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With Confidence announce Australian headline tour!

Sydney pop-punk band, With Confidence have announced that they will be touring Australia alongside five-piece punkers, Harbours as support act. The band will be hitting the road starting March and April and this will be the first headline run around Australia since the release of their EP, Distance. In promotion of that release, With Confidence managed to…

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Luke McChesney of Forever Ends Here (Sydney) talks fresh starts, life on the road and crazy music video ideas

Sydney outfit Forever Ends Here are no strangers to the Australian pop-punk scene, so it’s almost a guarantee you’ve seen them support one of your favourite bands in the past few years. We recently got to chat with frontman Luke McChesney about their new single “Send Me Crazy”, what’s in store for the new breakthrough era…

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Tyker Szalkowski of State Champs (USA) talks new album and life on the road

American pop punk band State Champs have come a long way since they first formed in 2010. Three EPs, an acoustic EP, a full length album and several international tours later, the five piece are about to drop their second album Around The World And Back. Fresh off their tour of Europe, lead guitarist and…

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Album News Weekly: 14th October 2015

In This Issue: Some great releases out this week with a slew of tasty EPs from the likes of Nicholas Allbrook, Unalaska and Lewis and Leigh as well as a bunch of new records and debuts! Deerhunter Fading Frontier is the seventh studio album by Deerhunter. Written in their hometown of Atlanta, the album is…

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Album Review: State Champs – Around The World and Back (2015 LP)

If there’s one thing that has remained consistent with State Champs it’s their drive for making pop punk sound fresh and charming. With their sophomore release, Around The World and Back, the five-piece have proven once again that pop punk is alive and evolving for generations to come. After several listens of this record, the…

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Tyler Szalkowski of State Champs (New York) talk second LP, “Shot Boys” and touring with 5SOS

New York pop-punk band, State Champs have had a busy two years since releasing their debut album, The Finer Things. It’s hard to imagine how far they have come since 2013 and it’s clear that they pretty much gave it their all to be where they are now. After several international tours and countless opportunities, they managed to…

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punk goes pop vol 6

Album Review: Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6 (2014 Compilation)

Each year, Fearless Records brings various compilations made up of cover songs and for the past few years of the series, it has gotten to the point where bands of the metalcore/post-hardcore genres are becoming avidly prominent in the series of Punk Goes…. It’s easy to enjoy Volume 6 of the Punk Goes Pop compilation, but of course…

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