Tag: punk

VR SEX – Cyber Crimes EP

Los Angeles post-punk band VR SEX have a new EP due April 30th – the 4-track EP Cyber Crimes is available for pre-order in several vinyl versions and digital download via Bandcamp. You can now listen to “Minor Case” off the EP. The band writes, No one is exempt from the world wide web of destruction. A once -innocent digital… Read more →

Dame - Self-Titled EP

Dame – Self-Titled EP

Boston post-punk band Dame are back with a new self-titled EP exhibiting a fast garage-punk/hardcore sound. The new 7-track EP is out on Virginia indie Beach Impediment Records and is a follow-up to their previous self-titled EP on Charm School Records from 2017. The band will be donating proceeds from the new record to the F2L Relief Fund from now… Read more →

Dischord Records

Stream Entire Dischord Catalog Free

Washington, D.C. independent record label Dischord Records has made its full catalog free to stream. Founded and co-owned by Fugazi vocalist Ian MacKaye and Jeff Nelson, both 58, of Minor Threat in 1980, the punk label has made its entire discography free to stream on Bandcamp in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the Dischord Records Bandcamp page for a… Read more →

Artoffact Records SXSW 2020 Showcase

Artoffact Records SXSW 2020 Showcase

Artoffact Records will be presenting its first SXSW label showcase this year on March 20th at Valhalla in Austin, Texas. In anticipation of the event they have released a 7-track compilation featuring a sampling by headlinders Kælan Mikla, Actors, Cloud Rat, as well as The Foreign Resort, Ötzi, Bootblacks, and Devours. The collection is available as a digital download at… Read more →

Fotocrime

Fotocrime – New album and video

Fotocrime has released a new music video for “Love Is A Devil” directed and edited by Joe Watson. The song features San Diego punk icon Rob Moran on bass guitar and is the first release from the upcoming album South Of Heaven. The album features a wide variety of wonderful guest musicians and was recorded in Baltimore, Chicago, London, and Louisville,… Read more →

The Wraith - Gloom Ballet

The Wraith – Gloom Ballet

Los Angeles-based deathrock band The Wraith have announced the availability of their new album Gloom Ballet along with the preview of a new track “Wing of Night” via Bandcamp. The new album delivers 12-tracks drenched in the band’s ‘80s UK post-punk (Death Cult, Killing Joke, Chameleons) and SoCal deathrock (T.S.O.L., Samhain) influences. Recorded by Puscifer guitarist/producer Mat Mitchell, Gloom Ballet… Read more →

1977 - The Year Punk Broke

1977 – The Year Punk Broke

Cherry Red’s founder Iain McNay sits down with label director, John Reed to discuss how their new The Year Punk Broke CD box set came to life and the explosion of a new British punk phenomenon in 1977 as it saw significant musical developments happening, with a burgeoning, self-supporting network of clubs, performers, fanzines, indie labels and distributors creating an… Read more →

Near Dark Fest - Sep 12-14 2019, Oakland, California

Near Dark Fest Vol. 3 – Sep 12-14, 2019

Near Dark, the Oakland-based record label, booking and festival head up by Gina Marie of post-punk trio Ötzi have announced the dates and line-up for the 3rd annual Near Dark Fest. The music festival is being held in Oakland, California September 12th – 14th and will feature Pink turns Blue (DE), The Vanishing (20 year anniversary & reunion), Hagar the Womb (UK) , Cemetery… Read more →

Medusa Stare - Medusa Stare

Medusa Stare – Medusa Stare

Medusa Stare from Seattle will soon be releasing their self-titled debut. Medusa Stare offers up 8-tracks of the band’s deathrock / post-punk sound. You can listen to “Fires of Beltane” the first track off the album and pre-order via Bandcamp which is due on July 19th. The band will also be touring to promote their new album on the Buried Alive Tour 2019 with dates… Read more →

Virgin in Veil - Permanent Funeral

Virgin in Veil – Permanent Funeral

In case you missed it this weekend, Virgin in Veil has released their latest album Permanent Funeral featuring 10-tracks of great Finnish post-punk / deathrock. The new album is available as a digital download and CD pressed by Danse Macabre Records via Bandcamp. Also check out the band’s “Darkness At Noon” music video. Permanent Funeral by Virgin in Veil Read more →