McRackins

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MCRACKINS
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The McRackins are a Canadian pop punk band that was formed in 1994. Their song and album titles revolve around egg puns (i.e. "Bat Out of Shell") They have had approximately 70 releases from over 30 different record labels.
The McRackins nearly always play live in full costume and made up to look like two eggs and a dog. The band claims that they were transformed from men to two eggs and a dog and given super pop-punk powers as the result of a freak nuclear accident. The band consists of twin eggs Bil (guitar, vocals), Fil (bass) and dog Spot (drums). Their original drummer Tommy (The Chicken) Thacker played on a few of the earlier releases and is now a member of famous Canadian band Gob and is also the touring guitarist for Sum 41. Theo Goutinakis from Gob also played bass on the bands 1999 release "Comic Books And Bubblegum".
With sporadic touring throughout their native Canada and the US up until that point, 1996 saw the band take their live show to Europe. Dubbed the European Eggvasion, the McRackins toured seven countries as well as recording some live electric and acoustic sessions for the BBC. The band has made several music videos, which have received light to medium rotation on music channels in Canada, the US, and Europe. Further media exposure includes an appearance in a Molson Canadian beer television commercial, a cameo role in an independently produced motion picture titled Downhill Willy, and various television and radio features.
The band came out of hiatus to finish their album Bat Out of Shell. Their twelfth full-length album was released worldwide in 2006 by Wynona Records, Italy and contained twelve new tracks. A full European tour followed in Jan/Feb 2007 in support, visiting over 30 cities in 12 countries over a 6 week span.
In early 2007, they released MCRACKINS VS JOKERS with Italy's JOKERS on San Martin Records, Italy. The band is currently completing their latest CD "Eggzit" which will be released in North America and Europe by New York based label "Cheapskate Records" in summer of 2008. The CD will also be released in Japan (with 5 bonus tracks) by new label "Suggoi Records" in December 2008 with their first ever tour of Japan in the spring of 2009.
In November 2009 Finland based punk label "Killer Records" released a new MCRACKINS live cd "Live From Thunderbird Radio Hell" which features a 1995 CITR radio session hosted by Nardwuar The Human Serviette. The band has also finished recording their 14th studio album "It Ain't Over Easy" which will be released in early 2010 and will support it with a 3-week European tour in April
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Albums

RR-007 McRackins - Eggs In Space album art McRackins Eggs In Space(Cass, Album, Ltd) Ridge Recordings, Maple Ridge, BC RR-007 1994 Sell This Version
LLR 021 McRackins - S.T.U.P.I.D. album art McRackins S.T.U.P.I.D. (Album) Lance Rock Records LLR 021 Canada 1995 Sell This Version
SH-32 McRackins - In On The Yolk! album art McRackins In On The Yolk! (Album) Shredder SH-32 US 1995 Sell This Version
SH-26 McRackins - What Came First? album art McRackins What Came First? (Album) Shredder SH-26 US 1995 Sell This Version
HS951247 McRackins - The McRackins / White Trash Debutantes album art The McRackins* / White Trash Debutantes The McRackins* / White Trash Debutantes - The McRackins / White Trash Debutantes(LP, Album) Helter Skelter Records HS951247 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
LOUDEST20 McRackins - Back To The Crack album art McRackins Back To The Crack (Album) One Louder LOUDEST20 UK 1996 Sell This Version
SH-40 McRackins - Best Friend album art McRackins Best Friend(CD, MiniAlbum) Shredder SH-40 US 1996 Sell This Version
Loudest 26 McRackins - Live In Madrid album art McRackins Live In Madrid (Album) One Louder Loudest 26 UK 1997 Sell This Version
CF-017 McRackins - Comicbooks And Bubblegum album art McRackins!!* Comicbooks And Bubblegum (Album) Screaming Apple CF-017 US 1999 Sell This Version
CRVW-54, CF-044 McRackins - Too Tough To Die album art McRackins Too Tough To Die (Album) Clearview Records, Coldfront Records CRVW-54, CF-044 US 2000 Sell This Version
none McRackins - Amp Records Battle Royale! album art The Manges vs McRackins The Manges vs McRackins - Amp Records Battle Royale!(CD, Album) Amp Records (4) none Canada 2000 Sell This Version
WR40 McRackins - Bat Out Of Shell album art McRackins Bat Out Of Shell(CD) Wynona Records WR40 Italy 2006 Sell This Version
Csr026 McRackins - Eggzit album art McRackins Eggzit(CD, Album) Cheapskate Records (2) Csr026 US 2008 Sell This Version
DW 014 McRackins - McRackins / Los Di Maggio's  album art McRackins, Los Di Maggio's McRackins, Los Di Maggio's - McRackins / Los Di Maggio's (CD) Dirty Witch Records DW 014 France 2009 Sell This Version
KILLIVE-02 McRackins - Live From Thunderbird Radio Hell album art McRackins Live From Thunderbird Radio Hell(CD) Killer Records KILLIVE-02 Finland 2009 Sell This Version
WRR 164 McRackins - It Ain't Over Easy album art McRackins It Ain't Over Easy (Album) Wolverine Records WRR 164 Germany 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

WAL-008 McRackins - Get Crackin! album art The McRackins* Get Crackin!(7") Wallabies Records WAL-008 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
SCAP 037 McRackins - Beware Of Dog / I Hate The Cheeks album art McRackins / The Cheeks McRackins / The Cheeks - Beware Of Dog / I Hate The Cheeks (EP) Screaming Apple SCAP 037 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
LRR014 McRackins - She's So Tough / Slap Me Silly album art Fighting Cause / The McRackins* Fighting Cause / The McRackins* - She's So Tough / Slap Me Silly(7", Tea) Last Resort Records (5) LRR014 US 1995 Sell This Version
SPR-014 McRackins - Planet Of The Eggs album art McRackins Planet Of The Eggs(CD, EP) Stiff Pole Records SPR-014 US 1995 Sell This Version
Shred-28, SHRED 28 McRackins - Life, Hey Mikey album art Mcrackins Life, Hey Mikey(7", EP) Shredder, Shredder Shred-28, SHRED 28 US 1995 Sell This Version
SH-33 McRackins - Mickey And Mallory album art McRackins Mickey And Mallory (EP) Shredder SH-33 US 1996 Sell This Version
SH-39 McRackins - Best Friend album art McRackins Best Friend Shredder SH-39 US 1996 Sell This Version
G.I. 010-7 McRackins - Trip album art The Bomb Bassets, McRackins The Bomb Bassets, McRackins - Trip(7") G.I. Productions G.I. 010-7 US 1996 Sell This Version
LOUD11 McRackins - It's Raining album art McRackins It's Raining(7", Single) One Louder LOUD11 UK 1996 Sell This Version