Slack-jawed humans of the planet Earth: prepare yourselves for the “Bug Rock Invasion!” Canada’s most reviled rubber-headed garage rock mutants THE MANTSare back with a new record on Portugal’s Chaputa! Records, and your auditory sensory devices will never be the same! 7 new ham-fisted “Slop-o-Sonic” songs recorded straight to tape and calculated to induce maximum listening displeasure are jammed onto a 10” record guaranteed to make you lose friends and fill your shorts*.
Your hometown sucks? You wanna be a FRAT ROCKER! SHAKE ‘N SHIMMY as the Bug Rock Beat pulverizes your cranium as you drool on the dancefloor! Hide your bratwurst ‘cause there’s a HUNGRY MANT on the loose! BLAST OFF, SPACENIK! and take your Beatles records with you! Check out the ode to love gone wrong in EXTERMINATOR VAN! I’M A BUG scream THE MANTS, before they launch into an abominable tribute to their fave IN-N-OUT Burger!
There’s no use fighting it – the “Bug Rock Invasion!” has begun, and things will never be the same.
*Not necessarily in that order.
- MAN Side
Shake ‘N Shimmy
Blast Off, Spacenik!
- ANT Side
I’m a Bug
Recorded by Graham Fraser at Atomic Recordings – Victoria B.C.
Mixed by Cam Hayden
Mastered by Josh Stevenson at Otic Sound
Artwork by Rui Ricardo
All songs by THE MANTS
Except “Hungry Mant” (The Choads) and “I’m a Bug” (Jones)