Rocket from the Tombs – Birth Day
The Ohio legends, Rocket From The Tombs, born in 1974, flamed out in 1975, have finally released a studio album “Barfly,” produced by David Thomas at Suma, Painesville OH. Available now on Fire Records. And the reissue of “The Day the Earth Met the Rocket from the Tombs” (2002) is coming on December 5th on Fire.
The core of the band – David Thomas, Cheetah Chrome and Craig Bell – remained from the old days. They were joined by Television’s Richard Lloyd, who replaced Peter Laughner (died 1977). Pere Ubu’s drummer Steve Mehlman was drafted.
Rocket From The Tombs – Romeo & Juliet
Written by Bell – Chrome – Lloyd – Mehlman – Thomas.
Produced and mixed by David Thomas at Suma January 2009. Engineered by Paul Hamann. The song is taken from the B-side of the 2010 pre-Barfly single (different mixes from Barfly), released as 45rpm vinyl and download by Hearpen Records.
Thanks to moonface boys!