NEW ALBUM + NEW WEBSITE!!

STAG!!THE BAND!!! IGNITE!!!

2009 FINDS MICHAEL RANK BACK IN THE STUDIO FOR THE SOLO ALBUM SEQUEL TO 1993'S "CORAL"!!!!!!!
ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCES OF NEW MATERIAL CAN BE VIEWED AT WWW.MYSPACE.COM/TRICKLEDOWN!!!!
MORE UPDATES ON THE PROJECT TO FOLLOW!!!!!!

"LOVE IS DEAD" ROCKS NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL PRESS RAVES IN HARP, CLASSIC ROCK, RELIX, CARBON 14, TROUSER PRESS AND MANY MORE!!!!

MICHAEL RANK'S 2007 YEAR BEST LIST in HARP MAGAZINE at: http://harpmagazine.com/articles

RELIX MAGAZINE NAMES S.O.P. TOP FIVE BAND ON THE VERGE!!!!!! http://www.relix.com/blogcategory/
Bands_On_the_Verge.html

INDEPENDENT WEEKLY names OPPOSITE OF HORSE one of the BEST SONGS OF 2007!!!!! http://www.indyweek.com/gyrobase

"S.O.P. FILM DOCUMENTARY, "NOW IT'S A ROCK AND ROLL SHOW", HAS BEEN RELEASED BY THE DIRECTOR AND IS AVAILABLE NOW AT AMAZON!!!!! "Click Here

MICHAEL RANK AND JOHN HOWIE JR HAVE FORMED 8TH HOUSE RECORDS!!! SNATCHES OF PINK'S "LOVE IS DEAD" & TWO DOLLAR PISTOLS' "HERE TOMORROW GONE TODAY" WILL BE THE LABEL'S FIRST RELEASES!! BOTH ALBUMS SET FOR A MARCH/APRIL 2007 RELEASE!!!! WWW.MYSPACE.COM/8THHOUSERECORDS & WWW.8THHOUSERECORDS.COM

SNATCHES OF PINK IS THE SUBJECT OF A TRICKLE DOWN PRODUCTIONS FILM!! THE FILM WILL INCLUDE INTERVIEWS WITH PEOPLE INVOLVED THROUGHOUT THE BAND'S HISTORY AND LIVE PERFORMANCES OF SONGS FROM THE NEW ALBUM AS WELL AS CLIPS AND PERFORMANCES GOING BACK TO 1989. MORE TO FOLLOW. CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR FOOTAGE AND UPDATES ABOUT THE FILM!!

SNATCHES OF PINK (no longer with MoRisen Records)ENTERS THE STUDIO JANUARY
23RD 2006 TO COMMENCE RECORDING OF NEW ALBUM, LOVE IS DEAD!!!!! THE BAND HAS
WRITTEN AND DEMOED CLOSE TO THIRTY NEW SONGS FROM WHICH TO DRAW ON IN THESE
SESSIONS!!! MORE UPDATES TO FOLLOW!!!

We are excited and honored to report that Michael Rank will have a track on the upcoming album 'Songs For Sixty Five Roses', a project to benefit The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Please check www.songsforsixtyfiveroses.com for details & updates.

JUDAS off of STAG will be featured in the ABC Hit TV Series
WILDFIRE in the new 2006 season!!!! Airing date January 16th!!!

Visit SOP at myspace.com and purevolume.com

S.O.P. NAMED NC BAND OF THE MONTH!!! Read The Independent

RANK NAMED AS NORTH CAROLINA'S KEEF!! Click to view article: [and look who's charlie!!]

S.O.P. will have a track on the soundtrack to the Lions Gate film "Waiting" starring Ryan Reynolds - release this fall!!!!

'STAG' RAVE IN CLASSIC ROCK MAG(UK)SUMMER 2005!!!!

SNATCHES OF PINK'S "Dance" from STAG will appear in Wildfire TV Series (ABC FAMILY). The show will air Monday 8/15 in an Episode called “The Party”

STAG release date set for AUGUST 9, '05!

SNATCHES OF PINK playing CMJ '05 @ Continental - Sept. 16, Friday @ 8:40

SNATCHES OF PINK will be contributing a track to an upcoming Italian STIV BATORS Tribute Album. Also featured on the album will be material from CHEETAH CHROME and NIKKI SUDDEN!!!! We are ecstatic to be part of
this project!!!!

"STAG" (The forthcoming MoRisen release) has just been made available for pre-release exclusively in Europe only. Click the MERCH link.

The SOP bootleg "Charlotte's Fucking Web" (Live at the 4808 club / Charlotte, NC - 11/2/90 ) has just been added to the site for free download (artwork included). Click the BOOTLEG link.

S.O.P. is THRILLED to announce a December 3rd/Chapel Hill, NC date with RTX!!!
RTX is Jennifer Herrema's, of Royal Trux fame,
most BADASS new rock vision. Anyone who has come within three state
lines of Michael Rank already knows that RTX's debut TRANSMANIACON is
Rank's hands down choice for Album Of the Year!!! We are thrilled at this live pairing!!! Come out and get blown out!!!"


SOP rocked CMJ Oct. 14 ACME Underground

S.O.P. graces the cover and inside featureof the CMJ Alert Magazine for the annual Music Marathon - COVER   ARTICLE

The new S.O.P. album STAG has now been recorded and mixed. The album is set for mastering and a release date is pending. Read updates on the album at the S.O.P. Messageboard/Forum on this site and read an exclusive interview with Michael Rank discussing the album at http://www.complexradio.com/backtracksinterviews.html

SOP's HYENA in the CMJ Top 20 adds at #13 with 44 official CMJ adds

Asked to write a piece on his experiences with Hanoi Rocks and their guitar player, Andy McCoy, SOP's Michael Rank delivers his personal account. http://www.sleazegrinder.com/teensleazehanoi.htm

 The Michael Rank Interview Exclusive  http://www.sleazegrinder.com/int_snatches.htm



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