ReviewsAugust 26, 2009 – 11:42

7Inch Giants – 5 Track EP
BulletRain – Turn It Up!
John Taglieri – Lives
The Upperclass Bastards – No-Bless Oblige

Song of the WeekAugust 25, 2009 – 11:14

Iconcrash – Strange, Strange Dark Star (check out the player to the right hand side of the page)

ReviewsAugust 20, 2009 – 11:13

Dust and Bones – Voodoo
Lance Skybaby & Fiends – Kick In the Teeth
Rise East Strike West – To the Lions
Tiny Terrors – Titi Bang Bang EP

ReviewsAugust 19, 2009 – 10:58

Glass Spires – Glass Spires
Peep Show – Out For Blood
Silent Sirens – 4 Track EP
The Volcanics – The Volcanics

NewsAugust 19, 2009 – 10:56

The New Generation Superstars machine is back in action and ready to hit the road next week with Love/Hate and Ricky Warwick! “Raising The Stakes” was released on August 2nd, the album is available to by from the website, Myspace, Amazon.com, Play.com, and all the usual web stores including i-Tunes. NGS are nominees in the JPF American music awards, which will be hosted in Nashville on the 25th August. NGS are nominated for best Rock Album “Crash Course…” and best rock single, “Come Over”

Here’s To Tragedy EP “In the Shade of the 14th” Launch This Thursday at the Victoria Inn, Derby, UK. Also on the bill are Skies In Motion and Riot Promotions favourites Plastic Toys and Disarm. Advance tickets are available from www.seetickets.com for £4 or you can pay on the door for £5 (or £6 with an EP). Doors are at 7.30pm

Bowling For Soup announces the release of their tenth studio-effort, ‘Sorry For Partyin’’ on A&G Records in the UK. The Denton, TX natives return with their new single and video ‘My Wena’ that showcases their one-of-a-kind brand of fun-pop/punk. The single will be available as the lead track on an EP to be released on September 28th. The video is equally hilarious and to celebrate its release, head over to the special application that allows you to become a part of the official music video for yourself, or pick a person of your choice as the Wena Face

Go ‘Bezerk’ at the Borderline! The whole album – LIVE! If you went ‘Bezerk’ in 1990 and there’s still a few pints of glam metal blood coursing through your veins, then whatever you do, get yourself down to the Borderline, London W1 on Saturday the 10th of October, 2009 and go ‘Bezerk’ all over again! For the first time ever, Tigertailz will perform the whole of their colossal Glam metal masterpiece, ‘Bezerk’, live and in sequence

The Membranes, the eighties post-punk noisenik band fronted by John Robb, have been asked to reform for All Tomorrows Parties – The Nightmare Before Christmas gig on December 4th by hosts My Bloody Valentine. The Membranes back catalogue will be remastered and re-released to commemorate this event and they are looking at festival offers coming in from the round the world

From their highly-anticipated debut album ‘Broken Side Of Time’ (out September 21st), Alberta Cross are set to release ‘ATX’ as a single on September 14th. The video for the single is culled from live footage of the band’s recent performances at the Coachella and Bonnaroo festivals, plus last month’s two appearances at Brixton Academy. Download Video File, Youtube Link, Myspace Link

Broadway Calls set to release new album ‘Good Views, Bad News’ on 17th August 2009. Single ‘Be All That You Can’t Be’ released 10th August 2009

Dinosaur Pile-Up’s very own broadcast channel ‘What’s Happenin’ Heavy Metal’ has an emergency news bulletin for you all

‘WET presents Welcome to the Hotel de la Muerte ‘Gypsy Pistoleros’ headline U.K Tour in October! The Brummie Flamenco Glam Punk Rock n Roll Kings are set to play their first U.K Tour in nearly two Years to promote the new album (package to include special guests Bai Bang in London, plus Livin in a Valvestate). New album is out October 12th on Bad Reputation Records! Plus 4 Tracks on WET – Video game out on PS3/XBox360 Sept 15th. A free single download ‘ Vivo con los Gitanos’ will be available Sept 1st accompanied by the video to be filmed in the old Spaghetti Western set in Almeria Spain

