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It’s Not Dead Festival Returns To California For 2017

It's Not Dead 2017Old and new-school punk rock fans demanded it, and Vans Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman has delivered, It’s Not Dead, one of the country’s largest punk rock festivals, is returning to Southern California this summer, after a two-year break. It’s Not Dead will once again invade the Glen Helen Amphitheater Festival Grounds on Saturday, August 26, with another massive line-up of bands on four stages.

Tickets for It’s Not Dead will be available from 9am on Monday 20th March here

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Tour: Bad Religion (US)

Bad ReligionLA punk rock legends Bad Religion  have announced a series of shows across the US kicking off in late March. They are still out in support of their most recent full length, True North, released back in 2013 via Epitaph Records. For this tour, they are taking former Black Flag vocalist Keith Morris’ punk rock ‘supergroup’ OFF! with them as support on all dates.

Check out the full list of shows below.

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Video: OFF! – Meet Your God

Off!Hardcore punk group OFF! have unveiled the official video for “Meet Your God,” which comes from their recently released album Wasted Years.

The action packed video features actor Back Black facing off against a Grizzly Bear.

You can watch the video below.

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OFF! Premiere New Music Video

OFF!Hardcore punk group OFF! have unveiled the official video for Red White and Black, which comes from their recently released album Wasted Years.

The quirky video features comedians Dave Foley (Kids in the Hall) and Brian Posehn (Mr. Show) starring as fascists.

You can watch the video below.

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Album Stream: Off! – Wasted Years

Off!OFF! are currently streaming their upcoming album, Wasted Years through The New York Times

The album will be available next Tuesday, April 8th, via VICE Records. It can be pre-ordered here and heard here.

OFF! will hit the road in support of the album next month. See below for the complete schedule.

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Off! – Learn To Obey

Off!OFF! have unveiled details for their new seven inch record that they will be releasing in support of Record Store Day.

The two song release features new and original artwork by the renowned Shepard Fairey (Obama’s iconic HOPE poster, etc.). Fairey and the band collaborated on the project to create a song and artwork that were thematically intertwined influenced by one another.

The two song single was recorded at the same sessions that yielded their forthcoming new album 
Wasted Years that will be available on April 8th through Vice Records.

The A-side, Learn To Obey, can be heard below. The band will also be heading on tour in support of the album next month.

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OFF! Premieres ‘Hypnotized’ Video

Off!LA based punk supergroup OFF! have premiered a new video for their track Hypnotized which is taken from their upcoming full length Wasted Years, due out on April 8th via Vice Records. The video was directed by Chris Grismer who has worked with the likes of Arcade Fire and Death From Above 1979  in the past and it features David Yow (Jesus Lizard) and Jack Grisham of T.S.O.L in a superhero turf war. 

The video for Hypnotized can be viewed here, thanks to Noisey and the band’s upcoming tour dates are listed below:

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Video: OFF! – Void You Out

OFF!Los Angeles based hardcore band Off! has debuted a brand new song music video.  The video features the song “Void You Out” and comes from their recently announced new full length record, Wasted Years, due to drop on April 8, 2014 via Vice Records.

Listen to the track Watch the video below.

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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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OFF! – Void You Out

Off!Los Angeles based hardcore band Off! has debuted a brand new song.  The track is titled “Void You Out” and comes from their recently announced new full length record, Wasted Years, due to drop on April 8, 2014 via Vice Records.

Listen to the track here.

 

Off! is the latest project from former Circle Jerks front man Keith Morris, and the new record was recorded in their practice space in order to capture the groups ferocious live energy like never before. Wasted Years will also feature  album art designed by Raymond Pettibon who has worked with Black Flag and Sonic Youth in the past.

   

Off! Announce New Full Length

Off!Los Angeles based hardcore band Off! have announced a new full length record. It is titled Wasted Years  and is due to drop on April 8th via Vice Records. Off! is the latest project from former Circle Jerks front man Keith Morris, and the new record was recorded in their practice space in order to capture the groups ferocious live energy like never before. Wasted Years will also feature  album art designed by Raymond Pettibon who has worked with Black Flag and Sonic Youth in the past.

Full track list below:

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Tours: OFF! (Australia)

OFF!, the new project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) is currently gearing up for a string of Australian tour dates.  The band continues supporting their latest 7″, Compared to What, released earlier this year.

Full tour listings can be found below.

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Video: Off – Wrong

Off!Off!, featuring Keith Morris of Circle Jerks fame, has teamed up with FunnyOrDie.com to release their video for Wrong. The video stars Jack Black and can be seen below.

The track comes from their 2012 album, OFF!, which is out now.

 

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OFF! Contribute To Upcoming Book On 80’s Southern Californian Hardcore

Members of Los Angeles punk quartet OFF! Keith Morris (ex-Black Flag, ex-Circle Jerks) and bassist Steven McDonald (Red Cross/Redd Kross) have contributed  to the upcoming hardcover hardcore history WE GOT POWER!: Hardcore Punk Scenes From 1980s Southern California, by David Markey and Jordan Schwartz.

