New Video: Barn Burner - "Scum of the Earth"
Thrash lords, Barn Burner, released a new video over the weekend. It’s for their song, Scum of the Earth, which appears on their latest Metal Blade release, Bangers II: Scum of the Earth”. You can check it out here and oh, it’s NSFW. Following the release of the video, some fans decided to get upset and sling some protest the band’s way and in response, they released the...
New Video: - This is Hell - "Enter Sandman" cover
Hardcore mad-dogs, This is Hell, performed a Metallica cover set last Friday in New York. Among the songs covered, was Creeping Death, One and a whole bunch more. You can check out a video of their cover of Enter Sandman, here. It’s a really good version of the song, sooooooo, maybe the real Metallica should stop releasing increasingly embarrassing and bizarre music, hang up their boots...
Sons of Azrael member shot, paralysed
From Lambgoat.com: Tony Lorenzo, guitarist and founding member of Buffalo death metal band Sons of Azrael, was shot by an armed robber while walking in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village earlier this week. The 25 year-old is currently paralysed from the waist down, with a bullet lodged in his spinal column. Lorenzo’s friend, Alex Artemas, told WIVB in Buffalo that “[Lorenzo] and I...
New Video / New Music: O'Brother - "Machines Pt.1"
Atlanta, Georgia’s O’Brother have released a new song, Machines Pt.1, in the form of a lyric video. The song appears on their forthcoming full length, Garden Window, due next month on Triple Crown. In semi-related news, my good mate, Dave Williams, is currently on tour in the U.S. with Thrice, Moving Mountains, La Dispute and O’Brother, tour managing and doing sound for La...
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Currently Spinning: These Hands Could Separate the...
Welcome to the latest Currently Spinning feature. Check out the full details below. ARTIST: These Hands Could Separate the Sky TITLE: These Hands Could Separate the Sky / Arrows split RELEASE DATE: November 3, 2008 LABEL: Hobbledehoy ABOUT: Originally self-released on 12″ vinyl but now long out-of-print, this split EP showcases a more sombre and slightly darker side to the Arrows of today....
New Tour: Harmony
Melbourne’s Harmony have announced some tour dates for November and December. Check out the full details below. Harmony have announced a string of dates in support of new single Heartache. Lifted from their self-titled debut, the track features legendary guitarist Marc Ribot (Tom Waits), whose contribution singer Tom Lyngcoln described as the high watermark of my musical life. In addition...
Brisbane's Sun Distortion Studios to stop live...
Brisbane’s only current, decently run and located all ages venue, Sun Distortion Studios has been forced to cancel all but a few forthcoming booked shows due to pressures from the landlord and venue’s neighbours. Venue manager, Lochlan Watt, has released a statement, which you can read below. “Word is spreading so here it is - this morning our landlord and our neighbors from...
New Music: Daybreaker - "Sleep Well Angel"
Daybreaker have posted a new song, Sleep Well Angel, from their forthcoming split 7” with The American Scene, due November 29 via Pure Noise. The American Scene side was recorded by Sam Pura at Panda Studios while Daybreaker’s side was recorded with Jay Maas at Getaway Recording. FFO: Brand New, Eye Alaska
New Video/New Music: Kvelertak
Kvelertak recently performed a new song live in Brooklyn, New York. Metal Injection caught it on tape and you can watch it in all it’s glory, here. The Norwegian viking lords will make their Australian live debut at next year’s Soundwave festival. FFO: Amon Amarth, Opeth
New Release: ††† - "Boxset"
††† (Crosses), who feature members of Deftones and Far, will release a boxset in December. Check out the details below. FFO: Stars of the Lid, Set Fire to Flames ARTIST: ††† TITLE: Boxset RELEASE DATE: Mid-december. Pre-order here. LABEL: Self-released ABOUT: ††† is the musical side project of Deftones singer Chino Moreno, Far guitarist Shaun Lopez and Scott Chuck and formed in 2011. The...
New Music: Wolves at Bay - "Breaking in Two"
Relatively unknown band, Wolves at Bay, have released a new song, Breaking in Two, from their forthcoming full length, Only a Mirror, which drops November 15 on Animal Style. You can stream it here thanks to Alt. Press. The song features Make do and Mend’s Jim Carroll and was produced by Carroll’s bandmate, Nick Bellmore. FFO: Make do and Mend, Student Rick
New Release: Banner Pilot - "Pass the Poison"...
