News Update: 26th April 2010

April 26, 2010 – 13:08

Newly confirmed You Me At Six tour includes show at London’s Hammersmith HMV Apollo plus live sets at Reading/Leeds Festival and Radio One Big Weekend

Jennyfer Star are happy to announce that they are playing at Rest In Sleaze in Uppsala May 28th

Jackdaw4 (spearheaded by former Honeycrack/The Grip frontman Willie Dowling) release ‘The Beautiful Game’ as a free download to coincide with World Cup fever that will no doubt engulf the country in the coming weeks. Jackdaw4 is delighted that AOL FanHouse UK has already picked The Beautiful Game as its choice of World Cup theme. Jackdaw4 release their new album ‘The Eternal Struggle For Justice’ in June worldwide on Too Many Robots. Watch the video here

You can now pre-order Skull Daze’s debut album on CD from Street Symphonies Records store worldwide. Entitled simply “Skull Daze”, the CD will be released on May 14th, 2010

Black Page Turns hit the road in late May to play some live shows around the country. Full dates can be found on their website

Fresh off vigorous performances at SXSW, rabble-rousing punk rock group Off With Their Heads have announced plans to release their Epitaph Records’ debut album, In Desolation, on June 7. The band has released the first song “Drive” on MySpace today. Check it out now here

Undercover Slut “Shadow Song” video (uncensored video) picked-up by Art Design Cafe to illustrate Cosey Fanni Tutti / Prostitution theme

Legendary punk rocker Michael Monroe is hitting the UK again this summer having just been announced for the infamous Download Festival 2010! While the band demos new material in NYC for their debut, they’re still finding time to get a few summer festival appearances in. Michael Monroe also plays 2 NYC shows in May including an exclusive performance at a private John Varvatos event on May 6th followed by Highline Ballroom on May 9th

Sweet Apple’s “Love & Desperation” released 19th April 2010 on Tee Pee Records

Detroit based melodic rockers Category 5 have just released their debut EP, ‘Off The Ivory Coast’ through Reel Time Records. Off The Ivory Coast will be available from your favourite import dealers as well as in select mom and pop stores and big box chains including Best Buy. The EP is also currently on iTunes and on Amazon in download format

Having spent the past year treading the boards with Papa Roach & Buckcherry and hitting stages such as Download Festival and Sonisphere UK – Dear Superstar are returning to UK stages this May/June for a full UK Headline Tour

SPiT LiKE THiS sign publishing deal with Enorm Music GmbH & Co.KG, they have also confirmed their appearance at the Wacken Open Air Festival held 5th-7th August 2010 in Wacken, Germany

‘My Private Hell’, the sensational rock masterpiece from Steevi Jaimz will get an official U.S. release under JAMSYNC MUSIC. SCS Records in collaboration with JAMSYNC MUSIC struck a deal to release the new and long-awaited studio album from the tenacious vocalist Steevi Jaimz. Jaimz was the legendary vocalist of Tigertailz for the first album “Young & Crazy”. Set for a June 2010 street date, the U.S. release will contain additional bonus material as well as a facelift in the form of an eco-friendly digipak

Pop-punk newcomers Veara have announced plans to release their new album, What We Left Behind, on May 24 via Epitaph Records in partnership with Running Man Records. Fans can listen to two brand new tracks “My B-Side Life” and “We Have A Body Count” on the band’s MySpace page

Broken Teeth is continuing to make 2010 a banner year for themselves with the release of the video for the title track off their latest album Viva La Rock, Fantastico. The video was shot throughout the streets of the band’s hometown of Austin during this year’s 12th Annual Texas Rockfest and features a video-cameo by Canadian rocker Danko Jones who also performed live with Broken Teeth during last month’s SXSW Music Conference. The footage from the street gives the video a raw, punk rock feel and captures the pure rock n’ roll energy of both the song and album Viva La Rock, Fantastico. The video can be viewed on Youtube here

S.E.X. DEPARTMENT – post-nuclear sleaze glampire rock’n’roll army from Venetian Lagoon – back from Japan tour and actually again in the studio to record new double album in English and Italian version

