Straight out of Northeast Kansas, comes The Primetime Heroes. The band bashes out
perfect melodic punk rock with lots of guitar and tons of sing along harmony to keep
you rockin'. A veritable pop-punk rock and roll machine, the group was formed in
2002. In the past two years, the group has recorded and released two albums on Noisome
Records and become a consistent draw throughout the Midwest.
And with a live show that features an abundance of punk-rock aerials, Mike Ness
guitar stances, and three-fourths of the band in constant motion -- and a drummer
who barely keeps his seat at that -- the Primetime Heroes bring a glimmer of
excitement to any live show.
The Primetime Heroes trace their influences to the early punk bands of the late 70s
and to the pop punks sounds of today from bands like Lagwagon, New Found Glory,
Screeching Weasel, and Green Day.
The band has mostly toured in the Midwest, but has also traveled outside the area to
play shows in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Indiana, Iowa, and
Add to the mix the recent release of their sophomore album, "A Date With Destiny,"
recorded at Black Lodge Studios (owned by members of The Get Up Kids) with rock production god Ed Rose (Get Up Kids, Ultimate Fakebook). The Lawrence Journal World's entertainment website, Lawrence.com describes the record as having a "youthful punk rock exuberance" and "radio-ready." Kansas City's Pitch Weekly calls the release "hard to resist."
The Primetime Heroes are an untapped resource in the world of pop punk, and are just
waiting to break into the big time. Their shows aren't to be missed, and the albums
are a series of hook-filled tunes that grab the listener by the ears and demand to