now on ‘DETOUR RECORDS’ + on
FIT FOR THE BIN’ Label:
News from ‘BRISTOL
A limited edition of 500 Copies from THE CORTINAS 14-Track (3
previously unreleased in any format) Vinyl-Album ‘Mk 1’ is out now. The
album contains all four tracks from those two singles, plus ten rare early
demo tracks, all newly remastered.
‘AVON CALLING 2 – Forgotten Gems &
Unkown Currios’ will be released on 23rd August 2010. The sampler contains
20 tracks (all previously unreleased on CD) from the Bristols music scene,
incl.: SOCIAL SECRITY, APARTMENT, X-CERTS, JOE PUBLIC, PRIVATE DICKS,
THE PHONE + 48 HOURS.
In the pipeline are two CD-Samplers, ‘The Bristol Reggae Explosion’ and
‘The Best of Heartbeat Records’. Also a full-length vinyl release from
even one year after their ‘Giffer’ album LONG TALL SHORTY have
released another full-length on ‘Time
For Action Records’, called ‘Kick Out The Shams’. Shortly after their
Europe tour the band went into the ‘Perry Vale Studios’ in London, where
Pat Collier (Ex-VIBRATORS/BOYFRIENDS) produced, mixed and mastered the new
Forthcoming new releases from ‘Overground
Records’ include: RUBELLA BALLET (2nd August), PARANOID
VERSIONS 16th August) SUBWAY SECT (October) and THE
DISRUPTERS (November), with others to follow.
SOCIAL DISTORTION has gone
back into the studio to finish work on their new album after finishing
writing last month. Frontman Mike Ness posted updates on the progress as
well as some hints about how the record may sound: “Going back to finish
the album after a month of more writing. I love this record and can't wait
to hit the stage with new songs. This album is a blend of Rolling Stones,
Ramones, Hank Williams and Johnny Thunders.”
The band recently signed to 'Epitaph Records' who will release the record
in the fall.
‘Postcards From A Young Man’, the new full-length from the MANIC
STREET PREACHERS will be released at the end of September.
The 'long lost' un-released TONIGHT album from 1978, is finally
arriving! it will be a September 2010 release, called 'Drummerman' with 12
songs, most of the songs never heard by the general public.
The sold-out New York Show from PUBLIC IMAGE LTD. at the ‘Music
Hall Of Williamsburg’ from May 2010 was filmed for a future PiL
Documentary on DVD.
‘Born A Rocker – Die A Rocker’ is a movie about Charle Harper (U.K.
SUBS) + Knox (THE VIBRATORS), who lived their life through
music on a neverending world-tour. The film is still in production. No
release date yet!
Steve New (RICH KIDS) 1960-2010
Punk rock guitar player Steve New has lost his battle with cancer on May
24 2010. He auditionned to be the second guitar player in The Sex Pistols.
He played with Glen Matlock's Rich Kids (which reformed this january)
along Rusty Egan & Midge Ure. He also played with Sid Vicious, PiL, Iggy
Pop and recently was part of Glen Matlock's band. Glen Matlock: “Steve New
sadly passed away, relatively peacefully, surrounded by his friends and
family at 6.15 (PM). As always with Steve, there were more birds than