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News round up - w/e 12 Nov 2011

letlive.'s recent extensive tour of mainland Europe and the UK had much of it committed to film and the band have now unveiled a music video for their single ‘Renegade ‘86’ which documents some of their time in Europe.

They play the Kerrang! Relentless Energy Drink Tour with New Found Glory and Sum 41 in February 2012.

04 Dublin Academy
05 Dublin Academy
07 Southampton Guildhall
08 Norwich UEA
10 Bristol O2 Academy
11 Cardiff Uni Great Hall
12 Newcastle O2 Academy
13 Glasgow O2 ABC
15 Manchester Academy
16 Birmingham O2 Academy
17 London Roundhouse


&U&I have just unveiled one hell of a video for ‘Belly Full Of Fire & A Heart Full Of Blood’. The visceral track is taken from the band’s debut full length which will be released on 21st November, 2011.


Other Lives – the five-piece from Stillwater, Oklahoma – have announced that Radiohead have invited them to support on their upcoming US tour dates. Other Lives will play all ten announced shows kicking off in Miami, Florida on 27th February. Tickets go on sale from 12th November.

For the entire list of concert dates go to:

The band are currently on tour in Europe and return to the UK to play two headline dates in November: London’s St. Giles Church on 21st November (which has now sold out) and Brighton’s Audio 22nd November. They will also return to the UK in April 2012 to play London’s Village Underground; tickets for this event go on sale from 11th November and are available from

Other Lives UK Dates:
Nov 21st – London, St Giles Church SOLD OUT
Nov 22nd – Brighton, Audio
April 4th – London, Village Underground - (on sale from 11th November)


Dog Is Dead have announced that they will be headlining Club NME's New Year's Eve bash at London's KOKO. Tickets are on sale now, priced £12.50.


'Worry' will be the next single released from Little Comets, whose debut album came out at the start of this year. The track is taken from an upcoming EP and will be out on December 12th through Dirty Hit. Check out the video below:

Tickets are also on sale now for their 2012 tour, with full details as follows:

Sat 21 Apr 2012 Glasgow Oran More
Sun 22 Apr 2012 Manchester Academy 2
Mon 23 Apr 2012 Leeds The Cockpit
Tues 24 Apr 2012 Birmingham O2 Academy 2
Thurs 26 Apr 2012 London Scala
Fri 27 Apr 2012 Norwich Arts Centre
Sat 28 Apr 2012 Brighton The Haunt


Following the release of his second album Everything Is Boring And Everyone Is A Fucking Liar last month, Spank Rock will kick off a UK & European tour later this month. The tour includes two dates in the UK, calling at London's Scala on December 5th and Manchester's Ruby Lounge the follow day (6th). Tickets are on sale now.


Mark Stewart's new 7” single is out 25th Nov [Black Friday], ‘Children Of The Revolution’ / ‘Nothing Is Sacred’ as a limited edition Double A side. Only 500 copies. Each numbered, hand-worked sleeve constitutes one unique piece of Mark’s bombart.

The album will be out early in 2012 and features a stellar cast including cult film-maker Kenneth Anger, original Clash/PiL guitarist Keith Levene, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Richard Hell, Gina Birch from The Raincoats, Tessa Pollitt from the Slits, all of Primal Scream amongst many others.

Visit Mark at the his official site:


Legendary indie outsider and Yo La Tengo, Thurston Moore and Daniel Johnston collaborator Jad Fair is set to play in London at The Lexington on the 1st December in support of his latest record Beautiful Songs - The Best Of Jad Fair. Check out a free mp3 from that album below:


Belgian trio Castles, who feature ex-Beecher vocalist Edward Godby, have announced their signing to UK label Eyes Of Sound. They will release the band's debut album You, The Organ Grinder in January and you can check out a track from that below:


The Moth & The Mirror released their debut album Honest, This World on Monday, and have seen fit to give away a free mp3 from said album. The band feature members of Arab Strap, Frightened Rabbit and Admiral Fallow to name a few and you check out the track below:


Younghusband release their Crystal' EP the 21st November on Sonic Cathedral.

Catch the band on tour at the following dates:


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