NOFX Calling It A Day In 2023

NOFX have announced that 2023 will be their final year as a band.

In addition, this will mark their 40th year as a band, which is just an accomplishment in itself.

The band have released, 15 full length records, 17 EP’s and loads more.

Fat Mike replied to a fan confirming the news asking why the don’t tour Canada.

“Actually, We love Canada, it;s just that next year will be our last year. We will be announcing our finals shows soon.It’sn an amazing run…”

NOFX Release New Track

NOFX have relesaed a new track from their upcoming ‘Single Album’.

‘Fuck Euphemism’ finds Mike diving deep into his own sexuality and how in the modern day it is more vital than ever for people to respect his lifestyle and that of others. 

Mike says: “I think it’s a very important song for the conversation with the trans community and the LBGT community. I consider myself queer and a part of it, so I can sing a song like this. I live a BDSM lifestyle and I’m a crossdresser, so it did bother me when people were calling me a cis male. I like the whole thing of defining yourself using your own terms, because I’m a punk rocker first, and then a submissive crossdressing male. The transgender community and the gay community are taking a stance on how we want to be known, and I’m going to be known as a certain way.

“But I think the most important thing in this song is that it doesn’t need to be that way, because really you’re just a person. In part of the song, I say “Call me ‘per’ for the night,” where “per” is short for person. It’s a term that Doris Lessing came up within a book called The Good Terrorist, which I read in college in the ‘80s.”

‘Single Album’ is set to be released on February 26th 2021 via Fat Wreck Records.

Check out ‘Fuck Euphemism’ below.

NOFX Announce Details Of Their New Record

NOFX have announced the details of their upcoming record, which will be their 14th.

It’s titled as ‘Single Album’ and will drop on February 26th 2021 via Fat Wreck Chords.

The Cover Art, Tracklisting, Stream of the single, ‘Linewleum’ and Pre-Order options can be viewed below.

01. The Big Drag
02. I Love You More Than I Hate Me
03. Fuck Euphemism
04. Fish in a Gun Barrel
05. Birmingham
06. Linewleum
07. My Bro Cancervive Cancer
08. Grieve Soto
09. Doors and Fours
10. Your Last Resort

On the track, ‘Linewleum’, Fat Mike has offered up some insight into the purpose of the track:

“I have no idea why ‘Linoleum’ is THE NOFX song that is covered by so many bands while other NOFX songs get hardly any attention. ‘Linoleum’ wasn’t a single, it had no video, it got no radio play, and most importantly, it didn’t even have a chorus!!! All popular songs have choruses! WTF! So, One night I stayed up till 4:00 am checking out all the different versions on YouTube. Watching hundreds of bands from over 28 countries (mostly Indonesia) doing “Linoleum” was a humbling experience for me.

So I decided to write a song that was a shout out to all those people that learned those four chords and remembered the non-rhyming lyrics.

Then I asked the biggest of all the bands (Avenged Sevenfold) to play some leads on the song. Then M Shadows suggested we do a video together. Then I figured I should put all of the bands in the video. Well, I couldn’t fit all the bands, but I picked a bunch of cool ones! A song about not playing a song that’s not a hit song with a video about other bands covering the song! This is why I love punk rock writing punk songs. Rules out the door!” 

And ‘Doors And Fours’ was released back in 2020.

Pre-Orders are available via Fat Wreck Records Webstore and King Roads Merch Webstore.

Slam Dunk Festival Announce First Bands For 2021

After the postponement of the 2020 Slam Dunk Festival due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 iteration of the festival has announced the first names which will be playing.

With the Punk In Drublic Festival EU Tour making its stop on the dates of Slam Dunk, NOFX, Pennywise, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, REel Big Fish, The Vandals and Face To Face are all set to play.

Comeback Kid, Days N Daze and The Baboon Show will play on different stages.

Another announcement is set to be coming “very soon”.

Slam Dunk Festival 2021 is set to take place on Leeds Temple Newsam and Hatfield at Hatfield Park on May 29th and 30th respectively.

Slam Dunk Festival Announces 7 More Bands

Slam Dunk Festival just got bigger!

The festival has partnered with Fat Make and Destiny Tour Booking to bring in his Punk In Drublic festival to the UK for the first time andddd, they’ll be having their own stage as well!

On the stage are as follows: NOFX, Mad Caddies, Bad Religion, Less Than Jake, Lagwagon, Millencolin, The Interrupters, Anti-Flag The Bombpops.

They’ll be joining All Time Low, Waterparks, New Found Glory and more at the 2019 festival.

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