Band: Screeching Weasel
Album: Anthem For A New Tomorrow
Release Date: May 1993
Music Genre: Punk Rock
Label: Lookout! Records
Release Country: United States
Record Type: 18 Tracks CD Album
Punk rock band formed in 1986 in Prospect Hts, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.
The band was initially founded as a trio featuring vocalist Ben Weasel (also playing bass at the time), guitarist Jughead, and drummer Steve Cheese. The group first called itself All-Night Garage Sale, but changed their name to Screeching Weasel after bassist Vinnie Bovine joined in December 1986. Bovine would be fired in January 1988. It would be the first of a number of line up changes that would affect the group's rhythm section throughout its lifespan. Bassist Danny Vapid joined the group in 1989 (he was called Sewercap at the time). The band split at the end of that year but reformed in 1991, at which time drummer Dan Panic joined the group.
Although the group's line-up continued to fluctuate (upon the 1991 reformation, Vapid would move to 2nd guitar and remain there until moving back to bass in 1993; three bassists passed through the band during that time), the line up of Weasel/Jughead/Vapid/Panic is considered "classic" by most Screeching Weasel fans. The band split again in 1994 but reformed in 1996. Vapid and Panic left the group for good the following year. The bass position was filled by the band's longtime friend and Squirtgun member Mass Giorgini, who had also recorded and produced a number of the group's releases. Dan Lumley (also of Squirtgun) took over on drums and Zac (...)
|1||I'm Gonna Strangle You||1:04|
|5||Talk To Me Summer||1:55|
|12||I Don't Wanna Be Friends||1:55|
|13||Cancer In My Body||0:53|
|14||Thrift Store Girl||1:09|
|18||A New Tomorrow||3:43|