As mentioned, the ska-punk label Bad record time have a bunch of bands playing Celebration, and to celebrate, they’re releasing a new Fest compilation called Having a bad time. wish you were Here. Most of the songs have already been released, but it includes a few new ones, like Kill Lincoln covering Bouncing souls‘classic “This song”.
“With half of the band being from NJ, we have a ton of love for The Bouncing Souls. You could say we’re TRUE BELIEVERS haaaaaahaha ooof sorry,” singer / guitarist Mike Sosinski said. “Since it is the 20th anniversary of How I spent my summer vacation, the idea came up to cover one of their songs … there were a lot of suitors but ‘That Song’ seemed to suit us so well in terms of energy. It also seemed like the perfect contribution to the Have a bad time Compilation of the Fest … nothing gets me more in the mood for a big punk rock night than The Bouncing Souls. “
The original is a total circle-pit starter, and Kill Lincoln also has its fair share of double-beat punk songs, but they really give the song a total makeover, completely changing the mood and staying true to the hooks. addictive to the original. He’s playing everywhere and we’re previewing his music video, a black and white performance clip filmed by Mike Sosinski and Jesse Eisemann. Find out below. The track was mixed by Reade Wolcott of We Are The Union.
The lineup also includes We Are The Union, Catbite, Joystick, JER, The Best of the Worst, Omnigone, Gray Matter, Matamoska and SMN Vinyl pre-orders are in place.
In related news, We Are The Union, Catbite, Gray Matter, and Dissidente play a New Years Eve show in Detroit, which BrooklynVegan is co-hosting, and tickets are still available.
We also have a few Bad Time Records tracks available in our online store, including the new album Abraskadabra (on exclusive vinyl limited to 100 gold) and the Kill Lincoln / Less Than Jake split.
The Bouncing Souls also have upcoming shows with Face to Face and The Suicide Machines.