The New Wave Of Hair Metal Weekend News Report July 28, 2018
To TNWOHM fan's around the world,
Greetings, and welcome to another week of the Weekend News Report. It was a bit of a quiet week. A good portion of the band's are busy in the studio, while other's have tours and festivals scheduled for later this summer and Fall. So don't be surprised at the low amount of bands in the news this week.
🇸🇪Lipz🇸🇪 are coming back to Italy! I
They'll be back on August 5th, headlining Vigorock Festival in Venice. More info will be made available soon.
🇺🇸WICKED🇺🇸 had their album release party at Pineapple Jacks last night in Rochester, NY. The title of their debut is "Rock N' Roll" and it should be available to order. Check their page for the details.
🇨🇭Dizzy Fox🇨🇭 released their debut video yesterday for the song "Over The Top". The boy's traveled to Germany to film it.
It will be apart of the July video/single contest that starts on August 1st. The contest will last for 48 hours. There are 8 video's to choose from this month, the other 7 are as followed:
Crosson - Hero
The Cruel Intentions - Jawbreaker
Fallen Angels - The Force In The Mind
Kissin' Dynamite - You're Not Alone
Plastic Tears - Miss Stumbling Legs
Tales From The Porn - Back To The 80's
Trench Dogs - The Gin Beat
North America (United States, Canada, Mexico):
🇺🇸Babylon Shakes🇺🇸 are live in Raleigh tonight. They have new merch available. 🇺🇸Denman🇺🇸 are releasing their debut album "Raw Deal" tomorrow.
🇨🇦Love Razer🇨🇦 are live at the Chainsaw on August 25th. 🇺🇸The Shrunken Heads🇺🇸 are live at Mack kells tonight. 🇨🇦Sleazy Way Out🇨🇦 will be at the See-Scape on August 21st. 🇺🇸Station🇺🇸 has to postpone their August 17th gig. They'll make it up later.
Northern Europe (Scandinavian & Nordic countries):
There wasn't much earth shakin' news in Scandinavia this week. There's a lot of festivals that are coming soon, so this section will fill back up soon.
🇸🇪Crashdiet🇸🇪 has a cool interview with Eric and Gabriel on their page. You can watch the full interview on their website. I mentioned this last week, but in case you missed it, 🇸🇪Crazy Lixx🇸🇪 are re-releasing their back catalog on colored vinyl. You can pre-order them now. 🇳🇴NiteRain🇳🇴 played the Cruefest at the Whisky in L.A. tonight. 🇫🇮Shiraz Lane🇫🇮 rocked the Qstock festival last night in Oulu. 🇫🇮Temple Balls🇫🇮 have completed the first half of their second album. They also have a new website. Be sure to check it out.
United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland:
🇬🇧Bigfoot🇬🇧 have tickets for sale for their September Warm Up show. 🇬🇧DAMN DICE🇬🇧 will be opening for Shiraz Lane on August 31st. 🇬🇧Midnite City🇬🇧 have completed the recording of their 2nd album. Expect an October release date. 🇬🇧Nasty High🇬🇧 are playing at the Royal Standard Bar in Sheffield on August 3rd. 🇮🇪Stone Trigger🇮🇪 will be joining L.A. Guns for another UK tour with stops in The Netherlands and France. The action starts on August 31st. 🇮🇪W.A.L.K.E.R.🇮🇪 will be back at Fibber Magees on August 18th.
🇩🇪Kissin' Dynamite🇩🇪 were live in Rengsdorf today. 🇩🇪Night Laser🇩🇪 announced another band for their 5th annual Laser Night fest on December 21st. Rushmoon, Formosa, along with The Grey will be playing that night. 🇩🇪Pussy Sisster🇩🇪 played the Sunny Side Fest last night. 🇨🇭Rusted Guns🇨🇭 were live at the the Birrhard Rockt fest tonight. 🇩🇪Snakebite🇩🇪 have posted a list of tour dates for 2018 on their page. 🇧🇪Wildheart🇧🇪 played the Rockellingen last night.
Eastern Europe, Baltic, and European Russia:
🇱🇻Bloody Heels🇱🇻 will be playing at the Verte Rock fest in Rujiena on August 25th. 🇨🇿Dead Daniels🇨🇿 are rockin' in Chabarovicich on September 15th. 🇨🇿Double Raw🇨🇿 will be playing the Starfire Tattoo fest in Munster on August 3rd. 🇨🇿Nasty Ratz🇨🇿 will be in Tynec for the Rock Park fest on August 4th.
Mediterranean, and Southern Europe:
🇵🇹Affaire🇵🇹 have completed the drum tracks on their up coming album. 🇮🇹Hell In The Club🇮🇹 are playing the Motofestasa in Carmagnola, Torino on August 4th. 🇮🇹Vain Vipers🇮🇹 will be releasing their debut album soon.
Oceania (Australia, and New Zealand):
🇦🇺Crosson🇦🇺 are in the German charts for the 9th week in a row for their album "Invincible". 🇦🇺Dangerous Curves🇦🇺 are back in action on August 4th for a killer set at the Musicland in Melbourne.
🇳🇿Leathur Tattoo🇳🇿 played at the Thirsty Dog Tavern last night. 🇦🇺Snake Bite Whisky🇦🇺 had to postpone their Mexican tour until early 2019. 🇦🇺Vicious Addiction🇦🇺 are back at the Whole Lotta Love club on August 24th.
South America, Middle America, and the Caribbean Islands:
There is nothing to report from this region this week.
South Africa/India/Japan/Asia/Middle Eastern:
🇮🇳Girish And The Chronicles🇮🇳 played a Guns N' Roses tribute show at the Hard Rock Cafe in Hyderabad on July 26th. 🇿🇦L.A. Cobra🇿🇦 rocked at Rumours Rock City last night.
Video of the week (July 21 - July 28):
Trench Dogs - The Gin Beat
Up coming album releases:
July 29: Denman - Raw Deal
August 10: Diemonds
August 24: Trench Dogs - Year Of The Dog
August 31: Taste - Moral Decay
September 21: The Cruel Intentions - No Sign Of Relief
September 21: Hardcore Superstar - You Can't Kill My Rock N' Roll
That is all of the news I have for this week. As always, forgive me if I forgot to mention anything, or if I made some small error. And if anything new pops up I'll do my best to share it.
Keep the hairspray coming, and crank the guitars to 11!!!
Tom - Admin/TNWOHM
Pictured: Lipz (Chris Y & Conny), WICKED (Rock N' Roll album cover), Dizzy Fox, and as always, the background is Detroit Rock City!
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