Knockout Kid have been around since Spring 2010, but the Pop Punk/Hardcore group re-emerged last year with a new vocalist, formerly of A Face For Radio, at full-speed. Tomorrow, the band will release their new EP, The Callback, as well as their new full-length, It Comes With The Job Description, via THC Music/INgrooves Fontana on March 26th, featuring various re-recordings from 2011's Your Name All Over It. In the meantime, you can listen to 3/5 of the EP below. Click the Read More… link to stream the songs.
We recently made some new friends in Boston's Rebuilder, and we'd like for you to get to know the band and its new album, Rock & Roll In America, a little better. The record is a high-spirited, heartfelt, no-bullshit punk rock effort that will speak to a lot of people. Check it out and our conversation with guitarist/vocalist Craig Stanton below, and if you're interested, grab a […]
Chicago's Sleep On It is still relatively new to the scene, but the band is already on the verge of dropping its sophomore EP, titled Safe Again, which was recorded with Paul Leavitt (This Time Next Year, Have Mercy). The six-song effort is a talented manifestation of today's pop punk/indie styles, which will hopefully propel the band into the next level. Before it's officially […]
Since pairing up with Take This To Heart Records, No Tide has been steadily unveiling new material and demonstrating consistent improvements. Next up, the Lincoln, NB trio will be releasing its new LP, Death Of The Sun, on June 30th, which can be pre-ordered here. Produced by Jay Maas (Defeater, Transit, Polar Bear Club), the songs build on the Daydream EP's […]
If Firestarter called it a day, they'd do so knowing that they've crossed off most things that an independent pop punk band would aspire to accomplish, but the Albany, NY quartet still shows no signs of slowing down. On June 23rd, they'll be dropping their fifth release, titled A Life Inconsistent, which was recorded by Jay Maas (Seaway, State Champs, Counterparts) […]
Upstate, NY's Cross Check is returning with its second effort, titled Adversity, on May 5th--and better than ever. It's common for young bands to find success in taking on a sound that's similar to whoever's big at the time, but Cross Check has taken a slightly different path, sounding more like they'd fit in the early 2000s scene. We've got the first taste of the upcoming EP […]
Most current pop punk bands are pretty light on the punk, and then there's Lawskof. Sporting a sound that's reminiscent of Rufio and A Wilhelm Scream, the band continues to venture into a niche that's noticeably underpopulated right now, with its upcoming EP, Suck It Forever. Today, we're giving you a taste of what's to come with two brand new singles, "Victory […]