As you all know, 2012 was crazy for us. The wall Street Massacre tour, and a number of local shows around PA, NJ, NYC and more.We finally released our first album last year on Beyond Therapy Records.
Now in 2013, we’re busy planning some festivals and writing new material. we have Kinetik Festival in MAY in Montreal, QC
And Triton Festival in NYC!
Chloe and I are busy getting married this year in September, and have alot of shit to do.
The new album is slowly coming along and we’re looking to finish it by spring of next year and do a 2014 tour in the spring.
So we’re saving up money for a tour van, nothing AMAZING, but something that will take our gear and band members around the country. we have a our eye on a smaller RV sort of thing that would be AWESOME for us.
If you’ve seen us play SMack, or
Cybertron, , or Halloween Massacre, or
the countless other times we’ve
rocked nyc, go throw us a vote to play
Check out our new lineup with guitars
and a live drummer and new music
that will melt your faces!
Especially being able to play the last Nocturne at Shampoo. There was a HUGE turnout in our hometown if Philly and we met alot of new people. I think Faderhead also played that night. It was awesome. Heres a video from that night too. The sound guys did an amazing job and the lights were sickk as hell too.We had my buddy Frank play guitar for ParaLies too and it sounded awesome.
After that we were booked at the Terrorbyte Festival in Austin, Texas. Which was a whole fucking mess but turned out to be an amazing time. Chloe and I drove down in the Scion with all the gear and Eddie and Glitch flew down.
As soon as we arrived at our friends house, I go an email from the promoter saying it was cancelled. After I drove from Philly. HAHA. Fortunately for us Eddie and Glitch flew down a couple days early so that the prooter couldnt cancel the plane tickets like he did ALL the other bands.
So TJ from Soulless Affection and a few others put together “TerrorBIT” LAST MINUTE which pulled through and we all still had a show to play and we had a blast.
While all this was going on, Sean Payne from Cyanotic was mixing and mastering our album. and also did some additional programming on our album. We FINALLY released our first OFFICIAL album “ParaLies” in November, and sold over 100 copies within the first month. (which is alot for us) And Caustic and Psyclon Nine did remixes on it too. wtf. BEYOND THERAPY RECORDS !
October 12th we had the AWESOME opportunity to open for SUICIDE COMMANDO on their FIRST USA show EVER in our hometown of Philly. Also with FGFC820 and Cenotype.
There was a HUGE turnout. tons of people. We got to meet Johan and gave him a MyParasites shirt. Mike Saga and Joe Scott are the shit for booking us on that show. It was insane and we all got prettyyyy drunk..
Right after that show we hit the road with Angelspit and Cyanotic on the Wall Street Massacre Tour. We hit 28 different cities and met hundreds of fans and friends. We got to hang with Steve White from KMFDM in Seattle. DJ Mindbender, Nero Bellum, Kristoff Bates and Chris Vrenna all came to our show in LA which was awesome. Alex King frok Blakopz gave us a comfy place to sleep while in Phoenix, AZ, and so so so much more.
Tour was an amazing experience and one hell of a wake up call. We played with some awesome local bands and slept in a van. went to Canada. drank alot, and had a ton of inside jokes, at nasty rest stop food, got really sick, and played at some of the coolest venues. The promoters were all awesome and took good care of us.
OH and we got a REALLYY good deal on an OpenLabs MIKO. which is the most amazing thing anyone could ask for.
Now we’re home. Just had a nice Xmas and Chloe and I got the newest expansion for World of Warcraft and now we get to relax and play video games… (my realID is email@example.com) so come play with us!
2013, we’re writing all new music and planning a smaller east coast tour on our way down to Florida in March. We can’t wait to get started!
Damn it, i meant to keep this blog updated throughout the tour. But Wifi is scarce when driving all over the country.
This being our First national tour, its safe to assume that we’re fucking exhausted. haha And its only been 3 weeks so far.
