Sick of It All post update on new songs

Posted by ChrisDude on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:43 PM (PST)

New York Hardcore legends Sick of It All recently posted an update on their Facebook page regarding new material from their long-waited new album, which will be their first since 2010′s Based on a True Story. The band simply wrote:

“New songs coming together!”

The new Sick of It All album, which currently has no title, is expected to be released this fall via Century Media Records.

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Before starting the iconic celtic punk band Flogging Molly singer Dave King was the vocalist of a heavy metal band called Fastway, which also included guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke of Motörhead.

AFI’s Davey Havok talks about “Burials”

Posted by ChrisDude on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:23 PM (PST)

Last weekend, AFI frontman Davey Havok talked to Fuse’s Jack Osbourne about the making of their latest album Burials, which was released last October, and how he channels its themes of panic and anxiety on stage. Havok states:

“I encounter [those feelings] on the regular basis as a human. At the time of the creation of our record Burials, those themes and emotions were very present in my life, unfortunately. Before going on stage, it’s more of a calm and a focus. A lot of those emotions are what we’re creating on stage. Though it may be a bleak sentiment, the unification of people expressing that catharsis has a positive result at times.”

You can watch the interview here.

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A Common Goal offer free download of song, “Boston Strong”

Posted by ThumperPunkRecords on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM (PST)

To mark the one year anniversary of the Boston marathon bombings, Boston punks A Common Goal and Thumper Punk Records have offered the song “Boston Strong” for free download.

The song was originally released in the wakes of the bombings to raise funds for those affected by them.

You can download it below.


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Blast From The Past: Sex Pistols documentary “D.O.A. : A Rite of Passage”

Posted by bob9746 on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:27 PM (PST)

Someone has recently uploaded the documentary D.O.A. : A Rite of Passage, which was shot during the Sex Pistols infamous 1978 tour of the United States that ended with the band breaking up.

The filmmakers followed the Pistols around, and it also includes performances from the Dead Boys, and Generation X featuring Billy Idol.

You can check it out for yourself below.

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Punk Island 2014 launches Kickstarter

Posted by mosh4jebus on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3:59 PM (PST)

Punk Island, an annual all-day, all-ages free punk festival will be held on June 21 at Staten Island Pier 1 featuring 7 stages and almost 100 bands. Some of the bands confirmed so far are the Jukebox Romantics,  Lost In SocietyEli Whitney And The Sound Machine and a bunch more.

The organizers, who consist primarily of DIY bookers in the NYC scene such as ABC No Rio, Dispatches from the Underground, Candy Apple Red, Brooklyn Transcore, and Taking Back Queens, have launched a kickstarter to help cover the costs of the event.

For more information about the event, you can check out their Facebook page by clicking this link.

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Black Flag and FLAG settle lawsuit

Posted by KevinMichaelRowe on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3:29 PM (PST)

It has been reported that the lawsuit put forth by Black Flag guitarist and founding member Greg Ginn, against the supergroup FLAG (Keith Morris on vocals, Chuck Dukowski on bass, Bill Stevenson on drums, Stephen Egerton on guitar and Dez Cadena also on guitar), has been settled.

“Flag gets to be Flag, and Black Flag as it is presently known continues to be Black Flag,” said the plaintiff’s attorney. They also said that Ginn has been confirmed to own Black Flag recordings, name and logo.

Black Flag’s most recent album What The… was released on December 13th via SST Records. Since then, Ron Reyes left the band on not-so-good terms, stating that he thought the group “fell very short.” and they have announced a tour featuring new vocalist Mike Vallely.

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Lagwagon, Authority Zero, Bane, and more added to Xtreme Fest 2014

Posted by KevinMichaelRowe on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3:18 PM (PST)

The second round of bands playing the 2014 edition of  Xtreme FEST has been announced! Included in the announcement are Lagwagon, Authority Zero, Bane, and every other band listed on the above image.

We’ll keep you posted as more bands are added to Xtreme FEST ’14, which will be taking place in France on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd of August. Those who are interested in getting tickets to the festival can do so right here.

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Nirvana to reunite for new music?

Posted by ChrisDude on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3:04 PM (PST)

It’s been over exactly 20 years since Kurt Cobain’s death put Nirvana to an end. Following a one-off reunion at last week’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony (and one later on that night), its surviving members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic spoke to Rolling Stone about the future of the band, and the possibility of new material. On the possibility of a reunion, Novoselic stated:

“There’s Foo Fighters and Dave has some other projects going on. And I have some commitments. But you never say never now. We did it. I sure won’t say no. Maybe we can even do some new music one day.”

However, Grohl is uncertain about the idea, stating, “We haven’t even talked about it. We looked at that evening as a night that may never happen again. That’s what made it so powerful and beautiful and meaningful. And it may never happen again, so we made the most of it. And it was fucking great.”

Nirvana “reunited” in December 2012 and again last July, with former Beatles bassist Paul McCartney filling in for Kurt Cobain.

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Night Birds announce North American & European tours

Posted by Screeching Bottlerocket on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 2:41 PM (PST)

East coast surf punks Night Birds will be kicking off a few weeks of shows in North America (aka the east and west coasts and a little bit of Canada) late next week, with a European tour following in July.

You can find full details on all of the band’s upcoming tour dates below.

Night Birds released their sophomore album Born to Die in Suburbia in July, 2013 through Grave Mistake Records. They have since announced plans to release a new instrumental EP entitled Monster Surf under the name Killer Waves (here‘s the first track).

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After 9 years together, New Jersey hardcore act The Mongoloids have decided to call it quits, announcing plans to release a new 7-inch and tour the eastern US one last time this summer. Here’s the statement they posted on their Facebook page:

During the past 9 years we’ve overcome countless obstacles, seen more than a couple of member changes and made some of the best of friends / enemies, however we feel that the time has come to bring this band to an end. We will be releasing a final 7” on Six Feet Under Records in the summer which will feature 4 brand new songs and in the coming months we’ll be playing some shows throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our final show will take place on Saturday August 23rd in Howell, NJ at GameChanger World and the full line up will be announced in the coming weeks. The Mongoloids started as a straight edge band in the summer of 2005 and will end as a straight edge band in the summer of 2014.

We’ll be sure to keep you posted as more details on The Mongoloids’ final 7-inch come to light. For now, you can find details on all of the band’s farewell tour dates below.

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In light of Thursday never playing a farewell tour of the UK, Geoff Rickly has announced he will be playing a bunch of the band’s songs on the Warped Tour-sponsored Acoustic Basement Tour.

Details on when and where the tour, which will also feature Koji, Rob Lynch, and Brian Marquis, will be stopping can be found below.

Prior to breaking up, Thursday released their last album No Devolucion in 2011 through Epitaph Records.Geoff’s latest project Strangelight put out an EP entitled 9 Days on October 1st, 2013 via Sacrament Music.

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Screeching Weasel announce shows in Utah & Nevada

Posted by Screeching Bottlerocket on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1:40 PM (PST)

Screeching Weasel have just added two more shows to their spring tour routing. The first show will be taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the second one will see the band making their first stop in Reno, Nevada, in over a decade!

Details on all of the band’s upcoming tour dates can be found below.

Screeching Weasel last released an EP entitled Carnival Of Schadenfreude in 2011 through Recess Records. They are rumored to be working on new music but haven’t announced plans for a new release.

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