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. …

Album Review: Wavves – You’re Welcome

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Wavves has always been a punk band that sounds like they’re on the verge of imploding. Since the late ‘00s, back when the project was just the brainchild of frontman Nathan Williams, the singer has never shied away from his vices. Those habits (namely a penchant for drinking and smoking copious amounts of weed) have informed his writing for better …

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 …

Album Review: Paramore – After Laughter

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After Laughter finds Paramore, like Carly Rae Jepsen and M83 before them, delving into the pantheon of ’80s pop and declaring, “There’s gold in them hills.” Awash in primary colors, After Laughter sheds the harder edge of its predecessor, Paramore, which accented its pop bona fides with chugging guitars and a distinctly rockist energy. Paramore, now five LPs and numerous …

Paramore expand 2017 North American tour schedule

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At their tour kickoff in Nashville last week, Paramore surprised fans with a cover of The Strokes’ “Someday”. Well, it looks like there will be even more chances for unexpected treats later this fall, as the pop punk outfit have expanded their schedule in support of their latest LP, After Laughter. The new dates are set for September and October, beginning …

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 …

Video Premiere: Casual Friday (pop-punk) – “Weekend Forever”

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Dying Scene is proud to bring you the exclusive premiere of Corona, California-based pop-punk band Casual Friday‘s new music video, “Weekend Forever.” You can view the video below. The music video is a tribute to Thrasher Magazine’s “King of the Road” video series and the song is off of an upcoming LP to be released this year. Fans of The …

Wavves share new fast-paced rocker, “No Shade” — listen

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Ever since Wavves announced the May 19th release date for their sixth studio album, You’re Welcome, Nathan Williams & co. have pumped out singles at a breakneck pace. Today, they’re back with another scorcher, “No Shade”. Much like the previous offering “You’re Welcome”, the two-minute track is a fast-paced rocker. Its fuzzy guitars and urgent percussion serve as a backdrop for Williams’ dreamy vocals. On the …

Paramore share new song “Told You So” — listen

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Despite the Grammy-worthy success of “Ain’t It Fun”, Paramore believed their self-titled album would be their last. “You can run on the fumes of being a teenager for as long as you want, but eventually life hits you really hard,” singer Hayley Williams recently told the New York Times, referencing the band’s lineup drama of the past. “I didn’t even know if we …

Sløtface announce debut album, Try Not to Freak Out, share “Magazine” — listen

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Photo by​ Martin Høye ​​Sløtface delivered one of the best punk songs of 2016 with “Sponge State”, and they’re now set to share even more catchy rock jams with their debut album. The Norwegian outfit has announced Try Not to Freak Out, set for a September 15th release via Propeller Recordings. According to a press release, the album promises to be “explicitly gendered,” with …