ReviewsJuly 28, 2009 – 11:29

Helsinki Seven – Helsinki Seven
SAL – Conversations With My Therapist
Scutty Neighbours – DE45
Shake City – Shake City
Warrior Soul/The More I See/Isolation – Live @ Bristol Fleece, UK (July 2009)

Song of the WeekJuly 28, 2009 – 10:16

Bangtoy – Your Outta Luck (check out the player to the right hand side of the page)

NewsJuly 22, 2009 – 11:33

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Swingin Thing’s new album “The Black List” is now available

The new full length album from France’s favourite 70s inspired glamsters Sparkling Bombs “Spray Paint Prayers” is now out on Nicotine Records. The first video from “Spray Paint Prayers” can be watched online here. Exclusive Sparkling Bombs show opening for The Offspring on August 12th @ Parc des Expositions, Colmar, FR, Foire Aux Vins

Steel Panther will be releasing their power ballad “Community Property,” on Island Records on September 14th. The track will be released on CD and will be available as a download. The band have also announced a string of UK dates in September

Tattoed Millionaires set to storm the UK this October

Wednesday 13 has announced a full UK tour with his latest musical outlet, rock band, Gunfire 76. The First Blood Tour will feature special guests, Bullets and Octane. Gunfire 76′s debut is set to be released in October 2009. The CD will be distributed throughout the UK and Europe via The Global Music Group

French punk-rockers of Tracy Gang Pussy announces their UK Tour in cooperation with Crucial Talent and Big Cheese magazine! “Number 4” can be found in stores in France, Germany, Benelux and UK and is also available on I-tunes. First announced gigs are: 3 Dec – Kettering UK @ Sawyers & 4 Dec – Doncaster UK @ Leopard. After a successful promotion in Germany, the band will rock again the country, as well as Europe and even Japan

Eonian Records, the world’s new premier archive label is pleased to announce two new July releases: Shake City “Self-Titled” and UZI “Madhouse” both available July 20th. Both releases also feature the stellar graphic design art from Suicide Graphix and will not disappoint. Shake City and UZI are now both available at any store that sells true Hard Rock and Metal

August 3rd sees the release of New Generation Superstars “Raising The Stakes”, pre-orders are available from My Space and the all new website. The Trashstock gig at Seven in August sees a few changes. Heaven’s Basement will no longer be playing, instead we will be supporting the mighty Ginger from the Wildhearts! Tickets are selling fast and expected to sell out within the next week! NGS will be playing Finland between 23/09/09 and 26/09/09, more details to follow soon

Silent Sirens are very excited to announce their first Metro show! “This is a huge deal for us so please save the date and come out and celebrate with us! We’ll be playing with A Hero Named Hope, Lookout! Giants, Facing Forward and Man The Mighty. Tickets are $5 if you buy them pre-sale using the code: Sirens, $7 if you bring a Silent Sirens flyer and and $10 the day of the show. If that isn’t a great reason to buy in advance, I don’t know what is! Here’s the link

Dinosaur Pile-Up returned to the studio with Leeds based knob twiddler James Kenosha in May, to record the songs that would make up their debut EP, the modestly titled ‘The Most Powerful EP In the Universe!’ Out on August 17, the EP is led by ‘Summer Hit Single’, which debuted by Zane Lowe on Radio One. The EP also features a new version of the live favourite ‘Opposites Attract’, which features in its original form on the new Huw Stephen’s Wichita compilation, ‘Music Sounds Better With Huw’. Sticking with their independent outlook, the EP will be released on the bands own Big Brain Records label in conjunction with small indie, Friends Vs Records

Portsmouth, UK: Little London, a rock band from Portsmouth, will be the first band to strike a chord at the first ever Sonisphere UK rock festival, taking to the Bohemia stage on the morning of Saturday August 1st. To get everyone up and in the mood on the first day of this new festival taking place at Knebworth, the band, have released the first riff they will be playing that day available for download from their website. Their debut album ‘Playing In The Low Leagues’ will be released in early 2010

KERRANG! THE ALBUM is back… (release date 3rd August 09) and with a who’s who of rock, punk and metal for 2009 it’s ready to show the compilation world of Dance and R&B exactly what an album should sound like! Spanning two explosive CDs, CD 1 focuses on rock and punk and includes the huge ‘Know Your Enemy’ by Green Day, Billy Talent’s new single ‘Rusted From The Rain’ and the raucous ‘Juggernauts’ by Enter Shikari. CD 2 hones in on the world of metal

Tigertailz regretfully announce they will not be part of Rock Gone Wild 2009. Administrative problems leading up to the event have proved impossible to overcome in time for the band to travel to the USA. Tigertailz are hugely frustrated and disappointed with this outcome and apologise to those looking forward to see them – the band really wanted to be part of this. However, with many necessary formalities not being finalised and the show only a matter of weeks away, the situation has become an impossible one. “Once again, to those in the USA wanting to see Tigertailz, our sincerest apologies – if there was any way of being there, we’d be there – hopefully we’ll get to you soon”

Tigertailz News: The Amser Justin Time charity is delighted to announce that your donations and fund raising have raised enough money to fund a dedicated Pancreatic nurse in the University Hospital of Wales and Velindre Cancer Hospital Cardiff for the next 2 years! Your efforts and hard earned donations have resulted in a truly wonderful thing in the form of nurse Nicki Jarden who will give other people comfort and care that wouldn’t’ be there if it wasn’t for your fantastic support. If you would like to read the full press release please go here

