Happy release day everyone! Both of these brand new records are available today! Mad Caddies celebrate the release of their first new material in seven years with Dirty Rice, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Just take a look at the killer reviews here, here and here. Then, plug in your headphones and listen to a couple new tracks, Brand New Scar and Down and Out, all while reading this in-depth feature. If you haven’t checked out our instagram contest, you can find the details here. Don’t miss the Caddies on tour! U.S. Dates are coming to a close but they’ll be heading to Europe soon.
The reigning champs of punk rock covers—Me First and the Gimme Gimmes—embrace their inner diva with their sixth studio album, Are We Not Men? We Are Diva! Listen to their renditions of Straight Up (Paula Abdul) and Beautiful (Christina Aguilera), then order your copy today! The Gimmes will perform at the Amnesia Rock Fest in Montebello, Canada this June and you can grab tickets here! Read a review or two then listen to Spike’s ultimate mix tape.
We are very sad to report the passing of Bad Astronaut’s drummer, Erik Herzog, an exceptionally talented musician and lifelong member of the Santa Barbara music scene. Our deepest condolences to Erik’s family and to our friends in Bad Astronaut: Joey, Marko, Todd, Angus, and Thom.
Don’t miss Zach Quinn from PEARS crooning to the masses on his solo tour! Dates here!
New interview with Jay from Frenzal Rhomb.
Mean Jeans are playing Portland tomorrow night!
TILT is playing day 1 at The Lookouting: A Celebration of Lookout Records at Gilman!
There’s a bunch of Fat bands on the Watch Dogs 2 game soundtrack! Give it a listen on their Spotify playlist.
Fat Mike talks to CBC News in Canada about the US Elections.
Stacey Dee from Bad Cop/Bad Cop talks with Dying Scene.