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Updates for 8-10-99:
  • I just wanted to let everyone know my new Plus Ones (Joel's other band) web-site is now open! Please check it out here and email me your comments!
    Updates for 8-4-99:
  • The shows section has been tweaked a little bit. Thanks to Teresa for the update!
  • There's also a bit of news about the MTX line-up...at a recent show, they premiered their new keyboard player, Eric, who might join them on their upcoming tour. More details to come!
    Updates for 7-27-99:
  • Check out a couple new Dr. Frank articles/interviews from Pulse Magazine (July '99) and Shark Sandwich on the in the media page!
  • There're a couple new MTX show dates. Thanks to Teresa!
    Updates for 7-24-99:
  • There're a couple new show dates for MTX. Thanks to Rachel!
    Updates for 7-18-99:
  • I added a few new show dates for MTX and Dr. Frank. Thanks to Ramona and Lookout! Records for the update!
    Updates for 7-15-99:
  • There are a buncha new Plus Ones (Joel's other band) show dates (thanks to the MTX Family Circle, Amy, and Mike!). Check those out!
    Updates for 7-11-99:
  • The site is finally updated! Check out the news section for tons of new info about the new MTX album "Alcatraz," including a song listing and album review. Thanks a ton to Jonathan for the contribution!
  • There is another show date for Dr. Frank!
  • I added a few new fan photos to the pictures page. Thanks to Amy for the contributions!
  • There is a new fan story on the fans page.
  • I added a couple more links to Beatnik Termites and Crumbs web-sites.
    Updates for 6-4-99:
  • Check out the news page for info about the upcoming new MTX album, "Alcatraz" (out September 14, 1999).
  • There are a few new show dates, including another *possible* Dr. Frank solo show. Thanks to Teresa and Rachel for the updates!
  • I added a new guitar tab, thanks to Steven!
  • I added the compilation "Short Music for Short People" to the discography section.
    Updates for 5-17-99:
  • I added a few songs from Dr. Frank's solo album "Show Business Is My Life" to the sounds page. Enjoy!
  • I added a new link to the web-site for pop-punk band, the Klopecs. Rock!
  • Also, please notice that I added important info to the main page (in the MTX bulletin board section) regarding the Empty Starship site moving to a new server (my own domain! coming soon). I really appreciate everyone's support!!
    Updates for 5-9-99:
  • I added three new guitar tabs, including songs off of Dr. Frank's solo album, "Show Business Is My Life." Thanks to Nate for the contributions!
    Updates for 4-30-99:
  • There are a few new show dates. Thanks to Rachel and the Amy for the updates!
  • I added a new site to the links page. Check it out!
    Updates for 4-16-99:
  • The show dates page has been tweaked again with a new show date and a couple minor adjustments for the Plus Ones. Thanks to Rachel and the MTX Family Circle for the updates!
  • There are a couple new fan listings on the fans page. If you haven't already, send me your info (name, location, and email address) to be listed there!
  • I added a new link to a new web-site called Two Martinis from Now. It's devoted to Dr. Frank and his solo project(s). Check it out!
  • There is a new fan picture from Jen on the pictures page. Thanks, Jen!
    Updates for 4-9-99:
  • There are a couple new show dates for the Plus Ones, Joel's other band. Thanks to the MTX Family Circle and Rachel for the updates.
  • I added a couple of new fan photos to the pictures page. Thanks to Melissa and Jessica for the contributions!
  • There's a new listing on the fans page.
    Updates for 3-30-99:
  • There's a new guitar tab for the wonderful song, "Ba Ba Ba Ba Ba." Thanks to David for the contribution!
  • Check out the new photos on the pictures page. Thanks to Tom for the photos!
  • There's also a change in the latest post on the news page...the release date for Dr. Frank's solo album is actually April 14th, 1999, NOT April 3, 1999. At least, that's what Frank said most recently. Thanks to Kelley for the update!
    Updates for 3-24-99:
  • I finally added info about the Dr. Frank solo album, "Show Business Is My Life," to the news page. Go check it out!
  • There are three new fan photos on the pictures page. Thanks to Jessica and Nicole for the contributions!
    Updates for 3-17-99:
  • There's are a new rumored show!
  • Check out a few new pictures. Thanks to Stacy for the contributions!
    Updates for 3-3-99:
  • There are a few new show dates!
    Updates for 2-25-99:
  • I added a new link to I'm Like Yeah, an online zine.
  • Sorry about the lack of updates recently...there hasn't really been much going on in the MTX world, other than a few upcoming releases and show dates.
