*JAZ COLEMAN *   *KILLING JOKE FRONTMAN RECEIVES MAJOR AWARD IN FRANCE FOR SERVICE TO THE ARTS… *  * *    PRIOR TO the band’s sold-out headline show in Paris on September 27th, *Killing Joke* vocalist *Jaz Coleman* was presented with a prestigious award at the Casino de Paris.  In the presence of friends, family and local dignitaries, *Jaz* was formally honoured as  ‘*Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres*’ in a ceremony that saw music from new *Killing Joke* album ‘*Absolute Dissent*’ played alongside poetry readings and classical music pieces.  ‘*ABSOLUTE DISSENT*’, released on *September 27th* via *Spinefarm Records UK *, features 12 brand new tracks, and is the first time the original *KJ*line-up has played together in almost 30 years.  A new single/video, ‘*European Super State’*, is currently being scheduled for release, and the band has two UK headline shows confirmed for *October*, including their first London show with the original line up in 28 years.  These are:- *15th Edinburgh, Picture House 16th London, Hammersmith Apollo  *Swiss outfit the *Young Gods* will be special guests on both dates.     http://www.killingjoke.com | http://www.myspace.com/killingjokeofficial    http://www.spinefarmrecords.co.uk | http://www.myspace.com/spinefarmrecordsuk 
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