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Music news round-up: w/e 22 Sept

Soundgarden have announced that their new album King Animal will be out on November 12th through Vertigo Records. As previously announced, the album is the band's first in over 15 years and will be preceded by new single 'Been Away Too Long', available digitally from September 27th. Watch the trailer for the album at


'Recover' will be the debut single of Dexters, out on November 19th through This Feeling Records. You can watch the video below and read on for details of their upcoming gigs, including their support slot with The Enemy.

Sat 22nd Manchester Fac251 (This Feeling)
Sun 23rd Coventry Godiva Festival
Fri 28th Weston Super Mare Grand Pier (The Enemy)

Wed 3rd Oxford 02 Academy (The Enemy)
Thur 4th Leamington Spa The Assembly (The Enemy)
Fri 5th Norwich UEA (The Enemy)
Sun 7th Lincoln The Engine Shed (The Enemy)
Mon 8th Leeds 02 Academy (The Enemy)
Fri 12th Southampton Cellar Rooms (This Feeling)
Sat 13th London Queen of Hoxton (This Feeling)
Fri 19th Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms (This Feeling)
Sat 20th Glasgow Maggie May’s (This Feeling)
Thur 25th Sheffield 02 Academy (The Enemy)


Splashh will release their new single 'Vacation' on November 5th through Luv Luv Luv Records. As well as supporting Spector in October, the four-piece will play their debut London headline show on December 3rd at the 100 Club. To get you in the mood, listen to 'Vacation' below.


'You Never Asked' will be the first single from The D.O.T., the new musical project of Mike Skinner from The Streets and Rob Harvey from The Music. The single features guest vocals from Danny Brown and Clare Maguire, and will be available as a digital download only on October 8th, ahead of the release of debut album And That on October 22nd. Listen to 'You Never Asked' below.


Don Broco are set to release their new single ‘Hold On’ on November 19th. It's lifted from their debut album, Priorities, which is out now.


Bat for Lashes will release the single ‘All Your Gold’ on October 29th, the second official track to be taken from The Haunted Man, out October 15th on Parlophone.


Crystal Fighters are currently in the studio recording the follow up to their debut album Star Of Love, set for a spring 2013 release. In the meantime, the band have announced the release of a remix album of tracks from the original record. The band approached their favourite artists and producers and invited them to remix a track of their choice. The album Star Of Love (Remixes) is out on September 23rd on Zirkulo / PIAS / Atlantic Records.


Heartless Bastards will release their new album Arrow on December 3rd through Partisan Records. The track listing is as follows:

Parted Ways
Got To Have Rock And Roll
Only For You
Simple Feeling
Skin and Bone
The Arrow Killed The Beast
Late In The Night
Low Low Low
Down In The Canyon


Liars have announced details of remixes on their forthcoming single ‘Brats’, which is out on 12" and download on October 15th, and the reissue of their first three albums on vinyl. The 12” and download of 'Brats' includes remixes from Cadence Weapon, Vessel and David Scott Stone. ’Brats’ is the latest single to be taken from Liars’ sixth studio album WIXIW (pronounced “wish you”). The Cadence Weapon remix of ‘Brats’ is now available for free download here -

Supporting Liars on the forthcoming UK and European tour will be The Haxan Cloak. Full UK details are below.

Liars Live Dates:
10 Oct – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club **
11 Oct – Glasgow, SW3 **
13 Oct – Norwich Sound & Vision Festival, Norwich Arts Centre
14 Oct – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms **
15 Oct – Cambridge, Junction **
16 Oct – London, Scala **
18 Oct – Birmingham, Rainbow Warehouse **
20 Oct – Oxford, Gathering Festival, The Bullingdon
21 Oct – Manchester, Sound Control **

(** with support from The Haxan Cloak)


Following on from the boozy, shout-a-long songs that made up their self-titled EP (released March 5th), Crowns have announced the release of their debut album Stitches In The Flag on November 5th, through their own Ship Wreckords label. You can also download the title track of the album for free

In addition to the album, Crowns have announced two of their largest shows: October 26th sees the boys play the Lexington, London and November 3rd sees the band headline Falmouth Princess Pavilions. They are curating a line-up of fellow Cornish talent to complete the bill.

Fri 21 Sep 2012 Salisbury Six Penny Handley Village Hall
Sat 22 Sep 2012 Looe Music Festival
Sat 20 Oct 2012 Perranporth, Lowender Peran
Fri 26 Oct 2012 London Lexington (album release show)
Sat 03 Nov 2012 Falmouth Pavillion (album release show)


Award-winning Californian songwriter Melinda Ortner's forthcoming single, 'Sweet Little Lies', is now available to stream online.

Officially released October 8th, the single is taken from the recent Strangers EP which is available for a limited time on Ortner's Facebook page.


Cradle Of Filth are set to release their new album The Manticore & other Horrors on Peaceville Records on October 29th. They’ve now unleashed a track from the album for free download. You can get ‘For Your Vulgar Delectation’ below.

Last updated: 07/08/2018 00:45:41

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