Canada was FUN (but cold) We met some AWESOME fans, and a couple creepy ones. Crossing the border is a pain in the ass. Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver we had so much fun!!
After Canada we hit up Detroit where we picked up Jay No to play synths for us. I met the guys (and gal) from Terror Network and got fuckin drunk as shit with them.
Then we were off to Cleveland where we met a group of happy drunken kids (one named Alec Baldwin..) who were lots of fun to hang with.
Seattle was awesome We met Steve White from KMFDM and I got to hang with J.Rivets Sister Corrinne. Had to drive that night so couldn’t get drunk with her
Portland was great, The Fez Ballroom fed us some AMAZING FOOD holy shit , Sacremento Halloween show was awesome.
Our Salt Lake City show got cancelled SO SORRY to everyone who planned to see us that night. We will make it up to you!!
After Sacremento we drove STRAIGHT to Kansas City on no sleep.
In Kansas we met up with our friends Logan and Jessie whos parents had couchs and cots and pillows and blankets and fucking home-cooked meals for us it was the best thing anyones ever done.
That night we rocked out at the Riot Room and met some new buddies Leah and Alyssa who saw to it that I got very drunk. They are AWESOME. Thank you! My Philly friend Nikki came out as well!
Tulsa was great we played with a band called AXIS who you should all go check out.
St. Louis at the crack fox was fun as hell, Then we drove to Pittsburgh where Jim Semonik put together an awesome show for us. The backstage room had graffiti penis’ covering the entire walls. met alot of fans there too!
Drove straight to Richmond Virginia after that with no sleep. FALLOUT is one of the coolest clubs ive been to. I had about 5 long island iced teas and was felling pretty damn good.
NEW YORK never disappoints. Saw alot of old friends and made alot of new ones. Jet from VampireFreaks hooked it up! even with the last minute venue change.
LONG STORY SHORT, We still have 12 more shows left on this tour for the second half, and we ain’t done yet!
Last night was awesome. We got to play with Suicide Commando, one of our favorite bands, and a HUGE influence.
We got to the venue around 1pm. I live pretty close to this venue so it was convenient. Sound checked and went to get breakfast.
We went on a little early, (8PM) but there was still a big crowd. which is saying alot because nobody in Philly goes to the clubs before 9. ( I don’t either)
As far as I could tell the sound was great. Got to play with my new vocal effects setup with my new Midi foot controller which actually went smoothly with no fuck ups. thank god.
We had Chloe move from drums to synths, and were running a Dave Smith Mopho through a Korg Kaos pad and it sounded fucking SICK. Glitch was rocking the Roland Juno-G and abusing that light sensitive D-Beam. We switched Eddie Threat over to drums and he was tearing it up.
Throughout the night had a few more drinks and ended up dry humping Mike Bradberry from the Gothsicles on multiple occasions, and both came up with the idea to do a song together by “MyParasicles” which sounds like a lot of fun ! HAHA.
It was good to see alot of old friends I haven’t seen in a while and met alot of new people too!
Great crowd, great people, lots of drinks, and friends! Thanks Mike Saga and Joe Scott for having us! Can’t wait to play Philly again on November 28th at Vortex on the Wall Street Massacre Tour !! - https://www.facebook.com/events/257438411043451
Q. Many people look down upon music that so aggressively displays raw emotions and are discomfited by it, do you have anything to say to them? (as in some people think that it promotes depression and aggression rather than being a form of expression and emotional relief)
Jaws - Alot of people just don’t understand music. And that’s why alot of those same people go to see therapists. We have an outlet, we can express ourselves. While they are sitting in an uncomfortable little room trying to figure out how to talk about their feelings, We’re out here screaming about ours.
And that makes us feel great. we don’t need medication to feel.
Our music isn’t supposed to MAKE you angry or MAKE you feel depressed. Its supposed to help you cope with that anger or that depression that you’re ALREADY feeling.