The Replacements launch... web store and expanded website
|Photo by Erik Hess|
Tommy Stinson's manager Ben Perlstein confirms that the launch at this point has to do with one particular thing -- the previously very bare-bones official website. For months before and since the Riot Fest reunion shows this year, the site has basically been a landing page and not much more than that.
Here it was:
Some of the theories of what could've been happening:
Preparing to launch...-- The Replacements (@TheReplacements) December 6, 2013
The Replacements: Soup Du Tour 2014-- Mark N. Kartarik (@MNKartarik) December 6, 2013
@TheReplacements A Boat? Space Shuttle? Bottle Rockets?-- The Ataris (@theataris) December 6, 2013
The Replacements launch website with dancing kittens and no tour dates. Minnesota explodes.-- Colette Fletcher (@bahroomn) December 6, 2013
No idea what it's about, but keep those rumors flying! Underwater sub gig on Lk Superior anyone? RT @TheReplacements: Preparing to launch...-- C. Riemenschneider (@ChrisRstrib) December 6, 2013
Well, no. But an expanded website with an online store with merch goodies from Riot Fest is here. Other interactive features are on the way, including a timeline where fans can upload old photos from past gigs.
They beat Bezos to the drone! RT @TheReplacements: Preparing to launch...-- Kevin Hoffman (@panopticon13) December 6, 2013
Perlstein says that more ways to remember the Riot Fest shows are still in the works.
Merry Fucking Christmas! http://t.co/jE6l5CEONy-- The Replacements (@TheReplacements) December 10, 2013