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We’ve got a couple stories from Boston-area punks The Warning Shots gift-wrapped into one tidy little package for you this Hump Day evening.

First and foremost, the band are streaming two new tracks from their upcoming EP, “Volume 2.” They’re called “Make Your Move” and “Your Lost Faith,” and you can check them out here. Not presently streaming but also featured on the EP is The Warning Shots’ cover of Rancid’s Brad Logan! If you’re so inclined, you can pre-order the digital EP at the same link. “Volume 2″ is due out March 3rd via Warning Shots frontman Mark Lind (Ducky Boys, Sinners & Saints) and his State Line Records label.

Meanwhile, plans are coming together for an upcoming split 7-inch with fellow Boston punks (and Dying Scene Records‘s own) Stray Bullets. According to posts on their respective Facebook pages, both bands have the songs for their forthcoming release written and are slated to hit the studio to record them in the very near future. Stay tuned!

The Warning Shots’ last EP, “Six To Midnight,” was released back in 2013, also on State Line.

 

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Bryan McPherson and Louise Distras announce German/Austrian tour dates

Posted by jaystone on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 5:38 PM (PST)

Good news, Europeans…or at least Germans and Austrians at this point. Bryan McPherson and Louise Distras are teaming up for a few weeks worth of tour dates through your neck of the proverbial woods.

Their tag-team kicks off May 2nd in Ausburg, Germany, and is presently scheduled to wrap up May 19th in Cottbus. More dates are due to be announced soon, so stay tuned! In the meantime, check out the rundown below.

McPherson is due to release a new full-length, “Wedgewood,” in the near future, thanks in part to a successful Kickstarter campaign. Oh, and he’s the “Banned By Disney” guy. Distras, meanwhile, released a limited run EP called  ”Bullets” earlier this week. If there are any left, you can get one here.

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Video: The Warning Shots play Green Day’s “Dookie”

Posted by The Torchbearer on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 9:59 AM (PST)

Boston punk group The Warning Shots played a show last Saturday, October 25th, in which they covered the classic Green Day album Dookie, and someone in the audience was gracious enough to capture most of the performance so those of us who couldn’t attend could check it out.  Watch the video playlist below.

The Warning Shots last released a 4-song EP, Six To Midnight, last November on State Line Records.

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Bostonian-turned-Californian folk-punk singer-songwriter Bryan McPherson has once again been tabbed (along with Blood Or Whiskey) as an opener for Dropkick Murphys on their upcoming eleven-date tour that runs from California to Oklahoma. Thanks to the long arm of the law that is The Walt Disney Company, McPherson will only be playing ten of the eleven dates. McPherson took to Facebook to explain:

BANNED by Disney!!! Well holy fucking shit people, I just got Banned from playing the Anaheim show (editor’s note: show date is November 5th) by Disney since the venue is in their complex. The reason? My “Anti-political police views and drug insinuation”. Well I’m honored they actually listened to the words. I’m floored. What an honor!!!

We’ve reached out to Disney, LiveNation and the House of Blues in Anaheim for comment (seriously…we have!). As of this writing, it’s been all radio silence, but we’ll keep you posted. Head below for the full tour rundown.

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Boston punk group The Warning Shots have a new video out for their song “Terminally Insane.” You can, of course, check it out below.

This is the 3rd video for a song off the band’s latest 4-song EP, Six To Midnight, which came out back in November on State Line Records.

You can watch the other two videos here, and pick up a copy of the EP on digital or CD here, along with some t-shirts.

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Bryan McPherson releases album teaser for “Wedgewood”

Posted by hayley on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 12:29 PM (PST)

Bostonian-turned-Californian folk-punk singer-songwriter Bryan McPherson has just released the video teaser for his upcoming album “Wedgewood.” If you wanna get pumped up for the album, check the video out below.

No official release date for “Wedgewood” has been announced as of yet. Bryan McPherson last released “American Boy/American Girl“, on State Line Records in 2012.

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New Video: The Warning Shots – “It Took A While”

Posted by jaystone on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 4:53 PM (PST)

It took a while, but Boston punks  The Warning Shots finally released a new video. As you may have guessed by the far-from-clever introductory sentence (I’m not proud), it’s for the track “It Took A While,” and you can check it out below.

