The goofy and cartoonish weasel, with his signature leather jacket, and smoking cigarette about to frantically jump from his lip, is back for an encore. Yep kids, Screeching Weasel is releasing an anthology of sorts entitled, WeaselMania. Thanks to the folks at Fat Wreck Chords, all the Weasel hits are chronicled here, from “Supermarket Fantasy,” […]
Annie: GuitarSusy: BassSturgeon: GuitarDanny: Drums The Soviettes are out on tour with Against Me!, the Epoxies, and Smoke or Fire, hitting all 50 states (yes, including Hawaii and Alaska) as well as a few Canadian cities. So basically, there’s no excuse to miss this, the new generation of Fat Wreck Chords bands.
Returning with their 8th studio album, Keep Them Confused, No Use For A Name loses no momentum. A perfect mix of old school ’90s punk rock melody and energetic rhythms should please any NUFAN fan. NUFAN has kept it underground for almost 20 years now (the band was formed in 1987 by current members Tony […]
The Soviettes aren’t really from the former Soviet Union. They are from someplace almost as cold, though–Minnesota. You wouldn’t know it from listening to their new record, titled L.P. III, though. There are heaping spoonfuls of California and New York in their sound, pop and punk and of course the obligatory 80s influence, but it’s […]
I seem to be haunted by organ-enhanced bands these days. Why does that sound so dirty? In any case, Snuff is a not-so-easily-pigeonholed punk rock band from Britain long after it was cool the first time around, but not late enough for it to have been cool for the second. On this compilation, they skip […]
Lagwagon was the first band signed to Fat Wreck Chords, and exemplifies the sound that’s come to be standard for that label–the speeding-bullet drumming, hyper-fast guitars and snotty vocals. They’ve now joined the pantheon of Fat Wreck artists to release a Live in a Dive record. Once again, I’m faced with the task of trying […]