For a long time now, there have been some fans making noise about how much they like the song "The Empire"... well we're happy to report that the CD including the song has won a Dove award. The Passion of the Christ: Songs was nominated and won an award in the "Special Event Album of the Year" category. Congrats, guys!
Dove Awards Info
Yes, the rumor you may have heard is true.. We have a title and release date for the new record and the date's not too far off what had been previously reported... The new record is called "Panic" and the release date is July 12. We'll be having our "record release party" on the Warped Tour, in Vancouver, BC.
It's official! MxPx will be playing the entire run of Warped Tour shows for the summer of 2005!
Yeah, we know it'll be hot, but the guys are REALLY pumped up for this tour. There are sure to be plenty of surprises, so don't miss their set.
The official dates are in the works right now, and as soon as we have them, so will you!
We'll see you there!
MxPx's "Grey Skies Turn Blue" is included on the Atticus III compilation. The CD will be in stores Feb. 22nd. Click Here for more info.
For all of you in the Seattle area - a live version of My Life Story is included on 1077 The End's "Live From The Morning Alternative - a benefit for the Vera Project" a 19-song compilation CD of exclusive performances from local bands, recorded live on The Morning Alternative and at intimate EndSessions. Available Now. Click here for loations and more info.
We would like to thank all those gave their time, skills and goods to make
the January 12 Tsunami Benefit show at The Showbox, in Seattle, a success.
The show was sold out and at least 300 commemorative T shirts were sold..
We would like to thank The Showbox and The Presidents of the United States
of America for inviting us to be a part of the event. As well as their
Mike Tierney - Management PUSA
Jared - Management PUSA
Chad Queirolo (and the Showbox crew)
We would like to thank our crew specifically who donated their time and
Tommy Rat - FOH (Sound Engineer)
Neil Hundt - Guitar Tech
James Barrett - Bass Tech/truck driver
Seth Roberts - Utility Guitar
Bill Blackstone - Monitor Engineer
Creighton Burke - Management
We would also like to thank Jake Kittinger of Budget Rentals in Bremerton
for donating the rental truck.
MxPx has been asked to participate in a benefit show to raise money to fund Tsunami relief. Here is the press release:
Wednesday January 12th – The Showbox, 107.7 The End, and the The Stranger present a benefit for the Tsunami Relief Fund featuring THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA with MXPX and SMOOSH. All proceeds go to NORTHWEST MEDICAL TEAMS (www.nwmedicalteams.org) and will be used to send medical volunteers and life-saving supplies to help people in Southern Asia. Check out this page and the accompaning article from the Seattle Times for some info on this show and other relief efforts.
$15.00 advance and day of show at TicketsWest and all outlets. Doors at 7pm.
-$30 will save a life
-$30 ships $2225 worth of humanitarian aid
-$25,000 sends a 4-7 person volunteer medical team for one month
-Each team members carries $7000 worth of critical antibiotics and medical supplies to treat 10,000 persons.
If you are unable to go to the show and would like to help out, please visit one of these websites and make a donation..
Happy Holidays MxPx style!
Hey everyone... just wanted to let you know we're trying something new this Christmas.
Our annual Fanclub Christmas song will be available online as a download. We'll have album art, a Christmas greeting, and some other fun stuff up there as well. So check out "It's Christmas And I'm Sick" over at www.fanclub.mxpx.com
We're taking a more DIY approach to many of our projects, so it's all being done 100% by us. Hope you like it!
The song will be available into the new year, so you still have time to sign up and get it!
To all the Pokinatcha Punks who received multiple copies of our last email newsletter:
Sorry! This was an embarrassing glitch with our mailing server. Completely unintentional, and we have made changes to make sure it doesn't happen again. Thanks for your understanding! If you have unsubscribed, do not worry - you won't receive the next newsetter. But then, you won't have any info on the next contest either :)
The next newsletter will arrive soon (and ONCE), so keep an eye out for it....
The MxPx Web Team