Tag Archives: Punk Rock
A Common Goal have released their debut full length “Blessings and Battles” via Thumper Punk Records. Order here. Fans of Blue Collar Boston Punk Rock will absolutely love this band and their new album. Read my “First Listen” right here.
[Update: Added bandcamp purchase link/stream/download, below] A Common Goal have released their killer punk rock full length, “Blessings and Battles”, on CD today. You can buy right here. It’ll be up on iTunes/Amazon soon. In the meantime, you can either purchase on CD or Digital download via Bandcamp, below.
Boston based punk rock band, A Common Goal, will be recording a very special song to benefit the victims of the Boston bombing. All proceeds from the sale of this song will go directly to the victims and their families. They will be recording the song on Wednesday night then mastered by Sef of False Idle. It’ll be up for purchase via Thumper Punk Records through bandcamp as a digital download. Read the message from A Common Goal below.
Check out the brand new track from A Common Goal titled “Hope”, below. The band’s debut full length “Blessings and Battles” is out on May 7th via Thumper Punk Records. Pre-order it on CD here. Read my First Listen thoughts on the album here.
Pre-order the new album, “Threat”, from False Idle on iTunes right here and get an instant download of the new song “On Tomorrow”. This is a fantastic punk release filled to the brim with fast, melodic, punk songs sure to put a smile on any fan of the genre. Plus having the album mastered by the guys at Blasting Room Studios sure makes this even better.
Check out this new music video from melodic punk rock band, Jump Ship Quick for their song “My One True Hope” from the album “Where Thieves Cannot Tread”.
Hippos of Doom breach surface; team up with Thumper Punk Records and Veritas Vinyl Free download of “Road Trip” EP through Indie Vision Music. The Masked Hippo and Old Hippo have combined their wonder twin powers to breach the surface and answer the questions of our generation – Star Wars versus Star Trek? Would Punky Brewster survive a circle-pit? Can someone with fingers the size of sausages successfully impersonate Matt Freeman’s bass riffs? The Hippos of Doom also wax eloquent regarding other mind-melding and mind-numbing questions over a variety of musical styles including ska, melodic, old school and three-chord punk. Get ready for a double slab of fun. The first serving will be a FREE five song EP called “Road Trip,” which will be available for download exclusively through Indie Vision Music on April 23, 2013. [Facebook] [Twitter]
We will have a BIG and HEAVY announcement from Hippos of Doom on Tuesday April 16th right here at Indie Vision Music. Don’t you just love announcements of an announcement? hehe.
I had been anticipating “Blessings and Battles” from the Boston, MA. based punk band A Common Goal since I first heard the song “Blessings and Battles” late last year. What we have on our hands is one heck of a fine punk rock album! “Blessings and Battles” will put a smile on any fan of the genre and cause a mass hysteria of people singing at the top of one’s lungs to the anthems found on this album.…
Punk band, A Common Goal, will now release their debut full length “Blessings and Battles” in May on Thumper Punk Records. Pre-orders will be up soon. I am very excited about this release, False Idle “Threat” (I’ve heard it and the album rules), Old Timers/Infirmities Split and one other band to be announced on Thumper Punk. I think 2013 is the year that Thumper Punk Records and all their bands break out. #punkneverdies
A band I am most excited about, Hippos of Doom, just posted their teaser for their new 5 song ep “Road Trip” coming out soon. They play a brand of melodic punk rock similar to Nofx, Lagwagon, Milencollin, Mxpx. You’ll hear more about this band very soon.
Just a stone’s throw away from where our good friends Graverobber reside, a new horror punk act is growing its roots in the Indiana scene. Me Dead To Me, from Franklin Indiana, have actually been around for a little while, but it’s with the very recent addition of Charlie Wilhite on bass and Autumn Everson as lead vocal that this Misfits/AFI influenced punk quartet has really found their voice. Frequenting the notable Christian oriented venue The Gear in Franklin, Indiana…
Like an adrenaline shot to your eardrums, No Punk Influences is blasting out of Monmouth, Illinois with their brand of thrashy, in your face, punk rock. NPI seeks to influence a lost and fallen world with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Since its inception, the band has been dedicated to playing shows and using their driving guitars, and breakneck drums beats, as a vehicle to deliver the message of hope and redemption, found only in Jesus. The members of the band are: Loudmouth LaVal (vocals and bass), Chris Lefler (guitar and vocals), Sal-Val (guitar), and Joshy (drums and vocals).
Jon Ladd (Ex-7-10 Split) has a new song titled “Trust Fund” under his name that is streaming on Spotify right now. It’s also on SoundCloud. Check it out below. It doesn’t appear that he has a facebook page yet but stay tuned for further info. Straight up punk rock stuff.
Boston based punk rock band, A Common Goal, has signed with Thumper Punk Records. The label has re-released their ep from earlier this year which you can listen to/download below. The band is currently working on their debut full length release which will be out early next year on Thumper Punk Records. I am really excited about this band and love their sound. If you’re into Social Distortion, Dropkick Murphys, Flatfoot 56, Nothington, or even Pennywise, you’ll find something to appreciate in A Common Goal. Buy on CD here
We are proud to introduce to you Boston, MA. punk band, A Common Goal. A Common Goal will be re-releasing their full length from earlier this year on Thumper Punk Records this coming Tuesday. Look for a new album from the band on Thumper Punk Records in Spring 2013. If you dig the sounds of Social Distortion, Flatfoot 56, Pennywise, Dropkick Murphys, and Nothington, you’ll love these guys. Give them a listen and make sure to support them by purchasing their album. Watch their DIY Music Video for the song “Blessings and Battles”, below.
