P.E.S.T. (ft. Jeff Diction) set to release their new EP this summer

P.E.S.T. – featuring members of original-era Missoula hardcore punk bands includes Jeff Diction from Deranged Diction – are set to release their third EP via Drag Bunt Records on August 9.

P.E.S.T., featuring members of original-era Missoula punk bands includes, on bass, Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam, Dave Parsons of Humpy, Sasshole, the Juveniles and more, handles vocals. On guitar, you have Charlie Beaton, of The Banned, and his VTO bandmate and back-up vocalist Erika Fredrickson. Matt Bainton of Shot Stereo and Voodoo Horseshoes handles the drums.

Interestingly, for this group Jeff Ament is credited as Jeff Diction, the pseudonym he used at the time of Deranged Diction, his first Montana hardcore punk group active in the early ’80s (and briefly reformed in 2009).

Below you can listen a track from P.E.S.T. EP 3, Flathead Monster.