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DAIKAIJU ATTACKS THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. AND MEXICO!!!

IN SEARCH OF… PHASE 3 TOUR IS HERE!!! DAIKAIJU EMBARKS ON AN EPIC QUEST ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. AND DEEP INTO THE HEART OF MEXICO TO SEEK THE CATALYTIC ELEMENTS NEEDED TO INITIATE THE NEXT PHASE-GO!!!

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Daikaiju and Pirato Ketchup 7" Split and US tour dates

Daikaiju and Pirato Ketchup released a 7" split on December 30. Both bands played in Liege (Belgium) for the release party, as Daikaiju ended its Europe Tour.

Featuring unreleased tracks from both bands, the record is currently only available on Pirato Ketchup's bandcamp page and Pirato Ketchup's label, Luik Records.

Next April, Daikaiju and Pirato Ketchup will join forces to wreck USA (East Coast) during a 3 weeks tour. Dates will be announced soon. Records will be sold at the merch after the shows.

You can have a look at the stunning artwork drawn by talended belgian illustrator Zorg Vector on SSOR's Gremmy Award of Best Album Art 2016.


DAIKAIJU SUDDEN ATTACK EUROPE TOUR 2016!!!

SUDDENLY DAIKAIJU MOLTS INTO A MYSTERIOUS NEW POWER TRIO FORMATION TO ATTACK EUROPE!!! MORE DATES TBA-GO!!!

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SURF BY SURF EAST 2015!

Avoid the huge crowds and parking hassles of that other music festival. Catch the best new local wave! It's the 2nd Annual Surf By Surf East!* 

Saturday March 14th, prepare to be destroyed by the largest gathering of Surf Rock bands ever assembled in Texas!

It all starts at noon. Make a splash in the back yard of The VORTEX for a celebration with over 30 local artist / entrepreneurs, as well as 10 Texas Surf Rock Bands!

Dai Kaiju
Bat City Surfers
The Del-Vipers
King Pelican
The Sandworms
The Baffles
The Nematoads

And there will be go-go dancers!

This is a FREE show for all ages! It's all part of the uniquely Austin relaxed outdoor shopping experience of local artisans known as The East Austin Handmade Arts Market at The Vortex, which features creations in a wide variety of mediums, all handmade and appropriate for all ages!

The Butterfly Bar Austin will provide a pipeline of fine beverages all day!

The first 50 people to arrive will get a gift certificate for free ice cream, redeemable at any Amy's Ice Creams location!

Austin's own Deep Eddy Records will also be on hand with a selection of Surftastic CDs for you to dive into!

There is lots of convenient parking, it is on an easy bus route, and pets are also welcome!

Hang until 7:30, then ride it on out to the Nomad Bar. Starting at 9:00pm SXSE continues with Second Saturday Surf...

The Spoils
The Boss Jaguars
Wax Animals

...and there are special guests to be announced!

This is also a FREE show, with a full bar, conveniently located East Central with plenty of parking!

Several CD Releases are also taking place in conjunction with this epic event!

We look forward to seeing you there!

*Not affiliated officially or unofficially.

March 14 - 15

12pm-2am

The Vortex, 2301 Manor Rd. Austin, Texas

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MONSTERS OF SURF!!!

MONSTERS OF SURF

DINGDONG RECORDS PRESENTS MONSTERS OF SURF-A COLOSSAL COMPILATION OF 22 CREATURE FEATURES CLASHING IN CLIMACTIC CONFLICT FROM ALL OVER EUROPE, NORTH AMERICA AND SOUTH AMERICA INCLUDING 10 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED SONIC HITS OF THE FUTURE!!! DIGITAL DOWNLOAD AND CD PREORDERING AVAILABLE JANUARY 21ST!!! CD RELEASES FEB. 11TH!!!

WHO ARE THE MONSTERS OF SURF???

  1. Arno De Cea And The Clockwork Wizards - Thalaris
  2. This Machine Kills Robots - Old Man Summer
  3. Pirato Ketchup - Kelly Johnson
  4. The Biarritz Boys - Agent Graves
  5. Terrorist Bengala Party - Pacific Trash Vortex
  6. Necronomikids - A Mountain Climbed Or Stumbled
  7. Threesome - Tellurion
  8. Insect Surfers - Sea Scorpion
  9. The Mystery Men? - The Uncanny Valley
  10. Diablo Pussycats - Squareheads On The Move
  11. The Dead Rocks - Almondega
  12. The Mullet Monster Mafia - Sands Of Little England
  13. El Fossil - Jamtasm
  14. Stronzo Gelantino And The Boo-Men - Level 256
  15. Beware The Dangers Of A Ghost Scorpion! - Satan's Invisible World… Revealed!
  16. Surflamingo - Door To Hyperspace
  17. Dave And The Pussies - Mower
  18. Kill, Baby… Kill! - Duck And Cover
  19. The Mutations - Once Upon A Time At The Beach
  20. Daikaiju - Spiral Serpent Strike
  21. Spaceguards - La Donna D'Oro
  22. Beauty And The Liquidmen - Electric Battle Masterpiece

DAIKAIJU FAR WEST AND FAR EAST ATTACKS!!!

