News Update: – 24 May 2009

May 24, 2009 – 05:10

S.E.X. Department summer Spaghetti Glam Attack USA 2009 – check the guys out at Rock Gone Wild, Rocklahoma and Vans Warped Tour 2009. For further information visit URL

Rancid have been whetting appetites for their first album release in 6 years with daily webisodes paving the way to its release and now the band has unveiled the video for first single track to be lifted from the record. The album ‘Let The Dominoes Fall’ is out on 1st June with the single ‘Last One To Die’ out next week! Check out the video here Youtube or Quicktime

New Jersey’s favourite sons The Gaslight Anthem return to the UK this summer twice, for a headline show at The Forum in London on June 4th and again on June 28th in support of “The Boss” at Hard Rock Calling in Hyde Park. Tickets for The Forum show are priced at £15.00 and are available from URL. Tickets for Hard Rock Calling are already sold out. The band will also be playing the Radio 1 / NME stage at Reading and Leeds festivals. June 15th also sees the release of the title track ‘The ’59 Sound’. This single will be available via download, as well as in 7” and CD versions. The B-sides include Gaslight’s brilliant cover version of ‘State of Love and Trust’ by Pearl Jam and ‘We Came to Dance’ off the band’s first full-length SINK OR SWIM

Check out The Ghost of A Thousand’s brand new music video for ‘Bright Lights’ here

LEVELLOAD – Single Launch 26/05 – London, Sound City 22/05 – Liverpool, Catch 23/05 – London

Win a Jackson guitar from Rebel Rebel! No not a Randy Rhoads Jackson but a Rebel Rebel Jackson that Teddy Heavens will be playing at all of their upcoming shows!!! The Winner will be picked at the Cock Rock Shock Fest on July 25th in Hollywood! How to enter? When you purchase any R2 CD or product at a show (on the web, Cdbaby, etc) or in a dark alley, or any product from URL, you will be entered to win! First prize: Jackson guitar played to the fullest until July 2009! 2nd Prize: PTaylerusa product pack including: 1 Rebel Rebel Hardcore Gel, 1 super stiff Z hairspray (the products they use on their rock hard spikes), a Ptayler military hat and a Ptayler t-shirt as well as 2 Rebel Rebel CD’s! 3rd place: An original painting of their Explode Into Space CD signed by all of Rebel Rebel! So all you have to do now is buy, buy, buy!

Friday 8th May, Innocent Rosie smashed into the Swedish Charts with their debut album “Bad Habit Romance in 2nd place. Last week, 15th May, they reached the top as #1 on the hard rock chart. This Week: Innocent Rosie keep on going, back one position to #2; Pretty Wild got their first chart position ever, and reached #3 and Cherry Lips break into the charts as well, in at #5

Remedy are proud to announce they will be hitting the road this June 2009. After being invited to headline a Club Fandango night in London, hosted by Rock Sound Magazine, the band made the decision to take the long route home and will be performing their music in various towns and cities on their way back to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Remedy’s debut EP, ‘Strange Fast Now’, was released independently in February 2009 and quickly earned the support of the UK’s national press

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