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Direct Hit! announce split with Pears, ‘Human Movement’

Milwaukee pop punks Direct Hit! have announced that they will be releasing a split LP with Pears, entitled ‘Human Movement’. The record will be released on the 3rd November via Fat Wreck Chords. To coincide with the announcement, one song from each band has been released, ‘Blood On Your Tongue’

Wednesday 05 April 2017

Direct Hit! release video for ‘Snickers or Reese’s’

Direct Hit! have unveiled a video for the song ‘Snickers or Reese’s’ at Alternative Press. This frenetic video is to coincide with the band’s upcoming reissue of their debut album, ‘Domesplitter’, which was originally released in 2011 via Kind of Like Records. It will be available on the 14th

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, Ballyhoo, & Direct Hit! @ House of Blues, Chicago

Photos By: Mat Stokes Jan 9th, 2016

Wednesday 31 August 2016

Pears, Direct Hit!, DMFK, Pissed Regardless @ Soda Bar, San Diego

After avoiding San Diego for nearly a year, Pears visited town twice in a two month period, and that’s reason to celebrate! The band gets tighter and stronger with every show. Touring incessantly will do that. This time out they brought recently signed Fat Wreck Chords label mates Direct Hit!,

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Direct Hit! share the video for ‘Promised Land’

Direct Hit! have unveiled the video for ‘Promised Land’, taken from their recent full-length ‘Wasted Mind‘. “When I started writing “Promised Land,” I pictured a cult on Adderall wandering through the desert, looking desperately, over generations, for something they’ll never find,” vocalist Nick Woods tells Brooklyn

Friday 24 June 2016

Direct Hit – ‘Wasted Mind’

In its twelve tracks, ‘Wasted Mind’ – the third full-length by Milwaukee’s Direct Hit! and their first on Fat Wreck Chords – provides a tale of consistent drug use. A concept album about narcotics following the exploits of a series under the influence outcasts, the music follows suit. Neither

Direct Hit! reveal video for ‘Do The Sick’

Direct Hit! continue their brilliant video series with ‘Do The Sick’, the clip for which mirrors the record’s theme of excess. It’s a tongue-in-cheek blend of violence, drugs and paranoia. The track is taken from the band’s ‘Wasted Mind’ LP, available from today via Fat Wreck Chords. It’s also been

Tuesday 21 June 2016

Stream Direct Hit!’s ‘Wasted Mind’ ahead of release

Direct Hit! are streaming their first full-length release through the iconic Fat Wreck Chords label. ‘Wasted Mind’, their follow-up to ‘Brainless God’, will be available from the 24th June 2016. The record, vocalist and guitarist Nick Woods tells Uproxx (who premiered the stream), is build around drugs and

Thursday 02 June 2016

Direct Hit! unveil the video for ‘Paid In Brains’

Fat Wreck Chords signess Direct Hit! have unveiled the video for ‘Paid In Brains’. The song is the latest to appear from ‘Wasted Mind’, due on the 24th June. It continues their current trend of releasing slightly unsettling but entirely tongue-in-cheek videos, inspired by their love of deliberately

Thursday 05 May 2016

Direct Hit! share video for ‘Artificial Confidence’

If this is what artificial confidence looks like, we’re happy with a natural lack of it, thanks. Stuck in the back of a taxi after some questionable substances, the protagonist in the new Direct Hit! video doesn’t appear to be having a lovely time. Quite the opposite. It’s weird though,