The Battle Royale are an electronicdance group from Minneapolis. They signed to Afternoon Records and released their debut album Sparkledust Fantasy on September 24, 2006. Their second album Wake Up, Thunderbabe was released on December 29, 2007. The band is composed of Mark Ritsema (keys and lead vocals) and John Pelant (guitar and lead vocals). Grace left the band to be in "One for the Team"(afternoon records) full time, and Sam is no longer in the band either.