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Mendota Recording Co.

Mendota Recording Co.

Official Website: http://www.mendotarecording.com/

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New digital-only label formed by Ben Weasel.

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Ben Weasel adds second Los Angeles show
Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel and Riverdales has announced a second Los Angeles show in March. The dates will feature Ben's Weasel/Riverdales bandmate Danny Vapid (also of The Methadones and the duo are promising both Weasel's solo material as well as Screeching Weasel songs. The shows will feature Toys That Kill and The Girls as openers. The March 13th show is already sold out,…
2008-12-11 13:00:01

Ben Weasel plans LA show with Danny Vapid
Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel and Riverdales has announced a one-off Los Angeles show in March. The dates will feature Ben's Weasel/Riverdales bandmate Danny Vapid (also of The Methadones and the duo are promising both Weasel's solo material as well as Screeching Weasel songs. The show will feature Toys That Kill and The Girls as openers. Tickets go on sale today at 10:00am PST…
2008-12-05 12:30:09

Ben Weasel / The Challenged / The Girls
Ben Weasel has announced two more shows this November. Both shows will take place on November 14th and 15th at Reggie's Rock Club in Chicago, IL and will feature The Girls and The Challenged. Ben released These Ones Are Bitter last year through his own Mendota label. You can get tickets…
2008-08-18 11:00:03

Ben Weasel writes off Screeching Weasel reunion, takes punk scene to task
In a relatively unsurprising move Ben Weasel has confirmed that the upcoming pseudo reunions of Screeching Weasel will not turn into anything more. In a recent interview with Wrecked Kids he notes: it hasn't remotely crossed my mind. I have way more fun and make way more money playing as Ben Weasel. Vapid suggested the MBH thing a while back and I thought it sounded like it could be fun. But I'm not…
2008-07-09 14:30:03

Ben Weasel and Dan Vapid to play "My Brain Hurts" live
In his latest podcast, Ben Weasel has confimed that he will be reuniting with his Screeching Weasel (and current Methadone) Dan Vapid to play their beloved 1991 album My Brain Hurts in its entirety. The show will take place on Friday, August 22 at Reggie's…
2008-06-19 19:00:02

Ben Weasel announces Chicago show in May
Ben Weasel has announced a rare live appearance in support of his acclaimed 2007 solo album, These Ones Are Bitter. The gig will feature Shot Baker, The Leftovers and The Guts. Along with his solo material, Ben is promising a selection of tracks from his extensive catalogue with Screeching Weasel and The…
2008-03-29 15:00:03

Ben Weasel: "Got My Number"
Ben Weasel has posted a video for "Got My Number." The track comes from These Ones Are Bitter. You can check the video out below. Mr. Weasel recently starting working on the followup to his 2007…
2008-03-23 15:00:02

Ben Weasel working on new album
Ben Weasel (of the legendary Screeching Weasel, of course) has announced plans to follow up his recent solo album These Ones Are Bitter. Ben commented: I have a pretty small window of opportunity to record my next album, which is meant to be the second half of These Ones Are Bitter. But not all the tunes made the cut (some didn't fit and others just weren't good enough). So I have to come up with 6 more. Step 1: Go through years and years of old tapes of myself working on…
2008-02-15 12:00:08

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Compact Disc with Screeching Weasel
Today is the 25th Anniversary of the venerable compact disc. On August 17th, 1982, the world's first CD pressing plant punched out its very first disc. According to documents, that CD was Abba's The Visitors. (Ask your parents) More than 200 billion CDs have been sold since then. Even you vinyl nuts…
2007-08-17 16:00:04

Ben Weasel posts new song for download
Ben Weasel has posted another track from his new digital download-only album, These Ones Are Bitter. The song "Give it Time" has been posted for free download over at Spin.com. You can find it…
2007-06-28 16:30:02

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