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Video: Blacklist Royals cover The Cure’s “Plainsong”

Nashville’s Blacklist Royals recently released a cover of The Cure’s “Plainsong,” and they subsequently released a video that you can watch below.

This tune will be one of three on an upcoming EP called Dead Time Volume One: Songs of The Cure.  The EP, which will be released as a free download, also includes “A Forest” and “Pictures of You.”  We’ll let you know when it’s released.



Make War stream self-titled album

Brooklyn folk punk act Make War (formally Sad and French) have released a full stream of their upcoming self-titled record. The album is an electric version of the band’s self-titled release from when they were known as Sad and French, and you can give it a listen here.

The album is slated to be released this fall. Sad and French was released in May 2014 via Black Numbers.



Smokey Bastard stream new song “Archipelago”

U.K. folk-punk act Smokey Bastard recently started a PledgeMusic campaign to help them produce physical copies of their upcoming album, Back to the Drawing Room. The campaign was a great success, being fully funded in only 15 hours. As a gift to their fans, the band released a stream of their new single, “Archipelago”.

Even though the band have reached their goal, they are still accepting contributions / pre-orders. You can pre-order the new album and listen to the song right here.

Smokey Bastard will release Back to the Drawing Room on November 13, 2015 via Bomber Music.



New Music: Blacklist Royals stream cover of The Cure’s “Plainsong”

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from the Nashville-based Blacklist Royals; too long, in my opinion. Today, we get our first taste of what the brothers Rufus have been cooking up.

The band are streaming a bit of an obscure cover today. It’s for The Cure track “Plainsong,” which exists in its original form as the opening song on the latter band’s 1989 album “Disintegration.” Check out the cover here, and let us know what you think.

BLR’s cover of “Plainsong” is the first sneak peak at of what’ll become an ongoing covers series called “Dead Time.” Volume One features, you guessed it, songs from The Cure. Stay tuned for more info on this one, and head below to see where you can catch the fellas on tour alongside Goddamn Gallows next month!



Mischief Brew perform threes song for A Fistful of Vinyl Sessions

Erik Petersen, front man of Philadelphia folk-punk group Mischief Brew, recently stopped by A Fistful of Vinyl to play a few stripped down songs, including “O, Pennsyltucky!” and “Danger: Falling Pianos” from their latest album This Is Not For Children, and “Old Tyme Mem’ry” from their 2003 album Bellingham & Philadelphia .

Check out the videos below.

This Is Not For Children was released on June 22nd via Alternative Tentacles.



Rich Chris (folk punk) releases self-titled teaser demo album

Ottawa folk-punker Rich Chris has released his 5 song teaser demo for ‘name your price’ download and you can check it out below.

This is a preview of what’s to come, Rich Chris will soon be releasing a debut full length album through 112 Records. We will keep you updated as more details emerge.



Lucero streaming new song – “Can’t You Hear Them Howl”

The genre-crossing boys in Lucero have a new album in the works. The country/punk group are now streaming another new song off the album. Listen to “Can’t You Hear Them Howl” below.

The song is track four on the band’s upcoming album, All A Man Should Do, which is due out next month (Sept. 18th). You can pre-order the album right here.

Lucero’s last release was August 2014′s Lucero: Live From Atlanta.



Lineup announced for folk-punk festival Broken Strings (Mischief Brew, Blackbird Raum, etc)

Organizers have announced the debut of Broken Strings Music Festival, a three day concert to showcase emerging talent from the folk­-punk world. Broken Strings will be held September 25­27, at Camp Pollock (1501 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento, CA), an idyllic former Boy Scout campground on the banks of the American River.

The first 200 tickets are only $40 and will go up after that. First come, first serve! Snag them here.

The festival will feature over a dozen acts from across the U.S., including Mischief Brew, Blackbird Raum, Ghost Mice, Bobby Joe Ebola, Kepi Ghoulie, Dum Spiro Spero, Dirty Kid Discount, Moon Bandits, Eliza Rickman, Thee Hobo Gobbelins, The Crux, 5 Cent Coffee, Ghost Town Gospel, Chonk, Julie The Bruce, Aaron Shay, Bruce Salmon and more!

