That’s right, folks! The rumors are true. CJ RAMONE is joining the Fat fold and we are thrilled! September marks the 25th anniversary of CJ’s initiation into punk rock’s royal “family,” and to celebrate, on September 30th, we’ll release the single “Understand Me?,” a head-bopping melodic garage-punk screed addressed to an unnamed listener who really doesn’t seem to understand him.
Backing Ramone on the single (and the upcoming full-length Last Chance To Dance) is the same all-star unit he pulled together for his 2012 solo debut: Dan Root and Steve Soto from The Adolescents and David Hidalgo Jr. of Social Distortion. Packing in even more punk rock star power, the single’s non-album b-side is a cover of Black Flag’s “Rise Above,” featuring guitar and background vocals by Dez Cadena of Black Flag and the Misfits.
A punk from the LA Weekly interviewed Fat Mike of NOFX and wrote about it.
TOUR UPDATE! Though the tour with Foxy Shazam has been cancelled, Masked Intruder is forging ahead with a bunch of new tour dates!
Razorcake just published a review of D4th of July!
Another deservedly killer review for Hang!
Great news America! The Flatliners have made it across the border and will perform in Richmond, VA tonight!
Mad Caddies rocked Portland last week!
Boston! The Flatliners have to cancel their show at Great Scott tonight. Read their statement here.