Very excited to announce that our fourth album, The Heart of a Dark Star, will be released on November 18th, 2014 on El Marko Records! Stay tuned for our first single release and tour dates...coming very soon!!!
We're happy to announce we'll be playing this year's Weapons of Mass Creation Festival in Cleveland - headlining Friday, August 15th at Cleveland Public Theater! 3-day passes for the festival are available here or you'll be able to buy a ticket at the door day of show.
We'll be hitting the road again for a string of shows on our way to SXSW & Treefort Music Fest. Dates and cities below. More details and ticket links available at our Shows Page. See you all very soon!
3.6.14 - Lexington, KY @ The Green Lantern 3.7.14 - Newport, KY @ The Southgate House Revival 3.8.14 - Nashville, TN @ 12th & Porter 3.10.14 - SXSW Rocket Fuel Party @ Clive Bar 3.12.14 - SXSW Terrorbird Party @ Cheer Up Charlies (Day Party) 3.12.14 - SXSW Official Showcase @ Javelina 3.13.14 - SXSW Official Showcase @ Rowdy Saloon 3.14.14 - SXSW Belmez Entertainment @ Tiniest Bar in Texas (Day Party) 3.18.14 - Oklahoma City, OK @ The Blue Note 3.20.14 - Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive 3.21.14 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Urban Lounge 3.22.14 - Boise, ID @ Treefort Music Festival
So very excited to be in the first round of artists announced for Treefort Music Festival 2014! Treefort will take place on March 20-23 in Boise, Idaho. More information here. Thanks so much to Treefort & Retroscope Media for using our song, "Plastic Shadow" in the festival promo video!
We're happy to announce Softly Mad is finally available on vinyl! This limited edition, one-time pressing of 250 records comes signed by mr. Gnome, numbered, in a beautiful, handmade, folk art jacket, with a digital download code inside.
The album will be available 9/17/13, but you can pre-order it now at our store.
We've got a new pressing available of Madness in Miniature available at our store. Our 3rd pressing made for us by our friends at Gotta Groove Records features a beautiful translucent orange vinyl with white swirls. Our first 2 pressings of this album are officially sold out, but we are giving away a few signed copies of all 3 pressings at our blog! Click HERE for for details.
We've been hibernating a bit, working on our fourth album during this beautiful, grey, rainy, snowy Cleveland winter. We'll be sure to keep you up-to-date on the writing and recording process. You can now follow us on Instagram where we'll be posting all types of fun pictures throughout the process.
We love you very much and because of that we want to give you free things. CLICK HERE to visit our blog for your chance to win free tickets to a mr. Gnome show of your choice. Contest ends Wednesday, September 19th!
Best of luck to all you kiddies and we'll be seein you soon!
We'll be hittin the road again this fall. Tour dates below (please visit our SHOWS page for more details). See you all very soon!
10/24 Louisville KY @ Zazoo's 10/25 Indianapolis IN @ White Rabbit 10/26 Grand Rapids MI @ Pyramid Scheme 10/27 Madison WI @ Frequency 10/29 Kansas City MO @ Riot Room 10/30 Denver CO @ Hi-Dive 10/31 Salt Lake City UT @ The Bar Deluxe 11/01 Boise ID @ Red Room 11/02 Seattle WA @ Sunset Tavern 11/03 Portland OR @ Star Theater 11/06 San Francisco CA @ Thee Parkside 11/07 Los Angeles CA @ Bootleg Bar 11/08 San Diego CA @ Soda Bar 11/09 Tucson AZ @ Plush 11/10 Albuquerque NM - Venue TBA 11/13 Oklahoma City OK - Venue TBA 11/14 Dallas TX @ LaGrange 11/15 Austin TX @ Stubb's Jr. 11/16 Houston TX @ Rudyard's British Pub 11/17 Pensacola FL @ The Handlebar 11/29 Lexington KY @ Cosmic Charlies 11/30 Cincinnati OH @ MOTR Pub 12/01 Columbus OH @ Woodlands Tavern 12/04 Chapel Hill NC @ Local 506 12/05 Jacksonville FL @ Jack Rabbits 12/06 Orlando FL @ Will's Pub 12/07 Atlanta GA @ The Drunken Unicorn 12/08 Nashville TN @ Exit/In 12/13 Dayton OH @ Blind Bob's 12/14 Chicago IL - Venue TBA 12/15 St Louis MO @ Firebird 12/21 Toledo OH @ Ottawa Tavern 12/22 Cleveland OH @ Beachland Ballroom
Select songs from our first two albums, Deliver this Creature & Heave Yer Skeleton, will be featured in the premiere episode of Final Witness tonight, Wednesday, June 27 at 10/9c on ABC.
ABC Music Lounge has us as one of their featured artists today! Check it out here.
You can also read a little blurb about us on ABC here and check out the Final Witness blog about the episode and us here. Thanks so much to Lincoln Square Productions for including us in their production.
We're having a sale at our online store starting today - all T-shirts are $14.99 and for U.S. customers, we're offering FREE first class shipping on all orders over $50.00 - just use discount code: FREE1SHIP at checkout. The sale ends Monday June, 11, 2012.
We're going to be playing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Summer in the City Concert Series on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 7pm with Bear in Heaven. The event is FREE and will be held at the museum plaza.