AT LAST-DAIKAIJU BRINGS THE SONIC BOOM TO THE FAR WEST OF U.S.A. AND FAR EAST OF ASIA!!!

06.30 - The Kraken - Seattle, WA
07.01 - Darrell's Tavern - Shoreline, WA
07.02 - The Wild Buffalo - Bellingham, WA
07.04 - The Deluxe - McMinnville, OR
07.05 - The Blue Monk - Portland, OR
07.06 - Black Forest - Eugene, OR
07.07 - Johnny B's - Medford, OR
07.08 - Dex Records - Chico, CA
07.09 - Jub Jub's Thirst Parlour - Reno, NV
07.10 - Hero's Sport Lounge & Pizza Company - Modesto, CA
07.11 - Thee Parkside - San Francisco, CA
07.12 - SOMA - San Diego, CA
07.13 - The Roxy Theatre - West Hollywood, CA
07.15 - Unit B Studio - Santa Ana, CA

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07.19 - YYT - Shanghai, China
07.20 - SECRET SHOW - Guanzhou, China
07.21 - Beating Hearts - Hong Kong
07.23 - Hong Tang Guan - Shenzhen, China
07.24 - Aperture Club - Xi'An, China
07.26 - XP - Bejing, China
07.27 - Temple - Beijing, China
08.02 - Rocky Mountain Tavern - Seoul, South Korea
08.03 - Club FF - Seoul, South Korea
08.07 - OL55 - Busan, South Korea
08.09 - Sengku Daitouryo Live House - Osaka, Japan
08.10 - Kobe108 - Kobe, Japan
08.23 - Club Heavy Sick - Hatagaya, Tokyo, Japan
08.24 - Orange County Brothers - Tennocho, Yohohama, Japan
08.25 - What's Up - Uguisudani, Tokyo, Japan


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DAIKAIJU UNLEASHES DOUBLE FIST ATTACK ON VINYL!!!

AT LAST!!! DAIKAIJU TEAMS-UP WITH AMPLINE TO UNLEASH DOUBLE FIST ATTACK/LOW LIGHT COMBO ATTACK!!! CAPTURED ON SUUPAASONIC 45rpm VINYL 7"!!! AVAILABLE AT WWW.DAIKAIJU.NET NOW!!!  DOUBLE FIST ATTACK DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ALSO AVAILABLE AT iTunes, Amazon, XBOX Live, eMusic and MORE!!!

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Clarkston Surf Fest 2011!

Clarkston Surf Fest 2011

Clarkston Surf Fest 2011 is upon us!

This year, the fest will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2011, and will showcase many of the best, and most diverse surf music bands in the southeast region! This day will certainly give you just about every surf music experience that is out there!

The 2011 lineup:

Daikaiju (AL)
www.daikaiju.net

Aqualads (NC)
www.myspace.com/aqualads

The Intoxicators! (FL)
www.theintoxicators.com

The Mystery Men? (GA)
www.themysterymenofsurf.com

The Surge! (GA)
www.myspace.com/thesurgeinstro

The Necronomikids (AL)
www.myspace.com/necronomikids

Kill, Baby... Kill! (AL)
www.reverbnation.com/killbabykillal

The Monterreys (NC)
www.reverbnation.com/themonterreys

Stratogeezer (GA)
www.stratogeezer.com

El Fossil (GA)
www.myspace.com/elfossil

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Announcing the SurfGuitar101 Convention 2011!

Flyer by JonPaul Balak
It’s hard to believe, but the fourth SurfGuitar101.com convention is now upon us! Mark your calendars now, Saturday, August 13th 2011 is a date you will not want to miss! Join us for a celebration of live surf music in the heart of Southern California!
We are absolutely pleased to announce the headlining act will be none other than Satan’s Pilgrims! We are also excited to continue the tradition started last year by hosting bands from outside the United States. This year, visiting from foreign shores we will have The Razorblades (Germany), The Bradipos IV (Italy), and The Blue Demons (Canada)!

