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  1. Ita s Not Dead festival to feature punk rock veterans Bad Religion, NOFX and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... a viable way to make a living,” said the frontman of NOFX and owner of the San Francisco-based label Fat Wreck Chords. That's why he earned a bachelor's degree in social science from San Francisco State in 1990, with a minor in human ...


  2. Best of bands 2015: IsotopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Georgia Straight

    ... [on June 20] was by far my favourite show that I was at this year. They're from San Francisco, they're on Fat Wreck Chords, and they're a really cool rock 'n' roll band." Best album ever: "I'm going to have to go with Screeching Weasel's My Brain ...


  3. Local options at Riot Fest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | Chicago Reader

    ... 88 Fingers Louie were among the best exponents of the heavily compressed, melodic punk sound birthed by Fat Wreck Chords (though they released their full-lengths on Hopeless). They did it right: ridiculously fast one-two kick-drum rhythms, perfectly ...


  4. Joey Cape releasing new solo album 'Stitch Puppy,' touring, added to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    Fat Wreck Chords is having quite the year. A bunch of bands just wrapped up the label's 25th anniversary tour , including a band that's been on Fat for over two decades, Lagwagon .


  5. The Best Concerts in St. Louis This Week, August 31 to September 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | River Front Times

    ... made quite a name for itself. Since starting in 2014, the band has signed with revered SoCal punk label Fat Wreck Chords, toured with the likes of the Dwarves, the Suicide Machines and Off With Their Heads, and even made a run through Europe - all ...


  6. Night Birds share "Blank Eyes" off 'Mutiny at Muscle Beach'; Big Eyes ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    Night Birds recently announced that they'll follow 2013's Born To Die In Suburbia with their third album, Mutiny at Muscle Beach , on October 2 via Fat Wreck Chords. Going by lead single "Blank Eyes," it looks like Night Birds haven't changed their sound at all.


  7. Listen: new songs from Big Freedia, Woozy and more New Orleans artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    ... and Exploding in Sound Records. New Orleans punks PEARS , fresh off a re-release of their debut album on Fat Wreck Chords , released a new song, "Snowflake," which appears on the label's popular compilation series this month. Fat Music Vol.8: Going ...


  8. 5 cheap music shows to check out in Las Vegas this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... the dance floor. As a burgeoning punk band, there's only one thing more awesome than being picked up by Fat Wreck Chords, and that's being able to show off a handwritten contract signed by Fat Mike himself. PEARS holds that distinction. Ask the guys ...


  9. Fat Wrecked for 25 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Denver Westword

    The impact that Fat Wreck Chords has had on punk rock is undeniable. Started 25 years ago by NOFX bassist Michael Burkett , the label has released seminal records by punk heavyweights like Against Me!, Lagwagon, No Use for a Name and the Swingin' Utters.


  10. 25 best Fat Wreck Chords releases, according to NOFX's Fat MikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | City Pages

    It's been a long life in punk rock for Fat Mike. The punk formerly known as Michael Burkett has been vocalist/bassist for NOFX for more than 30 years, and owner/producer/mastermind behind his label, Fat Wreck Chords, for a quarter decade .


  11. NOFXRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | City Pages

    Fat Wreck Chords will be forever linked to 1990s skate punk. And while the label's bands may not hit the halfpipe as much as 25 years ago, they're still hitting the beer bongs and will crack SoCal wise about your mother.


  12. Live Music This Week: Atmosphere, Bells Atlas, NOFX, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | 7x7

    ... the world (seriously, that's not a far-fetched statement). Peep a sneak peek: The impossibly influential Fat Wreck Chords celebrates its 25th Anniversary with some of the label's greatest names and flag-carriers. NOFX headlines a brilliant list of ...


  13. NOFX's Fat Mike Celebrates 25 Years of Punk Rock With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Billboard

    "When you find a band that wants to make it, steer clear from them," says Fat Mike, co-founder of the Fat Wreck Chords label, who toured the United Kingdom with his band NOFX in June. If you want to know how much Fat Wreck Chords has grown during its first 25 years, just look at its office space.


  14. Rise AgainstRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | Denver Westword

    These guys didn't invent melodic hardcore; they spent their early years releasing albums on Fat Wreck Chords. This included 2003's Revolutions Per Minute , recorded at the Blasting Room in Fort Collins - where the band has recorded most of its subsequent albums, like its 2011 offering, Endgame .


  15. A guide to Fat Wreck Chords' 25th Anniversary party at Festival PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Time to get Wrecked. San Francisco based punk label Fat Wreck Chords has put together a special tour for their 25th anniversary which will be making its way to Festival Pier at Penn's Landing this Saturday, August 17th.


  16. Fat Wreck Chords releases 'Fat Music Vol. 8: Going Nowhere Fat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    California-based label Fat Wreck Chords has a long and proud tradition of releasing not only some of the more worthwhile and recognizable albums in the punk scene of yesterday and today but also some of the most appreciated punk compilations. They continue that tradition with the brand new Vol.


  17. Ska punk outfit Less Than Jake let Bristol fans see the lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | This Is Bristol

    ... has continued to release new material, firstly on their own Sleep It Off label and now they are back on Fat Wreck Chords. Following the 2012 reissue of Borders & Boundaries and the subsequent EP, Greetings & Salutations, Fat Wreck Chords has ...


  18. PEARS - 'Go to Prison'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Go to Prison , the debut full-length album by NOLA hardcore punks PEARS , was first self-released on CD by the band, later put out on a limited run of vinyl by Off With Their Heads frontman Ryan Young's Anxious & Angry project, and most recently given a considerably larger release on all formats through Fat Wreck Chords . As if that wasn't enough, PEARS have toured extensively in the short time they have been together, winning over numerous punks and show-goers across the country.


  19. The top concerts in Toronto for August 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | BlogTO

    ... egos and thousands of adoring fans into the Amphitheatre. Fat Wrecked for 25 Years (August 6, Echo Beach) Fat Wreck Chords turns 25 this year, and to celebrate, the label's going on a North American tour that's everything Gen X-ers wish Warped Tour ...


  20. Out now: Punk label Fat Wreck Chords re-releases debut from New Orleans punks PEARSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    After the release of its debut Go To Prison last year, New Orleans punk band PEARS caught the attention of influential punk rock label Fat Wreck Chords . The band signed with the label earlier this year - on a chicken-scratched piece of paper .