News Update: 19th March 2009

March 19, 2009 – 12:56

Kentucky-based Rockers, Hydrogyn, are announcing new tour dates for 2009. The band will set off throughout the US during March and then head over to Europe for the first of 2 legs planned for this year

Spit Like This shot their debut music video in early January on the coldest day of the year. They are just waiting for the right time to release the video to TV channels nationwide, but here’s a little teaser blog with a couple of low res screen shots

Wednesday 13 has announced his return to the UK with a series of live dates and the release of his Bloodwork EP. The limited edition EP, out now via Global Music, features six tracks, including two previously unreleased songs. Also on the EP are acoustic renditions of two songs from Wednesday’s May 2008 release, Skeletons. On his up-coming tour, not only do you get to see Wednesday13 in the horrific-flesh, but you’ll also get first glimpse of US Rock ‘n’ Roll/Glam band, The Chelsea Smiles. Recently signed with Global Music’s, DR2, the band are set to tour the UK in March with Wednesday13 and a brand new album

In This Moment’s single ‘Forever’ will be released on 6th April, followed by the album ‘The Dream’ on 13th April. This new edition of ‘The Dream’ will feature three brand new bonus tracks including a cover of Blondie’s ‘Call Me’. In This Moment will also be appearing at this year’s prestigious ‘Give It A Name’ Festival in London & Manchester (UK) in April as well as performing on a Kerrang! sponsored ‘Give It A Name Introducing’ tour. Currently on tour in the US, we can expect appearances by the band at further UK festivals over the summer and they will play all 46 dates on the Vans Warped Tour 09 alongside Gallows, Anti – Flag, Black Tide and Madina Lake

Legendary post-punk band The Fall have been confirmed to appear at Glasgow’s Hinterland Festival, which takes place on April 30th and May 1st. Tickets for Hinterland are priced at £42 for a two-day ticket and £23.50 for single day tickets. A limited number of discounted early bird two-day tickets are available priced £35, available from URL

Butch Walker is putting together an EP with some cool unreleased bits and pieces you haven’t ever heard, along with the new single, “Here Comes The…”

Flynn Productions directorial duo, Kari & Saul were enlisted by Punk Rock band Flogging Molly to make the band’s latest music video for single ‘Float’, due for release on SideOneDummy Records on 13th April 2009. The song is the title track from the band’s 2008 full-length

Left Alone will unleash their self-titled disc on Hellcat Records this April 6th. In support of “Left Alone” the street punk crew will be hitting Europe and the UK this May/June, for a string of dates across the continent

Innerpartysystem are to bring their electrifying live show to UK shores once again in April on the lead-up to the release of new EP ‘Heart Of Fire’ on 4th May. The release will include previously unreleased tracks and the band will be playing a run of headline dates as well as a coveted slot on the Give It A Name festival

Fake Problems Album ‘It’s Great To Be Alive’ was released on 16th March 2009

Johnny Burning has posted a brand new track, a cover version of Robert Palmer’s classic “Addicted To Love”, on the band’s MySpace page

Ginger has announced a solo tour in early May, supported by Tony Wright of Terrorvision. Ginger has also put out a request asking for fan ideas and help on street-teaming and promoting the tour: please post your ideas on the forum

Undercover Slut have announced the following gig @ La Locomotive, Paris, France, May 2nd, 7pm.Advance tickets are available from URL

Neil Leyton and Nicke Andersson collaborate on The Jook’s Aggravation place and write two originals together at Stockholm’s Acetone studio. The single will be released via Psychout/Fading Ways Finland

Placebo are set to return with their first new album since the release of ‘Meds’ in 2006. Released on June 8th, the new album, titled ‘Battle For The Sun’

Zombina and the Skeletones are “curating” the UK’s first ever all Horrorpunk All-Day Death-feast-ival! They’ve called it… Summer Horrorday! Taking place Sunday 14th June at The Ruby Lounge, Manchester (UK). Doors 3pm, Tickets £10 adv. available from Ticketline, See Tickets and We Got Tickets of in person from the Liverpool and Manchester branches of Zavvi

Spit Like This have signed a Worldwide Management deal with German company, Indevent

Check out the guitar-driven homage to the band’s roots “Affinity For My Hometown” from Settle’s forthcoming indie rock disc “At Home We Are Tourists”. Their Epitaph debut album will be released May 18th 2009. Head over to URL and have a listen

New Found Glory set to release single ‘Listen To Your Friends’ on May 18th 2009. Check out the video here. Also UK and European dates now announced. Album ‘Not Without A Fight’ in stores now

S.E.X. Department are in the final mixing stages for their new album ‘Rock n Roll Suicide’ with a worldwide distribution through Perris Records, release date 21st April. The band will be appearing at many major rock festivals this summer in USA. Major city club tour is in the works, more details will be announced soon

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