News Update: 2nd November 2009

November 2, 2009 – 12:28

Fast ascending rock outfit You Me At Six have confirmed details of their biggest headline tour to date which concludes with a show at London’s Brixton Academy. Tickets for the tour – set for March 2010 – will be made available through an innovative 48 hour presale scheme that will reward longstanding fans for their loyalty. Fans who purchased a copy of the band’s acclaimed debut album ‘Take Off Your Colours’ (original or deluxe versions) will be able to access the tour’s presale on November 4th by opening a virtual locker called You Me At Six: Backstage at URL. The locker can be accessed simply by inserting a copy of the album into the PC drive. Fans who bought the album on iTunes will also be able to gain entry. Opening the locker triggers another surprise as it unveils details of an exclusive competition in which fans can win the chance to meet You Me At Six at the video shoot for their brand new single and record a behind the scenes blog on behalf of the band. Plus there will be a brand new tour poster to download for free and other You Me At Six goodies. Any remaining tickets will then go on general sale on November 6th priced at £16 for London and £15 for all regional dates. You Me At Six are currently finishing material for their second album, expect more details very soon!

Stick It Out, after 3 years spent in gigs, recording studios, tour – bus, destroyed vans and great satisfactions, are going to record their second album after that they officially departed from his vocalist Freddie. The band would like to thank Freddie for his work and friendship, wishing to Freddie all the best for all his future artistic projects

Having today released the fantastic ‘Remains EP’ on Distiller Records, White Belt Yellow Tag have today been confirmed to support The Airbourne Toxic Event, meaning their November live plans now look like this Myspace. To see what life is like on the road with White Belt Yellow Tag, check out their new video tour diary

Pleasure Addiction announce USA mini tour in November with special guest Terry Ilous from XYZ on vocals! Check their myspace for details

Hopeless Heroic announce live shows throughout November and December. ‘Guinea Pig Syndrome’ video hitting screens in November. Single & EP Re-Release 23rd November

Riot Promotions Announce New Venue Relationships! “We are superbly pleased to announce that with immediate effect we will be promoting our shows in Nottingham at The Maze, Mansfield Road and at a brand new venue called The Central, Huntingdon Street. Riot Promotions will no longer be associated in any way with “Seven” as we do not believe that venue has the necessary infrastructure for our operations. However with The Maze and The Central we look forward to offering audiences old and new the kind of quality of artists and venues that Riot Promotions have become so closely associated with. Please keep checking our events listings at URL for all listings of all our gigs”

Universal Music are proud to announce the imminent release of “Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade Party Hits”. “Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade Party Hits” is released through UMTV on the 23rd November 2009

Disarm have been spending the past few months writing new tunes for a new album which they hope to release in the first half of 2010. They’ll be demoing these tracks and playing a few at gigs soon so keep your ears open

Bowling For Soup have compiled a video of some of the best bits of their UK tour… Check it out here. The guys have also released their tenth studio album ‘Sorry For Partyin’, which became available for purchase on 12th October 2009

It is with great excitement that Bulletboys announce the return of original member and bassist Lonnie Vencent! Lonnie’s major contributions lead to the over success of Bulletboys from the beginning and there is no doubt that with Lonnie’s charismatic performances and stage presence will take it up a notch. With half of the original line up now intact it is only fitting that Bulletboys also announce the return of guitarist Tony Marcus. Bulletboys have been rehearsing in L.A. preparing for leg 2 of the Road To Nowhere Tour 09/10. Dates will be released in the next day or so. Bulletboys are days away from launching their new .com which will include some new BulletPig merchandise and are also scheduled for a new photoshoot with world renown photographer Mark Weiss. So stay tuned!

Atlanta’s Manchester Orchestra have announced two headline shows to run alongside their confirmed dates as special guests across the UK to Biffy Clyro this Autumn. The band will play their biggest UK show to date at London’s Heaven venue on 17th November. Their second album Mean Everything To Nothing was released fully on Columbia Records earlier this month having received significant critical acclaim

The real adventures of Fake Problems continue with a two week tour of the UK with Frank Turner which is underway right now! This episode of ‘Highlights and Lowlights’ includes flying cards, Giant Jenga, more dancing, and party times galore

Alberta Cross are set to release new single ‘Taking Control’ on November 23rd through Ark Recordings. Taken from their critically acclaimed debut album ‘Broken Side Of Time’, released last month

The Wildhearts Christmas Party (and you’re all invited!) So what have you got planned for this years Christmas celebrations? Office Party? Family get-together? Dressing up in Santa suits and trying your luck under the mistletoe? How about doing something this year that you’re guaranteed to enjoy? Like joining The Wildhearts at one of the just-announced December shows. Special guests in Stockholm will be Conny Bloom and Dregen, and support for the Finnish dates comes from The Souls. And for those of you that will be in the area, there will be an exhibition of Wildhearts collectables and memorabilia at Helsinki City Library from the 8th December

Check out the following two videos from ‘Smash it Up’ – Parental Advisory and live video White Riot

On 2nd November ’09, Spit Like This new label GMR is releasing “We Won’t Hurt You (But We Won’t Go Away) – Ultimate Edition”. This is a 14 track CD (including the bonus track “Sweet Transvestite”) that comes in an awesome digipack with huge pull-out poster! Not only that, but the CD is enhanced and, on the enhanced portion is the uncensored version of the video the band shot back in January that has never been released! You should be seeing it on your TV screens soon but that will most likely be the censored version and it is unlikely that it will be the whole thing. So, for now, this is the only place to get it! The album is available for pre-order now from (£11.99), (£11.69) and (£8.99). For European fans, you will have to wait until February 2010 – the album will have a Europe wide release then

Hate Gallery will release their new EP/Mini Album “Dead Celebrities” on the 23rd November. The title track is a modern day fairytale about a ‘fictional’ amoral British celebrity who is the epitome of the Cult of Celebrity and who earns the disgust of a nation and its media yet is considered a saint at the time of their untimely death. Hate Gallery will release their second album “Viva La Resistance!” in Febuary 2010

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