Once again, we are joining forces with the illustrious Spike Slawson on his new project: UKE-HUNT! We’ll release their debut 7", The Prettiest Star on April 29th and release a full length later in the year. The single is the first taste of Spike’s latest cover band featuring Joe Raposo (Lagwagon/RKL) on upright bass and Randy Burk (Filthy Thieving Bastards) on percussion. What started as Spike simply learning and arranging some of his favorite classic songs for the ukulele on his own, eventually evolved into added musicians and a layered patchwork of ukulele, saxophone, glockenspiel, stylophone, organ, standup bass, and all manner of percussive elements. The Prettiest Star features two songs: the A-side is from the upcoming full length and the B-side, “Ben” (Michael Jackson), is exclusive to this 45. Spike adds, “The album track is a love letter from David Bowie to Marc Bolan, or so I recently heard. Our rendition is my love letter to myself. While I fear and despise rodents, I love the B-side and cry like a little girl whenever I hear it. R.I.P. Michael.”
toyGuitar, In This Mess get’s a stellar review.
Watch CJ RAMONE celebrate the release of his latest album Last Chance To Dance with a full live set at RAMONES MUSEUM in Berlin.
Check out the latest BiB sessions with Joey Cape and Chris Cresswell and Brian Wahlstrom here!
Due to inclement weather conditions the Less Than Jake & Reel Big Fish show at Best Buy Theater has been rescheduled to June 16, 2015. All tickets will be honored!
NOFX’S Fat Mike is doing a Punk Rock Musical! Check out what Billboard had to say about the upcoming SF run here!
Western Addiction added a hometown show before heading to Europe!