News Update: 10th August 2010

August 10, 2010 – 05:26

Global Music are proud to announce that Therapy? will be performing live at the London HMV Forum on November 19th 2010 as part of their 20th Anniversary celebrations and their first ever official live album, due for release late October 2010. Therapy? are planning an extra special night for their fans with this exclusive, one-off show; performing Troublegum in it’s entirety for the first half, followed by a second set of greatest-hits, favoured by both the band and audiences alike. Therapy? are also set to be joined on stage by a number of guests who will be invited up throughout the night. The band have yet to reveal who these Special Guests might be: old friends from the early days, new and upcoming artists, people they’ve collaborated with in the past? Either way, it’s guaranteed to be a night to remember! This will be Therapy?’s only UK show for the rest of this year, so make sure you get your tickets now

The Candle Thieves release their new EP, ‘Happiness Blues’ on September 13th 2010. The lead track, ‘The Sunshine Song’ is taken from their acclaimed debut album, ‘Sunshine & Other Misfortunes’ released earlier in the Spring

Miss May I’s new album Monument is out August 17th on Rise Records! Catch them on the Back To The Roots Tour with The Devil Wears Prada and Your Demise

Nottingham rockers Patchwork Grace have parted company with bassist Joey Strange. 19-year-old Leeds born Scott O’Conner has replaced Joey. Following the release of Patchwork Grace’s Play Dead EP last week the band have also confirmed the following shows: August 19th The Beer House Ipswich; August 20th Zenith Bar, Islington, London & August 21st The Central, Nottingham

Hardreams have just released a new album, it’s a live concert called “Live…On a Dreamers Night”. You can hear some of the new tracks on their myspace

New Generation Superstars will continue their Digital Media assault, with the release of single “Star” on 6th September 2010 through Plastichead Media. The single will also be accompanied by a video from up and coming film director Jordan Dubash (Confetti Institute), filmed exclusively at Platinum Lace Gentleman’s Club. The video will be submitted to Rock media Channels for airplay, but will be available to view online 2 weeks after the single release at URL. The single is to be sold at a reduced rate for 4 weeks on digital platforms such as I-Tunes, Spotify, Amazon, HMV etc. This will be WORLDWIDE. The band are touring constantly promoting the album for the rest of 2010. Gig dates can be found at URL

As many of you may already be aware ‘Bubblegum Slut’ zine celebrates it’s 10th birthday over the next couple of months. It’s a milestone anniversary and they’re marking the occasion firstly with a bumper b’day edition of the zine, and then with a party/gig at London rock bar The Gaff on September 25th, featuring performances from The Bermondsey Joyriders, The Duel and Zen Motel

With sunburn still fading and laundry still unwashed from their stints on the 2010 Vans Warped Tour, the UK’s Enter Shikari and Indiana’s Haste the Day team up in October for another round trip of the United States and Canada. The tour, which takes in a full loop of the continent over the course of six weeks, marks the end of a full 18 months of touring for Enter Shikari following the release of their second album ‘Common Dreads’. These shows will be Enter Shikari’s last US appearances before returning to the UK and starting work on their third album

Inimitable rock ‘n’ soul sextet Foxy Shazam have announced the international release date of their self-titled Sire Records album for October 11, 2010. The album is preceded by the release of the band’s first UK single, the infectious ‘Oh Lord’ on September 27, 2010. To support the single and album, Foxy Shazam will be bringing their good times mobile to the UK giving fans a chance to experience their notoriously rambunctious live show. The band will be performing at the Reading/Leeds Festival plus 3 London shows – including support slots for Lostprophets and Motion City Soundtrack

Bangalore Choir have announced that they are ready to release their brand new album “Cadence”, the result of sumptuous studio sessions involving singer David Reece, new guitarist Andy Susemihl and original members Curt Mitchell and Danny Greenberg. “Cadence” is out September 27th

Stage Dolls have just posted a new live gallery on their website from a show in Trondheim (which came a mere 3 days before the band supported KISS)

Dead Confederate unveil a disturbing surgery-based music video for forthcoming single ‘Giving It All Away’. Directed by Jason Miller, the video is darkly poetic and features the band being at the mercy of a group of small children. Dead Confederate are set to unleash their new album Sugar on August 30th. Preceding the album will be the release of ‘Giving It All Away’ on August 16th

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