After much deliberation, PEDRO THE LION has decided to delay completion of their long-awaited follow-up to 2000′s Winners Never Quit until early 2002. David Bazan believes that the extra time the band will spend on this record will only contribute to its overall genius and song quality. We will keep you posted when a new release date is slated.
Chicago’s EUPHONE have just finalized plans to bring their midnight love jams out to the wild west. This marks the band’s first trip to the west coast, and their second tour in support of their latest album, "Hashin’ It Out". They will be joined on tour by the Lonesome Organist (Jeremy Jacobson), who has been playing guitar and keyboards with the band since late 2000. There’s sure to be some spontaneous make out sessions as Euphone heats up the room, so come prepared!
Milemarker has been hard at work at Salad Days studios perfecting their new album, Anaesthetic (JT1062). Brian McTernan is once again behind the controls making the band sound better than ever. Once the band completes their recording, they will play a few select dates before finally returning home and preparing for their appearance at this year’s More Than Music Fest and an upcoming Japanese tour in June. Their album is set for a September 18 release.
Strike Anywhere’s full-length Change is a Sound (JT1060) has been completed. The recording took place at Brian McTernan’s (Hot Water Music, Cave In, The Explosion) wonderful Salad Days studio on the outskirts of Washington, D.C. and reflects a more determined and intense approach for the band. The band will stir up enthusiasm for Change is a Sound, which will be released on August 14, by hitting the road for a full US tour starting in June.
Tour dates for Jets to Brazil’s first Japanese tour have been confirmed! The Jets will be flying to Japan in June with Desoto’s fabulous Burning Airlines (which happens to feature producer extraordinaire, J. Robbins) in tow.