caffiendsOrlando’s Caffiends play good, raucous punk that’s strongly influenced by early Screeching Weasel, The Vindictives and NOFX.  Since their formation, they’ve issued several EPs and shared stages with The Ataris, The Queers, Swingin’ Utters, Teenage Bottlerocket and numerous other top bands.  2014 saw the release of a sixteen track full-length release reissuing a bunch of out of print tunes, so for those who’ve yet to experience the band that record is an excellent way to catch up.

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NOFX: Confirmed Aussie tour dates

Punk legends NOFX have confirmed a fairly lengthy run of live dates that’ll see them playing across Australia this coming November. All scheduled dates are listed below.

The band released their ‘Stoke Extinguisher’ EP containing a few left-overs via Fat Wreck Chords in December 2013. There is currently no word regarding a new full-length release.

To read a review of NOFX’s 2012 London visit, click here.

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Me First & The Gimme Gimmes: UK/Euro tour dates

In February/March 2014, punk supergroup Me First & The Gimme Gimmes (featuring Lagwagon’s Dave Raun and ex-Swingin’ Utters bass man Spike Slawson) will be returning to Europe for a short run of dates, as seen below. As with previous Gimmes outings, it is unlikely that NOFX head honcho Fat Mike will make the trip due to record label commitments.

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