JD & The FDCs…
“… It’s about attitude; this band has a complete understanding of that fundamental truth and, in doing so has created a minor masterpiece… 9/10” – Powerplay Magazine
Based in the East Midlands in the UK, JD & the FDCs are a rock ‘n’ roll band. And then some… Comprising Panic, Teenage Casket Company, The Dangerfields, Patchwork Grace and DIP alumni, the quartet released their award-winning debut “The FDCCDEP” in August 2010. Since then, the collective talent and pooled experience of these seasoned musicians has been put to work in the service of one of the most popular and acclaimed live shows to be found on UK shores.
Soon after their debut release, the band unveiled their critically-acclaimed music video in support of the E.P.’s lead-off single, “Never Gonna Stop”
Followed-up by the second E.P – “Burn This City Down” in September 2011 – the band then released a video for the title track that has “raised the bar for promo videos within the underground rock scene.” – Noize Level Critical.
Between delivering headline, nationwide-shows and also supporting other internationally-revered acts, such as his personal heroes The Swingin’ Utters ; JD (who has been previously been seen as a member of the Marky Ramone band and occasional guest vocalist for the Misfits) and his FDCs started work on what was to become their debut album.
Released in August 2012, “Recognise” features a stellar array of guest appearances courtesy of luminaries from the worlds of rock, punk, TV and wrestling!
The band was delighted to be joined by Dez Cadena (Black Flag), Amy “Lita” Dumas (Former WWE Womens Champion), Johnny Bonnel (Swingin’ Utters), Acey Slade (Murderdolls), Richard Bacchus (D Generation), Jesse Luscious (Blatz/The Criminals), Andee Blacksugar (The Dark Party), Carol Hodge (Steve Ignorant/Crass), and Rob Lane (Let Loose/TCC)
Produced by Jason Sanderson – whose credits include both internationally recognised recording-artists and cult heroes like Rolo Tomassi, Hawkeyes and Ginger Wildheart – with mastering completed in Los Angeles by none other than Howie Weinberg.(Nirvana, U2, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chilli Peppers)
“It really it is hard to beat a good, down-to-earth, no-holds-barred, honest-to-goodness rock ‘n’f’n’ roll band. Which, basically, means it’s hard to beat JD & the FDCs!” – Heavy Petal
“Bridging the gap effortlessly between Johnny Thunders, Mike Monroe and Hanoi Rocks on the one hand and Stiff Little Fingers and the shamelessly commercial appeal of Green Day on the other, JD & the FDCs are impressive and stylishly execute rock ‘n’ roll!” – Midlands Rocks
“Asking the audience where all the rebels have gone and where’s the original sound, I think the band have answered their own question with their music!” – Loud Stuff
“… these anthemic slabs of punk pop hook themselves into your sub conscious like you’ve just gone for a night out with a hyperactive cenobite!” – Uber-Rock
“When you’ve pigged out on prog, satisfied your appetite for metalized industrial experimental ambience and pretty much gluttonised yourself on the clever stuff then here’s the antidote; a whopping big dose of good fashioned honest to goodness party time rock ‘n’ roll … There are no reasons why JD & The FDCs should not be huge!” – Metal Talk
“Ladies and Gentleman, punks, rockers, metalheads, I do believe its time to Recognise JD and The FDCs!” – Rock The NorthFor further information, live dates and all press enquiries, interested parties are invited to visit www.jdandthefdcs.com
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