New Review Update: New Reviews for September 29, 2016

Dinosaur Jr.
Today’s reviews are:

  • Dinosaur Jr. – Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
  • Motosierra – Motosierra [7-inch]
  • Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds –
    Skeleton Tree

You can check out any of our reviews right here. 
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Escarnium Premieres New Song “Omnis Mortuus Est” From Upcoming New Album “Interitus”

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Brazilian death metal band Escarnium premieres a new song entitled "Omnis Mortuus Est", taken from the upcoming new album "Interitus", which will be out in stores October 14 through Redefining Darkness in North America and Testimony Records in Europe.

Interitus was mixed and mastered by John Bart Van Der Wal (Aborted) at Hewwetover Studios in th… Read More/Discuss on Metal
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Interviews: An Interview with Luke Taylor of Hot Knife and Punknews Exclusive stream of “Distant Son”

Brooklyn-based punk band Hot Knife. Hot Knife formed from members of Static Radio, Spanish Gamble, and Candy Hearts about a year ago. A fairly new band to the scene, they have a new flexi disk out this fall and we premiered their brand new song titled “Distant Son” here on Punknews earlier today. Editor Samantha Barrett spoke with guitarist/vocalist Luke Taylor to talk about the song and flexi discs. The flexi is available for pre-order now on Black Numbers. You can click here to pre-order the flexi.
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Iron Mask Unveils New Album “Diabolica”

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The Belgian melodic power metal band Iron Mask is currently more active than ever before: after re-releasing 2010 album "Shadow Of The Red Baron" and afterwards touring Europe with Luca Turilli;s Rhapsody in January 2016, the group didn't waste any time and directly started the pre-production phase for a new album.

During the recording process, … Read More/Discuss on Metal
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Videos: Brendan Lukens (Modern Baseball) plays Punks In Vegas ‘Stripped Down Sessions’

Modern Baseball Brendan Lukens of Modern Baseball played acoustic versions of “Apple Cider, I Don’t Mind” and “Just Another Face” for Punks In Vegas’s Stripped Down Sessions series. Both songs are from the band’s album
Holy Ghost
, which came out on Run For Cover Records in 2016.

You can watch the performances below.
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Ghost EP “Popestar” Tops The Charts

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Grammy Award-winning band Ghost has earned the No. 1 position on Billboard's Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums charts with the new EP "Popestar." Selling over 21,000 copies, the release is the first EP to reach first place on Top Rock Albums in the chart's history.

"Popestar" also marks the band's second No. 1 release on the Hard Rock Albums … Read More/Discuss on Metal
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Tours: Rancid (South America)

Rancid have announced some festival dates in South America scheduled for March 2017. The band released
…Honor Is All We Know
in 2014 via Hellcat Records.

You can see the list of shows below.
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Statement On Departure Of Lione Issued By Rhapsody Of Fire

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Following the departure of vocalist Fabio Lione from Italian power metal pioneers Rhapsody Of Fire, the band issued a statement vowing to continue with a new singer.

The statement reads:

"Dear Fans: We have to announce an important change in the band. After an amazing musical adventure together, Fabio Lione and Rhapsody of Fire have decided t… Read More/Discuss on Metal
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Super Unison: “Broken”

Super Unison have released another new song. It’s for “Broken.” That track is off the band’s upcoming album, Auto which is out October 14 via Death Wish. Check out the tune at NPR.
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Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard Premieres Pre-Release Full-Album Stream Of Upcoming New Album “Y Proffwydd Dwyll”

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Psychedelic doom/sludge band Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Y Proffwydd Dwyll", which will be out in stores tomorrow Friday, September 30 via New Heavy Sounds.

Check out now "Y Proffwydd Dwyll" in its entirety below.

Says guitarist Paul Michael Davies about the new… Read More/Discuss on Metal
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