Tuesday, 3 April 2012

General Fiasco Announce New Album 'Unfaithfully Yours' / May UK Tour‏...


Announce New Album 'Unfaithfully Yours' / May UK Tour

From Bellaghy, Co.Derry, N.Ireland, General Fiasco are Owen Strathern on bass, brother Enda on guitar, Stephen Leacock on drums and new guitarist / keyboard player Stuart Bell.

The band’s debut album ‘Buildings’ released on Infectious Music in 2010 saw the N.Irish band play festivals and dates around the world including Japan, New Zealand, USA, Reading & Leeds, Glastonbury, Oxegen and T-In the Park.

They also played support to Snow Patrol at the biggest concert ever to happen in N.Ireland at Bangor’s Ward Park to 45,000 people.

They toured relentlessly for months, picking up supports with the Enemy, Kids in Glass Houses, One Night Only and Fighting with Wire amongst others and found themselves with a Kerrang! Magazine best new comer nomination too.

The band have been writing and recording for most of 2011, but came back with an EP ‘Waves’ from which ‘The Age You Start Losing Friends’ won ‘Best Song’ at the NI Music Awards held as part of the prestigious Belfast Music Week which saw the MTV awards come to town.

‘The Age You Start Losing Friends’ also picked up another Hottest Record in the World on BBC Radio 1 and the following EP ‘Don’t You Ever’ has already picked up plays on BBC Radio 1 and beyond including several local and college radio stations in the USA.

The band’s 2nd album, ’Unfaithfully Yours’ is due for release in June 2012 on Dirty Hit.

May UK Tour dates as follows:

8 - PJ Molloy’s, Dunfermline
9 - Ironworks, Inverness
10 - Doghouse, Dundee
12 - ‘Pitch Invasion Music Festival’, Hartlepool
15 - Sound Control, Manchester
16 - the Duchess, York
17 - Roadmender, Northampton
18 - Cockpit 3, Leeds
23 - Little Civic, Wolverhampton
24 - Hippodrome ‘New Slang’, Kingston
25 - Koko ‘Club NME’, London
27 - Southampton, Talking Heads
28 - Boileroom, Guildford
29 - Jericho Tavern, Oxford
30 - Notting Hill Arts Club ‘Death Disco’, London
31 - Hydrant, Brighton


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