News Update: 8th July 2010

July 9, 2010 – 06:51

Undercover Slut’s new album “Amerikkka Macht Frei” is out now on limited black and white vinyl edition to 616 hand numbered copies with 2 different cover artworks on Deadlight Entertainment. The album is also available on digipack CD. These releases can be ordered on the label E-Shop at the following address

Hopeless Heroic will be playing their first show in London this Thurs 8th July @ The Gaff, Holloway Road. “This show is going to be spectacular the venue have heard about the stage shows we’ve been doing and are planning to do and have told us we can not do the show we are planning. We’re going to do it anyway so if you come along bring you camera’s and phones for youtube action”, and In case you don’t know, most of the bands released music is available now for the price you decide at URL

New Jersey’s volatile, avant-garde rock band Thursday have entered the studio to record their sixth studio album and follow-up to 2009’s critically acclaimed release, Common Existence. The band will spend the next few months recording at Tarbox Road Studios in Fredonia, NY with Common Existence and A City by the Light Divided producer Dave Fridmann (MGMT, The Flaming Lips, Mogwai) and plan to release the new album in spring 2011.In other Thursday related news, singer Geoff Rickly recently re-activated his acclaimed side project United Nations along with members from GlassJaw and Converge to release a 7” vinyl called Nevermind The Bombings, Here’s Your Six Figures via Deathwish. He will also be singing with groundbreaking punk band Ink & Dagger this summer for a benefit show, “This Is Hardcore,” for the Maks & Zielanski family. More information here. Lastly, guitarist Steve Pedulla recently scored the soundtrack to the “Malibu Film Fest: Best Feature” winning film, “Yeardley,” which is now available on iTunes

On 5th July, Spit Like This entered the studio with legendary producer Chris Tsangarides to record their second album, “Normalityville Horror”. The album will be finished by the time they head off to play at Wacken in August, release date TBC. To coincide with the release of the album title, they have also launched a “making-of” website at URL

Nottingham based rockers Patchwork Grace have announced a UK tour and the release date for their brand new EP Play Dead. The band head out on the road throughout July to promote Play Dead, which will be released through Magnetic Music on August 2nd 2010. The band have uploaded Play Dead to their MySpace. These recordings are the first to feature Patchwork Grace’s new guitarist, Yorkshire born Chris Marrizon who joined the band last year following the departure of long-time member Crip. The EP will be available for download from all major music download sites

Global Music are pleased to announce the second single from Therapy’s, Crooked Timber album, ‘Exiles’, available to download from July 7th 2010. This single is in collaboration with the release of Therapy’s Crooked Timber ‘Deluxe Gold Edition’. Digi-pack – a limited re-release of the band’s critically acclaimed 2009 album. Out July 19th 2010, the release is part of the bands ongoing 20th Anniversary celebrations. To download the Radio Edit version of Exiles please register here

Following on from a blinding performance on the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury this weekend, Kid Adrift has announced the release of the Oxytocin EP on July 12th 2010 through Island Records

Baddies are currently in the studio working on album two and will soon emerge with armfuls of songs. Until then enjoy the free music and if you’re lucky they’ll catch you at a festival this summer. To download the ‘Wir Schlagen Unsere Brust E.P’: MP3s & Remix click here

Dinosaur Pile-Up are set to release their highly-anticipated debut album in September and will also be touring at that time. The lead single from the album will precede on 26th July

Dead Confederate – new album ‘Sugar’ set for release 23rd August 2010. Single ‘Giving It All Away’ set for release 16th August, 2010. FREE DOWNLOAD of ‘Giving It All Away’ available at URL for a limited time only

As The Gaslight Anthem rounded off a highly successful run of UK dates, they have just unveiled a series of UK and Ireland dates for October/November. Check out the new tour dates here. Also the guys will release a double A-Side single Boxer/Diamond Street Church Choir which will be available 9th August 2010

New Generation Superstars have been hard at work filming the new video for single “Star”, which will be released on September 6th through Plastic Head Media. The video will be submitted to TV channels to play, so come September… DEMAND IT! At the end of July NGS will make an appearance on the main stage of Rock N Blues, go and support them if you can, they will be taking to the stage around 1800 Saturday 30th July. Also, NGS will have a giveaway featured in the July edition of Big Cheese available in all good news agents 30/06/2010

Division are pleased to announce that Violent Soho have joined their roster! Check out the music video to the new single here. New single ‘Jesus Stole My Girlfriend’ out Monday 26th July 2010

Dead Identities album ‘Bad Cats & Heart Attacks’ is now available so make sure to grab yourself a copy. The album was produced by Keef DiHudson (Kitty Hudson) and Lee Wray (Zen Motel) it also features guest appearances from Rich Jones (Amen/Loyalties) on guitar on track 7 and Al (Kitty) Hudson on backing vocals

The Young Veins released debut album ‘Take A Vacation!’ in the UK on the 5th July (including two exclusive bonus tracks) and We7 are streaming the record in its entirety

Velocity Records/Rise Records are excited to announce their latest signing, MSWhite. Formed in late 2007 in Turin, Italy, the five-piece will soon make the move to the U.S. to finish work on its debut album ‘Squares’, which is tentatively set for release on September 28, 2010. Details for a fall U.S. tour will be announced shortly

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