More information can be found at the festival’s official website.



The Manx stream new collection ‘Little Slices of Phlegm’

LA folk punk outfit The Manx are streaming their new EP, Little Slices of Phlegm. The release acts as a sampler of sorts, collecting new demos, remixes, and “old classics”. You can give it a listen below.

The band last released Whispy Caverns in 2014.



Smokey Bastard start crowdfunding campaign to release new album

U.K. folk-punk act Smokey Bastard has a new album all ready to go, and in the final stretch before its release date, they are appealing to their fans through the crowdfunding site PledgeMusic to help them produce physical copies.

The new album, Back to the Drawing Room, will be out on November 13th via Bomber Music, but you can pre-order it here to help the band cover the costs of putting out the actual CDs.  Like most crowdfunding campaigns, the band is offering some special prizes to people who are willing to throw in a little extra cash, including getting a Christmas card from the band or a day of playing Dungeons and Dragons.  Check it all out here.

Smokey Bastard most recently released Tales from the Wasteland on Bomber Records in 2011.



Dine Alone Records releases Summer Sampler

Canadian based Dine Alone Records has made their new Summer Sampler available for download. The Sampler is loaded with brand new singles from City and Colour and The Sheepdogs, alongside tracks from Alexisonfire, Dave Monks of Tokyo Police Club, Vanessa Carlton, k-os and FIDLAR, and iconic artists Marilyn Manson and Swervedriver as well as some up-and-coming artists. You can download it here.

To make the deal even sweeter, anyone who downloads the 2015 Summer Sampler and enters their information will instantly be entered to win 1 of 20 prize packs from Dine Alone Records and friends at Converse, JammyPack, Glasstic, HEX and Dine Alone Foods. Click here to see the whole track list for the album and to see what you could win!



New Music: Frank Turner streams “Glorious You” from upcoming album “Positive Songs for Negative People”

Frank Turner, who at this point needs no quantifiers attached to his name, is streaming another new song from his upcoming album, “Positive Songs For Negative People.” It’s called “Glorious You,” and its one of the more uplifting songs on a generally pretty uplifting album. Check it out below.

“Positive Songs for Negative People” is due out this Friday (August 7th). Take our word for it; if you like Frank Turner…you’ll love the album!

Frank Turner’s previous full-length release was 2013′s “Tape Deck Heart” (Interscope Records).



Fake Problems announce 7-inch; stream new single

Fake Problems have been in a state of limbo for the past few years, with the band taking a backseat to the member’s other projects. But that doesn’t mean that they’re gone- quite the opposite because the band is gearing up to release Strange Emotions, a brand new two song 7-inch this Friday, August 7, 2015 and they’ve released a stream of a new single, “Holy Attitude,” to boot. You can listen to the song here.

You can pre-order Strange Emotions here. The 7-inch is the band’s first release since their 2013 split with You Blew It!. Their last album, Real Ghosts Caught on Tape, was released in 2010 via SideOneDummy Records.



From Waves To Shore (Folk) stream debut EP “She Tells Her Friends”

From Waves To Shore is a new three-piece punk band hailing from St Thomas, Ontario, and they’ve just released their debut EP “She Tells Her Friends.” The album contains three really solid acoustic pieces, and you check it out below.

The EP can be bought on Bandcamp, for any price.



The Pullmen announce new album “Going Dark,” stream new track “We’ll Never Be A Part Of It”

Just because it’s been a year or so since we last heard from California folk punks The Pullmen doesn’t mean they haven’t been busy.

The band announced plans for their debut full-length release. It’s called “Going Dark,” and that’s the cover art over at the left.

“Going Dark” is slated for release on vinyl in Europe on October 9th through Beast Records. It’ll be available on vinyl (hopefully) the following month in the States, though if you pre-order the album here now, you’ll get the digital download on the EU release date.

To get you pumped for the release, The Pullmen are streaming the brand-new song “We’ll Never Be a Part of It” for your listening enjoyment. Check it out below.