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We mixed the album in Boston so we could use Paul Q. Q Division studios in Boston has a vending machine that sells cans of beer. On tour we milked the "dating" gag for nearly 2 years after the album's release.
Our "dates" were contest winners who hung out with the band after shows. The bonus track Count To Ten was inspired by the contrived anger and pseudo-anguish spewed out by the Nu Metal bands who were popular in 2002. The first Boston accent I heard upon arrival was at the car rental place. We’ll all be killed and we will thrill as blood is spilled. We’ll all get laid X2 Little Weirdo The little weirdo down the street says he’s making a rocket ship with household items, so we can’t find him.
• Acacia Strain—Gravebloom • Adams, Bryan—Wembley Live 1996 • Beach Boys—Sunshine Tomorrow • Beach House—B-Sides & Rarities • Beau Brummels—Very Best Of: Complete Singles • Broadbent, Alan/London Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra—Developing Story CD/LP • Burning Ghosts—Reclamation • Cash Box Kings—Royal Mint • Celtic Frost reissues—This Is The Sounds, Innocence & Wrath, Into The Pandemonium, Morbid Tales, To Mega Therion, Vanity/Nemesis, Native Heart CD/LP • Chesnutt, Cody—My Love Divine Degree CD/LP • Coleman, Steve—Morphogenesis • Dear Hunter—Act I II III • Depeche Mode—Exciter, Playing The Angel reissues • Duvelle, Charles/Hisham Mayet—Photographs of Charles Duvelle: Disques Ocora Duvelle’s pioneering field recordings from Africa, southeast Asia and beyond…comes with coffee table book. • Congos—Heart of the Congos • Cranberries—Everybody Else is Doing It So Why Can’t We • Culture—Two Sevens Clash reissue • Cure, The—Greatest Hits Acoustic • Cure, The—Greatest Hits limited-edition 2LP • Difranco, ani—Binary • Erasure—World Be Gone • Fall, The—Perverted By Language • From First To Last—Dear Diary…
• Floating Points—Reflections: Mojave Desert in Luaka Bop CD/LP • Harris, Calvin—Funk Wav Bounces Vol 1 • I. Y.’s—Bodyguard Death Grips side project CD/LP • JL—Tech n9ne Presents Dibkis • Kozelek, Mark/Sean Yeaton—Yellow Kitchen • Lany—Lany CD/LP • Lauderdale, Jim—London Southern • Levent—Levent • Male Gaze—Miss Taken Henry Rollins-approved. • Gaudi—Magnetic • Ghost Bath—Moonlover • Gibbs, Joe—African Dub Chapter Two • Holt, John—1000 Volts of Holt on Trojan • John, Elton—Tumbleweed Connection, Honky Chateau • Little Steven—Soulfire 2LP of the first solo record from Little Steven in almost 20 years now out on vinyl.
Still, it's not yet time to give up on the Vandals and their ho-hum jokes.
Everyone from Weird Al Yankovic to Leonard Cohen have put out some crummy albums here and there.
It was the band’s first album after their permanent move to Kung Fu, after having fulfilled their contract with Nitro Records in 2000.
It comes with a 31 track download that includes enjoyable instrumental versions of all the jams. Life-long friendships and inappropriate relationships were formed. The Lord of Lords declares a holy war on the on the onlookers and the wallflowers.Other bonus content in this portion of the album includes a photo gallery and unobscured lyrics.All tracks written by Warren Fitzgerald, except where noted.IDSS is the first proper Vandals album recorded after the band switched to their own Kung Fu Records from Dexter Holland's Nitro Records across town. To watch videos of some of the dates, just search around You Tube, you'll find them. CHORUS I’m exploding in my pants, from the spirit of the Lord of Dance.
We were very excited to have Paul Frank Industries do all of the artwork. NOTES FROM THE PRODUCER (Warren Fitzgerald): The first album I ever lost weight while working on, all thanks to a jump rope. The whirling dervish Son of Man, repent while you still can. • MORE surprises hidden inside, for you to figure out!