NOFX Announce US Tour With Dillinger Four, Masked Intruder


NOFX performing at Punk Rock Bowling 2012 - photo by Shahab Zargari

NOFX performing at Punk Rock Bowling 2012 – photo by Shahab Zargari

NOFX have announced that they will be embarking on a three-week US tour with support from Dillinger FourMasked Intruder, and Implants — a trio of dates also will include Off With Their Heads. The tour will kick off in November and wrap up shortly before Christmas. NOFX’s last album, Self Entitled, was released a year ago on Fat Wreck Chords.

Full tour dates are listed below.

NOFX on Tour
11/29 Boston, MA @ House of Blues Boston^
11/30 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza^
12/01 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts^
12/03 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Chicago^
12/04 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues Cleveland”
12/06 Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore Silver Spring”
12/07 Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte”
12/09 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Live
12/10 Orlando, FL @ House of Blues Orlando^
12/12 Dallas, TX @ House of Blues Dallas
12/13 Houston, TX @ House of Blues Houston
12/14 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues New Orleans^
12/17 West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues Sunset Strip*
12/18 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues Anaheim*
12/19 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues San Diego*

*no D4
^NOFX/Implants only
“NOFX/Implants/Off With Their Heads

(via DS)

Watch: They Might Be Giants “You’re On Fire” Music Video Starring Lauren Lapkus of “Orange Is The New Black”

They Might Be Giants "You're On Fire" music video starring Lauren Lapkus of "Orange Is The New Black"

“You’re On Fire” is from They Might Be Giants’ 16th studio album, Nanobots, released in January 2013 via Idlewild Recordings. The band has just released a music video for the track, which stars Lauren Lapkus, who plays the rookie correctional officer Susan Fischer on “Orange Is The New Black.” It was directed by Hoku Uchiyama and Adam Bolt. Bizarre video alert — watch below.

(via Paste)

Eazy-E Performs as a Hologram Alongside Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at Rock The Bells

Eazy-E hologram at Rock the Bells

Back in April 2012, Tupac Shakur appeared at Coachella as a hologram, performing alongside Snoop Dogg. And the fact that the company that created the hologram filed for bankruptcy hasn’t stopped the, uh, dead hip-hop star hologram industry from moving forward.

On Saturday, September 7, 2013, on what would have been his 50th birthday, NWA’s Eazy-E performed alongside Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at Rock The Bells — this, despite the fact that he died at the age of 31 in early 1995. Bone Thugs-N-Holo-Eazy performed “Straight Outta Compton,” “Boyz-n-the-Hood,” and “Foe tha Love of $.” Watch a fan video below.

(via CoS)

Cam Neely, Kathleen Turner, and Brady Bluhm Join the Cast of “Dumb and Dumber To” Alongside Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels

Sea Bass

It has been a long and complicated road getting the sequel to 1994′s Dumb and Dumber off the ground. In early 2012, Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey were confirmed to be reprising their roles as Harry and Lloyd. Then, in June 2012, Jim Carrey pulled out of the project, only to be once again reattached to it three months later. And then, of course, in June 2013, Warner Bros. officially dropped the sequel.

Regardless of all this, the movie is on, and filming is supposedly getting underway this month. Plus, in addition to Carrey and Daniels, a number of new names have appeared on the cast, including Kathleen Turner, Brady Bluhm, and Boston Bruins president and Hockey Hall of Famer Cam Neely, who will reprise his role as Sea Bass.

Carrey is showing his enthusiasm for the project — on September 8th, he tweeted ”GESS HUUZ BAK BICHEZ?” with the following photo:

Jim Carrey tweeting about "Dumb and Dumber To"

(via NME, Jim Carrey Online, Reddit)

First “RoboCop” Reboot Trailer Released


The first full trailer of director José Padilha’s RoboCop reboot of the 1987 film of the same name was released today by Sony Pictures. The trailer features actor Joel Kinnaman as Alex Murphy/RoboCop. Other notable actors starring in the movie include Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, and Michael Keaton.

RoboCop will be released in theaters on February 7, 2014. You can watch the trailer below.

(via Paste)

The Julie Ruin Make Their Late-Night TV Debut on “Jimmy Fallon,” Perform “Oh Come On”

The Julie Ruin on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"

On September 4th, The Julie Ruin made their late-night TV debut on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” just one night after kicking of their first-ever tour in New York City. You can watch the video below of their performance, or watch their music video for “Oh Come On.”

The band’s debut album Run Fast will be released on September 3, 2013 via TJR Records and distributed via Dischord.

(via CoS)

Larry and His Flask and Cobra Skulls to Release Limited-Edition Split Seven-Inch on Asian Man Records

Larry and His Flask and Cobra Skulls split 7"

Larry and His Flask have teamed up with Nevada punks Cobra Skulls to release a split seven-inch via Asian Man Records.  The split will be limited to a one-time special pressing of 500 copies; no additional copies will ever be pressed, and no digital version will be made available.

The official release date is November 12th, but each band will have 50 copies available for sale at The Fest in Gainesville, Florida at the end of October, and the split can be pre-ordered via Asian Man Records.

Larry and His Flask are currently on tour — click here for dates.

Side A:
Larry and His Flask – “Love For The Wicked”

Side B:
Cobra Skulls – “Relief”

Meat Puppets Announce Fall 2013 Tour Dates

Meat Puppets

Throughout 2013, the Meat Puppets have been relentlessly touring behind their latest album Rat Farm. The band has added dates through the fall, following their sold out spring and summer headlining tours. Full dates are below.

