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NOFX Gives Us Their ‘First Ditch Effort’ Early – Stream It Now


Long-running punk band NOFX have been at it since the early ’80s. After a string of EP’s and albums, Fat Mike, El Hefe, Eric Melvin and Erik Sandin have returned with another album. First Ditch Effort was slated for release this Friday, October 7, yet, it can actually be streamed right now. As a result, you should treat yourself. Thanks to Consequence of Sound. This is the follow-up to their 2012 project, Self Entitled.

First Ditch Effort is 13 songs and just a little over 30 minutes long.

“This is for sure our most painful and personal album,” Mike said. “All my secrets are out there. Fletcher from Pennywise said, ‘I can’t believe you’re actually singing these lyrics!’ Yep, I went there and I’m proud of this record.”

So be sure to check it out and let us know what you think in the comments down below. Also, later this month NOFX will also be heading out on tour.

09/16 Chicago, IL – Douglas Park (Riot Fest)
09/24 Pozo, CA – Pozo Saloon
09/30 Sterling Heights, MI – Freedom Hill
10/22 San Diego, CA – Waterfront Park
11/02 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
11/03 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
11/04 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
11/07 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
11/09 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall
11/11 Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
11/12 Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze on the West Bank
11/13 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
11/14 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
11/16 Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium
11/17 Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall
11/18 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live!

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