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While Jake is in Australia recording with his other band, Shawn Harris (Maniac) has started another band with his sister - Fortress Social Club. Since the world didn't end, head to the replies to stream a new track entitled "2012."
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/21/12 - 09:13 AM
Jake Grigg (Maniac and Something With Numbers) is releasing a new song every Thursday while he's in Australia. The first song is "We Could Ruin Pain" and you can check it out in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 10/10/12 - 09:16 AM
Shawn Harris (Ex-The Matches & Maniac) created a short animation of Foxy Shazam's frontman Eric Nally. You can check out the madness in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/03/12 - 03:34 PM
Maniac is dropping off of its support slot on the Tabernacle Tour this summer, which is being headlined by Foxy Shazam, due to a lack of funds. The group has posted about what it will be doing this summer instead.
From the Post With an unexpected free summer, Jake is going to return home to Sydney to finish a long-awaited new Numbers record, and we're going to return to original form-- writing the remainder of Sons of Summer via gchat, as we began this cross-continental project a couple years back. To be honest, it seems counter-intuitive, but the challenge of a Pacific Ocean between us is inspiring. Post-summer, when next we record, we will give you all the best Maniac music to date.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/10/12 - 08:14 PM
Maniac's music video for "Pride of Lions" can be seen here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/28/12 - 06:01 AM
Foxy Shazam will headline the the Tabernacle 2012 Tour with support from Maniac and Cadaver Dogs. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/14/12 - 02:25 PM
A brand new, sexy, Maniac song titled "Clean" from the album Sons Of Summer is streaming on their facebook.

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Jason Tate on 12/22/11 - 11:28 AM
Maniac have already released one of my personal favorite albums of 2011 and now they're already back to work. Shawn and Jake are releasing four EPs that will eventually form their second album, Sons of Summer. The first fourth of the album has been shipped out to their loyal fans and until today, they have only heard those songs. Today, we're bringing you an exclusive listen at another track titled "Is She Black." You can either stream it in the replies or on their AP.net profile. Be sure to check out their webstore as well. All purchases go towards the funding for more music. The more you support, the more you get back!
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/16/11 - 12:40 PM
You can listen to a new Maniac track "Pride of Lions" here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/09/11 - 07:33 AM
Maniac are giving you the opportunity to have your own personalized song.
Quote"We are giving you the opportunity to have your name in a Maniac song. Shawn and Jake will sing your name in the chorus of one of their new songs. You will have your own personalized Maniac song. This can also be a song for your girlfriend, mom or dog. Feel free to specify specifics."

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Dre Okorley on 11/05/11 - 07:03 PM
Maniac have posted the first of four sessions which will be known as their new album, Sons of Summer. The pressing is hand screened and part of a numbered, limited edition, which funds their recording process. Once all sessions have been released, the artwork from each session can be placed together to form one giant piece of Maniac art. Get them now because there is only a very few available.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/26/11 - 04:52 AM
Maniac are currently working on their next album, tentatively titled Sons Of Summer. The band plans to release 3 or 4 songs at a time in custom hand crafted packages.
Jason Tate on 10/05/11 - 03:33 PM
The Psychedelic Furs, The Tom Tom Club and Maniac will be touring together. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/05/11 - 08:12 AM
Maniac will celebrate their adventure across America with a free show in Los Angeles next Monday. Details in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/23/11 - 05:45 PM
Maniac have hit the road in a unique way - with just their instruments and the clothes on their back. From now until May 18th, the band is touring the States by hitchhiking, relying on the people they meet along the way for food and shelter. If you would like to donate to them or offer them a place to stay, you can contact emily@ediphotoeye.com or help them out by purchasing a new track on bandcamp. Hit the replies for more info.
Matthew Tsai on 04/26/11 - 01:12 PM
Jump to the replies to check out a music video Shawn Harris made for Maniac's "Thank Each Mistake" using the Brushes app on his iPad.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/03/11 - 05:48 PM
Head to the replies to see Maniac covering Mr. Big's "To Be With You."
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/25/11 - 07:50 PM
You can read a new interview with Shawn Harris (Maniac) and enter to win a signed copy of the band's new album here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/23/11 - 08:48 PM
Maniac's music video for "3 Kings Day" can be viewed in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/13/11 - 06:53 AM
Maniac's self-titled debut can be pre-ordered on vinyl here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/01/11 - 12:41 PM
Maniac (ex-The Matches, ex-Something For Numbers) will release their debut album, Mania, on March 14th. They are also selling a limited (32 made) demo album on their site while supplies last.

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Matthew Tsai on 02/02/11 - 07:24 PM
Maniac (Shawn from The Matches and Jake from Something With Numbers) recently played a new song on DJ Rossstar's Punk Rock show. You can see a video here. The song is off their forthcoming full-length, which they announced will be released in March only via vinyl and digital download.

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Matthew Tsai on 12/14/10 - 03:48 PM
Christian Wagner on 12/08/10 - 09:22 AM
Maniac updated their website with new song, "Give It Up." A new LP is due in early 2011. The band is currently touring Australia, with U.S. dates to follow.
Gregory Robson on 10/07/10 - 05:11 AM
Maniac, featuring Shawn Harris of The Matches, have pressed a limited-run vinyl of Extended Play. Head here to grab a copy.
Gregory Robson on 06/25/10 - 05:19 AM
Maniac's new music video for "Die Rad" is in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 05/17/10 - 07:26 AM
Maniac (ex-Matches) have launched a new website featuring music from their upcoming release.

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Blake Solomon on 05/10/10 - 06:50 AM
A video of Maniac doing a karaoke version of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" is in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 01/02/10 - 04:07 PM
Maniac (ex-The Matches) have started a studio vlog. Check out the happenings in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 12/09/09 - 09:04 AM
Shawn Harris recently answered some questions about his new project Maniac.
QuoteWe push one another over limits, and that is what our collaboration has been all about. When Jake is in left brain mode, my right switches on, and vice-versa.

edit: I changed the quote because it was being misinterpreted.
Adam Pfleider on 09/17/09 - 11:09 AM
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