11.2015-make your New Year's Eve plans with The Hectic! Come out to 18th Street Pier Bar and Grill for a great night of music headlined by ORGY! An all ages show that will definitely sell out, so get your tickets early. Check upcoming events for details

8.2015- We're very happy to welcome our newest band member, bassist, Shawn Kascak! You guys know Shawn from Silenced Within and Outworld. And he's the perfect fit for The Hectic. As the drummer I'm stoked to have a bass player with his high level of skill and originality in the rhythm section. So thanks Shawn for making my job so much easier. We've got a whole lotta new music and we're all really excited to get on stage and unleash it on you! \m/\m/ more news coming soon-Ken
 


Past news...
 

7.2014 - The Hectic has completed drum tracking on 7 killer jams thus far that have been fully optimized for just the right head-nodding speed.  More writing, more recording, more cool stuff in the works.  Looking forward to seeing all our peeps out and about in the mean time. Thanks for holding....will be with you s10.25.2013 - HHB-V Tomorrow night @ The Hawg Stop.  Get your tix NOW: www.thehectic.com/gethecticstuff


8.7.13- The Hectic is in the studio writing the new album! We'll see all our friends and fans next month at Vintage Pub and have some new  jams for ya.

10.19.2012 - Its on: Tonight @ BFE...killin' it for 80,000 peeps for Project Independent. If your down for the Houston world tour, catch us tonight AND tomorrow @ our #1 Hectic show of the year & party with The Hectic, Halloween style @ The Hectic Halloween Ball IV! Some how, some way...you gotta get your crunch on! Check the calendar for show info, smash your computer screen, and get out of the house!

8.6.12- The benefit for Colton was a huge success \m/\m/ horns crossed for his quick recovery! Bonus that we got to share the stage with 2 American Idol contestants and our buds Silenced Within! Next show is at #'s on Sat, August 18th- STAY TUNED!

7.20.12 THE HECTIC is sharing the stage with HELLZAPOPPIN a SIDESHOW REVUE At Scout Bar! ! This thrill packed stunt show features genuine human oddities, sword swallowing, the human block head, fire eating, bed of nails, the blade box , western bullwhip demonstrations, contortionists, and electrical death defying stunts. Get there early you don't want to miss one of our favorite bands- SILENCED WITHIN!

4.27.12- Come out to Scout this Sunday- April 29th! The Hectic is the featured artist on 94.5's The Texas Buzz- Live remote hosted by 94.5's A.D. and did we say it's FREE?! www.scoutbar.com

4.1.12- alright metalheads, the Texas Metalfest with TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION is coming up this Saturday-so get yer tickets now cuz they're almost sold out \m/\m/ 7 bands are gonna rock the GARAGE MAHAL and we go on right before THC. Show starts at 5:00 pm BYOB.. coolers, chairs..it's all good!

3.19.12- WOW!! Austin, Texas and SXSW !!!!!! What a great audience you are! Big Thanks from The Hectic for all the love- Texas Rockfest Rules!!

3.10.12- If you don't RSVP through www.texasrockfest.eventbrite.com you will have to wait in a line with other non "free pass" holders and have to listen and watch from outside the rock den. To make sure you get into Rockfest's biggest shows, you must engage.see ya in the pit!

2.28.12- Texas Rockfest set time changes are final! The Hectic plays TRF Outdoor Stage 2 @ 9:30 p.m. on Saturday 3/17/2012 in Austin, Tx. Right in the middle of SXSW action at 7th and Neches. So come on out it's a free show- no wristband required!

1.31.12- Sign up as a member (....look up and to the right \m/\m/) and you can get free downloads of your favorite tracks from The Hectic

1.27.12- stage,date, and time for The Hectic's "Heart of Texas Rockfest" show is coming soon!!! www.texasrockfest.com

1.23.12- Shut up and jam!!!!!!!

12.29.11 http://www.examiner.com/article/2011-houston-music-scene-awards Thanks Examiner! The Hectic was awarded best value for your live entertainment $

12.20.12- Thanks 94.5 for the nomination as "Best Metal Band 2012"

11.1.2011- Back in the studio- writing and recording- Keep it warm we'll be back soon!

