News Update: – 20th October 2009

October 20, 2009 – 13:56

Original CREED line-up release new album ‘Full Circle’ on November 2nd, Single ‘Overcome’ set for release November 9th. Check out ‘Overcome’ here. Creed kicked off a US tour on August 6 in Pittsburgh and have been receiving rave reviews and are set to hit the UK in Spring 2010

Visionary rock sextet Thursday has released a new music video for the song “Circuits of Fever” from their critically acclaimed album, Common Existence, on Watch Thursday’s video for “Circuits of Fever” here. Thursday is currently preparing for the European Tour with Rise Against, which kicks off in early November

Peppermint Creeps will be doing 2 special acoustic performances: Weds 21st Oct @ Universal City Walk and Thurs 22nd Oct @ Hollywood and Highland

Hell City Glamours have got their heads down in writing mode for the next couple of months and endeavour to let you in on some of the new demos as they record them so you can tell them if they’re good, bad or indifferent. They’re also looking at releasing a little digital live release too, maybe with a limited run of CDs to go with it and after a couple of setbacks, the album’s out via Powerage in the UK/Europe on November 2nd

TrashPit Records is very proud to announce the UK release of the debut album from ACEY SLADE & THE DARK PARTY scheduled for January 2010 through Cargo Distribution. Pre-orders taken from Hallowe’en October 31st – A Limited Edition VIP Virtual Party Pack will be available with exclusive ‘After Party’ EP featuring remixes and exclusive tracks, Button Badge Set, Collectable Band Laminate and Photo. One off UK Live Show – The Graveyard Bash II, Ruby Lounge, Manchester October 25th. ‘She Brings Down The Moon’ Promo Video

Bubblegum Slut zine has another new issue for you! Issue 35 comes with another 16 track free sampler CD, and includes 88 pages of the likes of Buckcherry, The 69 Eyes, The Electric Boys, Wrathchild, D’espairsRay and Steevi Jaimz. It’s still only £1.50, and it’s still the only fake-fur covered (!) zine there is!

SR-71 Thanksgiving Eve Show! Tickets are now on sale for the SR-71 show at Bourbon Street in Baltimore on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 25th. Go to URL to buy tickets. Only $20 plus service change. or avoid the service charge by buying them at the Bourbon Street Box Office. Doors are at 7:00pm. ALL AGES!!! w/special guests, Cinder Road

The Wildhearts – Zeen Requiem – FREE NEW SONG! You can download the song from the music page on the website. And just a reminder that Scott, Ritch and Ginger all have solo and side project shows on the go, more details to be found here

Bowling For Soup announces the release of their tenth studio-effort, ‘Sorry For Partyin’’ on A&G Records in the UK on 12th October. The Denton, TX natives return with their new single and video ‘My Wena’ that showcases their one-of-a-kind brand of fun-pop/punk

Pop-punk heroes New Found Glory battle flesh-starved zombie vixens in their new video for “Don’t Let Her Pull You Down”. Directed by Meiert Avis (U2, Bruce Springsteen), the extended music video is a hilariously frightening tale of a young couple who watch a movie about New Found Glory narrowly escaping the clutches of scantily clad zombies, only to realize it’s more realistic than they thought. Watch New Found Glory’s video for “Don’t Let Her Pull You Down” here. New Found Glory’s Epitaph debut “Not Without A Fight” is out now!

Elliot Minor release highly-anticipated album ‘Solaris’ and they’ve posted some snippets from each track online to give fans’ ears a sneak peak at the tunes! Check them out at the following link, accompanied by some video footage from the band’s year so far

TSM’s Dust & Bones have just been offered a record deal, more news soon, watch this space

Check out the shenanigans of Fake Problems on the road in Europe on their recent outing featuring Cobra Skulls, Chuck Ragan, Gunnar Christianson, Jon Gaunt, and much much more! Episode 3 and Episode 4

The Hickey Underworld have uploaded an exclusive interview with the director of the gruesome and controversial viral phenomenon that is their video for single ‘Blonde Fire’. Here, eccentric Joe Vanhouttegem talks candidly about his vision and creation, which has seen even Kanye West blogging about the Belgian rockers!

AntiProduct’s direct marketing experiment seems to be working as they find themselves in their third run and hoping that more artists might consider cutting down their middle men and relating directly to their supporters as well. So far, ‘Please Take Your Cash’ has received two Billboard Song Awards, an ASCAP Writer Member Award (as seen on the Youtube footage), several TV and movie song placements and WAY most importantly, everyone who bought it loves the freakin’ thing and “that makes us happy”! To get your copy click right HERE right now. They’ve also announced 6 upcoming Blitzkrieg shows. They also wanted to share this exclusive and never before seen footage of the pre-show ritual warm up Mr. Ramone puts himself and those around him through. Click here to witness this piece of rock n’ roll history no one has seen before

Smash It Up (swe) release the début album “not aiming just swinging” followed by an European tour taking off in Gothenburg, Sweden thru Germany, Czech Rep., Italy, Croatia back to Germany and ending in Stockholm, Sweden