“It Took A While” appears on the band’s four-song EP, “Six To Midnight,” which was released via State Line Records around the holidays late last year. You can get it here.

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New Music: Bryan McPherson – “Days of Rage”

Posted by jaystone on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 6:58 PM (PST)

Bostonian-turned-Californian folk-punk singer-songwriter (enough hyphens for ya?) Bryan McPherson has a brand new video for a brand new track. It’s called “Days of Rage” and you can check it out below.

By the sounds of it, “Days of Rage” will appear on an as-yet-unfinished new album that should be out in the coming months. Pretty great sign of what’s to come.

McPherson’s most recent album,  American Boy/American Girl, on State Line Records in 2012.

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Free Song Download: Bryan McPherson’s “Kelly Thomas”

Posted by Gina Skidz on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 1:52 PM (PST)

Folk/punk songwriter Bryan McPherson is no stranger to taking on politically-charged subject matter in his music, and he just released a song for Kelly Thomas, the homeless man who was beaten to death by police in Fullerton, California.  The song came out after the officers involved in the altercation were found not guilty for Thomas’ death.

You can listen and download the track for free below.

Bryan McPherson most recently released the album  American Boy/American Girl on State Line Records in 2012.

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New Music: The Warning Shots (Boston punk) – “No Holidays”

Posted by jaystone on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 4:42 PM (PST)

Boston punks The Warning Shots have got a new EP, “Six To Midnight,” hitting the streets just in time for the holidays.

To whet your appetite, the band, which features the ever-prolific Mark Lind (The Ducky Boys, Dirty Water, Sinners & Saints, etc) on what I think is his 14th release of the year, shot a video for the track “No Holidays.” Coincidence? Yeah, probably. Either way, check it out here.

“Six To Midnight” is out now in digital format via State Line Records. Physical copies will be available next month. Click here for ordering info.

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Boston street punks The Ducky Boys recently released their 5th full-length studio album, “Dead End Streets” on State Line Records.  I got to chat with lead singer/bassist Mark Lind about the new album and the ongoing evolution of their sound after 17 years together.

Check out the interview here.

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Boston punk act The Ducky Boys have announced pre-orders for their new album “Dead End Streets” due out June 4th  through their own State Line Records.

To give you a taste of what’s to come you can stream three songs from the release (“You Don’t Wanna Know Me”, “Enough Of My Time” and “The Time We’re Given”) right here.

The Ducky Boys released an EP entitled “Chemicals” back in May, 2012. Their last full-length was “Chasing the Ghost.” Both releases were put out by State Line.

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Interview: “Punk Rock 101″ with Jason Messina of the Ducky Boys

Posted by Gina Skidz on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 4:22 PM (PST)

“So are we gonna do this fucking interview or what?!” is not the way I’d normally ask a musician to sit for an interview, but The Ducky Boys‘ Jay Messina isn’t the average interviewee; I am lucky enough to also be able to call him a friend. And so we sat down, had a few bloody marys, and started talking about his 18+ years in the Boston music scene. Here’s what happened.

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The Ducky Boys, seventeen-year vets of the Boston punk scene, are already set to begin recording a new full-length album. The band is set to enter the studio next month and finishing things up in September. While they are planning on releasing the album through their own State Line Records, but in order to get the project off the ground, they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign, complete with loads of pretty rad pre-order options. Check it out here.

The Ducky Boys released an EP entitled “Chemicals” back in May. Their last full-length was January’s “Chasing the Ghost.” Both releases were put out by State Line.

 

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Ducky Boys, Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One to play Boston booze cruise

Posted by jaystone on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 5:11 PM (PST)

Massachusetts punk vets the Ducky Boys are taking their street-punk act out into the Atlantic Ocean. The band are teaming up with Lenny Lashley’s Gang of One (featuring Lenny of Darkbuster) and Cradle To The Grave and shipping out from Boston on a booze cruise later this summer. If you’re going to be in Boston this August, click here to get the rundown on tickets. It’s punk rock…on a boat!

Ducky Boys’ latest full-length, “Chasing The Ghost,” was released in January via their own State Line Records. They also released an EP, “Chemicals,” last week.

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