Fat Mike from NOFX teamed up with the Mad Caddies and Tom Waits' backing band to release a ragtime album that doubles as the soundtrack for Rubber Bordello. It's available on iTunes now and the film will be screening in LA on February 10.
Check out Silverstein's cover of "It's My Job To Keep Punk Rock Elite" by NOFXhere. It comes from their upcoming album Short Songs, which comes out on February 7 via Hopeless Records and can be pre-ordered here.
Do you want limited edition Cokie the Clown "pee-colored vinyl"? Sure you do. You can also check out Fat Mike's statement on the whole SXSW "piss de resistance" in the replies. Warning: not safe for work.
The Fermented and Flailing tour featuring NOFX, Teenage Bottlerocket and Tony Sly is underway and you can read a bit about it here. Did you go to the previous shows? Are you planning on attending the upcoming dates?
A very detailed description of Fat Mike's performance as Cokie the Clown at this year's South by Southwest can be read here. Some of the pictures are NSFW and the review may be a bit uncomfortable. Be warned.
Tony Sly (of No Use for a Name) will be touring the west coast with Chris Shiflett (of Foo Fighters), Europe with Joey Cape (of Lagwagon/Bad Astronaut), and the midwest with NOFX. Dates are in the replies.
No matter what your feelings are for the man, please feel free fire any questions you'd like me to ask Fat Mike (NOFX), as I will be subjecting the frontman/label head/producer/father/Warped Tour antagonist to an interview this week.
Fuse has launched a promotional site for the upcoming NOFX Backstage Passport docu-series. Episode previews and video interviews with each band member can be found right here. The eight-part series premieres on Tuesday, April 15 at 10 p.m. EST on Fuse.