Ginger Wildheart and Richie Ramone set for Camden Rocks

Ginger Wildheart

Ginger Wildheart and Richie Ramone have both been added to this year’s Camden Rocks Festival lineup.

Also added to the bill are Jettblack, Menswear, Anti Nowhere League and Brawlers.

Said Ginger of the news: “Last year’s Camden Rocks was the best fun I can imagine ever having without the use of straps and rabbits. I can’t wait to play again this year. I’ve had a word with the police and they’ve said it’s fine as long Chris McCormack accepts responsibility for me. See you at the bar, motherfuckers. I’ll be the naked one covered in mud.”

Adds Richie Ramone: “Camden with its killer vibe, is always my favourite spot when I am in London. This year is extra special because the band is playing the Camden Rocks Festival, and I couldn’t be happier. It has always been on my wish list, and I can’t wait to hang out and see a bunch of cool bands, party, and hook up with old friends. Fuck yeah!”

This year’s festival takes place at locations throughout Camden on the 30th of May. Tickets are available now from SeeTickets.

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Watch! Ginger Wildheart and Courtney Love release video for “Honour”

Ginger and Courtney Honour video crop

Ginger Wildheart and Courtney Love have released a video for their duet, “Honour.”

The song was originally released as part of Ginger’s G.A.S.S. subscription based fan club, through which members are given access to exclusive songs, merchandise, videos and other features. A free version of the service, G.A.S.S-Lite, was announced yesterday.

Ginger spent a significant amount of time in 2014 touring as part of Courtney Love’s live band, and told Last Year’s Girl recently: “She was also kind enough to let me film the video at her recent sold out Sydney show. Wait until you hear it, she sounds like Celebrity Skin era Courtney. She nails it so good. As a fan you’re going to love it.”

Ginger played a blinding set at his inaugural Halloween Hootenanny event at The Slade Rooms in Wolverhampton back in October, with support sets from Oaf, Tropical Contact, The Scaramanga Six, Baby Chaos and Eureka Machines. He is set to play his ‘Oh Fuck I’m 50’ Birthday Bash on the 17th of December at The Forum in London. Tickets are on sale now.

Originally premiered via Classic Rock, you can check out the video for “Honour” below:

Make sure you then head on over to iTunes to buy the track which is out now!

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Ginger Wildheart and Fearless Vampire Killers for Camden Rocks

Ginger Wildheart and Fearless Vampire Killers are amongst a slew of names announced for the upcoming Camden Rocks event.

Also joining them will be the likes of Devil Sold His Soul, The Subways, The Blackout, Hacktivist and Reverend and The Makers.

The festival takes place in and around Camden on Saturday 31st May in venues such as Electric Ballroom, Underworld and Barfly. Tickets are £25 in advance.

Check out full details below:


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New music releases, 14th April 2014

Here are the new and notable music releases this week, 14th April 2014:

Birds Of Satan
The Birds of Satan, The Birds of Satan

Albion, Ginger Wildheart
Do to the Beast, Afghan Whigs
Homo Erraticus, Ian Anderson
Brother, Morten Harket
Melana Chasmata, Triptykon
Caustic Love, Paolo Nutini
Rodney Crowell, Tarpaper Sky
Smoke Fairies, Smoke Fairies
Tearing Down The Walls, H.E.A.T
Amphetamine Ballads, The Amazing Snakeheads
Bang!, Gotthard
CD Singles (Box Set), Suede
Stories: The Singles Collection, Therapy?
Lights Out, Ingrid Michaelson
Holy Ghost, Marc Ford
Life Journey, Leon Russell
The Complete Albums Box: 1970-78, Black Sabbath
The Best Of, Wilko Johnson
Shadows, Sinbreed
The Travelers & Bonfires, Sevendust

All the above and many more are available via the Skin Back Alley Music Store!

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Ginger Wildheart launches G.A.S.S. fan club

Ginger WildheartGinger Wildheart, frontman of The Wildhearts, alumnus of numerous solo albums and various side projects including Hey! Hello!, has revealed details of an innovative new fan club.

Known as the Ginger Associated Secret Society (G.A.S.S.), the club will be a multi-tier fan club and forum, offering members unique access to exclusive incentives based on the level of membership they buy.

Membership can include:

* A year’s supply of brand new songs, featuring guests from Ginger’s projects
* Unreleased demos and alternative versions of songs that have been released
* Podcasts
* Exclusive Q&A sessions
* Competitions including one-of-a-kind prizes (original song books etc.)
* Exclusive limited edition merchandise
* Pre-order ticket sales

The incentives are set to be presented in a wealth of exclusively designed artwork commissioned specifically for G.A.S.S., and a community-centered online hub will be opened.

Membership varies between £30 and £90 and sign-up opens from 1st May at the G.A.S.S. homepage.

A release about the new club states: “Ginger Wildheart’s latest venture will once again redefine the landscape in which artists connect with their fans, creating a much closer involvement with the fans who support his music.”

Here’s to the artists doing it for themselves.

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