Where the Action Is proudly presents the new european & Japanese tour from the Punk Rockers Tracy Gang Pussy. Check here for further information

Peppermint Creeps “Hell” now available at Hot Topic

Global Music are proud to announce the return of multi-platinum US rockers, W.A.S.P, with their strongest album to date, Babylon, due for release throughout Europe from October 12TH 2009 via Demolition Records. W.A.S.P. will be touring extensively throughout Europe this Autumn/Winter in support of their new release

Flood of Red announce a new single ‘Home Run’ (released 5th October), their debut album ‘Leaving Everything Behind’ (released 19th October) and a tour! And fans will be able to hear the entire album a whole four weeks before release at URL. Also head over to the same link right now for a free download of album track ‘Paper Lungs’

Manchester Orchestra – ‘Mean Everything To Nothing’ – Album release on September 7th, 2009. Single ‘I’ve Got Friends’ will be released on limited 7”on August 31st, 2009

Hell City Glamour’s new album crawls ever closer to it’s UK/Europe release and of course they’re going on tour around the country really soon. Check website for full tour dates

Fake Problems are set to release their new single ‘Diamond Rings’ on September 7th following UK dates including Reading and Leeds festivals and prior to their support slot with Frank Turner in October, album ‘It’s Great To Be Alive’ in stores now

Boozed proudly present their furious year’s end concert on 18.12/19.12.09 at Kleine Freiheit Osnabrueck. The exquisite line up – consisting of Flaming Sideburns, Boozed, Def Americans, The Doits, Picturebooks, Sixxxten and Eat the Gun, as well as other special guests will ensure that X-Mas will be quite early this year. Needless to mention that there will be two smashing aftershow parties on the two nights. Tickets are available for 9 Euros (Friday) and/or 12 Euros (Saturday); you’ll be able to buy a combination valid for the two shows for 19 Euros. Get your ticket now from URL or URL

After releasing the skuzzy wedge of pop that is single ‘OCD Go Go Girls’ last week, Wichita punks Lovvers have now released their debut LP, ‘OCD Go Go Go Girls’. Those of you based in London can check the band out live on Wednesday to make your own minds up. They’ll be playing for free in store at Pure Groove at 1:15pm and then later heading up to Stoke Newington to play Barden’s Boudoir. Lovvers have also just confirmed a full UK tour for September, including a fistful of dates with Times New Viking

Song of the WeekAugust 18, 2009 – 10:42

Lost Cause – Hi, I’m Dimension Red (check out the player to the right hand side of the page)

ReviewsAugust 16, 2009 – 12:29

Cooper – Magic Rocks
Full Blown Mosey – Temporal Cadence
Full Scream Ahead – We Write Our Own Anthems

ReviewsAugust 11, 2009 – 11:16

Chase This City – Show Us What You Got?
Jorn – Dukebox
S.E.X. Department – Rock n’ Roll Suicide

Song of the WeekAugust 11, 2009 – 09:34

Death Quit Dancing – From 6 To 12 (check out the player to the right hand side of the page)

NewsAugust 6, 2009 – 12:48

“It’s with great regret that we have to announce that Kenni Black (bass) and Charlie Deville (drums) have left Peep Show to pursue their careers. The split was friendly.” Peep Show are currently working on their second album: keep your eyes peeled for teasers of the new tracks on their MySpace page. The band already made plans to audition new members and plan to be back on the stage early next year if not sooner, with a tour of Italy in the pipeline

Lovvers’ new video for single ‘OCD Go Go Girls’ has been posted online today. ‘OCD Go Go Girls’ was released August 3rd and is taken from their debut LP ‘OCD Go Go Go Girls’, which is out August 10th

The Gaslight Anthem ‘The Backseat’ New Single set for release September 21st (SideOneDummy Records)

Dinosaur Pile-Up have today unveiled a brand new track, available to download for FREE! Taken from ‘The Most Powerful EP In the Universe’, which is released on August 17th through Big Brain/Friends vs Records, the track ‘Cat Attack’ can be downloaded here

Adam and Silent Sirens are playing the Metro on Aug 14th with A Hero Named Hope “This is huge for us and we’re really excited to be playing two new songs and debuting a new T-shirt! If you haven’t seen us in awhile, this is the show to come to!”

