SPACIFIC NEWS #96: Contents

1. The Garage :: I Am Giant
2. o2 Empire :: The Mutton Birds
3. Selected Highlights this Month

THE GARAGE :: I AM GIANT :: 13/09/12

Currently winning support for their forthcoming single ‘Purple Heart’ on Radio One as Zane Lowe’s ‘Next Hype’ and on XFM’s X-Posure show, I Am Giant have just released a cover version of Slipknot’s ‘Duality’ as a free download (from and announced a UK tour and album release.

Formed from the ashes of Blindspott and Tadpole, I Am Giant have amassed a huge following around the world, with four Number 1 rock singles and a Number 2 album in New Zealand, music videos featuring skate and surfing icons Tony Hawk and Kelly Slater, a UK tour with Taking Back Sunday, performances at Big Day Out in Auckland and Sydney, opening for Slash and Stone Temple Pilots in Singapore, touring throughout Asia several times, and playing the prestigious Viper Room and Mercury Lounge in the US. They have just returned from touring Australia as the opening act for Slash.

Their debut album, ‘The Horrifying Truth’ is full of pure unadulterated rock, fuelled by youthful idealism, with its heart on its sleeve and an unquenchable fire in its soul, and finally gets a UK release this October.

Support on the night comes from local bands My Preserver and Sea of Sirens.

Advance tickets are £8 +b/f via (08444 771 000)

From: 7pm
Where: 20-22 Highbury Corner, London, N5 1RD.
Nearest tube: Highbury & Islington
Venue website:


Another interview has been posted up at to help promote this, possibly the last Mutton Birds concert …. ever!

Tickets are on sale via (08444 771 000) or from

From: 7pm
At: Shepherd’s Bush Green, W12
Nearest tube: Shepherd’s Bush or Goldhawk Rd
Venue website:


13 Lawrence Arabia // Lexington, 96 Pentonville Rd, N1 9JB // 7-11 // £8.5
19 Tiny Ruins // Wilmington Arms, 69 Roseberry Ave, EC1R 4RL // 7.30-11 // £7

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