Happy New Year! We should probably start it off by coming clean about the pressing info on the Off With Their Heads/Morning Glory special tour split 7” we released in December. Well, as some of you may know, we pressed two colors, one for each band to sell exclusively on tour. What you didn’t know is that we pressed a limited black version to be sold through the Fat webstore. Here’s a little tip for you now that 2014 is upon us: color is the new black. Or is it: black is the new black? Shit’s confusing, whatever. The point is we’ve got super rare black vinyl available and we’ve even got a few copies of the color versions on hand for all you that haven’t yet reconciled with the new trending status of black. Don’t say we never did anything for ya.
We’re just as bummed as you all are that the Cobra Skulls may be calling it a day. Read what singer Devin Peralta had to say here, check out the video for their last single Eagle Eyes below and come see them tonight in Santa Cruz with Good Riddance and Western Addiction! We’ve loved working with Devin, Tony and Luke, and can’t wait to hear whatever music any of them become involved with in the future.
Good Riddance is finishing out their busiest year in ages with three California shows! San Francisco and Santa Cruz with Cobra Skulls and Western Addiction, and San Diego with Pulley and punk legends Battalion of Saints! Good Riddance’s hometown paper, the Santa Cruz Weekly, gives the band their due, covering their beginnings (part 1), break up and reunion (part 2)
Morning Glory have completed work on their new album War Psalms. It’s packed with 13 memorable songs and will be released on February 18th. Listen to the brand new song, “Nationality Anthem,” which appears on both War Psalms and the limited edition split EP currently being sold the band’s tour with Off With Their Heads. Read what Ezra Kire, singer of Morning Glory, had to say:
We took the summer off to record this record. We were driving Jesse (Cannon) nuts by camping out in his studio. I was up to writing at all hours of the night, taking brief naps under the piano. In the end we had 27 tracks from which to assemble this album. People who like earlier M-glory are definitely gonna like it. It’s faster, heavier, & more raw & stripped down than Poets, but retains that anthemic morning glory message. Brian Viglione (dresden dolls, and now violent femmes) added massive strength to the entire record with his powerhouse drumming style. Music is a forward moving journey & I can’t wait for it to be released. Everyone who’s heard it agrees that this record rocks.
LESS THAN JAKE have a new video! “My Money is on the Longshot” is a real upbeat shaker from their latest full length, See the Light. Head over to FUSE to watch the premiere featuring cameos from CM PUNK, NOFX and loads more. LTJ are heading to the UK in 2014, check the dates below!
01/29/14 Belfast, Ireland Limelight
01/30/14 Dublin, Ireland The Academy
02/01/14 Cardiff, UK Great Hall
02/02/14 Bristol, UK O2 Academy
02/03/14 Manchester, UK Academy
02/04/14 Newcastle, UK O2 Academy
02/05/14 Glasgow, UK O2 ABC
02/06/14 Leeds, UK O2 Academy
02/07/14 Nottingham, UK Rock City
02/08/14 Birmingham, UK O2 Academy
02/10/14 Norwich, UK UEA
02/11/14 Oxford, UK O2 Academy
02/12/14 Portsmouth, UK Pyramids
02/13/14 Brighton, UK Concorde 2
02/14/14 London, UK O2 Sheperd’s Bush
02/15/14 London, UK O2 Sheperd’s Bush
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