Boston’s ska infused punk act Stray Bullets have premiered a brand new track off their upcoming album “Ghost Town Rockers”.  It’s called “Campesino Blood” and you can stream it over at ForTheLoveOfPunk while you read an educational message from singer Jon Cauztik about the song’s inspiration.

“Ghost Town Rockers” is slated to be released October 7th by the handsome devils at Dying Scene Records (that’s us!).  You can pre-order the album (and steam three previously released tracks from it) on the DS Records bandcamp.

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Washington D.C. band Rites of Spring is often considered the first 'emo' band.

M.O.D. writing new album

Posted by ChrisDude on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 7:31 PM (PST)

Crossover legends M.O.D. (fronted by Billy Milano of S.O.D. and United Forces) recently posted an update on their Facebook page, stating they have written seven new songs for their new album, which will serve as a follow-up to 2007′s Red, White & Screwed:

“New MOD music writing in progress. Got 7 new songs and they are gonna be something to sing about’!!!”

We’ll be sure to keep you posted as more details on the album come to light. Last June, M.O.D. posted a free download of their first song in seven years titled “Hermano.”

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DC pop-punkers The Oddities have just announced the upcoming release of their latest EP. Nomads will be released on October 11th and will serve as the highly-anticipated follow-up to their September 2013 launch of their most recent full-length, Dangit Bobby.

While you’re waiting for Nomads to drop, you can check out its first track, “Dean”, below.

Lead guitarist and vocalist Carlos Lopez describes the new release as “a bit darker” than Dangit BobbyNomads moves the group into a more melodic and refined sound, darker indeed, but truly a marker of the group establishing and solidifying their identity as a pop-punk band to watch in the DMV.

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Full Album Stream: Bracket – “Hold Your Applause”

Posted by Screeching Bottlerocket on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 7:25 PM (PST)

Though their new album Hold Your Applause was released digitally and on CD over a month ago, Bracket hadn’t made it available for streaming until now.  Head over here to give the record a listen if you haven’t already.

Hold Your Applause was released on vinyl today, September 30th through Head2Wall Records. The first pressing of the double LP is limited to 300 copies, and you can get yours here.

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No new Blink-182 album until 2015?

Posted by ChrisDude on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:36 PM (PST)

It’s been more than three years since Blink-182 released their last studio album Neighborhoods, and as you may have heard they recently began working on a new record.

Though it was already known the band wouldn’t be heading back into the studio until the end of the year, is reporting the album may take even longer to arrive due to delays caused the members’ different side projects, such as DeLonge’s Angels and Airwaves, who plan to release a new album this Halloween.

We’ll keep you posted as more details regarding the new Blink-182 album come to light. The band self-released an EP titled Dogs Eating Dogs in December of 2012 after parting ways with Interscope Records.

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Boston ska-punk legends The Mighty Mighty Bosstones have announced they will be playing three shows on the west coast in December, and they’ve also announced the details for their 17th annual Hometown Throwdown. All dates can be found below.

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones last released The Magic of Youth in 2011 through Big Rig Records, but keep your fingers crossed for new music from the band.

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Stabbed In Back stream split EP with Payoff

Posted by Shawn-Ray Dalinsky on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 5:31 PM (PST)

New Mexico melodic hardcore outfit Stabbed In Back are streaming their new split EP with Los Angeles based pop punkers Payoff. Check out the songs below.

The split 7″ EP was released earlier this month through Rad Girlfriend Records. Purchase it here.

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Joyce Manor announce west coast tour dates

Posted by Shawn-Ray Dalinsky on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 5:07 PM (PST)

Joyce Manor have announced a US west coast winter tour with support from Toys That Kill. Check out the dates below.

Joyce Manor recently released Never Hungover Again this past July through Epitaph Records.

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Man Overboard announce new podcast series, stream first episode

Posted by Shawn-Ray Dalinsky on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 4:28 PM (PST)

Man Overboard have announced a new podcast series titled Real Talk Radio and are currently streaming Episode One now. The band aim for releasing two episodes every month, where they just talk about random stuff with guests. Check out the pilot episode, featuring Buddy Nielsen of Senses Failbelow.

Man Overboard will release their new EP Passing Ends on October 28th through their own label, Lost Tape Collective.

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Punk supergroup Vanishing Life have just announced their debut double single “People Running” b/w “Vanishing Life” to be released on October 14th through Collect Records, a label owned by Geoff Ricky of Thursday. Listen to the band’s debut song, “People Running,” below.

Vanishing Life is composed of vocalist/guitarist Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits/Rival Schools/Quicksand), guitarist Zach Blair (Rise Against), bassist Autry Fulbright (….And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead) and drummer Jamie Miller (also of ….And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead). Read more information about the band here.

Pre-order the 7″ here. The band will make their live debut on October 18th with two in-store performances. They will follow this release with a full-length album in 2015.

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UK pop punk act Six Time Champion have just announced that their upcoming EP Expecting Honesty will be released independently on December 1, 2014. The EP’s title track can currently be streamed online. Check out the tracklisting and listen to the song below.

Six Time Champion previously self-released their EP Old Friends, Loose Ends last year.

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California folk-punk group Sledding With Tigers has just unleashed on the world a new music video for their song “Not So Body Posi After All”.

The track appears on the band’s newest album, “A Necessary Bummer” (which is streaming in its entirety right here). Check out the music video below.

The album is being released April 15th through Antique Records.

You can also download most of the band’s singles and EPs for free over on the Sledding With Tigers Bandcamp page.

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