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Video: Skaters – “Judy Is A Punk” (Ramones Cover) Live on ‘Like A Version’

posted by Oscar August 12, 2014

This one slipped through us for a couple of days but nevertheless, it’s worth a post even if it’s late. Rockers, SKATERS went on triple J’s Like A Version to play a few tunes in their studios and as is customary they performed a cover. The band paid tribute to fellow NYC’ers, The Ramones by playing their classic, “Judy Is A Punk” (above) and playing their own hit, “Miss Teen Massachusetts” (below).

These guys sure know how to do solid covers of classic tracks. Skaters are coming to Chicago for Riot Fest and we can only hope they’ve got something like this under their sleeves for their upcoming live shows. Continue Reading

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Stream: SKATERS – ‘Manhattan’

posted by Oscar February 17, 2014


We first got a glimpse at SKATERS’ sound when their video for “Miss Teen Massachusetts” was released last month. Heavy on fuzzy guitars and great hooks, SKATERS are set to release their debut album, Manhattan. 11 tracks recorded at NYC’s legendary Electric Lady Studios is due out February 25 via Warner Bros. The band has put for streaming for a week until its eventual release, so hear while it’s available. Look out for our review in the coming days.

Listen to the album over at SPIN and pre-order Manhattan on iTunes.