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It’s official: Bad Religion are recording new album!

Following up on today’s report that Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz was teasing something, a picture from the studio posted by guitarist Brian Baker on his Instagram page confirms that they are actually recording their long-awaited new album.

We’ll keep you posted once we get more details on the new Bad Religion record, which is rumored to be released this summer in conjunction with their European tour that season. Their last studio album to date, True North, was released in 2013.



Moms Basement Records stream “Get Out Of My Club” tribue to The Manges

Moms Basement Records are now streaming their tribute to The Manges titled “Get Out Of My Club.” The twenty three track compilation features Teenage Bubblegums, Mugwumps, Windowsill and more.

Stream it below!

 

 

 



It looks Bad Religion are recording a new album

A cryptic post on Brett Gurewitz’s Instagram page has suggested that Bad Religion are in the studio recording their long-awaited new album. The post shows a picture from the studio and simply says, “Today’s office”. This follows up last February’s news where the iconic California punk band revealed that new songs were in the pipeline.

We’ll keep you posted once we get more details on the new Bad Religion record, which is rumored to be released this summer in conjunction with their European tour that season. Their last studio album to date, True North, was released in 2013.



MeanGirls stream track “Bitter Babes” off upcoming album “Is This Me Forever?”

Austin, Texas punks MeanGirls are now streaming a new track “Bitter Babes” from their upcoming album “Is This Me Forever?”

The album is set to release on June 15, 2018 via Community Records.

Check it out below.

 

 

 



Stream the new Pennywise album “Never Gonna Die”

It’s getting late down here in Africa but I’m a little disappointed my team of DSers missed this story earlier so sometimes you just gotta take matters into your own hands… If you haven’t heard it yet, I invite any of you punks who at one point in your lives enjoyed Pennywise to check out “Never Gonna Die” below. It’s the first album with original vocalist Jim Lindberg back on vocal duty in over a decade and it does not disappoint.



Laura Jane Grace releases new song “Park Life Forever”

Against Me!‘s Laura Jane Grace has released a new song called “Park Life Forever,” which she wrote about her summer adventures with her daughter Evelyn.  Here’s what she had to say about the song:

“This past summer my daughter learned to ride a bike which was a lot of fun. Everyday we would wake up and ride our bikes to the park, and on the way we would stop and get coffee and lemonade. She would play on the playground for hours and I would read in the grass. Then we would eat ice cream. It was the best. As the summer was ending, I started working on this song. It’s been a long winter. I’m ready for summer again (I think everyone is), so I thought this would be a fun song to share with everyone and help usher in those summertime vibes!”

You can stream the song below, and then check out the video where Laura goes into more detail about it.



Madball release trailer for upcoming album “For The Cause”

New York hardcore legends Madball release new album “For The Cause” on June 15th via Nuclear Blast. The band have uploaded “Behind The Cause”, a short YouTube clip from the studio where the album was recorded.

You can have a watch below.



You Big Idiot (Skate Punk, Canada) Stream Album “Mega Donair”

Vancouver punks You Big Idiot have released their new album, Mega Donair. Dedicated to the love of a local donair shop, this 12 track album is rammed with rapid skate punk that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

Mega Donair was produced and mixed by band bassist Shafer Carson, and mastered by Jason Livermore at the world famous Blasting Room in Colorado. You can listen to it below.



Slick Shoes (Skate Punk, CA) Stream Latest Single “Hold It Down”

California-based skate punk veterans Slick Shoes are streaming their latest single “Hold It Down”. You can check it out below.

“Hold It Down” represents the first new music from Slick Shoes in a long time. The latest release from the band was their 2003 full-length The Biggest and Best.



FIDLAR Stream New Single “Alcohol”

LA punks FIDLAR are allowing fans to stream their latest single “Alcohol”. You can check it out below.

As well as the single, the four-piece will be heading out to Europe in the summer. We’ve also included their tour “poster” below.

The latest full release from the band was the 2015 effort Too.



Not On Tour (Melodic, Israel) Stream Video for “Flip”, and Hit the Road in Europe

Israeli melodic punk rock band Not On Tour are allowing fans to stream a video for their 2015 track “Flip”. The tune appeared on the record Bad Habits. As well as the video, Not On Tour will also be hitting the road around Europe starting tomorrow.

You can check out the video for “Flip”, as well as the tour dates below.



Slope Records head honcho announces debut single from his new band The Blankz

Left to right Nikki Blank, Johnny Blank, Tommy Blank, Andy Blank, Jaime Blank.

Slope Records topman Thomas Lopez announced today that his Phoenix-based record label would be releasing his new band’s debut 7-inch single on July, 13 as well as a series of 9 more singles that will be worked into one compilation at the end 2018. “White Baby” is The Blankz premier single with a b-side of “Sissy Glue,” and will be available in CD, vinyl, cassette, and digital download.

The band consists of Lopez, aka Tommy Blank on vocals, Jaime Blank on guitar, Nikki Blank (The Darts) on synthesizer, Andy Blank on bass and Johnny Blank on drums.

“Jaime and I agreed from the start that we want this to be a fun band with snotty lyrics. There are passing mentions of drugs and partying (though I am 13 years sober) and a few non-P..C. lyrics, but The Blankz have no interest in political rants or agendas,” says Tommy Blank (Lopez).

The Meat Puppets own Cris Kirkwood is acting as producer on the first two 7-inch vinyls, and for their first installment, they are touching a personal chord for Lopez. “White Baby” is literally about him and his life being adopted by Mexican parents in 1969. The tune is delivered with a contagious synth-based punk rhythm with plenty of elements of New Wave mixed in proudly harkening back to the group’s influences like The Ramones, Devo, and The Spits.

