Two Misfits Records artists join forces performing together in a super-charged new school homage to the old school, as JuiceheaD & Osaka Popstar team to debut an all-new cover version of Fugazi’s classic punk anthem “Waiting Room”! Produced by longtime Misfits and Ramones collaborator John Cafiero (Osaka Popstar).
Features front and back sleeve art created specifically for this release by world-renowned visual artist Shepard Fairey (OBEY GIANT ART/ Studio Number One), in a nod to his punk-rock inspired, graffiti-driven, street-art roots.
The special Ltd. Edition Record Store Day Exclusive 7-inch pressing includes the dynamic new rendition of “Waiting Room” performed by JuiceheaD X Osaka Popstar on Side A, with an exclusive etched B-side showcasing the iconic Shepard Fairey sleeve art on black vinyl. 1-in-10 chance at a red etched vinyl variant. Includes free digital download card with MP3s of the new JH X OP “Waiting Room” single, plus an extended “Time Bomb Remix” of the track. Only 1,000 etched copies pressed worldwide. Available at participating locations everywhere on Record Store Day, Saturday April 21, 2012.
Digital download available online worldwide via iTunes, Amazon and more: Tues. April 24th. You can preview the JuiceheaD X Osaka Popstar “Waiting Room” cover in streaming audio now at RollingStone.com.
Pick up the exclusive JH X OP “Waiting Room” Record Store Day 7-inch at Looney Tunes Records on Sat. April 21st, and you’ll receive a wristband that gets you in to the 1pm Osaka Popstar & JuiceheaD instore signing! John Cafiero (Osaka Popstar) & Rob Vannice (JuiceheaD) will appear for a signing at Looney Tunes Records (31 Brookvale Ave. West Babylon, NY 11704, 631 587 7722, from 1-2 pm on Record Store Day, Sat. April 21st signing copies of the new “Waiting Room” single, prior JuiceheaD and Osaka Popstar releases, and any other applicable stuff fans might bring along. For those who bring a copy of “Commando: the Autobiography of Johnny Ramone”, John Cafiero (who edited the book and contributed an afterword), will gladly sign those too.
There will be a limited number of “Waiting Room” 7-inches available so get there early!
Exclusive Ltd. Ed 18” x 24” autographed screen-print of the sleeve art signed by Shepard Fairey, Casey Ryder (Studio Number One), John Cafiero (Osaka Popstar), and Rob Vannice (JuiceheaD) available at select record shops and Misfits Records online store. Pick up a print and pre-order the EP from the Misfits Records or Osaka Popstar online shops , and you’ll get free MP3 downloads (on 4/24) of the JH X OP “Waiting Room” single, plus the “Time Bomb Remix” of Waiting Room + 3 additional remixes.