By Robolitious

Casual Friday (Pop Punk) Releases Album For Free Download

If you’ve never heard of Debt Neglector, now’s the time to check them out. They’re a relatively new punk band hailing from my home state, sunny Florida. Most notably, their lineup features former New Mexican Disaster Squad bassist Alex Goldfarb. The band’s debut album Atomicland releases August 18th through Smartpunk Records. I highly recommend giving […]

By Ben Kaye

Sløtface accidentally have the best night ever on new song “Pitted”: Stream

Photo by Martin Høye Sløtface’s first two singles — “Nancy Drew” and “Magazine” — from their forthcoming Try Not to Freak Out both took aim at the patriarchy with barbed, witty lyricism. The Norwegian pop punk quartet’s latest track, “Pitted”, confronts a completely different enemy: lethargy. The song feels like a frantic party track bolstered by sputtering horns (from Norewgian jazz […]

By Ben Kaye

Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects cover each other to celebrate co-headlining tour: Stream

Photos by David Bean and Eliot Lee Hazel Emo stalwarts Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects are currently on the road together making the teenaged hearts of older millennials burst on a North American tour. To celebrate the joint jaunt, the two projects have each covered a trademark song by their tourmate’s, which are both […]

By Ben Kaye

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Rancid’s Tim Armstrong form supergroup called Armstrongs

Photos by Philip Cosores If you grew up listening to punk in the ’90s, there were two musicians with one surname you undoubtedly idolized. Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and Rancid’s Tim Armstrong weren’t related, but they were icons of the East Bay scene. Now, in the most logical move in pop-punk supergroup history, they’ve joined […]

By Eddie Fu

Jeff Rosenstock shares two new songs on Split with SKASUCKS EP: Stream

Photo by Carlo Cavaluzzi Former Bomb the Music Industry! frontman Jeff Rosenstock released his first solo album, the excellent WORRY., last year. Now, the punk rocker has returned with a new pay-what-you-want split 7-inch with South Korean band SKASUCKS, fittingly entitled Split with SKASUCKS. The release includes two new songs from Rosenstock, including a cover […]

By Alex Young

Charly Bliss go to summer camp in video for “Westermarck” — watch

Charly Bliss’ debut full-length, Guppy, is a nostalgic blast of summery pop punk jams. Now, the New York outfit has unveiled a new video for the album track “Westermarck”. Appropriately, the Andrew Costa-directed visual is straight out of the 90’s, a relaxed and loose clip documenting the band’s adventures at summer camp. Watch above. (Read: Top […]

By Michelle Geslani

Green Day rock 924 Gilman in new video for “Revolution Radio” — watch

Green Day have been punk rock royalty for some 30 years now, but they’ve hardly forgotten their humble beginnings. Case in point: the band’s new music video for “Revolution Radio”, which celebrates 924 Gilman, the Bay Area DIY punk club Green Day called home early on in their career. (Read: The 50 Albums That Shaped […]

By Michelle Geslani

​​Sløtface’s new song “Nancy Drew” is inspired by a badass, feminist superhero — listen

Photo by Martin Høye Sløtface are looking to take down the patriarchy one slimy piece at a time through their punk-infused rock songs. They challenged our complacent society on one of the best songs of 2016, “Sponge State”; meanwhile, last month’s “Magazine”, the lead single off upcoming LP Try Not to Freak Out, railed against unfair body image […]

By Ben Kaye

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

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 […]