Attica Rage release new single ‘Long Ride Home’

ATTICA RAGE release new single ‘Long Ride Home’ from the critically-acclaimed album ‘88MPH’ on Monday 8th July 2013, along with a bonus live track, ‘Road Dog Forever (*live)’, recorded and filmed at Hard Rock Hell in December 2012. The tracks are released worldwide via Off Yer Rocka Recordings and available to download from iTunes and all major music stores. 

Attica Rage Long Ride Home singleThe live video of ‘Road Dog Forever’ accompanies the release, along with a promotional video from album producer roddymacaudio, showing the band in the studio recording ‘Long Ride Home’.  Both videos are available to watch on YouTube.

ATTICA RAGE hit the road this autumn for a UK headline tour promoting 88MPH, kicking off with a main stage slot at the Cambridge Rock Festival on 4 August before UK headline dates from September, joined by some of the finest up n’ coming new bands including Trucker Diablo, Fantasist, Estrella, Dakesis, Resin, Captain Horizon, The Goddamn Electric, Dana O’Hara, Rockburn and many more.  Tickets are on sale now for all tour dates.  For more information, visit http://www.atticarage.com

Attica Rage UK Tour 2013 posterATTICA RAGE – 88MPH UK TOUR 2013
Sun 04 Aug  Cambridge Rock Festival
Thu 05 Sep  Kendal Bootleggers Bar
Fri 06 Sep  London Mother Live
Sat 07 Sep  Manchester Satans Hollow
Sun 08 Sep  Sutton-in-Ashfield The Diamond
Thu 12 Sep  Birmingham Roadhouse
Fri 13 Sep  Cardiff Bogiez
Sat 14 Sep  Redhill Hell Fire Club
Sat 28 Sep  Glasgow Classic Grand
Sat 05 Oct  Ballymena (N.Ireland) Diamond Rock Club

LONG RIDE HOME – AROUND THE WORLD IN 88 DAYS

New album 88MPH has been snapped up by fans since its release with international sales and positive reviews from the rock press.  ‘Long Ride Home’ is the third single to be released from the album and the band are setting their fans a special challenge:  to pass one copy of the CD album around the world in 88 days and return it back to Glasgow by 3 October, in time for the last date of their UK album tour.  

On 8 July, Attica Rage will post a fan in England a pack containing one 88MPH CD album, a world map and Attica stickers – the fan marks their location on the map with a sticker and signature and uploads a photo or video clip of them with the CD to the bands Facebook page.  The fan then posts the CD pack onto another Attica Rage fan in another country, with that next fan repeating the process.  The band and Facebook followers will be able to track the album’s journey as it’s passed across the globe over the following 12 weeks and witness it’s ‘long ride home’ back to Glasgow for the end of the band’s UK tour.  Every fan who takes part, reports in and forwards on the pack will be sent their own CD, signed by the band, at the end of the 88 day challenge, with one participant selected at random receiving a goody bag packed full of Attica Rage 88MPH merchandise.  

Full info & details will be posted on the official website and Facebook page on 8 July 2013.

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Attica Rage announce UK tour & new single

Attica Rage UK Tour 2013 posterAttica Rage have announced a series of UK headline shows taking place later this year, in support of new album 88MPH.  The band will play 9 dates in September across Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including return visits to London, Manchester, Birmingham and Ballymena in Co. Antrim; first time visits to Kendal, Sutton-in-Ashfield and Cardiff and a special homecoming show in Glasgow.  Guest supports will be some of the finest up n’ coming new rock & metal bands from each location, including Fantasist, Estrella, Dakesis, Captain Horizon, The Goddamn Electric and many more.

Attica Rage kick-start the tour at the Cambridge Rock Festival on Sunday 4 August, opening the main stage for The Animals and Magnum.  Other summer events include headlining the Alba West Custom and Classic Bike Show in Stevenston, Ayrshire on 29 June and a special Attica fans’ birthday party at the Eccies Club in Helsby, Cheshire on 6 July.

