Another high quality interview out of Sweeden. CLICK HERE to get a glimpse into what can be the future of SHOOTING BLANKS and also what it was really like to be graced with the presence of Vanilla Ice!
Records in the UK contacted SHOOTING BLANKS teen heart-throb Matt Hoffman to pick his brain about random
topics like Green Day, Britney Spears, the state of today's
teens, and the brand new SHOOTING BLANKS album that will be released in November! Garbage
Records has also made SHOOTING BLANKS their "Band of the Month" for October 2006! CLICK
HERE for all the juicy details.
Smile Magazine did a recent interview with SHOOTING BLANKS'
very own Matt Hoffman. It is admittedly strange, and spans
the gamut from religion to parents to what it's like being
in high school. CLICK
HERE to read the whole thing.
SHOOTING BLANKS summer media blitz continues with this article
that was featured in The
Star Newspaper to promote the Shameless Hours Festival
2006 that we were a part of. CLICK
HERE to read the interview with Hoffman as he
rambles uninterestingly about how awesome of a band we are.
SHOOTING BLANKS summer media blitz has begun! We were recently
interviewed for a feature article on BeepCentral.com (the entertainment subsidiary of Chicago's Daily
HERE to read along as we spread our mantras about
the benefits of drinking and oral sex!
the swell All Ages Zine team have taken a liking to our irresistible charm and have
decided to make SHOOTING BLANKS their featured band for the November issue of their zine! You can read an exclusive revealing interview with SHOOTING BLANKS heart-throb Matt
Hoffman by CLICKING
media outcry for more SHOOTING BLANKS interviews was too much
for Hoffman's secretary to handle, so he finally caved and
talked to the lovely ladies of "Rock
Or Not" - you can click
here to read the whole thing!
here to read a cutting-edge exclusive interview with SHOOTING
BLANKS’ super-seXXXy singer/guitarist Matt Hoffman -
thanks to the gals at Local Shibby for that one!
Family' was reviewed, and we were featured all over the April
2002 edition of the Fellowship Of The Punk monthly publication
- get the PDF version of the whole newsletter by clicking
here! (Acrobat Reader will be required to view it - you
here to download that)
always knew that we were scum, but now Punk Rock Freak-Out
has made us its SCUM Of The Week! - click
here to check out the interview that they did with Matt
If anyone knows what this says, please let us know. CLICK HERE for foreign goodness.
Illinois Entertainer has taken the time to review our lastest (and last) CD, "You're Not Gonna Want To Hear This...". Well, I'm not sure if this is a "review" exactly, but they DO talk about it. And they promote our final show. So thanks to them. CLICK HERE to read about our "silly, sullen pop punk".
Ages Zine continnue to give major support to SHOOTING BLANKS by being the FIRST to review the new CD, "You're Not Gonna Want To Hear This...". CLICK
HERE to read all the reasons why you MUST own this album.
gentlemen at All
Ages Zine are back on their SHOOTING BLANKS kick, being
the first to review our super badass DVD "Shooting
Blanks: Exposed". CLICK
HERE to read why you should buy multiple copies
of this product.
SHOOTING BLANKS is known worldwide for having the greatest
live shows of any rock band ever. Complete with pyrotechnics,
go-go dancers, laser light shows, and much much more, the
SHOOTING BLANKS live experience is unsurpassed. All
Ages Zine has the honor of being the first media outlet
to review this spectacle - READ ALL ABOUT IT HERE.
the first review for our latest release "The Sticky
Album" comes from Punk
Rock Reviews. Go ahead and CLICK
HERE to read the sweet praises that feed our
shallow little egos.
CD 'Wasted Time' actually got a halfway-decent review
from the March 2004 edition of the notable Chicagoland publication The
Illinois Entertainer. We were happy about that, cuz they're
brutal to a lot of bands they review. Click
Here to read about how much we rule.
Rock Reviews has the distinguished honor of being the
first mass-media outlet to review SHOOTING BLANKS' first full-length
release 'Wasted Time' - Click
Here to read our praises.
crack team of media hunters just made us aware of a CD review
for our 'Nuclear Family' EP that's probably been online for
a year or so. It was done by ChicagoGigs.com,
and for some reason, it's actually quite complementary - you
can read the whole thing by cliking
here to read a mildly-flattering review of SHOOTING BLANKS’
debut EP, “Nuclear Family”, from Travis Shope
here to read yet another in the series of raving reviews
to our debut EP "Nuclear Family - this one comes from
the fine young gentlemen at Pick
It Up Records
Another SuperFan has defaced the sanctity of their body with the permanence of SHOOTING BLANKS. CLICK HERE to see the latest tattoo craze!
overdue, SHOOTING BLANKS (being the prime-cut athletes that
they are) have finally made big headlines in the sports pages. CLICK
HERE to take a look!...
I don't know if this is "press" necessarily, but
it is public promotion so I'm throwing it in this section.
We got word that a guy we've never met before who lives in
St. Louis has earned the distinguished honor of being the
first superFan to get a Shooting Blanks tattoo! CLICK
HERE to see the picture of it. This is not a
doctored photograph - 100% authentic and 100% awesome.
they say that any press is good press, right? - we hope so.
Take a look at this "typo" in the May 14th issue
Reader - a publication that is circulated to millions
of people in the Chicagoland area. CLICK
HERE to see what is not the first (and certainly
will not be the last) in a long string of Shooting Blanks
I'm not sure this qualifies as "press", but it's
pretty fucking funny nevertheless. So, SHOOTING BLANKS was
about to get a show at Durty Nellies in Palatine until the
manager found out how morally reprehensible we are. CLICK HERE to see a copy of the super-badass e-mail that I received
from the booking guy!
BLANKS was Pick
It Up Records’ featured band for April 2002 - click
here to see all the nonsense!