News Update: 23rd September 2009

September 23, 2009 – 12:21

The ‘Greatest Renegade Gypsy Flamenco Sleaze Glam Rock n Roll’ group Gypsy Pistoleros, issue new U.S./Canada/Asia release via Chavis Records. Tentatively slated for a November 30th release, Hotel de la Muerte will feature a total of 18 tracks; 5 new tracks plus 13 tracks from ‘Para Siempre’ all remixed and re mastered at Alpine Sound. Gypsy Pistoleros are also featured in the new Bethesda release WET-Zenimax video game which includes the track The Crazy Loco Loquito, Kiss Come Close, Un Hombre sin nostro es Bandido, and Chicas Peligrosa. The game is sanctioned for XBOX 360 and Playstation 3. The guys are also on tour in Europe during the month of October with tentative plans to head to the U.S. thereafter

Global Music are pleased to announce the release of ‘Crazy’, the first single from the new W.A.S.P album, Babylon. The single will be available for download from September 28th 2009.The full album is available in the UK & Europe from October 12th and in Germany from October 16th 2009. Blackie and his crew will also be hitting the road for a full European tour to celebrate the release

Global Music are pleased to welcome Leeds-rockers, The Glitterati, to DR2 Records. Armed with a wealth of new material, The Glitterati are a band full of swagger, attitude and more importantly, full of great songs! News on their second album coming soon

White Belt Yellow Tag have announced details of the release of a new EP, ‘Remains’, out on Monday October 19th 2009 through Distiller Records. Brooding and with a Krautrock klang, ‘Remains’, will be available on limited 7” (with CD of tracks enclosed) and download. ‘Remains’ is taken from the band’s recently recorded debut album ‘Methods’. Methods is due to be released in early 2010, but in the mean time the band will release and tour the incredible ‘Remains EP’

Set Your Goals have premiered their new video for catchy sing-a-long track “Summer Jam”, taken from their album “This will be The Death Of Us”, out now on Epitaph! Watch it here. Catch the guys this winter as Set Your Goals are set to return to Europe for a headline tour in December ‘09. Kicking off in Amsterdam’s Melkweg the tour will be stopping off at Germany, Belgium, France and the UK, climaxing at London’s Islington Academy on 16 December

Former Prong, Lizzy Borden, Jake E.Lee’s Wicked Alliance and Dirty Looks bass player Brian Perry is proud to announce the launch of his first clothing line, The Walk And Roll Clothing Company. A t-shirt company aimed at infants, toddlers, kids and mom’s to be. Walk And Roll Clothing features slogans based on the World’s most iconic and popular Rock Bands and their classic rock Album titles, and songs twisted in a way to make them childlike in nature. Sayings such as “For Toes About To Walk”, “Welcome To My Daycare”, and “Master Of Muppets” among others are available for purchase from URL

Elliot Minor played an incredible acoustic session at the legendary Abbey Road studios earlier this year. Check out footage of them playing a 25 minute live set here. The video for forthcoming single ‘Electric High’ continues to prove popular with YouTube and Bebo stats continually spiralling. The guys release their brand new single ‘Electric High’ on October 5th with their second album ‘Solaris’ set to follow on October 19th

punknews.org may have announced Black Halos singer Billy Hopeless “Sticks a Fork in the Black Halos” but guitarist Adam Becvare admits the band folded much much sooner. “Black Halos never recovered from the Montreal theft in March 2008. We’d just replaced two members when our van, trailer and everything we had was gone. As a founder it’s Bill’s choice when to call it dead but after Europe June ’08 my LustKillers were already touring the earth for our release “Black Sugar Sessions.” Not one thing has happened for The Black Halos since.” The LustKillers are currently finishing their second release and when summoned, Becvare continues to front The Lords of the New Church in place of the late Stiv Bators

Violent Divine release the second single and video off their 2009 release “In Harm’s Way” on September 22. The song “Happy Ever Afterlife” was chosen by the Violent Divine MySpace fans. The single also comes with a b-side, covering the Ratt classic “Lack of Communication”. Both songs will be available as free downloads from URL from September 23 until September 27. Once again the video was directed by Jonas Andersson of Harpunfilm. Read the full story in an interview with lead singer Mike Divine at URL. Watch the video at these locations: URL, URL and URL. Violent Divine is currently on tour in Finland, doing shows in Tampere, Helsinki and Turku throughout September 23 to 26

The release of the Japanese Voyeurs debut EP ‘Sickening & Creaming EP’ has now been pushed back a week to October 12th, a video for the lead track on the EP ‘Dumb’ is now on Youtube

MÖTLEY CRÜE’s deluxe edition of the classic album ‘Dr. Feelgood’ is in stores now. Check out the following mini documentary featuring the band talking about the record. Dr. Feelgood documented – Part 1

Boozed’s new single “You Gotta Go Again” from their current album One Mile will be released at a low budget price as digital download incl. 4 (!!) previously unreleased and/or rare bonus tracks! From now on: The first and/or next 50 (!!) people who order a FEVER1.1 ticket or One Mile (CD or LP) @ Boozed Shop will get the single incl. the bonus tracks in digipack and CD in vinyl look for free