10.17.2011 Also thanks to all of those who nominated for The Hectic in this years Houston Press Music Awards. Nominees will be announced Saturday, November 12.

10.16.2011 - THE HECTIC IS NOW ON PANDORA. Search for The Hectic on Pandora and get 'em on your playlist/channel. www.pandora.com/music/artist/hectic

10.15.2011 THE HECTIC HALLOWEEN BALL - III:

The Hectic Halloween Ball is on! The San Jacinto High Rollers will be BBQ'ing At 8PM auction and 50/50 drawings The Daddy Longnecks at 9, The Hectic will take the stage around 10:30-11PM The costume contest (yeah, the one you don't want to miss) Be a part of The Hectic Halloween Ball - III! .

Costume Contest / Professional Bike Photography / Live Auction / The Daddy Longnecks and THE HECTIC

Date: October 22nd 2011
Where: The Hawg Stop / 11335 Sheldon Road / Houston Texas
Time: 7PM til' you drop
Cost: 10$ Presale / 15$ at the door

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7.13.2011 - THE HECTIC Contest is being awarded on Friday,August 5th 2011 @ Scout Bar Houston. Enter by signing up on the mailing list or liking us on facebook. You must be present to win so get to Scout bar before midnight!! For more information visit the www.thehectic.com/contest page. Performances by The Hectic, Black Queen Speaks, Silenced Within, and subNatural!

5.12.2011 - THE HECTIC will be performing live in Houston, TX with Mushroomhead, Hed PE, and Silenced Within. Check out the events schedule and get your tickets right here @ www.thehectic.com/gethecticstuff 

1.28.2011 THE HECTIC ON CYBER-FM.COM and Locallivehouston.com The hectic was just selected for rotation on www.cyber-fm.com "We're radio online, not online radio". Also, we want to thank Raven, Jordan, and Carolyn for having THE HECTIC out to guest host / interview / party TH style on www.locallivehouston.com this past Wednesday night. These guys are killer and they are trying to make non-mainstream bands "mainstream" on their station. Make sure you pay them a visit from time to time.
1.20.2011

THE HECTIC HITS #1 IN THE CHARTS. The Hectic just hit # 1 in the charts at Reverb Nation. Dominating the local charts and shooting for higher ranking on the National scene as well with the #123 ranking on the national charts. Thanks for listening and continuing to help get the plays needed to get TH up there. www.reverbnation.com/thehectic

FINALLY A RAW FISH DISH THAT ROCKS - Sushi Tora has gone “hectic”…Owner Ken Takagi got the beat in his head and is now serving the beat in sushi form for your belly. He just recently named a signature dish after Houston’s own alternative-industrial-metal band “The Hectic”.... READ MORE of this article @ The Houston Examiner and then go order you THE HECTIC ROLL! Warning: Article contains real pictures of really dead and raw fish.

THE HECTIC IN PRINT THIS MONTH IN THE SCENE MAGAZINE - check out this awesome artical in print and pick up a copy at your favorite night spot...READ IT NOW

THE HECTIC ON PANDORA - Pandora, "the worlds largest online radio station" has recently accepted The Hectic's 2010 Self-titled release for radio play and rotation. As part of their one of a kind Music Genome Project, when your listening to lets say Slipknot or Pantera on your customized radio station...The Hectic will be recommended listening. Users can build their own private radio stations that play only the music they like to hear. Search for The Hectic in about 7 or 8 weeks (March 2011) once the system gets updated and add em' to your playlist! www.pandora.com

EXTREME TH FAN UPDATE: Check out Tera and her crew as they suit up and put on one "helluva time" and ring in the New Year Hectic style in this killer tribute video on YouTube.

TEXAS BUZZ MUSIC AWARDS - Thank you to our Hectic friends for your recent support for The Hectic! Ken Pride has been recently nominated "Best Drummer" and The Hectic has been nominated best "Industrial/Goth Band" for 2010! TH came up short on votes this time around but it was still quite the honor to be nominated along side other great Texas bands.

