THE MANTS 10″ – video teaser
CHAPUTA! – Garage Punk Fueled
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.
A1 – Frat Rocker
A2 – Shake ‘N Shimmy
A3 – Hungry Mant
A4 – Blast Off, Spacenik!
B1 – Extermination Van
B2 – I’m a Bug
B3 – In-N-Out
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 ©THE MANTS Except “Hungry Mant” (The Choads) and “I’m a Bug” (Jones)
Edition of 500 copies, 300 in black and 200 in Aqua Blue vinyl