Israeli punk quartet Useless ID has been around in some form or another for an astonishing 20 years and has released eight full-lengths as well as a well-received split CD with the Ataris. But their 2008 album, The Lost Broken Bones, has, well, been a little bit lost in their catalog, and for good reason: The album released worldwide on five different labels, resulting in spotty distribution and physical scarcity for folks who wanted a copy of this album full of Bad Religion-esque skate punk. So, leave it to Fat Wreck Chords to save the day! Fat is reissuing the album in its entirety plus a whopping seven bonus tracks, and the whole thing was produced by Bill Stevenson and Jason Livermore at the Blasting Room, so you know it sounds great. Today, we’re debuting “Dissolve,” a two-minute rager that should easily inspire circle pits for the first 60 seconds and some serious head bobbing for the second 60. The reissue of The Lost Broken Bones will come out July 24 via Fat Wreck Chords and can be pre-ordered here.
Useless ID are headed to Japan this September for a trio of shows, including two with New York hardcore legends Gorilla Biscuits. Time to cash in those frequent flier miles and head to Tokyo, folks:
09/20/15 Tokyo, Japan Shibuya Crash w/ Gorilla Biscuits, Bane, As It Is, Down to Nothing
09/22/15 Nagoya, Japan Rad Hall w/ Versus the World, The Decline, Quickdead
09/23/15 Kobe, Japan Kings Cross w/ Gorilla Biscuits