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Sparks The Rescue To Continue As Two Piece

Posted by: Keagan Ilvonen (12/20/12)
After their show in Connecticut tomorrow, Sparks The Rescue will continue on as a two piece. The band has plans to hit the studio by the end of January and they are already lining up tours for next year. You can read statements from each of the guys in the replies.
From Alex and TobyThis is an amicable departure and we all still love each other as brothers and as a family. We understand that this may come as a bit of a shock to the fans and friends, but we would appreciate it if everyone could be understanding and respectful of their decisions.
As for the future of Sparks The Rescue, although the times are changing, we are NOT breaking up. Alex and Toby have been in this band for many years, and their passion is still strong for music and with the band. Plans are already in motion to be back in the studio at the end of January, recording new music, as well as tours in 2013 that will be announced after the holiday season.
  
 
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09:42 PM on 12/20/12
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Statements From The GuysIt comes with heavy hearts to write this, but we want to keep you in the loop on what's going on with Sparks The Rescue. Throughout the past few years we have gone through many amazing times together, and many hardships. There comes a time in everyone's lives where they need to take a step back, and evaluate what they are doing, and why. This is one of those times. Mike, Dave and Dillon will be parting ways with STR after our show this Saturday, Dec. 22 at The Space in Hamden, CT. This is an amicable departure and we all still love each other as brothers and as a family. We understand that this may come as a bit of a shock to the fans and friends, but we would appreciate it if everyone could be understanding and respectful of their decisions.
As for the future of Sparks The Rescue, although the times are changing, we are NOT breaking up. Alex and Toby have been in this band for many years, and their passion is still strong for music and with the band. Plans are already in motion to be back in the studio at the end of January, recording new music, as well as tours in 2013 that will be announced after the holiday season. It is a sad day for all of us, but in another sense, it is a new beginning. Alex and Toby are very excited about the new year, and we think you will be too with the coming announcements. So we hope you all have a great Christmas and a happy new year. Please understand how much we love and appreciate every single one of you. See below for statements from Mike and David. - Alex and Toby

While this is really sad for me to write I feel like I needed to do it. Sparks has been a family for me for the last 2 - 2 1/2 years and I wouldn't give up any one of those days for anything. That being said, this Saturday December 22nd will be my last show with sparks the rescue, for now. There may be a time where we decide to play shows together again but for now I will not be actively pursuing it. Thank you to everyone who has supported me and this band over the years. Without you I wouldn't have the great memories that will last forever. Please, if you live in the CT area come out to the space in Hamden, CT this Saturday for a great time! Dave

After 3 years of touring with my brothers, I have decided to leaveSparks The Rescue to pursue my own musical endeavors. I'll always love the guys and every fan I've met along the way. Everyone that bought merch and let us sleep on their floor. This Saturday, like Dave, will be my last show with Sparks. Since it's in CT I'd like to go out with a bang in my home state. Come support and sing along :) .See you all in 2013! Mike
10:45 PM on 12/20/12
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Aww I loved them in sparks
11:11 PM on 12/20/12
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Best of luck to all of them.
11:49 PM on 12/20/12
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Didn't seem long ago that these guys got signed to Fearless.
12:15 AM on 12/21/12
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Statements From The GuysIt comes with heavy hearts to write this, but we want to keep you in the loop on what's going on with Sparks The Rescue. Throughout the past few years we have gone through many amazing times together, and many hardships. There comes a time in everyone's lives where they need to take a step back, and evaluate what they are doing, and why. This is one of those times. Mike, Dave and Dillon will be parting ways with STR after our show this Saturday, Dec. 22 at The Space in Hamden, CT. This is an amicable departure and we all still love each other as brothers and as a family. We understand that this may come as a bit of a shock to the fans and friends, but we would appreciate it if everyone could be understanding and respectful of their decisions.
As for the future of Sparks The Rescue, although the times are changing, we are NOT breaking up. Alex and Toby have been in this band for many years, and their passion is still strong for music and with the band. Plans are already in motion to be back in the studio at the end of January, recording new music, as well as tours in 2013 that will be announced after the holiday season. It is a sad day for all of us, but in another sense, it is a new beginning. Alex and Toby are very excited about the new year, and we think you will be too with the coming announcements. So we hope you all have a great Christmas and a happy new year. Please understand how much we love and appreciate every single one of you. See below for statements from Mike and David. - Alex and Toby

While this is really sad for me to write I feel like I needed to do it. Sparks has been a family for me for the last 2 - 2 1/2 years and I wouldn't give up any one of those days for anything. That being said, this Saturday December 22nd will be my last show with sparks the rescue, for now. There may be a time where we decide to play shows together again but for now I will not be actively pursuing it. Thank you to everyone who has supported me and this band over the years. Without you I wouldn't have the great memories that will last forever. Please, if you live in the CT area come out to the space in Hamden, CT this Saturday for a great time! Dave

After 3 years of touring with my brothers, I have decided to leaveSparks The Rescue to pursue my own musical endeavors. I'll always love the guys and every fan I've met along the way. Everyone that bought merch and let us sleep on their floor. This Saturday, like Dave, will be my last show with Sparks. Since it's in CT I'd like to go out with a bang in my home state. Come support and sing along :) .See you all in 2013! Mike
do you know where the show in CT is?

edit: forget it im an idiot
12:17 AM on 12/21/12
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do you know where the show in CT is?
Says in the post, The Space.
12:44 AM on 12/21/12
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Wishing the best of luck to Alex and Toby for their future career in STR, I've always loved this band and I really hope that they'll keep on writing music.
01:41 AM on 12/21/12
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damn. i love everyone in this band. wishing everybody the best.

ballinnnnn

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02:00 AM on 12/21/12
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Pangaea is still a jam.
04:58 AM on 12/21/12
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If I could be gauranteed that getting clean, Saco boys and nurse nurse will be played ill be there!
06:29 AM on 12/21/12
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This band has always been sooooo underrated. Looking forward to new projects and new STR. American Blues all day today.
07:18 AM on 12/21/12
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Panic At The Disco-syndrome
07:52 AM on 12/21/12
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Hope they end up getting some new members and continue that sound they had on their EP. That was golden.
08:08 AM on 12/21/12
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damn, just listened to their newest ep yesterday again. love it. hopefully they do keep that sound
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