TH IN REVIEW - Check out this killer review of The Hectic by Live N' Loud magazine.

SPREAD THE WORD: Got a metal head mechanic? Dentist? Pastor? Second cousin twice removed? - Make sure you spread the word about The Hectic, here, there, and everywhere. With big record labels dominating the air waves there is only one way for bands like The Hectic, who don't conform with top 40 format songs can get the recognition they deserve, and that is YOU. YOU are the ones who can bring them out and help grow the REAL buzz. So call your local Congressman, wait, scrap that. Call your local radio station and demand The Hectic or even better come to a live show! With 200-300 people in the crowd the recognition will follow and if it doesn't we'll all atleast have one helluva time. Think of The Hectic as a badge of independence and wear it proudly, make a statement, be bold. Share The Hectic on Facebook, forward the website link to your friends and email list. YOU are a vital part of The Hectic and part of the family. Let us know what you're doing and your efforts won't go without notice. The Hectic loves you guys and look forward to seeing you again soon.

12.14.2010 THE HECTIC has released a new full color 13x19" poster. Available on the Get Hectic Stuff page now! Order this week and you can have it in time for Christmas.

12.7.2010 THE HECTIC is pleased to announce in store sales and distribution of all The Hectic music and merch at Austin, Texas' very own Secret Oktober retail store.

11.18.2010 THE HECTIC has been featured in Live N' Loud Magazine in review of the 2010 Lonestar Rally Performance.

11.9.2010 THE HECTIC has cancelled two shows. House of Blues with Reverend Horton Heat has been cancelled due to another band named "Murder the Stout" circumventing the booking process via their management in direct coordination with Reverend Horton Heat and knocking The Hectic off the bill. If you want to give "Murder the Stout" a piece of you mind, feel free. http://www.myspace.com/mtsband or FaceBook. If you need a ticket refund please follow the process found HERE.

9.28.2010

Ronnie Tinsley of The Hectic is the Sound Director/Designer for the Soundtrack for the upcoming "The Toy Box" Feature Film which is currently in production. Ronnie is currently accepting submissions from Artist for this soundtrack. To submit your band/musician please visit www.thehectic.com/toybox and complete the online form.

9.27.2010

The Genitortures/The Hectic show has been cancelled and is being rescheduled for a later date. Check back soon for updates.

9.14.2010

The Hectic announces a FREE prize promotional contest. Enter The Hectic promotional contest and be one of three winners selected! You must be 18 or older or have consent from your gaurdians if you are minor. Contest time-line will be limited to the first 1000 entries. To enter, simply click the "login" or "not a member?" links found on this or any other site pages on this website. Build a profile and tell The Hectic who you are so you can be contacted. Let's Party!

1st PRIZE: The Hectic is gonna come to your's or one of your friends houses for an insane house party and perform live AT THE HOUSE! One party you'll never forget! + $250 bucks cold hard cash to get your own Hectic party started.

2nd PRIZE: You and 3 of your friends will get to sit in on a private rehearsal and get full access to the behind the scenes madness.

3rd PRIZE: You get to put your dirty little paws all over one of everything found in our merch booth that you want.

6.28.2010

The Hectic will be performing at the House Of Blues in Houston on 7/2/2010. Presale Tickets are now available through LiveNation or at the Box Office on the night of the show. Make sure you enter the promo code: "thehectic" upon checkout if purchasing online.

New live show pictures have been added.

6.3.2010

The Hectic books regional show roll-out. Make sure you spread the word to all your potential Hectic bretheren in and around the great state of Texas. The Hectic has several shows booked at premiere venues in and around Texas this summer. Corpus Christi, Tyler, Galveston, and H-Town! Catch one or catch em' all if you hang. See you in the pit.

4.1.2010

New Merch Item added. "Official" Fully customized & personalized, full color ID badge with Lanyard.

