Jett Plastic Recordings are doing special things with garage rock up in Detroit these days. Their latest release is the first vinyl release of what was originally a CD only compilation of the band Rocket 455.
If you aren’t familiar with Rocket 455 I would just ask you, “Do you like your guitars LOUD? Well, do you?” I know I do.
This goes on sale in just a bit: Today, Saturday August 29 at 3pm EST, so get your F5 fingers ready.
From the annals of Detroit music history, we're pleased to be able to bring you the first ever vinyl release of Rocket 455's 'Go To Hell' compilation! Originally compiled as a CD only release on Get Hip Recordings in 2001, this LP collects Rocket 455's singles and a large percentage of the band's recorded output.
Formed in 1992 after the breakup of the Nervobeats, Rocket 455's first lineup included Mark Walz, Jeff Meier, Dan Kroha, Marco Delicato and Tim O'Connell, going on to later include Robert Mulrooney (Bootsey X), Kenny Tudrick, Steve Nawara, and Chris Fachini. The band went on to release several 7" singles-including the first release on Detroit's Italy Records-along with a 10" EP released by Get Hip. Not only does this release collect most of Rocket 455's released recorded output, but several rarities are included, including 'Go Baby,' 'The Grass Is Green,' and an unreleased version of 'Johnny Lawless'. Also included is a two-sided insert sheet with extensive liner notes and a band lineage chart.
1. Bum Ticker
3. Go To Hell
4. Johnny Lawless (unreleased version, previously unreleased on vinyl)
5. The Grass Is Green (previously unreleased on vinyl)
6. Go Baby (previously unreleased on vinyl)
7. Santa Ain't Coming This Christmas
1. Sister Fuschia June
2. Motor Oil (feat. Rachel Nagy of The Detroit Cobras)
3. Queen Cobra
4. Dog Meat
5. Gleason Rocket
6. Cross Eyed
7. Ain't Right Girl
8. That's All You Get
This version of the release is limited to 200 copies on RADIOACTIVE GREEN vinyl, JPR-016.
This item is a PRE-ORDER and will ship in two-three weeks. If this item is ordered, it will be shipped at that time, along with the rest of your order.
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive