Mayday Parade and 2*Sweet will be guests on DJ Rossstar's Punk Rock Show tonight at 7PM PST. You can listen to the radio show here. If you have questions for the artist(s), feel free to call (818) 641-1605, or instant message DJRossstar08.
For this entire week, 2*Sweet will be posting a new song from Sleep Without Dreams every 24 hours on their myspace. The new page layout also hints at the album artwork for the forthcoming release. Sleep Without Dreams hits stores May 20th and is currently up for pre-sale at smartpunk.com. Catch them on tour with Set Your Goals, Hit The Lights, and I Am The Avalanche starting May 19th.
The Appreciation Post will be touring with 2*Sweet in June (and we'll be sponsoring it). The bands are looking to book some shows down south; if you can help out, contact TAP on myspace or leave a comment. They still need to book June 8th (Southern Florida), 9th (Jacksonville), and 11th (Columbia, SC or Augusta, GA).
2*Sweet's Sleep Without Dreams comes out on May 20th. Check out the cover art in the replies.
Track Listing 01) Dreamcatcher
02) Rested Eyes Tell No Lies
03) What I Did On My Summer Vacation
04) Miss You
05) Life's Black Ice
06) King Midas' Desert
07) Bury Me in the Lovers Graveyard
08) Tarantula Moon
09) Funeral Moon
10) Give Me Your Gold
11) Speak of the Devil
12) Friends 'Til the Weekend
13) Dateless for Armageddon
The Appreciation Post and 2*Sweet will be touring together in June, check the replies to see the routing. If you are a band/promoter/venue who wants to help out with one of the "TBA" dates, please contact either band on myspace.
In celebration of Halloween, Chicago's 2*Sweet will be posting a Danzig cover for your listening pleasure this week on their myspace. And don't forget to check out an unreleased demo, "Give Me Your Gold", on their AP.net profile.
Chicago's 2*Sweet has canceled the next two months of touring to finishing writing, re-writing, and recording with first full-length LP. They'll be recording in the studio with VuDu's Mike Watts (The Junior Varsity, The Fold) with the release set in early 2008. Also, after recording, they will be embarking on a small tour with Fireworks and The High Court in mid December.
2*Sweet and The Years Gone By will be going on a two-week stint together in the Midwest and Northeast this September. Dates can be seen in the replies and if you are interested in booking any of the open dates, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicago power-pop band 2*Sweet has added their entire new EP on their Purevolume site. The EP, entitled Burning Alive in The Prairie State, will be available for stream for the week of September 18th - 24th. The record is set for release on October 15th and is available for pre-order now through Smartpunk.
2*Sweet is one of the bigger local bands from the city of Chicago that really reminds me of Set Your Goals and The Movielife. It also appears that the band is a heavy favorite of none other than Chicago's greatest "Hey Chris."
They just wrapped up a week long tour with the band Fireworks a few weeks ago. 2*sweet went into the studio July 4th and 5th to record some songs for their EP which should be out sometime in the month of August.
The guys of 2*sweet may be new to the chicago pop punk scene but have been around Chicago hardcore for a while now playing with bands such as: Left Hand Path, Not Enough Gold, Down Like The Rest, and Undo Tomorrow. They will be touring with Driving...