Google Plus Band Page – YouTube Is The Reason

We have created a band page on Google Plus, you can also check it out and add us to your circles via the slick Google Plus slider button at the top of the icon set on the right side of our website.
But why another social network? We think Google Plus could take off if Google can pull off YouTube integration in a smart way, and if Facebook screws things up with desperate measures to stop its stock price from hitting new lows. Yes, Facebook has about 1 billion users (including over 80 million fake ones), but remember how the once thriving social metropolis of MySpace had turned into a ghost town in about a year?

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Your favorite music video is a lyric video now

We’ve added the lyrics to your favorite pop punk video utilizing YouTube’s closed captions feature. You just need to click the captions icon at the bottom of the video to turn the lyrics on. The only annoying thing is that the ads at the bottom of the video push the subtitles up to the middle, but (after closing the ad) you can actually drag and drop the subtitles to re-position them, and in full-screen mode there is enough space to fix them just under the video where the black bar begins. Continue reading

Best pop punk video ever passes 50K views on YouTube

The best pop punk video ever has just passed 50,000 views on YouTube. The Hungarian version of the best pop punk video ever has a more modest viewcount at 8,000, but if we also add the 4,000 views from Blank TV, the total video viewcount is already beyond 60K views. Now only if some of these people would show up at our gigs… (Next chance: Wunstock festival in Germany next Saturday.)

August Punk Rock Action

After a pretty eventless July here comes August filled with punk rock action: we’ll play 3 gigs in 3 countries.
– 9 Aug, Thursday: We’ll play the Trafik Klub in Budapest with our old friends the Argies from Argentina (South America’s answer to the Clash) and Don Gatto (Szekszárd’s answer to Sick Of It All) – Facebook event
– 11 Aug, Saturday: We’ll play a skate festival in Grossraming, Austria – Facebook event
– 25 Aug, Saturday: We’ll play Wunstock Festival in Wunsiedel, Germany with our ex-drummer Attila filling in for Shorty – Facebook page

Wunstock festival 2012

Bankrupt on the Punk Outlaw blog

Rob from Punk Outlaw Records was visiting Budapest this week as part of his Eastern European tour of discovering the local punk and psychobilly scenes. He did video interviews with the cream of the Hungarian psychobilly scene plus Bankrupt, which he will later use for a documentary about punk around the globe as well as publishing some of it on his blog. You can read the post featuring Bankrupt here.