Wavves go wild on new song “Animal” — listen

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On May 19th, Wavves will unleash their sixth studio effort, You’re Welcome. The 12-song collection follows 2015’s V and is being previewed today with a cut called “Animal”. Not unlike the two tunes we heard earlier this month — the self-titled track and “Daisy” — this latest offering is delightfully fuzz-covered and clamorous. There’s also a bunch of nifty, thudding bass lines throughout. Take …

Gang of Four frontman John Sterry shares new solo song as Billionaire, “World Loves a Trier” — listen

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John Sterry has spent the last five years fronting the legendary post-punk outfit Gang of Four, but it’s his work as Billionaire that shows whom he really is as a songwriter. The project made its debut with the 2015 Fine Minds EP, and now Sterry is back with a new collection of wry, lo-fi electronica on a new EP, Cheap Credit!. …

The Offspring announce summer tour alongside Sublime with Rome

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Fans seeking refuge in 90’s nostalgia can look no further than The Offspring’s upcoming summer tour. The veteran pop punk band is hitting the road alongside Sublime with Rome for two separate North American legs beginning in July. See the full schedule below. The Offspring’s latest album came in the form of 2012’s Days Go By. The Offspring 2017 Tour Dates:03/23 …

Peter Murphy announces career-spanning residency in San Francisco

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Peter Murphy, former frontman for iconic post-punk outfit Bauhaus, has announced a 15-night, career-spanning residency at The Chapel in San Francisco. Set to run from June 20th through July 14th, the residency will see the Godfather of Goth perform a “retrospective of his greatest solo albums in their entirety,” according to a press release. Among the LPs Murphy will revive: …

The Coathangers announce new Parasite EP, share “Captain’s Dead” — listen

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Photo by David Brendan Hall Last month, The Coathangers debuted a boisterous number called “Parasite”. Turns out the song is off a new EP of the same name, due out June 30th via Suicide Squeeze. Spanning five tracks, the upcoming release was written in the wake of the election, emotions running at an ultra high level — a stark contrast to the sessions …

Lightning Crashes: Live on Reuniting, Burying the Hatchet, and Throwing Copper

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The story of Live reads like the rock ‘n’ roll fantasy parents tell their children is “unrealistic”: A group of childhood friends from York, Pennsylvania, pursue their musical ambitions without any real illusion that it might result in selling, say, eight million copies of an album. But that’s what really happened when the band’s third album, Throwing Copper, became an alternative …

Wavves announce new album, share two songs “Daisy” and “You’re Welcome” — listen

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Pop punk purveyor Nathan Williams is never at a loss for new projects. He put out a pair of Wavves albums in 2015, V and the Cloud Nothings collaboration No Life For Me; and last year, he revived his Spirit Club side-project as well as dropped a split single with Weezer. 2017 looks similarly stacked for Williams, as he’s prepping to …

Wire preview 15th studio album with new song “Diamonds in Cups” — listen

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Next month, post-punk icons Wire will celebrate the 40th (!) anniversary of their debut performance. To coincide, that same week, they’ll issue a brand new album titled Silver/Lead. It’s their 15th overall and follows last year’s mini-LP Nocturnal Koreans. (Read: Wire in 10 Songs) Already we’ve heard lead single “Short Elevated Period”; now, the English outfit is teasing with “Diamonds in Cups”, a …

Bookmakers believe Daft Punk will replace Beyoncé at Coachella

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In the wake of Beyoncé’s decision to pull out of Coachella, Consequence of Sound pinpointed five potential replacements headliners. Now, online sports book Betfair has released its own odds of who will take the stage in place of Queen Bey. Daft Punk are favorites at 3/1, followed by Jay Z at 5/1, Kanye West at 7/1, and Lady Gaga at 7/1. …

Bleached want you to meet them on the “Flipside” on new track — listen

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Photo by Nicole Anne Robbins Bleached will follow up last summer’s Welcome to the Worms with a new EP entitled, Can You Deal?. Due out on March 3rd via Dead Oceans, the four-track effort was announced earlier this month alongside the release of its title track. Today, the Los Angeles pop punk band has shared another new song with the pleasantly sentimental “Flipside”. The track isn’t …