Descendents & Circle Jerks Cover Each Other’s Songs on New Split EP

California punk OGs Descendents and Circle Jerks have teamed up on a new split EP.

The split finds Descendents covering Circle Jerks' “Red Tape," “I Just Want Some Skank,” and “Beverly Hills” on Side A. Flip the record over and you'll be treated to Circle Jerks' take on Descendents' “Kabuki Girl” and “Hope." Both bands will be heading out on a co-headlining Spring tour and this release was put together to celebrate the trek.

READ MORE: 5 Killer Cover Songs: Descendents

The collaborative 7" is being released by Trust Records, the label founded in 2020 by Joe Nelson (Ignite, Triggerman) and Matt Pincus (Judge).

Check out the commercial for the EP below featuring Descendents’ Milo Aukerman, Circle Jerks’ Keith Morris, punk photography icon Edward Colver, pool skate legend Steve Olson, and Ian Svenonius (Make-Up, Nation of Ulysses). The clip was directed by Jason Peterson of The Times:

The EP will only be available to purchase as a physical 7”. Trust Records is selling a white variant on their webstore today and a special red variant will be available on the upcoming tour. Fans can also purchase a blue variant from Circle Jerks or Descendents webstores today. 

The Descendents x Circle Jerks’ co-headlining Spring tour is nearly kicks off in Tempe, Arizona tomorrow (March 15th) and nearly sold out. All of the dates are listed below.

Tour dates:
March 15 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre (SOLD OUT)
March 16 - Albuquerque, NM - El Rey Theater (SOLD OUT)
March 17 - El Paso, TX - Lowbrow Palace
March 19 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
March 20 - San Antonio, TX - Vibes Event Center
March 22 - Austin, TX - Stubb’s (SOLD OUT)
March 23 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues (SOLD OUT)
March 24 - Tulsa, OK - Cain’s Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
March 26 - Fayetteville, AR - JJ’s Live
March 27 - New Orleans, LA - Civic Theatre
March 29 - St. Petersburg, FL - Jannus Live (SOLD OUT)
March 30 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution Live (SOLD OUT)
March 31 - Orlando, FL - House of Blues (SOLD OUT)
April 2 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade Heaven (SOLD OUT)
April 3 - Nashville, TN - Brooklyn Bowl (SOLD OUT)
April 5 - Raleigh, NC - The Ritz (SOLD OUT)
April 6 - Richmond, VA - The National (SOLD OUT)
April 7 - Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live (SOLD OUT)
April 9 - New Haven, CT - Toad’s Place (SOLD OUT)
April 11 - Philadelphia, PA - Franklin Music Hall
April 12 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
April 13 - Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Paramount (SOLD OUT)

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