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Every Time I Die release “Map Change” video

Every Time I Die have released a music video for “Map Change”, which appears on their latest album Low Teens. You can check it out below.

Low Teens came out in September, 2016 through Epitaph Records.



Descendents release new song “Who We Are”

Descendents have released a new song called “Who We Are,” and have announced that all proceeds from the sale of the song will go to the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and the Southern Poverty Law Center.

You can give the song a listen below, and download it for yourself here.

Descendents last released Hypercaffium Spazzinate in July 2016 via Epitaph Records.



New Music: Joyce Manor – “NBTSA”

California’s Joyce Manor are the latest act to release music through Polyvinl Records’ subscription-based “4-Track Singles Series.” Head below to check out their track “NBTSA.”

If you haven’t done so already, head here to get in on the 2017 installment of the “4-Track Singles Series.” In addition to Joyce Manor, this year has also featured Tim Kasher and Ra Ra Riot, and previous years have featured acts like Beach Slang, Modern Baseball, Diet Cig, and more.

Joyce Manor’s latest full length, Cody, was released in October 2016 through Epitaph Records. It is the band’s fourth full-length album, and it serves as the follow-up to 2014’s Never Hungover Again.



Canadian skatepunks Propagandi finish recording new album

Propagandi have just announced the wrap up of recording on their new album.

Hello Everybody!! We ‘re just finishing up recording our next record and I must say it’s going to be a wild one!! This summer, while we’re waiting for it to be unleashed, we’re going to be playing a few shows!! We’re stoooooked!

Check out the Facebook post here.

The album will follow the 2012 release, Failed States via Epitaph.



Converge to begin work on new album

Get stoked! Converge are set to begin tracking for their new album. After playing Ritual Festival in Leeds, the four piece hardcore act ventured back home to the US to begin work for new material.

According to a recent instagram post from the band, it looks like the hardcore heavyweights are actively working on a new album.  Specifically, they wrote, “Last show of @apmdcult tour today at Ritual Festival in Leeds, then back home to start tracking the new @converge album.” Check it out below for the full instagram post.

Not much more info than that, but we’ll keep you posted as more details surface.

The new album will be the band’s first studio album since 2012’s “All We Love We Leave Behind” released via Epitaph Records.



Converge announce summer tour dates with Neurosis

Prepare to destroy everything. Converge has announced a slew of Summer tour dates with Neurosis spanning the Midwest and East Coast. Check out the dates and locations in the tour poster above.

Converge’s last release, “All We Love We Leave Behind”, was released in October 2012 through Epitaph/Deathwish, Inc.



Obey The Brave (metalcore) return with new album “Mad Season”, release music video for new single “On Our Own”

Canadian metalcore group Obey the Brave have returned with a brand new album titled “Mad Season” slated for release June 2nd through Epitaph Records. To get you properly fired up you can check out a music video for the albums first single “On Our Own” below.

“Mad Season” is the band’s first release since 2014’s “Salvation.”



DS Photo Gallery: The Menzingers, Jeff Rosenstock and Rozwell Kid, Boston, MA

If you somehow waited until 2017 to cross “The Menzingers” off your own personal “bands I haven’t seen yet” list, you find yourself in what is, in all likelihood, a bit of a timely, fortunate place. The four-piece Pennsylvania-based punks recently released their fifth — and best — album, After The Party (February 3rd, Epitaph Records) and wrapped up the first of what will undoubtedly be many month-long runs in support of the album. The penultimate date on said tour took place at Boston’s Royale nightclub. Not only was the show at the 1000-capacity venue sold out well it advance, it marked one of roughly a dozen sold-out shows on the jaunt (including a night at the 2500-capacity Fillmore in their home town of Philadelphia). The band have long been critical darlings, and if this particular night was any indication, the band’s increasing — and intensely rabid — fan base will have the quartet’s trajectory continuing to trend exponentially higher and higher.

Upon taking the stage for their headlining spot promptly at 8:30pm (the venue turns into a dance club on Saturday nights, making for an interesting crossover of patrons that perhaps I’ll expound upon some other time but to paint a small picture, just know that there was a guy in a full-sized, furry grey mouse costume waiting to get in as the Menzos show let out), the band ripped into After The Party‘s opening track, “Tellin’ Lies,” and it’s quintessential show-opening guitar riff, dripping with stadium rock swagger. Larger venues like Royale can be a little impersonal and, frankly, awkwardly sterile locales to host punk shows, but that was not the case right from the word “go” on this night. The Menzingers have long had a “home away from home” sort of symbiotic connection with Boston punk community (an idea denoted more than once in the band’s lyrical content over the years), and the band and crowd combined to make a theater feel as intense and intimate as a sweaty basement thanks in part to the seemingly endless barrage of crowd surfers throughout the duration of the 90-ish minute singalong set.

The effectively inimitable Jeff Rosenstock provided direct support on this night, as he did for the duration of the tour. Still touring in support of his stellar full-length album WORRY. (released October 14th on SideOneDummy), Rosenstock has amassed almost as rabid and devout a fanbase as The Menzingers, as his own full-band fourteen song set was also a raucous singalong from start-to-finish, just on a slightly smaller scale. The punk scene is full of enigmatic performers, of course, and the somewhat physically unassuming Rosenstock ranks in the upper echelon of those who seem to genuinely…and generally…REALLY enjoy the hell out of playing and performing in front of an audience night in and night out. Case in point: Rosenstock’s set concluded with an extended version of “You, In Weird Cities” that found the frontman trading his guitar for a saxophone (that had previously been manned by  criminally talented touring multi-instrumentalist Dan Potthast), making his way to the back of the venue and assuming a perch atop a table to play along to the song’s singalong outro.