    Updates for 2-8-99:
  • There's a new show date lined up for March, so mark yer calendars! Thanks to Rachel and Kelley for the update.
    Updates for 1-26-99:
  • There are a couple new show dates w/ Ten Foot Pole.
  • I added a new link to a site for the German band Gigantor. Supposedly, this band will have a split 7" w/ MTX later on this year. More info to come.
    Updates for 1-24-99:
  • I added some more stuff to chck out on the in the media page, including articles and record reviews. If you find any dead links, please report them to me. Thanks!
    Updates for 1-19-99:
  • There are some minor alterations on the shows page.
    Updates for 1-13-99:
  • I added a few new show dates, including shows by the Avengers (Penelope Houston w/ Joel & Danny Panic) and Dr. Frank's solo show! Check those out!
  • Now you can listen to the two new MTX songs from the recent Lookout! compilation release, "Forward Till Death"! Get yourself a RealPlayer G2 or an mp3 player and listen to them on the sounds page. I also added a couple other MTX songs from different comp.'s to that page.
  • There's yet another page dedicated to MTX bassist Joel. Surf to it from the links page!
  • I added the two new MTX compilation releases to the discography section.
    Updates for 1-6-99:
  • Check out the upcoming show date, coming up in February '99. Thanks to Rachel for the update.
  • There's another new MTX web-site! It's called Songs About Girls. Surf to it via the links page.
    Updates for 12-30-98:
  • I added a new listing on the fans page.
  • I added the first show date for Joel's other band, the Plus Ones. Go out there and support them!
  • Check out the new interview from Chicken in Foil zine in the In the Media page.
    Updates for 12-24-98:
  • I added a new link to Kelley's Queers page.
    Updates for 12-23-98:
  • BIG update to the news section. Thanks to the MTX Family Circle for the updates!
  • There's another new fan story from Stew.
  • I added a couple new links. Check em out!
  • On another note, I (Ben) am chaning my email address once again. From now on, please email me here: aqua-man@softhome.net. Sorry for the confusion!
    Updates for 12-18-98:
  • Check out the new fan story from Jen!
    Updates for 12-16-98:
  • I made a small update to the pictures page (thanks Jackie!).
    Updates for 12-15-98:
  • I added yet another big stack of new pictures, thanks to Nancy, Melissa, Ramona, and Mary!
    Updates for 12-6-98:
  • I added another big set of new pictures. Thanks a bunch to the MTX Family Circle, Layla, Kat, and Jen.
  • I added a link to the tabs page that has some more MTX guitar tabs.
  • I fixed the BAM article (it's really good!) and added it to the in the media page. Thanks to Rachelhill@aol.com for writing it up.
    Updates for 11-22-98:
  • I added a new section to Empty Starship called In the Media, which features MTX interviews, reviews, articles, and other stuff like that.
  • I added four new tabs. Thanks to Ted for transcribing them!
  • I addeda BUNCH of new pictures. Thanks a lot to Melissa, Paul, and Kat!
  • There were too many links on the frame so I condensed em all into the pull-down menu. Sorry for the confusion, and if you find any bugs, please report em!
    Updates for 11-16-98:
  • Nothing too huge today; I just added a couple new links and fixed that page up a bit.
    Updates for 11-15-98:
  • MTX will be on a new compilation! Check out the info on this release on the news page.
  • I added a new tour date. Apparently MTX will play some more shows with the Queers in December or something. I'll update the tour page as soon as I get some more info.
  • MTX are on a V/A music video comp. with a bunch of other bands. For more info on this video, check out the compilations section of the discography.
  • Check it out! ALL-NEW MTX E-GREETING (POSTCARD) SHOP! Woo hoo! After about 5 months of having these things ready to put up on the 'Starship (I dunno why I didn't before), I finally made the page, and found a reliable service, too. Send MTX E-Greetings to yer pals and relatives and stuff! They're fun to make and look much cooler than normal emails. Go make one now! If you find any problems with the e-greetings shop, please let me know.
  • I added a couple new mp3's to the sounds page, courtesy Tom. NOTE about the sounds page: the server with all the mp3's is down a lot for some unapparent reason. If the mp3's are not working, that means the server is screwing up, so please try back in a day or two while I try to get the problem fixed. Sorry for the inconvenience; I'm doing the best I can with these things!
    Updates for 11-7-98:
  • I added a ton of great news. Thanks a lot to Jonathan and Randy for all your help!
