Winter Sucks - Medley
8-12-97 at the Rodeo in Cottage Grove, MN

seeing the Descendents last night makes a guy want to dust off the gear....

Ferd Mert name origin... in case you were still wondering.

Directed by Pericles Lewnes (1987) Starring Lisa DeHaven, W.E. Benson, William W. Decker, James Housely, Tyrone Taylor Backwoods hicks mistake barrels of tox...

so.. on the eve of our first practice in over two years, the show got cancelled.
sorry about that.

Ferd Mert show coming in August... no joke. (except for the fact that we can't find time to practice for it)...
Stay tuned!

Happy New Year.

The (almost) complete Ferd Mert Discography is available for FREE download now!
There are 68 tracks ready for you to grab, so go do it!


Might be adding more to it soon, maybe some live shows..
Check it out!

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Ferd Mert is a punk rock band from Saint Paul, Minnesota. Formed in 1994, released some records, did some tours... As of 2011, we still have a batch of songs that ...

get ready for the great Ferd Mert Christmas giveaways...!
stay tuned

Someone made a video of the Metrodome collapse, and used The Winter Sucks for the music.. check it out..

Metrodome collapsing set to "The Winter Sucks" by Ferd Mert
Ferd Mert added 16 new photos to the album: FM @ Eclipse 6-14-2010 — with Jon Warner and Jaimy Schreiner.

Thanks to all who showed up last night, hope you had a swell time..
We'll have to do it again, sooner than later...

do people like our sets when we play 20 songs without stopping... or is that just irritating?... (ps, come to our show!)

stumbled across some FM download-able albums on Amazon today... Ferd Mert: MP3 Downloads

Rumor has it there will be an All Ages Ferd Mert show, June 14th @ Eclipse Records in St. Paul.. stay tuned

While people are watching football, I am listening to the 50 tracks we recorded to pick out the best ones of the bunch....

Listen to and buy Ferd Mert music on CD Baby, the independent record store by musicians for musicians.

Ferd stuff is now available on iTunes go take a look...
its also available at for much less (currently can't change the iTunes price)

Preview and download songs by Ferd Mert on iTunes. Songs by Ferd Mert start at just $0.99 each.

I would have to think we are half done recording Billys drum tracks... I have a feeling this might turn out sounding pretty decent.... now who's gonna write me some words