To get fans excited for the release, both bands have released a track from Antipodes. We’ve included them below. If you’re a fan of absolutely shredding melodic hardcore, you’re not going to want to miss this one!
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Friday, June 8, 2018 at 2:12 PM (PST) by rick delaney
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:30 AM (PST) by Goldfinger
Australian thrash outfit The Lizards are streaming their new song “No Fracture”. No word on whether this is going to be a part of a bigger project, but we can hope.
Give the new song a listen below.
The last release for The Lizards was the 2015 release of Future Life. If you’re a fan of 88 Fingers Louie these guys are for you.
Monday, June 4, 2018 at 11:09 AM (PST) by rick delaney
If you give anything of a shit about NOFX, you’ll have certainly heard about the hot water they managed to get themselves in recently. For those who somehow missed it, I’ll recap. There’s also a statement from the band themselves below.
Monday, June 4, 2018 at 9:58 AM (PST) by rick delaney
Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 5:47 PM (PST) by Murderdingus
88 Fingers Louie has released a two song EP, “Get Off My Lawn.” It’s covers of Motley Crue’s “Red Hot” and Foreigner’s “Long, Long, Way From Home.” And it’s actually pretty great.
Strap on your Foreigner belts, dirty white boys, because it’s time to get hot blooded. Check out the stream below, and pick up the EP for $2 digital or a $7 record. That’s a dollar an inch, baby.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 3:56 PM (PST) by Mike Scott
Norway’s skate punk exports Freedumb have released another new track. The trio recently released new track “Let It Slide” – they’ve now followed it up with new single “Stuck In A Dream”, which you can listen to on the band’s Soundcloud ahead of tomorrow’s release.
The track will feature on the follow up to last year’s full length “Feeding The Tapeworm”.
“People want to hear new songs. Our newest record has gotten better reviews than we’ve gotten in over 10 years.”
Of course the “newest record” Mike is referring to is their most recent studio album First Ditch Effort, which was released in October 2016 via Fat Wreck Chords. We’ll keep you posted as more details on new music from NOFX come to light. They released one new song last March “There’s No ‘Too Soon’ If Time Is Relative“.
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9:26 AM (PST) by rick delaney
Strung Out have gone considerably more chilled than we’re used to for their latest release. Black Out The Sky features eight acoustic tracks from the legendary Fat Wreck Chords band. The release is also the first from Strung Out since the departure of their long serving drummer Jordan Burns.
You can listen to Black Out The Sky below. The previous full release from Strung Out was their 2015 effort Transmission.Alpha.Delta.
Friday, May 11, 2018 at 9:27 AM (PST) by villagebrown
Fat Wreck Chords have announced that they will be releasing a new compilation called Fat Music For Wrecked People. Contributions include tracks from NOFX, BadCopBadCop, Mad Caddies, The Last Gang, The Lawrence Arms, and Strung Out. The 7″ comp will feature 6 songs in total, with 3 coming from upcoming unreleased Fat Wreck albums, however, there is no info on which of these bands will be releasing new albums. Track names have also yet to be released. We like surprises anyway, so stay tuned and we will bring you all the details as they come to light.
The album will be available at Fat Mike’s Punk In Drublic Craft Beer and Music Festival. You can keep tabs on the release here.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 12:34 PM (PST) by liathdavis
Quebec City punks Hate It Too are now streaming their new single, “Cyanide Teeth” and are celebrating with a brand spanking new video to top it off.
“Cyanide Teeth” serves as a follow up to their last album “Purple Mountains” which was released August 18, 2015.
Check out the video below!
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 11:30 AM (PST) by jaystone
Back in February 2017, Dying Scene got an exclusive scoop from Strung Out frontman Jason Cruz that the California punk legends were working on a new EP titled Black Out The Sky, to follow up their last full length, 2015’s stellar Transmission.Alpha.Delta. While that was noteworthy in and of itself, the noteworthiness was ratcheted up to stratospheric levels by the additional revelation that Black Out The Sky was also going to be the band’s first collection of acoustic songs. Initial word was that we might see the album sometime in summer 2017, but then, news kinda dried up for a while.
Tomorrow, however, the official release of Black Out The Sky is officially upon us. We caught up with the one-and-only Cruz earlier this week to talk about the new album, and what exactly took so long for it to see the light of day. Needless to say it’s been a bit of a tumultuous run for Strung Out; the band officially parted ways with drummer of more than twenty years, Jordan Burns, a couple months ago, and have since brought Runaway Kids’ drummer RJ Shankle in as his replacement. “We had a tough two years, man,” explains Cruz. “There’ve been a lot of moments in the course of our career where we thought we didn’t know how we were going to get through it, but the last couple years were pretty tough. I think that this record is a catharsis to that whole time in all our lives.“
Don’t let the “acoustic album” label fool you; Black Out The Sky is very much a Strung Out record, not just eight stripped down, straight-forward versions of Strung Out songs; the darkness and aggression that have become part of the band’s signature are still very much present. “Strung Out changed its guitar sound and it just happened to sound like this,” says Cruz. There’s also the fact that the band’s last album, Transmission.Alpha.Delta was so loud and intense that Cruz and the remaining band members felt it was time for a change of pace. “If your career’s a song, this is the breakdown before the big chorus (that comes next),” he reasons. “You can’t write another big, huge record right after that. To me, you had to do something like a buffer right in the middle of that to prepare for the next project.”
Strung Out’s guitar players, Rob Ramos and Jake Kiley, and bass player Chris Aiken have long been respected for the fast, aggressive, metal-influence that they bring to the punk rock table; it’s part of what has set Strung Out apart over the years. However, the switch to acoustic on Black Out The Sky puts the focus on the level of musicianship that exists within the band, an appreciation that only grows more intense with subsequent listens. “All three of them are the best guitar players in punk rock, to me,” states Cruz emphatically. “They’re phenomenal. I’m in awe of those guys. I shake when I have to show them an idea.” The added space gave Cruz the room to stretch his voice in some new ways, putting a real focus on the vocals and the lyrics. “What people don’t understand is that singing over loud, heavy metal guitars constrains you. When you take that out of the equation and you can actually hear the timbre of the voice, you have so much more wiggle room. A lot more is discovered in the singer’s voice when everything is a little naked, you know?”
You can check out our full chat down below; brace yourself for the Footloose and Alice In Chains portions of the conversation! Black Out The Sky is due out tomorrow on Fat Wreck Chords, and you can still order it here. Strung Out heads out on the road in support of Pennywise in a couple weeks; check out details here!
Monday, May 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM (PST) by rick delaney
One of the biggest names in punk rock have announced a re-release of a classic album from their back catalogue. Ribbed – Live in a Dive is, as the name suggests, a live version of the NOFX’s 1991 record Ribbed. The release is scheduled for August 1, 2018 and, of course, features all 14 tracks from the original album.
For now, you can stream track number five, “Just the Flu” from Ribbed – Live in a Dive below.
Québec technical punks Mute embark on a summer tour of mainland Europe and the UK in July and August. Based around their appearance at Punk Rock Holiday, the band take in 12 shows in Germany, the UK, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Slovenia and Czech Republic.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 8:00 PM (PST) by Murderdingus
UK skate punks Phinius Gage have reunited after eleven years and have released a best-of collection on Disconnect Disconnect Records. The collection features sixteen songs from their back-catalog and three previously unreleased tracks.
The band has already detailed two comeback shows and plans to record new EP. Their last release was 2007’s “Seek Out Your Foes.”