3.26.2010

The Hectic will be filming for an upcoming video at the April 3rd, Houston Scout Bar show. Everyone is invited to attend and bring you acting chops for a spot in the video!
18307 Egret Bay Blvd. Houston Texas 77058 (www.scoutbar.com)

The Hectic will also be accepting donations on behalf of some victim crime charities this night: houston's Parents of Murdered Children and the Victim's Assistance Centre

3.4.2010

The Hectic has released two more products to the Online Merch Booth. Fully framed custom autographed photography of the full band.

3.3.2010

Wanna be part of The Hectic movement as they climb to the top? The Hectic needs your vote!

Follow this banners link, log in as a fan, search for "The Hectic", open our page, and click "Vote For Band". With your support The Hectic will be performing at The Showgrounds At Sam Houston Race Park Houston, TX on July 2, 2010 and will win 1 of 4 coveted spots on this summers Warped Tour.
****CORRECTION TO PRESS RELEASE*** YOU CAN ONLY VOTE ONCE!

And with your help The Hectic can reach the goal of 1000 votes...no problemo

2.23.2010

New "Hectic Wallpaper" added to the stills & art section of this site.

2.22.2010

IN REVIEW: The Hectic Provided a Fistful of Rock at the Scout Bar By: Rhonda Meredith

WARNING. This article contains a dose of Texas Industrial Alt-Metal...or The Hectic for short...
The crowd was skeptical...at first. In fact, everyone was asking the same question "What is going on here?".

When band member DJ Hard Core came onstage at The Scout Bar last Saturday night with a green laser shooting out from the side of his head that pointed above the audience and scanned the room, there wasn't a sound. A hush of wonderment and slight smiles of expectation were on each face. Yeah, they knew they were about to get a show.

Then came the eruption from behind the drums that told our hearts when to beat. Drummer Ken Pride was pounding his custom double kicks as Ronnie Tinsley, The Hectic's confident frontman, unleashed his powerful vocals. The crowd was instantly up on their feet. Fists were raised into the air as guitarists Chris Owen and Kevin Reed, and bassist Danny Acker provided a rock solid back up to Tinsley's vocals.

In that "Automatic Freedom", a roomful of The Hectic fans were born.

The Hectic are self described as "Texas Industrial Alt-Metal". Let's just say a cross between Nine Inch Nails and Pantera with a little Slipknot for good measure. While The Hectic is considered comparable to those national bands, they are truly in a league of their own in the Houston music scene.

This band puts on an incredible show and you are left when it is done wishing it wasn't over. So don't miss the next one on March 11, 2010 at Numbers (300 Westheimer). The Hectic will be sharing the stage with the Razorblade Dolls, Synthetic Fiend, Zero G and headliners Erase the Virus. Tickets are only $10.

Visit their website at www.thehectic.com or www.myspace.com/thehectic to get the "Beat In Your Head".

See the full review Online: Examiner

2.19.2010

The Hectic now has Ringtones available for your phone.

2.15.2010

The Hectic is pleased to announce a new team member on The Hectic force. Booking and Management legend, Chris Harkness of MM55 Productions will be helping with booking and providing his years of expertise in Artist Development and promotion. Through his great work with legends of metal, D.R.I. (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles), Dead Horse, and many more over the years, Chris has been on the cutting edge of promoting many of the greatest bands hailing from Houston that have gone on to reach success on the National stage. Over the years, Chris has booked for many of the top local and regional venues with acts such as Nine In Nails, Marilyn Manson, and many more. The Hectic welcomes Chris to the team and looks forward to continued success in 2010. Read Chris' review of The Hectic. (www.mm55productions.com)

In Chris Harkness' own words: "...After decades in the business I don't get excited about many bands but I'm excited about The Hectic...I have done many shows in the past with industrial and metal touring bands including NIN, Ministry, Pantera, and Marilyn Manson, I would put The Hectic up with any of them - the show was that impressive...In my humble opinion, The Hectic is one of the most exciting new bands to come out of Houston since ZZ Top emerged in 1969."

