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September 29, 2008

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June, 2004

May 10, 2004

March 29, 2004

2008 Reviews, Features

The Eagle

Pensacola News Journal

Riverside Press Enterprise


Central Coast Teens

Daily News Journal

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Metal Sludge

News Times 180

North County Times

The Orange County Register

OC Weekly

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Virgin MegaMagazine

Metal Sludge

Westwood One (3)

Westwood One (1)

Westwood One (2)

Wireless Flash

East Coast Romper

Palo Alto Weekly

Music Samples

"Looks Like They Were Right"

Times Like This


Lit Tragedy

2004 Lit Bio

2003 Lit Bio


Check out what Lit is up to October 2011: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2kVopx0I4M


Kevin Baldes (bass), Jeremy Popoff (lead guitar), Nathan Walker (center) drums,
A.Jay Popoff (vocals), Ryan Gillmor (guitar, keyboards)

Photo credit: Lisa Johnson
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Highlights 1999-2004
  • Lit perform live on The Tonight Show w/Jay Leno, Late Late Show w/Craig Kilborn, Last Call w/Carson Daly & ESPN’s “Cold Pizza” to launch “Looks Like They Were Right” single off the band’s 4th self-titled cd. - June 2004
  • “Lipstick & Bruises,” off of Atomic becomes Lit’s 3rd Top 10 hit! - Oct. ‘01. Band performed the single on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and Last Call with Carson Daly.
  • Lit selected as a presenters on 2002 American Music Awards
  • Lit join Kid Rock for arena tour Spring ’02 and play Madison Square Garden for their first time.
  • Lit perform to a 20,000 plus crowd at the 2002 Winter Olympics
  • “Something To Someone” from Atomic chosen by ESPN as the official song for the Brazilian X-Games – March 02
  • “The Last Time Again” from Atomic can be heard over the end-credits in American Pie 2 . American Pie 2 opened at #1 and has taken in over $200 million to date.
  • Lit’s song “Over My Head” features Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler on background vocals. The song appeared in the movie “Titan A.E.” and Atomic .
  • The platinum-plus A Place in the Sun features the hit singles “My Own Worst Enemy,” “Zip-Lock,” “Four” and “Miserable.”
  • The single, “My Own Worst Enemy” received the Billboard Award for the #1 Modern Rock song of 1999. It was #1 for 11 weeks
  • ASCAP Award for one of the most played songs of 1999 for “My Own Worst Enemy”
  • Lit performed over 286 shows and toured worldwide in support of A Place in the Sun. In addition to the Vans Warped Tour and a coveted slot on Woodstock 1999, the band toured with The Offspring, Garbage and No Doubt
  • “Miserable” reached #3 on Billboard’s Modern Rock chart and was the #7
    Alternative Rock song for 2000 on R&R’s Top 100.
  • The video for “Miserable” features A. Jay, Jeremy, Kevin and Allen being swallowed by Pamela Anderson
  • Dirty Martini is the name of Lit’s own record label. It was formed in 1997 with their debut release Tripping The Light Fantastic.