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JUNEBUG (TTS055), 2017


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TTS055 - released April 15, 2017

B. Arson - guitar and vocals
Jerry Roe - drums, bass and harmony vocals

"Fighting Shape" written by B. Arson, dedicated to BELLS≥
"Tragedy Chaser" music and title written by B. Arson, lyrics by Jesse Michaels
"Berlin" written by B. Arson, German translation by N. A. Huebsch Jr.
"Swan Dive" written by Jay Joyce, originally performed by Iodine

Produced and recorded by Jerry Roe and B. Arson
Mixed by Jerry Roe at Fort Knockout, Nashville TN
Mastered by Alex McCollough at True East Mastering, Nashville TN

Cover art by B. Arson

Thanks to Craviotto Drums, Meinl Cymbals, Vic Firth, and D'Addario.

℗ & © 2017 Trimming The Shield Records
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DAVE (TTS053), 2016

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TTS053 - released February 12, 2016

B. Arson - guitar and vocals
Jerry Roe - drums, bass and harmony vocals

All songs written by B. Arson

Produced and recorded by Jerry Roe and B. Arson
Mixed by Jerry Roe at Fort Knockout, Nashville TN
Mastered by Alex McCollough at True East Mastering, Nashville TN

Front cover art by B. David Walsh, Pineapple King
Graphic design and layout by Ric Simenson

Thanks to Craviotto Drums, Meinl Cymbals, Vic Firth, and D'Addario.

For Dave. "I'll play the rhythm, so you can play the leads."

℗ & © 2016 Trimming The Shield Records
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GARFIELD (TTS051), 2015

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TTS051 - released October 17, 2015

SIDE A
1. Inamorata
2. The Dolls
3. Jean Dark
4. A-T-T-A-C-K

SIDE 2
5. Original Injury
6. Short-Short Vendors of America

B. Arson - guitar and vocals
Jerry Roe - drums, bass and harmony vocals

Tracks 1-4 written by B. Arson
Tracks 5-6 written by B. Arson and Jerry Roe

Produced and recorded by Jerry Roe and B. Arson
Mixed by Jerry Roe
Mastered by Alex McCollough at Yes Master, Nashville TN

Cover photo by Jerry Roe
Cover image treatment by Kyle Mann
Graphic design and layout by Ric Simenson

Thanks to Craviotto Drums, Meinl Cymbals, Vic Firth, and D'Addario.

In memory of Garfield Candy-Goodman.

℗ & © 2015 Trimming The Shield Records
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Cassette Store Day 2015 Limited Release



"TSS001" (TTS048), 2014

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TTS048/TSS-001 - released September 27, 2014

a. Ghosts
2. Knots
iii. Contrition

B. Arson - guitar and vocals
Jerry Roe - drums and harmony vocals
Cody McCall - bass and harmony vocals

All songs by B. Arson

Produced and recorded by Jerry Roe and B. Arson

Mixed by B. Arson
Mastered by Alex McCollough at Yes Master, Nashville TN

Artwork by B. David Walsh, Pineapple King
Graphic Layout by Ric Simenson

℗ & © 2014 Trimming The Shield Records
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Cassette Store Day 2014 Limited Release



AMOS (TTS042), 2013

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TTS042 - released June 13, 2013

B. Arson - guitar and vocals
Jerry Roe - drums
Tim Marks - bass

All songs by B. Arson

Produced and recorded by Jerry Roe and B. Arson

Tracked at Diamond Sound and Fort Knockout in Nashville TN

Mixed by Jerry Roe at South Street Studios in Nashville TN
Mastered by Alex McCollough at Yes Master in Nashville TN

Cover photo by B. Arson
Art and layout by Ric Simenson

Thanks to Gary Paczosa, Bobby Holland, Chris Utley, Reeves Gabrels, Craviotto Drums, Meinl Cymbals, and Vic Firth, and of course - Amos McPhee.

℗ & ©  2013, Trimming The Shield Records




THE HALLOWEEN SINGLES

Friendship Commanders release a Halloween single every year. It's always a cover song, and 100% of the proceeds benefit addiction research.

