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September 7, 2017
Swervedriver Albums tour!

Swervedriver will play Raise and Mescal Head for select North America Tour dates. Hopefully they will play more, albums tour

Pre-order the new album

Swervedriver have launched a Pledgemusic campaign for their NEW ALBUM!



August 11, 2015
More US Dates

US Late Summer Tour Dates
August 29 Denver, CO - National Western (Riot Fest) (changed from the 28th)
** cancelled - refunds at pop ** August 29 Omaha, NE - Reverb Lounge ** cancelled **
August 30 Kansas City, MO - Record Bar
August 31 Columbia, MO - Rose Music Hall
September 01 Louisville, KY - Headliners Music Hall
September 02 Columbus, OH - Skully's Music Diner
September 03 Pittsburgh, PA - Club Cafe
September 04 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar
September 05 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
September 06 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
September 08 Buffalo, NY - Waiting Room
September 09 Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop
September 10 Ann Arbor, MI - Bling Pig
September 12 Chicago, IL - Douglas Park (Riot Fest)
September 14 Nashville, TN - Exit/In
September 15 Asheville, NC - The Mothlight
September 16 Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club
September 17 Birmingham, AL - Saturn
September 18 New Orleans, LA - House Of Blues - The Parish
September 19 San Antonio, TX - Paper Tiger
September 20 Houston, TX - House of Blues - Bronze
September 21 Austin, TX - The Parish
September 23 Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar
September 24 Las Vegas, NV - TBD (due to Bunkhouse closure)
September 25 Costa Mesa, CA - Maison
September 26 Pioneertown, CA - Pappy and Harriets (Desert Stars Festival)
September 27 Santa Barbara, CA - Velvet Jones
September 28 San Diego, CA - Casbah
October 01 Honolulu, HI - The Replublik

New Free track at Adult Swim

Download Winter Depths (August 6th). You can even get T-shirt for print with the graphic used for the Swervedriver track


March 17, 2015
UK Dates Announced

May 12 - PORTSMOUTH - Wedgewood Rooms
May 13 - BRIGHTON - Haunt, Brighton
May 14 - CARDIFF - Clwb Ifor Bach
May 15 - BIRMINGHAM - O2 Academy2 Birmingham
May 16 - MANCHESTER - Ruby Lounge
May 18 - SHEFFIELD - Corporation
May 19 - GLASGOW - King Tuts
May 20 - LIVERPOOL - O2 Academy2 Liverpool
May 21 - YORK - Fibbers
May 22 - OXFORD - O2 Academy2 Oxford
May 24 - BRISTOL - Thekla
May 25 - NOTTINGHAM - Bodega Social Club
May 26 - NORWICH Arts - Center
May 27 - LONDON - Scala London


March 3, 2015
New Album!

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Swervedriver have released a new album! It's called, "I wasn't born to lose you". Various versions of vinyl colors and formats have been released world wide. The colored vinyl version are pretty limited. I will post more details soon.

Here is the tracklising

01 Autodidact
02 Last Rites
03 For a Day Like Tomorrow
04 Setting Sun
05 Everso
06 English Subtitles
07 Red Queen Arms Race
08 Deep Wound
09 Lone Star


February 14, 2015
New Merch
Check it out here! This is the same merch avilable during the current tour. NOTE:I did see someone wearing a pull over hoodie at a show, but they didn't have any for slae that i could see, maybe they sold out? I should have asked. NOTE 2: If you go to a show and see these on sale please get me a size Large, I will be forever grateful!


November 18, 2014
Swervedriver announce US Tour Dates
Swervedriver have recorded a new album to be released in 2015 and have now announced US Tour Dates!

