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Anti-Flag: For Blood and Empire

Posted:5/31/2006 11:13:00 AM by Valentine
RCA, as in a major label? That was kind of weird to see on an Anti-Flag CD, but whatever. Read the full review >>>

Sweet Wednesday: Wherever You Go

Posted:5/29/2006 4:17:00 PM by Joel Edelman
Occasionally goofy lyrics are the big surprise on Wherever You Go. Read the full review >>>

Nire: We All Shine On

Posted:5/29/2006 4:00:00 PM by Joel Edelman
With haunting vocals and bite-size tracks, Nire do an excellent job with crafting efficient songs that you really ought to love, if you know what's good for you. Read the full review >>>

Julia Lau: In the Wildflowers and Weeds

Posted:5/29/2006 3:02:00 PM by Joel Edelman
Listening to this album crashed my broswer, but why should you care? Julia Lau does an excellent Paula Cole impression on In the Wildflowers and Weeds, but what does it all mean?

Well, there's plenty of low- and midtempo tunes on the album, and some of them run together a bit, but her voice is so even-keeled that it's not a problem. Read the full review >>>

Jolenes: Get It to Go

Posted:5/29/2006 12:43:00 PM by Joel Edelman
It's amazing how things have changed since 2003. Read the full review >>>

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Latest news from punknews.org

Interviews: Jade Puget (XTRMST)

For at least five albums now, the scene’s most divisive band has abandoned its punk sound, venturing off into more mainstream areas, becoming more and more distant from their hardcore roots. But now AFI’s Davey Havok and Jade Puget are making a return to form with their new band XTRMST, a straight-edge hardcore band that is louder and heavier than anything the creative duo has ever done before. On a day off in Baton Rouge, Louisiana during the never-ending Burials tour, guitarist and songwriter Jade Puget spoke to Punknews interviewer Gen Handley about why they started a straight-edge hardcore band now, how they ended up on Steve Aoki’s label and if he still considers AFI a punk rock band.


New Review Update: October 22, 2014

Hello again! This is John G bringing you another Wednesday trivia time! The band pictured here would evolve and go on to create great art. This picture is an early version of what band?

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Get a discount when you purchase 'Filmage'

Descendents As a thank you for making last night's chat with Bill Stevenson such a rousing success, Punknews is teaming up the makers of "Filmage: The Story of Descendents/ALL" to offer you, our valued readers, a discount when you purchase a digital download of the film.

In order to get the discount, go to Filmagemovie.com and use the code "punknewsage" when you checkout. The discount is good for $4 off the purchase of a digital download of the film-only version of "Filmage."


Media: Chumped: "Name That Thing"

Chumped Chumped have released a new song titled "Name That Thing." The track comes from their forthcoming release, Teenage Retirement, due out November 18, 2014 via Anchorless Records. You can listen to it here courtesy of NPR.

Chumped last released their self-titled 12-inch last year.

Media: Shinobu announce '10 Thermidor', stream new song

Shinobu Shinobu have announced the details for the follow up to 2009's Strange Spring Air . The album is titled 10 Thermidor and they are currently raising funds for the album. When they reach the first $1000 they will release a new song and another new song when they reach $2000. Once $3000 is reached they will release the album for free download via Quote Unquote Records. Pre-orders are available here via Really Records.

Shinobu is currently steaming a new song from the album titled "Culture, Inc". You can listen to it here courtesy of The A.V. Club.

 

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