Tag: Namesake

November 18, 2021

Namesake Release Absolutely Incredible New Full Length Album

The melodic punk act “Namesake” which was originally from Arizona just came back out of retirement to release their first official record. Say what? Well this band existed from the late 90’s to early 00’s, playing along side some of the best early bands of our music scene and doing a few spot dates on west coast. The band released some demos and even was included on I’m Your Biggest Fan Vol. 2, that infamous Tooth & Nail Records compilation that dropped almost 20 years ago (2002).… Continued →

November 2, 2021

Namesake - The Twenty Year First Impression Coming November 12th

A relatively unknown melodic punk band from the west coast called “Namesake” who were together 20+ years ago and had set out to originally record a debut full length, are here with a brand new set of songs. The album “The Twenty Year Impression” features brand new songs that were just recorded and has a definite classic sound yet infused with a modern 2021 sensibility. This is great stuff and you’ll want to click on their bandcamp here to listen to the first new song as well as pre-order.… Continued →

October 21, 2021

May 23, 2021

Namesake (Arizona) Emerge From a Long Hiatus To Drop Songs on Digital Networks

A small, independent punk rock band from the late 90’s/early 00’s called “Namesake” that you may have blinked and missed, are back with a special “Demos & Legacy Recordings” release through digital networks. The release features their long lost music including that song “Michigan Avenue” that appeared on “I’m Your Biggest Fan Vol. 2” that I put together years ago for Tooth & Nail and lies dormant in the dusty bins of yesteryear. The band had a lot of passion and talent and could have been the next big thing but sadly ended much too soon.… Continued →