Monday, October 20, 2008

News Bits

Dead Confederate will be back in Austin on November 8th to kick out the jams at the Fun Fest after party along with White Denim and Apollo Sunshine. Their current tour will hit both coasts and lots of places in between, with Apollo Sunshine, Feral Children, and Manchester Orchestra lending a hand.

Last week DC performed "The Rat" on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, see it here. White Denim's new record, Exposion, is out now via their official site. You can get it in 320 kbps MP3 format plus receive a 12" copy of the album, a 7" copy of the "Let's Talk About It" EP , and a collection of unreleased digital live tracks with a subscription.

In other news, The Sword have just announced a bunch of headlining dates in addition to their current tour supporting Metallica, and a string of shows this December with Lamb of God. Their brand new video for “How Heavy this Axe,” which pays homage to the classic Black Sabbath videos “Paranoid” and “Iron Man,” will air as part of the “Headbangers Ball: 20th Anniversary” special this weekend on MTV2. More info is here.

*Here are pics from the Girl Talk show last night, and here is video of The Ting Tings show on Sunday.