Minneapolis, MN is home to scads of wondrous and indispensable things: Dillinger Four, deep fried macaroni cheese balls, and our newest signee, Banner Pilot! We are pleased as punch to have them on our roster and with one listen to their brand new full-length Collapser you’ll know why. Collapser hits the streets today and you can order it via cd, vinyl or iTunes by clicking here. If you missed the full album stream on punknews, click <a href=http://www.punknews.org/bands/bannerpilot target="_blank">here. Check out a review here and an interview here. Be sure to visit their myspace page for news and tour dates.
09/04/09 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue Record release show
09/05/09 Chicago, IL Ronny’s
09/06/09 Elgin, IL The Gasthaus
10/30/09 Gainesville, FL FEST!
10/31/09 Gainesville, FL FEST!
The preorder for Teenage Bottlerocketâs first release on Fat, They Came From The Shadows, is now for sale! As previously posted, we are offering a Limited Edition T-shirt combo deal with both the cd and vinyl! Click here to order your combo!
Click here to download Teenage Bottlerocketâs first MP3 titled Skate or Die.
Teenage Bottlerocket head to Japan this weekend! Click here for all their dates.
Check out a recent interview with TBR on Spin.com.
Los Angeles, CA â Having lost count of the number of shows played over two decades across five continents, punk veterans Strung Out have announced their first round of tour dates in support of the bandâs seventh album, Agents Of The Underground_, out September 29th via Fat Wreck Chords. See all tour dates below. In anticipation to the groupâs new release, Spin.com is unveiling the first song off the album entitled âBlack Crosses,â which can be downloaded blank">here! Celebrating their 20th anniversary with this new album, Cruz recently said, âThis album is truly the culmination of everything weâve done.â Produced by Cameron Webb (Motorhead, Social Distortion, Ignite), Agents Of The Underground flawlessly melds Strung Outâs signature sound of punk rock fury executed with metal precision and technicality.
Strung Out tour dates:
09/05/09 Santa Barbara, CA at Velvet Jones
09/06/09 Santa Barbara, CA at Velvet Jones
09/25/09 Long Beach, CA at The Shore
10/01/09 Tempe, AZ at The Clubhouse
10/01/09 San Antonio, TX at Rock Bottom
10/02/09 Austin, TX at Red Seven
10/03/09 Dallas, TX at The Granada Theater
10/04/09 Houston, TX at Meridian / Red Room
10/05/09 New Orleans, LA at Howlin’ Wolf
10/07/09 Tallahassee, FL at The Engine Room
10/08/09 Ft. Lauderdale, FL at Culture Room
10/09/09 St. Petersburg, FL at The State Theatre
10/10/09 Orlando, FL at The Social
10/11/09 Jacksonville Beach, FL at Freebird Cafe
10/12/09 Atlanta, GA at The Masquerade Downstairs
10/14/09 Fayetteville, NC at Jester’s
10/15/09 Raleigh, NC at Volume 11 Tavern
10/16/09 Virginia Beach, VA at Ohana’s Night Club
10/17/09 Jermin, PA at Eleanor Rigby’s
10/18/09 Columbus, OH at The Basement
10/19/09 Toledo, OH at Frankies
10/20/09 Milwaukee, WI at Turner Hall
10/22/09 Sauget, IL at Pop’s / Small Room
10/23/09 Tulsa, OK at The Marquee
10/24/09 Albuquerque, NM at Launchpad
10/25/09 Colorado Springs, CO at Black Sheep
10/27/09 Fort Collins, CO at Aggie Theatre
10/30/09 Layton, UT at V2
Hot Dog! The Lawrence Arms have wiped their blurry eyes and have recorded a brand new EP titled Buttsweat and Tears to be released on vinyl and digitally via ITUNES on October 27th. Check back soon on how and when you can get your limited edition color vinyl. In the mean time, check out what Brendan Kelly had to say about the EP:
When my band, the Lawrence Arms, first started, we had this idea for a seven inch. We had the title picked out and we even knew what the cover was gonna be. We promised ourselves that our first seven inch would have this name and this cover. Well, we never did a seven inch (except for one that was part of a label series, which meant that the cover and the title were sort of more beholden to the big picture rather than our dumb ideas) and the whole thing kind of languished, and now, ten years later, in conjunction with our ten year anniversary show and subsequent west coast run (the first run in over 2 years), weâve got our first real seven inch on our hands. And guess what? We fucking named it the name that we thought up ten years ago. Thatâs right, assholes. When we decided what our first seven inch was gonna be called, âa digital releaseâ sounded like some sort of futuristic way to blow your load using your computer, and yet this fucking record is gonna be released digitally with an extra song. Thatâs, again, right, asshats. You guys wanna know what itâs called? Do you? Itâs called Buttsweat and Tears. Why? Well, for one thing, theyâre the two most secreted liquids from the three of us over the last decade, but of course we didnât know that would be the case when we thought up the title. We just thought it sounded tough, you know?
As reported earlier in the week, Chris Rest of Lagwagon fame has joined No Use For A Name! To celebrate the occasion the band is doing a one off show in San Francisco at Thee Parkside on October 7th before heading to Japan. Tony Sly had this to say:
We are totally stoked to have Chris in the band. I have always thought he was a shredder, so when I found out he was available I called him right away. Itâs also kind of cool to get someone from one of our peer bands because we all sort of grew up doing the same things. Heâs very easy to get along with and I think he will add to our sound.
10/07/09 San Francisco, CA Thee Parkside
10/23/09 Niigata, Japan Lots
10/24/09 Koriyama, Japan Sharp 9
10/25/09 Sendai, Japan Club Junk Box
10/27/09 Mito, Japan Light House
10/29/09 Tokyo, Japan Blitz
10/30/09 Tokyo, Japan Blitz
11/02/09 Nagoya, Japan Club Quattro
11/03/09 Osaka, Japan Big Cat
11/05/09 Fukuoka, Japan DRUM
11/06/09 Hiroshima, Japan Namiki Junction
Head over to New Noise Magazine for Western Addiction’s second European tour journal!
Check out all the new Get Dead tour dates!
Watch Bad Cop/Bad Cop perform unplugged over at Punks In Vegas!
Less Than Jake are heading out on the second leg of their tour with Reel Big Fish this May and June!
Lagwagon was just added to the NOFX shows in United Kingdom with Alkaline Trio playing too. Making it one of the best tours of the year!
New review of Western Addiction’s I’m Not the Man That I Thought I’d Be on Dying Scene.
Check out Jason Hall from Western Addiction’s European tour journal with The Flatliners and Lagwagon.
Read another stellar review for Strung Out over at New Noise Mag.