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LJ & The Sleeze announces new single "Ain’t Easy Bein Sleezy" on August 28th

The track will be released via Eight Ball Record$ and will be part of a mini rock opera featuring other songs I’m Bad and Cocaine


Starting in a small basement in Richmond, VA LJ & The Sleeze is a punk rock outfit

heavily influenced by New York and LA music out of the 70s and 80s. Combining

distorted guitars, driven drums, and groovy bass lines LJ & The Sleeze have been

cultivating a sound you’ve been looking for. Max Gottesman writes all of these parts with

a fury that’ll surely have you hooked immediately.


LJ & The Sleeze’s debut LP ‘Keepin’ It Sleezy’ came out summer of 2020 turning heads

even with no live performances in sight. With marks of rock & roll, punk, and hip-hop LJ

& The Sleeze created something truly unique while still fitting into a realm of comfort.

LJ & The Sleeze’s follow up 7” ‘Put Something Sleezy Between Your Legs’ was

released early summer 2021 on Eight Ball Record$. Leaning heavily on rock & roll these

4 songs all bring something different to the table while still maintaining the raw, tongue

in cheek style Gottesman had cultivated prior.


As the world has opened back up from the pandemic LJ & The Sleeze, backed by Eli

Gray (lead guitar), Gray Stephenson (Rhythm Guitar), Caroline Hill (Bass), and Ben

Rosenstock (Drums) have been packing out venues and putting on intense in your face

performances only leaving people wanting more. LJ & The Sleeze returned to the

studio to rerecord all of the songs from Keepin’ It Sleezy and PSSBYL with the backing

band. With a tightness and power that had been unheard in prior recordings the songs

were elevated to another level. Stay Sleezy was released on cassette by Eight Ball

Record$ on 02/12/22.


After a 6 month break to get into writing and recording LJ & The Sleeze gear up to

release a new single on August 28th. Ain’t Easy Bein Sleezy will be released via Eight

Ball Record$ and will be part of a mini rock opera featuring other songs I’m Bad and

Cocaine.




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