A post-post-power-punk-pop band trying to make it in a non-post-post-power-punk-pop world.
Straight off the streets of Anderson Township, Ohio, comes a band making music the old-fashioned way, just like their dads did, in the garage, with drums and guitars, amped up on 2-liter bottles of Pepsi and boxes of Cheez-Its, angsting about anything and everything, lo-fi, DIY, keeping it real.
Who knew that alumni of Turpin High, Wilson Elementary and Guardian Angels schools, faced with the numbing prospect of birth, school, work and death in Anderson Twp., would go on to create a sensation with their singles “Facebook Friend,” “Busy As A Bee,” “After I Die” and, most recently, “Cray Cray”?
The fertile music scene of Anderson Twp. in the 1980s was a veritable breeding ground for such seminal bands as John Doe, Baby Alien, True Azure, Plexüs, Fin, Brett Fargo and Ted of the Cosmic Rangernauts, Little Democrats and Rock of Gibraltar, just to name a handful. Rant To Save Yourself represents the last three standing, still true to form, still following the call, never deviating from their original ideals. Call them what you will – resolute, stubborn, moronic – words are only polemics, just like this paragraph.
If the members of Rant To Save Yourself uncannily resemble the Roger Klug Power Trio, it is, in fact, because they are one and the same.
”Rant To Save Yourself is an alter ego, like Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, where we just channel whatever. I see RTSY getting more mature, having prostate trouble, their kids wreck the car, get a DUI, etc.”
“Rant To Save Yourself could be the most important band of the next ten years, they really could be.”
“RTSY is 40-somethings acting like 20-somethings…if we knew then what we know now, watch out.”
“We’re just a post-post-power-punk-pop band trying to make it in a non-post-post-power-punk-pop world.”
Rant To Save Yourself Discography
Busy As A Bee
After I Die