2.9.2010

New show photo's have been added! Make sure you check them out

FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY - "The recession buster". The Hectic will now be giving away 2 free tickets to every show. To win, simply forward this news to any number of your "cool" friends and turn them on to "The Hectic", have THEM join the mailing list, and then YOU send us a quick email with the list of people you successfully persuaded to sign up. AND NO CHEATING! Before every show we will select one winner and they will be notified, given 2 Tickets and/or put on the "Guest List" for that event.

Tired of receiving emails? Addicted to "texting"? We'll feed your urges! If you prefer we can send out a short little text message when we have a show coming up! Simply Log-in to your profile here at thehectic.com and update your profile. You can enter your cell number and stay up to date on show, party, and event invitations via text message. We promise not to blast you at all hours of the night:-)

Voting is currently underway for a FM C101 (Corpus Christi Radio Station). The Hectic is entered to win an opening slot with metal giants, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE! Please take some time to follow the link and Vote for The Hectic

The Hectic is now being ranked on Indiecharts.com. Make sure you pay a visit and help get The Hectic to the top of the charts!

New CD now available! Click to purchase! First 1000 copies have been fully autographed and numbered exclusively for you. Also available now on iTunes @ Click here to visit The Hectic on iTunes

12.7.2009

The Hectic is proud to announce a new feature here at thehectic.com, "The Hectic Radio" has now been launched and features all of the Hectic's available studio recordings. The radio player located on this homepage can "pop out" and stay on your desk top so you can jam at work and home, from any computer.

The new CD tracks have also been uploaded to our Music page and is available now for MP3 downloads only until the physical CD is in our distribution center for physical purchases later this month. New merch is also now in stock and available at any live show or here on this website.


11.12.2009

The Hectic's self-titled debut CD is currently in mass production. The physical CD will be made available online immediately once it is in hand at the distribution center as well as being available at all live performances. Simultaneously the music is being released on iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon Mp3, and other electronic download sites as well. The Hectic is looking forward to the release and an official "release" party is being planned for sometime at the first of the year in Houston.

The first 1,000 copies of this CD will be personally autographed and numbered exclusively for the first 1000 patrons ONLY as a limited edition pressing. Complete with one of a kind full color art work, 12 page booklet, and an "Official Certificate of Authenticity" to mark the occasion.

A new shirt design will also accompany the release featuring exclusive art work from the infamous rock artist, Justin Kamerer of www.angryblue.com . Justin has designed many works of art and appearal items for many you know such as NIN, Metallica, Korn, Slayer...the list goes on. You can see the new merch as well as the cover art online now at The Hectic's Online Store within this site.

The Hectic's first ever full length video production for one of the albums tracks "Beat In Your Head" will also be launched as a viral at the same time as the CD becomes available.

Thank you for your patience and we look forward to sharing this effort with the world VERY soon! Anticipated availability date is in the middle-end of December (ironically)...just in time for Christmas. What a great f*ing stocking stuffer for all your head banger friends and yourself!

Stay tuned for more details.

9.30.2009

New photos added from The Hectic's headlining of Dime Fest 2009 @ Meridian.

9.29.2009

The Hectic would like to welcome some new Texas Hell Crew members; Jennifer, Flo, Michelle, and Sheila have stepped up to help and be a part of the team. We want to thank them along with the other Texas Hell Crew members; Doug, Matt, Red, Chris F., Mario, and Trevor. Thanks for all your continued hard work and dedication.

7.1.2009

LYNYRD SKYNYRD (YES THE SPELLING IS RIGHT FINALLY) has been added to the weeks events along with Pat Green for this year's 2009 Texas Lonestar Rally. This year's Rally is sure to be a good time for all. Make sure you get down to Galveston for the opening performance this year, featuring The Hectic as mainstage Headliners.

Filming and editing for The Hectic's "Beat In Your Head" video has wrapped up. Look for an online release sometime around August. The video will feature scenes from DTR Films "Room 6". A short film production that is currently being shopped to industry reps for a possible full scale version. You are not going to want to miss this video.

A new montage type video featuring past show footage has also been started. Look for yourself in some of this footage which will be set to the music of The Hectic's "Call Me Forgotten" track.