Rogue Anthem releases debut album at Augustat Family Benefit on November 16, 2012. Read the full press release below for more info.
I am excited to bring you a brand new recording from legendary singer/guitarist/songwriter, Mike Stand, and his son (drums/bgv). You might know Mike Stand from his time fronting well known Christian punk band, The Altar Boys, as well Clash of Symbols and now The Altar Billies. Mike and his music have inspired several generations of youth including myself. If this song is any hint at what’s to come in the form of another “solo” outing, count me in line to be a fan. The song is titled “King of All” and is a worship track done punk rock style, or in his words, “The style of The Altar Boys”. This song also features Mike’s son Keith on Drums and backing vocals.
Today’s Video Flashback is from the band Dogwood with their video/song “Building a Better Me”. The song appears on the band’s album of the same name, “Building a Better Me” (2000 Tooth & Nail Records).
Goodnight Wednesday offers a video update with a plea to find a new drummer for their band. Watch the video below. The band’s new album “The American Nightmare” will be out soon via Paper Mache Records. (If you are a drummer and would like to join this band, contact them here: email@example.com).
We are proud to present to you a free 4 song “acoustic” punk rock sampler from our friends at Thumper Punk Records. Tracklisting/Info can be found below. This is a free download.
uniSEF was a 3 piece punk rock band based out of Boise, Idaho, that produced some of the finest JCHC music between 2004 and 2009. Their Discography release includes all songs recorded by the band, including their Change the Word demo (2005), Can These Bones Live EP (2007), Death and Revolution split 7” (2008) and Ransom album (2009). It also features several previously unreleased songs, acoustic versions and live tracks. The album features 41 songs of fast paced, melodic hardcore and punk songs with influences by MxPx, Rancid, FBS and Five Iron Frenzy.
Punk Roxx Records, a division of Roxx Records, has now formed and signed their first band JUMP SHIP QUICK. Look for more releases from this label soon. You can also pick up some punk rock in their store here.
FLATFOOT 56 FINISHES RECORDING NEW ALBUM WITH JOHNNY RIOUX AT ATLAS STUDIO; ON TOUR IN EUROPE & RUSSIA. After spending almost a month in the sanctuary of Matt Allison’s legendary, Chicago-based Atlas Studios, FLATFOOT 56 has finished the recording stage of its still-untitled new album. The Celtic punk group recorded with Johnny Rioux (of Street Dogs, Social Distortion and Bruisers fame). “Recording with Rioux was awesome,” said guitarist/vocalist Tobin Bawinkel. “He coaxes us out of our comfort zones and inspired us to write music that pushes past the boundaries we thought we had as songwriters and musicians, and it was truly an invigorating experience to work with him.”
Press release from Thumper Punk Records…We’re pleased to start 2012 with a release by ABSOLVED. And, we’re so sure that people will like it that we’re providing a MONEY BACK GUARANTEE for people who purchase from our Bandcamp site. ABSOLVED’s latest release combines their self-titled 2010 full-length album (known as the Red album, updated and digitally re-mastered) and their 2011 This One Goes to Seven EP, and is the first commercial digital download for both albums. …
“Helpless But Not Hopeless” is the second release by Oxnard, California based band The WAY. This powerful album includes seven songs that blend their classic punk sound with an ounce of the blues and metal tinged riffs. The WAY’s music brings the Truth and the Life to everyday problems, discouraging situations, and questions about who we are. Addressing life’s gritty realities through the lens of Faith, Forgiveness and Hope, The WAY delivers an uplifting message through music influenced by Social Distortion, Rise Against and Pennywise.
“Helpless But Not Hopeless” is available for pre-order through the Thumper Punk Records website, and will be available for digital download at all the usual places in the near future. Their song “Don’t Let It Die” appeared on the Indie Vision Music compilation called Punk Never Dies, Volume 1. Additional information about The Way can be found at http://www.myspace.comtheway805 and http://www.reverbnation.com/theway805. Additional information about Thumper Punk Records and a link to its webstore can be found at www.thumperpunkrecords.com. CD pre-orders are $7 for shipments December 15.
A release I am incredibly excited for from California punk band, The Way titled “Helpless But Not Hopeless” will be out this month on Thumper Punk Records. If you liked what you heard on Punk Never Dies (and the Thumper Punk sampler) you’ll definitely want to buy this here. More info included below. New songs can also be heard here. If you’re into bands like Rise Against, Pennywise, Good Riddance, Social Distortion, or even Dogwood, you’ll dig these guys.
Indie Vision Music is proud to present the very first Thumper Punk Records “Winter Sampler” (2011). There are 8 great songs from some of their current artists, all punk rock stuff. Check out the tracklisting below and make sure to visit Thumper Punk Records on the web here: [Facebook] [Website] [Buy on CD]
Mxpx have announced and released a trailer for their upcoming DVD Documentary type film called “Both Ends Burning”. Trailer can be viewed below. Pre-order and digital version available December 1st.
Download our latest free compilation — PUNK NEVER DIES VOL. 1 — Featuring an assortment of different punk rock/pop-punk bands from around the globe doing songs you’re going to love!
One of my favorite punk rock bands have signed to one of my favorite up and coming record labels, Paper + Plastick. For those unfamiliar with this label, it is run by Vinnie of Less Than Jake fame and mostly puts out awesome punk rock music. Check out press release here. A new Flatfoot 56 record is coming in spring of 2012.