The Ratchets photographed by Pirates Press

The Ratchets

Hometown: Asbury Park, NJ (USA)

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Detournement, Plan A Project, Smalltalk, Lifetime, River City Rebels, Worthless United


The Ratchets Glory Bound

The Ratchets

Glory Bound (2006)

Pirate's Press

The Ratchets Heart Of Town

The Ratchets

Heart Of Town (2005)

Pirate's Press

The Ratchets Heart Of Town

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Heart Of Town (2005)

Pirate's Press

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Media: The Ratchets: "Hoist A New Flag"
The Ratchets have posted the title track from their new 7-inch. It's titled Hoist A New Flag and is due out October 22, 2013 via Pirate's Press Records. The release…
October 17, 2013
Media: Pirates Press to release new Cock Sparrer album, plan anniversary show
Pirates Press (the record label and manufacturer of vinyl) have just announced a two-day, 5-year anniversary party taking place November 13th and 14th at San Francisco's Great American Music Hall. The event will feature bands such as Cock Sparrer, Detournement (members of Lifetime, Bigwig, The Ratchets), Off with…
April 23, 2009
Media: Zak Kaplan (Worthless United/The Ratchets) joins Plan A Project
Zak Kaplan of Worthless United and The Ratchets has posted an update on the end of the Ratchets and the announcement of his new project: Sad to say that it looks like The Ratchets are totally over. After a few months off and a couple conversations the hiatus has turned into a breakup. Sorry kids...and thanks for the support. The end of The Ratchets marked the first time in close to 13…
January 15, 2008
Media: The Ratchets taking a hiatus
The Ratchets are taking the rest of the year off. The band posted: Hello all from Ratchet-City. It's with much dragging of the feet that we must say that The Ratchets are taking a hiatus for the rest of 2007 effective midnight on Monday August 27, 2007. What comes of us in 2008 is up to the maker of the rocknroll universe, and in the meantime we ask you to join us in prayer that our creator may have enough cigarettes,…
August 23, 2007
Media: The Ratchets enlist Scott "Gobots" Golley of Lifetime for drumming position
The Ratchets have announced the addition of a brand new member. They enthusiastically explained: Mr. Scott "Gobots" Golley of Lifetime fame is our new drummer and we couldn't be happier. Thank you so much to all the drummers out there who offered to try out and to all the fans for their encouraging words.So now that we have a drummer we figured it's time to get back to playing some shows. Our first show back…
July 11, 2007
Media: The Ratchets part ways with drummer, seek replacement
The Ratchets are back from tour, but return less a drummer. The band posted the following to their website: Hello! Hello! Ahh...back from tour and settling back into things over here at Camp Ratchet. Our little jaunt out was quite pleasant. The Hold Steady surely did not disappoint and were quite friendly and gracious to boot, lending us their drums and amps because our van broke down on…
June 09, 2007
Tours: The Ratchets with The Hold Steady, River City Rebels
The Ratchets have been tapped to provide support for both The Hold Steady and River City Rebels as they continue to support their 2006 album, Glory Bound. For the RCR dates, the shows will feature the recently announced half sets from Worthless United. You can click…
April 23, 2007
Tours: Worthless United plan reunion sets on Ratchets, River City Rebels, Draft dates
Worthless United have announced some extra performances when the member's new bands The Ratchets and River City Rebels tour together next month. With members of the band already on tour together, they plan to perform some short half-sets together before the main bands come on. They add: Let us forewarn everyone of a couple of things.…
April 14, 2007
Tours: The Ratchets announce compilation tracks for 2007
The Ratchets have announced some new tracks they've recorded for 2007 compilations. We're currently mixing a Ramones inspired tune called "Ramona" for the "Sedated Just Like You: 25 Original Songs About and Inspired By the Ramones" compilation being released by Full Breach Kicks. We are also appearing on "Prisoners of War: A Benefit for Peter Young" which is being released on Direct Achtung! Records and features our…
December 16, 2006
Tours: The Ratchets
The Ratchets have announced some California dates in support of their full-length Glory Bound on Pirates Press Records. Last year The Ratches released Heart Of Town on Hellbent Records as well as contributed to Pirates Press Records 1st Annual 7" Picture Disc Box…
November 19, 2006

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