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It’s a Double-International Episode of Dying Scene Radio w/ Chris Fox LIVE from somewhere in France and Bobby Pickles talking smack atop a volcano in Costa Rica; Spotlight Interview: Chuck Coast, Ayahuasca Costa Rica

This week on Dying Scene Radio, it’s a double-international episode! Bobby Pickles conducts his end of the podcast from the courtyard area of a Hostel on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, while Chris Fox orchestrates his half of the show from somewhere in France with the help of his beer-producer, Jesse Williams. SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: Ayhuasquero Brother, Chuck Coast of Ayahuasca Costa Rica. Plus, a brand new Boss’ Daughter track!

Special commentary from St. Augustine punk act Kid You Not.

THIS WEEK’S PLAYLIST
Sunny on the Causeway – Stop Snitchin’
Mug – Misery Guts
Backdrop Falls – Flesh and Bones
NOFX – Hepatitis Bathtub
Stay Wild – Trigger Warning
The Brass – You Know Who You Are
Useless ID – We Don’t Want the Airwaves
Kid You Not – When Life Gives You Lemons, Say Fuck The Lemons And Bail
SugarEater – Baby, You’re A Drag
Boss’ Daughter – Weak Week
The Barren Marys – Sober
Interview w/ Chuck Coast (Ayahuasca Costa Rica)
Colorsfade – Everyday That Passes
PEARS – Chemical Smile (Everclear cover)
Backyard Superheroes – Netflix & Chill
Direct Hit – Forced To Sleep
Black Bolt – Kurf’s Up
Special Victims Unit – Kill Your Pimp
Captain Trips – Faux News

Look, I know we’re late on this (about 2 weeks out). The Descendents have since announced a new record, Blink released first new track with Skibba – but for all the semi-latest headlines and new music, check it out below.



Sick Of It All’s Lou and Pete Koller interview about tattoos

Sick Of It All‘s Pete and Lou Koller sat down with Beyond the Ink recently and talked about tattoos. There is also an article with the video in French that you can check out here. For those of you who don’t speak French, there are some great live photos of SOIA as well as pictures of all of Pete and Lou’s tattoos.

You can check the video out below.



NOFX to release new album in June

photo by Ben Garcia

As you may recall, NOFX just recently finished recording and mixing their long-awaited new album. Following that, they streamed one new song a few days ago (“Hepatitis Bathtub“) and released the 7″ EP Sid and Nancy last Saturday, which was Record Store Day. Now, NOFX frontman Fat Mike has revealed that the still-untitled new album will be released in June:

“Our new album is I think our most personable album yet. For me it was like peeling off my skin. The new album which will come out in June is the first album that I wrote and recorded a lot of while I was using drugs. In the past I have always gone into the studio and recorded sober. What I found while working on this album was that I cared more. After I would do a line I became extremely focused on making whatever song I was working on the best it could be. A lot of this came from not only writing the book but also from when I was working on the “Home Street Home” musical. With a musical you can’t put in one word that’s not needed as you have 2 hours to tell an entire story. You can’t waste a word. You will definitely be able to tell the influences of the book and the musical on this new album.”

Nearly four years have passed since NOFX released their most recent studio album Self-Entitled through Fat Wreck Chords.



Members of Greys, The Coathangers and Night Birds talk about their favorite punk movies

Members of Greys, The Coathangers and Night Birds sat down to chat about their favorite punk flicks.

Check out their list here.

Greys upcoming sophomore full-length album, Outer Heaven,  is due out April 22nd on Carpark Records (US) and Buzz Records (Canada)



Video Interview: Fat Mike talks sex, cross dressing and new book “The Hepatitis Bathtub And Other Stories”

In a (not surprisingly) super open and candid interview Fat Mike talks to some dude from Highlark about the NOFX biographical book “NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub And Other Stories”. Before he gets into the book details half the interview is about the joys of cross dressing and Mike’s sex life with his dominatrix wife. Its entertaining and maybe a little alarming – is this the kinda shit I’m going to have to get into to keep my sex life interesting 6 or 7 years from now? Ultimately though its a great promotional piece for the book. He gives a couple summaries of some of the stories in it and also discloses that each band member was interviewed separately for the book, leading to a few shocking discoveries for the band themselves once it came out.

Anyway, if you’ve got 20 or so minutes its worth watching. Just try to ignore the awkwardness of the interviewee (man, I would have done such a better job conducting that interview). Check it out below.

