Steel Train will be on Fearless Radio in Chicago tomorrow, May 30th, doing an interview and two acoustic songs. To listen, go to fearlessradio.com; you can call Steel Train in the studio at (312) 224-8273 or IM them at fearlessradio00.
Last Friday, Steel Train shot their first ever music video for "I Feel Weird" off their latest release Trampoline. The band shot at an old airplane hangar in Austin, TX during SXSW. The same hangar used to shoot "Sin City" and "Planet Terror." Look for video release info by the beginning of April. Steel Train just started a full US tour with The Starting Line and Bayside; check out here for all the info. Also, the band has been uploading short video clips from their SXSW trip to their Imeem page, uploading a new one every three days. Keep updated on them here.
Steel Train is doing a short stint with Person L and Paper Rival. At each date, the band will be playing Trampoline in entirety, as well as a long encore consisting of older songs. Dates and ticket links are in the replies.
Our third Steel Train video exclusive ends with a magnificent acoustic performance of "Women I Belong To." Head to the replies to check it out and leave your requests for what you'd like to see in the last installment.
Our friends in Steel Train wanted to give you some video insight into their behind-the-scenes workings. Head to the replies to check out the second video and leave your requests for what you'd like to see in the next two Friday installments.
Our friends in Steel Train wanted to give you some video insight into their behind-the-scenes workings. Head to the replies to check out the first video and leave your requests for what you'd like to see in the next three Friday installments. In today's episode:
- Jack murders his girlfriend to "Devil and The Deep Blue Sea" by George Harrison
- Daniel is offended Evan wont eat his sandwhich
- Evan does CGI to some good/ok movies
- Jack covers his favorite Saves The Day song on the mandolin
To wrap up our AP.net-sponsored Ace Enders and a Million Different People Tour, we are giving away one last signed copy of I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business. For those of you in the Philadelphia area, the last date of the tour will be at North Star Bar with Steel Train tonight. This is Ace Enders' last hometown show before his tour with Angels & Airwaves in Feb. Look in the replies for contest rules.
Steel Train's sophomore release Trampoline is in its second week and is still one of Billboards Top Ten Heatseekers (#10), top New Artists, and top Independent Albums (#34). Entertainment Weekly called it “relentlessly sincere and introspective”, Esquire.com called it “one of the best albums of 2007” and Relix Magazine says “having spent a nonstop life on the road, this band proves that they deserve the attention.” The band is currently finishing up a headlining tour with Ace Enders and Kevin Devine that is in it’s last week.
Ace Enders has updated his ABSOLUTExclusiveAP Tour Journal in support of his current tour with Steel Train and Kevin Devine. See if the tour is coming near you here, and stay tuned for more ticket and CD giveaways.
I have another Ace Ender and a Million Different People Tour (w/ Steel Train, Socratic and KevinDevine) contest for you. Win this and you get two tickets to any date on the tour and a signed copy of I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business. All you have to do is rearrange any of the lyrics on The Room's Too Cold to create your own song and post it in the replies. The best wins. More details are in the replies.
Jack Antonoff of Steel Train will be chatting and answering your questions in this very thread. He will be posting under the username Steel Train. Join in on the conversation!
EDIT: Jack has left the thread, but a big thanks goes out to him for taking some time to chat with AP.net users. Be sure to catch Steel Trainon tour with Ace Enders and a Million Different People, Socratic, and Kevin Devine.
Find this Steel Train-related number and you will win two tickets to a date on the upcoming Ace Enders and a Million Different People Tour (with Steel Train, Socratic, and Kevin Devine) and a signed copy of I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody's Business: Smartpunk sales rank + previous tourmate's number of "friends" + points for musicianship = ???. The first to get the correct sum takes the prize.
Mark your calenders! Tomorrow evening, Jack Antonoff, singer of Steel Train, will be stopping by to chat/answer questions with AP.net users in a thread on the news page. He will be chatting under the username Steel Train. Check the front page between 7 and 8 p.m. EST.
In support of our AP.net-sponsored Ace Enders and a Million Different People Tour with Steel Train, Socratic, and Kevin Devine, we are giving away tickets and signed CDs to lucky contest winners throughout the duration of the tour. The first to answer this trivia question wins tickets to a date of their choice and a signed copy of I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business: Find the connection between Steel Train and the letters RNM.
If you win this contest, you will receive tickets to a date on the AP.net-sponsored Ace Enders and a Million Different People Tour with Steel Train, Socratic and Kevin Devine and a signed copy of The Mother, the Mechanic and the Path. Here is your task: Find a picture of the best The Early November,I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business, or Steel Train tattoo and post it in the replies.
EDIT: One picture per post, please. This contest is about finding the coolest tattoo not just posting all the ones you can find.