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Singer Adam Thompson of We Were Promised Jetpacks.

From Scotland to DeKalb: We Were Promised Jetpacks flies through

By Ross Hettel | March 25, 2012

Glasgow, Scotland to DeKalb, Illinois: a road not commonly travelled. Scottish rock group We Were Promised Jetpacks jetted through DeKalb Thursday for one brief night filled with frantic riffs and cascading walls of distortion at the House Cafe, 263 E....

We Were Promised Jetpacks soars into House Cafe

By Ross Hettel | March 21, 2012

If you were to judge a band based on it’s name alone, We Were Promised Jetpacks would be ranked right up there with Butthole Surfers. Much like the Butthole Surfers, WWPJ, a four-piece rock outfit from Scotland, take its greatness beyond its band name....

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