KNUCKLE PUCK DROPS NEW SINGLE "GASOLINE"!


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Chicago pop-punk band Knuckle Puck recently announced 2022 tour dates for North America, the UK and Europe as well as dropping a new single entitled "Levitate", the first song to drop from the band since their album in 2020 appropriately named "20/20".


Today, the band announced a brand new EP "Disposable Life" (produced by Seth Henderson to be released 4th February 2022 on Wax Bodega.

The record opens with “Gasoline,” which premieres today. A mid-tempo pop-punk thunderclap that hammers home the record’s thesis on its chorus and plans for a radical new reality: “With every day spent in the shade, think I’ll watch it burn/Throw gasoline on an open flame,” calls Taylor.


The five-song EP, which comprises four originals and a scorching, faithful cover of blink-182’s “Here’s Your Letter” from the trio’s 2003 untitled LP, is a recommitment to the band’s founding sound—the tight, manicured, major-key chaos of ripping guitars, sprinting bass, airtight drums, and harmonized vocals—but it's also a recommitment to an idea: that every day and moment has meaning, and every life has value.


Vocalist Joe Taylor describes the EP, which follows last year’s LP 2020, as a throwback to when the band first started. “It feels like we’re kind of rebooting Knuckle Puck,” says Taylor. “Making this music has been the most fun we’ve had in a really long time.” That feeling is in part due to the break-in working forced by the pandemic, but it’s also a product of a freer approach to writing and recording outside of label pressure. “It was fresh and exciting again,” says Taylor. “It was like ‘Oh man, this feels like it did in 2013.’ We captured some of that magic.”


The result is a record that Taylor says bridges the gap between KP sounds of past and present. The title, Disposable Life, nods to this stretch of time in its own way: what does it mean to lead a meaningful life? Disposable Life is a reintroduction to Knuckle Puck: it’s a celebration of the past decade of the band and a supercharged mission statement for the future. It’s a sharp inhale, a spring-loaded blast off the starting blocks after the tumult of the past two years. It’s a sign of good things yet to come.

You can check out Knuckle Puck's latest single GASOLINE as well as upcoming tour dates and tracklisting for their new EP "Disposable Life" below!

 

NORTH AMERICAN DATES

Feb 10 Bogarts Cincinnati, OH (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 11 Castle Theatre Bloomington, IL (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 12 Varsity Minneapolis, MN (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 13 Granada Kansas City, KS (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 15 Gothic Denver, CO (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 16 Complex Salt Lake City, UT (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 18 Imperial Vancouver, BC (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 19 Crocodile Seattle, WA (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 20 Hawthorne Portland, OR (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 22 Ace of Spades Sacramento, CA (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 23 The Observatory Santa Ana, CA (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 24 The Belasco Theater Los Angeles, CA (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 25 The Observatory North Park San Diego, CA (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 26 The Nile Mesa, AZ (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Feb 28 Empire Garage Austin, TX (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 01 Paper Tiger San Antonio, TX (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 03 Center Stage Atlanta, GA (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 04 The Abbey Orlando, FL (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 05 Orpheum Tampa, FL (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 06 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, NC (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 08 Big Night Live Boston, MA (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 09 Theatre of Living Arts Philadelphia, PA (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 10 Soundstage Baltimore, MD (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 11 Irving Plaza New York, NY (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 13 House of Blues Cleveland Cleveland, OH (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 14 The Opera House Toronto, ON (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 16 Saint Andrew’s Hall Detriot, MI (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 17 Mr. Smalls Theatre Pittsburgh, PA (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)

Mar 18 Concord Music Hall Chicago, IL (w/Hot Mulligan, Meet Me at The Altar, Anxious)


UK/EU DATES

May 22 Club Volta Cologne, DE (w/Hot Mulligan)

May 24 Headcrash Hamburg, DE (w/Hot Mulligan)

May 25 Cassiopeia Berlin, DE (w/Hot Mulligan)

May 27 Dynamo Eindhoven, NL (w/Hot Mulligan)

May 29 O2 Institute Birmingham, UK (w/Hot Mulligan)

May 30 The Garage Glasgow, UK (w/Hot Mulligan)

May 31 The Globe Cardiff, UK (w/Hot Mulligan)

Jun 01 O2 Academy Islington London, UK (w/Hot Mulligan)

Jun 03 Slam Dunk Festival Hatfield, UK (w/Hot Mulligan)

Jun 04 Slam Dunk Festival Leeds, UK (w/Hot Mulligan)

Jun 05 The 1865 Southampton, UK (w/Hot Mulligan)

 

KNUCKLE PUCK - GASOLINE

Disposable Life Tracklisting Gasoline Levitate Lonely Island In The Bag Here's Your Letter (cover)

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