News Update: 29th April 2009

April 29, 2009 – 06:41

Hansel have just uploaded their new video clip on Youtube, make sure to check it out

Electric Boys will perform at the Sweden Rock pre-party on the 27th of May at Debaser in Stockholm. Go here for more info

An update on the Zombina and the Skeletones UK tour, it’s still a work in progress but they’ve already got some great dates lined up. They’ve asked for anyone who lives in any of the towns they’re playing and fancies doing a spot of street teaming to get in touch! Also, if any promoters would like to add to their list of dates, please contact email on the double. Here’s a link to their new video, Evil Science

Steevi Jaimz – My Private Hell. Released May 25th, through Cargo/SCS Records

Terrorvision: How To Make Friends and Influence People: LIVE. Exclusive Limited Edition instant tour CD, only available from Concert Live! Terrorvision also played rare B-Sides and classic hits on their UK tour and this exclusive 3CD set comes with an instant photo disc featuring 20 exclusive shots of the band taken backstage before the gig and live on stage during the show

This May sees the return of USA Hard Rock band The Black Mollys to the UK! The band features Tory Stoffregen (Enuff Z’Nuff/Bulletboys), Randi Scott (Enuff Z’Nuff/Supermint) and Rob Lane (BulletBoys/Teenage Casket Company). For more info visit URL. A brand new compilation CD of the bands first two albums with the working title of ‘One Man’s Treasure Is Another Man’s Trash!’ will be released through TrashPit Records this summer

Division Promotions are proud to announce Rancid as the latest addition to their roster. Rancid return with their first album in six years ‘Let the Dominoes Fall’, release date 1st June 2009. ‘Last One To Die,’ the first single from the new album, can be heard now at the band’s MySpace page

Skeptic Eleptic announce new shows, check URL for full listings

Check out the new Peppermint Creeps song “In Hell” and “Just Another Day” at URL

Johnny Jetson of Tattooed Millionaires wants to give you the heads up that their 3rd album, “The Power Of Rock And Roll Can Change The World” has been completed and is now available for a limited time on compact disc. The only way to get a copy is directly from them, either at one of their shows or through mail order. It will be available for download through iTunes in just a couple of weeks. To celebrate this milestone they are giving you all a free download of their song “I Wanna Give It To You”. Simply head over to their Reverbnation page to download your copy of the MP3. To order their new album on compact disc message them at email. They are also donating song “Papa Didn’t Raise No Soldier” to the world for as long as it turns. Every cent generated from the sale of this song will benefit veteran’s charities from here to eternity. Please buy this song today and help them help their vets and their families. Simply send $1 via paypal.com to email with the message “Papa” and they will send you the link to download a super high quality MP3 version of the song. Proceeds to benefit Fisher House

“Maeven” require drummer – support slot national tour July/August. Age 18/25 – musicianship and commitment + travelling distance to Sheffield for rehearsal – see URL for band members/details and contact either guitarist Sally or bassist Hannah to fix audition. Alternatively, contact their promoter Nicky Baldrian

As far back as he could recall, Lucas had loved seeking out the unexpected and the bizarre. Anything that made his hair stand on end thrilled him to no end. But nothing could prepare him for what he discovered when he stumbled across the deserted carnival in the middle of nowhere. The ripped and faded banner at the front entrance, swaying lazily in the slight breeze, proclaimed this to be the Cirque de Diablo. Lucas remembered hearing whispered rumors of the carnies’ bizarre past and there were unverified stories of people entering its gates who were never to be heard from again… Follow Lucas as his journey into Darkness unfolds in the new Vampiric CD “Damnations Embrace” from Haunt Rocker, Jerry Vayne. Now Available! Only $12 +$3 s/h and get a FREE copy of his 2002 solo CD “Disillusions of Grandeur”. Go to URL and click on the “ADD TO CART” button under the CD cover. Or send $15 to Email thru Paypal

Pop Rock Heartthrobs The Higher Announce New Album ‘It’s Only Natural’ out 22nd June 2009 on Epitaph

The Ghost of a Thousand forthcoming second album ‘New Hopes, New Demonstrations’ was recorded in Stockholm’s Studio Grondahl in the winter of 2008 and will be released on 1st June 2009. Get a look behind the scenes at the following link. The Brighton rockers have also been announced as support to Alexisonfire at one of their highly anticipated London Borderline performances on 11th June, following the album’s release. Single ‘Bright Lights’ will be the first track to be released from NHND on 18th May in the midst of earlier live dates at Great Escape festival, Slam Dunk festival and support slots with Gallows

The Thermals new single ‘We Were Sick’ will be released on 22nd June 2009 (Kill Rockstars) and announce UK headline tour, check out their myspace for further details

It’s less than a week until Ginger starts his UK solo tour, but there’s still time enough to secure your tickets. It’s a full electric tour taking in material from Ginger’s myriad solo and side projects and, while he’s giving the Wildhearts tunes a well earned rest after recent touring activity, there’ll still be more sing-along, dance-along and generally have-a-great-time-along tunes than you can shake a stick at. Support on all dates comes from Tony Wright and his band Laika Dog. For anyone who can help out with local publicity, check out URL to download posters and flyers. For internet promotion, check out Iggy’s genius tour trailer, and plaster it anywhere and everywhere you can think of. Ginger has also begun an exclusive online column for Classic Rock, entitled “Ginger’s Secret History Of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, a weekly look at overlooked albums from the annals of rock

Sorry & The Sinatras release their debut album Highball Roller on the 11th May through Undergroove Records; it’s available to pre-order (with a free badge set), now at URL. They will also be touring in May, with support from Eureka Machines on all dates (except for Peterborough)

The release of Innerpartsystem’s EP ‘Heart of Fire’ is fast approaching and following a storming run on Give It A Name all across Europe, the band have posted a video blog to show everyone exactly what it was like on the road so live it through their eyes

Check out the new Enter Shikari video for new single “Juggernauts” which is released on June 1st and is taken from their new album “Common Dreads” which is coming out on June 15th. Brightcove, Windows Media, Quicktime and Youtube

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