The Sunshine Underground exclusive free downloads

The Sunshine Underground

The Sunshine Underground have announced plans to make a series of exclusive free downloads available in the build up to release of their second album Nobody’s Coming To Save You. They have also announced details of the release of the first single from the album.  The album, Nobody’s Coming To Save You, will be released on the 1st Feb 2010.  The downloads will be limited to 500 per track and will be available via the band’s website  . They will include exclusive material not available on the forthcoming album.  Tracks will be made available for download on each of the last three Mondays of January (Monday 11th, Monday 18th and Monday 25th January). The first download (available on Monday 11th January) will be a preview of album track In Your Arms. The tracks made available in the following weeks will be exclusives, which will not appear on the album. The single, We’ve Always Been Your Friends, will be released through City Rockers /EMI on February 15th 2010. The band commence a UK tour in support of the album on 1st February and headline the SHOCKWAVES NME AWARDS SHOW at Koko in London on 18th February. The full list of tour dates is as follows:

1st Sunderland The Independent
2nd Newcastle Academy 2
3rd Glasgow ABC
5th Manchester Ritz
6th Liverpool Academy 2
8th Preston 53 Degrees
9th Sheffield Plug
10th Stoke Sugarmill
12th Derby Rock House
13th Coventry Kasbah
16th Southampton University
17th Brighton Digital
18th London Koko
19th Leeds Academy

The Sunshine Underground are: Craig Wellington (vocals /guitar), Stuart Jones (guitar), Daley Smith (bass) & Matthew Gwilt (drums).

Thirty Seconds To Mars confirm biggest UK tour

30-seconds-to-marsThe unstoppable rise of Thirty Seconds To Mars continues with the confirmation that they will play their biggest UK tour to date in February 2010. The tour heralds the band’s ascension into British arenas and includes a major show at London’s Wembley Arena.  Thirty Seconds To Mars previewed the December 7th release of their highly anticipated new album ‘THIS IS WAR’ with an intimate low-key show at London’s Koko on November Continue reading →

Juliette Lewis announcing additional album details and tour news

juliette-lewis2After five years, two full length albums and countless high profile tours and festival gigs, including The Leeds Festival, Reading and Lollapalooza with her band The Licks, Juliette Lewis is set to play a few dates in the UK and Europe again.  With an exciting new sound and a significantly diverse collection of songs, she decided to form a different band to capture her whole new groove and launch this next musical project under a different name: The New Romantiques.  “Because my next album will be so sonically different than anything I’ve done before and captures many flavors of my emotional life and voice, it needed an entirely new name. Do I have fear? Of course but it is exactly what gets me going. Because I L O V E what I’m doing’ says Lewis.  After launching the new band at SXSW this year, Lewis is ready to continue the live assault that has taken her music all across the world from Europe to Japan to Turkey, Australia, North America and Canada She will play a couple of UK festivals – The Great Escape and Sound City, as well as her own shows at KOKO’s Club NME and the ‘Not In Kansas Anymore’ night at Hoxton Bar and Grill , before heading out to Europe. 

Juliette will be releasing her next album ‘Terra Incognita’ in the autumn. Instrumental in creating the sound for this new record is the album’s producer Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, leader of Mars Volta and together they have translated her ideas into an emotionally guttural and ultimately melodic and unpredictable, new sound. There is a deep undercurrent on the entire record of contrasting themes; romance and tragedy, dreams and disillusionment. “Everything she’s feeling, it’s just right there for you,” said Omar Rodriguez-Lopez of the recording. “It’s just honest. It’s her. All the music encapsulates her and it’s driven by her, and it’s made for her.” The record was mixed by the legendary Rich Cosey (NIN, Muse, Foo Fighters).

Juliette & The New Romantiques will be announcing additional album details and tour news in the coming weeks. For more information please go to: www.myspace.com/juliettelewis

 Dates are:

Tue-May-12 Berlin Germany  1Kesselhaus
Thu-May-14  Bilbao area Spain Azkena Rock Festival
Fri-May-15 London UK Koko – Club NME – 18+
Sat-May-16  Brighton UK Great Escape Festival – Concorde 2./09.45
Mon-May-18 London UK Not In Kansas Anymore @ Hoxton Bar & Kitchen
21-May Liverpool UK Sound City Festival – Stanley Theatre
Fri-Jun-5 Rock am Ring Germany Nurburgring / Eifel
Sat-Jun-6 Rock im Park Germany Zeppelinfeld / Nurnberg
13-Jun  Rodez France Festival Skabazac
18-Jul  Istanbul Turkey Rock’n Coke Festival – Istanbul Park Circuit
19-Jul Berne Switzerland  Gurten Festival

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