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Music news round up: w/e 9 June

OFF! just unleashed a new video for 'Cracked' via Noisey, the first in an episodic trilogy of music videos from their debut self-titled full length that dropped this May.

UK tour dates (w/ Trash Talk):

18-Jun Brighton Haunt
20-Jun London Garage
21-Jun Glasgow King Tut's
22-Jun Newcastle Academy 2
23-Jun Leeds Brudenell Social Club
25-Jun Manchester Sound Control
26-Jun Nottingham Rock City Basement


Brit nominated, acoustic guitar virtuoso Newton Faulkner has announced a UK tour this October. He will also release his single ‘Clouds’ on July 1st taken from his third album Write It On Your Skin, out on July 9th.

October dates:

1st           Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
3rd           Glasgow O2 ABC
4th           Inverness Ironworks
9th           Newcastle O2 Academy
10th         Manchester O2 Apollo
11th         Liverpool O2 Academy
12th         York Barbican
14th         Leeds O2 Academy
15th         Oxford New Theatre
16th         Leicester O2 Academy
18th         Birmingham O2 Academy
19th         Bournemouth O2 Academy
20th         Exeter Great Hall
22nd        London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire


The Hickey Underworld return with new single ‘The Frog’ on July 23rd and a new album I’m Under The House, I’m Dying through [pias] recordings on September 24th. They will also be playing the following two London dates:

June 13 – London Barfly
June 14 – London Feed your head @ Mother Live


All Time Low have released a free download of new track 'The Reckless And The Brave'. Grab your copy at All Time Low's official website. The pop punk four-piece play Reading and Leeds festival this August, as well as the following headline dates:

20: DUBLIN, Olympia Theatre
22: ABERDEEN, Music Hall
23: EDINBURGH, Picture House


WATERS have unveiled a new video for 'Mikey Mantle', taken from their recent album Out In The Light. The video was part of Music Video Race, where artists were teamed up with directors and then have to come up with a concept, shoot the video and edit it, all within 48 hours. Check it out below.


The Gaslight Anthem have released the video for '45', the first single to be taken from their upcoming fourth album Handwritten which is out on July 23rd through Mercury Records. If you like what you hear below, '45' is available to buy now on iTunes and Amazon.


'Into The Night' will be the new single released by Azari & III, on July 16th through Loose Lips. The track will be backed by remixes from Prince Language, CFCF, Nicolas Jaar, Renaissance Man and Seth Troxler, Masomenos & Jaw – Live In Paris. Check out the original version below.


The Enemy have announced that the next single taken from their third album Streets In The Sky will be 'Like A Dancer' on July 23rd. Check it out below and read on for the trio's upcoming live dates.

July 2012

Sun 08 Balado T in the Park festival
Fri 13 London Somerset House

August 2012

Sat 18 Weston Park V Festival
Sun 19 Hylands Park V Festival

September 2012

Fri 28 Weston Super Mare The Pier

October 2012

Wed 03 Oxford Academy
Thu 04 Leamington Spa Assembley
Fri 05 Norwich UEA
Sun 07 Lincoln Engine Shed
Mon 08 Leeds Academy
Tue 09 Sheffield Academy
Thu 11 Stoke Keele Uni
Tue 16 Newcastle Academy
Wed 17 Manchester Apollo
Thu 18 Cambridge Corn Exhange
Sat 20 Preston 53 Degrees
Sun 21 Southampton Guildhall
Mon 22 Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall
Fri 26 Birmingham Academy


In preparation for the 10th anniversary edition of the Supersonic Festival, happening in Birmingham from October 19th-21st, they have announced another slew of acts set to appear. Amongst the latest addition are former Swans vocalist Jarboe, Italian psychedelic warlords Ufomammut and the master practitioner of abrasive, highly creative and extreme noise Merzbow.

The current line up now stands at:

Body/Head/Bohren Und Der Club Of Gore/Carlton Melton/Clifford Torus/Dope Body/Drunk In Hell/ Dylan Carlson/Flower-Corsano/Goat/Hey Colossus/Hookworms/Hype Williams/Jarboe/JK Flesh/Kevin Drumm/KK Null/Lichens/Merzbow/My Disco/PCM/Rangda/Richard Dawson/Ruins Alone/Sir Richard Bishop/Six Organs Of Admittance/Small But Hard showcase/Stian Westerhus/SWLLWS/Thomas Ankersmit/Tim Hecker/Ufomammut/Warm Digits and Zeni Geva.

There is also a Supersonic Festival mixtape feature a selection of the artists for your listening pleasure.


Death metal gorelords Autopsy have unleashed the trailer for their upcoming DVD Born Undead, featuring their 2010 reunion show at the Maryland Deathfest and an extensive documentary. The DVD is due for release on August 27th via Peaceville Records, and can be pre-ordered at the Peaceville store.

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