The news for Wednesday 1 October 2014

Purple announce headline London date

Riot grrrl punks Purple have been causing a stir at Punktastic HQ. Having premiered their new track, 'Target', in early September, Purple are now preparing to hit the UK's capital, playing a headline show at the brand new The Stillery venue in Camden. Purple previously headed to the UK...

Krokodil reveal debut album details

Krokodil, featuring members and former members of Cry For Silence, Hexes, Gallows & SikTh, will be releasing their debut album on the 10th November 2014. Entitled 'Nachash', the Spinefarm Records release will precede an EU and UK tour supporting Mastodon this November and December. In...

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die Stream New EP

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die are streaming their new EP over at Bandcamp. You can take a listen to it below: Between Bodies by The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die If you're in the States you can catch the band on tour! Dates...

Alkaline Trio’s Derek Grant to release album

Alkaline Trio drummer Derek Grant is to release a solo album called 'Break Down'. He is streaming the lead single, 'Love is a Bad Dream' ahead of the album's December release. 'Break Down' is Grant's first solo material since 2009's 'The Purple Trilogy' - a three-track electro-funk EP...

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Madball announce Set It Off Anniversary Tour

New York's Madball have announced a small string of dates in December to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album 'Set It Off'. You can catch them on the dates below: 12/05 – Reading, PA – Reverb 12/06 – New York City, NY – Marlin Room 12/07 – Providence, RI –...

Mastodon reveal new video for ‘The Motherload’

If you feel that music videos for progressive metal songs don't feature as much twerking as you would like, then check out Mastodon's new video for the typically riff heavy 'The Motherload', which has surely re-addressed that balance and given the likes of Nicki Minaj a run for her money at the...

Parkway Drive frontman goes bodyboarding

What do you do in your spare time if you're the frontman of Australia's première melodic hardcore outfit Parkway Drive? Bodyboarding, obviously. Winston McCall has revealed his addition to The Ocean Talk project. Presented by Being Here, the project looks at the relationship between the...

Arcane Roots announce string of UK headline gigs

Arcane Roots have announced a small run of UK headline dates that will see them hitting the road at the end of October and beginning of November, including a Halloween show in London on October 31st. You can see the rather excellent poster below, which also includes their appearance at the...

Monday 29 September 2014

Cheap Girls to release ‘Amazing Grace’ as double A-side single

Cheap Girls will be releasing their double A-side, 'Amazing Grace', on the 17th November through Xtra Mile Recordings. They will be supporting the release with a run of UK dates throughout the same month. The single features a cover of The Lemonheads' 'Style', complete with guest vocals by...

Sunday 28 September 2014

Weezer release another track from forthcoming album

Weezer have released another track from their forthcoming album, 'Everything Will Be Alright In The End', due out October 7th. 'Lonely' follows 'The British Are Coming', 'Cleopatra' and 'Back to the...

Monday 22 September 2014

Laura Stevenson announces full band UK/EU tour for November/December

The excellent Laura Stevenson is bringing a full band on tour with her around the UK and Europe this November and December, including a first ever show in Ireland. The dates are below with the promise of a few more to come. 25 Nov – Prague, CZ @ Podnik 26 Nov – Plzen, CZ @ Ondel Music...

Hookworms announce UK tour dates for October/November

  Psychedelic-tinged post-punks Hookworms have announced a set of UK tour dates for October as well as a couple in November too. You can catch them at the dates below, and pre-order their forthcoming album 'Hum' here ahead of its 10th November release via Weird World. 25/10 - Hare...

The So So Glos share new music video for ‘Diss Town’ and announce UK headline dates

Brooklyn punks The So So Glos have released their new music video for 'Diss Town', taken from their latest album 'Blowout'. Check out the video below, and catch them on tour throughout October at one of their headline dates or as support for The Hold Steady. Tour dates * w/ The Hold...

Gerard Way announces UK tour

With his new album imminent, and following a triumphant return to the music world at this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals, former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way is set to bring his show to the UK on a five date tour. Tickets for all the dates go on sale this Friday (26th...

Deaf Havana announce UK tour with Lonely The Brave

Following the news that Deaf Havana frontman James Veck-Gilodi will be playing a debut side-project show at St Pancras Old Church in London, his main outfit have also revealed a short UK tour in December, bringing Lonely The Brave along for the ride. The tour sees two of the biggest UK...

Friday 19 September 2014

Golgol Bordello Announce US and European Tour

Golgol Bordello have announced a string of dates in the US and Europe (it's not often we get to announce a tour in both places!). Check them out below: Fri, Sep 19th ’14 Denver United States Riot Fest Sat, Sep 27th ’14 Baltimore United States The Shindig Sun, Sep 28th ’14 Los Angeles...

Thursday 18 September 2014

Antarctigo Vespucci Are Going On Tour

Antarctigo Vespucci (Chris Farren, Jeff Rosenstock) are heading out on tour in the US with Hard Girls. Dates are as follows: 11/01 FEST / Gainesville FL 11/03 Backbooth / Orlando FL 11/04 Wonder Root / Atlanta GA 11/05 Cafe Coco / Nashville TN 11/06 Double Happiness / Columbus OH 11/07...

Tim Barry Announces UK Tour Dates

Good news everybody! Tim Barry is coming back to the UK and he's taking Sam Russo and Cory Branan along with him on tour. Dates are as follows: Feb 19 – The Portland Arms – Cambridge, UK Feb 20 – The Borderline – London, UK Feb 21 – Joiners – Southampton, UK Feb 22 –...

Beach Slang Song Premiere on NPR / New EP Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines

Beach Slang were some of our favs at Riot Fest last weekend and the band are streaming a song from their new EP 'Cheap Thrills On A Dead End Street'. Check out 'Dirty Cigarettes' below: (source) The EP is out on the 30th Sept (digital) but you can pre-order now on Tiny Engines:...

Doe Stream New Track

London indie punks Doe have a new collection LP availible for pre-order now. The record is a compiles tracks from their first four EP's (which were all self released CD/Cassette) for the last 18 months. You can grab your pre-order now from Specialist Subject:...

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