03/04 San Diego, CA - Casbah
03/05 Los Angeles, CA - Roxy Theatre
03/06 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
03/08 Seattle, WA - Neumo's Crystal Ball
03/09 Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge
03/12 St. Paul, MN - Turf Club
03/13 Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon
03/14 Chicago, IL - TBA
03/15 Grand Rapids, MI - Pyramid Scheme
03/16 Cincinnati, OH - The Woodward Theater
03/17 St. Louis, MO - The Duck Room @ Blueberry
03/19 Dallas, TX - Club Dada
03/20-21 - Austin, TX - SXSW
03/23 Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade - Hell Stage
03/24 Durham, NC - Motorco
03/25 Washington, DC - Rock & Roll Hotel
03/27 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
03/28 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
03/29 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
03/30 New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
05/06 Toronto Canada - The Horseshoe Tavern





December 3, 2012
Beautiful Noise, the shoegaze documentary
UPDATE: THIS was succesfully funded and has been playing at festivals. It's supposed to be sent out to pledgers sometime in November, but something tells me it will be delayed until early 2015.

This has been in the works for 8 years. Eric Green, the film's writer and director has started a Kickstarter campaign to finance distribution and song clearance fees. The film features, My Bloody Valentine, The Jesus and Mary Chain and Cocteau Twins, but many other bands are featured. He needs $75,000 by December 15th.

Here is the Kickstarter page




March 20, 2012
Adam releases new covers 7"
'Shine A Light' is a limited edition tour 7" of Adam Franklin covering Wolf Parade's 'Shine A LIght' and The Clientele's 'Elm Grove Window'. The 7" will be available on the upcoming Swervedriver tour, but, you can also order it at their STORE. It's limited to 250 copies. Download is also available. You can listen to it HERE


New releases, TV appaearance and DVD
Swervedriver are revving up for a brief run of US shows in March and April kicking off with an appearance on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show on March 26th and have been working on new material for probable release later in the year.

One song called Deep Wound has three different versions, the original being described as a Raw Power/Revolver hybrid which, with the tape turned backwards, turns into a Neu/krautrock-sounding tune and which has also been worked into a half-time, slower-sounding psychedelic version.

Another new song Good Times Are So Hard To Follow is a band re-working of a tune that singer Adam Franklin has written as the title song for a new movie called California Solo starring Robert Carlyle and which is sung in the film by the actor.

Opening on the tour is New York's Heaven, featuring Mikey Jones, drummer in Adam Franklin's 'solo' band Bolts of Melody. Jones will however be sitting in on drums for the Swervies as he did last year - regular Swerve drummer Graham Bonnar was not available last time and therefore was not registered on the work visas for this time.

A live Swervedriver DVD of a show shot in Sydney last year will be available exclusively at all shows as well as two Adam Franklin vinyl singles (one featuring Wolf Parade and Clientele cover versions and available here: www.whitewhale.ca/label/artist/shinealight and the other an Adam Franklin & Bolts of Melody/Heaven split seven inch from Goodnight Records featuring a new recording of I Want You Right Now (Kosmische Version). A video is in production for this tune starring actress Jessica Parˇ from TV show Mad Men) (Source: swervedriver.com forum)


January 1, 2012
Adam releases covers ep just as 2011 ends
Adam realized he hadn't released any music in 2011 so just as 2011 comes to a close he releases the Winter Winter Winter EP which includes cover of Marc Bolan.


Swervedriver 2012 Tour dates!
Mar 28 Philadelphia, Union Transfer
Mar 29 Boston, Brighton Music Hall
Mar 30 Washington DC, Rock and Roll Hotel
Mar 31 New York City, Bowery Ballroom
Apr 2 Cleveland, Grog Shop
Apr 3 Chicago, Bottom Lounge
Apr 4 Seattle, NeumoÕs
Apr 5 Portland, Doug Fir Lounge
Apr 6 San Francisco, SlimÕs
Apr 7 Los Angeles, Key Club


Anyone can play guitar documentary
Swervedriver and Shake Appeal (pre-swervedrier) feature on this documentary about the Oxford music scene. Get it here!


November 2, 2008 Adam's new solo album
Adam's new solo record will be released is complated and will be released in early 2009.



