Against Me! cover The Mountain Goats, share RSD singles “Stabitha Christie” and “First High of the Morning” — watch

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Featured photo by​ Ben Kaye ​​Against Me! were guests on the most recent episode of The Strombo Show. The punk favorites delivered a blistering living room show featuring hits from throughout their career and off their latest album, Shape Shift With Me. Near the end of the set, frontwoman Laura Jane Grace declared, “I’m gonna play one cover just because I feel so inclined …

Kristeen Young shares video for new single “These Are the Things I’m Not the Most” — watch

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Kristeen Young’s steely, indefatigable identity is as resistant to categorization as her music, which has been described as “eclectic,” “operatic-punk,” and “intergalactic” without ever quite capturing it. Her songwriting was born out of trauma, after all, a way to escape what she describes as a “nightmarish” upbringing in adoptive and foster homes. It makes sense that her sound would capture the peripatetic nature of youth, …

Katie Ellen (ex-Chumped) announce debut album, Cowgirl Blues, share “Lucy Stone” — listen

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On the heels of their 2014 debut full-length, Teenage Retirement, Brooklyn’s Chumped seemed poised for big things in the pop punk world. Unfortunately, their swift rise only served to expedite their dissolution, as they announced an indefinite hiatus in the fall of 2015. The band’s talents would not lay fallow for long, however, as singer/guitarist Anika Pyle and drummer Dan Frelly soon formed Katie Ellen. …

Providence punk rockers Downtown Boys announce new album, share politically charged “The Wall” — listen

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Photo by Miguel Rosario Since releasing their 2015 breakthrough Full Communism, the socially conscious Providence punk rockers of Downtown Boys have spread their message not just through raucous live shows, but also through protest and Spark Mag, a politically focused web publication. Back in March, the band dropped a new song, “Somos Chulas (No Somo Pendejas)”, while hinting that a new album …

Wavves release new album You’re Welcome: Stream/download

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Today, Wavves celebrate the release of their latest album, You’re Welcome. Subscribers of Apple Music and Spotify can stream it in full below. You’re Welcome marks the sixth album for the Nathan Williams-led pop punk outfit. It follows the band’s pair of 2015 releases, V and the Cloud Nothings collaboration No Life For Me, and last year’s split single with Weezer. (Read: The 100 Best …

Phoenix unveil new song “Ti Amo” — listen

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Photo by David Brendan Hall Ahead of their forthcoming new album, Ti Amo, Phoenix have already shared the synth-speckled lead single, “J-Boy” and its retro music video. To give listeners another preview of their first full-length in four years, the French indie pop outfit has now unveiled its title track. Although “Ti Amo” has a harder edge compared to the shimmery “J-Boy”, it remains true …

Mondo Cozmo premieres anthemic new single “Automatic” — listen

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Mondo Cozmo is the new alias of former Eastern Conference Champions indie rocker Joshua Ostrander. Following well-received singles like “Shine” and “Hold On To Me”, the Los Angeles-based rocker announcement of a jam-packed summer of festival appearances including everything from UK’s Reeding and Leeds to Chicago’s Lollapalooza to Las Vegas’ Life is Beautiful. All this before he’s even released his full-length debut, Plastic Soul.  Due out …

Flogging Molly believe in the future on new song “The Days We’ve Yet to Meet” — listen

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Photo by Richie Smyth On June 2nd, Flogging Molly will return with their first album in six years, Life Is Good. The Speed of Darkness follow-up was recorded in Ireland, the beloved motherland of founding member/frontman Dave King, and produced by Grammy-winning studio veteran Joe Chiccarelli (U2, The White Stripes). Although new music from Flogging Molly has been absent from the world for some time, …

Paramore release new album After Laughter: Stream/download

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Paramore return today with their new album, After Laughter. Apple Music and Spotify subscribers can hear it in its entirety down below. After Laughter serves as the band’s fifth full-length overall and the follow-up to 2013’s self-titled LP, which spawned the Grammy-winning hit “Ain’t It Fun”. It was recorded in Nashville’s famed RCA Studio B and co-produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen (who worked …

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

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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 performances and one of the best …