Chicago punk group The Bomb, made up of Naked Raygun frontman Jeff Pezzati, Jeff Dean of All Eyes West, and Methadones rhythm section Mike Soucy (drums), and Pete Mittler (bass) have released a full stream of their brand new EP, The Axis of Awesome, and you can stream it below.
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM (PST) by milhouse
Chicago punk super-group The Bomb (ft. Naked Raygun frontman Jeff Pezzati, Methadones drummer Mike Soucy, Pete Mittler (who has played bass for both of those bands) and Jeff Dean of All Eyes West) has just premiered another new track from their forthcoming 12″ EP The Axis of Awesome.
The song is titled “In Red Square”, and you can have a listen below.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 12:45 PM (PST) by Screeching Bottlerocket
Chicago punk super-group The Bomb (ft. Naked Raygun frontman Jeff Pezzati, Methadones drummer Mike Soucy, Pete Mittler (who has played bass for both of those bands) and Jeff Dean of All Eyes West) will be putting out a new 12″ EP titled The Axis of Awesome on March 17th through No Idea Records.
To tide you over til then, they’ve made one of the new songs available to stream! Here’s what drummer Mike Soucy had to say about “Silent Fall,” which can be heard down below:
“I wrote the lyrics about a shirt that I accidentally left at a bar in Blue Island. The title is a play on the words Island and Fall. The show was in October so go figure… I used words to describe the shirt that might also be appropriate when describing a girl. I didn’t want people reading them to think I lost a shirt. Who writes a song about a shirt?? I wanted them to think I lost the love of my life on an Island. And the word Fall made it sound more dramatic, I thought. The chorus even sounded more desperate and I purposefully used the word “us” to give a more personal touch to the shirt that I no longer had in my life. It also was the first song I ever did most of the vocal melodies for. Pezzatti changed the lyrics around a bit so it’s not quite the same. The idea is still there, though. It’s a simple tale of a man who lost the coolest shirt he’d ever had.”
Pre-orders for The Axis of Awesome are available on No Idea’s webstore. The first pressing of is limited to 325 copies on coke bottle clear vinyl with a special screen-printed B-side.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 3:31 PM (PST) by milhouse
Chicago punks The Bomb have just released details surrounding their upcoming release, “The Challenger”. “The Challenger” will be released on October 28 through No Idea Records, and will contain four new songs, as well as four songs recorded live in the studio.
The pressing is limited to 100 split-colored 11″ vinyl. Check out cover art to the left <<——-, and head here to view the track list.
The Bomb’s last work was their 2009 release, “Speed Is Everything”, which came out through No Idea.