RIA Artist’ LSPS will be releasing their sophomore album entitled, “Make Another Offer” on Saturday, October 4th @ Fitzgeralds. Fitzgeralds established in 1977 is located at 2706 White Oak Drive in the historic Heights of Houston, Texas. The venue has hosted many great national artist such as Nine Inch Nails, Suicidal Tendencies, The Misfits, Deadhorse, Black Flag, King’s X, (hed)pe, Staind, 30 Foot Fall, Danzig and many others over the last 31 years. The October 4th show is an all ages event and tickets are only $10.00. www. fitzlive. com
Special guest that evening include Chrome 44, Energy Williams and Almost Sober. Hundreds of people are scheduled to attend and LSPS will be giving away a signed Halo Custom Guitar and a FREE COPY of the new album as door prizes to the first 40 people in attendance. Media, critics, friends, fans and all music lovers alike are encouraged to attend this event.
U.S. RELEASE DATE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21ST – IN STORES NATIONWIDE
LSPS is an award winning artist from Houston, Texas. They are known for fusing their unique hard rock sound with punk rock attitude and sex appeal. Infecting legions of fans thru out the south and parts of the mid-west, the band has established a cult-like following over the last five years. LSPS has been labeled by the media as the “Hardest working band in Texas” and have opened for other national artist such as (HED)pe, Lit, Saliva, Twiztid, Boondox, Mickey Avalon, OPM, Vanilla Ice, Potluck, The Dirtball, Joey Belladonna (Anthrax), 2 Live Crew, etc. Their energetic and explosive live shows are rumored to be taking over the nation and quite possibly the planet with this next release. LSPS takes a no prisoners approach and places all bets on the table with the 2008 L.P., Make Another Offer!
“This is not your mother’s rock band” – INsite Magazine (Austin,TX)
LSPS released their debut album entitled; Protection on July 8th 2006 and later signed a large scale nationwide distribution deal with BCD Music Group and Starz Music. Thousands of cd sales later, the album is still available for purchase at any Best Buy, Sam Goody, FYE, Circuit City, Target, Specs, Virgin, CD Warehouse, Borders, Walmart, and/or Barnes & Noble store across the U.S. , Canada and parts of the U.K. BCD is based in Kingwood, Texas and also has a second office in London, England. They are known mostly for platinum selling rap artist such as Chamillionaire, Missy Eliot, Lil’ Flip, Bun B and Paul Wall, but also host a large selection of well known rock titles from artist such as Quiet Riot, Enuf Z Nuff, Papa Roach, The Dreaming (featuring Christopher Hall of Stabbing Westward), Hydrogyn, DownSiid, Rikki Rocket (Poison), Skin Lab, Bumblefoot (Guns & Roses), Clutch, Saturate, Cage, Vallejo, Dave Evans (formerly of AC/DC), Marzi (formerly of Superjoint Ritual), and many others. www. bcdmg. com
“LSPS has put the fun, excitement, sex and debauchery back in rock n roll again and not a moment too soon.” – BCD Music Group/Deep Distribution/Starz Music, inc. (U.S.A. & U.K.
The band has been compared to the likes of Snot, Linkin Park, Rage Against The Machine, (HED) P.E., Papa Roach, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Korn, Faith No More, Buck Cherry, Limp Bizkit, and Suicidal Tendencies. Their musical talents and work ethic have won them the endorsements of Pearl Drums, Halo Custom Guitars, Rock Star Energy Drink, and Juliet & Romeo Couture. The band has toured all over Texas, and musical hot spots thru-out Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona, California and plan on embarking on a national tour first of next year to support the new album. www. myspace. com/lsps
“Women, debauchery and trouble. LSPS is the modern day Motley Crue.” – Live Nation (U.S.A.
The debut album SOLD OUT at several FYE and Best Buy stores in and around the Houston area within the first week it was released and was nominated as “Best album of the year” in the 2006 Texas Buzz Music Awards on Clear Channel station FM 94.5 KTBZ. Regardless of the fact the CD was only released less than 30 days earlier, the album was also ranked one of the “Top 10 albums of 2006″ in the December 28th issue of the Houston Chronicle. www. houstonchron. com www. billboard. com
“The best party band in Texas.
” – Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX)
The album has received a generous amount of airtime and promotion from both commercial and college radio stations all over Texas and parts of the Midwest. The band even went on to write and record a theme song for Clear Channel’s KTBZ FM 94.5 in honor of the program’s official “Steak & BJ Day” on the Rod Ryan Morning Show in Houston, TX and have also been the featured artist on the station’s local “Texas Buzz” program with host Zak United on several occasions. www. thebuzz. com
LSPS won the award in 2005, 2006 and 2007 for “Best Alternative Rock Band” at the Houston Press Music Awards and were nominated once again in 2008. The band was also picked by the Houston Press staff as “Best live stage act of 2006″ in the annual Best of Houston Awards. www. houstonpress. com
LSPS music has been featured in several motion pictures and/or videos including but not limited to; “Dawn of the Damned”, “Ice Scream”, and gulf coast based surfing documentary “Tex 2 Mex Chix”.
“If California can claim the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Texas has LSPS.
” – Music News Magazine (Houston, TX)
The new album is slated for U.S. release Tuesday, October 21st 2008. The album will be available online and for purchase at select stores across the U.S., U.K., Japan, Europe and Canada via the band’s new record deal with RIA Records and distribution via BCD Music Group and Starz Music. LSPS will continue to seek out major label attention with the new highly anticipated release! The band plans on doing this thru means of advertising in major music publications, grass roots marketing, commercial and college radio play, nationwide in store appearances, heavy touring, video and radio commercials on mtv, vh1 and fuse. LSPS will be hosting a series of in-store appearances at Best Buy, FYE, Sam Goody, and Hastings locations thru-out the U.S. in support of the album. The band will also be announcing their U.S. tour dates shortly after the album’s release date Tuesday, October 21st 2008. www. pollstar. com
Saturday, October 18th, LSPS will be performing live at the Grand Opening of the Best Buy store in The Woodlands, Texas (Pinecroft Center) near Market Street. The store will also have pre-release copies of the new album in-stock and available for purchase that day. Plus you can have your copy autographed by the band after their performance. Check website for time and details. www. myspace. com/lsps
Saturday, October 25th, the day before BUZZ FEST, LSPS will be performing live at the Grand Opening of the NEW Best Buy store located at the Galleria in Houston, TX. The new LSPS album will be available for purchase and there will be a 40 minute performance from the band followed by a two hour record signing and in-store appearance. Best Buy stores nationwide will stock several thousand copies of the new LSPS album, Make Another Offer. The corporate music retail leader has partnered with LSPS to host several new music concept store re-openings and grand openings nationwide. www. bestbuy. com
“The thing is as soon as you are hooked, the band takes out a shovel and hits you upside the head. The beat picks up, the vocals get a bit angrier and then they take you back down to the dark recesses of rock you were at before your musical lobotomy.
” – SugarBuzz Magazine (Los Angeles)