04.11.2014 l Mineral - A Band That Couldn’t Wait to Quit Now Lingers a Bit
In 2007, on the message boards at, a fan posted a picture of a tattoo he had commissioned featuring a lyric from the long-defunct Austin band Mineral: “How blessed we are.” Mineral’s frontman, Chris Simpson, has seen his lyrics tattooed on numerous fans since. Mr. Simpson finds it flattering but weird, mostly because the band lasted less than four years, released just two albums and broke up in 1997. mehr
09.09.2014 l Mineral wrapped up their NYC run w/ 3 nights at Bowery
Mineral kicked off their reunion tour with Into It. Over It. at Saint Vitus last Thursday (9/4), and continued with three more NYC shows at Bowery Ballroom on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (all sold out). Like at Vitus, night 1 at Bowery had multiple crowd members yelling "thank you!" and a lot of people were yelling out song names too. It seemed weird that so many people were yelling out song names, but it never seemed to bother the band. It kind of fit the vibe... mehr