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Started in 1990 by "Fat" Mike, bassist of NOFX to put out a seven inch by his band, it slowly grew to become one of the larger and best known labels in punk rock. Though it began by releasing mostly Californian bands, it quickly grew to encompass bands from all over the world, notably, Canada's Propagandhi and Japan's Hi-Standard. Today, it has an impressive roster, including the Descendents, Against Me! and of course, Fat Mike's own NOFX who returned to the label after nearly a decade on Epitaph.

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Strung Out: "The Animal and the Machine"
Strung Out are now streaming their new song, "The Animal and the Machine," off their new record. The record is titled Transmission Alpha Delta and is due out March 24, 2015. You can hear the tune…
2015-02-25 17:00:01

Night Birds recording demos this weekend
Here's a short update on the Night Birds front. The band is headed into the studio on Saturday and Sunday of this week to record 11 demo tracks. The band plans to release their next album on Fat Wreck Chords. The band has plans to record the album proper in late April and early May. They last released…
2015-02-25 16:00:01

Good Riddance to release 'Peace In Our Time' in April
Fat Wreck Chords has announced that Good Riddance will release a new full-length LP on April 21, 2015. The LP, titled Peace In Our Time, is the band's first in nine years. Lead singer Russ Rankin said: In 2010 I had a few songs which I demoed on my own, and when I played them for the rest of the guys, they were stoked and wanted to make them Good…
2015-02-13 13:30:01

Banner Pilot (Europe)
Banner Pilot has announced that they are heading to Europe this April. They have also announced that they have begun work on their next record. Banner Pilot released Souvenir in…
2015-02-13 13:00:01

Swingin' Utters release lyric video, announce more European dates
Swingin' Utters have released a lyric video for the song "Fistfull of Hollow." They also released additional European tour dates for February and…
2015-02-12 12:00:01

Strung Out / Red City Radio / La Armada
Strung Out have announced a headlining tour for their upcoming album, Transmission Alpha Delta. It's due out March 24, 2015. All dates will feature La Armada and Red City Radio and Masked Intruder…
2015-02-11 16:30:01

The Dwarves hacked by Islamic extremists
If you visited the website of The Dwarves this past weekend, you saw that instead of being greeted with pictures of nudity and blood, there was Arabic text, quotes from the Koran and Islamic prayers being played. Well, it turns out the website was hacked by a group in Tunisia that posts pro-Islamic statements on hacked sites. The hacker referred to himself by the name Hani…
2015-02-11 14:00:01

Night Birds heading into the studio to record Fat Wreck Chords debut
Night Birds have announced that they will be heading into the studio in the spring to record their third album, and first for Fat Wreck Chords. In a Facebook post, the band said: Very excited to say we have completed writing, and have booked studio time this April & May to record our third album, and our first with Fat Wreck Chords!…
2015-02-06 09:00:01

Fat Mike: 'Home Street Home'
Fat Mike of NOFX has released a stream of his Home Street Home musical. The soundtrack record is due out February 10, 2015. Mike wrote the music, and co-wrote the lyrics with Jeff Marx and Soma Snakeoil.…
2015-02-04 15:30:01

Masked Intruder / The Murderburgers (UK)
Masked Intruder have announced a handful of dates with Scotland's The Murderburgers in May. The dates will follow the band's European tour with Teenage Bottlerocket. You can…
2015-02-03 11:00:01

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