Attica Rage confirmed for Bulldog Bash 2012!

Attica Rage have been confirmed for this year’s Bulldog Bash  The band will be headlining the Area 81 stage on Saturday 11th August 2012.

The 26th Bulldog Bash takes place between Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th August 2012 at Shakespeare County Raceway, Long Marston, Stratford upon Avon.  Europe’s Loudest Biker Party is packed with entertainment, including the thrills & spills of the dragstrip with some of the fastest drag vehicles in the world (plus your chance to race your bike up the strip), a custom motorcycle and car show, live bands over two stages and a dance tent with top club DJs.

The first live acts confirmed include Bad Manners, The Urban Voodoo Machine, Nico Tamburella, Hells Bells, Guns 2 Roses, Hellrazor, Rammlied, Henrys Funeral Shoe, Viking Skull, Six Hour Sundown, Sex Pistols Experience, The Union, Boot Led Zeppelin, Attica Rage, Hellbound, The Lost, Blackwolf, Mother’s Ruin, Fifteen English Pounds, Imicus, Hostile, Huron, CodeJak, Empire of Fools, Cally & Juice, MC Shocker, Mark EG, and JP & Jukesy.

Entertainment in the Main Stage Marquee kicks off on Thursday at 5.15pm, and at midday on Friday on the outdoor Area 81 Rock Club Stage.

The Run Wot You Brung (RWYB) competition takes place all weekend, giving the perfect opportunity to prove that your bike WILL crack a sub-10 quarter-mile.… The surfaced Raceway is open for RWYB runs between 9:30am and 5pm on Friday and Saturday, and between 9.30am and 1pm on Sunday.

The weekend of action on the drag strip includes Midlands based, British stunt ace, Craig Jones, with his stunt show and an attempt to beat his own world record (set in 2006) for the longest two-man stoppie, which currently stands at 305 metres. Plus professional stunters Terry Grant and the Vertical Trix Team, Pro-Stock Drag racing, Top-Fuel Bikes and Cars, The Outlaw Anglias, Jet cars, and much more.

Attractions include Saturday night’s firework display, the Ken Fox ‘Wall of Death’ show, live Strongman competition and an ‘extreme’ fairground, an adult entertainment zone and a village of trade stalls selling all kinds of biking and alternative lifestyle kit.

For full line-up, event information and tickets, visit the official site at http://www.bulldogbash.eu

Road Dog released worldwide via Off Yer Rocka with bonus live tracks and new ‘Ashamed’ video!

Attica Rage album ROAD DOG is released worldwide on 1st May 2012 via new label Off Yer Rocka Recordings!

This new digital release includes all 14 original album tracks plus two exclusive, previously unreleased bonus tracks – ‘Through the Inner Eye and a raucous rendition of Motörhead classic ‘Overkill’ – recorded live at the band’s home show at the Classic Grand, Glasgow during their 2011 UK tour.  The album + bonus tracks are available on iTunes and all major download stores worldwide. Click here to buy on iTunes

Attica Rage have mastered the art of welding big hooks to clenched-fist heaviness…. the distilled hits of rock and metal, bashed out with passion and honesty.”  Dom Lawson, Metal Hammer UK (8/10)

“This is British rock at its best…..it’s your duty as a rock fan to go out and buy it!” Planet Mosh

“Attica Rage are in danger of giving loud biker rock a good name”  Daily Express  (4/5)

Accompanying the album launch is a new video for the song ‘Ashamed‘, directed by Colin Wood Media – check it out:

Don’t forget, we’re hitting the road in May for some England shows, flying over to Ibiza for the HRH Road Trip and sailing down the River Thames with Fozzy & Shadows Fall on the Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2012 pre-show boat party on 11th June!  We’re also pleased to announce that Attica Rage will be making a special guest appearance at Les Fest 2012 in Lesmahagow, Scotland’s only rock & metal festival, on Friday 29 June.  Tickets for all shows are on sale now – hit the links and order asap and for your chance to win tickets to the Golden Gods boat party & awards show, scroll down and check out our competition in the previous blog!

THU 25 MAY – BRIGHTON, The Hydrant

FRI 26 MAY – MANCHESTER Roadhouse

SAT 27 MAY – BRADFORD Gasworks (free entry!)

THU 31 MAY – IBIZA HRH Road Trip

SAT 2 JUNE – LONDON Underworld

MON 11 JUNE – LONDON Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2012 (see competition!)

FRI 29 JUNE – LESMAHAGOW Les Fest 2012