-PENNYWISE new album "The Fuse" is out now. A new MP3 for album opener "Knocked Down" is up on www.epitaph.com/bands/index.php?id=441 The band has also just launched a new website, go check it www.pennywisdom.com/
Pennywise have just confirmed their appearance at Italian Festival Rock in Idro on September 2nd.
-After succesfull appearances at Pukkelpop and Lowlands festivals, The DROPKICK MURPHYS are heading to the UK for Reading and Leeds festivals. Their new album "The Warrior's Code" is available now.
Check info and MP3s
-Another band to appear at Reading and Leeds festivals this weekend are BAD RELIGION.
The band is playing outdoors festivals and club shows in Europe in support of their latest "The Empire Strike First".
A new show at London's Camden Underworld has been added to the dates for this Friday August 26th.
Check all dates here.
-MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK are starting their first ever headlining UK tour this September. Some of the shows have been upgraded to bigger rooms and the Southhampton show is sold out, so don't wait too long to get your ticket.
The band will be presenting their sophomore album "Commit This To Memory" and new single "Everything Is Allright".
-PETE PHILLY & PERQUISITE have been nominated for the Dutch Hip Hop MOBO Awards for Best Album and Best Live band. You can vote for them here www.dutchmoboawards.nl
The Dutch duo's new video for "Grateful" can be seen on MTV and requested on The Box on clipcode 242.
-HORRORPOPS new album is to be released in Europe on September 12th and it's rockier, heavier and more fun than before. You can listen to an MP3 for "Where You Can't Follow" and get more info on this link.
-The Hellcat movie, the GIVE EM THE BOOT DVD, is out now in Europe. Directed by Tim Armstrong, the DVD contains rare live footage and behind the scenes action from a bunch of Hellcat bands like Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, F Minus, Horrorpops, Slackers, Tiger Army, US Bombs, the late Joe Strummer, Nerve Agents, and specially Rancid.
Check tracklisting and info, plus trailer and live Rancid clip here.
-Boston punks UNSEEN are to tour Europe in the winter as part of the Eastpack Antidote Tour. Headlined by Millencolin, the lineup also includes Flogging Molly and Randy. UNSEEN will be supporting their latest Hellcat release "State Of Discontent". A new website has been launched for the tour. Check the dates.
-The full album debut of Australian Pop Rock combo YOUTH GROUP will be released in Europe on September 5th. See for more info www.epitaph.com/bands/index.php?id=428
The band is playing Reading and Leeds this weekend, followed by a series of club shows in the UK as well as opening for Bob Mould in his London Mean Fiddler show. Find the dates here
-German band THE ROBOCOP KRAUS will have their new album "They Think They Are..." available in the rest of Europe on September 5th. www.epitaph.com/bands/index.php?id=437
You can watch their new video for "You Don't Have To Shout" on MTV2. The band will be touring Europe extensively this Fall and winter. Check back often for updates.
-Autralian melodic Metalcore band DAY OF CONTEMPT debuts on Epitaph with an EP, "The Will To Live" on September 12th.
-The new Blackalicious album "The Craft" will come out on September 26th in Europe.
-New Anti signing TIM FITE will release "Gone Ain't Gone" on September 12th.
- The new Vans Triple Crown Of Surfing DVD will be released by Epitaph in Europe on September 19th.
--Epitaph has teamed up with the SUICIDE GIRLS to release their first DVD "Suicide Girls: The First Tour" this Fall. Stay tuned for updates on release date and check info here
www.epitaph.com/bands/index.php?id=454 or visit www.suicidegirls.com
-LA based youngsters ORANGE debut for Hellcat just came out. Check "Welcome To The World Of Orange" for fun irreverent Punk, you won't regret it.
-LEFT ALONE's "Lonely Starts & Broken Hearts" is out now in Europe.