Bad Taste Records

Bad Taste Records

Official Website: http://www.badtasterecords.se/

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This Swedish punk rock label started off humbly in 1994 with the release of the Satanic Surfers' Skate To Hell EP. Since then, Bad Taste has put out over 75 releases. The label is the international home for a number of releases from Last Days Of April, Logh, and The Weakerthans, among others, as well as being the longtime home for the Satanic Surfers.

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Danko Jones to release album in October
Canada's Danko Jones will be releasing their next album, Rock and Roll is Black and Blue on October 9, 2012. The band is the current home of Rocket From the Crypt/Angels and Airwaves/The…
2012-07-26 15:00:01

Hard-Ons live set from Australia
Sydney, Australia's long-running punk act Hard-Ons have a full live set streaming from their homelands available at Moshcam.com. The group last released Most People Are A Waste of Time in 2006 through Australia and Europe only; the groups last North American release of 2003's Very Exciting delivered via BOMP! The set is thirteen songs long, and can be seen…
2008-09-04 10:00:03

Bad Taste details Joey Cape's "Bridge"
Bad Taste Records has posted the cover art and track listing for Bridge, the new acoustic effort from Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape. Click below for the details.. The record hits stores on September 29th of this year. Cape previously commented: The strange part of all this is, now that it is done, I'm not sure how to feel. It is my first attempt at making a solo record, something I am totally unfamiliar with. I know this, I will never make a record this way again. From…
2008-07-06 11:00:02

Joey Cape finishes new acoustic record "Bridge"
Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape has finished his new acoustic album: Throughout the past 2 years I would work on it from time to time for short periods but I could never quite complete it. I lost major portions of the record to drive failures and insufficient back up. Many songs on this record were tracked entirely, then guitar or vocals were re-recorded, and eventually the whole song was trashed and re-tracked. It seems funny now. It was hard to let go. It's hard to commit to the idea that your "work in progress" will…
2008-06-29 12:00:04

Joey Cape (Lagwagon, Bad Astronaut, Playing Favorites) plans full length acoustic solo album
Prolific musician and Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape recently sat down with The Paradigm Journal, an art and literary journal. Joey discusses his latest project, his creative process, and his thoughts on punk music. Of particular note is that Joey will be recording a solo acoustic album for Bad Taste in the tradition of his Acoustic split with No Use for a Name's Tony Sly: I wanted to make an actual…
2008-04-09 21:00:05

New Danko Jones full length due in 2008
Danko Jones will release their new album in early 2008. The record is titled Never Too Loud and is due out March 18, 2008. It will be released in Europe via Bad Taste at the end of February. The band recorded the 11–song disc over two months at Los Angeles' Studio 606 with Grammy Award–winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Marilyn Manson). John Garcia (Kyuss) appears on the album, and Pete Stahl (Scream, Wool) adds vocals to "Forest For The Trees." A North American…
2007-12-12 09:00:02

Joey Cape acoustic album in the works for Bad Taste Records
Joey Cape of Lagwagon, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, Bad Astronaut, Afterburner and the recently announced Dead Penguin has yet another release in the works. A recent blog posting revealed: Recently I decided to make a new acoustic album for the Swedish label Bad Taste Records. I have thought about this a lot and I realized I'm still attracted to the idea of a record…
2007-07-12 12:00:05

Satanic Surfers (1989-2007)
After nearly two decades together, Sweden's Satanic Surfers have called it a day. Rumours about the impending split first surfaced earlier this year, but official confirmation has come in from the band. Vocalist Rodrigo Alfaro explained: On February 10th, I decided to call it a day, or should I…
2007-03-21 10:30:02

Quit Your Dayjob supporting OK Go
Sweden's electro-punk three-piece Quit Your Dayjob has been tapped to support a number of dates on OK Go's forthcoming U.S. fall trek. Oddly enough, the band is supporting the European release of their 2005 full-length on Bad Taste, Sweden We Got a…
2006-10-23 18:00:02

The Hard-ons / The Queers
Australia's Hard-Ons are heading out on tour this September. Marking the band's first US tour in 13 years, the band is on the road with the Queers in support of their newest album, Most People Are a Waste of Time. To hear samples from the 21-year-old band's new album, visit…
2006-08-28 15:10:02

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