A pair months in the past, Fats Mike revealed that 2023 would be the final yr for his long-running punk band NOFX. The frontman isn’t giving up on his music profession, although, as he has simply unveiled his new mission Codefendants.
Codefendants are described in a press launch as a “style fluid musical collective — a cross between hip hop, new-wave, flamenco, and the Beatles.” The principle gamers are Fats Mike, Sam King, and Ceschi Ramos, with the origin of the band described as follows:
“Sam King from Get Lifeless’s graffiti crew have been giving tattoos and making flash artwork to lift cash to assist rapper Ceschi Ramos when he was in jail. Months later they met on the Gilman Road Mission in Berkeley, California. They bonded, speaking about their love of hip-hop and punk rock, over a bottle of Jameson. They didn’t understand it but, however they’d simply began Codefendants. They started recording songs two years later in Los Angeles with Fats Mike from NOFX as producer. Quickly after Fatty joined the band, they determined to make an album that gave the impression of nothing else. That album will likely be launched in early 2023.”
Codefendants have unveiled two singles, “Suicide By Pigs” and “Abscessed,” the second of which was quietly launched final month on YouTube. Whereas the video for “Abscessed” is Episode 2 of a “cinematic pentalogy” and the one for “Suicide By Pigs” is Episode 1, it is suggested to observe “Abscessed” first, as they seem beneath.
The 2 songs can be found through Fats Wreck Chords on a break up 10-inch vinyl launch that additionally options two songs by the punk band Get Lifeless.
Watch the movies for “Abscessed” and “Suicide By Pigs,” and see the quilt paintings for the break up 10-inch beneath.
Codefendants x Get Lifeless Art work: