photo by Jenn Kennedy

"If you haven't already heard of Third Grade Teacher, you will soon, because this band -- which sounds like Woodpussy, the Pandoras, L7 and the Breeders all rolled into one -- has the rare ability to make a roomful of people stand still and listen."
-- Miriam Jacobson, LA Weekly

"The rock they carve is dark, passionate and punk-ass threatening, with an occasional noise-piece excursion tossed in, sorta what the moaning noises would sound like at a Sonic Youth/Hole/Patti Smith orgy -- beautiful, but ominously so."
-- Rich Kane, OC Weekly

"Third Grade Teacher is heavy, except when they're pretty and sweet, or when they're playing rock anthems, or when the birdcall vocals enter, then you're not sure what's going on any more, except that it's right. Third Grade Teacher writes songs that, after a couple of listens, you seem to have known for years. Except when they're so goddamn heavy you simply beg for more pummeling. They have respect for the classic order of hook, riff, and pop structure, but bend it to suit their mutant vision, where every genre is seized by the throat and made to serve them, the Roman Empire of anthem rock."
-- Nicholas Johnson, author of Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange & Menacing World of Antarctica

"My third grade teacher didn't sound nuthin like yer third grade teacher. GREAT F***IN RECORD! I didn't know anybody could rock like that anymore. Worshipping at the feet of your greatness."
-- Charles M. Young

"Who says rock is dead? These guys rule!"
-- random new fan overheard in audience at 3GT show

the band:

Sabrina Stevenson -- singer, 3rd grade teacher
Laura Smith -- bass, vocals
David Guerrero -- guitar, vocals
Rob Ahlers -- drums, vocals

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Third Grade Teacher Reveals the Secrets of the Universe

New album in stores now

Radio airplay:

Southern California:
X1039 (KCXX) - San Bernardino: (909) 889-1039
KCSB - Santa Barbara: (805) 893-2424

Please request us on Indie 103.1: (877) 900-1031, or request@indie1031.fm; and KROQ: (800) 520-1067, or online at http://www.kroq.com/request

Northern California:
KUSF - San Francisco: (415) 751-KUSF
KALX - Berkeley: (510) 642-KALX
KUSP - Santa Cruz: (800) 655-KUSP
KZSU - Stanford: (650) 723-9010
KFSR - Fresno: (559) 278-4082

KBOO - Portland: (503) 231-8187
KWVA - Eugene: (541) 346-0645

KVRX - Austin: (512) 495-KVRX
KNON - Dallas: (972) 647-1893

Q101 - Chicago: (312) 591-8300
KFAI - Minneapolis: (612) 341-0980
WSUM - Madison: (608) 265-WSUM
WRUW - Cleveland: (216) 368-2208
WBWC - Berea, OH
KPNT - St. Louis: (314) 969-DUDE
KDHX - St. Louis: (314) 664-3688

WKPK - Louisville

WITR - Rochester: (585) 475-2271
G-Rock (WHTG) - Neptune, NJ: (866) 76-G-ROCK
WSOU - Seton Hall U., NJ: (973) 761-9768
WMUA - U.Mass, Amherst: (413) 545-FM91
WCYY - Portland ME
WMNF - Tampa: (813) 239-9663

Julie Du Brow / dubroWORKS, julie@dubroworks.com (310) 821-2463

Liz Healy, lizhealy@earthlink.net (714) 891-8840

Steve Dansiger, hosendee@aol.com (323) 788-4323