Monday, November 12, 2007

The Record.

So here it is. The songs we recorded for the ill-fated 12", then 10", then 7", then CD. This is what happens when four broke morons decide to put out a record: an album cover and some AAC files.
Luckily for you, they're free this way and they fucking RIP.

Click on the album cover and download that shit.

They're AAC/m4a files, not mp3s. iTunes & shit will play them no prob.

Hope y'all dig these jams.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

End It.

That's a wrap dudes & dames. After a painfully long an marvelously decadent career, we've decided to put the Communion to bed. I think I speak for all four of us when I say it was a swell time, we hung with some terrific lads & lasses, played with some bands we love & recorded the finest 6 songs no one has ever heard. [If anyone would like a copy of said masterpiece, I will happily burn CDs or email AAC files]

Thanks to folks who dug the band, those who put on shows, lent gear, wore shirts, gave drink tickets, requested Face to Face covers, etc. Much appreciated.

Guaranteed we'll all be in new bands playing shows by Xmas, so look forward to that. Don't look forward to the inevitable break-up of those new bands some time before next Fall.

We ruled.


Monday, October 1, 2007

Sexy Times.

Our first show at the hallowed Dominion Tavern may have been our best yet. Perhaps not technically, as we were frighteningly under-rehearsed, but fun-wise, rad-crowd-wise, new-song-wise, it fucking rocked balls.

We opened the show, followed by the complete mind-bomb that is Gunsmoke. I'd never seen these cats before and they fucking ripped. The lead guitarist (whose name escapes me - I apologize) is a goddamned wizard and certainly proceeded to make a monkey out of me. The other lads in the band were phenomenal as well.
The Fucking Machines were obviously pure radicality. This show was their record release party, so if you weren't there, you should go grab a copy. Whether or not it was actually their last show, I didn't catch. There was some drunken stage mumbling about it, and then talk of them playing again at Xmas. Let's hope it's the latter.
[The following picture captures the end result of Hayden's immediate beer-pounding after our set coupled with The Fucking Machines covering a Bad Brains song]

Our next show will be Halloween Hardcore at Babylon featuring ourselves and bunch of old & new friends' bands. It's a killer time every year, so prolly you should go. I know you're suposed to take your little niece out trick-or-treating, but just put on the Scooby Doo movie, hand her the bowl of Bulk Barn loot bags you hand-assembled and head over to the show. Seriously, she'll be fine.
Here's a video of The Fucking Machines. It's a bit dark, but you'll get the idea. Old dudes moshing.
Thanks to Jessica for taking the pictures/shooting the videos.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Ex-Mushroom Explosion!

It's been far too long. Moving & schooling & working & bullshit have been slight deterrents in the LC camp. However, now that shit has settled down a bit, we are ready to reclaim the limelight we briefly occupied before our lengthy (well, a month or two) hiatus. Since our last show we've done a 6 song record, one song which we've not played live yet and will be unveiling at The Fucking Machines' LP release show at the Dominion Tavern on September 29th. Note the flashy poster above. I know you'd planned on seeing Teenage Head that night but come on. Don't you think our show will be a bit more important in punk's magnificent chronology than seeing some Flaming Groovies-inspired Canadian punk icons for what'll likely be the last time? No, huh? Good call. Still, you can prolly see both.

So bring some money, buy a Fucking Machines LP, buy our CD, buy whatever Gunsmoke's selling, buy some delicious beers and have a swell time.

Oh ya, and buy the new Red Dons record 'Death to Idealism'. Seriously.

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Hope in a sea of hopelessness.

Here you go world. The first taste of the five star meal that is the Last Communion EP.
What's that? You recognize this footage from different punk documentaries and such? Ya, I just spliced together some rad shit I had on the ol' DVD shelf over the song. I thought it'd be more interesting than an mp3.
Anyway, we hope you dig this shit. We're all smiles over the finished product. In a few days we'll send the songs off to the pressing plant so we can all hold that 7" gem in our hands together.

Hayden's relocating to Toronto this week, so wish him well if you see him. His moving won't affect Last Communion's existence - we'll just be jamming less frequently - so don't don't go spiralling into an irreparable depression or anything.

Emmanuel will be on tour with Buried Inside in the next couple of weeks, opening for the lovely gentlemen in Coliseum at various venues in Ontario & Quebec. Check that shit out. Hayden & I (Dave) will be there lifting shit and slinging BI swag, too.

Go see Radio Birdman.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Everyone's caving in.

We've just finished recording our first EP. 7 tracks of furious, occasionally sensitive, somewhat introspective, often fist-pump inspiring punk rock that will inevitably have toes a-tappin' and fingers a-poppin'. Or you'll just be all "Ya, it's cool. Yo, you hear that new Pissed Jeans?" No dude, I haven't. Regardless, we're quite pleased at how it turned out and many thanks to Jay for his expert knob-twiddling. Thanks to Andrew Carver at National Capital Rock for taking the above picture, as well.
Once mixing and shit is done I'll post a track or two for folks to lend an ear to. Still ironing out the details of how the record will be put out, but the gears are in motion, people.
No shows on the horizon just yet. There'll be something in July at some point, I'm sure.

Statues' "New People Make Us Nervous" is the fucking bees knees.

Friday, May 25, 2007

You've got a lot of questions for me.

To say that last night's show was a success would be a ridiculous understatement. Not only was the M$M set the best I've seen, but Hostage Life and Knucklehead also destroyed. Add the fucking towering inferno that is Last Communion to that mix and you've got one hell of a barn-burner.
We're completely out of the first run of LC shirts, but we'll have more at the next show. More colours and sexier, sultrier designs. When is the next show, you ask? I have no clue. I'm sure we'll hop onto some bill and leave the audience looking like they'd collectively jammed a giant paperclip into a gargantuan wall outlet.
There's also been further discussion about the Last Communion 7"/10"/whatever. There's a business meeting of some kind in the works. This cannot happen soon enough.
Anyway, thanks to Brad & Luke for tossing us on last night's show, and thanks to the other bands, particularly the Marxists for letting us borrow some gear. Huge thanks to Chris De La Farrell for recording the watchable masterpiece located at the top of my ramblings.
New Tranzmitors LP. Look into it.