In anticipation for the upcoming CD release, that is now tentatively scheduled for August / September '09. The Hectic has added a few more shows around the Gulf Coast area. A CD release party is being planned and more details will be available once the venue and date are confirmed.

The Hectic has been selected as a featured band on www.Bandzoogle.com, the online web hosting firm that The Hectic uses exclusively for online presence and management. As a result The Hectic has now made some interesting friends with new site traffic from around the world discovering the band daily.

5.26.09

The Hectic just wrapped up filming on the first video off the upcoming self-titled debut. "Beat In Your Head" was filmed on location at the "Madisonville Motel" (Madisonville Texas) and "Woodland Inn & Suites" in Rosenburg Texas. Special thanks to those owners for letting the band and crew take over the "facilities". There are some behind the scenes photos in the photo section @ www.thehectic.com plus some more floating around various myspace friends pages as well.

The cops were called out during the outside shooting "public disturbance" ofcourse...we wanna thank Madisonvilles finest for not hauling the bunch off to jail :-) and letting the guys finish out the shooting.

Special thanks to: Michael, Nicole, and Roger from DTR Films along with Trevor from Performance Photocraft.

5.12.09
The Hectic joins forces with Brian Baker of Sound Arts / Houston for final mixing of "The Hectic" album. Brian has worked with many national recording artist such as Blue October, Garbage, Run-DMC, Dirt, plus many more and is a well known high quality recording talent in the Gulf Coast region. Currently, The Hectic is mixing on the new trax and getting them ready for pre-production Mastering by none other than the legendary Mastering Engineer, Tom Baker of Precision Mastering in Los Angeles California. Some of Tom's work has included artist such as: Rob Zombie, Velvet Revolver, Stone Temple Pilots, Nine Inch Nails, and many more. (Note: There is no relation between the two Baker's - that's entirely a coincidence!)

4.23.2009
The Hectic is now on Twitter! Follow us at www.twitter.com/thehectic

3.23.2009
Kevin is making a speedy recovery and looking forward to his first show back since the accident when he performs on April 3rd @ Scout Bar Houston. Thanks to everyone for all the well wishes!

The Hectic would like to thank our new friends/fans now fighting in Afganistan, as US ARMY troops Rise Above Hectic style for our country. SGT Munoz, SPC Miller, SPC Conry, PFC Castle, SPC Kneeppel, SGT Landers. Special thanks to SPC Kneepel for sending us back the awesome picture we now have posted on the homepage at www.thehectic.com. Check out the guns!

Ronnie has completed filming on his part in the upcoming live action film trailer for DC Comics in which he was cast as an "Evil Nazi Villain". There is a sequence photo posted at www.thehectic.com. Also, The Hectic's "Bloodshot" track has also been selected as part of the musical score for the film.

On a side note The Hectic's "Beat In Your Head" track will be featured in a short horror film as titled: "Room 6" - Director Michael Colburn will also be filming The Hectic's first video release from the new album for the "Beat In Your Head" track which will feature scenes from the "Room 6" Film.

The Hectic will be headlining the mainstage on opening night at this years 2009 Texas Lone Star Rally - Galveston Texas.

2.20.2009
As many of you may have heard, Kevin Reed was involved in a car wreck recently that has left him pretty banged up but okay. He's had surgery to repair a busted knee and is at home recovering now. If you would like to wish him well please feel free to post in the guest book section. The Hectic has cancelled the March 6th appearance and will likely resume booking in April.

2.7.2009
Ronnie Tinsley is taking his performances off the stage and onto the "silver screen". He has been cast as an "evil-villain" in a pilot episode for an upcoming movie/series for DC Comic's Wonder Woman. Filming is to begin in Houston this month and wrap up at the end of March. Check back soon for more updates and a possible clip.

1.9.2009
The Hectic's own, Kevin Reed was invited to attend a red carpet preimier event and filming for HBO Television Series, The Entourage. Look for Kevin in some of the scenes in upcoming episodes.