November 1, 2008 Magnetic Morning debut album released
Magnetic Morning is Adam Franklin and Interpol's Sam Fogarino. The debut album is out on iTunes now. They' re currently touring. Here are the ramining dates:

November 2 - San Francisco, Calif. @ The Independent
November 3 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Roxy
November 4 - San Diego, Calif. @ Casbah
November 7 - Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
November 8 - Austin, Texas @ Waterloo Park
November 10 - Atlanta, Ga. @ The Earl

Here is anice interview at Wired magazine with Adam.

Magnetic Morning at Myspace

Magnetic Morning Website



October 11 2008 Swervedriver albums to be reissued!


These are avaialble in the UK already

RAISE, MEZCAL HEAD and EJECTOR SEAT RESERVATION US reissues!
January 6th 2009 sees the first three Swervedriver albums re-issued in the US by Second Motion/Hi Speed Soul Records

Artist. SWERVEDRIVER Title. MEZCAL HEAD-EXTENDED VERSION
Street Date. 1/6/2009
Notes.
Limited edition digitally remastered and expanded digipak edition of this 1993 album featuring four bonus tracks ('Never Lose That Feeling', 'Planes Over The Skyline', 'The Hitcher' and 'Paris') and liner notes from the band.

Tracks
1. For Seeking Heat
2. Duel
3. Blowin' Cool
4. MM Abduction
5. Last Train To Satansville
6. Harry And Maggie
7. A Change Is Gonna Come
8. Girl On A Motorbike
9. Duress
10. You Find It Everywhere
11. Never Lose That Feeling
12. Planes Over The Skyline
13. The Hitcher
14. Cars Converge On Paris

Artist. SWERVEDRIVER Title. RAISE-EXTENDED VERSION
Street Date. 1/6/2009

Notes.
Limited edition digitally remastered and expanded digipak edition of this 1991 album featuring four bonus tracks ('Hands', 'Andaluc’a', 'Kill The Superheroes' and 'Over') and liner notes from the band.

Tracks
1. Sci Flyer
2. Pile Up
3. Son Of Mustang Ford
4. Deep Seat
5. Sandblasted
6. Sunset
7. Feel So Real
8. Sandblasted
9. Lead Me Where You Dare
10. Hands
11.Anadalucia
12. Kill The Superheroes
13. Over

Artist. SWERVEDRIVER Title. EJECTOR SET RESERVATION-EXTENDED VERSION Street Date. 1/6/2009

Notes.
Limited edition digitally remastered and expanded digipak edition of this 1995 album featuring four bonus tracks ('Maelstrom', 'The Directors Cut Of Your Life' 'Just Sometimes' and 'Neon Lights Glow') and liner notes from the band.

Tracks

1. Single Finger Salute
2. Bring Me the Head of the Fortune Teller
3. The Other Jesus
4. Son of Jaguar 'E'
5. I Am Superman
6. Bubbling Up
7. Ejector Seat Reservation
8. How Does It Feel to Look Like Candy?
9. Last Day on Earth
10. The Birds
11. Maelstrom
12.The Directors Cut Of Your Life
13. Just Sometimes
14.Neon Lights Glow

Swervedriver radio show to stream:
MFL Playlist 10-4-08 : All Swervedriver Show featuring an 2008 interview with Adam Franklin Music For Listeners 10/04/2008
All Swervedriver Show featuring an 2008 interview with Adam Franklin


You can stream the show off our website right now,
http://www.musicforlisteners.com/

The entire show will be up for streaming off the MFL website for the next two weeks, please drop us a comment and let us know what you think!

