Hello Chicago! I’m excited to present locals only’s first Melodic Monday! Check back every Monday to hear the latest tunes from local bands. To celebrate our first post, today you get double the music with TWO bands: Death of Self and Bad Jokes.
Death of Self is a speed punk band made up of members from the city’s western suburbs. The Truth, the band’s debut EP, hit the streets this past fall with a fiery, punk fueled rage. The band is currently working on an EP split with local ska band Bad Timing, which the band plans to release sometime mid-March.
A skate punk/pop punk band out of Chicago, Bad Jokes released their debut EP entitled Too Fat to Sk8 towards the end of December 2016. Citing their influences as Direct Hit!, Green Day, Blink-182, and NOFX, the band’s sound is
Personal favorites: “Take Me Back” and “I’m (Not?) A Loser
Next Bad Jokes show: February 19th, 5:30pm @ the Wire (Berwyn)
You can check out the Bad Jokes Facebook page here.