Higher Giant, Al’s Moustache, and Carry The Torch: A Tribute to Kid Dynamite

cover_higherGiantAl’s Moustache, the latest 7-inch from New York / Philly’s Higher Giant is now available for pre-order from Black Numbers. The label will officially release the four song EP on August 11th, 2009. Each 7-inch will come with a free mp3 download.  Featuring NYC hardcore fixture Ernie Parada (Token Entry, Grey Area, Black Train Jack), as well as Lifetime / Kid Dynamite / Paint It Black / Good Riddance drummer David Wagenschutz, guitarist Jason Lehrhoff (WARZONE, Grey Area) and Alex Volonino (The Arsons) on bass, Higher Giant follows up its debut EP, The First Five, with four more numbers.  You can currently stream the song “See You Later, Chopstick” on Black Numbers’ website while the band is streaming “Union Square” on their myspace page.

Also, Parada recently contributed a song to the Carry The Torch: A Tribute to Kid Dynamite compilation. Featuring bands such as The Ergs, No Trigger, Sakes Alive!!, Comadre and This Is Hell – as well as Beartrap alum Broadway Calls, Static Radio NJ and The Wonder Years – the 39-song compilation includes covers of literally everything Kid Dynamite ever recorded. David Wagenschutz also contributed liner notes to the project.  The CD version is out today from Get Outta Town Records while Black Numbers is releasing the comp in double LP format next week. Check out the tribute’s myspace page for a complete track listing and streaming songs.


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