Trenton, New Jersey’s The Great Explainer are streaming their song “God Botherer” from their forthcoming self-titled debut on New Noise Magazine. The record will be released on October 28th through Panic State Records. It is the follow up to their debut EP, The Way Things Swell.
To put it bluntly, I had not heard of these guys before, but I think that speaks more to the exponentially increasing…
Almost a full decade since their last release, Mike Park’s BRUCE LEE BAND returns with a brand new album produced by Bomb The Music Industry’s Jeff…
THE BRUCE LEE BAND full length “EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT, MY FRIEND” is now up for pre-order. Hopeful ship date is Mid to late September. Here’s a teaser from the new album with guest vocals from Jesse Michaels from Operation Ivy/Classics of Love. Peace, MIKE PARK order here:http://asianmanrecords.storenvy.com/products/1280555-bruce-lee-band-everything-will-be-alright-my-friend-lp
Chumped from Brooklyn, New York City, New York are streaming “Hot 97 Summer Jam” from their forthcoming That’s the Thing Is Like EP fromAnchorless Records over on Stereogum. You have probably already seen this, but if you have not or skipped it because the internet is a screaming black hole of noise then take our word for it and check it out. There’s also some tour dates listed on their site.
Virginia’s Spitfire have announced the first vinyl pressing of their sophomore album Self-Help on New American Records. Self-Help was originally released in 2006 through Goodfellow Records. Available to pre-order customers is a demo version of the song “Ohm Driver” which will be included on 7″ record in a plain black sleeve.
The legendary Drive Like Jehu have officially reunited and will be performing in Balboa Park San Diego, California on August 31st. The band will be accompanied by civic organist Dr. Carol Williams. The show will be free, all ages and begin at 7pm. There are currently no other details on the reunion.
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Members of Ampere geeking out about the Angry Samoans? Sure, why not?
"Look…I know that there’s been a time in your life when you were sitting around in the gutter in a shitty part of town and thought, ‘Whoa, I wonder what it would sound like if members of ORCHID, AMPERE, VACCINE, FOREIGN OBJECTS and LONGINGS were sitting around talking about how much they loved the ANGRY SAMOANS and then decided to form a band and record it in one day?’ Wonder no longer, my friend."