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Dead Rejects (skacore) premiere new song “Burning Bridges” off upcoming split with Positive Junk

Today we’re stoked to bring you the premiere of a brand new skacore jam from New Jersey’s Dead Rejects. The song is titled “Burning Bridges” and it will appear on an upcoming split with UK based ska punks Positive Junk. Give it a listen below!

The split should be released in the next few weeks and will contain 10 new tracks (5 from each band).



The Brass Action Release Music Video For “Good Intentions, Wrong Directions”

Ska-punks The Brass Action have released a video for “Good Intentions, Wrong Directions.” It’s an interesting video to say the least. Check it out below.

The Brass Action’s last release was “No Soundcheck” (August 2015) the album that “Good Intentions, Wrong Directions” is from.



The Interrupters stream “On A Turntable” from upcoming album “Say It Out Loud”

Ska-punks The Interrupters have dropped a new song off their upcoming record Say It Out Loud. called “On A Turntable.”

This tune is much less ska than most of the band’s material, but vocalist Aimee Interrupter’s voice is great and very reminiscent of Brody Dalle’s Distillers days. Check the track out below.

Say It Out Loud will be released June 24th through Hellcat Records.



Bumsy and The Moochers (ska) release new EP “Easily Distracted”

If you’re looking for some new ska jams then look no further, because right from good ole Chicago comes ska collective Bumsy and The Moocher‘s new EP Easily Distracted (which you can stream below), featuring the single “JP Knows How To Party” which is a boat load of fun. They’ve got a release party for the new EP on July 2nd at the Drunken Donut in Joliet IL, and it sounds like it’ll be one hell of a time.

This is the band’s newest release since their 2015 album Bored Up!



Be Like Max and The Holophonics tour full U.S. this summer/The A-Oks reunite for Denver date

Be Like Max (Vegas Ska/Punk) and The Holophonics (Texas Ska/Punk) head out on the road together for a full U.S. tour starting July 1st and ending August 15th. They will be starting the journey in Las Vegas and Ending in Lincoln, Nebraska. The tour features Ska and Punk bands from all around the states including The Taj Motel Trio (CA), Fairhaven (Iowa), Noise Complaint (CA) and Day Labor (CA) plus many more.

In addition to this news, The A-Oks (Denver Ska/Punk) will be reuniting for a special appearance at the Denver date on July 16th at Moes Original BBQ. This group split ways in early fall of last year and is making a special appearance to support their friends in Be Like Max and The Holophonics on their longest tour to date. All three bands toured together last summer for the second edition of the Ska Revival Tour and have played many shows together before that.

Check out the dates and locations here.



The Pomps cover “She Bangs The Drums” by The Stone Roses

Massachusetts ska band The Pomps have immortalized their favourite cover with a recording of The Stone Roses’  1989 hit “She Bangs The Drums.” The group often plays this song as part of their live set and do it all of the justice with the rolling bass line and island vibes.  You can give it a listen below.

The band will be doing a handful of dates with ska legends The Toasters in September, all of which you can check out below.



Chilled Monkey Brains (skacore) announce US Tour

Tallahassee skacore act Chilled Monkey Brains have announced dates for their upcoming US tour, which they are calling the “Bananafest Destiny” tour. Love the name. See the dates/locations below.

The band’s latest album is 2014′s APEocalypse.



Big D and the Kids Table preview music video for “Oi DJ”

Big D And The Kids Table have released a preview of the upcoming music video for their song “Oi DJ.”  The tune comes off their split single with The Doped Up Dollies, and you can watch the teaser below.

Big D and the Kids Table and The Doped Up Dollies released their split on October 25, 2015. Big D’s last studio release was the double album Stomp / Stroll in 2013. 



Beat the Smart Kids (ska-punk) release first 4 songs off of new album

Chicago ska-punk band Beat The Smart Kids are streaming the first 4 tracks of off their new album, Broke Again, and you can check them out below.

Stay tuned, because the band will release 4 more songs next Friday, and the final 4 songs of the 12-track album on June 24th.  You can pre-order the album here, and get a download of everything that’s been released so far.



Slow Gherkin releases first new songs in 14 years

Santa Cruz ska band Slow Gherkin has just released a new 2-song EP called Lives on Asian Man Records. This is the band’s first new music in 14 years!

Give it a listen below, and buy it here.

Slow Gherkin most recently released a retrospective album, Death of a Ska Band: Rarities 1994-2002, in June of 2011.



Video: Behind Deadlines – “Making Change”

Philadelphia ska-punks Behind Deadlines have released their video for their song “Making Change,” which was shot on the band’s Brazilian tour. Check it out below.

The track will appear on their upcoming album The Reconstruction, which is due out later this year. The album was by Dan Malsch (BigWig, Four Year Strong) and mixed by Mark Michalik (The Swellers, We Are The Union, Fireworks). It serves as a follow-up to their 2015 EP Before Summer Ends.



Music Video: The Interrupters – “By My Side”

SoCal ska-punks The Interrupters have released a music video for “By My Side,” which is taken from their upcoming album Say It Out Loud. Check it out below.

Say It Out Loud is set to release on June 24th through Hellcat Records. Like the band’s debut full-length, it was produced by Tim Armstrong of Rancid.



Less Than Jake announce “Wake And Bake” Weekend details

Gainesville ska-punk veterans Less Than Jake have announced that their fifth annual hometown Wake and Bake Weekend will be taking place on September 2nd & 3rd at the High Dive.

VIP bundles are available now here. Supporting acts are Morning Fatty, Kash’d Out, and Dr/veaway on day 1, and Peelander-Z, The Busdrivers, and Bothering Dennis on Day 2.

Less Than Jake released the live album Live From Astoria on April 29th through Rude Records and Saint November Records. Their last proper full-length was See The Light, in November of 2013 through Fat Wreck Chords.



The Pomps (Ska, MA) release new EP

Pop influenced ska outfit The Pomps have released a new EP entitled “Indie Rock is Dying”. It features six tracks of laid back catchy ska sounds and will certainly excite fans of bands like The Slackers. You can check out the whole thing for free below but as always the band would appreciate the cash if you are enjoying it.



Midwest Ska Fest and Skappleton announce 2016 line ups.

Returning for its 4th year, Midwest Ska Fest is pairing up with Skappleton this year to bring Rude boys and girls, and other ska fans a full weekend of both local and national Ska bands.

Skappleton will be taking place on August 13, 2016 at Tanner’s Grill & Bar in Kimberly, WI. The Hub City Stompers and Dan Potthast (of MU330) will be headlining alongside Keep Flying (formerly Survay Says), Max and the Invaders, Run and Punch, The Bishops, 4 Aspirin Morning, Beat the Smart Kids, Be Like Max, The Holophonics, and Fairhaven.

Midwest Ska fest is being held at the Double Door in Chicago on August 14, 2016, and will be 18+. The Hub City Stompers and Dan Potthast (of MU330) will be headlining, with The Crombies, Keep Flying (formerly Survay Says), Something To Do, Run and Punch, Beat the Smart Kids, The 9 Spot, The Bishops, 4 Aspirin Morning, Evil Empire, and Bumsy and the Moochers.

Weekend passes for Skappleton and Midwest Ska Fest are currently available here. Single day tickets for Midwest Ska Fest will be available on Friday May 27, 2016.