Deron Miller joins the Brewtally Speaking podcast this week for an interview to discuss ‘Camp Pain,’ the newest album from 96BitterBeings. Among other conversation topics, host Jon Beatty gets into the business side of Miller’s newest project including why the band went the route of crowdfunding as well as the impact of the internet and social media on the music industry in general. “Sometimes I think we got signed to a major label so they could control how popular we got and how popular we didn’t get,” Miller describes at one point. Click below to check out the whole episode including the full interview with Miller. Continue reading →
Deron Miller, guitarist and vocalist for 96 Bitter Beings and formerly of CKY joins us on this episode of the BREWtally Speaking Podcast! Deron joins host Jon to discuss 96 Bitter Beings newest album, ‘Camp Pain’, and why they chose to fan fund it, and the reception to the album. The also dive into CKY’s legacy as one of the first bands to really take to the internet, and using that vehicle to be so connected with their fans, LONG before the days of social media. We also chat quite a bit about the business side of the industry, what it means to stay true to yourself as an artist and much more. Continue reading →
CKY have released a cover of GG Allin classic “Bite It You Scum” today ahead of their exclusive Record Store Day release. The song is from a vinyl-only EP called ‘Too Precious To Kill’, which will be released in stores on Black Friday, November 23, 2018 (Record Store Day). Continue reading →
Skate punk legends CKY have released video for “Wiping Off the Dead” and announce upcoming tour. Directed by Dave Causa, this is the third video for the latest release The Phoenix. Drummer Jess Margera explains, “Our good friend Dave Causa filmed us rehearsing for our UK tour last summer and the end result was us making a badass music video. “It was filmed before we ever played a single show for the release of our album. Thank you, Dave, and thank you CKY alliance! Enjoy this great video from the archives.” This release follows up the latest video “Head for a Breakdown”, filmed around London with The Costa Sisters during their widely successful tour. Continue reading →
Philly rock n’ rollers, CKY are preparing to hit the road, beginning in July, for a summer outing of North American shows along with Sacramento post-hardcore outfit, Slaves as co-headliners. Joining on as supporting acts will be Royal Thunder and Awaken I Am. Full tour dates below. Continue reading →
CKY have debuted a brand new music video for their single “Head For a Breakdown.” Directed by The Costa Sisters, this is the third music video we’ve seen from the band off their latest LP. The video was shot in and around London, UK during the band’s near sellout run earlier this year.
“We were lucky enough to get a day off to explore one of the best cities on earth with our friends,” says the band. “The extremely talented Costa sisters, Elena & Sofia were behind the camera. We decided to crash the Queen’s Garden Party and film our video in front of the gates of Buckingham Palace.” Continue reading →
It seems CKY have a knack for delivering raw, authentic material with every release. Since the early days of their skate-punk upbringing, they have continued to improve and impress with their upcoming album ‘The Phoenix’, set for release June 16, being no exception. CKY have gained quite a bit of notoriety with musical contributions to the CKY video series, as well as the TV show Jackass, launching their musical ventures to new heights. They’ve grown to be known for their groove-ridden, octave-driven sound that any CKY (or Jackass) fan will immediately recognize. Continue reading →