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The Office “Leaks” Bomb the Music Industry! Demos, MegaUpload Goes Down in Rampant Search

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The Office “Leaks” Bomb the Music Industry! Demos, MegaUpload Goes Down in Rampant Search

Internet pirates everywhere shed hurricane waves of virtual tears last week when the popular file-sharing site MegaUpload was taken offline without warning.  While initial reports were linked to the FBI and a response to virtual protests against SOPA and PIPA, new evidence has surfaced, and the true cause of the downtime has been traced to […]

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Silverstein records NOFX cover, forgets words

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Silverstein records NOFX cover, forgets words

Some band called Silverstein is releasing a new record early next year called “Short Songs”. But because of their financial restrictions (they ARE part of the 99%, after all), they can only afford to record songs that are 90 seconds or less. One of their choices was NOFX’s classic “It’s My Job to Keep Punk […]

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Occupy Gainesville Set to Become Laziest Occupy Wall Street Spinoff

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Occupy Gainesville Set to Become Laziest Occupy Wall Street Spinoff

The non-violent demonstration best known as Occupy Wall Street is stronger than ever. Started by a passionate few, the “We Are The Union 99%” movement generally insists the government stops bailing out corrupt corporations and starts bailing out the bottom 99% of Americans. Since its inception, it has spread to hundreds of other communities and the […]

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Tim Armstrong launches musical theatre web series

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Tim Armstrong launches musical theatre web series

Editor’s note (10/4/2011 at 1:42PM): Apparently, this is really happening. Never mind. (source: punknews.org) Rolling Stone has posted a preview of Tim Armstrong, of Rancid fame, latest project Tim Timebomb’s RockNRoll Theater – a made-for-web musical theater series. Rolling Stone describes it as: “A cross between Rocky Horror Picture Show and anthology TV series like […]

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Against Me! drowned with wine due to typo in video director’s notes

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Against Me! drowned with wine due to typo in video director’s notes

It’s hard to touch on major label controversies in the punk scene without thinking of Florida’s own Against Me!. Born in 1997 by singer-songwriter Tom Gabel, the band has gone from being an unheard acoustic duo to one of the nation’s most popular rock bands. Along the way, they’ve been a part of many significant […]

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Matt Skiba accidentally thanks the wrong member of The Chinkees for Asian Man Records and career

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Matt Skiba accidentally thanks the wrong member of The Chinkees for Asian Man Records and career

Long-running independent punk rock record label Asian Man Records celebrated its fifteenth anniversary of existence this past June. Label owner Mike Park set up a 5-day celebration festival, featuring performances from many of the label roster’s top acts, some of which hadn’t performed together in years. The festival kicked off with a show featuring Park’s […]

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Harold Camping blames Paper+Plastick for delayed rapture

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Harold Camping blames Paper+Plastick for delayed rapture

The rational majority of Earth’s population was not left in shock on May 21, 2011, as the theory of worldwide destruction of all non-Christians was proven false. There were no worldwide earthquakes and all Christians did not ascend into heaven. However, the main perpetrator of the Rapture, 90-year old Christian radio host Harold Camping, has […]

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Streetlight Manifesto horn player misses note, crowd leaves

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Streetlight Manifesto horn player misses note, crowd leaves

While New Jersey’s own Streetlight Manifesto continues to dominate the ska/punk genre worldwide, the New Brunswick natives disappointed thousands during last night’s tour stop with Reel Big Fish in Boston, MA, at the House of Blues. By the end of their set, the crowd was down to just a handful of faithful fans, and even […]

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Blink-182 members no longer feeling aroused on stage

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Blink-182 members no longer feeling aroused on stage

It’s been one hell of a comeback for the California pop-punk band Blink-182. After announcing a new album (including unanimous Internet acclaim for the new single, “Up All Night”), and a national tour with what appears to be a Misfits cover band, My Chemical Romance, everything looks uphill from here. But fans at recent live […]

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Propagandhi tricked into eating ice cream, loses collective vegan powers

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Propagandhi tricked into eating ice cream, loses collective vegan powers

A group of Australian white nationalists have finally served the long-standing thrash metal / punk rock Canadian band Propagandhi their just desserts. While the band was aware that a large number of neo-nazis would be openly protesting their Australian tour, one small subset took it upon themselves to ensure their distaste for Propagandhi’s politics would […]

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