RX Bandits

RX Bandits announce 'The Resignation' 20th anniversary tour

RX Bandits will play the classic 2003 album in select cities this March.

10 Classic Ska & Ska-Punk Albums Turning 20 in 2023

2003 was a pivotal year for ska. The ska-punk boom caught a second wind (or maybe a last gasp) in the American mainstream, and the ska underground was thriving too…

The Sound of Animals Fighting announce first EP in 15 years & 2023 tour

Post-hardcore supergroup The Sound of Animals Fighting (Anthony Green, RX Bandits, etc) are finally set to release new music for the first time in nearly 15 years, and they’ve got a rare tour this January…

Hospital Gown (Sound of Animals Fighting) tap Kreayshawn, Teen Suicide, pg.99 vocalist & more for debut LP

Rich Loren Balling of The Sound of Animals Fighting, Pyramids, and ex-Rx Bandits has a new hyperpop project with a star-studded debut LP on the way. Here’s the first single, featuring Hail the Sun’s Donovan Melero and GFOTY…

RX Bandits announce 2022 tour

It’s their first tour in years… will new music finally be on the way too?

64 Essential Ska Albums from 1964 to Present

With ska gaining mainstream traction in the U.S. once again, we put together a list of 64 essential ska albums from 1964 to present, with albums released during each of the past seven decades by artists from all over the world.

Jeff Rosenstock & Polyvinyl have made a 9-hour playlist of ska songs

The 9-hour, 181-song playlist includes songs from all across ska’s long, rich history — from its origins in Jamaica to some of today’s best DIY ska bands — and it also includes ska-adjacent songs by The Beatles, Vampire Weekend, Weezer, Pixies, and more…

Thou, Joyce Manor & more talk ska on 'In Defense of Ska' podcast

As Aaron Carnes gears up for the release of his ‘In Defense of Ska’ book, he’s been doing an accompanying podcast. He’s interviewed tons of notable ska musicians, plus members of some bands you might not expect to go as deep into ska as they do, like Joyce Manor and Thou. Here are some excerpts from those episodes and some quotes from Aaron, co-host Adam Davis (Omnigone, Link 80), and the bands themselves…

On The Might Of Princes 'Where You Are...' 20th anniversary interview & a look back on the classic emo LP

OTMOP drummer Chris Enriquez looks back on their classic, influential sophomore LP, the explosion of Long Island emo, and much more.

Stream Andy B & the World's ska/folk/punk album ft. 172 musicians

Members of Less Than Jake, The Slackers, RX Bandits, Reel Big Fish, Death By Stereo, Bracket, Ten Foot Pole, Skatune Network, Call Me Malcolm, Bite Me Bambi, Random Hand, The Toasters, Abraskadabra, Faintest Idea, and more make up this international 172-person collective…

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