News Update: 9th August 2010 (Part 3)

August 9, 2010 – 07:04

Blood Red Shoes new single “Heartsink” b/w “Into The Night” will be released on 16th August 2010

AWOLNATION’s ‘Back From Earth’ EP will be forthcoming in the Autumn via Red Bull Records. AWOLNATION has already garnered attention Stateside supporting Weezer on recent dates, with a lot more high profile slots to come. Now AWOLNATON will be heading to our shores for their debut UK date

Hell City Glamours have got about 8 new songs in various states of undress spread around the floor, slow ones, fast ones and easy listening mid tempo ones too, and hopefully they’ll be in a position to do another demo giveaway soon. September see’s the guys hitting the road with Melbourne’s Devilrock Four for a lovely rehash of their 2007 tour! Plus playing with LA Guns at some point too

In Therapy’s 20th year of music-making, Global Music are proud to announce a limited edition Digi-pack of the band’s 2009 release, Crooked Timber. This limited ‘Deluxe Gold Edition’ has now been available worldwide since July 19th 2010. The ‘Deluxe Gold Edition’ features a number of remixed tracks, edited in styles which have influenced Therapy? throughout the years, including Dub-step and samples taken from British Cinema.
The package also includes four bonus tracks. The album is available NOW from the Global Music Shop. The band’s first official live album is set be to released later this year as part of their 20th Anniversary celebrations

Home of Metal digital archive launches – Call out to Metal fans across the globe – submissions needed. The Home of Metal digital archive is looking for everything from concert tickets to photographs, badges, album covers, t-shirts, demo tapes, fan letters, fanzines, flyers, lyrics, posters, press articles, set lists and promotional materials to build the collection online, which will inform a series of major exhibitions which are being developed for 2011. In the summer of 2011, Home of Metal founders Capsule will be producing and curating a series of ambitious exhibitions and associated programme under the banner of Home of Metal and informed by the archive material. These will take place throughout The Black Country and Birmingham, UK, including exhibitions at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Wolverhampton Art Gallery & New Art Gallery Walsall plus a conference, concerts and film programme. To find out more and upload metal memorabilia, go to URL

French southern sickos Zubrowska just inked a distribution deal with Deadlight Entertainment (Undercover Slut, Primal Age, Wormfood) for their new album “Zubrowska are Dead”

Elliot Minor are giving local bands the chance to open for them on their September tour. Bands who would like to be the opening act on the 3 band bill, with a 30 minute set need to register by emailing playwithem@elliotminor.co.uk and further details will be sent by return email. Bands can choose what show they want to play at and their fans can vote for them to win. The only way to get to play is if you win the vote that will be up at URL when the list of bands wanting to play is finalized. The page will have links, pics and voting, it will be a great way to also find some exciting new bands

The third single from the new album Horrorwood Rocks! 2 is Traumatisme’s new battlecry Megalo Maniac! Check it out on the Official Website and play it freaking loud! Horrorwood Rocks! 2 will be self-released on September 3, 2010

Syracuse, NY’s Honor Bright is streaming its new album ‘Action! Drama! Suspense!’ at URL. The full-length, produced by former A Day To Remember guitarist Tom Denney and Go Radio front man Jason Lancaster (ex‐Mayday Parade), is set for release this Tuesday, July 20th on Triple Crown Records. To celebrate the release of the album, Honor Bright will also be playing a series of 8 special CD release shows on the East Coast

Celebrated Bay Area punk legend Matt Freeman of Rancid and Operation Ivy fame will release the long awaited, self-titled debut album for his side project Devils Brigade on August 30 via Hellcat Records

US Pop-punk band Set Your Goals has partnered up with Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) to release a timely new video for their latest single “Gaia Bleeds” from the band’s Epitaph debut album This Will Be The Death Of Us. Set Your Goals is calling fans to action suggesting they make a donation to SSCS at seashepherd.org to help support their “Operation Gulf Rescue,” which is currently training volunteers for hazmat operations and conducting reconnaissance surveys of the disastrous oil spill

Violent Soho’s new self-titled album was released on August 2nd and the band documented various antics over its creation in Wales with producer Gil Norton in the following video series, part 1, part 2 and part 3

The Boston bred punk band Street Dogs return to champion the working class and to re-ignite punk rock with their finest and most urgent record to date, their self-titled fifth studio album, due out on August 30 via Hellcat Records

Cyco Miko/Infectious Grooves – Funk It Up & Punk It Up: Live in France ’95 (Suicidal Records) – Release Date: September 13th

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