November 25, 2022

A pair months in the past, Fats Mike revealed that 2023 would be the final yr for his long-running punk band NOFX. The frontman isn’t giving up on his music profession, although, as he has simply unveiled his new venture Codefendants.

Codefendants are described in a press launch as a “style fluid musical collective — a cross between hip hop, new-wave, flamenco, and the Beatles.” The primary gamers are Fats Mike, Sam King, and Ceschi Ramos, with the origin of the band described as follows:

“Sam King from Get Useless’s graffiti crew have been giving tattoos and making flash artwork to boost cash to assist rapper Ceschi Ramos when he was in jail. Months later they met on the Gilman Avenue Undertaking in Berkeley, California. They bonded, speaking about their love of hip-hop and punk rock, over a bottle of Jameson. They didn’t realize it but, however that they had simply began Codefendants. They started recording songs two years later in Los Angeles with Fats Mike from NOFX as producer. Quickly after Fatty joined the band, they determined to make an album that seemed like nothing else. That album shall be launched in early 2023.”

Codefendants have unveiled two singles, “Suicide By Pigs” and “Abscessed,” the second of which was quietly launched final month on YouTube. Whereas the video for “Abscessed” is Episode 2 of a “cinematic pentalogy” and the one for “Suicide By Pigs” is Episode 1, it is suggested to look at “Abscessed” first, as they seem under.

The 2 songs can be found through Fats Wreck Chords on a cut up 10-inch vinyl launch that additionally options two songs by the punk band Get Useless.

Watch the movies for “Abscessed” and “Suicide By Pigs,” and see the quilt art work for the cut up 10-inch under.

Codefendants x Get Useless Art work:

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