Must-Go Events For This Week! (17/3/2010 - 21/3/2010) >> Without further ado (partly because of busy uni times atm), I'm going to cut straight to the chase week's highlights. One certainly notices that we are shortly before the beginning of spring with numerous easter specials coming up, which I'll definitely talk more about during the next couple of weeks. I assume, the promoters are in the middle of awaking from hibernation... We do, however, have a few cream toppings amongst this week's highlights. Such include punk-rock-royalty New Model Army & the "horny young urchins" (Ian Wade, BBC) from Wild Beasts. And, for all those of you, who like to put themselves in life-threatening situation, you should miss out on celebrating Ireland's most beloved feast day at Mojo or O2 Academy (aka getting totally shamrocked). Take a pick from this week's must-go events: <<< Wednesday >>> MOJO (Doors @ 8pm, FREE): Fly With Vampires, Triphazard, The Red Suns, Brows O2 ACADEMY (Doors @ 6.30pm, 15adv): St Patrick's Day Special with Limehouse Lizzy, Rattle Hum, Beer For Breakfast <<< Thursday >>> O2 ACADEMY (Doors @ 7pm, 9adv): Wild Beasts, Erland & The Carnival, Lone Wolf THE PILGRIM (Doors @ 8pm, 3doors): Frakture Present Splash Gig Night with Phil Morton, Simon...
>> NEWS: The Dead Weather - New Album Title Finally Announced! >> Yesterday, almost eight months after the release of their feverish debut LP "Horehound" debut LP (10th July 2009, Third Man Records), White Stripes Megalomaniac & founder of The Dead Weather, Jack White finally lift the curtain. >> The Dead Weather's eagerly awaited second record is going to be entitled: "Sea Of Cowards" (date of release: 7th May 2010). >> White also stated that the release date of their new single "Die By The Drop" is going to be announced soon. >> For more information follow up on NME.com: "The Dead Weather have revealed that the title of their forthcoming second album will be 'Sea Of Cowards'. As previously reported, Jack White announced that the follow-up to 2009's 'Horehound' was due out in April, but now according to reports at Entertainment.ie, the album will be released on May 7. Preceding the album, the band are set to release a new single 'Die By The Drop', with a release date expected to be announced soon. Meanwhile, earlier this week Jack White defended his White Stripes bandmate Meg's drumming skills and also revealed that he has recently recorded a song with Jay-z." (NME.com)