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Show Review: Altercation Punk Rock BBQ 2015

Posted by Neeson on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 3:48 PM (PST)

So how do you take a miserable fucking day and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile?

You grab an umbrella, a raincoat, or wrap yourself up in a trash bag and make it over to the 5th annual Altercation Punk Rock BBQ where hundreds of punks show up year after year regardless of the unbelievably shitty weather to hear some great bands and grab some beers and BBQ.

This fifth year of punk rock fun sponsored by Altercation Records was again held at Vortex in Austin Texas and coincided with the SXSW Music conference where thousands of bands and music types from all over the world converge for a week of meet and greet music industry madness, and where anybody who is anybody in punk rock makes their way over to the BBQ that the folks over at Altercation Records throw every year…“What more could you ask for? We have the best fans and the best scene in the world! Look at all these people coming out in the rain to see these bands…and zero assholes, it’s great, just great!” exclaimed Altercation Records co-owner and party host JT Habersaat.

Despite the downpour hundreds of punks descended on the Vortex to check out this years show. Upon arrival there were over 80 people lined up waiting to get in, and even with the rain they just kept coming. This years line up consisted of 12 bands although a few had cancelled due to family emergency, illness, or the rain. But being that it was the Altercation Punk Rock BBQ and there is always a flood of bands who come down to Austin every year eager to play SXSW, those slots were quickly filled and the show went off without a hitch.

With high energy performances by The Sharp Lads who donned dresses and Halloween masks. Alt country by The Grizzly Band, Killer street punk sets by Sniper 66, Riverside Riot, and Three’s Away, along with some old school hardcore punk by fan favorites Two Fisted Law, and a truly stellar set by the American roots band Blackeyed Vermillion the Altercation Punk Rock BBQ once again turned out to be a well balanced meal of punk rock fun with a little something for everyone. This was my favorite event of SX and personally look forward to making it back next year, hopefully under dryer and less muddy conditions.

Below are a few photos of this years event taken by Dave TV, to show you what you missed or remind you of what you experienced.

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Yorkshire Rats cover “All His Suits are Torn” by NOFX

Posted by Gina Skidz on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 2:06 PM (PST)

Yorkshire Rats frontman Don Mercy recorded a great cover of “All His Suits are Torn,” which appears on the 1997 NOFX album So Long and Thanks for All the Shoes.  You can check it out below.

Yorkshire Rats released the album Sea of Souls earlier this month on Indelirium Records.

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Get Dead announce US and Eurpoean tour dates

Posted by Ryan.s. on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 12:08 PM (PST)

San Francisco based punk band Get Dead have released the dates for their summer tour. The band will have a few stops along the West coast, and then will be flying out to Europe for stops in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain and the Czech Republic.

You can check out the tour dates below.  

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Gallows release “Mystic Death” music video

Posted by Ryan.s. on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:45 AM (PST)

UK hardcore punk act Gallows have released a music video for “Mystic Death.” The track is taken from their new album Desolation Sounds, which is set to release April 13th through Venn/Play It Against Sam Records.

Check out the new video below.

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Podcast: Dying Scene Radio ep. #10 (special guests: Joe Queer, Blag Dhalia)

Posted by Johnny X on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:03 AM (PST)

This week on Dying Scene Radio, Bob Noxious interviews Joe Queer, guitarist and lead singer of the legendary American punk rock band The Queers on their co-headlining ticket with The Dwarves at BackBooth in Orlando, FL. And Bobby Pickles slurs through his end of this week’s podcast drunk on whiskey.

Dwarves’ frontman Blag Dahlia denies Noxious’ allegations of conspiracy to expel Bobby Pickles from The Bowery Electric on this two-part series concerning “some obscure dude from New York”.


Bobby asks Bob about how he got his start in radio. Bob explains his humble beginnings on a local Pirate Radio Station and growing up the son of a 70′s A.M. Radio “Hot Jock” DJ.

Bobby declares, “pop-anything sucks”, including but not limited to pop-country and pop-hip-hop and pop-punk; he then continues on with a news story about Blink 182. Bob continues to be amazed that the aforementioned band remains seemingly relevant to the patrons of and quickly dismisses them.

Bob asks Joe Queer why punk rock legends are so much more accessible than the untouchable rock heroes of yesteryear. Joe tells Bob about meeting Joey Ramone and eventually working with him on his solo record. Legendary! (There’s that word again). Later, Blag baba-booeys the interview, asking Joe about “the blow and all that stuff”.

Bob discusses his deep seething hatred of the “emo/kid/bubblegum/pop” bands who are continually signed to Epitaph, explaining further that the only relevant band still left on the label is Bad Religion (not true, see: Rancid, Pennywise, Millencolin, Propagandhi, The Descendents…and the list goes on and on).

Talk turns to all of the different silly names that record labels are naming themselves.

Bobby mentions looking forward to seeing Less Than Jake in New Haven, then gloats that there are no Florida dates for Bob to catch. Bob informs Bobby that LTJ’s frontman, Chris DeMakes, lives in the same Florida city as he, continuing that they play roughly eight local shows per year.

Bobby, once again, invites Bob to New York for a yearly shindig, then accuses him of being “too pushy” when Bob suggests an interview request with NJ hardcore band, Bigwig. Passive-aggressive puns are passed around playfully as Bob chastises Bobby for a slow news week at when his supposed “jouralist” co-host covers a story about “some dude’s record collection” – Bobby waxing on about Minor Threat’s Filler EP.


