Suicidal Tendencies Working On “Old-School Vinyl Release” Featuring Instrumental Songs

Suicidal Tendencies’ Mike Muir has shared a lengthy post about the coronavirus pandemic. As part of his message, he also revealed some of the band’s current plans, which include an instrumental “old school vinyl release with songs from ST members and people related to ST.”

Muir said the following:

“Hello All!

Don’t need to tell anyone these are some crazy times. We all are going thru our own things in our own way.

As lots of us are basically on lockdown, hopefully we can all get thru this with some sanity and compassion besides just toilet paper.

Long story short, my dad will be 91 next month. He had two operations at the end of last year and then fell and broke his neck at the beginning of the year. He just got out of the hospital and rehabilitation center and is back home now, but know what this virus can do to him and my mom.

Our tour manager’s family is in lockdown in Italy and he doesn’t know when he will be able to see them.

I went on and on about the people that we work with all around the world and how they are in basic lockdown, but decided to stop and leave it at this… you may not know the people, but we all have lots in common…

Friends who have businesses they don’t know what’s gonna happen. People out of work that don’t know how long. On and on. Lots of people going thru the same thing and others with unique situations that are made extremely difficult… And of course the unknown is the toughest for lots of us.

As for the band, as you know lots of tours and festivals have and will be postponed or cancelled. Promoters are scrambling and we will let you know more as we find out.

Hopefully we’ll all get thru this and we’ll all learn something. I don’t want to make this about right or wrong or what who should do what or not do. Just say, be safe and do what you can for your loved ones and when you can for those that don’t have any to help them.

Lastly, since we are basically on lockdown here, we discussed doing some things we probably wouldn’t have or didn’t have time to…

Ra and I got in the studio and did a new version of “Scream out” from the album “Freedumb” in Spanish. Being from Chile, Ra took extra pride in this and being that my Spanish is “no bueno” I did my best and hopefully it will come across in a good way. I sure know it was good to “gritarlo”, scream my lungs out again in any language.

Also, they say it’s good to know when to be quiet… And in the past we have done a few instrumental tracks. Now we are finishing those up and gonna do an old school vinyl release with songs from ST members and people related to ST.

Ra is doing a bass instrumental of “Gonna be Alright”. Dean Pleasants is doing a guitar instrumental of “This World”. Ben Weinman is doing a guitar instrumental of “Happy Never After”. Also on Bass we have instrumental tracks from Josh Paul, Bubby Lewis and Saya Grey. Tim Stewart and Ricky Tillo from “thebandknives”. Plus two cover songs: 22 below with, “Monopoly on Sorrow” and Nisha STar doing “Asleep at the wheel”.

Ra will be doing some “interviews” with all involved and get some behind the scenes input. Hopefully you’ll enjoy this project and we will have more info soon.

Lastly, the artist of the month for March will Mark Geltch from Australia. Mark did the “World Gone Mad” cover and back cover of “13”, etc. Mark choose to do a design for “Heaven” off the album “Freedumb”. We will post a video he made about it this week, which includes an acoustic version of the song “Heaven” sung by Nisha STar and acoustic guitar by Tim Stewart.

Thanx to all for the continued support.
STay Safe, STay Sane, STay Cyco!”

Metallica Bassist Robert Trujillo’s 15-Year-Old Son Performs With Suicidal Tendencies At “SoCal Hoedown”

On October 5, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s 15-year-old song Tye Trujillo took the stage at the SoCal Hoedown in San Pedro, California to play bass for his dad’s old band Suicidal Tendencies. He was filling in for Ra Diaz, who had to miss the set. You can see footage of that below. Tye previously played bass for Korn on their 2017 South American tour.

