Hello Destiny...

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Hello Destiny...
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Studio album by Goldfinger
Released April 22, 2008
Recorded 2006–2007
Genre Ska punk, punk rock, pop punk
Length36:16
Label SideOneDummy
Producer John Feldmann
Goldfinger chronology
Disconnection Notice
(2005)
Hello Destiny...
(2008)
The Knife
(2017)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AbsolutePunk (77%) [1]
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Punknews.orgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [3]

Hello Destiny... is the sixth album by American Punk/Ska band Goldfinger.

Goldfinger (band) American punk rock/ska punk band

Goldfinger is an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1994. In their early years the band is widely considered to have been a contributor to the movement of third-wave ska, a mid-1990s revitalization in the popularity of ska. However, the releases of Open Your Eyes and Disconnection Notice saw the band shed most of the ska influence, and they have been more commonly placed in the punk rock genre in later years. Apart from the band's music, Goldfinger is also noted for their political activism, particularly in the area of animal rights.

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Release

On January 2, 2008, a track titled "One More Time" was posted on the band's Myspace profile. The band mentioned that their next album would be released in April of the same year. [4] In early April, the band appeared at the Bamboozle Left festival. [5] It was released on April 22, 2008 through SideOneDummy Records. [6] The single "One More Time" impacted radio on April 22, 2008. [7] Between mid-June and early August, the band toured with Less Than Jake on their Sleep It Off Tour in the US. [8] In February and March 2009, the band toured Australia as part of the Soundwave festival. [9]

Myspace social network

Myspace is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos. Myspace was the largest social networking site in the world from 2005 to 2009. It is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.

The Bamboozle Left was an annual two-day music festival held in California from 2006 to 2009, based upon its right coast counterpart of the same name.

SideOneDummy Records is an independent record label based in Los Angeles. It was founded in 1995 by Bill Armstrong and Joe Sib. The label began as a way for them to release music for their friends' bands. Thereafter SideOneDummy launched the careers of bands like The Gaslight Anthem, Flogging Molly, Gogol Bordello, Title Fight and others. Since 1998, SideOneDummy Records has also released the annual Warped Tour compilation album, which features music by bands playing on the current year's tour. Their YouTube channel, which features artists in their current roster, has 48 thousand subscribers and 61 million views.

Track listing

All songs are written by John Feldmann, except where noted.

John Feldmann American musician

John William Feldmann is an American musician and producer. He is the lead singer/guitarist of the band Goldfinger. He is an animal rights advocate.

No.TitleLength
1."One More Time"3:14
2."Get Up"2:59
3."Goodbye"2:36
4."Without Me"3:14
5."If I'm Not Right"3:35
6."War" (Feldmann, Charlie Paulson) (Featuring Ian Watkins of Lostprophets)3:37
7."How Do You Do It"2:11
8."Bury Me"3:25
9."Not Amused" (Paulson)1:49
10."Handjobs For Jesus" (Featuring Bert McCracken of The Used and Monique Powell of Save Ferris)4:37
11."Free Kevin Kjonaas"3:24
12."Julian" (Hidden track)1:35

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