The Ratchets have announced the departure of longtime drummer Marc Ziccardi. Ziccardi has left the band on amicable terms and will complete his tenure in the band with their upcoming dates with the Dickies.
Taking over for Marc will be Eric Schmidt, formerly of the River City Rebels. The band was recently interviewed in AMP and that interview can be found here. "Heart of Town," a trackfrom the band also appeared on a recent Vice Magazine compilation.
|July 13, 2005||Dingbatz||The Dickies||Clifton, NJ|
|July 14, 2005||The Khyber||The Dickies||Philadelphia, PA|
|July 15, 2005||The Continental||The Dickies||New York, NY|
|July 16, 2005||Sterling Theatre||The Dickies||Allentown, PA|
|July 17, 2005||Ottobar||The Dickies||Baltimore, MD|
|July 21, 2005||Cafe Metropolis||Strike Anywhere||Wilkes-Barre, PA|
|August 12, 2005||East Coast Indie Side Stage||Warped Tour 2005||Camden, NJ|
|August 13, 2005||East Coast Indie Side Stage||Warped Tour 2005||New York, NY|
|August 14, 2005||East Coast Indie Side Stage||Warped Tour 2005||Englishtown, NJ|