Despite the extended hiatus under the moniker At The Drive-In, members of the El Paso wildcard outfit are keeping busy under a new name, Sparta. Jim, Paul, and Tony have released three MP3s on their site, and will tour the Southwest U.S. before heading off to Iceland for the Iceland Airwaves Festival. Other members of ATDI have been rocking the world under the name Defacto, and rumor has it that thirteen more one-name side projects are on the horizon.
Sparta on tour:
10-10 Phoenix, AZ – Nita’s Hideaway
10-11 Pomona, CA – Glasshouse
10-12 San Diego, CA – Mira Mesa Epicenter
10-14 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
10-15 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
10-20 Reykjavik, Iceland – Iceland Airwaves Festival