NONE MORE BLACK are set to release their third full length titled ICONS on October 26th recorded by Philadelphiaâs own, Will Yip. This is the first release with new drummer Richard Minino and you can check out their live performance at our CMJ showcase on October 23rd in Brooklyn, NY. Details here! Weâve just received the cover art for this release and you can take a peek below- we are STOKED! Paul Romano has designed all the NMB covers but some of you may be more familiar with his work on Mastodon records. Check out more from Paul Romano by visiting his website.
The Longest EP is streaming exclusively on MySpace and you can hear it by going here! On August 17th weâll be releasing NOFXâs The Longest EP, a collection of 30 EP tracks from 1987 to 2009, plus rarities, out of print stuff and previously unreleased outtakes. PRE-ORDER <a href=“http://www.fatwreck.com/record/detail/758” "_blank">NOW!
NOFX Tour Dates:
08/13/10 Eschwege, Germany at Open Flair Festival
08/15/10 Yantar, Russia at Kubana Festival
08/17/10 Munich, Germany at Backstage
08/18/10 Rijeka , Croatia at Preluk
08/19/10 St. Pölten, Austria at Frequency Festival
08/20/10 Hasselt, Belgium at Pukkelpop Festival
08/21/10 Amsterdam, Netherlands at Lowlands Festival
08/22/10 Leipzig, Germany at Highfield Festival
08/24/10 Brescia, Italy at Festa Di Radio Onda D’ Urto
08/25/10 Palermo, Italy at Biergarten
08/27/10 Reading, UK at Reading Festival
08/29/10 Leeds, UK at Leeds Festival
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<a href=“http://www.fatwreck.com/band/index/41”blank">SMOKE OR FIRE are working with Matt Allison at Atlas Studios in Chicago and you can view a few of their video updates by clicking here. Stay tuned as weâll be announcing details for their upcoming full length but rumor has it that fans can expect an early November release. SMOKE OR FIRE will perform at our CMJ showcase and Fest in October, dates blank">here.
Cobra Skulls are working with Fat Mike at Motor Studios in San Francisco for an upcoming Fall EP and you can read a run down from Devin by visiting their MySpace page. We havenât sussed out exactly when it will be released but weâll announce it soon. Additionally the band is heading out on Warped Tour this week and you can view all their tour dates by going here! Cobra Skulls will also join Smoke or Fire and a slew of other bands for our CMJ showcase so be sure not to miss it.
We are thrilled to work with Banner Pilot on the re-release of Resignation Day out Sept 14th! Jacques Wait (Soviettes, Off With Their Heads, Dear Landlord) remixed and remastered the 12 original tracks and added two bonus songs that are out of print. Originally released on Go Kart records you can score Resignation Day digitally through them on Sept 14th and we’ll be handling the CD and vinyl. Click here to check their tour dates and here to visit their web site.
Take a peek at what Nate from Banner Pilot had to say:
When we originally recorded Resignation Day back in 2007, issues came up during the recording that left us with little time for mixing. As a result, the record didn’t sound too hot. This was kind of a drag ‘cuz we didn’t feel like we did the songs justice. But! Sometimes you get a second chance; sometimes you can take something that was subpar and make it right, like when that Jason Mraz guy covered Blitzkrieg Bop. In our case, we were able to get Jacques Wait (who we worked with on our last album Collapser) to take a look at the original tracks and take a stab at remixing them. What he came up with was awesome, sounding like a new album. Usually something billed as a ‘remix’ will cause you to say “Uh, I guess the guitars areâ¦. warmer now?” or “Oh, that’s cool that the ride cymbal has more zing in that one part now. Glad I bought this again”, but in this case we’re talking about a dramatic difference. Plus we added two more songs that are out of print, re-did the layout, and even changed around the sequencing. It’s like a whole new experience, maaan.
So if you checked out the album the first time around and didn’t dig it, give it another chance. We think you’ll like it. It’s like that one fairy tale where the first bowl of porridge kind of sucks but the second one is perfect.
<a href=“http://www.fatwreck.com/band/index/88”blank">*THE FLATLINERS* are set to release Monumental on September 28th, a three song release only available on vinyl and digitally. Two tracks are exclusive to the release and âMonumentalâ is off their latest full length titled Cavalcade. THE FLATLINERS have recently been tagged to tour with The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and theyâll be at Riot Fest, CMJ and Fest. Check their dates blank">here! For more details on this release, take a peek at what Chris from The Flats had to say:
Remember when bands used to release “singles” on 7" pieces of wax? They’d also come with B-sides from their records on them. Remember? Well since we just recently got “vinyl records” in snowy Canada, we don’t remember either…
Alas! This coming September we bring you the ‘Monumental’ single! (Applause) And of course, the lovely folks at Fat Wreck Chords are (man)handling the release. The A side will be the title track (“Monumental”) from our latest album Cavalcade, while the B-side boasts 2 songs picked up and dusted off from the Cavalcade cutting room floor that are just far too sweet to rob from you folks. And on top of all that, our very talented friend and delicious food enthusiast Richard Minino (AKA Horsebites) has whipped up some really awesome artwork for it. So get stoked, cause we’re already there.
Good Riddance show report from last week in Long Beach!
Alternative Press knows what’s up! STRUNG OUT made their “Bands You Absolutely Must Watch At Riot Fest” list. Check it out here!
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes are heading to the UK this December with The Skints. Tickets are just 10 quid thanks to Jägermeister so grab them fast!
Another killer review for The Dirty Nil 7"!
The Real McKenzies are headed to Motor Studios to record some new songs and are touring down the West Coast for the first time in years! Go see ’em!
Check out a full Good Riddance live show!
Anti-Flag is heading to Riot Fest Chicago and are playing a few shows along the way. Check the dates here!
Masked Intruder have new tour dates in November-check them out here!
If anyone was ever curious as to what Milo from Descendents went to college for, check out this science journal write up on him here