Punk band Banner Pilot have re-released their debut EP on cassette. Check out the full details below. FFO: Dead to Me, Hot Water Music ARTIST: Banner Pilot TITLE: Pass the Poison cassette RELEASE DATE: Available now LABEL: Horsehead ABOUT: Limited to 100 copies. 1. Bender 2. Uptown Sleep Solution 3. Sunbelt Scars 4. Portland Lights 5. Wide Awake on Lake St. 6. Columbia Lows 7. River City...
New Music: Busdriver - "No Blacks, No Jews, No...
Independent hip hop artist, Busdriver, has premiered a new song, No Blacks, No Jews, No Asians, which you can stream and download for free, here. The song appears on his forthcoming full length, Beaus$Eros, which drops on January 24. FFO: Odd Future, P.O.S.
New Video: full Youth of Today set
If you were part of the lucky crowd of 100 people that caught the unannounced live set from Youth of Today that they performed last weekend, then you’re just a cunt. No, not really, but you are lucky. For the rest of us, New York’s Unartig filmed the full, 5 song performance and you can check it out here. FFO: Gorilla Biscuits, Lifetime
New Music: Good Luck - "Without Hesitation"
Alt. Press are exclusively streaming Good Luck’s new full length, Without Hesitation. It will drop on November 22 on No Idea and follows their 2010 EP, Demonstrations. FFO: Bridge and Tunnel, Lemuria
Reunion: Give Up the Ghost / American Nightmare
One of the most influential hardcore bands of last decade, Give Up the Ghost (formerly American Nightmare), have announced vinyl reissues their records, Background Music and We’re Down ‘Til We’re Underground, to be released on Deathwish. Both records will come with new special gatefold jackets and new artwork. They have also been remastered by Paul Gold at Salt Mastering (Fucked...
Dikembe signs to Tiny Engines
Head here to check out an exclusive Alt. Press article about Gainesville, Florida band Dikembe signing with Tiny Engines for the release of their debut full length, Broad Shoulders early next year. The record follows their 2011 EP, Chicago Bowls, which you can download for free, here. Also, check out a new song, Librarians Kill For That Kind of Silence, from Broad Shoulders, here. FFO: Hey...
New Tour: The Soldiers of Immortality Tour
The Soldiers of Immortality Tour has been announced. Bands on it include Perth’s Thy Art is Murder, Germany’s War From a Harlots Mouth, Sydney’s The Bride and another Perth band, Make Them Suffer. Check out the full details after the jump. Official Press Release: “Brutal” is the key word to describe the Soldiers of Immortality Tour. Not only does it describe the punishing...
Alcatraz signs to Arrest
San Fransisco’s Alcatraz has signed on to Brisbane’s Arrest and will release their new record, Smile Now Cry Later on November 11. Pre-orders are available here. Alcatraz formed in ‘05 but were considered a side project due to most of the members also being in First Blood. That all changed when the relevant members left First Blood to concentrate on Alcatraz. The band are...
New Video: Issac Graham - "Nomads"
Sydney son Isaac Graham, has released a video for his new (and debut) single, Nomads, which was filmed at Sydney’s Blackwire Records. You can head to his Soundcloud page and download it for free as well as a bunch of other songs, including a cover of NOFX’s Lori Meyers. FFO: Jen Buxton, Chuck Ragan
New Videos: Deafeater on Punks in Vegas
Defeater frontman, Derek Archambault, dropped into Punks in Vegas recently to record a few songs for their Stripped Down Sessions - those being Defeater’s I Don’t Mind from their latest full length, Endless Lights and Sleepless Nights and also, a song from Archambault’s side project, Alcoa, titled Keep Track/Lose Track. Check out the recordings here. FFO: Small Brown Bike, Tim...
Explosions in the Sky supports announced
Supports have been announced for December’s Explosions in the Sky tour. Check out the press release below. FFO: Mogwai, Northern LightsJoining instrumental Texan quartet Explosions in the Sky on their return to Australia this December will be Melbourne’s Harmony, bringing their almighty concoction of rock, blues and balladry to the Forum Theatre and Brisbane’s Hi Fi, and opening The...
Melbourne Soundwave sells out
News has come through that the Melbourne leg of next year’s Soundwave festival has now officially sold out. Brisbane and Sydney are reportedly close and it looks like the other states will follow soon after they go. Better get in quick if you want to pretend it’s 1999 - 2002 and watch Limp Bizkit, Slipknot, Staind, Coal Chamber and 77 other bands.
