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CLIFFDIVER Drop Fiery X-Ray Spex Cover

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CLIFFDIVER are back with an explosive cover of X-Ray Spex classic tune “Oh Bondage, Up Yours!” via SideOneDummy Records. The band teamed up with Descendents‘ very own Stephen Egerton to bring fans a new rendition of this iconic song. CLIFFDIVER certainly do the original justice, exerting the same high-energy approach to the track. It is fast, aggressive, and over-the-top in the best way.

Lead singer Briana Wright shares on the cover: “I’ve had the dream of reinventing the song for so long…. and not only is it happening, but we did it alongside another musical hero of ours???? It’s the best kind of ridiculous and so humbling to imagine that our little project could be a part of reintroducing a whole new audience to XRay Spex and a deeper look into the history of women -especially women of color – in punk and alternative music. And there’s really no better time for it. As we descend further into the capitalist hellscape humanity has created, the message at the heart of the song just becomes more relatable. I think we all need this now.”

Wright continues: “I still can’t believe Stephen did it,” Wright says. “I remember telling Joey right before the Omaha show like, ‘I’m gonna do it, I’m gonna ask…’ and look! Now we have a Descendent on our track.”

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Check out the cover art! The band will also be heading out on Sad Summer Fest this summer, along with dates supporting Hot Mulligan, and a run with Michael Cera Palin and Carpool. All dates can be seen below and tickets can be purchased here.

On Sad Summer Fest

  • July 6 – Daily’s Place – Jacksonville, FL
  • July 7 – Coachman Park – Tampa, FL
  • July 8 – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
  • July 23 – Ascend Amphitheater – Nashville, TN
  • July 25 – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory – Dallas, TX
  • July 26 – Germania Insurance Amphitheater – Austin, TX
  • July 29 – FivePoint Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA

Supporting Hot Mulligan

  • July 28 – Rialto Theater – Tucson, AZ
  • July 30 – Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
  • July 31 – Beer City Music Hall – Oklahoma City, OK
  • Aug 2 – Delmar Hall – St. Louis, MO

w/ Michael Cera Palin and Carpool

  • July 11 – Jammin Java – Vienna, VA
  • July 12 – Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
  • July 14 – Wonder Bar – Asbury Park, NJ
  • July 15 – Empire Underground – Albany, NY
  • July 16 – The Bug Jar – Rochester, NY
  • July 18 – Sneaky Dee’s – Toronto, ON

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