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Lagwagon Tour

Lagwagon / Useless ID / Versus The World

Club Academy, Manchester, UK

19th July 2016
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Rating: 4/5

 
 

 

 

Lagwagon 2016Summer has made it’s belated arrival in Manchester as Lagwagon, Useless ID and Versus The World roll into town, it’s hitting boiling point in the city and everyone has spilled outside the pubs and bars that populate the area, regardless of this temptation we are headed into Club Academy. Thankfully the venue lies in the basement of the University, which at least offers some respite from the heat. The music being played prior to the first band seems to be an odd choice, we get a selection of 70s and 80s disco, but to hear a, slightly drunk, member of the early evening crowd hollering It’s Raining Men almost makes it tolerable… almost. 

Versus The World 2016Versus The World, the only band on tonight’s bill who aren’t signed to Fat Wreck Chords, open tonight’s proceedings, sadly they open to a sparse crowd. Versus The World, whose line up includes members of Lagwagon, The Ataris and Antifreeze, play their set regardless and they start to bring in a few stragglers. The Californian five piece play their hard edged variety of pop punk to those who have forsaken the early evening sunshine. Versus The World play an energetic set that is a fine opening to tonight’s show, whilst their sound may not be original concept it is delivered with an admirable level of commitment and enthusiasm.

Useless ID July 2016Prior to Useless ID taking the stage the random selection of music continues, for some reason we get treated to Lynard Skynard‘s Freebird before Useless ID take the stage. Useless ID are touring in support of their impressive, and in my opinion their best album to date, State Is Burning. The Israeli quartet wake up the venue with their intense brand of melodic hardcore, they play a set that, whilst mainly culled from their latest release, is interspersed with a selection of songs from their past glories. Apparently Manchester is as “hot as Haifa” tonight, despite this Useless ID play a energetic set in the now oppressive heat.

The harmonies that inhabit their material areUseless ID July 2016 present live, and everything about this band just screams commitment, impressively they sound even better live, and believe me I loved State Is Burning. Useless ID leave the stage and you can see the sweat dripping from the microphone which underlines just how much they’ve put into tonight’s short set. The only issue I have with Useless ID tonight is that their set just isn’t long enough, a band of this calibre deserve more than half an hour, and their set is over in an impressive, but all too short instant. On the basis of tonight I would recommend catching Useless ID live if you get the chance.

Lagwagon 2016The crowd has swelled during Useless ID‘s set, whilst by no means sold out the Club Academy now has a healthy and enthusiastic crowd that are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Lagwagon. The Bonanza theme tune rings out from the PA and this signals that their arrival is imminent, tonight they are playing their classic Hoss album in full. A small but enthusiastic mosh pit immediately forms, and more impressively remains in place throughout the set. Even the Californian’s are struggling with tonight’s unrelenting heat, Joey Cape informs us that this is the hottest stage that Lagwagon have ever encountered in the UK.

WhilstLagwagon July 2016 the crowd tonight is smaller than Lagwagon are used to playing to, I doubt they’ll encounter a more dedicated crowd on this tour, the mosh pit expands throughout the set until it occupies most of  the floor, with sweaty die hard fans throwing themselves around with admirable abandon. Once Hoss has been played in full we get a crowd pleasing encore or two including two of my favourite Lagwagon songs, May 16, and Falling Apart. What really comes across during Lagwagon‘s set is that they clearly love what they’re doing, this is just as well as they have now been around for more than a quarter of a century.

Lagwagon 2016On the hottest day of the year in Manchester, in a venue that resembles a building site, where the main bar was shut and despite the truly awful selection of songs inbetween the bands, a respectable crowd still attended on what was a very close, sweaty and humid night. For those who opted for an evening outside the pub and a few cold beers instead of attending tonight’s show, I understand your reasoning, but you made the wrong choice. There’s nowhere I would have rather been in Manchester tonight, although I will admit that some air conditioning would have been a welcome addition.

Lagwagon 2016You can visit the Versus The World bandcamp here and their facebook page here

You can visit Useless ID‘s website here and order the State Is Burning LP here

You can visit Lagwagon‘s website here and order the Hang LP here

You can visit Fat Wreck Chords here and  Kung Fu Records here

Photography is by Dean Unsworth, he will be launching his website soon, you can visit his Instagram account here

You can read thepunksite.com‘s reviews of  Versus The World‘s Homesick/Roadsick LP here, Useless ID‘s State Is Burning LP here and Lagwagon‘s Hang LP  here

Video: Yotam – ‘Tony Sly’

Yotam-California-SoundsYotam Ben Horin, lead singer for Israeli punk band Useless ID has released a video for his track Tony Sly. The song is a tribute to the former No Use for a Name frontman who sadly passed away back in 2012. Yotam has said this about the track:

“I learned alot from Tony Sly over the years when my band Useless ID toured with No Use For A Name and when I worked with Tony on songs so this song is my thank you to Tony who shaped me musically from the first time I heard No Use so many years ago.”