Documentary about The Damned announced
From Punknews.org: “Seminal British punk band, The Damned have announced via their website that they are working with New York based film-maker Wes Orshoski, with a view to producing a feature length documentary about the band’s 35 year history. Much like the recent Lemmy documentary, focused on the legendary Hawkwind bassist and Motörhead frontman, the film is due to combine ...
New Release: Nada Surf - "The Stars Are...
Long standing band, Nada Surf, will release a new full length early next year. Suss the details below. FFO: Cake, Muckafurgason ARTIST: Nada Surf TITLE: The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy RELEASE DATE: January 18 (Japan), 23 (Europe & UK), 24 (U.S.) LABEL: Barsuk ABOUT: The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy was produced Chris Shaw and the band. No tracklisting currently available.
New / Free Music: Run, Forever - "A Few Good...
Folk / punk band, Run, Forever have posted their new 7”, A Few Good Things, on their Bandcamp page where it’s available at a “name your price” price. The 7” dropped today via Solidarity and you can pick it up here. FFO: Against Me!, O Pioneers!!!
New / Free Music - The Tower and the Fool - "XIII"
Head to Run For Cover’s Bandcamp page to stream the new The Tower and the Fool EP, XIII. The EP, available digitally and on 7”, was released today. You can pick up a copy here. FFO: John Mayer, Seahaven
Obituary writing new record
Seminal trash metal blokes, Obituary, are currently working on their next full length, the follow up to 2009’s Darkest Day, which dropped on Candlelight. (Not sure where/when) they said: “Our goal is to be in the studio by January or February and to release the album in May or June of 2012. Of course, the album will be followed up by a ton of tour dates. We will start out in...
Bridge Nine announce DYS single series
Bridge Nine and DYS will team up for the release of a series of singles later this year and early next year. Check out the full details via the official press release below. Official Press Release: Legendary hardcore punk band DYS is proud to announce a series of new digital singles, beginning launching on November 8. The band will release one song (available via iTunes, Amazon and others) each...
New Video: meWithoutYou - "In Bloom" (Nirvana...
Philadelphia’s Radio 1045 have posted a video stream of meWithoutYou’s cover of Nirvana’s In Bloom. The song is part of the forthcoming tribute record to Nirvana’s Nevermind, which features contributions by Anthony Raneri, Maps and Atlases, The Album Leaf and more. The tribute, titled Come as You Are, drops this week via Reimagine. Grab a copy here. FFO: La Dispute,...
New Video: Death by Stereo - "WTF is Going On...
California’s Death by Stereo have posted a video of a rough demo of a new song, titled WTF is Going On Around Here?. The song will appear on their next full length, which will drop in 2012. It follows their latest effort, 2009’s Death is My Only Friend, released on Serjical Strike / I Scream. FFO: Strung Out, Ensign
New Videos: Scorpios live
Scorpios is a new(ish) project featuring Joey Cape (Lagwagon, Bad Astronaut), Jon Snodgrass (Armchair Martian, Drag the River), Tony Sly (No Use for a Name) and Brian Wahlstrom. They are currently touring Europe in support of their debut full length and someone was nice enough to film their entire set when they performed in Hamburg, Germany. FFO: Limbeck, Tyre Swans
New Video: Darkest Hour - "Your Every Day...
Head here to check out the new video for Darkest Hour’s new single, Your Every Day Disaster. The song appears on their latest full length, The Human Romance, which dropped earlier this year on E1. FFO: Killswitch Engage, Slayer
Loud Fest announces second round of bands
Sydney’s annual Loud Fest has announced it’s second round of bands. Joining the already confirmed lineup of 50 Lions, Hopeless, Endless Heights, The Bride, Relentless, Resist the Thought and Pledge This is The Turning Tide, Villa Rise, Perspectives and Where the Enemy Sleeps. Check out the full details of the event below.
New Music: Legions - "Gravestone Path"
Sydney’s Legions have posted a new song on their Tumblr, titled Gravestone Path. The song feature guest vocals from Endless Heights’ frontman, Joel Martorana. The song will appear on their forthcoming EP, which they will begin recording early next month with an aimed release of later December. The EP, which is as yet untitled, will be a digital release. FFO: Trapped Under Ice, Verse ...
