The Love Kills Theory to play The Annex NYC August 11

The Love Kills Theory will be playing The Annex, 152 Orchard Street (between Rivington and Stanton Streets), NYC on Saturday, August 11, 2007 at 10 PM. Admission is $8., and the venue phone is 323-673-3410. The Annex NYC Website.

The Love Kills Theory is a New York City-based punk group, who deals with philosophical and social issues on its debut and current album, HAPPY SUICIDE JIM. Between now and August 31 2007, songs from the album will be added each week for free MP3 downloads for fans who subscribe to the band's newsletter here.

MusicDish is also sponsoring a competition for fans of the Love Kills Theory to write a review of album to win prizes, including a CD signed by the band.


Other writers have proclaimed their feelings on HAPPY SUICIDE JIM. CASHBOX's Justin Scro wrote the band is "somewhere between Ween and Zappa...The Love Kills Theory are not a band, but a cult." Opening Band's Joseph M. Pense says, "It's great to see a band so capable of both writing fun songs and lyrically developing them on their own terms."

Neo-Zine's Adam Bernard was so inspired to review the band with, "If music--in general--would take a hint from this band and write like they are doing something worthwhile, the world would be a better and more artistically significant place to live. This is a beautifully odd album," and he is finishing a profile of the group's leader, Cevin Soling for BEYOND RACE magazine.

Cevin Soling, whose first name is pronounced "Kevin," is a New York City-based musician, label owner, filmmaker, writer, world traveler. A&E TV has chosen his song, "Buffalo" by a former band--the Neanderthal Spongecake for the closing credits of their series, CONFESSIONS OF A MATCHMAKER. He runs the record company, Xemu Records, which is experiencing a renaissance of its album, WHEN PIGS FLY, which features unique covers including Don Ho's version of Peter Gabriel's "Shock the Monkey," the Oak Ridge Boys' harmonic rendition of Kansas' "Carry on My Wayward Son," and Lesley Gore's primal belting of AC/DC's "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap."

Soling's current movie DVD is THE WAR ON THE WAR ON DRUGS available through Disinformation, Ltd. This fall he plans on showing a new documentary, THE WAR ON KIDS, about oppression in education at film festivals. In production is JOHN FRUM: HE WILL COME about his adventures as cargo cult Messiah for the people of the Island of Tanna, off the coast of Australia.

***Read a wild interview with Cevin at; it includes the question, "If society was perfect, would there be a need for punk rock?"

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