Tag Archives: Punk
In honor of Five Iron Frenzy Day yesterday (the day of their breakup back in 2003), the band has posted a new music video. The video is for the great punk with horns track “So Far” and can be seen below. The band’s latest album “Engine of a Million Plots” is available now wherever fine music is sold. Also, head to their webstore here for some awesome merch and special deals.
Lights Go Down, the new pop punk project from Jason Dunn (Hawk Nelson), will launch an album fundraiser on December 1st. I was asked to do a little write-up on one of the tracks so they could get a quote for the promo video. You can read the full quote below & check out the video clip to hear some of the new song.
This was posted over on my blog FreedomLikeaSong.com but I figured it deserves some coverage here as well for those that haven’t listened yet. I am proud to bring you an exclusive song stream from Boston punk rock band, A Common Goal. The song is a cover of a False Idle song titled “Where Do We Go” done with that old school A Common Goal punk sound. This song will appear on the upcoming “Split Decision” release with False Idle due out December 16th on Thumper Punk Records. Listen to the song below. If you’d like to take a listen to the False Idle song premiere, click here. Pre-order “Split Decision” right here.
We are excited to bring you an exclusive song stream from our friends in False Idle! The song is titled “The Cavalry” and will appear on Split Decision, the new split release between False Idle and Boston Punk Rock band, A Common Goal. Split Decision will release on December 16th through Thumper Punk Records. Pre-order the album from Bandcamp & get two songs instantly. I am streaming an exclusive song from A Common Goal over on Freedom Like a Song (my blog), click here.
We are proud to announce that we will be premiering a very special PUNK ROCK song from my friends in False Idle beginning on November 17th right here at IVM. The song will appear on the band’s upcoming “Split Decision” co-release with fellow Boston punk rockers, A Common Goal, to be released soon on Thumper Punk Records. Release date and order info to be announced shortly. This is one heck of a fine punk rock band and…
Unteachers, a project of Stephen Mark Sarro, has released the new album A Human Comedy. Listen below via Bandcamp or pick up on any major digital outlet. Order the very limited edition vinyl from Veritas Vinyl.
We are in the final stretch for the Craig’s Brother Kickstarter campaign to fund their new Ep/7″ Vinyl called “The Story of How We All Die”. As of this posting, there are just 15 hours remaining in this campaign with $3369 pledged of the total $8525 (at present time). If you enjoy quality punk rock with catchy melodies and lyrics that’ll leave you singin’ for days, then definitely consider joining with fellow fans around the globe to make this dream a reality. I would very much like to see Ted Bond succeed with this project and I am sure many of you do as well. So check out some CB tunes below as well as the campaign link here. Thanks for your support thus far and the band thanks you as well – Brandon Jones.
Josh Dies of Showbread has added a b-sides & rarities album on Bandcamp titled Death Cult of Personality. It includes a cover of Sullivan’s “Dig Me Up”. Pick up the 10 songs for $5. Listen below.
Graphic designer John Nissen wrote a blog detailing his work on MxPx’s Pokinatcha which celebrated 20 years last week. In the blog he describes how he came up with the Pokinatcha Punk mascot. He also has done other work including Tooth & Nail’s original logo.
15 days to go in the Craig’s Brother kickstarter campaign. Consider contributing right here. They have added a tshirt reward recently to award levels. The band is recording a special 4 song concept ep/7′ titled “The Story of How We All Die”. Watch the video below.
Eleventyseven has sadly come to an end as a band. You can read their statement below. Matt will carry on into the future now with his project The Jellyrox where you’ll continue to hear more of that synth-pop goodness he has been perfecting in recent years. RIP Eleventyseven.
Craig’s Brother have begun a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for The Story Of How We All Die. The 7inch will have 4 new songs that “tells the story of human extinction in 4 parts”. Check out more info & a promo video below. They have teamed up with Veritas Vinyl for the project.
Check out the music of Houston, Texas based pop-punk duo Moral Monsters. The duo just recently dropped their debut ep titled “Postmodern Failurism” through Veritas Vinyl a few weeks back. If you’re into that classic pop-punk sound with quick beats, snotty, sneering vocal style mixed with sweet melodies, you’re gonna love these guys. For fans of NoFx, Shop 11 Phoenix, Mxpx, Teenage Bottlerocket, Screeching Weasel. Stream the the ep and download it below for free.
Craig’s Brother are on the verge of launching their first ever Kickstarter campaign to fund the upcoming new music project titled “The Story of How We All Died”. Watch the video below and get ready to contribute. We’ll post the campaign link as soon as it goes live.
Jason Dunn took to Facebook to explain “What is Lights Go Down?” and why he has “not been this excited about a project since “Letters To The President”. Read the post below.
We are beyond excited to premiere At The Wayside’s brand new music video for “Drown Us Out”. Check out the the ever so catchy pop-punk track below. The song appears on the band’s latest self-titled album which is available now. Grab it on iTunes.
Thumper Punk Records has released Living Fire’s new album Dead To Sin. The Brazilian street punk band is recommended for fans of Rancid, UK Subs, & FBS. Check out the album stream & full press release below.
Jason Dunn (ex Hawk Nelson) has a pop punk project called Lights Go Down. According to new social media posts it looks he is working on music & we will get an album next summer. He will have a solo project out prior to that.
Tooth & Nail have put up pre-order options for their documentary “No New Kinda Story”. Along with the digital/DVD/Blu-ray options there are shirts, sweatshirts, & other items as well. Check out the trailer for the film & book below. The book is extremely limited & hand numbered at 1000 copies & all proceeds go to MusiCares. Official release date is 9/23/14 & orders will ship out on Oct. 1st.
Take It Back! have announced that they will be playing a reunion show on November 1st. Check out the link for more info. The band stated it will be with the original vocalist.
Christ’s Sake announces the release of their second full length album “We All Fall Down” on Thumper Punk Records. Christ’s Sake continues their classic Orange County punk sound with melodic hooks and driving rhythms, which are contrasted uniquely harmonic vocal arrangements. Jesus lovin’ alternative punk from musicians who have experienced drugs, alcohol, abuse, emptiness and loneliness, yet who have managed to turn their lives around through the grace and love of Jesus Christ. Band members include founding member Lance Hendren (guitar, vocals), Vince Morales (drums), Matt Kilian (lead guitar), Dillon Hendren (backup vocals), Sandra Calvillo (backup vocals), and Matt Vangalapudi on (bass guitar).
Maryland based Ska/Rock/Punk band, May Weather have just released their brand new song “The Cage” which you can listen to and download for FREE below. Do yourself a favor and check these guys out, they definitely deserve your attention.
One of my most anticipated releases of 2014 and something I’ve had to keep a tight lid on for a few months can now be announced. That’s right friends, two highly regarded punk rock bands False Idle and A Common Goal, will be jointly releasing a special “Split” in November 2014. The Split features 2 new songs from the bands as well as 1 re-imagined song done by each band of each other’s songs. False Idle doing A Common Goal song and vice versa. You can’t get much better than this. So put your fists in the air and get pumped for some quality punk rock to hit stereos worldwide in November via Thumper Punk Records. You wont want to miss this! Don’t forget to check out the debut “solo” effort from False Idle frontman Sef Idle titled “Start Again” available this month.
Relient K have announced that they will embark on the MmHmm 10th Anniversary Tour this Fall with Blondfire & From Indian Lakes. The tour will run from the end of October through mid-December & tickets will go on sale August 1st. Check out the tour poster & dates below.
MxPx is going out on a short 10-date headlining tour in October with supporting acts Zebrahead, Allister & Survay Says. Tour dates can be found below.