Todays news roundup contains all the current news on Bloc Party, Latitude Festival, Hop Farm, Gossip, Post War Years, Johnny Foreigner, State of Play, Kap Bambino and The Jesus Lizard. Plus an MP3 roundup!
Bloc Party will release 'Intimacy Remixed' on the 11th of May, and to mark the occasion, the band have made parts for three of the album's tracks available as free downloads.
High quality MP3 stems of 'Ares', 'Signs' and 'Ion Square' are all available from www.blocparty.com
until the release of the remix album on the 11th.
Regina Spektor and Passion Pit have been added to the Latitude Festival bill! For more info head over to www.latitudefestival.co.uk
Ash, The View and British Sea Power are the latest acts to be added to thid yearâs Hop Farm Festival. Joining them are Bell X1, Johnny Foreigner, The Chapman Family, fashion label Diorâs band du jour Eight Legs.
For more information head over to www.hopfarmfestival.com
Gossip will be releasing a new album called Heavy Cross
on the 15th of June and above this text is the artwork! For more information head over to www.myspace.com/gossipband
Post War Years
Post War Years have been added to this weekend's Camden Crawl festival! For more information head over to www.thecamdencrawl.com
One of The 405's favourite bands, Johnny Foreigner, will be heading out on a headline tour! After the amount of support slots they've done over the last year it's about time they took the limelight.
07 - Sheffield, Fuzz Club + Tubelord
08 - Derby, Rockhouse + Tubelord
09 - Hull, Club NME @ Welly + Tubelord
11 - Bristol, Cooler + Tubelord + Oxygen Thief
12 - Southampton, Joiners + Calories + Copy Haho
13 - Birmingham, Victoria + Calories + Copy Haho
14 - Kingston,Â New Slang + Supertennis + Youves
15 - Leicester, Sumo + Tubelord +Copy Haho
16 - Brighton, The Great Escape
17 - Manchester, The Deaf Institute + Calories + Copy Haho
18 - Flowerpot, Kentish Town, London
20 - Sound City @ Barfly, Liverpool w/ Hot Club De Paris + Tubelord + Calories
21 - York, Fibbers + Calories + Copy Haho
22 - Wakefield, Escobar + Copy Haho
23 - Newport, Meze Lounge + Calories + Copy Haho
24 - Northampton, Roadmenders 3 + Calories + Copy Haho
State Of Play
OscarÂ® winner Russell Crowe leads an all-star cast in a thriller about a rising congressman and an investigative journalist embroiled in a case of seemingly unrelated, brutal murders. Crowe plays D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey, working to untangle a mystery of murder and collusion among some of the nationâs most promising political and corporate figures in State of Play, from acclaimed director Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland).
State of Play hits UK cinemas April 22nd 2009
Kap Bambino (pictured above) are filming their new video for âDead Lazersâ alongside Warp Films director James Lees. They want you to join them next Wednesday, 28th April for an illegal carpark rave and an open air live performance.
If you're interested email them at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info!
The Jesus Lizard
Harvey Milk and Grails have been announced as the support acts for The Jesus Lizard at the Forum in London on the 11th of May.
For more information head over to www.atpfestival.com