Yotam is on tour with Joey Cape, check out the full list of dates and the video for Tony Sly below

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Joey Cape, Walt Hamburger on Punks in Vegas

Punks in VegasLagwagon frontman Joey Cape and Walt Hamburger were featured this month on a Punks in Vegas Stripped Down Session.

The duo performed Burden of Proof/Reign off Lagwagon’s 2014 full-length Hang, Moral Compass from Cape’s recent Stitch Puppy and Hamburger’s Three Tattoos.

Check out the session here or on YouTube.

 

Live Concert Review

Joey Cape, KJ Jansen, Walt Hamburger

Live In Vancouver (09/17/15)

The Cobalt - Vancouver, BC
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Joey Cape is a very prolific man. Known most famously for his work leading the punk legends Lagwagon, he has gone off on side projects galore over the two and a half decades of being in a punk band. There was Bad Astronaut and Scoprios, The Bad Louds and Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, he’s collaborated with Jon Snodgrass on countless projects and – like so many punk frontman – he’s produced several solo albums; the most recent of which was this month’s Stitch Puppy.

All this activity keeps him busy and ensure he’s always on the road, playing a wide variety of venue sizes.  Last week saw him take his solo act to Vancouver for the umpteenth time, this time setting up shop at the Cobalt.

For his performance last year, Cape was joined by Chris Cresswell and Brian Walstrom for a One Week Records tour and performed in the same vein as The Revival Tour. All three acts were on stage all night, performing together and helping one another out. This evening was much more structure – guest appearances still happened but the night had four distinct sets, all with their own vibes.

Walstrom, once again, was the opening act and used the keyboard as his instrument of choice rather than the acoustic guitar that has become so prevalent. Due to traffic and general bad planning, I arrived for just the final song and didn’t properly started my evening until Wisconsin new comer Walt Hamburger hit the stage for his first Canadian show ever.

With a jovial attitude and bounce in his step, Hamburger filtered through songs from his One Week debut and wowed the audience with his whistling skills. For some it would be a gimmick, but Hamburger wields it with charm and charisma, forgoing the need for an harmonica and his constant whistling became a running joke from the later performers as well. But the thing was, he was fun and entertaining and even pulled the audience into a sing-along cover of 4 Non BlondesWhat’s Up?

Plus, he was collecting money to bring home to an animal shelter in Wisconsin, so that’s pretty cool.

Following him was KJ Jansen, a man well accustomed to the Canadian touring circuit with his years in Chixdiggit and it was those songs that filled his thirty minute, rambling set. Without a real direction, Jansen just listened to fans suggestions, stripping down the pop-punk tunes to their bare necessities on tracks like I Remember You, Miso Ramen, Welcome To The Daiso, I Drove The Coquihalla, Chupacabre and Spanish Fever – but it was the short blast of Quit Your Job that really stood out in my mind. He controlled the audience, not really caring about what’s happening but just having fun with nothing to prove anymore.

Joey Cape has a similar attitude and kept his set lighthearted – even playing the entire first song facing away from the audience to serenade Walstrom who played keyboard in the back corner of the stage.  The set was marred by some technical problems causing him to switch guitars multiple times over the course of the evening and there was very little to make the set truly stand out, but his wide selection of songs – from Errands to Moral Compass to Violins and even closing with a cover of No Use For A Name‘s International You Day – were exactly what the fans wanted to hear.

It was a good way to spend a Thursday night.

Joey Cape | New Album ‘Stitch Puppy’ & 2015 Canadian Tour

_MG_4214Joey Cape will be the first to tell you that the past few years haven’t exactly been the easiest on him. Of course, there’s the problems that affect many an aging punk.

Joey Cape is closing in on 50, and it’s not like there’s a pension plan for punk rock—but then there are the permanent departures that continue to mount as a scene that was built on the “live fast, die young” mantra is now losing some of its finest members.

 

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Joey Cape has released a  new solo album ‘Stitch Puppy’

Released on September 4, 2015.

