added: 4 Mar 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Without a doubt one of the hardest working bands in Rock, Twin Atlantic will be hitting your airwaves with their infectious new single 'Make A Beast Of Myself' on April 23rd. In addition, Twin will be releasing a limited edition 7' vinyl picture disc of 'Make A Beast Of Myself' for Record Store Day on April 21st. Their epic cover of 'Who You Are' by Jessie J - which was performed in the Live Lounge on BBC Radio 1 on Fearne Cotton's show, received a rapturous response and will be the exclusive B side only available on vinyl - so don't miss out!
To celebrate Record Store Day, Twin Atlantic will be doing an exclusive in-store signing at Soundclash in Norwich ahead of their show that night at The Waterfront. The signing will begin at 6pm so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Currently on tour in the USA, Twin Atlantic will be back in the UK this Spring for their fast selling headlinetour and will also be special guests on a run of dates with blink-182 this summer. The band will be playing severalhigh profile shows at SXSW with Kasabian, Miike Snow and Fun, as well as shows at Canadian Music Week. The band will be joining the famous Vans Warped Tour and have also just been announced for T In The Park in Scotland on Sunday July 8th. Expect more festival announcements in the coming weeks.
Already selling like hotcakes, 2 venues have already been upgraded to larger rooms to cope with the demand for tickets for the bands headline run. Be sure to get your tickets as soon as you can! Supports on the tour are Lower Than Atlantis and ME (except for Portsmouth where it is The Xcerts and ME)
The headline tour dates are as follows: (With Lower than Atlantis and ME)
9th Dublin Academy 2 www.ticketmaster.ie / 0818719300
10th Cork Cypress Avenue www.ticketmaster.ie / 0818719300
11th Derry Nerve Centre www.ticketmaster.ie / 0818719300
12th Belfast Mandela Hall (UPGRADED SHOW) www.ticketmaster.ie / 08442774455
14th Inverness Ironworks (SOLD OUT) www.seetickets.com / 0844 4999 990
15th Dunfermline Alhambra www.seetickets.com / 0844 4999 990
16th Manchester HMV Ritz (UPGRADED SHOW) www.seetickets.com / 0161 832 1111
17th London Koko www.seetickets.com / 0844 847 2258
19th Cardiff University Solus www.seetickets.com / 029 2078 1458
20th Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall www.seetickets.com / 0870 320 7000
21st Norwich Waterfront www.seetickets.com / 01603 508 050
22nd Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms www.seetickets.com / 023 9286 3911
The dates Twin Atlantic will be joining blink-182 (which also includes All American Rejects) are:
9th London The O2 Arena
15th Manchester Arena
16th Birmingham LG Arena
17th Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
19th Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
20th Glasgow SECC
2011 was one hell of a year for Twin Atlantic and 2012 shows no signs of them slowing down! Since the release of their spectacular debut album, 'Free' - the pedal has been to the metal. From gracing the covers of Kerrang! and Rock Sound magazine, to performing in front of thousands of people at festivals all over Europe and headlining venues such as Glasgow Academy (and selling it out!), this hard working quartet have catapulted themselves into the new year already. Twin Atlantic were recently named as the iTunes Rewind Rock Artist of The Year and have also enjoyed an unprecedented 8 weeks on the Radio 1 playlist withtheir single 'Free'.
Twin Atlantic are:
Sam McTrusty - Lead Vocals & Guitar
Ross McNae - Bass, Piano & Vocals
Barry McKenna - Guitar, Cello & Vocals
Craig Kneale - Drums & Vocals