VIOLENT WORLD PRESS RELEASE, 12/96 ---------------------------------- caroline rec FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VIOLENT WORLD - A Tribute To The Misfits Release date: February 11, 1997 Imagine mixing Metal, Hardcore, East and West Coast Punk, Krishnacore and Vegan Straight Edge with the outrageous b-movie horror fixation of the Misfits. You'd have the Violent World: a homage to one of the greatest punk rock bands ever by some of the best hard rock bands of the 1990's, bands that would not be the same today without the Misfits. Violent World consisits of 14 never-before-released Misfits covers which were recorded exclusively for this record. Many of these bands including Snapcase, Therapy? and Pennywise have added these versions to their live sets, further preaching the Misfits evergrowing legacy to new legions of fans across the country and around the world. The bands on this compilation chose what song to cover and with whom they would record it. They chose people like the legendary hardcore guru Don Fury, producer of CIV and Quicksand, who recorded both the Bouncing Souls and Sick Of It All tracks and Bill Stevenson, of Descendents, ALL and Black Flag fame, who produced the Shades Apart track. Track List: Snapcase - She Pennywise - Astro Zombies Shades Apart - 20 Eyes Tanner - T.V. Casualty Therapy? - Where Eagles Dare Prong- London Dungeon 108 - Death Comes Ripping Bouncing Souls - Mommy, Can I Go Out Kill Tonight Goldfinger - Ghouls Night Out Deadguy - Horror Business Sick Of It All - All Hell Breaks Loose NOFX - Last Caress Earth Crisis - Earth A.D. Farside - Return Of The Fly Violent World Contest Prize: A complete set of the "Violent World" colored vinyl (4 colors), poster, postcard Match the following statements with the band it pertains to: A. Snapcase B. Pennywise C. Shades Apart D. Tanner E. Therapy? F. Prong G. 108 H. Bouncing Souls 1. Goldfinger J. Deadguy K. Sick Of It All L. NOFX M. Earth Crisis N. Farside 1. This band can sometimes be found playing around town under the pseudonym of The Alleyway Crew. 2. A New Jersey band who wears their obsession with 1980's movies like "Better Off Dead" on their sleeves. 3. Their first two records came out on the obscure indie label Wiija before being re-titled and compiled for release in the United States. 4. "Violent World" features this band's first recording with their new guitarist whose predecessor has gone on to form his new band, Kite Eating Tree. 5. In support of their debut album they opened up for punk legends the Sex Pistols, the Buzzcocks and Bad Religion. 6. Their politically and socially charged message has been featured on CNN and Mtv. 7. Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" was covered on an early 7" and is still a staple of their live set. 8. They've toured with fellow San Diego bands Rocket From The Crypt and Drive Like Jehu. 9. Now broken up, they band played their final show ever at CBGB's this past year. 10. They have consistently worked with producer Bill Stevenson (current member of the Descendents and former member of All and Black Flag). 11. The drummer auditioned for the Misfits while performing "Horror Business", "20 Eyes" and "Mommy..." with Jerry and Doyle. 12. Their singeribassist has a license plate that says "Punk Guy." 13. Released an album which has an employee of the band's label calling up Chinese restaurants and asking for "vegan chicken." 14. They've had songs reworked by Alex Patterson (Orb) and J.G. Thirwell (Foetus).