ReviewsNovember 26, 2009 – 13:14

Lipstixx N Bulletz – Bang Your Head
Overthrow – 6 Track EP
The Square Hippies – The Square Hippies

NewsNovember 24, 2009 – 12:25

Frontiers Records have deleted Danny Vaughn’s last studio album Traveller and it is now officially out of print. Luckily Danny, together with HardRockHouse, were able to strike a deal with the label and have purchased the final 225 copies that Frontiers had in stock and these are now on sale via URL. As an added bonus to fans who may not have the album Danny has individually signed and numbered each of the 225 CD’s to make this last batch of CDs even more special. In addition to HardRockHouse also have available a very limited number of the 2 CD version of The Road Less Travelled. Only 500 of these were printed and from that batch 50 copies were held back from sale on the initial release as contingency in case of any that were lost or damaged in transit. These are now being released for sale so fans have a final chance to pick up a copy of the full line show recorded at the Cluny, Newcastle in December 2008. The 2 CD editions adds superb versions of Tyketto classics Burning Down Inside and Wings together with Danny’s cover of Happy Christmas (War is Over), Is That All There Is, Fly Away & finally Better By Far to the songs contained on the single disc edition of the album

Butch Walker’s cover of Taylor Swift’s “You Belong With Me” is on iTunes today! So go buy it

Manchester Orchestra have just posted a video of their antics in Australia before heading out on tour with Brand New in their native United States. Check out some of what they get up to on the road at the following link. Also check out the new music video to ‘Shake It Out’ here

Fury UK are thrilled to be able to announce that they will be the main support for the December Michael Schenker tour

Irish indie quartet Black Soul Strangers have confirmed some London shows and also have uploaded a new video interview for you to check out! Their single ‘Lies’ is released on November 30th so make sure to check it out, along with the following film

Hate Gallery will release a new E.P ‘Dead Celebrities’ on the 23rd November

You Me At Six look set to cement their rise from underground heroes to mainstream success with the January 11th release of their second album ‘Hold Me Down’ on Virgin Records

Slade’s ‘Merry Xmas Everybody – Party Hits’ is now available to buy! You should have your copy, complete with xmas party hat! Here are a couple of links (link 1 and link 2) of videos of tracks from the album of old TV performances that are a lot of fun! There are also a couple of quotes from frontman Noddy Holder and his memories of the performances

After a successful year of touring, Baddies would like to invite you to come and celebrate their homecoming in the fashion of a good old christmas knee’s up on Saturday 19th December 2009 at Chinnery’s in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK. Baddies will be doing what they do best, playing live, along with 2 fantastic support bands in the shape of ‘Pulled Apart By Horses’ and ‘The Telephone Party’. You can get tickets by clicking here

Due to an excess of the rock and roll life style, the members of Pharoah parted ways in 1989. Now, 20 years later Pharoah have reformed and are ready to live it up in the after life. The new CD entitled “PHAROAH” is now out on Quig Records. “PHAROAH” is available for download at Apple iTunes. The CD will be available at select Best Buy stores and on the Pharoah website

Disarm had planned on touring their “little titties” off this month, but for a number of reasons (including venues randomly disappearing!) they only have a few dates. So… with inspiration from MJ they’ve aptly named the tour “Is this it?”

Rancid premiered a brand new video for “Up To No Good” over at Babelgum! You can watch the video, with the guest appearance from professional skateboarder Tony Hawk, here. “Up To No Good” is the 2nd video off of their most recent album “Let The Dominoes Fall”, out now on Hellcat/Epitaph!

The second single to be taken from Alberta Cross’ much celebrated debut album ‘Broken Side of Time’ is called ‘Taking Control’ and was released November 23rd on Ark Recordings. Here’s a video of the track being played live at Brixton Academy earlier this year

Static Thought will bring their ferocious punk tunes back to Europe for a cross-continent run this January and February