Drugdealercheerleader have a replacement for Sam for their shows in November! They are due to start rehearsals with her on Monday and will post a picture on the sites asap. The band have decided to release 5 songs from their previously unreleased album ‘Fastest Way Down’! They’ve arranged for re-mastering and pressing of 300 limited edition copies. However in order for this to happen they need to raise the money! They are relying purely on their fans to make this happen so they need a certain number of pre-orders. What they need is for you to drop them a message asking to pre-order a copy (or more than one) either on e-mail or message on myspace etc. They are looking to sell the CD for just £3 (plus P+P)

Living Colour will release their first new studio album in five years entitled The Chair In The Doorway on November 30th via Megaforce Records. Living Colour formed in NYC and still contains the original members Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun and (since 1993) Doug Wimbish

Dear Superstar and Heaven’s Basement will hit the road this December on a gruelling end-of-year, party-tour! Check out the band links for further details

Plastic Tears“Nine Lives Never Dies” in stores 23.09.2009

Wasted Angels are delighted to announce that recording for the EP “Sinners”, produced by Romesh Dodangoda, is finally complete, with a launch scheduled for the New Year, supported by a tour (tba). To whet the appetite, dates are scheduled throughout the UK during the Autumn, bringing this Northern UK band’s special brand of Rock to an intimate venue near you

Following the first part of a mini-doc from the Crüe about the huge success of classic album ‘Dr. Feelgood’ on its 20th anniversary, the band has unveiled a second instalment for you to check out, Part 1 and Part 2

The blondie zombie rocker Traumatisme from France is about to record his sophomore album, which will be titled… Horrorwood Rocks! 2. Traumatisme will reunite with Divine (from Undercover Slut) to record and mix the CD, and also with long-time friend Maxime ‘Devilo Death’ Carrier, who will take care of the album artwork once again. The new record is expected to be released on April 2010, through Traumatisme’s official online store exclusively. Please stay tuned for more information

SPiT LiKE THiS will have their debut album released in the UK by Swedish label, GMR Music Group, on 2nd November 2009. A release across Europe will follow in February 2010, identical details except distribution will be via Sony/BMG. Releases in other territories will be announced soon

The Ghost of A Thousand have unveiled a stunning video to accompany their rollicking rock ‘n roll new single – ‘Knees, Toes, Teeth’

White Belt Yellow Tag’s fantastic ‘Remains EP’ was released on Monday October 19th 2009 through Distiller Records. It was self-produced and mixed by Chris Potter (The Verve, Blur). ‘Remains’ is taken from the band’s recently recorded debut album ‘Methods’ (set for release early next year), an amazingly far-reaching and beguiling record

Flood of Red’s album release is drawing ever-closer and the band have just unveiled a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the shooting of latest video for single ‘Home, Run (1997)’. The Making of and Music Video

For the whole month of October (every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) there will be a short video clip of Butch Walker sitting around in his pajamas in the morning with a guitar, playing a short riff that you will have to be the first to have the correct answer of said riff’s original owner (the song title and artist). The difficulty ranges from popular to obscure. Old song to new song. Rock to metal. Bad to good. Its all there. It will be posted on his Twitter, which you will then have to be the first to post the correct answer (song title and artists) by sending him a reply to @butchwalker. The winners will get their twitter names in the artwork of the new Butch Walker and the Black Widows album, plus some more cool exclusive stuff. It will also be posted afterward, to his official Youtube channel for all of those who want to see the videos without parTwitterpating in the contest. “Oh yeah, and don’t forget the nice little finish line at the end of the contest will be a month long sold out residency at the very intimate Hotel Cafe in LA, every Wed in November where I will play, front-to-back, a different album for each show”. The record “I Liked It Better When You Had No Heart” will be coming out shortly in the new year

Alberta Cross released their incredible debut LP, ‘Broken Side of Time’ last week and, with it, were the first band ever to use ‘Augmented Reality’ technology within their album artwork. Included within the album’s artwork are a series of placeholders which can be used to unlock secret video content at URL. On visiting the site and selecting one of the markers, the user will see what appears to be just their reflection. However, when they hold the corresponding page in the artwork up to their webcam, it will launch an exclusive video made by Brantley Gutierrez. The content of each marker/code will be changed regularly and Alberta Cross will be uploading special videos, competitions and other content throughout the year, which will only be available to those who own the album artwork

Gypsy Pistoleros new album is out October 12th on Bad Reputation Records and the U.S/Canada & Asian double album release on Chavis Records is out Nov 30th! Plus 4 Tracks feature on WET -the Bethesda SMASH hit video game out on PS3/XBox360 Now

New Album Lovelorn Leviathan By Cody Vaillant released 13th August 2009, Jam packed with the V’s signature hard and heavy rock riffs, sleazy cheese soaked lyrics and some of the most over the top “shred for the undead” guitar work ever captured on a CodyV release

RIOT:NOISE’s EP is scheduled for release on November 16th. Check out the MySpace for details

To coincide with their upcoming UK tour Green Day have commissioned 21 original pieces of art inspired by music from the band’s most recent album release ’21st Century Breakdown’

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