New Show: Bodyjar
Bodyjar will be heading to Tasmania to play a special one off show in early December. Check out the full details below. FFO: Game Over, Bantha Fodder Saturday, December 3 @ The Republic Bar, Hobart. [18+ - 8.00pm] Supports TBA. Tickets available here.
New Shows: Kevin Devine
After the announcement yesterday of some Harvest sideshows for This Town Needs Guns, there has been some sideshows announced for another Harvest visitor: Kevin Devine. Check out the full details below. FFO: Tom Gabel, Elliot Smith Monday, November 14 @ The Toff in Town, Melbourne. [18+ - 8.00pm] Tuesday, November 15 @ The Vanguard, Sydney. [18+ - 8.00pm]
New Music: The Getaway Plan - "Flying Colours"
Melbourne’s The Getaway Plan have a new song, Flying Colours streaming over at themusic.com.au. The song appears on their forthcoming full length, Requiem, which drops early next month on UNFD. FFO: Something With Numbers, Dredg
New Video: Dustin Kensrue - "Come All You Weary"
Dustin Kensrue of Thrice recently performed an acoustic set to raise awareness for Invisible Children. Check out a video of Dustin performing Thrice’s Come All You Weary, here. Kensrue explains his band’s involvement with the organisation: “Over the span of the last few years, we’ve been involved with an organization called Invisible Children. They have been working to end ...
New Tour: Skyway, Milestones, Apart From This
Gold Coast pop punks, Skyway, have announced a headlining tour in support of their recently released debut album, Finders Keepers. Brisbane’s Milestones and Apart From This will be along for the ride. Check out the details below. Friday, December 2 @ The Transcontinental Hotel, Brisbane. [18+ - 8.00pm] Saturday, December 3 @ The Globe Theatre, Brisbane. [AA - 8.00pm] Sunday, December 4...
New Music: Neon Indian - "Era Extraña" Mixtape
Head here to listen to a new mixtape from Neon Indian. It’s 48 minutes in length and appeared with some deluxe vinyl copes of their latest full length, Era Extraña. It has no other information other than Neon Indian Mixtape printed on the disc itself and contains a lot of tracks that possibly inspired Alan Palomo for Era Extraña. FFO: Washed Out, Paul Simon
New / Free Music: New Lows - "Live on WERS"
From Deathwish Inc.: “The Deathwish Live Series is a series of free live recordings of Deathwish affiliated artists. These recordings are from a variety of sources: radio shows, official and non-official live recordings, bootlegs, and more. We are giving these recordings away as a thank you to the listeners who continue to support independent music. If you dig what you hear, please...
New Music: The Decemberists - "E. Watson"
The Decemberists have posted a new song, E. Watson, on Paste Magazine. The song appears on their forthcoming EP, Long Live the King, which drops next week on Capitol. It follows their 2010 full length, The King is Dead. The songs from Long Live the King are from the same sessions as The King is Dead and follow the same narrative. From Paste Magazine: “This acoustic folk track is classic...
New Music: Ghost Thrower - "10 Songs"
Stream the new Ghost Thrower full length, 10 Songs, on Alternative Press, here. 10 Songs lands this week on Equal Vision. FFO: Us vs. Them, Jawbreaker
New Music: Junius - "Reports From the Threshold of...
Post-doomers Junius are streaming their new full length, Reports From the Threshold of Death, over at Absolutepunk.net. The record follows 2009’s The Martyrdom of a Catastrophist and drops this week via Prosthetic. FFO: The Smiths, Isis
New Music: The Jealous Sound - "Your Eyes Were...
The Jealous Sound have released a new song, Your Eyes Were Shining, which appears on their forthcoming full length, which will be their first in 9 years when it drops next year. Check it out here. FFO: Further Seems Forever, Red Animal War
New Video: Make Do and Mend - "Transparent Seas"
You can check out the new, animated, video for Make Do and Mend’s new single, Transparent Seas, from their 2010 record, End Measured Mile. Frontman, James Carroll said: “We already did a live action video for the record, and it came time to do another. We decided we wanted to do something that not a lot of our contemporaries have done, so we took the leap and trusted a friend with ...
New Music: Dirty Tactics, The Future Now - various...
Punknews.org are streaming a few new releases from some lesser known band’s from the U.S. First is Philadelphia’s Dirty Tactics’ new track, Across the World, which is from their forthcoming self-released digital EP, Atlas Sessions. Also, you can check out the new 7” from Gainesville’s The Future Now. The two track release drops soon on Sound Study Recordings. FFO:...