All songs by Swervedriver (except where noted)

1) The Beastie Boys-"Country Mike's Theme" From the CD 'Anthology'.
2) "99th Dream" From the CD '99th Dream'.
3) "Single Finger Salute" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
4) "Bring Me the Head of the Fortune Teller" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
5) "Pile-Up" From the CD 'Raise'.
6) "Duel" From the CD 'Mezcal Head'.
7) "In My Time" From the CD '99th Dream'.
8) "The Hitcher" From the 7" single for "The Hitcher".
9) "Planes Over the Skyline" From the UK CD 'Duel E.P.'.
10) "She's Beside Herself" From the UK vinyl 12" 'Rave Down E.P.'.
11) "Sci-Flyer" From the CD 'Raise'.
12) "I Am Superman" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
13) "Girl On A Motorbike" From the CD 'Mezcal Head'.
14) "Up from the Sea" From the CD '99th Dream'.
15) "Rave Down" From the CD 'Raise'.
16) "These Times" From the CD '99th Dream'.
17) "Last Train To Satansville" From the CD 'Mezcal Head'.
18) "The Birds" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
19) "Hands" From the CD 'Never Lose That Feeling E.P.'.
20) "Over" From the CD compilation 'Juggernaut Rides 89-98'.
21) "Laze It Up" From the UK CD 'Sandblasted E.P.'.
22) "Jesus" From the UK CD single for "Last Train To Satansville".
23) "Good Ships" From the CD E.P. 'Space Travel, Rock 'n' Roll'.
24) MFL Interview Segment 01 - "Son Of Mustang Ford" From the CD 'Raise'.
25) MFL Interview Segment 02 - "Expressway" From the CD '99th Dream'.
26) MFL Interview Segment 03 - "93 Million Miles From the Sun ... And Counting" From the vinyl 12" for "93 Million Miles From the Sun ... And Counting"
27) "The Director's Cut of Your Life" From the UK CD 'Last Day On Earth E.P'.
28) "Maelstrom" From the UK CD 'Last Day On Earth E.P'.
29) "Flawed" From the UK CD 'Sandblasted E.P.'.
30) "She Weaves a Tender Trap" From the CD '99th Dream'.
31) "Volcano Trash" From the UK vinyl 12" 'Son of Mustang Ford E.P.'.
32) "For Seeking Heat" From the CD 'Mezcal Head'.
33) "Last Day On Earth" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
34) "Sunset" From the CD 'Raise'.
35) "Feel So Real" From the CD 'Raise'.
36) "Duress" From the CD 'Mezcal Head'.
37) "You Find It Everywhere" From the CD 'Mezcal Head'.
38) "The Other Jesus" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
39) "Son of Jaguar" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
40) "Electric 77" From the CD '99th Dream'.
41) "Stellar Caprice" From the CD '99th Dream'.
42) "How Does It Feel To Look Like Candy?" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
43) "Kill the Superheroes" From the UK vinyl 12" 'Son of Mustang Ford E.P'.
44) "Never Lose That Feeling-Never Change" From the UK vinyl 12" 'Never Lose That Feeling E.P'.
45) "Wrong Treats" From the CD '99th Dream'.
46) "Flaming Heart" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
47) "Chateau In Virginia Waters" From the Austrailan CD single for "These Times".
48) "Blowin' Cool" From the CD 'Mezcal Head'.
49) "Juggernaut Rides" From the UK vinyl 12" 'Son of Mustang Ford E.P'.
50) "You've Sealed My Fate" From the CD '99th Dream'.
51) "Bubbling Up" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
52) "Ejector Seat Reservation" From the CD 'Ejector Seat Reservation'.
53) "MM Abduction" From the CD 'Mezcal Head'.
54) "Deep Seat" From the CD 'Raise'.
55) "A Change Is Gonna Come" From the CD 'Mezcal Head'.
56) "Behind the Scenes of the Sounds & the Times" From the CD '99th Dream'.
57) James-"Sayonara" From the CD 'Wah-Wah'. BONUS TRACK
58) "These Times (Geffen Promo Version)" From the promo only version of the CD '99th Dream'.