 

 

 

The album ‘Stitch Puppy’ Joey Cape explains:

I’m excited to be announcing the release of my new solo album Stitch Puppy. It’s been almost 5 years since the last solo full length was released so it feels long overdue. Stitch Puppy was inspired by a doll my daughter made me a few years back. It’s a sort of Victorian mourning doll. Stitch is my most prized possession. Put it this way, if my house were to burn down, after my family and the animals, Stitch would be top priority. My idea to wear his costume stems from years of thinking of him as some representation of purity, loss and the strength that follows. Stitch Puppy seems to be alone, which is the way it feels to mourn the loss someone you love or to be abandoned, stood up. We are all disappointed by life’s disloyalties and losses but somehow the wiser for them. We transform from victim to guide. We are witness to these things and the beauty in between. That’s it. That’s how I see Stitch Puppy. Not defeated. Simply the wise witness I aim to be.

Joey Cape 2015 Tour Dates

09/17/15              Vancouver @ The Cobalt w/ KJ Jansen, Laura Mardon, Walt Hamburger, Brian Wahlstrom            

09/18/15              Kelowna, @ Habitat w/ KJ Jansen, Laura Mardon, Walt Hamburger, Brian Wahlstrom       

09/19/15              Edmonton @ The Buckingham   w/ KJ Jansen, Laura Mardon, Walt Hamburger, Brian Wahlstrom               

09/20/15              Calgary@ Broken City w/ KJ Jansen, Laura Mardon, Walt Hamburger, Brian Wahlstrom  

09/22/15              Winnipeg, @ West End Cultural Center w/ Laura Mardon, Walt Hamburger, Brian   Wahlstrom     

09/25/15              London@ London Music Hall w/ Jo Bergeron, Laura Mardon, Walt Hamburger, Brian Wahlstrom               

09/26/15              Toronto @ Horseshoe   w/ Jo Bergeron, Laura Mardon, Walt Hamburger, Brian Wahlstrom          

09/27/15              Laval @ Bar Le Repaire   w/ Jo Bergeron, Laura Mardon, Walt Hamburger, Brian Wahlstrom          

   

Interview: Joey Cape versus KJ Jansen

Joey Cape versus KJ JansenPunk rock has it’s fair share of punk rock heroes,one of the biggest of which is none other than the legendary Joey Cape of the equally legendary Lagwagon. He’s about to set off once again on a solo tour, bringing his acoustic guitar to small venues all across North America. Joining him on the tour is Walt Hamburger, Laura Mardon, and fellow Fat Wreck Chords label mate, KJ Jansen of Calgary’s Chixdiggit!.

Before the tour, Joey and KJ figured it would be a good time to get to know one another and took turns in the interviewer chair.

Read the interview here.

Joey Cape versus KJ Jansen

Joey Cape versus KJ Jansen

Joey Cape (Lagwagon) and KJ Jansen (Chixdiggit)

Fat Wreck Chords
By on September 2nd, 2015 at Email

 

 

Punk rock has it’s fair share of punk rock heroes,one of the biggest of which is none other than the legendary Joey Cape of the equally legendary Lagwagon. He’s about to set off once again on a solo tour, bringing his acoustic guitar to small venues all across North America. Joining him on the tour is Walt Hamburger, Laura Mardon, and fellow Fat Wreck Chords label mate, KJ Jansen of Calgary’s Chixdiggit!.

Before the tour, Joey and KJ figured it would be a good time to get to know one another and took turns in the interviewer chair. Read More…

Joey Cape Full Album Stream

Joey CapeJoey Cape has premiered a full stream of his upcoming new solo record, Stitch Puppy, due out September 4, 2015 via Fat Wreck Chords

Listen to the full album can be heard here.

 

Joey Cape – Moral Compass

Joey CapeJoey Cape has premiered a new song from his upcoming new solo record.  The track is titled “Moral Compass” and will appear on the album Stitch Puppy, due out September 4, 2015 via Fat Wreck Chords

Listen to the new track here courtesy Substream.

Joey Cape Plans New Full Length In September

Joey CapeJoey Cape has announced plans for a brand new solo album this Fall.  The disc will hold the title  Stitch Puppy and is due out on September 4, 2015 via Fat Wreck Chords.  The album follows Cape’s 2011 full length, Doesn’t Play Well With Others.

Track listing and album art are below.

