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The Frantic


Genres: Punk / Rock / Pop Punk

Location: Homer Glen, IL

Stats: 276 fans / 12,836 plays / 16 plays today





4 tracks

Members: Kyle, Ian, Chris, & Brett


Kyle Dee :: Lead Vocals & Guitars
Chris Farnesi :: Bass
Ian Farnesi :: Guitars
Brett Hartwell :: Drums & Vocals

Armed with enough fist-pumping energy to make listener"s arms tired and pop hooks sure to garner massive sing-a-longs, Chicago"s THE FRANTIC are poised to bridge the gap between the punk of Rancid and the pop of Fall Out Boy.

The Frantic crew may be young, vocalist Kyle Dee and guitarist Ian Farnesi are both barely 18, while bassist Chris Farnesi and drummer Brett Hartwell are the elders at 19, but after one listen to their November 2007 Sinister Muse Records release Audio & Murder, one would think The Frantic are seasoned veterans. In fact, Audio & Murder, produced by multi-platinum producer Mudrock (Riverboat Gamblers, Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack), is proof that age means nothing in todays music industry. Audio & Murder is full of adolescent angst complimented with addictive harmonies sure to get mosh pits in motion.

The Frantic have already received admirable acclaim from print, radio, and video markets. The band have been named one of the "100 Bands You Need to Know in 2008" by Alternative Press, as well as "Best Band in Chicago" and "Best New Artist" for 2007 by Chicago"s Q101 (WKQX), beating out The Plain White Ts, Chevelle, Rise Against, Against Me! and Atreyu. The video for the title track, "Audio & Murder," has been added to programming at MTV, MTV Latin America, and FUSE, as well as countless other retail, regional, and online video markets. In addition, the single "Audio & Murder" is in rotation on national commercial alternative radio, XM, Sirius, and AOL Radio.

According to Kyle Dee, the bands live show is the best way to get The Frantic experience. "Its high energy. We get the crowd into it and interact with our fans," he explains. The band have already rocked the 2007 and 2008 Vans Warped Tour and shared stages with Scary Kids Scaring Kids, The Pink Spiders, Riverboat Gamblers, Ludo, The Starting Line, The Casualties, Mayday Parade, Lucky Boys Confusion, Atreyu, and Bayside, just to name a few. The Frantic have appeared at four showcases during South By Southwest (SXSW) in 2008 and have nationwide touring plans through 2009, which include dates with Authority Zero, Beat Union, and Whole Wheat Bread.

The Frantic have already logged almost a decade together. Yes, they have been jamming together since before they were in high school and have no intention of slowing down. They want to build their fanbase the old fashioned way; by writing memorable and catchy tunes, putting on an unforgettable rock show, and then shaking hands afterwards. Armed with D.I.Y. determination, undeniable talent, and an ability to get the attention of music fans and critics alike, The Frantic are poised to be rock-n-roll"s next household name.

Also be sure to check out the video for The Frantic"s new US single "Audio & Murder" on YouTube.


The Frantic"s new album AUDIO & MURDER on Sinister Muse Records is now in stores everywhere. You can also order your copies through the Sinister Muse Webstore and also in the iTunes Store. Check out the exclusive iTunes download for "Build Me Up, Buttercup."

Stop by the The Frantic YouTube Channel to see The Frantic"s new music video for "AUDIO & MURDER" as well as other videos from The Frantic.

The song "FRANTIC SUMMER" is available now as a FREE ringtone along with other songs from AUDIO & MURDER. Visit MyxerTones for information on how to get it loaded on your phone.

- THE FRANTIC Webstore
- THE FRANTIC Street Team
- THE FRANTIC Ringtones

- Sinister Muse Website
- Dead Town Revival
- Random55


  • The Light Affect said:
    hey guys i met you last year at sxsw and i think i did photos for you at clearwater YEARS ago, check out my page and let me know if you ever need any photo/video work done youtube.com/user/TheLightAffect Mar 16
  • ELLiEx said:
    i met kyle xD sexy babe Dec 30
  • said:
    ohmigosh. one of my friends knows kyle:P hollywood homicide is sickk! Oct 26
  • sammma. said:
    you guys are insaaanely goood :D Oct 17
  • sarah. :) said:
    you guys amaze me. you should put Build me up Buttercup up for free download.. Jul 27
  • .::((: Hailey Heartattack :) ::. said:
    hey guys!! you were awessssome today! {{im the girl that doesn't have a fave color}} ;P cant wait to see you at summerfest! May 02
  • Dylan said:
    Hey, check out The Counter Armada. :) http://www.purevolume.com/TheCounterArmada Mar 25
  • Alma said:
    you guys are amazing (: Mar 13
  • babyyxitsxbrii said:
    arghhh,april 18th!cant wait cant wait. Feb 28
  • babyyxitsxbrii said:
    i cant wait to see you guys again! Feb 28
  • Caitlin said:
    this is some good stuff :) niice Feb 05
  • SaRA said:
    BAMFS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Feb 01
  • SaRA said:
    BAMFS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Feb 01
  • SaRA said:
    BAMFS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Feb 01
  • Jess|Sees|The|Sun said:
    hot damn. you're amazing :D Nov 06

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