Source: Swervedriver.com


22 March 2008 Swervedriver announce first new shows
Tickets are on sale now.
May 31 - The Music Box @ Fonda - Los Angeles, CA June 3 - Emos Austin - Austin, TX June 11 - Bowery Ballroom - New York City June 12 - Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY

Filter magazine interview There is am interview with Adam Franklin and the rest of the band in the March issue of Filter Magazine. it also includes comments from Ride, Radiohead and Alan Moulder



30 January 2008 Adam Franklin's new project
Adam has teamed up with Sam Fogarino, drummer from Interpol. They were previously known as 'Setting Suns' but have changed their name to Magnetic Morning. They released their debut EP back in Novemebr of 07 on iTunes as Setting Suns. Magnetic Morning on Myspace. Magnetic Morning website.


5 December 2007 Adam Franklin Live Webcast Decemebr 12th.
Jam Now just confirmed Adam Franklin for a live web broadcast next week on JamNow.com, he's doing it with Gerald his slide player. They'll play a set and then we're doing a live interview. This is free for all to listen and can be heard anywhere in the world - it's next Wednesday, December 12, at 3PM eastern standard time.

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21 October 2007 Swervedriver Reform and to tour in 2008
Headline says it all. More details to follow. This has been confirmed by Jez on the official Swervedriver Forum

Source: The Daily Swarm


12 February 2007 Adam Franklin solo album
The new record by Adam Franklin will not be released under the Toshack Highway guise. He is rreserving this name for "electronic/instrumental/keyboard-y music" according to his MySpace site. This proper solo album is called 'Bolt of Melody' and will be released in the May 2007 on Hi Speed Soul records. You can here a preview of the songs here.

Also you purchase Toshack Highway Syds Eye's 7" here.. The song is backed by the traqck "Silver Freight Train".


7 December 2006 Swervedriver related book
Jez, former drummer with Swervedriver has written a book about his antic while touring. Buy it here!.


4 March 2005 Swervedriver E-card with sound samples
Get Sneak peak of previously unreleased song, Neon Lights Glow.


9 February 2005 'Best of' release pushes back UPDATE!
"Juggernaut Rides' the forthcoming Swervedriver 'Best Of' will now be release on March 14, a delay of 2 week.


23 January 2005 New Toshack Highway
A new Toshack Highway album (Adam Franklin) is currently being mixed and will be released later this year


23 January 2005 AC30 labels Covers project
Swervedriver is one of many groups being covered. It is due out in spring 2005. The compliation also features song covers of Slowdive, Verve and My Bloody Valentine .


23 January 2005 Juggernaut Rides - Swervedriver Anthology
Sanctuary Records hot on the heals of a Slowdive anthology, now release a Swervedriver anthology, which is due for release on the 28th February. It includes some songs that appeared on vinyl only and 1 unreleased song called "Neon Lights Glow". You can preorder it amazon
"First comprehensive anthology from one of Creation Records' shining lights. Compiled by the band and featuring rarities and previously unreleased material. This two CD Creation anthology charts the rise of some of Britain's best loved shoegazing rockers, featuring all their most celebrate tracks on one two CD set. The band's entire catalouge is unavailable domestically. Castle Music. 2005."

Apparently there are a total of 4 unreleased songs on this compillation, check out the revised tracklisting. Also, the Son of a Mustang Ford demo is a preiously unrleased version, it's different than the version that has been released.

DISC 1
Son Of Mustang Ford
Planes Over The Skyline
The Birds
Duel
Why Say Yeah
Scrawl & Scream
Rave Down
How Does It Feel To Look Like Candy?
Blowin' Cool
The Other Jesus
Juggernaut Rides
For Seeking Heat
These Times
The Hitcher
My Zephyr
Last Train To Satansville
Kill The Superheroes
Behind The Scenes Of The Sounds & The Times
Never Lose That Feeling

DISC 2
99th Dream
Sandblasted
Maelstrom
93 Million Miles From The Sun
Ejector Seat Reservation
Over
Duress
Mars
Neon Lights Glow
Sci Flyer
Cars Converge On Paris
Deep Seat
Just Sometimes
Son Of Mustang Ford (1989 Demo)
 






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