face to face is set to release their new album, Protection, on March 4th, but you can stream it in its entirety right now by heading to The Big Takeover! And as you’ll hear, with the balance of pop hooks, blistering guitars and rallying choruses, Protection is a return to band’s roots on this, their 25th anniversary. Grab your copy today. Then, check out their tour dates which include a number of festivals including Musink, Groezrock, Punk Rock Bowling, and Punkspring!
Protection, the fantastic new face to face album, doesn’t come out until next week, Friday March 4th to be precise. But today we’re really excited to present the video for “Bent But Not Broken,” the first song on the album. Deutschland, go to Noisey. Rest of the world, Substream should do the trick. If you haven’t grabbed a copy of Protection, you can do so here! Then, check out their tour dates which include a number of festivals including Musink, Groezrock, Punk Rock Bowling, and more to be announced!
With the South By Southwest music festival only a few weeks away, Fat Wreck Chords is extremely excited to announce our official 2016 SXSW Showcase! Lay your eyes on this sick poster designed by Patt Whelan! In addition, NOFX, Night Birds and toyGuitar will be playing a few extra shows around the area and you can view those dates right here! Stay tuned for announcements on more Fat happenings in Austin.
Time to turn your volume way up and jam Mean Jean’s new single, “Nite Vision,” premiering over at the A.V. Club! Billy Jeans remarks, “With an original demo dating back to 2008, “Nite Vision” has already outlived every relationship I’ve ever had. This little 4-chord smasher has finally been given its chance to shred and serves as a fitting precursor to our forthcoming album. Play it loud!” Backed by two more brand new tunes that are exclusive to this single, and if you have any vision at all, you’re gonna want to pre-order your copy right now!
Leftöver Crack have a new video, directed by Jesse Michaels of Operation Ivy fame! Head over to Substream to watch Jesse and Stza Crack trade vocals in “System Fucked,” a classic LöC ska-punk blast from their latest full length, Constructs of the State. Next week, LöC hits the U.S. West Coast with Anti-Flag and War on Women. Don’t miss this incredible lineup!
NOFX’s new book is out and they talk about it in this interview.
CJ Ramone is hitting the road in May and June with Broken Gold.
Sundowner has a couple shows this weekend with Ray Rocket from Teenage Bottlerocket!
Mean Jeans Tight New Dimension comes out tomorrow! Check out this review!
Punknews has a review of the NOFX, Direct Hit, Mean Jeans and Bad Cop/Bad Cop show that passed thru LA earlier this week!
Mean Jeans are playing Hori Smoku Summer Boogaloo in Finland!
Review for the Leftöver Crack show in Huntington Beach!
NOFX played San Diego this weekend. OC Weekly has the scoop!
PEARS got a new drummer! Welcome Erich Goodyear to the band everyone!