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Year: 2007 | Month: March
Posted 2007/03/30 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Isaac Brock, Johnny Marr, Magazine Cover

Isaac and Johnny grace the cover of Spin

The April addition of Spin magazine features these two members of Modest Mouse on the cover, making it another cover story for the band. Spin has got a short excerpt up from the upcoming article on their website. Thanks to Todd for pointing this out.

Source: http://www.spin.com/features/magazine/2007/03/0704_modestmouse/

Posted 2007/03/29 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Interview, Isaac Brock

Isaac responds to

Isaac talks about his and the bands feelings on "We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank" debuting at number and how everything is just "gravy."

Source: http://www.vh1.com/artists/news/1555771/20070328/modest_mouse.jhtml?rsspartner=rssyahoo

Posted 2007/03/28 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Magazine Cover

Modest Mouse on April's Paste Magazine

Modest Mouse are the cover story for April 2007 edition of Paste Magazine. The article spans 4 pages. Thanks to Colin and Corey for sending in this info.

Source: http://www.pastemagazine.com/

Posted 2007/03/28 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Modest Mouse

"We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank" debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 this week selling 129,000 copies in the United States alone, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Thanks to Placid for sending in the link.

Source: http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003563939

Posted 2007/03/23 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

Tickets for KROQ's Ditch Day

We're not sure if it's maybe to late for this as the show takes place today, but apparently tickets for KROQ's Ditch Day, taking place at Six Flags Magic Mountain, and were previously only available by winning them by calling in to KROQ, are being offered to any fans that bought tickets to the 2007/05/13 at the Greek Theatre through the fan club. We understand though that you would have been emailed. Thanks to Corey for the tip.
Posted 2007/03/22 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

Modest Mouse to tour with The Flaming Lips and The Shins?

Wayne Coyne, of The Flaming Lips, has announced that a tour involving Modest Mouse, The Flaming Lips and The Shins is being planned for the end of summer.

Source: http://www.blender.com/video/987/SXSWWayneCoyne.video

Posted 2007/03/20 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Release

We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank

"We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank," Modest Mouse's 5th full studio album has been officially released today. Haven't got a copy yet? Well click on that shiny album cover on the top right hand side of the site and support us by ordering a copy through Amazon. Fan club tickets have also gone on sale. Otherwise, tickets go on sale to the general public this Saturday and Sunday through Ticketmaster. For more information on when and where Modest Mouse will be performing over the next 2 or so months, please refer to the tour section.
Posted 2007/03/19 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

KROQ Ditch Day

Modest Mouse will be performing an exclusive show as part of KROQ 106.7's Ditch Day on Friday, March 23rd at Six Flags Magic Mountain, just north of Los Angeles. The only way to get tickets is to win them, by being the 20th caller to 800-520-1067 when they tell you to call, which will be announced every 15 minutes this whole week.

Source: http://www.kroq.com

Posted 2007/03/19 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

New North American Tour Dates

A whole bunch of tour dates have been added to Ticketmaster. There seem to be a lot of gaps in between the dates, which may be filled when the tour is announced officially.

2007/03/21 South Lake Union Naval Reserve Seattle, WA, US
2007/03/23 Six Flags Magic Mountain Santa Clarita, CA, US
2007/04/16 Pacific Coliseum Vancouver, BC, CA
2007/04/22 Auditorium Theatre Chicago, IL, US
2007/04/26 Main Street Armory Rochester, NY, US
2007/05/03 Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA, US
2007/05/08 House of Blues New Orleans, LA, US
2007/05/13 Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA, US
2007/05/14 Cox Arena San Diego, CA, US
2007/05/16 San Jose State Event Center Arena San Jose, CA, US

All tickets go on sale this Saturday and Sunday. Some mention an internet presale staring tomorrow, March 20th, but those details have not yet been released. We're hoping for an email from the fan club later on today to clarify.

Posted 2007/03/19 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

Full North American tour announced

More date have been reveled, please go to the tour section for a full list of all the places Modest Mouse will be performing on their North American tour. We are still hoping for an email from the fan club to clarify when all these tickets will go on sale. [Link]
Posted 2007/03/19 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Release

Deluxe CD delayed

Bad news, there seems to be a problem with the packaging of the deluxe version of "We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank" according to Sony, pushing the release date of the deluxe version back by 2-3 weeks. Insound are however reporting the new shipping date for the deluxe version as March 30th.

UPDATE: We've been receiving messages that the deluxe version has been available at some Best Buys. Thanks to Rob for this news.

Posted 2007/03/16 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

More tour dates

The following tour dates have been added over the course of the past few days, hopefully this indicates a full tour is on the verge of being announced:

2007/03/21 South Lake Union Naval Reserve  Seattle, WA, US
2007/04/26 Main Street Armory Rochester, NY, US
2007/05/03 Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA, US

The Seattle show next week, has just been added and tickets only go on sale the Monday before the show takes place.

For a complete list of dates please refer to the tour section.

Posted 2007/03/14 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Interview, Isaac Brock

The Billboard Q & A: Modest Mouse

Isaac has done a Q & A with Billboard, in which he talks more about the recording process of "We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank," the concept behind the album, performing new songs live, going about choosing a second single, how the band would like to make 8 inexpensive music videos out of some of the new material and working again with Ugly Casanova. Thanks to Jacquelyn for the link.

Source: http://billboard.com/bbcom/feature/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003556567

Posted 2007/03/08 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Interview, Isaac Brock

Rolling Stone's Q & A with Isaac Brock

Erica Futterman has provided us with a link to the full interview with Isaac that will appear in the latest edition of Rolling Stone magazine. The interview is a Q & A that follows on from audio snippets we were sent yesterday.

Source: http://www.rollingstone.com/news/qa/story/13712527/qa_isaac_brock

Posted 2007/03/07 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Interview, Isaac Brock

Rolling Stone audio interviews with Isaac Brock

Erica Futterman over at Rolling Stone has sent us a link to some audio from their interview with Isaac for this months edition, going on sale this Thursday and Friday. Modest Mouse are one of the cover stories along with South Park, Nine Inch Nails and R.E.M. In the interviews Isaac talks about Johnny Marr's tips for quitting smoking, his personal hatred for hippies and his thoughts on biographers.

Source: http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2007/03/07/exclusive-audio-modest-mouses-isaac-brock/

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