Fast-rising South Coast punks GRADE 2 have just released their debut album ahead of a string of European and UK dates.
The band, who hail from the Isle of Wight, recorded the album Graveyard Island with producer Tim Armstrong at the RANCID man’s Shiprec Studios in Los Angeles. It was then mixed by THE INTERRUPTERS’ Kevin Bivona.
Released through Armstrong’s Hellcat label, the 12-track Graveyard Island follows the trio’s two previous full-lengths, Mainstream View and Breaking The Routine, and several EPs.
The band are currently playing a series of US dates including the Vive Le Rock-sponsored Rock The Ship festival in Oakland this Friday. They then play several dates around Europe during November before making UK landfall in Edinburgh on 7 December, reaching London’s 100 Club on 21 December. Catch them live at…
3 Nov – Hoofddorp, Duycker (NL)
4 Nov – Essen, Don’t Panic (DE)
5 Nov – Onsabrück, Whiskys (DE)
6 Nov – Hamburg, Logo (DE)
7 Nov – Würzburg, Immerhin (DE)
8 Nov – Leipzig, Conne Island(DE)
9 Nov – Erfurt, Museumkeller (DE)
10 Nov – Geleen, De Meister (NL)
7 Dec – Edinburgh, La Belle Angele
14 Dec – Newcastle-under-Lyme, Lymedale Bar
15 Dec – Southend-On-Sea, The Venue
20 Dec – Manchester, Star & Garter
21 Dec – London, 100 Club
Tickets are on sale here.
Check out the single ‘Tired Of It’…