F.O.D. Return With Sixth Studio Album “The Once A Virgin” Club

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Belgian Punk kings F.O.D. have released their sixth album, The Once A Virgin Club, that follows on from 2020’s Sleepville, an album that transcended the confines of punk rock, guiding listeners through a musical odyssey complemented by an accompanying book. Unfortunately, due to the impact of Covid, it couldn’t have the release party and tours it rightfully deserved. With their new album F.O.D. plan to put this right as they have returned to their roots with a fresh batch of fast, catchy melodic punk rock songs. The Once A Virgin Club‘s title alludes to the band members aging, reminiscing about the time when they first formed a band as inexperienced youngsters, eager to explore the world of music.

Since the release of their debut EP, Dance To This, in 2011, F.O.D. has become a household name in the Belgian punk rock scene. The band have built a steady live reputation with their catchy melodies, much in the vein of what legendary nineties predecessors have delivered us over the past few decades. Their second and third albums, Ontario & Tricks of The Trade, were released in 2013 and 2014 respectively and paved the path to the international punk rock scene and set the bar to higher expectations. 2017’s Harvest took F.O.D. into a more personal, serious and aggressive sound, that year also saw Hope For A Moment by F.O.D. & Friends as part of the Belgian Music For Life action. As previously mentioned, the groundbreaking Sleepville‘s release in 2020 unfortunately coincided with the start of a global pandemic.

2024 has now seen the birth of F.O.D.’s sixth album, The Once A Virgin Club, via SBÄM Records and Double Helix Records. With big plans on the horizon, the band is gearing up for an extensive European tour, inviting audiences to experience their raw and authentic sound once more. 13 years after their debut, F.O.D. have toured around the world, with highlights such as touring Canada, Japan, Europe and supporting the likes of Sum 41, Lagwagon, Satanic Surfers, No Fun At All and Frenzal Rhomb. F.O.D.‘s steady rise brought them playing main stages at the major Punk rock festivals all over Europe, and with their new album they are rightfully returning to their throne and those stages.