Alice Bag, co-founder of the iconic first-generation Los Angeles punk act The Bags, this spring will release her third solo album, a collection called Sister Dynamite that is being described as a return to the “full-throttle punk” that her late-’70s band perfected. Full tour dates and a music video right here.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include titles from Alice Bag of The Bags, Guided By Voices and The Messthetics, featuring Fugazi’s rhythm section.
This week’s new releases include the first two reissues from The Jesus and Mary Chain (‘Psychocandy,’ ‘Darklands’), a new album from The Waterboys (‘An Appointment with Mr. Yeats’), best-ofs from Throwing Muses (‘Anthology’) and 808 State (‘Blueprint’) and a 3CD/1DVD box set from Madness (‘A Guided Tour of Madness’).
Former Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell will embark on a 14-date North American tour later this month — hitting the West Coast and Midwest of the U.S., plus a lone Canadian stop in Vancouver — before venturing to South America for three concerts and returning to the U.K. for eight more dates.