This is SONIC SHAKES first label release and it’s quite a looker! This new release by Melbourne motorpunk rock n roll band, MUSCLE CAR, has quite an interesting back story to it.
The recording of these songs started in 2010 in France and were finished in Melbourne in 2012. The recording, mixing and mastering was done in 3 separate countries. Here’s the short of it:
The players on this Muscle Car recording were:
Damo (Blood Sucking Freaks / Blood Of Others / Undertone) - Vocals / Guitar
Nasty Samy (The Black Zombie Procession / Teenage Renegade) - Lead Guitar
Vinz (3 Headed Dog / Dimi Dero Inc. / The Holy Curse) - Bass
Turbogode - Drums
Simon Chainsaw (Vanilla Chainsaws) - Guitar
Stewart “Leadfinger” Cunningham (Asteroid B-612 / Brother Brick / Leadfinger) - Guest Vocals on ‘Bastards…’
- Recorded at IndieEar Studios in Vandoncourt, France, Engineered by Mitch.
- Extra rhythm guitar recorded at Audiar Studios, Buenos Aires, Argentina by Marcelo Di Gregorio.
- Damo’s vocals recorded at Goatsound, Melbourne by Jason Fuller.
- Stewie’s vocals recorded his home studio in Wollongong, NSW.
- Both tracks mixed and mastered at Goatsound by Jason Fuller.
- Awesome cover art by Japanese artist, Masayo.
- Transparent cyan blue splatter vinyl.
- Pressed by Pirates Press in Czech Republic.
- Hand numbered and limited once off pressing of 500. Will not be repressed.
- Released October 15, 2012.
“Daibutsu Rock N Roll” written by Damo
“Bastards Of Young” written by Paul Westerberg (Originally performed by The Replacements)
The record is available now for only $10 postage paid within Australia. $13 (AUS) overseas.
You can buy the record directly from the band at this address: