Punk rock couple theDollyrotsare at it again. They are baking a little bun in the oven and are determined to get an album recorded before her due date on November 18th. They have kicked off aPledgeMusiccampaign, begun the writing process and will be in the studio with long-time producer John Fields in early September.
This will be the band’s 4rdcrowdfunded project andthere will be plenty of pledger only exclusives and unique items like tour guitars, video chats, surprise goodie boxes, back stage passes, personal items, cocktails with the band and much more. As always, regardless of what you order, allpledgerswill receive the digital download of the live album the moment it’s ready for release and before the general public gets their hands on it.
After the band meets their goal a percentage ofproceeds will be donated toAssn. forFrontotemporalDegeneration. Just over a year ago Kelly’s father was diagnosed with a lesser known form of dementia calledFrontotemporalDegeneration orFTD. It typically affects people younger thanAlzheimersor other forms of dementia do and there is currently no treatment known to stop or slow its progression. Funding for research is essential and the band would like to do what they can to help other families facing this disease in the future.
The duo’s last releaseDollyrotsFamily Vacation: Live in Los Angeles debuted #15 on Billboard’sHeatseekersalbum chart, garnering them their 2ndchart appearance. While their 2015 release,Barefoot And Pregnantcharted with a peak #7 also on Billboard’sHeatseekers. The follow-up to the group’s 2012’s self-titled LP, two albums on JoanJett’sBlackheart Records, and a 2004 debut through Lookout/Panic Button Records.
Acoustic Tour Dates (Because Kelly can’t hold a bass over her pregnant belly):
Aug 19th Brooklyn, NY Sunnyvale
Aug 25th Bordentown, NJ The Man Cave *sold out*
Aug 26th Philadelphia, PA Kung Fu Necktie
Sept 9th Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock for “One Last Party”