Check out Fake Problems’ recent antics across Europe as they bump into everyone from punk legend Jello Biafra to rising stars Broadway Calls. These clips are amusing to say the least and give some insight into what’s in-store when they return to our shores in October supporting Frank Turner. Pt 1 and Pt 2

To celebrate the release of Alberta Cross’ fantastic debut album ‘Broken Side of Time’ on September 21st, the band have uploaded a 3 min video of previously unseen studio footage, recorded whilst the band were at producer Mike McCarthy (Spoon, Trail of Dead)’s Texas studio. Alberta Cross will be doing a UK headline tour in November, but in the mean time here’s a peek behind the scenes of the recording of the album that The Sun said “will send shivers down your spine”

Wall Street Riots’ dance-inducing new single ‘One More Ride’ is released in a couple of weeks and to celebrate, the band have made a remix of the track by LostProphet Ian Watkins’ side-project L’Amour La Morgue available for free download at the following link. Check out the video for single track ‘One More Ride’ here

Manchester Orchestra announce UK headline shows & Biffy Clyro support dates

Bowling For Soup will be heading to UK shores on tour very soon but in the meantime, get a glimpse of the band readying themselves for tour in the US in Jaret’s video blog. Don’t forget, single ‘My Wena’ is released 28th September and album ‘Sorry For Partyin’’ is released 12th October

Bulletboys drummer Ryche Green was released from the hospital late last week and is recuperating at home. He continues to visit the outpatient facility at the hospital for ongoing breathing treatments to clear the massive infection in his lungs. Ryche would like to thank everyone who called and sent get-well wishes. It is sincerely appreciated. Ryche was rushed to the ER upon returning home from their recent tour and was diagnosed with a severe case of pneumonia. Ryche became very ill while on tour, playing night after night until he could no longer function. Ryche was confined to the ICU in a breathing tent. Current plans for Bulletboys to head out on Leg II of Road To Nowhere Tour will be announced in the coming weeks

The Rock Metal Bible is the first complete encyclopaedia of rock, metal and punk indie bands from all over the World in the new millennium. The unique project in underground music scene! Printed versions will be in worldwide distribution via Amazon. An ebook version will be available in the most formats for global market with fast, cheap and easy download. More than 800 free ebook’s downloads will be sent to the major labels, A&R agents and booking agencies in Europe, USA and Japan. Release date: 10th December 2009. Deadline for submission: 1st November 2009. For more info, bands admission and material submission visit URL

Teenage Casket Company announce that guitarist/vocalist Jamie Delerict will be leaving the band at the end of the month. The guitarist issued the following statement on the bands MySpace Page. “It is with a heavy heart, that I’ve decided to leave Teenage Casket Company. The band I started back in late 2003 and the band I got tattooed on my arm in 2004. I’ve had some fantastic times and some rough times too, but I regret nothing. Even though the band has only seemingly been part-time since 2007, it’s still been a big part of my life and I can assure you that it’s a major wrench to let it go. But situations change and people change too. But of course, life goes on and I’ve taken the tough decision to move on.Thanks to all the fans and my friends worldwide from the bottom of my heart. And may the music of TCC live on forever.” Jamie Delerict’s final gig with Teenage Casket Company will be at The Victoria Inn, Derby (UK) on 27th September

Drugdealer Cheerleader are still looking for a new label to stump up some cash so that they can record their next album but in the short term they may be releasing their previously unreleased album ‘Fastest Way Down’ in some format so watch this space

After killer shows headlining the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading/Leeds Festival, Lovvers’ much anticipated full UK tour kicks into gear. Starting in Ireland before coming back over to England and Wales, the tour includes a run of dates with Times New Viking as well as a number of headline shows. To celebrate the tour’s commence, Lovvers have put a previously unheard track online. ‘Society Jam’ is a brand new song recorded in Brooklyn, New York at Rear House Studios (Nodzzz, Vivian Girls, Blank Dogs etc) with Jarvis Taveniere (Woods / Meneguar). The track is the first new material to be heard since the release of Lovvers’ debut LP ‘OCD GO GO GO GIRLS’, which came out on Wichita Recordings last month. ‘Society Jam’ and will be released as a 7 inch ‘Society Jam/Traffic Jam’ in the not too distant future. But in the mean time you can it check out here

There’s no rest for the wicked!! As usual, Texas punk/metal Conquistadors the Krum Bums aren’t missing a step in their non-stop onslaught! They’re just off the road from their U.S. tour with the Germs, but not for long. September 29th will see the release of their new CD EP “S.O.S.” on TKO/Crawlspace Records. They’re currently on the road with Casualties touring the USA. For the last info, check the Myspace profiles Krum Brums and Crawlspace Booking

CH3 – “To Whom It May Concern: The 1981 Demos” Limited LP. For the first time ever, Channel 3’s original 1981 demos are collected on this 13-track LP. These are the recordings that gained the band the attention of Posh Boy Records’ Robbie Fields, and the rest, as they say, was Punk Rock history. Included are songs that became CH3 classics, previously unreleased tracks, and a WHO cover thrown in for good measure. This LP is a great snapshot of this early SoCal band in their formative stage: a must for any Channel 3 fan. Limited to 1,000 copies on purple & white vinyl. Includes CD version

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