Minus the Bear is excited to announce the release of â€œAcoustics,â€ an exclusive seven-track EP, available from Suicide Squeeze in a limited edition run. â€œAcoustics,â€ couples newly recorded acoustic versions of fan favorites from the Seattle quintetâ€™s prolific career with a new track, entitled, â€œGuns & Ammo.â€ Originally released as a tour-only CD â€“ during the bandâ€™s 2008 headlining tour â€“ this is the first time â€œAcousticsâ€ will be available on vinyl, in stores, anywhere. Limited to 5000 copies pressed to baby-blue/crÃ¨me wax.
Track Listing for Acoustics EP: Release Date Feb 17
Guns & Ammo
We Are Not a Football Team
Minus the Bear also recorded a recent live set â€“ from Seattleâ€™s Showbox, SODO â€“ for Rhapsodyâ€™s Originals. The release will be available starting today, January 13, 2009 on Rhapsody.com. You can check out the session here: mp3.rhapsody.com/minus-the-bear/rhapsody-original
Track List for Minus the Bear on Rhapsody
Memphis and 53rd
In other news, MTB are heading back to Australia. Theyâ€™ve been invited to perform at the Soundwave Festival: Downunderâ€™s high-profile version of Warped Tour; the festival gathers bands from across world for a bill that hits all major cities along three coasts.
Australian Tour Dates/Soundwave Festival
Feb 21 2009 Soundwave Festival Brisbane, Queensland
Feb 22 2009 Soundwave Festival Sydney, New South Wales
Feb 27 2009 Soundwave Festival Melbourne, Victoria
Feb 28 2009 Soundwave Festival Adelaide, South Australia
Mar 2 2009 Soundwave Festival Perth, Western Australia