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Encyclopedia > Gratitude (band)

Gratitude is a rock band from San Francisco, California. They were formed in 2003 by former onelinedrawing and Far alum Jonah Matranga and guitarist Mark Weinberg (originally of the band Crumb). Other members included guitarist Jeremy Tappero and bassist Bob Lindsey. Drummer David Jarnstrom joined the band before the release of their self-titled debut album (session musicians fulfilled the drum role during the recording of the album). Atlantic Records released Gratitude on March 8, 2005. The tracks Drive Away and This Is The Part, were released as singles and received significant radio play both in the US and the UK. Gratitude's first tour for the album was a North American tour supporting Jimmy Eat World (whom the band has often been compared to), and they were also on the bill for the 2005 Warped Tour and a leg of the 2005 Taste Of Chaos. This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... onelinedrawing was the solo project of Jonah Matranga, former vocalist of Far and current frontman of Gratitude. ... Far was a band from Sacramento, USA, spawned from the same local scene as the Deftones, their former touring partners. ... Jonah Sonz Matranga (AKA Jonah Rzadzinski Matranga) (born August 11, 1969 in Massachusetts) is a singer, songwriter and guitarist who has released a variety of solo material under both his own name and onelinedrawing, and has previously been part of the bands Far and New End Original (an anagram of... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and a subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... Gratitude Gratitude is Gratitudes first album. ... Jimmy Eat World is an American rock group from Mesa, Arizona, formed in 1993. ... Warped Tour Logo Warped Tour is a touring music and extreme sports festival. ... Taste of Chaos is a hardcore/metalcore tour that was started in the winter of 2004. ...


The band faced many difficulties after their album's release - the commercial response was somewhat poor, and Weinberg left the band in June for personal reasons, thus forcing Gratitude to continue touring as a four-piece. Many show cancellations throughout the second half of 2005 and rumours of the band being dropped by Atlantic put the future of the band at stake. Eventually Gratitude released a statement on November 25 claiming that they had in fact decided to split after playing one final show at the Ascot Room in Minneapolis two days earlier. This article is about the city in Minnesota. ...


The members of Gratitude have now gone onto to various things, with frontman Jonah Matranga continuing with his solo work. Members, Jeremy Tappero & David Jarnstrom have returned to their other band, Minneapolis rockers, Attention:. This article is about the city in Minnesota. ...


Singles

  • Drive Away - Released as 2 disk 7" vinyl set, and CD in the UK.
  • This Is The Part - UK - Ltd Edition 5" Vinyl with unreleased B-Side

 
 

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