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With the classic early 80s lineup now firmly in place, Fishbone is on a mission to reclaim its rightful spot among the rock-n-roll elite.
“It’s absolutely unreal, at this stage of the game,” stated bassist and founding member, Norwood Fisher, “to be reunited as brothers and bandmates! The band feels as if it’s almost firing better than ever. We’re all equally excited to get on the grind and bring this energy to the stage for those that have supported us throughout our career, the Whirl’d Wide Familyhood.”
Founded in 1979, Fishbone quickly claimed their spot at the table with their 1983 self titled release that included fan favorites like “Party at Ground Zero” and “Ugly”, and then followed that up in 1988 with their groundbreaking, critically acclaimed full length “Truth and Soul” album which featured the track “Freddie’s Dead”, the band’s first big hit on MTV.
Since then, Fishbone has gone on to release 9 more albums garnering major radio airplay and has made multiple appearances in various movies as well as performing live on the ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ show. In 2010, a documentary written and directed by Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler, and narrated by actor Laurence Fishburn, entitled “Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone”, was released and premiered at the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival.
Chicago’s Action/Adventure is the pop-punk band you didn’t know you needed. The dynamic five-piece are all multi-instrumentalists who have been playing together for nearly a decade.
Their sound and lyrics are influenced by established post/melodic hardcore bands they grew up listening to like Senses Fail, Four Year Strong, and The Story So Far. The group’s head-nod-inducing tunes have gotten attention from alt scene tastemakers like Alt. Press and Kerrang!, who have noted that their sound includes “crunchy guitar riffs and tight drums” and “heavier riffs and growly, sometimes drawn-out vocals” respectively. They also secured a slot at the final Vans Warped Tour in 2018.
Action/Adventure has now successfully planted their flag into the national landscape of the pop-punk scene following a nearly overnight viral success of the impactful music video for their powerful 60-second single “Barricades” on TikTok, with their hashtag #PopPunkInColor. The video details specific discrimination that each member has faced as a group of entirely BIPOC while playing at pop-punk shows. Within three weeks, the guys had one million-plus views of the video, and an email from their dream label in their inbox.
Now poised to release their first EP signed onto Pure Noise Records, Pulling Focus, they’re set to make more waves in the scene, now as labelmates with the same acts they grew up listening to.