Show preview: S.U.B. at the Loving Touch tonight

click to enlarge S.U.B. PERFORMING AT BLOWOUT 17. MT FILE PHOTO.
S.U.B. performing at Blowout 17. MT file photo.

Ferndale’s own S.U.B. (Some Uncoordinated Bastards) will appear at the Loving Touch this evening for a pop punk extravaganza tonight alongside the Fiegers, Knifin’ Around, and Foreclosed Homes. The all ages show starts at 8 p.m. and has a cover of $5.

S.U.B consists of singer and guitarist Casey Schells, guitarist and back-up vocalist Brian Jones, bassist Matt Van Dien, and drummer John Allport. The band will enter the studio to record a new album next month.


Their appearance at the Loving Touch this evening comes hot off the release of their brand new music video for their song “Never Had a Chance.” The NSFW video also features a blow-up co-star, which the band picked up at Cirilla’s in Ferndale. From the band’s headquarters on W. Marshall, Brian explained to MT S.U.B’s creative decision-making and recruitment process.

“It was between the ‘milf’ model and the ‘alternative nurse’ model, and we felt like the alternative nurse had already been used a lot. So we went with the milf,” Jones explains.

Jones says that the doll’s packaging also featured some compelling ad copy.

“The box said ‘Now you can be a mother fucker.’ Or maybe ‘Fuck this mother.’ Something like that.” He says. “I don’t know who wrote it but…sold.”

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