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!
Los Angeles! If you can breathe your brown air well enough tomorrow, get over and see Dead To Me!
San Diego Punk (yeah, you know the guy) got Mean Jeans drunk and interviewed them.
Hey American West! Bad Cop/Bad Cop is ready to rock for you over the next week!
Leftover Crack is ready to rock Canada this week!
New interview with Direct Hit frontman Nick Woods.
How do you say “Party” in Swedish? We’re guessing this interview Mean Jeans has the answer.
CJ Ramone talks about why 1989 “should have been the end of the century” in a new Rolling Stone piece.
Strung Out, Mad Caddies and CJ Ramone have all been added to Stemweder Open Air in Germany!