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PREMIER: Playboy Manbaby – Lobotomobile

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After a show-stopping set at October’s Lost Lake Music Festival space-cadet thunder-punk six-piece, Playboy Manbaby announced earlier this month that they would be releasing a brand new album. Lobotomobile is due out April,6 but to peak, the appetite of their ravenous fanbase the Phoenix natives are premiering 3- songs today.

College is a Scam, Strange Plastic Surgery, and I’m Impatient are the first new tunes out of the Phoenix indie darlings since February of 2017’s Don’t Let it Be. and they haven’t lost a thing in that year. In fact, the group added a lot to their repertoire and perhaps their newest horn and background vocalist saxophone player Dallas Austin Ricky Smash Lavender Rickert who can be heard loud on clear on “College is a Scam” shouting “College is a goddam scam” along with frontman Robbie Pfeffer.

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Photo by Jeff Schaer Moses Photography – Left to right David Cosme, Austin Rickert, and Robbie Pfeffer of Playboy Manbaby on the Piestewa Stage at Lost Lake Music Festiva Friday, Oct. 18.

Pfeffer’s off the wall lyrics take center stage in the album’s third track Strange Plastic Surgery, and are backed up heavily by the heavy-handed drummer Chad B. Dennis. Track 4 I’m impatient features some angular guitars by T.J. Friga a sound not often heard in the tunes of Playboy Manbaby, but a welcome deviation from their previous Work. Along with the stellar contributions by Chris Hudson on bass and David Cosme on trumpet, vocals, and auxiliary percussion Lobotomobile seems like it is going to blow Playboy’s previous work out of the water.

To go along with releasing the new tracks Playboy Manbaby is also opening up pre-sales for the new record in all formats including Digital, CD, Cassette, and Vinyl, as well as releasing West Coast tour dates for April to go along with a May, 18 date in Brooklyn at The Gutter for Pizzafest.

If you’re in Arizona, click HERE to get tickets for their full-length, album release show on April 6th.


Playboy Manbaby April 2018 Tourdates

6- Phoenix AZ @ The Rebel Lounge

12- Fullerton CA @ Programme Skate & Sound

13- Oceanside CA @ Pour House

14- Los Angeles CA @ Girl Party 3

16- Astoria OR @ Labor Temple

17- Seattle WA @ Tacoma Dome

18- Seattle WA @ The Kraken

19- Coos Bay OR @ Egyptian Theatre

20- Chico CA @ Valley Fever

Jeff Schaer-Moses

Jeff Moses is an experienced music journalist with more than 1,000 bylines under his belt nationwide. From the world's biggest rock stars to underground musicians living in your very own backyard he has interviewed them all with clarity and integrity. While some people think a great story needs a little journalistic spin, Jeff believes the best stories tend to tell themselves. For him covering big festivals is always big fun, but finding that band that is a diamond in the rough just itching to get their tunes out there is the greatest thrill in life.

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