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our spring tour is ready, its waiting, and its going to be quite hot and bothered.
in massive rooms across the united states and canada we truck our lives and our cargo into your ears. Ticket links are available on SHINYTOYGUNS.COM, make double sure you move quickly as the radio power of all american rejects will have these admits snatched away before you can reach them.
If you truly want to come see us and the tickets are sold out completely for a show, write us here and if we can pull something to get you in we will do so within our means.
This involves direct and complete honesty with you .. please do not just try to get free tickets as we need to save the ones we get for people who wanted to come and were unable to get the tickets in time.
AFTER AAR ..
our beautiful canada :)
shiny toy guns and offspring.
more details soon on this tour that spans the west of the great north.
do it. join us. http://twitter.com/shinytoyguns
things are changing.
love you guys ....
see you out there.
premalink: http://shinytoyguns.com/news/shinys-and-all-american-rejects/ shorten: http://tinyurl.com/stgtour
Let me explain.
When we make moves to do things .. whether it be tours, free shows, appearances, new music, anything that we do that is impactful to music, to people's lives we need to make sure that the right people know about it and the right people are excited about it. But this is completely impossible for us to do on our own. We cannot depend on a "record company" or anything like that to do this right.
So enter FANCORPS. Its free. Its simple. And everything you do is recorded and noted and highlighted. And you are rewarded for everything you do with all of the things that you want from us as an artist.
Things like free T-shirts ... hats ... all of our merchandise.
Free tickets to shows.
Free backstage passes to shows.
How about ride in our bus to a show?
Even how about let us FLY you to a show if you do something incredibly crazy in return.
So join us via FANCORPS ... move mountains for music that you believe in .. for a message that you believe in, for a movement in forward thinking that you believe in.
Because alone we are nothing. Alone you are nothing.
Together things happen. You know this! .
And ALL of you ... follow the day to day lives that this band lives .... on TWITTER. The ups and downs, the ins and outs. All of the things we try and test, learn and live through.
You can get this to your phone during the day, or your computer at home. However you choose.
Do this :)
Go tell this on the mountain.
shinys 2009 :
Finally the wait is over ! ! ! !
Without further ado, the anticipated animation video for our new single "GHOST TOWN" is now ready to be revealed ... exclusively on myspace!!!!.
This video was directed and created by Glen Hanson, a native of toronto and an internationally acclaimed illustrator and writer. Together with a team of amazing artists at SIX POINT HARNESS in Los Angeles, the GHOST TOWN video was fully realized from the concept that Glen created for our song.
Let us know your thoughts ...
FREE CONCERT FEATURING SHINY TOY GUNS .
LIVE OUTDOORS AT THE HARD ROCK/UNIVERSAL CITY WALK ! !
Sat. Feb 1st LOS ANGELES come correct to UNIVERSAL CITY WALK >>>
KROQ and VOLKSWAGEN team up to bring you a completely free and outdoor concert that is all ages.
It will be right after the game ... so get there early to make sure you have your spot.
There will be 25 big screen TVs and tons of food and drinks and thousands of people ...
see you home in LA :)
Everyone across on the island listen super close :: lots of things have shifted around on this.
.. these shows are now on the 29th of January.
The show is at ROCKSTARZ. ... The venue is 21 to enter for the 9:00pm LATE SHOW
NEW NEWS ! !
We are also doing an EARLY show at 5:00pm also at ROCKSTARZ for those of you under the age of 21.
PIPELINE CAFE ! ! !
this show is all ages and will sell out ... be double sure to get your tickets quick. This show is on the 30th of January.
We are more than excited to return to the islands of paradise .... this will be a perfect group of shows.
GHOST TOWN MUSIC VIDEO UPDATE. As some of you know there was a secret party in downtown los angeles where the video in its entirety was shown to a group of 200 people ... We streamed this through the party complex of BOXEIGHT .. the location of the Mercedes Benz Los Angeles Fashion Week for both 2008 and the upcoming 2009.
We had some technical issues that evening with the servers .. but now we are about to reveal this video live and to the public ... here, exclusively, on MYSPACE.
Myspace.com will be debuting the video on a nationwide level direct on Myspace.com ... on the 30th of January.
And we promise there won't be any more delays ... this is 100% confirmed direct from the people who work the myspace music department.
Let us know your thoughts :) This video kicks some serious ass. Completely hand-drawn and animated.
seriously though :
some people really do live in a ghost town.
and most people don't notice.
we notice. and so do you.
As much as we possibly can we do what we can to help where we can : : and in this moment of life help is so much more important than really anything to so many lives.
for those of you in oklahoma :
on the 12th of december we are coming back to OKLAHOMA CITY ... presented by 94.7 the BUZZ
... and for all the right reasons.
in fact, its only $9.47 to get in, with 2 cans of food for the homeless.
this is AT THE DOOR. not in advance .. all you have to do is show up with 9 bucks and 2 cans of food.
We will be playing an extended set of both of our albums ... plus local bands
EL PASO HOT BUTTON THE ROMANTIC DISASTER and a set from DJ ED CRUNK.
THE DIAMOND BALLROOM will erupt into a massive collision of light and sound for FRIDAY NIGHT.
its ALL AGES ....
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join us for helping people that are house-less. or electricity-less. or unable to satisfy hunger for their families.
Because no one is truly HOMEless. not while there are others alive to reach out to them.
reaching sometimes stretches.
and one day, if not today, you will need someone to reach out to you, for whatever reason.
so think around yourself. instead of just straight ahead:)
I need to do the same, just as you and her and him.
2008 draws to a close soon for shiny toy guns.
so many of you have written so many incredible letters of support during a time of change with this group ... so none of them forgotten.
_____ oh nine. _____
wait till you see whats next:)
because we WILL cross the potomac.
you know how we do.
: : : : :
merry christmas everyone .... do something crazy this year.
like get your mom a kitten even though she swears she doesn't want one.
call your father even though you haven't spoken to him in 6 years.
our next year is nearly here.
love you guys .. loads.
guitars and machines,
so join us on the 12th of december at teh
Rock out with Shiny Toy Guns at the LA Weekly Detour festival where VIMBY sat down with them and talked about their latest record, Season of Poison.
shiny toy guns return to the glorious southern city of baton rouge. We haven't been here since we were run out of town by hurricane rita.
This is baton rouge :
Texas club. Meet us there. (buy tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1B00415CD9844838?artistid=1004615&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=201) 456 north donmoor avenue (view map: http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&client=firefox-a&q=456+N.+Donmoor+Avenue.+%C2%BB+Baton+Rouge,+LA+70806&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=17&g=456+N.+Donmoor+Avenue.+%C2%BB+Baton+Rouge,+LA+70806&iwloc=addr)
3 december. See you then :)
its been incredibly too long since we have entered this state.
COLUMBIA is our target heart.
see below :)
TOMORROW is monday. the 1st of December.
Join us in Columbia, SC ...sds
the show is at :
HEADLINERS . (buy tickets: http://www.etix.com/ticket/servlet/onlineSale?action=selectPerformance&cobrand=black&performance_id=864503) 700 B Gervais Columbia SC. (map link: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=700B+Gervais+St.+Columbia+SC,+29201&ie=UTF8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&t=h&z=17&g=700B+Gervais+St.+Columbia+SC,+29201&iwloc=addr)
this show is 16 and over to enter.
joining us is our new touring band
FAMILY FORCE 5.
see you then : : loveyou.