The Dollyrots Release New Album ‘Daydream Explosion’ On Wicked Cool Records/The Orchard

*The Following Press Release Was Issued By Earshot Media*

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”14 slices of archetypal upbeat, sun-drenched, undiluted punk glory” – The Punk Site

Filled with anthemic hooks and super-charged verses The Dollyrots new album Daydream Explosion is out today on Wicked Cool/The Orchard. With production by the band and longtime producer John Fields, The Dollyrots’ signature punk n’ rock style shines through with hard-charging guitars, tantalizing hooks, and punked-out percussion. The album kicks off with the catchy, pop-punky gems “Animal” and “Everything.” While “In Your Face” is a rocker with a wallop of a chorus. There are stylistic variations are all over this collection of 14 brand-new songs. “Watching The Storm Go By” is a ’60s girl-group homage so spot-on it includes a spoken interlude worthy of The Shangri-Las, while the lounge vibes on “Flippy In My Red Dress” are balanced sweetly by the revved-up chorus.

“Their recipe for a summer cocktail is a good one. It is quite simple really: take two parts Ramones, one-part Redd Kross, a pinch of Green Day, a dash each of the Ronettes and Joan Jett, garnish with power pop and drink until you’re passed out in the Mr. Turtle pool” — 50thirdand3rd

Get the album here:

“Animal” is as ferocious of an opener as its name implies, and kicks off an amazing triple threat at the beginning of the album along with “Everything” and “In Your Face,” serving up some powerful pop-punk tunes” – PunkNews

See the video for “Animal” here:

“As for “Daydream Explosion,” it’s almost breathtaking that Ogden and Cabezas can find this much-untilled soil in a genre seemingly doomed to redundancy. Their songs are three-minute rascals that grab you by the earlobes and pull you along. The guitars are razor-sharp; the percussion hits you like a slap in the face; and Odgen is ever the bratty, mischievous bandleader” – BuzzbandsLA

The twosome has had great success taking the DIY approach with their last three releases hitting the Billboard charts. Their 2017 album Whiplash Splash debuted on both Billboard’s Heatseekers chart at #13 and Billboard’s Independent Albums chart at #31. The band’s 2016 live album/DVD Family Vacation: Live in Los Angeles debuted at #15 on Billboard’s Heatseekers album chart, and Barefoot and Pregnant garnered their first chart appearance, peaking at #7 on Billboard’s Heatseekers. This time around they have decided to join forces with Stevie Van Zandt’ s Wicked Cool Records/ The Orchard for the new album release. A label that evolved out of Van Zandt’s weekly syndicated radio show Little Steven’s Underground Garage, as it became clear to him some of the best Rock and Roll wasn’t receiving the support it deserved. The duos alliance with Wicked Cool began with the singles “Get Radical” in 2018 and “Everything” this spring.

“Daydream Explosion” is one of those albums that you can enjoy from start to finish, and every single track is a banger” – FolknRock

This summer the Dollyrots will embark on a 17-city with friends The Pink Spiders opening the shows. Look for them on The Vans Warped Tour 25th Anniversary Celebration at Shoreline Amphitheater on July 20. Tickets available at

-Tour Dates-

7/20 • Warped Tour 25th Anniversary – SF • Mountainview, CA

The Pink Spiders will be opening on the following dates:

7/30 • Milestone • Charlotte, NC

7/31 • The Local 506 • Chapel Hill, NC

8/1 • Lizard Lounge | Chameleon Club • Lancaster, PA

8/2 • Milk Boy • Philadelphia, PA

8/3 • Coney Island Baby • New York, NY

8/4 • Cafe Nine • New Haven, CT

8/5 • The Ottobar • Baltimore, MD

8/6 • Gallery 5 • Richmond, VA

8/7 • Radio Room • Greenville, SC

8/8 • 529 • Atlanta, GA

8/9 • Jack Rabbits • Jacksonville, FL

8/10 • The Attic – Rock Brothers • Tampa, FL

8/30 • Moe’s • Englewood, CO

8/31 • Monument Indie Fest • Monument, CO

11/2 • FEST • Gainesville, FL

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Photo: Jen Rosenstein

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