On Friday February 2nd the Rock ’n’ Roll world was saddened the passing of “Brother” Wayne Kramer, founding member and guitarist of the legendary, influential Detroit band the MC5. Issued on Black Friday, 2023 via Saustex RecordsCall Me Animal: A Tribute to the MC5 was never intended as a send-off for Brother Wayne, but his untimely passing makes its recent release feel even more serendipitous. Conceived by Joey “Joecephus” Killingsworth, the album was several years in the making with his band/collective Joecephus and the George Jonestown Massacre and his production partner Dik LeDoux. Kramer himself participated in the project, laying down a smoking version of “Human Being Lawnmower” with Jello Biafra. Continue reading →
Faith No More has released their previously vinyl-only single of JG Thirlwell “Motherfucker” from their 2015 comebacck album, Sol Invictus (Ipecac Recordings). The amazing avant-garde recasting of the major single from Sol Invictus is reimagined by Thirlwell, the post-Punk innovator best known for his many projects such as Foetus, Marc Almond, soundtracks for Venture Brothers and Archer. The original single wasa Record Store Day release only. Enjoy, you !%@%$%!