Wall Street Riots are back with a new single set for release 7th September. The B-side is a remix from Lostprophet Ian Watkins’ side project L’Amour La Morgue. Check out Wall Street Riots and friend in the following video clip

The usually very amiable and polite Kasms found themselves at the centre of a ruckus on Sunday night when security at Kendal Calling Festival took offence to their frenzied stage show. London-based Kasms have fast built their reputation as one of the most unpredictable and engaging live bands currently doing the rounds; it seems that singer Rachel Callaghan’s onstage antics, described in last week’s Independent on Sunday as “A tiny star, headbanging, leaping into cartwheels and doing the dying fly… Brilliant.”, were a step too far for the folk of Kendal. Read the band’s account of the evening’s events on their blog here. The band also release their new double A-side single ‘Absent Without Leave/Murmur’ through Trouble Records August 10th

Gypsy Pistoleros & Dirty Penny UK debut! October 16th @ Vice, Swansea. Doors open 7pm. Tickets £5 available from: Derrick Music (swansea) and See Tickets + FREE entry into High Voltage afterparty with the awesome Vice Girls

The Wildhearts are releasing ‘The Only One’ as the first single from their new album ‘Chutzpah!’ Released via Backstage Alliance and exclusively on iTunes, it serves as one of the album’s most rabble-rousing, but also most poppy, moments. The single was released on August 3rd. New album ‘Chutzpah’ will be released through Cargo Records on August 31st, and will be available from Cargo Records and other online and high street retailers. This will be followed by a UK tour in September and October – full details can be found at URL

“Rock Of Ages Fest” are delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for 2009’s “Rock Of Ages Fest” which will take place in Canning Town, East London on November 20th, 21st & 22nd. The event has undergone a real facelift and will now feature 57 bands across three days and two stages. Full three-day passes are on sale via Rock of Ages and Ticket Web – tickets purchased via ticketweb are subject to booking fees, and all ticket sales handled by ROA are subject to a £1 postage/packaging charge per transaction (postage is the same whether you’re buying 1 ticket or 500 tickets). The venue hosting the event this year is the legendary Bridgehouse 2. Only 150 tickets are available for the Friday night, and 500 are available for the Saturday and Sunday

WAYNESTOCK IV ~ Wayne Gave Rock ‘n Roll To You. Yes, WAYNESTOCK is back. And this years lineup is bigger and better than ever before! Line-Up: Heaven’s Basement, Dark Entity, Inamba, Steroid Freak Pussy, The Bundesrats, Renegade Playboys, Clown Corpse, Mighty Evan and also an acoustic performance by Dylan Price of Goggle-eyed Psycho. Doors 2pm. Tickets are £5 on the door but there are a limited number available for the bargainous price of £2.50 from the Snooty Fox or by emailing wtp@rock.com with the subject heading “WS Advance Ticket Request”. See here for full details

Sleaze rockers Junkyard Dogz have finally recruited a new member: former “Cry Wolf” and “EZ Top” drummer Andy Dawson all the way from Perton, Texas! Rough demo of Last Chance Saloon now on myspace

American glam legends RATT join a stella bill that already includes The New York Dolls, SPiT LiKE THiS, WASP, The Quireboys, Tigertailz plus many more! Hard Rock Hell takes places in Prestatyn this December. See website for full details

