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Remember those good ol-days of Pop Goes Punk? Sullivan decided to take a shot on one of Taylor Swift’s highly acclaimed singles from 1989. Her latest album seems to be vocally loved by everyone including recent interviews with Aaron Gillespie, Fireflight, and myself.
You can check out Sullivan’s gender-appropriate cover of “Style” via Soundcloud below. If you purchase the band’s new album Heavy is the Head through Spartan Record’s store, you get a free copy of this song. It is also expected …continue reading …
Children 18:3 will be releasing their 4th and final full length album Come In on April 21, 2015 on Tooth & Nail Records. Since 2008, Children 18:3 has been a staple in the Tooth & Nail catalog, having toured with nearly every band on the roster during their tenure. Having landed 5 Top-5 Singles at Rock Radio, Children 18:3 has alway …continue reading …
Backstage Royalty have released a new music video for the track ‘The Advocate,’ from their latest EP Stand for Something. Check out the video below. …continue reading
Future Destination Records have up in their store, the final recordings from The Redemption Song! (Future Destination Records/Strike First Records). They have a limited edition of 100 cds as well as just a few shirts. All proceeds from the sales will go to Nathan Schroer’s wife and their three children. Nathan lost his long battle with Leukemia in November 2013. This recording features Nathan’s actual guitar track from a demo he sent Jeremy(Drums) sometime in 2007 and the additional vocals and instruments were recorded in December 2014. The songs are available at most digital outlets, just search The Redemption Song! and the track names “Raw Deal” and “I Was Young Twice” You can order the cd or cd shirt combo at www.fdrshop.com …continue reading
Arizona based post-grunge band, Papertowns., have announced their signing today to Famined Records. The band will release a new ep titled “With You In Mind” due out May 12th and a new single titled “Empty” is streaming now right here.
Thanks to my pal Stephen Young for alerting me to this collection of long lost Seraphs Coal music. Seraphs Coal were a melodic punk band from the great country of Australia. They existed from the mid-90’s until the mid 00’s. They released 3 albums that are available right here, the finest being “The More Things Change” (2002). You can listen to all these awesome releases below and purchase them for a reasonable price via bandcamp. …continue reading
Check out John Calvin and the rest of his punk rock pals in The Calvinists, perform the new song “Limited Atonement” in the form of a lyric video below. The song (along with a few others) are now available on digital networks for purchase. Oh and I heard a former member of punk band Ghoti Hook is involved in this project. …continue reading
Take it Back! have indeed “returned”. The band have launched their new website right here which also offers a glimpse into the recording of the band’s new comeback release. The band will release their new TBA album, this summer on Third String Records. Look for new merch from the band available soon.
ForeverAtLast will hit the studio next week to begin recording with producer Matt Goldman (Underoath, Anberlin, The Devil Wears Prada, Copeland, & many more). The album will release this summer on Victory Records. View the announcement below. …continue reading
Energetic Southern California based Pop-Punk band, Heart Like War, have signed with MMLJ Records. Look for their new full length and acoustic ep later this year. The band last released their independent full length “Party Propaganda Machine” in 2012. …continue reading
Jason Hamacher of Frodus is the guest on this week’s Bad Christian Podcast (Episode #55). Listen here. Jason was the drummer for the band who released albums on several labels and was part of Tooth and Nail’s early hardcore roster. Prior to the recent civil war, Jason also recently spent time in Syria recording ancient Christian chants & doing photography. You can read more on that from NPR. He was also interviewed on the …continue reading …
Indefinite Hiatus have released a brand new album called ‘S/T/E/P/’. You can listen & download for free below via Bandcamp. The duo combines a range of influences featuring glimpses of dance, punk, spoken word, electro, & more into a unique overall sound. …continue reading
Andrew Schwab of Project 86 has posted an interview he conducted with Tobin Bawinkel (6’10 & Flatfoot 56) on his TinSoldiers blog. In other news 6’10 also released a music video for the track “Backpack” which you can watch below. Pick the up CD or vinyl of his new album, titled The Humble Beginnings of a Rovin’ Soul, from the band’s webstore. …continue reading
The Lonely Revolts will release their new album, titled Broken Bones Burning Hearts, on January 30th via Thumper Punk Records. Pre-order the album here & check out the album cover below. RIYL: Crash Dog, Swingin’ Utters, Minor Threat …continue reading
Lights Go Down (Jason Dunn) has posted a demo track called “Peterborough (This Is Who I Am)”. Check it out below. The LGD album fundraiser has about 39 hours days left & still needs $6,000 to meet the goal. Help out on IndieGoGo. If you like pop-punk you’re bound to enjoy this! …continue reading
“That Wimpy Deer?” Tour has been announced featuring hardcore act Revivalist, punk rock band Household, and alternative rock group Hearts Like Lions. The tour will span over the next few months along the Southwest region. Click the poster below to expand and see the dates.
