Foxy Shazam frontman Eric McNally talks about his band's new, free surprise albumGonzo, what that word means to him, and about the history of mental illness in his family which inspired a lot of this record. The interview gets pretty personal; you can check out a snippet below and read it in full here.
For me, gonzo is… I feel like my dad has lost his mind a little bit. Like, since I was a kid, I just feel like my dad’s lost his mind. And I think that’s been something that’s hereditary in our family. I think “gonzo,” for me, is my fear of what I might… It’s like me applying my dad to myself, and my band and my career and everything. Just imagining. Or really being fearful of what’s to...
Foxy Shazam just released a new album for free a couple of weeks ago, and now we've invited them to come chat with everyone here on the website. This Thursday, April 17th and 5pm PST the band will be doing a chat here on the homepage. Add it to your calendars!
Say word. Foxy Shazam just dropped a new LP called Gonzoon Bandcamp, where you can also stream it. This is the band's first self-released music since 2005 and it was recorded with Steve Albini, so honestly why are you still reading this news post? You know how fast Bandcamp downloads are? You could be listening by now. If you're still here, jump to the replies for more information and tour dates with Larry and His Flask.
Foxy Shazam has released a lyric video for a new song called "Holy Touch." Not surprisingly, the video is awesome. Watch it in the replies. The song is the third track from The Church of Rock and Roll, which comes out on January 24. Read my early thoughts on the album here. It's a good'un.
Head to the replies to see a new life lesson from Foxy Shazam. This time, frontman Eric Nally wants you to know that you should never fail, but you don't really want to succeed, either. Foxy's new record, the groovy The Church of Rock and Roll, is only a week away now, dropping Jan. 24.
We're a little behind on this post, but you can find preorders for the new Foxy Shazam record, The Church of Rock and Roll, right here. You'll get a free download of the opening track with the purchase of any bundle.
Edit: The chat has ended. Thanks so much to Eric for taking the time to visit.
Eric Nally, vocalist of Foxy Shazam, will be chatting with us live, in this thread, at 6pm EST/3pm PST. Swing by to talk about his vocal acrobatics, the band's new self-titled record, and their classy Chat Roulette listening party, among other things.
Foxy Shazam will release their bombastic self-titled full-length on April 13th. For an early taste, we've posted a 3-song sampler on the band's AP.net Profile that includes the premiere of "Only Way To My Heart". Take a listen, then chat with vocalist Eric Nally here at 6pm.