A Rocket to the Moon

A Rocket to the Moon Artistfacts

  • 2006-
    Nick SantinoVocals2006-
    Justin Richards Guitar2008-
    Eric Halvorsen Bass2008-
    Andrew CookDrums2009-
    Joe CafanoBass2006-2007
    Mike CafanoDrums2006-2007
    Loren BrintonDrums2008-2009
  • American Punk Rock band A Rocket to the Moon was founded during 2006 in Braintree, Massachusetts by vocalist Nick Santino as a musical experiment. He had formerly fronted the local bands The Bad Year and The Midway Class. After using local musicians to begin with, Santino eventually recruited guitarist Justin Richards, bassist Eric Halvorsen, and drummer Andrew Cook as full time members of the band.
  • The band signed to Fueled by Ramen in August 2008. Pete Wentz, bassist of Fall Out Boy showed interest in signing the band and wanted to do a Fueled By Ramen/Decaydance split but the Decaydance side of the deal never worked out for unknown reasons.
  • A Rocket To the Moon released their first full-length album, On Your Side on October 13, 2009.
  • The band embarked on their first headlining tour, the On Your Side Tour in Spring 2011. They were supported by Anarbor, Valencia, Runner Runner, and Go Radio.

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