Dedicated activist, vegan, and all-around animal lover Russ Rankin (of punk rock legends Good Riddance and Only Crime) just released a new solo record, Farewell Catalonia!

We ♥ Russ so much that we teamed up with the label Paper + Plastick to help spread the word about his album release—and we have a couple of copies up for grabs!

Who is your greatest musical inspiration? Let us know in the comments below for your chance to win a digital copy of Farewell Catalonia! Good luck, and stay tuned for more fun stuff from Russ!*

*Two winners will be chosen at random from submitted animal-friendly comments in which the commenters tell us about their greatest musical inspiration. Entries must be received by August 27, 2012. The winner will be chosen at random and notified on August 30, 2012.

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