Dr. Demento’s New Punk Album Features William Shatner Singing The Cramps, Weird Al Yankovic Singing The Ramones & Much More

Calling all fans of the Dr. Demento Show. The new album, Dr. Demento Covered in Punk, features “demented” covers of classic punk tunes and “30 covers of songs originally aired on the Dr. Demento radio show.” Think “Fish Heads.”

On the nostalgia-inducing album, you can notably enjoy two fixtures of American oddball culture, William Shatner and Weird Al Yankovic, singing “The Garbageman” by The Cramps (above) and The Ramones’ “Beat on the Brat” (below). The Misfits, Joan Jett, Fred Schneider of the B52s, the Vandals, The Dead Milkmen, The Meatmen–they all make an appearance on the album too. It’s due out today.

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