TONIGHT ALIVE TO RETURN IN OCTOBER

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 

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BLITZ KIDS UK TOUR

Currently busy in LA  with John Feldmann working on their  follow up to this summers Vagrants and Vagabonds, Blitz Kids have announced their rescheduled October dates for December:

01.12 – Masque, Liverpool
04.12 – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow
006.12 – Cockpit 3, Leeds
08.12 – The Riverside, Selby
09.12 – Underground, Stoke
11.12 – Hobos, Bridgend
12.12 – The Croft, Bristol
13.12 – Face Bar, Reading
14.12 – Boileroom, Guildford
15.12 – Joiners, Southampton

BLITZ KIDS UK TOUR

Blitz Kids have announced some dates of a UK tour to support their new album Vagrants and Vagabonds as well as their latest single To The Lions which will be released October 17th.

05.10 – The Duchess, York
06.10 – Cockpit 3, Leeds
07.10 – Liberties, Middlesbrough
12.10 – The Masque, Liverpool
13.10 – The Riverside, Selby
14.10 – Rock City, Nottingham
16.10 – Underground, Stoke-On-Trent
18.10 – The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
20.10 – The Croft, Bristol
25.10 – Joiners, Southampton
26.10 – Face Bar, Reading
27.10 – Boiler Room, Guilford

Tickets are on sale now from the usual outlets.

BLITZ KIDS FEATURE

Meet Blitz Kids.  When drummer Eddie Hawx and guitarist Billy Evanson met at college, the next step was to audition vocalist Joey James in the back of Hawx’s Ford Fiesta.  Completing the line up are bassist Nic Montgomery and guitarist Jono Yates who were, Joey tells us, signed up whilst drunk in the pub.  However, unlike most decisions made after one too many, the decision to join Blitz Kids was a wise one as what has resulted is one of the most exciting UK bands around today…read more

BLITZ KIDS LIVE REVIEW

Self-proclaimed ‘foreigners-to-Scotland’ Blitz Kids were back in Glasgow, a little over three months since their last snow-covered trip up north.   When the weather threw a hissy fit all over the band’s headline date back in November, crowd figures inevitably dwindled and the band ended up playing to a criminally small turnout.  You can imagine our excitement then when Blitz Kids were confirmed as the main support for D.R.U.G.S’ first UK headline tour.  We headed back to The Cathouse to see if this time round the people of Glasgow had gotten their act together and if Blitz Kids would get the response they deserve…read more

BLITZ KIDS ADDED TO D.R.U.G.S UK TOUR

Blitz Kids

Blitz Kids have been added to the line-up of the Craig Owen’s fronted project D.R.U.G.S (Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows) UK tour in March.

Dates are as follows:

4.03 – Roadhouse, Manchester
5.03 – Cockpit, Leeds
6.03 – Cathouse, Glasgow
7.03 – Academy 2,  Newcastle
8.03 – Institute, Birmingham
9.03 – Rock City, Nottingham
10.03 – The Underworld, London

They will also play a select few dates with We Are The Ocean later this month, as well as Hit The Deck Festival in Nottingham in April. The quintet have recently signed with Hassle Records and will release their first full album later this year. Their latest track ‘Story’, featuring Aled Phillips of Kids in Glass Houses, can be downloaded for free from Vagrants and Vagabonds.

YOU ME AT SIX TOURDATES AND NEW BLITZ KIDS SINGLE

It’s been a fantastic year for You Me At Six – and it’s about to end on the best possible note! Their headline UK tour kicks off on Dec 4th in Edinburgh and will see the band play some of their biggest venues yet.  With The BlackoutSet Your Goals AND Canterbury billed as support, this tour is shaping up to be one of 2010’s best.  Dates are listed below and are selling out very fast so get buying before you miss out!

4th EDINBURGH, Corn Exchange
5th EDINBURGH, Corn Exchange
6th WOLVERHMAPTON, Civic Hall
7th WOLVERHAMPTON, Civic Hall
9th BOURNEMOUTH, BIC
10th DONCASTER, Dome
12th MANCHESTER, Apollo
13th MANCHESTER, Apollo
15th LONDON, Hammersmith Apollo
16th  LONDON, Hammersmith Apollo
18th BELFAST, Ulster Hall

New music news now and VLS favourites Blitz Kids have made their brand new single ‘Story’ available for FREE download. Click HERE to find out how you can get your hands on the it  The track features guest vocals from Aled Phillips (Kids In Glass Houses), which is an added bonus, and is an exciting preview of how Blitz Kids’ debut album seems to be shaping up.  With their previous two EPs generating a lot of buzz from the music community, these guys are going to be definite ones to watch next year.  If you fancy heading out to see them play live (and we recommend that you do) then you’re in luck! Check out these dates and head on down to your nearest show:

27/11 – The Cockpit 3 Leeds
28/11 – The Cathouse
29/11 – Sound Control Manchester
30/11 – The Barfly Camden
01/12 – Central Station Wrexham
02/12 – HMV Institute Birmingham

Finally, just a brief reminder that Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, the brand new album from My Chemical Romance comes out TOMORROW. There has been quite a lot of hype surrounding this release, so make sure you pick yourself up a copy and see what all the fuss is about!