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Ex-Void (ex-Joanna Gruesome) share first song, releasing EP on Don Giovanni

If you miss when Alanna McArdle sang in Joanna Gruesome, you're in luck. Her new band with former JG bandmate Owen Williams is cut from a very similar cloth.

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ex Joanna Gruesome members form Ex-Void, touring w/ Waxahatchee in UK

Former Joanna Gruesome members Alanna McArdle and Owen Williams have formed a new band called Ex-Vöid. (Alanna left JG in 2015 and the band carried on, though they've been quiet for a year.) So far there's not a lot of info about them, though they describe themselves as ”Ex-treme Pöwer Pöp” and they'll tour with Waxahatchee on UK dates in June...

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Rough Trade Shops list their Top 100 LPs of 2015

It's that time of year again when folks start publishing their End of Year Best-Of lists. Almost always first out of the gates is UK-based Rough Trade Shops who dropped their 100 Best Albums of 2015 list today...

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Big Eyes, Shellshag & Aye Nako playing cancer benefit (and other shows); Worriers streaming new album

Three regulars on the Brooklyn punk/DIY scene, Big Eyes, Shellshag and Aye Nako are teaming up to play a benefit show for Jay & Molly's fight against can...

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Alanna McArdle leaves Joanna Gruesome, who will continue with two new vocalists and are touring this fall (dates)

Punky indiepop band Joanna Gruesome released their second album, Peanut Butter, earlier this year. They're about to tour as well, but with one major lineup change: singer Alanna McArdle has decided to leave the band...

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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 lineup: Jane’s Addiction, D’Angelo, L7, NOFX, Wu-Tang, Venom, Ride, American Football, American Nightmare, Converge, Charlatans, Dag Nasty, MANY more

Austin's annual Fun Fun Fun Fest returns in 2015 from November 6-8 at Auditorium Shores, and as usual the lineup is amazing. There's Jane's Addiction (performing Ritual de lo habitual), Gogol Bordello (performing Gypsy Punks), The Dwarves (performing Blood, Guts & Pussy), the first-ever Texas show and only US show of 2015 for '80s metal legends Venom, a reunion from DC hardcore vets Dag Nasty, Yeah Yeah Yeahs/Blood Brothers/Locust side project Head Wound City, D'Angelo, NOFX, American Football, Ride, The Charlatans (UK), Wu-Tang Clan, Schoolboy Q, Grimes, Cheap Trick, Drive Like Jehu, L7, Babes In Toyland, American Nightmare, Converge, Chain of Strength, Desaparecidos, Skinny Puppy, Afrika Bambaataa, Future Islands, Fucked Up, Neon Indian, Hudson Mohawke, Joey Bada$$, Alvvays, Speedy Ortiz, Parquet Courts, Power Trip, La Dispute, Title Fight, Shamir, Mikal Cronin, Viet ...

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Joanna Gruesome announce new album (stream a track)

Cardiff's Joanna Gruesome have announced the followup to 2013's great Weird Sister (one of our favorites of that year). It's called Peanut Butter, and will be out on June 2 in the US via Slumberland, and May 11 in the UK via Fortuna Pop...

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The Jazz June release new song ft. Joanna Gruesome singer Alanna McArdle from upcoming LP (listen)

It's already no secret that UK noise popsters Joanna Gruesome are fans of '90s emo, given their I Hate Myself cover on their split with Perfect Pussy, and now singer Alanna McArdle has taken that love further...

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Joyce Manor take a stand against stage diving; the internet, Placeholder & other bands react

Joyce Manor at Bowery Ballroom earlier this month (more by Mimi Hong)

Certain corners of the internet punk community have been up in arms this week after Joyce Manor "shamed" a stage diver at their Jacksonville, FL show this past Sunday (9/21)...

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stream Trust Fund’s “Scared” from split w/ Joanna Gruesome

We recently mentioned that UK bands Joanna Gruesome and Trust Fund are releasing a split 12" that's due out September 22 via Happy Happy Birthday to Me in the US and via Reeks of Effort in the UK...

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