Morris contributes the short story “Electric Fried Wiener,” with the following exert being chosen to describe the story: “It was the same story at any venue allowing something that resembled punk rawk musical stylings…drinking, smoking, and carrying on outside the club like the carefree goofballs and goofballettes that we were…”

The book also featuring essays by members of the Adolescents, the Vandals, Black Flag, Suicidal Tendencies, White Flag, to name a few.  In addition, the book features pictures of Morris and McDonald on camera circa 1982 at venues like the Whisky, the Brown Box, and Santa Monica.  The book is currently projected for an August 2012 release.

   

Video: OFF! – Wiped Out

OFF!, the project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) has debuted a brand new music video from their recently announced spring full length.  The song is titled “Wiped Out.”

Watch the video below.

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OFF! – King Kong Brigade

OFF!, the project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) has sampled a brand new song from their recently announced spring full length.  The song is titled “King Kong Brigade.”

Give the song a listen below.

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OFF! To Release New Album in Spring 2012

OFF!, the new project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) is has announced that they will be releasing a brand new album this spring.

2011 was a big year for the relatively new band, releasing The First Four EPs early in the year, and following with the Compared to What 7″ later in the year.

   

Tours: OFF! (Europe)

OFF!, the new project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) is currently gearing up for a string of European tour dates.  The band continues supporting their latest 7″, Compared to What, released earlier this year.

Full tour listings can be found below.

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OFF! Releasing New 7" in April

OFF! plan to release a new 7″ on Southern Lord Records in April.

The 7″ will include two songs, “Compared to What” and “Rotten Apples“, and artwork by Aaron Edge Design. A special limited edition Vans inspired version will be released on the band’s upcoming dates with Trash Talk. The artwork can be found here and tour dates with Trash Talk can be found below.

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OFF! Streaming The First Four EP Compilation

OFF!, the new project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) is currently streaming their entire four EP box set over on Spinner’s listening party.

Give the sixteen song compilation a listen here.

   

OFF!: Full of Shit

Off!OFF!, the new band from Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross) and Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), have released another new song from their upcoming EP.

The thirty-four second song is called Full Of Shit and can be heard here. The EP will be available on November 23rd.


   

OFF! – Jeffrey Lee Pierce

OFF!, the new project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) is streaming the first song from their upcoming second EP.  The song is titled “Jeffrey Lee Pierce.”  The band released their first EP in early October.  More EPs are planned with a box set containing four new EPs set for a November 23, 2010 release.

Listen to the track here.

   

Keith Morris Bobblehead

Keith MorrisKeith Morris, legendary frontman of Black Flag, The Circle Jerks and most recently OFF!, is the latest musician to be turned into a Bobblhead from Aggronautix.

This figure captures Morris in full-on live mode is limited to 1000 numbered units, stands at 7 inches tall, and is made of super strong polyresin. While the figure is labeled a Throbblehead, it’s actually his arm that does all the movement, aggressively pointing towards his mind.

Displayed in a window box, Keith is accurately sculpted right down to the dreads, Vans, and “fuck you” stare.

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Video: Off! (Ft. Keith Morris) – I Don't Belong

OFF!, the new project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks), have unveiled their first music video for the track I Don’t Belong – it can be seen below.

The song appears on their debut EP, 1st EP, that was released on October 12th and is the 1st of 4 EP/7-inch releases which will be compiled onto a single release titled “First Four EPs” on November 23rd. Read More…

   

OFF! Streaming Debut EP

OFF!, the new project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) is streaming their aptly titled 1st EP over on Spinner’s listening party.  More EPs are planned.  A box set containing four new EPs is also planned for November 23, 2010.

Listen to the album here.

   

Video: OFF! – Black Thoughts

OFF!, the new project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) has released a new music video. The video is for the track “Black Thoughts,” and comes from the group’s first EP, which will be available as of October 12, 2010.  A box set containing four new EPs is also planned for November 23, 2010.

Check out the video on Spin’s website.

   

Video: OFF! – Darkness

OFF!, the new project from Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes), Dimitri Coates (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross), and Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) has released a new music video. The video is for the track “Darkness,” and comes from the group’s first EP, which will be available as of October 12, 2010.  A box set containing four new EPs is also planned for November 23, 2010.

Check out the video below.

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Anti-Flag, Propaghandi and OFF! Headline Riot Fest 2010

Riot FestRiot Fest officials have announced that Anti-Flag, Propaghandi and the Circle Jerks‘ Keith Morris’ new band OFF! have just been added to the list of heavy-hitter headliners that are gearing up to rock the city of Chicago from October 6-10th. These three bands will join the stage with such punk rock royalty as Bad Religion, Less than Jake, The Bouncing Souls and many others for the 6th annual Riot Fest.

The festival will feature a vast array of punk rock shows at multiple venues throughout the city. This year officials have even added shuttle buses back and forth between venues (where rumored late night free shows will be played).

Five day passes for Riot Fest are on sale now. Three day passes and single show tickets will go on sale Saturday, July 24th 2010 at noon CST.

Tickets can be purchased here, through TicketWeb. More information can be found here.