Pop punk outfit Set Your Goals have announced 3 extra dates for their upcoming European tour (and one venue change): 29 Nov 2009 France Paris Batofar; 30 Nov 2009 LX Luxembourg Kulturfabrik; 1 Dec 2009 Holland Amsterdam Melkweg; 2 Dec 2009 Germany Hamburg Molotow; 3 Dec 2009 Germany Berlin Magnet; 4 Dec 2009 Austria Vienna Arena; 5 Dec 2009 Germany Cologne Underground; 6 Dec 2009 Belgium Brussels VK; 8 Dec 2009 UK Oxford Academy 2; 9 Dec 2009 UK Newport TJ’s; 10 Dec 2009 UK Nottingham Rescue Rooms; 11 Dec 2009 UK Leeds Metropolitan University; 12 Dec 2009 UK Glasgow King Tuts; 13 Dec 2009 UK Manchester Academy 3; 14 Dec 2009 UK Birmingham Academy 2; 15 Dec 2009 UK Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms; 16 Dec 2009 UK London Islington Academy

Steevi Jaimz plays Rock City, Uster, Switzerland, Saturday December 5th 2009. The band features Mick Priestley (Lead Guitar) Rob Wylde (Rhythm Guitar) Shell (Bass) and Alex Martin (Drums). The long-awaited studio album My Priavte Hell is out now through Cargo/SCS Records

‘Old Rats on a New Ship’ is Bad for Lazarus’ debut single and is to be released on November 30TH through the band’s own label, Shit Chic, and is backed with b-side ‘Kemptown Animals’

Following the release of Flood of Red’s debut album through their own label Dark City exclusively at URL, the band will be hitting the road hard on the lead-up to Christmas. Also, check out this acoustic version of ‘Home, Run (1997)’ that the band took time out to film

Global Music are pleased to announce the return of The Glitterati with a full UK tour supporting the legendary W.A.S.P. While the band are adding the finishing touches to their second studio album, due out February 2010, they are offering their fans a FREE download single, ‘FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!’ as an appetiser of what’s to come. ‘FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!’ is now available to download exclusively from the Global Music website for free

There are still a few tickets left for the SR-71 show at Bourbon Street in Baltimore on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 25th. Go to URL to buy tickets. Only $20 plus service change or avoid the service charge by buying them at the Bourbon Street Box Office. Doors are at 7:00pm. ALL AGES!!! w/special guests, Cinder Road

Teenage Casket Company are releasing a new single. ‘Best Friend Is My Radio’ will have it’s official myspace release on December 1st followed by a download release later in the month. Strictly Limited Edition CD’s of the single will be made available for those old school folks out there!”

Badmouth are in pre-production for their next album but they’ve heard something cool is happening in Denmark. Winger and Vain are playing and there’s a band competition where the winner will be opening for these two rockers. “It would mean the world to us if you could help us win this competition.Please click on this link and just vote on us. It will take you 10 seconds every day and the competition ends on December 25th of this month”

Vincent and the Onepotts are putting together a tour to run from March to May 2010. Their album is set for release in early March and they will be ensuring that there is national and local press and reviews at the time of release and that there is local press to support gigs. Make sure you get to one

Song of the WeekNovember 24, 2009 – 11:24

The Generators – Smoke & Mirrors (check out the player to the right hand side of the page)

ReviewsNovember 19, 2009 – 13:58

Grand Design – Time Elevation
Hardlein – Down To the Fire
Last Letter Read – These Stories Roll EP

ReviewsNovember 17, 2009 – 13:45

Chris Vaughn – For Those That Have Ears
Margate – On the Other Side
Surefire – Surefire
Eureka Machines – LIVE @ JB’s, Dudley, UK (November 2009)

Song of the WeekNovember 17, 2009 – 12:09

Sherlock Brothers – I Want You Messed Up (check out the player to the right hand side of the page)

ReviewsNovember 13, 2009 – 13:12

Babylon Bombs – Babylon’s Burning
I Love Rich – Seasons of the Rich
Internal Disfunction – Strangers In Your Own Town
Sherlock Brothers – Sherlock Brothers

ReviewsNovember 11, 2009 – 13:24

Black Page Turns – Nail In the Coffin
Honeycomb Love – HCL Style
We Got This Far – Blunt Force Volume

Song of the WeekNovember 10, 2009 – 10:57

The Black Stars – Alright Baby (check out the player to the right hand side of the page)

ReviewsNovember 9, 2009 – 12:55

Big Mama Scandal – By You