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News round-up: Weds 9 May

The Offspring's new album, Days Go By is set for release on 25th June via Columbia. Hear the title track below:

Days Go By by theoffspringsc

The first single to be released from the album will be “Cruising California (Bumpin’ In My Trunk)” on 24th June. The band are also due to play two UK shows at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th June.

The Xcerts have secured the support slots on the forthcoming Guns n' Roses arena dates. They will run the gauntlet of angry and restless fans at:


Fri 25 - Glasgow SECC
Sat 26 - Birmingham LG Arena


Fri 1 - London O2 Arena

Lostprophets will release their new single ‘We Bring An Arsenal’ on June 4th. They have also announced a UK tour for later this year following their sold out April/May tour.


Thursday 01 Wolverhampton Civic Hall 0870 320 7000
Friday 02 Preston 53 Degrees 01772 893 000
Saturday 03 Sheffield O2 Academy 0844 477 2000
Monday 05 Edinburgh HMV Picture House 0844 499 9990
Tuesday 06 Inverness Ironworks 0844 499 9990
Thursday 08 Manchester O2 Apollo 0844 477 7677
Friday 09 Portsmouth Guildhall 023 92824 355
Monday 12 Norwich UEA 01603 508 050
Tuesday 13 Lincoln Engine Shed 0844 888 8766
Wednesday 14 Newport Centre 01633 656 757

Boy Friend have released a new remix of their track 'The Lair', remixed by Alex DeGroot who plays in Zola Jesus.

They play:

May 9th Manchester The Deaf Institute (w/ Perfume Genius)
May 10th Brighton The Warren (The Great Escape - onstage 8:30 pm)
May 11th London The Macbeth

fun., has announced details of a UK tour, which will take place this October. The dates kick off at London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on October 2, following with shows in Birmingham, Dublin and Manchester, before finishing up at Glasgow’s O2 ABC on October 8.

Their new album Some Nights (produced by Jeff Bhasker (Beyonce, Kanye West, JAY-Z)) will be released here on May 21.

2 Oct London 02 Shepherds Bush Empire
4 Oct Birmingham HMV Institute
6 Oct Ireland Dublin Academy
7 Oct Manchester Academy 2
8 Oct Glasgow O2 ABC

EMA is back in the UK to play the following dates this week:

9 Leeds @ Brudnell Social
10 Nottingham @ Bodega
11 Manchester @ The Soup Kitchen
12 Brighton @ The Great Escape (Uncut Stage)
15 London @ Scala

To celebrate, she's released a new mixtape "...featuring Cypress Hill, an ultra-rare Gowns song, and the erstwhile lead guitarist of one of the world's most famous rock bands singing "Your Pussy Is Glued To A Building On Fire"."

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