ATTICA RAGE – 88MPH UK TOUR 2013

Sun 4 Aug – Cambridge Rock Festival
Thu 5 Sep – Kendal Bootleggers Bar
Fri 6 Sep – London Mother Live
Sat 7 Sep – Manchester Satans Hollow
Sun 8 Sep – Sutton-in-Ashfield The Diamond
Thu 12 Sep – Birmingham Roadhouse
Fri 13 Sep – Cardiff Bogiez
Sat 14 Sep – Redhill Hell Fire Club
Sat 28 Sep – Glasgow Classic Grand
(date tbc) – Ballymena Diamond Rock Club

Tickets are on sale now for all tour dates –  visit the Attica Rage website Tour page.

Cambridge Rock Festival 2013 posterAttica Rage also release a new double-track single ‘LONG RIDE HOME’ from 88MPH via Off Yer Rocka on Monday 8th July 2013, available to download from iTunes and all major music stores.  The second track is a previously-unreleased live version of ‘ROAD DOG FOREVER’ and a live video will accompany the release.  A promotional video from album producer roddymacaudio, showing the studio recording of ‘Long Ride Home’, will also be posted online.  Both videos will be available to watch on YouTube. 

Those two songs together tell two sides of the same story” explains singer Jonny Parr. “Where Road Dog Forever is an all-out celebration of life on the road and devotion to the rock ‘n roll lifestyle, Long Ride Home is the anti-thesis – it’s the harder part of being away from home, missing loved-ones and ultimately dealing with the choices that have been made along the way.”

New album 88MPH was released worldwide with an official launch at Hard Rock Hell VI last year and has been welcomed by fans with positive reviews amongst the rock press.  ‘Long Ride Home’ is the third single to be released from 88MPH – ‘Killer Carousel’ was available as a free download during the album launch and follow-up single ‘Beyond Forever’ was released in March.

Summer Road Rage 2012

ATTICA RAGE return to Ibiza this summer for the rock n’ roll holiday festival week-long bender that is HRH Road Trip – The Third Chapter in May, graced this year by US punk legend Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg!! (see below for full line-up). The week in Ibiza is sandwiched between a select few headline shows in England.  Joining Attica Rage on the ‘Summer Road Rage 2012’ tour for all dates are special guests and London hard groove rockers ZODIAC N BLACK.

This is also Colin Wilson’s first official tour of duty with the band so we hope the Clan Attica will come out in force and give him a warm welcome!

Hit the links below the dates for tickets & info:

THU 24 MAY : BRIGHTON THE HYDRANT
w/ Beggarz Fiz and Sin to Survive
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/124075877718868/
Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/lemurpromotions

FRI 25 MAY : MANCHESTER ROADHOUSE
local support tbc
Tickets: http://www.seetickets.com/Event/ATTICA-RAGE/Roadhouse/622535

SAT 26 MAY : BRADFORD GASWORKS
w/ Dakota
Free Entry!

THU 31 MAY : IBIZA HRH ROAD TRIP
w/ Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg, Electric Boys, Vice Squad, Bonafide, Fatal Smile, Criminal, Patrick McManus, Hammerhead, Sanguine, Shattered Skies, RSJ, Silverjet, Evil Scarecrow, Spit Like This, Spirytus, Severenth, Mothers Ruin, 77, Arma Sonura, The Amorettes, Los Breakdowns, Fury, Met Head….and our ol’ pal KRUSHER! More to be announced soon.
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/HRH-Road-Trip/160791036265
Tickets/Info: http://hrhroadtrip.com/

SAT 02 JUNE: LONDON UNDERWORLD
local support tbc
Tickets: http://www.theunderworldcamden.co.uk/gigs/eventdetails/2-jun-12-attica-rage-underworld/

MON 04 JUNE : WOLVERHAMPTON WESTFEST
Details to follow….

Attica Rage and Zodiac N Black for all shows plus local supports.  Over 18s only, except London which is over 14s (with under 16s accompanied by an adult).  Tickets are on sale now!  Check out the Summer Road Rage 2012 tour event page on Facebook and share it out: http://www.facebook.com/events/263555923726258