  • Empty Starship now offers FREE email addresses to anyone who has access to the internet!! When you sign up for this FREE service, you get your own username@mtx.zzn.com email address and 3 MB of storage space to store attachments and stuff in all your mail folders. Plus, the email addresses are web-based, so you can check it from anywhere (as long as you have internet access and a WWW browser) simply by logging into the entrance page @ http://mtx.zzn.com. Forget Hotmail (haha)! This email address has MTX in it! It works very well, too. SIGN UP for your FREE email address today, courtesy of yer fellow MTXPF at Empty Starship. Tell yer friends about it and have fun!
    Updates for 10/29/98:
  • I finally got around to adding a new addition to MTX's huge discography, this time in the compilations section.
  • Big update on the sounds page. I recently got a buncha new live songs, remixes, and other neat stuff in mp3 format from Tom. I posted the ones he sent so far; more to come soon. Thanks so much, Tom! I also re-arranged the sounds in sub-categories and stuff, making them a lot easier to browse through. Hope it helps.
  • Late update: I just added a couple new links.
    Updates for 10/18/98:
  • I added another new LIVE song!! This time the song is "Last Time I Listened to You"! You can listen to it on the sounds page. Enjoy!
  • I also added a buncha new tour dates. Check em out to see if MTX are coming yer way!!
  • I added a new front page, and tweaked the design of the frame a bit.
    Updates for 10/4/98:
  • I added a buncha new tour dates! Go out there and support the trio when they play with the Vandals, the Queers, the Parasites, John Cougar Concentration Camp, and Buck!
  • I also added a couple NEW LIVE songs. This time it's "Don't Come Close" and then "New Girlfriend" right after it. So yummy! Check it out on the sounds page.
  • NOTE: The server I have all my RealAudio files upgraded to G2, so (as far as I know), from now on, you *must* have the G2 version in order to listen to any of the RealAudio songs I've made (the ones on the skapunx.net server). If you haven't already, go here to upgrade to G2. Sorry about the confusion and stuff, and enjoy the sounds!!
    Updates for 9/30/98:
  • I decided to get off my lazy rump and finally record some LIVE MTX SONGS!! Woo hoo!! They're encoded from a video I have of them playing live in Indianapolis, IN, on 7/8/95. I added one song so far, "Semi-OK", so check it out on the sounds page (I left the "new" images there for the "Road to Ruin" songs 'cause they're still relatively new)!! I'll be adding more really soon, so keep checking back and stuff. Spread the word!
    Updates for 9/26/98:
  • I added a few new songs from "Road to Ruin" to the sounds page. Check em out! They rock!
    Updates for 9/21/98:
  • I added some new tour dates, thanks to Lookout! Records. Go see if MTX are playing near you!
    Updates for 9/15/98:
  • It's now confirmed! MTX will be playing a few shows around the US with the Queers, as well as the Parasites! Woo hoo! Check out the tour dates page to see if they're coming near you!
    Updates for 9/12/98:
  • I added some really (potentially) great news and a new link.
    Updates for 9/11/98:
  • I added a new page in which you can now search through the contents of the Empty Starship! Try it out, it's fun!
  • I added a new sound file for "Love Connection." Dang, this song rocks!
  • I also added a new link to a Lookout! Records mp3 page, legally accepted by Lookout! themselves, which contains a buncha rad MTX songs. Check it out!
  • Just a little note...I'm working on a new layout for the *entire* Empty Starship web-page. Stay tuned for announcements, sneak peaks, and other rad stuff!
    Updates for 9/4/98:
  • I added a few new pictures, thanks to Joe.
  • I also updated the tour dates page.
    Updates for 9/1/98:
  • I added some (potentially) great news for ya. Definitely check this stuff out.
  • Finally, there's a Jym Worship page!! Heh heh. Check out the links section.
  • Check out a new addition to the pictures page: an MTX painting! Thanks to Annie.
    Updates for 8/26/98:
  • I added some really cool news you might wanna check out. Special thanks, once again, to the MTX Family Circle.
  • I added a link to a page of 4 new pictures. Thanks to Dr. Spleen for scanning 'em.
    Updates for 8/20/98:
  • Check out the new listings for upcoming tour dates with bands like the Vandals, Tilt, Homegrown, and the Hi-Fives. Thanks Lookout!.
    Updates for 8/2/98:
  • I'm finally back, fellow MTX Psychic Friends! I've been busy as heck lately; thanks for waiting and tell yer friends that the Empty Starship is up and running again!
  • I added a few new pictures, courtesy of Elisa. Thanks so much!
  • I updated the tour dates page with the latest show info (from Lookout!).