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Video: Chris Cresswell (The Flatliners) – ‘Little Bones’

Chris-CresswellChris Cresswell, vocalist and guitarist for Canadian punk band ( and thepunksite.com favourites ) The Flatliners has posted a video recorded during his One Week Records sessions. One Week Records is a new venture from Lagwagon’s Joey Cape where he invites artists to stay at his home for one week and record music.

Check out the video for Little Bones below:

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Tours: Joey Cape / Chris Cresswell / Brian Wahlstrom

Joey CapeLagwagon front man Joey Cape has announced that he will be heading on tour this fall with support from One Week Records acts Chris Cresswell and Brian Wahlstrom.  Cape will be supporting his recently re-released solo discography, while Cresswell and Wahlstrom will be supporting their recent One Week Records debuts.

Tour dates can be found below.

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Joey Cape Announces One Week Records

Joey CapeLagwagon front man Joey Cape has announced the creation of his brand new label One Week Records.  In an interview with New Noise Magazine, Cape explains the premise behind the digital-only label:

“…I’m doing an event-type label. I’m doing a label that’s going to be something like a BBC session. It’s more of an event. I have people come to my house and if they come for one weekend, we do three songs and we call it a ‘one weekend record.’ If they come for a week, we call it a ‘one week record’ and we record ten songs. We sell the record in digital format for half of the amount of songs on there, so a ten-song record’s $5.”

Cape details what fans can expect from the label’s first release:

“The first release is my friend Brian Wahlstrom, who is a piano player and an opera singer, which is hilarious considering my background. He’s a guy that I’ve known for a long time. He’s from San Diego. He played in a band called Hornswaggled and they were a punk band, kind of an early 90s punk band.”

Read the full interview here.

Tours: Scorpios (Canada)

ScorpiosScorpios, featuring Joey Cape, Jon Snodgrass and Brian Wahlstrom, will be touring Canada in July. The tour is in tribute to Tony Sly, and will feature each artist performing individually as well as collaboratively.

Dates can be found below.

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Joey Cape / Tony Sly - Acoustic

Joey Cape / Tony Sly

Acoustic

Fat Wreck Chords
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Rating: 3.5/5

 
 

 

 

This split CD, appropriately named Acoustic, features two of Fat Wreck Chords‘ top frontmen. Joey Cape of Lagwagon, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, and Bad Astronaut along with No Use For A Name‘s Tony Sly. If you don’t know these names already, then you are missing some of the best punk rock music around. Both men took 5 of their band’s top songs and striped them down to the basics: acoustic. Then they each wrote one brand new song specifically for the split making the album of the best acoustic albums around.

Each song on the split is great. There really isn’t one song that pulls it down in anyway. Tony Sly‘s Stunt Double (the new track) and Justified Black Eye (from the 1994 release, Leche Con Carne!)are majestic, they are perfect acoustic songs. The melodies are slow and moving while the vocals are soothing and captivating, making for one hell of a song. Joey Cape‘s rendition of Wind In Your Sail (from the 2002 release, Let’s Talk About Leftovers) takes the title of top song mainly because of the lyrics. The guitar riffs are some of the best on the album and work great with the vocals and backup vocals too. Lyrics like “Cause I’m right here / to witness every step / and when you trip / I will cherish it/ … I live to watch you fail” just do something for me when they are sung so softly and melodically.

With the surge of screamo and hard-core bands lately, its great to finally be able to sit down and listen to a slow, melodic, album. And when its with two of punk’s top musicians, its even better.

Joey Cape - Bridge

Joey Cape

Bridge

Suburban Home Records
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Rating: 4/5

 
 

 

 

Joey Cape is one of today’s most underrated musicians. Over the past two decades, Cape has constantly kept himself busy. Whether it was defining a sound, style and attitude of early nineties skate punk inLagwagon (really, would Fat Wreck be the same without them?), slowing it down with Bad Astronaut, or covering radio hits with the punk rock super group cover band, Me First & The Gimme Gimmes, Cape was always doing something. Plus, in between that he moonlighted in a few other short lived outfits and even started a record label for a few years. Now he’s graced us with his first official solo release (not counting the split with No Use For A Name‘s Tony Sly from a few years ago) and he once again shows why he’s had such an important role in the punk rock community for the past two decades.

Now, this is far from being a Lagwagon record as it is much slower and is just Cape and his guitar. At the same time though, this is not Bad Astronaut either as it is much more energetic than that project. Instead, Bridge is a nice middle grown. An acoustic record with a slight pop sensibility held together by Cape‘s signature vocal style.

