Airbourne sign worldwide deal for album No.4

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Aussie hard-rockers Airbourne have signed a record deal for their new album.

The band have teamed up with Spinefarm Records on a worldwide basis to release their 4th studio LP, tentatively scheduled to be out later this year.

Say the band in a statement revealing the news: “We’re pumped up to have signed on the dotted line to the world’s toughest and truest hard rock label, Spinefarm. We have worked with some of the guys on this team in the past, and we’re extremely confident about having each other’s back in the trenches for many hard rockin’ years to come. We’re chompin’ at the bit to get ROCKIN’ and KICKIN’ ARSE in 2015 & beyond.”

Jonas Nachsin, general manager of Spinefarm Worldwide, adds: “We are so proud to be the new global home for the amazing AIRBOURNE! They are a band who have thrilled audiences around the world with their insanely energetic live shows and wildly anthemic songs, and all of us at Spinefarm are thrilled to be part of their ensuing juggernaut.”

The band already have appearances at Sweden Rock and Greenfield (Switzerland), Hellfest (France) and Graspop (Belgium) confirmed for 2015. The band’s last album was 2013’s Black Dog Barking.

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Black Stone Cherry announce UK tour

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Black Stone Cherry have confirmed that they will be touring the UK in October and November this year.

They will be joined by label mates Airbourne and Theory Of A Deadman for the shows.

The band’s fourth studio LP, Magic Mountain, is set to be released on the 5th of May via Roadrunner Records.

The UK dates follow the southern rockers’ recent run of low-key shows that saw them performing selected tracks and telling audiences about the stories and inspiration behind them.

Tickets for the tour go on sale at 9am this coming Friday (28th March) and the full list of confirmed dates is as follows:

Oct 26: Glasgow Hydro
Oct 27: Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
Oct 28: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Oct 30: Birmingham LG Arena
Oct 31: Manchester Phones 4U Arena
Nov 01: London Wembley Arena

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Alice In Chains and Slayer set for Sonisphere 2014

2014-Alice-in-ChainsAlice In Chains and Slayer have been confirmed as part of the Sonisphere 2014 line up in a slew of new additions to the bill announced yesterday.

Sonisphere returns to Knebworth Park this year after being cancelled in 2012 and 2013. Iron Maiden, Metallica and The Prodigy are already confirmed as headliners across the 3 days between 4th – 6th July.

Joining them on the bill will be Alice In Chains and Slayer plus Mastodon, Airbourne, Ghost, Gojira and Karnivool. Two special guests are due to be announced shortly.

Alice In Chains’ William DuVall comments, “We’re very excited to be playing once again at Sonisphere, particularly as this year has us joining our longtime friends in Metallica. It should be a fun ride for everyone – both on and off the stage.”

Early bird tickets for the festival are available now priced at £170.