Prolific drummer Josh Freese will be releasing a new EP. The drummer began his career with Dweezil Zappa and The Vandals and went on to perform with Devo, A Perfect Circle, Weezer, Paramore, Nine Inch Nails, Wayne Kramer, Guns N' Roses and countless others, The record is titled My New Friends [EP] and is due out April 1, 2011 . It follows Since 1972 which, when released in 2009, was offered at prices from $7 for a digital download through $75,000 for Freese joining the purchaser's band for a month, going to his house to pick clothes out of his closet and a flying trapeze lesson with Robin Finck from Nine Inch Nails. While the $75,000 package is still available, Freese sold a $20,000 package, many of the $5000 packages and multiple $500, $1000 and $2500 packages.
Freese also mentioned that a portion of the profits from the sale of My New Friends will go to the 2011 Freese Family Hawaiian Vacation Fund. "I am proud of this record and hope the same 812 people that got the last one rush out and snatch this one up too." Freese noted. More details are posted on his official website.