Thursday 28 October 2004

TRS back in the studio

Taken from the Militia Group mailout regarding The Rocket Summer: "Bryce is back in the studio for album number two. After the immense success of The Rocket Summer's first full-length, this album is sure to feature more great instrumentation and rock soulfulness. Dust off your dancing shoes and...

Reeve Oliver go underwater

Submitted by Paul @ The Militia Group: "We here at The Militia Group are very proud to bring to you the first ever underwater skateboard music video featuring our very own Reeve Oliver and skateboard legend Tony Hawk. The video is for the band's song "I Want Burns" and it was shot at Tony's house...

IATA are good to go!

The I am the Avalanche UK dates are ON. Do not believe anything you may read elsewhere - the band are definitely coming!...

I remember when they were The Getaway

Matchbook Romance has sold 100,000 copies of its album and EPs combined. Not bad work......

Story of a sidewalk

The new Story of the Year video for 'Sidewalks' can be seen here....

You can’t cheat death

Submitted: "Johnny Cheats Death have a site at www.johnnycheatsdeath.tk and they have 3 downloadable tracks at www.purevolume.com/johnnycheatsdeath"...

Misnomer no longer in manc

Submitted by Loz: "Unfortunatly The Misnomer have had to pull out of tonights gig at The Attic in Manchester due to tragic circumstances beyond their control. They will be back in Manchester around xmas/new year. Tonight's gig will still go ahead at the Attic with Rhythmic Coughing, Echo Freddy,...

What is it with tribute albums?

Taken from AP.net: "A Smashing Pumpkins tribute album will be released through Law of Intertia next year. Bands already confirmed to be on it are Poison The Well, Hopesfall, A Static Lullaby, Underoath and My Chemical Romance. More will be announced soon."...

Will

Coming of Age has new tracks up at www.myspace.com/comingofage All tracks were recorded by Will McGonagle and the final mixes will eventually appear on CD....

Let’s listen to the punk rock show

Submitted: "Check out DJ Rossstar's Punk Rock Show this Wednesday, October 27th 2004 7-8pm PST. Strung Out will be calling up live, The Silence will be live in the studio and you can win various Capitol Records prizes. To listen head over to www.idobi.com/radio/ To send questions for the bands IM...

Wednesday 27 October 2004

Bloody brothers

Submitted by Cal: "These are all the Blood Brothers dates for November. 15: Bristol Fiddlers 16: London Underworld 17: Nottingham Rescue Rooms 18: Leeds Joseph's Well"...

FATA chat

Submitted: "On November 4 Vagrant UK are running a chat with Ben, vocalist of From Autumn To Ashes. To find out how to sign up go to www.vagarnt.uk.com. Here you will also find details of how to sign up to the Vagrant UK mailing list."...

Shuriken in hit and run shocker!

Submitted: "Shuriken have struck again - like avenging ROCK ninjas! Continuing their Hit And Run Campaign playing outside of gigs on the back of a truck - the lucky recipients this time were at Sunday's Hell is For Heroes gig in Hull. 'It went well despite a few technical hitches and Joe and Fin...

Down by the river

Submitted: "South Coast robot rockers The Riverclub are looking to fill a couple of gaps in their December tour, shows anywhere above London are preffered and we're looking for TUES 30TH NOV and THURS 2ND DEC. E-mail theriverclub@btinternet.com if you think you might be able to help....

The Crow

According to Decoymusic.com, Victory Records are releasing a Counting Crows tribute album. Click 'discuss this item' for the tracklisting....

KKK took my baby away

Relient K has signed to Capitol Records....

High as a kite

Submitted by Greg: "Kneehigh have themselves accounts on www.purevolume.com/kneehigh and www.myspace.com/kneehigh. remeber you can still download the new e.p for free including artwork over at their site www.kneehighmusic.com ace!"...

Blink at Brixton

Submitted: "BLINK-182 are to play an additional, “intimate” date on their December UK tour – the band will appear at London’s Brixton Academy on Tuesday 14 December. Tickets go on sale Wednesday 27 October at 9am." ...

Mad Caddies interview.

If all goes to plan I'll be interviewing the MAD CADDIES on Saturday. If you've got any good questions you want me to ask click on the bit titled 'discuss this item' and post them in there. Or alternatively, E-mail me You'll even be credited when I type up the interview, can't say fairer than that....

John Peel dead

Legendary radio DJ John Peel has died, the BBC announced today. He was 65. The veteran presenter, who discovered dozens of major bands during 40 years of broadcasting, suffered a heart attack last night while on holiday in Cuzco, Peru, with his wife Sheila....