  • I added a few new links to new MTX-related pages. Rock on, people!
    Updates for 6/21/98:
  • I added a link to Amy's page of cool pictures (it has some MTX ones, don't worry). Thanks a lot, sista!
    Updates for 6/20/98:
  • I moved the entire page over to this Tripod server. If you find any dead links or missing pictures, etc, please email me. Also, to anyone who has links to Empty Starship, please update those links!! I know I've stressed this a million times before, but the safest way to do this is by simply linking to http://surf.to/mtx. That way, even if I change the address of this page again in the future, you can always just type that address and it'll bring you here. Plus, it's easier to remember. What a deal!
  • Also, please note my email address change. From now on, you can reach me at benaqua@yahoo.com. Thanks for the support!!
    Updates for 6/13/98:
  • I added some cool news.
  • I added yet another new MTX release to the discography section.
    Updates for 6/9/98:
  • I added a buncha great new pictures. Thanks a bunch to Amy, Marc and Johnny! You rock!
  • A reminder: if you order more than $20 worth of stuff (MTX or whatever) from CDnow before June 30th, 1998 you can get 10 bux off the order! If that sounds interesting to you, head over right now to CDnow. Thanks for all yer support!
    Updates for 5/31/98:
  • I added a new link to a split Green Day/ MTX page--thanks, Ryan!
  • Sorry for the lack of updates, everybody. Right now my family's undergoing the long and stressful process of moving, and I haven't had much time to do anything recently but pack stuff. Uggh. Anyway, thanks for bearing with me, and thanks for all yer support of this page and of MTX!
    Updates for 5/20/98:
  • I added a new fan story from MTXPF Jessica....thanks! I also added a link to a page of new pictures of MTX playing live by Greg...great pictures, man!
    Updates for 5/11/98:
  • I added a few new RealAudio songs to the sounds page.
    Updates for 5/6/98:
  • I added a buncha new live pictures and animated gif's to the pictures page...thanks to Tom, Ryan, Greg, and Mike!! I also added a new fan story from Rick...thanks, bro.
    Updates for 4/29/98:
  • I added a few more neato animated gif's (thanks, Ryan!), a mock ep cover (thanks, Amy!), and a couple other pictures (thanks, Joey!) to the pictures page.
  • There's a new MTX page, the Dr. Frank Appreciation Page! You can get there by heading over to the links page...I also added a new link to this kick-arse page that has a MTX/Teen Idols show review with new pictures and RealVideo segments. You should definitely go check it out; my heart almost popped outta my freaking chest when I saw this. Keen!
  • In other minor news, my MTX emailing list has reached the 400 subscribers mark!! Thanks a-plenty to everyone who's currently on the list for all yer support! You rock. And to those of you who aren't on the list, you can still sign up; just head over to the main page, scroll down a bit, and fill in the little form. Thanks!
    Updates for 4/23/98:
  • The page passed over the 10,000 hits mark sometime Monday night! The page actually had 5,000 hits just on Feb. 10th...anyway, I would just like to quickly extend a very happy THANK YOU to everyone for making Empty Starship so successful. I can't believe how far the page has come. THANKS!
  • I added a few new pictures, but different kinds...MTX animated gif's! They were made by Tom and they look really neato...go check em out.
    Updates for 4/17/98:
  • I added a slew of new pictures...thanks to Katie and Layla for 'em! You rock.
  • Lookout! just posted new MTX videos on their webpage (including "...And I Will Be With You" and "I Fell For You"!! woo hoo!), so I added the links to those to the videos page.
  • Also, please take note that I have moved this page away from Geocities, so I won't be updating those pages there anymore.
    Updates for 4/6/98:
  • I added a buncha new tabs...I also added some great new pictures, courtesy of Greg and Kat...thanks, dudes!
    Updates for 3/27/98:
  • *Important!* I've changed the address of Empty Starship (YET again)...the mirror site is no longer http://mtx.base.org (I found out that it goes to an ad first, and ads suck). The new url for this site is http://emptyx.home.ml.org. Spread the word, ok? Sorry to turn yer brains inside out with all this url-changing and stuff...and thanks for putting up with me.
  • I added a new story from (MTX Psychic Friend Katya) to the fans page...thank, dude!
    Updates for 3/25/98:
  • *Important!* I've changed the address of Empty Starship (again)...the mirror site is no longer http://surf.to/mtx. The new url for this site is http://mtx.base.org. So please check yer links and tell yer friends and stuff...sorry for any confusion or anything. PS: Don't forget! By typing in the address http://mtx.base.org, your browser will take you to the Empty Starship page, even if I change its address (or location)...just reminding you. Thanks!
