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Paper + Plastick releases free We Are the Union sampler

Paper + Plastick is giving away free introduction samplers to Detroit ska/punk act We Are the Union. Featuring three songs (one from each of the band’s full lengths, as well as one from their new EP), P+P founder (and Less Than Jake drummer/lyricist) Vinnie Fiorello had this to say about the sampler:

“If you don’t know WE ARE THE UNION then here’s 3 songs for you to get to know them. Alittle Less Than Jake, add Wonder Years, and a bit of Lifetime all rolled together. We have always loved WATU and now you have a short musical history lesson to know why.”

You can download your copy here.

We Are the Union released their newest EP, Keep It Down, on May 15, 2015 through Paper + Plastick.

Citizen Fish release ‘Manmade’ EP

The UK’s Citizen Fish have released a brand new EP titled Manmade. You can give it a listen below.

Manmade will be released on June 1, 2015. It is Citizen Fish’s first new release since 2012′s Dancing on Spikes EP.

Less Than Jake “Wake And Bake” Weekend Details Announced

Gainesville ska-punk veterans Less Than Jake have announced that their fourth annual hometown Wake and Bake Weekend will be taking place on September 5th & 6th at the High Dive.

VIP bundles are available Friday, June 2nd here. Supporting acts are The Supervillains  (Day 1), and MC Lars and  The Attack (Day 2). If you’re not able to attend, check out the full list of their upcoming tour dates here to see if they’ll be playing near you.

Less Than Jake released their latest album, See The Light, in November of 2013 through Fat Wreck Chords. They have since released 7″ singles for two tracks from the record: “Do The Math” and “American Idle”.


The A-OKs new video “Thrash/Skank/Thrash”

Ska-punk veterans The A-OKs are streaming a lyric video with live footage for their new song “Thrash/Skank/Thrash”. The track will appear on their upcoming studio album, Maybe Partying Will Help, which is set to be released on June 20th. You can check out the video below.

The A-OKs last released a live album entitled Are You Double Fisting Drinks Like I Am? on January 12, 2014. Be sure to check back for more on the new album soon.

Mustard Plug announce summer shows

Michigan ska-punk staples Mustard Plug have announced some shows they will be playing this summer leading up to their appearances at Victoria Ska Fest in Victoria, BC, and The Fest down in Florida. The full tour itinerary can be found below.

Mustard Plug’s latest album Can’t Contain It was released in 2014 through No Idea Records. It was the band’s first full-length in 7 years, serving as a follow-up to 2007′s In Black and White.

Beat the Red Light break-up

British skacore band Beat The Red Light have announced that they are calling it a day and are disbanding. The band posted a statement on their Facebook, which can be read below.

Beat the Red Light last released their full-length Salt the Lands back in 2011 through TNS Records.

Music Video: Oceanside Sound System – “Put Your Guns Down”

Oceanside, California ska-punkers Oceanside Sound System have just released a new video for their song “Put Your Guns Down.”

You can check it out below.

“Put Your Guns Down” comes from the 6-way split album Skanking In The Pit Volume 1.  Oceanside Sound System’s last full length release was 4th Wave back in June 2013.

Sublime With Rome announce new album “Sirens”, stream new song “Wherever You Go”

For any of you still interested in what Sublime are up to in there new incarnation here’s an update.  Sublime With Rome has just announced that they will be releasing a new studio album titled “Sirens” on July 17th.  You can check out the cover art and stream the band’s first single “Wherever You Go” below.

“Sirens” is the band’s second album with new singer Rome Ramirez and the first since the departure of original Sublime drummer Bud Gaugh.  Sublime With Rome’s last album, Yours Truly, was released in 2011.

Poor Jeremy (ska-punk) stream new album “It Could Always Be Worst”

If you’re a sucker for ska-punk acts like me you’re gonna want to check out this new one from Boston ska-punk act Poor Jeremy.  “It Could Always Be Worst” is the band’s debut full-length and at the moment I’m thinking they sound like a middle ground between Buck-O-Nine and Streetlight Manifesto.  Yeah?  No?  Anyway, just give it a listen below.

It Could Always Be Worst is the band’s first studio recording since 2013′s Spare ChangeEP. In support of the new album, Poor Jeremy will be embarking on a short tour across the Northeast United States in late May concluding with hiatus for the foreseeable future. In other words, catch them while you can!

It’s time for a new episode of Dying Scene Radio! This week’s guest: fun-punk New Zealanders – Night Gaunts

This week on Dying Scene RadioBob Noxious and Bobby Pickles are back after a one-week hiatus – so that Bob could comfortably celebrate his Cinco de Mayo birthday, while hosting a cordial Mother’s Day for his fifteen baby-mamas, as proclaimed (and miscounted) by Bobby. BAND SPOTLIGHT: Night Gaunts - ska/hip-hop/fun-punk prodigies from AucklandNew Zealand. The two Bobs interview guitarist/lead singer/OCD-engineer-producer Paul Jonassen via the internet from a conference room sixteen hours into the future. Episode 15’s recurring theme: Shameless Plugging.


Music Video: Autistic Chainsaw – “Bombs Away”

California ska/punk rock act Autistic Chainsaw have premiered a music video for their song ”Bombs Away”. You can watch the video below.

“Bombs Away” is taken from Autistic Chainsaw’s latest EP The Fresh Blossom, which was released last March, and you can stream it on their Bandcamp page.

We Are the Union streaming new EP “Keep It Down”

Punk/ska group We Are the Union are streaming their new EP  Keep It Down in its entirety.

You can give it a listen here.

The EP is due out  May 15th via Paper + Plastick. The band’s last album before the break was 2012′s You Can’t Hide the Sun.

Music Video: The Selecter – “Box Fresh”

British ska legends The Selecter have premiered a music video for their song ”Box Fresh”. You can watch the video below.

“Box Fresh” is taken from The Selecter’s upcoming album Subculture, which is due for release on June 15th, 2015.

Spring Heeled Jack announce two New England shows

Good news for fans of the greatest band to ever come from the Nutmeg State (or is it the Constitution State??)! Spring Heeled Jack is back in the house  (again)!

In addition to their previously-announced appearance at July’s Virginia Ska Fest, the Connecticuteers announced plans for a couple of New England shows that’ll fall immediately on the heels of VSF. Check out the dates below.

Spring Heeled Jack (editor’s note: I refuse to call them Spring Heeled Jack (USA) – sue me already) haven’t put out an album since 1998′s “Songs From Suburbia.” We’ve been hearing rumors of a new album for a couple years, but nothing has surfaced yet. Maybe stay tuned?

The Jukebox Romantics announce East coast tour dates

The Jukebox Romantics have announced a string of East Coast tour dates.

You can check them out below.

The band last released  Plot Points, via Jailhouse Records on July 14th, 2014.