Formed in San Diego in the early ’90s UNWRITTEN LAW has undeniably paved the way for rock/alternative musicians around the world with staple multi-platinum releases like Elva, Unwritten Law, and Live and Lawless. Today, the band is thrilled to announce their highly anticipated eighth studio album, Acoustic, due out April 1st via Cyber Tracks, owned by El Hefe (guitarist of NOFX) and wife Jen Abeyta. The band will be hitting the road with FENIX TX this March kicking off their tour in Pomona, CA at The Glass House and hitting Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston, New York City, and Las Vegas to name a few. UK and EU tour dates TBA.
Photo by Bradley Schweit.
Acoustic is a masterful 13-track record filled with newly re-recorded Unwritten Law hits from Unwritten Law, Elva, Here’s To The Mourning, Swan, and The Hit List into flawless acoustic renditions. The emotionally rich album will also feature two brand new tracks including “Huartbreaker” a cover originally performed by John Legend and MSTRKRFT and “Belongs To You,” written by Scott Russo. The album features Scott Russo (Vocals/Guitar), Chris Lewis (Guitar, currently in Fenix TX), Jonny Grill (Bass), and original drummer Wade Youman; produced by Jim Perkins and Scott Russo, Additional production by Chris Lewis and Joe Marlett, Mixed by Joe Marlett, and Mastered by Tom Baker of Baker Mastering.Acoustic Track Listing:1. “Celebration” (Originally “Celebration Song” Here’s to the Mourning, 2005)2. “Nevermind” (Swan, 2011)3. “Oblivion” (Originally “Welcome to Oblivion” The Hit List, 2007 (also on Live and Lawless, 2008))4. “Huartbreaker” (Originally performed by John Legend and MSTRKRFT)5. “Up All Night” (Elva, 2002)6. “Seeing Red” (Elva, 2002)7. “Teenage” (Originally “Teenage Suicide” Unwritten Law, 1998)8. “Starships” (Originally”Starships and Apocalypse” Swan, 2011)9. “Shoulda” (Originally “I Shoulda Known Better” Live and Lawless, 2008)10. “I Like The Way” (Here’s To The Mourning, 2005)11. “Save Me” (Originally “Save Me (Wake Up Call)” Here’s To The Mourning, 2005)12. “Cailin” (Unwritten Law, 1998)13. “Belongs To You”
Formed in San Diego in the early 90’s, UnwrittenLaw was a major part of the pop-punk movement that swept the decadewithstaple releases like Blue Room, Oz Factor, and Unwritten Law. It was in the late 90’s that the band would tour the world on The Vans Warped Tour and spring them into their biggest release to date Elva. As the band developed through the early 00’s they began honing in on the ever growing punk energy while featuring more of a rock sound which still remains present in their live shows to date. Today, the band has released seven full-length studio albums which sold over 2 million copies and released half-a-dozen radio hits including, “Seein’ Red,” and “Save Me (Wake Up Call),” both of which entered the top 5 in the US Modern Rock Charts.Cyber Tracks is a Los Angeles based record label founded by El Hefe (guitarist of NOFX) and wife Jen Abeyta. Cyber Tracks has the mentality “for artists, by artists” which promises to empower bands by allowing them to share control, revenue, master ownership,anddecision making equally. Cyber Track’s roster currently consists of Margate, Implants (featuring members of Strung Out, Ten Foot Pole, Pulley, and Death By Stereo), Warner Drive, Counterpunch, and most recently, This Legend.
For more information: Cyber-Tracks.com
Tour Dates – all shows with FENIX TX, except for the ones marked:
March 9 – Pomona, CA @ Glass HouseMarch 10 – Los Angeles, CA. @ The Palladium (with Pennywise)March 11 – Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock LiveMarch 13 – Flagstaff, AZ @ The Green Room (No Fenix TX)March 15 – Kansas City, KS @ Riot Room (No Fenix TX)March 16 – Nashville, TN @ City Winery (No Fenix TX)March 18 – Austin, TX @ SXSWMarch 19 – Dallas, TX @ So What?! Music FestivalMarch 20 – San Antonio, TX @ 502 BarMarch 22 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live StudioMarch 24 – St. Petersburg, FL. @ The State TheatreMarch 25 – Cape Canaveral, FL. @ Millikens ReefMarch 26 – Fort Pierce, FL @ The InletMarch 27 – Cape Coral, FL @ Dixie RoadhouseMarch 28 – Jacksonville, FL. @ Freebird LiveMarch 29 – Atlanta, GA @ MasqueradeMarch 30 – Baltimore, MD @ SoundstageMarch 31 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground ArtsApril 1 – Boston, MA @ Middle East DownstairsApril 2 – New York City, NY @ Marlin Room (Webster Hall)April 4 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AEApril 5 – Cleveland, OH @ The Grog ShopApril 6 – Columbus, OH @ A&R Music BarApril 7 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln HallApril 8 – Omaha, NE @ SlowdownApril 9 – Denver, CO @ Marquis TheatreApril 10 – Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black SheepApril 11 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The VenueApril 12 – Reno, NV. @ PB & J’sApril 13 – Las Vegas, NV @ Backstage BarApril 14 – Long Beach, CA @ The Federal (No Fenix TX)April 15 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Ritz (No Fenix TX)April 16 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst (No Fenix TX)