  • Oh...I found out who sent me those zany MTX-Spice Girls parody pics, and updated the pictures page with that info. Thanks, Heather!
    Updates for 3/22/98:
  • I added a new story from MTX Psychic Friend, Natasha, to the fans page...
  • I also added a new link to a new interview from Shark Sandwich Zine...great stuff!
    Updates for 3/19/98:
  • I added a new story from MTX Psychic friend, Evan, to the fans page...
  • I also added a new tab for "I Don't Need You Now". Thanks!
    Updates for 3/15/98:
  • Check out the news section...I added lotsa stuff, courtesy of Andrew, the MTX Family Circle, and...um....me.
  • I added a slew of new tour dates for shows with the Teen Idols (aww yeah...).
  • I also added a couple new pictures...these are funny...
  • I added a new story from Jenny to the fans page.
    Updates for 3/7/98:
  • I added a buncha new tour dates for their future shows with (drum roll, please)...the Teen Idols!!!! Yippeeee!
  • I added a new link to yet another new MTX fan page...
  • I also added a slew of new pictures, courtesy of Jonathan London and his pal, Kevin...thanks, dudes!!
    Updates for 3/1/98:
  • I added a few new mp3's to the sounds page...
  • I added a couple great new links to Rebekah's MTX page and an artcile I found.
  • I also added a new story from Kris, a MTXPF. Oh yeah...don't forget to post a message in the Official MTX Psychic Friends Web-Board!!
    Updates for 2/24/98:
  • I added a new feature: the Official MTX Psychic Friends Web-Board!! Go there and post away and stuff...
  • I added a bunch of new pictures, courtesy of Dr. Spleen...thanks, dude!
    Updates for 2/19/98:
  • What a surprise...more mp3's (I even made "You Alone" for all you people who kindly requested it...thanks!) and real audio in the sounds page...man, I'm gonna haveta take this Tom guy out to breakfast or something...
    Updates for 2/18/98:
  • I added some more new mp3's (aww yeah) to the sounds page...Tom is THE man...
    Updates for 2/16/98:
  • I added a slew of new mp3's (yee haw!) to the sounds page...thanks again, Tom!
    Updates for 2/13/98:
  • I added a segment of news and updated the sounds page with a new sound: my first MTX mp3!....also, please be aware that this page now has an easy-to-remember mirror site: http://surf.to/mtx
    Updates for 2/8/98:
  • I added a slew of new tour dates...
  • I added a new link to a cool new interview I found.
    Updates for 1/31/98:
  • I added a new image-map (!!) to the main page. (I'm starting to get technological on yo' arse...)
    Updates for 1/26/98:
  • I added a new story to the fans page...
  • I also added a new guitar tab to the tabs section.
    Updates for 1/21/98:
  • I added some more upcoming tour dates.
    Updates for 1/19/98:
  • I added some new show dates from their upcoming mini-tour with Reel Big Fish.
    Updates for 1/17/98:
  • I added a new logo to the main page and also a new "Revenge..."-style logo to the opening page...I also added a new link logo so you could link to this page with a better-looking image.
    Updates for 1/13/98:
  • I added fresh installment of news.
    Updates for 1/11/98:
  • I added a new link for you to check out.
    Updates for 1/10/98:
  • I updated the tabs page with (you guessed it) another tab...thanks a heap to Brian Whitmore....you rock!
    Updates for 1/5/98:
  • I'm finally back from vacation...happy new year everyone! Thanks for being patient and stuff...
  • NEW! I added a guitar tabs page...not that many tabs there yet, so write some up and send em in!
  • I added a cool new story to the fans page...
  • I updated the long and twisty MTX discography.
    Updates for 12/13/97:
  • I added the Starship's latest tour dates...
  • I added some new snibbets of news...thanks to the MTX Family Tree for all their help!
    Updates for 11/25/97:
  • I added a few great new pictures, courtesy of my pal Kat...thanks, dude!
  • I added a new story (from a fellow MTXPF) to the fans page.
    Updates for 11/15/97:
  • I added some valuable new video info that you might wanna check out...
    Updates for 11/14/97:
  • I added great new link.
    Updates for 11/10/97:
  • I added a few great new pictures, courtesy of eWire Web-zine. Thanks, dudes!
    Updates for 11/6/97:
  • I added couple cool new links...
  • There's a new addition to MTX ever-lasting discography...
  • I also added some news snibbets.
  • Head hell of back Home...