Former Oingo Boingo frontman and famed film composer Danny Elfman today debuted his first solo music in 36 years — and first rock music since his band’s 1994 swan song — in the form of “Happy,” a characteristically twisted song he’d meant to debut at his planned performance at this year’s Coachella festival.
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Turns out Erasure isn’t the only group delivering a new holiday record this year: Southern California punk kings Bad Religion will put a decidedly rougher spin on seasonal classics like “Hark! The Herald Angles Sing” and “O Come All Ye Faithful” next month with the release of the aptly titled Christmas Songs.
Epitaph Records this week announced that punk legends Bad Religion have checked into Joe Barresi’s JHOC Studio in Los Angeles to begin work on the band’s as-yet-untitled 16th studio album — and released the photo posted above as visual evidence.
This week’s new releases include Bad Religion’s ’30th Anniversary Box Set,’ featuring 15 LPs on red vinyl; an audiophile vinyl reissue of Sonic Youth’s ‘Sister’; and a 2CD/1DVD reissue of Frankie Goes to Hollywood frontman Holly Johnson’s solo debut ‘Blast.’
Los Angeles punk icons Social Distortion today announced that their seventh album — ‘Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes’ — will be released Jan. 18 on Epitaph Records and preceded by the release of first single “Machine Gun Blues” via iTunes on Nov. 9.
Social Distortion’s summer tour isn’t even underway yet and the L.A. rockers already are looking forward to fall, today announcing a 25-date U.S. tour in October and November with cowpunk act Lucero in support of the band’s forthcoming seventh album.