Location:El Paso, TX (USA)
Genres:Rock / Alternative
Record Label:Hollywood
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Sparta Begin Working On New Album
Sparta have begun working on their new album today. Submitted by abusedcat
Sparta Release First New Song in 6 Years
Stream Sparta's first new song in 6 years, "Chemical Feel," in the replies. Grab a free download of the track here.
Jim Ward Tour
Jim Ward is going on tour in support of Quiet In The Valley, On The Shores The End Begins & The Electric Six, which is a compilation release containing the material from his last three solo EP's. Dates in the...
Sparta Returns
Sparta will play their first show since 2008 in El Paso, Texas on November 17th. They will also be hitting the studio this fall to begin working on their fourth LP. More info here. Submitted by Wutz
Jim Ward Interview
Read an interview Late Night Wallflower conducted with Jim Ward, lead singer of Sparta and Sleepercar, here. Submitted by Ginge
Keeley Davis of Sparta Attempts Threadless
Keeley Davis of Sparta has submitted a few t-shirt designs to Threadless.com. If he scores high enough, his designs will be printed and sold through the site.
Sparta's Threes To Come Out On Vinyl
Sparta's Threes is going to be pressed on vinyl. A pre-order for this can be found here. Check out the replies for the track listing with bonus tracks and other details.
AP.net Chat: Jim Ward
Update: That chat is now over. Thank you to Jim for spending a Tuesday evening with us. We wish him the best of luck in all his endeavors. Here, in this thread, at approximately 7 p.m. EST, Jim Ward of Sleepercar (and Sparta...
Sleepercar West Texas Artwork
The high-resolution artwork for Sleepercar's upcoming West Texas can be found in the AP.net gallery. There is also a new promotional picture in there as well. Enjoy.
Jim Ward Project Gets Name, Release Date
Jim Ward's (Sparta, At the Drive-In) side project has been given the name Sleepercar. Their debut release, West Texas, will be available April 22nd through Civil Defense League/Doghouse Records.
Jim Ward Pledges Support for Obama
Jim Ward (Sparta) has sent out a bulletin urging everyone to vote for Obama. The last few weeks of my life have been inspiring and I am left, at least to some degree, a changed man. It started with an invitation to play a rally...
Jim Ward Playing Obama Rally
Jim Ward will be playing the Barack Obama rally tomorrow at Slowdown in Omaha, NE. The show is free and Bright Eyes, Secret Life of Sparrows and M. Ward are also playing. Check the replies for info on how to get tickets.
Jim Ward Plays First Full Acoustic Set
Jim Ward (Sparta) will be doing will be performing a full set acoustically for the first time at the Paul G. Gleason Theater in Hollywood on January 25th. Ward will be playing a cross section of songs from his past, present and...
Sparta, Ash, and The Donnas Tour In Germany
Sparta, Ash, and The Donnas will be touring on The Jagermeister Rock:Liga Tour in Germany. You can order tickets here or here. The dates can be found below. Wir lieben sie! Nov 26 Würzburg - Soundpark Ost Nov 27 Saarbrücken -...
Jim Ward To Release Solo Acoustic EP
Jim Ward (Sparta) will be releasing a solo acoustic EP entitled jimward.quiet on November 6, 2007 via Civil Defense League. Read a message from him below or listen to two of the songs at their myspace. Hey Gang I wanted to send...

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