Rotterdam punks Rats on Rafts release newest album on Fire Records

Rotterdam punks Rats on Rafts release newest album on Fire Records

Punk isn’t punk enough these days. Blame garage rock, blame bubblegum beach punk. Thankfully, a new rock & roll space god has landed among us, however, in the form of Rotterdam’s Rats on Rafts. Beloved by the guy from Franz Ferdinand, the guy from Echo & the Bunnymen, and the guy from Louder Than War, the band consists of the hardrockin’ David Fagan (vox/guitar), Arnoud Verheul (guitar), Florian Veenhuis (bass), and Joris Frowein (drums).

The fellas will be releasing their second full-length, Tape Hiss, on the venerable Fire Records come October 16, with a lengthy European tour planned for later in the year. Hiss was self-produced, recorded, and mastered on analogue because DIY till you die, obviously.


01. Sleep Little Child
02. Composition
03. Powder Monkey
04. Rat Poison Face
05. Seaside Tape Hiss
06. Zebradelic
07. Last Day On Earth
08. (Machine) 1-6-8

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