Opening duties were handled by West Virginia’s Rozwell Kid, a high-energy four-piece who, like Rosenstock after them, are a bit difficult to pigeon-hole into a singular genre or subgenre or whatever we’re calling them now, but they’re somewhere in the area of power pop/indie noise with more than a little bit of 70’s rock back-bending, don’t-take-yourself-too-seriously swagger thrown in the mix for good measure. The band have got a full-length, Precious Art, that’s due out June 23rd on SideOneDummy, and is sure to be one of the catchier releases of the summer; put it on your list.

Check out our full photo gallery below.



Touche Amore announce Europe tour and festival dates with Code Orange, Against Me

California post-hardcore outfit Touché Amoré have announced a run of tour and festival dates across Europe. You can find dates, locations, and the tour poster below.

Touché Amoré will be joined by Pennsylvania hardcore group Code Orange and Against Me! for select dates, as indicated below.



Social Distortion to hit the studio this fall?

Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness recently gave Phoenix New Times an update on the band’s long-awaited new album, revealing that his goal is to enter the studio by fall. He explains:

“It has to be organic. You know it’s like ‘I want to finish three songs by this tour’, and then I do that and I can’t even think anymore. ‘Is that the best line I can write or am I trying to meet a deadline?’

“My goal is to be in the studio by Fall. Unfortunately, I have to write the record of my career right now. That’s the pressure I put on myself.”

This isn’t the first of recent updates on the new Social D record that we’ve covered. Nearly a month ago, Mike said that the band had approximately 20 new songs completed, and then a week-and-a-half ago, he hinted at entering the studio in about six months. Whenever the new record arrives, it will be the band’s first since 2011’s Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes.



Mike Ness offers (yet another) update on new Social Distortion album

After reporting a-week-and-a-half ago that they were working on approximately 20 new songs, Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness gave The Pacific Northwest Inlander another update on the band’s long-awaited new album, saying that they might have enough songs and hinted at entering the studio in about six months. He states:

“I’ve been reading and writing, and kind of wrapping my mind around the self-imposed challenge that I’ve put on myself: that I’ve got to write the record of my career. So I’ve got to raise the bar. That’s just something that I put on myself because I don’t like to just go, ‘Time to put out another record’ and go through the motions.

I mean, yeah, we might have enough songs right now. But I want to see what can happen over the next six months. Can I outdo this? What direction do I want to go in? What do I want to say?”

When the new Social D record will be released is unknown, but we’ll be sure to keep you posted when more information comes to light. The band’s most recent album, Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes, was released in 2011.



The Menzingers debut new video for ‘After The Party’

Absolute lookers The Menzingers premiered a new video for their song ‘After The Party’. It’s of course the title track from the bands’ latest album (which we absolutely loved). Head down below to watch the video.

The Menzingers are currently on tour in the States in support of After the Party, with Jeff Rosenstock and Rozwell Kid. They’ll be heading out to Europe and UK with The Flatliners and The Dirty Nil later this spring.



Descendents announce “Everything Sucks” 20th anniversary reissue

Descendents have announced that they are to release a remastered version of “Everything Sucks” to mark the album’s 20th anniversary. The reissue will also come with a new 7″ which two new unreleased songs, “Lucky” and “Shattered Milo”. The album will be out on May 5th via Epitaph Records. Various pre-order bundles are up now.



Greg Graffin talks about Bad Religion’s future, Brooks Wackerman leaving for Avenged Sevenfold

Bad Religion frontman Greg Graffin, who released his new solo album Millport about a week ago, recently spoke to Loudwire about the future of the band, which includes a new album and a 40th anniversary celebration, which will be in 2020. He explains:

“There’s no end in sight. In fact, in two-and-a-half years, there’s a very important 40th anniversary milestone. Another album is on the horizon, but True North was such a good album that I don’t want to put out something that indicates we’re aging, so it’s gotta be as good as True North. [Laughs] We do plan on getting another record out there, hopefully before that 40th anniversary.”

Graffin also talked about drummer Brooks Wackerman’s decision to leave the band for Avenged Sevenfold, saying, “It wasn’t until he announced it [that I knew he was joining Avenged Sevenfold] but he did tell us he was leaving for greener pastures, but he didn’t put it that way. He gave us ample notice. It was not at all bitter, it was wishing him the best of luck.”

Wackerman was replaced by Jamie Miller, who has played in many bands such as …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead, Snot and Souls at Zero (formerly Wrathchild America). He was, however, not the only member of Bad Religion to have left the band in recent years; longtime guitarist Greg Hetson left the band shortly after the release of their latest album True North in 2013 and was replaced by Mike Dimkich, formerly of The Cult.



Mike Ness says Social Distortion have completed about 20 songs for new album

Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness recently gave Las Vegas Review-Journal an update on the band’s long-awaited new album, saying that there are about 20 songs in various stages of completion, which range from garage punk to the gospel-inspired. He explained:

“I kind of want the next record to have a little more variety. If there’s ever a time to try new stuff, it’s right now, because I want to show people that we’ve grown: ‘Wow, that’s different.'”

The new Social D record will be the band’s first since 2011’s Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes, and last month, we reported that they were planning to hit the studio to begin recording or finishing it right after the conclusion of their current U.S. tour.