1.1.2009
Happy New Year! Upcoming performance at The Scout Bar | Houston - Show will also include Sound Under Radio. Presented by 94.5 The Texas Buzz and hosted by Zakk United.

12.14.2008
The Hectic wants to thank everyone for coming out to the "suprise" impromtu performance at the 2008 Texas Lonestar Rally (for relief) at Galveston. The crowd was great and a ton of new friends were made along the way. For more information on the Lonestar Rally and everything they're trying to do this year for the Hurricane Ike victims, visit www.lonestarrally.com . Thanks to all the great sponsors such as THC Energy and warm hospitality as well.

11.8.2008
UPDATE!!! The Hectic's very own Marilyn Tovy will be performing live at Houston's Toyota Center during the 2008 Latin Grammy Awards on November 13th. Marilyn will be performing with Latin Pop Sensation and Grammy Award winning Gloria Estefan.

10.26.08
HHB was INSANE!!!! All the freaks who joined us, all the leather and spike clad folks, our new biker bretheren, family and friends, thanks to everyone for coming out and making the show so great. Major props to Stargazer Audio as well as the Monster Spook House mayhem that was scattered about and ofcourse the Legendary Leatherman Stoney Paul. It was good making so many new friends and bringing some serious "crunch" to our new friends at the Hawg Stop. We appreciate each and everyone of you and we look forward to hanging out again soon. We'll get some media up on the site as soon as possible.

9.29.08
The Hectic Halloween Ball - 2008 Update: Costume Contest added (w/ Cash Prize), Overnite camping is available. Check The Hawg Stop for more information on their facilities.

9.25.08
The Hectic Halloween Ball - 2008 is in full swing and confirmed. Costume contest, overnight camping, live entertainment and DJ for the evening...see the events schedule for more details. 8PM-Til' Dawn!

Everyone is invited to attend this FREE Halloween show & party and celebration which is slated to include an appearance by Legendary Leatherman himself Stoney Paul from Thunderhead Designs. As everyone knows The Hawg Stop is "bike" friendly - so bring your bike if you got one and have Stoney Paul give it a look over!

COSTUMES - MAYHEM - MUSIC & MORE!

9.2.08
New Rock The Bayou stills have been added to the site showing the band at full throttle this past weekend at the Bud Lime Light Stage during their second performance @ RTB.

Special thanks to all the crew and friends for hanging out and helping pull off the back to back "double-header". The Hectic had a blast meeting all the new fans and friends from across the nation as well as spending some time with a few not seen in a while.

If anyone has any video or photo media to share with The Hectic, please forward information via email to: promotions@thehectic.com

Look for The Hectic on TMZ. The band was pulled aside to perform some impromptu promo for the event film crew that was underway Sunday.

8.27.08 The Hectic has accepted a special invitation to perform a second show during the Rock The Bayou event weekend. The scheduled show times are as follows: Ego Energy Drink Stage | Sunday, August 31st | 2:45PM - 3:25PM AND Bud Light Lime Stage | Sunday, August 31st | 5:30PM - 6:10PM. Get Your Tickets Here. To receive any current discounts that may be available, enter promo code "thehectic" upon checkout.

Bloodshot track has been made available for download.

8.9.08 The Hectic's 2004 EP release - "Reborn" is now available for download. Click Here!

7.29.2008 The Hectic will be performing at Rock The Bayou. Headlining the event will be Alice Cooper with special guest Warrant, Slaughter, LA Guns, Dangerous Toys, Yngwie Malmsteen, Lillian Axe, Black N' Blue, + More! Get your tix today at onlinetickets.com . Make sure you enter the special promo code: thehectic upon checkout! 4-day passes are discounted to 99 bucks each by using thehectic promo code!

6.22.2008 Aggressor Fans Lookout! Check out The Hectic's own, Ken Pride in good form at Aggressor's new online home. So good to see the music up and old friends getting back together. Any friend of Aggressor is always welcome to hang with The Hectic.

4.4.2008 Tracking begins for the last 6 songs on the upcoming CD release.

2.27.2008 The Hectic.com Version 2.0 is launched
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