Global Music are proud to announce that THERAPY? will be hitting the road this Autumn 2009 with a full set of dates throughout Europe and the UK. Joining THERAPY? on tour is Almighty vocalist, Ricky Warwick, celebrating the release of his latest solo album, Belfast Confetti

Skintight Jaguars will be playing a special one off show during the Viva La Hate clubnight, London, UK on 24 July. The night will be a typically raucous affair with loads of cheap booze and loud music from 8pm til 3am! Live bands are The Dead City Stereo, Skintight Jaguars and Johnny Throttle

NewsJuly 22, 2009 – 10:55

Circle of One – Tied To the Machine

NewsJuly 21, 2009 – 10:31

Annita Babyface and the Tasty Poneys – 4 Track Demo
Silver Dirt – Never Give Up

NewsJuly 21, 2009 – 10:01

Torpedohead – Abuse Myself (check out the player to the right hand side of the page)

NewsJuly 15, 2009 – 11:17

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Tracii Guns’ LA Guns will be playing 3 dates in the UK this Autumn. Two back to back dates in South Wales where they last played in 2007, plus a show in London 2 days later

Peep Show will release their debut album, “Out For Blood” on August 10th via Street Symphonies Records

Starting today it is possible to order Street Symphonies Records productions through the catalogs and the webstore of EMP in Italy, France, Spain, Sweden, Finland, UK, Belgium, Holland, Luxemburg, Austria, Switzerland and Germany. At the moment available CDs are Johnny Burning “Get Up, Get Loose, Get Off!” and Killer Klown “Gain”

Def Leppard have released the second part in a mini-documentary filmed to celebrate the deluxe re-issues of the multi-million selling ‘Adrenalize’ and ‘Pyromania’. The band also played the coveted closing set at Download Festival last month to a rapturous response. Check out this unique insight into the records at the following links: Brightcove Part 1 and Part 2

Hollywood legends TUFF have announced a run of tour dates leading up to their appearance at this year’s Rock Gone Wild festival. After staying quiet for several years TUFF recently finished a run of spring dates on the West Coast along with shows in Mexico, Germany, Italy & Switzerland. Joining longtime TUFF vocalist Stevie Rachelle is original bassist and co-founder Todd “Chase” Chaisson. Another TUFF alumni makes his first live appearance with the band in 15 years…drummer Jimi Lord who toured with the band during the Fist First & Religious Fix (BMG/Mausoleum) tours (1993-95). Rounding out the line up on guitar is Jack Aurora a former Warner Bros. recording artist with Sister Whiskey. TUFF have personally selected LA underground hard rockers Killingbird to open this run. Special appearances on the tour come from former IRS/Grand Slamm recording artist Cry Wolf (MTV Headbanger’s Ball video “Pretender”), hard-touring fast-rising Vains of Jenna (new single “Get it On” on iTunes), Star Fuckers (feat: Eric Dover & Stephan Adika) and Sweden’s Damaged Dolls

Bubblegum Slut zine has another new issue for you – and this time they’re giving readers more music for their money than ever before with TWO free CDs! Issue 34 comes with a 5 track sampler from The Green River Project, as well as the usual 17 track compilation and 80 pages of the likes of Anvil, Adrian Edmondson, The Only Ones, Ginger Wildheart, Acey Slade and Deathstars. It’s still only £1.50, and it’s still the only fake-fur covered (!) zine there is

Drugdealer Cheerleader are back with a couple of summer shows and will be playing at The Gaff, Holloway Road, London on Thursday 6th August. Line Up: DDCL (headline) Teenage Casket Company, Zen Motel, Jukebox Junkies. Adv. Tickets £6 at URL

W.A.S.P. has added a December 2nd concert at The Shepards Bush Empire in London to their 2009 sonic and bloody massarce tour

Hell City Glamours are about to hit the road again in September! “We’ve been writing new songs and we’ve got a song on the latest issue of Riptide Magazine’s giveaway DVD! And of course because the album’s getting released in the UK/Europe in September!” Check out tour dates here

Bowling For Soup are headed for the UK on their Party In Your Pants Tour 2009. Buy a ticket and get a free Party In Your Pants Tour Sampler Download. You will get instructions when you order (online or by phone) on how to redeem the download. The download contains 9 songs (3 songs each from BFS, Zebrahead and The Leftovers). All BFS tracks are brand new unreleased tracks

Darling Stilettos – Black Carpet Grand Opening – Rock & Roll A Go Go – 16th July 2009 Featuring: Matt Sorum of Velvet Revolver – Doors open 9:30 – 21 Up – Cover $15 – 6356 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles

ReviewsJuly 14, 2009 – 10:32

Oxzide/Psycho Baby – Live @ JB’s, Dudley, UK (July 2009)

Song of the WeekJuly 14, 2009 – 09:18

Scattered Hamlet – Can’t Change Me (check out the player to the right hand side of the page)

NewsJuly 13, 2009 – 11:15

Mob Research – Holy City Zoo
Social Distortion & The Bones – Live @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, UK (July 2009)