NLT Breaks Up


Travis Garland of NLT checked in with fans on his blog at MySpace (@travisgarlandmusic) on Thursday (April 30), answering the question whether rumors of a break up of the boy band are true. Travis writes:

There’s no easy way to say it.. but yes. Unfortunately, the group is done. We aren’t together anymore.

Being in NLT has been a dream come true for me & I know it was for the other boys too. Thank you, all of you, for helping us to make that dream a reality.

As much as a few people might think the blame lies with one person, it doesn’t. It doesn’t rest on my shoulders. Just like it doesn’t rest on kevin’s. Just like it doesn’t rest on jj’s, or on v’s. There’s no sense in pointing the finger at anyone, because you have to understand that everyone involved wanted this to work & put their heart and soul into their efforts to make it work. Blaming someone may make you feel better about it.. but the simple fact is.. one singular person didn’t cause this. It took a complicated mess of things to break up NLT. The label wasn’t prepared to spend more money on the group. There was a legal situation holding us back. Kevin got a great opportunity that would require a lot of his time. At some point you have to sit back & evaluate the big picture. Where do we go from here? Given the situation.. we didn’t have many options. Sometimes it’s just not meant to be.

V Sevani Of NLT Gets A Haircut

V Sevani gets a haircut from his NLT bandmates Travis Garland, Kevin McHale and JJ ThorneA new video clip posted at NLT’s YouTube channel features V Sevani going in to get a haircut, joined by his bandmates for the emotional process of chopping off his lenghty locks.

“I don’t need it anymore,” V said. “Actually I do need it but I’m going to do it because it’s a step.”

Watch highlights of the trip below.

NLT ‘Karma’ Acoustic Video

NLT posted a clip of an acoustic performance of their new single ‘Karma’ on their YouTube channel. The Los Angeles based pop group said of the clip, “We were in Dallas on the Bandemonium Tour. We didn’t plan this or anything, just randomly started jammin after soundcheck. Carlos from Menudo was singing too, and Mark from Mark and James was playing guitar.” Watch it below.

On TV: Kylie Minogue, NLT, ‘Idol Gives Back’

Pop acts on television this week include:

Kylie Minogue, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Monday.

‘American Idol’ castoff Ramiele Malubay, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ and ‘The Sauce’ on Monday.

Hot Chip, who perform on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Monday.

Gloria Gaynor, who performs on ‘Today’ on Tuesday.

NLT, who visit ‘Total Request Live’ on Tuesday.

Katy Perry, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Tuesday.

Moby, who visits ‘The Sauce’ on Wednesday.

Wednesday night’s ‘Idol Gives Back 2008’ special on FOX features appearances by Celine Dion, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Elliott Yamin, Miley Cyrus, Mariah Carey, Fergie, Annie Lennox, Maroon 5, and Gloria Estefan.

Graham Colton, who performs on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Thursday.

NLT Album Release Pushed Back, New Songs Being Recorded

NLT members Travis Garland, Kevin McHale, Justin Joseph 'JJ' Thorne and Vahe 'V' Sevani

NLT checked in with fans on their blog at MySpace (@nlttug) on Monday (February 4). Travis Garland, Kevin McHale, Justin Joseph ‘JJ’ Thorne and Vahe ‘V’ Sevani tell fans:

Hey Everyone!

As you guys might have heard our album has pushed back to a late spring/early summer release date. We really feel bad because all of you have been waiting so long!! We decided to push the release date back because most of our songs were leaked all over the internet. So, instead of putting out an album most of you have heard, we went back in the studio to record some new songs, which happen to be our favorite!!! We’ve advanced as artists & songwriters & we really feel like it’s the best work we’ve done so far. We’re so excited for everyone to hear it & deeply sorry for the long wait!!!

The NEW SINGLE will be out within the month & soon after that the album will be out!!!!!!

Thank you for all the continued support & patience!!! The album will be out sooner than you know it!

NLT ‘Silent Night’ Video

NLT 'Silent Night' video

NLT have posted a holiday favorite on their YouTube page. The guys write, “We love the holidays, and help you get into the season, and to thank all of you who have been supporting us since day 1, this is for you. Here’s ‘Silent Night’.” Watch it below.

NLT On The JoJo Jam Tour

JoJo Wright of KIIS FM in Los Angeles caught up with NLT on the JoJo Jam Tour Bus the other night. The boy band talked about their love for Karli from the Block, their new Christmas track ‘Silent Night’, getting “attacked” by fans, dealing with their RV “tour bus” having a heater breakdown, tour rider demands, trashing a hotel room, stealing peepholes, bad note stories, and more.

The interview audio at has since been removed.

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NLT: Vote For Us On ‘TRL’

NLT checked in with fans on their YouTube channel, urging viewers to vote on ‘Total Request Live’ for the American boy band’s debut single ‘She Said, I Said (Time We Let Go)’, produced by Timbaland, and featured on their upcoming release ‘Not Like Them’, out February 12, 2008 on TUG Entertainment/Geffen. Watch it below.

NLT Visit KIIS FM’s JoJo

NLT videotaped themselves stopping by KIIS FM in Los Angeles to hang out with JoJo on the radio last month. A bunch of fans came through to support the boy band, and the boy band’s debut single ‘She Said, I Said’ ended up getting #1 on JoJo’s Top 9@9 countdown. Watch highlights below.