By Jeff Schaer - Moses

Red Tank! (garage punk) stream new single “Things Fall Apart”

Phoenix based garage punks Red Tank! have just released their first single of 2017 with “Things Fall Apart” on Aug. 3 and you can give it a listen below. This is their first release since last summer’s full-length Bio/Feedback and like all Clipper Arnold penned tunes it’s fuzzy, it’s aggressive, and you can bet your […]

By Jeff Schaer - Moses

The Mad Doctors (punk) stream new single “Yuengling Malmsteen”

Brooklyn, New York’s The Mad Doctors have got to be the hardest working band in the big apple. It seems like they just can’t go a week without a gig, a release, or getting up and out of NYC for tour dates all over the North East and beyond. Just yesterday Seth Applebaum, Josh Park, […]

By Jeff Schaer - Moses

Playboy Manbaby (funky-punk) streams “Eldfell” EP

Phoenix funksters Playboy Manbaby‘s live set is so outrageously high energy that it’s easy to forget that the Tempe-based space cadet spazz-punks are also quite prolific in the recording studio. In the year and a half between July 2013 and Dec. 2014 as a five-piece (they’ve since added saxophone player Ricky Smash) the group was able […]

By Ben Kaye

Deer Tick are there for you on new song “Jumpstarting”: Stream

Deer Tick have taken four years to follow up 2013’s Negativity, but they’re making up for that lost time by releasing two new albums. Entitled simply Deer Tick Vol. 1 and Deer Tick Vol. 2, each album focuses on a different side of the Rhode Island rockers. Vol. 1 is an acoustic folk record, while Vol. 2 highlights the band’s garage and punk […]

By Michelle Geslani

Sheer Mag unveil debut album Need to Feel Your Love: Stream

Photo by Marie Lin Next week, July 14th, Sheer Mag will release their debut album, Need to Feel Your Love. In anticipation, the record is streaming in full over on NPR. Need to Feel Your Love collects together 12 tracks, including early singles “Suffer Me”, “Just Can’t Get Enough”, and the title track. Though the LP […]

By Michelle Geslani

Death From Above side project American Lips premiere new song “Definition” — listen

Yesterday, Death From Above 1979 officially knocked the numbers off their name, as well as returned with single “Freeze Me”. That’s not all from the DFA camp this week, either: The band’s drummer Sebastien Grainger is pulling double duty with his new garage punk side-project American Lips. The Montreal/Los Angeles-based outfit, which also features singer/guitarist Adrian […]

By Ben Kaye

Deer Tick announce two self-titled records, share “Sea of Clouds” and “It’s a Whale” — listen

It’s been four years since Deer Tick released their last album, 2013’s Negativity. This fall, they’re set to make their return with not one but two brand new records. Eloquently entitled Deer Tick Vol. 1 and Deer Tick Vol. 2, the distinct efforts are due out September 15th on Partisan Records. Both albums were recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. Each […]

By Ben Kaye

Sheer Mag announce debut album, Need to Feel Your Love, share “Just Can’t Get Enough” — listen

Photo by​ ​Marie Lin ​​Despite being notoriously press-shy, Sheer Mag have built quite a reputation for themselves over the past few years. Having released three EPs since 2014, the Philadelphia rockers have become live favorites, performing everywhere from Coachella to Primavera Sound. 2016 saw them methodically build upon their success, delivering one of the best late night […]

By Philip Cosores

Album Review: PWR BTTM – Pageant

Pop punk’s not dead. But it’s not not-dead in quite the way that nostalgic attendees of New Found Glory’s Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour and lifetime Blink-182 devotees may think it’s not dead. Pop punk isn’t dead because, thanks to bands like PWR BTTM, it’s evolving. And thank fucking god. Because nostalgia is great, but […]

By Michelle Geslani

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

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 […]