Tuesday 28 February 2006

Dead Pets in “about to be massive” shocker

Ten Past Ten Records will be releasing 'Revenge of the Village Idiots' and 'Too Little Too Late' by the Dead Pets, before they go on to conquer the world, apparently. Joe Gittleman, from out of being a Mighty Mighty Bosstone, is producing their new album and it will be preceded by a Lock Up Session...

Key

A new promotions company has been set up in Manchester. There is no specific genre, so any bands that want a show should send demos to the following address Key Promotions, 26 quickedge road, mossley, Ashton-u-lyne, Lancashire, OL5 0PR or e-mail eat_shabadis@hotmail.com...

Boo, hiss, boo

The bad news is the release of the Chaser EP, 'Best Seat In The House', has been put back a week to next week. Boo! The good news is that if you haven't pre-ordered a copy, you can still do so for just £4 and you get two free badges! Hear some tracks, and order your copy, from...

Kenisia singer on TV in 45 mins time!

Submitted: Keeping in the tradition of Bristol bands on TV quiz shows (Roy Hacksaw on Mastermind) KENISIA singer James has pulled a sneaky one. He filmed THE WEAKEST LINK last month at Pinewood Studios. He was forced to sing on national television in front of millions for Anne Robinson herself! but...

Nightmares

Nightmare of You return to the UK later this year: May 31 Birmingham barfly June 1 Bristol fleece june 2 manchester roadhouse june 3 newcastle uni the globe june 4 glasgow king tuts june 5 leeds cockpit june 6 sheffield leadmill 2 june 7 nottingham rock city june 10 brighton...

I haven’t been this cryptic for at least 7 minutes

It's coming I swear. It's MY favourite new thing. I'm excited. There are even bits that move too. Big things are happening, you just don't know it yet. I'm excited. I'm plotting the biggest thing PT will ever do with my friends. If it comes off, you'll all be excited. ...

Monday 27 February 2006

I don’t usually do one-offs, but they’re my boys so fuck you

Submitted: "CHASER, THE ELDORA PARADE, SECONDMONDAY, CAESURA at the king afred this friday doors 7.30. TICKETS ONLY GIG please ask band member or email fred@secondmonday.net to reserve tickets - tickets £5."...

Angels and cricket grounds

Angels and Airwaves have added another UK gig, supporting the Foo Fighters at Old Trafford Cricket Ground (LCCC), Manchester, on Sunday, June 18....

Suicide was painless for the Machines

The proposed Suicide Machines UK tour has been postponed....

See The Little Explorer in Camden for free!

Submitted: The Little Explorer are playing with Beezewax and Joan As Police Woman in London Tuesday 7th at Camden Dingwalls. We've got loads of free tickets to give away to anyone who's interested in coming down. Basically anyone who e-mails thelittleexplorer@hotmail.com before 6pm Wednesday 1st...

MPS podcast

Submitted: "Following in Punktastic and many other website's footsteps, MancPunkScene has now released it's first podcast. www.mancpunkscene.co.uk/podcast/mps1.mp3 to download and listen to tracks from local bands The Shadowcops, Rhythmic Coughing and Stamford as well as Thinkpol (Matt from Howards...

Aiden UK dates

Aiden tour dates... 25th Apr - Leeds Cockpit 26th Apr - Birmingham Academy 2 27th Apr - Brighton Concorde 2nd May - Nottingham Rock City 3rd May - Glasgow King Tuts 4th May - Oxford Zodiac 5th May - Islington Academy 6th May - Stoke Sugarmill 7th May - Liverpool Academy 2 11th May -...

Green Day solo track

Submitted: "Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has just made available a solo track, called 'Mechanical Man'. This is featured in the animated puppet film 'Live Freaky Die Freaky', and may be downloaded for free at www.greenday.net. It includes guests appearances from the rest of Green Day, plus...

Punchy

Punchline have added "The Getaway" and "Flashlight" to www.myspace.com/punchline ...

I wish bands would split up and not go on hiatus

Letter Kills have gone on hiatus....

+44

Mark Hoppus' new band, Plus 44, have signed to Interscope Records....

Sunday 26 February 2006

Shaped by Fate sign to IATDE

Taken from myspace: "Shaped By Fate , Cardiff's brutal quintet have joined In At the Deep End Records in the UK. In At The Deep End Records will be releasing Shaped By Fate's full length album in the UK, whilst Benihana Records release it in Europe. Check Shaped By Fate out at...

Buy the new ASFAR

The new issue of a short fanzine about rocking is out now. It's got interviews with: Sonic Boom Six, Bleeding Through, Fall Out Boy, Stretch Arm Strong, Killswitch Engage, My Awesome Compilation, Every Time I Die, Dead Hearts and Still Remains. Plus loads of CD and gig reviews, and the usual rants....

Enable this

The Enablers tour next month: Fri Mar 24 FREEBUTT BRIGHTON Sat Mar 25 HARE AND HOUND BIRMINGHAM Sun Mar 26 JOSEPHS WELL LEEDS, Mon Mar 27 CAVERN CLUB EXETER Tue Mar 28 STAR AND GARTER MANCHESTER Wed Mar 29 TBC TBC Thu Mar 30 BAR FRESA LIVERPOOL Fri Mar 31 TBC LONDON...

This is a compromise

Rob and Ollie, former vocalist and guitarists in Echofreddy, have formed a new band tentatively named This Is Compromise. Expect more information about the band to come soon......