Fans can get an exclusive bonus LP with proof of purchase
Insane Clown Posse (ICP), one of the best-selling independent groups of all time, has announced the release of their brand new full-length album, Fearless Fred Fury (aka FFF), on February 15th, via their own label, Psychopathic Records. FFF is the fourth Joker’s Card to be released from the second deck.
There will be FFF listening parties held on release day (see list below). Local performers will play at these events, and a Psychopathic Records artist or host will be at each event. The admission cost is simply to purchase a FFF album. Fans can buy tickets in advance, then they’ll exchange the ticket for a copy of the record at the event.
Additionally, fans can get an exclusive bonus album, Flip the Rat, with their purchase of FFF. When fans buy a physical copy of FFF, there will be a one-time-use promo code located on a card inside. Flip the Rat is not available anywhere else.
Fearless Fred Fury took over two years to create, and the end result is well worth the wait. ICP hasn’t released an album since 2015’s The Marvelous Missing Link (Lost/Found). Raw, terrifying, and uncompromising, FFF is a testament to the creativity and musical prowess that have made Insane Clown Posse true pop-culture icons.
According to ICP’s Shaggy 2 Dope, “I’m so proud of FFF! We were able to sit back and take our time on this record. Because we took our time, we came out with one of the best records in the deck of Joker Cards we’ve ever produced. FFF varies from all the different records we have done. Instead of being any type of inspirational or trying to help the little man out by doing the right thing, this time we’re like, ‘It’s time to fight back and take what the fuck is ours!’”
Violent J continues, “Yes, FFF’s album’s theme or message is to fight back! Are you unhappy with something about your life? Fight Back! Too skinny? Too fat? Fight Back! Hate your job? Fight Back! You’re the only one who’s ever going to take command of that vessel that is you, and steer it to wherever you want to be in life. Every Joker’s Card album has a message to it, and the whole FFF flavor is a definite favorite of mine.”
FFF‘s final track, “I Like It Ruff,” is the most disturbing work of ICP’s entire career. Because of the sadistic sexual nature and the extreme violent content that follows, the band wishes to advise a warning: “Continue listening at your own risk.”
The duo will also announce details for their upcoming Seventh Juggalo Weekend in New Orleans soon as well as Fearless Fred Fury World Tour dates kicking off this spring.
Fearless Fred Fury Listening Parties (all happening on February 15th):
Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live
Cleveland, OH – The Foundry
Corning, NY – Lando’s
Dayton, OH – Hank’s
Denver, CO – Roxy
Des Moines, IA – Lefty’s
Duluth, MN – Red Herring Lounge
Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theatre
Greeley, CO – Moxie Theatre
Greensboro, NC – Bling Tiger
Indianapolis, IN – Emerson
Joliet, IL – Red Room @ Forge
Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
Las Vegas, NV – The Boxx East Side
Louisville, KY – Tiger Room
Minneapolis, MN – Whisky Junction
New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
Omaha, NE – Dr. Jack’s
Philadelphia, PA – Raven Lounge
Pontiac, MI – Pike Room
Sauget, IL – Pop’s
Seattle, WA – Funhouse
Sioux Falls, SD – Icon Lounge
Spokane, WA – The Pin
Tucson, AZ – The Rock
Author: Buddy Iahn
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