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The anthemic candour of Midlands four-piece Max Raptor fuses classic British punk attitude with an astute sensibility to a ballsy riff, forthright narrative and infectious hook-fuelled chant. Having spent the last year touring, playing live and writing and recording debut material, building up a head of steam, a reputation for raucous and energetic live shows and a UK fan base in the process, Max Raptor are set to follow up their first two single releases (‘Ghosts’ in Oct and ‘The Great and the Good’ in March last year) with their debut 8-track mini-album ‘Portraits’ on 11th April ’11 through Naim Edge Records.
‘Portraits’ track listings are
Having been locked away honing their musical craft in the farmhouses of Belfast, Mojo Fury are finally ready to unleash their brand of weird and wonderful alt-rock on planet earth.
Debut single ‘The Mann’ is set for release on 4th October on Graphite Records and is a dynamic slab of math-tainted rock, fusing early Biffy Clyro, with all the edge and energy of Future of the Left thrown in with the DIY sensibility of Adebisi Shank.
Having cut their carnivorous teeth with support slots with The Zutons, Canadian punk-rockers Billy Talent, and British punk legends The Stranglers, Max Raptor are now heading out on their own headline tour later this month.
Elizabeth Cook to release her fifth album, Welder on Proper Records this month.
Welder is an album that sees the beautiful country songstress singing about her mama’s funeral alongside other tales of the harshness and delicacies of romantic and familial love in tracks ‘Not California’, ‘Heroin Addict Sister’, ‘Girlfriend Tonite’, and occasionally indulging in the rush of being inappropriate in ‘El Camino’, ‘Snake In The Bed’ and ‘Yes To Booty’.
Britain’s most enigmatic roots guitarist since the heyday of the Yardbirds, 22-year-old Isle Of Man-born Davy Knowles returns to the UK this April with his band Back Door Slam and his brand new album “Coming Up For Air”, which was released in November last year by Blixstreet Records.
With plaudits from Imperial Leisure’s debut, The Art of Saying Nothing, still ringing in their ears and having rounded out 2009 supporting the likes of The King Blues. The are ready to set out on the road again with their new streamlined setup showcasing new tracks from their upcoming as yet untitled album that is set for release in summer 2010!
With IL original members Denis Smith on vocals, AJ White on guitar, Dan Dobson on bass, Scott Vining on drums, Stu Maxwell on keyboards and new boy Jerome Harper guesting on brass, the sound is leaner and meaner, whilst retaining the band’s trademark energy and intensely catchy songs.
The live set retains its truly distinctive British flavour that includes fan favourites and stand out tracks such as Radio One picks ‘In A Letter’, ‘Jenny’ and the skantastic ‘Man On The Street’. Other highlights include ‘The Beast’ and ‘The Landlord’s Daughter’ all delivered with the new line-up so expect a few extra twists as well as a cheeky peppering of new album tracks.
After the huge success of their critically acclaimed second album, Isla (released last year on Peter Gabriel’s Real World records), Portico Quartet hit the ground running in 2010 with their most ambitious UK tour to date, including their biggest show yet at the Barbican on March 8th.
Portico Quartet embark on their UK tour in support of their second album ‘Isla’ this week. Full details are below.
UK Tour (*with Sweet Billy Pilgrim)
Saturday 24 October BRISTOL Old Vic *
0117 987 7877 bristololdvic.org.uk
Thursday 29 October BASINGSTOKE The Anvil *
01256 844244 anvilarts.org.uk
Monday 2 November LONDON Koko KOKO.uk.com *
08700 600 100 ticketweb.co.uk or seetickets.com 0870 264 3333
Tuesday 3 November MANCHESTER RNCM *
0161 907 5555 rncm.ac.uk
Wednesday 4 November EDINBURGH Electric Circus *
0131 226 4224 theelectriccircus.biz
Thursday 5 November GLASGOW The Arches *
0 141 565 1000 thearches.co.uk
Friday 6 November MIDDLESBROUGH …
Jon Allen will be supporting Seal on his forthcoming Arena tour of the UK and a number of European dates as well over June and July. Jon will also be headling a number of smaller venues as well as performance at Guilfest. Full tour details below
22nd Birmingham, NIA (supporting Seal)
23rd – London, Borderline
24th – Edinburgh, Playhouse (supporting Seal)
26th – London, Hammersmith (supporting Seal)
27th – Exeter, Phoenix
28th – Poole, Mr Kyps
29th – Manchester, Apollo (supporting Seal)
30th – Bournemouth, BIC (supporting Seal)
1st – Taunton, Perfect 5th
3rd – Nantes, Le Zenith (France) (supporting …
Punk rockers, White Light Parade, bring their tales of urban disillusionment to London next week in the form of perfectly crafted, catchy punk rock tracks that call for fellow comrades in arms to join together to make a difference at a time when many of us are asking the same questions.
They will be playing The Fly next Tuesday 21st April, and then the Dublin Castle on 28th April.
The band are about to release their debut album ‘House Of Commons’ in May and will be releasing their single Wake Up …