01. We're Back
02. Say Goodnight
04. Musical Therapy
06. Orlando's Not Here
07. The Devil Made Me Do It
09. Last Party
10. Casa Blanca
11. San Bernardino
12. Casa Blanca
13. Cancion De Mala Suerte
Returning with their fifth studio release Symbolic, the Voodoo Glow Skulls are as wry and humorously cynical as they ever were, and the gnarl remains the same.
Being signed to Epitaph also allows the band to fully disregard corporate rock & roll norms and go head on with their raw ska-punk hybrid. Symbolic does however offer a little twist in direction. The Voodoos slow things down a little, especially on tracks such as the murky "The Devil Made Me Do It." The creative change is brief, but perhaps a little hard to digest for the die-hard punkers who grab at punk's throbbing excitement. However, the band does keep it real with their typical revved jauntiness on "Silencer" and "Last Party," complete with jogging thrash. The Voodoo Glow Skulls are confident enough to let things fly where they fly, and brash enough to identify with the honesty and truth backing the original threads of first wave ska-punk.
PRODUCED BY MR. BRETT GUREWITZ
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY THE VOODOO GLOW SKULLS Published by JIAF (BMI)
Drums and Bass were recorded at SOUND CITY STUDIOS In Los Angeles, Ca. USA Engineered by Mr. Brett Gurewitz Assistant Engineer #1-Eric Miller Assistant Engineer #2-Thomas "TJ" Johnston
Vocals, Overdubs, and Mixes were done at WESTBEACH RECORDERS in Los Angeles, CA. USA Engineered by Mr. Brett Gurewitz Assistant Engineer #1-Jay2k" Gordon Assistant Engineer #2-Don Cameron
Additional mixes were done at MUSIC GRINDER STUDIOS in Los Angeles CA USA Engineered by Mr. Brett Gurewitz Assitant Engineer #1-Jay "2k" Gordon
Mastered at Oasis Mastering Lab by Gene Grimaldi
Additional background vocals and sounds by Mr. Brett Gurewitz, Jay "2k" Gordon, Don Cameron, Ron Lomas
Mark Adkins appears courtesy of EPITAPH
Jim "The Reverand Horton Heat" Heath appears curtesy of TIME BOMB RECORDINGS
Artwork and Concept by Marco Almera Layout and Design by Murdock Bloodshot Photography by George "Shazbot" Campos Web and Design by Mark Otero
VGS Management: Voodoo Entertainment 3838 Jackson St. Suite D Riverside, CA 92503 firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to the following people for their love and support since day one. They are a part of the VGS familia: Mr. Paul Chavez, Mr. And Mrs. Casillas, Mr. And Mrs. Hernandez, Traci Casillas, Emily O'Neil, Jenny Casillas, Mr. Brian Herbertson, Koral and Cid Casillas, The Cramptons, Rodrigo Torres, Don Watson, Stacy Fass, Meegan Blagg, Jenny Stoever, Margarita Blanco
Big props and shout outs! (In no particular order)-Mr. Brett, Jim Heath, Mark Adkins, Stacy Fass, Jeff Abarta and Ron Coleman, Eric Miller, Thomas Johnson, Don Cameron, Jay Gordon, Bob Moon, Russell and Hein at Epitah (Europe), Emi Hatano, Paul Franklin, Corrie Christopher, Mark Otero, Marco Almera, Epitaph, Sandra Tucceri, Megan Socha, Shon Lawhon, Cinderblock, Kristine Ashton, Bill Fold, 98 posse, Sean Samson, John Pantle, Paul Tollet, Niki Stone, George Campos, Alex Perez, The Fender Custom Shop, Sunn Amplification, Mapex Drums, Promark, Paiste, Slug Drum Gear, Remo, Gouge, Dickies, Schwinn, Goat, Extreme Boardshop, Capitol Rideshop, Empire Tattoo, Inkaholics Tattoo, The Misfits, Still Dreadful, Backside, The Family Dog, Guttermouth, The Independents, Hepcat, Gwar, Assorted Jelly Beans, Jimmy Gestapo and The Murphy's Law Crew, and last but not least...Orlando and Fat Randy for inspiration and laughs!!
This album is dedicated to all the fans worldwide that acknowledge us as being one of them.
US Rel. Date: 09/12/2000
EU Rel. Date: 08/29/2000
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