Category Archives: Blues Rock

Jim Dead & The Doubters – Pray For Rain

Beat Surrender favourite Jim Dead is back with a new album Pray For Rain lined up for release on December 11th, the Glasgow based singer-songwriter shares the spotlight on this recording with The Doubters – Stuart Begley (guitar / vocals) Frankie Coia (bass) and Tommy clark (drums / vocals), the album was recorded 6 Ohm Studio in Glasgow and the resulting album is a more amped-up affair than previous releases with plenty of dirty blues guitar riffs that demand the volume be switched up to the max.

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The End Men – Odds & Ends – Euro tour

Brooklyn based heavy-blues band The End Men have a new release out, Odds and Ends collects together some old and new material and includes the track The Wolves that was one of the highlights from this years Couch by Couchwest selection, the core band is a duo with Matthew Hendershot (guitar, vocals) and Livia Ranalli (drums, percussion, vocals), they’re bringing their raucous brand of rock ‘n’ roll to Europe in May, playing in Italy, Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium.

Fri 5/9/14 – Tribute concert – Hotel Select Riccione, IT
Sat 5/10/14 – Stones – Cafe Bologna, IT
Sun 5/11/14 – Gattarossa – Piombino, IT
Thurs 5/15/14 – Tiefgrund – Berlin, DE
Fri 5/16/14 – Stoned – Leipzig, DE
Sat 5/17/14 – Rockpool – Halle, DE
Mon 5/19/14 – Showcast on Radio 501 – Hoorn, NL
Tues 5/20/14 – Radio Benelux – Durango Sessions – Paal, BE
Fri 5/23/14 – Kafee T’hof – Middelburg, BE
Sat 5/24/14 – Winston Kingdom – Amsterdam, NL
Fri 5/30/14 – Masnada – Milan, IT
Sat 5/31/14 – Joe Koala – Bergamo, IT

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The Graveltones – UK & German Tour Dates

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The Graveltones play three UK dates prior to the release of their album ‘don’t wait down’ that’s due in the shops on March 10th, before following it up with an appearance at HRH Blues Festival and a series of dates across Germany before returning to the UK for Download in June.

Previously on Beat Surrender

Wed 26th Feb Birmingham, The Institute,
with Buffalo Summer and The Cadillac Three
Fri 28th Feb Chester, Live Rooms,
with Buffalo Summer and The Cadillac Three
Mon 3rd Mar London, Garage,
with Buffalo Summer and very special guest
Fri 21st Mar HRH Blues – UK Festival

Thu 3rd Apr München, Strom, Germany
Fri 4th Apr Stuttgart, Goldmarks, Germany
Sat 5th Apr Karlsruhe, Alte Hackerei, Germany
Thu 10th Apr Düsseldorf, Pitcher, Germany
Fri 11th Apr Braunschweig, Hansa Club, Germany
Sat 12th Apr Bremen, Heartbreak Hotel, Germany
Sun 13th Apr Bielefeld, Forum, Germany
Mon 14th Apr Frankfurt, Nachtleben, Germany
Thu 17th Apr Dresden, Rosis Bar, Germany
Fri 18th Apr Berlin, White Trash, Germany
Sat 19th Apr Hamburg, Markthalle, Germany
Sun 20th Apr Hamburg, Rockcafe, Germany

Sun 15th Jun Download Festival, UK Festival