Danish band Star*Rats is ready with their new album entitled “Screw the Consequences”, and they’re not taking prisoners! The release date is set to 28 September worldwide.The self-produced new album contains guest appearances by Danish gold winning recording artist Celina Ree, Zodiac Mindwarp guitarist Cobalt Stargazer, and is mixed by Swedish double Grammy winner Chris Laney. The album is furthermore mastered by Jan Eliasson (D.A.D, Pretty Maids, Christina Augilera etc)

Street Dogs will be crossing the Atlantic in October with Hellcat label-mates Civet for a full UK and European tour in support of their latest release, “State of Grace”. The 20 date tour which begins on October 14th in Berlin, Germany is the Street Dogs’ first headlining tour after their hugely successful stint on last year’s Eastpak-sponsored Antidote Tour. Civet will join the Street Dogs on all dates, for their first ever full European and UK tour

Lucky Bastardz have inked a deal with Swedmetal records for their up-coming CD that will be released in late September

Finnish rockers Vanity Ink, signs a deal with Swedish record label Swedmetal Records. The company will release the new Vanity Ink album “More Senseless Random Behaviour” in October 2009.The long player will be available all over Europe. Both parties are really excited about this and are looking forward to work together

Broadway Calls set to release new album ‘Good Views, Bad News’ on 17th August 2009. Single ‘Be All That You Can’t Be’ released 10th August 2009. UK Live dates in August and September

Tattooed Millionaires have just started out on a 2 month tour of the United States of America and want you to be a part of the action! To help them out financially in these tough times (for everyone) you can now download all of their music, 33 songs on 3 albums for whatever price you want to pay. “We need to raise money to keep the wheels on Oh Susannah turning and you need to own great music at a price you can afford to pay. It is a win-win for both of us. We want you to have our music to enjoy so please, even if you can afford to pay just one dollar don’t feel bad it’s alright we understand how it is to be broke. If you can afford to pay more for our music that is great news-all the money we raise from the sale of our music goes directly back into the band.” They do have another bit of exciting news to share with you. They have just learned that the Schecter Guitar Company has agreed to sponsor Tattooed Millionaires! They have also given to the band 2 guitars to be raffled off on their upcoming tours of the U.S.A. and U.K. Look for their ads on our bus this summer! To download their 3 albums simply use paypal.com, the email to send your payment to is EMAIL. Make sure to include the code “33″ and they’ll send you the link and password to download all the albums. To buy a raffle ticket to win a brand new one-of-a-kind TM customized Schecter guitar simply send $1 payment using paypal.com to EMAIL. Make sure to include the code “Schecter Raffle” The more raffle tickets you buy the better the chance you’ll win

Kubrick’s latest album “Lost Diary of a Goth Girl” is now available on iTunes, Amazon, Napster, and Rhapsody, and also available for free listening on Last Fm and Grooveshark. Do not forget that CD Baby is now carrying “Lost Diary of a Goth Girl” mp3s on sale as well

New Yorker’s Alberta Cross have unveiled a brand new track from their long awaited debut LP. Entitled ‘Leave us and Forgive Us’, the track is available to download for FREE from the band’s web site

On the 25th July, Innocent Rosie was the first rock band ever, invited to play at the Swedish King, Queen and children’s summer place in Sweden

All School Punk Rock! Smash It Up “Not Aiming Just Swinging” Release August/September 2009! Order it from URL

Drugdealercheerleader news 26th July 2009: As promised they’re announcing their new bass player! “Some of you may have met him before and some of you may have even seen him onstage with me and Ringo back when we were in a band called ‘Waterbratz!’. We asked Mark ‘Bomber’ Randon to join Drugdealer… he said yes like a shot” Details for the next tour – 5 dates up and down the UK 25th – 29th November will be announced in the next Newsletter with exclusive ticket news

New AntiProduct album, “Please Take Your Cash” has gone to the CD pressers and will be ready soon! Watch URL for news of how to obtain your copy