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The label founded by Vandals bassist Joe Escalante originally started in order for them to release a record from Assorted Jelly Beans. Since then the label has released high profile releases from The Ataris as well as becoming the home for the The Vandals.

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Kung Fu Records signs Danger Friends
Kung Fu Records has signed synth punk band Danger Friends. The band will release their EP Zeros on September 11, 2015. You can hear the title track…
2015-07-22 11:00:01

Bigwig (Canada)
Bigwig has released a video announcing upcoming tour dates across Canada (bookended by NY and FL). The band promises more to be announced later. You can check them out below. The NJ-based band says: Welcoming Josh Farrel, Bigwig's original guitarist of Unmerry Melodies and Stay Asleep and…
2015-06-09 13:30:01

Versus the World: "A Brooklyn Rooftop"
Versus the World have posted "A Brooklyn Rooftop." It's from their upcoming album Homesick/Roadsick which is due out June 23, 2015 and reunites the band with Kung Fu Records. Listen to it…
2015-04-24 14:30:01

The Ataris / Yotam Ben Horin / Brian Marquis
The Ataris have announced the dates for their upcoming Blue Skies, Broken Hearts - Next 12 Exits... tour which will feature the album performed in its entirety. Support will come from Yotam Ben Horin of Useless ID…
2015-02-11 15:30:01

The Vandals: 'Internet Dating Superstuds' re-release
The Vandals have re-released 2002′s Internet Dating Superstuds as a 31-track album. Expanding on the original, the re-release includes instrumental versions of each of the album's songs as well as an unreleased demo of "Disproportioned Head." Kung Fu Records…
2013-07-18 10:00:01

Vandals finishing up EP, promise more releases
The Vandals have announced that their previously unveiled EP is being "expanded and improved as a proper worldwide release." They said this: Producer Warren Fitzgerald is finishing the tracking right now and 4 to 5 tracks will be mixed by Andy Carpenter (Dwarves,…
2013-07-16 13:00:01

The Vandals to release EP in March
The Vandals are in the studio, finishing up a new record, according to their label Kung Fu Records. The label tweeted: #TheVandals, we can confirm, are in the studio at this very moment putting finishing touches on new tracks. Release Date: March 2013 The band themselves posted about the recordings, saying it would…
2013-02-15 12:00:02

The Vandals announce 15th annual Christmas Formal
The Vandals have announced their 15th annual Christmas Formal show, to take place December 11th at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. The band will be supported by The Crowd and Versus the World. The annual event notably features songs from the band's 1996 Christmas album, Oi to the…
2011-11-04 12:00:01

Versus The World (Lagwagon, ex-Ataris) recording new album
Versus the World is currently in the studio at work on their second full-length. The group is recording in Santa Barbara, CA with producer Thom Flowers (Bad Astronaut, The Ataris, Mad Caddies) with plans for a summer release. The band notably includes Lagwagon guitarist Chris Flippin and former Ataris bassist Mike Davenport. The band released their self-titled…
2011-05-11 11:30:01

Audio Karate update: new members, new material, name change
According to an update to the band's Facebook page, Audio Karate will be more or less abandoning their old sound and material, as well as changing their name. The group has a new lineup as well, and one show planned for June 7 at The Press in Claremont, CA. The band last released Lady Melody in 2004 to critical…
2011-05-10 12:00:01

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