Issue 81 of Black Velvet Zine is out now and is the final printed issue of Black Velvet (before we go fully online).
Monday 3rd Zurich Hallenstadion
Tuesday 4th Stuttgart Schleyerhalle
Thursday 6th Cologne Lanxess Arena
Friday 7th Amsterdam Ziggo Dome
Sunday 9th Oberhausen Koenig-Pilsner Arena
Monday 10th Hamburg 02 World
Wednesday 12th Leipzig Arena
Thursday 13th Munich Olympiahalle
Friday 14th Vienna Stadhalle
Sunday 16th Paris Bercy
Monday 17th Frankfurt Festhalle
Wednesday 19th Berlin 02 World
Thursday 20th Bremen OVB Arena
Saturday 22nd Manchester Arena
Sunday 23rd London 02 Arena
New Jersey’s Hidden In Plain View have announced three UK dates for November. Tickets go on sale tomorrow. Details in the image below.
Hidden In Plain View are Joe Reo, Chris Amato, Rob Freeman, Mike Saffert and Spencer Peterson. The band originally formed in August 2000 but announced their split in January 2007 due to personal and creative differences.
The reunited band, who played TLA in Philadelphia last year and then Skate & Surf Festival in New Jersey in May, will also play New York City on October 4th.
Lower Than Atlantis have announced an intimate club tour for July. Support comes from Decade and Yearbook. Dates are as per their flyer:
The band also play Reading and Leeds in August.
Lower Than Atlantis will release their self-titled album on September 29th and single ‘Here We Go’ on July 21st. Watch the video for ‘Here We Go’ below.
The tracklisting for the album is as follows. The album was recorded in Watford with Dan Lancaster.
Roger Lima (Less Than Jake/Rehasher) has announced the release of a debut EP from his new band GREENHORN.
The 6 track EP ‘I WANT MORE’ will be released by Saint November Records in the UK digitally and on vinyl (tri-colour striped pressing, limited to 250 copies) on July 8th, 2014.
Roger recorded bass, guitars AND drums for all tracks on the EP and shares vocal duties with fellow Gainesville musician Jen Vito (NoMore).
The EP is available to pre-order now from
Following the departure of frontman Mike Hodges, Rat Attack are now looking for a new vocalist. Here’s some info from the band themselves:
So you want to sing for RAT ATTACK?
There is certain criteria that needs to be applicable to you if you want to join RAT ATTACK:
- You need to be committed 110% to the band, it must be your main priority as it is ours.
- You need to be able to practice twice a week near to Newton Abbot, Devon.
- Own transport preferable but not essential.
- Financially sound enough to be able to go on tour.
- Previous touring band experience preferable but not essential.
Record yourself singing over one or two of our tracks, post the video to Youtube and send us the link.
Link to Youtube video:
Link to instrumental tracks:
Please send your Youtube video links to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our video interview with Stephen Christian of Anberlin from last year. Stephen talks about the birth of his daughter and missing her on tour, playing for the troops, what he did when he felt his ego growing, and how he’d like people to realise there’s hope and they can always change their life for the better.