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ZZOUNDS.COM – WIN SIX GRAND’S WORTH OF GEAR

This week Frank sat down with the lovely people from ZZsounds.com, the website of choice for music makers of all kinds.

The comprehensive interview touches on everything from Frank’s hardcore punk roots to the dividing line between personal and public.

Read the whole thing and win six grand’s worth of gear, here.

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US SHOWS ON SALE NOW

Tickets are now on sale for our fistful of headlining dates in the US, we’re heading from Vermont to DC in May and June.

We’re also settling our account with South Carolina by rescheduling the two shows that we had to reschedule last November. Thanks for your patience guys. All tickets remain valid.

Links below.

MAY
Tue 27 – Higher Ground, Burlington, VT [TICKETS]
Fri 30 – Bijou Theatre, Knoxville, TN [TICKETS]

JUNE
Sun 01 – New Brookland Tavern, Columbia, SC [TICKETS]
Mon 02 – The Music Farm, Charleston, SC [TICKETS]
Wed 04 – 9:30 Club, Washington, DC [TICKETS]

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NEW AMERICAN SHOWS

We’re heading back to America in a couple of months to kick off the summer with a round of headlining shows up and down the eastern states.

We’re also settling our account with South Carolina by rescheduling the two shows that we had to reschedule last November. Thanks for your patience guys. All tickets for these shows remain valid.

Those dates in full.

MAY

Tue 27 – Higher Ground, Burlington, VT

Fri 30 – Bijou Theatre, Knoxville, TN

JUNE

Sun 01 – New Brookland Tavern, Columbia, SC

Mon 02 – The Music Farm, Charleston, SC

Wed 04 – 9:30 Club, Washington, DC

Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 28 from noon. Check for links in the usual places.

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NEW ARIZONA TOUR DATES

Frank is playing a trio of shows in Arizona this April – see below for dates and ticket links.

April 16 – The Press Room, Phoenix, AZ [TICKETS]
April 17 – Rialto Theatre, Tucson, AZ [TICKETS]
April 18 – The Orpheum Theater, Flagstaff, AZ [TICKETS]

Support on all dates comes from To Kill A King and The Drowning Men.

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FINAL FEW TOUR KITS

We’re down to our last handful of ‘FTHC’ Tour Kits in the shop.

If you’re quick you can snap up the final stocks of Tour Kit 1 (t-shirt w/fabric pen, bandana, lighter, medal, A1 poster, shot glass) or Tour Kit 2 (T-shirt, shot glass, necklace).

When they’re gone they’re gone.

Tour Kit 1
Tour Kit 2

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Sonisphere Announce

This July Frank will be heading to Knebworth Park for Sonisphere Festival.

Also on the line-up are Metallica, The Prodigy and Frank’s Mastermind specialist subject from January – the mighty Iron Maiden.

Frank: “I’m excited to be playing Sonisphere this year, and super excited to be playing the same stage as the first band I ever fell in love with – Iron Maiden; it’s definitely going to be my festival highlight for 2014.”

Tickets and info are available from www.sonisphere.co.uk.

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The ‘Polaroid Picture EP’ Out Now

The ‘Polaroid Picture EP’ is out now.

As well as the title track, the EP also includes three covers of songs from Biffy Clyro, Frightened Rabbit and Weakerthans, along with the brand new track ‘Sweet Albion Blues’.

1. Polaroid Picture
2. The Modern Leper
3. Plea From A Cat Named Virtute
4. Who’s Got A Match
5. Sweet Albion Blues

Get it from iTunes here or grab a proper physical CD right here.

US fans click here.

And if you haven’t already, check out the video here.

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Pete Seeger Tribute

Last night Frank appeared on Newsnight to play Pete Seeger’s ‘We Shall Overcome’, in tribute to the legendary American folk musician who died this week at the age of 94.

You can watch it on the show’s YouTube channel here.

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‘Polaroid Picture’ EP

Happy New Year! Thusfar 2014 has been hungover but restful. I’m pleased to announce that my first release of the year will be the ‘Polaroid Picture’ EP. As well as the title song, it features some new cover versions (Biffy Clyro, Frightened Rabbit and the Weakerthans) and a brand new song as well.”

It’ll be released on 3rd February, which just so happens to be the week of my UK headline tour.

The full tracklisting is:

1. Polaroid Picture
2. The Modern Leper
3. Plea From A Cat Named Virtute
4. Who’s Got A Match
5. Sweet Albion Blues

Physical copies available to pre-order here.

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Coachella Festival

Hey folks, just wanted to let you know I’ll be returning to the desert to play Coachella Festival this year.

Look out for me on Sunday of both weekends, 13th and 20th April.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10am PST, check out www.coachella.com to buy yours.

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