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.
Masked Intruder and The Copyrights are hitting the road this fall. Substream has a teaser!
Jason from Western Addiction and former Fat employee picks his top 11 Fat releases for Team Rock!
Fat Mike discusses celebrating 25 Years of Fat Wreck Chords with Diffuser Magazine!
We’re loving this acoustic version of Lagwagon’s “Obsolete Absolute” that Joey Cape just released!
Hey San Francisco! Catch Spike from the Gimme Gimmes and Uke-Hunt live on The Kinda Late Show with Broke-Ass Stuart before Stuart becomes the Broke-Ass Mayor of San Francisco!