Armed with a hard, aggressive melodic arsenal and thought provoking lyrics, JuiceheaD defines the new breed of American punk rock.
Their music is infectious, contagious and packs enough punch to satisfy most old school punk rock fans, while simultaneously delivering a universal sound that any enlightened music fan will truly appreciate.
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Formed in late 2003, JuiceheaD forged from the ashes of several local punk bands and fused a unique union of skilled playing and solid song writing. Rob Vannice had been active in the Chicago underground since 2000 in various bands, but found a secret weapon in Tommy Kloss, a classically trained guitarist turned bass player with who he had been honing the JuiceheaD sound.
With the addition of Mike Garelli on drums, the three-piece catapulted into ear bleeding abandon and reached the next level. JuiceheaD has since toured across North America including the Misfits Recordsʼ Fiend Fest tour, several regional and national treks with surf-punk pioneers Agent Orange, nationwide touring with UK punk staples the Adicts, and multiple nationwide tours as primary support for the legendary Misfits.
'How To Sail A Sinking Ship' is produced by longtime Misfits and Ramones collaborator John Cafiero. Known for chart topping releases, Producer/Osaka Popstar frontman Cafiero also appears on guest backing vocals for 'Rotting From The Inside'. Additional guest appearances on 'How To Sail A Sinking Ship' include Melora Creager (Nirvana, Rasputina) on cello for the punk goth ballad 'Black Roses', and The Punk Pipers (consisting of NYC Firefighters) adding a traditional bagpipe flavour to the melodic track 'When I Fall From Grace'.
The cover and interior art showcases illustrations by Joe King (Crooks N Castles, Billabong, and Obey Giant). Iconic artist Shepard Fairy personally recommended King for the project to Cafiero. JuiceheaD has authentic old school punk sensibilities with a crossover appeal reminiscent of forefathers like The Clash.
Recorded at Bennett Studios (owned and operated by the legendary crooner and his family), nearly every song on the album has hit single potential—without compromise—as does the band itself to grow into becoming the next Green Day, Rancid or Social Distortion for a new generation.
TOUR DATES WITH MISFITS
1st LONDON, O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON
2nd READING, SUB 89
3rd BIRMINGHAM, THE BALLROOM
4th NEWCASTLE, O2 ACADEMY NEWCASTLE
5th BRIGHTON, CONCORDE 2
6th BRISTOL, THE FLEECE