Moral Decline – Habitual Line Crosser
Knockin Bones – Warriors
Band Mango – Sinking Ships
Blag Dahlia Interview
Stabbed In Back – Dead Inside
The Queers Interview (Pt 1)
The Queers – I Can’t Stop Farting
Frank Turner – Get Better
Fools Gold – OCMD
The Decline – Growing Up Is A Gateway Drug
Drunken Logic – (The Good News Is) Nobody Gives A Damn
The Queers Interview (Pt. 2)

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The Siknotes stream new EP “Cruisin’ For A Boozin’”

Posted by chunky_dunky on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 9:45 AM (PST)

UK party punks The Siknotes have made their new EP Cruisin’ For A Boozin’ available for streaming, and you can give it a listen below.

The 4-song EP is set to be released this May through Morning Wood Records.

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Anti-Flag to release new 10-inch “Sky Is Falling”

Posted by Screeching Bottlerocket on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 9:13 AM (PST)

Pittsburgh punk veterans Anti-Flag have announced they will be releasing a new 10-inch EP titled Sky Is Falling on April 28th. The title track will appear on the band’s upcoming full-length American Spring, and the b-side is a newly remastered version of “Close Your Eyes,” which was previously only available through the band’s 20 Years of Hell 7-inch series.

The most interesting thing about this 10-inch which is limited to 500 copies is that it’s a die-cut picture disc that looks like a drone strike. Don’t believe me? See for yourself below. And if that inspires you to drop 13 smackeroonies on 2 tracks, head over here for pre-orders.

Anti-Flag’s new studio album American Spring is due out on May 26th through Spinefarm Records. You can also get it on A-F Records, as part of their newly-announced 2015 Record Club. The band’s last record The General Strike was released in 2012 via SideOneDummy.

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Round Eye (Shanghai experimental punk) streams “City Livin”

Posted by Drea on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 4:02 PM (PST)

Shanghai’s experimental punk act  Round Eye are streaming their new track “City Livin”.

You can give it a listen below.

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War On Women release music video for “Glass City”

Posted by Screeching Bottlerocket on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:14 PM (PST)

Baltimore feminist punk act War on Women have released a music video for their song “Glass City,” taken from their new self-titled album. You can check it out below.

The band’s self-titled debut was released on February 10th through Bridge Nine Records. They will be touring with Anti-Flag and The Homeless Gospel Choir this May.

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Our friends at Fond Of Life Records are gearing up to release a new split LP from two kick-ass German punk bands, Stuttgart’s Hell & Back and Saarbrücken’s Perfect Youth. To get you stoked for the record which drops tomorrow, March 27th, we’re bringing you an exclusive stream of the entire thing!

Give all 9 tracks a listen below, and if you like what you hear, support the bands by heading over to the label’s Bandcamp and getting your pre-orders in for the split LP! The first run is limited to 300 copies on 3 awesome color variants.

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H2O post studio update, announce 20th anniversary shows

Posted by bob9746 on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 12:03 PM (PST)

New York hardcore veterans H2O are getting closer to completing work on their upcoming sixth studio album. A few days ago frontman Toby Morse posted an image on his Instagram page of drummer Todd Friend with the caption “March 23rd 2015. Drums for 13 new H2O songs completed by Todd. Next Up: Bass.” There’s still no details surrounding the album yet, but we’ll keep you posted as information becomes available.

In addition to recording a new album, the band has revealed they will be playing three shows in celebration of their 20th anniversary. On May 6, May 7, and May 8 the band will be playing through their discography (two albums per-night) at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, NY. The order they’ll be playing the albums has not been announced yet, but you can check out a flyer for the shows below.

H2O last released an album of cover songs entitled Don’t Forget Your Roots in 2011 through Bridge Nine Records. Their last album containing all-new material Nothing to Prove was released in 2008.

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Music Video: Coliseum – “Sunlight in a Snowstorm”

Posted by Bizarro Dustin on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11:45 AM (PST)

Louisville hardcore punk band Coliseum have released a music video for their new single “Sunlight in a Snowstorm.” The track will appear on the band’s upcoming album, Anxiety’s Kiss.

You can watch the video below.

Coliseum will release Anxiety’s Kiss on May 5th through Deathwish Inc. You can pre-order the album here (physical) or here (digital).

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Pennsylvania’s Superheaven (formerly known as Daylight) have announced that they will be releasing their sophomore album, Ours Is Chrome on May 4, 2015. To get fans psyched for the new album, the band has released a music video for the album’s first single, “I’ve Been Bored,” and announced a late spring/early summer tour around the United States (and one date in Canada). You can watch the video and check out the tour dates and locations below.

Ours Is Chrome will be Superheaven’s first album recorded for SideOneDummy Records. It is the follow up to their debut LP, Jar, which was (re)released on September 22, 2013 as a joint released between Run For Cover Records and SideOneDummy.

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Adrenalized covers Bad Religion’s “Modern Man”

Posted by Bizarro Dustin on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 10:30 AM (PST)

Spain’s Adrenalized have released a cover of the Bad Religion song “Modern Man.” The cover was recorded for an upcoming compilation titled Bi-Polar Sessions #2 curated by Rockzone Magazine, while the original, of course, appeared on Bad Religion’s 1990 album Against the Grain.

You can check out the cover below.

Adrenalized released their latest album, Tales from the Last Generation, on August 21, 2013 via Bells On Records, and re-released it on December 10, 2013 via Effervescence Records.

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Braver finish recording new album, create sitcom pilot

Posted by ryanvee222 on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8:12 AM (PST)

Minneapolis-based onion-scented nitwits Braver have finished recording their 2nd full-length album. Titled Torpor, the album is due out on Let’s Pretend Records this summer.

The band has also decided to venture into the sitcom world, and created a pilot episode for a TV series simply titled Braver. You can watch the pilot episode, titled “Ghost Cop,” below.

Braver’s released their debut full-length, Stay Busy, on May 4, 2012, which you can stream or download here

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