October 13, 1997

Back Home

Been back at home for a week now just hanging out and relaxing. We were supposed to start a tour with the Refreshments last week but, Tim the bassist in AJC broke his hand. So we’re off for a little while now. Hopefully I’ll have some time to add more drum stuff to my web site, If you have some comments about my web site or about anything I should put up e-mail me and let me know.

If you want to download the video clip of “Sick & Beautiful” it’s on the AJC site.

September 26, 1997

Update from the Road

Tonight is our 61st show since the beginning of July and the Lollapalooza tour.

We’re finally back in Canada for a short tour across the western provinces, and then back home to Ottawa for about a week off.

On this tour so far I have stripped my snare stand, used about 40 pairs of drumsticks, changed my snare head once a week, cracked my favorite Sabian Rock Hats and changed my tom and kick drum heads once a month. I ordered 50 more pairs of sticks from Rimshot that got lost by UPS, so I’m down to my last few pairs on this tour, but I will have more waiting for me at home next week.

September 4, 1997

Update from the Road

Hey there, just thought I’d do some updating today since I’ve kind of slacked off doing stuff on my web site. We’re just on our way to Nashville, TN for a big rock show there tonight. I also updated the gigs page on my site, it has the same stuff as the AJC tour dates page. Other than that the tour is going great, we’re having a good time and meeting as many fans as we can.

August 29, 1997

Update and KTZB Buzz Fest in Houston, TX Line-up

We just got back from a gig in Austin, TX. The guys from Matchbox were out to see us on a night off. We’re flying to Kansas City, MO tomorrow morning for a radio festival show and then flying back to Houston, TX on the morning of the 30th for the KTZB Buzz Fest.

The line-up for the Buzz Fest in Houston, TX is:

Matchbox 20
Abra Moore
Cowboy Mouth
Artificial Joy Club
The Old ’97’s

August 24, 1997

Witchita to Dallas

Hi everyone, things are going great on our tour. We’re just driving from Witchita, Kansas now to Dallas, Texas. We had a great gig in Witchita, there was over 10,000 people out for the first day of the OZ fest which we were headlining, we had a great time.

Thanks to everyone for e-mailing me on the road, sorry if I haven’t answered you back yet, but I will try and keep up.

August 8, 1997

AJC in Minneapolis

We had a great time at the Double Door show last night. It’s great having a sold-out show and great to meet all the people who came out. It was nice to get our gear back too, since it was “lost/delayed” during shipping after our NYC gig.

Hopefully we’ll be back soon.

Just got to the hotel in Chicago for some relaxation time and then off to the gig.