News Update: 9th September 2008

September 9, 2008 – 12:14

The Glitterati Return to London’s Live Scene. After a two year absence from the UK’s live scene, save for the occasional show, The Glitterati are gearing up to make a welcome return. The band who have been likened to Velvet Revolver, Guns’n’Roses, The Rolling Stones and The Faces – has lined up a one-off London date at The Purple Turtle in Camden, London, UK on Friday 26th September. The Glitterati have been hard at work for the past nine months with producer Matt Hyde (Gallows, Trivium and Slipknot) on the follow up to their successful Mike Clink produced debut album The Glitterati, which spawned top 40 single You Got Nothing on Me. The as yet untitled new album will be released in early 2009. Advance tickets for the show are available from ticketweb and are priced at £5

New Sexydeath video ‘Lick Out the Pain’ available online this week. Sexydeath will open for Kill Hannah on their upcoming Swedish tour. “To all our dirty friends that wanna come and party with Sexydeath & Kill Hannah. We want to notify that the shows will open doors as early as 18.00pm.” Other shows confirmed: VÄSTERÅS 11th Oct @ Club Hoochie Coochie and Stockholm 18th Oct @ Harry B James, more dates to TBA. Unbruja the new album is this week available to order at Itunes

Chavis Records newest signing Tragic Orange, have hit the road in support of their brand new self titled release. The Summer Awareness 2008 Tour will take Tragic Orange across the U.S. and back with proceeds from the tour being donated to the charitable organization Operation Homefront. The self titled Tragic Orange CD is out now and available on the tour, with iTunes to follow and then in stores October

Los Angeles based dark-rock group, I Am Ghost, return with their much anticipated sophomore album, Those We Leave Behind, on October 6th.  Recorded with producer Paul Leavitt in Baltimore, MD. Those We Leave Behind contains fourteen turbulent tracks of brooding passion-fuelled rock infused with monstrously accessible hooks. With a reenergized passion and energy, I Am Ghost, are set to unveil their new music to their legion of fans on the band’s European tour this fall. Check website for full details

Army of Freshmen will return to the United Kingdom in November for a headline tour! Dates, cities and ticket information on the way! In other great UK news, Above The Atmosphere will be in stores in the United Kingdom on October 13th! To celebrate the band are happy to finally announce that the first video off our new record, “No One’s Famous” will be released on Monday on their you tube channel @ armyofreshmen.tv. This will be the short form/tv version of the video and will be releasing a long form version of the video later this fall on iTunes. Army of Freshmen’s new record, Above The Atmosphere, is now available worldwide on I Tunes. Get your copy now or order a hard copy at URL

Pre-order the new single from Spit Like This, featuring two tracks – one of their most popular songs “Trick Or Mistreat” backed with their take on “Sweet Transvestite” from The Rocky Horror Picture Show.  Released on 20th October. The single will be released on 3 different formats: CD Single, Limited Edition 7″ Red Vinyl (numbered) and Download. The album, “We Won’t Hurt You (But We Won’t Go Away)”, will be released on November 17th on Transcend Records via Cargo Distribution.  The catalogue number is TR185CD for the CD, TR185V for the Limited Edition 12″ Vinyl and TR185D for the Download.  Keep an eye on their site to find out when you can start pre-ordering. The guys are also trying to put together a tour to support the single at the moment so, if any promoters or agents want to help out, contact their manager, and don’t forget to keep check on their website for upcoming shows

So We The Kings have been busy on Warped Tour all summer long and now they’re heading back to the UK. In anticipation of the live shows commencing this week and the release of their self-titled debut album today, the guys have a video message for the UK! It’s all the way from Warped Tour itself and erm… their car! Self-titled album ‘We The Kings’ set for UK release on 8th September, Tour with The Academy Is… starts 13th September

Recording continues for the second New Generation Superstars album, which will be released spring 2009. Until that time they will continue to plug and play the material off “Crash Course in Rock N Roll”… and they may let you sneak a peek at new material at certain shows. In the next few weeks they have some really cool shows coming up, as well as the LA Guns, Love/Hate tour

Z Records are giving away free music! What’s the catch? there isn’t one! They have decided to make one full track available per release via a special service to anyone who would like to sample their products. Simply send an email with “I want free music from Z” in the subject line and they will send you free mp3′s over the forthcoming winter

After the Spaghetti Glam Rock Tour 2008 around the USA with Rocklahoma, South Texas Rock Fest and Whisky a Go Go shows the postnuclear sleaze glampire army S.E.X. Department starts from 15th September the recording of the new album in the world famous Chapel Studios in Lincolnshire, UK. The new producer of S.D. album will be Pedro Ferreira now best known as the producer which achieved multi-platinum status with sales of 4 million copies worldwide in the 2003 with a multi-BRIT Award-winning British hard glam rock band The Darkness

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