American Speedway, the Pabst guzzlin’ punk rock n roll foursome from the Philadelphia-area, began work on their sophomore release which will appropriately be titled A Bigger Boat.
The band is most known for topping the charts on Sirius Satellite Radio, Punk Channel 29, with their hit single “One Foot In, One Foot Out” back in Summer of 2008. They also charted on CMJ’s Heavy Rock charts with their single “Ship of Fools” in November 2008. “Ship of Fools” was the title track to their debut album released in January 2007.
Recently, the band engaged on a week long tour with The Meatmen, as well as, opened up as main support for The Supersuckers, Mike Watt, Joe Buck (Hank III), just to name a few. Frontman Michael Thursby Speedway states, “We are happy to be back finally recording our next record, this one is going to be bigger, louder and faster.”
The band has been touring up and down the east coast the first half of 2009 before taking off for 2 months to settle in and record their next record.
Street date is being set for January 2010 and will be released by Prophase Music, distributed nationally by MVD Entertainment Group. The bands sophomore release will be available on CD and vinyl. The vinyl will include a card with a unique number so fans can download the entire album on MP3.