November 27, 2015

The King Blues Announce Their Return

The King BluesLondon ska punks The King Blues have announced their return following a 3 year absence. The band announced their split back in 2012, just ahead of the release of their 4th LP Long Live The Struggle. The King Blues made the announcement via a post on their facebook page stating “Guess who’s back and pissed off again?”

The band’s first appearances will be as support on Enter Shikari’s UK shows. Check out the full details below.

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November 26, 2015

Anti-Flag release Live Acoustic at 11 Street Records

Anti-FlagPittsburgh’s Anti-Flag have released a digital acoustic album, Live Acoustic at 11 Street Records. The album features nine tracks, some fan favorites and several from American Spring, recorded live at Punk Rock Bowling. 

Bassist Chris #2 commented:

“The songs on American Spring pushed us into territory uncharted. This show at 11th Street Records was not only us unveiling the record for the first time but of us playing these songs for people other than ourselves for the first time. To partner with this shop in Las Vegas and have attendees of Punk Rock Bowling from all over the globe made this one of the coolest and powerful moments in our bands life. This collection of songs is a document of that moment.

The album is now available via iTunes and Spotify. Read More…

Friend or Foe Sign to Flatspot Records

FoFRichmond, VA hardcore band Friend or Foe have signed on with DIY punk label Flatspot Records. The five piece’s first release for them will be a 7″ EP titled Foe, due for release in spring 2016. The band also said this about joining up with Flatspot:

“We wanted to stick by our friends and release our music through Flatspot Records which is run by real hardcore kids with a true DIY approach.”

Video: Desasterkids – ‘Deathgaze’

DESASTERKIDSGerman hardcore/metalcore band Desasterkids have posted a video for their track Deathgaze. The song features on their latest full length, 030 which was released earlier this year via Redfield Records.

The band have also announced a short run of shows in their home country, check out the full list of dates and the video for Deathgaze below.

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Video: Fatherson – ‘Always’

FathersonScottish rockers Fatherson have premièred a brand new music video.  The video features the song Always which is the first single taken from their as-yet-untitled upcoming LP, due to drop at some point in 2016.

Check out the full music video below.

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Ducking Punches – Greedy Bones (Ft. Frank Turner)

Ducking PunchesDucking Punches has made a surprise announcement and swap of labels.  Earlier this year the band announced a publishing deal with Bomber Music, but the band recently it is changing direction to Xtra Mile Recordings for the 2016 release of their next full length, Fizzy Brain.  

Listen to the new song here.


Tours: Greg Barnett / Bobby Barnett (UK)

The MenzingersGreg Barnett known for his work in The Menzingers and Bobby Barnett of Captain We’re Sinking have announced details for a shared January tour in the UK. 

Tour dates are below.

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Ivadell – Dog Days

IVadellColumbia, SC’s Ivadell has premiered a full stream of their upcoming split with Bandit, Triathalon, and SLow And SteadyEverything Melts Eventually, which is set to drop on December 18, 2015 via Broken Circles Records.

Listen to the song here courtesy Stereogum.

Video: Some Skeletons – Up On The Rocks

Some SkeletonsNottingham based trio Some Skeletons have premiered a new music video.  The video features the song “Some Skeletons” from their upcoming album Vigils which is set for release on December 4, 2015 via Mountains Of Records.

Watch the video below.

The disc was recorded, mixed and produced at the University Of Lincoln by Luke Pickering and mastered by Troy Glessner at Spectre Studios, Renton, Washington USA.

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Tours: Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque – Canada (Early Bird Tickets)

For the second year in a row, The Suicide Girls‘ Blackheart Burlesque will be taking their unique burlesque show across Canada this upcoming Spring.

Kicking off on April 25th in Victoria, BC at The Distrikt, the tour will wrap up on May 8th in London, Ontario. The show features a selection of Suicide Girls from around the globe doing dances to some pop-culture icons such as Clockwork Orange, Star Wars, Adventure Time, Harry Potter, Justice League, Tomb Raider and more.

In anticipation of the tour, Union Events are running a contest for your chance to win a VIP upgrade to one of their shows along with 3 hardcover Suicide Girl books just in time for Christmas. Anyone who purchases a ticket here from before December 11th will automatically entered to win.

The dates are below while our review of this year’s show can be read here. Read More…