CJ Ramone (Ramones bassist from 1989 to 1996) is releasing his fourth solo album The Holy Spell... on May 10 via Fat Wreck Chords (pre-order). We already posted lead single "Blue Skies," and we're now premiering the second single, "Stand Up." As CJ's solo work often is, "Stand Up" is cut from the same cloth as the legendary punk band CJ played in for seven years, and CJ does a lot of justice to that sound. "Stand Up" is a punchy, catchy song, and you can stream it below.

CJ made this album with guitarist Dan Root, multi-instrumentalist Nate Sander, and drummer Pete Sosa, and producer Paul Miner, and the album closes with a tribute to CJ's late collaborator Steve Soto with the song "Rock On." "Steve really has a lot to do with where I am now, and every record, Steve was right there with me," CJ says. "He is completely irreplaceable. I owe Steve a lot. It’s definitely strange going on without him, but even though he’s not on the record, a lot of what we learned from Steve is still on the record."

CJ also has a bunch of tour dates coming up, including a mostly-West Coast run with likeminded band (and Fat labelmates) Mean Jeans. Those dates are all listed below.

1. One High One Low
2. The Town
3. Crawling from the Wreckage
4. I'm Disappointed
5. Waitin' on the Sun
6. Hands of Mine
7. There Stands the Glass
8. Movin' On
9. Stand Up
10. Postcard from Heaven
11. Blue Skies
12. Rock On

CJ Ramone -- 2019 Tour Dates
30 May in Redding, CA @ The Dip
31 May in Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre Lounge
01 Jun in Vancouver, BC, Canada @ WISE Hall*
02 Jun in Seattle, WA @ Funhouse*
03 Jun in Boise, ID @ The Shredder*
04 Jun in Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge*
06 Jun in San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside*
07 Jun in Los Angeles, CA @ Los Globos*
08 Jun in Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room*
09 Jun in San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar*
12 Jul in Gierle, Belgium @ Poeyelhei
12 Jul in Enkirch, Germany @ Fallig Open Air 2019
14 Jul in Luzern, Switzerland @ Sedel
15 Jul in Caramagna Piemonte, Italy @ Spazio Polivalente
16 Jul in Bologna, Italy @ Freakout Club
17 Jul in Ljubljana, Slovenia @ Gala Hala
18 Jul in Munich, Germany @ Free and Easy Festival at Backstage
19 Jul in Amberg, Germany @ Casino Saal
20 Jul in Sulzbach Taunus, Germany @ Seepogo Festival 2019
21 Jul in Karlsruhe, Germany @ Alte Hackerei
23 Jul in Berlin, Germany @ Bi Nuu
24 Jul in Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
25 Jul in Hannover, Germany @ Lux
26 Jul in Cologne, Germany @ Helios37
27 Jul in Meppen, Germany @ Jam Center
28 Jul in Kassel, Germany @ Goldgrube
29 Jul in Groningen, Netherlands @ Lola
30 Jul in Hoofddorp, Netherlands @ Poppodium Duycker
31 Jul in Vlaardingen, Netherlands @ De Kroepoekfabriek
01 Aug in Vólos, Greece @ Los Almiros Fest 2019
02 Aug in London, UK @ O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
03 Aug in Bristol, UK @ Exchange
04 Aug in Blackpool, UK @ Rebellion Festival 2019

* - w/ Mean Jeans

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