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CD Release Party
Saturday October 2nd @ The Ultrasound Lounge (aka Metasin)
2715 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown NY 11756
9pm admission $10- free cd free food
directions: take the Wantagh Parkway to exit 3E (Hempstead Tpke)
the club is up on your left, Make a legt at the light,
parking is in the rear of building.
Specail guests The Dare Ya Blues Band and others...

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  • Godfrey Diamond (Lem, Chaka Khan, Aerosmith, Billy Squire, etc?) does remix of ?Fine?
  • ?Fine? appears on CMJ Certain Damage compilation
  • Band begins recording next CD (currently in production)
  • Prepare for northeast tour to support
  • "Timebomb" hits #3 on MP3 New Wave charts
  • "Angel in My Pocket" hits #17 on MP3 Power Pop charts
  • Featured on WBAB's Homegrown for one week
  • One hour special on the band on 90.3 WHPC


  • Sign with ADA Distribution-indie sector of WEA Distribution for third release "Kingpin" on Ripe Records
  • Begin college radio promo in the Northeast - adds in NY, NJ, RI, MA, ME, VT, DC, DE, RI & CT
  • Headline The Vanderbilt - show recorded for The Basals by George Georgiades (Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, Billy Squire, Julian Lennon, Seal...)
  • Perform for the New York Leg of "The Women of MP3" National Tour
  • On cover of The Inside Connection with Eminem
  • Live in-store appearance/show at Tower Records, Long Island
  • Live on-air show WCWP
  • "Angel in My Pocket" begins to receive overwhelming requests on 104.3 WBLI-Long Island's #1 hit radio station, WLIR, WBAB-dedications to 9/11 heros
  • Headline benefit concert for "Save The Spot" at Stonybrook University - performance covered by The New York Times (The Basals pictured in article)


  • On cover of Long Island Entertainment with Kathy Mattea
  • Live on air show at WUSB
  • Live in-store appearance/show at Sam Goody-Long Island
  • Once again play CMW Toronto Canada-perform at The Bovine Sex Club
  • Play The Continental with Wyclef Jean and members of The Fugees
  • Become house band at The Continental
  • Play the Z-100 stage at "The Worlds Largest Block Party" NYC


  • Perform with Smashmouth for 92.7 WLIR's show at The Vanderbilt. Long Island Entertainment's V.J. Calone calls The Basals "the best band on the stage that night"
  • Record and release self titled "The Basals" on Ripe Records-used as promos at live shows around the East Coast
  • Nominees in Best Pop/Rock Band and Best Female Vocalist categories in The Voice-Long Island's Long Island Music Awards
  • Invited to perform for the reunion show of The Fixx
  • Perform with Eric Burden and the Animals
  • Land slot in NeMO music festival in Boston Mass-play famed Cavern Club at The Hard Rock Cafe Boston


  • On cover of The Musician's Exchange with Greenday
  • Land spot in CMW Toronto Canada and perform at The Shanghai Club
  • 92.7 WLIR presents The Basals and the reunion show of Bow Wow Wow. The show is broadcast on WLIR
  • Feature article in The Voice (Long Island) with interviews by Robbie Wolliver of Annabella of Bow Wow Wow as a rock diva of the 80's and holli of The Basals of the present
  • Release live tape on Ripe Records entitled "Live at Three Mile Isle" includes live recordings from all around the Northeast and Canada
  • Land spot in Route 1 South music Festival in Richmond VA. Perform at Area 51
  • Invited to perform with WLIR's reunion show of Missing Persons
  • Perform with Blue Oyster Cult


  • Play SXSW Austin TX
  • Feature article in Newsday about the band "Heading South to Seek Success" by Letta Taylor
  • Play Woodstock Festival-main stage
  • Named on of the top 10% bands in U.S. by Musician Magazine
  • Begin to play around NorthEast

  • Record and Release first independent CD "Dive"
  • Named one of the top 15% of NY unsigned bands in U.S. by Discmakers Band/Artist World Series
  • Land spot in NXNE Toronto Canada, perform at El Macambo
  • Live in-store appearance/show at Sam Goody-Long Island
  • Featured artist on WBAB's homegrown
  • Winners in The Long Island Music Festival-land spot at SXSW.97 in Austin TX perform at Trophy's

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