Tuesday 16 December 2014

Green Day and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts to be inducted into the Hall of Fame

Green Day have been announced as one of six acts to be inducted into the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Bands only become eligible for the accolade 25 years after their first single, with only a very small selection being inducted that very year. Green Day are now celebrating this...

Maycomb release video for ‘Hell’

Wolverhampton pop-punks Maycomb have released the official video for their track, 'Hell'. The song is taken from their new EP, 'Little Ease'. The band are currently gearing up for their 2015 touring schedule. 'Little Ease' is available digitally via Speaking Tongues and on vinyl via...

Deadlock PR release free six track compilation EP

Tis the season to release free compilations. Public relations company Deadlock PR have released a six track compilation EP, featuring three bands from their roster. The material can be streamed and downloaded for free via BandCamp, and features tracks by The Masquerade, Maisetto and pop-punks...

PopPunksNotDead release third annual Christmas compilation

Canadian pop-punk website POPPUNKSNOTDEAD.NET have released their third annual Christmas compilation, including tracks by emerging talent from across the globe. 'Something To Write Santa About' was curated by Chris Cammarata, and features the likes of An Honest Mistake and Colour Me...

Foxing release live video from FEST

If the picture leading this article doesn't show you just how electrifying Foxing were at FEST this year, their recently unveiled live video for 'Rory' should do the trick. The Saint Louis band performed the track from their latest album, 'Albatross' - released via Triple Crown Records. ...

Enter Shikari post video for ‘Slipshod’

It may not exactly be on the new record, but Enter Shikari have posted the animated video for new track 'Slipshod'. The track will appear as an iTunes exclusive bonus track, rather than a fully fledged number on their new full-length, 'The Mindsweep'. The track is also available to download...

Fall Out Boy reveal ‘American Beauty / American Psycho’ video

Fall Out Boy have posted the official video for 'American Beauty / American Psycho'. The track is the third to be taken from the album of the same name, following 'Immortals' and 'Centuries'. In what is becoming typical Fall Out Boy style, the band posted the following words alongside the...

Monday 15 December 2014

Darwin And The Dinosaur Announce New Album

Norwich based Post-Punk quartet Darwin and the Dinosaur are to release new album 'A Thousand Ships' in the new year. No Panic Records are to release the album on March 9th, with pre-orders available Feb 16th. It will be available on limited edition sea blue 12” vinyl, CD and digitally. Track...

Macbeth and Groezrock launch 2015 competition and announce Feed The Rhino, The Hell and Obey The Brave

Macbeth and Groezrock have once again teamed up to offer twelve bands the opportunity to play at the now legendary punk festival. Interested bands need to submit their entries by the 9th January 2015 by filling out the form over at the Macbeth website. Entries will be shortlisted down to 30...

The Movielife are back

The Movielife have reformed. The melodic punks who disbanded in 2003 following the release of 'Forty Hour Train Back To Penn' have announced a reunion show on the 6th February in New York. The band, featuring I Am The Avalanche's Vinnie Caruana and Brandon Reilly who went on to form Nightmare...

Toronto’s Days Like Today release ‘We’re Only Humans’ EP

Canadian's Days Like Today have released their new EP 'We're Only Humans' for pay what you want download on their Bandcamp page. The seven track release has been produced by Moneen's Kenny Bridges and can be streamed below. Read what we made of the record in our full review. We're Only...

Takedown Festival add ten more bands

The announcements are coming thick and fast for Southampton's Takedown Festival. Scheduled to take place on the 7th March 2015, the event have already confirmed headliners Mallory Knox, plus Charlie Simpson, InMe (playing 'Overgrown Eden' in full), Devil Sold His Soul and many more. Earlier...

End Of The Year Day 15: Jamie Coletta (Side One Dummy)

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. Jamie Coletta (Side One Dummy)   Top 3 Albums of 2014 I couldn't possibly...

Stream Cowards’ New LP ‘Rise To Infamy’

French Sludge exports Cowards are streaming the entire of their new LP 'Rise To Infamy' now, via French webzine The Drone. No, PT can't read any of it either, but just scroll down to the music. The album is out on the excellent Throatruiner Records on February 9th. Pre-orders are already being...

Watch An Acoustic Solanas Session Video

Pornography For Cowards zine are uploading a live acoustic sessions from Newcastle Emo bunch Solanas. The tracks include a cover of a Healing Powers track. The first is up now - for 'Hangnail'. ...

Exit Ten members join I Am Giant and reveal new track

Following the departure of former I Am Giant frontman Ed Martin, the band have officially announced that Ryan Redman of Exit Ten has joined their ranks. The now refreshed I Am Giant line-up is completed by fellow Exit Tenner, Stuart Steele. I Am Giant will unveil their new line-up in a live...

Fall Out Boy reveal new track and full album details

Fall Out Boy have revealed their third new track in the last few months. 'The Kids Aren't Alright' follows their previously unveiled 'Immortals' and 'Centuries'. Posting on Facebook, the band revealed the artwork for the record alongside the full-tracklisting. "This photo was meant to...

Save Your Breath post Christmas cover

Save Your Breath have posted a cover of the Christmas classic, 'Santa Clause Is Coming To Town'. The band are currently gearing up for their farewell tour in January, supported by Cardinals and As It Is. Tickets are available now. JANUARY 22 MANCHESTER Sound Control, UK 23 GLASGOW...

Undercover Festival announce The Damned and UK Subs

Undercover Festival, an independent festival in the South East of England, have announced The Damned and UK Subs as their first additions. The Damned will headline the Saturday, while UK Subs hold joint headline responsibilities on the Sunday. Undercover Festival hosts bands ranging from...

Download Festival add 19 more bands

Download Festival have announced 19 more bands who join the previous confirmed headliners Spipknot, Muse and Kiss. The new additions are: Billy Idol Lamb Of God Black Veil Brides Rise Against Godsmack Eagles Of Death Metal Clutch DragonForce Hollywood Undead Body Count Every...

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