Out with the old, in with the new! December 25, 2013
That's right! This old website is going bye-bye! In the new year we'll have a new record and a new website.
We're up to aweful lot these days, but you wouldn't know it from looking here. Until then, please
use Facebook to get all of your Samantha news!
Hold onto your butts! June 25, 2013
...And bring them to Cameo on July 18. We're playing with 6th grade metalists and bona fide sensation, Unlocking the Truth.
Bassists and Records and Shows, Oh My! May 15, 2013
We are excited to officially announce that Alex Hoffman is Samantha's new bassist! Alex
joins us from the world of punk and metal, and we are currently working on a batch of new
tunes for the next record which is expected to drop like it's hot in the Fall of 2013.
You can catch Alex live and in concert June 22 at Ella Lounge!
Flower Power May 9, 2013
Samantha invades the blogoshere! Special thanks to Ms. Martina Dechevska (nom de plume,
Mart Kawaii) for the
Fontana's May 3, 2013
A dumpling and donut fueled riot in Chinatown!
Cameo Recap Apr 28, 2013
Wow, we played with a pair of really great bands last night. Hats off to our friends
White Mystery and Dead Stars who brought the heavy!
March Madness Apr 2, 2013
SXSW was a crazy awesome week of shows! We came back home and had a blast playing
with old friends, White Mystery, and new friends, Dead Stars! Next up, Fontana's on May 2nd!
Be there or be square!
Carryings-on Feb 10, 2013
Many thanks to all our wonderful fans! You are the reason we do what we do. Here are some
pictures from our last show. Currently, we are gearing up for our week of shows in Austin,
TX for SXSW, and then we will return for a triumphant homecoming to Brooklyn at Cameo w/
Dead Stars and White Mystery!
"Haywire" Video Nov 28, 2012
Fred has spliced together clips of us holidaying in Ibiza and Nice to create what might be considered pornography. Beware!
Keeping it Local! Nov 16, 2012
Free rock show tonight!! Hold onto your butts! Now that we are Brooklyn boys, we are headlining Barclay's Center tonight w/ Jay Z... ok, maybe not,
but the walls of Goodbye Blue Monday in Bushwick definitely will be rattling with our brand of punk rock! You don't wanna miss it!
Updates Oct 8, 2012
It's been a couple months now since we traded the bright lights of Chicago for the bright lights of NYC!
Our shows and our fans out here have been great. We're meeting a lot of really cool new people, hanging
out with old friends, and getting into trouble in the city that never sleeps! Currently, we are working on
new music which will be included on our new record in 2013. In the meantime, our calendar for the rest of
the Fall is booked solid, so stay tuned here for more details. We have a bunch of surprises for you very soon!
Fall Jul 28, 2012
First, news! We've got a few fall shows lined up, the first of which is on September 7th at the Alphabet Lounge. Come out and rock out! Second, leftovers. Here are some photos from our last couple of shows.
Pussyfight EP Jun 30, 2012
For our last Chicago show, we decided to record a split EP with The Cell Phones, an awesome Chicago punk band we really like. It's called "Pussyfight." If you didn't manage to pick up a copy at Ultra Lounge last night, you can download it after we upload it later today. Awesome!
Lonestar Samantha Apr 1, 2012
SXSW was a blast and a huge success! Bacchanalia and merrymaking aside, we made loads of new friends and saw loads great bands. Some unanimous faves are The HandGrenades, Aloud and the adorable Wonder Villains.
Listen for us on the tele as well! We inked some TV licensing papers, so you may just hear us lurking in the background of your favorite episode of the Kardashians, oh my!
Rockin' It Feb 27, 2012
These are pictures from our show at El Mamey some time ago. Better late than never.
Springtime Samantha Jan 29, 2012
Damn, it's already February! We've got some new songs that you can hear at the Double Door. And if you're in the mood for a road trip you can hear them soon in Austin, TX. Here's us trying out some crazy getups for our new video.
Out Takes & Miss Takes Dec 15, 2011
Jason has pieced together a fantastic behind-the-scenes reel from the "Thieves" video shoot. Enjoy!
Winter Break Nov 18, 2011
Thank you to everyone who braved the cold and came out to El Mamey last week. Your dedication was rewarded with delicious cupcakes. But since it's cold and dark we're going to spend some quality time in the studio with new material.
We're thick into the radio campaign now and burnin' up the airwaves. And there may be a new video happening soon! Here's a couple photos from our Riot Fest show last month at Ultra Lounge.
Samantha on the Radio Oct 18, 2011
Today is the first day of our national radio campaign with Tinderbox Music! Turn on your radio because Samantha is hitting 300 radio stations across the entire country!
NYC on YouTube Oct 2, 2011
We're back from New York and gearing up for our show this Thursday at Ultra Lounge! As promised, we've got videos for you on our new YouTube channel.
CD Release Show Sep 5, 2011
We're headed to NYC in a few days to play some music and visit some friends. We'll have videos of our exploits when we get back. In the meantime, here are some photos from our CD release show at Martyrs'.
"Thieves" Video Aug 13, 2011
Our dear friend Jason Kraynek is proud to unveil the video for "Thieves". Our new album "Threat Level Pink" will be available tonight at Martyrs'. You can listen to the whole album here.
Hello World Aug 8, 2011
Welcome to Samantha's new website! Samantha is a three-piece rock band from Chicago consisting of Mike, Fred and Gabe. Check back here often for news, music, videos and photos.