NewsDecember 21, 2010 – 00:47

Enter Shikari are doing a free show at the University Of Hertfordshire in Hatfield on December 22. The reason is that 500 ticketholders were unable to make the original date on December 19, which went ahead anyway, So, now the band are offering any ticketholders who couldn’t make it the chance to get in for nothing by turning up with their unused ticket. And if you did make it along, then you can also see this for free. Bring along your ticket stub or confirmation of purchase email.

The Bloodhound Gang are to release a 14-track compilation on January 24. Titled ‘Show Us Your Hits’,, it includes the single ‘Altogether Ooky’, out on January 10.

Industrial electronic duo Kidneythieves have reunited and released Trypt0fanatic, their first outing in six years. Vocalist Free Dominguez formed Kidneythieves in 1997 with instrumentalist/producer Bruce Somers. The band rose to fame in 2002 via their song “Before I’m Dead,” which was featured on the platinum-plus selling soundtrack to Queen of the Damned. Kidneythieves formed in L.A. in the late Nineties when vocalist Free Dominguez crossed paths with instrumentalist Bruce Somers. The two shared a love of the claustrophobic, shadowy music that was creeping up from the underground with bands like Curve and nine inch nails.

SPiT LiKE THiS have provided a track from their forthcoming “Normalityville Horror” album for a compilation CD released today called “Glam Metal Heroes”. “Glam Metal Heroes” is on extended release throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland on the Golden Core (ZYX Records) Label and is available on import to the UK via Amazon. Catalogue number GCR 55030-2. The song SPiT LiKE THiS provided, “Zero To Sixty”, sits alongside 17 other tracks including tunes by Skid Row, Hardcore Superstar, Zodiac Mindwarp, Nashville Pussy, Backyard Babies, Gemini Five and other Brit rockers The Quireboys, Million Dollar Reload and Voodoo Six.

The New York Dolls release new album ‘Dancing Backwards In High Heels’ in March. It was recorded in Newcastle with producer Jason Hill.

Obsessive Compulsive have just released a new video for the song Autopsy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vp7V5tbcYs8.

The Poodles are to release new album ‘Performocracy’ through Frontiers on April 15.

NewsDecember 10, 2010 – 01:18

The Composure (Feat. Members of Punchline) Release “Strings Attached” On Modern Short Stories. While the band credits everyone from Saves the Day to Hall and Oates as being influences, it’s clear that they are not trying to be anyone but themselves. The Composure is punk rock and pop rolled into one Converse wearing package and delivered to you with only a bright outlook of the future. Check out their music video for “Stop Now, Start Again” at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl7qfT3u1yo&feature=player_embedded

Kiria cracks open the Christmas spirit and breaks out the kinky boots on December 11th, when she takes her signature ‘pink punk’ sound to alt. fetish night Festival of Sins’ yuletide bash, at Holborn’s club The Den. Festival of Sins ‘Sloth’ @ The Den, WC1A 1JJ. 9pm to 7am (Kiria onstage 11.15pm!)
Tickets – £12.50 advance / £17.50 on the door – Ticket sales / info at www.festivalofsins.co.uk

On December 12th The Bermondsey Joyriders wrap up a busy year and present what now sadly seems likely to be a send-off for their days at The 100 Club. Rounding out the bill for the evening are a few favourite acts from past ‘Joyriders outing to No. 100 Oxford Street – punk ‘n’ roll mob The Resistants, Roxy club veterans The Plague, DJ Velvet Vespa, and the now-resident Bermondsey Dancing Girls. While this may be the last time they grace the stage, the 100 is nonetheless certain to feature The Bermondsey Joyriders’ 2011, with one of three releases planned for the new year being a live album, recorded at Rat’s first gig back in July. Additionally 2011 will bring a second studio album, which the band are currently recording with Cure producer David M Allen, and also a first solo release from Gary Lammin, with a little help from a few infamous friends. Watch this space for full details coming soon!

Head over to www.killbrand.com now to check out Kill Brand Apparel’s new winter line which includes brand new tees, outerwear (hoodies/flannel) and a “killer’ new denim line.

SR-71‘s 3rd CD, Here We Go Again, has been released WORLDWIDE on iTunes, Rhapsody and every other digital store you can think of. A physical CD is also available at AMAZON ON DEMAND. This UPDATED & REMASTERED CD will contain 3 LIVE BONUS tracks PLUS the original version of “1985″. Here We Go Again was previously only available in Japan.

Fans of the Ramones, Queers and Screeching Weasel take notice! Budapest punk rockers Bankrupt have posted a new video for “Koheed & Kembra”. Did you know that punk rock was invented by Florida surfers during the Cuban Missile Crisis? Find out more here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlNIcNKFRk8

Punk rockers Philosophy Of Watermelon have joined the Atomic Stuff family. Philosophy Of Watermelon are an energetic and power punk ‘n roll trio from the north of Italy. They play a mix between Punk and rock ‘n roll. When it comes to live, the band gives his best on the stage: they always give all to the crowd! First record “A DIRTY QUICKIE” was released on 25th June for Antstreet Records (www.antstreet.de) and P.O.W. are ready to spread their music everywhere!

NewsDecember 9, 2010 – 00:55

Deluded By Lesbians – The Revolution Of Species
Earl Grey And Croquet – From The 21st Century
Equal Loudness Curve – 440
E.Z.Riders – Long Way From Home
Fughu- Absence

NewsDecember 1, 2010 – 08:23

Heavy snow has forced American rock band Pretty Boy Floyd to cancel shows scheduled for December 1st and 2nd at York and Newcastle.

The band will be playing at Yardbirds in Grimsby on December 3rd.

Pretty Boy Floyd will be playing tracks off of Kiss of Death, their recently released 15-track Kiss tribute album. The band recently added Vik Foxx to their ranks. Foxx rose to fame playing for Enuff Z’Nuff, the Vince Neil Band and the Veronicas.