Daniel Long (ex-Race the Sun) and Jason Parrish (ex-Fighting to Forget) have formed a new band and are currently in the studio writing/recording. Expect a name and lineup announcement within the next few weeks.
Montreal, Quebec septet the One Night Band have unveiled details surrounding two radio interviews scheduled for the month of December. First, on December 13th, local listeners can tune in to CKUT 90.3 FM for an in-depth discussion with the band, followed by both an interview and an on-air performance on Montreal's Mix 96 FM set to take place on December 17th. For more information regarding the appearances, please visit the band's personal MySpace profile.
The One Night Band released their debut, full-length effort, Way Back Home, earlier this year via Stomp Records.
Seeing as it's already Sunday in some parts of the world, and my Sunday will be comprised of watching tap dancing penguins, I bring you what could quite possibly the largest batch of small band news we've ever had submitted to us. Give em all a chance.
Nick Cave and a few members of Bad Seeds have started a new band - Grinderman. You can listen to one of their new songs, entitled "No Pussy Blues," at their MySpace. The other members of the band include Jim Sclavunos with The Cramps, Martyn Casey of the Triffids, and Warren Ellis of The Dirty Three.
My wonderful Rhetoric and Composition class was cancelled today due to midterm confrences, luckily for you all I have a free hour and a half, which means, I can post some of the small band news that's in my inbox. Check them out.
Although rumours have been circulating for quite some time, bassist Mark Iverson has officially parted ways with the Mad Caddies. However, the band, who are currently hard at work on their full-length, follow-up effort to 2003's Just One More, have made it clear that Marks' depature will in no way hinder their progress.
Here's the list of small band submissions we've recieved over the last few days. Check them out and leave your comments in the replies. As always, submit your news to us if you'd like it included in these round-ups.
Welcome to Friday's Small Band Round Up: the Mini Edition. Also, to all the bands constantly e-mailing me and IMing me at 2AM asking how they can be featured in the SBRU, please open the thread and read the bottom of the post.
After their tour with Dragonforce and All That Remains, Horse The Band plan to focus on writing new material for their next album which they anticipate to have recorded by March. More on that can be found in the bands latest update. The group will be issued their new EP, Pizza, today through Koch.
So I'm up and outta the hospital, not completely healed but feeling a lot better. Thanks to everyone for the well wishes and to Scenes from a Movie, Permanent Me, and June for everything they did as well. Since it's been slow news the entire time I've been away, I've taken time out of my movies-sleep-take pills-eat-sleep regimine to compile a list of bands for you all to check out.