Looking at the record, five songs immediately stand out at you. They are: B side, Errands, Mission Unaccomplished, Memories and Landmines and No Little Pill. Sound familiar? Well, they should since they all appeared on Lagwagon‘s new EP, I Think My Older Brother Used to Listen To…. The realization that you’ve already heard almost half the record can be somewhat disappointing but in reality, it adds a little bit more to the record as opposed to taking away something.

All of Lagwagon‘s stuff are originally written on acoustic guitars and then transformed into the full fledge songs that we hear. On BridgeCape gives us a glimpse into the formation of the Lagwagon songs that we all love. Of course, they’re slower than the final versions but they also offer a different look at the songs. They sound drastically different, almost like a different song. If it wasn’t for the vocal harmony and lyrics, you’d be hard pressed to say it was the same song which makes all the songs on Bridge new in their own way.

Still, the best songs on the record do seem to be the half that didn’t appear on the Lagwagon EP. You get We’re Not In Love Anymore, a broken hearted love song where Cape offers one of the strongest vocal performances on the record. Canoe is a more depressing song with Cape singing at a lower registry and Who We’ve Become is one of the most endearing songs I’ve heard all year. Lyrics like I guess I rarely sleep enough or exercise to stay fit /and I don’t know how long I’ll live / but I enjoy every minute with you / cause I just like who you’ve become remind us of how good Cape can write. It’s even more evident on the fastest track, The Ramones Are Dead which is an ode to vinyl and mom and pop stores.

Bridge is another in a long line of solo records from prolific front men that came out this year; and it is once again another good one. A nice, soothing, and peaceful acoustic record from a musical icon.

Video: Joey Cape – Canoe (Acoustic)

Joey CapeLagwagon front man Joey Cape recently stopped by Exclaim TV in Toronto during The Fat Tour last year to perform a few acoustic songs.

A video for his performance of Canoe is now online and can be seen below. The track originally appears on his 2008 album Bridge; he last released Acoustic Vol. 2 with the late Tony Sly.

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Joey Cape and Tony Sly Announce “Acoustic Volume 2”

Joey Cape Tony SlyJoey Cape (of Lagwagon) and Tony Sly (of No Use For A Name) have revealed that they will be releasing a second split LP, Acoustic Volume 2. In it, Cape will record five acoustic Lagwagon songs while Tony Sly does five stripped down No Use For A Name songs. On top of that, both are offering up a brand new song as well. Cape explained:

Last year Tony and I collaborated with Jon Snodgrass and Brian Wahlstrom and released an LP called Scorpios. It was great fun, but the original split we did in 2004 for Fat Wreck Chords, entitled Acoustic has often been in our conversation over the years. We perform so many No Use For A Name and Lagwagon songs in our acoustic sets. After extensive touring together and almost 8 years since Acoustic, it seemed like a good time for a sequel. The new split, simply called Acoustic Volume 2, came together naturally and effortlessly. I have always liked the idea of an acoustic version of a band’s song. It’s nice to hear it stripped down. My feeling is, the song often rings more true and its original inspiration is honored. But hey, I’m an old man. Hahaha. Just hope others share my feelings.

The two last released Acoustic in 2004. The track list is below.

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Joe Cape, Tony Sly, Jon Snodgrass and Brian Walhstrom Post 'Pay What You Want' Album

ScorpiosScorpios, a new band featuring Joey Cape (Lagwagon),  Tony Sly (No Use For A Name), Jon Snodgrass (Drag the River, Armchair Martian) & Brian Wahlstrom, have released a new, ten track track album online.

It is up on their site as a “pay-what-you-want” download until October 14th. It is also available on various other well-known shops such as iTunesAmazon, and more.

The band will be doing a European tour in support of the release, the dates are below.

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Joe Cape, Tony Sly, Jon Snodgrass and Brian Walhstrom Post ‘Pay What You Want’ Album

ScorpiosScorpios, a new band featuring Joey Cape (Lagwagon),  Tony Sly (No Use For A Name), Jon Snodgrass (Drag the River, Armchair Martian) & Brian Wahlstrom, have released a new, ten track track album online.

It is up on their site as a “pay-what-you-want” download until October 14th. It is also available on various other well-known shops such as iTunesAmazon, and more.

The band will be doing a European tour in support of the release, the dates are below.

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Album Stream: Joey Cape – Bad Loud

Joey CapeJoey Cape has announced and released music from his new project entitled Bad Loud. The band has given new treatment to Cape’s previously recorded material, but claim to be working on new songs for later release.

