Three Hour Tour is a loud, crunchy, noisy yet melodic, Powerpop/Alternative/Rock group from Champaign/Urbana Illinois. They released two singles ("Valentines Day" and "Next Time") and two albums ("Three Hour Tour" and "1969")on the Parasol label, back in the 90s. They are led by former Choo Choo Train guitarist, Darren Cooper. The original line up was Cooper, Brad Elvis (Elvis Brothers/The Romantics)and Chicago artist, Brian Paul Sindler. Cooper has in the past and recently, recruited the help of his friends, Ric Menck and Paul Chastain, of Velvet Crush fame, to record with.