News Update: 18th January 2009

January 18, 2009 – 10:57

Eden will be appearing with Tyketto on September 22nd at JB’s Dudley, UK. For ticket info call 01384 25359, Eden will be on stage 8pm

Cain’s Dinasty/Black Rain announce tour for May 2009, for further info visit URL

2009 sees the return of Watford punks Gallows with their first new material since the release of the now-legendary ‘Orchestra Of Wolves’ album in 2006. Gallows second album is a swift upper-cut to the face of anyone expecting the band to have tamed their sound for mass consumption. If anything, Gallows sound nastier and more feral than ever before, but there’s a progression in the music that will smash any pre-conceived notions about the band to bits. Gallows will tour the UK to promote the album in May

Shinedown release Single ‘Sound of Madness’ on 23rd February. UK headline dates start next week! Check out a FREE download bundle from the band available now at URL

KASMS new single available to download or on 7” picture disc, it’s the first track to be taken from their forthcoming debut album (due out in April). I guess you could say KASMS sound is Punk/Deathrock but they coined the genre “Shriekbeat” to describe their music. Taking in varied influences starting with dark, pulsating, rhythmic bands such as Trial, Crash Worship, Live Skull and better known dark 80s stuff such as Bauhaus and Death in June, they cite their sound as being more heavily skewed by recent Alternative American punk bands such as Subtonix, Nation of Ulysses and Six Finger Satellite

Butch Walker announces US tour dates, check website for further details. Presale tickets are already available here (UN: butch PW: walker)

Drugdealercheerleader are now full steam ahead writing for their second album, DDCL state “I can tell you now, we’ve developed as a band, musically and attitude wise resulting a in a bit of a different sound. Don’t worry… it’ll still be DDCL and it’ll still rock! Be excited because we are! The plan is to play some of the new material on a mini-tour across the UK at the end of March and then record”. The mini-tour has been booked and they’ve hand-picked each of the venues/promoters so that fans get to see the best show possible. “We know that all these shows are gonna be full so make sure you get advance tickets where possible or get there early”. DDCL have also hand picked special guests/touring partners… Disarm and Peepshow. See URL for full gig details

The long awaited debut Strip Rock Roll from Asphalt Valentine has finally been completed and was been sent for mastering. Strip Rock Roll is set for a special release date of February 14th which coincides with their CD Release Party on the same evening. The official street date will be February 17th with pre order sales beginning on Monday January 26th. Further details on the CD Release Party and tour dates will be forthcoming

S.E.X. Department Euro tour with Faster Pussycat/Bang Tango/Beautiful Creatures: 24th January – Italy – Bologna – Me Ke Meo Club; 25th January – Italy – Rome – Jailbreak and 27th January – Swiss – Uster – Rock City

Leeds’ first all female roller derby team proudly present Roller Riot 21st February @ 7pm Tickets – £5 adv ( / £7 on the door! Roll up to a night of thrills and spills as the Leeds Rollerdolls premiere their documentary against a backdrop of fast and sweaty punk rock. Staying in keeping with the grass-roots aspect of UK Roller Derby, Leeds Roller Dolls are proud to present 3 of Leeds’ finest! The Hydropaths, Aces & Eights and Acid Drop. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Leeds Roller Dolls team

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