the news desk previews the Asbury Punk band’s split release with American Pin-Up at Asbury Lanes tonight, Feb. 10 …
If you love that down and dirty, gritty punk rock — the type of fight-the-good-fight, half-pipe-grinding sound that most of us Jersey kids from the mid-’90s grew up on, then you need to book it over to The Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, N.J., tonight, Feb. 10, to check out Lost In Society.
The Asbury-centric punk band (who will be on the Warped Tour this July) will celebrate the release of the split EP they cut with their Altercation Records labelmates, the female-fronted American Pinup. The record, which sold out within 24 hours of its release on Amazon.com (it’s now back in stock and can be ordered here), is a wonderful one-two punch of punk that if you close your eyes, you’ll think you’re listening to a split that The Bouncing Souls and No Doubt, if they ever got were to record together, did in the early days of their careers.
Doors for the show will open at 8 p.m. and the shows starts at 9. Also appearing will be AP favorites The Obvious and Colton Cayser.
For more on Lost in Society, check out this bio written by Pop-Break’s own Jeanne Crump (Lost In Society’s manager) …
Combining raspy punk-rock vocals, fresh, fun lyricism, and a stage presence that will give any veteran concert-goer the chills, Lost In Society are undoubtedly the real deal. Based in the indie music hub of Asbury Park, N.J, this alt-punk trio likes it loud and simple. Lost In Society got their start in 2004 with their first big show at the PNC Bank Center in Holmdel, N.J. Shortly after, they would record their first EP, Gone, with Jon Leidersdorff of Lakehouse Music. In 2009, they hit the studio again with Leisersdorff, releasing their first full-length album, Eastern Empire. This album took the sizzling-hot trio to new levels, gaining them massive attention in the local music scene. It didn’t take long for their catchy singles to gain a serious, die-hard fan base around the Jersey Shore. With a completely D.I.Y. dedication to promoting and touring, LIS were quickly known for collecting fans the way old punks did: by word of mouth.
Big success came in 2011, as the trio took home the gold in Metromix’s state-wide BreakThru band competition. Their dedication, raw energy and fierce promotion took them to the top of New Jersey’s music scene. In April 2011, LIS recorded an EP that was produced by Pete Steinkopf of tTe Bouncing Souls. Just this past year, they’ve been lucky enough to share the stage with the Souls, and other legendary acts, such as The Misfits, Strike Anywhere, Tim Barry and HR of Bad Brains. They also signed on with the fast-growing indie punk label Altercation Records and will be releasing a split album with New York indie rockers American Pinup in February 2012.
And in recent news, LIS finally took home the award for Top Punk Band in the Asbury Music Awards. After being nominated in various categories the past four years, their fierce go-big-or-go-home ethos finally paid off. They’re also currently nominated for Top Regional Punk Band in the TriStateIndie.com Music Awards.
2012 will be a huge year in touring as they’re joining The Warped Tour for 14 dates this July. They’ll also perform at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, and Valley Of The Vapors festival in Hot Springs, Akansas on their two-week 2012 March tour.