Check out the trailer for our upcoming video for "House of Circles." The comic book style surreal adventure is a live action interpretation of a sci-fi graphic novel written by mr. Gnome featuring the dark fantasy characters from the Madness in Miniature cover art. Full video coming soon.
We've got new vinyl! Our Madness in Miniature vinyl just got an upgrade and is now available on coke-bottle green with orange splatter. To celebrate we're giving away a few signed copies. Check out our BLOG for details!
We'll be hittin the road again starting March 1st. See dates below with more to be announced. Please check our shows page for details and updates:
03/01 Nashville TN @ Exit/In 03/02 Cincinnati OH @ Mayday 03/03 Lexington KY @ Green Lantern 03/08 Atlanta GA @ The Five Spot 03/09 Pensacola FL @ tba 03/10 Orlando FL @ Orange You Glad Festival (Venue TBA) 03/15 Austin TX @ Lucky Lounge - TapeOp magazine SXSW party 03/20 Fruita CO @ Cavalcade 03/22 Boise ID @ The Red Room - Treefort Music Festival 03/23 Portland OR @ Doug Fir Lounge 03/24 Seattle WA @ Sunset Tavern 03/27 San Francisco CA @ Thee Parkside 03/28 Sacramento CA @ Luigi's 03/29 Los Angeles CA @ Bootleg Theater 03/31 Albuquerque NM @ tba 04/03 Salt Lake City UT @ Urban Lounge 04/04 Denver CO @ Hi-Dive 04/06 Springfield MO @ The Outland 04/07 Kansas City MO @ Riot Room/Middle of The Map Festival 04/10 Columbia MO @ Sideshow 04/11 Saint Louis MO @ Plush 04/12 Indianapolis IN @ Radio Radio 04/13 Chicago IL @ Schuba's 04/14 Grand Rapids MI @ The Pyramid Scheme 04/20 Cleveland OH @ Beachland Ballroom 04/21 Toledo OH @ Ottawa Tavern 04/27 Dayton OH @ Blind Bob's 04/28 Columbus OH @ Skully's
Just wrapped up the first leg of our monster tour behind our new album, Madness in Miniature. Thanks to everyone for all the support! We'll be hittin the road again this weekend for a pair of Ohio dates in Columbus and Dayton, then we'll be heading out for our Southern run, which will take us through mid-December. Check the show page for dates and details.
We're giving away another track off our upcoming album, Madness in Miniature. To get your free download of "Ate the Sun" just click below and enter your email address. You have to sign up to download, but don't worry if you're already signed up, we won't email you twice...or thrice (but you still have to sign up to download)!
We're also happy to announce you can now pre-order your very own copy of Madness in Miniature on CD/Vinyl and Digital
Pre-order your digital download now and get 2 tracks immediately, and the rest of the album will be emailed on the day of the release!
We'll be hittin the road next week for the start of our monster tour. Visit our show page for complete listings and details. It's a long one (that's what she said), so chances are we'll be stopping somewhere near you.
The new album is finally here...almost!!! And to celebrate we're giving away a free download of "Bit of Tongue," the first single off the aptly titled, Madness in Miniature.
Madness in Miniature will be available on CD, Vinyl, and Digital on October 25, 2011 through El Marko Records. Pre-orders and other info coming soon. Until then here is some artwork to wet your whistle, as well as some fall tour dates below, more tba.
2011 Fall/Winter Tour Dates:
October 5 @ The Millcreek Tavern in Philadelphia, PA October 6 @ Union Pool in Brooklyn, NY October 7 @ The Elm Bar in New Haven, CT October 8 @ The Brillobox in Pittsburgh, PA October 20 @ The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI October 21 @ The Frequency in Madison, WI October 22 @ Cicero's in St. Louis, MO October 24 @ The Riot Room in Kansas City, MO October 25 @ 3 Kings in Denver, CO October 26 @ Burt's Tiki Lounge in Salt Lake City, UT October 27 @ The Neurolux in Boise, ID October 28 @ Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, OR October 29 @ The Comet Tavern in Seattle, WA October 31 @ El Rio in San Francisco, CA November 1 @ Los Angeles, CA (venue TBA) November 3 @ Plush in Tucson, AZ November 4 @ The Launchpad in Albuquerque, NM November 5 in Oklahoma City, OK (venue TBA) November 7 @ The Outland in Springfield, MO November 8 @ Sideshow in Columbia, MO November 10 @ The Empty Bottle in Chicago, IL November 11 in Fort Wayne, IN (venue TBA) November 12 @ Ottawa Tavern in Toledo, OH November 18 @ Skully's in Columbus, OH November 19 @ Blind Bob's in Dayton, OH December 2 @ Cosmic Charlies in Lexington, KY December 3 in Nashville, TN (venue TBA) December 10 @ Handlebar in Pensacola, FL December 12 in Orlando, FL (venue TBA) December 14 @ Snug Harbor, Charlotte, NC December 17 @ Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, OH
New Show Announcement: We will be playing a benefit show on Saturday, August 6th at the Auricle in Canton, Ohio. All proceeds for the event go to the Brian Hudson Fund. Details and Ticket information can be found here: http://theauricle.net/?p=1319
Our short film "Vampires" was an official selection at this years Cleveland International Film Festival, and more recently has been awarded 3 Telly Awards; Cinematography, Art Direction, and Editing, and has been selected to screen at The Detroit Windsor International Film Festival. Who knew a video based around drugs, sex, Emongs would get so much love? Thanks so much to all those involved in the making of this disturbing film.