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Papertowns Announce Signing to….

Papertowns Announce Signing to….

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.

Seraphs Coal (Australian Punk Rock) Music Now on Bandcamp

Seraphs Coal (Australian Punk Rock) Music Now on Bandcamp

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.

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Atrocities – Demo

Review : Atrocities – Demo

Atrocities brings an energetic, robust hardcore sound into this short, but power packed three song demo. Read on for the review.

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The Calvinists – Limited Atonement

Lyric Video : The Calvinists – Limited Atonement

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.

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Take it Back! Launch New Website, Offer Glimpse of New Album Recording

Take it Back! Launch New Website, Offer Glimpse of New Album Recording

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 To Record With Matt Goldman

ForeverAtLast To Record With Matt Goldman

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.

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Heart Like War Sign With…..

Heart Like War Sign With…..

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.

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Jason Hamacher from Frodus on the Latest Bad Christian Podcast

Jason Hamacher from Frodus on the Latest Bad Christian Podcast

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…

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Metanoia Launch Campaign to Fund New Punk Rock Album (in English)

Metanoia Launch Campaign to Fund New Punk Rock Album (in English)

Chilean punk rock band, Metanoia, have launched a kickstarter campaign (with help from Thumper Punk Records) to fund the recording and completion of their new full length album in english. That’s right, the band will be recording 10 brand new songs all in English with plans to release it this summer. If you dug what you heard from the band in 2014 with their first new English track “Hope”, you’re gonna want to be a part of this process. View the video below and contribute to the campaign here. The band has set their goal at a modest $800 amount so let’s all push them over that goal and more!.

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Indefinite Hiatus Release ‘S​/​T​/​E​/​P/’

Indefinite Hiatus Release ‘S​/​T​/​E​/​P/’

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.

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The Altar Billies – Aim’n High

Music Video : The Altar Billies – Aim’n High

Check out this toe tappin’, swing dancin’ new video from The Altar Billies for the song “Aim’n High” off their 2014 release “Head’n Out West”. Video can be found below.

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The Redemption Song…Return?

The Redemption Song…Return?

According to the post below by Future Destination Records, The Redemption Song apparently have TWO NEW SONGS. More info to follow. Anyone excited for this?

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Andrew Schwab Interviews Tobin Bawinkel (6’10 & Flatfoot 56)

Andrew Schwab Interviews Tobin Bawinkel (6’10 & Flatfoot 56)

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.

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The Lonely Revolts to Release ‘Broken Bones Burning Hearts’

The Lonely Revolts to Release ‘Broken Bones Burning Hearts’

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

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The Bricks To Release ‘Here We Come’

The Bricks To Release ‘Here We Come’

Omaha based punk band The Bricks will release their new album, titled Here We Come, soon via Raven Faith Records. Check out the new song “Punks Not Dead” below.

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Lights Go Down Releases “Peterborough (This Is Who I Am)” Demo

Lights Go Down Releases “Peterborough (This Is Who I Am)” Demo

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!

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Revivalist Announce Tour with Hearts Like Lions and Household

Revivalist Announce Tour with Hearts Like Lions and Household

“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.

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MxPx Releases New Music Video

MxPx Releases New Music Video

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 Posts New Song “Now Or Never”

Jason Dunn Posts New Song “Now Or Never”

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. 

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Jason Dunn Hosting a Reddit AMA Now

Jason Dunn Hosting a Reddit AMA Now

Jason Dunn (ex Hawk Nelson) of Lights Go Down is doing a Reddit AMA right now. Even if it’s over by the time you get there you can read through the questions. [h/t: Sam]

Five Iron Frenzy and Mxpx Shows

Five Iron Frenzy and Mxpx Shows

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.

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Lights Go Down Releases Box Car Racer Cover

Lights Go Down Releases Box Car Racer Cover

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.

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MxPx Posts ’20 Years of Pokinatcha’

MxPx Posts ’20 Years of Pokinatcha’

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.

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Altar Boys “Gut Level Music” To Be Re-Released

Altar Boys “Gut Level Music” To Be Re-Released

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.

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Peter118 Releases 3 Punk Christmas Tracks

Peter118 Releases 3 Punk Christmas Tracks

UK punk band Peter118 released 3 new Christmas tracks just in time for Christmas. Listen & download below via Bandcamp.

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ForeverAtLast Sign With Victory Records

ForeverAtLast Sign With Victory Records

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.

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Free False Idle Christmas Song!

Free False Idle Christmas Song!

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!

A Common Goal / False Idle Split Out Today

A Common Goal / False Idle Split Out Today

Split Decision, a new split EP from A Common Goal & False Idle, releases today via Thumper Punk Records. Listen to 2 tracks below & purchase via Bandcamp or pick it up on iTunes.

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Close Your Eyes Are Without A Vocalist Again

Close Your Eyes Are Without A Vocalist Again

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.

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False Idle / A Common Goal “Split” Release Available December 16th

False Idle / A Common Goal “Split” Release Available December 16th

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…

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‘No New Kinda Story’ Being Shipped

‘No New Kinda Story’ Being Shipped

I received a confirmation email from Merchline that my pre-order of the Tooth & Nail documentary No New Kinda Story has been shipped. Looks like after a few delays, we will get them before Christmas.

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Jon Ladd (7-10 Split) Announces New “Solo” Project

Jon Ladd (7-10 Split) Announces New “Solo” Project

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.

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Ethan Luck “Cold Music” Christmas Tunes on NoiseTrade

Ethan Luck “Cold Music” Christmas Tunes on NoiseTrade

Grab a two song Christmas release from Ethan Luck over on NoiseTrade (for free) ight here. Listen/download, below.

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Take It Back! Return, Sign With Third String Records

Take It Back! Return, Sign With Third String Records

Arkansas based Punk/Hardcore band, Take It Back!, have returned from the grave, signed with Third String Records and will release their highly anticipated comeback album in 2015. This version of the band will feature original vocalist Zack McKim who recorded the band’s early demos and their first album “Can’t Fight Robots” which released on Facedown Records in 2008. Get stoked! [Thanks Phil Recognition and the others who sent in the news]

Five Iron Frenzy – So Far

Music Video : Five Iron Frenzy – So Far

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.

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Lights Go Down To Launch Album Fundraiser on December 1st

Lights Go Down To Launch Album Fundraiser on December 1st

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.

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Exclusive: A Common Goal – Where Do We Go

Exclusive: A Common Goal – Where Do We Go

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.

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Exclusive: False Idle – The Cavalry

Exclusive: False Idle – The Cavalry

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.

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Song Premiere: November 17th (False Idle)

Song Premiere: November 17th (False Idle)

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…

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