“The Hepatitis Bathtub And Other Stories” is available now. Pick it up on Amazon. I just did.



Dropkick Murphys’ Tim Brennan talks about songwriting process of next album

In a recent interviewDropkick Murphys guitarist Tim Brennan talked about the songwriting process of their anticipated new album, which is in the works, but explains how they are beyond the days where they feel the pressure to release music on tight schedules:

“We’ve never been the type of band who goes into the studio with loose ideas and fleshes them out during the recording process; we tend to like to have more or less a button on the songs we want to record… We still give ourselves room to move once we get the songs into the studio, but we will almost always have a fairly concrete idea of what we want to get out of the recording of specific songs.”

The new album will be the band’s first since 2013′s Signed and Sealed With Blood released through their own label Born & Bred Records.



Erik Sandin says new NOFX album is finished

In a recent interview, NOFX drummer Erik Sandin (aka Smelly) revealed that the band just finished recording and mixing their long-awaited new album, which will be their first since 2012′s Self Entitled. He states:

“It’s funny; right as you called I was about to put in our new [album], which got mixed yesterday and give it a listen to. It’s mixed, it’s done, in the can, it’s getting ready to get shipped off to whoever it gets shipped off to. It sounds awesome. We used a different producer this time; we were using Bill Stevenson and Jason Livermore for a long time, but we used Cameron Webb and he did a fucking phenomenal job.”

It is currently not known when the new album will be released, but we’ll keep you posted as more details on it come to light. NOFX recently played one song from the new record, reportedly titled “I’m Sorry, Tony“, which is a tribute to their late friend Tony Sly from No Use for a Name.



Bobby Pickles Interviews Roger Lima (Less Than Jake) in Gainesville at The Moat House

Check out this full (almost) video interview with Roger Lima (bassist/vocalist) of Less Than Jake. The conversation takes place at Lima’s recording studio, The Moat House, located in Gainesville, Florida. Lima will to be featured on the next episode of Dying Scene Radio.



DS Interview: New Jersey punks The Jasons talk new record “Get Fucked”, PC Punk and more

Interviewing The Jasons is way different than talking to any other band. The phone rings at (close enough to) the agreed upon time, you pick it up, say hello, and you hear two dudes with faux-Jersey accents yelling “FUCK YOU!!!” in your ear.

Yup, that’s The Jasons.

Inspired largely by their love of the Ramones, with more recent nods to Ben Weasel, G.G. Allin, and the Dwarves, this band of Jason Voorhees-themed, stalking and slashing mommy loving mongoloid brothers from Crystal Lake, New Jersey are here to say not much else, really. They hope their version of “Red Blooded American punk rock” speaks for itself.

But, if you want to get them started, you can ask them about the punk rock scene these days.

Following up on 2014’s Stalk and Slash Summer, which found Jasons V (vocals/guitar), 3D (bass/vocals), Hollywood (lead guitar) and Hell (drums) playing beach blanket bingo and going to Manhattan, V and 3D were more than ready to discuss their third D.I.Y. release in as many years, Get Fucked, set to drop March 31, with Dying Scene.

Check out the entire interview below.

*photo credit: Bryan Flowers



El Hefe talks about new NOFX album

NOFX guitarist El Hefe was recently interviewed by Ultimate-Guitar.com, where he gave an update on the band’s long-awaited new album, which will be their first since 2012′s Self Entitled. Here’s what he had to say:

“We are in the middle of recording a new album. We’re getting close to the end. I have a few more tracks I need to record myself. I don’t know when the release date is for that because we’re still in the process and we’re going back and changing things. But yes, there will be a new album sometime soon. I’m sure Far Wreck Chords will announce when a release date is set.”

Speaking of new music, NOFX are releasing a new 7″ next month called Sid & Nancy on Record Store Day (April 16th) through Fat Wreck Chords, which will include two demos of songs that are expected to appear on the new record.



BL’AST! guitarist talks about new material and possible reissue of “Take the Manic Ride”

BL’AST! guitarist Mike Neider was recently interviewed by New Noise magazine, where he talked about the band’s long-awaited new album, which he states is “getting brutal”, and their involvement with Rise Records, whose founder Craig Ericson is a fan of the band. He states:

“Craig attended Bl’ast! parties before we even had a release out. He’s always been a Bl’ast! fan and wanted to release some stuff with us. Rise Records will have three releases out with Bl’ast! by the end of 2016!”

