Genesis P-Orridge diagnosed with Leukemia
Genesis P-Orridge of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV has been diagnosed with leukemia. Genesis is currently undergoing treatment and has postponed all tour dated. Genesis stated the tour may resume in 2018. See Genesis' statement below.
U.S. Americans: "King Someday" (Punknews Exclusive)
Today, we are pleased to bring you the new video by U.S. Americans. "King Someday" is a trippy track. The band take the gauzy lollygaging of the '60s psychedelic rockers and wrap that mind expansion around a Husker Du core. The resulting track lands somewhere between Dinosaur Jr and Soul Coughing. Speaking to Punknews, singer Jeff Weiss said, "I?ve been hearing this riff from Roy for a long time, a lot longer than this band has been together. I guess patience is a virtue. Shout out to industry legend and voice teacher extraordinaire Victoria Berdy for helping me with the lyrics and major shoutout to Shlomo Weprin for shooting and directing a very sleek looking video.? Guitarist Roy Abraham added, "I wrote the lyrics for the chorus way back when I was in my teens. I was bullied to no end in my younger years and had to recycle the complexes into something positive... kind of a schoolyard conversation taking place in my head between by young teen self and my young adult self. Isn't that the plan we all have? To be the king. Kingship is as unique to any person as much as their fingerprints. But we all agree, that the kind of kings we all strive to be are the ones who show their true colors on the outside and doesn't subscribe to the 'public face and personal face." Lastly, bassist Daniel Deychak added, "If I had to describe the rhythm, I'd say it's like pulling a gambling tugboat down the Mississippi River through the swanky southern heat. You don't really know what's going on inside but you know it's not an even balance of virtue and vice." The band's cheekily titled new album, Greatest Hitsis out October 27. Check out pre-orders here and their record release here. Meanwhile see "King Someday" below, right now.
Lars Frederiksen and The Bastards to release live album
Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards will release a live album on November 25th. It's out via Hellcat and Pirate's Press and will be called Live & Loud. See the track list below.
Tours: I Like Allie announce East Coast tour dates
Italian emo punk band I Like Allie will be heading out on a tour down the east coast to their appearance at Gainesville, Florida's The Fest. The band will be releasing a limited edition self-titled tape. The tape will feature two brand new acoustic tracks that will also be released as a digital single called The Tuesday Sessions. The tape will be available through Real Ghost Records in the UK and through Punisher Records in the US on October 23rd. You can click here to pick up a copy of their new cassette or pick one up on any of their East coast shows, see below. The band will be playing Fest on Sunday at Loosey's at 11:20 pm.
Black Sabbath to release CD/DVD of last show
Black Sabbath will be releasing a CD/DVD set of their final show. The End is out November 17 via Eagle Rock entertainment.The media features the band?s farewell live show, which they played in their hometown of Birmingham, England this past February. The CD also includes The Angelic Sessions and includes recent re-recordings of five of the band's hits live in Angelic studio in the UK. There will also be a deluxe edition released which features various knick-knacks and memorabilia.
Music: Darius Koski: ?Black Sheep?
Brooklyn Vegan has premieredDarius Koski's song ?Black Sheep.? The track is off his upcoming album What Was Once Is By And Gone which is due out on November 3, 2017 on Fat Wreck Chords. You can listen to the song below.
Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons finish recording debut LP
Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, the band that includes Motörhead's Phil Campbell and his actual sons, have finished recording their new album. The release will be out in early 2018 via Nuclear Blast records and was produced by Romesh Dodangod. The band includes sons Todd, Dane and Tyla. Vocalist Neil Starr sings on the album. The band previously released a digital only EP.
Videos: Pkew Pkew Pkew: ?Hangin' Out?
Indie88.com has premiered Pkew PKew Pkew's music video for their song ?Hangin' Out?. The track is off the band's self-titled album which came out in 2016. You can watch the video below.
Fall Out Boy form the Fall Out Boy Fund
Fall Out Boy have formed a charity fund. It's called the "Fall Out Boy Fund," and it appears the organization will raise money and then distribute that money to other charities. The fund's initial donation was to Back to the Roots, a program that introduces gardening techniques to school children. See the band's statement below. The band released American Beauty/American Psycho in 2015 and will release
Members of Direct Hit! and PEARS interview each other for 'Band On Band' series
The members of Direct Hit! and PEARS (hilariously) interviewed each other in a four-part video series called Band On Band. Both groups will be releasing a split album titled Human Movement which is due out November 3, 2017 via Fat Wreck Chords. You can find the videos below.
I Like Allie: "Go Out There, Get Super Powers and Live Your Dreams"
Milan Italy's I Like Allie premiered a new track over at New Noise. The track is called "Go Out There, Get Super Powers and Live Your Dreams" and it will be released on their self-titled release. The album will be released on cassette on October 23rd through Real Ghost Records and Punisher Records. You can click here to listen to the song.
Music: Gates: 'Parallel Lives Remixes'
New Jersey based band Gates released a remix EP of some of their songs from their 2016 release titled Parallel Lives. All proceeds from the sales of the EP will be donated in equal parts to The Trevor Project and Planned Parenthood. See below to listen to the EP.
Bussieres sign to label, announce new EP for 2018
Montreal melodic punks Bussieres will be entering the studio next month for a new, as of yet untitled, EP. The band has signed to Thousand Islands Records, who will be releasing the album in 2018. Bussiere's debut EP, Orange Glow, was self-released in September of 2016 via digital streaming services. You can check out the track "Catching Blades" from that album below.
DFL release details for 'The Tape Show' reissue
DFL have released the details for their reissue of The Tape Show. Originally released in limited quantities, The Tape Show included songs, skits, and alt-takes not heard on its brother album Grateful. The reissue is only in cassette format, like the original release, has remastered sound, and is limited to 100 copies. It's out via Burger Records now.
Killer Mike contributes new song to South Park
Last night, Killer Mike of Run The Jewels contributed a new song to South Park's most recent episode. The song is called "Locked Up in Here" and is played while elderly denizens of South Park deal drugs from inside a skilled nursing facility. See the video right here. RTJ released Run the Jewels 3 this year.