Now you can add your religious nut bag relatives to your shopping list on Record Store Day, because they will no doubt want the new Against Me! vinyl. The Florida punk band is issuing 2014 track “Osama Bin Laden As The Crucified Christ,” which appeared on last year’s Transgender Dysphoria Blues LP, on limited-edition vinyl for RSD, and it will include a never-before-heard b-side.
Here’s the media alert:
Coming off an extremely successful year that saw the band touring extensively and releasing one of 2014’s most acclaimed albums, Against Me! has just announced its first batch of music for 2015, the “Osama Bin Laden As The Crucified Christ” 7″. Being released as part of this year’s Record Store Day (Saturday, April 18), the 7″ will feature two previously unreleased versions of the song – Side A contains a live recording of the track which will appear on the band’s forthcoming live album and Side B will feature a never-before-heard “Extra Dysphoric Version” by frontwoman Laura Jane Grace created especially for this release. The 7″ will be available on limited colored vinyl and on sale at all participating Record Store Day stores. For more information on the release, visit Record Store Day’s official website.
And some news on the new Against Me! record…
Currently, Laura Jane Grace is producing the new album for Brooklyn, NY’s Worriers at Rancho Recordo in Michigan, writing a biweekly advice column for Noisey titled “Mandatory Happiness,” and, along with the band and producer Marc Hudson, putting the finishing touches on Against Me!’s much-anticipated live album. Details on the upcoming live record to be announced very soon.