New Day Rising (Hüsker Dü)

by Hoax Hunters

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Recorded live 8/9/14 at WRIR 97.3 FM Richmond Independent Radio, Richmond VA ( by Andrew Hawes

Mixed at mastered by Allen Bergendahl at Viking Recording HQ in Richmond, VA

Hoax Hunters: PJ Sykes, James O'Neill, Ben Nicastro


released August 26, 2014
written by Bob Mould, Hüsker Dü


This version of "New Day Rising" was recorded during a live radio session on WRIR in August, and is absolutely scorching--fitting for one of Husker Du's rawest, most intense tracks. Hearing PJ Sykes scream the song's title over and over as he slashes at his distorted guitar is an invigorating experience, and makes me realize that all along, mid-period Husker Du was probably the comparison I should have been reaching for when trying to explain Hoax Hunters as a band. You just don't hear this kind of thing enough these days, so thank goodness Hoax Hunters are bringing this sound back. - RVAMag



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Hoax Hunters Richmond, Virginia

Drawing comparisons to underground heroes like Minutemen, Hüsker Dü, and Dag Nasty, Hoax Hunters have been washing Richmond, VA and surrounding areas in feedback, drawing crowds for their infectious tunes, and their explosive and unhinged live shows.

They're headed back to the studio in early 2017 to work on their third album.
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