The news for Sunday 21 December 2014

End of Year List Day Nineteen: The Holy Mess

Throughout December we at PT:HQ are bringing you end of year lists from bands, labels and promoters. We'll have a new one for you everyday so keep your eyes peeled for them! See all the lists here. The Holy Mess   It goes without saying that "Comfort In The Discord" was easily,...

Saturday 20 December 2014

No Sleep Records release free Christmas Compilation

No Sleep Records have released their annual 5-track Christmas compilation for free download. It features original and festive cover songs by Alcoa (Derek of Defeater), Daisyhead, and more. You can see the track listing below, as well as stream and download the EP using the player below. 01...

Oxygen Thief to tour with Strange Planes in February

Bristol based singer-songwriter Oxygen Thief will be touring with Strange Planes - ex-The Misnomer / The Atom Gang - in February. The short string of dates will take in four towns and cities across the south of England and Wales. FEBRUARY 2015 06 LONDON Montague Arms 07 CARDIFF Moon...

Festivile 2015 announce initial line up

Sheffiled based Festivile have announced details of the initial line up for their 2015 event. The one day event have confirmed that Feed The Rhino will be on the bill, as well as Astroid Boys, and a rare appearance from Kent post-metal band Bossk. The event will take place May 2nd at the...

Cancer Bats and Kylesa set for Black Sabbath tribute LP

Cleopatra Records are to release a tribute to rock legends Black Sabbath in the new year. The LP will feature tracks by Cancer Bats, Kylesa, Pentagram, and more. The release date for the LP is yet to be confirmed but you can see the track listing below as well as Cancer Bats take on 'Into The...

Less Than Jake announce ‘American Idle’ 7″

Less Than Jake have announced they will release their new 7" 'American Idle' in the new year. The A-side will be a new track 'Late Night Petroleum' which recorded during the sessions for their 2013 album 'See The Light', and on the B-side will be the track 'American Idle' from the...

La Dispute Premiere Video for ‘Woman (Reading)’

Photo Credit: Jon Stars La Dispute have released the video for their track 'Woman (Reading)' from the 2014 full length 'Rooms Of The House' via NPR. Watch the video below and check out their US tour dates with The Hotelier and Title Fight here. http://ladisputemusic.com ...

Teenage Rehab Release Video for ‘Rewind’

Kentucky skate-punks Teenage Rehab have released their video for 'Rewind' on Youtube, from their latest EP 'Break Yourself'. FFO: Skating, The 90's, lots of "woah's". The EP is available on Interpunk, Spotify and Bandcamp. Facebook  ...

Stream Reel Big Fish’s Holiday EP Now!

Just when you thought that all the possible ska-based puns had been exhausted, Reel Big Fish went and streamed their 'Happy Skalidays' holiday EP on Youtube. This is an internet-only release, mind. Check out their US tour dates with Less Than Jake and Authority Zero here. Thank you Ska-nta Claus...

Friday 19 December 2014

Mineral, The Hotelier, Good Riddance and more added to Groezrock 2015

Groezrock is shaping up to be pretty damn excellent eh? The Festival has just announced a whole bunch of new bands to feast over. Joining the likes of Social Distortion and Refused will be: Masked Intruder Ceremony Beach Slang The Hotelier Mineral The Early...

Less Than Jake Releasing New 7″ Single in January

A brand new Less Than Jake single, 'American Idle' will be released January 20th by Fat Wreck Chords with pre-orders available at the start of January. Vinnie Fiorello (drummer) had this to say about it: "Another limited seven inch release and this time it’s the last spare song from the See...

Chumped Release Video For ‘December Is The Longest Month’

Brooklyn-based pop-punk/emo revival band Chumped have released a video for 'December Is The Longest Month' which comes off their November release, 'Teenage Retirement'. The album is brilliant and this video is worth a watch. chumped.bandcamp.com  ...

Fat Wreck and Epitaph Discographies are now on Bandcamp

Bandcamp, if you haven't used it yet, is a music download website used by loads of small bands and artists. Now, labels can create an account for $50 per month to stick their artists' music up for DRM-free downloading. Fat Wreck Chords and Epitaph have joined in and you can download The...

Struggletown Records Reissuing Matters EP from Koji ALSO tour news!

Struggletown Records are reissuing Koji's wonderful EP 'Matters'. Limited to 250 copies, Struggletown will be the first to ever release this EP on vinyl! Pressing details: /150 Solid Green /100 Transparent Blue Matters EP by Koji These records are scheduled to arrive from the...

Full Social Distortion European Tour Dates Announced

April and May sees Punk legends Social Distortion come over for a full tour. Unsurprisingly, it is based around their headline appearance at Groezrock on May 1st. The other dates are: April 17 HAMBURG Sporthalle 18 BIELEFELD Ringlokschuppen 19 BERLIN Columbiahalle 21 VIENNA Gasometer 22...

Hostage Calm announce Farewell Shows

Hostage Calm have announced 5 farewell shows in Feb/March next year. Dates are below, support is to be announced: 02.25 Philadelphia, PA @ Barbary http://ticketf.ly/1x2u8Oz 02.27 New York, NY @ Santos Party House http://tktwb.tw/1GUNXXk 02.28 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music...

Polar Announce Album Show

Guildford Hardcore five piece Polar are to perform their full length debut 'Shadowed By Vultures' are Surya in London on Feb 19th. Tickets are already on sale now at Seetickets. Others bands TBA. ...

Xibalba unveil new track ‘Invierno’

California hardcore titans Xibalba have unveiled their new track 'Invierno' over at Noisey. The track is taken from the bands forthcoming album 'Tierra Y Libertad' which is due for release January 27th via Southern Lord. You can hear the unbelievably heavy track below. ...

Have Mercy and Somos announce split 7″

Have Mercy and Somos have announced they will be releasing a split 7" in the new year. The split is due for release on February 24th via No Sleep Records, and will feature two songs by each band. Pre-orders are available now via No Sleep, and Have Mercy are streaming a cover of Jackson Browne's...

No Devotion to support Gerard Way in January

No Devotion, featuring Thursday's Geoff Rickley on vocals, have been announced as support for Gerard Way this January. In addition to their support slots they will also play two headline dates in Bristol and Reading. The full dates are: 19th January – The Fleece, Bristol 20th January - O2...

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