As before, we will host a special “Legends of Surf” jam, where members of original 1960’s surf bands will play the classics in the genre. You won’t want to miss this! Past years have featured members of The Belairs, Eddie & The Showmen, The Chantays, The Lively Ones, and The Crossfires. This year we are going to feature the music of The Belairs, Davie “King Fuzz” Allan, and a tribute to Eddie Bertrand!

Do you play an instrument? Why not sign up for the SG101 member jam? Site members get up and play surf classics old and new, sometimes standing side by side with musician’s from the original bands!

We’ll also have a large vendor space featuring CD’s, vinyl, t-shirts, DVD’s and more!

All of this is happening Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at The Starting Gate, 5052 Katella Avenue, in Los Alamitos, California, 9am to 8pm. Tickets will be $25 at the door. Kids 16 & under are free!

Here is the complete band lineup for the convention:
  • Satan’s Pilgrims - One of the most popular and influential modern surf bands, these caped musicians hail from the Pacific Northwest, home of the Ventures, The Sonics, and The Wailers.
  • The Razorblades - All the way from Germany, you’ll dig their fast and loud take on surf music.
  • The Bradipos IV - From Italy, you’ll love their traditional surf and spaghetti western sounds.
  • The Cocktail Preachers - This Chicago band indeed preaches to the faithful the sounds of surf, exotica, and Mai-Tais.
  • Daikaiju - This Kabuki masked band hails from Alabama, and plays a high explosive, rocket-fueled progressive form of surf music. One of the most talked about live acts on the scene.
  • Meshugga Beach Party - Who knew? Traditional surf music combined with Jewish folk songs! You have to see to believe these chosen surfers from Northern California.
  • The Deadbeats - One of the hottest and youngest surf bands today, these kids like to play old school surf music loud and fast!
  • The Blue Demons - From Toronto, these wrestling super heroes will take you to the mat with their pile-driving take on surf and garage music.
  • The Tequila Worms - Another young band, these guys hail from Anaheim, California, and sound like The Ventures after getting in a car crash with Link Wray!
But wait there is more! That’s right, we have all kinds of shows lined up for you before and after the convention. Book your hotel rooms now for a massive celebration of live surf music. Here is the complete schedule:

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Instro Summit returns to Chapel Hill, NC 4/29 - 5/1

In North Carolina, ‘round about the last weekend in April, some 18 to 20 bands from all over the country gather at the Cave, a tiny basement venue in downtown Chapel Hill, and play music for the crowd of eager patrons and each other. Musical styles range from rock, surf, soul, country, western, lounge, spacey, rockabilly, and few harder to define. What do these bands have in common? None of them sing!

Instro Summit 2011 is our third annual event, held from 7pm Friday, April 29th to 1am Sunday, May first. Currently the largest festival of its’ type in the Southeast, it features bands from as nearby as Durham to as far away as Ulm, Germany, all eager to share their lyric-free music with fans–and bands–that appreciate the genre.

Highlights this year include our three annual audience participation events. First is our “Can You Play as Wack’d as Link Wray?” contest, in which guitar players come on stage and try to out do and out-weird each other, playing their version of the buh-zarre solo from Link Wray’s song, “I’m Branded”. Second is “The Big Bass-Off!” Which works the same way, but with bass players trying to out-thunder each other with their interpretation of John Entwhistle’s solo from the Who’s “My Generation”. The winner of the former contest gets a suitcase full of Instro Summit swag donated by the band, the latter gets a prize package donated by BestBassGear.com. The third event, the "Rumble Jam", is when we encourage any and all guitarists who have a guitar, amp and know how to play "Rumble" to join us on stage and play said song in one massive, fuse-blowing multi-guitar wall of rockin' goodness. Last year we got 12 guitars players--11 male, one female--to join in the fun. This year, we're hoping for more--MANY more!

Of note to folks who are fans of Eastwood’s products is our first annual Instro Summit Raffle, in which our grand prize is a Brand-new Eastwood Saturn 63 guitar, donated by–you guessed it–Eastwood guitars. The Saturn is already a great-looking, great sounding guitar (as recently evidenced by several local musicians whose hands we literally had to pry away said guitar from after we got it set up at our local music store, the Music Loft of Carrboro), but this particular Saturn will be extra-special, as we’re having the Instro Summit logo custom-etched onto the underside of the Saturn’s clear pickguard, making it a unique one-of-one model. Other prizes include one of two Flip Mino HD video cameras, an Eastwood Classic 4 bass (part of a special raffle for folks who buy a ticket on Sunday, may 1st) and a 70 dollar gift certificate from the Music Loft of Carrboro, NC. All raffle proceeds go to the many hardworking, frequently underpaid bands and volunteers that make the Summit possible.

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