"Pet Sematary" (TTS046), 2013


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Friendship Commanders covered the Ramones' classic 1989 song "Pet Sematary" to release as a Halloween single, but also to raise awareness about the issue of addiction. The song was penned in part by longtime Ramones bassist, Dee Dee Ramone, who passed away on June 5, 2002 as the result of a heroin overdose. Dee Dee sought sobriety for thirty years of his short life, and wrote about it openly in his autobiography, Lobotomy.

Money made from the Friendship Commanders single will go to the Hazelden Foundation, to benefit addiction research. All donations will be made in Dee Dee's name.

TTS046 - released October 22, 2013

B. Arson - guitar and vocals
Jerry Roe - drums, bass and harmony vocals

Written by Douglas Colvin, John Cummings, Jeff Hyman and Daniel Rey
Originally recorded by Ramones
Recorded with licensed permission

Produced and recorded by Jerry Roe and B. Arson

Tracked at Diamond Sound and Fort Knockout in Nashville TN

Mixed by Jerry Roe at Fort Knockout in Nashville TN
Mastered by Alex McCollough at Yes Master in Nashville TN

Cover art by B. Arson

© 2013, Trimming The Shield Records



"Them Bones" (TTS049), 2014



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Friendship Commanders covered Alice in Chains' 1992 song "Them Bones" to release as a Halloween single, but also to raise awareness about the issue of addiction.

Money made from the Friendship Commanders single will go to the Hazelden Foundation, to benefit addiction research. All donations will be made in memory of Layne Staley, AIC vocalist/guitarist/writer, who passed away on April 5, 2002 as the result of an overdose.

TTS049 - released October 28, 2014

B. Arson - guitar and vocals
Jerry Roe - drums, bass, and harmony vocals

Written by Jerry Cantrell
Originally recorded by Alice in Chains
Recorded with licensed permission

Produced and recorded by Jerry Roe and B. Arson


Tracked at Diamond Sound and Fort Knockout in Nashville TN

Mixed by Don Gunn at The Office in Seattle WA

Cover photo by Shane Garner
Graphic layout by B. Arson

© 2014, Trimming The Shield Records



"The Killing Moon" (TTS052), 2015


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Friendship Commanders covered the 1984 song, "The Killing Moon," by Echo and the Bunnymen to release as a Halloween single, but also to raise awareness about the issue of addiction.

Money made from the Friendship Commanders single will go to the Hazelden Foundation, to benefit addiction research. Donations will be made in loving memory of Ryan McNulty.

TTS052 - released October 30, 2015

B. Arson - guitar and vocals
Jerry Roe - drums, bass, and harmony vocals

Written by Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Les Pattinson, Pete De Freitas
Originally recorded by Echo and the Bunnymen
Recorded with licensed permission

Produced and recorded by Jerry Roe and B. Arson

Tracked at Fort Knockout in Nashville TN

Mixed by Jerry Roe Fort Knockout in Nashville TN
Mastered by Alex McCollough at Yes Master in Nashville TN

Cover photo by Brian Haskell
Graphic layout by B. Arson

© 2015, Trimming The Shield Records



"Swan Dive" (TTS054), 2016


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Friendship Commanders covered the 1998 song "Swan Dive" by Iodine to release as a Halloween single, but also to raise awareness about the issue of addiction.

Money made from the Friendship Commanders single will go to the MusiCares Foundation. Donations will be made in loving memory of Chris Feinstein, bassist for Iodine.

Chris Feinstein's bass and guitar were used for this recording, thanks to the generosity of the Feinstein family.

TTS054 - released October 21, 2016

B. Arson - guitar and vocals
Jerry Roe - drums, bass, and harmony vocals

Written by Jay Joyce
Originally recorded by Iodine
Recorded with licensed permission

Produced and recorded by Jerry Roe and B. Arson

Tracked at Fort Knockout in Nashville TN

Mixed by Jerry Roe Fort Knockout in Nashville TN
Mastered by Alex McCollough at True East Mastering in Nashville TN

Cover photo by Jamie Hartley
Graphic layout by B. Arson

© 2016, Trimming The Shield Records