Meat Puppets on Tour
09/26 Ames, IA @ DG’s Tap House
09/27 Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle
09/28 Milwaukee, WI @ The Cactus Club
09/30 Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
10/01 Toledo, OH @ Frankie’s Inner City
10/02 East Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar
10/03 Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room at the Crofoot
10/04 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
10/05 Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Café
10/06 Charlottesville, VA @ Southern Café and Music Hall
10/08 Rehoboth Beach, DE @ Dogfish Head Brewery
10/09 Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel
10/10 Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
10/11 Teaneck, NJ @ Mexicali Live
10/12 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl
10/13 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
10/31 Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theater
11/02 Tucson, AZ @ Old Tucson Studios
11/03 Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy & Harriet’s
11/05 Santa Ana, CA @ The Constellation Room
11/06 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
11/07 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
11/08 Santa Barbara, CA @ Soho
11/09 San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Brewing Company
11/10 Visalia, CA @ Cellar Door
11/12 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium
11/13 Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s Restaurant & Nightclub
11/14 Mill Valley, CA @ Sweetwater Music Hall
11/15 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
11/16 Arcata, CA @ Humboldt Brews
11/19 Eugene, OR @ WOW Hall
11/20 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
11/21 Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
11/22 Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo House of Music
11/23 Spokane, WA @ The Center
11/24 Boise, ID @ Neurolux
11/26 Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room
11/27 Las Vegas, NV @ Beauty Bar

Pixies Release “EP-1,” Music Video for “Indie Cindy”

Pixies "Indie Cindy"

In late June, the Pixies released a new single, “Bagboy,” and then announced that Kim Shattuck has replaced bassist Kim Deal. Now, the latest development in the new era of the band is the release of EP-1, a four-song album available as a digital download for $4 (or for $36 if you want to shell out for limited-edition vinyl).

According to the New York Times, the EP is the first in a series that the band plans to release in lieu of a full album. Recorded in Wales, the new material will trickle out over the next 15 months in a series of “mini-releases.”

Below you can watch the music video for “Indie Cindy.”

(via NYT, Flavorwire)

Pearl Jam Reveals “Lightning Bolt” Track List

Pearl Jam "Lightning Bolt"

Last week, Pearl Jam’s video for “Mind Your Manners,” the lead single from their forthcoming 10th studio album Lightning Bolt, was released. Now, the band has revealed the track list for the album, which includes 12 tracks.

Below the track list, watch streams of two of the songs debuted at Wrigley Field in July, “Lighting Bolt” and “Future Days,” And listen to Vedder’s “Sleeping By Myself,” was originally released on 2011′s Ukulele Songs.

Lightning Bolt will be released October 15, 2013.

Lightning Bolt Track List
01. Getaway
02. Mind Your Manners
03. My Father’s Son
04. Sirens
05. Lightning Bolt
06. Infallible
07. Pendulum
08. Swallowed Whole
09. Let The Records Play
10. Sleeping By Myself
11. Yellow Moon
12. Future Days

Lightning Bolt (live)

Future Days (live)

Sleeping By Myself (Eddie Vedder solo)

(via CoS)

Fiona Apple Storms Off Stage, Curses Out Crowd at Louis Vuitton Show in Tokyo

Fiona Apple

Apparently, last night was not a good night for emotionally fragile performers. On the same night comedian Dave Chappelle walked offstage during a performance in Hartford, Connecticut, musician Fiona Apple cursed out the crowd at a Tokyo fashion party thrown by Louis Vuitton before leaving the stage in frustration.

According to Women’s Wear Daily, Apple climbed on top of a piano to insist that the crowd quiet down. She also allegedly rang a small metal bell and asked for a period of silence, unsuccessfully. Then she told the crowd to “Shut the fuck up.”

From the WWD piece:

“Apple instructed the audience to ‘shut the f–k up’ and uttered other expletives, both audibly and under her breath, calling the event’s attendees ‘rude.’ She continued with her set before shouting, ‘Predictable! Predictable fashion, what the f–k?’ as she stormed off the stage. The show was punctuated with other bizarre moments, such as when she hit her head with her microphone, did a back bend over her piano bench and stared intensely at her guitarist as if in a love-struck trance.”

 (via P4k)

RuPaul and Henry Rollins Drive Around and Talk About Love

RuPaul and Henry Rollins

TV shows of celebrities driving around in cars and making quasi-candid conversation seems to be the new thing. Jerry Seinfeld’s newest show “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” has given digital broadcaster Crackle a huge boost, and now drag queen and ’90s icon RuPaul is getting in on the act with “RuPaul Drives,” produced by World of Wonder.

In a recent episode, RuPaul takes former Black Flag front man Henry Rollins for a ride, and the two discuss that they both have struggled in their lives with relationships. Rollins sounds defeatist as he says he lacks the “maturity, strength of character, and moral courage” to commit to a romantic relationship, while RuPaul gives optimistic, RuPaulian advice, such as “Stay vulnerable. Allow people to see those icky bits.” Watch below.

(via Bust)

Irish Poet Seamus Heaney Dies at Age 74

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney, the Irish poet who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1995, died in Dublin on Friday after a brief illness, according to a statement issued on behalf of his family. He was 74.

The New York Times reports:

Heaney was born on a family farm in Londonderry in Northern Ireland but, as a Catholic and a nationalist, chose to live in Dublin. His poems often mined the images of his childhood — the peat bogs, small towns and potato farms — and, in collections like 1975’s “North,” delved into the sectarian violence that was ripping the North apart, exploring its sorrows and causes, though he avoided becoming a spokesman for the Republican cause.

In addition to being a poet, Heaney was a public writer, translator, and broadcaster. He published more than a dozen books between 1966 and 2010.