Check out my review of Hearts Like Lions recent visit to San Diego here.
Punk rawk band MxPx released a new music/lyric video last week for their song “Stay On Your Feet”. The song was featured on the band’s ninth studio album Plans Within Plans which was released nearly 3 years ago.
Jason Dunn has posted a new acoustic track called “Now Or Never” which you can watch below. The IndieGoGo campaign for the debut Lights Go Down album has also entered it’s last week & still has over $7k to go. …continue reading
Five Iron Frenzy have announced two dates (so far?) with Mxpx for this March. You can see the dates/posters, below. Anyone going to catch these shows? Let’s hope they take this on the road. Tickets will go on sale this Friday. …continue reading
Lights Go Down (Jason Dunn) has posted a video cover of Box Car Racer’s “There Is”. Check it out below. The LGD album fundraiser has 10 days left & still needs $8k to surpass the goal. Check out more at IndieGoGo. …continue reading
MxPx posted some a mini-documentary called ’20 Years of Pokinatcha’ featuring Mike Herrera, Aaron Sprinkle, and Brandon Ebel discussing the beginnings of MxPx & the release of Pokinatcha, their debut album on T&N. The footage was taken from unused portions of Tooth & Nail’s recently released documentary No New Kinda Story. …continue reading
Altar Boys now classic album, “Gut Level Music”, will be re-released by Girder Music in early 2015. The Mike Stand led rock/punk band released several classic albums throughout the 80’s including “The Altar Boys”, “When You’re a Rebel”, “Gut Level Music”, “Against the Grain”, and “Forever Mercy”, before calling it quits. Read the full press release, below. …continue reading
ForeverAtLast have signed with Victory Records & will release their new full length in 2015. Check out the announcement video below as well as last year’s excellent cover of the Christmas classic “White Christmas”. New exclusive merch can be purchased here. …continue reading
Looking for a sick new punk rock Christmas song? FREE?? Head on over to https://falseidle.bandcamp.com/track/oh-come-all-ye-faithful and grab yourself a gift from False Idle!
Close Your Eyes‘ vocalist Sam Ryder has stepped down from the band. He felt his “journey with CYE” was at an end & he has “been working on another project for some time”. Read the full statement below. In other news former vocalist Shane will perform with the band at South By So What in 2015. …continue reading
I just took a listen to the split release from False Idle and A Common Goal that will release on Thumper Punk Records December 16th. I’ve gotta say, this is some extremely taste PUNK ROCK! The original songs (2 each) from both bands are absolutely fantastic and some of the best they’ve ever done as bands. This release finds A Common Goal exploring their more melodic, dare I say “poppy” side (for them at least) and …continue reading …
Jon Ladd the former lead vocalist/guitarist/songwriter for punk band 7-10 Split, has ventured out on his own with a solo project named “Courage, Dear Heart“. He will release a new E.P. in January via a label to be announced. You can still hear his first “solo” tune under the name “Jon Ladd” on spotify and our compilation “Punk Never Dies Vol. 2″. Read the statement, below. …continue reading