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Archive for April, 2008

King Of the Surf Guitar Tribute

Come see The Aquasonics, The Insinerators, and The Beloved Invaders perform a Dick Dale tribute at The Falcon in Engelwood, Colorado on May 3rd, 2008.

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New Los Twang Marvels CD!

Found this on myspace: --BN

We are happy to announce the upcoming release of our new album "Jungle of Twang". It will be released by Kamikaze Records of Germany. The album is ...GREAT, we recorded it at Circo Perroti Studios, Gijon Spain, last December.

Check out our tour dates, we'll be touring a bit around Germany and Switzerland this Spring and Summer, and are to keep doing so for the next year.

Mucho love, cheers and beers!

Yours,
Alex Anthony
Los Twang Marvels

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The Tormentos: Dragstrip Night

Here we have a brilliant video and stellar surf song from Argentina's The Tormentos. This is Dragstrip Night from their split album "The Phantom Surfers Race Against The Tormentos".


A Message from Laika & The Cosmonauts

Editors note: received by email from Janne Haavisto:

There sometimes comes a time in a band's career when things are still great, but you can sense that the natural lifespan is nearing the end. It´s nobody's fault, there´s no reason for it, it just happens. That's where we are with Laika & The Cosmonauts now. We love the band & music and are very proud of all the gigs and records we've done. We don't wanna our good career to go where we end up being a bored/boring bar band that plays too few gigs to keep it tight, with the same songs all the time and gradually keeps getting worse and worse and in the process start hating the music and each other. So...

When we release the compilation, it will be , not only to celebrate our 20th anniversary, but also to enhance the enjoyment of our farewell tour and make it an appropriate finale for the 20 year on the road - we intend to have fun and play great gigs! We'll do as many shows as possible in Finland in August-November and then October in the USA.

We'll be playing the East coast, hopefully the West coast too and then play our final gigs at the Continental Club in Austin, our home away from home (Oct 31st and Nov 1st) and...after which we'll have a few beers and relax, you know...

THANKS EVERYBODY! JOIN US FOR THE CELEBRATION!

Squad Car - Eddie & The Showmen

Here is some tab for Squad Car that I did a looong time ago. Thor from Monsters from Mars provided some help. Enjoy. Comments and corrections welcome.

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Surf/Rockabilly/Garage showcase at Surf Club Live! 4/19 (MD)

The Surf Club Live is Alive!! And this is the show that puts the 'Surf' in Surf Club Live 9 - Reverb Galaxy 10 - Flea Bops 11 - Atomic Mosquitos 12 - Beatnik Flies www.surfclublive.com

The AquaSonics in Las Vegas

The Rockabilly Party Weekend!
April 10-13, 2008

THE AQUASONICS  WILL BE RIDING THE REVERB IN THE EAST LOUNGE ALL THREE NIGHTS FROM 9:00 – 1:00   see you there!


Viva Las Vegas 11 will take place at:
The Gold Coast Hotel & Casino
4000 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103

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Texas Battle of the Surf Bands - April 4!!!

Just thought I'd let everyone know, there is gonna be a battle of the surf bands here in Austin, Texas on Friday, April 4th. It will be Los SuperAvengers, The Nematoads, and 3 Balls Of Fire.....its gonna be a good show, all three are very good. You can find all three of them on Myspace.

The venue is At The Oaks in Manor near Austin, Texas. All ages, $5.