The album can be streamed or downloaded in its entirety on the band’s Bandcamp site here.

Tours: Joey Cape, Drag The River, Steve Soto & The Twisted Hearts

Joey CapeJoey Cape has announced plans for a US tour with Drag The River and Steve Soto & The Twisted Hearts as opening acts.

The tour lasts for a little over two weeks and kicks off March 10th in San Francisco. The dates are below.

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Video: Joey Cape – Montreal

Joey CapeLagwagon frontman Joey Cape has released the music video for the song “Montreal,” off his upcoming work-in-progress solo album “Doesn’t Play Well With Others.” The video can be seen below and features Hugo Mudie of The Sainte Catherines.

At the beginning of each month this year, Cape has released a new song digitally on his website. He will continue to release a new track every month until all 12 have been delivered at which point the CD/LP will be released.  So far 10 tracks have been released and all can be purchased on his website. Read More…

Mp3: Joey Cape – Dreaming (Blondie Cover)

Joey CapeJoey Cape (Lagwagon) has released a track from his personal archives as a free download.  The track is actually a Blondie cover, and comes with an interesting back story to boot.  Joey Cape explains on his website:

“The story of how the recording came to be is nice one. I was on a US acoustic tour with Jon Snodgrass and Chad Rex a few years ago and this guy, Shaun Colón contacted me thru My Space about his studio in Dallas, TX. He generously offered to let us come in the day of our show there, free of charge (A one time deal I’m sure) and record a track. Well, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity but, I had no idea what song to record and no time to get anything new together. Chad and I started discussing possible covers and for whatever reason we agreed on “Dreaming”, a song from a female vocal, perspective. Ha ha. Anyway, I have always liked the song and the studio turned out to be an amazing space. The guys running the system, Shaun Colón and Kevin Kotzur, turned out to be good guys and great technicians. It was an awesome experience. I highly recommend working with them.”

Download the track for free from Joey Cape’s webstore here.


   

Joey Cape Guest Appearances With Sainte Catherines And Red Tape Parade

Joey CapeDespite dedicating this year to promoting his own monthly solo singles, Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape has found the time to head to the studio and offer his voice to punk groups The Sainte Catherines and Red Tape Parade.  According to a recent facebook update, last week Joey contributed vocals on upcoming releases by both bands.

The original update can be found here.

   

Video: Joey Cape – Montreal (Live)

Joey CapeJoey Cape (Lagwagon) recently performed and recorded a live video for his solo track “Montreal,” in the Canadian city of the same name.  The track is one of the soloist’s monthly single releases for 2010.

Watch the video below.

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Joey Cape And Tony Sly In Portugal and Spain

Joey Cape and Tony Sly or Lagwagon and No Use For A Name fame will be heading out on a joint overseas tour of Portugal and Spain.  The shows will be feature the frontmen a stripped down acoustic setting.  Joey Cape last released Bridge in 2009, with Tony Sly having recently released his own full length solo album, 12 Song Program, but a few months ago this year.

Check out the full four date listing below.

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Mp3: Joey Cape – Montreal

Joey CapeLagwagon frontman Joey Cape has released his latest monthly single over on his website.  This is the fifth installment making up his year long project, Doesn’t Play Well With Others.  His previous four tracks, “No Mirror,” “It’s Always Sunny,” “Okay,” and “Going For The Bronze” are also available on his site.

Check out the previously released sample track on Cape’s myspace.

Bad Astronaut Reunites For Californian Show Dates

Joey CapeJoey Cape’s (Lagwagon) previously abandoned side project Bad Astronaut will be performing a string of dates in July.  The performances will be accompanied by Joey Cape (Solo), and Mike Hale.

Bad Astronaut previously disbanded after drummer Derrick Plourde’s tragic suicide.

Tour dates can be found below.

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Joey Cape: The Ramones Are Dead (Live)

Joey CapeDublin, Ireland’s Balcony TV have posted a video of Joey Cape performing his song “The Ramones are Dead” from on top of a balcony. The song comes from his 2008 album The Bridge; the video can be seen below.

Cape recently released his third of twelve new songs this year that will eventually make up his new album, Doesn’t Play Well With Others.

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Video: Joey Cape – Okay

Joey CapeJoey Cape has released a video for his February single, “Okay.” As previously reported, Joey Cape will be releasing a new single at the beginning of each month for the duration of 2010.




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