We Are The In Crowd are excited to announce the details of their upcoming EP, Guaranteed to Disagree. The debut Hopeless Records release contains 7 tracks recorded with producers Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount (Jimmy Eat World, All Time Low, Cartel) and is set for a June 8th release. The first single, “Lights Out” is now available for stream and purchase

New York based three-piece fun. are set to release their debut album ‘Aim & Ignite’ through Hassle Records on June 7th with exclusive bonus content. The album will be preceded by the single All the Pretty Girls on May 31st

Bowling For Soup will be back to the UK this Summer for some huge Festivals and intimate show action

The next 6 weeks are going to be very eventful for New Generation Superstars as they will be playing their first show in Germany EVER! The guys are really looking forward to it. There will also be a few big announcements, so keep an eye out on the website, My Space and Facebook. Make sure to check out the new video here

Rising melodic-metal group Our Last Night make a thunderous return with the release of their sophomore album, We Will All Evolve, due out May 3 via Epitaph Records. Fans can check out the first track from the album, “Elephants,” streaming now on their MySpace page

Butch Walker & the Black Widows announce US and UK tour dates

Pop-rock band Anarbor have just released two new songs for streaming off their upcoming Hopeless Records debut full length, The Words You Don’t Swallow. The two tracks, “Mr. Big Shot” and “Useless” are streaming now exclusively on

After their successful tour last Fall with label mates Street Dogs, the femme fatales of Civet are bound back for Europe this summer, rocking a string of dates across the continent. With their Hellcat debut album “Hell Hath No Fury” out now, “sounding like a drunken slam in the filthiest bar in the worst part of town in a warzone. What’s not to love?” (Kerrang), the gutsy girls have been hard at work on the follow up record

Baltimore trio Double Dagger kick off their UK tour in May. Using deceptively simple instrumentation (bass, drums, vocals), Double Dagger make a cacophonous wall of sound that has been occasionally described as ‘very loud’ or ‘angry’ pop. Part Fugazi, part No Age, part Shellac, their sound is aggressive, minimalist punk, that still maintains an underlying pop melodiousness. Make sure to check out their tour dates in the UK throughout May 2010

Emerging from the rubble of various local and signed bands, Atlanta agro rockers Woe, Is Me (W.I.M) have just signed with Velocity Records/Rise Records, joining Abandon All Ships on the fledgling label. The band will be heading into the studio April 28 thru June 11 with producer Cameron Mizell to begin work on its debut record entitled Number[s]

If you’re Guns-shy, cup your ears and head for the nearest bomb shelter, because L.A.’s hottest pistols have returned – louder and more ferocious than ever! L.A. Gun’s “Shrinking Violet” is the debut signing of guitar virtuoso, Steve Vai’s Favored Nation’s newest Hard Rock/Metal division, Favored Nations/Jibboom. This “Shrinking Violet” Deluxe Reissue also includes live, never before heard bonus tracks, featuring some of the bands biggest hits including “Rip And Tear,” “Never Enough,” “One More Reason” and “The Ballad of Jayne”, completely repackaged with smokin’ new artwork. The band line-up is Tracii Guns (guitar), Jizzy Pearl (vocals), Jeremy Guns (bass) and drummer Chad Stewart. L.A. Guns will kick off their world tour in support of the Deluxe Re-issue of Shrinking Violet at the Key Club in Los Angeles, on June 10th

New artists to take part to “Reborn In Sleaze: A Tribute To Dave Lepard” have been revealed. Blackrain, Sister and Midnight Cowboys have been added to the project. The CD pays tribute to singer David Hellman (a.k.a. Dave Lepard), who committed suicide in January 2006 at the age of 25. The tribute album will be released in January 2011

Obsessive Compulsive’s debut album, Dreams of Death and the Death of Dreams is now available to pre-order from both and The band are touring April and May pummelling your ears with their very best noisy noises

This September sees the long awaited live return to UK shores for Acey Slade & the Dark Party. This will be the bands first full UK Tour in support of their debut album ‘The Dark Party’ which was released in January on TrashPit Records to endless rave reviews all over the world

Pat Magnarella, the man behind rock giants Green Day, is putting his hugely successful management experience behind a fast-rising UK painter called Charming Baker

Breakout Minneapolis (US) pop-rock group Sing It Loud will be releasing their hotly anticipated sophomore album, Everything Collide, on May 10 via Epitaph Records

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