SoCal pop-punk outfit Unwritten Law fired longtime guitarist Rob Brewer final week following an onstage fracas that left frontman Scott Russo with one less tooth. Pivit bassist Micah Albao joined them in Seattle for the recording of their self-titled album Unwritten Regulation which was launched in 1998. They’ve retained a robust cult fanbase the world over since then, regardless of a slew of lineup changes affecting the band – frontman Scott Russo was, for some time, the one remaining founder member, although drummer Wade Youman rejoined the fold in 2013.
It includes 17 of the band’s most popular songs, most of which were re-recorded by the present lineup, as well as 2 new songs together with lead single “Shoulda Identified Better.” Interscope also released a “best of” compilation entitled twentieth Century Masters: The Millennium Assortment which incorporates songs from the albums Unwritten Legislation and Elva.
For a band that has already seen a hefty variety of lineup changes in its tenure (19 totally different musicians have come and gone from the band through the years) Swan brought yet another transition for Russo, the one constant member of UL. After a fight broke out between Russo and then-guitarist Steve Morris throughout the US tour for Swan, UL essentially disbanded.
San Diego-primarily based punk band Unwritten Legislation celebrates the twentieth anniversary of “The Black Album,” its most beloved document. White-sizzling songs including Holiday”, California Sky”, Cailin”, and naturally, Teenage Suicide” will blast fans into moshing ecstasy.… Read More