Dead To Me, Little Brother
This new five song EP from Dead To Me fills the tall order of surpassing the lofty expectations set by the band’s critically acclaimed first full length Cuban Ballerina. Little Brother showcases unforgettable melodies earnestly belted out by the dueling lead vocals of Jack and Chicken along with a sophisticated stylistic diversity that displays the band’s maturation and songwriting prowess. Bold, vivid album art designed by the band completes this pretty package.
Swingin’ Utters, Hatest Grits: B-Sides And Bullshit
San Francisco’s biggest and best punk band, the Swingin’ Utters, have returned to set the scene with their latest release, Hatest Grits: B-Sides And Bullshit. Where other bands have made a mockery of street punk with their corny gimmicks and posturing, the Utters deliver music brimming with the passion and desperation the genre is known for. Hatest Grits is a collection of rare 7" singles, b-sides, album outtakes, compilation songs and covers, including nine previously unreleased tracks (and a few surprises). Insert includes liner notes on each song from band members past & present and tons of old photos.
See them live in Texas:
11/08/08 Austin, TX at Fun Fun Fun Fest @ Waterloo Park w/ Cro-Mags, Krum Bums, Bitter End
11/09/08 Dallas, TX at The Prophet Bar w/ The Adolescents, Krum Bums
11/10/08 San Antonio, TX at Rock Bottom w/ The Adolescents, Krum Bums
An MP3 of the Swingin’ Utters song “To Return Now” is available for download on our site. The track is one of 26 tunes featured on the new record, Hatest Grits: B-Sides & Bullshit, in stores and online next Tuesday. Dead To Me’s new EP, Little Brother will also be out next Tuesday, but in the meantime you can listen to the title track. Click below to pre-order Hatest Grits and Little Brother right now:
Don’t miss the Utters live:
11/08/08 Austin, TX Fun Fun Fun Fest @ Waterloo Park w/ Cro-Mags, Krum Bums, Bitter End
11/09/08 Dallas , TX The Prophet Bar w/ The Adolescents, Krum Bums
11/10/08 San Antonio, TX Rock Bottom w/ The Adolescents, Krum Bums
Buy tickets here.
Dead To Me’s “Little Brother”
We are extremely proud to release the first new Dead To Me song in over 2 years! This gem, “Little Brother”, is the title track of their goldmine of an EP due out October 28th. Go here to download, and here to view the track list. Pre-order starts next week, so come on by then!
Fat Class Colored Vinyl Series: Good Riddance For God and Country vinyl re-press
First released in 1995, we’ve re-pressed 653 navy blue LPs of the Good Riddance classic For God and Country. Get yours here!
Dillinger Four are from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They formed in 1994. C I V I L W A R is their fourth full-length record (preceded by Midwestern Songs of the Americas, Versus God, and Situationist Comedy). In terms of importance, they are to the ‘90s and ’00s what Black Flag was to the ’80s (without the Grateful Dead worship). It’s not only what they are—a great band—it’s what they’ve helped inspire, build, and represent. They’re an earthquake. They’re the Redd Foxx—mixed with the Chalmers Johnson of punk rock. And their album is out today.
See them live:
10/14/08 Brooklyn, NY at Danbro Warehouse CD RELEASE SHOW w/ Municipal Waste, The Measure, The Ergs!
10/15/08 New York, NY at Irving Plaza SOLD OUT w/ NOFX, The Flatliners, Shira Girl
10/16/08 New York, NY at Irving Plaza SOLD OUT w/ NOFX, The Flatliners, Break On Through
10/17/08 Sayreville, NJ at Starland Ballroom w/ NOFX, The Flatliners
10/18/08 Long Island, NY at Crazy Donkey w/ NOFX, The Flatliners, Break On Through
10/20/08 Philadelphia, PA at Trocadero Theater w/ NOFX, The Flatliners
10/21/08 Pittsburgh, PA at Club Zoo w/ NOFX, The Flatliners
10/23/08 Buffalo, NY at Town Ballroom w/ NOFX, The Flatliners
10/24/08 Baltimore, MD at Ram’s Head Live w/ NOFX, Teenage Bottlerocket, The Flatliners
10/25/08 Richmond, VA at Toad’s Place w/ NOFX, Teenage Bottlerocket, The Flatliners
11/01/08 Gainesville, FL at The Fest 7
Download your copy of the first track off the new Dillinger Four album, “A Jingle For The Product” here. Then check out their MySpace page where they are streaming C I V I L W A R in its entirety until the end of the day! Pre-order it right here, and be one of the lucky few to receive a D4 beer koozie while supplies last. Yesterday marked the first day of tour for the band along with NOFX and The Flatliners. Peruse their show dates here, and if you live in Brooklyn, don’t miss their “CD Release Show” with Municipal Waste and The Ergs! on the 14th!
The folks in Innsbruck, Austria give the Mad Caddies latest, Dirty Rice a killer review!
Night Birds are slightly invading Europe now.
Europe, get stoked! Bad Cop/ Bad Cop is set to tour there this August!!
Punkworldviews posted some cool photos of Old Man Markley playing in Salt Lake City!
The Copyrights received a pretty sweet review from Punknews.
Useless ID posted an update about their upcoming Euro shows. Stay safe fellas!
What do punk rockers and craft brewers have in common? Apparently a lot! Check out Champion Brewery getting cozy with NOFX and Against Me!
NOFX reflect on 20 years of Punk In Drublic in this Alternative Press piece!