Screeching Weasel – WeaselMania

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,” […]

The Soviettes – LP III

The Soviettes

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 […]

Lagwagon – Live in a Dive

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 […]