July 24, 2016
The Fuzztones are a legendary garage band who were right at the epicentre of the garage revival and the resurrected psychedelic movement of the eighties. Rudi Protrudi, the lead singer and mastermind of the legendary garage band, has finally written down his memoirs. The result is an extensive opus, that they could only fit into two large volumes. The first part, Raisin’ A Ruckus, includes 200 pages, with many pictures, and describes Rudi’s childhood, his youth and his life as a musician from his early bands of the sixties, the art punks Tina Peel and up to the first incarnation of The Fuzztones line up. The second volume, A Life At Psychedelic Velocity, covers from the dissolution of the first line up to the present day, and will be available at the end of September.
Pre-orders for the first volume, The Fuzztone: Raisin’ A Ruckus, can be made here
July 23, 2016
Bolshy are a riotous seven piece who push the boundaries of Ska Punk and infuse their infectious music with messages of anti-capitalism and equality. They kicked off their journey in summer 2012 busking on the streets of Liverpool, since then they’ve taken the UK underground scene by storm, sharing stages with the likes of The Restarts, Radical Dance Faction and Culture Shock. They have released the new track and video, Ignorance Is Strength, and will to be recording their debut album Reap The Storm in the coming months
The video for Ignorance is Strength can be viewed below and the track is available as a free download here
July 22, 2016
As of yet, there has not been a comprehensive film on the riot grrrl movement, over the past 25 years riot grrrl has cultivated a vibrant culture that has created music, film, zines, and a political stir, director Vega Darling‘s GRRRL: 25 Years of Riot Grrrl is a story about riot grrrl, told by riot grrrls. The Indiegogo campaign for the film features rewards including a multimedia zine, video, and music compilation with tracks from Frightwig, Hand Off Gretel, Husbands N Knives, The Potential Lunatics, Louise Distras and many more. So far, interviews recorded for the film include Bratmobile, Bikini Kill, Jack Off Jill, Louise Distras, Red Aunts and The Lunachicks amongst the comprehensive list of bands and contributors who have been interviewed for this project, with dozens more planned .
NOFX has quietly announced details for their next full length. The disc will be titled First Ditch Effort and will drop on October 7, 2016 via Fat Wreck Chords.
The first track from the record and cautionary tale of a self destructive habits, “Six Years On Dope,” can be heard below.
Thursday night, thunderstorms, traffic jam on the San Diego Freeway. A tiny club in San Clemente packed with smiling people. No cell phones, just crowd surfing… on an actual surfboard. This is what the release party of Lucky Number Nick DIY concept album felt like. A month after the band flipped off corporations worldwide with “Letter of Resignation”, the So Cal rockers shared the 1 minute video for their track “nItro”.
Check it out below.
Vancouver, B.C. punk act, The Tubuloids will be heading on a Canadian tour this summer effective immediately. The band continues to support their debut demo, released back in 2013, Surf Fukushima.
Tour dates are below. Beer City Skateboards And Records will be releasing The Tubuloids It’s Getting Weird 12″ E.P. on October 14, 2016.
Canterbury, UK emo band Moose Blood is streaming a new song from their next full length. The song is titled “Sulk” and the album, Blush, is set to drop on August 5, 2016 via Hopeless Records. The album will follow their previous full length, I’ll Keep You In Mind, From Time To Time, which is available now via No Sleep Records.
Listen to the song below. Pre-orders for various formats can be made here.
Detroit rock band I Prevail has announced details for their debut, full length album. The disc will be titled Lifeless and is set to drop on October 21, 2016 via Fearless Records. Pre-orders are live.
Coinciding with the announcement, the band has premiered the song “Scars,” which can be heard below.
British punk act The Wonder Beers has premiered a new music video. The video features the song “Geezers” from their new album of the same name, which dropped earlier this month via Lockjaw Records.
Watch the video below.
July 21, 2016
Nahko and Medicine For The People have announced that they will be heading on a North American tour this Fall. The band is supporting their latest LP, HOKA, which was produced by Ted Hutt (The Gaslight Anthem, Old Crow Medicine Show), and is available now via SideOneDummy Records.
Tour dates are below.