John Reis

From Punknews.org:
John Reis, the mastermind behind Drive Like Jehu, Hot Snakes, Rocket From the Crypt and Swami Records will be releasing his new album on March 25, 2008.

The band is not yet named, but will include Gar Wood (Hot Snakes, Beehive & the Barracudas), Jason Kourkounis (Hot Snakes, Mule, Delta 72), and Montreal export, Tommy Kitsos (CPC Gangbangs). The recording was done over 4 months in Swami’s City Of Refuge studio that replaced their Drag Racist studio, which met its ashy demise in 2003. The group recorded 20 songs of which 13 are scheduled to appear on the album.

Along with the release, the band is promising a healthy touring schedule for 2008

A date has been set for the highly anticipated posthumous CD+DVD release from Rocket From The Crypt. The record is titled RIP and is due out February 26, 2008.

The DVD documents the band's final show, recorded on Halloween 2005 with the lineup of John “Speedo” Reis (guitar/vox),N.D. (guitar), Petey X (bass), Apollo 9 (sax), JC 2000 (trumpet) and Ruby Mars (drums)

The band has also put together a short teaser/trailer for the DVD.

R.I.P. CD Track Listing:
French Guy
Don't Darlene
I'm Not Invisible
Get Down
Boychucker
Pigeon Eater
Used
Hairball Alley
Shy Boy
Velvet Touch
Light Me
A+ In Arson Class
Middle
Born In 69
Straight American Slave
Carne Voodoo
Sturdy Wrists
Ditchdigger
Come See Come Saw

R.I.P. DVD Track Listing:
French Guy
Don't Darlene
I'm Not Invisible
Get Down
Boychucker
Jumper K. Balls
Pigeon Eater
Used
Hairball Alley
Shy Boy
Velvet Touch
Light Me
A+ In Arson Class
Killy Kill
Pushed
Middle
Born In 69
On A Rope

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