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Cock Sparrer To Release ‘Forever’ LP

Adobe Photoshop PDFCock Sparrer are widely considered to be one of the most influential Street Punk bands in history and 2017 sees them celebrate their 45th Anniversary. With a ten year gap between Cock Sparrer‘s last album, Here We Stand, and the present day, 2017 sees the release of their new full length album, Forever. The album was recorded over a four month period between the end of 2016 and February 2017, Forever is a collection of songs written in what only can be described as “the Cock Sparrer way”, anthemic, filled with hooks and with lyrics relating to real life.

Forever can be ordered via Pirate Press Records and Randale Records here

Cock Sparrer Announce New LP; Stream First Track

Cokck SparrerUK punk/oi! band Cock Sparrer has premiered a new song.  The track is titled “One By One” and will appear on the upcoming album, Forever, which is due out on April 21, 2017 via Pirates Press Records.

Listen to the song below.  The band has been together a cumulative 45 years, with the album marking their sixth LP.

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Punk Rock Bowling Announce First Wave Of Bands

punk rock bowlingThe legendary Punk Rock Bowling festival has announced it’s first wave of bands set to play between May 23rd and May 26th in Las Vegas. The festival, now in it’s 16th year, will see Cock Sparrer, Descendents and NOFX headline alongside a number of other bands.

You can see the full list below.

The festival, which is made up of three nights of festivals, four nights of club shows and a two-day bowling tournament will be selling three-day festival and VIP passes from February 1st, single-day tickets from February 22nd and club show tickets from March 15th on their official website.

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Headliners Announced For 13th Annual Punk Rock Bowling & Music Fest

Punk Rock BowlingThe 13th annual Punk Rock Bowling Tournament & Music Festival will be held this year in downtown Las Vegas on Memorial Day weekend (May 27-30). Earlier this week, BYO Records confirmed the following headliners for the legendary event: Dropkick Murphys, The Descendents, Cock Sparrer, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, The Bouncing Souls, Dwarves, Manic Hispanic & The Undertones, with many more bands to be announced soon.

The live shows will be held outdoors (rain or shine) on Freemont Street in downtown Vegas. The city will be blocking off the intersection of 6th and Freemont  for the anticipated 3500 concertgoers. Registration is also open for returning teams who wish to bowl in the tournament. First time bowlers can sign up for the waiting list on the Punk Rock Bowling website.

Visit PunkRockBowling.com for more details on tickets, registration and band updates as they become available.

Headliners Announced For 13th Annual Punk Rock Bowling & Music Fest

Punk Rock BowlingThe 13th annual Punk Rock Bowling Tournament & Music Festival will be held this year in downtown Las Vegas on Memorial Day weekend (May 27-30). Earlier this week, BYO Records confirmed the following headliners for the legendary event: Dropkick Murphys, The Descendents, Cock Sparrer, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, The Bouncing Souls, Dwarves, Manic Hispanic & The Undertones, with many more bands to be announced soon.

The live shows will be held outdoors (rain or shine) on Freemont Street in downtown Vegas. The city will be blocking off the intersection of 6th and Freemont  for the anticipated 3500 concertgoers. Registration is also open for returning teams who wish to bowl in the tournament. First time bowlers can sign up for the waiting list on the Punk Rock Bowling website.

Visit PunkRockBowling.com for more details on tickets, registration and band updates as they become available.

Interview – Cock Sparrer

Thrasher Magazine has just posted an interview with the UK’s own Cock Sparrer.  Formed in 1972 in London, England, Cock Sparrer is often billed as one of the pioneers of the Oi! genre of punk music.  In the interview, they address the history of the band, the recession, and the possibility of future Cock Sparrer releases.

The interview can be found here.