The Los Angeles punk scene is on fire right now and it is being lead by Death Lens. Today, the band announced their signing to legendary record label, Epitaph Records and dropped their brand new single “Vacant“. The new track comes after their 2022 album, No Luck which released via Secret Friends Music Group. Death Lens crafted some seriously nostalgic punk vibes on “Vacant”. Aside from being a punk banger, it also tells an important story. “Coming from absolutely nothing to getting signed by a label we grew up idolizing and always dreaming we’d be on is an incredible honor,”… Read more »
Sleeping With Sirens have signed to Epitaph Records, and they’ve released a new song, “Kick Me,” on the label’s YouTube channel.
KOCH International, a leading distributor of music, video and DVD, announced today an exclusive distribution agreement with the independent punk-rock label Epitaph Records. Epitaph Records was founded in 1981 by Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz and has become one of the world’s leading independent labels specializing in punk and punk-influenced music. Since its formation, the label has developed an eclectic repertoire of imprints which include Hellcat (street punk), Anti (all styles) and Fat Possum (blues). Epitaph is located on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. Fourth quarter releases will include new titles from the (International) Noise Conspiracy ‘New Morning, Changing Weather’,… Read more »
Inking a deal with Epitaph Records, indie-rock sensation late night drive home has unveiled a captivating new music video for their 2021 viral hit, “Stress Relief.” The track appeared on the group’s acclaimed five-track EP, Am I Sinking Or Am I Swimming? Officially gracing streaming platforms in September 2021, the track has garnered more than 60 million streams since its release. Hailing from El Paso, TX, the Latin-led four-piece—comprised of lead singer Andre Portillo, guitarist Juan “Ockz” Vargas, bassist Freddy Baca, and drummer Brian Dolan—reflects on the bilingual track’s success. Despite their gratitude, they view “Stress Relief” as a deeply… Read more »
Today we have The Linda Lindas signing to Epitaph Records, a new teaser for Marvel’s Eternals, and Timothée Chalamet cast as Willy Wonka.
New Found Glory has announced that they will be releasing a new album this fall via Hopeless Records. Previously signed to Epitaph, this will be the band’s first release on the label.
Check out Farewell Fighter’s new song “Epitaph” from their upcoming debut album Challenges, out August 6.
Punk rock group New Found Glory has called time on its major-label career and signed a new deal with Epitaph Records. Its debut for the indie label, produced by former Blink-182 member Mark Hoppus, is due next spring. The Florida-reared group signed to Drive-Thru in 2000, but found its biggest success after parent label MCA took over with 2002’s “Sticks & Stones,” which has sold more than 863,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. But its sales had fallen greatly by 2006’s “Coming Home,” which has shifted 145,000. A hits collection issued by Geffen in March has… Read more »
Back in 2001, Pennywise called their album Land Of The Free? (the question mark pointed out the inequities of modern existence). Now, in 2008, Pennywise–one of punk’s most credible and influential bands, who’ve sold over three million albums worldwide–will be giving away their next album for FREE. Beginning March 25, 2008, fans around the world will be able to obtain a high quality, DRM-free download from MySpace for a period of two weeks. Longtime PENNYWISE fan and seasoned producer Cameron Webb (Social Distortion, Motorhead, Sum 41) has signed on to produce and mix the upcoming CD. This music industry precedent… Read more »
Anyone who thought that Epitaph Records passed their heyday when Rancid and NOFX split for new pastures would have been wide-eyed surprised on this evening. Kudos to the keepers of the punk rock flag for progressing with the times and developing – yet again – into a leader of the pack. They used to lead the way in the likes of skate-punk and crust, but as the plethora of pre-teens proved, punk rock still hasn’t kicked the bucket. It’s just changed boots. Kicking off the show, new label additions Scatter The Ashes dealt a relatively heavy blow with their brand… Read more »