Connecticut pop-punk act The Tired And True are releasing a live cassette tape later this month. In addition to nine original songs, the album also includes a rendition of Hot Rod Circuit's "At Nature's Mercy." You can stream the cover in the replies. The hand-numbered tape is available for pre-order (with digital download) from Broken Rim Records.
Sloss Minor, formerly known as Death In The Park and featuring Andy Jackson from Hot Rod Circuit, have released their debut music video for the song "Duffle Bag" -- it's in the replies. It comes from their newly released album, G Major Neutral Zero, available now on iTunes.
Back when Andy Jackson of Hot Rod Circuit got married, Say Anything frontman Max Bemis gifted him with a cover of the band's "At Nature's Mercy." The parties have agreed to share the track with fans as a bonus track on the vinyl re-issue of Hot Rod Circuit's 2007 album, The Underground Is A Dying Breed. You can listen to the cover right now in the replies, and then order a copy of the record when they go on sale today at 1:30 from Enjoy the Ride Records. Thunderbeard Records will also have their own variant.
Hot Rod Circuit has announced eight tour dates in November. Run For Cover Records will release a 7" vinyl EP including the new song "Forgive Me," another new song, and a cover of Superdrag's "Sucked Out." The limited pressing of 1000 copies will only be available at shows on the tour and via Run For Cover's site. You can view all of the details in the replies.
In a new interview, Andy Jackson confirms that Hot Rod Circuit will be playing east and west coast shows in the fall, will be releasing an old song featuring Chris Carrabba on vocals, and will continue to write in the future.
These bands we look back on with fond memories, it seems most of them lasted only a few short years and left behind scant discographies. Perhaps having an all-too-short career adds to the mystique and makes a band an obvious subject for a feature like this. However, for proof that a band can hang around for a decade, produce five excellent albums and still leave us wanting more, enter Hot Rod Circuit. Their early records were filled with angsty guitar rock, perfect for bespectacled teens into Weezer, Piebald and The Get Up Kids. The pop element was definitely present, but didn't manifest fully until the super-catchy (and irresistible) Sorry About Tomorrow. By their final album The...
In case you haven't noticed, Jonathan Lullo (ex-Down to Earth Approach) has been blessing us with a series of acoustic cover songs. This week, he takes a gander at Hot Rod Circuit's "Safely", which is available to download (along with the previous three) at his AP.net Profile. If you have a song request, leave it in the replies.
Hot Rod Circuit will be releasing five acoustic songs from their new album The Underground Is A Dying Breed. "Battleship," "Stateside," "Camo," "45's," and "US Royalty" will be available for purchase via iTunes starting May 22nd.
Hot Rod Circuit has recorded an acoustic song exclusively for iTunes. Pick up the band's new record, The Underground Is A Dying Breed, starting today on iTunes and receive a free, bonus acoustic track. That's 14 songs for $9.99.