Super-fast melodic skatepunk from Rhode Island!
FACTS ABOUT THE DOWN AND OUTS
*Together since 2006
*Have played shows in RI, MA, ME, NH, CT, NY, PA, NJ, MD, NC, GA, and FL.
*Have shared the stage with:
A Wilhelm Scream, GBH, Big D & The Kids Table, The Flatliners, The Swellers, The Queers, Off With Their Heads, Heartsounds, Flatfoot 56, Smartbomb, Emily's Army, We Are The Union, Riverboat Gamblers, Murphys Law, Ashers (members of The Unseen), Defeater, Have Nots, Spanish Gamble, The Holy Mess, Left Alone, Far From Finished, The Tossers, Larry and His Flask, Patent Pending, Eyes Set To Kill, Mayday Parade, and many more.
*Appeared on select dates of the 2010 Vans Warped Tour (Ernie Ball and Kevin Says stages).
*2 EPs and a 15 song full length released and distributed completely independent of label help.
*Over 800 records sold worldwide via Interpunk.com, Newbury Comics, and national Japanese distribution via DiskUnion (US, Canada, France, Belgium, UK, Russia, Japan, Australia).
*Honored with several local accolades including nominations for "Best Punk Act" in both Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll and Motif Music Awards as well as postive reviews from both publications, regular rotation and routine in-studio appearances on 95.5 WBRU, and participation as semi-finalists in the 2009 WBRU Rock Hunt (previous participants include The Schemers, ZOX, John Linnell of They Might Be Giants, Gail Greenwood of Belly and L7, Monty Are I).
*We love playing music above all else.