Release Date: Mar 31, 2015
Record label: Rise Records
Genre(s): Punk, Pop/Rock
Wyoming. The least populous state in the US doesnâ€™t exactly conjure images of very much except snow, mountains, and vast expanses of wilderness. For just over a decade, however, Teenage Bottlerocket has worked hard to change that, putting out five full-lengths over that period and touring around the world with a range of disparate bands, from NOFX to Iced Earth.
If there's a lesson to be learned from Tales From Wyoming, and pop punk in general, it's that four power chords and a beer can's worth of charm can go a long way. Over 14 tracks, Teenage Bottlerocket tune into the heart and mind of a teenage boy and come out raunchy, amusing and, for the most part, lovable. The cheeky "Nothing Else Matters (When I'm With You)" is a love story told through Metallica references; "Too Much La Collina" is about pizza; "They Call Me Steve" is about Minecraft; "Haunted House" is about a haunted house; and if George A.