Hey we are back from our latest adventure in the UK, this time we played a drug-fest and got shut down for a noise violation at 2.30am from the Norwich council or something. We still had a blast, and thanks to everyone who helped - Andy, Charles and Vice, Jase, James, the dude who directed the Justice video, Nathaniel's Wieners, Paco, Tullamore Dew for sponsoring the event, the girl in the white dress I saw just off Oxford Street the next day, Clarks footwear, The Little Darlings, Kate Nash, Malouda, etc. You can see all the pictures (well two of them) right here.
Here is a video of our set, we played inside the big purple tent in the sky:
If you were at the show, you can complain about it here, like all these Brits are already doing. If you thought it was great, why not say so here or even better, here.
Speaking of Little Darlings, last year we played a show in Barcelona that ended up being one of the best Fucked Up shows of all time. Like at one point Damian picked up a small woman, and the two of them were then both picked up and hurled off the stage.
More pictures can be found here from that show. Anyhow, in addition to playing with top-notch bands Uber, Otan and Tension, we played with Invasion (pronounced Spanish-style). They have a new 12" coming out on Paco's label, and you should anticipate it feverishly. Here is mp3 from it. Here is another. Guille (the singer) uses this delay pedal on his vocals live and even though he had just bought us the worst pizza to eat in the western hemisphere, it still broke all our brains watching it. Just look at the picture (its the one at the top).
Speaking of which, if you are in a band that is amazing and want to put an mp3 up here, get in touch with our head of online marketing, David Eliade.
Speaking of which, we're on the lookout for a thief. A box of Year of the Pig 12"s was surreptitiously replaced with a fake plastic rock on it's way to revolver mailorder. I'm not kidding! Check out the evidence of some guy at the revolver office holding up the rock:
If you work at UPS and understand whats going on, or are a general sleuth, please get in touch with our in-house detective Octavius B. St. Laurent.
I'm hearing that people are having a hard time getting a copy of YOTP. Revolver has some (the ones that didn't get swiped) and you can order them here. Stores should be getting copies this week and next week and a repress is coming soon, like in the next few weeks. If you own a "computer" you can still get it digitally (if you swing that way) here, and in hard copies here and here. If you still haven't heard the thing it's now streaming on the CBC radio 3 page here.
Hey, here is a thing with Pink Eyes about how he lost his marbles, threw a slurpee at Gulag, broke and elevator and quit the band onstage when we went to Vancouver a few months ago.
Plus, we love community radio. You might remember me linking the WFMU set we did a few posts back. Here are two more:
Fucked Up Live on WMUC Washington DC July 17 2007
Fucked Up Live on WKDU Philadelphia July 18 2007.
Thanks to Chris and Adam for setting these up. Act fast! These links won't last forever. Listen for the special cameo from Ghostface on the 2nd one.
A while back we played "Wakefest" which is an extreme sports oriented festival here in Canada. It was wierd, thats why we didn't say anything about it before. Here are some pictures taken by David Waldman.