News Update 24 June 2008

June 24, 2008 – 11:43

Swedish punk rockers Millencolin will embark on a UK tour in September 2008, in support of Machine 15 – their latest album and the first one since 2005’s Kingwood. Machine 15 is out now on Burning Heart / Epitaph Records. For more information on tour dates visit URL or URL

“Rip Curl Boardmasters announces headliners for the 2008 Beach Sessions, Fistral Beach, Newquay, UK”. The organisers of the 2008 Rip Curl Boardmasters are pleased to announce that alongside premier surf, BMX and skating action will be seven days of live music beginning with the now infamous Beach Sessions, showcasing the best up and coming talent currently creating a buzz on the music scene alongside some established names. Kicking things off on Monday August 4th will be a very special impromptu live set from Elliot Minor. The band’s infamous blend of pop and punk has earned them an ironclad fan base as well as their own headline tour. The band’s free show at this year’s Rip Curl Boardmasters will be one of many special guest appearances taking place in the trade village. If Elliot Minor wasn’t already enough, Monday night will see South Wales’ Kids In Glass Houses take to the stage as the first official Beach Session set of the week. Tuesday will see indie-rockers British Sea Power take to the stage for an unforgettable live show. Thursday’s line-up, is hosted by Rip Curl Girls Go Surfing, and will see more eclectic artists taking to the stage. Taking a break from the Beach Sessions, live music for the week will then move to the stunning cliff top location at Watergate bay for this Rip Curl Boardmasters Unleashed. Music will come from the likes of Groove Armada, The Pigeon Detectives, special guests The Zutons and The Futureheads plus many more. The full line-up is available from URL. The Beach Sessions returns to Fistral Beach on Sunday evening for the Rip Curl Boardmasters official closing party. Beach Sessions tickets are priced £12.50/night. Tickets available from URL from 9am on 21 June. Charger tickets entitle access to all 5 Beach Sessions plus a weekend ticket to Rip Curl Boardmasters Unleashed priced £99.99. For all press enquiries please contact Holly Williams or James Rodd on 0207 348 5200

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New Egostatic song “Ticking Timebomb” available now on myspace for FREE Download

The Brian Jonestown Massacre ‘Just Like Kicking Jesus’ (mini-album) release Date: July 28th. This mini album of 5 songs (4 never released before) runs over 27 minutes and was recorded in Reykjavik, check the bands myspace page for upcoming UK tour dates

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