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Wow… It's been 30 years since Robert Trujillo @robtrujillo joined ST and did his firST shows with the band in Europe on tour with Anthrax. . That firST show Robert came out like a beaST, going wild on ST all while slapping and bashing his bass with precision and a purpose. After the show, they were all "where did you find this guy?". . An amazing bass player, incredible person, and of course also co-founder of Infectious Grooves, that was the STart of a lot of great shows, moments, memories and helping take ST to another level! . Flash forward to laST Saturday night in San Pedro at the SoCal Hoedown. HiSTory repeats itself as a young Tye Trujillo @tyetru STeps on STage and bashed around it like a true Cyco! 🙂 . Huge thanks to Tye for filling in for Ra @ra_diaz for this one show. For showing what a bad ass he already is on bass, and at juST 15 years old, has already accomplished a lot, but huge things are STill coming his way. His youthful enthusiasm was contagious, his bass skills undeniable. . JuST like Robert and Chloe Trujillo @chloetrujillo , we were all super proud of him and an absolute blaST to be able to share a STage with him. . On a side note, we warned him, over and over "watch out for Ben, watch out for Ben!". So firST song, "You can't bring me down", and guess what… It's Cyco that knocks him over! . Well as we always say, you get knocked down in life, you get back up… And not only did Tye get back up… But with a smile and didn't miss a beat or a STep! There's a lesson there… Be like Tye! . Again huge thanks to the Trujillo family and all people that came out to the feSTival to support us. . STAY CYCO! ST . #SuicidalTendencies #TyeTrujillo #RobertTrujillo #InfectiousGrooves #Metallica #SuicidalAndProud #WeAreFamily #SUICIDAL #STAYCYCO

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Ben Weinman (The Dillinger Escape Plan) Is In The Studio Working On New Suicidal Tendencies Music

Ben Weinman (The Dillinger Escape Plan) has been touring with Suicidal Tendencies and now it looks like he is in the studio working on new music with the band as well. The guitarist has posted footage from the sessions over at Patreon. You can also find some teasers below:

[via The PRP]

Suicidal Tendencies Premiere “All Kinda Crazy” Video

Suicidal Tendencies have premiered a new video for “All Kinda Crazy” off their latest album “STill Cyco Punk After All These Years.” That effort features reworked versions of tracks that appeared on Mike “Cyco Miko” Muir’s 1996 solo album “Lost My Brain! (Once Again).”

Suicidal Tendencies Announce November European Dates

Suicidal Tendencies have announced some November European shows. Here’s the dates:

11/02 Bochum, GER – Matrix
11/03 Eindhoven, NET – The Sound Of Revolution Festival
11/04 Aschaffenburg, GER – Colos-Saal
11/05 Munchen, GER – Backstage
11/08 Bordeaux, FRA – Krakatoa
11/09 Vitoria Gasteiz, SPA – Gasteiz Calling Festival

Suicidal Tendencies Team Up With Converse For New Merch Line

Suicidal Tendencies have collaborated with Converse on a new line of shoes and apparel. It will officially launch on September 7, the same day the band’s new album “STill Cyco Punk After All These Years” is set to be released. The merch will be available via Converse.com and select retailers. There will also be a pop-up store at Bodega Boston on September 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on September 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., before the band’s show at the House of Blues in Boston.

Mike Muir commented:

“When I was young, I still remember getting my first pair of ‘Chucks’ for my birthday and how stoked I was to wear them to school the next day. It was almost like a rite of passage, the beautiful thing about them is whatever ‘direction’ you were headed, you could go there with your Chucks.”

“All these years later, Converse has the same meaning to me. Just as young Mike will never forget putting on his first pair of Chucks, I can’t wait to relive that amazing feeling with the new Converse x Suicidal Tendencies, a massively proud moment for the band, our fans and of course me personally!”

A press release added:

“Converse x Suicidal Tendencies is a collection of Chuck 70’s and accompanying apparel based on digital and screen-printed graphics in the classic style of Ric Clayton, who designed posters and fliers for the band back in the ’80s. The Chuck 70 HI’s vintage canvas upper features an all-over digital print and the SUICIDAL TENDENCIES leather patch on the lateral side. An Ox version, comes in black with an all over digitally-printed lining. The SUICIDAL TENDENCIES logo is printed on the tongue and heel. Both the Hi and the Ox pair feature two sets of additional laces including a SUICIDAL TENDENCIES printed logo lace.

All apparel, which feature original, screen printed SUICIDAL TENDENCIES artwork, include a woven poplin shirt, two pull over hoodies, a pair of sweatpants, a pair of sweatshorts, one long sleeve tee, and two short sleeve tees.

The footwear will retail for a suggested retail price of $90-$95 USD. Apparel will retail for SRP of $35-$80 USD.”

Suicidal Tendencies Share “It’s Always Something” From “STill Cyco Punk After All These Years”

Suicidal Tendencies have shared “It’s Always Something” from their upcoming album “STill Cyco Punk After All These Years” (out September 7). This song, like a number of songs on the effort, is a reworked version of a track that appeared on Mike “Cyco Miko” Muir’s 1996 solo album “Lost My Brain! (Once Again).” The below clip also shows Alan Pirie a.k.a. Samurai Guinea Pig creating the artwork for the effort at the Nuthouse STudio.