Japan-based punk/ska/rockabilly label, Rude Runner Records, has announced the release of “Punkabilly Shakes The World” on March 11th, 2012.
The compilation features tracks from Japanese bands like Robin, Swing Kids, Dice for Lights and Kogarashi, as well as the well known Banane Metalik, The Creepshow, Koffin Kats, The Peacocks and many more. There will be 22 tracks in all.
It has been stated that a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this album will go to the Tohoku Live House Daisakuen, which is a live venue that suffered extensive damage during the recent tsunami.
Peacocks(Switzerland), Banane Metalik(France),The Brains(Canada), Dice For Lights(Japan),The CreepShow(Canada), Kitty in a casket（Austria), Robin(Japan), Koffin Kats(USA), Bonsai Kitten(Germany), Toshi-low And Dice For Lights(Japan), Tight Fitting Pants(France), The Triggers(USA), Cenobites(Netherland), The Sewer Rats(Germany), The Black Rose Phantoms(USA), Kogarashi(Japan), Relentless(Finland), Al & the Black Cats(USA), The Swing Kids(Japan), Graveyard Johnnys(UK)
Check out a little video promoting the new album. Who knows, you may even find a new favourite! (review from Dying Scene website)