 



Show Review: Stza Crack Returns from Mexico for his First Hometown Show in 8 Months

All Photos by Jeff Schaer-Moses Photgraphy.
Scott Sturgeon of the Crack Rock Steady 7 at The El Cortez in Bushwick

If punk is dead than somebody forgot to tell Scenic Presents and the rest of the New York City punk scene. Because things got live as fuck in the Safari Room at El Cortez in Bushwick, Brooklyn on Sunday evening when Scott Sturgeon’s auxiliary band The Crack Rock Steady 7 swung through for a hoedown.

The room was packed to the gills from start to finish to see Rebelmatic, Skullcaster, Trashy, and late edition (literally added to the bill during the show) Cop/Out get down with the godfather of the Crack Rock Steady beat. But even though Stza was the main attraction the riotous punks in attendance made every band feel welcome by singing along to the lyrics and moshing along to the rhythms.

Left to right Alkatrraz, Creature, and Karnage of Rebelmatic.

Rebelmatic was first up and their drummer Ray Reed is an absolute punisher behind the kit. His ferociousness on the drums sets the entire tone for his bandmates lead singer Creature, guitarist Alkatraz, and bass player Karnage who all come together to drive home some of the most original punk music in The Big Apple.

Skullcaster is fast and heavy just like front man Joey Steele’s other project All Torn Up,

Upstarts Skullcaster, a band that Stza himself claims to have helped name, got up second next and their brand of hardcore punk got the crowd going really good. A little too good in fact and frontman Joey Steele had to banish some crowd destroying bros to the back of the room mid-set. The group shares two members with All Torn Upin Steele, and guitarist Jay Tancer (also of The Crack Rock Steady 7) so they come with a built-in fan base in the City That Never Sleeps and they delivered for their devotees.

Katie Hoos of Cop/Out is an organizer of New York City’s Punk Island along with their bandmates.

Third up was Cop/Out, sort of an all-star team of the New York City politico/punks all of whom help organize Punk Island, an event which they called “the biggest free DIY punk music festival in New York City.” The group didn’t know they were going to be playing until just before the set and the group shares Steele with his other projects as lead singer. He admitted he may have left a little too much on stage opening with Skullcaster but still managed to dial in a more than competent performance that came off as much more tongue in cheek than his other projects.

TransCore darlings Trashy took the slot right before CS7 and even with a singer/guitarist Al working double duty in Cop/Out they put on a tremendous set. To start the set off the group invited anyone was queer, short, or brown to the front of the stage to catch the show.

Santos, bass, and Jayne, drums of Trashy.

They have a much more melodic/poppy sound than the two bands that came before and deliver them in a much more upbeat way than Skullcaster and Cop/Out. Don’t get me wrong, the doom and gloom of anti-capitalism is important … but it’s okay to smile every once in a while too. Some of Trashy’s subject matter may be pretty heavy, but they still deliver it in a fun and relatable way.

Scott Sturgeon and his Crack Rock Steady 7 were really more of a Crack Rock Steady three and a half in the Safari Room on Sunday. Sturg was joined by Tancer on bass and a drummer as well as Enoch on guitar on some songs. Before getting into the set Sturgeon let the crowd know this was his first New York City show in 8-months, which is the longest he had gone without a hometown throwdown in quite some time.

Scott Sturgeon, left, and Jay Tancer headlining as The Crack Rock Steady 7.

The group opened with two Choking Victims tunes and then moved in to “3,000 Miles” by the Star fucking Hipsters before “Fucked Reality,” and “Zombie Christ,” which lead into renditions of “500 Channels” and “Crack Rock Steady.” Stza also unveiled a brand new tune known only as “Metal Banger” for now, which he claims could be the first tune on Leftover Crack’s next record.

Things got pretty choppy when Stza and Tancer switched instruments to go into what they were referring to as:”the extended cut” of “Ya Can’t Go Home.” The bass gave out on Stza multiple times before he decided to take the strap off and throw a mic to the ground and head off stage. Sturgeon’s tantrum lasted about 10-minutes but he did return to the stage once the tech was working again. As a Kanye fan, I was way into the idea of one of my favorite artists leaving the stage a refusing to come back due to tech issues, especially so many songs in. But heaving Stza re-enter and finish out strong wasn’t a bad way to go either.

Crowd surfers abound all night at The El Cortez.

After the intermission it was a few more songs including “Money Change,” and “Born To Die,” and The Crack Rock Steady 7 closing out strong. Frankly, it was a lot like watching a rehearsal, but when it’s Crack Daddy Caine himself playing the tunes and a familiar New York punk audience that ain’t so bad.



The Tracys release music video for “I Hate Dancing”

Big Apple punks The Tracys have released a music video for “I Hate Dancing”, which can be viewed below.

“I Hate Dancing” is taken from the band’s latest album Humdinger, which was released last month.



The Shell Corporation release video for “Kumbaya”

California punk act The Shell Corporation has released a hilarious Donald Trump-themed video called “Kumbaya”, which can be viewed below.

The band on the video, “Yes. The tape is real and we, The Shell Corporation, as patriotic Americans, feel it is our civic doodie to leak it. How we came to have this in our possession is no ones concern. Just sit back and let us shower you with our golden revelations.”

“Kumbaya” is taken from The Shell Corporation’s latest album Fucked, which was released last March through La Escalera Records at home and Gunner Records abroad.