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Introducing Emotional Hardcore Act: Vacant (free album download)

If you just can’t get enough of emotional hardcore acts in the vein of Touche Amore, La Dispute and Defeater, I’ve got a new band for you to add to your radar.  Montreal’s Vacant just put out their debut release “When It Rains” and you can stream it below.

If you dig what you hear you can download the release for free on bandcamp.

New Hardcore Band Alert: Sonic Poison (members Casualties, Sheer Terror, etc)

If you’re into hardcore bands like Sheer Terror, The Casualties, Deathcycle, Disnihil and Concrete Cross then we’ve got a tasty new band for you to check out.  Sonic Poison contains members of all the aforementioned bands and on June 22nd they’ll be releasing their self-titled debut through Lifeline Records (pre-order here).  You can stream the releases first single “Another Day Of Misery” right here.


It’s time for a new episode of Dying Scene Radio! This week’s guest: Florida hardcore surf punkers – The Antidon’ts

This week on Dying Scene RadioBob Noxious and Bobby Pickles send another digital smoke signal to Ben Weasel after the Screeching Weasel founder and frontman mentions them on the latest episode of his Weasel Radio podcast. BAND SPOTLIGHT: Florida hardcore surf punkers The Antidon’ts. The two Bobs interview the three-piece (Zac, Mikey and Anthony) about the band’s witty song titles, their upcoming gig at Bowl Bash 20: Skateopia’s annual music festival, which, this year, Green Jellÿ is headlining, plus they premiere a new track off their new record “Buckwild and Foul” – slated for release on June 1st via Bandcamp. Episode 16’s recurring theme: Pig Pen on tour.


Introducing New Pop-Punk Act: Anyway! (full album stream)

Here’s a new pop-punk band to check out.  Philly’s Anyway! are equal parts poppy and heavy and their music sorta falls in the same vein of Four Year Strong, though dare I say it, Anyway! seems much more versatile.  The four piece recently recorded their debut album “1st American” at the Blasting Room Studio and I recommend you give it a “spin” below.

Introducing Acoustic Folk-Punk Act: Five Minute Major

If you’re a fan of the acoustic folk punk stuff in the vein of Fat Wreck act Get Dead then here’s a new band you should check out.  Montreal’s Five Minute Major have been churning out acoustic folk punk anthems since 2013 and last month they released a new full length album titled “Black Sheep” which I recommend you stream below.  Enjoy!

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.


Introducing Hardcore-Punk Act: HavenHurst (free EP Download)

Anybody else listen to Thrice back in the “Identity Crisis” years?  Did you like the more hardcore sounding songs?  If so you should check out Montreal’s HavenHurst.  The foursome just released a two track EP and its a real shredder.  Give it a listen below and if you dig it pick it up for free on bandcamp.

Introducing French Punk Act: Lashing Fred

Here’s a little treat for anyone who’s been looking for something new to check out this Thursday. Hailing from Lyon, France, Lashing Fred is a young new band featuring some not so young members (or so they say themselves). The band is working on getting their debut EP together, but in the meantime you can check out their first song, “Try It,” below.

Introducing Skate Punk Act: The Real Quaid (full album stream)

Here’s a cool little band to check out for any fans of skate punk with dashes of the occasional ska up-stroke infusion.  They’re called The Real Quaid and they hail from Birmingham, UK punk.  The foursome recently released a brand new full-length titled “Get Rad” and you can stream the entire thing below.

Introducing Speedy Pop-Punk Act: No End In Sight (full album stream)

Quebec’s No End In Sight have been around for a couple years but I hadn’t heard of them until today.  Four songs into their new album “Happy Never After” I’ve decided they’re my favorite pop-punk discovery of the month.  Somewhere between Squirtgun and Strike Twelve these guys play a Lookout! Records variety of pop-punk with the speed ingenuity of some of the more contemporary skate-punk acts.  But I often pull these lame descriptions completely out of my ass so just do yourself a favor and stream their album below (I think “Mausoleum” is my favorite track).

Introducing new noise punk band: Legendary Divorce (members of The Starting Line and more)

Here’s a new punk band to check out if you like a little noise and experimentation to go along with your typical 3 chord rock.  Philly act Legendary Divorce features members of The Starting Line, Ladder Devils, Wives, and The Minor Times and play loud, grungy, and noisy punk.  Check out their debut EP Make Me below, and let us know what you think.

Introducing Street Punk Band: Radical Failure

If you like your skate and street punk with a dash of hardcore influenced vocals I’ve got a fantastic new band for you to check out.  Radical Failure hails from France but after listening to them they could just as believably be from Texas.  They claim influences from a variety of Epitaph and Fat bands but the ones that make the most sense to me are Good Riddance and Vision.  The foursome has a new EP coming out in May and they’ve just released a teaser for it in the form of a music video for a new song titled “Unbreakable”.  Check it out along with their debut EP below.

New Pop-Punk Band Alert: The Red Owls (featuring members of The Ataris and Nightmares For A Week)

Pop-punk fans, here’s a new band you’ll want to check out.  Especially if you fancy The Ataris or Nightmares For A Week.  The Red Owls features members from both aforementioned bands and they’ve recently finished tracking their debut EP “Do You Feel Any Better?”.  Mixed at The Blasting Room, you can get your first taste of the pending release by streaming it’s title track below.

No release date yet but we’ll keep you posted on that as well as some upcoming shows.  Stay tuned!

Introducing New Emotional Punk Act: Spanish Love Songs (full album stream)

If you dig the melancholy themes and emotionally charged vocals of bands like Run, Forever and Elway (but mostly Run, Forever) then you’re going to love Los Angeles 4 piece Spanish Love Songs.  The band just released their debut full-length “Giant Sings The Blues” and I recommend you stream it below (don’t miss the song “Concrete”). ———————————-

Introducing New Punk Act: Knockin Bones (free EP download)

If you’re a fan of that “…And Out Come The Wolves” punk meets rock ‘n roll sound, and dig the vocal stylings of Lars Frederiksen you’re going to want to check out Knockin Bones.  The three piece is a new band out of Austin, Texas formed by Bass Line Bums’ Marc Alan and they’ve just released their debut EP “Saved My Soul” as a free download.  Give it a listen below.