Tired of Being Ugly Fat? (thereceivingend) wrote in showswap,
Tired of Being Ugly Fat?
thereceivingend
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We leave soon for tour and we need some help...

Hello there.

I'm about to leave on tour with my band, This Flood Covers the Earth, and our friends, Lanterns. We have a split record that just came out on History Major Records, and were hoping to play some shows this summer in support of it around the country.

Flood plays epic, heavy post-hardcore, some influences: Botch, Isis, Drive Like Jehu, Unwound, Mission of Burma, Funeral Diner. Lanterns plays spacey, aggressive indie rock, some influences: Pavement, the Jesus and Mary Chain, Meneguar, Cap'n Jazz, My Bloody Valentine, Heroin. Both bands have Myspaces with some sounds on them, so you can hear for yourself, Flood's is here, Lanterns' is here.

We could really use some help on some of these dates, and honestly, we'll play pretty much anywhere, as long as it's all ages (or [grudgingly] 18+). This includes a DIY space, a club, a bar, your living room one night, your garage in the afternoon, your basement at four in the morning... well, you get the idea. We don't need guarantees or to be fed or to be given places to stay, we just need places to play, and we really will take anything and will just be stoked to each play for twenty minutes and make some new friends with the dozen or so people that trickle in and pay attention to us for two-thirds of an hour total.

7.10.06 San Diego CA @ the Che Cafe
7.11.06 Tijuana MEX @ Las Trancas
7.12.06 CA @ HELP!
7.13.06 Oakland CA @ tba
7.14.06 Reno NV @ Record Street Cafe
7.15.06 Redwood City CA @ Kinda Like a Fest: Part II
7.16.06 Eugene OR @ the Corestar Center
7.17.06 Tacoma WA @ the Hall
7.18.06 Seattle WA @ Nakatomi Plaza
7.19.06 Spokane WA @ House Show!
7.20.06 Provo UT @ Starry Night
7.21.06 Salt Lake City UT @ HELP!
7.22.06 Denver CO @ HELP!
7.23.06 Lawrence KS @ HELP!
7.24.06 Omaha NE @ HELP!
7.25.06 Moline IL @ Iconoclast Record Store
7.26.06 Duluth MN @ Kighle's House
7.27.06 Madison WI @ HELP!
7.28.06 Chicago IL @ HELP!
7.29.06 St Louis MO @ HELP!
7.30.06 Indianapolis IN @ HELP!
7.31.06 Detroit MI @ HELP!
8.01.06 Cleveland OH @ HELP!
8.02.06 Syracuse NY @ Westcott Community Center
8.03.06 Toronto CAN @ tba
8.04.06 Ottawa CAN @ tba
8.05.06 Montreal CAN @ House Show
8.06.06 Portland ME @ House Show
8.07.06 Boston MA @ tba
8.08.06 Amherst MA @ tba
8.09.06 Providence RI @ Providence Turners
8.10.06 Hartford CT @ tba
8.11.06 Cambridge MA @ tba
8.12.06 Derry NH @ Totally Awesome Fest 3!!!
8.13.06 Philadelphia PA @ The Veggieplex Theatre
8.14.06 Pittsburgh PA @ Mr Roboto Project
8.15.06 Baltimore MD @ tba
8.16.06 Washington DC @ tba
8.17.06 Richmond VA @ HELP!
8.18.06 Norfolk VA @ Relative Theory Records
8.19.06 Louisville KY @ HELP!
8.20.06 Nashville TN @ HELP!
8.21.06 Greenville NC @ the Spazzatorium
8.22.06 Columbia SC @ Huger Street House
8.23.06 Athens GA @ Caledonia Lounge (18+)
8.24.06 Gainesville FL @ HELP!
8.25.06 Jacksonville FL @ HELP!
8.26.06 AL or MS @ HELP!
8.27.06 AR or LA @ HELP!
8.28.06 Norman OK @ tba
8.29.06 Denton TX @ House Show
8.30.06 Houston TX @ Super Happy Fun Land
8.31.06 Austin TX @ tba
9.01.06 Odessa TX @ Einstein's Revenge
9.02.06 Amarillo TX @ HELP!
9.03.06 Clovis NM @ the Hole
9.04.06 Albuquerque NM @ HELP!
9.05.06 El Paso TX @ HELP!
9.06.06 Tucson AZ @ HELP!
9.07.06 Phoenix AZ @ HELP!

If you think you can help, please feel free to respond in this medium, or to email us @ thisfloodcoverstheearth@gmail.com, or via our Myspace, or by calling Travis @ 858 442 3161 anytime of day or night (my phone is being rather persnickety these days).

We can and will offer and honor any and all show trades in San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles. We try to be upstanding, role model-worthy young men.

Thanks for reading, and thanks for your time. Hopefully we'll hear from you and see you on the road this summer.

xoxo Charlie / Flood / Lanterns

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