Published Jan 09, 2020Ty Segall and Brian Chippendale of Lightning Bolt have announced their plans to release an album under their new band Wasted Shirt. The record is titled Fungus II, and it is set to be released on February 28 via Famous Class.
Today, the duo have shared the lead single from the record. "Double the Dream" arrives today alongside a Somer Stampley-animated stop motion video. Watch that below.
Henry Rollins offers words of praise for the duo in the following statement:
Ty's 2019 album, First Taste, and the new Lighting Bolt album, Sonic Citadel, are easily some of the best material either entity has ever released so if these two happened to find themselves in the same recording studio, a fan just might entertain elevated expectation levels. In fact, some might actually show signs of enthusiasm, even excitement at the fact that from July 5–13, 2018, in the air-conditioning free environs of Ty's home studio, the duo, eventually calling themselves Wasted Shirt, wrecked the joint as thoroughly as you hoped they would.
The album is exploding euphoria from start to finish. The more you play it, the better it kabongs you upside your head. Hectic doesn't even begin to describe it. Brian and Ty, two mere particles in the grand scheme, collide at high speed, the technicians dive for cover, the reaction is recorded. Mutation is achieved. This is Freedom Rock. Turn up the volume. Hasten your emancipation. Sonic joy awaits.
Watch the video for "Double the Dream" below, and scroll down to see the record's full tracklisting.
1. All Is Lost
2. Zeppelin 5
3. Fist Is My Ward
5. Double the Dream
6. The Purple One
7. Fungus 2
8. Eagle Slaughters Graduation
9. Four Strangers Enter the Cement at Dusk
Pre-order Fungus II here.