what I’m up to. In this teaser you will get a glimpse at familiar faces and I briefly introduce Bob’s son, Ross. I am not revealing all of the characters or even much of the story. There’s more, much more but you have been so supportive that I wanted to show that there is indeed a movie on there. Enjoy.

Shooting for SLC Punk 2: Punk’s Dead began last month in Salt Lake City, where a ‘concert scene’ featuring Screeching Weasel and The Dwarves was filmed on June 20th. We’ll keep you posted as more details on the movie come to light.

Dropkick Murphys announce Latin America tour dates

Posted by Kaylee McNeil on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 3:50 PM (PST)

Boston’s Dropkick Murphys have just added a handful of Latin American tour dates in November. You can check out the dates and locations for those new shows listed below or check the image above.

The band’s most recent release was Signed And Sealed With Blood, which came out last year through the band’s own label, Born & Bred Records.

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Music Video: Old Man Markley – “Train of Thought”

Posted by Kaylee McNeil on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 3:35 PM (PST)

San Fernando Valley bluegrass punks Old Man Markley have just released their music video for “Train of Thought”, a track off of their latest release, Down Side Up, which was launched last year via Fat Wreck Chords. You can check out the video here.

The footage was taken this summer when the band visited Punk Rock Bowling in Las Vegas.

On the relationship between the song and footage, the group commented:

The song “Train of Thought” seemed appropriate to film at PRB… With so many activities to pull you in any direction – bowling, shows, pool parties and things we shouldn’t mention here. In this video we captured anyone that crossed our “trains” path and included them in the filming! This song was written by Joey Garibaldi and Todd Fenton, who aptly describes the song: “Control is an illusion, except when you’re out of it. Same could be said for perception. The mistakes of the past and pressures from the future are what make us the same, not different.” We hope the video reflects the chaos and serendipitous nature of crossing paths with people and being open to the experiences that follow such interactions.

The band is currently taking a post-tour break, and the aforementioned track certainly captures the weary exhaustion of life on the road.

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Lee Corey Oswald release Nervous Energies session, perform two new songs

Posted by hayley on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 2:34 PM (PST)

Portland punk band Lee Corey Oswald have just released their Nervous Energies session, where they performed two new songs “Red Balloons,” and “Soda and Cigarettes.” You can check them out below.

Lee Corey Oswald will release their upcoming album “Regards” August 5th via No Sleep Records.

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Topshelf Records has just announced details for the first “Topshelf Records tour” which will feature A Great Big Pile Of Leaves, Diamond Youth, Prawn, and Field Mouse.

Check out the current list of dates below, more will be revealed soon.

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Full Album Stream: Test Of Time – “By Design”

Posted by hayley on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 12:28 PM (PST)

Boston hardcore band Test of Time are streaming their upcoming album “By Design.” Check it out in its entirety here.

“By Design” will be released tomorrow July 22nd via Bridge Nine Records.


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