Listen to “Backstage Passport” by NOFX


Punk rock legends, NOFX, have released the official soundtrack to Backstage Passport, the 2008 reality series that documented the band’s world travels. The soundtrack features 15 tracks, including some that’ll be heard in the nearly completed second season of the show.

Described as “a one-stop shop for all the rare, remixed, and unreleased material that folks could only previously enjoy in snippets” on the show, the Backstage Passport soundtrack can be purchased on CD, vinyl (January 15), or nabbed digitally.

“We have a ritual,” said NOFX guitarist Aaron “El Hefe” Abeyta in an interview earlier this year with “Before we go on stage, we’ll have a big beat box playing backstage and we’ll blast the music that gets us excited and puts us into a good mood – you have to get into a good mood before you walk out onto that stage. We’ll have some drinks; warm up; have some music playing…Mike always seems to put on some really cool old school punk rock, and everybody gets into the mood. We’ll all be around each other and go ‘come on man, drink!’ or ‘oh, I love that song! Remember when that came out in the ‘80s?’ It’s important…you have to hype yourself up before you walk out.”

You can stream the album in its entirety right here:

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