Los Campesinos! unveil new member, single and gigs.

losCampesinosLos Campesinos! are  pleased to announce the release of the first single from their forthcoming album – scheduled for early 2010 release. The new single ‘There Are Listed Buildings’ will be released on one-sided 7′ heavy vinyl and will initially be on sale exclusively on the October tour, before becoming available in limited quantities in stores afterwards. The artwork for the new single can also be viewed Continue reading →

The Drums first UK tour dates

the_drumsTaking the unlikely templates of 50s surf-rock and Factory Records as inspiration, The Drums release limited edition debut 7′ single ‘Let’s Go Surfing’ on September 28th, which precedes the brilliant EP ‘Summertime!’ out on October 12th, both will be released through Moshi Moshi Records (Florence & The Continue reading →

Cold Cave announce 10-date UK tour

btw-cold_cave To coincide with the release of their debut album Love Comes Close (out 2nd November), US four-piece Cold Cave will embark on a 10-date tour of the British Isles.  Led by veteran hardcore vocalist Wesley Eisold (formerly of Some Girls and Give Up The Ghost) and ably supported by Dominick Fernow (influential Continue reading →

Wall Street Riots self-release single

wall-street-riotsLondon-based band of rabble-rousers WALL STREET RIOTS will be putting out a self-release of the eagerly awaited single ‘One More Ride’ on September 28th. The track is backed with a very special remix of the single, by LostProphet Ian Watkins under his L’Amour La Morgue side project. Their debut, an EP titled ‘Playground Politics’, was released digitally back in May and caused an online Continue reading →

The Molotovs free track and youtube channel

The MolotovsCrafty London melody merchants The Molotovs have announced details of their debut mini album ‘And The Heads Did Roll’ released through Fierce Panda on the 5th October 2009. To Celebrate the band have released album track ‘In conversation’ as an exclusive track for bloggers and media to share. The band have also recently created a youtube channel. They offer a selection of video Continue reading →

Pixie Lott joins Orange Monkey Hologram Gigs

pixie_lott_fToday Orange announced a series of Orange Monkey Hologram Gigs set to take place in five shopping centres around the UK and featuring hologram performances from ‘Mama Do’ singing sensation Pixie Lott, MOBO Award winning N-Dubz and the UK’s ‘Number One’ Tinchy Stryder. The UK’s first ever multi artist hologram tour celebrates the launch of Monkey, Orange’s brand new Pay As You Go tariff with 4Music, which gives you free music and text messages just for topping up £10 a month. Kicking off at Lakeside Centre on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September, the gigs will continue for a consecutive four weekends at Birmingham’s Bullring, Sheffield’s Meadowhall, Bristol’s Cabots Circus and Manchester’s Continue reading →

Mel C to join the girls a breast cancer charity gig.

mel_cMEL C is set to join forces with Bananarama and Joss Stone for a breast cancer charity.  The former Spice Girl will take to the stage alongside the 80s girl group and the soul singer for Hard Rock’s PINKTOBER Presents: Women of Rock charity concert  Jamelia, Bonnie Tyler and Sharon Corr have also been confirmed for the show – in celebration of ten years of breast cancer research – at London’s Royal Albert Hall on November 1. Mel – full name Melanie Chisholm – said: “I’m really happy to take part in another fundraising event for the Caron Keating Foundation following my PINKTOBER show at Hard Rock Cafe Manchester Continue reading →

Madness releases 2 albums prior to December gigs.

MadnesscompleteMadness continue a phenomenal year that with The Liberty Of Norton Folgate UK tour in December. This is the first UK tour for the album that saw the band reclaim their rightful place at the peak of Britain’s pop hierarchy with a return to the UK Albums Top 5 and a host of critical appreciation for ‘a work of great craft and charm’ (Evening Standard). Their performance at Glastonbury drew massive crowds for a set that reminded everyone of a catalogue crammed with some of the greatest moments in pop music, July’s Madstock was a highlight of the London festival season Continue reading →

Placebo’s single to hit shops Sept 14th

PlaceboPlacebo have been highly active on the live circuit this year with 25 European festival appearances this summer alone (including a return to the mainstage at the Reading/Leeds festivals this August), followed by a huge arena tour booked for this December that includes a headline appearance at The O2 Arena in London on December 9th.

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The Dead Weather tour dates

deadweatherThe Dead Weather will be performing at Third Man Records and Novelties West, located at 448 S. Main Street in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, August 26th, at noon. They’ll try to accommodate as many fans as possible but please note that entrance is on a first come, first served basis. August 26th is also the grand opening of this location so be sure to get there early as there will be limited edition, specialty Continue reading →

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