The news for Wednesday 23 April 2014

Twin Atlantic to release new album ‘Great Divide’ on August 18th

Twin Atlantic have announced that their new album 'Great Divide' will be released on August 18th through Red Bull Records. The twelve track album is available to pre-order now at iTunes, with details of physical pre-orders and a special launch show to be announced later today. The band...

Knuckle Puck Release New 12″ Vinyl EP

Chicago Pop-Punkers Knuckle Puck have announced the release of their new EP 'The Weight That You Buried' on vinyl. The 12" is a single side affair, with the band's logo on the backside - and is split between a clear pressing and a splatter pressing. The track listing is: 01 Everything Must...

Stream Expire’s New Track ‘Pretty Low’

The title track and opener from Expire's second album 'Pretty Low' is now up for streaming ahead of the release of the 11 track affair next month, via Bridge 9. http://www.b9store.com/expire ...

Tuesday 22 April 2014

Howls join tour with Employed To Serve and Black Shapes

Employed To Serve and Black Shapes are set to head out for a short tour next month and Hull band Healer were scheduled to be joining them but have since had to pull out. Brighton's hardcore trio Howls are stepping in to join the five date tour. Check out the dates and tour poster below, and if...

Trash Talk stream track from new album

Sacramento's noisy punks Trash Talk have confirmed their new album, 'No Peace', for a May 27th release. The 16 track LP will be released via Trash Talk Collective and Odd Future Recordings. New track 'Cloudkicker' sees the band firmly back behind the hardcore helm, offering 3 minutes of...

Cheetah Chrome to release solo record

The Dead Boys co-founder and current Creative Director at Plowboy Records Cheetah Chrome will re-release his collection of solo material on the 2nd June 2014. Entitled 'Solo', the collection features 7 songs taken from a 1996 recording session of lost material and another session in...

Sirens release video for ‘Notches’ from newly announced EP

Hailing from Birmingham, melody infused metal six-piece Sirens have released the video for 'Notches' from their forthcoming EP 'Resistant To Change | Destined To Fail', due for release on June 30th 2014. Mixing brutality and the occasional melody, 'Notches' showcases Sirens as something more...

Pixies stream ‘Women of War’ track and ‘Indie Cindy’ album

Pixies are streaming a new song from their Record Store Day release. 'Women of War' precedes their forthcoming collection of recent EPs, 'Indie Cindy', due on Monday 28th April 2014. 'Indie Cindy' is available to hear in full via The Guardian website....

The Menzingers release a new video for “I Don’t Wanna Be An Asshole Anymore”

To coincide with their latest album release 'Rented World' (Spoiler: IT'S REALLY GOOD) The Menzingers have released a video for the track "I Don't Wanna Be An Asshole Anymore" today. It features a serial killer trying to turn over a new leaf! Check it out below: SOURCE: Streogum...

The Swellers Premiere a New Song at Brooklyn Vegan!

Michigan based label, Save Your Generation Records, has announced a new split 7", 'T.V. Dinner', that features The Swellers, Lobby Boxer, Hung Up and 1876. You can currently pre-order (limited to 150) the split from SYG Records though the official release is set for May 20th. Pre-orders are...

I Am The Avalanche Kingston Show Moves To The Fighting Cocks

The I Am The Avalanche Kingston show next month has moved to the Fighting Cocks after The Peel has closed down. All original tickets remain valid. ...

Ceremony, Thursday, Daughters And More On New Nirvana Tribute Album

The world probably doesn't need another Nirvana tribute album - and it's a brave thing to do. But Robotic Empire have spent 7 years making this tribute to In Utero to mark it's 20th anniversary - and it is packed with bands you'd really want to hear covering Nirvana. And, if you're going to...

Less Than Jake to play Hobos in Bridgend on May 23

Less Than Jake will play Hobos in Bridgend on May 23 ahead of their Slam Dunk Festival dates. Tickets go on sale this Friday. Check out exclusive footage from their recent Johnny Cupcakes in store below. https://www.facebook.com/lessthanjake...

Topshelf Records Offer Back-Catalogue Bundle

Massachusetts record label Topshelf Records has decided to offer their choice of it's top 10 albums from their back-catalogue in a specially priced bundle. For $99 for the vinyl, or $15 for the downloads, all 10 albums will be yours. The full list of which releases they've included - and the...

Punktastic on the Radio One Review show tonight

Our Editor Tom is back on the Radio One Review Show tonight, and this time he'll be representing the UK punk scene with an unheard track from Bear Trade. Tom joins Edith Bowman from 9pm, guesting on the show with Blonde. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04149r1...

Monday 21 April 2014

Verses announce May/June UK tour

Coming off the back of the release of their debut album 'Feel it Faster', Verses have announced a UK headline tour for this year. Starting May 29th in Swindon and finishing June 7th in Wakefield the band will be playing ten shows with support act Take The Seven. Full dates and venues are as...

American Football reunite and schedule shows

90s emo legends American Football have officially reunited and are set to make their first performance in 15 years. The first show will be happening September 28th at Pygmalion festival taking place in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, where the band first formed. They've also scheduled a show at New...

The Gogets (Austria) post new music video online

Austrian punks The Gogets have posted a new music video online for their song 'Gained Noise'. It's taken from the band's forthcoming album of the same name and you can check it out using the player in this...

Groezrock announce pre-show featuring The Menzingers

The new traditional Groezrock Festival "pre show" has been announced. It's €7 entry all ages show with the following bands playing on May 1 The Menzingers Gameface Restorations CAMPUS F.O.D. Get the full lowdown over this way. Groezrock is next weekend. Somehow. We'll be filming on the...

Grand-Pop (Caves/The Attika State/Attack! Vipers!) post first song online

If you want to get our attention, saying that you have members of Caves, The Attika State and Attack! Vipers! in your new band is definitely a rather good start. It also helps if your first ever song is excellent too, so without further waffle, here's 'Nervous Nelly', the first demo put out...