Today, we’re thrilled to announce a brand new EP from our young upstarts, The Bombpops. On April 6, we’ll release Dear Beer! Loaded with four brand new songs, with tuneful hooks and punk attitude, it is The Bombpops at their very best! Listen to the title track, “Dear Beer” over at Riot Fest right now! Then, check out their upcoming tour dates, which includes Europe, and the recently announced FAT night at Punk Rock Bowling!
As promised, today, you’ll get your first taste of the new Lawrence Arms album, We Are The Champions Of The World. Head to Noisey to listen to the closing track now! “Warped Summer Extravaganza (Turbo Excellent),” is one out of five previously unreleased songs discovered from their 2006 recording session for Oh! Calcutta! Out March 30, the 29-song, best-of album chronicles their steady evolution over the past two decades. Pre-order is up, or better yet, grab the album directly from the band. You’ll be able to catch The Lawrence Arms live, as they’ll be touring in support of their latest effort, throughout 2018. Not only will they be hitting parts of the United States they haven’t been to in years — alongside Sincere Engineer and Red City Radio — they’ll also be heading back to Europe for some festival dates this summer. Don’t miss them.
Mean Jeans Jingles Collection is officially out today! Why a jingle? Mean Jeans explains it all over at the Portland Mercury. If that interview doesn’t do the trick, head to The Inertia, where they discuss their love for Rancid and macaroni tattoos! Mean Jeans performs in the Pacific North West, starting today. Check out the dates here!
face to face and Less Than Jake are teaming up this spring on a co-headlining U.S. tour! Pre-sale tickets go live Thursday, and general tickets go on sale this Friday. Head here for the dates and info. If you need a refresher, listen to face to face’s latest effort, Protection, in its entirety, over at YouTube, Bandcamp, or Spotify.
Jingles Collection, Mean Jean’s fourth album and second for FAT, is coming out this Friday! Today, you can listen to a sneak preview of their new record over at Brooklyn Vegan! After you’ve allowed these pop-punk power jingles to sink in, you’ll want to read the accompanying interview, which delves into Billy Jean’s brain. Pacific Northwest: heads up! Mean Jeans are performing a few dates later in the month. Don’t miss it.
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