Hot Water Music, Paint It Black, Dead To Me, The Gaslight Set To Play FREE SXSW Party Hosted By Shirts for a Cure

The Shirts for a Cure Project is proud to announce this year’s SXSW day party will feature Hot Water Music, Paint It Black, Dead To Me, The Gaslight Anthem and Drive By. This will be Hot Water Music’s ONLY appearance during SXSW. This FREE event will be held at Red 7 (611 East 7th Street) on Friday March 14th, doors open at noon sharp.

There will be limited space at this event, so please arrive early to be assured entry.


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Stream The Frantic’s Audio & Murder on!

Head over to to stream The Frantic’s new CD AUDIO & MURDER in it’s entirety. Be quick, as it won’t be up forever! Also be sure to catch The Frantic on tour now with Small Step For Landmines (Doghouse Records). Dates with Authority Zero, Whole Wheat Bread and Beat Union kick off in April. The band will also be playing several shows during SXSW (see dates below).

Check out The Frantic’s Audio and Murder video at:

“Like hometown pop/punk heroes Alkaline Trio, The Frantic’s music has found that fragile balance between pop and punk that can simultaneously cause a nose bloodying circle pit and mass sing-alongs.”-


Say hello to The Frantic, an honest-to-goodness high school rock band with crafty punk leanings so close to Rise Against’s early days it’s scary.…”- Beep 

“26 minutes of fun, snotty, sing-along pop-punk, more reminiscent of classic Screeching Weasel or NOFX than the sort of super-slick dross you might expect….these pretension-free songs turn on snappy choruses and boppy rhythms that will bring summer to your stereo long into winter.”- Daily Herald (Chicago)


“There’s not a lot of real punk music left anymore – not punk music with passion….but The Frantic have created a record that encompasses these qualities, while still feeling like a good old-fashioned party…These young Chicagoans combine the raw power of The Sex Pistols with the hooks of Set Your Goals…. Audio & Murder bursts into action with a shout of “We’re the Frantic! Who the f**k are you?!” and Ramones-esque “hey hey hey”s over pounding drums and stuttering guitars….”-  


“With a foundation cemented in straight up punk and a shell accented with catchy hooks and just enough mainstream flair, The Frantic are sure to be another Chicago-spawned phenomenon…”-  


“The Frantic is a relatively young pop-punk band that considers every track of their record a chance to make you jump up and dance down and scream your head off. Incorporating solid drumming, power-chord chugging, synthesized keyboard accompaniment and gritty sing-along lyricism, The Frantic is a fun way to get your daily dose of punk rock.”Synthesis


“It’s hard to listen to Audio & Murder without enjoying yourself. The high-energy guitar and drums sound almost anachronistic, hailing back to a Ramones era of jumping and yelling wildly in a fast-paced chaos….”- UR Chicago


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