3rd Wave Ska Preservation Society – Vinyl Reissue Project!

November 22, 2011

We’ve started a kickstarter to help fund the reissues of some of our all time favorite 90′s ska records…. if you would like to donate and get yourself some really great records… or even have your label co-release them with us… hit up this link! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/59430281/the-3rd-wave-ska-preservation-society-vinyl-reissu


Asbestos Records Acoustic X-Mas Spectacular !!!!

November 15, 2011

Together with our pals from Manic Productions we’re super excited to present our holiday party at Daniet St in Milford. and honestly… like we needed an excuse to convince Mike & Ron to perform SHJ songs for us again….

Asbestos Records Acoustic Xmas Spectacular! featuring…

Ron Ragona & Mike Pellegrino (of Spring Heeled Jack)
SHJ’s vox/guitarists performing the songs of Spring Heeled Jack.
Mp3s: http://www.myspace.com/shjusa

Vic Ruggiero (of The Slackers)
Vic Ruggiero is a musician, songwriter and producer from New York City who has played in many ska bands, such as The Slackers, Stubborn All-Stars, SKAndalous All-Stars, Crazy Baldhead and The Silencers. He has also performed with punk rock band Rancid, both live and in the studio.
Mp3s: http://www.myspace.com/vicruggiero

George Argyrou & David Solomon
Vocalists for Long Island’s High School Football Heroes and The Nix86.
Mp3s: http://www.myspace.com/hsfh | http://www.myspace.com/thenix86

Binary Heart
Solo project from Mike Costa of Arrogant Sons of Bitches &Bomb the Music Industry!
Mp3s: http://binaryheartny.tumblr.com/

$18 ($15 advance) / 21+

Tickets on sale NOW! http://manicproductions.org/tickets


River City Extension’s Thanksgiving shows!

November 8, 2011

River City Extension is putting the final touches on the recording of their new album, and is heading back home for two special holiday shows.  The band will most likely be showcasing some of the new tunes at these two shows… and from what we’ve been told will be 2 of the last 3 shows for 2011.

The first is Nov. 22nd @ the Space in Hamden CT at 7pm hosted by Asbestos Records and Manic Productions – Get your advance tickets ($2 cheaper!) here

The homecoming show is at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park NJ  on November 23rd. Tickets are going super fast.. so if you plan on attending.. get ‘em now right here


Rudiments / Suicide Machines Split! New Ska is Dead Webstore!

July 19, 2011

Now up for sale! We are ridiculously proud to reissue this legendary piece of Ska-punk history with our buddies over at Underground Communique. Get your copy in the Asbestos webstore, or at the brand spankin’ new SKA IS DEAD store!


River City Extension heads out on the Vans Warped Tour!

July 12, 2011

Come out and see NJ’s own River City Extension on the Northeast/Midwest dates of this summer’s warped tour!

07/12/11 Darien Center,NY
Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

07/13/11 Mansfield,MA
Comcast Center

07/14/11 Scranton, PA
Toyota Pavillion

07/15/11 Mississauga,ONT
The Flats at Arrow Hall

07/16/11 Montreal,QC
Parc Jean Drapeau

07/17/11 Hartford,CT
Comcast Theatre

07/19/11 Milwaukee,WI
Marcus Amphitheatre

07/20/11 Cleveland OH
Blossom Music Center

07/21/11 Camden,NJ
Susquehanna Bank Center

07/22/11 Burgettstown,PA
First Niagra Pavillion

07/23/11 Uniondale,NY
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

07/24/11 Oceanport,NJ
Monmouth Park Racetrack


Our next release? — Rudiments / Suicide Machines Split 2xLP

June 4, 2011

Coming this July from Asbestos Records & Underground Communique after being out of print for almost 15 years!!!!


River City Extension – Records & Fests!

April 1, 2011


The first pressing of River City Extensions’ acclaimed album, “And the Unmistakable Man” is all but gone, we have a handful left in our webstore and we just posted the brand spanking new 2nd pressing up as well… on two sweet new color combos. The band will also have these on their upcoming shows!

The band has a super busy schedule on the festival circuit this summer already, playing with everyone from Insane Clown Posse to Snoop Dogg.

4/30 – The Great Bamboozle w/ Movielife, Frank Turner, Gaslight Anthem & tons more!
5/28 – B.O.M.B Fest w/ George Clinton, Weezer, Sphongle, and Weezer!
7/12 -7/24 – The Vans Warped Tour w/ Against Me!, Big D & the Kids Table, Lucero, The Aggrolites & more!
7/30-7/31 – Newport Folk Festival w/ Elvis Costello, the Decemberists, Gogol Bordello & More!

plus some more incredible things we can’t tell you about just yet ;)


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