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July 2008

"You wanted the best and you got it, the hottest band in the land . . . Adam West!"

If you recognize where that line is from, then you know what time it is. Adam West is a rock-n-roll band, period. Take Iggy & the Stooges, Black Sabbath, The Misfits, The MC5, KISS, AC/DC, and mix in the best 60s garage punk and you've got Adam West. Can ya dig it? In their hometown of Washington, DC, Adam West has won six Wammie Awards for Best Hard Rock Group and Best Hard Rock Vocalist from the Washington Area Music Association!

Adam West will be releasing their new (and final) album "ESP: Extra Sexual Perception" in September 2008 on their longtime record label People Like You Records. With a new booking agency, Muttis Booking Büro, and the new album, Adam West is gearing up for a FAREWELL tour of Europe in October 2008.

Adam West signed with German record label People Like You Records in 2001 and since have released the following full-length albums on the well-respected label: "Longshot Songs for Broke Players 2001-2004" (2006), "Power to the People" (2005), "Hi-Balls Are Rolling! 1999-2001" (2004), "God's Gift to Women" (2003), "Ready Steady Adam West! 1993-1999" (2002), and "Right On!" (2001). "Right On!" was also released in 2002 in the USA on The Telegraph Company record label and in Japan on Myrmecoleo Records.

Adam West has also toured Europe annually for at least five weeks since 2000. Each tour has brought them cumulative and ongoing success.

Adam West was formed in the early 1990s, when singer Jake Starr decided to form a 60s garage band. Adam West started gigging around Washington, D.C. and soon built up a local following. Jake immediately started his own label, Fandango Records, and started recording and releasing Adam West material. Their first single in 1993 "I Get a Sensation" was a rave-up garage slice and got Adam West international attention. This record began the record collector's nightmare that is the Adam West discography! As of the beginning of 2008, Adam West has released circa 30 7-inch singles, one 10-inch EP, eight CDs, and has made over 35 high-profile appearances on various compilation CDs. Check their discography and be scared . . . be very scared!

Through all this recording and mayhem, Adam West has toured the USA and Europe many times. They have rocked with some of the best bands in the genre: Hellacopters, Danko Jones, Gaza Strippers, BellRays, Zen Guerilla, Electric Frankenstein, Candy Snatchers, B-Movie Rats, American Heartbreak, Groovie Ghoulies, Immortal Lee County Killers, Iron Boss, D-Generation, Mud City Manglers, Silver Tongued Devil, Muffs, to name a handful. They've also appeared on multiple TV shows, played festivals in the USA, Canada and Europe, and have gotten frequent play on many traditional, satellite, and Internet-based radio.

Whew! If all this wasn't enough to read, the REAL story is on their kick-ass website. There is where you'll find all the accolades, scorching reviews, and killer soundbytes. So what are you waiting for? Fire up that web browser and get cracking!

Adam West is Jake Starr (throat), Steve (bass), Mario Trubiano (guitar), and Jim Sciubba (drums).

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