SoCal pop-punk outfit Unwritten Regulation fired longtime guitarist Rob Brewer last week following an onstage fracas that left frontman Scott Russo with one much less tooth. Lyrics on this album including the lead single Save Me (Wake Up Call)” which reached No. 5 on the US Trendy Rock charts and She Says.” It was also at the moment that the band permanently welcomed Tony Palermo, removed Rob Brewer from the band, and chose to proceed on as a 4 piece.
By 2014, founding drummer Wade Youman had mended fences with Russo and returned to the band (having spent a few years with Demasiado), and the duo started recording an acoustic album with Russo’s brother Johnny Grill on bass and guitarist Chris Lewis (Fenix TX, Spell Toronto).
Their music spent its share of time on the soundtrack to my previous, however even more so, probably the most memorable stay performances I have seen was a UL present in Tempe, AZ several years in the past when Russo knowledgeable the crowd partway through the set that his mother passed away the night earlier than.
After forming and finding themselves amidst a slew of acclaimed rock bands fron the San Diego area within the early nineties – Rocket from the Crypt, Drive Like Jehu and Blink-182 can all be counted amongst their preliminary contemporaries – Unwritten Legislation did not actually release a debut report till 1994.