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Bird Attack Records signs Hit the Switch (punk/thrash) for release of new album “Entropic”

Florida-based skate-punk label Bird Attack Records has announced the signing of So-Cal punk/thrash band Hit the Switch. They will be releasing their first album with Bird Attack, titled Entropic on September 25.

Originally formed in 2003, Hit the Switch has released 2 full-length albums and some singles, including a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Welcome to the Machine” and the 2011 “Retroactive.”



Hit The Switch recording new album

According to a recent post on their Facebook page, California punks Hit The Switch are currently recording a new album. Here’s what the band had to say:

“Ok, so it’s been like 6 years since our last record, and apparently there is still a small handful of people who still give a shit about our band, and it is to those we say, thank you for hanging in there :) we enter the studio today to record our new album…Shit’s about to get real!!!”

Hit The Switch released their latest full-length Observing Infinities in 2009. They’ve told us they were recording a new album a few times since then… hopefully this time it’s for real.



Hit The Switch release “Retroactive” single

Punk rockers, Hit The Switch, have released their song “Retroactive” as a single, now available on I-tunes. The song has previously only been available at their European/UK shows and is now, finally, available for everyone, everywhere to download.

You can download it here.

Hit The Switch released their last album “Observing Infinities” in May 2009.



12 Songs That Made Me Fall In Love With Punk – Matt and AJ from Hit The Switch

We recently caught up with singer Matt and drummer AJ from Hit The Switch to get their take on the songs that got them in to punk rock.  Check out their list here.



Free Compilation Download: “International Punk Rock Superstars Vol. 5″ (The Shell Corporation, Hit The Switch, Booze Cruise & more)

Up-and-coming Florida punk/ska label, Pinhead Records, have released the 5th installment in their series of free compilations, called “International Punk Rock Superstars.”

The tracklisting features songs (some old, some new) from The Shell Corporation, Hit The Switch, Booze Cruise, Sloppy Job, Sit On It, About The Mess, and many other independent bands.

You can download the comp for free here.



Free Punk Rock Bowling pre-party benefit show announced (Hit The Switch, Sic Waiting, Holding Onto Sound)

A Punk Rock Bowling pre-party will be held at Yayo Taco next Friday benefiting the Nevada Homeless Alliance and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. It’s free to get in and T-shirts are being sold with 100% of their profits being donated.

Hit the Switch, Sic Waiting, Nothing With Numbers, Burning Agrestic, and Holding Onto Sound will be performing. Doors at 8.

Punk Rock Bowling is a 3 day outdoor festival in Las Vegas starting in the late afternoon and featuring 8 great bands each day on Saturday, Sunday and Monday celebrated with 5,000 of your close personal punk rock friends. And if that’s not enough, their will be 4 late night club shows each night in smaller more intimate surroundings featuring more great bands as well as some special surprises. All in all, over 60 bands will perform throughout the weekend.

You can get more details on the festival right here and yes, Dying Scene is bowling in the tournament this year.  Come say hi to us!



Hit The Switch recording new album

In a recent interview Hit The Switch have confirmed that they are currently recording a new album. The band discussed what fans can expect from the new release, their thoughts on American politics and more. Check out the full interview here.

Hit The Switch released their last album “Observing Infinities” in May 2009.



Hit The Switch announce more West Coast tour dates

Hit The Switch have announced more West Coast tour dates.

You can check them out here.

The band is presently working on a new EP. They released their last album “Observing Infinities” in May, 2009.



Hit The Switch announce West Coast tour dates

Hit The Switch have announce West Coast tour dates.

You can check them out here.

The band is presently working on a new EP. They released their last album “Observing Infinities” in May, 2009.



Disconnect Disconnect Records releasing compilation of unreleased songs

UK based punk label Disconnect Disconnect Records will be releasing a compilation called “Removals” that will feature unreleased new tracks, demo versions, alternate versions and covers from 21 great punk acts from around the world.  You can check out the contributing bands, track listing and cover art right here.

‘Removals’ will be released in late January / early February on CD and digitally.



New Song: Hit The Switch – “Retroactive”

You may remember yesterday when Hit The Switch posted a stream of their cover of Pink Floyd song, “Welcome to the Machine.” Well today Skatepunkers are exclusively premiering a new song, “Retroactive.”

You can give it a listen here.

The band is presently working on a new EP but it’s unclear if the song will appear on it or not. They released their last album “Observing Infinities” in May, 2009.



Hit The Switch stream cover of “Welcome To The Machine” by Pink Floyd

Hit The Switch recently recorded a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Welcome To The Machine” and it came out pretty cool sounding, if you ask me.  Give it a listen right here.

The band is presently working on a new EP but no release details have yet been announced.

The band released their last album “Observing Infinities” in May, 2009.



Hit The Switch announce European tour, working on new album

Hit The Switch will be heading to Europe later this month. Check out the dates and locations here.

Additionally, the band is currently recording their new album and hope to have have a couple songs ready for digital release before they leave. Hey Oh!  Here’s what they had to say,

Whadyup FB?!?! Just wanted to let you guys know that we will begin recording our new record right before we take off to Europe! We’ll hopefully have a couple songs ready for digital release before we leave (finger’s crossed) But we purposely won’t be finishing it all up till after we get back… touring really refreshes our camaraderie and the love we have for what we do, and we really want that to come across on the record. We promise… it’ll be worth the wait ;) GET RAD. We have 8/17 – 8/21 in the studio booked! Like we said “RIGHT before we leave” haha! Let the madness begin :)



Free Comp Download: “Punk Rock Heart Transplant”

Last month, we reported this amazing D.I.Y punk rock compilation was going to be released in the near future.

Well the wait is over.

You can grab your free download of Punk Rock Heart Transplant right here. It features bands such as Chaser, Hit The Switch, DC Fallout, Samuel Caldwell’s Revenge, The Bastard Suns, as well as a bunch of other awesome bands listed here. Yeah, that’s a pretty sweet lineup!

This compilation is described as an effort to revitalize the punk rock scene by offering punk fans completely free music.

So go download it or regret missing out on incredible music. FREE music. Nothing to lose.



“Punk Rock Heart Transplant” comp detailed

Hey punk rockers, there’s a sweet DIY punk rock comp being released on April 15th called “Punk Rock Heart Transplant.” Inspired by the popular “Punk Rock Concoction” series, this comp is being funded entirely by the contributing bands and will be free to anybody who wants to pick it up.

Contributing bands include Chaser, Hit The Switch, DC Fallout, Samuel Caldwell’s Revenge, The Bastard Suns and a bunch of other great ones I’m too lazy to type out.

Fans of the SoCal-style skate punk scene should check it out.  The track list and full list of contributing artists can be found here.