IT’S CASUAL: Amoeba Music’s “Homegrown Artist of the Month” + Live Shows

Los Angeles’ IT’S CASUAL is Amobea Music‘s “Homegrown Artist of the Month” for August. The heavy noisemakers, who will also be featured in the LA Weekly this month, recently released the album, The New Los Angeles.

IT’S CASUAL have been confirmed for the FU MANCHU national fall tour kicking off October 25th and going through November 11th.

Before then, IT’S CASUAL will be making their regular local rounds of gigging including this Friday at The Viper Room in Hollywood with Nick Oliveri‘s MONDO GENERATOR, San Fransico’s all-girl TURBONEGRO cover band, TURBONEGRA, 16 and DISASTROID. Peep the flyer here: http://twitpic.com/c5wfz

Check out the band’s video for “The New Los Angeles“…

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Get more info on IT’S CASUAL here:
http://www.itscasual.net/
http://www.myspace.com/itscasual

FU MANCHU: New Limited EP Special Format; Viper Room Release Show

California rock quartet FU MANCHU will celebrate the November 28th release of their new EP, Hung Out To Dry, with a record release show at the Viper Room in Hollywood on December 1st. The EP will be limited to 3,000 pressings and will be available at the show or for pre-order here.

Hung Out To Dry will be released in a unique dual format nicknamed “The Deuce,” in which a 7″ vinyl single and a four-track compact disc will be packaged together in a gatefold seven-inch sleeve. It will include two tracks from the band’s forthcoming tenth studio album and two others exclusive to the EP–an original song titled “Never Again,” and a cover of VAN HALEN‘s “D.O.A.

Co-produced by the band members themselves, Hung Out To Dry was recorded at Hollywood’s Grandmaster Recorders (TOOL, NINE INCH NAILS), while finishing touches were added at Oasis Mastering by Gene Grimaldi (VELVET REVOLVER, PENNYWISE).

The band will also be debuting material from the EP at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa, California on November 16th.  Check out a flyer here.