Fat Wreck Chords confirmed that the label will be releasing the upcoming Tony Sly tribute album.
Tony was a fucking amazing songwriter and one of my dearest friends. His death was traumatic. Horrible. Iíve had friends die, but this was different. Tony wasnít finished. Iíve been putting together this tribute comp for some time. Itís incredible how many bands have called me wanting to be on it. Itís been my absolute privilege to put this together. What I wanted to show on this record is how amazing Tonyís songs are. You can tell a song is great when it can be done in any style and itís still great. Thatís what this comp is about. All the bands are doing No Use for a Name songs or...
Paper + Plastick Records has released today a very special edition of Story/Song. The newest episode of the comic series, which made its debut recently featuring Flatfoot 56, highlights the music of the late Tony Sly. You can purchase it here and read the full press releases, along with a statement from Sly's family, in the replies.
Today we're premiering a new song from Acoustic Volume 2, the upcoming compilation from Joey Cape and Tony Sly. Check the replies or head to the AP.net profile to hear the acoustic version of "Chasing Rainbows," a track that originally appears on No Use For a Name's 1999 record More Betterness! This release will drop on June 19th through Fat Wreck Chords and you can pre-order a copy here. We also chatted with the guys to discuss the new release and future touring plans. Read the interview here.
Paper + Plastick Recordshas announced a new comic book/music project called "Story/Song." The project will feature one 12-page comic book a month that is written based on a song. The band will change every month, and it will be a brand-new recording of an already existing song. The first installment will be in late May and feature the music of Tony Sly. Read more in the replies.
1. I Must Be Hateful
2. Know It All
4. Alisonís Disease
6. Broken Record
7. Black Box
9. Under the Garden
10. Chasing Rainbows
11. Pre-Medicated Murder
12. Liver Let Die
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?
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.