News Update 22 April 2008

April 22, 2008 – 10:48

Neil Leyton and FW Music Store Message: “Having just returned from Sweden it is my rock n roll duty to inform you that the best release of 2008 thus far is now available – the mighty mighty HELLACOPTERS have done it once again, and for the very last time, selecting some prime cuts from their friends’ catalogues for an all-covers album that sounds quite simply like the best Hellacopters album they never wrote. Choice selections include tracks by New Bomb Turks, and the single ‘In the Sign of the Octopus’, originally by Swedish band The Robots. A MUST HAVE, which we are offering in its three original Swedish import format: The CD at £11.49, vinyl at £12.99, and an amazing CD/Vinyl hybrid Box (Ltd. Ed.) while supplies last at £14.99. ORDER NOW!”

Z ROCK 08 the oldest existing melodic rock festival in the Europe is now only 4 weeks away. The organisers would like nothing more than to announce a 2009 show at this years event, however they need to pass a certain level of sales prior to this years event to make next years show happen. Sadly the decision has been made to scrap plans for the 2009 show if that target is not reached by April 30th. If you require tickets please buy online at URL or URL or from ST Records, Dudley (UK)

‘Understanding Jane’, originally by The Icicle Works, is the first song being exclusively previewed on The Wildhearts MySpace site from the forthcoming “Stop Us If You’ve Heard This One Before Vol 1″ Wildhearts covers album. A new song will be previewed each Monday until the album release on 19th May

Peppermint Creeps have announced their next show… Friday, May 23rd @ The Whisky w/ “Death Becomes You” all the way from Ft. Lauder-Hell, Florida! Discount tics at URL. Make sure to check out all the upcoming Summer US Tour Dates throughout June

S.E.X. Department confirmed to play South Texas Rock Fest 2008, 12th July, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Bands confirmed: Queensryche, Y&T, Skid Row, Pretty Boy Floyd, Tesla, Dokken, LA Guns, Faster Pussycat, Helix, Ozz Knozz, The Godz, Firehouse, Jackyl, Jokester, Bang Tango, Mad Margritt, House of Lords, Zero Hour, Stephen Pearcy, Bullet Boys, Axe and over 30 000 fans… more info soon on URL

Jim Dunlop, home to some of the best music products in the music business has selected The Dogs Divine as Dunlop Band of the Week. Artists submit their material for the B.O.T.W contest and each week Dunlop hand pick a new artist. The artist wins a prize pack full of great Dunlop swag & accessories and is featured on the jimdunlop.com Band of the Week webpage. The Dogs Divine has recently inked a management deal with Omni Entertainment and the Mustang Agency as their booking agent. The Dogs have already hit the road in support of their upcoming debut release ‘Way Of Life’ which streets June 10th. The digital release will be available at iTunes, Rhapsody and all other major digital outlets in the next couple of weeks

Kidd Comet’s new CD ‘Radio Free America’ coming soon

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