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The Dead Boys To Commence UK Tour On 31st January 2018

Dead Boys YLS 40Throughout their 2017 US tour the Dead Boys have brought their classic energy to a whole new crowd, bridging the gap between generations of rockers. A quintessential component of the classic punk era, one cannot mention the iconic New York CBGB’s scene without mentioning the Dead Boys. Standing on the same mantle as the Sex Pistols and the Ramones, the Dead Boys are notorious for their sonic sound, a blend of proto-punk elements kicked up with a fiercer, more ferocious energy. They’re still loud, and still snotty… just with an extra 40 years of experience and they’re coming to the UK, the tour kicks off at Leeds Brudenell Social Club on the 31st January and runs through to the 7th February at Nottingham Rescue Rooms.

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Legendary Proto Punks ‘Death’ Release New Single ‘Cease Fire’

Death Cease FireLegendary Detroit band Death have released their new single, Cease Fire, on digital and vinyl formats, Death are expected to release another new song, Give It Back, in the summer and they plan to follow the single up with a full EP later this year that will feature both singles and two new songs. The band has this to say about Cease Fire.

The new Death single is a continuation of the social conscious voice that rock n’ roll music states to all people. If John Lennon were alive in this world today, we are sure he would echo the same sentiments, because we have to first put the guns down and stop the senseless shooting so we can Give Peace A Chance.

You can stream Cease Fire here and order the single via Death‘s website here

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James Williamson And Deniz Tek Release Stream Of Acoustic KO

Acoustic KOFans of The Stooges and Radio Birdman are in for a real treat this spring as James Williamson and Deniz Tek have teamed up for a new spin on four classic James Williamson compositions. The two proto-punk icons have unplugged their amps for drastic, yet no less gratifying, re-workings of two numbers from Iggy & The Stooges’ seminal Raw Power album, I Need Somebody and Penetration, as well as two tracks from the often unsung masterpiece Kill City, Night Theme and No Sense of Crime.

You can stream the Acoustic KO EP via Dangerous Minds here

The Acoustic KO EP will be available March 31st on vinyl and digital formats.

James Williamson And Deniz Tek To Release ‘Acoustic KO’ EP

Acoustic KOJames Williamson, of The Stooges, has teamed up with Deniz Tek, from Radio Birdman, on a new EP, Acoustic KO, that is set for release on the 31st March, the two proto punk icons will deliver four acoustic re-workings of tracks taken from The Stooges classic Raw Power album and Iggy Pop And James Williamson‘s Kill City collaboration.
 
You can stream the track Penetration via The Atlantic here
 
The Acoustic KO EP will be available March 31st on vinyl and digital formats.
 
 

Faster Than Bulls Return With Tour Dates

Faster Than BullsFaster Than Bulls have returned after a nine month hiatus, they are a proto punk trio from Lancashire in the UK that are heavily influenced by New York Dolls, Ramones and other bands from the east coast of America from that era. Since they emerged in 2013 they have been steadily building a dedicated following by playing festivals, including Rebellion, and venues up and down the country. Their single When Death Comes To Town was inspired by a trilogy of zombie horror novel of the same title, the band even appear as themselves in the novels and will be featured in the internet spin off series Dead Town. This song will also appear in the movie Apocalypse that will be launched later this year. They have recently signed with Twosome Records and will be working towards releasing new material in the near future

Their tour dates, and the video for their sixth single, Soul Survivor can be viewed below

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