garage punk

The Magic Lotus release music video for new single “Let Music”

The Magic Lotus are an accomplished alternative garage rock duo whose 60s influenced melodicism is backed by a forceful grunge attack. With infectious pop hooks peppered over the minimalistic dirt of a power trio, The Magic Lotus lock, load and cajole with their psychedelic punk singalongs, evidenced on their new single, “Let Music”, which is out now via Animal Farm.

Check out the video below.

Pirate Copy to release debut full-length album “Swashbuckle & Swagger” on October 26th 2018

Irrepressible punk rock crew Pirate Copy plot a fresh journey of rambunctious shenanigans, commencing with their new lyric video for the track, “All Drunks on Deck!” (watch it below), which is taken from the band’s forthcoming album, “Swashbuckle & Swagger”, out on Friday 26th October, 2018, via Black Sail Records.

By splicing the dynamism of punk rock to the buccaneering backstory that underpins their Cornish heritage, Pirate Copy have caused a stir across the South West and beyond, leaving a legacy of powerhouse gigs, indomitable fun and unforgettable songs in their wake.

The Primals to release debut album “All Love is True Love” on September 7th 2018

Southern Lord is excited to bring forth the debut album by Los Angeles-based rock trio, The Primals, founded by current and former members of Darkest Hour, The Explosion, Dead To Fall, and more.

The band's first full-length, “All Love is True Love”, will see release on September 7th, 2018, the label this week issuing the first single, “Fortune & Sons”.
 

The Damned announces Fall 2018 US Tour

British punk rock icons, The Damned announce their first full U.S. tour since the release of their critically acclaimed “Evil Spirits”, Tony Visconti produced album (and their first full length LP in 10 years).

The LP recently became their first ever UK Top 10 album in their 41-year career, heading straight into the charts at #7. In the US, it had the biggest week ever on Soundscan for its week of release, coming in at #4 on the Heatseeker chart, as well as #24 Rock and #40 Vinyl.

Tile to release new studio album “Come on Home, Stranger” on August 17th 2018

Allentown, Pennsylvania-based noise rock/sludge outfit Tile will issue their second full-length album, “Come on Home, Stranger”, through Limited Appeal Records in August.

The LP will see release in conjunction with an Eastern US tour as the band celebrates its twelfth anniversary.
 
Since 2006, Tile has inundated the diverse Lehigh Valley DIY underground scene with their dynamic blend of angular noise rock, revved-up hardcore punk, and grinding sludge/doom riffage through a plethora of EPs, singles, split releases, and their 2013-released debut LP, “You Had a Friend in Pennsylvania”.
 

Le Butcherettes sign with Rise Records and release new single & video for “spider/WAVES”

Hailing from Guadalajara, Mexico, Le Butcherettes are happy to join the Rise team!

The band consists of four rad members: Teri Gender Bender, vocalist and founder of the band; Alejandra Robles Luna on drums; Riko Rodríguez-López doing guitars and synths; and Marfred Rodríguez-López on bass. Le Butcherettes have made a uniquely brilliant place for themselves in the Punk Rock world and we're stoked to be a part of it!

The band has released their new single, “spider/WAVES”, and a wicked new video to go with it. You can watch the video below.

The Damned to release new studio album “Evil Spirits” on April 13th 2018

Following a hugely successful UK tour which saw British punk legends The Damned rev up 2018 by playing to over 23,000 rabid fans, including two back-to-back sold-out London shows, the band return this month with a double A side single available to stream/download now at Spotify.

Damian O’Neill And The Monotones to release new album “Refit Revise Reprise” on May 4th 2018

Damian O’Neill, lead guitarist of the Undertones and That Petrol Emotion, is pleased to share the video to new glam rock inspired track “Sweet 'n' Sour”, taken from his forthcoming album entitled “Refit Revise Reprise”, released on May 4th, 2018, via Dimple Discs.

Watch the video below.

Reverend Beat-Man and Nicole Izobel Garcia announces April 2018 US Tour

Swiss trash rock cultivator, Reverend Beat-Man, and native Angeleno crooner, Nicole Izobel Garcia are teaming up for a round of US shows set to kick off in the Los Angeles and conclude in Long Beach, CA.

See all dates below.
 
US Tour Dates 2018:
April 6 - The Hi Hat (Los Angeles, CA)
April 11 - Maltese (Chico, CA) [w/The Goddamn Gallows, Koffin Kats, Against The Grain]
April 12 - Bottom of the Hill (San Francisco, CA)
April 13 - Debauch-A-Reno III (Reno, NV) [w/The Spits, The Oblivions, and more]
April 18 - Slim's Last Chance Saloon (Seattle, WA)
April 19 - Dante's (Portland, OR)

Slow Riot releases new double A-sides single “Voyeur” and “Burn in the City”

Ireland's Slow Riot are releasing their new double A-side single, “Voyeur/Burn in the City”, via Straight Lines Are Fine on February 2nd, 2018.

The tracks are the first new material from the band since last year’s “Pink December”.

Much has happened in the interim; the band expanding to a four-piece after the addition of second guitarist Liam O’Connor (formerly of Fonda), an intense period of songwriting, honing their live craft via numerous festival appearances (notably Electric Picnic, Other Voices), and the recording of a debut album which will be released later in 2018.