We are proud to add the Star Fucking Hipsters to the Fat roster! This politically progressive, creative super group of punks, fronted by Sturgeon of Leftover Crack, have been in the studio arguing with Fat Mike here in San Francisco. Check out their myspace page for info about the band and news about the debut album. With CD sales at a record high and the “F” word in the band name, weâre sure this record is destined for goldâ¦
NOFX have leaked on themselves (and on the internet) some new East Coast tour dates for the Fall. All the details have yet to be worked out, but check back for full show info and ticket links in the next couple of weeks. They are currently touring the Northwest and parts of Canada on the Fat Tour with label mates No Use For A Name and American Steel. When they wrap up NUFAN will head to New Zealand and Australia for a summer tour with Strung Out, and American Steel has a hot date with The Alkaline Trio in early July.
10/13/08 Providence, RI at Lupo’s
10/16/08 New York, NY at Irving Plaza
10/16/08 New York, NY at Irving Plaza
10/17/08 Sayreville, NJ at Starland Ballroom
10/18/08 Long Island, NY at Crazy Donkey
10/20/08 Philadelphia, PA at Trocadero Theater
10/21/08 Pittsburgh, PA at Club Zoo
10/23/08 Buffalo, NY at Town Ballroom
10/24/08 Baltimore, MD at Ram’s Head Tavern
10/25/08 Richmond, VA at Toad’s Place
Here is a message from the band…
Hello people, we don’t normally bother y’all, but we just thought we’d let you know that strangely enough, we have a TV show. It’s called Backstage Passport and it premieres Tuesday night (April 15th) at 10pm EST on FUSE TV. It’s pretty good. A shit fuck of a lot better than Pants Off Dance Off. Well, check out the trailer and decide for yourself. Oh, and if you have a Nielson Box, turn that sucker on. Later, NOFX.
You may have noticed that we don’t have any new releases scheduled after No Use for a Name but that is because we are moving the Fat office. We have been at the same location for 15 years and now the city wants to demolish our building so the bus drivers have a place to heat up their soup and watch Judge Judy. We even made Fat Mike clean out his office which was so dirty it looked like it had been robbed. Don’t fear though because we are working on new releases from the Real McKenzies, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Dead To Me, more Classic Colored Vinyl and a few other surprises.
No Use for a Name are one of independent music’s most dominant and everlasting forces and nothing could solidify their firm grip on the underground more than their upcoming 9th proper studio release. The band recorded in Ft. Collins, CO at the Blasting Room with legendary producer Bill Stevenson (Descendents, Black Flag, Only Crime). This could very well be their best record to date, both in song quality and production value and Fat Mike thinks it’s the “best NUFAN record since the 90’s”. The 14 song record is a perfect blend of all their previous albums. The band is about to head out on an extensive European run appropriately titled âThe Feel Good Tour of the Yearâ followed by the second leg of the Fat Tour 2008 and then a trip to Australia with Strung Out. A video for the song âBiggest Lieâ has just been completed and you can see a few still photos from the shoot here. We have autographed copies of the CD (while supplies last) for those of you that order directly from us.
BUY THE NEW CD/LP WITH CD INSERT HERE
LISTEN TO FULL ALBUM STREAM HERE
DOWNLOAD FREE MP3S OF “BIGGEST LIE” & “I WANT TO BE WRONG” HERE
WATCH STUDIO AND TOUR VIDEOS HERE
SEE THE TOUR DATES AND BUY TICKETS HERE
On May 27th of 2007 Good Riddance played their last show ever to a sold out crowd in their hometown of Santa Cruz, CA. Being one of Fat’s longest running bands, we thought it only proper to document the evening in the form of a LIVE RECORD. The set list reads more like a greatest hits album, mixing the best of the band’s 12+ year career and touching on favorites from each of their seven full lengths on Fat, EP’s and 7"s. The final product truly captures the energy present in the room that night and is a perfect final chapter for Good Riddance. We posted the third and final mp3 from the record here and we are running a BIG SALE on their back catalog releases. This band is single-handedly responsible for kick-starting Floyd’s acting career and we are going to miss them. Singer, Russ Rankin, had these comments about the release:
On a hectic day in late May 2007 one of the most exhausting and exhilarating chapters in my life came to a close. We’d played San Diego the previous night and with a set list of almost 30 songs, my voice was starting to go on strike. We had to be at the venue in Santa Cruz early for extra sound checks due to the live recording so I found myself leaving my hotel room in Hollywood around 6:00am for the 6 hour drive north. I was exhausted (hadn’t gotten back to Hollywood after the San Diego show until about 3:00am the previous night) and very concerned about my voice. After a whirlwind load-in and soundcheck the show finally got underway. As was expected the guest list was a nightmare and we weren’t happy about the barricade in front of the stage but the show ended up going off just about as flawlessly as one could hope for. As the last note of the final song echoed and decayed into the still, night air I was overwhelmed with a sense of gratitude for what we were able to achieve and experience during the band’s career. It was an emotional moment for me and it served to punctuate an unforgettable evening and a bittersweet event for the band and thousands of our fans. All I can say is “Thank You” to everyone who supported us through the years and I hope you enjoy this documentation of our final show.
PS: Don’t forget about our GIANT T-SHIRT SALE! Almost all of our shirts are only $7!
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!
Less Than Jake get interviewed by a fan, read it here!
Old Man Markley have a few more dates before hitting the Capay Tomato Festival! Don’t throw tomato’s at them!
Watch a new interview with Spike Slawson from UKE-HUNT here!
GOOD RIDDANCE just added a couple of California dates! GET THERE!!!
Head here to bid on some cool stuff we donated to the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless at Riot Fest.