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Posted 18 Jan 2017 @ 11:08am

With Joe Hansen

 

CJ Ramone has announced the upcoming release of a new studio album. Entitled American Beauty, the album will be out on Fat Wreck Chords on Friday March 17. It has been confirmed that Ramone’s backing band will continue to feature Adolescents members Steve Soto and Dan Root on guitar.
 
Crossover thrash punks Iron Reagan have announced the upcoming...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:23am

With Joe Hansen

 

Welcome back to a new year of punk rock and related news, reviews, trash talking and more. It’s exciting to be going into 2017 with what I’m sure will be a great year of new bands and records. Let’s do this.
 
Visual artists and musicians Ben Brown and Steve Cohen are presenting an art exhibition this January-February showcasing their respective...

Posted 21 Dec 2016 @ 12:12pm

With Joe Hansen

 

Melbourne bong-ripping, hell-raising party lords The Bennies have announced a last-minute Christmas party show at The Curtin this Friday December 23. Joining the festivities will be The Flying So High-Os and Private Function. Tickets are already flying out the door for this one, better get on it now before it’s too late.
 
Brisbane label LCMR have...

Posted 14 Dec 2016 @ 11:35am

With Joe Hansen

 

The good people at Headspace Collingwood have helped put together a great show this Friday December 16 at Bar Open. To raise money and awareness for mental health assistance in Melbourne, the show will feature some of the city’s heaviest and most abrasive hardcore acts including SUNDR, Removalist, No Haven and Saskatchewan.
 
Reformed post-hardcore...

Posted 7 Dec 2016 @ 1:15pm

With Joe Hansen

 

Melbourne melodic punks Laura Palmer have announced the release of their upcoming sophomore EP. All The Way, the self-released EP, is currently available for pre-order and streaming on the band’s Bandcamp page. The record is due for release on Saturday December 10, coinciding with the band’s appearance at Neighbourhood Pizza Party show at The Old Bar.
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Posted 30 Nov 2016 @ 12:05pm

With Joe Hansen

 

Former Minutemen bassist Mike Watt has announced the release of a new EP of unreleased compositions by his former band. Joined by members of his current backing bands the Secondmen and the Missingmen, the EP will feature songs originally written by Mike Watt and the late D Boon during Minutemen’s original run from 1980-1985. The EP is entitled The Bobblymen EP...

Posted 23 Nov 2016 @ 12:13pm

With Joe Hansen

 

The Bendigo Hotel has announced an absolutely massive lineup for this year’s New Years Eve celebrations. Headlined by Clowns, the night will also include The Nation Blue, Flour and Würst Nürse. Tickets are on sale now from their website.
 
Cro-Mags bassist and general madmanHarley Flanagan has announced he’s recording songs for an as yet unnamed...

Posted 16 Nov 2016 @ 12:22pm

With Joe Hansen

 

A killer compilation has been announced featuring hardcore punk bands from New Zealand, South East Asia and Australia. Entitled Bottom of the World, the album features Australian mainstays Shackles, Last Chaos, Havittajat and more. To be released in Australia on Televised Suicide and Lost In Fog Records, the album will be accompanied by an A5 zine and poster....

Posted 9 Nov 2016 @ 12:05pm

With Joe Hansen

 

Boston punks Dropkick Murphys have announced their ninth full length album, 11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory, will be released on the band’s own Born and Bred label on Friday January 6. I haven’t kept up with all of their releases, but their 2001 album Sing Loud, Sing Proud was one of the first punk rock albums I ever owned and still gets regular listens on...

Posted 2 Nov 2016 @ 11:19am

With Joe Hansen

 

It might be hard to believe these days, but in the ‘90s AFI were a great band. It sounds ridiculous, considering the bulk of their career, essentially everything from half of 2003’s major label debut Sing the Sorrow until now, has been absolute garbage. 1994’s Answer That And Stay Fashionable is a sketchy and rough LP of fast melodic hardcore, a perfect style...

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