Ben Stiller's Teen Punk Band to Reissue Their 1982 Album via Captured Tracks

by Gabby Bess
Before Ben Stiller was Derek Zoolander or a melancholy Noah Baumbach character, he was a humble, angry teen in New York with a punk band called Capital Punishment. Stiller, along with his three of his classmates, started the band in 1979 and Capital Punishment went on to self-release their only LP while still in high school. Now the label Captured Tracks -- which also reps Mac Demarco, DIIV and Wild Nothing -- is reissuing that 1982 album, Roadkill. Ben Stiller recently went on the Howard Stern Show and talked about how his teenage punk band was resurrected by the Brooklyn label:

"What happened was some outsider music label, which I didn't know those existed, but people who are just into weird music; I guess it's been found and they asked us if they could re-release it."
Listen to a track off Roadkill, below:



[h/t Pitchfork]

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