Neider also talked about a possible reissue of their last album to date, 1989′s Take the Manic Ride, which, unlike BL’AST!’s first two records, has not received a reissue treatment. He states, “We wanted to release that more than anything else and improve on the quality of the mix. We cannot find the original tapes for a remix, and remastering it wouldn’t be satisfying enough. We considered a re-recording of it, but I didn’t want to offend the sign of the times. I’m still pondering on what to do with that record.”

Last month, BL’AST! released a 7″ split with Eyehategod on Rise Records. They also released a two-song EP For Those Who’ve Graced the Fire! last October, which was the first new material of any kind the band had released in over 25 years. Their 2013 release Blood! was a previously-unreleased album recorded in the 1980′s and remixed by Dave Grohl.



Bandit Blotter: Days N Daze’s Whitney Flynn on the DIY struggles of losing everything

When a band goes on tour, there’s the potential to see humanity at its greatest. Whether the venues are massive stadiums or tiny basements, there’s the chance to witness people basking in their shared, undying love of music. Unfortunately, there’s also the potential for some rat-bastard to screw everything up. When that happens, there’s nothing left to do but to pick up the pieces, take stock of what went missing, and try to learn some lessons for next time.

Today, on the highly awaited, second installment of Bandit Blotter, I had a chance to talk with Whitney Flynn, Trumpeter and Vocalist of the Houston folk-punk outfit Days N Daze. After a bit of back and fourth, she managed to take time out to talk about their terrible experiences in Cheyenne, as well as their new GoFundMe campaign that will not only let them recover, but break ground in a whole new continent. You can read the interview below, and if you want to help out, check out their GoFundMe here.



Suicidal Tendencies to release an EP and new album this year

Suicidal Tendencies frontman Mike Muir apparently told The Bulletin that the band will release a new EP, followed by an album with all-new material, this year. He did not reveal any information about these new releases, but hinted that these may be the band’s final recordings. Muir did say, however, that he is open to continuing Suicidal without any new releases:

“Musically, style-wise, more people are like, ‘Is it punk, is it metal, is it this, is it that?’ They’re into categories. But it goes back to my dad; my dad said, ‘You never know what you’re gonna like until you find something that moves you,’ whether that’s physically or mentally. We’re more concerned on if something’s gonna move somebody mentally or emotionally, rather than this certain style.”

Suicidal Tendencies, who are currently on tour with Megadeth, released their most recent album, ironically titled 13, in 2013.



Sick of It All to release new EP

Sick of It All frontman Lou Koller was recently interviewed by Novinky.cz, where he talked about the band’s 30th anniversary, and revealed that they are going to release a new EP to coincide with that anniversary. No release date has been set, but we’ll keep you posted as more details on it come to light.

Sick of It All, who will be touring Europe starting this Thursday, released their latest full-length album The Last Act of Defiance on September 30, 2014 through Century Media Records. They have since released a 2-song 7″ titled Hardcore Equals Freedom also on Century Media.



Interview: A Conversation with Vacant Lot Records founder Gregg White; Punk Rock Anti-Social March 6th

Over the Valentine’s Day weekend, I woke up bright and early and headed across the Bay Bridge to Oakland, to meet Vacant Lot Entertainment/Vacant Lot Records Gregg White for a little brunch at the infamous Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe. The conversation was full of bloody mary’s, greasy-ass (and delicious) grub, and reminiscence of the good ‘ol days…

Gregg, VLE, and company are gearing up for their very first show in the San Francisco area this next Sunday, March 6th at the legendary 924 Gilman St. venue. Touted as the Punk Rock Anti-Social, the early Sunday show will feature SoCal’s Sic Waiting as headliners, with support from LA’s True Rivals, Fozzy’s Hero, and local Bay Area favorites Sarchasm. As if the line-up wasn’t reason enough to spend an evening in Berkeley, Vacant Lot Entertainment will be giving away a guitar for FREE, signed by each member of all the bands performing. All you have to is buy a piece of merch and you will be entered into a drawing to win a brand new Epiphone Les Paul. Pretty rad.

You can read the whole interview/conversation below, where Gregg and I talk about VLE’s origins and influences, current signings, and what it’s like to run a small, independent record label in the SF Bay Area.

If you’re lucky enough to live in the area, mark your calendars for March 6th for what is sure to be the first of many Sunday shows from the punks over at VLE.