The legendary band get serious on an album that tackles life as we know it now.

Renowned SoCal punk rock stalwarts NOFX dropped their 14th full-length album, plainly titled Single Album, on February 26th via Fat Wreck Chords.

The plans were to record a double album, but when the pandemic hit that idea fell by the wayside and instead a single album was made, leading to the LP’s title.

The band take musical chances in their 4th decade by exploring various genres and offering up a stylistically disparate bunch of tunes.

Besides the usual raucous punk rock numbers, Fat Mike and his crew go for post-hardcore on album-opener “The Big Drag,” reggae-tinged “Fish in a Gun Barrel, and piano-led ballad “Last Resort.”

Songs are lyrically dark and personal, and reflect the life that we’re living now, eyeball-deep in the pandemic, full of fears, panic, and anger.

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