NEPA Scene Staff

Kingston bands Title Fight and Westpoint play with GIVE in NYC on Jan. 5 and Philly on Jan. 6

Kingston bands Title Fight and Westpoint play with GIVE in NYC on Jan. 5 and Philly on Jan. 6

From a press release: Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight, who have only played a handful of shows this year, will embark on a short Northeast tour in January with fellow Kingston rockers Westpoint and Washington, D.C., hardcore punk band GIVE, playing intimate venues with limited capacity, including the Knockdown Center in Maspeth, New York on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Horror ska punk band The Independents punk up The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 21

Horror ska punk band The Independents punk up The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 21

From a press release: Formerly managed and produced by the late, great Joey Ramone, The Independents have performed almost nonstop, touring with bands such as the Ramones, Misfits, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Cheap Trick, and The Queers, just to name a few. The recipe is one part Ramones, one part punk, one part ska, and a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop punk band The Queers performing at the Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 1

Pop punk band The Queers performing at the Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 1

From a press release: Kicking off a national winter tour in just a few days, The Queers will bring their fun, tongue-in-cheek, and occasionally controversial pop punk to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Joining them that night will be local bands Heart Out, Locket Love, and National Anxiety. Doors […]

 Rich Howells

Title Fight throws first hometown show in 2 years on Thanksgiving Eve in Nanticoke

Title Fight throws first hometown show in 2 years on Thanksgiving Eve in Nanticoke

Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight has been very busy since signing with Anti- Records and releasing their third album, “Hyperview,” back in February, reaching new heights of fame and touring consistently throughout 2015. Other than a brief, stripped-down record release show on Feb. 3 at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, the band hasn’t held […]

 Rich Cicci

CONCERT REVIEW: Fat Wreck tour with NOFX sums up 25 years of punk music and memories in Philly

CONCERT REVIEW: Fat Wreck tour with NOFX sums up 25 years of punk music and memories in Philly

On Saturday, Aug. 15, Fat Wreck Chords brought their 25th anniversary tour, showcase, festival, or whatever the hell you want to call it, to the open-air venue of Philadelphia’s Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing for an afternoon and evening of raucous punk rock. The day was filled with bands both old and new to the […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Title Fight ‘Hyperview’ record release show, 02/03/15

PHOTOS: Title Fight ‘Hyperview’ record release show, 02/03/15

Since signing with Anti- Records and being covered by major media outlets like NPR, Vogue, and Pitchfork, Title Fight may have reached a new level of popularity recently, but their Northeastern Pennsylvania roots remain strong. The Kingston punk/shoegaze band held a free all-ages record release show right at home at the Gallery of Sound in […]

 Rich Howells

Title Fight to play stripped-down record release show in Wilkes-Barre before world tour

Title Fight to play stripped-down record release show in Wilkes-Barre before world tour

The hype for Title Fight‘s new album “Hyperview” has been steadily increasing, as the Kingston punk rockers signed with Anti- Records, received coverage from major outlets like Vogue and Pitchfork, released film-quality music videos for “Chlorine” and “Rose of Sharon” that revealed a more shoegazey sound, and announced a world tour that includes dates across […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Title Fight release haunting new music video for ‘Rose of Sharon’

Kingston’s Title Fight has been gearing up for the Feb. 3 release of “Hyperview,” debuting the first music video from the new album, “Chlorine,” last month, and releasing a second video for “Rose of Sharon” today via Pitchfork: Directed by Hannah Roman, the gloomy video contrasts aqua-hued performance clips with footage of a lethargic young […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Title Fight debut new video and new sound with ‘Chlorine’

Kingston’s Title Fight, who announced their signing to Anti- Records, a sister label of Epitaph Records, back in July, have debuted a new music video for “Chlorine” from their upcoming album, giving fans their first real taste of what “Hyperview” will sound like. The theatrical video stars “Wrong Cops” actor Mark Burnham trying to piece […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Captain, We’re Sinking reveals ‘The Future’ at acoustic record release show in Wilkes-Barre

ARCHIVES: Captain, We’re Sinking reveals ‘The Future’ at acoustic record release show in Wilkes-Barre

Captain, We’re Sinking’s new album “The Future Is Cancelled” may sound bleak, but the mostly Philadelphia-based punk rockers, who originally started in Scranton, are actually on their way up. After finishing a successful tour with his brother Greg’s band, The Menzingers, guitarist/vocalist Bob Barnett is ready, though a bit nervous, to showcase his banjo picking […]