Say Anything’s Max Bemis  and wife Sheree DuPree Bemis (Eisley) have announced via their twitter accounts that they’re expecting their first baby in February 2013. “Hope Y’all aren’t sick of chubby cheed’ed blonde kids… because we’re having one in February !!!YAY!!!” Bemis’ tweet proclaimed. Congratulations to the happy couple. Our resident knitter here at ctrlaltrock has already started on baby booties.

Stay tuned for our review of Say Anything’s Australian tour, coming SOON!




Sydney quintet Tonight Alive have announced that following their successful stint opening for Young Guns earlier this year on the Bones UK Tour they are set to return on a headline tour of their very own in support of debut album What Are You Scared Of? The first single ‘Breaking and Entering’ will be availabe to download via the bands facebook as of July 9th.

02.10 – Cockpit 2, Leeds
03.10 King Tuts, Glasgow
04.10 – Academy 3, Manchester
05.10 – Crafurd Arms, Milton Keynes
06.10 – Asylum, Birmingham
07.10 – Scholar Bars, Leicester
08.10 – Rock City Basement, Nottingham
09.10 – Barfly, London

Support comes from Lost Alone and Blitz Kids 


Crown Jewel Defence have announced an exstensive run of UK dates, titled the Glittersweet Tour. With support from Summerlin and The Final Chapter its one summer tour you don’t want to miss.

01.07  –  Joiners, Southampton
02.07  –  The Hydrant, Brighton
03.07  – The Croft, Bristol
05.07  – The Ballroom, Birmingham
06.07    – Corporation, Sheffield
10.07   – Cathouse, Glasgow
11.07   – Tunnels, Aberdeen
12.07   – Electric Circus, Edinburgh
13.07  – Doghouse, Dundee
15.07  –  Academy, Newcastle
16.07  – Fac251, Manchester
17.07   – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
18.07   – Brixton Jamm,  London

Tickets are £8 and are on sale from the bands very own website