Punk: Trespasser drop debut release, new The Dwarves and Camp Cope, and Oslow hit the road

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Punk: Trespasser drop debut release, new The Dwarves and Camp Cope, and Oslow hit the road


Hobart metallic hardcore newcomers Trespasser have dropped their debut release. Entitled Suffer Alone, Suffer Together, the EP is an intense slab of sludgy metalcore, channelling the dark sounds of similar bands on iconic labels Deathwish and Southern Lord. The EP is available now via Art as Catharsis.


Melbourne’s Camp Cope have released their new single ‘The Opener’, taken from their as yet untitled second LP, speculated to be out on Poison City Records early next year. The track is currently streaming online. Catch them with Cash Savage and the Last Drinks and RVG at The Forum on Sunday December 3.


Long running Israel skate punks Useless ID have announced an upcoming split 7” with French punks Topsy Turvy. Due out in January 2018, pre-orders are available now via Ratgirl Records. Useless ID last released State is Burning in 2016 on Fat Wreck Chords. The band also last toured Australia in 2013.


In unexpected news, parody and comedy legend Weird Al Yankovic has released a surprisingly good cover of the Ramones classic ‘Beat on the Brat’. In the faithful cover, the out of character Yankovic manages to not change any of the lyrics or even include references to food. The track is taken from the new Dr Demento compilation Covered in Punk.


Long-running filth punk institution The Dwarves have released a new single entitled ‘Forget Me Not’, taken from their upcoming album Take Back the Night. Streaming now, the track marks their first LP release since 2014’s Invented Rock N Roll. The new record is due out in February on Burger Records.


Sydney post-punks Oslow have begun a national tour this week, continuing to tour in support of their debut self-titled full-length. The band recently released the track ‘Sewing’ as a video single from the album. Explained by vocalist Dylan Farrugia, “Sewing was a song that came together pretty quickly early on during the writing process. It was a fun song to write and really set the tone for a more pop-punk leaning record. The song is about letting your illness fester, to the point where you believe it defines your identity. Not being able to recognise what it means to be well or unwell.” Catch Oslow with Diploid and Make More at The Old Bar on Saturday December 2.


With Welsh post-punks’ Future of the Left tour coming up this January, supports have been announced for their Melbourne show. Batpiss and Suds will join the show at Corner Hotel on Sunday January 14. Tickets are on sale now. The band continues to tour in support of their recently released LP The Peace and Truce of Future of the Left.