After a successful USA tour, RACHEL STAMP return to UK action with a new single, album and tour.
Few bands inspire as much devotion as Rachel Stamp. The group have been hailed in the press as “Pure Genius” (Kerrang!), “The UK’s only rock n’ roll hope” (Classic Rock) and “An addictive antidote to sexless Nu- Metal posturing” (Independent on Sunday) while the ‘kids’ have sent both the band’s albums (‘Hymns for Strange Children’ and ‘Oceans of Venus’) to the top of the NME independent chart.
David Ryder-Prangley (lead singer, bass guitar, teen idol), Will Crewdson (lead guitar, tall cool one) and Shaheena Dax (synthesizers, 1920’s silver screen chic) release a new double ‘A’ side single ‘HONEY’ c/w ‘QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE’ on their own Bitch Vinyl imprint on November 15th. It’s a double ‘A’ side because the true magnificence of this band can’t be captured on one cut alone.
Coming on like an unhinged hybrid of Black Sabbath and Prince, ‘HONEY’ is a slice of true heartbreak rock n’ roll. A call-to-arms for pissed off kids all over the world to break out of their suburban prisons and make their dreams come true. Full to the brim with blood guts and glitter. A video has been made by acclaimed British film maker Craig Griffith, so keep ‘em peeled!
‘QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE’, on the other side of the rock n’ roll coin, is a laser beam blast of foot stomping, hand clapping, head exploding Saturday night devilry. Complete with rockabilly guitar solo and Burundi drums, it will leave you bleeding on the dancefloor…
Both tracks are from the forthcoming album ‘RAVENOUS’, set for release early 2005. And if that ain’t enough there’s an exclusive new track ‘CREEPS’ appearing on the cover mounted CD of the October issue of METAL HAMMER.
Go and see them here:
OCTOBER 4th – Reading – University
OCTOBER 8th – Aylesbury – The Rocket Shed
OCTOBER 29th – Tunbridge Wells – Forum
OCTOBER 30th – London – Mean Fiddler
OCTOBER 31st – Bristol – Fleece and Firkin
NOVEMBER 4th – Liverpool – Barfly
NOVEMBER 5th – Glasgow – Barfly
NOVEMBER 6th – Edinburgh – Studio 24
NOVEMBER 7th – Croydon – Witch Fest – Fairfield Halls
NOVEMBER 11th – Southampton – Joiners
NOVEMBER 12th – Northampton Soundhaus
NOVEMBER 13th – Plymouth – University
NOVEMBER 14th – Cardiff – Clwb Ifor Bach
NOVEMBER 15th – Stratford-Upon-Avon – Cox’s Yard
NOVEMBER 18th – Peterborough – Met Lounge
NOVEMBER 19th – Rugeley – Red Rose
NOVEMBER 20th – Mansfield – The Mill
NOVEMBER 21st – Birmingham – Bar Academy
NOVEMBER 30th – Derby – Victoria
DECEMBER 1st – Manchester – Night and Day (tbc)
DECEMBER 2nd – Gillingham – Beacon Court Tavern
DECEMBER 3rd – York – Fibbers
DECEMBER 4th – Leeds – Royal Park Cellars
DECEMBER 6th – Dudley – JB’s
DECEMBER 7TH – Colchester – The Twist
DECEMBER 9TH – Haverfordwest – The Waterfront
DECEMBER 10th – Doncaster – Leopard
DECEMBER 11th – Exeter – Cavern