October 23, 2014

Less Than Jake Tour Diary: Day 9 (London)

Less Than Jake - LondonGainesville ska-punkers Less Than Jake continue their Canadian trek recovering from their epic show in Toronto at the Opera House. Day 9 finds them in London, Ontario getting attacked by the beautiful Canadian wilderness.

Words by JR Wasilewski.

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Laura Palmer Offer “Pay What You Want” Download Ahead of US Tour

Laura PalmerMelbourne, Australia based Punk Rock band Laura Palmer (Members of The Outsiders/PCP Eagles) have put up their recently released Debut EP up for “pay what you want download” for a limited time before they head to the US for to tour around appearances at The Pre Fest and Fest Festivals in Florida.

The debut EP arrived in June 2014 and was mixed and mastered by Brian McTernan (Converge, Hot Water Music, Polar Bear Club) at Salad Days in Baltimore. The EP can be streamed here.  Tour dates are below.

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Blk Galaga streaming new songs from upcoming EP

NYC punks Blk Galaga have released the first two songs from their upcoming self-titled EP. Once each song has reached 100 plays, they will unlock two more. The full EP will be released on November 17, 2014. This release is the follow-up to Rail on the Top Shelf, which was featured as an exclusive stream on Punknews earlier this year.

Check out the songs here.

Fellow Project Premiere New Song

Fellow ProjectLong Island’s long-standing, Fellow Project have released a new song premiering on The Runout. Their new EP, Basic Axemanship 10″, is out this Winter on Dead Broke & MoneyFire Records. Fest edition vinyl will be available at The Fest in Gainesville.

Listen to the song here.

Jetsam-Flotsam Signs Big Awesome

big awesomeBluffton, SC’s Big Awesome has announced that hey have signed on with Jetsam-Flotsam.  The label will release Party On, the long-awaited debut LP from Bluffton, SC’s Big Awesome next Spring.

The band’s 2012 EP, Birdfeeder, can still be downloaded or streamed over on Bandcamp.

Bad Ideas – Clumsy Hands

Paper + Plastick RecordsUK band Bad Ideas is streaming a brand new song.  The track is titled “Clumsy Hands” and will appear on their upcoming EP, The Better Parts Of You, which is due out on November 11, 2014 via Paper + Plastick (North America) / Uncle M (Europe).  The disc will follow their 2013 album, Compromise.  

 Listen to the song here courtesy ForTheLoveOfPunk.

The Great Explainer Full Album Stream

great explainerTrenton, New Jersey punk outfit The Great Explainer has premiered a full album stream of their upcoming self-titled debut, due out October 27, 2014 from Panic State Records

Listen to the full disc here.

Cut Teeth Stream Debut Album

Cut TeethChicago noise rock outfit Cut Teeth is streaming their upcoming debut record Night Years, due to drop on October 28th via Topshelf Records and is their long awaited follow up to the well received EP Televandalism which was released back in 2012.

Listen to the disc here.

Pre orders for Night Years are available here, and you can check out the stream for Christmas on Easter Island here.

The Killing Lights Announce Debut EP; Premiere New Song

The Killing LightsThe Killing Lights, (ex-Vampires Everywhere!) has announced the release of their self-titled debut EP on December 2, 2014. The five-song release was produced & engineered by DJ Black & Michael Vampire, mixed by Erik Ron (Motionless In White, Escape The Fate) and mastered by Sterling Sound NYC. The EP is now available for pre-order through the band’s online store on District Lines.

The band’s first single, “Until I Bleed,” can be streamed here courtesy Kerrang.

Bandit – Pushing

banditpromo-400Nashville, TN’s Bandit has announced details for the band’s debut full-length, Of Life.  The album is due out on January 20, 2015 via Broken Circles

Stream the band’s newest single, “Pushing,” here courtesy Brooklyn Vegan.