We posted the e-card for the new Me First and the Gimme Gimmes record in the media section. Also, go ahead and rubberneck this video that somebody made of the Gimmes version of Goodbye Earl laid over the original video by the Dixie Chicks. How exquisite is the NYPD Blue dude’s mustache? It’s a top caliber cookie-duster. Joey had this to say about the video, “That is the best thing I’ve seen in a while. It works perfectly with our version. I wish it really was our video.” So do we man.
Hey cowpie, peep this fancy moving picture of Me First and the Gimme Gimmes that one of their pals shot during a recent photo shoot for their upcoming record Love Their Country. Nature and animals have a delicate way of saying, “Don’t fuck with me” so you have to watch until the very end to see the Gimmes get “bucked” with. It’s way different than the video of them at that donkey show in Tija…um, nevermind. Oh…my…god!…look away, look away, look away.
On a side note…seriously…how bad ass is Joey’s dancing? I’m not joking. Someone let that intergalactic funk-machine out of his cage. I think he’s too busy humping the stage in Lagwagon to let the moves lay the grooves.
This is “aboot” the best news we’ve heard all week. The Sainte Catherines won an award for “Best Punk Album of the Year” at the GAMIQ (Quebec Independent Music Awards). More than 1,300 people in Quebec vote for the award and Hugo had this to say about taking the honor, “Doing independent and underground music, it’s not a step before being mainstream. It’s a choice, a lifestyle.” Don’t forget that the Catherines are taking this lifestyle on the road for Cracktoberfest when they hook up with Leftover Crack, Citizen Fish & Dead To Me. Oh man, this is such and honor just being nominated…I’d like to thank the academy, the squatters, the tri-hawks…
PS…If you go here and hold the cursor over “Voxpop 52” and click on “6” and wait until about 11 minutes in then you can watch the band accept the award orrrrrrrrr you will save the princess…right, left, down, a, b, pause, left…crap!
Make like an ear of corn and listen up! Head on over to the mp3 page because we just posted a brand new Me First and the Gimme Gimmes mp3 from their upcoming record Love Your Country that comes out Oct. 17th. The song is called “Goodbye Earl” and it was originally performed by the Dixie Chicks. Now before you get all, “The Dixie Chicks aren’t punk blah, blah, blah, Shania Twain is way more…blah, blah, blah…” you do remember that the Chicks stood up to the President about this illegal war we are in and then when everybody started giving them shit, they didn’t back down for a second. I am sure you also didn’t know that a Mr. GG Allin played fiddle and rhythm banjo on their very first demo. I’m serious. I think they are one of us so let’s welcome them into the pit. We know there is a “Cowboy Up” sticker underneath your Rancid sticker on your maroon Mercury Tracer anyways so just chill. Word on the street is that the Gimmes are gonna play some East Coast shows soon but for now go check out the song.
With the hurricanes a comin’ and the President blowing your blood money on fancy plane rides campaigning for his buddies it may seem bleak out there but we got some good news for you. The new Strike Anywhere CD/LP Dead FM is now up for sale in our web-store. It comes out next Tuesday, Sept. 5th. You can even get a Strike Anywhere punk patch with purchase of the CD or LP while supplies last! There’s a ton of stuff going on in the Strike Anywhere camp so here is a quick list…
Video for “Instinct” debuts on Myspace
Massive US tours complete with ticket buy links
Stream the entire new album here
Live hometown radio interviews on WRIR, tonight, August 30th at 8pm EST and WDYL, Friday, Sept. 1st at 8am EST. Click both links to listen live!
Awesome value added items with purchase of the new record
Mad Caddies Keep It Going in Tempe at Club Red!
Kye Smith is at it again! This time with a 5 minute drum chronology of Strung Out!
Chixdiggit returning to rock after a year off!
Another great review for Banner Pilot’s Souvenir.
Europe, beware, Masked Intruder are heading your way this September!
Get your NOFX summer fun tickets with Slighty Stoopid here and if you hurry, you can buy it without all the extra fees for $18 this weekend while supplies last.
Chris and Jake from STRUNG OUT to teach at Hemet High School! Don’t skip class this day!