News, Shows - posted on September 1, 2015 by

The great CukoRakko Prize Pack Giveaway!

Who wants to go to CukoRakko for free!? EVERYONE!

We’re very excited to announce that we have worked out a deal with the festival promoters that allows us to host a contest exclusively for our fans. Many Bothans died to bring us this information, and we’re not even going to tell you what Scott had to do to get the festival to agree to this. Anyway, This contest will give two lucky fans a swag pack and weekend passes to CukoRakko at Horse Pens 40 on October 2-4. 2015!

What’s in the pack?

Glad you asked! The lucky winner will receive the following prize pack (valued at $200):

  • Two weekend passes to CukoRakko
  • Two autographed “One Week” EP’s
  • Two official Pyrite Parachute “One Week” show posters
  • Two large vinyl Pyrite Parachute stickers

ERMAHGAWD how do I enter?

Entering is simple and individuals can enter twice (once on Facebook and once on Twitter), by doing the following:



That’s it! Once you’ve done those things you’ve done all you can do. The rest is up to karma… and whatever remaining Bothans we have who will randomly choose the winner.

What if I didn’t win?

Much unhappy, so lose. It’s ok, though, because even though we can only give away two passes Chip was able to steal a few more passes that we’ve gotten permission to sell at a sick discount. If you want these very limited in quantity passes, email us right away.

You’re out of special passes, jerk. What do I do now?

Well shame on you for not winning and not being quick on the draw for the few passes Chip was able to swipe. Don’t you know how anti-swiping stuff Chip is? Fine, we have one last line of defense against paying full-price for you guys. While Chip was swiping passes and Joey was distracting the promoters Keith was able to hack the festival site to set up a special discount code just for our truest of true fans. Enter “werdances” during the checkout process and you’ll get a discount there. Shh… don’t tell anyone. Or tell everyone, that’s probably even better.

Other boring details

The contest will run for one week, beginning at 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 and ending at 11:59 PM on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015. The winning entry will be randomly selected from shares and retweets posted between those dates. The winner will be contacted individually once the contest has ended to arrange shipping, once arrangements are made the winner will be announced. No purchase necessary to win.

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News, Shows - posted on August 29, 2015 by

Pyrite Parachute with Gene Ween at Saturn

Today we’re very excited to announce that we will be playing with Gene Ween at Saturn in Birmingham, Alabama on September 27th, 2015. If you haven’t been to Saturn you’re missing out, if you haven’t listened to Gene Ween you’re missing out. Doors will open at 7:00 PM and the show begins at 8:00 PM. You can get tickets from Saturn’s site and we always love it when people sign up for the official Facebook event.

Make plans to come out and join us for what promises to be a fantastic night!

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Blog, News - posted on April 4, 2015 by

Jamming For Charity!

JUST ANNOUNCED – Pyrite Parachute is excited to announce that we will be headlining this year’s Relay For Life benefiting The American Cancer Society.

From their Facebook page:

Relay For Life is a unique event that unites the East Jefferson community in the fight against cancer. Teams of friends, schools, families, businesses and neighbors come together to raise awareness for the American Cancer Society and raise funds for the cause. This event was created to Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back against this dreaded disease, as we honor cancer survivors, remember those who have lost their battle with cancer, and unite in the fight!

Won’t you join us? Together we can make a difference!

This is a family friendly event, so make plans to come out and enjoy the festivities!

If you’d like more information, you can check their Facebook Page.

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