Codefendants--the new project of NOFX's Fat Mike, Get Dead's Sam King, and rapper Ceschi--teased their debut album last year and now it's announced. It's called This Is Crime Wave, and it's due March 24 via Bottles To The Ground. It includes appearances by rap legend The D.O.C., veteran alternative rapper Onry Ozzborn, and Bad Cop/Bad Cop's Stacey Dee. Along with the announcement comes the video for the reggae/punk/rap hybrid "Def Cons," of which Fat Mike says: "I suggest listening to the song first - then the video. The song is better than the video, and the video is pretty fucking good."

Ceshi adds, "As someone who’s been pepper sprayed while arrested, beaten with nightsticks & had more police guns to my head than I’d like to remember, filming this video was an exercise in confronting PTSD. Enjoy." And Sam King adds, "With everything going on in the world right now, I just hope we don’t go to jail." Check it out below.

Codefendants have also announced their first-ever US headline tour dates, and they also open two of NOFX's final shows. All dates are listed below.


Def Cons
Abscessed (feat. Get Dead and Onry Ozzborn)
Fast Ones (feat. The DOC)
Suicide By Pigs
Disaster Scenes (feat Stacey Dee)
Prison Camp
Sell Me Youth

Codefendants -- 2023 Tour Dates
14-Apr - San Francisco, CA - Bottom Of The Hill
16-Apr - Los Angeles, CA - Knitting Factory
17-Apr - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction
18-Apr - Mesa, AZ - The Underground
19-Apr - Flagstaff, AZ -Yucca North
20-Apr - El Paso, TX - Rockhouse Bar & Grill 22-Apr - Austin, TX - Carson Creek Ranch (w/ NOFX)
23-Apr - Houston, TX - The Secret Group
24-Apr - Dallas, TX - Sundown at Granada
25-Apr - Baton Rouge, LA - Chelsea's Live
26-Apr - Murfreesboro, TN - Hop Springs
27-Apr - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
29-Apr - St Petersburg, FL - The Lost Festival 23-Jul - Tacoma, WA - LeMay - America's Car Museum (w NOFX)


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