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Weekly Round Up: Friday 12th February

Weekly Round Up: Friday 12th February

Friday 12th February, 2016 4:15PM

This week in tour news the Eagles Of Death Metal announced their return to New Zealand for one show in March. Leeds lads Gang Of Four will be coming this way in April for one Auckland concert. Path-beating musician Shakey Graves revealed the date for a Wellington sideshow off-the-back of his appearance at Auckland City Limits next month. Rhode Island's minimal-wave musician Russian Tsarlag has lined up a handful of dates around the country in coming weeks. And former Dirty Projectors member Deradoorian will grace Auckland in April for one show.


In release news, Tourettes unveiled a new single (along with video) called 'No Losers @ WINZ' as he gears up to release a new album later this year. Local hardcore punk mainstays Parents released their new EP Great Reward for streaming as they hit the road for a record release tour. Trust Punks let loose their excellent new single 'Leaving Room For The Lord' as they ready to lift the lid on their sophomore record. And Doprah have shared another single from their debut album Wasting, which is due to hit shelves next Friday.

This week's Caught Live is Silicon performing from on top of a boat at Laneway in Adelaide, as the behind-scenes commentator suggests, he did indeed "get in shit"- but not for his ship-related shenanigans. He was kicked off the Laneway Festival tour for kissing a cop's gun....

 
WEEKEND GIG PICKS:

Friday

Auckland: Dan Melchior with Kraus + Mr Slackjaw - The Wine Cellar
Auckland: Mothra Album Release Tour - Kings Arms Tavern
Wellington: Radio Moscow + Kings Destroy - Bodega
Wellington: Parents 'Great Reward' Release Show - Valhalla
Christchurch: Psych Emergency EP Release Party - Darkroom
Dunedin: Carcosa and FOTA - Dunedin Musician's Club

Saturday

Auckland: Treehouse, Centre Negative, Claire Mahoney + Blistex5000 - Kings Arms Sports Bar
Auckland: Open, Hospital Sports + Greenfog - Kings Arms
Wellington: Dan Melchior w/ Kraus + Hex - Moon
Wellington: Ensemble Economique - Pyramid Club
Christchurch: Tunes Of I and Devon Welch - Blue Smoke
Dunedin: Bill Direen and The Builders - The Crown Hotel
Dunedin: Bad Sav, Sawdust, Bazooka + More - Chick's Hotel

Head over to our Gig Guide for more listings!!!


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