With hypercaffium spazzinate featuring the classic milo cartoon as its cover art—this time, he’s got his head affixed to a lab flask in an attempt to “synthesize some bonus caffeine, ” as Milo explains—the album finds the band both honoring their past and living fully in the moment. On their first album in 12 years, vocalist milo aukerman, fishing, girls, food, and bassist Karl Alvarez channel an energy just as raw and jittery as in their earliest days—a time when the band was driven by the equally mighty forces of “rejection, guitarist Stephen Egerton, drummer Bill Stevenson, coffee, and food.
Born from the all-for-one spirit that’s forever fueled the band, Hypercaffium Spazzinate returns to the frenetically catchy sound that launched a generation of pop-minded punk acts and continues to widen the Descendents’ following around the world. There’s a quote from ornette Coleman about how the song is the territory, and what you do with the song is the adventure.
We’re definitely still going on all these little adventures together. Shrink-wrapped. But this band’s very honest about the fact that we’re not teenagers anymore. Still, thanks in part to their enduring legacy within skate culture and punk communities, the Descendents maintain a vitality that’s amply reflected on the new album.
The band’s first epitaph records release since 1996’s Everything Sucks, Hypercaffium Spazzinate began taking shape soon after the Descendents surfaced from extended hiatus for a series of gigs in 2010 Since the dawn of rock-and-roll every band’s tried to pretend they exist in the age group of 18 to 35, no matter how old they get, ” says Karl.
Cool To Be You
First Ditch Effort
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Milo Goes to College
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I Don't Want to Grow Up
Wonderful melodic la pop-punk from 1985 that spawned a million imitators! Includes 'Silly Girl'. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
Never Gonna Die
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Formed in the south bay of los Angeles, a neighborhood with a rich punk rock history, Pennywise began in 1988. A return to form for the band, Never Gonna Die contains 14 solid tracks that a punk fan can run in circles to. Shrink-wrapped. The band would go on to amass an international following through relentless touring and a melodic high energy sound merging melodic surf punk, blistering hardcore and the classic punk of their youth.
The group has solidified their place in punk history and are ready to continue their legacy with their long awaited new album, Never Gonna Die. Shrink-wrapped.
Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All Includes Blu-Ray and DVD
Shrink-wrapped. Filmage: the story of descendents/all, and many more, mark hoppus blink-182, chronicles the legends of punk and treats audiences to interviews with the band and its contemporaries Dave Grohl Foo Fighters, directed by Matt Riggle & Deedle LaCour, Nirvana, Mike Watt Minutemen Brett Gurewitz Bad Religion, revealing the untold story of one of the most influential bands in punk.
Long before punk rock inflicted its puncture wound on the map of mainstream music, the Descendents were in a van brewing a potent mix of pop, angst, love and coffee and influencing a generation to come. Shrink-wrapped. The documentary follows drummer and square-peg bill Stevenson as he pushes himself and a rotating door of band-mates to "achieve ALL, " his relentless concept of "going for greatness, the utmost possible" despite any and all setbacks.
This bonus cut edition of filmage is packed with nearly 80 additional minutes of bonus content! includes interviews, tour stories, and band history that landed on the cutting room floor, "The Lombardo Short" starring original bassist Tony Lombardo and "The Stevenson Monologues, religion, high school, archival footage, " which offers a deeper peek into the mind of Bill Stevenson as he sounds off on fashion, live shows, along with two short films, Milo and more.
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Shrink-wrapped. This year tim armstrong vocals, guitar, lars Frederiksen vocals, vocals, guitar, Matt Freeman bass, and Branden Steineckert drums return with their ninth studio album…Trouble Maker. Shrink-wrapped. Born in the midst of the post-reagan economic downturn in the San Francisco Bay Area, Rancid came to light as Armstrong and Freeman were moving forward after the first band they founded, Operation Ivy, the East Bay region specifically, reached a friendly demise.
Each album served as a layer cementing Rancid’s natural place in punk. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. After having seen the american dream dwindle and fade within their country, community and homes, Rancid put their description of its aftermath into their songs. Shrink-wrapped. Rancid as a band have always been imbued with a sense of place: the blue collar neighborhoods where they grew up in Berkley, their place as individuals within their band, California, their band as part of a movement and their evolving sense of place in relation to the world at large.
Their lyrical themes established their identity in the punk rock world while musically they incorporated horns, rasp, rockabilly bass lines, reggae rhythms, and distortion. Over the past 2 decades, rancid has shown awareness of their changing environment and have established their place in it, all while never losing sight of themselves as individuals or as a band.
As rancid, the band took up the torch of social commentary and the examination of the local scene and instantly inflamed the newly revived punk community, setting the stage for what was to come.
Shrink-wrapped. The bouncing souls enter that esteemed category, and in keeping with their D. I. Y. Shrink-wrapped. The bouncing souls are nothing short of a legacy, and with their new release "Simplicity" they're showing just why they've become one of the most respected and appreciated punk bands of all time. You can count the number of bands who've stayed together for almost 30 years on two hands, and you can use just one to count those who've consistently released quality material for the duration of those almost three decades.
Simplicity is easily the band’s strongest, most anthemic material to date. With over twenty eight years behind these legends from the Garden State, there's a lot more still to come. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. The bouncing souls will be on tour all year to support the release, as well as headlining major festivals around the world.
Roots, corporate radio, they've done it without a major label, MTV, or teen magazine pinups. For their newest album, “simplicity”, the bouncing souls headed back into the studio with John Seymour who previously produced "How I Spent My Summer Vacation" and "Anchors Aweigh" to craft their highly anticipated new album.
Fight The Good Fight
There is usually a dance party going on in the crowd, which we appreciate since we always have our own dance party happening on stage, ” says guitarist Kevin Bivona. The interrupters have built their live act of unstoppable energy and a feeling of easy community that reflects their familial vibe. The album features front-woman aimee interrupter, martial law and loyalty, spitting out lyrics that take on matters as thorny as family, guitarist Kevin Bivona, bassist Justin Bivone and drummer Jesse Bivona, friendship, while churning out bouncing rock-steady rhythms and snarly guitar riffs.
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. The interrupters are an L. A. They had toured the world with the likes of Green Day and Rancid and played huge festivals from The Vans Warped tour to Coachella. Shrink-wrapped. Based four-piece bound by their rebel spirit and deep love of punk, rock, ska and 2 Tone. The interrupters will be dancing their way to a town near you this summer on many festivals and tours including The Punk in Drublic Festivals, Back to The Beach Festival and the Main Stage on Vans Warped Tour.
Shrink-wrapped. Their third album, fight the good fight, was produced by Rancid’s Tim Armstrong and released on his Hellcat imprint for Epitaph Records. They make super high-energy rock -n-roll that’s equal parts catchy and confrontational.