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The Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel Tower

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Formed: 2001
From: Sand Diego, CA, United States
Last Known Status: Disbanded

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The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower Bassist Dies

Former The Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel Tower bassist Willy Graves passed away on Sunday. The remaining members of the now-defunct group have issued the following:

"As I'm sure many of you have already heard, our dear friend Willy Graves passed away Sunday, September 14th. During our years together, we felt more like a family or a gang than we did a band. Every high and every low we experienced together. Willy brought so much to our band artistically, aesthetically, and in terms of general morale.

"When the going got tough (and believe me, things would get fucking rough), we could always count on Willy to be the eternal optimist. Whether we were getting beat up in Salt Lake City, having our tires slashed in Baltimore, or getting pint glasses heaved at us in Wellington, NZ, we could always count on Willy to crack a joke or act silly to distract us from the lows. Same goes for all the highs we experienced together. All the amazing shows we got to play, amazing places we got to see, and amazing friends we got to meet; Willy lived all these things 100%. I've never seen him happier than when we raising hell in some foreign country.

"We discovered so many things together, went through so many things together - it's unbelievable that he is gone so young. He had a lot more love, humor and art to give the world. This is everybody's loss. Please keep him in your hearts and remember him for the son, brother, musician and friend that he was."

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The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower Breaking Up

San Diego's The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower has announced their impending break-up. Following a fall tour, the group will permanently disband. Additionally, a seven-song mini LP, "Saviours & Suckers," will be released posthumously by Three One G. The group has issued the following statement:

"Over the course of the last five years we have accomplished and exceeded every goal we had set out to accomplish. We saw the world, and in the process made half of it fall in love with us and the other half wish us dead. We released records that will surely be regarded as classics in the years to come. We made life long friends in faraway places. Perhaps most importantly, four best friends watched each other grow from boys to men."

Formed in 2001, the group has previously released material with Happy Couples Never Last Records and Revelation Records, among others.

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The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower Tour Dates

Some Girls and The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower will be touring the U.S. together this Fall. Here are the latest tour dates:

10/5 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill
10/6 Portland, OR @ Satyricon
10/7 Seattle, WA @ The Paradox
10/8 Anacortes, WA @ Department of Safety
10/10 Eureka, CA @ Synapsis
10/11 Santa Barbara, CA @ Casa De La Raza
10/11 Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree
10/12 San Diego, CA @ TBA
10/13 Los Angeles, CA @ The Smell
10/14 Las Vegas, NV @ TBA
10/16 Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive
10/17 Iowa City, IA @ The Picador
10/18 Bettendorf, IA @ Penguins
10/19 Milwaukee, WI @ Shorewood Legion Hall
10/20 Madison, WI @ TBA
10/21 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
10/22 Green, OH @ Howards Bowling
10/23 Southgate, MI @ The Modern Exchange
10/25 Buffalo, NY @ Kitchen Distribution
10/26 Toronto, CAN @ TBA
10/27 Montreal, CAN @ TBA
10/28 Wallingford, CT @ Wallingford American
10/29 Boston, MA @ Great Scott
10/31 Poughkeepsie, NY @ Vassar College
11/1 New York, NY @ Knitting Factory
11/2 Suny, NY @ South
11/5 Philadelphia, PA @ The First Unitarian
11/7 Norfolk, VA @ Relative Theory
11/8 Richmond, VA @ Nanci Raygun
11/9 Asheville, NC @ Joli Rouge
11/10 Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
11/11 Birmingham, AL @ The Bottletree
11/12 Hattiesburg, MS @ Green Room
11/14 Baton Rouge, LA @ The Darkroom
11/18 Odessa, TX @ The Roadhouse
11/19 Tucson, AZ @ Skrappy's

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Genghis Tron Enter Studio To Record Full-Length

Ghenghis Tron played a quick weeklong tour up the east coast that just wrapped up last Sunday in Philly with An Albatross and a crowd of nearly 300 people. As soon as the guys got back, they went straight into the studio this week with Kurt Ballou (Converge) at GodCity to record their debut full-length, the title of which we are still waiting to find out.

Genghis Tron will also be headed back out on the road to play SXSW in March and will be doing a brief tour around SXSW with Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower and Akimbo.

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The Plot to Blow Up The Eiffel Tower, Akimbo Tour

The Plot to Blow Up The Eiffel Tower and Akimbo will be touring together in March. Here are the dates:

3/3 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
3/4 Lansing, MI @ Mac's Bar
3/5 Pittsburgh, PA @ Roboto Project
3/6 Vassar College, NY
3/7 Suny Purchase
3/8 New York, NY @ Knitting Factory
3/9 Brooklyn, NY @ TBA
3/10 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
3/11 Baltimore, MD @ Talking Head
3/12 Charlotte, NC @ TBA
3/13 Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
3/14 Birmingham, AL @ Cave 9
3/15 Hattiesburg, MI @ The Green Room
3/16 Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves

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The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower Tour Dates

The Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower have lined up a week's worth of dates for early-October. Here are the details:

9/30 Visalia, CA @ Howie and Sons Pizza
10/1 San Francisco, CA @ 12 Galaxies
10/3 Olympia, WA @ Manium Warehouse
10/4 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
10/5 Portland, OR @ Loveland
10/6 Eureka, CA @ Accident Gallery
10/7 Oakland, CA @ Auto Gallergy

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Plot To Blow Up Eiffel Tower Cause Stir In Europe

Jazzy hardcore provocateurs The Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel Tower caused a stir in Europe recently — and not just in Paris. Various overseas venues were disturbed by the band's name and stage costumes, which include red armbands sewn onto black shirts. The title of their most recent album, "Love in the Fascist Brothel," didn't exactly ease anyone's concerns. The band's European booking agent issued a statement that said the musicians "are not Nazis. We personally think that it is, due to the Jewish ethnicity and homosexual orientation of some of the members of the band, unbelievably ignorant to think something like this." The band will open shows in North America for the equally subversive Blood Brothers starting May 10 in Chicago and running through June 17 in Los Angeles.

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