Tuesday, December 0th, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
After much thought and consideration Dog Fashion Disco has decided to call it quits. Their last and final show will be 1-13-07 at Club Sonar located on 407 E Saratoga St. in Baltimore, MD. T
They want to thank you all of their dedicated fans for enabling them to make a life and career out of the music of Dog Fashion Disco. This is something that not many people get to enjoy and do. It was a hard decision but after 10 years on CONSTANT dedication and touring it is time to pursue other interests.
Here is a statement from Todd Smith, lead singer of Dog Fashion Disco:
Well after all these years dog fashion disco are calling it quits. Actually I wouldn't say quit but we are ending the band although dog fashion disco's music for me, will live on forever. I started this band over ten years ago and it was my decision to end it. I always told myself if it stopped being worth the effort I would gracefully bow out and that's exactly what im doing. Im not going to get into details exactly why everything is ending because it really doesn't matter. I am so proud of adultery and I think it defines us as musicians and is an awesome way for people to remember us. I think adultery will be discovered by many generations to come and will find its place as a cult record people will listen to and talk about for many years. We will be playing our last show on Jan. 13th 2007 at sonar in Baltimore. I encourage everyone from far and wide to come out for this going away party. We will be playing a super long set and it will be a nice way for us to say our goodbyes face to face. Jeff Siegel will be playing keyboards and it will be a real cool get together for friends and fans. I feel very fortunate to have met everyone who has been a fan of this band for so many years. It's been so cool meeting everyone around the country and becoming fast friends and knowing they'd be there when we came to town. The experiences ive had I wouldn't trade for anything. How many people can say they've hurled there own shit at 800 juggalo's? or how many people have ever had to go the hospital after visiting a Chinese massage parlor in Rockford Illinois? I even got the opportunity to share the stage with those douche bags in wasp and then after our set pelt them with our veggie tray from our dressing room. I know we are personally responsible for mindless self indulgence now being prohibited to drink booze before there shows. Lets just say when we toured with them we weren't exactly knitting quilts backstage. I remember a certain gross out contest in Wisconsin where Steve from msi and Ollie from dfd were eating each others vomit by the end of the night. It's been a lot of fun to say the least. Jasan and Wendy have moved on to create another band phantom communiqué. I have heard the stuff they are doing in the studio and its fucking killer. I have a feeling those guys will take that band very far. John ensminger and I will be recording a demo to shop in February and that will determine if he and I venture into another band. Well everyone in the band is going to list those they would personally like to thank. I would personally like to thank Derek Brewer, Jeff Cohen, Steve Seabury, Steve Wright and Mike Macaree and Drew Lamonde at Wrightway Studios, Drew mazurek, Shane Tuttle, Carlos and Lillian batts, James Wright, Ron at Rotten Records, Wookubus at the prp, SMN news, Metal Edge, Sam and Paul Schreider, Dee ,Ilyse, Cait , Lauren, Chris Frampton, Jason Popson, Cory Cudney, Matt Rippetoe, Justin, Bonnie and Chase Lapp, Jason at Xactrecords, and Justin Mcconnell.I would also like to send out a special thank you to Mike Smolen. Where ever you are, you will never be forgotten. Thanks for spreading the word on DFD. goodnight and goodbye my friend.
i hope to see everyone who can make it at the sonar show. todd
We would love it if all of the fans & friends could make it to the last Dog Fashion Disco show on:
January 13th, 2006
407 E Saratoga St.
ALL AGES—DOORS @ 7: 30PM--$12.00
Thanks for everything!